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Japanese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1430986 (stock #11016)
Welcome To Another Century
$275.00
Water dropper in the shape of a reclining baku, its trunk turned up. It has an air vent on its back and the water exit in its mouth (under the trunk).
A baku is a mythological creature that devours people’s nightmares. It is a composite animal with the trunk of an elephant, eyes of a rhinoceros, tail of and ox and paws of a tiger. Over the centuries the image changed and the baku whole head became depicted as an elephant’s head. And of course there are other variations.
Cast bronz...
Chinese : Antiquities : Tomb Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1430983 (stock #MB423)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
£3,200.00
Large Chinese Northern Wei Six-Legged Glazed Mythical Creature with Oxford TL Test

This extremely rare pottery model was made during the early Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). It is a mythical creature, its body covered in scales and with six legs. The creature stands with its head down and mouth open, showing a full set of teeth. Its purpose would have been to ward off evil spirits.

It is made from a relatively high-fired pottery and coated in an amber-coloured glaze. Most likely d...

Chinese : Antiquities : Tomb Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1430982 (stock #MB424)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
£2,500.00
Tall Chinese Northern Wei Glazed Armoured Soldier with Oxford TL Test

This extremely rare and unusually tall pottery figure was made during the early Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). It is a warrior in full armour, including the headgear. The armoured scales are most prominent on the front upper body and helmet but they can also been seen on the legs. Note also the bugling eyes and teeth. The sleeves are hollow where presumably there were originally wooden hands, now long since lost. It ...

Japanese : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1430977 (stock #830)
Mastromauro Japanese art
EUR €1,800
A Japanese Satsuma Gosu blue bowl of a spiral motifs with enamels and gilt. Edo period middle 19th century Sizes: 27 x 2 cm. Condition report: Good condition
Japanese : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1430976 (stock #1498)
Mastromauro Japanese art
EUR €1,500
A Japanese satsuma ceramic vase decorated with classic blue, red and green enamels and gilt. Double lobed reserve with a phoenix and floral chrysanthemums motifs, one of the most important symbol for Japanese culture and mon of the Shimazu clan on the neck of the vase. Signed in gold Senzan and Shimazu mon in blue. Edo-Meiji period middle 19th century Sizes: 20 x 14 x 14 cm Condition report: Good condition
Japanese : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1430975 (stock #1360)
Mastromauro Japanese art
EUR €2,950
A Japanese Satsuma plate decorated with numerous porters carrying chests with gifts, each decorated with the mon of the family, lead by three Samurai depicted on the left of the scene. It is probably a particularly important festival in honor of the Emperor or a Shogun. Kinkozan signed under the base. Meiji period 19th century Sizes: 27 x 2 cm. Condition report: Good condition
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1430974 (stock #1863)
Mastromauro Japanese art
EUR €1,400
A Japanese painted and lacquered wood okimono of a street dancer wearing a kimono and a headdress. Edo period 18th – 19th century Sizes: 40 x 20 x 15 cm Condition report: Good condition
Japanese : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1430973 (stock #1851)
Mastromauro Japanese art
EUR €1,000
A Japanese lobed Satsuma box on a wooden base decorated with geometric motifs and everyday life scene, floral decoration inside. Kozan signature in gold and Shimazu mon in blue. Edo-Meiji period middle 19th century Sizes: 10 x 9 cm Condition report: Good condition
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1430972 (stock #MOR7968)
The Kura
$1,000.00
A beautiful and unusual shade of aubergine covers this pumpkin shaped tripod koro censer in the Kochi style (from the Japanese reading of Cochin) surmounted by a pierced ami-me fishnet silver hoya lid dating from the 19th century. It is roughly 13 cm (5 inches) diameter and in excellent condition.
The English term "Cochin" comes from Chinese which was used to describe various parts of the south China, including Vietnam. Cochin ware, or Jiaozhi is a type of pottery from that region. In ...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1430971 (stock #4075)
St.George Gallery
$3,250
A very finely cast 4 headed Bodhisattva holding a vajra that appears to emerge from a lotus he is holding.Possibly gilt.Deep resinous brown/black patina from the smoke of butter lamps.Consecration held in place by a terracotta base. Tibet 14th C 4 inches H 10.2 cm
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1430970 (stock #7666)
St.George Gallery
$6,500
A very finely cast bronze figure of Vajradhara holding a vajra in his right hand,a ghanta in his left hand and with a vajra crown.Extensive remains of gilding.See face.Small,old damage in right arm.Consecration intact.Inlaid with semi precious stones.Deep brown/black resinous patina from the smoke of butter lamps. Tibet 14th C. 6 1/2 inches H. 16.5 cm
Chinese : Antiquities : Tomb Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1430969 (stock #6569)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$100.00
Tang Dynasty, white clay, statue of a court attendant. H: 25cm/9.8in. Good condition
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1430968
Zentner Collection
Antique Tibetan bronze seated figure of Vajrasattva. Also called Dorje Sempa, Dorje means "indestructible diamond" and Sempa is the Tibetan term for Sattva in Sanskrit meaning "heroic being". Sempa in this case, refers to the role of a Bodhisattva, someone on the road to becoming a Buddha but who has stayed behind, selflessly dedicating themselves to helping others gain enlightenment. Draped in beauty and calm, Vajrasattva sits on a lotus throne with a vajra scepter in one hand and a vajra...
Japanese : Carvings : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1430967 (stock #10210)
Welcome To Another Century
$800.00
Small round zushi consisting of two parts. The outside of both are covered in nashiji lacquer. On the inside of the one part in relief is carved in fine detail the image of Bishamonten holding a trident and a pagoda, subduing two demons. Inside the cover sits Benzaiten playing the biwa.
Bishamon and Benten are two of the seven gods of good fortune (shichifukujin), but they each hold a position in the Buddhist pantheon, as well.
Both images in plain, unpainted camphor wood.

Jap...

Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1430966 (stock #1568)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
$850.00
A fabulous design of inlayed and colored lines by Mukoyama Fumiya enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Zogan Yusai Kyokusen-mon Mizusashi (Color Inlayed Curved-Line Pattern Water Jar). It is 17.5 cm (7 inches) diameter, 20 cm (8 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Mukoyama Fumiya was born in Tokyo in 1960, graduating the Kyoto Ceramic Research institute before apprenticing in Hagi under 15th generation Sakakura Shinbei in 1984. He spent time in Shiga before settling in...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1430965 (stock #1567)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
$480.00
A deep, perfectly formed bowl covered in plates of various colors, the signature style of Mukoyama Fumiya enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kyo-mon Chawan (Border Pattern Teabowl). One of three in stock, it is 13 cm (5 inches) diameter, 7.5 cm (3 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Mukoyama Fumiya was born in Tokyo in 1960, graduating the Kyoto Ceramic Research institute before apprenticing in Hagi under 15th generation Sakakura Shinbei in 1984. He spent time in Shig...
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1900 item #1430962
Zentner Collection
An incredible large antique Japanese merchant Todana Tansu (storage chest with doors and drawers) in 2 sections made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. Originally used in a Japanese store to stock and display wares and supplies as well as provide a beautiful functional furniture accent for the merchant. Original hand made iron locks that were used to secure the contents when the store was closed.

Constructed using mortise and tenon joinery as well as floating wood panels w...
Chinese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1430939
Helen M Edwards
$3,800.00
Height: 19.1 cm (7.8 in)
Width: 18.6 cm (7.5 in)

Fine Chinese Kangxi blue and white porcelain Children’s or Boys’ jar; shows children playing in a garden setting; minor scratches; very good condition; email for more pictures
 
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