Qing Dynasty to Republic
Size: Height 4.5" Width 3" Length 4.37"
From a collection of Chinese antiques of a San Francisco home.
One of the quartz containers has inclusions and cracks resulting from use.
Size: Height 2" Width 1.5" Length 1"
From a collection of Japanese netsuke in San Francisco.
Clay was used for photographing purposes. No residue remains are on the piece.
Signed on the bottom.
Size: Height 1.25" Width 1.25" Length .75"
From a large collection of netsuke in San Francisco.
Size: Height 1" Width 1.5" Length 1.87"
From a San Francisco Collection of Netsuke.
Possibly from the lineage of Miyazawa Ryoshu.
Edo to Meiji Periods
Height 2.25" Width .5" Length 0.875"
From a large collection of Netsuke in San Francisco.
Clay was used for photographic purposes. No residue is found on the piece.
Late 20th century
Size: Diameter 9.7cm Height 9.9cm
From a Japanese collection of tea objects.
Often black raku ware tea bowls are made into the standard forms as seen with earlier works seen from the late 16th century. This work emulates an example during the Edo period by a master from the Raku Kichizaemon lineage. The glassy look is distinct and has the marks from the pliers when removed from the kiln.
Size:Length 35cm Width 27cm Height 21cm
East Coast estate of Meiji Japanese arts.
Condition: The lacquer on the bottom part of the foot of the box is peeled and a corner of the box. A crack is seen on one of the panels of the lid and the hinges need new nails for reinforcement.
Size: Diameter 7" Height 4.5"
From a San Francisco Collection of Japanese antiques
Finely crafted with intricate work depicting luohans,various deities, and women engaged in leisurely activities. The bottom of the haisen contains the mark reading Satsuma Hododa and the maru ni ju no ji mark of the Shimazu from Satsuma.
Dai Nippon Meizando
Size: Height 10" Dimeter 4.5"
From a San Francisco Estate of Japanese antiques.
Overall Condition: No damages, cracks, or other issues found on the piece. Final inspection will be done prior to purchase.
Sold, Thank You. Yokohama, Japan
Contains the Mark of Makuzu Kozan
Size: Height 20cm
From an East Coast estate of Japanese antiques.
Tani Buncho (1763-1840)
Size:Length 187cm Width 57.5cm
Tani Buncho, one of the few noted artists of the Edo period was famous for his paintings of Mt. Fuji, literati landscapes, and the collaborative works with noted poets and scholars of the time. Although his works have often been copied or emulated, his true works have been celebrated interationally. (ref: Amami, Kuniyasu. Shazanro Tani Buncho no subete. Ribun Press,2002)
Late Qing Dynasty
Size: Height 12cm Length 6.5cm
Although the paints have disappeared, along with the vestments and other elements that woud identify this deity. The posture and pose might be close to the fortune deities often seen in modern Daoist altar spaces. The statue may have come from the Southern regions of China.
Size:Length 187cm Width 84cm
From a San Francisco Estate of Japanese antiques and paintings.
Condition: The painting has been repaired previously but overall there are minor repairs and damages seen throughout the painting and the mounting.
Qing Dynasty to Republic Period or earlier
Size: Height 3.5cm Width 11cm (The Jade piece only)
Piece comes with a wooden stand made for the work. From a San Francisco Estate of Chinese antiques and work of art.
Sold; Thank You. Beijing, China
Late 19th to 20th centuries
Size: Diameter 11cm Height 8.5cm
Contains a Ming Xuande Mark on the bottom.
Overall, the exterior has patinated to a dark black color and the interior has rust.
Size: Height 209cm Width 92.5cm
Scroll is missing one Brass cover. Folds, staining and wear is seen on the mounting and painting. Slight tear on the top left area.
Size: Diameter 11.4cm Height 7.5cm
No box or tomobako comes with the piece. The work comes from an estate in the Osaka-Kyoto Region of Japan.
Size: Diameter 10.7cm Height 8.5cm
Does not comes with original box or additional wooden box.