Antique Chinese polychrome enamel decorated porcelain vase, baluster oval shape, painted with scholar objects and vases with flowers, pair of blue glazed handles, pink ground, ruyi motif on bands, Republic Period. Size: 13" high
Chinese soapstone pebble, beautifully carved with scene of three luohan (monks), one is standing with alms bowl outstretched out of which a cloud of mist rises and wraps to the reverse of the pebble, two bats fly over the bowl, surrounding the monks are rocks and low branches, lovely yellow and buff colors, on carved wooden base. Total size (on stand): 3 3/8" high
Chinese bronze rushrest in the shape of a mountain with a dragn head peak at one end. The center front cast with a man fishing. The back a man sitting in a house. Age early 17th century. Size: Length: 7" Width: 1.5" Height: max. 4"
Chinese carved jadite pitcher with dragon handle and loose ring under spout, very thinly carved of a beautiful translucent pale green color jadite, scrolling motif along the edge, each side is carved with a dragon in low relief, Republic Period. Size: 5" long
Charming antique Japanese small 2-panel byobu (screen painting), painted with blossoming chrysanthemums in raised gofun, on right panel is a blue bird in flight, delicately painted with wonderful detail, mineral colors and gofun on paper with gold leaf ground, signed and seal by Yano Yoshitaka (1800-1858). Edo Period. Regarding the artist, records remain of his existence in the Higo Kumamoto Clan (Higo Hosokawa) official records. Yano Yoshitaka served as the clan's court painter during t...
Chinese mother of pearl tray. Inlay work on hardwood, image of squirrels, birds, butterflies, and insects among grapevines. Mid 19th century. Size: Length: 26.25" Width:17.6" Height: 0.75"
Japanese boxwood okimono of family of 5 octopi surrounding two octopus-catching jars. The bottom contains a signature and kao (a unique signature) by Masanao. Age Meiji period (19th century). Size: Length: 3.25" Width:2.8" Height:4.26"
Japanese okimono of two Chinese lions one on top of each other carved of boxwood. No signature is found on the okimono. Size: Length:2.75" Width:1.5" Height:3.25".
Chinese antique fencai porcelain dish with three circles of images of different blooming flowers with a pink sgraffito ground scrolling vine pattern surrounding the image. No decoration in the interior section. Apocryphal Yongzheng mark in a double ring, late Qing/Republic Period, 19th century or later. Perfect condition. Size: Diameter: 7.75" Height:2".
Lovely Chinese jade rectangular plaque, well-carved with a flying dragon chasing his flaming jewel, with a pierced hole for hanging, the reverse reads "Xiang Long Cheng Chang" in a rectangular cartouche, the color is a pale celadon tan with a russet trace, size: 2.5" High
Antique Japanese 4 panel shoji screen (sliding door panels) painted with wonderful scene of monkeys in a persimmon tree, painted in sumi ink and light colors on paper with clouds of gold leaf flecks, 4 monkeys are painted in tree, a mother monkey holds a baby and another monkey looks on at the base of the tree, a stream flows through rocks nearby, beautiful detail, Shijo School, Meiji Period. Total size: 115" long x 68" high Size of each separate panel: 28 3/4" wide x 68" high each.
Subtle and beautiful blanc de chine statue of Kwan Yin, the goddess of mercy. Immaculate detail work on the decorations, face, and hands. Contains two seals, one seal reads, Xuande 18th century. Size: Length: 3.15" Width: 2.5" Height: 9.75"
Chinese set of two oxbow chairs and rectangular stand, made of extremely heavy and dark hardwood possibly zitan, carved with filigree, mid 20th century. Size of chairs: 39" high x 30" wide x 23 1/2" deep. Size of stand: 29" high x 15 1/4" wide x 20" deep.
Antique Japanese hanging scroll attributed to Kano Chikanobu, painting of Hotei resting on his bag and holding his fan, painted with sumie ink on paper, beautiful scroll mounting and condition. Age: Edo period (1600-1868). Size: Length: 52" Width: 22.1", with ends: 24.5".
A lively and splendid Korean painting of Leopard with and her two cubs, overhead are a pair of magpies perched on a pine branch, sumie and color pigments on cotton with paper backing, age Chosun Period, 19th century. Size: Height: 51.5" Width: 35.25".
Japanese 2-panel screen painting depicting a scene of a samurai standing with armor on but with a nuns head cloth and with monks beads in his outstretched hand, behind him are three beautiful warrior women wearing beautiful brocade underneath their armor and nuns head cloths with blossoming plum branches, each has a bow and arrows. Painted in mineral pigments and ink on paper. Painted by Kitamura Meido (1896-1962), known for specializing in human subjects. Meido first submitted his work in 192...
Exquisite fluted Imari vase containing intricate patterns of flowers and dragons.Flowers are painted in red and highlights of gold. The dragons are raised and painted in indigo blue. Age: Meiji Period circa 1880, Size: Diameter: 7.75" Height: 14.25"
Amazing reticulated oni gawara (Japanese roof tile). The cloud pattern is unusual that it is reticulated and a brush is placed on the bottom of the tile. A mark is found on the bottom of the piece. Age: Edo Period c. 1850. Size: Length" 16.25" Wdith: 5.25" Height: 10.25