Japanese wooden lacquer artisan's bowl.
Measurements : W 6.02” x H 3.15" ( W 15.3 x H 8 cm )
It is in good condition.
Chinese Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Model of a Stove
This pottery model of a stove was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is made from five sections that have been luted together. The top section includes three small bowls and moulded kitchen utensils / ingredients, including a brace of birds...
Chinese Yuan / Ming Dynasty Longquan Celadon Covered Box
This rare covered box was made during the 13th - 14th century, most likely at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick and crackled pale green glaze. There is a very small defect to the glaze at the rim but there is no repair or restoration; a rare example in fine condition...
Kasuri child's kimono, probably remade from woman's kimono. It is hand-woven of asa (hemp) whose wefts as well as warps are hand-plied. It has auspicious kasuri pattern such as turtle, pinre tree, fan etc. It was made in Ohmi in Shiga Pref. near Kyoto. Meiji period (1868~1912) The white cloth is thin wool muslin and has some moth holes, however in excellent condition as awhole. 108cm x 113cm
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Jarlet
This small blue & white porcelain jar, or jarlet, dates to the 16th century. It is "heavily-potted" and is coated in a thick finely-crackled glaze. The underglaze blue decoration comprises floral and geometric patterns. The base remains unglazed and has fired to a pale brown.
Height 5.5 cm...
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl
This porcelain bowl was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is of the type known as "Swatow" or "Zhangzhou" ware. It is coated in a thick crackled glaze, the underglaze blue decoration comprising various floral and geometric patterns. The sand/grit adhering around the unglazed foot is typical of this type of ware, the bowl having been stood on sand in the kiln during firing. Diameter 14.5 cm (5.5 inches)...
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl
This porcelain bowl was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is of the type known as "Swatow" or "Zhangzhou" ware. It is coated in a thick glaze, the underglaze blue decoration comprising various floral and geometric patterns. It is unusually highly-fired for a Swatow piece, having a good ring when tapped, and the occasional crackle to the glaze...
A rare Momoyama Period Nezumi-Shino Chawan with a unique decoration: distorted cylinder shaped (hanzutsu) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of little reddish, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part.
The bowl was first covered inside and out with an iron oxide engobe (oni-ita) - then a decoration was incised into the dry engobe down to the clay - finally, a shino glaze was applied over the engobe...
LACQUERER'S WORKING DRAWER
Matured remains of lacquerer's wooden equipment coated in many layers of drippings of everyday's black and red abstractions.
Note of “Use for a lacquerer named Watabe, Newly-made in May, Meiji 45 (1912), Price: 90 sen” at bottom.
In such well-used condition as is as seen. approx...
A true treasure! Slightly distorted shoe shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part around the foot ring.
The bowl was covered with a green copper oxide glaze...
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.
Actual Buddha looks to be very thickly cast silver and the base is hollow cast of a bronze alloy or a lower silver content alloy than the body. Unlike almost all of the other high silver content examples I have offered, this one has not been cleaned. It is common for this type to have the base made of lead, bronze, or some less precious metal than the Buddha itself.This is a type particular to Cambodia. Exquisite face.
Measurements: 4 7/8 inches tall, 6 5/8 inches on its custom base.
Nice face. Remains of original gilding throughout. No damage or loss except for usual surface wear. Originally had a separately cast Mandorla. Leans slightly to the left.
Measurements: 3.25 inches tall.
Japanese 6-Panel byobu folding screen, with painting of a flowering wheat field under the full moon. Hand-signed artist signature, with two red chops. The screen's paper hinges are done in gold gofun paper.
Dimensions: 150" L x 68" H
DESCRIPTION: Outstanding Japanese porcelain Imari charger, circa 1880, acquired in Brussels, Belgium. This charger is profusely painted in under-glazed blue, red, green and gilt with a central blue medallion of scrolls highlighted in gilt. Surrounding the medallion is a wide border of alternating cartouches enclosing pairs of birds with bamboo leaves, and flowers issuing from rockwork with butterfly. The reverse is painted with three sets of flowering blue branches...
The size of Ojime: 13/16” High x 5/8” Deep x 9/16” Wide. This is adorable Japanese Coral, Sango Carving Monkey with Peach. Monkey has happily sleeping with holding the peach on his hand. It is finely carved. The condition of Ojime is excellent, except noting. The tail of monkey has little chipped off...
A very attractive e-karatsu chawan (tea bowl) dating from the beginning of the Edo period (1615-1868).
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The chawan is in very good condition, considering its age. A poem is written underneath the lid of the antique fitted wooden box the bowl comes with.
Dimensions: 12.5 x 6.7 cm (5 x 2.7 in)
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A Dojin licking Dango-treats dances in erratic dashes of soft wet lines and swift dark strokes of flying white on this vertical presentation by Edo period eccentric Doi Goga. Ink on paper it is 43 x 184.5 cm (17 x 72-1/2 inches) and has been completely remounted in dark silk with bone rollers. The creature clutches the raku-in stamp in his upper hand, the other stamps seem to follow his feet like footsteps. It comes enclosed in an age darkened wooden box. Known as the “Mad monk” Goga had...