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A nice very large assorted colored glass beads made into a necklace from China from the Qing Dynasty. Size: 88cm (34.5 inches)from end to end.
Antique Stones Japan
Seated Amida Nyorai, the Buddha of the Western Paradise, with hands placed centrally on the lap in the Amida jo-in concentration mudra, sculpted in bold relief from a brick-hued sedimentary stone. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1750. Minor old loss. Light lichen accumulation.
Height: 53.5 cm
An elegantly sculpted piece with exceptional presence.
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Chinese carved Hardwood Display Stand, 2 3/4" diameter-inside the top rim, 1 3/8" high, 4" wide-widest width, nicely carved design of scroll with small feet, made in "Hong Kong", the condition is good.
Era Woodblock Prints
Hachiman Shrine, Kamakura
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Bears the oval Hasui seal.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent with two small surface spots.
This design is not listed in the Hotei catalog.
A gilt-lacquered hardwood seated figure of a Taoist deity, wearing a ribbed headdress and a long robe. The back with a small, closed chamber. Condition: wear to lacquer, a small area of lower right side cut away, some age cracks. Dimension: 18.8 cm high, 10.3 cm wide, 6.8 cm deep.
Chinese red glass bead necklace and are most likely beads from a Qing official's necklace. Size: 38cm end to end.
This antique Japanese Marquetry box is a good example of the meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail that marked the Japanese Meiji Period. The sides of the lid have scalloped opening which ease the removal opening of the box which was probably designed for glove storage. 10.5 x 3.5 x 3.75 inches
A slightly rough-cast bronze image of Simhananda-avalokitesvara (Guanyin) seated with pending legs on the lion mount. The bodhisattva is flanked by a pair of acolytes standing on separate lotus bases. Dark, brown patina with traces of cold gilt. As such the image represents a development in Chinese Buddhist sculpture, in which traces of Tibetan influence on the iconography can be noticed. China, Ming, ca. 1600. H 27 cm, W 26.5 cm. Condition: Very good, all-over. Some rubbing to face of main imag...
Antique Japanese solid ebony hardwood cha tansu, for storing and displaying tea ceremony articles. The top of the piece has a wide compartment behind two sliding panel doors, with two open shelves below. Its sides are carved with a reticulated honeycomb design. The bottom of the chest has two Persimmon burl sliding panels opening to a lovely shelved interior with foliate carved paneling and two small drawers.
Taisho period (1912-1925)
Size: 32" L x 17" W x 43" H
Antique Japanese small personal tansu from Fukushima, made of Kiri (paulownia) wood. All original condition/finish. Five drawers of various size in front with simplistic iron hardware and four locks.
Edo Period (1605-1868)
Size: 21.75" L x 15" W x 22" H
Antique Chinese hardwood desk, made of Jumu (elm) wood with bold natural grain. The desk front has four drawers with brass handles on butterfly and bat shaped backplates. Below the desk, a hinged door opens to a roomy storage compartment. All original condition.
Size: 45.5" L x 23.25" W x 32.5" H
Large antique canopy wedding bed, originating from Indonesia for the Chinese market. Elaborately carved with gilt reticulated panels depicting various animals, flora, and mythical creatures along the top front of the canopy, with gilt filigree along the side posts. The legs are carved as scrolling dragons and birds in red, black, and gilt lacquer. A shelf runs along the canopy back with side compartments. Early 20th century.
Size: 93" L x 70" W x 91" H, bedding area size 63 x 83 fits...
Antique Japanese deep small tansu made entirely of Kiri (paulownia) wood. All original finish with natural patina front and red lacquer top and sides. A variety of drawers in unusual formation provide neatly organized storage of small treasures.
Edo Period (1603-1868)
Size: 30" L x 22.25" W x 24" H
Era Woodblock Prints
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Mt. Fuji from Kurasawa
Size: Approximately 10.25 x 7.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. No. 184 in 1936 Bears the Shotei seal.
Watanabe catalog. C-12 in Shotei catalog.
Condition: Excellent. Paper at top back margin.
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Tibetan snuff bottle of flat shape made of silver with a lavish embossed decor representing Tibetan Tantric Budhism deities, fistly Acala, one of the eight Dharmapalas holding a sword in his right hand on one side, and secondly one of the Dakinis on the other side. Each deity is gilt and backed by a flaming aureola surrounded by a floral design. Other parts of the bottle are partly gilt. The bottle also shows coral and turquoise inserts. The stopper is partly gilt and is decorated with a stylise...
A rare LAOTIAN BRONZE BUDDHA IN DEEP MEDITATION (MARA VIJAYA). Difficult to find genuine Bronze Buddhas from Laos as most were made of wood because of the high cost and especially in this pose/position. Very good condition overall, late 18th Century. Size: 23.3 cm. x 12.6 cm. (9.25" x 4.75"inches). Origin: Private Collection Laos. RARE!
A very rare Giant Size Dry Lacquer Buddha Head on a custom made base (can be removed), Shan State, Burma, 19th Century. Very nice smooth Patina, some inconsequential wear, especially to individual hair curls, but excellent overall condition as shown. The Ushnisha or Flame on the top of the head is removable and most likely from a later date as is typical of such venerated Buddha images. Guaranteed 19th Century. Size: H. 76 cm. x W. 61 cm. x D. 41 cm. (30" x 24" x 16" inches). A very striking art...
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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The conflagration seems to spin out from the center of this large Bizen plate by Living National Treasure Isezaki Jun titled Bizen O-hira-bachi. Rich red like the flames of the kiln burn in the center of the ash encrusted rim, while hidassuki lines of salt burn patterns into the surface. It is 15-1/2 inches (40 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Jun was born the second son to the prominent Bizen family of Isezaki Yozan. With his older brother Mitsuru he studied the plastic arts un...