Chinese carved jade figure of a seated elephant, soulful expression, curled trunk, wonderful detail over all including folds of ears and bumps of spine, beautiful very pale green mottled jade, Republic Period. Size: 4 1/4" high x 6 1/2" long
Beautifully carved Green Spinach Jade Chinese Boulder with landscape scenes of mountainous village with go players and bamboo groves, peaked rooflines and finely written calligraphy poetry on two surfaces on an interesting wooden reticulated branch base. The view is referring to the seven sages of the bamboo grove, where noted scholars gathered in doing literati activities. Size: 8.25" height (11" w/stand), 11.25" length (13.5" w/stand)
Simple yet refined Japanese patinated bronze vase. The mouth of the vase is cut in a way that appears like a flower in full bloom. The vase contains a signature by an artist named Seifu. The vase comes with a wooden stand. Age: Showa Period Size:Height 13.5" Diameter 9.5"
A Japanese iron garden lantern often referred to as a toro. Often these lanterns are placed within a garden setting to guide guests towards a tea house or an entrance to a building. The iron lantern contains a short inscription with the date when the piece was made (first year of Taisho, 1912) and that the lantern was made by Yojiro. Age: Taisho Period Size: Height 19" Diameter: 18.5"
A refined Chinese Jade water coup. The water coup is carved in the form of a banana leaf, which is a popular motif in Chinese literati culture. The wooden stand is carved with motifs of ling bi like rocks, pine, bamboo, and other flora as if the coup was in a natural setting.Provenance:Laurence Friedman Collection, Age 19th century Size: Length 5.5" Width 2" Height 2"
A splendid Chinese celadon brush holder formed in the style of a scholar rock. The crackled glaze along with the celadon is a classical style that began during the Song dynasty and became popular among the ruling elite. A mark is found on the bottom of the pot reading, Jingxiu tang zhi which is the studio that made the piece. Age: 18th/19th century Size: Length 4" Width 3" Height 4.6"
Chinese rank badge with a leopard set on a rocky island with flowing water and auspicious motifs surrounding the center image. The image is set on black background. Age: 20th century Size: length 14.9 width 13.9"
A fine Japanese ranma or transom with an image of a bush warbler perched on a flowering plum tree. Often bush warblers are a symbol of the coming of spring. Age: 20th century. Size: Length 73.25" Height 14.8"
Dramatic Chinese rectangular table made of root wood burl, beautifully curving wood with a dark natural finish.
mid 20th century.
Size: 32" high x 57" long x 20" deep.
mid 20th century.
Size: 32" high x 57" long x 20" deep.
Wonderful Chinese tall stand made of root wood burl, top surface is round, stands on 3 feet, beautiful curving tendrils of knotted burl wood, mid 20th century. Size: 43 1/2" high x 18" wide on top (19" wide at feet)
Beautifully carved solid piece of turquoise figure of a sitting boy. He is holding a branch bearing fruit resting upon his shoulder. Wonderful detail with interesting grain running throughout the stone. Dimensions: 2 3/4'' High X 2'' Wide X 1 3/8'' Deep
Set of two Chinese snuff bottles, made of deep blue and clear peking glass. Peking glass (Tao Liao Ping) is made by dipping a main single-colored glass into glass of different colors layer by layer. Each bottle has a stopper made of blue lapis. 19th/20th century Size: approx 2.5" tall, 1.75" wide
Chinese black lacquer stand dating back to the 19th Century. Elegant designs with symmetrical patterns called "fragrant Grass" used in unwavering detail showing precision and skill. Black lacquer with colored layers seen in Yuan dynasty. Overall in good condition with small blemishes due to age. Dimensions: 10 1/2'' High X 28'' Long X 15'' Deep
A beautiful and very detailed woodblock print by Japanese artist Ohara Koson (1877-1945) of two herons standing in water with leaves and branches in the background, slightly obscuring the view of a bright crescent moon amongst a beautiful night sky, fading from darker tone blues into icy tones. The herons' feathers are actually embossed into the woodblock and have many other detailed features, such as the scales and claws of their feet and the gleam in their eyes. The style of this print is call...
A truly extraordinary print of the streets of Tokyo by Japanese Shin-Hanga artist Tsuchiya Koitsu circa August of 1939. Two women, both wearing beautiful blue kimonos, walk in the rain holding parasols. The streets are colored a purple/mauve as the rainwater reflects the light of lanterns from inside of a nearby shop, trees rise above buildings, and despite the depicted weather conditions, this is a very colorful scene. Print is signed and stamped in the bottom left corner. Size: 10.75" wide...
Woodblock print titled "Girl By Twilight" by Japanese artist Rakutei, also known as Takahashi Shotei circa 1951, published by Shima Art Co. A young woman stands under a tree in a deep purple, blue, and red kimono, gazing at a village that lies beyond a bridge. The silhouettes of several villagers can be seen illuminated from their windows. The young woman's bright and beautiful form are contrasted against the dark night. The print itself is signed and it set against a handmade frame, made from c...
Gorgeous tall hardwood 20 Century hardwood cabinet possibly huanghuali with pierced decoration. Excellent detail shown in the carvings on all three sides. Unusual feathering of the grain can be seen throughout the wood. Overall in perfect condition. Dimensions: 5 ft 7 1/8'' High X 34 1/2'' Wide X 15 3/4'' Deep
Absolutely beautiful and exquisite Chinese antique chair, made from precious Huanghuali with gorgeous woodgrain, with a tan woven seat, and carving of a dragon in the front. Some damage on seat, minor scuff marks on handles. Measures approx: 40" tall, 27" wide 18th-19th century