Featuring a well worn antique Japanese ivory netsuke of sennin with two shi shi on rectangular platform. Very nice patina.The ivory was probably an old piece before it was carved. Dating to the 18th century. Dimensions: 1" wide x 1/2" deep x 1 3/8" high. Excellent condition. No chips, damages or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of having been received, and the way it was packed if possible. Sales tax charged if sold in NY stat ...click for details
Featuring an antique Japanese two piece hair pin(Kogai). The peonies are gold gilt metal work. The pin is made from tortoise shell. Dimensions: 6 3/4" long. Flowers are 1" in diameter. Excellent condition. Dates to the early 20th century. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt and the way it was packed/shipped if possible. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid NY sales tax number provided with signed form.
Featuring a fine antique Chinese export Nanking cup and saucer made for the china trade. Unusual with the reign marks painted in under glaze blue on both pieces. Dates late 18th to early 19th century, possibly the Chien Lung reign. Excellent condition. No cracks, damages, chips, hairlines or restorations. Tiny firing flaw on saucer, left side. Saucer measures 4.25". Cup measures 2.5" in diameter x 2" high. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in send condi ...click for details
Early satsuma 5 1/2" vase very representative of early designs and colors, particularly the gozo blue, turquoise green, orange, and gold. Lovely work in the lotus blossoms, leaves, etc. Mint condition dating to the late 19th century, c. 1880. Satisfaction guaranteed. 3 day return privilege providing item returned in sent condition. Buyer pays postage and insurance. New York state residents pay sales tax unless valid tax number and tax form supplied.
Featuring an unusual and well carved tiny netsuke of Kinko riding a carp, the subject taken from a legend in Japan. In the book, Legends of Japanese Art, there is an interesting paragraph written about this subject. This netsuke is very well carved, the feet and hand details being quite precise, plus every detail is excellent. The surface of the carp is textured and his eyes are inlaid with baylene. Signed on the underside. I have not tried to identify the signature. Kinko is leaning on a sake ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese black lacquer box with 3 gold and silver medallions with geese flying over grasses, another with kiku (cherry blossoms), floating on water, and the last with chidori flying over waves. Three typical, beautiful motifs in Japanese design! The box dates circa 1900. The patriotic orange and white ribbon, the colors of the Japanese flag, slides through a false bottom, an unusual feature. Not sure for what this box was used. Measuring 7.25" long x 5.25" wide x 3/4&q ...click for details
Very unusual small enameled dish with Japanese costumed Kabuki dancer or Samurai, all hand enameled with good shading/detail,and inlaid gold designs in robe, sword and chop mark. English hallmarks stamped on footed underside with makers mark c & c, a date mark L,(1926), another mark that is obliterated, and another which may be an English import mark for sterling. Enameling may or may not have been done in England. Very rare and interesting little collector's piece. In the shape of a Jap ...click for details
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 19th century Japanese netsuke carving of mother with fan, child with toy sitting at her feet, and dog. Very nice detailing. Measures 1 3/4" tall x 1" wide at widest part x 3/4" deep at deepest point. Very good condition, but with chip on foot of the woman. No other damages or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state, unless valid NY state resale t ...click for details
Featuring a gorgeous hand painted 9" porcelain plate dating to the late 19th century. Skillfully painted with large cabbage roses in various shades of pink, rose and white with green leaves. Lovely scalloped shaped plate with gold on rim and touches of gold decoration below the rim. Rosenthal china co. early green stamp with crown and RC and Bavaria on reverse. Most decorative to display or use for crumpets, cookies, or other delectable tea food like Grandma used to do! I love this plate! E ...click for details