19th century netsuke of a chrysanthemum flower, its overlapping petals folded in for compactness. Beautiful clever carving with a mood of slight melancholy, excellent detailing of petal veins. Central peg with a horizontal hole in its back part serves as himotoshi. Excellent patina, in perfect condition. Signed DOSHO on the back - Kagei Dosho was one of the finest Osaka School artists and is listed on p...
Early 19th century netsuke of square manju shape carved in low relief with screaming Daruma (Boddhidharma - the founder of Zen Buddhism) wearing an earring and enveloped in his monastic robe with cape blown by the wind. Excellent carving, great expressive face, woven pattern background. Beautiful wear and patina. Formerly in the Bluette Kirchhoff Collection, see Bonhams sale September 16, 2009, lot 2121. Size 1 1/2 inches square.
19th century netsuke in manju (rice cake) shape carved in low relief with the upper part of Shoki the Demon Queller figure as he fiercely looks forward, the hilt of his sword visible beyond his beard. Excellent carving of his face, luxurious beard and textile patterns, rope of the sword inlaid with metal stud. Beautiful wear and patina, old age lines, in great condition, old collection number on the back. Formerly in the Bluette Kirchhoff Collection, see Bonhams sale September 16, 2009, lot 2121...
This porcelain tea cup and saucer was produced in Germany by the Donath Dresden studio in the 1880s. The saucer has a diameter of 5 ½ inches and the cup is 2 ½ inches high. The porcelain is molded in a puffy, blown out shape. The saucer has molded high relief features that are accented with gold. There are two panels on each piece with hand painted cherubs. Colorful flowers decorate the other panels. Sections of the cup and saucer have ornate beaded gilding in a trellis pattern...
This porcelain bowl was produced in Germany by the Helena Wolfsohn Dresden studio in the 1890s. It measures 8 ¼ inches long and 8 inches wide. There are handles molded into the porcelain. The rim has wide, deep scallops creating almost a flower shape. The center of the bowl is hand painted with a brightly colored spray of flowers. Swags and garlands of flowers spill into the sides of the bowl. Tiny blossoms trim the rim. Fancy gilding accents the rim and handles...
These 9 porcelain dishes were produced in Germany by the Helena Wolfsohn Dresden studio in the 1880s. They measure 5 3/8 inches long and 5 1/8 inches wide. They have ornate rococo style borders with high relief decoration that is accented with rich gilding. The center of each dish has a colorful, hand painted garden landscape with courting couples enjoying the pleasures of the day. All the scenes are individually hand painted and are different...
This set of 8 porcelain demitasse cups and saucers was produced in France by Charles Ahrenfeldt Limoges between 1900 and 1920. The saucers have a diameter of 4 ½ inches and the cups are 2 inches high. They are made of fine translucent porcelain. The decoration is a transfer design of brightly colored flowers that are highlighted by hand with raised enamel. Bands of embossed gilding accent the rims, the bottom of the cup and well of the saucer.
A Pre-Columbian pottery whistle, Ancient Mexico, Likely Aztec, or pre-Aztec, 12th.-15th. century
Interesting and rarely seen larger flute or whistle in the shape of a perfectly moulded Armadillo, armored creature with a large snout. Very detailed and attractive.
Size: 10,4 cm. long.
Condition: Choice and intact.
This bisque porcelain figure was produced in France by Vion & Baury in the 1870s. The figure is 13 ½ inches tall. The bisque porcelain is modeled with fine detail. The broken wine vessel, her bare feet, delicate fingers and beautiful face are evidence of the excellent workmanship of this porcelain manufacturer. Expert painters and gilders were employed to give color and life to this lovely maiden. Her garments have extraordinary hand painted detail.
Thai Silver Buddha, rendered in incised and hammered sheet silver over wood & clay core, the Lord Buddha’s hands depicted in the Dhyana mudra (seal of meditation), cone shaped usnisa, seated on an elaborate tiered lotus triangular throne, robes, face and base with incised decorations, extended and protruding ears.
Minor losses to the bottom edge of the base, top usnisa slightly bent, signs of wear and age, otherwise fine condition.
Chinese late Qing dynasty (19th century) front-opening Han style lady's jacket embroidered on the front and back in silk polychrome thread with clusters of flowering plants and butterflies on a dark cobalt blue silk satin ground. Much of the embroidery is executed with the “forbidden stitch.” The sleeve bands are similarly embroidered with flowers and Buddhist swastikas on a white silk ground. Three round floral metal buttons secure the front opening and silk closures secure the neck...
UTSUSHI OF KOREAN INLAID CHAWAN
Copied piece with the reverence of Korean pottery bowl with inlaid chrysanthemum design in Goryeo Dynasty, as a reappearance with high level technique and knowledge called 'utsushi',
as the one of unique traditional Japanese art form composed of the Japanese method and style.
Probably an Agano ware piece for its make, though unidentified. Edo period, 18-19th century, Japan...
Burmese wooden seated disciple on double lotus base, with gilded gold.
Age: Burma, Shan period, 17th - 18th Century
Measurement: Height 51.5 C.M. / Width 23.7 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age).
Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
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Crushed Old Imari blue and white porcelain bowl thrown away at kiln site as an unusable failure in the Edo period, which now becomes a fine formative abstraction as an object of art with repairs (with consciousness).
approx. 17 x 14cm (6.69 x 5.51in), H 7cm (2.75in)
selected by Jinta
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English Imari design Porcelain Cup, Ca. early 1800's, 2 3/8" high, 3 1/8" diameter-top rim, brilliant colorful large floral decorated with highlighted in gold, some gold decoration is somewhat rubbed off, specially on the top rim.
A rare and nice Qingbai vase with connected stand, decorated with a line of beads to the neck, below with molded incised of very fine Plum blossom and the square stand with frame beads as well. Covered overall with greenish Qingbai glaze, unglazed base. Condition is very good near excellent, no any crack, no any chip and free from any restoration, except mouth rim and a circle turned to be darker tone cause firing smoke effected visible on enlargement 4 and 5. Yuan Dynasty 13th-14th century Jind...
An interesting and beautiful pottery figure of a large Abe, Pre-Columbian Mexico, 500 AD-1200 AD.
An Aztec or earlier pottery figure, exceptionally detailed. The figure likely represents an monkey-god, the figure of an abe with neckcollar, and symbols, perhaps hieroglyphs on the belly.
The figure can also function as a whistle and sounds very good.
Size: 14 cm., 9,5 cm. deep and about 9 cm. wide, so a massive piece.
Ex. Danish Private Collection of Ma...
Collection of seven Chinese Miao embroidered panels with phoenix; dragon and floral motifs~ see enlargements for dimension. These are vintage/antique pieces early 20th to mid 20th CE. Condtion as pictured- no holes but some missing threads.