A 19th century fine Shibayama gold lacquer tsuba, Meiji period, of quatrefoil form, the kinji ground of gold decorated with reference to the Tanabata festival in hiramakie and takamakie, the reverse depicting a bird catching an insect, flowers in shell inl
A very fine Shibayama gold lacquer Mokkogata tsuba, Meiji period, signed Nemoto-zo. Inlaid in mother of pearl, coral, ivory, and shakudo on a nashiji and kirikane ground and decorated in takamakie and hiramakie lacquer, with silver and cloisonne rim., one
A Japanese Menpo, Edo period (1603-1868), 17th/18th century, in russet iron with red lacquer interior (some chipping), fully grooved, with fixed nose and teeth and cord hooks to cheeks, the Yodare-kake (throat guard) with some losses, 21.5 cm high. Provena
A Chinese lacquer painting, late 19th early 20th century, depicting Guanyin playing a string instrument, sitting on a lotus pedestal and surrounded by wonderland, painted with natural pigments onto a leather parchment, 118 cm x 98 cm
Five finely carved Chinese necklaces, one of carved lacquer and amber beads; the second with beads of carved wooden heads, ivory and metal; the third of carved soapstone and ivory from which is suspended a large dragon pendant; the fourth of carved ivory,
A Chinese wood carving of an official, Song/Yuan Dynasty, 12th /14th centuries, seated on a rockwork platform, traces of old lacquer and gilt. 22.5 cm high, 15 cm wide. Provenance: Private Melbourne Collection
A pair of black lacquer bowls inlaid with mother-of-pearl decoration, late Qing or Republic period each decorated with landscapes of the Yellow Mountain, between two decorative bands, the interior fitted with metal liner, 12.3 cm diameter
Antique Chinese lacquer ginger jar (with lid) constructed on a metal base, deeply carved with floral motifs and a mountain pagoda scene. The base bearing a gilded six character Ming dynasty Jiajing reign mark (1522–1566). The date of manufacture is uncerta
A pair of Japanese shibayama, silver, enamel and lacquer vases, Meiji Period signed Masashi, signed Masashi each with two geometric handles to the everted neck decorated with coloured enamel flowers, the body decorated with birds perched amongst blossom, b
A fine pair of Japanese Shibiyama silver and lacquer vases Meiji period each with fluted rim and tall everted necks decorated in coloured enamel above a collar with six elephant heads and oval panels decorated with a quail, a stork, birds and vases of flow
A Japanese silver mounted Shibayama dish Meiji period, the centre panel decorated with storks by a stream and in flight, inlaid with shell, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell and coral on a kinji lacquer ground, surrounded by a rim of twelve lobed silver filig
An important mid 18th century Chinese lacquer cabinet with two doors decorated with extensive landscapes, pagodas, pavilions and temple buildings, opening to reveal a fitted interior, the interior divided and fitted with compartments, shelves and variously
A Tibetan lacquer and polychrome wood standing Avalokiteshvara 12th century, inlaid with turquoise, mounted. Reference See Soth Ny, 16/9/2099, ?Indian and Stheast Asian Art, lot 43 for a very similar figure 20 cm high
A pair of silver and shibayama inlaid gold lacquer vases, Meiji period, each with tall flared silver neck and high bracket foot enamelled with floral motifs, the gold lacquer ground inset with two shaped rectangular ivory panels inlaid with different speci
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