Early to mid 19th century game box, holding a box of bone playing tokens plus two lacquered wooden trays on the left and 8 sculpted lacquer trays on the right. Generally the box is in good condition. The outside has some fading, age wear and chips. The legs have had some repairs. The interior is in very good condition. Dimensions: 32x16x12 cm.
A magnificent Chinese Manchu lady's robe, with butterflies and Peony design. In Good clean condition except soil in a few spots.
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A beautifully shaped green vessel by Miyashita Zenju enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It stands 10 inches (25.5 cm) tall, 8-1/2 inches (22 cm) diameter and is in fine condition.
Zenju (1901-1968) studied pottery in Japan, Korea and China, and is held in the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art as well as the Kyoto National Museum. Work by the artist was exhibited pre-war at the Bunten and Nitten National Exhibitions as well as the 1939 and 1940 World Exposition...
Charming small Japanese lidded box in the shape of a folding fan, made of silver with copper for handle, incised with two family mon inside and two impressed marks on back of outside, one reads the name of the maker, Kyuka-sei and the other which reads jungin or sterling silver. Piece comes with small original tomobako, Taisho Period (1912-1926)
Size: 3 7/8" long
A beautiful late 19th/20th C. Chinese famille rose porcelain buddha, in excellent condition. Marked China. H:7-3/4"
This mid-20th century carved wood incense holder is 12” high and 2” in diameter. There are four dragons carved in openwork relief coiled around the cylindrical body of the incense holder. It is in good condition.
Mask from Lama H 28 cm
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Kikuchi Yuichi (Tomokazu)
Figure Walking in Snow
Date: Early 1950s.
Woodblock print is tipped at the top to an original 1950s Japanese Christmas card.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
a nice gelede mask with face covered by kaolin,and a very rare representation of the hair .
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Coll. France. Objects in expo cat.: Esperits i déus d'Africa. Girona: Centre Cultural de Caixa de Girona, 1996-1997.
sioux lakota or cheyenne war bonnet from the sixties(reserve period)
Leather cap surrounded by golden eagle feathers used by elements of cotton cavalry (U.S. Cavalery blanket). This type of fabric was used to make clothing of Sioux chief Red Cloud Oglala, as can be seen in several period photographs, including Buffalo Bill during the "Wild West Show", 1885...
mainly baitong some red too
Rare and heavy silver necklace with fine floral engravings. This piece was collected in Thailand. H. 16 cm (excl. stand) W. 17,5 cm. Weight 700 gram. Inside diameter 11 cm. Age: early to mid 20th century. Comes with a custom made stand.
This very well carved and polished horn carving of a Zun (Chinese traditional libation wine vessel) is an early or mid - 20th century product. It is 5 ½” high, 6 ½” wide and 3 ½” thick (both measured from the top), the round bottom is 2” in diameter. Twelve stylized Bixie (辟邪) and different ritual bronze patterns were deeply carved into the entire body. The artist’s name is illegibly carved on the bottom. It is in great condition.
old and very good great patina
First edition Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Shiro Kasamatsu (1898-1991) titled "Summer Night" (Natsu no yo) depicting a large fireworks display above a rural village at night. The left margin contains the kanji date of " Showa 33" (1958), the seal of the publisher Unsodo, and the seals of the carver Okura, and printer Shinmi. The artist's red seal is at the lower right corner of the image. The Unsodo (“Un”) watermark is faintly visible at the lower left margin corner...
glistening patina all bamboo
A simple, yet elegant monochrome painting of bamboo with a poetic inscription below stating how the groves of bamboo creates shade and the new sprouts in spring are inviting invoking a sense of great virtue through the bamboo. Spring of 1946 (approx.) signed:Xu Beihong. Age: 20th century. Size: Length: 86.5" Width: 23.5"
Yuteki black slips down over the pourous, crackled white of this bold work by Taniguchi Ryozo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 8-1/2 inches (21.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition. The box is darkened with age.
Ryozo (1926-1996) studied initially under Kiyomizu Rokubei VI...
a songye tobacco mortar ,collected probably in 1930.has not been very used but has the typical dry patina of its age
beautiful composition between legs and arms holding the head .11cm
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VINTAGE PEKING GLASS FRUIT SNUFF BOTTLE Glass Top & Spoon Oriental Persimmon Measures Approximately 2-1/2 Inches Long.
Elizabeth Keith (1887-1956)
Lama Priest, Peking
Signed in red pencil by the artist. Monogrammed and dated.
Size: Oban. 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Condition: Very good. Pencil notes on back with tape pieces at back top corners.
An interesting tubular shaped Mashiko ware vase by Hasegawa Tsugio. The vase is done in the ash glaze method where the ash that circulates inside the kiln covers the fired piece creating interesting patterns and colors, late 20th century. Size: Height: 8" Length: 5" Width: 2.25"
Early 20th Century Chinese Silver Enamel Box with Duck Marked
It is 0.9 inch (2.3 cm) tall by 2.6 inches (6.7 cm) long and 1.55 inches (4 cm) wide. It is 2.11 oz (59.8 g).
It has missing enamels, surface wears and scratches, cut marks, and is tarnished (as seen in the photos).
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very nice low display table Just discovered in Beijing not seen by anyone in many years I know there is a "new" slat in bottom Feet show the piece's age
Vintage chinese woodblock color print of Chinese tea house, called Red Frog in Shanghai by Elizabeth Keith, 1887-1956. It depicts a large tea house bustling with people; outside, a mother with her children, a bearded man, and other civilians. Inscribed on back "tea house of the red frog in shanghai by Elizabeth Keith purchased at Sojourner's B1 Army Officers 1945 Seoul, Korea Oct. 1960 R.M. Heikes" Signed lower right front with stamp EK 1924. Good condition and color.
each one is very unusual very good condition
Beautifully carved pair of serpentine deer striding. They are mounted on carved wooden stands. One deer has beautiful variations of tone, the other deer is pale green. They measure 7" long, 6" tall, 2" wide. mid 20th century.
Chinese side table placed in between a pair of matching chairs, Huanghuali wood. Typically the designs would match the design and motifs that the chairs are using. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 29" Width: 19.25" Length: 15.5"
A pair of oxbow chairs with intricately carved scrolling vine motifs on the arms and the back of the chair. Age: 20th century. Size: (For both chairs): Height: 40" Width: 27" Length: 24.5"
generally good condition with great patina and design a modest gash at the top. the gash is a "gash" part of the design a numb er of smalll cracks great design pine needles
A beautiful large vintage Chinese wooden stand with dragons motif, in excellent condition. D:28.5cm (inside rim)
made to order stand not shown
Part 2 (showing 9) of a large collection of 15 different Himalayan wooden printing blocks from Tibet/Nepal. all good condition, undated, estimated to be early to mid 20th century. One showing Nepalese wax export stamp. Unpacked weight 10 kilos, contact me to discuss shipping options.Sizes in cm: 39x16 46x9 44x8 46x9 43x9 43x12 52x12 35x18 41x19 42x22 37x10 48x18 52x6 36x14 25x20 (double sided).
A beautiful late 19th/20th C. Chinese famille rose porcelain water pot, in excellent condition. D:12cm.
Very unique jade snuff bottle in shape of a eggplanet.
Dimension: 2 3/4inch long x 1 inch width
H 19 “ x 9 “ *48 cm 23 cm does not include the stand
Cyrus leRoy Baldridge (1889-1977)
Peking Winter, 1925
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Size: Oban, approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Dedicated: "For John Happer" John Stewart Happer was a famous author on Japanese woodblock prints.
Condition: Five wormholes. Otherwise very good condition.
Embroidered in long and short stitch in rayon thread, this prayer cloth is from central Afghanistan where the minority Shi'a Hazara people live, comprising about 19% of the total population of Afghanistan. The textile depicts the domed tomb ("Mashhad Hussein") of Hussein, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad, in Kerbala, Iraq, the holiest shrine of the the Twelve-Imam Shi'ite Muslims...
square rectangular and round very good condition
A beautiful enameled Ruyi scepter decorate with dragon and auspicious emblems including bats, peaches and lucky clouds.
Amazing Chinese jadeite pioson gilt silver ring, imported from Hong Kong prior to 1970's .
Size 6 and ajustible.
Perfect condition well kept.
Framed Chinese porcelain panel decorated with two female subjects with a child inside a garden. Porcelain panel is set in a wooden frame. Age: Circa 1920. Size: Height: 16" Length: 16" Width: 1.25"
a very beautiful Yixing wine warmer nuan jiu bei
Japanese bamboo hanging flower container with inscription and signature on the back. The title of the piece is, TATEDORI or "rain gutter" and is signed by a person named, Souyo. The title invokes the Japanese aesthetic of wabi sabi along with the natural patterns seen on the bamboo surface. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 16.5" Width: 2.75" Length: 3"
Muto Katei (b. 1910)
Engakuji Temple in Kamakura
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe 6mm seal, indicating an early edition.
Size: Oban: Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Condition: Pristine. Never displayed. Removed from original folder for archival storage.
Muto Katei studied printmaking under Kawase Hasui.
The unusual color palette works beautifully in this image.
Fishing Boat Returning at Sunset, Yabase, 1933.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the round 6mm seal. This seal was used between 1946 and 1957.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Condition: Pristine. Never displayed. Removed from original presentation folder for archival storage.
A rarely seen work.
Chinese Leaded Crystal Quanyin with wood stand. The Quanyin is beautifully carved. The wood base is carved as a lotus blossom. Base and figure can be separated. Circa mid 20th century. The figure measures 10" tall, with the base 11.5" tall.
This door lock depicts a female figure with long-eared forms symbolizing the protective spirit komo who hears every sound.generally the horns of part and of a human head can represent either the wings of butterfly, mythical animal that God has transformed into one of the lighter and futile creatures as punishment for his contention, either two jaws of crocodile, or tentacles of snail, harmless animal associated with the society of initiation of the kore who teaches men that they will suffer man...