Global Art & Artifacts

Japanese

Hand-painted Gold Gilt Imari Porcelain Vase, China

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Detail: Exquisite color with gold gilding. Imari porcelain was first produced in Japan in the 1700’s. China quickly began to produce its own Chinese Imari pieces. China was able to produce a thinner porcelain with a more even / smooth glaze. I am told… Continue reading

Book: History of Far Eastern Art, Hard Cover

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Detail: 656 images an 60 color plates in hard cover in very good condition, like new. 527 pages. Library of Congress # 64-11575. A comprehensive study and research on oriental art. Book includes a comparative time chart, maps, chronological tables, guide to pronunciation. Contents in… Continue reading

Antique Bronze Oni Warrior Statue, Japan

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Detail: Oni are creatures from Japanese folklore. Depictions vary but they are commonly represented as creatures with long hair, fangs and two horns but with a humanoid body and red tiger-skin loincloths. Some villages hold yearly ceremonies to drive away oni. On the other hand, some… Continue reading

Happy Laughing Buddha / Budai in Bone, China

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Detail: Crafted in a Longhorn Bone composite. The Happy or Laughing Buddha is representative of “contentment” as well as luck and prosperity. Age and origin is unknown.

Ox Bone Handcarved Elderly Man with Cane & Large Hat, China

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Detail: Netsukes were popular in Japan in the 17th Century. We have a few of them from China that are hand carved from ox bone and really unique. Circa late 1900’s. Very good condition. This one is of an elderly man with cane and… Continue reading

Ox Bone Handcarved Elderly Woman with Hat and Basket, China

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Detail: Netsukes were popular in Japan in the 17th Century. We have a few of them from China that are hand carved from ox bone and really unique. Circa late 1900’s. Very good condition. This one is of an elderly woman carrying a hat and basket. This item has been sold.

Ox Bone Handcarved Elderly Man with Basket, China

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Detail: Netsukes were popular in Japan in the 17th Century. We have a few of them from China that are hand carved from ox bone and really unique. Circa late 1900’s. Very good condition. This one is of an elderly man carrying a basket… Continue reading

Handcarved 3-Tier Wood Stand / Display, China

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Hand carved wood 3-position display stand, heavily lacquered. Perfect for Netsukes. Circa late 1900’s. No statues are included with this stand. Sorry, this item as been sold.

Boxwood Momma Elephant with Baby, China

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Detail: Netsukes were popular in Japan in the 17th Century. We have a few of them from China that are hand carved in boxwood and really unique. Circa late 1900’s. Very good condition. Here we have a standing mother and baby elephant.

Boxwood Mouse Pushing A Cart Netsuke, China

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Detail: Netsukes were popular in Japan in the 17th Century. We have a few of them from China that are hand carved in boxwood and really unique. Circa late 1900’s. Very good condition. Here we have a mouse pushing a full wheelbarrow
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