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 a superb quality German painting on porcelain of beauty,the Duchess of Devonshire, in fine period gilt frame. Written on pencil on reverse, "Duchess of Devonshire". Probably after Gainsboro or Reynolds. Also, impressed shield mark of the German porcelain company that made the blank and probably where it was painted. KPM quality. Plaque itself measures a hair under 4" wide x a hair under 6" tall without frame. With frame, measures 8.5" wide x 10 1/4" tall. ...click for details
A 12" unusual Japanese Imperial yellow ground double gourd Satsuma vase with artistic and beautiful design that resembles Japanese raised gold lacquer. The continuous scene of birds, butterflies and peonies continues around the top half of the gourd also, set apart by colorful geometric designs in different patterns. Excellent condition with no damages, restorations, or cracks. Well cared for over the last century+ and dating from the Meiji Er, around 1870-1880. Must see to appreciate the u ...click for details
Fine Japanese studio porcelain 3 legged koro with pierced pink chrysanthemum cover. Design carries over to base with artistically drawn leaves. Signed Kato Kanzan on the reverse of the lid. Measures approximately 4" in diameter and 3" plus in height. In excellent condition. No chips, cracks, repairs or damages. Circa 1900.From a local estate of a knowledgeable collector that belonged to the Appraisers Association of America.
Extraordinary large 12" Japanese cloisonne plate or charger. The wonderful fan motif with birds and flowers is unusually well designed and most desirable in Japanese art. This motif is not easily found on Japanese cloisonne and fairly unique in such fine quality. The background has a fine scroll and mon-like motif. The back is neatly detailed with scrolls and with an extra design in the center which could be a signature. This very fine large plate is heavy, weighing over 3 pounds! This plat ...click for details
An unusual and fine Japanese Golden Age naturalistic cloisonne napkin ring done in the style of Namikawa Sosuke. The artistically rendered cherry blossoms in shades of pink and white encircle the napkin ring on a gray background, a lovely color combination. The arrow-like boarder is one that is found on Namikawa napkin rings. The wires are all brass. The hexagonal shape is unusual. The dimensions are 1 1/8" wide by 1 3/4" in diameter. In excellent condition with no damages, cracks or r ...click for details
Featuring a wonderful late 19th-early 20th century Japanese ivory carving netsuke of Noh or Kabuki actor with 2 faces that turn. One face is that of a peaceful Okame like face, and the other is a vicious demon like face. Both faces are very well done. The figure is holding a drum in one hand and a stick in the other. Great detailing in hair and robe. Signed on the base. Please send email address if you would like to see a photo of the signature. Measures 2 1/8" high, 1" long and 1/2&qu ...click for details
Wonderful quality American Brilliant Period cut glass powder dresser jar with excellent art nouveau sterling silver top. There are no dents, damages, or repairs in the top nor are there any chips, ground spots or damages to the base. It is in pristine condition and measures 4+" in diameter and almost 3" high. The detail in the silver, with 2 facing winged dragons or mythological beasts, scrolls and flowers is superb. The deep cutting on the heavy base is just beautiful with a feather a ...click for details
Featuring a small Japanese ivory trinket or pill box hand carved with the head of a lion. Dating to the Meiji period, circa 1900. Excellent condition! No damages or repairs. Top fits perfectly and tightly. Pulls off, does not screw. 1.25" in diameter x 3/4" high. Postage insurance extra. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid resale tax number and signed NY state sales tax 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