Beautiful little 3 1/2" Satsuma vase with profuse, exquisite, artistic, shaded lavender-purple and white(raised enamel) wisteria(14 clusters) cascading down on all sides from shoulder with green leaves. Very fine crackle. Lovely shape with small neck. Gilded neck and foot with some no harm wear. Signed on foot with unidentified black characters. Kinkozan quality. Dates circa 1900. Excellent condition: no cracks, chips, damages or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sen ...click for details
Featuring a rare, fabulous antique Chinese carved deep sapphire blue Peking Glass pendant and necklace. The carved pendant with open work fruit, leaves, and a bird design are outstanding workmanship. The reverse of the pendant is the back of the bird amongst the fruit,leaf openwork design. The finely knotted cord with the 10 round blue beads are a spectacular ensemble with the carved pendant. Measures 22.5" long doubled, or total length is 44". Amulet pendant measures 2" x 1" ...click for details
Featuring a lovely Japanese antique gold lacquer comb,or Kushi. Unusual carved relief design on both sides, and thin top which carries over to both sides. 3 3/8" long x 1 5/16" high. Good condition, but one area pictured may be a repair. Dates to the late 19th century. 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 NY state unless NY state sales tax number provided and form.
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Gorgeous Japanese porcelain tea cup/saucer with fine decoration painted by hand in the late 19th century in the Arita/Imari area of Japan. This is the finest quality of this type of work and is very collectible and rare. The cup opening measures 3 1/2" and is 2" high. The saucer measures 5" in diameter. Both pieces are in excellent condition with hundreds of tiny flowers with touches of raised enamel, rich brocade designs, and boarders, all in shades of blue, green, orange,and gol ...click for details
Pair of Chinese hand carved wooden guardian figurines. Excellent condition. No repairs or damages that I know of. I assume the guilding is meant to look like this, but I am not an expert on this type of work. Very well done carving/workmanship with powerful expressions. Date to the 19th century to the best of my knowledge. Aproximately 51/2"-6" tall. These came out of a local estate of a knowledgeable collector who only had the best. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Postage/insur ...click for details
Featuring an unusual and well carved tiny netsuke of Kinko riding a carp, the subject taken from a legend in Japan. In the book, Legends of Japanese Art, there is an interesting paragraph written about this subject. This netsuke is very well carved, the feet and hand details being quite precise, plus every detail is excellent. The surface of the carp is textured and his eyes are inlaid with baylene. Signed on the underside. I have not tried to identify the signature. Kinko is leaning on a sake ...click for details
Featuring an outstanding pair of Chinese women musician elephant ivory carvings dating to the late 19th century.Fresh from a fine collection/estate where they were enjoyed and well cared for over many years. The fine detail in the seated figures is evident in their facial features, hair, flowing robes,cords, etc. The stands are inlaid with silver wires. The statues have been glued to the stand by the former owner. The carvings measure approximately 7" high x 2.5" deep x 2.5" wide. ...click for details
Very fine well decorated 4 3/4+" small Japanese Kutani cabinet vase with much detail. One panel with very artistically painted herons or cranes, the other with 6 men reading a scroll under a tree. The back
ground with much detailed brocade design and 2 panels with stylized phoenix. Neck and foot with different designs. Much gilding with typical Kutani orange red color. Excellent condition with no wear to gold, which is unusual to find in a piece of this age, dating to last half of the 19th ...click for details
Featuring a fine antique Chinese export Nanking cup and saucer made for the china trade. Unusual with the reign marks painted in under glaze blue on both pieces. Dates late 18th to early 19th century, possibly the Chien Lung reign. Excellent condition. No cracks, damages, chips, hairlines or restorations. Tiny firing flaw on saucer, left side. Saucer measures 4.25". Cup measures 2.5" in diameter x 2" high. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in send condi ...click for details
Featuring a superior Meiji Japanese cloisonne enamel sake or tea pot with intricate wire work attributed to Namikawa Yasuyuki, dating c. 1890. Probably an imperial piece/gift with the 16 petaled stylized kiku( chrysanthemums, the mon(crest) of the emperor). Measures 5.5" in diameter from tip of spout x 2" high without handle. With handle, measures about 6" high. All enamel in excellent condition. There is a small dent in the brass edge of the cover(see photo with view looking down ...click for details