Featuring a fine Japanese black lacquer box with 3 gold and silver medallions with geese flying over grasses, another with kiku (cherry blossoms), floating on water, and the last with chidori flying over waves. Three typical, beautiful motifs in Japanese design! The box dates circa 1900. The patriotic orange and white ribbon, the colors of the Japanese flag, slides through a false bottom, an unusual feature. Not sure for what this box was used. Measuring 7.25" long x 5.25" wide x 3/4&q ...click for details
Among Kinkozan's best and most artistic workmanship, this fantastic Satsuma bowl represents the importance of nature and the sea to the Japanese culture. The hundreds of profuse, colorful flowers, in many different varieties, cover 3/4 of the exterior and on the interior, the exquisite flowers are the background of the 3 panels. The central panel depicts Japanese life in the foreground amongst flowering cherry trees and a village by the sea in the background. The panel to the left pictures a ...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 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
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
Featuring a large original Japanese(possibly Chinese) watercolor brush ink painting on paper with river and misty mountain scene, possibly a Chinese scene which resembles Guilin, China. Man poling flat raft boat, typical of that area. Mounted in silk. Bone or ivory rollers. Minor creases, no holes. Generally, very good condition. Hanging threads at top and ties. Beautiful workmanship. Signed with characters and red seal mark. I have not researched the artist. Overall dimensions are 6'6" ...click for details