BURMESE Standing wooden lacquered MONK holding his begging bowl, is 30 inches in height, with a 7" diameter base. Circa 1960's. Condition is good, but there is a crack in the wooden base (see enlargement # 5) There are no cracks in the second piece that is similiar to this statue.
Large (21.75" x 15") original watercolor by a famous Burmese artist, Tin Aung Htaik, of the Shwe-in-bin Buddhist Monastery," in Mandalay, BURMA. There is another watercolor of this same monastery, but different. Condition is good.
Two (2) Medium sized original watercolors by a famous Burmese artist named, Tin Aung Htaik, of old (850-1000AD) Buddhist ruins in the city of Pagan, Burma. One side shows the famous "Burmese Lions," flanking a staircase and the other shows the ruins, near the Library, where a very large Buddha (constructed of bricks and stucco) used to sit. Size is 15" x 11" Condition is good.
Small, (8" x 11") original watercolor of the "Royal Lake," in Rangoon, Burma with the Shwedagon Pagoda in the background. This painting is by a famous Burmese artist named Tin Aung Htaik. More info about him is available upon request. Good condition.
An original watercolor entitled, "Self-Portrait," painted at "Mi-nyein-gon," just south of the old city walls looking north to the famous That-byin-nyu pagoda. All of this, of course, in the old city of Pagan, BURMA; built entirely with donations from Buddhist believers in the 9th-12th Century AD. Dimensions are 22" x 15" and the condition is good.
An original watercolor by a famous Burmese artist named, Tin Aung Htaik, (although this particular one is not signed by the artist.) This painting is entitled, "Au Tu Ma She Monastery," which is located in northern Burma, Mandalay. It is the famous Mandalay Hill in the background. Dimensions are 22" x 15". Condition is good.
A Burmese watercolor of the famous PAGODA, "That Bin Nyu," in Pagan, Burma, built in the Middle Period 1120-1170, which was, "this phase in Burma's history when a spirit of innovation and experiment led to great climaxes of creative energy that were an expression of the self-confident Burmese spirit of nationhood." quoted from "Pagan," by Paul Strachan, Kiscadale, 1989.
The artist is Tin Aung Htaik of whom more information is available upon request...
Burmese WATERCOLOR by famous local artist, named Tin Aung Htaik, entitled, "Morning at Shwe-Kyaung Monastery," Mandalay, Burma. Condition is good. Dimensions are 22" x 14.9"
Bronze Tibetan Buddhist Statue. Known as Kubera, a deity also known as Jambhala or Volishravar, he is the guardian of the north, also known as the separate god of wealth of prosperity. He is the lord of the Yakshas, seen on his righ lab is a mongoose who is spitting out treasures whenever Kubera squeezes it. A perfect fengshui gift. Size: 5.5" L by 5" W by 9" T. Weight: 6 lbs.
HTI-LO-MIN-LO built in 1211 AD, Pagan, BURMA
When the King's father made a solemn vow and set the white umbrella in the midst of his five sons, it inclined according to his father's wish; at that place where the "hti"
inclined the king built a pagoda after the likeness of Sulamani; it was called Htilominlo (after this event). an original waterpainting by the Burmese artist, "Tin Aung Htaik. Condition is excellent, Size is 21.5" x 14.75".
Large horizontal format Japanese black and white woodblock print depicting a landscape scene by Okuyama Gihachiro (1907-1981). Circa 1950. Paper measures 9"V x 19"H (image size: 8 1/4"V x 17 3/4"H). The image itself is in very good condition with no toning, soiling, or tape stains. There are some paper losses and thinning to the margins. The bottom margin is trimmed off. Several color illustrations of Okuyama's work can be found on pgs...
The delicate ladies in waiting Japanese hina dolls for the Japanese Girl's Days in February. They are extremely beautiful with delicately detailed gofun (crushed shell with paste) faces and hands. The photos could not caputured it. Their face, hair, hands and costumes are superior to many other "Jyokan" dolls, obviously the work of first rated Kyoto made dolls. The standing dolls are 8 7/8" tall. One of the sleeves on the standing doll is soiled (enlargement 8)...
A WOODBLOCK Print, of FUDO-Sama, a stern faced Shinto God with sword in right hand and a rope in the left; greets all supplicants at Heaven's gates and judges them. Carved and printed by a Japanese artist, Chiyomitsu Takao, signed in pencil, sealed in ink and numbered #100; dated 1957. It is matted in a black frame with gold trim and glare-proof glass. Dimensions are 10" x 12.5" The frame is 16.5" x 14".
This hair comb and kogai hair pin set is probably from the Taisho to early Showa period, 1920 to 1945. Tortoiseshell. There is an artist signature on the hair pin. Please wear this with a half of signature on each side for better fitting -- see enlargement6. Other than that, it is in good condition.
From the series, "Everyone has his Faults," by Katsushika HOKUSAI, depicting a Beauty peering through a telescope while her attendant holds an umbrella protectively over her. This is a reproduction print, with dimensions of 14.75" x 10.5" and it is matted with overall dimensions of 19.2" x 13.25". Condition: There is quite a bit of foxing on the face and arms of both ladies.
This holiday season, give a gift that is both charming and meaningful. This 5 nesting turtles each carries a set of Chinese Fengshui stamps that says Good Fortune, Lucky, or Happiness. The nesting turtles are perfect usage as a paper weight or stamps to a holiday letter.
Large peach-shaped bowl decorated on in- and outside with blossoming peach-tree branches. On beige colored stoneware a thin layer of cream colored, opaque glaze has been applied, on which the bold design in overglaze blue, black, green, red, white and gold. On the outside in a white rectangular reserve the signature Kenzan. This piece is definitely in the style of Ogata Kenzan, but not by the hand of any of them. Japan, 20th century. H 4; w 12 inches...
One of a kind, semi-antique Chinese carved archer ring pendant, together with "fancy" American faceted jasper, Burmese jade beads,gilt Khmer silver beads, gilt round chased silver beads and aventurine quartz.
For many years, we have collected beads from around the world and created unique designs for clients.