Featuring a fine Japanese elephant ivory elongated netsuke of Jittaku with a scroll. Well worn piece with nice patina. Excellent condition. No damages or restorations. Measures 3" long x 1" wide x 1/4'deep. Return privilege, providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt and the way it was shipped/wrapped. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state, unless valid NY sales tax number and resale certificate provided.
Featuring a great Japanese carved oni mask netsuke dating circa 1890. Fierce looking mask. Unsigned. Measures about 2" high, and a little less wide and a little over 1/2" deep. Excellent condition. No damages. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless NY resale tax number provided with form.
Featuring a charming Meiji Japanese elephant ivory carving of a man blowing a conch shell. Dates circa 1900. Measures 2 1/4" high and 1 1/4" wide. Nice wooden stand included. Near mint condition. One tiny chip on bag at foot as shown in photo, hardly noticeable. No other chips, cracks, damages, restorations. Satisfaction guaranteed or full refund providing item returned in sent and same packaged condition. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless vali ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese pipe with silver mounts on either end and bamboo in the middle. The mouth piece appears to be copper or mixed metal and below that there is great work with a dragon in clouds and inlaid mixed metal eyes. The bamboo piece has painted designs in black to look like clouds. Not sure of the technique in painting this, maybe ink. The pipe piece also has a design tooled into it, probably relating to the dragon motif. There is a hallmark on both metal pieces(see photo of one). ...click for details
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 fine Japanese antique Ichibana vase, hand made from wood, probably bamboo. Artistically decorated with colored and gold lacquer decoration, consisting of bird, leaves and berries. Original hand made copper or metal liner included. 12" tall and approximately 5" wide at widest part. Excellent condition with minor, normal wear consistent with age. No damages or restorations. Minor chip or two to lacquer. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent con ...click for details
Featuring a superb antique Japanese Sumida Gawa mug/cup with sage and snail. The sage, standing on a rock, is holding a book in one hand with blue writing. He is looking down at the snail, perhaps there is a Japanese story or symbolism behind this motif.The expression on his face is superb, as is all of the detail and workmanship. The dripping brown and gray glazes are wonderful on the handle, the interior and around the top outside border. The workmanship is among the best I have handled. The c ...click for details
Featuring an exceptionally fine antique Japanese wood netsuke, dating to the early 19th century. The subject, Kappa, delicately and well carved with much detail, is peering at a small frog under a charming lotus and pod. Very compact and good patina. Excellent condition with no damages or restorations. Unsigned. Dimensions: 1 1/4" long x less than 1" deep x less than 1" high. Similar models shown in Lazarnick and at Peabody museum, both signed Masatoshi. Return privilege providin ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese antique ivory netsuke carving of Jurogin with fan and deer, with whom Jurogin is often depicted. Very finely done. Reputed to have come out of deaccessioned group from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Dimensions, 1.5' long x 1.5" high x 7/8" deep. Excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed if possible. Postage/insurance extra. ...click for details
Featuring a fine quality antique Chinese nephrite spinach jade footed dish measuring 3 5/8" square x 5/8" high. Beautiful stone/carving with waxy like appearance. Dates to the early 20th century. Fairly thin walls, floor. Weighs about 3.5 ounces. Excellent condition. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed/shipped. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless valid sales tax number and form provided.