Chinese dark green spinach jade wine cup. In excellent condition, it measures just under 3 inches high x 1 3/8" diameter. Includes stand.
A small, round box carved of semi-transparent, pale celadon colored jade. The cover with decorated with a chrysanthemum blossom. Condition: some tiny rim frittings. Please look at pictures carefully, they are part of the condition report. Dimension: diameter 5.3 cm, 2.5 cm high.
A Tibetan or Mongolian painting on cloth depicting an Arhat meditating. Condition: some wear and little paint loss and signs of former mountings. Please look at pictures carefully, they are part of the condition report. Dimension: 19 cm x 14.6 cm.
This is a set of a vintage Japanese porcelain tea plate, which was made by a Human National Treasure, Kaiji Tsukamoto (1912-1990) about 40 years ago.
This legendary star potter was honored in 1983 with the most importend award "Living National Treasure/Japanese Human National Treasure.
Flowers are molded on the plate. The seal of his kiln is stamped on the bottom.
The original wooden box with the signature of his kiln name & his profile are also included...
Very rare Chinese glass vase with molded Han Dynasty hunting scene, taotie mask handles and hobnail pattern. This was represented to me as Republic Period, 1912-1949 but I am not sure, as references in English regarding this genre is non existent (as far as I know). This is certainly an old piece, having lived in Hong Kong for over 25 years this is the only one I have ever seen, so I will date this circa 1950s -1960s...
Finely carved Chinese jade tea pot; rectangular body in form of bamboo stalks; the stone of deep green tone; L: 22 cm, W: 6 cm, H: 16 cm, 1430 grams, with cover.
Chinese glass snuff bottle; wide flattened ovoid form featuring Eight Daoist Immortal boat scene; H: 10 cm, W: 9 cm, Thickness: 4 cm
Chinese carved bamboo brush pot; featuring landscape scene; inscribed and signed with artist mark; H: 18 cm, D: 13 cm
a mossi biga from an old german collection
collected during the sixties
good use patina
the left ear is worn out by use till the earring hole
a nice mossi biga with elegant shapes ,one breast has discoloration
from an old german collection collected in situ during the sixties
an unusual model of biga ,from an old german collection collected in the sixties
An exquisite Japanese silk haori with a wintery skiing scene featuring tickets from Tokyo to Akaura and from Kyoto to Ibuki. Made of habutae silk a with woven lining, it can be worn or displayed with either side facing outward. The outside is solid black with 5 mons (family crests). The inside back panel’s weaving includes the use of varying shades of taupe, bronze, gold, black, and silvery gray silk metallic lacquered threads...
Showa period, Japan
H: 14.5 cm (5.70in)
W: 12.5 cm (4.92in)
D: 7.3 cm (2.87in)
Unique decorative folk dengaku mask of fine taste of wood,
exquisite carving, and attractive hyottoko expression with depth.
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Exceptional Kyoto yaki ceramic hanging vase from the Showa Period C.1950. Encased in wire in delicate weave. Used for the tea ceremony to hold a single flower. Very wabi -sabi. Shipping included.
Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are hand-spun and natural dyed cotton. It used to be a yogi, kimono shaped futon and has the "Maru-ni-ken-katabami mon (crest)" Katabami is a sorrel and ken is a sword. Late 19th to former half of the 20th century. 150cm x 146cm