The holder is 12 inches tall and 4 inches in diameter and has a deep mahogany brown patina.
The tray has a delicately upturned lip, a deep rich red brown color. It is approx 13" x 9.5 inches...
A folk art object approx 150 years old and used for many years as a sake container saki. It is approx 19 inches high and 16 inches at the widest point about 10 inches deep.
The name Zhang Feng Chao is carved on the underside of the pedestal. This old dragon is a wonderful example of an old Chinese folk art artifact...
There is some minimal paint loss, which is to be expected in a piece of this age. 24 inches(60 cm) long 5 inches (12 cm) high
Excellent condition, no loses. 7 inches high and 9.5 wide including the stand.
Toggle is almost 2 inches long and .5 inches x .5 inches.
The lamp is only 5 inches tall and of higher silver content than usual for China at that time, which indicates an owner of wealth...
These ceremonial hooks have become hard to obtain...
May be sold separately $135 each
The box is 5.5 inches x 4.75 inches and 2+ inches high.
may be sold as set or Priced Separately
The hat stand on the left side comes apart into 2 pieces and stands 11" high.
The stand on the right also comes apart into 3 sections with 2 pieces in each section. This stand is 12" tall.
To be sold as set only
Each piece measures 5 inches x 4 inches and 1 inch deep.
Price on Request
The pillow was made using slab construction and all the surfaces are decorated with a star pattern and covered with a traditional glaze. There is a tiny vent hole on the bottom to facilitate firing. It measures 4.5x3 x 1.5 inches and is covered with traditional green glaze. The age estimate on this is very conservative...this is a rare artifact and possibly much older than liste...
The case is 9+ inches long with silk cord for drawstrings, elaborately knotted and tasseled.
It is 13 inches across at the widest point and can be tied around the neck using the attached fabric ties. As is obvious in the pictures, there are a couple areas of lose on the turquoise ornaments.
The box is just under 5 inches x 2.5 inches x 1.5 inches.
This stencil is approximately 9" by 9" and has some calligraphy ...
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The embroidery pattern on these lotus shoes has always mystified me. There is a woman and an animal that is possibly intended to be a giraffe. I vaguely remember some bits of information. The Chinese first heard about the African giraffes from verbal and written descriptions. They were fascinated wit...
Possibly carved from cryptomera wood and darkened with age, this carved figure has both a simplicity and elegance which are, for me, the major characteristics of Japanese asthetics.
Flint was an essential and valuable item for nomadic and indigenous cultures and as such was frequently carries in pouch specifically designed for its use.
The pouch at the top of the tassel most likely contains various herbs to bring health and good fortune to the baby. The 3 main tassels are actually subdivided into 3, which represented the ...