Busman's Holiday Antiques
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1426837
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$295.00
A Japanese white glazed studio porcelain model of a water buffalo. Hirado type though the eyes are not left unglazed to the biscuit as is typical. Holding sculpted form and details well, the biscuit base smooth to the touch and bearing an imprint from the fabric it sat upon. Except for a clean break to one horn, in otherwise good condiiton. A line of separation of the glaze under the buffalo's neck due to "crawling" in the kiln. Length, about 14 inches horn tip to tail...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1426800
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$135.00
An Asian wood cookie press. Folk art (Japanese or Korean - if Japanese would be considered "Mingei") utilitarian object. The "cookies", or treats, pressed from this mechanism could have been sweetened bean paste, possibly with rice starch, and not necessarily cooked. The iron nails slide along routing to enable the pressing action. Well used and in fair condition - exhibiting some distress by loss of wood on ends of the top board. A nicely decorative curiosity. Length, 9 7/8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1426639
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$225.00
A well made Keyaki wood sumitsubo. Used by carpenters to efficiently mark straight lines by snapping a silk string saturated with ink. The utilitarian purpose enhanced by the folk art attention to detail of this implement held symbolic of the trade. Meiji period. Good condition. Length, 8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1426486
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$285.00
A nicely decorative Japanese burl Zelkova wood 'tobakobon' (smoking furnishing). Fitted with bamboo pipe holder, copper ash holder, and Zelkova shelf. Two handles of rosewood and sandalwood. Hardwood trim along the top with slight difference in wood shrinkage evident on one corner (easily remedied by a good restorer). Good condition with expected wear and evidence of use. 19th century. Height, 8 1/4 inches. Sides, 10 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1426266
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$195.00
A pair of Japanese Hirado porcelain candle holders. Chrysanthemum theme repeating on the rim, through the column, the base, and in decorative embellishment depicting the stems and leaves in blue and the finely detailed blossoms in white. There is small chipping throughout - on the rim of one holder and in the finely detailed stems and blossoms on each. Offered in as found condition. Height of each about 6 inches (15.24 cm)