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.
An antique Japanese gin bari cloisonne vase with 3 silver wired, golden birds and rare raised moriage netting design. All on a bright silvery blue background. Excellent condition. No damages or restorations. Just under 3" tall x 3" in diameter. Circa 1890. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent condition, shortly after it was received, and the way it was packed. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless appropriate sales tax e ...click for details
A fine Japanese Meiji wood, ivory and lacquer carving of graceful Geisha dancing with fan. Well carved with ivory hands, head, feet and fan. Body of finely carved wood lacquered with gold maki-e butterflies and maple leaves. Excellent condition! No repairs or damages. 7" tall x 2.5" wide. Dates circa 1910. Satisfaction guaranteed providing item returned in sent condition, shortly after it was received and the way it was packed. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged if sold in New ...click for details
Featuring an antique Japanese netsuke depicting Kintaro, the strong boy, fighting a wolf while a chicken on an open work woven basket watches. There is a lot going on in this tiny little piece! Unsigned. 19th century. Dimensions: 1. 25" wide x 1 1/8" high x 3/4" deep. Excellent condition! No chips, cracks, damages or restorations. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of receipt in sent condition, and the way it was packed i ...click for details
Featuring a Japanese Meiji napkin ring finely carved with flowers, c. 1900. 1 1/2" in diameter and 3/4" wide. Excellent condition with no damages or repairs. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of receipt. Sales tax collected if sold in New York state unless documentation provided with sales tax number.
Featuring a wonderful Japanese carving of a farmer carrying a basket of fall gourds and vegetables on his shoulder, and holding a bunch of grapes in his hand with a bug on a leaf. At his feet is a frog peeking out from a leaf, and a sack with some rice cakes in it. The underside of the base is signed with an inlaid red lacquer signature. Also, there is a leaf design which hides a nerve flaw in the elelphant ivory. This was commonly done on Japanese ivory carvings. The man is leaning to one side ...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
Featuring a superb antique Japanese Sumida Gawa mug/cup with sage and snail. The sage, standing on a rock, is holding a book in one hand with blue writing. He is looking down at the snail, perhaps there is a Japanese story or symbolism behind this motif.The expression on his face is superb, as is all of the detail and workmanship. The dripping brown and gray glazes are wonderful on the handle, the interior and around the top outside border. The workmanship is among the best I have handled. The c ...click for details
A good Japanese mixed metal (shibuichi) pipe, 19th century, inlaid with gold and silver alloys. A river scene with bamboo leaves , 3 ducks amongst bamboo on the bank of a stream. A moon is rising over the hills of the bank. Very fine detail. Signed on the reverse side. Very good condition. Surface may be intentional, or may need professional cleaning. Not sure. No damages. Measures 5 1/2" long x 5/8" wide. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of havi ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese cloisonne enamel match box cover holder attributed to Takahara. Unusual elaborate overlapping geometric shaped reserve designs of stylized mums and other interesting designs including stylized flowers. Kyoto jippo is the term to describe this type of brass wire work covering an entire surface. The piece is heavy for what it is, weighing 83.1 grams. Dimensions:2.5" long x 1.5" deep x 7/8" high. Near mint condition, with some minor no harm firing flaws in a ...click for details