All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1261059 (stock #493)

GABAN

Showa period, Japan

W: 27.2 x 20.5cm (10.70 x 8.07in), T: 0.5cm (0.19in)
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Battered vintage portable wooden drawing board for the use of some elementary school.
Aesthetic vestiges with graffiti during the school hours, as a work of art.





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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1260355
Fine Bombe form bronze censer with loop handles. Six character Xuande mark on underside. Weighs approximately 800 grams. 15.5 cm diameter including handles. No dents, cracks or repairs.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1259523 (stock #Ch1648)
A jade pebble snuff bottle of blue-green tone, the surface softly polished and attractively shaped. Old collectors label. Length: 7.0 cm.

No stopper.

All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1259430 (stock #170194NM1250)
This is a beautiful second part of the 19th Century Sideboard made during the Renaissance revival period, intricately sculpted from solid and lovely patinaed oak. The gadrooned top can be lift up to reveal a service area with folding shelf and the original inset white carrara marble. Silverware can be be placed into 2 heavily sculpted drawers located in the belt, each highlighted with gilt accents...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1492 item #1259405 (stock #487)

YAMAJAWAN

Kamakura period, 12-13th century

D: 14.5cm (5.70in), H: 5.3cm (2.08in)
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Wild initial Japanese Tokoname-made biscuit firing ware, 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1259404 (stock #Ch1647)
A fine Chinese Transitional blue and white porcelain vase base decorated with a literary subject. Chongzhen (1630-50). Height: 15.3 cm.; diameter: 18 cm.

Neck cut down. No other faults.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1259196
Korean Joseon dynasty (1392-1910) painted portrait of a seated scholar official executed in ink and color on paper. At the center of the robe is a rank badge holding a crane, indicating the gentleman is a civil official. The calligraphy states the bearded official is 41 years old. The painting is bordered with white silk and framed (no glass). 19th century or possibly earlier. Framed size: 41 1/2"V x 25 3/4"H (painting size: 20 3/4"V x 19 7/8"H)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1259178 (stock #483)


Quite a unique and aesthetic gilt and black-lacquered wood carving (as 'yosegi-zukuri') of Amida-Nyorai (Amitabha) image in the demolished condition, dated back to Edo period, ca...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1259176 (stock #481)


Spontaneous Kannon (Guanyin) shaped stone, called 'Sugata-Ishi' as a type of art of Japanese 'Suiseki'.
Carving by mother nature only, arranged to be attached with the original hand-made wooden stand for appreciation.
In fine natural condition as is.

Total - H: 9.5cm (3.74in), W: 5cm (1.96in), D: 3cm (1.18in)





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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1259174 (stock #479)

SHOKI-IMARI HAI

Early Edo period, early-mid 17th century

D: 4.8-4.3cm (1.88-1.69in), H: 3cm (1.18in)
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Naturally-distorted Shoki-Imari ('Early Imari') white porcelain sake cup, accented with a single line of smooth and refined gold lacquer restoration ('kintsugi')...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1259173 (stock #478)

SHOKI-IMARI HAI

Early Edo period, early-mid 17th century

D: 4.6-4.5cm (1.81-1.77in), H: 3cm (1.18in)
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Naturally-distorted Shoki-Imari ('Early Imari') white porcelain sake cup, accented with a few spot of smooth and refined gold lacquer restoration ('kintsugi')...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1259172 (stock #477)

SHOKI-IMARI HAI

Early Edo period, early-mid 17th century

D: 4.9-4.5cm (1.92-1.77in), H: 3cm (1.18in)
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Naturally-distorted Shoki-Imari ('Early Imari') white porcelain sake cup...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1259068 (stock #LG0132)
A rare blue and white stem bowl from Yuan/ early Ming dynasty, with floral decorations and bamboo shaped stem. Overall with nice cobalt blue and glaze and in very good original condition except a tiny chip at mouth rim and associated hairline. Width: 134mm; Height: 115mm
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1259063 (stock #LG0131)
A finely made Longquan celadon box with lid in octagon shape which were used for storing red ink pad to use with Chinese seal. The eight moulded Chinese letters on the lid features the skills required as a scholar and their hope to excel at the official examination. This wonderful box can be dated to Ming period or later, and is in excellent condition with nice glossy glaze. Width:82mm Height:32mm
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1259061 (stock #LG0129)
A small Chinese blue and white Jarlet from early Ming dynasty. Excellent condition with some crackles on glaze. No chip, no crack and no restoration. Some soil deposit inside jarlet and can be removed. Height: 43mm; Width: 62mm
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1259014
Chinese late Qing to early Republic period woven silver child's longevity medallion, often called a longevity lock, designed to be worn around the neck as a good luck pendant to ensure a safe, healthy childhood and a positive future. At the center of the pendant is a yin/yang symbol bordered by ruyi heads. The symbols around the center represent, for example, wishes that the child become literate and able to manage money well. The back holds the maker's mark. The medallion tests as silver...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1258992 (stock #4950)
Elegant, estate 14K yellow gold and natural red oxblood coral ring. Top of this size 7 ring measure 20mm x 9mm, Coral cabochon is 17mm long x 7.5mm wide. weight is 6.4 grams. Condition is excellent.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1960 item #1258946 (stock #cascadeneckl)
This is an eagle 1 old Mexican sterling necklace with 12 satin finish 10mm balls. The drop spans 6in. across by 3in. long at it's center. The quality is exceptional at 78 grams. Because of the many segments it forms to fit on the neck perfectly. The necklace has no dents or damage or repairs. This work of art has a large and stunning presence just, LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!