A fine quality 19th century Japanese Meiji embroidered textile tobacco pouch with silver dragon Kanemono(clasp) and exceptional, matching, genuine ivory(not celluloid) Kagamibuta netsuke with silver(probably sterling or close to it)dragon. Both dragons, holding the flaming pearl, are highly detailed with excellent fine raised work and open work whiskers. The sagemono ensemble is attached together with 10 fine silver plated metal chains and a silver(may be sterling or close to sterling) dragon oj ...click for details
Featuring a lovely Japanese antique gold lacquer comb,or Kushi. Unusual carved relief design on both sides, and thin top which carries over to both sides. 3 3/8" long x 1 5/16" high. Good condition, but one area pictured may be a repair. Dates to the late 19th century. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed/shipped. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless NY state sales tax number provided and form.
A Japanese napkin ring with transparent enamel over silver foil dating to the late 19th century. With 8 stylized cranes made with silver wires and various shading. Very well done. Measuring 1" wide and 1 3/4" in diameter. Several cracks due to firing flaws with shrinkage between the enamel and the metal base. No enamel missing and no restorations. Black enamel on the interior. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition shortly after having received it and in original pa ...click for details
Featuring a fine Meiji era Satsuma 7.5" plate with image of a samurai in a landscape with buildings in the distance and a crowd of figures. The rim is minutely decorated with polychrome flowers and five reserves with various flowers. Signed in gilt and impressed marks for Kinkozan. The scene depicts Act 2 from Chusengara. Chusengara is the story of the samurai that kill themselves to defend the honor of their lord, a very famous story in Japanese history, an uncommon motif on Satsuma. This ...click for details
An amazing very early Chinese lacquer small tray dating to the 18th century with intricate inlaid mother of pearl known as Lac Burgate, a French term. This tray came from an estate of a well known local collector who had a discriminating eye, was very knowledgeable, and bought only the best. The condition of the tray is excellent which is amazing for a piece of this age. All of the hundreds of pieces of mother of pearl are in tact, especially in the very intricate design of flowers in a vase, a b ...click for details
Featuring a lovely Japanese Imari blue and white 6 1/4" plate decorated in the Chinese style of Nanking or Canton. Depicts a great scene with 2 people walking on a bridge, a pagoda, lake, birds, trees and a boat in the lake. Very unusual. Plate is in excellent condition-no cracks, chips, damages or restorations. Dates circa 1900. Signed and decorated on reverse. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of receipt and in original packaging. Sales tax charged i ...click for details
A Japanese Meiji cloisonne enamel small kidney shaped box with 3 gin bari heron on blue standard cloisonne background, an unusual piece and example of two different Japanese cloisonne techniques. Green enamel interior. Dimensions: A little over 2.25" long x 1 3/4" deep x slightly under 1" high. Excellent condition! No chips, cracks, damages, restorations! Satisfaction guaranteed or money back(not shipping) providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of receipt and the ...click for details
Beautiful medium size Chinese rose Mandarin teapot with excellent art work and soft golds dating 1736-1795, the Qianlong period. The teapot measures 5 1/4" high, approximately 5" in diameter, and about 7 3/4" from the tip of the spout to the back of the handle. The colorful scenes are the same on both sides with geometric boarders and other art work in between the scenes. The teapot is in excellent condition with no damages, restorations, cracks or chips. There is a small firing f ...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 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.