Japanese futon cover with design of crane and turtle, design of Shouchikubai (the Three Friends: pine, plum, and bamboo) in the background, colorful paste resist on cotton, 2 panels, tabs added at top, signed.
Size: 62 1/2” high x 52 1/2” wide
Condition: one nice repair, very good condition
Japanese 2-panel Taisho Period screen painting of woman in flower garden, she is almost obscured by bright blossoms but can be seen bending over, a pair of scissors in her hand, her flower basket sits on the ground beside her, painted in bright colors with much use of raised gofun on gold silk, signed and seal "Gaun" which is the artist name for "Yamanouchi Shinichi".
Size:67" high x 74" wide
Yamanouchi Shinichi. Biog.: Western-style painter...
This Gandharan schist head likely represents Prince Siddhartha, the Buddha, prior to his enlightenment, which accounts for his princely garb. He is adorned with a crown that has a shell shaped emblem, as well as earrings. Typical of Gandhara sculptures of this period are the finely arched eyebrows, almond-shaped half-closed eyes, straight nose, and undulating moustache. The piece measures 6 1/2" high by 3 3/4" wide by 3 1/2" deep...
Well preserved Thai wooden Buddha with nice even gilding, sitting on stepped and draped Throne. 19th Century. Excellent condition.
Serene Thai Lanna Buddha, gilt wood, sitting on stepped and draped Throne, base shows age, but Buddha itself is in very good condition. This Position of Hands, i.e. in deep meditation, now rarely found in this size statue.
Fine Shan State Wooden Buddha with rich high quality gilding on black lacquer, subduing Mara, very tranquil and serene expression, sitting on a tapered throne, condition: very good,
19th Century, Burma
Very rare Crowned AMARAPURA Buddha in Royal Attire subduing Mara, gilded wood with lacquer on red patina, finely coloured glass-mirror inlays which point to the early Konbaung Period (1752-1885). The back of the Throne has a niche (opening) used for relics. Condition: good, some fissures due to age which adds character to this absolutely stunning and important collector's item, size H.55cm x W. 26cm x D. 22cm
A Japanese Kutani ware sake cup with a very unusual shape. The cup has three lobes and is on a small foot. The design is that of maples leaves in the Fall.It measures 2 3/4" diameter and is 1 7/8" high. The impressed mark on the base reads "Kutani Kosen" - this Kutani-ware kiln and shop has been open since 1870. Dates to the late Meiji period, circa 1890-1915. Excellent condition.
This pair of Lotus Shoes have a lotus blossom embroidered on each side of the white silk vamp. Used and showing many signs of wear, they are also a bit are dirtier than they appear in the pictures. One of the leather heels is missing. They measure just a bit over 5" heel to toe tip...
Meiji Period shrine roof gable has the "noshi" motif carved. Symbolizing abundance and celebration, this shrine gable comes from a shrine in a domain south of Kyoto. Made of Japanese hinoki (cypress) wood. c.1880. (36" x 8½" x 17") (1 metre 12cm x 43cm). EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Western Europe $110.
This ancient marble carving of a reclining lion measures 6 1/2 inches wide by 5 inches in depth by 4 1/2 inches high.
It dates to either the Tang Dynasty in China (618 AD 907 AD) or slightly earlier in one of the Roman provinces ( possibly 300-400 AD).
It is in excellent condition and quite rare.
FIVE very rare and delicate 19th Century Rosewood and Marble miniature tables, ideal for placing nice art objects such as Porcelain, Statuettes or a Bonsai. 19th Century China, size:H. 10.5cm x L. 26cm x W.18cm. Good condition (collection of 5 pieces, will sell separately)
and price quoted is for each.
Very unusual antique solid carved Wooden Buddha subduing Mara on stepped throne pedestal, natural aged patina, good condition, 18/19th Century, Cambodia. Size: H. 32" x W. 13" at base x D. 7"
Antique wooden monk with alms bowl, fine goldleaf patina, from Mandalay-Burma, 19th Century, hand carved single/solid piece of wood with special original Lotus Flower Base, good condition, size:
H. 61cm x W. 20.5cm (tip/end of robe to tip/end of robe) x D. 15cm
This is a pair of Goose rank badges, done in brick stitch embroidery on a silk gauze. The badges show a significant amount of fading due to light exposure, as seen in the pictures of the backs of the badges. Circa late Ch'ing dynasty.