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Chinese Cloisonne 'Imperial Dragon' Bowl
Chinese Cloisonne 'Imperial Dragon' Bowl
Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Metalwork
Metal
Chinese cloisonne 'Imperial Dragon' bowl with dark red exterior with blue dragons chasing a flaming pearl above stylized waves. The interior of the bowl with a five-claw dragon coile...
Exceptionally Large Bronze Crane, Early 20th Century
Exceptionally Large Bronze Crane, Early 20th Ce...
Early 20th Century Japanese Showa Metalwork
Bronze
An exceptionally large bronze crane Japanese, Taisho to Showa Period (1920s-1930s).  
Japanese Edo Period Bronze Snake with Wood Shrine
Japanese Edo Period Bronze Snake with Wood Shrine
Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Metalwork
Bronze, Textile, Wood
Japanese Edo period bronze snake with wood shrine. The snake sits atop a set of pillows on a wooden bench contained within a wooden shrine box with hinged wooden doors. The snake was...
John Bradstreet Bronze Lotus, circa 1900
John Bradstreet Bronze Lotus, circa 1900
John Scott Bradstreet
Antique Early 1900s American Arts and Crafts Garden Ornaments
Bronze
From the 1890s until his death in 1914, John Bradstreet, the important American Arts and Crafts furniture and interior designer, worked from The Crafts House, his landscaped oriental...
Bronze Seated Chinese Shrine Buddha
Bronze Seated Chinese Shrine Buddha
20th Century Chinese Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
Really wonderful piece. Perhaps part of a family shrine at one time. Beautiful detail, coloring and patina that comes with handling and age. We are listing as 20th century but cou...
Pair of Bronze Temple Bells
Pair of Bronze Temple Bells
2010s Chinese Metalwork
Bronze
Beautiful temple bells engraved with the Buddhist chanting of "Om Mani Padme Hum", a Sanskrit mantra associated with the Bodhisattva of compassion. The first word Om is a sacred syll...
Anglo-Raj Mughal Bronzed Copper Vessel Pot
Anglo-Raj Mughal Bronzed Copper Vessel Pot
Antique 19th Century Indian Anglo Raj Planters and Jardinieres
Brass, Copper
19th century Anglo Raj Mughal bronzed metal copper pot. Originally used to carry water, this hand-hammered metal vessel from India has authentic texture, wonderful patina, and great...
Anglo-Raj Mughal Metal Copper Vessel Pot
Anglo-Raj Mughal Metal Copper Vessel Pot
Antique 19th Century Indian Anglo Raj Planters and Jardinieres
Brass, Copper
19th century Anglo Raj Mughal bronzed handcrafted metal copper pot vessel. Originally used to carry water, this hand-hammered metal vessel from India has authentic texture, wonderfu...
Japanese Bronze of a Samurai
Japanese Bronze of a Samurai
Early 20th Century Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Bronze
An attractive Japanese bronze of a Samurai with a bisen-to, decorated with a reddish patination, signed, on a wood stand.
Thai Bronze Fish
Thai Bronze Fish
Vintage 1920s Thai Metalwork
Handmade bronze fish. Originally a fountain with a small opening in the mouth for water to spout from and a small bronze tube at the bottom for water entry. Use as a small fountain o...
Japanese Old Koi Swirl Four Fish Great Catch
Japanese Old Koi Swirl Four Fish Great Catch
Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Metalwork
Metal
Here's an unusual find from a Japanese collection. This is an older crafted foursome (4) of cast koi in realistic colors of black, red, cream and gold. These were acquired fr...
Pair of Similar Southeast Asian 18th Century Copper Urns
Pair of Similar Southeast Asian 18th Century Co...
Antique 18th Century Asian Rustic Metalwork
Copper
Pair of similar Southeast Asian 18th century copper urns, each with flared rim narrowing at the neck before becoming bulbous at the body and narrowing again at the base, each garnish...
Late 20th Century Pure Silver Set, Art Deco Mad...
Unknown
Late 20th Century French Art Deco Decorative Bowls
Silver
Three pieces; The larger jug is 26cm height x 12cm width Pot with handle is 13.5cm x 12.5cm Small pot with lid is 11cm x 7.5cm All pure silver, weight is 1760 grams Art Dec...
A Japanese Red and Brown Patinated Bronze, Vase...
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Vases
Wonderfully rich and varied patination in a heavy casting of excellent quality. The pear-shaped form mounted at the shoulders with relief of Tao-Tie masks holding ring handles.
Large Chinese Imports Brass Tray Chinese Collec...
Early 20th Century Chinese Ming Metalwork
Brass
Collector piece, Chinese imports metal brass tray, hammered and chiseled, engraved and handcut designs In the middle there is a scene with 2 soldiers on horses, around there is drago...
Turkish Metal Box with Lid
20th Century Turkish Islamic Boxes
Metal
Beautiful metal hand-hammered Turkish box with lid. The box has the form of the Turkish traditional hat with tassels. Probably used as a tea caddy box. Nice patina.
Middle Eastern Hand-Etched Islamic Brass Pot wi...
Artisan
Antique 19th Century Persian Islamic Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières
Brass
Large brass Middle Eastern Persian Islamic bowl finely and heavily hand-etched and hand carved with brass repousse and decorated with Arabic inscriptions. 19th Century Islamic Persi...
Middle Eastern Hand-Etched Islamic Footed Brass...
Early 20th Century Egyptian Islamic Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières
Brass
Large Middle Eastern Islamic finely hand-etched brass memorial footed bowl decorated with medallions with Islamic calligraphy inscriptions and scene of wild animals. Persian hand-et...
Egyptian Hebraique Revival Hand Etched Brass Po...
Mamluke
Antique 19th Century Egyptian Islamic Vases and Vessels
Brass
19th century large scale Jewish Egyptian finely hand etched brass memorial bowl decorated with medallions with Hebrew inscriptions, pyramids, sphinx, and human figures, the motifs ar...
Japanese Meiji Period Cast Bronze Incense Burne...
Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Metalwork
Bronze
A lovely Japanese bronze koro, incense burner, Meiji Period, circa 1900. The tapered body of the incense burner sits upon three tall, slender legs rising from a circular stand. T...
Chinese Antique Incense Burner, Copper Bronze w...
Antique 19th Century Chinese Qing Metalwork
Bronze
A fine, Chinese antique bronze incense burner. 3-foot, elaborately pierced top with a coiled dragon finial, 2-dragon handles, a round capacity body. Handmade. Signed Qing Qian Long P...
Antique Persian Hammered Oval Brass Tray
Artisan
Early 20th Century Persian Islamic Platters and Serveware
Brass
Antique oval hand-etched, hammered and embossed, chiseled Persian polished brass tray with pie crest edges. Very finely hammered in floral Moorish designs and Kufic Islamic calligra...
Turkish Rose Water Bottle 18th Century
Antique 18th Century Turkish Metalwork
Copper
Turkish rose water bottle, 18th century, in gilded copper. Wear consistent with age and use. Small damages and marks. Dimensions: Height 26 cm, diameter 8 cm.
Copper Alloy Bowl, 16th Century, German, circa ...
Antique 16th Century German Gothic Metalwork
Bronze, Copper
Large late 16th century copper alloy bowl, German, circa 1580 - 1600. The deep dished bowl with ring turning surrounding a small raised central boss, with rich dark unpolished p...
Vintage Folding Wooden Tray Table Stand
Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moorish Tray Tables
Wood
Vintage folding brown wooden tray table stand. Faux bamboo style in dark brown color. The stand only is for sale, last picture with the brass tray is for showing how it looks with ...
Antique Chinese Silver Card Case with Modish Ex...
Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Sterling Silver
Silver
Chinese export silver card case. Narrow and rectangular with straight sides and crisp corners. Chased and embossed scenes with modish exotics: Chinamen in funny gowns and hats with p...
Japanese Meiji Period Cast Bronze Vase for Ikeb...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Vases
Bronze
An exuberantly cast Japanese bronze vessel for ikebana flower arranging, called an usubata, Meiji Period, late 19th century. The vessel comprised of two parts. The neck detaches ...
Substantially Large Original Prestige Bronze Ba...
Antique 19th Century Cameroonian More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Bronze
A very large and original prestige Bronze Bamun-Cameroonian ceremonial pipe from the Grasslands of North-Western Cameroon. Beautifully crafted Cameroonian bronze pipes were reserve...
Chinese Export Silver Cigarette Box, Antique, c...
Early 20th Century Cypriot Other Tobacco Accessories
Silver
A fine and impressive antique solid Chinese Export Silver cigarette box; an addition to our diverse silver box collection This fine antique Chinese Export Silver (CES) cigarette b...
Turkish Ottoman Copper Ewer
Moorish
Antique 19th Century Turkish Islamic Pitchers
Copper
This handcrafted large scale antique 19th century copper Middle Eastern beautiful ewer is a delightful product of the ottoman Empire, with a striking design aesthetic. The large sca...
Indo-Persian Lion's Head Silvered Beaker or Tob...
Early 20th Century Persian Anglo Raj Metalwork
Nickel
Indo-Persian silver nickel repoussé of a lidded beaker in a lion's head form. The top fits very tightly. Probably used as a tea caddy or tobacco box. Great decorative silvered bo...
Japanese Antique "Koi & Waves" Hand Cast Bronze...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork
Wood, Bronze
A fine Japanese hand cast bronze Koi and Waves fish trumpet vase- symbolic of affection and love, prosperity, perseverance and good fortune. Fine condition. Features a swimming koi a...
Japanese Bronze Vase of Mimikuchi Flying Handle...
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork
A Japanese patinated bronze Mimikuchi Flying Handle Vase. The circular top issuing scrolled flying handles, the quartered pear shaped-body with spirals, on a flared base. Measures...
Late Meiji Period Cloisonné Vase
Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Metalwork
Metal
Japanese vase with enamel cloisonné depicting naturalistic scenes with birds on one side and with fish on the other from the late Meiji period, circa 1900. The piece is in great cond...
Trio of Indian Hand Wrought Copper Vessels
Mid-20th Century Indian Folk Art Metalwork
Copper
Set of three Indian hand wrought copper vessels. The nickel silver wash over copper highlights the hammered vessels beautifully. Each vessel has a unique size. They measure from larg...
A Japanese Brown Patinated Bronze Vase
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Vases
Bronze
Beautifully patinated and a fine cast of substantial weight. Banded with an openwork frieze and a liner.
A Japanese Art Deco Period Patinated Bronze Rab...
Kosai Taisho
Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Animal Sculptures
Bronze
A charming and rare model with moderne style. In the form of a crouching rabbit with incised eyes and low relief whiskers, the ears formed into a scroll handle which opens the pierce...
A Rare and Large Signed Japanese Green and Brow...
Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Vases
Bronze
Of exceptional quality and scale with crisp modeling and subtle patination. The circular top issuing scrolled flying handles, the quartered pear shaped-body with spirals, on a flared...
Japanese Green and Brown Patinated Bronze Shell...
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Lovely shape, unusually large size, and a substantial cast. Of scallop form raised on three nautilus shell feet. In excellent condition and ready to add to your home.
A Japanese Iron Stand
Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Metalwork
Iron
Outstanding quality and beautifully detailed. The circular dish with archaic frieze resting on the four leg stand with scrolled spandrels pierced by cloud openings, ending in scrolle...
Handcrafted Pewter Sake Set
FOAM, Seikado
2010s Japanese More Dining and Entertaining
Pewter
The Tótem Sake set have the most representative textures from Seikado workshop, cedar, hammer and stone. This precious textures were handmade by Mr.Gembey Yamanaka san from Seikado, ...
Handcrafted Pewter Sake Cups
FOAM
2010s Japanese More Dining and Entertaining
The TOTEM sake cups have the most representative textures from Seikado workshop, cedar, Hammer and stone. This precious textures were hand made by Mr.Gembey Yamanaka san from Seikado...
Japanese Vintage "Climbing Frogs" Hand Cast Bro...
20th Century Japanese Showa Metalwork
Wood, Bronze
A fine Japanese hand cast bronze, climbing frogs, trumpet or bud vase, symbolic of affection and love, and fertility. Fine condition. Features a pair of climbing/jumping frogs, both ...
Pair of Chinese Mahogany and Tin Hinged Painted...
Antique 1840s Chinese Chinese Export Tea Caddies
Metal
Pair of Chinese mahogany and tin hinged painted tea bins with gilt figural stenciling and decorative landscape scenes with bird motif, Mid-19th century.
19th Century Chinese Etched Painted Compass Sun...
Unknown
Antique 1860s Chinese Chinese Export Metalwork
Copper
This is a functional gigantic hand etched compass from the 19th century with extraordinary figures and painted elements. Both sides are etched however you could use this to hang as a...
Japanese Bronze Vase with Marbleized Patina
Vintage 1950s Japanese Showa Vases
Bronze
Japanese bronze vase with marbleized patina. Showa period, early 20th century.
Japanese Bronze Vase with Marbleized Patina
Vintage 1950s Japanese Showa Vases
Bronze
Japanese bronze vase with marbleized patina having bulbous body with elongated neck. Showa period, 20th century.
Japanese Art Deco Bronze Vase with Carp Motif
Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Metalwork
Bronze
Japanese Art Deco period heavy bronze vase with two swimming red carps on the front side. The piece was made in the 1930's and is signed twice, one signature on the side and another ...
Large Chinese Cloisonné Champlevé Floral Bowl
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Metalwork
Bronze
A Chinese cloisonné enamel alms bowl. With intricately detailed decoration. Interior decorated with chrysanthemums. A stunning and intricate piece of metalwork. Would make a wonderfu...
Footed, Bronze-Alloy Urn
Early 20th Century Indian Metalwork
Bronze
X-large bronze-alloy metal urn with a hammered gadroon design. Measures: 35 1/2" diameter x 36 1/2" height x 24" container depth.
Gado, a Japanese Patinated Bronze Vase
Early 20th Century Japanese Showa Vases
Bronze
A rare example of an evocative bas relief decoration encircling the vase. The circular flared mouth, above a relief of birds alighting on fractal branches, on a base with multiple ci...
A Japanese Iron Lidded Jar
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Urns
Iron
Iron both strong and subtle with imaginative ring handles. The subtly patinated lobed jar suggesting a chrysanthemum blossom with very large hoop handles and lid. Note the fine quali...
A Japanese Red and Green Patinated Bronze Vase
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Vases
Bronze
Of a beautifully mottled patination and a sensuous form. The outflared rim above the pear shape body on a circular base. A rare vase that can be reversed with both the top and bottom...
Large Decorative Round Copper Box with Lid
Moorish
Early 20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Decorative Boxes
Brass, Copper, Tin
Very large handcrafted decorative round copper Anglo-Indian box with lid, latch and handle Delicately and intricately hand-hammered with geometric designs. Probably used as a tea c...
Bronze and Gilt Tibetan Sculpture of Deity Bodh...
20th Century Tibetan Sculptures and Carvings
Bronze
This is a fantastic piece. Perhaps part of a Tibetan temple shrine at one time. Beautiful faded gilt coloring and patina. We believe this is the Tibeat figure of the White Tara, the ...
Large Hanging Egyptian Brass Tray Platter
Mid-20th Century Egyptian Moorish Metalwork
Brass
Large 33" diameter, heavy solid polished brass tray platter, Fabulous handcrafted hanging large metal brass tray, could be used as a decorative Middle Eastern piece hanging on the ...
19th Century Japanese Cockerel and Chicken
Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork
Bronze
A fine quality set of two Meiji period Japanese cockerel and chicken.
Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Lantern Table Lamp
Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Table Lamps
Bronze
Japanese Meiji period table lamp in shape of a lantern. The piece is made in bronze and was made in Japan in the 19th century. In great vintage condition with age-appropriate patina.
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