Antique Japanese Basket used for Ikebana at traditional tea ceremonies. Baskets such as this were important part of the ceremony, displaying beautiful arrangements. This particular basket is tightly woven with criss cross design and detailed layering. Gorgeously hand crafted. Beautiful, unique piece. Signed by artist, Shockikusai Taisho Period Circa 1910 Dimensions: 18.5" Tall X 9.5" Wide
Antique Chinese hardwood stand. Uniquely carved to resemble bamboo. Original finish and condition. Late 19th Century Dimensions: 2 1/2" High X 8 1/2" Long X 5 1/4" Deep
Small Burl Wood Stand. Beautiful grain with flat shiny surface, Gnarls and knots along edges with one strait cut side. Stands on four short wooden pegs. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions:2.5" High, 11" Across, 7" Wide
Charming and medium sized Japanese Antique Tetsubin. Hailstone surface over top half of kettle, with bronze special lacquered finished lid. Topper of lid is a round globe fixture, with flower design. Spout is short and stout. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 8.5" high to top of handle, 7" from Back to Spout
Antique Chinese black lacquer six-panel screen, with red and gold leaf lacquer "venn diagram" patterns as a background. Each panel has gorgeous hardstone inlaid birds of many kinds (including peacocks, roosters, sparrows, water birds, and robins), and an abundance of flora such as lotuses and chrysanthemums, accented with gold leaf. The screen features ball and joint hinges and may be taken apart. Circa 1900 Dimensions: 96" length (16" each panel). 72.5" height
Intricate Jade Nephrite carving of crane and flower setting in a bed of dense reeds. Light green color with red variation in some areas. Oval shaped, this piece was originally designed to sit among a wood carved urn in a Chinese temple. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Dimensions: 4.5" High X 7" Long
Japanese Large Kotatsu made of Hinoke wood. Has a pleasant look, symmetrical and square in shape. Built solid with a light, clean wood grain. Unusual Size Late Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 17" Tall X 31.5" Wide
Antique Chinese chingbai porcelain bowl, eggshell thin, very pale blue green glaze with crackle and incised wispy designs on the inside. Four sleeping boys can be seen within the design. It has a slightly flared rim and short foot with rough texture. Dates from the Song Dynasty (960-1279) Size: 8.25" diameter, 2.75" height
Darling Antique Japanese gilt metal pair of hand mirror and brush. Designed with picture of flowers in cloisonné on backs. Flowers are blue with white and yellow, on a black background. The set has matching handles, which display a butterfly fan, palms, and woman holding her mirror at the bottom. Meiji Period: Circa 1910 Dimensions: Mirror- 9.5" Long X 3.5" Wide Brush- 9" Long X 2.75" Wide
Wonderful Chinese Yixing teapot. A light red clay color, with simple and quaint design. Pot is smooth and round, and in beautiful condition. Small spout and looped handle. Impressed seal on bottom, as well as marked on bottom of lid. Teapot includes box. Circa 1920 Dimensions: 7.5" Long from handle to spout 3" High
Antique Chinese Sturdy Rosewood stool with Burl hardwood inserts. Stool is a deep, dark wood with nice detail in carving. Very heavy, and in good condition. Circa 1920 Dimensions: 18" Tall, 12" Wide, 12" Deep
Antique Chinese long altar table, made from a beautiful dark hardwood, with a dark, blackish brown finish, interesting patina on the tabletop, carved panels on both legs of a chimera, head down with its tails curled upwards amongst other swirling designs. Pierced carvings of pointed spirals adorn the undersides of the table on either side of the legs. 19th century Size: 81" length, 13.5" depth, 34" height
Charming very old wicker storage box with removable lid. Top of box color is a deep dark brown with crossing wood panels. Red flower is embellished on front of box, along with featured Japanese characters. Edo Period (1603-1868) Dimensions: 23.25" Tall, 16.5" Deep, 31" Wide
Antique Japanese pair of hirado porcelain puppy dogs, with round floppy ears, curly tails, and a ribbon around each of their necks. Each puppy has unglazed, pierced eyes, with a gas hole molded on the bottoms. 19th century Size: 3.75" height, 2.75" width
Beautiful antique Japanese single-section tansu from Sado Island, its front frame entirely covered by iron work. It has two large main drawers with large rectangular lockplates, the top incised with a crane and the bottom with the image of two turtles, referencing the old saying Tsuru Sen-nen, Kame Man-nen (as the crane lives one thousand years, the tortoise ten thousand years) to represent longevity. The large drawers have two warabite handles mounted on rectangular backings, and bold triangula...
Antique Chinese wooden stool with a charming, rustic look. The seat is comprised of one solid piece with bold woodgrain, with four legs rounded at the feet and connected by horizontal stakes. Size: 21" height, 17" width
Antique Chinese gourd Jade Snuff Bottle. Bamboo design is neatly carved on one side of bottle. On other, Chinese inscription is carved in three rows. (Early 20th Century) Dimensions: 2.5" Tall, 1.5" At Widest Point
Antique Chinese white jadeite carved bangle, with light blueish-grey areas and a lovely smokiness. Size: 2.75" width, 5/16" thickness
Fashionable Vintage Black Jade Bangle. Thick 1/4 inch band. Color appears black at first glance, but is a deep emerald green with natural specks and coloration. Dimensions: Inner Diameter 2.25", Outer Diameter 3"
Antique Chinese rank badge made with lovely varying shades of blue silk, depicting a dual-tailed paradise flycatcher with red silk legs and beak, sitting atop rolling wave motifs; Flowers surround the bird including a center peony with forbidden stitches; The entire badge bordered by oriental designs in beige, blue, and gold silk. Framed. Size: 13" height, 13.5" width
Antique Japanese triptych woodblock print, meaning it is comprised of three separate sheets, depicting Akechi Mitsuhide in the final battle of Yamazaki in 1582. He is shown seated upon his horse, which has been shot dead with arrows, clutching his sword and gazing over the river at the approaching enemy forces in the distance. Four of his own soldiers are seen scattered around, either dead or dying, soaked in blood, suffering traumatic injury. The bloody scene is done by renowned ukiyo-e artist ...
Antique Indian two-panel painting of a high-class man and woman in an elaborately furnished setting. They both wear matching orange robes and white pearl necklaces and sit upon gold thrones adorned with flowers. The couple gaze at each other from across the room, each holding a flower bud in their hands. A scenic view of the sun setting beyond a large pond and grassy hills can be seen through the large open window. Painting is framed. Size: (entire frame) 11" height, 14.75" width (each painte...
Antique Japanese tansu with two sliding doors with large burl panels and a central lock, three small and three larger drawers, with burl wood fronts and sakura (cherry blossom) shaped locks. Size: 28.5" height, 34.5" width, 15.5" depth
Antique American diamond two-piece ring, with 27 diamonds set in a curved, cocktail waterfall design, mounted on a 14kt white gold ring. It fits perfectly into a second 14kt yellow gold ring and may be worn by itself or as a set. 5.5 cttw (carat total weight) diamonds, with d-e grade color, bs1 or extremely small inclusions. Mid 20th century. Originally purchased for $21,000 Size: 7 women's
Beautiful, smaller sized Antique Bandaji Korean Chest. Chest has one door that drops down to reveal open space to store clothing and/or blankets. Traditional Korean brass fixtures, hardware, and locks. Beautiful Elmwood Color and grain, solid and in good condition. 19th Century /early 20th century Dimensions: 22.5" Tall, 31" Long, 41" Deep
Antique Chinese hardwood heavy stand or stool. Solid wood with beautiful natural finish that allows the grain to show through. Unusual design, very sturdy. Dimensions: 13 1/2" High X 20 1/4" Wide
Antique Japanese tansu, made with beautiful all keyaki (elm) wood on the front including sliding panels and drawers of dramatic burl, iron hardware including round lock plates on drawers and warabite shaped drawer pulls, the top portion of the chest has a compartment covered by sliding panels, the lower portion of the chest has three drawers, Meiji Period. Size: 33 3/4" high x 34 1/2" wide x 19" deep.
Antique Indonesian heavy piece of burl wood, with a large hole in its middle that may have been used as a mortar and pestle. The hole appears to have been worn through to the bottom over time. Size: 15" height, 24" width
Antique Japanese zeni bako, or money box, made from keyaki (zelkova) wood with a very defined, textural woodgrain. It has a slot in its top for deposting money and a single front drawer with decorative lockplate. From the Fukushima region. Size: 6" height, 7.25" width, 12.5" length
A set of two Japanese antique tansu comprised of two sections, with attractive burl wood sliding panels, kiri wood fronts with iron mokko ("melon") handles and round lockplates. One of the tansu has a bottom lockbox with two drawers concealed inside, from the Kansai area of Japan. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size of Each: 63" height, 35.5" width, 16" depth
Antique Japanese two-section Cho-ba tansu (merchants chest) made from hinoki (cypress) wood. Its top section has two large sliding panels with beautiful molded handles and three small drawers. The bottom section have multiple drawers, some with brass keyholes that have been etched with attractive designs, and two more sets of sliding panels. The bottom, slatted panels hide a secret compartment with a small storage drawer. Early 20th century-Taisho Period Size: 60" height, 35.5" width, 14.75" ...
Antique Japanese beautifully contrasted light kiri wood tansu with iron locks, hardware and flower lock fixtures. Tansu has a deep brown/maroon colored lacquered frame. Beautiful tansu, drawers slide easily. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 37" High, 34 1/2" Wide, 17" Deep
Charming cast iron antique Japanese Tetsubin (tea kettle) Classically shaped, with charming quality. Rope design is looped around short neck of tetsubin and tied into a bow on one side. Handle has loop rope design along top. Gorgeously aged, Tetsubin has ridged mouth with a lotus flower motif nob on the top of lid. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 7.5" Tall, 6.5" from spout to back
Gorgeous Japanese Meiji Period Tetsubin. Mushroom shaped with a canopy of a bamboo riveted back drop with flower, leaf and bird ornamentation. Wonderful detail, lid has a small bird on top for nob, as well as a bird on back of handle. Short spout. Tall, sturdy handle. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 8" Tall, 7" Spout to Back
Antique Chinese pleated skirt, made of pinkish red silk with iridescent auspicious elements, with a bright green silk interior. It has blue silk pleats and small, sewn flowers made of blue and white thread towards the bottom, a large front and back panel of flora in white, navy, light, and medium blue thread, with a large central peony flora in forbidden stitching and outlined in sturdy gold thread. The large flower panel and edge of the skirt are lined in white silk with purple, red, blue, gre...
Vintage Chinese red lacquered trunk with gilt lacquer designs of lotuses, reeds, and cranes. It has two metal handles on its sides, a front lock, and comes with a sheet of glass to lay over the top of the chest so objects can be placed over it without damaging the lacquer. Size: 12" height, 23.75" width, 13.75" depth