Featuring a fine Japanese small beaker shaped bowl, or vase with 4 oval panels of daimyio, each panel surrounded with exquisitely painted flowers, all different. Very fine gold stippling in background, intricate borders at base and top, and greek key border on interior of cup. Dates circa 1890, the golden age of Japanese art. Measures a hair over 3" tall x 2 3/4" diameter. Pristine condition! No chips, cracks, wear or restoration! Return privilege, providing item returned in sent condi ...click for details
Featuring a rare Japanese cloisonne enamel bowl in archaic design signed Ando. One of the unique feature of this bowl is that no metal rims on foot or top edge are showing. All is enameled except for the exposed silver wire work. The piece resembles a one piece metal or porcelain bowl. Exterior with 4 sets of stylized phoenix encircling the bowl. Interior border of rim also with archaic stylized birds and designs. The color of the apple green enamel border looks like inlaid jade! The bowl is a d ...click for details
Featuring a fine elephant ivory Chinese carving of a Chinese beauty or goddess. Very peaceful expression on face. Finely carved details in facial features, hair(flowers and hair pin in hair), hands, flowing robe folds, sashes(with open work) etc. Measures 6.25" high without stand, x 1.5" wide x approx. 1" deep. With stand, measures another 3/4" tall. Statue is glued to stand. Could be soaked off if desired, but gives stability and does not harm carving. Excellent condition, b ...click for details
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 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