English Georgian Mahogany and inlaid Marquetry work with satinwood and Scalloped gallery top Tray on very elegant custom made Mahogany carved Bamboo style stand with cross stretcher, 19th century, 21" high, 25" x 17 1/2" wide, resting on top of the flat top custom made stand. The entire tray top is inlaid Marquetry design of sprigs of floral and leaves, and center with oval shape Medallion Marquetry work. The Marquetry tray with original brass handles on both side can be removed and use as a s...
English Mahogany Georgian Chippendale Knee Hole Desk, Ca. 1790, 31" high, 33" wide, 17" deep, molded top above the pull out board with two(2) small brass drop handle, one(1) long drawer on top above six(6) small drawers on both sides, one(1) pull out small drawer with shaped apron in the center above one(1) blind door cupboard between six(6) drawers, whole desk is supported by four(4) bracket feet. The lining is Oak, dovetailed inside the drawers. The hardware is openwork brass handles and bac...
English William and Mary Walnut Marquetry inlaid Chest, ca. mid 1700's, 37" high, 38" wide, 21 1/2" deep, with 5 drawers, one(1) long drawer above three(3) graduated size drawers supported on four(4) inlaid Bracket feet, inlaid Marquetry design of Crown above the each key holes adorned by fine line of scrolling vines, William and Mary style brass tear drop handles and brass back plates, all drawer front is inlaid with yew and olive wood enclosed within scrolling repeated pattern of borders, all ...
English Chippendale Mahogany Looking Glass, Mirror, 18th C> 25" high, 15" wide, 1 1/2" deep, very nice flame Mahogany grain and old wooden back board. One(1) ear or tip has been replaced later date.
English George III Mahogany Bureau Bookcase with broken Arch Pediment, Ca. 1800, 92" high, 42" wide-bottom section, 45" wide-top section, include crown and feet, 16" deep-bottom section, 13" deep-top glass door section, broken Arch Pediment with Pierced and foliage carved swan's neck Pediment, Satinwood inlaid band on molded cornice above two(2) glazed doors and four(4) removable shelves in upper section. Lower section consist of one(1) removable shelf inside two(2) figured Mahogany one(1) boa...
English Satinwood octagonal shape small tall table with young girl portrait with floral design in Polychrome colors, 26" high, 13" wide-point to point, with shaped x-cross stretcher join into the tapered square legs, and painted floral and red ribbon on the side, stretcher and legs, entire table is constructed with satinwood. The condition is used, no major damages except painting area is slightly stained with age.
A spectacular and beautiful circa 1730 English silk embroidered apron front, exquisitely embroidered in polychrome silk and metallic threads with garlands and sprays of flowers urns. Scalloped edges are finished with embroidered metallic trim. A somewhat later but very similar example is shown in The Lotus Collection.
There are some scattered unimportant splits and very very minor and small spots of discoloration, all to be expected in such a delicate piece. The textile size is 41 3/8" by 17 ...
Old Japanese oil painting on canvas in the early postwar period, with the painter's sign of ‘Yoko Konishi’ and “Nude with her back turned / Summer, 1950” at the backside, attached with such simplified wooden frame arranged by the former owner in the later years, in aesthetically aged condition as is as seen. Frame: approx. 42.5 x 33.6cm (16.73 x 13.22in)
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Excavation of layered biscuit object of Japanese proto-pottery bowls called 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit. 'Mountain tea bowl') stuck to each other in the kiln-firing, ca. Kamakura-Muromachi period (1185-1573),
approx. H 21cm (8.26in), 15 x 14cm (5.90 x 5.51in)
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Fantastic kogo, box for keeping incense, in the shape of a slightly abstracted wish-granting tama or jewel. Brown stoneware with typical white inclusions, greenish brown ash glaze on top. Shigaraki or Iga stone ware. Japan, early to mid Edo period, 17th-18thcentury.
H 2 x L 2.25 x W 2 inches
Minimal traces of usage commensurate with age. All in all excellent condition
Comes with kiri-wood tomobako with inscription.
Anonymous old Japanese sketchbook with such skillfull and refined various botanical drawings on 37 pages (more drawings besides those 12 photo's), with the signed date of Taisho 12-14 (1923-25), approx. 25.3 x 18.7 x 2cm (9.96 x 7.36 x 0.78in). Expected some stains and rips (but at blank pages) due to age as is.
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Tiffin Glass Company made La Fleur in the 1930's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
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Hanging scroll. Shoki holds Futen’s wind bag which balloons around him and protects him from a very light rain. While Shoki has his hands full trying to control the wind bag, his bulging eyes are rolled in defeat and annoyance towards the right, where a little demon who has a Chinese mortar on his head and holds the pestle in its hand jumps in front of him.
Ink and color on silk.
Signed and red artist’s seal.
Japan, Taisho or early Showa era, 1920s-1930s.
Image: H 43.25 x...
The Byōbu "wind wall" are Japanese screens made up of 4 to 6 panels (the latter being the most common). They serve as partitions or decor for dances in the ceremonial context. They are usually adorned with seasonal flora and fauna, painted in gouache on a gold leaf background.
The large gold "solids" highlight the quiet strength of decorative elements such as cypresses (Paine 1981) which seem to emerge from the mist invoking a symbolism. The convention of these "floating clouds" is even older ...
Late Edo period (around 1800)
Natural iron zunari type kabuto mounted in kaga style.
The zunari or hineno kaButo symbolizes a head.
This helmet has eyebrows made by the uchidachi technique (pushed back)
the shikoro in slats, the last of which is in lacquer imitating the wrinkled leather "é urushi tatakinuri typical of the school of kaga
Menpo of the ryubu type in natural iron, menpo of the noble man with his arrows
Do natural iron tatami mat
Aged Japanese Buddhist stone sculpture of the two elements as upper gem-shaped 'Kurin' ("Space") and lower reclining half-moon shaped 'Furin' ("Wind") which is the topmost of 'Gorinto' (Five-element pagoda / ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorint%C5%8D) used for memorial or funerary purposes seen commonly in temples and cemeteries. Early Edo period, 17th-18th century.
Very large type with such profound presence (*can't stand on by itself). approx. ...
Wooden nyoi (ruyi in Chinese) scepter, an implement used by Buddhist priests during a ceremony or during formal preaching. Carved naturalistically in the shape of a lotus bud on a long stem with a lotus leaf wrapped around the stem. Rose wood or sandal wood. Made in two pieces.
Japan, 19th century.
Length 13-1/8 inches
Tiny chip at leaf edge. Fine condition.
Patty Martori (American, b. 1956)
Installation of 324 tiles
Acrylic and enamel on wood
Each tile 7 x 7 x ¾ in. (17.8 x 17.8 x 1.9 cm.)
Each tile is numbered. Tile no. 1 is signed and dated: P.M. 1990.
A very similar work from 1989, consisting of 16 tiles of the same size, was sold at Van Ham Kunstauktionen in Cologne, Germany on June 18, 2015 for EUR 1200.