Japanese rabbit-shaped pottery incense container.
Measurements (about) : 3 1/4" (8.2 cm) x 2 1/4" (5.6 cm) x H 2" (5 cm)
It is in good condition.
Artist sign on the bottom, we have no information about the artist.
A great Himalayan primitive figure in the sitting position with the hands joined in the namaste gesture, a master piece of carving work . Very important age at least from early 20th.hard wood , very old encrusted patina, H 39 cm
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Charming Chinese pedestal cosmetic box in a wonderful green and covered with flowers
Excellent vintage condition. Minor wear
3-1/4”W by 2-7/8”H
A fine ghurra showing a sitting protector with the handx joined, obvious signs of use age is estimted around mid 20th,H 24 cm , presented on an iron stand
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An interesting, sharp modern Japanese murashido vase. We call this "sharp" because of the angular protrusions and recesses in the crisp lined, modernist turning. The distinct baluster form reminds us of a carver's or sculptor's mallet. Condition is good with no dents or other serious issues but with a light scratch to the patination in one small place (illustrated). Mid 20th century. Signed with two archaistic characters on the foot. Height, 10 inches
A screen featuring the gate at Hikone Castle by Honjo Toen exhibited at the 1927 Teiten (mod. Nitten) National Exhibition Pigment on silk in a brocade border with original red lacquered wooden frame and cloth backing. It is in overall fine condition. Some chips in the lacquer frame have been filled, and some water marks are present in the center and upper left of the screen. It is 187 x 140 cm (73-1/2 x 55 inches).
Toen was born in Hyogo prefecture in 1900...
This is a finely carved and molded Quartz Hair crystal Snuff Bottle in a rectangular form with a round neck, and and a raised oval footing. Two flying bats with spread wings decorate one side of the bottle. The transparency of the tea-colored crystal enables the observe to see parallel spiral lines left by the tool used to carve the well-done internal cavity of the bottle...
This is a finely carved and molded Rock Hair crystal Snuff Bottle in the form of a double gourd. A bat with spread wings under a hanging circular decoration is carved on both sides of the bottle. The transparency of the tea-colored crystal enables the thin brownish color criss-crossed hairs to be seen in a dramatic way. The bottle rests on a raised footing. It comes with a milk chocolate and black hardstone stopper...
This is an antique, elegant, black lacquered Burgaute snuff bottle of rectangular tapering towards the base hexagonal faceted shape, with flat footing and a round neck. Beautifully decorated with mother-of-pearl and gold inlays of flowers and geometrical forms. Spectacular detail...
Red and green crystallize in torrents on the sides of this bottle vase by Sakuchi Ensen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 11 inches (28 cm) tall 5-1/2 inches (14.5 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Sakuchi Ensen (B. 1922) began on the path of the potter in 1946, searching to create something unusual in the hills of Okayama. His research led him to create this highly decorative yet wildly natural glaze he came to call Hishhoku Nanban Yaki.
This is an antique Japanese exquisite lacquer Jubako, stacking food containers. Wonderful makie painting done by hand. It measures that 16" tall, 9.25" wide, 8.75" deep. It comes with 2 covers. There are some dents and coatings came off. It comes in an wooden box.
Netsuke of a floating swan with its neck bent graciously and wings raised in the back. Beautiful carving with clean strong lines, perfectly captured essence of the creature, great sense of volume. Gold and black lacquer on the beak,, eyes inlaid with black glass. Some light reddish stains throughout the carving. Signed MASAMI left to right on the bottom - this female carver is the daughter of Shinzan Masanao and is listed in NETSUKE THE H.I.H. PRINCE TAKAMADO COLLECTION II, p. 233...