A Kutani Maneki Neko Cat dating to the turn of the Century. The Cat is 4 1/2" tall, and has black and brown spots, and a green, red, and orange scarf. Condition: The condition is excellent with one small age spot. Also some casting lines and small flaws can be found under the clear glaze. Free shipping within the USA.
A large Chinese fruit in the form of a star fruit that measures 6 3/4" long x 3 3/4" wide x 4" high. This is an unusual and rare fruit form, and this porcelain star fruit dates to the turn of the Century. The fruit has a white body with green leafs and green highlights on the star points. Condition: The condition and quality is excellent with one small under leaf chip. Free shipping within the USA.
A large Chinese fruit in the form of a peach, measuring 6 1/4" long x 5" wide x 5 1/2" high. Such fruit were used on a family altar during remembrance ceremonies for their ancestors. The peach dates to the turn of the Century. Condition: The condition is good, and the quality is excellent. There are two small old repairs to the leafs (maybe small chips or kiln flaws), and one small chip under a leaf. Free shipping within the USA.
This Japanese ivory bead is carved with 10 stacked masks of Otafuku. The Ojime measures 3/4" in Diameter, is signed Matsuyama (pine mountain) and dates to the early 20th Century.
Condition: The condition is excellent/perfect. Free shipping within the USA.
An ivory carving of a Japanese vendor holding a lantern, smoking a pipe, and carrying noise clappers around his neck. The carving has been done from one piece of ivory, is signed Hidejuki, measures 5 1/4" high, and dates to the Meiji Period. Condition: The condition is excellent/perfect. Free shipping within the USA.
An ivory caving of a Japanese fisherman holding a paddle and a bird. The carving is signed on the bottom, dates to the turn of the Century. and measures 5 1/2" high. The Okimono has been carved from one piece of Ivory with the exception of the handle at the top of the paddle. Condition: The condition is perfect with some age lines in the ivory. Free shipping within the USA.
The Hindu Goddess "Saraswali" is carved from one piece of Ivory and depicts her with four arms playing a musical instrument. This carving from India is 6 1/2" tall, weights 10+ ounces, and dates to the late 19th/early 20th Century. Condition: The condition is excellent with some age crackling as can be seen in the photos. Free shipping within the USA. The carving cannot be shipped internationally.
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 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 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