Vintage Chinese ink and color on paper painting by Zhang Kuan (1921-2009) of two ducks swimming among cherry blossoms. Signed in black ink at the upper left and with three red artist's seals. Zhang Kuan was an active painter for over 50 years. By the 1960s, he began to specialize in bird and flower paintings. Including the silk mounting, the painting measures 32 1/2” x 21 3/4” (painting: 26 1/2” x 17 7/8”). Very good overall condition. From a Phoenix, Arizona collection.
An antique porcelain Chinese brush rest in the shape of undulating mountains.
Date: 19th C
Dimensions: 3" X 1.25" tall
Strand colored turquoise glass beads from the Nyishi ethnic group of Aranchal Pradesh, north east India. 135 beads (could make a nice mala or two). Old- circa 1950. Average D: 1.1cm/0.45in, total length: 86cm/33.8in
Strand of “drum” shaped white glass beads from the Nyishi ethnic group of Aranchal Pradesh, north east India, strung on hand made hemp cord. These are old beads and will date them conservatively pre 1950, please note the two round shaped beads are Chinese “Peking” glass beads 19th century. A few have chips but 90% are in excellent condition. Total length 68cm/27in, please note these are all the same size, individually: D: 8mm- L: 6mm ea
Chinese green Peking Glass Bangle, Bracelet, Ca. 1930's, 3 1/4" diameter- outer size, 1 2/" diameter-inside opening size, for small size hand. the condition is good.
Impressive Mashiko iron glazed jar with impressed design by Sakuma Totaro (Japan, Mashiko, 1900-1976). Circa 1950s. In excellent original condition. 21cm high, 19cm across. Sakuma Totaro was one of the most important potters in Mashiko in the 20th century, as well as Shoji Hamada's friend and "partner in grime" (Robert Yellin).
A very beautiful and well preserved antique Northern Thai Lanna Rice Basket. Good condition overall. Size 15" x 8" (38 cm x 20 cm).
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print depicting three chickens titled “Jealousy” by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) dated 1952. Pencil-signed and numbered 91/300 in the bottom margin. Visible paper size: 14 3/4" x 10 1/4" (image: 13 3/4" x 9 1/4). Framed size: 24 7/8” x 19 3/4.” Visibly in very good overall condition and color. The print is currently framed but can be purchased and shipped either framed or unframed...
Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print titled “Shop Girl” by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) dated 1960. Signed in black ink at the lower right. Paper size: 15 1/4" x 10 1/2" (image: 15 1/8" x 10 1/4). Very good overall condition and color. Trimmed margins. A color illustration of this print can be found on page 111, plate 338, of the 2003 catalogue produced by the Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art, Yanaizu.
Japanese mid-century sosaku hanga woodblock print depicting a tea house by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Signed in white ink at the lower left and with the artist's red seal above. Unlimited edition dating circa 1963. Paper size: 11 3/8" x 17 1/4" (image: 10 1/8" x 15 1/8). The print was never framed and is in very good overall condition and color with full margins. The paper is slightly wavy...
Oversized limited-edition Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) titled "Toriemoto Kyoto (L)." The bottom margin is titled in English, dated 1967, and numbered 69/100. The image is signed "Kiyoshi Saito" in white ink and sealed in red. A Kiyoshi Saito watermark is at the lower right margin. Paper: 18" x 23 1/2" (image: 14 7/8" x 20 5/8"). Very good color and overall condition...
Date: 1930s. First and only edition.
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.0 x 7.25 inches.
Publisher: Takemura Hideo. Takemura seal at lower left. H. Takemura stamp on verso.
Koitsu's "Shinsei" seal at lower right.
Koitsu catalog no.: TK-TM-67.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Top back corners have some thinning.
Anonymous handmade architectural birdcage made of wood and wire as a unique Japanese brocante. Showa period, 20th century.
Such refined decadence in elegance. Rare find. approx...
Fine Chinese Archaistic Bronze vase Ming Dynasty with mask ring handles and the body cast with zoomorphic and geometric bands. Beautiful little vase with a nice weight. H 5" 2.5" diameter
Chinese bronze vase Ming-Qing Dynasty unmarked fine quality and heavy for its size , probably 18thc . Something is in the interior like ink stone or something. The vase is in great condition except for a tiny slight dent to the neck as seen in picture. Size 6" by 3"
A pair of Chinese bronze Gu vase,one with a Xuande mark, cast with zoomorphic and geometric bands, raised fins, Ming period . Beautiful pair the unmarked vase is more on the copper side . Size d. 4.2"h 6"
Chinese carved and lacquered architectural panel depicting figures in a garden. Used wear size just under 14" by 4.5"
Chinese carved and lacquered architectural panel depicting a scholar table with attributes and florals.
Used wear size 13.25 by 5.25