Asian Fine Arts from Tibet, Nepal, China, Japan and Korea Dragon's Pearl
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1428477 (stock #1605)
Dragon's Pearl
$600.00
A small tea pot in Chinese style of yixing Tokoname type of red clay with a lengthy poetic impression in miniature script. Signed Yamada Jozan, 2nd generation (1897–1961). Showa, c. 1950. Fully signed kiri-box and yellow wrapper. H 7 cm , D 7.5 cm. Condition: A minuscule chip on the inside rim. Otherwise excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1428294 (stock #1604)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,100.00
An elegant and very expressive figure of a Greyhound Dog in bronze with dark-brown patina. A fine sculpture in naturalistic style. Signed: Yokoe with engraved seal. Including signed inscribed kiri-box. Japan, ca. 1960. H 23.5 cm, L 26.5 cm. Condition: Flawless. Yoshizumi Yokoe (1887–1962). Important artist of bronze sculpture in the early modern period in Japan. Many public exhibitions in the early Post-War period. Participated in the 1st UNESCO Art Exhibition in 1957. He lived and worked i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1428217 (stock #1603)
Dragon's Pearl
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A great Natural Amber Lump of the Highest Quality from Denmark, Ocean find! From the west coast of Denmark. Natural skin/surface, unpolished. Deep Yellow / Honey natural colour! Weight: 175 gr. Size: 9,5 x 6 x 5,5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1428177 (stock #1602)
Dragon's Pearl
$850.00
A Chinese hardwood and mother of pearl inlaid stationary tray for the Scholar’s Table. Square form with raised feet. Decorated with mother of pearl inlays to all four sides with garden scenes: rocks, branches, butterflies etc. and poetic impressions. Qing dynasty, 19th century, Dao Guang, circa 1840. Condition: fair. Size: 24.4cm square x 7.8cm tall
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1428082 (stock #1601)
Dragon's Pearl
$700.00
A beautiful sculptural vessel of eggshell form with an upper side opening. The other sides are done with his characteristic technique of grooving the surface with a needle and then rubbing iron into the grooves; cobalt blue glaze are applied on the inside side and around the rim, producing a fantastic contrasting effect. The work is signed on the bottom and the storage box is bearing the inscription “kara” shell and the signature in his beautiful calligraphy. Measurements: H 17 cm x W 1...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1427547 (stock #1600)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
A modern, openwork flower basket, Hanakago, by Tanabe Chikuunsai II, made with the hexagonal plating technique called “kikko sugashi ami” using very thin strips of madake bamboo. Signed on the bottom “ Chikuunsai zō “ (made by Chikuunsai). It has the original, lacquered bamboo insert for flowers and original box inscribed on the outside “ kikko-ami technique flower “ and description: Pot shape. In the inside signed “Chikuunsai zō” and with two seals. Measurement: H. 44 cm Ø...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1427307 (stock #1599)
Dragon's Pearl
$3,000.00
A fine still life painting on silk with two stems of Hosta flowers and leaves & archaic bronze vessels. Signed: Xin Hu and sealed and titled “Moben” The painting represents a phase in Chinese Art in the late Qing when the interest in archaic bronzes was rekindled. Qing 19th cent. H.119 cm x W. 41 cm. Framed under glass ( eventually it can be taken out of the frame and mounted on scroll). Condition: very good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1427213 (stock #1598)
Dragon's Pearl
$750.00
A Unique scholar’s model of the mountain Kozuyama in stoneware. Shiny black glaze with spots of brownish iron. Original box with collector’s label describing the content: "Ceramic item in the shape of Mountain Kozuyama" and the collector’s name and age: "Tei Haruishi, 88 years old". Japan, Edo, 19th cent. H 9.5 cm, L 22 cm, W 16.5 cm. Condition: One chip to side (see photo), otherwise fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1837 VR item #1427002 (stock #1597)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
A very rare set of sex toys including two dildos in different sizes and two ‘tinkling balls’ in brass. Fitted kiri-box. All pieces with separate boxes inside. The larger dildo with inscribed box giving a Shinto-style designation as ‘Shape of the Imperial Way’s Ancestral Spirit’ and indications of its use. Japan, Edo period, probably around 1800. 1) H 14 cm, 2) 11.5 H cm, 3) balls each D 1.7 cm. Condition: Fair. Both dildos with insect holes. 
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1426972 (stock #1596)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A rare and highly attractive Okimono, miniature rock in fantastic shape made of iron on which are three small crabs, 1 bigger and 2 smaller, of painted bronze. Unsigned. Early Taisho period, ca. 1915. H 5 cm, L 13,5 cm. Condition: good, but with wear due to age and handling
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1426929 (stock #1597)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,350.00
Excellent Tiger Painting on Silk in ink and colors. A prowling tiger among windy bamboos. Singed: Yukiyama (fl. first half of 19th cent.), and one artist’s seal. A follower of the Chinese-inspired Nagasaki School. Fitted, newer box. Mid Edo, 18–19th cent. H 100 cm, 40 W cm (picture frame). Total measurements: 170 X 55 cm. Condition: Excellent. Recent mounting high of quality.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1426927 (stock #1596)
Dragon's Pearl
$4,800.00
A large and impressive sculpture depicting Daruma, ( Bodhidharma ) the Patriarch of Japanese Zen Buddhism. Stern but friendly expression. Made of carved wood, paper, and gesso, lacquered and painted. The dark red colour robe is richly decorated with dragons and stylised cloud. The eyes of decorated glass. Sitting in his Patriarchal pose on a chair (which is not original). Edo Period (1603 - 1868) most probably late 18th century. Size of the image: H 45 x W 27 x Deep 20 cm. Total size with chai...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1426891 (stock #1595)
Dragon's Pearl
$200.00
An interestingly designed vase in bottle-shape made of modern Kutani porcelain. The piece is artistically decorated on the front w. an area in underglaze blue, gold and stylized birds. Signed Yamada Masatoshi (b. 1948), an established artist and designer for Kutani (Hasima Akira Kiln). Original cardboard box w. paper. Many prices and exhibitions including Mitsukoshi. Ca. 1995. H 19 cm, W 17.5 cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1426889 (stock #1594)
Dragon's Pearl
$900.00
A charming painting in ink and colors on silk depicting a young, long-haired girl in traditional dress with her back turned to the viewer. Signed: Nobumaru (Mitsubumi 1812–1879), a late Tosa School painter in the Nihonga tradition. Exquisite mounting. Meiji, c. 1865–1875. L 182 cm, W 60 cm. Picture frame: L 109 cm, W 42.5 cm. Condition: Very good.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1426242 (stock #1593)
Dragon's Pearl
$800.00
A Japanese modern bamboo basket Ikebana. Made using different plaiting techniques with bamboo (madake) and rattan; standing on six small feet, closing with bundled plating technique. Unsigned but a real impressive piece! Showa period, 1960/70’s. H 44 cm Ø 24 cm. Condition: Very good! Almost no ware.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1425264 (stock #1592)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,800.00
A fine and rare incense burner (zhudiao xianglu ) of tripod form with a pair of handles carved of a piece of bamboo root. A ornamented band running along the rim. Qing, Jiaqing or early Daoguang, c. 1800–1830. H 10 cm, D 6.8 cm. Condition: Excellent with nice wear from handling.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1425077 (stock #1591)
Dragon's Pearl
$3,200.00
A great tetsubin (water kettle) for Tea Ceremony of octagonal, upward tapering body with beautiful, Unique Wood Pattern. The bronze lid is signed on the inside: Ryubundo zo. H. 25 cm x W. 20 cm (including handle and sprout). Edo to Meiji Period, 19th c. Condition: usual little rust in the inside due to use and age. It is NOT repaired and it is NOT leaking.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1424994 (stock #1590)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A very elegant porcelain vase of ovoid form with a small opening covered all-over in a deep, mottled red-purple glaze ( Shinsha). Signed by famous ceramic maker Yasuaki Maeda (b. 1937),* one of the leading artists in the modern revival of Arita porcelain. The vase is accompanied by a signed kiri-box. H 24 cm, D 15 cm. Condition: Perfect. ----* Yasuaki Maeda’s works have been accepted for participation in the yearly Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) many times and received a number of aw...