Chinese rug with fu lion in center, surrounded by Buddhist symbols, celedon greens, blue and beige with cream color ground, early 20th century.
Size: 71" long x 36" wide
A pair of early 20th C. Chinese famille rose porcelain fairy figurines, in excellent condition(one of the hand is detached). Marked. H:6-3/4" $245
A whimsical khaki green-yellow glazed Japanese pottery figural sake pot depicting a tanuki trying to make off with a proportionately larger sake barrel. Early 20th century to turn of that century. Good condition. Height 3 1/2 inches (8.89cm). About 4 1/2 inches (11.4cm) length from tanuki's nose.
This beautiful textile was made by Pashtun nomadic tribeswomen of Hazarajat. It measures 52 x 65 cm without the fringes (57 x 71 cm including the fringes). Shisha (mirrors) illuminate the textile and are fastened by buttonhole stitches, surrounded by volute designs worked in a very fine ladder stitch in silk thread on a dark purple silk background. The design composition is framed throughout with woven metal-thread braid with blue and white beads edging the textile. Condition: Excellent...
A beautiful vintage Chinese silver enamel vanity set with turquoise & coral stones inlay flower motif, in excellent condition. Box H:5cm, Comb 20cm, Brush 18cm. $1350
This well carved stone laughing Buddha is 3 ¼” high (with wood base is 5” high), 4 ¾” wide and 2” in depth. It depicts a laughing Buddha (Budai in Chinese; Hotei in Japanese) comfortably leaning on his ever present cloth sack. His left hand holds a ruyi scepter; his right hand holds a gold nugget. A young boy is resting on the Buddha’s right knee. Aside from natural blemishes on the back of the statue and two crack lines in the wood base, it is in great condition.
A woman's dress panel from Baluchistan, densely embroidered in Holbein stitch, blanket stitch, chain stitch, and satin stitch in silk, cotton and metal thread. Most Baluchi women labor for years embroidering fine works of art for their daughters’ dowries. Small girls begin to learn basic stitches and patterns at about the age of six or seven years...
A woman's shirt front from Baluchistan, mid to 20th century, in a combination of blanket stitch, herringbone and satin stitch on green cotton in a diamond repeat pattern. It measures 30.5 x 47 cm. A dress ("pashk") covered with detailed embroidery is everyday attire for Baluch women. The embroidered diamond repeat pattern is known as "paraiz zarto" in the language of the Baluch. Condition: Excellent.
A pair of embroidered ankle bands from Turkmenistan, measuring 20.3 x 22.9 cm. Embroidery technique is extremely fine herringbone and satin stitch on an indigo silk background. Condition: Excellent. Circa early to mid 20th century.
This is a woman's dress panel ("pushk kurta") from Baluchistan, measuring 43 x 52 cm. Embroidered in silk thread in a combination of interlacing, herringbone, long and short stitch, and extremely fine satin stitch, it depicts diamond shape medallions ("paraiz zarto")and arched columns with intricately repeated geometric motifs which are typical of Baluch embroidery. The most intricate pushks are produced in Makran and other coastal areas of Baluchistan...
An Uzbek mafrash panel from northern Afghanistan, mid to late 20th century. Silk embroidery in cross stitch, measuring 16 1/4 x 40 1/4 inches (41.3 cm x 102.2 cm). Condition: Excellent. The reverse side of this textile is lined in purple silk with an ikat hem.
A pair of slightly abstracted foxes, sitting at their haunches, tails curled wound their feet, their heads turned upwards, as they are gazing at the moon. Patinated bronze. Each of them engraved on the bottom ‘Kozan’ in archaic script. Brown patinated bronze with roughened surface...
h is 17 cm and diameter is 16 cm As shown in frame 1 this pot has had a huge seeming gash running down one side. This is not a gash, simply an early “imperfection” in the wood there is however a modest crack in that area.
A beautiful vintage Chinese tiger eye stone earrings in excellent condition. Marked. H:2.2cm $135
A beautiful vintage Chinese export silver belt with flower and phoenix motif in excellent condition. An excellent gift idea for a lady friend. L:92cm Weight: 92.8g $375 (Pending)
A beautiful 19th or 20th C. Chinese silver enamel snuff bottle in butterfly shape with inlaid of corals and turquoise on each sides, but there is some coral stone loss on both sides, please see the photos. H:6cm W:6cm Weight:48.6g $950
A beautiful old Chinese engraved silver belt buckle with Character "Shou" & "Fu" it means longevity and prosperity. In excellent condition. W:10cm H:7cm Weight:51.1g $265