A set of five Oribe style lidded bowls covered in red tame-nuri lacquer with auspicious symbols of Iris and Reishi (Chinese Ling Zhi) Mushrooms. Inside a blue floral spray which appears to be wisteria flower curls out from a splash of copper green on the color infused crackled pale glaze. Interior and exterior separated by gold rims. Each bowl is 11 cm (4-1/2 inches) diameter, 6 cm (2-1/2 inches) tall and are in fine condition...
Gold tinged red vines cling to black lacquer coating the body of this handled pottery dish from the Toyoraku tradition while typical flashes of Oribe green decorate the pale color infused crackled glaze inside. It is 17.5 cm (7 inches) square. There is an old repair to the handle where it joins the body (see close-up photos). It appears to have been stamped inside the foot ring, however has since been obscured by lacquer...
A fabulous set of five black lacquered porcelain bowls with lids in the Toyoraku tradition featuring young pines in cobalt on sheer white porcelain inside, with soaring cranes and clouds in gold on black lacquer outside. Expertly crafted, each is roughly 10.5 cm (54 inches) diameter, 6 cm (2-1/4 inches) tall and all are in excellent condition. Examples of porcelain bowls like this attributed to the fourth and fifth generations Toyosuke have been published...
Highly schematized bronze horse with long legs, narrow body and slender tail.
The head with pointed snout and long ears. The casting seam close to the head not deburred.
Part of the casting channel on the croup. Rare early bronze with nice patina.
For related horses, cf. Boston Museum of Fine Art, accession no. 1970.510
Northwestern Iran, Amlash/Marlik, Iron Age, around 900 BC
L. 5.2 cm (2 in)
H. 4.2 cm (1.7 in)
Fine and rare...
Two-wheeled carriage with indicated hubs. The central pole with a pierced hook in front to attach it to a yoke.
Rather crudely cast with casting seams not deburred. Overall encrusted surface patina. Still nice and rare to find.
For a related chariot with horses, cf. Boston Museum of Fine Art, accession no. 1970.510
Northwestern Iran, Amlash/Marlik, Iron Age, around 900 BC
L. 6.4 cm (2.5 in)
H. 2.1 cm (0.8 in)
Fine and rare. Intact...
Quite a simple Korean inkstone hand-carved out from stone, early 20th century, approx. 11 x 6.5 x 1cm (4.33 x 2.55 x 0.39in). Hollowed surface by the frictioning of ink stick for long years use as is...
PLATE WITH POTSHERD
Mixture of Imari/Arita porcelain plate and its potsherd sticking each other naturally in kiln-firing. Edo period (1603-1868), Japan. approx. 13.5 x 12.5 x H 5cm (5.31 x 4.92 x 1.96in).
Although this kind of "failure ware" usually tend to be thrown away then excavated in the later years as academic reference item,
this piece was unusually and originally treasured with such repair as it's an object of art...
Collection of 5, circa late Qing Dynasty embroidered glass cases. Eyeglasses were always considered a luxury status item, since not everyone who needed them could afford a pair and they were emblematic of the scholar class as well. So it is just natural that these precious items were kept in a beautiful case. Two of these have the original glass “slide” fasteners. L: 14cm5.5in...
Nice period wing chair, stripped down to the frame for your custom use. Casters are original.
Georgian chased fob of 15K in the shape of a stirrup cup with a chased built in bale for hanging from your favorite pendant. The fob is filled with clear unadorned citrine. With the gold-work chased on every surface, this is a fob to behold. A nice hefty size, this Georgian fob is the perfect accompaniment to your favorite gold chain.
Mid Victorian 15K pearl cluster ring with 8 small pearls set with a large center square emerald. with 1 square emerald set in each shoulder flanking the center cluster. The color contrast of the pearl accents against the green of the square emerald is very pleasing. We also love the round pearls contrasted with the square emeralds. The ring is open backed so the underside of the emerald is clearly visible. There is lovely gold ornamentation on the top of the ring. Traces of antique hallmarks can...
Temple Guardian Dragons, Rare Antique Painted Wood Korean Temple Architectural Art, cleverly rendered with their bodies hidden and their tails appearing from behind clouds. The dragon both guards the temple and guides the people in their quest for knowledge and truth. The dancheong style of Korean temple architectural art dates back to the fourth century. "Danchoeng" is based on five colors: blue (east), white (west), red (south), black (north), and yellow (center). 40.5 x 6.75 inches, 103 x 17 ...
Meiji (1868-1912) Japanese Satsuma Charger Marked
It is 2.95 inches (7.5 cm) tall by 19.3 inches (49 cm) wide by 19.3 inches ( 49 cm) in length. It is 22 Lb.
It has rubbing of gold and paint, stains, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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19th Century Chinese Cloisonne Box with Flower Marked
It is 3.85 inches (9.8 cm) tall with stand and 2.6 inches (6.7 cm) tall without stand by 3.9 inches (10 cm) long and 5.3 inches (13.4 cm) wide. It is 1.8 Lb.
It is tarnished and has minor missing enamels, stains, cut marks, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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17th Century Chinese Bronze Figure of Monk
It is 10.7 inches (27.3 cm) tall by 3.5 inches (8.9 cm) wide. It is 2072 gram.
It has pitting, holes, oxidation and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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Authentic Ancient Egyptian Late Period (c. 725 - 332 B.C.) Alabaster Canopic Jar Lid of Duamutef - He who adores his Mother, the Jackal-Headed of the Four Sons of Horus. Guardian of the Stomach, his protective Goddess was Neith, a Goddess of War. 10cm x 8.5 cm. Ex ADA Member (Coincraft) with their Shop Label and Certificate of Authenticity included (see photo's). We will also include our own Certificate of Authenticity as with all antiquities sold.
Large cast iron teapot. Very elegant decoration of Mon and stylized flowers. Seems very old to me perhaps ealier than Edo. Datation of iron is difficult. The bottom is broken and glued with resin. It is not usable for tea anymore.
Height without the handle : 17cm
with the handle : 31 cm
Cast iron teapot. Very deep decoration. Nice quality of cast iron. Unusual interesting decoration, meticulous details (fineness of the dragon ties of the handle). Signed in relief on the back and under the lid. Difficult to date. Meiji or Edo ? only the translation of the signature could tell us the artist and the period. The handle inlaid with plants in silver.
Height without the handle: 15,5 cm with the handle 25 cm