A beautiful early 20th C. Chinese porcelain blanc de chine Guanyin with holding a lotus. Only the finger has a tiny broken (Pls. see the photo) otherwise in very good condition. H: 36cm $195
enigma The original ebay seller wrote this in his listing He really got it right Maki’s print has the 4 character phrase as done by Deng in his writing in the 19th century We confirm Deng and Maki were in synch the arrangement of Maki’s gold seal is more used in Chinese than Japanese In any case ENJOY
A large Plate by Living National Treasure Hamada Shoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Mori-sara. Splashes of black supplant the rich red Mashiko glaze. It is 12 inches (31.5 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Hamada Shoji was born in Tokyo, and enrolled in the Tokyo Technical University at the age of 19. In 1918 he met the important British potter Bernard Leach, and the history of ceramic arts was forever changed...
Chinese Culture Revolution Boxwood Carved Boy & Girl
It is 4 inches (10 cm) tall by 5 inches (12.75 cm) in length by 1.5 inches (4 cm) wide.
It is in good condition with no repairs or cracks, except a small chip at the tip of the girl's pig tail and surface scratches.
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This is an Uzbek puttee embroidered in silk thread on a white cotton ground. The technique is a combination of ladder and satin stitch, depicting star motifs in vibrant colors. The puttee measures 7.4 x 55 cm without the string, and is estimated to date from the early to mid 20th century. The reverse is lined with a red floral print cotton.
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This is an authentic antique Japanese merchant cabinet called Choba Tansu from early Meiji (1870's-1880's). It measures that 29.75 " tall, 27.5 " wide, 13.5 "deep.
It was constructed from Paulownia (Kirinoki) wood and the iron fittings were hand made.
The Choba Tansu was used almost exclusively by merchants and was traditionally used in stores and shops to impress customers...
Unusual early Showa period (1930s) Japanese mingei (Arts and Crafts) small shallow metal box with enamel decoration of a flowering prunus tree branches with leaves and blooms. Wonderful use of moriage (piled-up enamel) techniques, beautiful work, excellent patina, in perfect condition. Most probably made by the Ando company. Length 3 inches.
This is a cotton shop hanten with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) shop's logo and owner's name. The katazome in the lower body is unique with sprinkled small pattern. In excellent condition. The former half of the 20th century.
128cm x 101cm
South India 16th c Hindu Copper - Bronze Female Deity. Rare early local deity figure , losses to an arm as well as metal loss to the top back of the head exposing a black clay core material. Size H 6"
Provenance Dr Kline c 1970s
Note University of Michigan Museum has an extensive collection of these figures with online images exchange.umma.umich.edu
Chinese blanc de chine porcelain statue of Quan Yin, the Buddhist bodhisattva associated with compassion. Her name is short for Guanshiyin, meaning "Observing the Cries of the World." She is seated upon a large wooden seat and wears a gorgeous cascading robe with strands of beads adorning her torso and legs. In her right hand she holds the branch of a willow tree. She is extremely detailed and beautiful.
Size: 10" hwight, 3" width
BLUE & WHITE FLASK WITH CINNABAR
By Korean potter, Ahn Dong-Oh as Korean Living National Treasure.
Stylish shape with impressive blue and white design in aesthetic blanks.
In fine condition with no damege, with just inborn hairline crack at spout.
Potter's mark at bottom, and his autograph with seal at attached original wooden box.
Meiji Satsuma 3 piece tea set signed . very well painted in very good condition tea cup have staining no flea bites. Cake plate 7.5" saucer 5.25"
Boat and Fireworks
Print size: Approximately 4.5 x 2.25 inches.
A Japanese woodblock print tipped along its top edge to a signed holiday card.
Shapely vintage Japanese wood crane, bending with fish in beak, naturalistic. Artist signature reads "Taro". Showa Period c. 1950
Size: 20.75" height x 10.5" length x 6.75" deep.