A Tibetan Bronze figure of Shakyamuni, 19th century or earlier.
Buddha sat in a mediative pose, one hand in his lap, the other connects to the earth. The head has been dressed with gold paint, the hair exhibits traces of blue. A good quality sculpture that seems to have had a hard life and has seen better days. There is a bruise to each upper arm, one larger than the other and some distortion to the bottom of the lotus base.
Approximately 9.5 cm high...
Statue of a horseman (probably a Hindu deity), holding a spear in his right hand. Bronze, with fine age patina. India, 19th century. Height: 8.7 cm. Length: 8.8 cm. Good condition.
A lovely tray in the shape of a split lotus leaf by Ito Tetsugai enclosed in a period wooden box titled Sencha Shiki Habon. It is roughly 53 x 25 cm (20-1/2 x 10 inches), expertly carved to be incredibly thin. Trays like these were used as decorative objects in the service of steeped green tea, and were very popular from the Meiji through early Showa eras.
A set of 12 natural gourd bowls lacquered black inside for serving small appetizers and Suimono soup used to cleanse the pallet between courses in traditional Kaiseki cuisine. Made from natural gourds, they vary in size, roughly 6 at 10.5 cm (4 inches) diameter, 6 at 12 cm (5 inches) diameter. They are in overall fine condition.
The basic setting in Japanese food is Ichiju-Sansai or one soup, three dishes...
A Fine Korean Reverse White Slip Inlaid Celadon Oil Bottle-12th C.:
Korea, Goryo dynasty, 12th century.
A very fine clear grey crackle glazed celadon bottle decorated with white slip stylized floral reverse inlaid, the body of compressed gorm, resting on a foot rim with 3 spur marks on the base.
It’s in good condition but has a short mouth spot repaired, It measures 5.7cm h. x 7.7cm
A Very Fine/Rare Korean 6 Faceted Iron Brown Painted/Chrysanthemum/ Bamboo Bottle-19th C.:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century.
The six high relief ribbed body set to a raised ring foot with short neck with cup mouth lip,
Decorated in iron brown with a large chrysanthemum and bamboo on the body from
Beneath blue tinged clear white glaze overall.
It’s in very good condition, it measures 23.5cm h. x 14.2cm d.
A Very Fine/Rare Korean B/W Fan-Shape Water Dropper/Characters /Orchids-19th C.:
Korea, Joseon dynasty, early 19th century.
Of fan shape set on a flat, unglazed base and decorated in blue cobalt with
orchids and rocks (石 蘭)on the flat top, on the sides with 5 characters(壽富多男子),
covered over all with blue tinged clear white glaze, the base unglazed.
It’s in very fine condition, it measures 11cm x 2.3cm
Provenance-Vormals Sammlung Andreas Holter, Germany.
A Fine Korean B/W Doughnut Shape Water Dropper Painted/Han River-19th C.
Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century.
A Doughnut-form Circular Blue and White Water Dropper, the pierced circular, straight-sided form, set on raised ring feet, decorated in underglazed blue with Han river scenery, the sides with scrolling tendril meanders and the foot with a single blue line, beneath a thick white blue tinged glaze.
It is in good condition but a small chip on water mouth, It measures 3.8cm x 8.7 d...
Chinese/Tibetan antique rectangular pillar rug with blue five-clawed dragon. The elongated middle section of the dragon exits the plane of the rug on either side. The dragon has five claws and is woven in shade of blue on a yellow ground with wisps of clouds and auspicious symbols. Details like it's teeth are woven in white and it's nose, tongue and flames are a coral color...
Antique Chinese large rug with two blue, five-clawed dragons on a light yellow ground. Surrounded by auspicious symbols and clouds. The two dragons face each other over a mountain rising from waves. All in shades of blue and yellow with details in white.
Dimensions: 62" wide x 126" long
Pair of 19th century Goto School menuki - Japanese sword fittings - each depicting a puppy with collar in different attitude. Superbly beautiful shakudo with characteristic black surface, crisp casting and detailing, wonderful patina. Come in very well made fitted kiriwood box. Length 0.8 inches.
A wonderful 62,5 cm high pottery figure of a female attendant carrying a fan in her hand. The figure dates to Ming Dynasty China, 1368-1644.
The figure is decorated with blue and torquoise glazed colors and black, red & white pigmentation.
Exceptional quality pottery figure with precise and detailed painting and glazing. The height and the fact that it's done in realistic life-like proportions makes this figure massive and heavy. C. 3.5 kg...
Tahenetdjehuty – tA-Hnt-DHwty Type 2
Bab el-Gasus Shabtis - Cache II - Tomb of the Priests of Amun.
Also known as Tahenetnebkhemenu – tA-Hnt-nb-xmnw
The name means ‘The one who is protected by Toth’
Daressy suggests that Tahenetdjehuty is from the Bab el Gasus Cache and is the same person as Tahenetnebkhemenu, see Estatuetas funerárias Egípcias da XXI dinastia, pg. 417-418. See also Liliane Aubert pg...
Finely detailed pottery figure of a warrior on horseback, dating to the Chinese Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644.
Very vivid figure with the horse turning the head. The rider wears a red hat and a dark blue coat or robe.
The mane, harness and the tail of the horse in matching tourquoise colored glaze.
He wears a sword in front of his chest.
Unglazed areas are covered with pigmented colors. Fine facial features on the attachable head.
An interesting an artful Chinese glazed pottery figure of an Equatian dignitairy dating to the Wei-Sui period - 386-618 AD.
He is dressed in a robe and wears a hat, sitting as if the horse has just being brought to a halt. wiht a determined expression on his face.
Size: The figure measure 29,4 x 24 cm.
Condition: A choice figure with wear for type and age, and some nicely done restoration. Much original glaze still remains...
Pair of early 19th century Goto School menuki - Japanese sword fittings - each depicting a scholar, one with a scroll, the other with fan. Great design, extraordinary detailing with gold and silver inlays, beautiful patina. Come in very well made fitted kiriwood box. Length 1.18 inches.
Unusually long pair of early 19th century menuki - Japanese sword fittings - one depicting a ferry boat among waves with a punting ferryman in wide rain hat, and the other a flock of 9 chidori (plovers) in flight. Excellent clever design, superb quality crisp work, fantastic gilding, beautiful patina. Come in very well made fitted kiriwood box. Lengths 1.97 and 2.2 inches.
Pair of early 19th century Goto style menuki - Japanese sword fittings - each depicting three ripe fuyu persimmons on branches with leaves. Slightly different design for each piece, great casting and detailing, gilding, beautiful patina. Come in very well made fitted kiriwood box. Length 1.7 inches.