A Chinese wooden box with brass strapping, handle and lock plate. The base wood appears to be tieli wood and this has been covered with huanghuali veneer wood. The box measures about 6 3/4" wide x 5 1/2" deep x 4 1/4" high. Condition: The condition is good. There is a chip to the veneer on one corner, some veneer strips are missing on the underside of the lid. As for the hardware, the hinges have been re-nailed, the hasp on the lid is missing, and there is no key for the lock ...click for details
A Japanese cast iron tetsubin with damascene workmanship in gold silver and copper. The underside of the bronze lid is marked "Ryubundo". The pot measures about 8" high x 6" in diameter, and dates to the 19th Century. Condition: The condition is good with wear and rust as would be normal. The kettle holds water and can still be used. Free shipping with the USA.
Pair of Japanese similar size, similar design, standard cloisonne cabinet vases. Each vase is six sided and measures about 6" tall x 2 3/4" in diameter, and dates to the golden period of Japanese cloisonne manufacturing. There is a naturalistic design of small flowers and a large peonies on each vase done is multicolored enamels separated by silver wires. Condition: The condition is very good with small flaws in workmanship, and one vase on the back side has a small dent and cell d ...click for details
A Japanese porcelain saki bottle with the character tsu marked on opposite sides. The bottle measures about 11" high x 7" in diameter, and dates to the 19th Century. Condition: The condition is excellent with a few scattered kiln flaws on body. Free shipping within the USA.
A Korean stone kettle carved out of a black stone material. The kettle measures 7 1/2" handle to spout, 3 1/2" diameter top, 4 1/2" diameter body, and 4 1/4" high. Condition: The condition is good with the expected small chipping, patina and staining from use. The kettle probably had a lid which is missing. Free shipping within the USA.
A Chinese porcelain bowl used for growing bulb flowers. The bowl dates to the late 19th Century/early 20th Century, and measures 7 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 2". The landscape decoration has been done in a ruby pink under glaze, and there is calligraphy done in black on each end. The white porcelain shows orange peel texture, and when new there was gold on the rim. Condition: The condition is excellent, but most of the gold on the rim is gone, and there are small kiln flaws. Free shipp ...click for details
A Japanese porcelain suiteki with dye transfer blue under glaze decoration. The dropper measures approximately 3" x 2" x 1" and dates to the turn of the Century. Condition: The condition is excellent with ink stained, unglazed feet. Free shipping within the USA.
A Korean light blue porcelain water dropper in the form of a fish. This suiteki measures about 3" long x 2 3/4" deep x 1" high and dates to the 19th Century. Condition: The condition is excellent. There is some surface wear from use. Free shipping within the USA.
A Korean folk art hardwood rice cake stamp (teoksal) with designs on two sides. The stamp measures 13 1/2" long x 2" wide x 3/4" thick, and dates to the 19th Century. Condition: The condition is good with some age cracks and a lot of wear. Free shipping within the USA.
A small Korean Rice Cake stamp (teoksal)carved from a block of persimmon wood. The stamp measures 2 1/2" square x 2" tall, and dates to the late Yi Dynasty. Condition: The condition is good with a few minor dings. Free shipping within the USA.