A rare Song dynasty longquan celadon small lotus bowl, good condition with hairline at the rim, please see picture for detail size: 12 cm diameter.
Very large Medieval Islamic cast bronze oil lamp, Khorasan Seljuk/Seljuq Turks Period 11th.-12th Century A.D.
The largest we've ever handled or seen of this type! Very attractive and interesting medieval Islamic lamp.
Height: 20 cm. The lamp is around 20 cm. wide as well. a massive piece and heavy.
Ex. German Private Collection
Up for sale is an antique Chinese silk chair cover tapestry, vibrant red color silk and wool ground embroidered with Chinese auspicious objects, Ruyi scepter, golden pheasants, peonies, bats, peaches, magnolia, and lotus foliage, using with silk floss and gold threads; back with red silk brocade with longevity symbols. Tapestry is excellent condition. No wear or damage. Measurements: Height 63", width 19".
Japanese early 20th century Ando cloisonne vase. The vase has the design of thistles. The vase has silver rims. The vase has the Ando The vase measures 8 1/4" tall by 10 1/2" in diameter. Unfortunately the vase has surface spots that will not polish out. (rasu)
Japanese early 20th century BANKO-ware tea cup. The tea cup has a SAMURAI design. The SAMURAI has his armor and other utensils to the side of him. There is an attendent next to the SAMURAI. To the distance is a beautiful view. The tea cup is stamped BANKO on the bottom and the artist has his chop mark on the side TOKEN (GA), or painted by TOKEN. (kune)
Japanese early 20th century iron pot by SHIBUNDO. This pot is done in a hexagonal shape. All of the 6 sides have a bamboo design. The inside of the lid has SHIBUNDO etched into it. This iron pot measures 8 1/2" tall (from base to top of upright handle), 6 3/4" wide and 5 3/4" deep.
A strictly museum quality, large pottery figure of a female attendant, dating to the earlier Ming Dynasty, 1400-1500 AD.
The figure stands on a large Lotus throne on top of high hexagonal plint in fine two-colour green and yellow glazed robe. In her hand she is carrying a tray with the head of a pig.
She wears an adorned headdress. Finely painted facial details...
Up for sale is a large antique Chinese embroidered silk panel taken from the back of a Qing dynasty imperial dragon robe, Jifu, late 1700's, Qianlong period; very intricate embroideries with couched gold-wrapped threads and other embroidery techniques; three four-clawed dragons together with colored clouds designated for imperial family members only, bats, sea waves, and other Buddhist auspicious objects; backed with light brown lining...
Pendant of rectangular shape with rounded angles decorated on one side with a relief design representing a silkworm. Conical perforations on the back side. China, Neolithic period. Height: 5.5 cm. Erosion due to great age, otherwise good condition
Chinese Qing dynasty bronze Censer with Xuande mark. 11 cm mouth rim diameter. 15 cm wide from ear to ear. about 500 gram weight. Censer has single fault from factory made ( please see at the pictures ).
A Momoyama period (16th to 17th c) lacquered incense burner with later polished brass lid and optional hardwood cover enclosed in an ancient and delicate red-lacquered wooden box inside of a secondary nijubako wooden box which contains a compartment for the optional wooden lid as well. The koro is 4-1/4 inches (11 cm) square. There is much old wear to the gold decoration and black lacquer, and repairs around the base.
A beautiful Japanese single section Mizuya (kitchen tansu) made with Keyaki (elm) wood, original lacquer finish in various shades of red, tasteful Keyaki burl front panel drawers, two shelved storage areas, one with large doors with slats and the other with smaller doors with mesh and panels carved with lingzhi floral motifs.
Size: 72" L x 20" W x 35" H
Chinese Song dynasty white glaze small pot. 17 cm diameter. there is some hairline at the rim. Free from any repair. the pot found from river.
Japanese early 20th century bronze hawk. The reddish colored hawk is perched on oceanside rocks, with waves splashing against them. The rocks and waves are done in a darker colored bronze. Unsigned. The piece measures 16 1/2" tall, 19" wide and is 8 1/2" deep. (dorune)
The monk Budhai, also known as the Laughing Buddha, is an incarnation of the Bodhisattva Maitreya, the Buddha predicted to succeed Gautama Buddha in the future. The rotund deity carved with a broad smiling face seated with his left leg tucked under his ample protruding belly, the right leg drawn up, the shoulders and extremities draped in a wide flowing robe. White hardstone, possibly white jade. Nineteenth century or later. B : 8,6 cm. H : 7,3 cm...
A rare Chinese Longquan celadon vase, dated from late Song or early Yuan dynasty, with molded camel-head and ring handles.There is also sublte molded floral sprays on its body.This unique vase has beautiful large-crackle glaze resembling Guan ware of Song dynasty and is in excellent condition.(A small firing gap found, but hided and covered by glaze under one handle) No restoration.
Height 115mm Width 70mm (old wooden stand not included)
A set of five drinking cups, choko, that are decorated with a pattern of underglaze blue bifurcated pines set against a ground of iron red bamboo leaves, with an irregular cloud shaped reserve containing a gilt and iron red prunus tree with a pine bark lozenge superimposed containing a stylised cherry blossom motif set against a seeded green ground...
Sodenashi (sleeveless) han-juban (short under kimono) made of silk crepe for outside and cotton for inside. Inside has katazome (stencil-resist dyeing) which is hand-spun cotton. The red muslin wool in the collar has many moth holes. 19th century. 41.5cm x 58cm