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
Featuring a set of 6 magnificent Royal Berlin KPM 9 3/4" large dinner plates, all different, with exquisite hand painted flowers and reticulated, gold, open work borders and molded blue flowers. Stamped on reverse with underglaze blue scepter stamp and brownish red orb mark. Also, an impressed number and some hand painted numbers and letters. All in mint condition, with no wear or scratches. From fine Rochester estate. Please inquire if more photos desired. Return privilege, providing item ...click for details
Featuring a fine elephant ivory Chinese carving of a Chinese beauty or goddess. Very peaceful expression on face. Finely carved details in facial features, hair(flowers and hair pin in hair), hands, flowing robe folds, sashes(with open work) etc. Measures 6.25" high without stand, x 1.5" wide x approx. 1" deep. With stand, measures another 3/4" tall. Statue is glued to stand. Could be soaked off if desired, but gives stability and does not harm carving. Excellent condition, b ...click for details
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 a wonderful Japanese cloisonne vase with wireless egrets or herons. The beaks and eyes of the 11 birds are outlined in wires. The soft robin's egg blue background is stunning against the pure white birds. Vase measures approximately 5" high x 4" wide. Signed with impressed flag mark on metal base. Pristine condition. No chips, cracks, restorations or damages whatsoever. Return privelege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt and original packi ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese antique Ichibana vase, hand made from wood, probably bamboo. Artistically decorated with colored and gold lacquer decoration, consisting of bird and leaves. 11.5" tall and approximately 5.5" wide at widest part. Excellent condition with minor, normal wear consistent with age. Liner is missing, but a 5.25" mason jar will substitute nicely and will be provided if desired. This vase is a big chunk of wood, weighing about 2.5 pounds without the glass liner. S ...click for details
Featuring a fine Dresden Germany demitasse cup and saucer with beautiful hand painted flower decorations. Fine gold decoration on boarders and handle. The shape is quite nice with an undulating swirled design. Signed on each piece with an over glaze blue Dresden mark with crown and D. Cup measures 2" high and 1 3/4" in diameter. Saucer measures 4 1/2" in diameter. Excellent condition-no cracks, damages, chips, or restorations. Dates late 19th century. Return privilege providing it ...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 a lacquer ojime of Daruma. Metal tubes for cord to slide through. Signed on reverse side. Very good condition with some wear. Late 19th century. Highly magnified photo shows a fiber going across bead. Please ignore. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having received item. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax collected in New York state unless valid tax number and resale certificate provided.
Gorgeous antique heavy low 9" continental sterling(800 fine) silver bowl with European hall marks, probably German. Fine open basket work boarder with floral reserves. Center with charming scene of 5 cherubs, playing a musical instrument, gathering flowers, and even two love birds in the tree all in an idyllic garden landscape setting. The detail is superb. This piece dates to the second half of the 19th century. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. 3 day return privilege providing item r ...click for details