All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1393406 (stock #MOR6817)
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Ivy in colored maki-e lacquer drapes over the ro-iro polished black of this museum quality Tankei oil lantern dating from the 19th century complete with oil container, with both ceramic and lacquered-brass oil dishes; enclosed in the original wooden storage box. It is 22 x 18 x 54 cm (8-1/2 x 7 x 21 inches) and is in overall fine condition, with minor wear typical of age and use...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1393353 (stock #011)
A finely potted tea pot made from variegated clay. It has an impressed mark on the body below the handle.

Probably dating from the late Meiji period (early C20th), it measures 12.5cms (max) across body and handle and weighs 131 gms.

It is in excellent condition.

All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1393339 (stock #179102NM2320)
An elegantly simple Buffet made from solid oak during the Louis XIV period at the beginning of the 18th century. It is originally coming from Aubenas, a medieval town in southern France (We strongly advise you to google the name of the city to see beautiful pictures of the area, especially the castle) This boldly built piece consists of a straight facade featuring a two-drawer frieze upon a nice pair of recessed paneled doors revealing a spacious storage area with single shelf...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1393336 (stock #MOR6816)
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A hollowed out section fo burled wood has been encased in lead top and bottom, creating a lovely little tea caddy infused with the Japanese tradition of adoration of the natural world . 19th to early 20th century, it is roughly 4 inches (10 cm) diameter. The lead shows age, the surface textured with handling and it has a wonderful antique feel.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1393334 (stock #MOR6815)
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Wisteria vines in gold and silver Maki-e lacquer decorate the natural body of this beautiful sake flask cut from a section of vine, hollowed and capped with natural wood and black lacquer, a pouring spout of brass bunged with bamboo. It is 9 inches (22 cm) tall and in fine condition, dating from the 19th century.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1393291 (stock #010)
A chinese porcelain vase (yuhuchunping) covered in a copper red / sang de boeuf glaze. There is a 6 character Qianlong mark in underglaze blue to the base.

Dating from the late Qing/ Republic period, it stands 20.1 cms high and weighs 696 gms.

The colour of the bulbous section of the vase is slightly darker on one side and there are minuscule specks of greenish colour. (It may be that this was meant to be a peach-bloom vase)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1393280 (stock #MOR6814)
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A troop of Shishi lion dogs sewn with couched gold thread. frolic among the blossoms and crashing falls embroidered on the re-purposed rich blue patterned Edo period silk of this altar cloth. The original form was likely an uchikake kimono, assembled as an altar drape as a tribute to the owner at a Buddhist Temple. Embroidered up high is the Mitsuba-aoi crest of the Tokugawa Shogun, indicating this was from an aristocratic family as the quality of the embroidery presmes...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1920 item #1393249 (stock #179030NM1420)
This is a very nice beginning of the 20th century Buffet Deux Corps made from solid and lovely patinaed beech. This piece is originally coming from the city of Dijon in the burgundy region (We would strongly advise you to google the name of the city to see beautiful picture of the area.)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1393210 (stock #MOR6813)
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A mandala from the Main Kyoto Nichiren Sect Buddhist Temple Honnoji cut from a hardwood slab used in the rebuilding of the great hall in the Taisho period. Written on back is “Given in Taisho 14 (1925) to the temple supporter’s representative as a prayer for good fortune upon the occasion of the ceremonial raising of the roof beam of the main temple structure (Honden), the plackard cut from wood used in the rebuilding”. It is signed Nichijo-gan...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1393167 (stock #MOR6812)
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A serene image of a rabbit caught in the moment calling to mind childhood feelings by Ishibashi Ken (Masaru) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply “Usagi”. The artist has left the finished form with thousands of tiny chisel marks; by not smoothing the carving, he has created a sense of softness inviting one to touch the timid creature. Incised into the base of the figure is the artists signature...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1393141 (stock #179101NM820)
This is an adorable beginning of the 20th century Louis XV Rococo center table made from solid beech. It is topped by its original serpentine shaped Carrara marble sitting upon a nicely scrolled belt accented with acanthus patterns and supported by four graceful cabriole legs. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1900-1910. Dimensions 30"high/ 43"wide/ 21½”deep.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1393140 (stock #179012NM3550)
This is a splendid provincial Wedding Buffet Deux Corps made from solid pine by the end of the reign of Louis XV throughout the second half of the 18th century. This beautifully patinaed piece is originally coming from the region of Caux in the North of France. The French custom of a father's gift to his new married daughter was the crafting or purchase of a piece of furniture, either an armoire, cabinet or buffet carved with symbols of plenty and happiness...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1393125 (stock #TCR6809)
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A large faceted vase in textured red with loop handles by Ito Tozan II enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shihogata Shinsha-yu Kabin (Cinnebar Glazed Four-sided Vase). It bears the artists seal on the base, and has a fitted copper “Otoshi” inside, so that only the otoshi need be filled with water. The foot has been lacquered smooth so as to not scratch the surface below. It is 13-1/2 inches (34.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1393124 (stock #MOR6808)
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An anonymous basket of both red and white soot-stained bamboo (susu-dake) with a root-wood handle, the various textures and colors gleaming with sheer elegance. It is 18 inches (45 cm) tall and in excellent condition, containing a black lacquered bamboo otoshi container lined with copper.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1393027 (stock #182212)
This Antonio Pineda masterpiece with moonstones sparking blue and white colors is a most incredible site. The weight is 105 grams of quality with correct hallmarks as shown. No repairs or damage of any kind. Measurement shows a 7.25 inches in length and a little over 1 inch tall. The design is in the book SILVER SEDUCTION with several different stones.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1920 item #1392994 (stock #179039NM660)
This is a nice Cabinet, commonly called Confiturier (Jam Cabinet) by the french, made from solid and nicely patinaed oak at the beginning of the 20th century. This good looking piece consists of a straight facade featuring a single drawer upon a recessed paneled door revealing a spacious storage compartment with single shelf. Lock is in working condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1910-1920. Dimensions 35"high/ 25½"wide/ 16½"deep.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1392993 (stock #179099NM1120)
This is a magnificent end of the 19th Century Armchair made from solid and beautifully patinaed walnut, originally coming from Perpignan in the south west of France which explains the strong Spanish influence. The arched back elegantly stands above the large seat flanked by lovely scrolled and accented with acanthus pattern armrests, all supported by a baluster shaped pediment with an intricately sculpted bottom stretcher...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1392984
A vibrant sterling ring with citrine, amethyst, garnet , moonstone and green agate by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. From the same collection as the white labradorite Skaggs ring I am offering, this ring is a size 5 1/2 and in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the stones. The face of the ring is 7/8" wide and 3/4" long. Signed as shown. A colorful and bold beauty.