Flowing bronze Japanese horse in fantastic detail. Foundry stamp on under belly. Masterpiece. The main and face very expressive. Please see photos for condition. H: 9" ; length:12". Ask for shipping quote.
Undulating bronze temple dragon water spout. Usually found at a temple entrance where the water stream from the dragon`s mouth is used to purify one`s hands before entering. ( We also have the granite stone water basin with kanji inscribed) Beautifully cast with scales and face in fine detail. C.1950. Length: 40"; Width : 15". Ask for shipping quote.
Lovely Showa Period C.1935 signed bronze flower vase with carp swimming in relief. Straw smoke used to achieve the light brown coloring on the bronze. excellent condition. 13" tall by 8" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
china old wooden bi tie or stand big
Anonymous handmade small shelf in such posture and presence.
Wood. Japan. approx. W 14-16cm (5.51-6.29in), H 29.7cm (11.69in)
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Scarce interesting set of a wooden decoration of 'yabane' (lit...
A rare complete shaman's outfit consisting of a leather with canvas harness and all other items necessary to perform rituals together with the original basket.
There are three necklaces, the drum with a worn smooth stick, a package of leaves, a wrapped leather package, a wooden archers bracelet, a porcupine crown, a wooden stool used for jumping on and off when in trance, a short magic spear, a magic sabre (goat horn), bracelets made of bundles of feathers and even his trousers...
'Jae' (Brotherly love towards siblings and neighbors) and 'Shin' (Faith and trust), as moral and auspicious Chinese letters ornamented with symbols pertaining to the meaning of
the calligraphied Chinese characters based on blurring-brush style of ancient China, which is a particular form of Art of 'Minhwa' (Korean folk painting) called 'Munjado'. Early 20th century...
Set of two Chinese ink stones. The larger one is carved with dragons and clouds surrounding the three pots. On the back there are two sections of writing. The other stone is covered and the front cover has scenic carving with a poem. On the back of this one there is a three character seal mark. Both stones are well used.
Size: Larger stone is approximately 9" in length by 6" wide by 1" high...
Set of three Chinese Qingbai celadon glaze bowls with incised design on the inside. The outside glazed the same, but left blank. The foot rims and bases as well as the top rims left unglazed.
Size: All bowls are approximately 6" diameter by 2-3/8" high
Condition: Two of the bowls are in good condition with the exception of some minor kiln imperfections due to firing. The third bowl has a rim crack and also a chip. Refer to pictures.
Chinese white ware bowls.
BOWL #1 - Thickly potted with a thick slightly blue (Qingbai ?) glaze with a rolled rim. The glaze stopping short of the base revealing the white clay and the unglazed rim and base. No markings.
Size: Approximately 6-1/4" diameter by 2" high.
Condition: Bowl is slightly warped, but in otherwise good condition...
Chinese tea caddy and saucer done in grisaille tones with gilt.
The tea caddy has a orange peel white glaze ground with a central flower with butterflies on the front and back. Similar design is on each side. The cap is original. The base left bare.
The saucer is done in a similar design with a central flower surrounded by various borders...
Chinese blue and white bottle vase with a garlic head rim. The base with a moulded design of two phoenix facing each other with outstretched wings. The same design repeated on the opposite side. There is a under-glaze blue border at the top rim with a further blue and white border at the center of the base and the base rim. The inside glazed clear with the outside a clear glaze with a bluish tint. The glaze stops short and evenly at the base rim...
A Chinese Sang de Boeuf censer. Covered on the outside in a deep red glaze with dog head side handles. The glaze thinning at the rim and continuing on the inside of the censer where it stops. The inside of the censer covered in a lightly tinted blue clear glaze over a crackle ground. The base covered in the same glaze.
Size: Approximately 5-1/2" diameter by 2-5/8" high
Condition: Good condition, no noticeable breaks or cracks
Age: Qing Dynasty
A Chinese yellow ground green enameled boys bowl with a flared rim on a straight base. Thinly potted and incised with 8 boys around a fence under overhanging trees in leisure in green enamel between a top and a lower border. The inside glazed with yellow and left bare...
A Chinese jade tea set comprising of 6 teacups and saucers. The colour of the jade a light celadon. Boxed.
Age: Qing Dynasty
Size: Teacup - 2-1/8" high by 3 " wide (including handle). The saucer is approximately 4-1/4" diameter
Condition: Good overall condition. (Please refer to pictures.
Chinese rank badge with what I believe to be a Sixth Rank Badge with the central depiction of the Egret. The right-facing bird soaring toward the sun, is surrounded by ruyi-style clouds, flowers and auspicious symbols. All depicted with bright gold and iron red tie threads. Professionally mounted and sealed as a picture in a wooden frame.
Size: The badge measures approximately 11-1/2" wide by 11" high...