Japanese late 19th century Meiji period (1868--1912) mariage style hand-painted 4-panel paper screen with raised royal chrysanthemums on a gold leaf ground with silk brocade edging; mounted in lacquered frame. Excellent condition, minor restorations to gold leaf and backing. Dimensions: 25" W x 57.75" H (each panel). Overall: 100" W x 57.75" H.
Japonaiserie hand made arm chair c1900 in original condition. Measures 54 inches high to the back, 18.5 inches high to the seat, 20.25 inches high to the arms, 23 inches wide at the arms and 20 inches deep. Soft black finish with muted gold tracery. Japonaiserie was the term the Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh used to express the influence of Japanese art. Before 1854 trade with Japan was confined to a Dutch monopoly and Japanese goods imported into Europe were for the most part confined to porcelain and lacquer ware. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE, OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm. www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Mid Century Modern Japanese Shoji floor lamp, c1970. Classic framework with temple gate crest. All original. Measures 52 inches high by 14.5 inches square. Excellent clean working condition with dimmer switch. Purchased in a San Francisco gallery in 1979. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Stunning antique Turkish octagonal wall mirror. Hardwood with brass rosettes, circa 1850-1880. The frame measures 35.5 x 35.5 x 1.5 inches and the mirror is 16.5 inches in diameter. The eight flat sides are each 9.5 inches. Weight is 32 pounds.
Set of 3 painted bronze 18th to 19th century salt or nut boats. We are not certain of their origin, probably either Asia or Russia. Each bowl was hand painted in polychrome and highlighted in pure gold leaf. They each measure 6.5 inches across x 3 inches deep x 3.5 inches high at the ends. Each one is exquisitely painted in a slightly different motif from the others.