Japanese traditional four-legged tray is designed in modern.
Measurements : 15 3/8" x 15 3/8" x H 5" (39 x 39 x H 12.7 cm)
It is in good condition.
The Size of Vase: 10 5/8” High x 6 1/16 Dia, widest. This is beautiful and fine Japanese Seiji, Celadon Vase by Kato Keizan 1st (1879-1962). The vase has Dragon ears handles. It came with Kiriwood Tomobako. Tomabako is with sliding door type. The front door with Japanese writing, “Kinuta Seiji Ryu Mimi”(Kinuta celadon porcelain with dragon ears). “Kabin” (flower vase) with chop seal of Keizan...
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blade length: 93.6cm
w/ paper work, appraised as Miyairi Kiyohira
A superb woven hat from the Yakan people of Lamitan, Basilan province Philippines. The pictures should show the exceptional quality of this hat. It has very minor damage, and is probably from the late nineteenth century, maybe early twentieth century. Please let me know if you would like more information.
DESCRIPTION: A delightful hand-woven llama wool rug made by native tribes from the Andes of Peru. This long runner is divided into three distinct patterns, the large outer border with colorful Inca figures in ceremonial headdresses, a middle border of fanciful fish which alternate facing left and right, and a center panel with a multitude of animals and insects including a llama, cat, butterfly, spider, swan, frog and duck...
Stunning Kamakura Bori charger measuring 15.5 inches across. Red and black lacquers were applied over the carved wood carved tray. Dating pre 1980, it is in excellent. Signed on back.
Almost art deco, this huge 42cm in diameter brass globe temple lantern is as impressive as it is large. With a light inside it is simply stunning. Showa Period 1950, the globe is hinged and opens in semi-spheres. Beautiful brass lattice work makes up the frame. Papered on the inside for soft light. Ask for shipping quote.
A vintage, 20th Century, Inuit, Hand Carved Serpentine Stone (Soapstone) sculpture depicting a Seal, by Canadian Arctic Native Artist Juanasi, signed on the bottom in Inuit alphabet Juanasi.
CONDITION: In good condition, no cracks or restorations.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)...
A massive bronze Gu-shaped flaring vase with abstract designs on a bead shaped central orb dating from the first quarter of the 20th century. It is 20-1/2 inches (52 cm) tall 10 inches (25.5 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Furuya-ishi (Furuya-rock) is a kind of viewing stone, found in around Furuya Wakayama Japan.
This Furuya-ishi is very small and has a custom-made wooden stand.
Measurements about : 2" (5 cm) x 1 1/8" (3 cm) x H 1 5/8" (4 cm), including the stand.
It is in good condition.
DESCRIPTION: A nice little pair of ivory elephants, both with raised trunks and lumbering gate. Nice patina with age lines but no cracks. These date from the Republic Period, 1911 - 1949; good condition. DIMENSIONS: Largest 2 ¼” wide (5.5 cm) x 2 3/8 “ high (3 cm).
NOTE: Ancient East specializes in pre-1945 Asian art and antiques (generally corresponding to the end of WWII, the Republic of China period, and Japan's Showa Period)...
The Size of Tea Bowl:4 11/16” Dia x 2 1/2” High (120 mm x 63 mm). This is attractive Japanese Chawan with Ameyu ( candy glazing). It is made of earthen ware body. It came with Tomobako. The cover of Tomobako has Japanese written, “Ame-yu” (candy glazing), “Chawan”(tea bowl). Also came with Tomonuno, matching cloth with Tozan seal. The condition of Chawan Excellent, no chip, no crack and no hairline...
The Size of Tea Bowl:4 11/16” Dia x 2 1/2” High (120 mm x 63 mm). This is very lovely Japanese Karatsu Kohiki Chawan, Tea Bowl by well know artist in Karatsu, 4 th Touchi 1916-2012). Chawan was made with brown earthen ware of Karatsu body with grey glazing called Karatsu Kohiki. Chawan has unique shape of without foot rim area. The side is straightly down to the bottom of Chawan. It came with Tomobako...
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A single character, Jaku (Youth), is inscribed in a red cartouche in the center of this bowl signed the 96 year old man Gempo and enclosed in the original wooden box. It is 4-3/4 inches (12 cm) diameter, 3 inches (8 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Yamamoto Gempo (1866-1961) was born to a poor family in Wakayama at the end of the Edo period, he was left to die of exposure as a baby, but was found by a stranger and adopted into the childless Okamoto family...