Standing Bosatsu (probably Kannon) nagarebutsu (lit. flowing Buddha) sculpted from a single piece of wood (ichiboku-zukuri), originally finished in lacquer and gilt. Late-Heian Period ca. 1100...
Pair of 18th Century Japanese Carved Stone Sculptures of the Female Buddha Sattva with
beautifully polychromed colors. Inscribed on the back. These rare figures are important artifacts of Buddhism and they transmit a wonderful spiritual presence. Heights: 10.5 and 10 inches, 27 and 25.5 cm.
Rare Japanese Okimono Pair of Bronze Silverised Patina Fighting Cocks. Fine
dramatic sculptures that are amazing and can be positioned in endless ways. They
feature very natural details and action. Heights: 10.5 and 8 inches, 27 and 20.5 cm.
Taisho Period Japanese Ceramic Rabbit Figure, with original artist signed box. A charming studio
work of art with wonderful glazes creating a striking image. 6 inches, 15cm.
Early Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Incense Burner in the form of a Dragon Fish, a mythical animal. This
is a rare subject for a Japanese incense burner. It has a wonderful
mythical character and presence. It has a beautiful camel bronze
patina. An amazing sculpture with its original black lacquered box. Height: 9 inches, 23 cm.
A rare Japanese Fushimi clay sculpture of a Sino-Japanese War soldier. Fushimi Clay Dolls were painted dolls made of unglazed ceramic that were sold in front of the gate to Kyoto's Fushimi Inari Shrine, starting in the 16th Century at the end of the Momoyama period. They are also called Fukakusa Dolls or Inari Dolls. A charming example of Japanese folk art of the Meiji Period. An important find for the folk art collector. 10 inches, 25.5 cm.
A rare Japanese Fushimi clay sculpture of a Sino-Japanese War soldier. Fushimi Clay Dolls were painted dolls made of unglazed ceramic that were sold in front of the gate to Kyoto's Fushimi Inari Shrine, starting in the 16th Century at the end of the Momoyama period. They are also called Fukakusa Dolls or Inari Dolls. A charming example of Japanese folk art of the Meiji Period. An
important find for the folk art collector. 9.25 inches, 23.5 cm.
A hard to find pair of classic "Kasuga" antique stone lanterns in with "deer and trellice" motif, granite, six pieces each, and measuring about 7 feet tall six pieces, granite, late Meiji to Taisho period (1890-1920). Excellent original condition. Available for immediate delivery. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a very nice pair seldom available even in Japan. Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity...
Wonderful large Japanese carved wooden figure of Diakuku, one of the Lucky Gods, he stands on two bales of rice and he holds a large sack on his back, lacquered wood, sweet expression, lacquered wood, this piece is 17th century.
Size: 36" high x 21" wide x 19" deep.
Standing Jizo Bosatsu semi-figurally sculpted from a lightweight sedimentary stone composed largely of volcanic ash, a sacred jewel held in the left hand and a crozier in the right. Late-Edo Period ca. 1850. Minor old loss. Abundant lichen accumulation.
Height: 15.1 cm
Width: 7.0 cm
Depth: 10.2 cm
A charmingly ebullient little Jizo stone.
Nyoirin Kannon Bosatsu in characteristic seated pose of royal ease, figurally sculpted from a dense igneous stone. Early- to mid-Edo Period ca. 1700. Minor old loss. Excellent lichen accumulation.
Height: 55 cm
A sizable Nyoirin Kannon stone, with strong presence and good age.
Standing Senju (Thousand-Armed) Kannon Bosatsu, sculpted in relief from a dense sedimentary stone. Mid- to late-Edo Period ca. 1775. Very minor old loss, with overall softening of the lines and contours. Good lichen accumulation.
Height: 38.9 cm
Width: 16.5 cm
Depth: 12.1 cm
A notably charming Senju Kannon, stone depictions of which are uncommon.
Seated Yakushi Nyorai (Healing Buddha) in granite, a medicine jar held in both hands placed centrally on the lap. Late-Edo Period ca. 1825. Very minor old loss.
Height: 42.0 cm
Width of base: 16.5 cm
Depth of base: 13.1 cm.
Images of a small group of bosatsu (bodhisattva), namely, Jizo Bosatsu, the various manifestations of Kannon Bosatsu, and Seishi Bosatsu, dominate the field of Japanese stone sculpture throughout the Edo Period (1603–1868) and into the modern era...
A standing Buddha, probably Amida, in wood finished in lacquer and gilt, the eyes of inset crystal, with its original mandorla and lotus-form dais. Muromachi Period ca. 1500...
This offering is for an interesting, finely detailed bronze Shi Shi (foo lion) that was once attached to a large bronze incense burner or container. The Shi Shi has front and back legs spaced-apart, with large ears, a long mane, bulging eyes, and a detailed tongue shown sticking out between its teeth. It also has a large flowing tail. The estimated age of the Shi Shi is from the mid-1800’s (Edo). It measures 3-1/2” H x 4” W x 1-1/4” D, and weighs 10 oz...