Large porcelain Tian Qiu vase, decorated with a continuous landscape, China, Republican period. Dragon Treasures Antique Ltd.
In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, we present some of our favorite antiques and objects of Asian art curated from our galleries. We highlight a wide range of antique to contemporary Asian art here but there are many more treasures in our collection than we can possibly cover in one post–you can browse our Asian Art, Japanese Art, and Chinese Export categories to see more.
Japanese Samurai Doll. Wood and textile, Japan, 19th century, 10″ H x 6″ W.
Japanese woodblock print on rice paper by Hiroshige, “Fifty Three Stations (Nihonbashi)”, Japan, 1840. Height: 12-1/2″ Width: 8-1/2″
A Samurai helmet and mask, painted and lacquered steel, Japan, 18th century. 15″ x 11″
Map of Tokyo, on rice paper, Japan, 1856.
A fine and rare Chinese Export porcelain miniature cup and saucer, the European subject depicting children departing for school. The design probably after an engraving by Thomas Stoddart (R.A. 1755-1834). China, circa 1795-1800. Saucer diameter: 3 5/8″ Cup height: 1 3/4″
Chinese Export Armorial porcelain plate with the arms of Macleod quartering Man and Mackenzie impaling Straiton, Yung Cheng period, c. 1733. Diameter: 9-1/4″
Large Satsuma earthenware charger depicting the private quarters of a court lady, her many attendants assisting with her kimono and obi. Screens and writing implements in the background, gilt and colbalt brocade along rim. Kinkozan mark on base. Japan, Meiji Period. Diameter: 15″
Gourd shaped stoneware vase with luminous mottled blue glaze, and sculpted oni and snail upon its surface. Signed with Koji mark on base. Japanese, Meiji Period. Height: 8.5″
Pair of bronze and parcel gilt figures, naturalistically modeled, the femal carrying a bucket, the male a broom. Mounted on lacquered wood stands, and signed Miya-o Eisuke. Japan, c. 1890, Meiji period. Height: 7.5″
A large, square cloisonne enamel vase with panels of the four seasons rendered in wired and musen (wireless) techniques, separated by chrysanthemums on a black backgroundl, Japan, Meiji period. Height: 22.5″
Japanese ivory Oni of a demon, 19th century.
Three-handled Studio Pottery vase in the style of Ninsei, with flowering plum tree and tenmoko drip glaze. Ito Tozan mark on base, with tomobako. Japan, circa 1934. Height: 12.25″ Diameter: 13″
Double sided tsuba with susano-o (in Chinese mythology, the powerful storm of the summer) with vajra (thunderbolt) and dragon. Bronze, copper, shakundo (gold/copper alloy), gold, shibuichi (silver/copper alloy). Japan, 19th century.
Japanese peony-style ikebana bamboo basket with double-twisted handle, mat woven body with unusual red lacquer interior with tomobako, 19th century. Height: 25″
Globular-shaped vase with blue and white lappets and etched white ground, signed Makuzu Kozan, Japan, 19th century. Height: 5.5″.
Jade mask, China, Shang Dynasty. Height: 9″; Width: 6″
Pair of Chinese Huanghuali chairs, late 19th century. Seat Height: 19 1/2″.
Gilt laquered ostrich egg, decorated with figures and cockerels, Japan, circa 1895. Height: 6″
Amber carved group, depicting a warrior, China, late 19th century. Width: 6″
Fine silver and enamel box and cover, decorated with butterflies and flowers, Japan, circa 1890. Height: 4″
A Japanese bronze figural group, of a man and buffalo, wood stand, Japan, circa 1890. Height: 6″ Length: 13″
Hand painted ancestor portrait of a male and female on rice paper, North China, late 19th century. Height: 56″ Width: 45-1/2″ Framed
Antique Bronze Seated Yuan-Kin Buddha with Wooden Stand, bronze, Peking, China, 19th century.Height: 33″ Width: 16″With Stand: Height: 62″ Width: 23″
Green jade bowl, China, late 19th century. Height: 4″; Height with stand: 7″; Width: 8″
Pair of Mongolian sheep, silver plated pewter with jade horns, China, 19th century. Height: 30″ Width: 34″ Diameter: 10″
This striking pair of antique decorative armchairs hail from South China, 19th century, Ching Dynasty. They are made of carved hardwood, with marble, stone insets and are inlaid with mother of pearl. Height: 38 inches Depth: 18 inches Width: 24 inches
Wood carving of a seated Buddha, North China, Ming Dynasty. Height: 29 ½ inches Width: 17 inches
Japanese Shakudo necklace, mixed metals including gold, and silver, Meiji period (1868-1912). Length: 16.5″
Contemporary ceramic vase by Kawakami, Japan. Height: 8 1/2″