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Specialities are: Antique Japanese hanging scrolls and Vintage to Antique Japanese Tea Ceremony wares. We also provide various items found in Japan and offer them to clients here in the United States, Europe, and to the world. Please feel free to ask us a question. We also accept consignments in Japanese and Chinese antiques. Please email us to schedule an appointment.

We also can refer work for restoration of Japanese and Chinese scrolls and screens.

Local San Francisco Bay area residents: We can deliver your item to you at no extra charge. Email us for more inquiries!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1308515
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Chinese Embroidery Woman's Collar

Qing Dynasty

Size: To Come

Auspicious motifs and imagery are embroidered on a navy to black background. Often these collars were part of a larger overcoat or coat that women wore during the Qing Dynasty.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1308371
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Chinese Jade Mounted Brooch

Republican Period

Size: Length 5.5cm Width 3cm (Approx)

Peaches with a bird set within the foliage are the motifs that decorate the central green jade brooch. Silver is used for the mount and the mark 925 can be seen on the back.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1308365
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Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle

Republican Period

Size: 4.5cm x 2.3cm x 7cm

A rather odd Chinese cloisonne snuff bottle with parts of the bottle done in cloisonné and other areas exposed. No reign marks or other inscriptions are found on the piece.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1308264
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Chinese Jade Flower Motif Button

Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 4.6cm

An interesting Chinese jade button carved in the form of a flower. Often these buttons were used in coats and other outer garments to enhance and show off the wearer's fashion.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1308263
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Jade Butterfly Motif Button Pendant

Late Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 4.5cm Height 0.1cm

A traditional Chinese Jade button carved in the form of a butterfly. The color of the Jade, often related to the fat of a sheep is high sought after.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1308196
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Chinese Jade and Rose Gold Ring

c. 1920

Size: (the Jade) 1 x 0.9 cm

A circular cabochon style Jade set in rose gold. The combination of Jade, a traditional favorite of the Chinese and the Western setting reflects the time when in the late 19th century up to the early part of the 20th century, modern jewelry became popular in regions such as Shanghai and Hong Kong.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1307967
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Chinese Beijing Style Brass or Mixed Metal Pendant

Qing Dynasty

Size: Length 12cm Width 3.5cm

A traditional accessory decorated with auspicious motifs. The pendant has small glass or stone decorations on the bottom.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1307966
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Chinese Porcelain Tongzhi Statue

Republican Period or Later

Size: Length 11cm Width 8cm Height 19.5cm

Lively in its form and expression, the polychrome tongzhi or possibly an acolyte may have been a flanking image for a Gwan Yin set or can stand alone for a studio collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1307873
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Chinese Polychrome Kwan Yin Statue

Qing to Republican Period

Size: Length 11cm Width 8cm Height 19cm

A commonly made Chinese seated figure of the bodhisattva / deity Kwan Yin. The figure is seated resting her arm on a rocky formation and is holding a scepter. No marks or other notations are found on the piece.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1307868
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Chinese Porcelain Lotus Formed Export Porcelain Bowls

Qing Dynasty, 18th century range.

Size: Diameter 15cm Height 7.5cm

The fine work and elaborate details are very close to examples of porcelain objects made during the period of the 18th century. The period favored elaborate baroque style designs and the market in Europe also preferred these wares along with the popular blue and white porcelains and ceramics.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1307799
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Zitan Hardwood Stand

19th-20th century

Size: Diameter 15cm Height 3cm

The stand may have been used as a stand for a Buddhist image or something related to a Buddhist altar. The stand is carved with a lotus base like motif.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1307749
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Kutani Demitasse Set with Geisha Image on the bottom of Cups

Taisho-Showa Period (1920-1930)

Size: Cup Diameter 7.5cm Height 6cm, Saucer Diameter 12.5cm Height 2cm,

Creamer Diameter 12cm Height 8cm

Sugar Holder Diameter 14cm Height 11cm

Coffee Pot Diameter 19.5cm Height 20cm

A rare and unusual Kutani Porcelain Demitasse Set...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1307692
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Chinese Bamboo Bird Cage

Republican Period

Size: Length 21 cm Width 21cm Height 61cm

A finely crafted Chinese bird cage, fitted with a wooden rod for the birds to perch on. The dragon motif frame is where the entrance is for the birds and is done in a manner as if the door blends in with the cage.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1307691
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Chinese Porcelain Lamp

Republican Period

Size: Diameter 17cm Height 34cm

An unusual porcelain lamp made of two parts: One is the shade which is close to an egg shell like thinness and the base which is done typical of candle holders from the preceding dynasties. Auspicious imagery and motifs decorate the surface of the piece.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1307690
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Southeast Asian Iron Object

19th-20th century or earlier

Size: Diameter 9cm Height 8cm

An unusual Southeast Asian iron object. the Birds shown on the top of this object is similar to the designs seen on iron weights that are from Myanmar and related areas. It is not known what the object was used for.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1307689
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Pair of Sizitaomao Chairs or Official Hat's Style Chairs

Republican Period

Size: Length 61cm Width 61cm Height 120 cm

From a California Estate.

Often referred as the official hat's chairs, these chairs appear like the older Song, Yuan, and Ming court official hats where the ends extend towards the end of the chairs. The arm rests of the pair are different one has a rounder edge while the other has an older Ming style design. The chairs have wood panel seats.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1307630
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Chinese Forest Green Jade Bangle

Qing Dynasty

Size: Outer diameter 7cm Inner diameter 5.5cm

Dark green with a spinach color are two main hues of this Jade bangle. There are small inclusions on the interior section of the dark forest green side, but are rather difficult to see.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1307629
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Xiwangmu and Fulushou

丁丙  Ding Bing (1833-1899)

Size: Width 96cm Height 180cm (Painting size)

Ding Bing hails from the Hangzhou/ Yangzhou region famous for its painters since the Ming dynasty. The large scroll was possibly made for the main audience hall in a large residence and such images were often commissioned to decorate the walls of the home.