Important Pair of Early Ming Altar Tables
Early 14th century; extinct Sophora (Huai) wood; Shanxi. This pair of early Ming altar tables is rare not only because… Read more.
Rare Long Early Ming Four Drawers Coffer
13th/14th Century; extinct Sophora (Huai) wood, pine and other soft wood for secondary framework; all-original and in excellent condition; Shanxi.… Read more.
Qing Horse-Drawn Carriage
18th Century (Qing period); wood and bamboo construction, metal details. This kind of horse-drawn carriage is a mode of transport… Read more.
Rare Ming Shrine set on a Cabriole Legs Table
17th Century; Northern Elm and miscellaneous secondary wood; Shanxi This shrine is red-lacquered, gilded, and decorated with paintings and magnificent… Read more.
Rare Long Walnut Altar Table with Beveled Angular Scrollwork
Late Ming/early Qing (late17th/early18th c); walnut; Shanxi.   Expensive wood, beautiful openwork carvings, Buddhist motif relief carvings on side panel.  86.5″… Read more.
Rare Korean Scholar’s Book Chest with Printing Block Panels
Circa 1860 (Yi Dynasty); pear wood, iron fittings, printing-block panels; found on Kangwha Island, Korea.  36″ w, 17″d, 34″ h.… Read more.
Korean Blanket Chest with Inlaid Chinese Characters
Ca.1860; chestnut wood frame, pear wood inlay; Kang Wha Island, Korea.  One hundred Chinese characters inlaid instead of painted on.… Read more.
Palace Chest on Chest with Mother-of-Pearl inlay (bottom piece)
  1860, Choson Dynasty, lime wood, mother-of-pearl, found on Kangwha Island, Kyung Ki Do Province.  30.5″w, 14.5″ d, 41.75″h with… Read more.
Rare Korean Palace Double Dragons Low Desk
1880. 1880, Yi Dynasty; pear wood, mother 0f pearl, brass, silk lining; found on Kangwha Island after the Japanese Occupation;… Read more.
Magnificent Korean Wedding Chest with Incised Brasswork
1880 (Yi Dynasty); cedar, brass fittings; found on Kangwha Island, Korea       42″ w x 24.5″ d x… Read more.
Palace Wedding Box with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay
1870, lime wood and nacre, found on Kangwha Island, Kyung Ki Do Province.  Certified.  25.75″w, 13″d, 10″h With inlay of… Read more.
Rare Korean Sharkskin Wedding Box
1870, pear wood, sharkskin and brass-wire inlay, iron fittings, Kangwha Island, Kyung Ki Do Province.  23.75″w, 10.5″d,  12.5″h. This rare… Read more.
Distinguish Korean Cheon Chu Chest With Significant Motifs
Ca 1870; pear wood and chestnut for front and sides, elm as secondary wood, carved metalwork with significant motifs; Cheon… Read more.
Rare Korean Dragonwood Scholar’s Book Chest
1850 or earlier, Zelkova with dragon pattern grains (Dragon-wood), primitive-style iron fittings; found on Kangwha Island, prison colony for the… Read more.
Rare Korean Dragonwood Scholar’s Chest
1850 or earlier, Zelkova with dragon image grain-pattern (Dragon-wood), Kangwha Island, prison colony for the Kingdom of Korea for two thousand years.… Read more.
Important Large Lidded Ormolu Cloisonné Ceremonial Vessel
Second Half of 18th Century 19½” h. 14¾” w. 9½”d. This exceptional incense burner is of the “fanghu” type of… Read more.
Important Japanese Cloisonné Charger
Edo period (1800-1868).  Important for its age, motifs, glaze, and the way it was made. 12¼” h 12¼” w 1¾”… Read more.
Rare Bronze and Cloisonné Incense Burner
Early-to-mid 18th c. Bronze with enameled cloisonné; lively sculpted bronze Fu-dogs and dragon heads.  7.5″h, 8″ w, 3″ d. This… Read more.
Important Tibetan “Yidam” Thangka
  16th/17th c.  Rare; age shown by old method of application of painted pigments on fabric over board; done by… Read more.
Rare Gilded Monastic Cabinet
17th/18th c, pine, mineral pigments, gold leaf.  42″ w, 18″ d, 55.5″ h. From the earliest times, some form of… Read more.
Rare Tibetan Shrine Cabinet
16th/17th c, pine, mineral pigments, gesso, gold leaf. 33″w, 17.5″d, 79″h. This cabinet illustrates the richness of furniture made in… Read more.
Early Ming Chest with Three Deep-Carved Drawers
13th/14th c, Sophora (Huai) wood, Shanxi.  Distinguish for age and rare extinct wood that never warps; beautiful deep carving.  46″… Read more.
Outstanding Qing Altar Table with End Drawers
Mid 1800’s, Northern Elm, Shanxi.  Quality construction with beautiful carved antiquity designs; drawer slides out at each end; excellent condition.… Read more.
Red Lacquered Half-Round Tables with Claw Feet
17th/18thC, Camphor, Hunan.  Rare five-claws dragons cabriole legs; designed for the elite; graceful  central hallway table in reception hall.  44″… Read more.
Ming Three Drawers Altar Table
15th/16th C, Northern Elm, Shanxi.  Beautifully carved; original iron pulls and d-hammered nails.  84″ w, 24″ d, 30.5″ h This … Read more.
Outstanding Ming Platform Bed / Coffee Table
16th/17th C, Sophora, Shanxi. Considered “honorific seat”; of extinct wood, elegantly styled; aged but fit in contemporary setting. 15½” h.… Read more.
Ming Altar Table with Heavenly Stallions Carvings
15th c; Sophora (Huai) framework, cypress and miscellaneous wood side panels; rare “Heavenly Stallions” carvings;  Shanxi. 36” h x 51”… Read more.
Rare Early Ming Eight Drawer Buffet
About 15th C; Sophora (Huai) wood, pine or other soft wood for secondary framework; Shanxi. 35” h. 70” w. 25”… Read more.
Red Lacquer Cabinet with Gilded Medallions
17th/ 18th century, Northern Elm (Yumu), thick red lacquer, fabric underlay, gilded Buddhist auspicious symbols, original brass lock-plate; Shanxi province.… Read more.
Important Southern Official’s Hat Armchair (Pr.)
15th/16th century, Northern Elm or Sophora (Huai), Shanxi. This pair of chairs displays indisputable characteristics of what constitute a Ming… Read more.
Rare Ming Buddha Scripture Storage Chest
16th/17th century, raw lacquer mixed with clay powder over core wood, Shanxi; storage of Chinese  scripture of “Avatamasaka Sutra”.  23″w,… Read more.
Outstanding Pair of Ming Southern Official’s Hat Armchairs
16th/17th C; Sophora (Huai); Shanxi.  Of rare extinct wood; tall back and wide seat suitable for today; all-original. This kind… Read more.
Rare Square Cabriole Legs Table with Skirted Apron
15th/16th C, Sophora (Huai), Shanxi.  Exceptional construction from extinct wood; distinguish deep grains, never warps; refined styled and carvings.  … Read more.
Tall Black Painted Lacquer Cabinet with “Duawen” Doors
Early-mid18th C, Elm, Shanxi.  “Duawen” crackling look and screen paintings with “Scholar’s Rock” treasured by Ming literati; good condition. This… Read more.
Outstanding Tall Black Lacquer Cabinet with Gilt Painting
Mid-1800s, elm, Shanxi.  Gilded paintings with designs favored by elite class; superb condition; original lock-plate; no restoration.  47.5″ w, 22.75″… Read more.
Rare Korean Military Officer’s Uniform Cabinet
Ca 1880; persimmon, pine; Kyung Ki Do Province.  Rare finding after war; exceptional construction complimented by wood and brass fittings;… Read more.
Rare Korean Bamboo Motif Scholar’s Document Chest
  Ca 1860, found in Kangwha Island, lime wood, mother-of-pearl inlay; made for high-ranking court official; certified. 28½” h. 34¾… Read more.
Rare Korean Sharkskin Inlaid Inkstone Box
1860, chestnut wood, sharkskin/brass wire inlay, found on Kang-Wha Island, Kyung Ki Do Province.  8″ w, 14″ d, 11.75″ h.… Read more.
Rare Chestnut Document Chest with Unique Locking System
Ca 1870, Kang Don Do Province.  Solid chestnut, unique locking system and drawers arrangement inside suggest piece used by elite class. … Read more.
Rare Korean Sharkskin/Brasswire Inlaid Bean Chest
  1860; chestnut wood with sharkskin, brass-wire inlay; found on Kang-Wha Island. This is no ordinary bean chest.  It was… Read more.
Rare Korean “Double Happiness” Bamboo-Slats Design Chest
1880, pine and pear wood, paulownia wood inlaid Chinese characters.  36″ w, 15.5 ” d, 25″ h. This chest is… Read more.
Korean Scholar’s Document Chest
1860, Zelkova “dragon wood”, iron fittings, found on Kangwha Island. Certified. This document chest is made from zelkova but because… Read more.
Rare Sharkskin Blanket Chest with Round Iron Hinges
1860, sharkskin/brass wire inlay, iron fittings, found on Kangwha Island, Kyung Ki Do Province. Certified. This rare chest was found… Read more.
Korean Sharkskin Wedding Box
  1860. lime wood with sharkskin and brass wire inlaid, found on Kangwha Island. Certified. This wedding box was used… Read more.
“Double Happiness” Wedding Chest with Rare White Brass
!870, chestnut and pear wood, extinct white brass ware, found on Kangwha Island, Korea,   Certified. This beautiful chest has… Read more.