Chinese pair of bronze censors in the form of detailed fu dogs with inlaid carnelian and jade decorating the bodies. Their heads are hinged so that incense may be placed inside and the smoke will billow from their mouths.
Size: 6.5" length, 6.25" height
Antique Japanese lacquer box for the storage of cigarettes, with a woven "basket" exterior and black lacquer interior. The lid has two mixed metal fans incised with an old immortal man and foliage. The box has a free-sliding drawer and its top has a metal ashtray lined with glass. It sits on a lacquer tray with mixed metal handles. Taisho period (1912-1925)
Size: (box) 5.75" length, 3" height (tray) 8.75" length, 7.25" width
Antique Japanese iron lobster, cast in a breathtakingly realistic form, with completely articulate legs, feelers, and tail. This piece is so incredibly charming and a real treasure.
Size: 15" length from tip of feeler to tail
Small and gorgeously made antique chinese censor. Made of bronze with varying shades of brown and reddish tint. Side handles are elaborate Fu-dog faces placed just under lip of bronze opening. Marked on bottom with Inscription.
Dimensions: 5" Diameter, 3" Tall
Antique Chinese pair of decorative porcelain vases of a bell form, with light blue, yellow, and brick red hand-painted butterflies, dragonflies, and grasshoppers over an orange-yellow background and white underglaze.
Antique Chinese exquisite jade water coup. In the form of an oval, decorated around ends with traditional carvings of gourds, representing a good luck charm of longevity. Budding flowers, with vines and leaves also curve around the coup. Presented on a dark wood carved stand with intricate carvings of leaves.
Qing Dynasty: 18th/19th Century
Dimensions: 5" Long, 2.75" Wide, 1.5" Tall on Stand