Pair of small antique cloisonne covered jars on tiny feet circa 1875. A true matched pair in excellent condition. No dents or repairs. Each jar measures 2.5 inches high to the lid knob. Beautiful and well executed all over designs of flowers and butterflies.
Japanese late Edo period painted lacquer box circa 1860-70. Hand painted scenes of an Edo (Tokyo) harbor market with buyers examining wares, including a Westerner; also depicted are a scribe, a noodle-maker, a porter, a priest, and saki drinkers. Measures 10.5 inches wide, 7.5 inches deep and 4.5 inches high.
Japanese Edo period lacquered small cabinet or ko-dansu. Eighteenth century. Stunning allover black lacquer ground with gold lacquer naturalistic flat and raised decoration of birds, chrysanthemums and wisteria. Eight drawers, each gold-sprinkled (maki-e) inside and outside. A lovely chest to store a jewelry collection. Measures 18.75" H x 15.5" W x 8.75" D. Excellent condition.
Ottoman scribe's brass travel inkwell and pen holder circa 1860 in excellent original condition. Measures 10 inches long. Wonderful deeply etched botannical designs.
Early Korean or Japanese stoneware jar. Measures 8" H x 8.5" W at shoulder and 7.5" W at base; lip opening is 4.75" W. Dark brown slip glaze with incised sgraffito designs at shoulder. No chips or cracks.