Japanese antiques at Welcome To Another CenturyWelcome To Another Century
Home
 
Ball on wooden stand, Japan, Meiji period

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1910: item # 291628

Please refer to our stock # 10091 when inquiring.

Click to view additional online
photographs:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6


Welcome To Another Century
New York City
NY 10016
212-696-0585

Guest Book
Ball on wooden stand, Japan, Meiji period
$ 1,200

Glass ball on a wooden stand of finely carved and undercut work. The base has been carved in the shape of high foaming waves in which fishes are swimming, and that carry the jewel of the tides. The waves inlaid with little pieces of mother-of-pearl and gold lacquer. Ryujin, the Dragon King, held this jewel to rule the tides. Overall height 7 inches. Japan, Meiji period. Ball in near-perfect condition (one tiny, shallow scratch), the stand with some repairs and some missing tips on the waves.


Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2013 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help