Superbly modeled Chinese Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD) painted pottery Guardian Figures, of two standing warriors in a relaxed stance dressed in well appointed armor and helmets, both are finely detailed with remaining pigment and gilt. They are 22 ¾” high, and both are in good condition.
These exquisite monkey book ends are finely cast with the monkeys positioned on rocky plinths, one monkey with a larger body has a long tail while the other one has a short tail. They both have expressive faces. The artist signature is engraved on the one plinth. Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912) Size: 6-3/4" high x 6-3/4" wide x 7-1/4" deep
The small rectangular incense burner with two recessed panels that are decorated in high-relief with birds perched on tall grasses, the lid has an opening and a finely cast leaf motif. Age: Late 19th Century – Size: 3 ¼” high x 5 ¾” wide
This beautiful black lacquer table top inlaid with abalone is depicting Mt. Fuji with a thatched Mill House with a large water wheel and a river, flowering tree with a perched bird and two birds in flight, carved black wood border of a leaf motif. It is supported on five carved foliate wood legs. Age: 1950’s – Size: 12-1/4” high x 36” diameter This beautiful black lacquer table top inlaid with abalone is depicting Mt. Fuji with a thatched Mill House with a large water wheel and a river, flowering tree with a perched bird and two birds in flight, carved black wood border of a leaf motif. It is supported on five carved foliate wood legs. Age: 1950’s – Size: 12-1/4” high x 36” diameter
Large Chinese porcelain Famille Noir baluster vase with colorful long tailed birds perched on a flowering branch on a black ground. Age: 20th Century – Size: 24” (61 cm)
This fine red lacquer table top with an elaborate red medallion with the happiness symbol that is surrounded with wide border of a blue-green landscape design, and the fret border around the rim of the table. The carved brown wood border is of a leaf motif. It is supported on five carved foliate wood legs. Age: 1950’s – Size: 12-1/4” high x 36” diameter
Small rectangular box with finely inlaid brass wire cloisons on a black ground with a scrolled pattern on the top and on the sides, with a repeating circular motif. Age: Early 20th Century – Size: 2-7/8” high x 5-3/4” wider x 3-1/2” deep
Chinese 19th century parcel-gilt Buddha seated in the dhyanasana posture on a double lotus pedestal and holding a round bowl, the unisha with a gilt finial, his robe with gilt cranes and a cloud motif, calligraphy inscription on the back-side of the lotus pedestal. It is in good condition with signs of age. It is 8 1/4” high (20.96 cm)
This charming bronze Okimono of a mouse seated on his haunches is dated to the 20th century, it is a hollow casting. The mouse has a round body and large perked ears and holding his tail in both paws. The sculpture is 4 ½” high.
This small porcelain jar with a squat bulbous form with loop handles in a beautiful tea dust glaze. Age: 17th-18th Century - Size: 3” diameter x 2” high
Superb Chinese red lacquer 5- piece desk with exquisite details, with desk top with a large palace scene with figures, and floral and bird motif on a red lacquer ground, with 3 side drawers,. Age: 1950-1960's Size: 32" high x 54" wide x 25" deep
Large antique Chinese carved wood Guanyin standing on a swirled dragon base, wearing a long robe that drapes on her head, is holding a basket in the left hand, and right in a mudra. There are a few hairline cracks throughout. It is dated to the late 19th century. Size: 60” high (152.4 cm)
Pair Chinese porcelain plates that are a mirror image of each other, with a pair of phoenix birds perched in a tree, with foliage, peonies and pair of birds in flight on a white and blue-green ground. Each one is in a gilt and red shadow box. On the reverse side is a circular opening to show the back of the plate, and a Yongzheng mark. The inside of the glass has traces of water condensation. Age: 20th century - Size: 15” diameter (frame 21 ½” high x 21 ½” wide x 4 5/8”) (54.6 x 54.6 x 12.1 cm)
This superb Chinese Fahua ceramic vase is of a square form, the lower section with splayed sides has carved male figures on all four sides, mid-section is of a rectangular form with floral decoration and top section with an everted rim has male figures on the four side panels, turquoise accent on an aubergine ground. The opening goes down as far as the mid section, it has a turquoise glaze. It is 16” high.
Pair of beautiful small Japanese cloisonné plates, with tripod feet, a floral motif on the central panel with a blue ground and yellow accents, sinuous dragons along the borders on a white ground. The base has a floral motif on a blue ground. They are in perfect condition, and each one is ¾” high x 6 ¼” in diameter.
This elegantly cast Japanese Bronze seated young geisha with a serene face is dated to the Late Meiji period (1868-1912), wearing a kimono and obi, her hair is in an elaborate chignon with an attached flower, her left hand is facing backwards and her right hand is arched. The sculpture is 11 ¾” high.
This Chinese small carved wood censor of a rectangular form with rounded edges on four curved legs and extended handles, with a fitted lid that is carved with a finial, it is mid-20th century. It is 5 ¾” high x 6 ½” wide x 3” deep.
Chinese altar chest with wide curved reticulated apron and sides carved with the “Eight Precious Symbols”, reticulated side spandrels are depicting Liu Hai with his coins, toad and bat, pair of small hinged doors with circular metal plate, and it dates to the 19th Century. Size: 33 ½” high x 77 ½” wide x 19 ½” deep (85.1 x 196.9 x 49.5 cm)