Antique Japanese kiri wood (paulownia) single section tansu with three large drawers, three small drawers, and two sliding doors at its top, which has flower shaped handles engraved with charming designs. The keyholes have an interesting black enamel with engraved flora. Original finish. Size: 37.5 high x 35.25 wide x 15.75 deep
Size: 37.5" height, 35.25" width, 15.75" depth
A charming Japanese small tansu made from kiri (paulownia) wood, with attractive, simple iron fittings. Each drawer features a round iron lock plate and gunbai style handles.
Size: 22.5" height, 25" width, 13" depth
A beautiful and exquisite Chinese painting, signed Tao Ran Yu, with red chop in corner. The painting is a foggy, snowy scene with an icy river flowing down its center. Snowy mountains loom in the distance, with a full moon peering through the fog. Many stalks of bamboo and blades of grass are covered in blueish ice. Flecks of mica have been incorporated to give the picture a shimmery appearance. Framed.
(entire frame) 16.75" height, 20.5" width
(painting only) 13.5" he ...click for details
Antique Chinese scroll painting, signed by artist Bada Shanren (1626-1705) of two small birds sitting upon a rock structure, with a tree branch hanging overhead. Has red artist's chop in corner, inscribed and signed.
Size: (entire scroll) 90" height, 19" width (painting only) 36.5" height, 13.25" width
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