A wonderful contemplative scholar's piece of Chinese aloeswood. The distinct and pleasant fragrance of aloeswood is the result of a special kind of mould and is highly treasured for its use in incense and perfumes among various Eastern religions. A fine yet subtle decorative piece.
Size: 6" height, 17" length, 4" width.
Weight: 799 grams/13.8 oz
A wonderful statue of the Bodhisattva Kwan Yin carved from precious aloeswood. The distinct and pleasant fragrance of aloeswood is the result of a special kind of mould and is highly treasured for its use in incense and perfumes among various Eastern religions. This Kwan Yin has been decorated with gold and silver pigment. Small losses. Republic period.
Size: 18" height, 6" width, 5.5" depth
Weight: 1829 grams, 4.05lbs
Chinese display shelf made from gorgeous Rosewood (hardwood) with an attractive grain and a glowing red-brown finish. It has many tiered shelves with spiral accents. One thick shelf actually has a wonderful small drawer inside.
Size: 32.75" height, 18.5" width, 7" depth
Japanese woodblock print by artist Makino Munenori (1940-present) titled 'Tenka' (or Heavenly Flowers) in pencil, number 107/180, and signed in bottom corner. The colors used are extremely beautiful and gives a surreal feel to this piece. Dated 1988.
Size: 16.5" height, 22" width
Large Japanese woodblock print by artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present) known for portraying male Buddhist deities as female. This print is titled "Victoria Invention, The Locomotive" Low numbered 6/30 in its series, and signed in pencil.
Size: 25.5" height, 19 3/4" width
A breathtaking framed woodblock print by artist Takahiko Hayashi (1961-present) titled "The Wind Filled with Roots, Countless Small Beginnings". Hundreds of small overlapping swirls may represent gusts of wind blowing over bold blades of grass, with a gradating background of golden and deep brown hues. The top of a single, transparent red block sits in the very bottom center of the print. Signed, titled, and numbered 47/50 in pencil. It is set in a wonderful, attractive gilt frame with ...click for details
A unique Japanese kanban (shop sign) in the shaped of a pipe, with gilt kanji. It hangs from a length of iron chain. A very fun and attractive piece. Vintage age c1950
Size: 8" height (17.5" hanging) 26.5" length
Framed Japanese woodblock print by artist Okiie Hashimoto (1899-1993) Signed in pencil, with inscription and artist's cartouche. Circa 1959.
Size: (entire frame) 35.25" height, 29.25" width (artwork only) 22.5" height, 17.5" width