Kokeshi is Japanese representative folk wooden doll as a toy for children (ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokeshi),
and here is an exceptionally unique and essential kokeshi handmade of a small milk-bottle (for its body) as the material which is deeply familier with the everyday life of ordinary Japanese people among old generation.
Quite a miracle to be existed avoiding thrown away til today. Showa period, 20th century. approx...
This is a Pair of HANIWA STONE Dinner Plates by RANMARU from Japan. The diameter of each plate is about 7 3/4" ( 19.8 cm). The plates are dishwasher safe and oven - microwave proof.
Chinese Green Ceramic Monochrome color Double hanging Chopstick Holder, 7 3/4" high, 8 1/2" wide-top, 8" wide-bottom, raised Bat design with double coin open windows, the condition is "as is", cracks in the back corner, and side of the holder, please check the photos.
10.56 Ct Star Sapphire Certificate With 18kt Gold And Rubies Bezel. Condition is New with tags.
Cool ancient and ethnic group. cloth and beaded bracelet probably African some beads lost an unknown ancient terracotta figure head with tongue sticking out on a stand, a Greek or Roman pottery fragment, n opalized ammonite, a purple crystal a vintage tiki lighter with light up eyes needs fuel , and a pair of chased brass bowls middle eastern.
This is an Antique Peruvian Amazon SHIPIBO Terracotta Polychrome Vessel. It measures about 5" X 5" X 4 1/2" ( 12.8 cm X 12.8 cm X 11.5 cm ).
Camilio Sunflower Tafoya (1902 -1995) small Blackware decorated with hand carved thunderbird bowl measures 2 1/2" in diameter and 2" tall. Signed on the bottom Camilio Tafoya, Santa Clara Pueblo. The condition is good no chips, but with a light scratches on the surface.
Siwa Oasis Egypt,framed Wedding Garment 20th Century Measuring 9x16”...
Also called Otomo dolls as the one of unique traditional Japanese wooden folk toys from Beppu, Oita area which are beliebed as the talisman god against evil, made by the local artisan named Mokusen, Showa period, 20th century, Total: approx...
HINA DOLLS AND ELEVEN HEADS
Unfinished wood carving Hina dolls and its related 11 heads, Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Emperor: approx. 18 x 13 x H 15cm (7.08 x 5.11 x 5.90in), Empress: approx...
Vintage Chinese Mud Man Shekwan porcelain approximately 5 inches tall and 5 inches wide and 5 1/4 inches deep multicolored glaze
GONG FOR TEA
Tea ceremonial brass (or alloy?) 'dora' gong with iron stand, basically used for sounding it when ready for the preparation of tea as the signal for entering room. Lovely shrill sound.
Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. H 28.5cm (11.22in). Some rust as is...
Such a lovely amateur wood carving noh mask of probably middle-aged or old woman, as uniquely quite unlike any kind of 'Onna-men' (Female mask) though. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. No ear-holes (not finished yet?). Some expected stanis due to aging as is as seen. approx...
A large cast bronze Department 56 recumbent pig used in a store or window display to feature their Jam Bon Farmhouse china collection (See last photo of same pig as a Dept. 56 Jam Bon butter dish). A truly unique piece with very nice detailing and a Department 56 label on the bottom. The label also says, "Made in India", but it looks Chinese to me and I haven't been able to find any Indian pigs that vaguely resembles this one. I'll let you decide...
Pair Chinese Hardwood Display Stand, small Scroll shape, 2" wide, 1 1/4" deep, 1/2" high, with bold beautiful natural grains, in good condition.
Pair Chinese Hardwood Scroll shape small Display Stand, 2" wide, 1 3/8" deep, 1/2" high, with beautiful natural wood grains, in good condition.
Chinese Rosewood Scroll shape small highly polished Display Stand, 2" wide, 1 1/8" deep, 5/8" high, in good condition.