MATOI OF WHITE
Tip metal emblem of 'matoi' (Japanese old school firefighters's banner originated from Edo period) indicating as "white" in a single kanji letter. Early 20th century or later. approx...
Gorgeous Japanese Geisha Doll Collectible Red Kimono Kyoto
Made in Japan
Condition: very good for its age
The doll is absolutely gorgeous, we got her in Kyoto from a private collector. This is an authentic Japanese geisha doll, her face is made of gofun and with glass eyes. The older version of geisha dolls are truly remarkable comparison to the newer version which made of plastic. This doll is a true collector's doll to be cherished and love...
Japanese Lacquer Ware Set of 4- Rice Bowl- Soup Bowl
Made in Japan
Made of wood- good condition, it shows normal wear
A very nice Japanese lacquerware bowl set of four, it's handpainted with maki-e in a nice vivid red with gold paint, featuring a bird on a bamboo tree.
Japane Satsuma Tea Cups Set Porcelain
Made in Japan
Condition: very good, Showa Period
The cup is made of satsuma, this is a nice set of porcelain tea cups with lid. A very pretty motif handpainted features sakura flowers, with a nice combination of colors...
The red, white and blue color scheme gives this LeMoyne Stars a patriotic feel. Corner block stars repeating the small ones in the body of the quilt are a nice touch. Triple borders frame the stars well. It is quilted with cable patterns throughout.
The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. Measurements are 66" x 84". Pennsylvania origin; made 1930's.
The vintage Chinese blue and white bowl is decorated with two dragons and clouds, symmetrically opposite with the flaming pearl between the two dragons. The base of the bowl is a double circular ring which represents eternity.
The Kintsugi repairs to the bowl adds a dimension that brings it to life...
Marine material netsuke of makatsugyo - a dragon-fish - in the process of transformation. The face is already that of a dragon, while limbs are still carp’s fins. According to a Chinese legend, a carp that can swim up the waterfall turns into a dragon, and thus serves as a paragon of perseverance, especially in scholarly pursuits. The creature is rarely depicted in netsuke. Superb clean carving, excellent detailing, beautiful inlays with black and transparent brown horn...
An original North West Native American Haida Indian carved cedar panel. With Eagle and Bear tribal design motif initials carved into the wood on the verso R D attrubited to Robert Davidson.
24.5" W x 35.25" H x 1.5" D. A beautiful example of North Coast Native Indian art.
Attributed to Eijiro Kobayashi
High Bridge at Night (Inspired by James Whistler's "Nocturne")
Date: This edition 1938-60.
Size: Approximately 10 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Marginless as originally issued.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Tiny kento mark at upper right corner.
After "Nocturne in Blue and Gold; Old Battersea Bridge" by James Whistler
CREEL AND CREEL
Different types and designs of wooden creel, Showa period, 1970s, Japan. One with string: approx. 21 x 14 x H 6.5cm (8.26 x 5.51 x 2.55in), Another: approx...
A tall, slender ribbed green jade vase with hexagonal top and having an alabaster foot. The 9 3/4 inch tall vase is depicted as shape 6241 in the Steuben factory line drawings as reproduced in ”The Glass of Frederick Carder” by Paul Gardner. The vase is unsigned, but undoubtedly Carder Steuben. There is no damage.
1960s Looping Gilt 8 day 15 Jewel Travel alarm clock. Nice clock works well and quite heavy and solid, the case has heavy wear to the gold finish , could be re plated . Size .75" by 2" by 2"
Antique Chinese Brocade embroidery silk panel with Foo Dog. Beautiful panel with nice needle work though heavy loss. selling as is staple mounted to foam core and has a matt board . Matt 20" by 25" sight 19" by 14" .
HAIDA/TLINGIT MOUNTAIN GOAT HORN feast SPOON
single piece, with small bowl surmounted by a long curved and tapering incised handle depicting a killer whale in red and blue . Slight chips from age and use , comes with a stand. L 10"w 3"d 1" at bowl.
Midcentury Modern sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat and hinged with slight overhang. Box interior cedar-lined and partitioned. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23705. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 1/4 in. Gross weight: 18 troy ounces. #BU997
OH MY GOD
Incomplete remains of the face of a monk who is crying when Buddha died, originated from 'Nehan-zu' (Nirvana painting). Pottery. Showa period, early-mid 20th century, Japan. approx...
Cotton child's kimono with kasuri pattern. It was probably produced in Kurume in Fukuoka prefecture in Kyushu where cotton kasuri textile has been made from late Edo period. (19th century) In good condition except for some small light stains . The first half of the 20th century, 94cm x 94cm