This is great artistic Japanese Mashiko
pottery by Ichirou Kimura 10in height,26in around waist.
He was student of national treasure Mr Shiyuji Hamada.
Kimura was famous around 1960S (he won some prize) himself them
pass away young age so he wasn't became national treasure.
He made many wondful pottery this vase is
one of my favorite work from him striking brush design.
Condition is very good No chip,No repair,No hair line has mark KI(Japanese character) to
the bottom rim.
This glass inside painting snuff bottle is 3 inches high and 1 ¾ inches wide. One side depicts well-known scenery of Huang Shan(Hu Bei Province); the other side depicts four cranes under a pine tree. The artist, Hong Sheng, is from Shantou City, Canton Province. It has an ivory spoon and cap made of serpentine. It came with a lacquered wood box and it is in good condition.
This carved ivory statue of a girl holding a flower basket was carved around 1970. It is 7 inches tall (with the base, it is 8 ¼ inches high), 2 inches wide and 1 ½ inches thick. Her left hand is holding a woven flower basket and her right hand is gently grabbing the tassels from the basket. It is in excellent condition.
This is beautiful Japanese Fukagawa,Koranshiya mark vase stand 8in height,8in diameter,24 in around waist is in very good condition with No damage.
It has wonderful hand painted blue leaf design all around has Koranshiya mark to the bottom.
This beautiful vase has nice condition No hair line,No chip,No repair from Taishiyo
There are four identical embroideries in this framed picture. These are early 20th century products. Every piece is about 5 ½ inches by 5 ½ inches. The gold frame is 18 ¼ inches long and 18 inches wide. It depicts five young boys, the one in the center is riding on a Qilin, others are on the corners and holding flowers and fruit in their hands. There are some chips on the frame and small scratches on the plexi-glass, but the embroideries are in good condition.
This early or mid 20th century Sino-Tibetan bronze deity is 6 inches tall, 4 inches wide and 2 ½ inches in depth. It is in great condition.
This Chinese well-carved lapis deity is 6 inches tall (with base, it is 7 ½ inches tall), 6 ½ inches wide and 3 ½ inches thick. It depicts the Shou Xing, the Chinese deity for longevity. The deity is holding a staff on his shoulder, a RuYi (scepter) is in his other hand. A boy and girl holding a giant peach with both hands are standing in front of him. A crane which has a small bat in its beak is at his side. The peach, Ruyi, crane and bat all mean good luck...
These well-carved hardwood Luo Han statues are about 8 1/4 inches tall, 6 inches wide and 4 inches in depth. They were carved around 1950. One is holding a 7 storied pagoda; the other is holding a four sided vase. Both have inlayed eyes, but the latter is missing his right eye. They are in good condition.
Beautiful peonies on a soft pure silk (sho-kinu, 100 percent silk) kimono roll. Hand dyed design (Yuzen zome) went through to the reverse side. The fabric (marked as Tango chirimen) is treated with some new chemical for easier maintenance, wrinkle free, washable (?), etc. Some designs are dyed to be matched for the wider width. Gentle, pale (smoky) purple color, 14 1/2 wide, full roll (enough to make a kimono).
Finely hand carved Japanese Obidome in the shape of a Hannya Noh mask with horns and shiny metal eyes. A Hannya mask in Noh represents a mad woman who turns into a demon out of jealousy. She is vicious and haunts the “other woman” to death. The term, 'Hannya' is used today by a husband who happens to come home late without good enough excuses...
Japanese folk art, farmer's clay doll: This man is Ninki Danjyo, the villain of the Kabuki play. The more awful the villain is, the lovelier the princess looks and the nice guy more angelic especially in Kabuki plays. Danjyo, with his magical power, is trying to transform himself into a rat...
Large Japanese Satsuma Pagoda (Could be Use as Lantern or Lamp) Signed Senzan
The pagoda is 13.5 inches tall, and 5 inches wide.
It is in good condition with no repairs, nor chips, except a hairline crack at the base (as seen in the photo).
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This hand made gold plated cloisonn¨¦ and turquoise bracelet is 7 inches long and half of an inch wide. There are eight turquoise pieces surrounded by a butterfly design. The workmanship is wonderful. Aside from missing one small wire piece on the side, it is in great shape. It is an early 20th century product and is from the collection of a retired Hong Kong jeweler. The back has a woven pattern.
This is very nice Japanese chestnut shape water dropper2.3/4in X 1.1/2in,grasshopper on chestnut is lovely.
It is brown clay like bizen glazed has mark
at bottom(I could not read) present age but well made nice water dropper collection.
This very well carved small lapis snuff bottle is 2 inches tall, 1 5/8 inches wide and 3 /4 of an inch in depth. It is 1970¡¯s product. One side depicts two cranes standing under a pine tree; the other side is plain. The color of the lapis is quite dark and interesting. It is in excellent condition.
This large carved 1970¡¯s lapis snuff bottle is 3 ½ inches tall, 2 ½ inches wide and 1 ¼ inches in depth. One side depicts two magpies standing under a rose bush; the other side is plain. It was carved and polished very well and it is in great condition.
This large carved rose quartz snuff bottle is 3 ¼ inches tall, 2 ¼ inches wide and 2 inches in depth. One side depicts a crane standing on one leg and a Ling Zhi (a tree mushroom that symbolizes longevity) in its mouth; the other side depicts a deer facing a pine tree. The snuff bottle is late 1970¡¯s product. It has some natural flaws and some small chips on the top of the rim.
This well carved turquoise snuff bottle is 2 ½ inches tall, 1 ½ inches wide and a little more than 1 inch thick. One side depicts a standing smiling Buddha (Hotai in Japanese), the other side is plain. The snuff bottle was made in the 1970¡¯s. It has its original cap carved from the same turquoise as the body. It is in excellent condition.
This small carved jade (jadeite) snuff bottle is 2 ¼ inches tall, 1 ½ inches wide and a little more than half inch thick. One side depicts a dragon leaping out of the ocean trying to catch a fire globe. The pattern on the other side evokes the eight trigrams from the Book of Changes. The symbol of Ying and Yang is in the middle. It was carved around 1980. The workmanship is excellent and it is well hollowed. It has an agate cap which is quite possibly a replacement...
This large carved turquoise snuff bottle is 3 inches tall, 2 ½ inches on the widest part and 1 ¾ thick. One side depicts two old gentlemen chatting in front of a small hut, a tall pine tree is in the middle and a third gentleman is sitting alone in meditation next to the tree. The other side depicts an old man walking through a pass toward to a hut under a mountain. This piece was carved around 1980. It has a silver cylinder shape cap, but the spoon is gone...
This nice Japanese cloisonne enamel vase
stand 8.1/2in height is in very good condition with No damage No hair line,No chip or repair only very minor scratch otherwise very clean condition.
It has deep green color body with wireless work has singed Sato and mark at bottom.
This is nice Japanese the present age Kakiemon plate 9in diamteris in very good condition with No damage.No hair line,No chip or repair.
It has wonderful red,green,brown and yellow
enamel with hand painted work from 1950S.
This 1950¡¯s ivory carved beauty is 9 ¼ inches tall (10 ½ inches tall with wood base), 2 inches wide and 1 ½ inches thick. She wears a phoenix design hairpin. Her right hand is holding a round fan; in her left hand, is a flower. She is in excellent condition.
Japanese Boy's Day samurai Yoroi and Kabuto (armor,helmet) set. Musha ningyo (Samurai dolls), Yoroi and Kabuto (helmet), swords, banners and carps are a part of the display used for the Boy's Day in Japan.
Culturally, the Japanese emphasize anything to do with children. The Girl's day with hina dolls is in March. The warrior's set like this will inspire boys in their manliness and hopefully bravery, discipline and honor codes come with it.
All the fabric used marked as pure silk...
This 1970¡¯s Chinese carved polychrome bone statue is 6 inches tall and 2 1/2 inches wide. It depicts a cricket sitting on a Chinese cabbage (Napa). There is a red plant wrap around the bottom of the cabbage. The technique of carving and dying is superb. It is in great condition.
This contemporary ivory carving is 1 ¾ inches tall and 1 ½ inches wide. It depicts a seated German Shepherd. The carving is interesting. It seems the carver was quite familiar with dogs. It is in very good condition.
This 20th century ivory netsuke is 2 inches long. It depicts a gecko climbing on a gourd. It is signed, but not readable. It is in good condition.
This red and grayish jadeite has a carved squirrels and grapes design. The pendant is 2 1/8 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide and carries a fancy 14K gold bale. It is in excellent condition.
This carved jadeite Guan-Yin is holding a vase and a string of prayer beads. It is 1 ¾ inches long. It is carved on both sides and a small hole has been drilled for a bale. It is in good condition.
This carved double fish nephrite with silver pin is 2 inches by 1 ¾ inches. Ca.1950. It is in good condition.
This prewar satsuma reclining cat is 9 inches long, 5 ½ inches wide and 4 inches tall. It is in good condition. Some color has rubbed off.
Japanese Fukagawa vase with raised persimmon. Fukagawa is located in Saga (Arita/Imari area) in sourthern Kyushu ireland and has been well known for its quality white porcelain. The signature indicates that this was probably made in early 1900s. The measurements are 6 1/4 inches high and 5 1/4 inches wide in diameter.
This white and pink carved coral piece was made around 1960. The artist used the natural coral shape to create two dragons. It is 5 ¼ inches tall and 6 ½ inches at the widest part. Though the subject is common, the carving and polish are very well done. It is in great condition.
Middle 20th century Chinese carved rose quartz statue depicting a lady holding a sword in one hand and a branch of flowers in the other. Good color and condition. H: 12 ¼ inches, W: 5 ½ inches
This plate is a fine example of the work of Hamada Shoji, a well known Japanese master potter. It is 7 ¾ inches in diameter. It carries a letter of authenticity from Mr. Barry Till who is curator of Asian Art, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. It was purchased in 1967 from a dealer in Hawaii. It is in very good condition.
Mid 20th century Chinese lapis covered jar with floral design, good condition. H: 8 1/2 inches, W: 5 inches
Tewa-Hopi jar by Rondina Huma. It is an extremely well done piece in very good condition. W: 7 inches, H: 6 3/4 inches
Japanese woodblock print by Benji Asada, oban tate-e, ¡°The Pagoda of Ninnaji Temple,¡± published by Uchida, ca.1960. Good impression, slightly toned and burned.
Japanese woodblock print by Kasamatsu Shiro, oban yoke-e, ¡°Lake in Hakone,¡± dated Showa 28 (1953), published by Unsodo, early edition. Minor burning on the margin. Good impression, color and condition.
Hopi pot with lizard design by Sylvia Naha, good condition. W: 6 1/4 inches, H: 3 3/4 inches
Hopi pot by Rita Andrews. Good condition. W: 6 inches, H: 3 3/4 inches
Hopi low bowl by Marcella Kahe. Good condition. W: 10 1/2 inches, H: 2 1/2 inches
Japanese woodblock print by Yoshida Hiroshi, oban yoke-e, dated Showa 10 (1935), signed in pencil ¡°Hiroshi Yoshida,¡± very good color, impression and condition (void of jizuri seal).
Japanese woodblock print by Yoshida Hiroshi, oban tate-e, dated Showa 10 (1935), signed in pencil ¡°Hiroshi Yoshida,¡± very good impression, color and condition (void of jizuri seal).
20th century Chinese woodcarving of a smiling Lo Han seated on a rock. One hand is resting on his upraised leg; the other is holding a Ling-Zhi. His shawl is loosely draped over his shoulder. Minor repair on the bottom. H: 7 inches, W: 2 ¾ inches, D: 3 inches
20th century Japanese tea bowl. This piece has a blue, green, gray and beige glaze over brown clay. Signed but not legible. Small chips around the rim quite possibly from firing.
H: 3 ¼ inches, Diam: 5 inches
Early 20th century Chinese soap stone brush rest. Carved as a mountain with flowers. Attached stand. Good condition. H: 2 ½ inches, L: 4 ½ inches