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Chinese Huangyangmu Ruyi Scepter
Chinese Huangyangmu Ruyi Scepter
Inquire   item #1322929

Huangyangmu Ruyi Scepter

20th century

Size: Width 3.1 in : Length 11.5 in

Within literati circles and cultures in China and Japan, the ruyi functioned as an important accessory to decorate a scholar's office or room. Often made from different mediums and forms, the ruyi has been prized today in various places as a symbol of fortune and prosperity

Lotus Pattern Celadon Bowl with Gold Repair
Lotus Pattern Celadon Bowl with Gold Repair
$1,200   item #1322929

Flat Celadon Bowl with Lotus Pattern done with Gold Repair (Kintsugi)

Bowl, originally from Thailand or China, 15th-16th centuries

Kintsugi work done recently

Size: Diameter 16.3cm Height 7.2cm

The art of mending objects using lacquer appears to be distinctly developed within the history of Japanese culture. Objects, when broken, are simply not thrown away but "restored" and re-interpreted through the process of using lacquer to put broken pieces back together. Often it is considered... Click for details

Iron Tetsubin Silver Inlay Kettle
Iron Tetsubin Silver Inlay Kettle
$1800   item #1322753

Japanese Iron Silver Inlay Kettle, Tetsubin

Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: Diameter 76.7" Height 8"

Intricately done with landscapes decorating the body of the kettle. The handle is done with silver inlay using the motif of a hazy moon and grass. No signature or seal is found on the kettle.

Japanese Iron Tea Kettle Tetsubin
Japanese Iron Tea Kettle Tetsubin
$800   item #1322749

Iron Tetsubin, Kettle

Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: Length 7.7" Height 8"

A simple and standard Japanese iron tea kettle. The body is done in a pear or orange skin like form with a Chinese motif near the top. The lid and handles are done in copper. No maker's mark or name is found on the piece.

Chinese or Japanese Bronze Censer
Chinese or Japanese Bronze Censer
Inquire   item #1322545

Chinese or Japanese Bronze Censer

19th century or later

Size: to come

During the 18th century up to the 20th century, Japanese bronze makers were emulating and influenced from bronze ware that was imported to Japan. Many bear marks of the names of the reigns from the Ming dynasty and at times some works have been hard to discern whether one retains a Chinese or Japanese origin.

Kyoto Ware Oil Spot Tenmoku Bowl
Kyoto Ware Oil Spot Tenmoku Bowl
$380   item #1322145

Oil Spot Tianmu Bowl (Tenmoku Bowl, Yuteki)

Josen

Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 13cm Height 6.7cm

An interesting oil spot tenmoku chawan (or yuteki tenmoku) where the bowl is not done in the traditional jet black form but depending on how the light is shining reflects a maroon like color. The subtlties reflected from light and how tea or water can change a bowl is one of the aesthetic points in tea bowls.

Chinese Brass Hand Warmer
Chinese Brass Hand Warmer
Sale Pending   item #1322098

Chinese Brass Handwarmer

Late Qing to Republic Period

Size: Diameter 15cm

Often found in the cold northern regions of China, hand warmers were en essential object when individuals were traveling outside. Inside ash and charcoal would be placed and the lid placed and would be held to keep the individual warm.

Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Plate
Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Plate
Inquire   item #1322086

Chinese Blue and White Plate

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 25.7cm

A Chinese porcelain plate with a scene of birds frolicking on a plum or peach blossom tree. The bottom is glazed with a brown color. Unlike the imperial level quality ceramics, this piece might be a common ware.

Kyoto Blue and White Porcelain Sake Cup
Kyoto Blue and White Porcelain Sake Cup
$220   item #1322071

Blue and White Landscape Porcelain Sake Cup

 Tsuchiyama Shosen

Size: Diameter 5.5cm Height 5.7cm

Comes with Tomobako

A finely made Japanese porcelain sake cup decorated with a Chinese landscape theme on the exterior. Chinese literati themes were popular since the mid Edo period with the influx and popularity of literati circles in major regions such as Kyoto, Edo, Osaka, Nagoya, Hiroshima, etc. Such popularity in turn enhanced artistic development within Japanese art, creating a... Click for details

Large Chinese Porcelain Vase
Large Chinese Porcelain Vase
Inquire   item #1322064

Chinese Porcelain Vase with Deer Head Handles Depicting Scenes From Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Mid to Late 20th century

Size: Height 62cm

From a Pebble Beach, CA collection of Chinese art

A oversized Chinese porcelain vase depicting scenes often referred from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms and other classical Chinese literary and operatic scenes. The bottom contains an imperial mark but the work comes from much latter period.

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