A Chinese red lacquer two door cabinet with original bronze fittings, painted & highlights in gilt, the butterfly a symbol of summer & joy. Condition: chips and losses to lacquer. Provenance: Imperial Peking collection. Height 60 cm. Width 40 cm. D
A Chinese coral red lacquer two door cabinet with original bronze fittings, painted & highlights in gilt, the butterfly a symbol of summer & joy condition: chips and losses to lacquer. Provenance: Imperial Peking collection. Height 60 cm. Width 40
A Japanese shrine cabinet, in black lacquer embellished in gilt, Meiji period, the front folding doors concealing ribbed doors with silk mesh backing that open to a carved and opulent gold & lacquer interior, designed as a temple with tiers for the hierarc
A Japanese carved wooden carp, Yokagi, in black lacquer, a hanging chain, an iron rod threaded through the bamboo pole and metal hook with a metal kettle, a rich patina from wear. Provenance: Imperial Peking collection, Tansu Ya, Queen Street, Woollahra
A large Japanese carp, Yokagi, the black lacquer fish carved in a realistic form, a hanging chain, an iron rod threaded through the bamboo pole and metal hook for the cooking pot, a rich patina from use. Provenance: Imperial Peking collection, Tansu Ya, Qu
A Japanese carved wooden carp, Yokagi, in red lacquer, the traditional fish shape with a metal hook & rope for hanging over a hibachi heating a kettle, a rich patina. Provenance: Imperial Peking collection, Tansu Ya, Queen Street, Woollahra. Length 60
A Chinese black lacquer two door cabinet, on fitted low stand, carved & painted in coloured lacquer, maidens in a garden pavilion within a border of key fret. Provenance: Imperial Peking collection. Height 87 cm. Width 83 cm. Depth 53 cm
A Chinese circular table inset with green marble, 19th/20th century, the marble top set within a wide frame above the waisted apron with beading & interlocking circles, supported on squared legs terminating in cloud feet resting on circular base. Prove
A quality Japanese black lacquer, hard stone, mother-of-pearl and gilt tall four section screen, the multiple female figures in relief and carved from various coloured hard stones with painted bone face, hands, fan and other detail, other rocky outcrops, f
Pair of Chinese rosewood display cabinets, each with three open shelves over two drawers & two door cupboard with brass fittings. Provenance: Estate of Australian collector. Height 162 cm. Width 49 cm. Diameter 34 cm
A painted Tibetan ritual cabinet door, early 20th century, depicting black Mahakala standing on a recumbent Ganesh. Provenance: Marie-Françoise Fatton / Au lion Des Neiges gallery Sydney / Provenance: Todd Barlin collection. 58 x 89 cm
A Japanese folding screen, Edo period (1603 - 1868), depicting two hawks used for sport hunting by Samurai, many Japanese artists of the Edo period created their works for powerful men, the wealthy and mighty nobility & warriors who ruled Japan. These
Japanese folding screen, depicting a young woman in a kimono with a Ikebana flower display, Taisho period (1912 - 1926), Japanese screens, known as by?bu in Japanese, as by?bu literally means 'wind wall,' the original purpose of the screen was to b
An antique Chinese walnut open armchair, 19th century, the square back with panelled splat pierced with ruyi-head motif above the dished rattan-lined seat, the slightly-splayed legs with shaped aprons and low peripheral stretchers. Height 102 cm. Width 56
A good antique Chinese walnut long 'Narrow' table, of 'Straight' form, the flush-ended rectangular top above a moulded architectural supporting frame with an open fretwork frieze applied with carved auspicious objects, the enclosed ends pie
A Chinese stained elm coffer, the long rectangular top with high flanged ends above a pair of drawers and a pair of doors with brass face-plates enclosing a shelved interior, framed with carved and pierced spandrels and apron. Height 101 cm. Width 162 cm.
A Japanese Tamo Ash Tansu, early 20th century, in three sections, with a pair of sliding doors and three small drawers above five long drawers, on a plinth base, with decorative pulls and other metal fittings to the front and sides. Height 155 cm. Width 11
An antique Chinese red-lacquered elm cabinet, 19th century, the rectangular top above a waist and a pair of doors with brass face-plates enclosing an open interior, raised on horse's hoof feet flanking a carved and pierced apron (the backboards replace
A Chinese ivory puzzle ball, Republic era, early 20th century, the approximately six layer puzzle ball finely carved with dragons and floral forms, supported by three elephants standing upon their back legs to a circular stand, with a turned pedestal and l
A Chinese hardwood scroll table, late Qing, used to play the zither, the wide grain elm has age related wear with a good patina. Provenance: a ladies collection, Sydney, length 140 cm, height 27 cm, width 35 cm
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