Rare Ming Shrine set on Stand/Table with Cabriole Legs
17th Century; Northern Elm and miscellaneous secondary wood; Shanxi This magnificent shrine is red-lacquered,, gilded, and decorated with paintings and… Read more.
Rare Korean Scholar’s Book Chest with Printing Block Panels
1860, pear wood, iron fittings, printing-block panels, found on Kangwha Island. 36″ w, 17″d, 34″ h. This elegantly-styled chest has… Read more.
Rare Korean Blanket Chest with Inlaid Chinese Characters
1860, chestnut wood frame, pear wood inlay, Kangwha Island, Korea. One hundred Chinese characters were 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.
Important Korean Cheon Chu Chest With Significant Motifs
Ca 1870; valuable pear wood, beautiful carved metalwork with significant motifs; Cheon Chu City, Cheon Ra Buk Do Province. 34″… 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.
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; excellent 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 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.
Unique 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.
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.