A beautiful 19th C. Chinese turquiose vase with dragon flying on both sides. Marked with CHINA (spelling was interesting). On the bottom has a little chip (Pls. see the photo)otherwise in excellent condition. H:8-1/2"
An early 19th C. museum quality Japanese tabacco pouch. The exterior is decorated with a silk embroideried dragon and a large silver clasp (kanemono) in the form of a dragon chasing a flaming pearl. Complete with manju netsuke on a multi-strand silver chain. The netsuke has a silver coiling dragon chasing a flaming pearl and an Ivory surround. The interior is leather-lined, with a double pouch. Excellent condition considering the age. The pouch is 5-1/2 inches by 3-1/2 inches. The manju is 2-1/ ...click for details