Featuring an amusing antique Japanese wooden netsuke of Kappa crawling out of a lantern. Eyes inlaid with metal and another material,possibly horn or baylene. Kappa's leg is still inside the lantern as seen from the underside. Signed Kozan. Signed in two places on either side of the himatoshi Excellent condition. No damages. Measures 1.5" long and approximately 1" wide. Return privilege, providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was package ...click for details
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
A fine antique Chinese intricately carved fan. With many tiers of differently carved designs. Silk tassel and silk ribbon running through the fan. Probably bought on the grand tour at the turn of the century by socialite. From fine old family of local estate. Perfect condition. No damages. 7 " high. When open,about 12" wide. Postage insurance extra. Satisfaction guaranteed providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having been received and the way it was packed. Sales t ...click for details
Featuring a charming miniature Japanese Satsuma 4 sided, footed incense jar. Four finely painted scenes: women and children in Japanese domestic scene, landscape with pagodas and waterfall, white dove and smaller blue bird amongst wisteria and, lastly, a yellow bird with purple iris and butterflies. The wisteria on the side carries over to the cover on one side, and on the other, the iris carries over to the cover. Touches of raised enamel, much gilding/gold outlines and stippling. Nice black an ...click for details
Featuring an amusing and playful 18th century Japanese carved wooden netsuke depicting Hotei wrapping himself in a bag, using his mouth as a third hand to help complete the task. Unsigned. Fine patina/wear. Nice feel.Compact and wonderful flowing lines. Excellent condition, especially considering age. There may be a tiny wear spot on the back of the left bow facing, only noticeable under the highest mega magnification. Dimensions: 1.5" wide x 1.5" high x 1 1/8" deep. Postage/insur ...click for details
Featuring a charming Meiji Japanese elephant ivory carving of a man blowing a conch shell. Dates circa 1900. Measures 2 1/4" high and 1 1/4" wide. Nice wooden stand included. Near mint condition. One tiny chip on bag at foot as shown in photo, hardly noticeable. No other chips, cracks, damages, restorations. Satisfaction guaranteed or full refund providing item returned in sent and same packaged condition. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless vali ...click for details
Featuring a rare and superbly detailed antique Chinese 4 paneled hinged wooden screen, measuring 13" x13". Inlaid with 12 ivory plaques finely carved in scrimshaw fashion and then stained with polychrome colors. The 4 larger, central plaques, measuring 1" x 4", each depict very finely detailed scenes of several aristocratic Chinese women in a landscape and architectural setting. The other 8 plaques, measuring 1 1/2" x 1", depict various animals, including rams, rabb ...click for details
A stunning antique Japanese gold and black lacquer large bowl. Circa 1920. Companion piece to Japanese mirror and box for mirror. The bowl was part of mirror set and was made to be used as a wash basin bowl for the Japanese market, but it could be used for just about anything for serving food, but, is also very decorative for an accent piece, as is the mirror. Both, very decorative. Hand made/painted in Japan. Bowl measures 13" across from handle to handle. Opening is 9" across and the ...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 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.