Featuring an early Japanese ivory manju netsuke carved in bas relief with flowering prunus tree. Dating to the 18th century. Wonderful patina, wear. Excellent condition with just a tiny little nibble on the lower left rim, only noticeable under high magnification. No other damages or restorations. Dimensions: 2" long x 1 1/4' high x 1/4" deep. Return privilege, providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed if possible. Postage/insura ...click for details
Featuring the smallest Meiji Japanese cloisonne enamel box I have ever come across with an unusual subject matter, grapes, leaves, and a small insect. The reverse with a 16 petaled chrysanthemum and leaf design found on imperial presentation pieces. Possible a presentation gift from the Meiji emperor. The interior is lined with silk. Brass and silver wires. 1 5/16" in diameter. 7/16" high. Very tiny, rare size in excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages, or restorations. Postage ...click for details
Featuring a 19th century Japanese netsuke carving of mother with fan, child with toy sitting at her feet, and dog. Very nice detailing. Measures 1 3/4" tall x 1" wide at widest part x 3/4" deep at deepest point. Very good condition, but with chip on foot of the woman. No other damages or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state, unless valid NY state resale t ...click for details
Featuring an exquisite wireless(musen) Japanese cloisonne box with Mt. Fuji and clouds. This enamel scene is truly exceptional with the soft powdery clouds drifting over the shy mountain which rarely shows its face. Soft gray-blue background. Lined with beautiful brown silk. Silver mounts. Mint, remarkably excellent condition and has been well cared for over the last century. No restorations, damages, chips, scratches. Measures 5 1/4" x 3 7/8" deep x 2" high. Not signed, but attr ...click for details
Wonderful Kutani cat/kitten with red and green bow, brushed gold touches all over, sleeping peacefully curled up. Circa 1900, measures 6" x approximately 4" wide 2" high. Mint condition. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. 3 day return privilege providing item returned in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax required if sold in New York state unless valid resale number provided with resale certificate.
A 5.5" Japanese gin bari cloisonne enamel vase with irises. Signed Kumeno Teitaro. 3" diameter at widest point. Very nice, hard to find shape, with long narrow neck, in such excellent condition. No damages, chips, restorations, cracks. Dates circa 1890. Postage/insurance extra. Return privilege providing vase returned in sent condition within 3 days of receipt.Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless valid resale number and form provided.
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 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 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 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