A finely and thinly potted Late Ming dynasty circa late 16th and early 17th century Blue and White Dish. The central field is decorated with five cranes are flying among the cloud, the flattened rim is decorated with concentric waves interspersed with floral motifs, while the underside is decorated with flowers and birds. The base is marked Da Ming Wan Li Nian Zhi. Diameter = 30.2 cm. Very good condition without any chip, crack, hairline or restoration.
Very nice and fair thinly potted, covered overall with Qingbai glazed and with unique Ge style effect of crackled clay. Song Dynasty in perfect condition. Diameter: 15.7cm.
A nice Zhangzhou (Swatow) dish with grayish cobalt blue, Late Ming dynasty circa late 16th century. The central field is decorated with a scene depicting a phoenix is standing on the rock under full moon among chrysanthemum flowers and bamboo trees. The flattened rim is decorated with concentric waves interspersed with floral motifs. D = 25.4 cm. Condition: two minor glaze chips at the rim (pictures #5 and #6), no cracks, no hairlines and no restorations.
Man's kimono made of hand-spun cotton with komon pattern which literally means "small pattern". It is originated in the dyeing of kamishimo, a top and a bottom worn by feudal lords (samurai) during the Edo period. It has machine-woven and indigo dyed cotton lining which is probably imported from England and called "kanakin". The latter half of the 19th century. In excellent condition. 128cm x 127cm
This is Sashiko used in the seaside of the Tohoku district. This is dyed with a natural indigo plant. This is two thin beige threads and is done Sashiko. This is hand Sashiko-stech. Therefore this is regarded as workwear, but this is the item which the leader of the worker wore. In this Sashiko, with detail stands out. This is the item which is special in Sashiko. This has a thin stain of one place of 1.5cm in a sleeve. However, the state is complete...
A natural amber plaque mounted with silver and fashioned as a pendant. Two insects are visible , captured in the fossil at the time of its formation. The actual colour is very close to the pictures. size: 7 cm x 6 cm. condition: excellent
A very rare an unusual solid gold disc jewelry. It is unusual on how it was made with a gold bar inserted with two pins holding it in place. Nice collector's gold item.
Size: See last photo
Sung-Ming Dynasty Guanyin head from a life size Temple statue, rare piece from the Ping yao region . The head made of stucco mud earth over a straw core with cold paint pigments . Size H 14" W12" overall H 18". Due to weight and stability this piece will be packed by the UPS store.
A faience Ptah amulet with a hieroglyphic inscription on the back. Pierced for suspension behind the neck. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/2 inches high. Fragmentary. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
A green faience head of a lion, possibly the head of Sekhmet. Top of head, pierced for suspension. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 1/8 inches high. Losses as shown. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
An Arita soba choko, inoguchi, decorated with two panels of quite crudely painted Peonies, and two narrower panels containing a Peach branch with three fruits. An hakami border to the base of the beaker. Diaper border to the rim and gobenka motif within a double ring to the well of the beaker. It measures 8.3cm in diameter and stands 6.8cm high and is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping at Cost
An Arita Soba Choko painted a ground of triangular shaped reserves with a window containing a so-called Tang flower, karahanamon, a flower of precious appearance. The foot is decorated with a so-called hakama border pattern, and the interior of the rim is decorated with a diaper border and a Three Friends of Winter ring, kanjō shōchikubai, within a double ring within the well of the beaker...
An Arita Soba Choko decorated with an overlapping pattern of Peony petals, sō botan hanabira bun, with a window containing a pair of auspicious Precious Objects, a Fly Whisk and three Scrolls bound, by ribbons, mado e takara. This motif appears to have been borrowed from Chinese Kraak style patterns of the late Ming period...
A turquoise faience amulet of Imsety, depicted mummiform. He was one of the four sons of Horus, protector of the liver and the guardian of the South. Late Period, 600-300 B.C. 1 7/8 inches high. Small chip on bak of head. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s
The seated goddess, wearing the horned disc crown, sitting on a decorated throne and offering her breast to her son, Horus. Ptolemaic Period, 300-30 B.C. 2 inches high. Losses as shown. Ex. Belgian collection of Mary Seegers, 1970s.
A Wood carving depicting the Medicine Buddha, Bhaisajyaguru, holding the stem of the Aruna fruit ( Myrobalan ) on his right hand and a bowl in the left (missing). H. 10 cm. Early 19th cent. Condition: Good a part the missing bowl.
Very nice display cabinet asymmetrical glazed doors and shelves. The lower doors have Japanese figures decoration in ivory, mother of pearl and gold lacquer. The top of the unit has a "hat" from which emerges a gilded dragon. Between the top and bottom of the cabinet a gilded crane forms the support. Signed on 2 sides of the bottom G. Viardot.
Origin: France. Period around 1870. In good condition.
Dimensions :85xH162cm (33"xH64")
A New Kingdom terracotta mold for an eye amulet. 1300-1000 B.C. 1 inch long. Intact. Ex. NY collection of Alex Malloy, 1970s.