Pair of Chinese soapstone carvings of fu dogs, one male and one female with her baby. The pedestals on which the fu dogs stand show motif panels of horses in various form and pose.
Dimensions: 3" x 2" x 6 3/4" H
The cover of this is heavily decorated with a springtime scene of birds and flowers. The outer walls with sparse enameled mums and wire vines. The interior with impressed of Mt. Fuji, a temple and lakeside. It measures 3.6" x 3.25" x 1.75" and dates about 1900 - 1910. Condition is very good.
This vase has a beautiful and unusual royal ruby ground, elegantly decorated with chrysanthemums. The shape is more aesthetically appealing person than in the images, which seem to distort the form somewhat. It is in excellent overall condition with only a couple of tiny surface marks and a touch of oxidation around the rims. It measures 12.5" x 4.5" and dates to the early Taisho Period, about 1920.
Chinese yuan dynasty cup. 6,7 cm diameter. with single hairline.
Two sample yuan blue and white bowl. dimeter around 16 cm.
A magnificent Longquan washer dish , dated to Southern Song Dynasty. This elegant Song piece has the best blue-green jade-like celadon glaze I have ever seen. An original firing crack is found at dish center, otherwise it is in beautiful condition. Diameter:14cm Height:5cm
Good strand of antique Indo Pacific glass beads from Thailand. L: 69cm/27in- see last enlargement for scale. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
Han Dynasty lead green glazed “out house toilet”. I imagine even in the afterlife you’ll still need one of these. This was part of a larger barnyard ensemble which would have consisted of a walled compound with a pig or two. In excellent condition, no damage other than where it was broken off the compound wall which you can’t see since it’s on the bottom anyway...
Chinese gilt temple carving of a Qilin breathing fire. Resembling a fu dog, the creature is a chimera mixed with a lion, a deer, a dragon, and sometimes other animals. The Qilin is said to appear with the arrival and the passing of a sage or high ruler.
Dimensions: 7 3/4" L x 1 3/4" D x 6" H
This footed tray is beautifully decorated using the ginbari foil cloisonne technique. The color combination contrasts very nicely. The condition is excellent with only some minor original surface pitting. It measures 7 1/3" x 4 7/8" x 5/8". It dates early 20th century, about 1910.
Antique pair of Chinese official's hat arm chairs, made of huanghuali wood with intricately woven rattan seats. Carved cusped edged apron. Dramatic grain.
Provenance: From the collection of the Santa Barbara Museum.
Dimensions: 44" high x 18 7/8" wide x 17" deep. Seat: 20 1/2" high.
Nepalese temple festival mask of Hanuman the Monkey God
A superb very old large temple/festival mask of Hanuman the monkey god
The smiling monkey god with large teeth and glass eyes
Ancient layered patina with remains of pigments from many re paintings,
Period: early/mid-19th century
Measure: Height: 42 x 30 cm 16 x 12 inches
Antique Himalayan west Nepal tribal house post figure,
A very old hard wood post the front with standing primitive figure surmounted by a carved finial, the back with carved Tantric symbols,
Size 92 cm on metal base
Period early 19th century
Japanese Meiji period bronze Hotei (Budai) figure seated and leaning back with his right hand raised to the sky, a rosary around his wrist. His abundant belly protrudes from beneath his robes. Mounted on a custom stand. Figure: 6 1/2" long x 6 1/2" high. Weighs 4 lbs. Late 19th to early 20th century. Very good overall condition with some minor dings to the stand. From the Sahuarita, Arizona collection of former expatriates to Asia.
Japanese hardwood platform shelf for a tokonoma, a recessed art display area for a traditional tea ceremony room. Made with bold Keyaki (elm) hardwood with original dark lacquer finish. Original condition.
Dimensions: 54" L x 18" D x 9" H
Japanese large half section Mizuya, or kitchen buffet tansu, constructed of Hinoki wood frame and Sugi wood panels. The large pair of sliding doors open to the spacious interior with two removable shelves straight across. The sides of the chest have horizontal bracing slats for reinforcement.
Dimensions: 69 1/4" x 19 1/2" x 35 1/2" H
Finely detailed Syro-Palestinian Terracotta Oil Lamp from the Holy Land. Dimensions: 10 cm (4") x 7 cm (2 6/8") x 3 cm (1 2/8").
Culture: Byzantine/Early Islamic Period: C. 5th - 7th Century A.D.
Material: Terracotta. Finely impressed Linear and figurative decoration.
Condition: Complete and in Very Good Condition.
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This vase has beautiful colors and artwork with a very elegant aesthetic. It measures 7.5" x 4" and dates about 1910 - 1920. The condition is very good, save one small surface blemish.