The flared neck over a bulbous body with applied glass handle is decorated with a pair of enameled bands of Arabic script in blue, gold and iron red. The interior is covered with sediment which makes it difficult to determine its age.
Can you make a wish when you rub this lantern, probably not but if you are looking for an interesting accent piece then you are in luck! The oval body is raised by a pronounced base with an applied strap handle and a large spout. The lantern / pot / vessel is surmounted by a figural finial on the very small lid. The attraction to this piece is its folk art quality with the honest ...click for details
The classical stoneware figures are formed as two scholars seated side by side. The figures are glazed in blue, green, mustard and white. The figures are unmarked. This grouping would be perfect topping a stack of books or made into a lamp base.
A silky ground with metallic embroidery of flowering branches and perched birds framed with similar work. The blossoms and birds are embroidered with blues, pinks and greens. The textile floats within the frame with a silky mat and back in a fleshy pink color.
A Blanc de Chin Figure of a Guanyin, Chinese 20th Century
The molded figure with flowing robe is holding a large lotus blossom. She is supported and raised on a round base decorated in relief with scrolling stems leading to blossoms and leaves. The verso is stamped in red “CHINA.” The figure also has an adjustable hand. Figure is photographed on teak base that is not included.
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A Miniature Hand Potted Celadon Teapot, Japanese, Newer
The small vessel with applied spout and corkscrew handle has a soft celadon glaze. This unique little piece is a great accent of a table or shelf. The body is marked on the side near the base with an impressed artist stamp.
The gorgeous piece of ivory is carved in the form of an African woman. The figure is adorned with a ceremonial needle twist design. She is wearing a textile that wraps around her. The scalloped edge of each layer is like a soft wave. The figure sits on a wooden base in a natural form in a deep mahogany.
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The hand-blown vessel with bulbous body has a long neck with a flared rim that is pinched to form a spout. The body has an applied zigzag glass decoration along with a delicate strap handle. The body has classification that may be from age or intentional.
A Pair of Cloisonné Salt Cellar & Pepper Shaker, Chinese 20th century
This is an elegant accent to any table or breakfast tray. The individual size pieces have a brass body and are enameled in blue with in scrolling tendrils. The cellar is supported by three ball shaped feet.