A lovely Japanese cha tansu, or tea chest, made from kiri and persimmon wood with a warm lacquer finish. The two sliding panels lock from the center. The two smaller drawers below hide a secret compartment within.
Size: 26" height, 21.5" length, 16.75" depth
Antique Japanese small tansu made from dramatic keyaki wood with a beautiful deep red lacquer finish. This style of iron handles is called "kakute" or squared. Three long drawers lock into place with a keyaki bar. A small lockbox is featured in the bottom corner. Keys are included.
Size: 23" height, 20.25" length, 12" depth
A charming Japanese kiri (paulownia) wood bedside tansu. The metal hardware pairs nicely with the very light wood, creating attractive simplicity. Taisho age (1912-1925)
Size: 19" height, 23.75" width, 11.75" depth
A lovely Japanese antique seal box made with dark, lacquer finish kiri (paulownia) wood. The two front drawers are equipped with iron locks and handles, and the top of the box is handled as well for easy carrying.
Size: 6.75" height, 6.5" width, 9.25" depth
A Chinese jadeite cigarette holder that has been fashioned into a pendant, with a gold band around the body and gold flower shaped plates on both ends. The white jade has luminescent apple green areas and natural tan veining towards the top.
Size: 2.5" length, .5" width
A beautiful jadeite cigarette holder, carved with a smooth, rounded mouth piece and a thin incised line where the cylindrical body meets the handle. The jade has is a wonderful blue green tone with splashes of spinach green toward the end and apple green areas by the mouthpiece.
Size: 3.5" length, .25" width
A beautiful Chinese bronze tray in the shape of a heavenly peach, with sides pierced through in decorative design. The tray has an inlay scene of Immortals in billowing robes. The underside has the embossed artist's signature.
Early 20th Century
Size: 12.25" height, 14" width, 1.25" depth