All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1425734
Early 19th century marine material netsuke of reclining Soshi falling asleep at a low table, and a butterfly sitting on his shoulder. Soshi was a Chinese philosopher who dreamt he was a butterfly, and could not in his dream decide whether he had become a butterfly, or whether it was the butterfly who had borrowed his form. Essentially the netsuke is a reminder of relativity of personal opinion...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1425733
19th century wooden netsuke of hibachi (portable charcoal-burning brazier) on 3 low legs and filled with short pieces of wood and charcoals. Unusual and clever subject in Japanese taste, perfectly caught “wabi-sabi” essence of the object with its elegant simplicity. Beautiful carving, wonderful depiction of wood structures in the logs, excellent wear and patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1425721 (stock #LS202008)
Ancient Artifacts
$100,000.00
This is an extremely rare, unique IMPORTANT Olmec quartz engraved plaque. I have only seen a handful of authentic Olmec quartz pieces in my 40 years of collecting. I have two others listed on this site. I have never seen another Olmec quartz plaque. This piece is highly transparent, water clear and dates 1200-600BC. It is made from a large rare thin 'Tabby' crystal with notches on the side. It is 3.75 inches square by 1/8"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1425712 (stock #1-1204)
Head of a man, with curled hair, wearing a beard. Strong Greek aesthetic influence. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Gandhara, 1st to 5th century.Height: 8 cm. The head is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1425694 (stock #TCR7875)
The Kura
$1,150.00
Here the Daruma sits in meditation, his robes seeming storm blown, the hood over his head blowing out in tatters. This is a very unusual version of this scholar art. It is 4 x 4 x 5 inches (10 x 11 x 12.5 cm) and is in excellent condition. Ishigami are literati objects prized by Bunjin scholars also called Ishikui (eating Stone) or Ishidake (holding stone).
The Daruma (officially Bodhidharma) was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1425688 (stock #1693)
Mastromauro Japanese art
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A Japanese Satsuma beaker vase surrounded by purple and white wisteria falling from the top on floral garden with sparrows. Impressed Kinkozan studio mark under the base and gilted signature. Meiji period second half 19th century Sizes: 24 x 12 cm. Condition report: Good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1425687 (stock #ZX)
A Japanese lacquered and shibayama inlaid kodansu (table cabinet) finely gilded on a dark ground. Interior in nashiji with three drawers, each of them with an ivory panel Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 24 x 16 x 11 cm. Condition report: Good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #1425686 (stock #1705)
A Japanese ivory netsuke of a fugu fish with his stomach inflated with water while adopting a defensive pose. The natural signs of the fish’s skin are finely stained with sumi-e ink. The eyes are light and dark horn inlaid. Gyokuzan engraved signature, Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 2,5 x 5 x 2 cm. Condition report: Good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1910 item #1425685 (stock #1186)
A Japanese painted and lacquered polychrome wood Fudo-Myo with horn gilted eyes on glass covered. Fudo Myo-o, god of fire and wisdom, is the most popular of the Myo-o “great kings”. He is the fifth guardian of the heavens and protector of astrologers, he is invoked when difficult undertakings are undertaken...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1425684 (stock #1731)
Mastromauro Japanese art
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A Japanese boxwood netsuke of a recumbent goat with long beard. Very good shine and original patina. Engraved signature with kao. Edo period 19th century Sizes: 3 x 4 x 2,5 cm Condition report: Very Good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1425679 (stock #gy6068)
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1910's Chinese Gilt Silver Filigree Jadeite, Tourmaline Jewel Bead Scholar Ink Box Marked

It is 2.4 inches (6.3 cm) tall by 1.25 inches (3.2 cm) long by 0.78 inch (2 cm) wide. The bead is 8.4 mm - 15.3 mm long by 4.3 mm - 11.3 mm wide. It weight 47.6 gram.

It has rubbing gold, tarnished silver, inclusions at some beads, surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1425678 (stock #gy6067)
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1900's Chinese Silver (tested silver with silver test kit) Butterfly Lock Necklace with Turquoise & Agate Carved Bead Marked "新隆""足銀"

It is 15.1 inches (38. cm) long by 7.05 inches (18 cm) wide. The pendant is 3 inches (7.6 cm) long by 3.75 inches (9.2 cm) wide. The bead is 3.5 mm-19.4 mm. It is 177.6 gram (0.4 Lb).

It has a fleabite chip at the lock, tarnished silver, hairline cracks at the charms, and surface wears and scratches...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1425676 (stock #gy6065)
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18th/19th Century Chinese Deep Carved Cinnabar Round Box with Figure

It is 3.8 inches (9.6 cm) tall by 7.5 inches (19 cm) wide. It is 1.8 Lb.

It has chips, hairline cracks, peeling of lacquer, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1425670 (stock #06062020A)
This is a well-painted Tibetan thanka depicting the Medicine Buddha. The painting is unframed and measures 10" X 12". Ample gold highlights, including the "aureole" surrounding the Buddha. Minor rubbing, as can be seen in the photos. In need of a good cleaning. Inscription on the reverse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1425666 (stock #QCG00R227)
A fine Chinese Song dynasty brown glaze bowl with glaze effects. Dia. 17cm. Condition: no chip, no restore, in good condition as shown. Shipping from Taipei, Taiwan via EMS at actual cost. Item selling at various platforms, please ask before ordering.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1425664 (stock #QCG00R225)
A fine Chinese Song dynasty brown glaze bowl. Dia. 14.4cm. Condition: no chip, no restore, in good condition as shown. Shipping from Taipei, Taiwan via EMS at actual cost. Item selling at various platforms, please ask before ordering.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1425661 (stock #QCG00R222)
A beautiful Chinese Ming dynasty Jian type tea bowl with nice glaze effects. Dia. 9.5cm. Condition: no chip, no restore, in good condition as shown. Shipping from Taipei, Taiwan via EMS at actual cost. Item selling at various platforms, please ask before ordering.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1425656 (stock #DG06R819)
A rare Chinese Song to Jin Dynasty Yaozhou black glaze jar with beautiful foliated mouth rim. Ht. 12cm. Condition: wonderful glaze effects, no chip, no restore as shown, overall in good condition. Shipping from Taipei, Taiwan via EMS at actual cost. Item selling at various platform, please ask before ordering.