A fine antique Japanese cloisonne enamel 5 7/8" vase of falcon tethered to stand with red cord. Rare subject matter. Attributable to Kumeno Teitaro(see similar subject matter in Kahlili). Excellent condition! No damages or repairs. Circa 1900. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid resale tax number and signed form provided.
Featuring an ornate antique gold leaf Italian gesso carved wooden sconce or shelf to hang on the wall for a statue or figurine. Made in Italy around 1900. Excellent original condition with no repainting, damages or restorations. Remarkable surface condition considering age. Top measures 6 1/4" long and 4 3/4" deep. The length is 7 1/2" long. Wonderful open work scrolls. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having received it and in sent condition. Postage/insu ...click for details
Featuring a very nice antique Chinese 7" monochromatic Mandarin Yellow vase. Excellent condition but with minor flea bites around foot, possibly in the making. Minor area of scratches on side. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in send condition, within 3 days of receipt and the way it was packed. Postage insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid resale tax number provided and form.
An antique Japanese gin bari cloisonne vase with 3 silver wired, golden birds and rare raised moriage netting design. All on a bright silvery blue background. Excellent condition. No damages or restorations. Just under 3" tall x 3" in diameter. Circa 1890. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent condition, shortly after it was received, and the way it was packed. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless appropriate sales tax e ...click for details
19th century Chinese porcelain snuff bottle with biscuit type finish with 18 wise men depicted, hand painted. Chien Lung mark on base. Old ivory top and ivory spoon. Measures 3 1/4" high, 2 1/4" wide and about 1 1/2" deep. This bottle came out of a local estate of a knowledgeable collector where the bottle resided for decades.The collector belonged to the Antique Appraisers Association of America and was discriminating in his taste. The bottle is in excellent condition. Satisfacti ...click for details
Featuring a wonderful Chinese export sterling silver handled magnifying glass. The handle probably came from a 19th century umbrella or cane handle and was converted into a magnifying glass in the 20th century. The repousse handle is completely covered in exquisite work with birds, butterflies, Chinese men and many forms of flowers and plant life. Handle measures 5.5" long without adapter piece, with it, measures 6.25" long, and overall, measures 10.5" long. Diameter of magnifier ...click for details
Featuring a wonderful Japanese carving of a farmer carrying a basket of fall gourds and vegetables on his shoulder, and holding a bunch of grapes in his hand with a bug on a leaf. At his feet is a frog peeking out from a leaf, and a sack with some rice cakes in it. The underside of the base is signed with an inlaid red lacquer signature. Also, there is a leaf design which hides a nerve flaw in the elelphant ivory. This was commonly done on Japanese ivory carvings. The man is leaning to one side ...click for details
Featuring a dramatic blue and white Japanese Hirado studio porcelain plate with a dragon and a mythological 4 footed supernatural beast with horns, hooves and a tail, possible an unusual form of a Kirin. Both animals are facing each other with fierce expressions. Dates to the late 19th century. Measures 8 3/4" in diameter. Surface wear and scratches but displays well. No cracks, chips, or restorations. The other plate listed that is similar to this one (that is sold) is bigger and slightly ...click for details
A fine quality colorful and artistic Japanese cloisonne cabinet vase worked with silver wires dating to the Golden Age. Iris clumps growing in stylized water(a Japanese design often found on the works of Kumeno Teitaro) and various aquatic plants on a cobalt blue background. Much fine work encircling vase on all sides. Unusual extra piece at top with fine silver wire design on top. Greek key design in silver wire boarder around neck. This piece could be attributed to Kumeno Teitaro. Measures 3 1 ...click for details
Gorgeous Japanese porcelain tea cup/saucer with fine decoration painted by hand in the late 19th century in the Arita/Imari area of Japan. This is the finest quality of this type of work and is very collectible and rare. The cup opening measures 3 1/2" and is 2" high. The saucer measures 5" in diameter. Both pieces are in excellent condition with hundreds of tiny flowers with touches of raised enamel, rich brocade designs, and boarders, all in shades of blue, green, orange,and gol ...click for details