A vintage novelty miniature pistol-form boardroom lighter made in Europe by Corona, circa 1950. Measurements: 2 3/8in wide x 1 3/4in high. Excellent working condition.
May need gas.
JUNGANS GERMAN MILITARY ALARM Pocket Watch Circa: 1917. 52mm Gun Metal hinged back original case. Florescent Green Lume still exists inside each outline Arabic figure. Dial is unmarked. Non reflective "gun metal" finished on this metal case is was a military standard. Very clean, running and the alarm is fully functional, operated by pin set to the left of the crown and pin set to the right to set the time. Some porcelain dial repair exists at the edge of 9. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'...
An exceptional Tiffany Studios floriform bud vase in the form of a calyx. The yellow-green stem rises to a vase of creamy opalescence with gold leaves extending from the base to the clear rim. The 7 3/8 inch tall vase is signed "L. C. T. H2262" on the small polished pontil mark. The prefix “H” on the number dates this piece to 1897. The foot of the vase is 2 1/4 inches in diameter and the rim is 5/8 of an inch in diameter.
Very unique and creative solid wood type of 'Kurinuki-bon' (Wood carving tray scooped out with chisel, specially used for sencha) with such winding bamboo handles, Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 53 x 21 x H 29. 5cm (20.86 x 8.26 x 11.61in)
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Chinese late Qing to early Republic period lady’s robe embroidered in polychrome silk and gold couched thread on a black silk ground. Eight gilt dragon and phoenix bird roundels are on the front, back, and shoulders. The bottom of the robe is gilt decorated in the traditional pattern of waves, stylized mountains, and diagonal bands of upright water (li shui) permeated with auspicious symbols. Black silk decorative borders accent the front opening, side slits, and neck. Sleeve cuffs are embroid...
CHIC SAKE CUP
Very unique and refined 'Ko Imari choko' ("Old Imari white porcelain sake cup") with very delicate and modern-designed rim which is different from the conventional 'rinka' (petal) rim often seen among the similar type in the same era.
Mid Edo period, 18th century, Japan. approx. D 7.5 x H 5.5cm (2.95 x 2.16in). Also in unusually better condition compared to the similar type with expected damage.
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STIRRUP AND LAMP
Combination of an iron stirrup used for actual horse riding and a white porcelain oil lamp (with no wick), early and mid 20th century, Korea. Luminaire device-like object of art.
Iron stirrup was made from one iron material with no welding. Some expected stains, cracks, and rust due to age as is as seen. Stirrup: H 15 x D 11.5cm (5.90 x 4.52in), Lamp: H 8 x D 6cm (3.14 x 2.36in)
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Naturally smoothened stone with completely no processing by human hands, as a type of art of Japanese suiseki from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture as 'Ashorogawa-ishi'
(lit. Ashorogawa stone / *Ashorogawa = 'River going along down' in the Ainu language as its origin). Looks like 'Kannon' (Guanyin, The Goddess of Mercy) is praying in gassho pose.(*Photo#1) approx. 17 x 8 x 3cm (6.69 x 3.14 x 1.18in)
EIGHT BEAUTIFUL FACES
Eight heads of accurately-made quality Japanese hina dolls. Made of 'toso' (type of wood composition) and wood. Edo-Showa period, 19th-20th century. Largest: H 8 x W 5 x D 6.5cm (3.14 x 1.96 x 2.55in).
Specially, those two largest and old type of 'Obina' (Emperor doll in display with Empress doll) are very valuable and rare finds in the market as well.
Its hair will be fallen out easily due to age when touched and moved. With some cracks...
PAPER-MACHE NESTING BOXES
Lovely set of three nested paper-mache boxes with such impressive geometrical pattern, early-mid 20th century, Korean Peninsula. More powerful appearance when piled up. Some expected signs of use and damage due to age as is as seen.
L: 43 x 25 x 10cm (16.92 x 9.84 x 3.93in)
M: 38.5 x 21 x 9.5cm (15.15 x 8.26 x 3.74in)
S: 34.5 x 17.5 x 9cm (13.58 x 6.88 x 3.54in)
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Rare Tall Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Decorated Glazed Jar
This attractively-shaped pottery jar was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a red pottery, quite heavily potted, has a wide body, narrow neck and trumpet-shaped mouth. Simple decorative incised lines surround the neck and shoulder. The outer surface and inner mouth have been coated in an amber-coloured glaze with green glaze added in places to f...
Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Jar
This pottery jar of "hu" form was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a reddish pottery and has simple incised decorative bands surrounding the jar at its shoulder. The whole surface, including the base and inner mouth, is coated in a very attractive glaze, the colour varying in places from a yellowish-amber to green.
This example is one of an interesti...
METAL SCULPTURE BY ATSUO ISHII
Post-modern cast metal sculpture by Atsuo Ishii (https://jptca.org/en/ishii_atsuo/), early 1970s, Japan. approx. H 22 x W 10.2 x D 11cm (8.66 x 4.01 x 4.33in). Some damage due to age, with peeling.
Photos including two examples of his art works besides.
(More reference images; https://www.google.com/search?q=atsuo+ishii+sculptor&client=firefox-b-d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwijtrehrKftAhU1K6YKHTEWCIoQ_AUoAXoECAYQAw&biw=1...
OLD IRON BELL
Pre-war period, early 20th century, Japan. approx. 8 x 8 x H 15cm (3.14 x 3.14 x 5.90in). Probably the decoration for horse when festival or shrine-ritual occasions.
Nice lovely heart-shaped chip as is. Free shipping (*except to Africa and South America).
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Rare and Sublime Mother and Daughter Pair of Antique Korean Wood Dolls. A beautiful representation of the Soul of Korean Folk Art. Mother: 10h x 3w x 2d inches, 25.5 x 7.5 x 5 cm; Daughter: 8.25h x 2.5w x 1.5d inches, 21h x 6.5w x 4d cm.
Fine, Large Antique Indian Puppet Beautifully Adorned and Accessorized with a Wonderful Face. 29 inches, 74 cm.
DUNHILL Men's Rectangular Polished Stainless Steel 28mm in width and 39mm in length. No box. Genuine, authentic. New, unused and never worn. The 18mm strap is generic Swiss Leather. Water resistant to 39 mm. Mechanical hand winding Swiss movement. The unique serial No. associated with each watch will be provided before shipping. Warranted for one year from date of purchase. We can switch to a nice black color leather strap, if required. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STO...
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Unique oil painting of landscape on canvas, in such impressively unfinished condition, by Ryoko Takemura who is the wife of Kenichi Takemura ( https://www.japantimes.co.jp/tag/kenichi-takemura/ | Graffiti of his portrait in NY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTmf6pNMLRY&feature=youtu.be ), coming from her atelier as its provenance but no signature. 20th century, Japan. approx. 60.7 x 50.1cm (23.89 x 19.72in)
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