A drum handle from a gompa used by a lama. The handle can be removed for a better handling, especially when the lama had to go for a family ceremony, marriage, funerals etc. the drum; the drum is quite heavy as it is made in a single piece of wood with almost no figurative carving only one chimeric animal on each side. Total height is about 94 cm; handle is 54 cm diameter 42/44 cm and thickness 20 cm.
Size: Tanzaku 13.25 x 3.125 inches.
Publisher: Hasegawa/Nishinomiya Yosaku (stamp on back)
"Made In Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: No. 1602
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
This is an antique Japanese lacquer Isho Bako, clothing storage box with beautiful family crest. There are some scratches and wear.
It is 15 " tall, 28.75" wide, 16.63" deep.
This is an antique Japanese merchant chest called Choba Tansu. Constructed from Paulownia wood (Kiri). It comes with a secret compartment. It measures that 36 " tall, 31 " wide,15.75 " deep.
Merchant chests were displayed with pride by the owner of a shop to give customers the impression of success and longevity of the business establishment...
Pair Himalayan Stupa Brass Chops, Seals, Stupa altar pieces, 2 1/4" high, 1" to 1 1/8" wide on the bottom, carved double fish and other Buddhist symbol inside hexagonal shape bottom, the condition is good.
Tiffin Glass Company made this candy. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
L E Smith Glass Company made this Moon & Star lamp in the 1940's. There are no cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
New Martinsville Glass Company made Wild Rose. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
Heisey Glass Company made this nappy. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
Franciscan Pottery started making Desert Rose cups & saucers in 1941. There are no chips or cracks in the pottery. Thanks for looking.
4 are available
Hazel Atlas Glass Company made Florentine #2 from 1932-35. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
Dowry cloth, pillow cover
Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, Sindh people, Mahar group, 20th century
Hand woven cotton, cotton and silk floss, mirrors, khaarek, interlacing and jat embroidery
A highly decorative squarish piece of lavish embroidery on handwoven red cotton, pieced from three pieces of cloth (see image 2 for the joins)...
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Fuji From Mizukubo (Midzukubo)
Size: Oban. Approximately 16 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Red 6 mm Watanabe seal at lower right, indicating printing between 1946-1957.
Reference: Shotei O-17.
Artist's Hiroaki signature and seal lower left.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Removed from original folder.
Sophisticated Hagi Chawan by Living National Treasure Miwa Kyusetsu X (Kyuwa) (1885-1981) with warekodai made 70 years ago.
Many of Miwa's chawan have a split cross footring called a warekodai that was favored by busho chajin (warrior tea men); it traces its origins to Korean chawan. This chawan has a rare warekodai with only one split.
Miwa Kyusetsu X was a member of the group around Rosansin an Arakawa, which revived the momoyama ceramic...
China Old Rosewood Altar Table xx
13 WOODEN MOLDS AND 22 PAPER-MACHE MOLDS FOR DOLL WIG
13 pieces of wooden molds and 22 pieces of paper-mache molds for making Japanese doll wig, acquired from a long-established doll shop in Japan, as mixture set of different age pieces between Taisho-Showa period, 20th century. Specially well-used aged wood piece turns to matured with such blackness like atmosphere of god's figure.
Largest wooden piece: approx. H 17cm (6.69in), Paper-mache: approx...
The lonesome creature stares up at the full moon riding high in the autumn sky, a fabulous image by important artist Yoshimura Horyu enclosed in the original signed double wood box titled Tsuki-shita Tanuki Zu. From the kiri-box to the silk mounting to the rollers, everything about this scroll is top quality...
Indonesia, Bali, Tenganan Pageringsingan, Bali Aga people, mid 20th century
Handspun cotton, natural dyes, warp and weft ikat
Description: A fine example of the renowned double ikat (geringsing) sacred textiles woven in the village of Tenganan Pageringsingan in east Bali. The piece is woven in loose tabby from handspun cotton yarns dyed in botanical indigo and morinda to produce the characteristic muted colors of rust red, eggshell, and black-violet...