PIG-HANDLED RICE CAKE MOLD WITH FLOWER PATTERN
Traditional Korean wood carving mold for making rice cake, late 20th century, approx. 24 x 6.4 x H 10 (9.44 x 2.51 x 3.93in)...
Height: 35.2 cm (14.1 in)
Width: 17.4 cm (7 in)
Quality Chinese sang de boeuf vase with wonderful mauve, purple, lilac and red glaze streaks; fine crackle overall; minimal wear and fritting to the base rim; good condition
This perfume bottle was made with the classic pulled feather motif used by the greats from Tiffany to Lundstrom. It has silvered feathers on a rich deep mottled ground. The dauber sits loosely in the bottle.
The bottle is signed illegibly and is probably by a contemporary glass artist.
Condition is very good with the bulb on the dauber showing some wear.
Dimensions: 4 1/8" h. Measurements are approximate
This Palissy Ware center or serving piece has 3 clam styled bowls for serving condiments or food. They have a Jun Yao style of coloring of mottled blue and green with dabs of purple in the interior; outer walls are painted with ochre streaks. The body is encrusted with shells and bocage evoking colorful visions of the sea.
Underside is marked Made in Portugal 201A...
Offered is an 1854 edition of Dr. Calvin Cutter's instructional and educational book entitled "First Book of Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene, for GRAMMAR SCHOOLS and FAMILIES".
This difficult to find revised stereotyped edition, was published in Boston by the Benjamin B. Mussey and Co., the book having been originally published in 1852. It features 83 highly-detailed engraved illustrations and 191 information-packed pages...
Large Japanese Showa period circular form burlwood tray with raised sides made from a single piece of wood. 15 7/8” diameter x 2 1/4" high. The raised sides are 3/8" thick. Weighs just over 2 lbs. Likely dates from the first half of the 20th century. Very good overall condition. From the estate of a collector of Japanese mingei in Phoenix, Arizona. The original price tag remains on the bottom.
This large punch bowl is a spectacular show piece which sits on a narrow round base whose underside is ribbed. The wall of the bowl has finger form molding above which are abundant fruits and leaves.
Usage could be fruit, punch, or decoration.
The condition is very good to excellent. The underside is marked 3. Age is probably mid 20th century circa 1960s.
This is an early 20th Century cloisonne smoking set. Set includes a hinged cigarette or cigar box, an ashtray, and a matchbox holder. Some minor damage, but still considered in good original condition. The cloisonné design is of a boat which is somewhat hard to find.
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Hand Painted Plaque with Hawk & Calligraphy Signed
It is 15.5 inches (39.5 cm) long by 10.6 inches (27 cm) wide. It is 4.7 Lb.
It has dark spots, skip glaze, chips and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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Early Fuzhou/Foochow Set 3 Trays
Decoration of Birds
Unusual Early Fuzhou/Foochow Long Box
Early Foochow/Fuzhou Shaped Lacquer Tray
Painted with figures in an unusual Landscape Scene
Marked for Ling Dai Mi
Tibetan Buddhist “windhorse” wood printing block with loads of auspicious symbols (trigrams, dorjes etc) for printing small prayer flags or paper amulets- about 40 to 50 years old, still perfectly usable (I’ve thought of making cards with this but never got around to it). The “wind horse” has its origins the earlier Bon folk religion but has been incorporated to Tantric art for the past couple of hundred years...
Japanese woodblock print entitled "Moonlit Night at Miyajima" by the artist Kawase Hasui. The Miyajima Torii Gate sands in the still water. A row of stone lanterns shine their light from the water's edge. Tall pines bend over the quiet beach. From across the lake, more lights can be seen. With black 6mm seal. Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Produced during the lifetime of the artist.
Dimensions: Paper size: 15 1/8" high x 10 1/4" wide
Japanese woodblock print entitled "Moon Over Kiyosume Garden" by the artist Kawase Hasui. Muted tones depict a tranquil lake. A yukimi-dōrō (stone lantern) stands on the edge of the water near a stand of dwarf pines. With black 6mm seal. Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Produced during the lifetime of the artist.
Dimensions: Paper size: 15 1/4" high x 10 1/4" wide
Japanese woodblock print entitled "Moon at Umagome" by the artist Kawase Hasui. From the series "Twenty Views of Tokyo". Tall pine trees frame a full moon through the mist. A farm house with thatched roof shines light from a single window. Rows of crops are illuminated blue in the night. With black 6mm seal. Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Produced during the lifetime of the artist.
Dimensions: Paper size: 15 1/4" high x 10 1/8" wide
Japanese woodblock print entitled "Kanetsuke Hall Bell Tower, Okayama" by the artist Kawase Hasui. The bell tower stands high above the other rooftops as the rain falls on the street below. I figure with an umbrella can be seen in the distance walking with an umbrella. The wet street reflects the latticework of a window. With black 6mm seal. Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Produced during the lifetime of the artist...
Lovely Seto ware chaire (tea caddy) made by Japanese Seto ceramist Kato Bakutai (1861-1943).
The mark of the artist is stamped at the bottom.
Kato Bakutai was a prominent potter who initially worked under Kato Shuntai (1802-1877) being responsible for revival of Seto ware techniques in Japan in the 19th century...