A very fine pair of Japanese Arita vases with scalloped trumpet shape mouths, decorated with ceremonial figures (both front and back) and colorful arabesque enameled designs, newly re-mounted as lamps, on turned hardwood plinths; including silk shades & custom coordinated porcelain finials. No repairs or restorations. Meiji Period, c. 1870. Overall dimensions: 31" H x 6" dia. mouth. Vase dimensions: 14 1/2" H, on plinth" 15 3/4
A dramatic vintage pair of Japanese hand-colored woodblock prints, signed Taigyo (chop), with calligraphic inscriptions; one of deep blue morning glories, the other of similar blue iris, both behind glass in matching natural bamboo veneer frames. Japan, c. 1930s. Dimensions: 10 1/8" H x 14 3/4" W.
Vintage Magnolia Balm for a lovely complexion, advertising circa 1900. The copy reads: "How Shall a face upon which nature has not set the seal of beauty be made by art to seem beautiful? A lovely complexion and fair skin for all. Radiant purity of the skin........" The product was made by Lyon Manufacturing Co, 144 Duane Street, New York. A note to the buyer reads: "This is a specimen of Japanese paper and ornamental printing done in the city of Yeddo Japan and used as a napkin by those wonderful people." The frame measures 10.5 x 12.5 inches and the print measures 6.5 x 8 inches. Excellent condition, newly framed.
Japanese carved and painted wood wall panel, mid 20th century. The design depicts a kimono hung on an airing rack against a background of tatami mats. Measures 50" wide x 60 " high x 1 inch deep. Excellent condition. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Open daily 10-4. Visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Japanese Edo period hand carved bone on black lacquer panel c1840-1860 The two white fighting cocks are masterfully carved, as seen in their finely delineated feathers and crinkled red combs. Their eyes are mother of pearl. The panel measures 14.25 wide x 24 inches high and .75 inches thick. Unsigned. 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 If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.