Attention-getting Japanese paper mache demon face mask. Has a devious grin, large bulbous nose, with fanged gold teeth. Face is black with red and gold highlights, making features stand out and gives an amusing yet intriguing look. Contains holes in ears of mask with cloth netting running behind face. Paper inscription on back is a description of this unique character.
Taisho Period-Circa 1900
Dimensions: 17" High X 13.5" Across
Adorable small pair of egg yolk colored peking glasses with stands included. These small pieces are charming collectables. Both under four inches tall with stands, have a pumpkin shaped base, thin long necks with a flared mouth. Each glass vase is unique, with slightly different sized bases. Circa late 18th-early 19th century.
Dimensions: 2.75" High X 0.5" Diameter
Stand 1: 1.25" High
Stand 2: .5" High
Antique Chinese hardwood table, intricately carved all over with swirling lingzhi mushrooms, beautiful dark hardwood, very heavy and solid, Republic Period.
Size: 33" high x 64 3/4" long x 25 3/4" deep.
Charming japanese cha (tea) tansu. Made of a beautiful soft wood, hinoke japanese cyprus. Displays a large tree on the two top sliding doors, and tree markings on the bottom pull out drawers. The middle of the tansu has two shelves and lots of space for display. On back of tansu are japanese markings.
Dimensions: Height:33.5"X 29"Long X 12" Wide
Antique Japanese bronze vase with a rectangular form, a raised horizontal line running along its very middle with the image of a taotie motif (jawless face/ogre). It has long, slender side handles curling at the bottom and forming into a face at its very top and its neck and base are fluted outwards. Meiji period (1868-1912)
Size: 11" height, 5" width
Chinese carved stand made from huanghuali wood, with carved and pierced bottom edges in a simple, flowing design, with circular central carving in the front and back center, and legs carved to appear as clawed feet. Has a beautiful, shining grain with eye-catching contrast.
Size: 3.25" height, 8" length, 5" width
This unique and stylish bronze vase has a beautiful shape. Two charming elephant trunks extend from the neck of vase on either side with a floral, geometric background. Near base, Japanese Taotie, ogre-like characters, and curvy designs spread around the vase, adding intriguing detail. Vase also includes a copper inset that can be removed.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 12" High X 7" in Diameter at Base
Antique Chinese nephrite jade belthook, carved and pierced with the image of a chimera with long, curling tails, facing the head of a dragon. Included is a lovely hardwood stand with etched sides and a nice flowing grain, marked on the bottom with Chinese kanji. 19th century
Size: (belthook only) 3.25" length, .75" width (stand)
This beautiful elegant lotus is perched on curled stems that make up the lotus's stand. A small bud is tucked underneath, resting upward against the flower. A beautiful symbol, most often in Buddhism, represents enlightenment of the soul. Can hold small trinkets.
Tai Sho period, circa (1912-1920)
Dimensions: Height 4", 9" Long, 5" Wide