A gentle-faced natural amber figure of Quanyin (the Goddess of Mercy) seated holding an ambrosia bottle (kalasa)in her right hand. There is a hole on one side for stringing.
Size: H. 4.2cm. W. 2.5cm. Condition: No repairs.
This powerful piece is a seated Colima warrior that dates to the Protoclassic Period, circa 100 B.C.-250 A.D., and is approximately 14 inches high. This reddish-brown seated warrior has long youthful limbs, and is seen with the raised right arm balanced on his knee. His cupped right hand perhaps once held an implement, or a lance made from perishable material. This warrior also appears to be in a trance, and has a rounded face with closed "coffee-bean" style eyes...
Antique Japanese 2-section choba tansu (merchant's chest) from the Gifu area. Made of hinoki wood with extensive horizontal slats on the sides. The top section has sliding panels with horizontal slat over two small interior drawers. The bottom section has a long drawer over another sliding panel compartment also with horizontal slats. Below this is a series of 4 drawers of various sizes and, on the right, a small safe door covering two small interior drawers...
Japanese pair of bronze chicken and rooster, finely cast with detailed bodies. The male rooster is posed with head bent down to peck at the ground while the female hen is posed with head faced forward.
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 6 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 4 1/2"
18th century Japanese sword iron tsuba with inlaid and decoration depicting Fukurokuju (one of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, usually associated with long and happy life) wearing richly decorated robe standing under a pine tree. He is hiding his smiling face behind his sleeves and below a tengu mask on the upper part of his ridiculously long head that he put on to scare the hell out of 2 boys who are running away in terror losing a fan that they played with...
19th century sentoku (copper alloy with zinc, lead and tin) Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlaid decoration of a dragon in flight among clouds and above cresting waves, design continues on the back showing parts of dragon’s body in openings between clouds and waves hitting rocky shore. Superb quality detailed work - see its face and body inlaid with shakudo, beautifully defined scales, wave shapes and gold and silver inlaid droplets. Wonderful patina, in great condition...
18th century good size Japanese sword iron tsuba with raised and inlaid decoration of Shoki the Demon Queller looking through a round window at a terrified oni (mischievous little demon) hiding under a large woven straw hat, the back of the tsuba showing a large wooden club. Excellent crisp work, superb faces, oni is inlaid with copper, gilding. Came from the Collection of St...
18th century Japanese sword iron tsuba with raised and decoration of a dragon in different attitude on each side. Did not photograph well - it is quite powerful piece. The one of the front is on the ground looking up, its scales finely worked, the one on the back is in flight among clouds: most probably the pair is contesting the posession of the Precious Jewel. Great design, wonderful quality work, eyes are inlaid with gold...
18th century Japanese sword iron tsuba with raised and inlaid decoration of a seated tiger scratching its ear by a thick stem of bamboo with leaves. Delightful design, good work, wonderful depiction of the creature, gilded and silvered leaves, very pleasant feel of age. Height 2 15/16 inches.
Japanese antique Shibayama inlaid horn vase, decorated with lotuses in a pond with flying cranes and song birds in shell inlay and gold maki-e lacquer. Inscribed with three characters and mounted on a wooden stand decorated w maki-e lacquer and carved design of scrolling vines.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 8 5/8" high
An exquisite vase decorated with crashing waves and plovers in blue by Seifu Yohei dating from the Taisho era. It is 12 inches (31 cm) tall and in excellent condition. Quite large for a work by Seifu, it is marked on the base with an incised signature...
Chinese porcelain blue and white Octagonal plate with design.
Age: China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period, Early 18th Century
Measurement: Height 6 C.M. / Width 25 C.M.
Condition: Nice glaze and condition overall.
Shipment: Worldwide shipment at actual price is available from Bangkok, Thailand. Please-mail us for accurate shipping fee.
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...