This is a Qing Dinasty, 18th/19th century, Flattened, Rectangular form tapering towards base snuff bottle, with rounded shoulders, flared short neck, and raised oval footing. It has a deep, rich spinach-green color with dark mottling. It is excellently carved in-relief, all around, with birds perching on leafy Chrysanthemum branches rising from rocks...
An attractive blue and white Qing Dynasty snuff bottle with lid. Small chip to base, but otherwise in good condition. High resolution images on request.
The classic yongmok samcheung-jang (Korean zelkova root chest with three levels) is probably the most-widely imitated type of Korean antique chest among the reproductions that are all over the internet. This exquisite and genuine 19th Century Joseon Dynasty yongmok samcheung-jang will surely be the showcase piece in any collection...
A Fine Korean Copper-Red//Blue Glazed Peach Shape Water Dropper-19th C.:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century.
Resting on a eight-sided stand modelled as the stem of the peach fruit, the two side leaves
Incised with diagonal lines to indicate veins and painted in underglaze blue, the pointed tip,
and three stylized flowerheads below the tip in painted underglaze copper-red, and
stem painted in underglaze iron-oxide, also covered by a glossy translucent glaze...
Antique Thai panel with red and gilt pigments, featuring detailed hand-carvings of two dancing human figures with a monkey over a reticulated ground of various flora.
Dates from the 19th century
Dimensions : 13"L x 2" D x 16.5" H
Antique Korean blue and white porcelain water dropper. The large body is rectangular with designs of scholar rock formations and a cherry blossom branch on its top surface in underglaze cobalt blue. Two small frogs serve as air holes adding a whimsical charm to the piece.
Dates from the 19th/20th century
Dimensions: 5" L x 2.75" D x 2.75" H
Unusual Japanese 2-panel calligraphy screen with highly stylized brushstrokes, bordered with silver leaf and silk. The left character reads "Gi" (or Righteousness); On the right reads "Dao" (the path or way). The inscriptions appear to mean "Righteousness must always be pursued".
Signature of a monk or a priest in his late 70s named Kakuan, appearing to date Spring 1851 with a description of the studio in which the painting was made...
A small globular porcelain vase with short neck, unglazed base and decorated with an score design. The scores emphasized with underglaze cobalt blue. Late Ming Dynasty, sixteenth century. H: 5 cm. Diameter: 4,9 cm. Condition: Perfect.
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arranging) basket, very finely hand-woven with thin strips of bamboo. Its form is narrow towards the mouth of the basket and flutes slightly towards the squared base, with four knot-woven feet, and the frame of the basket is reinforced with thicker bamboo sections, secured with tight coils. The handle is formed by natural Wisteria burl root. With hand inscribed signature on the base.
Dimensions : 9" x 7" x 19.75" H
A Very Rare Korean Unified Silla Bronze Standing Figure-8th-10th C.: $3,200
Korea, Unified Silla Period, 8th to 10th century, an old natural greenish dark black patina.
It is a cast solid, standing on a lotus pedestal base and cast with drapery falling in u-shaped folds
from the neck to the ankles, back cast of the figure open including its head
with an old natural patina.
It’s in fair condition in its age, it measures 3. 7/8" ( 9.8cm ) approx.
Amazing "Queen Anne" amethyst paste necklace and earrings set in gilt metal. This style of jewelry has been historically misnamed for Queen Anne, who reigned from 1695 to 1714, as it was made in the mid 18th century. The vivid purple paste stones used are faceted as rose cuts. The earrings have back to front fittings and fit close to the earlobe. The necklace is fastened with a ribbon.
Elegant Chinese Jian hare's fur tenmoku chawan made during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Looking inside this Tenmoku chawan is like glazing deep into the cosmos. There one can understand the meaning of microcosm and ask whether one is looking inward or outward; probably both.
The deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a lipped rim, covered overall in a carmine-red glaze falling short of the foot and thinning to brown at the mouth-rim...
PERFUME POTTERY JAR
Holy Land, Canaanite, biblical Middle Bronze Age, 1850 - 1550 BC
Time of Abraham
Double-shaped handle, ovoid body with a rim folded outwards!
Height: 13.5 cm
Diameter: 8.5 cm
Height on stand: 9 cm
Condition: Rim chipped as shown with age weathering on the surface otherwise intact.
Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south of Jerusalem, Holy Land
Antiquities are valuable because of their historical and cultu...
A very rare and early depiction of baby Krishna. The silver bracelet makes it even more special. H. 6,3 cm. Fabulous age wear and patina.
Provenance: private collection Belgium.
This is tsutsugaki & handwriting fireman's cotton coat sashiko hanten coat of a splendid firefighter of the late Tokugawa period of the Edo era(1800-1867).It is the pattern that is impressive with a dragon and the boldness of the sword. It is a very high technique. And there is sashiko stitch on the entire surface by hand. As for it, length is longish with 116cm. The lining is indigo dyeing. Textile is thick cotton with wonderful atmosphere of the era. I recommend it to collection of you...
Antique Japanese 2-section, 3ft. Mizuya made with Hinoki (cedar) and Sugi (cypress) hardwoods, accented by gorgeous Keyaki (elm) burl wood front panels in a lovely contrast to the frame. Both the upper and lower section house a large central compartment with shelving for the storage of kitchen articles, with 2 and 3 burl front drawers beneath respectively.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 35.5" L x 16.5" D x 62.5" H
One of a kind! Wonderful Shiro-Hira Raku Natsu (Summer) Chawan made and sealed by greatest Kichizaemon Konyu XII.
The wooden box has an attestation written by Sokuchusai, the 13th Omotesenke master. The chawan is named shira-kumo, white clouds.
No chips or cracks except natural inborn and intended kiln cracks for a great wabi-sabi aura.
Born 1857 as the eldest son of Keinyû, he succeeded as the 12th generation in 1871 at the age of 15...
A porcelain jarlet with underglaze Cobalt blue decoration. Ming Dynasty ( 1573 - 1622 ). Diameter : 6,2 cm. H.: 4,6 cm. Condition: Perfect.