Petite Pair of Kutani Vases

A delightful, pair of Kutani vases. At 9 ½” tall, the size and shape really grab the eye. This unusual form is slim and pleasing. [Read more…]

Blue Fitzhugh Comb Box

Blue Fitzhugh Comb Box

This rare Blue Fitzhugh, or Nanking, comb or brush box is incredible. First, the form is very desirable. Comb or brush boxes were originally meant for the bedroom. [Read more…]

Pair of Rose Medallion Vases

Pair of Rose Medallion Vases

A beautiful pair of rose medallion vases. This pair is a great size at 11 ¾” tall and 4 1/4” in diameter. However, what really sets this pair apart are the great panels on the vases. [Read more…]

Miniature Pair of Satsuma Vases

A magnificent pair of miniature, Satsuma vases in excellent condition.

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Early 19th Century Imari Vase

Early 19th Century Imari Vase

A rare, early 19th century Imari vase from Japan. Look closely at this piece and compare it to the later 19th century pieces. Notice the color and artistry difference.

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Chinese Helmet Pitcher

Chinese Helmet Pitcher

A nice helmet pitcher from the 18th century. Overall, in excellent condition with no damage or repairs. [Read more…]

Imari: Japan’s original porcelain masterpiece

 

NEW YORK – Imari ware is a broad term for the first porcelain ever produced in Japan. Its development was made possible by the discovery of exceptionally fine kaolin in 1616, early in the Edo period. It is also known as Arita ware, named for the town where it was made, which was a traditional ceramics center on the island of Kyushu. [Read more…]

Pair of Porcelain Wall Sconces

Pair of Porcelain Wall Sconces

Each piece is signed by the painter, “E. Duorocy “

A beautiful pair of matched, porcelain wall sconces. Each of the 2 arms for holding candles are made out of brass and are gold washed. The swags on the tops really accent the candelabras. [Read more…]