Chinese antique large pair of heavy carved hardwood plaques inlaid with jade, agate and other semi precious stones, scenes of scholar objects and flower containers with a deep brown lacquer ground, the back of each plaque has characters in gold on a red ground, the frames are carved with flowers and butterflies, heavy bronze hangers, 19th century. Size of each: 55 1/2" high x 36 3/4" wide
Antique hardwood stand, beautifully carved along its edges with twisting branches or stems and flowers. Open in its center, with indented edges for holding a vase in place. Size: 2" height, 8" length
Antique Japanese cotton futon cover, dyed indigo (now faded due to antiquity), and then dyed used a paste resist technique with pastel blues and pinks to create a large Sakura emblem at the very top of the textile, flowering roses, and two rivaling komainu or Japanese lion dogs. Minor damage due to age. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: (futon only) 62" height, 49" width (entire board) 84" height, 72" width
Exquisite bronze vase with a long, elegant neck, decorated with archaic motif. One of its sides has a small bird perched upon a branch with outspread wings, with mixed metal inlay including gold, silver, and shakudo. The other side shows two phoenixes mirroring each other, surrounded by beautiful floral designs. Signature on bottom. Meiji period (1867-1912) Size: 20" height, 9" width
Gorgeous pair of gemstone quality jadeite carvings, each a mirror image to the other, of two cranes standing upon a greatly reticulated tree with creeping vines, thick roots and many outstretched branches with leaves. Exquisitely detailed and breathtaking from all angles, each carving comes with a beautiful wooden stand. 20th century Size: 23" height (28.25" w/ stand), 18.5" length
Chinese slab of jade, carved with an indented circular and a mokko (melon) shape into its surface. It is meant to be used by a calligraphy artist for the grinding and collecting of ink. 18th/19th century Size: 1/4" thickness, 3.75" height, 1 and 5/8" width
Gentleman's wooden walking stick with a carved antler handle of an adorable little bobtail monkey, sitting upon an ocean cliffside and clutching a shell. There are various seashells carved around the monkey, including one with a hermit crab peeking its head out. Very precisely carved. Taisho period (1912-1925) Size: 36.5" height, (antler carving only) 5.5" height, 1.5" width
Burmese painting done on a large, cloth canvas, likely depicting the Jataka tales, or stories of Buddha, with nine separate panels, each depicting a different tale of Buddha's previous lives. The very center painting shows Buddha sitting in a lotus position with two attendants at his sides, their hands clasped in prayer to him, and it is the only panel that does not have any Burmese script in white paint. The surrounding panels show what appears to be Buddha in human form, carrying weapons and r...
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase with a pretty apple green glaze, wide base and long, narrow neck. Prominent midwest collection. 18th/19th century Size: 4.5" height, 3" width
Chinese antique porcelain vase with celadon glaze, baluster form, decorated all over with raised archaic motifs, beautiful color, circa 19th century. From a prominent midwest collection. Size: 13" high x 10" wide.
Chinese porcelain monochrome vase with a lovely lime green glaze, gourd-shaped form with a short neck. Prominent midwest collection. 18th century Size: 4.75" height, 2.5" height
Chinese porcelain vase with a deep red glaze that has a slight purple iridescence when exposed to light. It has a ridged ring between the vase body and neck, and two shapely handles looking almost like elephants' trunks. Prominent midwest collection. 18th century Size: 5.5" height, 4.5" width
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase in a gorgeous shade of light blue, with deeper blue glaze horizontal striping, a rounded body with cylindrical neck. Prominent midwest collection. 18th century Size: 6" height, 3.5" width
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase with a green crackle glaze, tall, wide body with a very short neck. Size: 6.25" height, 5.25" width
Chinese pair of large hardwood display shelves, carved in the form of vases, each sits on small base, each chest has at least 11 display areas great for showing off your collection.
Size: 74 1/2" high x 35 1/4" wide x 13" deep.
Size: 74 1/2" high x 35 1/4" wide x 13" deep.
Antique Chinese carved jadeite with hues of white and light green, with apparent areas of bright apple green. It is carved into a smooth cylindrical shape and would have been used as a thumb ring in archery. 19th century, Qing Dynasty era Size: 1" height, 1.25" width, .25" thickness
Antique Chinese table, made from huanghuali with a beautiful, glowing grain. Around its sides are carved spirals designs over a large border panel. The front and back panels are carved with the calligraphy symbol for double happiness in between two dragons with clouds of billowing smoke around their bodies and two phoenixes flying on either side. The table's side panels are without dragons but otherwise the same with carved double happiness symbol and smoke detailing. The tops of each table's le...
Chinese carved stand made from huanghuali wood, with carved and pierced bottom edges in a simple, flowing design, with circular central carving in the front and back center, and legs carved to appear as clawed feet. Has a beautiful, shining grain with eye-catching contrast. Size: 3.25" height, 8" length, 5" width