Very fine old wool pangden cloth- all hand spun wool and mostly natural dyes. This piece is an exceptionally large piece consisting of 5 panels, circa 40 to 50 years old. The weave is quite tight and heavy and would make an excellent small blanket or throw rug. In the past these were worn by married women, but these days they are a fashion accoutrement for the modern Tibetan girl...
Good old wool pangden cloth- all hand spun wool and mostly natural dyes (the pink is probably chemical). In the past these were worn by married women, but these days they are a fashion accoutrement for the modern Tibetan girl. This piece is in excellent condition with intact selvedges and no holes or tears. With the advent of machine made polyester textiles these are hardly being made any more. D: 71cm/28in and W: 71cm/28in.
Antique Satsuma tea container well painted and signed , there is an interior top edge chip , and there is a loss to the inside body , from the out side its looks almost perfect . The Tea pot and the tea cup are just thrown in . The cup is quite nice only a hair line as seen as well the tea pot is missing top of finial and a large loss at the neck . All have nice paint work and are all signed. Sold as is
Chinese Miao tribe tobacco-herb pipe with much of the work hand made of silver and some brass this one has a great cast Kylin on a pile of coins for good luck and tools on a chain, these is also an engraved dragon . A very nice piece and is usable for any legal smoking needs . Size L 12" Kylin 2" by 2 " no stand
Indian Mogul hand carved teak camel, covered in thick sheet silver repousse work, fine palace quality . This came from a whole set from a palace in India we had the matching sofa chairs console table mirror and these camels, repaired break at the nose. Size H 12" W 12"
A voluminous tsubo of sandy clay decorated with blossoming cherry under a cloud of dark ame-yu glaze by Ito Tozan II enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The vase is 12-3/4 inches (32.5 cm) tall, 13 inches (33 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Ito Tozan I (1846-1920) began as a painter in the Maruyama school studying under Koizumi Togaku...
A broad-shouldered vase of porcelain decorated with a flowering branch of purple-pink magnolia with a small bird in under glaze colors and outlined leaves in gold. Signed with the characteristic Fukagawa mark (Mt. Fuji). Taisho-Showa period, c. 1930. H. 25 cm, D. 20 cm. Condition: Excellent.
A nice sculpture made from a piece of natural but slightly modified rootwood. Inserted on a rootwood base. Can be appreciate from multiple angles. H. 22,5 cm. Good condition.
Superb Chinese carved soapstone Budai; standing with robes wrapped tightly around, a small bat under his chin, early 20th century period. Size; Height of this fine carving is 7-1/4 inches, in great condition with no imperfections.
Finely carved and decorated wood document box, decorated with floral design, early to mid 20th century period. Size; Measurements are 3.8"H x 16.7"L x 6.8"D, no condition issues noted.
Slantwise and spherically woven split bamboo basket for flower arrangement use, Taisho-Showa period.
Fine tone of bamboo in aesthetic proportions, in fine condition with expected sign of use as seen.
Finely carved Chinese finely shoushan stone, depicting seated lohan, 5"H x 5.25"Lx 3.25"D, no condition issues.
Finely carved Chinese rosewood seal box, from early to mid 20th century period, 10.4"H x 14.85"L x 8.65"D, no condition issues.
Vintage woven split bamboo basket with natural root handle for flower arrangement use.
Elegant functional design with strength. Fine condition with expected sign of use as seen.
Japanese Taisho period two-panel screen inscribed and signed by Sakuma Tetsuen (1850-1921), also known as Sakuma Kenju. The screen is executed in sumi ink and pale watercolor on paper with a scene of figures in a pavilion, at a gate, and arriving by ship in a harbor. The scene is set in a mountainous landscape featuring beautiful cypress trees. The inscription includes the date of spring 1921 in Chinese cycle years...