Featuring an ivory or bone spoon meausuring 5" long x 1" wide. This is a wonderful piece with pierced designs on the handle. The shape of the spoon bowl may indicate that it was for bone marrow. This piece is very smooth to the touch and has a great patina with various graining. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having received it and in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. NY buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping charges unless valid ...click for details
Featuring a lacquer ojime of Daruma. Metal tubes for cord to slide through. Signed on reverse side. Very good condition with some wear. Late 19th century. Highly magnified photo shows a fiber going across bead. Please ignore. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having received item. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax collected in New York state unless valid tax number and resale certificate provided.
Featuring a rare Japanese Imari porcelain serving bowl or platter, scalloped shaped, with the map of Japan and the various provinces and their names written in gold, all on a blue sea background and stylized waves at the upper and lower edges. The reverse with stylized chidori and waves and signature in center. Diameter 11" x 8 3/4" high. Excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages or restorations. Slight firing flaws in porcelain on reverse due to firing/making. Probably dates to t ...click for details
Featuring an antique Japanese two piece hair pin(Kogai). The peonies are gold gilt metal work. The pin is made from tortoise shell. Dimensions: 6 3/4" long. Flowers are 1" in diameter. Excellent condition. Dates to the early 20th century. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt and the way it was packed/shipped if possible. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid NY sales tax number provided with signed form.
Featuring a perfect gold leaf sconce or shelf to hang on the wall for a statue or figurine. Made in Italy around 1900. Excellent condition with no damages or restorations. Remarkable condition considering age. Top measures 6 1/4" long and 4 3/4" deep. The length is 7 1/2" long. Wonderful open work scrolls. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having received it and in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. New York buyer pays their local county sales tax on ...click for details
Featuring a fine quality Japanese antique ivory and bone carving figurine comprising two pieces. One piece, all elephant ivory, features the god of good luck/fortune, Ebisu sitting on a dock/platform with several pieces. The other piece is carved from bone comprising several interesting parts. Ebisu, one of the happy gods of good fortune, is well carved with very fine, pleasant facial features, smiling and with a beard. He is sitting on his perch, a plank of wood, the underside is even carved wi ...click for details
Featuring an antique Japanese netsuke depicting Kintaro, the strong boy, fighting a wolf while a chicken on an open work woven basket watches. There is a lot going on in this tiny little piece! Unsigned. 19th century. Dimensions: 1. 25" wide x 1 1/8" high x 3/4" deep. Excellent condition! No chips, cracks, damages or restorations. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of receipt in sent condition, and the way it was packed i ...click for details
Made during the 18th-19th century, lavender scent bottles as this were sold at spas. Luckily, some of these charming bottles have survived. They usually contained lavender perfume. This bottle measures 7" long and has ovals cut into two sides with gold designs on the other two sides. Probably was made in Bohemia in the mid 19th century. The stoppers were usually missing as is on this one. Still very collectible(see photo from book with missing stopper) and in good condition with no chips or ...click for details
Featuring a very rare and unusual Japanese cloisonne vase with an art deco design and a raised enamel outline going around the various sections of the colored designs. This vase incorporates several interesting elements in Japanese cloisonne. One, known as Gin Bari, is the technique of applying transparent enamel over silver foil which has been stamped with a design. Another interesting feature is the raised white enamel outline, known as moriage. The vivid transparent colors and interesting sha ...click for details
Featuring an amusing and playful 18th century Japanese carved wooden netsuke depicting Hotei wrapping himself in a bag, using his mouth as a third hand to help complete the task. Unsigned. Fine patina/wear. Nice feel.Compact and wonderful flowing lines. Excellent condition, especially considering age. There may be a tiny wear spot on the back of the left bow facing, only noticeable under the highest mega magnification. Dimensions: 1.5" wide x 1.5" high x 1 1/8" deep. Postage/insur ...click for details