This piece was grilled with burning red pine fire woods for 10days in "Anagama" kiln. This insence container is called "Garan" that means basement stone of big Buddhist temple.
It seems as a natural rock.
Size 5.5cm(W) 4.7cm(H)
Accessary wooden box with signature
Small kogo, incense box, in the shape of a crab in rest. Grayish brown grainy earthenware, much like Raku, with red glaze and with patches of green and white glaze. The eyes are accentuated with gold, as is a small area on it’s back.
Potter’s mark on the belly.
Japan, late 1700s.
H ca 1.25 x W ca 3 in.
Some of the gold rubbed, split in clay caused by firing at the rim of the lower section, which does not impact the stability of the piece. All in all very good conditi...
Amulet Box (Tibetan: ga'u): portable shrines generally made from metal in a repousse style of construction. The purpose and function of an amulet box is for protection when traveling. They often, but not always, have a small window on the front with a religious image inside. Typically the front is very ornate and decorated with the Eight Auspicious Symbols and other motifs. Amulet boxes are also commonly used to store all manner of sacred materials such as small texts, blessing cords, consecrate...
A fine and very rare bat-shaped porcelain censer with what are apparently bat head feet. We believe that there would originally have been a wood cover secured into the two outer holes and that the incense smoke would have escaped through the three central holes.
This item was made in China for the domestic market as a temple or home alter piece in the early 18th Century, probably during the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722).
Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration.
Small koro, incense burner, with a round body on three low feet and with two little handles or ears.
Typical Bizen stoneware, brown with natural yellow gomma ash glaze spots. Around the rim is an engraved key fret band. The almost disc-shaped, slightly domed cover with round holes is decorated with small stylized blossoms in low relief.
Signed on the bottom: Yozan.
Japan, mid-20th century.
H 4.1 x Diam. 4.1 in.
Comes with the original inscribed...
Blance de Chine incense burner on a spreading foot with thick foot-ring,swelling and narrowing body, everted rim and two nicely shaped handles. Covered outside and the upper part of the inside with an ivory-white glaze. Condition: Perfect condition. Measurement diameter 10.4 cm = 4.1 in (inclusive handles 14.5 cm = 5.7 in)
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Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Enamelled Porcelain Box (Fish & Birds)
This rare enamelled large round porcelain box was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The decoration features predominantly red and green enamels, with some black around the outline of the panels. The cover features a fish in red and green enamel in its centre surrounded by a wide band of green, then various lines in red, geometric patterns and three panels each containing a bird in flight. The lower ...
Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl with Kiln Saggar & Firing Pad (Study Piece)
A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar with its original qingbai-glazed porcelain bowl and firing pad, excavated from a kiln site in the Jingdezhen area of Jiangxi province.
Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai porcelain was fired individually in saggars (the fireproof clay case) that were stacked on top of each other in the kiln. Firing in kilns was then, of cour...
め / ME
Calligraphy of the aggregate of single Japanese hiragana letter of 'ME' which literally stands for 'eye', 'look', 'point of view', 'sprout', 'female', 'bastard', 'weight', 'experience', etc. Indian ink on such waste washi (Japanese paper), 2022, approx. 55 x 92cm (21.65 x 36.22in).
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江原盤 / GANGWONBAN
Simple and refined low rectangular wooden table made in Gangwon Province in the northeast Korea called 'Gangwonban' categorized into a type of 'Soban' as the traditional Korean wooden table for individual use,
early 20th century, approx. 45.5 x 34.5 x H 25.5cm (17.91 x 13.58 x 10.03in). Handy lightweight structure as easy carrying and storing. Some expected scratches and chips due to aging, but in generally good condition as is and stable....
This is the only ancient Korean mace ever offered for sale. The few existing examples are all in museums in Korea. It is from the Early Joseon Dynasty, 16th Century or earlier. Only Korea has this type of straight mace with a perfectly round head. And the head is made from iron insets just like the scales on Korean royal armor. 22 inches (46 cm) long, 3.5 inches (9 cm) wide.
A signed Royal Bayreuth miniature rose tapestry basket with pink and yellow roses. The basket is 3 3/4 inches tall.
花堂 / KADOU
Unique Japanese ikebana ceramic four-footed vase with the kanji sign of 'Kadou' (lit. Flower hall), Showa period, 20th century, approx. H 15.5 x 17 x 9.5cm (6.10 x 6.69 x 3.74in). All fixtures in the photos are not attached.
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Rare Chinese Northern Song / Jin Dynasty Twin-Handled Jar
This rare and unusual jar was made at one of the northern kilns during the 11th - 13th century. It is coated both inside and out in a thick glaze that varies in colour from chocolate-brown to black. The glaze fall short of the base on both the inner and outer surfaces. The outer body is decorated with a fluted wall and lightly incised horizontal lines that surround the jar at its shoulder. On opposing sides to the rim are two sturdy l...
Rare Vietnamese 14th Century Apple-Green Glazed Stoneware Bowl
This rare stoneware bowl was made during the 14th century. It is coated in an apple-green glaze. Although not very clear, round the lower inner surface there appears to be a floral (?) pattern using a glaze-resisting method. There is an unglazed stacking band around the centre, the centre appearing the be coated in a thin yellowish wash. There are six decorative notches spread equidistant around the rim edge.
Diameter 16 cm (...
A Carder Steuben green jade and alabaster vase measuring 6 inches tall. The vase is shape 3285 and is unsigned. The raised foot is alabaster and the balance of the vase is green jade. The underside of the foot exhibits a broken pontil mark. There is no damage.
An unusual Art Nouveau cordial in the manner of Meyers Neff or Theriesenthal measuring 5 inches tall consisting of a colorless cup with red cameo overlay of petals or leaves. The cup is 2 3/8 inches in diameter at the top and sits on a bottle green stem and foot. The foot has swirled ribs and is 2 1/4 inches in diameter. There is no pontil mark and the unsigned piece has no damage.
HAMILLTON Pocket Watch Grade 917 size 10. Mint, original with Chain Circa: 1947. Produced in the late 1940s, 17 jewels, pendent set, adjusted 3 Positions, marked "HAMILTON U.S.A." Very clean running and accurate. The original snap back and bezel 10k yellow gold-filled case is marked HAMILTON and "Star Watch Case Co. R363909. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET OR BONDS. BUY HISTORIC AND COLLECTIBLE HARD ASSETS.
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