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Antique Stones Japan
Muhoto stupa with lotus-form dais sculpted from sandstone. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1700. Good lichen accumulation.
Total height: 47 cm
Referred to in the literature as a muhoto but commonly called a ranto (lit. egg stupa), this distinctive stupa style originated in China and arrived in Japan with the introduction of Zen (Ch'an) Buddhism from the start of the Kamakura Period (1192–1333). Initially employed as grave markers for Zen Buddhist priests, muhoto su...
A pair of Japanese early Arita vases. C. 1650. Height 22 cm. POA
A figure of a lady in brown and green glazes. 6/7th Century AD. POA
A Japanese Imari figure of a Geisha holding a flower vase. Circa 1690. POA
A Flambe glazed garlic necked bottle vase. 18th century. Height 27.9 cm. POA
A Flambe bottle vase, circa 1800. Height 27.3 cm. POA
A miniature Qingbei ewer. Song Dynasty. Height 6.3 cm. POA
A famille verte brushwasher decorated with two aubergine enamelled dragons on a green ground. Kangxi Period, c. 1700. POA
A Jun ware shallow bowl. Yuan Dynasty. 11.8cm. POA
A soft Jun censer. Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century. Height 10.2 cm. (Handles restored) POA
A rare Jun water dropper. Jin Dynasty. 5.5 cm. POA
A Flambe glazed bottle vase with ribbed body. 18th Century. Height 32.7 cm. POA
An apple green jadeite brooch. Late 19th Century. POA
A jade bead. Yuan or earlier. POA
A russet and celadon jade Bi-disk decorated with the dragon. POA
The Ivory Tower, Inc.
This delicately painted four panel koro has alternating scenes that contrast between figural motifs and nature motifs. The top has intense floral designs with heart shaped vents and a chrysanthemum form finial. It measures 3.5" x 2.4" and the condition is excellent. It dates about 1900 - 1910.
Height approximately 31 cm. Repaired. In good condition.
Price on Request
Length approximately 13.3 cm (across the handle). 3(three) soft dents at the body. 1(one) dent at the base. In good condition.