This cheerful hand painted cup and saucer will bring sunshine and a beautiful bouquet of flowers into your life all year long. The magnificent profuse flowers are all artistically hand painted and decorate both sides of the cup and in 4 sections of the saucer. The rich gold, with no(!) wear, outlines the panels, rims of plate and cup, and is solid on the handle. The shape of the cup/saucer is most unusual. There are 12 sections on the cup and 16 on the saucer. Marked on the base of the cup/sauce ...click for details
Featuring a fine antique Meiji era Japanese ivory carving of basket peddler man. Excellent quality, inlaid with various materials. The toy dog's head moves. Measures 4 5/8" tall x 4" wide. Excellent condition. All in tact. No damages or restorations. Dates circa 1890. Good inlaid red lacquer signature. Unusually fine quality. Please feel free to ask for more photos. Return privilege, providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed, shi ...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 superb pair of Chinese ivory carvings of a Chinese emperor and empress. Very fine workmanship in their faces, detailing in their robes, and all aspects.The elaborate peacock designs in the empress's robe are amazing! Her facial features are beautiful as is her hairdo. Her fingernails are beautifully carved! She is holding a scepter in one hand, and the cord to the scepter in her other. The emperor is holding a sword in his right hand, and touching his beard with the other. The de ...click for details
Japanese bronze holder/bowl/vase for simple flower arrangement known as Ichibana in Japan or could be used for a bonsai plant. The Ichibana arrangements are simple to display seasonal flowers and plant life in an artistic and exacting manner. This classic rectangular shaped bowl/vase is on 4 bamboo feet with bamboo motif on either side and 2 snails perched on either end. It measures 8 1/2" long x 5" wide x 2 1/2" high. Some wear due to age and use, but generally in very good cond ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese elephant ivory elongated netsuke of Jittaku with a scroll. Well worn piece with nice patina. Excellent condition. No damages or restorations. Measures 3" long x 1" wide x 1/4'deep. Return privilege, providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt and the way it was shipped/wrapped. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state, unless valid NY sales tax number and resale certificate provided.
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 rare Japanese Imari porcelain serving bowl or platter, scalloped shaped, with the map of Japan and the various provinces and their names written in gold, all on a blue sea background and stylized waves at the upper and lower edges. The reverse with stylized chidori and waves and signature in center. Diameter 11" x 8 3/4" high. Excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages or restorations. Slight firing flaws in porcelain on reverse due to firing/making. Probably dates to t ...click for details
Featuring a fine Chinese ivory carving of a peaceful.beautiful Quan Yin in elegant robe holding a lotus. Measure 7.5" tall. Excellent condition. No damages. Dates to the first quarter of the 20th century. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, the way it was sent/packed, and within 3 days of receipt. Sales tax collected if sold in New York state unless valid sales tax number and resale form provided.
Featuring a very fine quality, handsome antique Japanese carved ivory netsuke of the God of Good Fortune, Jurojin, the Taoist god of longevity. He is with a companion, a crane, also a symbol of longevity in Japan. The crane has a genuine coral stone set in his head. Wonderful movement in robe, great patina, workmanship. Signed on underside. No damage, restorations. Measures 1.5" tall x 1 1/8" wide x approximately 3/4" deep. Dates circa 1890. Return privilege providing item returne ...click for details