This is a Japanese antique silk furisode rinzu Hand drawn dyed and embroidery kimono of the Edo period.
It is a pattern of Japanese a small river crab and Japanese shiran(orchids) that enter the running water.
It's very simple, but they are very charming river small crabs.
There is a slight slight stain like the image, but it does not stand out.
And there is no damage.
It is a very good condition.
There is thin fuki(cotton) at the hem.
size: Length: 130cm / 51.1inch
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Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth with mending patches. Warps and wefts are both hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. It has a hole. Late 19th to early 20th century. 3 panels,
Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth with mending patches. Warps and wefts are both hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. Late 19th to early 20th century. 3 panels, 103cm x 184cm
Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth with mending patches. Warps and wefts are both hand-plied. Dyed with vegetable indigo and yellow. Late 19th to early 20th century. 5 panels, 1m90cm x 1m84cm
A pair of rare bronze bells with clappers. A simple decoration in raised lines. Age: Eastern Zhou 770 - 221 BC. Size.H. 4.5cm. W.6.6cm.
Condition: No repairs. Nice patina
Early 19th century netsuke carved as a Japanese martial arts MEN (kendo helmet) resting on a DŌ (breast protector) surrounded by a pile of seashells. Unique subject, a bit of a zen puzzle waiting for an answer. The helmet with a metal grill (men-gane) is used to protect the face and has a series of hard leather and fabric flaps to protect the throat and sides of the neck and shoulders...
19th century Japanese black lacquer 4-compartment inro with 2 medium relief reserves each depicting a sennin (Chinese sage or Immortal) with his attending animal. The one with an open scroll sitting on a crane in flight among clouds is Teirei Sennin, the one on a turtle with a dragon head among waves is Roko Sennin. Areas between reserves are carved with swirling clouds, the bottom with 2 heads of the Fungus of Immortality and the top with a bat in flight...
Early 19th century ebony netsuke of a shishi (Buddhist lion) sitting foursquare on a base, its head turned to the right. Like any dark object does not photograph well. Wonderful netsuke carved with confidence and great detail - see its alert face, bushy tail, well defined ribs and paws. Wonderful sense of volume, beautiful lustre unique to ebony. Height 1 5/16 inches.
19th century boxwood netsuke carved as standing Hotei (one of the 7 Gods of Good Luck, also considered to be the incarnation of Maitreya - the Buddha of the future) carrying a large bag of gifts on his back and with a karako (Chinese boy) sticking out of the bag. Great quality carving - see his face with the a happy smile and delicately incised facial hair, flow of robe lines and nicely done patterns. Beautiful patina and wear, very pleasant feel of age. Height 2 3/8 inches.
Late 18th to early 19th century ebony netsuke of smiling Jurojin (one of the 7 Gods of happiness, usually associated with longevity) standing with his hands in front of him inside his sleeves. Very nice early carving, wonderful face. Signed SEIGO on the bottom, beautiful wear and patina. Height 1 5/8 inches.
Korean black lacquered wood stand, with shell inlay courtyard scene of scholars practicing calligraphy on a scroll, bamboo forest and other floral motifs, a butterfly, and a central figure holding an auspicious two character sign. The side panels have openwork carvings and scrolling apron. The feet all connect to a squared stretcher base.
Dimensions: 24" x 15" x 7 3/4" H
Chinese rock crystal scholar's brush washer. Carved into the form of a large heavenly peach with twisting leaves and branches bearing smaller peaches. A small monkey is carved hanging onto the edge of the large peach, in a playful frog like pose. The reticulated carved brush washer rests on two small carved peaches as the feet.
Dimensions: 6" x 4" x 2" Height
Miniature Roman Bronze Reclining Lion, attachment, ca. 2nd - 3rd Century CE. With two loops, lion has pleasing smile and curly mane. In excellent condition, 1 1/2" x 2" x 1/2", on stand height is 1 3/4" high. Ex: Archaeological Center, Jerusalem.
Rare Miniature Roman Winged Griffin, ca. 1st Century CE. Upper part of a handle. Beautiful casting with black patina. In excellent condition. 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 2", on custom stand height is 2 3/4". Ex: Archaeological Center, Jerusalem. The griffin, griffon, or gryphon is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and sometimes an eagle's talons as its front feet.
Egyptian Fragmentary Bronze Throne of Harpocrates, Late Period 730 - 716 BCE. Dual lions as legs of throne. In excellent condition. 3" x 2 1/2" x 4". On custom stand height if 4". Ex: Sotheby's New York. Harpocrates was the god of silence, secrets and confidentiality in the Hellenistic religion developed in Ptolemaic Alexandria (and also an embodiment of hope, according to Plutarch). Harpocrates was adapted by the Greeks from the Egyptian child god Horus.
Byzantine Bronze Head of a Griffin, ca. 5th - 6th Century CE. Found in the Holy Land. From the collection of Teddy Kollek, first mayor of unified Jerusalem. In excellent condition. 1 3/4" x 1/2" x 1/2", on custom lucite stand height is 4 1/2". Theodor "Teddy" Kollek was an Israeli politician who served as the mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993, and founder of the Jerusalem Foundation. Kollek was re-elected five times, in 1969, 1973, 1978, 1983 and 1989.
Islamic Bronze Stylized Body of a Lion, 1100 - 1200 CE. From the collection of Teddy Kollek, first mayor of a unified Jerusalem. Found in the Holy Land. In excellent condition. 2 3/4" x 3 3/4" x 1 1/4". On custom lucite stand height is 3 3/4". Theodor "Teddy" Kollek was an Israeli politician who served as the mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993, and founder of the Jerusalem Foundation. Kollek was re-elected five times, in 1969, 1973, 1978, 1983 and 1989.
Roman Bronze Iconic Style Capital with Lion Head motif, ca. 1st - 2nd Century. Shipwreck artifact with patina from the sea. 1 3/4" x 2 3/4" x 2 1/4". On custom lucite stand height is 7". In excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Jerusalem. The Ionic order forms one of the three classical orders of classical architecture, the other two canonic orders being the Doric and the Corinthian...