We have seen a number of inside painted snuff bottles over the years; but, this is the first jar we have seen with such work. This small elegant Peking Glass Jar/Vase has excellent form, a high shoulder with bulbous body and a hand carved base. The raised carved or molded decorations of the base are a series of small scrolling loops. The jar is decorated on the interior with a reverse painted fine art of a scenic landscape view...
The size of Kiseruzutsu: 9 1/16" Long, The size of Tabacco Ire: 4 3/4" W x 2 3/4" L. Very beautiful Japanese Kiseruzutsu(pipe case) is made with Taka Makie Lacuqer. It has lotus flowers and lotus leaves design. Very attractive Kiseruzutsu. Entire Kiseruzutu were made with heavy coating of makie then intricately carved out entire design including tiny wave design. It is made by "Shoun" (born Taisho 2nd, 1913- ?). His works are also including Netsuke as well. His full name is Yamamoto Shoun...
Additional photo#1 for Japanese Kiseruzutsu/Tabacco Ire by Shoun.
Additional photo#2 for Japanese Kiseruzutsu/Tabacco Ire
A contemporary Oribe chawan with all the "Oribe essences", uniquely Oribe abstract designs, deep and thick green Oribe glaze, and a beautifully balanced Oribe form. As you see in the interior of the chawan, the glaze are running toward the bottom as if it is just applied. The abstract designs of the exterior even possess a very modern aesthetic. Any ceremonial tea practitioners, as well as tea consumers, should enjoy the "entertaining" bowl like this piece in everyday life...
A black-eyed shrimp scoots along the sandy body of this large gourd shaped Makuzu vase by Miyagawa Kozan capped with a crystalline green fissured glaze cascading from the rim. It is 8-1/2 inches (21.5 cm) tall 9-1/2inches 824 cm) diameter and is in fine condition. There is no box. For a nearly identical piece see the book Makuzu Kozan Ten (1986) figure 61...
A dynamic composition and vivid and clear colors, as if it was printed yesterday. This print was by Eiichi Kotozuka (1906-1979), born in Osaka Japan, and printed around 1950-60s. Oharame are renowned street merchants in the northern Kyoto who sold burning woods. Lovely momiji-maple is in the background. Sealed. Printed by Uchida-publisher (Uchida mark at the bottom) 12"w 17.5"h In great condition.
Unusual old Chinese scholar’s buffalo horn brushrest carved as a cluster of reishi fungus. Very clever design, wonderful carving, great depiction of heads and stems. Wonderful quality material changing color from brown to translucent yellow. Overall in excellent condition, stunning piece for scholar's desk. Length 5 5/8 inches, height 2 5/8 inches.
A flat moon face old himalayan mask
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H 31 cm, wide 24 cm
An impressive white face primitive from West Nepal
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H 30 cm, wide 19 cm
Chinese Longquan Celadon crackled glaze porcelain vase with two(2) tube shape handles, 6 1/2" high, 4" wide-widest part, 2 1/8" x 1 7/8" wide-top rim. Very nice crackled Longquan Celadon vase, no damages or restoration.
Eighteen bead Lohan necklace mala with extra guru bead. Highest quality work in the carving. Excellent condition with a few stress fractures in a few of the carved beads. 15" length, each face is 1.15"
Beautiful Gem grade coral and amber beads combined with untreated purple and green jadeite comprise this Art Deco style necklace with a gold fill clasp. The necklace is 15", and the amber beads are 5/8" diameter. The coral beads are 3/8".
Korean folk art carved wood figure. Bearded man in traditional attire. Holding a pipe in left hand, the right hand positioned to hold a staff and pierced for that purpose (staff missing.) Good condition save a couple chips along the brim of the hat. Height 8 1/2 inches (21.59 cm)
Fabulous and regal painting of a samurai in full battle gear atop a white stallion. Early Showa Period, C. 1930. The detail is superb and the horse especially is a masterpiece. Signed and in the origina box. Condition is excellent and the silk textile matting is a perfect compliment to the painting. Ask for shipping quote.