Expressive mysterious symbols float on the surface of this green glazed plate by 20th century pottery legend Kawai Kanjiro enclosed in a wooden box annotated by his wife Tsune titled Seiji Sara. It is 8-1/2 inches (22 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Kawai Kanjiro was a true artist by nature, and together with Hamada Shoji, set a pattern of study for modern potters...
A Chinese credenza made of lacquered Elm with a top drawer and side by side doors opening into a spacious storage space with a removable shelf. It is a contemporary chest that would display elegantly in any home decor.
Constructed using through mortise and tenon joinery and it features bronze hardware.
Dimensions: 26 1/4" Wide by 34" High by 15 3/4" Deep.
Ohashi Bridge at Atako.
From the Hasegawa Night Scenes series (No. 1253).
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.25 x 7.375 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Sealed by the artist. "Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Traditional folk Korean patchwork hemp textile made from scrap fabrics called Pojagi (Bojagi), mid-late 20th century, approx. 100 x 100cm (39.37 x 39.37in),
embodies the lifestyle and the story of the people who take good care of their possessions. Stiff material and would be more beautiful to shine light through.
Some expected slight frays and discoloration due to aging, but in beautiful vintage condition as is as seen...
A spectacular Mizusashi fresh water container by Bizen Living National Treasure Kaneshige Toyo enclosed in a wooden box annotated by his son Kaneshige Kosuke titled Bizen Yahazuguchi Mizusashi. A fabulous range of colors plays across the surface, all natural kiln effects resulting from heat, cold, clay content and placement. The receptacle is 18 cm (7 inches) diameter, 16.5 cm (6-1/2 inches) tall and comes with a custom made black lacquer wooden lid...
The watch does not keep time/ needs repair. Sold as is . Art deco end-magic with champion band.
Antique Japanese bronze vase with incised design. A vertical row of diamond shaped reserves with plum or cherry blossom and bamboo motif. Unusual overall form with wide mouth. Signed on the bottom and coated on the inside to hold water for flower arrangements. Comes with signed tomobako.
Age: Deco Era (circa 1930)
Dimensions: 13 1/4" high x 6" wide (box: 16 3/4" high x 9" wide x 7 1/2" deep)
This shell measures 5 1/2" long and 4 1/2" wide.
Carved in Italy a cameo of a woman.
3 slight imperfections on the underside shell rim edges.
Sold as is.
This Hexagon Stars quilt is a brilliant combination of
Six Point Stars with appliqued flowers on stems. It is beautifully executed with the yellow hexagon centers of each star repeated by the yellow center of the flowers. The green leaves and stems delicately connect the stars. The powerful zigzag border works well with the geometry of the Star blocks.
The quilt is in excellent, probably unwashed condition. Measurements are 70" square...
Crow on Snowy Bough
Size: Approximately 6.25 x 4.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1930s.
Unsigned as originally issued.
Publisher: Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi).
Reference: #48b on on page 72 of Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
"Made in Japan" stamped on back.
Condition: Excellent. Never displayed.
Pair of traditional sterling silver 3-light candelabra. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass. Each: Tapering shaft on spool base flowing into rasied and stepped foot. Urn socket with threaded arms comprising central socket to which are mounted two leaf-wrapped s-scrolls, each terminating in single socket. Converts to candlestick and low candelabrum. Great all-arounders. Fully marked and numbered H701. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 13 1/4 x W 11 x D 4 1/4 in. Weighted. #BU221
PAIR OF PAINTED WOODEN BIRD FIGURES FOR TEMPLE DECORATION
Once installed at the colorful part of temple roof in Korea, early 20th century, approx. 13 x 7 x 2cm (5.11 x 2.75 x 0.78in), 12 x 7 x 2cm (4.72 x 2.75 x 0.78in)...
This Henley shape Shelley milk jug and sugar bowl set is decorated with the Green Daisy chintz pattern. It is in excellent condition and dates from the 1950's.
This Shelley cup saucer & plate is decorated with the Green Daisy chintz pattern (pattern 13450) which consists of white daisies and green leaves on a light green ground with the edges in gold. This pattern was introduced in around 1940, and this one is on the Henley shape. It is in very good condition.
This Shelley cress dish and stand was decorated by hand with the blue tones of the Shelley Harmony range. The draining dish has a diameter of 196 mm (7.75 inches) and stands 60 mm (2.5 inches) high, whilst the stand has a diameter of 183 mm (7.25 inches). There are a few minor scratches, mainly to the stand and these are the only blemishes. This would date from the 1930's.
This Shelley cup saucer and plate is decorated with the ever popular chintz pattern Rock Garden (pattern 13454). The cup shape is Richmond and it is finished off with green trim. The set is in very good condition, but it does have a tiny bit of wear to the ridge of the cup well on the saucer. C1950.
This Shelley cup saucer and plate is decorated with the ever popular chintz pattern Rock Garden (pattern 13454). This cup shape is Henley and it is finished off with a fine line of gilding to the edges. The set is in very good condition with only some very minor loss of gilding to detract from it. c 1950.
Vintage Pressed Glass Children's Toy Punch Bowl and 6 Cups.
This is done in the Thumbelina, Flatted Diamond Pattern.
Cups measure 1 1/8" high, 1 3/8" in diameter.
Punch bowl measures 4 1/4" high, 4 3/8" in diameter.
7 glasses and punch bowl.
This was a child's set.
One cup has a small nick or chip to the rim