This is a wonderful porcelain Capo Di Monte demitasse cup and saucer dating to the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. The hand painted raised molded scene depicts the sun god in a 2 horse drawn chariot, a third horse, a tower, and some other mythological deities/figures(one with a snake). The art work is outstanding. The interior of the cup is painted with a gold boarder and gold sprigs of leaves and flowers. The saucer, measuring 4 3/4" in diameter, is painted with flowers, shells, and other ...click for details
Featuring an amusing and playful 18th century Japanese carved wooden netsuke depicting Hotei wrapping himself in a bag, using his mouth as a third hand to help complete the task. Unsigned. Fine patina/wear. Nice feel.Compact and wonderful flowing lines. Excellent condition, especially considering age. There may be a tiny wear spot on the back of the left bow facing, only noticeable under the highest mega magnification. Dimensions: 1.5" wide x 1.5" high x 1 1/8" deep. Postage/insur ...click for details
Featuring a fine little Japanese cloisonne miniature teapot. Much wire work and panels of wisteria, flowers and butterflies on aventurine or silver foil backgrounds. Nice borders, many cloisons in background with colorful rondels. Excellent condition! No enamel missing or damages except small spot on interior of cover where finial is screwed. Measuring 2 3/4" high x 4.5" wide from tip of spout to end of handle. Part of paper label with signature on underside. Postage insurance extra. S ...click for details
Featuring a superior Meiji Japanese cloisonne enamel sake or tea pot with intricate wire work attributed to Namikawa Yasuyuki, dating c. 1890. Probably an imperial piece/gift with the 16 petaled stylized kiku( chrysanthemums, the mon(crest) of the emperor). Measures 5.5" in diameter from tip of spout x 2" high without handle. With handle, measures about 6" high. All enamel in excellent condition. There is a small dent in the brass edge of the cover(see photo with view looking down ...click for details
Featuring a rare Austrian sterling silver snuff or curio cabinet box with an intricately engraved scene on cover and on the reverse, beautiful engraved scroll designs. On the cover is engraved under the castle scene "Das Schlofs Weilburg Bey Baden in Oesth". I believe the translation for this in English is Castle Weilburg near Vienna Austria", but not sure since I do not speak German. The engraving is superb with a courting couple standing in the foreground,and the castle/structur ...click for details
Wonderful Kutani cat/kitten with red and green bow, brushed gold touches all over, sleeping peacefully curled up. Circa 1900, measures 6" x approximately 4" wide 2" high. Mint condition. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. 3 day return privilege providing item returned in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax required if sold in New York state unless valid resale number provided with resale certificate.
Featuring a lovely Chinese cloisonne enamel footed box and match holder in rare white with a flowering plant. Striking color combination with tight cloison work in white background and nice shading in flowers. Dimensions: box, 3.5" long x 2 3/4" deep x 2" high; match box cover, 2.25" long x 1.5" deep x 7/8" high. Both in excellent condition. No chips, cracks, dings, damages or restorations. Dates circa 1910. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition ...click for details
Excellent Gorham small ladies flask/bottle with beautifully hand worked repousse flowers.Gorham hall mark and rooster which dates it to 1890. The cleverly made hinged top with original cork screws in a groove to open and close it so that it shuts tightly. The flask measures 5 1/8" long by 2 3/8" wide and weighs 2 1/2 ounces on a regular postage scale. the top is engraved with intials and has a slight dent on one side(see photo). Other than this one spot, the flask is in excellent condi ...click for details
Featuring an Indian ivory carving of Bodhisattva deity praying and sitting on lotus. Mounted on wooden stand. Measuring 3 5/8" tall with stand, without stand, 3". Excellent condition. No damages or repairs. Dates first quarter of 20th century. Postage/insurance extra. Return privilege providing item returned shortly after it was received and in sent condition. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid sales tax number and signed from provided.
Featuring a stunning Dresden pedestal compote, or cake plate with pierced border. Gorgeous flowers on center-roses, iris, and many others. So colorful. Also, with open work pierced reticulated border decorated with flowers, alternating with panels of flowers. Base of pedestal decorated in similar fashion. Also, flowers on pedestal above the border. Completely hand painted. Fine gold decorations around panels and below that, and double gold band on scalloped border. Mint condition with no restora ...click for details