Anonymous Japanese vintage clay okimono sculpture of a sleeping cat with such essential sense of presence (like my two cats totally perplexed and mixed up at the first encounter with this cat), 20th century, approx. L 35cm (13.77in)
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Artist: Leonard Foujita (1886-1968, Japanese-French)
The year of creation: 1929
The size of Frame: 24" L x 18 1/2" H , 7/8" Thick
The size of Paper Sheet: 19 1/6" L x 14 3/4" H
The size of Image size: 17 1/2" L x 12 3/4" H
Condition of Frame: Excellent
Condition of Print: Superb, as photo, no stain, no sunburn.
Hanging scroll with such lovely hand-drawn 'nemurineko' (sleeping cat) on the paper, famed for the prayer board at Nikko Toshogu Shrine,
that stands for the calmness in peace as seen and also the preparation for battle though pretend to sleep at a glance. End of Edo - Meiji period, 19th century, Japan.
Expected slight deterioration (stains, small worm holes, etc.) due to age as is. approx. 89 x 44cm (35.03 x 17.32in)
A commissioned portrait painting of a sweet shelter rescue feline female tabby kitty cat named "Pooka" who shares her large N. H. home with Ms. M, a very gracious loving pet owner. During the time spent sketching and photographing this tabby, she indulged us while posing and playing this way and that. When she had enough, she gave this painter a straight on look like, "lady you get that camera any closer and you will be verrrrry sorry"! Then, she winked and walked away...
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A finely carved rare jade cat from the Chinese dynasty of Song to Ming period. Large size of its kind. Vivid carving details. The back of this piece was treated to feel like archaic jade, which was the loved fashion by Chinese scholars of that time period. Size: 7.5 cm long, 3.3 cm tall. Very good antique condition for its age. Provenance: From Doyle New York.
Vintage bisque Halloween black cat candy container. The bottom is marked "Made In Japan." Circa 1930. Condition: excellent.
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...
Ohara Hoson (Koson)
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.25 x 9.5 inches.
Date: 1920s. First edition.
Publisher: Kawaguchi and Sakai. Publisher's seal in right margin. Carver (Maeda) and printer (Komatsu) seals in left margin.
Koson's "Hoson" signature and seal at lower right.
Made in Japan stamped on verso.
Reference: H43.4 and cat. 179 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock pr...
Framed Chimu Textile Panel with nine figures, Peru, ca. 800 - 1200. Textile Panel is 18" high x 11 1/2" wide. Frame size is 23" high x 16 3/4" wide x 1 1/4" deep. Estate of Miss Kate Kemper. According to Sothebv's NY, Kate Kemper, of London and Switzerland (1908-2004) was an early collector of Andean art, forming an important collection of ceramics and textiles after visiting Peru. Her comprehensive collection was formed in Europe and exhibited in various museums including Ancient Peruvian Art,...
Pretty vintage Halloween postcard showing a young couple, he dressed as a Pilgrim and she dressed as a Victorian lady, walking along a scary path through the woods. They have just startled a black cat while a pair of witches look on from the background. The card has nice colors. The two lower corners have some creasing, sharp edges. The back is postmarked 1910.
Vintage lithographed tin Halloween pan noisemaker, decorated in green, black, white and orange. The decorations include a witch, a ghost and a skeleton around a cauldron. The edges are decorated with jack o'lanterns, owls, bats and black cats. Marked "US Metal Toy Mfg. Co. Made In U.S.A." Very nice condition, some scratching where metal clappers hit against pan, very light rust on the unpainted clappers. Circa 1940s. 7-7/8" long.
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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