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Japanese : Tea Articles : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1309547 (stock #TRC1555)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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This lovely Ido-gata shaped chawan has very nice asymmetrical balance highlighted by extensive and skillfully applied kintsugi gold repairs. The inside bottom of the bowl is covered in a green glaze resembling a carpet of fine moss which stands out nicely agains the backdrop of the ashen-colored crackled glazing of the walls of the bowl.

Stemming from the philosophy of wabi-sabi or, beauty in the imperfect, cracks and repairs in a work of pottery are often seen as highlighting the h...
Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1309539
Japanese Antique & Textile saiyuu2
This is silk fabrics of Atuita-Kinran of the Taisho era. Atuita is a textile used for Noh costume. This is very good-quality gorgeous grand Utikake. This does not have a stain and damage at all. Size 182cm x 128cm (71.6 �g x 50.3 �g)
Chinese : Furniture : Hardwood : Pre 1920 item #1309531
Zentner Collection
Antique Chinese pair of stunning barrel stools made out of Huali wood. The top and bottom are carved with studs just like a real barrel. Beautiful wood grain and shine. 20th century Size: 18" height, 15.5" width
Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1309467 (stock #IUE)
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A rare and well preserved short SHAN STATE "DHA" (Dagger) with Silver Collar and Sheaf as well as an Ivory handle. Good condition. Size: 7" (18 cm.). 19th Century
Japanese : Paintings : Scrolls : Pre 1900 item #1309463 (stock #TRC1554)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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This poem, inscribed with Rengetsu’s unmistakeable flowing calligraphic script, is set on a backdrop of colored washi paper decorated with gold flecks and intricate renderings of magical forest spirits. The spirits are drawn using “gofun”—a calcium carbonate powder obtained by heating and grinding oyster shells collected around the Inland Sea coast. Due to the luminiferous properties of gofun, the spirits seem to appear and disappear depending on the light and the angle of viewing—add...
Chinese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1492 item #1309452 (stock #BR-048)
JJ Oriental
Large rare Bronze statue of Guanyin (the Goddess of Mercy). She wears an ornate necklace and has a ball-like "Nyoi Jewel" in her right hand representing enlightenment . There is an image of Buddha beneath the veil on her head. In her left hand she is holding her ambrosia bottle (kalasa)representing "The Water of Compassion. She is sitting on a lotus base and at the back of the base is the stylized inscription of Xuande,1426 to 1435 AD. Size: H. 49cm. W. At the base 31cm. Condition: Nice Patina. ...
Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1309447 (stock #IS252)
Hundred and One Antiques
Antique, 17th -19th century, Nepalese Newari, copper alloy (bronze/brass) donor figure,finely cast in lost-wax technique, and skillfully hand chased, depicting a King, or a Priest, engaged in prayer. He is dressed in elaborate tunic tied by long sash and adorned with fine jewelry, including the Newari tayo necklace, accompanied by another long necklace, two bracelets on his wrists, and the armband with stylized double crossed Vajra (Dorje).

The figure and the platform have been cast ...

Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1309445
Zentner Collection
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Antique Japanese Nabeshima ware bowl, with cobalt blue design of waves and an array of scholar objects in mint green, lilac, yellow, and red glaze. Edges are decorated with "comb" design along foot. Underside has interesting signature mark of a budding flower. 19th century. Size: 6" diameter, 1.5" height
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1309443
Zentner Collection
Kurdish antique saddle bag most likely for use on a donkey, made in slit-tapestry technique in a variety of colors, woven in one long piece and the folded over on either side to make two storage pouches. The primary central motif is that of two eight armed stars, below this another half reserve with two half-stars and surrounding it all is a beautiful decorative guard band delineated by narrow fence motifs. The open edge of each pouch is outfitted with a colorful series of tabs most likely...
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1309441
Zentner Collection
Antique Kurdish tribal rug, made up of four separately hand knotted panels sewn together, possibly originally meant for use as a utilitarian bedding bag (mafrash), beautiful array of colors, the two central panels are framed in a decorative guard band for protective strength, the interior motif appears closest to a rosette motif although could be stylized version of the wheel of life motif, wonderfully integrated into the main motif field are the random additions of a tiny animal figure a...
Japanese : Lacquer : Boxes : Pre 1920 item #1309437
Zentner Collection
Charming Antique Japanese box with large lid, lacquered red and black with mother of pearl inlay. Black lacquer mon of pine tree and writing in black, heavy iron hardware. Has original holes for tying top to bottom for travel. The inscription on both sides state the name of the confectioner. Trans: Confectioners Matsuzaka Asano Rokkado. Late Edo Period- Meiji Period (19th century). Size: 17" high x 16" wide x 13 1/2" deep.
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1910 item #1309436
Zentner Collection
Antique Japanese merchant's chest (choba tansu), made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood with dark red lacquer finish, 4 exterior drawers and safe box with 2 small interior drawers. Beautiful heavy iron hardware including elaborate bracing on front frame, wooden bracing on sides and back. From the Mikuni area in Japan. Edo Period (late 18th Century. Stunning original Condition. Size: 32 1/2" high x 38" wide x 18" deep.
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Beauties : Pre 1940 item #1309410 (stock #5028)
Galerie Hafner
Rare limited original woodblock print by Paul Jacoulet (1896 Paris - 1960 Karuizawa) with glued title label in French "First Love - Young Girl from Yap", lavishly printed with gofun, mica and karazuri. Signed in pencil, red Daikoku's mallet seal, left margin with seal of printer Maeda and paper with artist's watermark. Reverse with red edition cartouche in kanji 48/150. Please refer to Richard Miles "The prints of Paul Jacoulet", No. 43 with picture. First impression, according to R. Miles there...
Japanese : Tea Articles : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1309369
Zentner Collection
The Hiramaki-e technique, which dates from the latter part of the Heian Period (794-1185), was preceded by Togidashi maki-e, a technique in which not only the design, but the whole surface is covered with clear lacquer after the sprinkling of metal powder. The lacquer is then polished down to reveal the design.

The Japanese letter box is decorated in low relief of mountainous terrain and a stylized linear mist or cloud line. The interior ground is lacquered and sprinkled with gold fl...
Japanese : Netsuke : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1309363
Zentner Collection
Charming Monkey eating persimmon boxwood okimono. Verly well detailed fur and paws naturalistically rendered. signed in an oblong cartouche Sinsei. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Dimensions: 1.5 inches high. Good condition and patina.
Chinese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1309339
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Large Chinese Qing dynasty Guangxu period bombe form censer (incense burner) with flared rim decorated in underglaze blue on a white porcelain ground with three horizontal rows of zhuanshu "shou" (longevity) ideographs extending around the circumference of the bulbous body. A key-fret border is above the calligraphy and a petal border is below it. Two underglaze blue concentric circles are on the recessed glazed base. The glaze extends up the interior of the unglazed foot rim. 6 1/4” diame...
Japanese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1309297 (stock #MBR4926)
The Kura
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A fine dark olive bronze by Living National Treasure Katori Masahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 8 inches (20 cm) tall and in fine condition. Katori Masahiko (1899-1988) was born into the family of prominent Bronze Artist Katori Hozuma in Chiba. He was internationally awarded at the Paris Exposition in 1925, the year he graduated The Tokyo University of Fine Arts (a student of Tsuda Shinobu). Heavily involved with the Teiten/Nitten National Art Exhibition, following the...
Chinese : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1900 item #1309263 (stock #TRC1553)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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In China, the first mention of the Japanese Archepelago was in the historic text Book of Later Han, written in the year 57 AD. From that time forward, a great flow of Chinese cultural objects and ideas made their way to Japan—greatly influencing future developments there. This flow continued unabated until reaching a fevered pitch during the Chinese cultural revolution when—under Maoist reform—untold cultural relics and artifacts were destroyed by officials and enthusiastic supporters of t...
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