An original painting by the Vietnamese painter Pham Thuc Chuong (1918 - 1983), illustrating a young girl in the wind. Painted in watercolor and ink on paper mounted on cardboard. Chuong exhibited 1958 in the Salon d'Art Wolfsberg in Zurich and 1965 at th Galerie A. Weil in Paris. Signed and sealed. Condition: partial some stockflecks. Dimension: 32.2 cm x 26.2 cm.
Spontaneous Daruma-shaped stone (ironstone), called 'Sugata-Ishi' as a type of art of Japanese 'Suiseki'. In fine natural condition as is and stable by itself for display.
H: 8.5cm (3.34in), W: 6.8cm (2.67in), D: 8.5cm (3.34in)
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Momoyama - Early Edo period
Late 16th - Early 17th century
D: 10.5-9.8cm (4.13-3.85in), H: 7.1cm (2.79in)
Valued and scarce black-glazed Karatsu bowl so-called 'Kuro-garatsu chawan' as the earliest type, arranged to be finished up with the gold restorations (kintsugi) of high-end 'nashiji-makie' type ('gold-dust')
for its practical use by the predecessor(s)...
A chinese porcelain cup very finely painted in bright famille rose enamels with a scene of female musicians in a courtyard.
Dating from the late C18th., it stands 2 1/2inches (6.4cms) high.
The rim gilding has worn. It is otherwise excellent condition.
An unusual chinese cup painted in underglaze blue and famille rose enamels in a tobacco leaf pattern.
Dating from the late C18th., it measures 3 1/2inches (8.9cms) across the bowl.
The gilding to the rim is worn and there is a small frit. It is in otherwise good condition.
A rare chinese porcelain tea bowl painted in rouge de fer and black enamels and gilt with 4 carp swimming amongst weeds.
Dating from the 1st half of the C18th., it measures 2 3/4inches (7cms) across.
There are some rim frits and a faint hairline. It is in otherwise good condition.
A chinese porcelain box in the shape of a garden seat painted in famille rose enamels with figures and calligraphy.
Dating from the 2nd half of the C19th., it stands 2 3/4inches (7cms) high.
There is a minuscule frit inside the rim of the base. It is in otherwise very good condition.
Edo period, 18th-19th century
H: 13cm (5.11in)
The smallest Jizo type of Sado no sekibutsu, which is administratively preserved today for its scarcity at there. (as the one once appeared in the market before its preservation of today.)
Aproned by the former owner...
Wonderful Chinese Export necklace composed of sterling silver cloisonné and carnelian, red agate beads. This great necklace with original clasp is 24" long, carnelian beads graduate from 11.88mm to 13.54mm in diameter, lovely silver and blue enamel beads are 10.71mm to 13.52mm in diameter. Original clasp works well, it is marked Silver. Condition is very good. Weight is 111.5 grams.
Showa period, Japan
D: 12.5cm (4.92in), H: 18cm (7.08in)
Gourd-shaped iron vase with the relief of a scene of gourds in the profound presence, as a scarce type (vase) of ironware for the product line-up of Old Nanbu-Tekki Ironware, ca...
Mid Joseon Dynasty, 17th - early 18th century
D: 13.8 cm (5.43in), H: 5.3 cm (2.08in)
Unconsciously sophisticated Korean folk bowl of the deep and elegant landscape filled solidly with the grown-up fine crackle (kanyu) by the use of predecessors, as a well-selected wabi chawan handed down in Japan.
Lovely modest size, and aesthetic rich feeling in the hand. Actually, for the advanced user...
Shigaraki ware, Japan
Edo period, 18-19th century
L: 12cm, H: 11.5cm (4.72in, 4.52in)
Scarce wood-fired chawan of Shigaraki ware created by "clay" and "fire".
Manly massive mold in the natural distortion, and sophisticated wild landscape of the main two tones by refined kiln-firing technique.
In fine practical antique condition as is, specially for the advanced user as you know...
19th century, Japan
L: 12cm, H: 11.5cm (4.72in, 4.52in)
Quite an unique wood carving of Buddhist trainee 'rakan' ('arakan' / arhat, luohan) mostly created by mother nature.
Looking up at the sky with exposing his shoulder in the position of dynamic abstraction melting into the nirvana.
Such an aesthetic wooden texture and in fine antique condition as is, with minor inborn holes and cracks as seen.
Early 20th century, Japan
L: 28cm, H: 21cm (11.02in, 8.26in)
Expressed the aesthetic posture of looking-back waterfowl by applying the coincidental creation from mother nature.
Style for the Scholar's Art, generally...
Very rare 52 pieces of the original copper photo printing plates with attached woodblock for newspaper (or book), mostly as the portrait of Japanese young women (including nun) in Meiji-Taisho period, ca. early 20th century.
Also, including the images of men and the traditional 'tokonoma' alcove. Architecturally decorative graphic art as a set, in aesthetic antique condition with rust, stain, and scratch, as seen.
Oval - approx...
Very rare 52 pieces of the original copper photo printing plates with attached woodblock for newspaper (or book), mostly as the portrait of Japanese young women in Meiji-Taisho period, ca. early 20th century.
Also, including the images of men, group, and castle. Architecturally decorative graphic art as a set, in aesthetic antique condition with rust, stain, and scratch, as seen.
Oval - approx. W: 5 x 4cm, T: 2cm (1.96 x 1.57in, 0.78in)
Large - approx...
Makuzu Kozan I (1842 - 1916) (Scroll down for more information.)
Miyagawa Kozan, born Miyagawa Toranosuke in Kyoto, took over the family business in 1860 at the age of 18. In 1870 he opened a shop in Yokohama and started creating Satsuma-style wares with high-relief modeled figures. However, when there was not a demand for that type of ware, he began to create Chinese-style porcelain...
These cleverly designed earrings are secured to the ear without closures. They slip over the ear lobe by slightly opening the gap, then spring back into shape to comfortably hug the lobe. The inside bears the marks for sterling and LEVIN for modernist jeweler Ed Levin. They measure 7/8 inch wide by ¾ inch high. Weight: 5 grams total