A Japanese leather tobacco pouch with pipe case (kiseruzutsu) and ojime made out of stag horn. The pipe case is finely carved in relief with an eagle on a pine branch above a waterfall; the ojime is engraved and decorated with a key fret design; the pouch with a patinated copper clasp modeled as a frog. All and all, it feel muscular (large) and detailed with quality. Pipe sold separately (Listed, item # 1036417). Meiji period (1868 - 1912). To search by the item numbers, just enter the num...
Very nice and delicate Huangyangmu (rosewood) pipe ornament of Sun Wukong wearing its helmet, eating the peach of immortality; promotion and longevity symbol.
Nice carving all around, beautiful patina ; 4 cms, beginning of 19th C. or before.
Very rare huangyangmu (rosewood) pipe ornament of a man riding a guardian lion ; the only one with such a character I ever saw in that condition (see PP-D3S) ; promotion and protection symbol.
Almost perfect condition (tiny chip at the back of the base) and beautiful patina, beautiful carving with many details, carving all around the base. Big size : 5c
A fine silver kiseru (kizeru) pipe with natural bamboo body, the ends finely engraved with a dragon and tiger in the bamboo grove. The color of the central bamboo section is dark (almost black) with purple tint. The eye (eyes) is inlaid with gold (very small though). Circa 1900. 7 1/4” (18.8cm)
Monumental antique Japanese very large and very heavy
vase made for keeping cut flowers by the artist.
blue/white and other hand painted beautiful colors.
Depicting two Tigers an Eagle and other birds in an
Size approximately 47 inches, 120 centimeters-TALL.
Circumference 64 inches, 172 centimeters.
In very good condition, no repairs.
It was build by the artist in the 19th century
With copper insert and removable copper vase that
fits inside the big vase I...
Antique Seth Thomas mantel clock in a faux marble adamantine case, with 8-day brass movement striking the hour and half hour on a bell and a gong. Circa 1900-1910. Running condition, with key. Size: 10 3/4 inches high x 16 inches long. Very nice condition.
Before styles such as Raku, Hagi, Karatsu, etc came into fashion for use in the tearoom in early Edo, it was commonplace in cultured society to use tea-ware imported from China. In fact, some pottery styles uniquely Japanese (such as Shino) are thought to have been born out of unsuccessful attempts to emulate these extremely high-quality and refined ceramics. The number of such pieces imported was so great that today it is not uncommon for Chinese collectors to visit Japan in search of authentic...
A superb Hagi chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).
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The chawan presents old repairs made with gold and lacquer (kintsugi).
It comes with the original fitted shifuku (silk pouch) and a fitted wooden box.
Please refer to pictures for details and condition.
Size 9.5 x 9.5 cm (3.8 x 3.8 in)
More pictures available on demand.
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William Comyns English Arts & Crafts sterling nurse's belt buckle, fully hallmarked for London, England 1901-2. This stunning 2 piece buckle weighs 79.6 grams, it measures 4-3/4" x 2-3/4" in total, it has the stylized A&C flower bud in the central sections, and the curvilinear border with beaded pierced gallery gives this piece excellent motion. While William Comyns was a productive producer of silver small wares, his Arts & Crafts period work is not common, and as in this case, it was well made...
A female dancer dressed in massive and splendid Noh attire. The painting is attributed to Iwasa Matabei (1578–1650), a renowned Japanese painter who is often considered originating ukiyo-e genre painting. As is often the case with this artist, these two paintings do not bear his signature or seal, however the depiction of the figures with rich cheeks and long jaws shows typical expression of people of high social rank during medieval periods, which he exaggerated the expression was originated ...
A male dancer dressed in massive and splendid Noh attire. The painting is attributed to Iwasa Matabei (1578–1650), a renowned Japanese painter who is often considered originating ukiyo-e genre painting. As is often the case with this artist, these two paintings do not bear his signature or seal, however the depiction of the figures with rich cheeks and long jaws shows typical expression of people of high social rank during medieval periods, which he exaggerated the expression was originated fr...
OMEGA MOONWALK CHRONOGRAPH CASE Ref. 145.022. Circa: 1976. 42mm diameter and 48mm in length. Includes the GASKET, both chronograph buttons, and the original Crystal (with the OMEGA Logo in the center). Unused NOS Omega Factory Moonwalk Speedmaster Case. Needs the back, stem and crown. Don't polish a beat up case, buy this original, and protect the value of your watch! THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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very nice Baoule ,ivory coast heddle pulley. the technique of cotton weaving has spread to west africa. Before colonization, cotton fiber textiles were currencies of exchange. Ceremonial loincloths and prestigious adornments were woven. Baoule pulley heddle are available in many variations zoomorphic or cephalomorphic Here we have a stylized head with a meditative expression very beautiful crusty and shiny patina Provenance: Edward Klejman, Paris 80s private collection Belgium 20 cm
WOODEN LASTS OF TABI
5 pieces of wood board molds of 'tabi' (Japanese socks) used by the professional tabi maker, Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Uniquely, one mold is graffitied for its shop name. Some expected signs of use due to age as is.
Small: approx. 20 x 8 x 0.6cm (7.87 x 3.14 x 0.23in) / Large: approx. 25.5 x 10.5 x 0.9cm (10.03 x 4.13 x 0.35in)
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Rare sculpture of a bronze elephant, reclining and holding up his head, throwing his trunk up in the air.
Cast bronze with beautiful brown patina and traces of former gilding.
Japan, Edo period, 18th/19th century.
Length: 7 ½ inches; height: 6 ¾ inches.
Few scratches on bottom, some rubbed areas, excellent condition.
CATTLE FEEDING SCOOP
Old Korean folk wood carving scoop for cattle feed, early-mid 20th century, approx. L 33cm (12.99in), H 6-7cm (2.36-2.75in).
Aesthetic rustic taste with rough carving texture. Lighter weight than its looks. Fine vintage condition with expected damage due to use and age as is.
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Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak, Silindung Valley; mid 20th C
Commercial cotton, natural and commercial dyes, warp ikat, supplementary warp and weft weaving, twining
A single panel with an indigo centrefield of seven bands of very long white ikat pierced lozenges. The chevrons are piled up densely at each end, and show their delicate form in the middle bands. Lying over the ikat design and extending across the wine-red side panels are five bands of colourful supplementar...
VOTIVE IRON SANDALS
Unique type of old Japanese votive offerings as a pair of 'waraji' (Japanese straw sandals) made of iron, dedicated to the shrine with the prayer for recovering from illness of legs and loins, Iwate prefecture, Meiji 45 (1912). One sandal with engraving note of the dedicator's name, address, date and the word of 'Hono' (Oblation), with damage at back strap as is. approx. 26.5cm (10.43in)
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