T & V Limoges Gold Porcelain Cup and Saucer, c. 1920. Lotus form. A great cabinet piece. It does have a small rim chip and crack on the cup near the handle.
D&Co Limoges Gold Porcelain Cup and Saucer, c. 1920. Lotus shape. Gold is in excellent condition, but cup does have a spider crack on the underside bottom that cannot be seen through the piece.
Pair of terra cotta roof “end tiles”, circa Ayutthaya period, depicting apsaras, salvaged from an old collapsed Wat temple site. 14cm/5.5in height Condition as pictured. Very decorative.
The size of Shippo Vase: 12 3/16” High x 5 1/2” Dia. This is finely detailed work Japanese Shippo, Cloisonne Vase with Kiku (Japanese chrysanthemum, Karakusa and old dragon and phoenix design) works. It is Japanese Shippo, Cloisonne vase. The vase has slender Tsuru Kubi (crane neck). It came with Kiri (Paulowia) wooden box. The condition of vase excellent, except noting one little minor bruise on the side with the size of 2 cm as 11th photo showing in oval shape area...
An old Tibetan ladies purse made of Yak leather and inlaid with silver and gilt carvings with a center piece of Turquoise. The front has carvings of two fish (representing the beginning of life)and flower design. The back has a center tree design. There is a silver woven chain attached to the top for carrying. Age: Late 19 Century to early 20th. Size:L. 13cm. W:3.5cm. H:6.8cm. Condition. Very fine, no repairs
Paestan Bell krater, depicting a male profile on side A and a swan decorated with outstretched wings on side B. Large palmettes painted under each handle and wave design along perimeter of lower section. 4th Century B.C. 9.1 inches high. 9.8 inches in diameter. Repaired with all original parts. From an old French collection.
Antique Burmese hand-woven tapestry depicting scenes of Buddha's life, "Jataka". Each attendant is seated on their own vehicle such as Garuda, elephants, tiger, Naga (snake), and others. Framed.
Size: (entire frame) 77" L x 23" H (artwork only) 70" L x 15" H
Japanese Meiji period bronze model of a striped tiger standing on rockery preparing to attack a coiled striking snake. Square form Genryusai Seiya mark to base. Custom lacquered wood stand included. Circa 1890. Measures about 15”H x 16”L x 9 ½”D (excluding wood stand). Very good overall condition with excellent naturalistic detail and a nice dark brown patina. This bronze sculpture is from an old Scottsdale, Arizona collection.
This is a fine and rare Japanese cloisonne enamel bowl done in the style of Namikawa Sosuke. One must to look close at the delicate shading and enamel tones to appreciate this fine piece. The bowl is 5 inches wide and stands 3 1/2 inches tall. It also was made with bronze rims. The work appears to be by Gonda and may have been done when he worked for Ando. The stands come with the piece and thecondition is excellent.
Antique Chinese terracotta tomb sculpture of a tall, thin walking man. Extremely well-detailed with pleasing facial expression, hair worn in a knot style typical to that time period. The shoulders are pierced all the way through the torso. Included with custom display stand. Dates from the Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD).
Size: (figure only) 25.5" H x 8.5" L x 5" W (on stand) 27" H x 9.75" L x 5.5" W
This is a very fine cloisonne vase with very fine work. It stands only 3 3/4 inches tall but it is loaded with fine details, enameling and sculpted wire work. The vase does have a very slight bend on the bottom rim and there is a small amount of enamel damage that is hard to notice.
This is a fine petite cloisonne vase. It measures about 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches. The artist could be Ota, Kinuken or even Ito. This piece displays better in person.
The size of Koro: 3 1/8” Dia x 2 1/2” High. This is rare and beautiful Japanese Genroku Sometsuke Koro, Incense burner. The Koro was made by Sometsuke, blue underglaze Karakusa (Chinese grass) design finely painted. It is made from 1700,’s, Genroku period (1688-1703). The condition of Koro excellent, no chip, no crack and no hairline. We supply storing wooden box.
A Victorian 3 strand alpaca man's pocket watch chain with an engraved slide from the 1880-1890 era. This 12-1/4" man's accessory has a t-bar and a swivel and the decorative and fancy slide and ends all have hand engraving. The slide has a loop for a fob and a Gothic GB monogram; this chain is made of alpaca (an imitation silver) and it is also known as silveroid, German silver and other names (there is no silver content)...
This exceptional teapot is from the Staffordshire region of England from the very early 19th century, reasonably dated c. 1800 and attributed to the New Hall factory. It is a porcelain production imitating the very popular Chinese wares coming into the European market, and attempting to convince consumers that it was of the same quality. These pieces often depict domestic scenes but are frequently scenes from theater or novels...
Small antique tribal Persian chanteh (bag). Hand woven of wool in lovely deep indigo blue and brown. A central rectangle of deep blue has six vertical bands of white with
interlocking motifs perhaps of rams horns, a powerful masculine symbol. Framing this is a wide dark brown band which is subtly woven with repeating protective eye motifs. The back of the bag is woven a solid deep brown color. Circa 1900.
Size: 17" wide x 13" high
Antique Chinese tomb pottery vase of an oval form, with a short neck flaring dramatically along the rim and a short flared foot. Large areas of old pigments in red, light pink, beige, white, and gold in swirling geometric patterns remain on the body. Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD)
Size: 11" H x 13" W x 11" D
Antique Persian tribal small chanteh (bag) for personal use. Hand woven of wool. This bag has a very tight intricate knotting with a central design of diagonal bands of blue, white and rust colors. Inside each band is a diagonal row of what appear closest to a simple wheel of fortune motif except that each symbol only has two hooked arms and is spinning in the opposite direction of a wheel of fortune motif. Framing this field of diagonal banding are swirling "S" shaped motifs...