Japanese red lacquer pedestal dish with cranes and a pine tree. In Japan, cranes traditionally symbolize happiness and longevity. The dish is in very good original condition and measures 8 inches wide and 3 inches high. Meiji period, circa 1880.
Sesshu long scroll Benrido Tokyo first edition circa 1956. Published for the 450th anniversary of his death. This book is in excellent condition: 10.25 x 13.75 inches. In Japanese text except for English titles of prints. Sesshu designed the garden of the Zen Temple in Yamaguchi.
Antique pair of matching Chinese chinoiserie rosewood arm chairs c1900. This true pair of Chinese Rosewood arm chairs are the most beautiful and well made of this design and period we have ever seen. The solid rosewood stock is strong and all the joints are mortised. The legs,frame and braces were all hand carved. The two back splats are hand painted and have a relief design depicting a man and a woman facing one another. Each chair measures 36 and one half inches to the top of its back,23 inches wide out side at the widest point,19 inches high to the seat,18 inches deep inside,20 and one half inches wide inside and 26 and one half inches to the top of their arms. Original hand needlepoint seats. 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
Japanese porcelain bulbous form vase, hand painted in Hong Kong, circa 1930-50. White clematis blossoms with yellow spots and green centers on lavender branches against over-painted black ground. It measures 5 inches high and wide; the opening is 2.25 inches wide.
This antique Japanese brush pot lamp measures 23 and one half inches high overall and is 4 and three quarter inches in diameter and measures 11 inches high.