Heavily enameled, finely executed Japanese Satsuma scalloped edge shallow bowl, the center decorated with courtesans and children at play, surrounded by a brocade band, the inner edge decorated with abstract floral motifs and the outer edge with a floral and star design. Meiji period, circa 1900. Dimensions: 5.75" in diameter x 2" H.
Antique Japanese Satsuma covered wedding box of flattened, circular form, richly decorated in colored enamels and gilt, inside and out, featuring a central medallion of figures in a wedding ceremony, marked verso. Meiji Period. Dimensions: 2.25" H x 5" in diameter.
A dramatic 4-panel Japanese hand-painted silk screen depicting springtime birds amid cherry blossoms & tree boughs, signed and sealed, lower right. Meiji period, early 20th century. Overall dimensions (open) 64.5" H x 72" W; each panel is 17.5" W.
Japanese Edo period bronze and copper hikite circa 1850. A hikite is a recessed cabinet door pull particular to Japanese furniture. Foo lion motif hand worked in repousse with hand made steel pins joining the panel to the frame. Measures 7.5 x 4.25 inches. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
Antique Japanese Meiji period ceremonial noh, or theater, mask. Enamel on wood, circa 1860. Cream colored lacquer with a very subtle sprinkling of pure gold flakes. Measures 13 inches high, 6 inches wide and 4 inches deep. Excellent original condition. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com