A fine example of Edo Period (mid 19th century)Japanese Gosu blue Satsuma Vase, signed. The vase depicts flowering plant and butterflies. 13 inches tall , 8 1/2 inches wide.
Magnificent Japanese Edo Period (1820-1850) ZETAN wood Kodansu with very finely cast applied sterling silver butterflies,hinges, handles and floral decorations. Sterling butterflies are applied over all four sides of the Kodansu. There are four pull-out drawers behind the doors. This important Kodansu is in excellent condition with no missing parts or damages. It has an original age patina and shows a beautiful zetan wood structure. 14 inches tall, 12 3/4 inches wide,8 inches deep
This is a finely made, hand painted, artist signed Japanese Edo (first part 19th century) Gosu Blue Satsuma Teapot Satsuma detailed painting of flowering plants and a butterfly on one side and two pheasants and floral decorations on the opposite side. A neck, nose and a bottom of Teapot show symbolic decorations as well as the top of a lid. There is an air release hole next to the final of the Teapot.The dimensions are 4.5 inches tall, 5 3/4 inches wide.
Fantastic Japanese hand-carved and hand-polished Ivory Okimono of Ibitsu resting on Bamboo , with a book and three frogs. The Okimono has a very fine carving over frogs and Ibitsu (his face, feet, hands and clothing). The Okimono is signed by the artist. It also has presentational initials "VM" It is in excellent condition with no losses, hairlines , or damages. It measures 4 7/8 inches, 2 inches deep and 2 1/8 inches; Meiji (late 19th century)
Magnificent Japanese hand carved and hand-polished Ivory Okimono of 14 rats with nuts and leaves. The Okimono has fine details over tails and skin of rats. The rats have shibayama inlaid black eyes. The bottom of okimono has two carved leaves. The okimono is in excellent original condition: no losses or chips. It measures 5 1/4 inches long, 2 3/4 inches and 1.5 inches tall; Meiji(1868-1912), Japan.
Exclusive Japanese Meiji 19th century hand- carved and hand-polished Ivory Okimono of Turkey with shibayama inlaid eyes. The Okimono has fine details over turkey's feathers, its neck and feet. It is in excellent condition with no chips or losses; there are a couple of fine age cracks on the bottom. It measures 4 inches, 3.5 inches, 2 inches.
This is a very fine Meiji (19th century) Japanese hand-carved and hand-polished Ivory Okimono of a boy with two monkeys. The boy holds a toy-horse in his left hand and a toy with a ball in his right hand. The Okimono has fine details over monkeys, boy's face and his kimono; even the bottom of his shoes and the bottom of monkeys paws are finely carved. It is in excellent condition with no cracks,chips,hairlines, or losses. It measures 3 1/4 inches tall, 3 inches long and 1.5 inches.
This is a beautiful Meiji (19th century) Japanese hand-carved and hand-polished ivory barrel-shaped Kogo (small box) decorated with branches of grapes and leaves over a lid and two monkeys chasing a fly over the sides . The signature of the artist is between monkeys on the side of the box. The Okimono is hand-polished and has a beautiful age patina. It is in excellent condition: no damages, losses, or chips; it closes and opens easily...
This is a high quality Japanese silver wire wireless and silver mounted Namikawa style Cloisonne lidded Jar, with a silver knob and gilding over interior and the bottom. The Jar has a gray background and is decorated with six shields that depict Paradise birds and many other symbolic silver wire wireless decorations over the top of the Jar and the cover and over the edge of its foot...
This is a very big museum quality blue and white deep Bowl. It has a wonderful celadon enamel over the exterior and a white enamel over its bottom. The Bowl is signed (a seal and signature) by IKEKATSU. The interior of the bowl is very finely decorated with a scene of three koi- fish in water and among sea-weeds. The Bowl is heavy by weight. The Bowl has all signs of late Edo (early Meiji) cast and glazing. There is a red oxidation line on the edge...
This ia a magnificent Japanese heavy solid cast, four feet, lidded sterling silver incense burner with long extended handles. It has two beautiful cast dragon relives on a front and a back. The incense burner is from early Japanese export signed by the artist (DIOSETS). It also has three marks: "A", "JW", an eagle mark and a sterling mark...
This is a very fine Japanese Ivory Okimono of a fisherman with two fish on a fishing-rod. He has extremely fine hand-carved tobacco pipe, case, inro and Noh-mask netsuke. The kimono of the fisherman has a beautiful scrimshaw work that depicts a noh-mask, dice, a rabbit, fans etc. The okimono has an original age patina and a high hand polishing...
This is a high quality and very unusual Japanese Satsuma VASE with moriage raised flower blossoms and a butterfly, made and signed by SHIOZAN. The dimensions are 14.5 inches tall and 15.5 inches wide. It dates 19th century, Meiji, Japan.
This is a beautiful Japanese Imari Okimono of a seated Boy and holding a whistle in a shape of a green bird. The same Okimono is listed in N. Schiffer book "Figural Japanese Export Ceramics", p. 108-109, with a price of $1500-$1800. The Okimono is in excellent condition with no damages, chips, or losses. It has a beautiful enameling. Its measurements are 8 inches tall, 7 inches wide and 7 1/4 inches. It dates 19th century, Meiji, Japan.
This is a Japanese 19th century finely painted square KUTANI Tray with unusually shaped corners. The Tray is decorated with a scene of a landscape with a river, mountain, a bridge , a boat, and many people. The back of the Tray is unglazed and there is an iron oxidation to the edges. The Tray is in excellent condition. It measures 14 1/4 inches by 14 1/4 inches,and 1 inch tall. Meiji Period, Japan
19th century Japanese pair of Bronze Vases with gold and copper inlays. The vases have unusual handles and are covered with a nice light-brown-green patina. Inlays are finely done, the birds are low relived. The vases are in excellent condition with no losses, or dings. They stand 6 inches tall each. They come with wood stands (as shown on the picture); Meiji Period, Japan.
This is a very beautiful, partly reticulated and finely painted, Satsuma Vase made and signed by RYOZAN. Each reticulated side has differently shaped holes and each shield has the finest painted scenes depicting people, landscapes, trees, and houses. This magnificent vase dates 19th century, Meiji, Japan. It measures 8 inches tall and 5 inches in Diameter.
This is a museum quality Japanese white Satsuma Incense Burner with an okimono of a boy with a drum, seated on top of a sphere (as a lid). The Incense Burner has a tripod base with a sculptural dragon around it. An air release hole is inside the boy's mouth. The Incense Burner dates first part 19th century, EDO, Japan. The measurements are 8 3/4 inches tall and 4 inches in Diameter.