Japanese Meiji Period bronze turtle shaped container. There large turtle has a small turtle crawling on its back. The turtle's shell opens by hinge to reveal an ashtray. The turtles are beautifully done in fine detail and with great expression. Signed by artist, KANRYU. It measures 6 1/2" long, 2 1/2" tall and 4" wide.
Japanese Meiji Period bronze KOZUCHI and mice incense burner. Beautifully done with mixed metals and in great detail. The open metal work is superb. Signed by artist on bottom, BYAKU-SAI. The incense burner measures 4 3/4" tall, 7" wide and 5" deep.
Japanese Meiji Period pair of trumpet shaped bronze vases. The vases have the design of bamboo and sparrows done in high relieft. Beautifully executed in fine detail. Signed by the artist, SHOURYUSAI CHIKATOSHI, on the bottoms. The vases measure 13 1/2" tall, 4 3/4" in diameter at the top and 4" in diameter at the bottom.
Japanese early 20th century pair of miniature handpainted 6-fold screens. Delicately and beautifully painted. The frames are also done very nicely with a silk backing. Each screen measures 8" tall and 13" wide.
Japanese Early 20th Century bronze tiger with glass eyes by Koenuma Gekko. Beautifully and realistically done with fine detail and expression. Signed by artist GEKKO SAKU. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed wooden storage box. The tiger is 10" tall, 18" wide with a depth of 4".
Japanese Meiji Period bronze vase. The vase has a poet on the front and bamboo and plum blossoms on the reverse. The handles are done in the shape of stylized elephant heads. Beautifully done with gold, silver and SHAKUDO inlays. Unsigned. The vase measures 13" tall and 8" wide at the handles.
Japanese Meiji Period bronze SUMO wrestlers. They are in the KAWAZUGAKE position of SUMO wrestling, which means "hooking backward counter throw". The straps that they are wearing, called MAWASHI, are guilded. Signed MIYAO at bottom of the foot. Comes with original stand.