Hongshan Pig Dragon Head pendant Toggle in Nephrite Jade, orange red stone with tremolite mineral throughout and erosion to one side of the cheek. The biconically off set drilled suspension holes the sides show heavy wear from long term use. Collected HK 1980-1995. Size L 2" h 1.5"
Hongshan nephrite Jade Zhulong pig dragon toggle pendant , cute face more like a fox . the pendant has biconically drilled suspension holes with mineral deposits as well as tremolite throughout the piece shows heavy signs wear to the sides due to extended wear. Size 2.5" high1.5" wide weight 66 G
Lot of 9 Sotheby’s catalogs from 1978 to 1983 relating to netsuke. Very good reference material, all in decent vintage condition, black and white photos, most of catalogs with prices realized.
Ancient Chinese Hongshan Chicken Bone Jade Pig Dragon Pendant, bi conically drilled off set holes good condition and wearable. Well carved nice color. Collected HK 1980-1995 size 1.7" H 1.25" 30G
Ancient Chinese Hongshan Nephrite Jade Pig Dragon Cicada Toggle pendant sculpture . Nice carving depicting a pig dragon with cicada wings, the underside showing the 3 lines on a cicada body .
Biconically off set drilled suspension holes with mineral deposits. The holes show mineral deposits and the holes and the body show heavy wear and smoothing from extended wearing . There is also tremolite mineral growth. Weight 72g size 3.25 L by 1.2" wide
Ancient Hongshan Culture Cong shaped Nephrite bead with raised writing. Great piece and a lot of extra work to raise the letters from the surface, the body covered in tremolite one small chip to rim edge. weight 56 G size 2.2" .90" W . Collected in HK 1980-1995
Ancient Hongshan nephrite Jade Pig Dragon Mouse Toggle figure pendant. Unique piece hanging its a pig dragon , free standing its a hunched mouse figure. Biconically off set drilled suspension hole with mineral deposits in the holes as well as heavy wear to the sides from extended wearing. The body also has tremolite mineral growth showing as the white coating. Collected in HK 1980-1995. Weight 56g size L just under 3" standing on its side its 1.5" tall
Antique Chinese soft stone Double Koi fish Pendant , nice carving has some brown wax? to show line details. Diameter 2.5"
Chinese Hongshan Green Orange Nephrite Jade Dragon Toggle Pendant , pig dragon type in a C shape or embryo. The jade is covered in tremolite mineral from extended burial the biconically drilled off set suspension hole with mineral deposits the sides of the sculpture shown extensive smoothing from long term use. Collected in HK 1980-1995 . Size 2.25" H by 1.75W weight 60G
Here we have a very unique ceremonial tea implement made by one of the most important figures from Japanese tea culture in the past century. While most tea scoops (chashaku) are made of bamboo, this piece is fashioned from the branch of a plum tree and retains part of the bark on the handle...
For your consideration are two, difficult to find, CANINE, veterinary medicine texts published in the first quarter of the 20th century!
Presented first is "DR. LITTLE'S DOG BOOK", with an original copyright of 1924 - this being a second printing from May 1925. It features 345 pages that include seven photos along with some illustrations depicting dog care...
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Hikawa Park, Omiya
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Round, red 6 mm seal at lower left, indicating a lifetime printing (1946-1957).
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Reference: Hotei #207.
Condition: Excellent. Top back margin corner has paper residue.
"Omiya...was prosperous during the Tokugawa period (1600-1868) as a post-station on the Nakasendo." - Hotei.
Chinese Grey Jade pendant with Early or Tang style Dragon, nice smooth texture well carved with traces of black paint. Condition seems good may be a flea bite on the edge. Diameter is 2" weight 26 g
Ancient Hongshan Cicada Man Nephrite Jade pendant in green brown jade. The pendant hangs showing a cicada the other side is a mans face wearing a hat or head covering. The pendant with a large core drilled suspension hole. The body covered in Tremolite mineral growth. Collected in HK 1980-1995. Size H 2.75" w.75" weight 54 G
A Hongshan Jade double Bi disk with raised writing on each side Neolithic Period, the bi Hongshan Culture,
The disc shaped as two conjoined bi discs with polished edges and apertures drilled on both sides, the stone with russet and tremolite growth on each side. There are faint characters side one like an E the the other side is mostly worn away from extended use. Size H 3" w 2". Collected HK 1980-1995
5000 year old Hongshan Nephrite jade Mother Goddess Amulet Pendant. Rare piece depicting a seated pregnant woman goddess with her hands over her abdomen. Biconically off set drilled suspension holes. The surface is covered with tremolite mineral growth . Nice red colored stone 62g size h 2.5" w 1" d 1" .
Collected 1980-1995 in HK
Japanese Lacquered Hardwood large Scroll shape Display Stand, Ca. 1930's, 21" wide, 12 1.2" deep, 4 1/4" high, nicely curved from one piece of wood for Ikebana, Bonsai floral arrangement, or can be used for any type nice and high quality precious object for Display. Marking on the bottom underneath. It shows some stain and old age patina on top, otherwise in good condition, no damages.
Pair of sterling silver figural dishes. Each: An oak leaf textural and stippled ground, veins, irregular upturned edges. Textural with stippled ground. Post-1967 Italian hallmark with maker’s stamps for Gianmaria Buccellati and Clementi di Giovanni Mantel. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 5 1/2 x D 3 1/2 in. Total weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BR733