Unusually large, deep, complex, ornately carved Katsura wood dragon chair, featuring natural motifs of bird, asian langur monkey, and chestnut trees. Ivory eyed dragon arms. Circa 1852-1912. h. 50" w. 31 1/2" d. 22".
Creatively master-crafted ornate Chinese export Rosewood Table with marble top. Features extensive artistically carved Mother-of-Pearl inlay, forming rich, exotic decrative traditional motifs. Circa 1885-1900. h. 34 1/2" w. 49 1/2" d. 33".
Skillfully carved Chinese export chair in Red lacquer features gold Phoenix arms symbolizing peace, prosperity, union of yin and yang, wisdom and the devine force in this world. The back is crested with the omnipotent Dragon of strength and vitality. While beautiful maidens float in hamony with nature on the back. Circa 1880. h. 44" w. 26 d. 20.
This rare and unusually massive (six feet in diameter), six legged, Japanese circular Mulberry wood, exhibition table from the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco is one of the finest and rarest demonstrative examples of Japan's master-artisanship in the Art Nouveau form that blossomed during a very limited short time during the Meiji period in Export furniture. Rare and special, this work of art is proudly signed by Houjiro Shinohara one of the pioneers of the Hama ...click for details