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    • Ivory incense burner

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    • Ivory incense burner. Coiled dragon on top. Dragon in relief at center. Cloud pattern mask at bottom near feet. Tripod with left handle broken off. Lightly tinted with reddish brown pigment and is mounted on carved hardwood stand. Missing stand.
    • Five-tiered pleasure bat

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    • Carved ivory five-tiered pleasure boat with numerous human figures in various forms. The boat has an anchor with chain, roofed structure on top level, covered terrace with round roof supporting four flower baskets and two lanterns, and interior...
    • Sumida red mug with figure holding a smoking pot

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    • Sumida red mug with figure holding a smoking pot. Thick glaze on top of the mug - brown, blue, green - gives the idea of smoke; around the smoking pot there is no glaze, it is cream clay with some speckles of red. The majority of the mug is red.
    • Silver teapot decorated with dragon heads

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    • A Tibetan parcel gilt silver teapot of generally baroque shape and proportion. The teapot is rounded in shape. It has been raised and has applied finial, handle, base, spout liner, and decorative collars and trim. The rim of the opening to the pot...
    • Jade winepot and cover (Chiu-hu)

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    • A nephrite jade winepot in the shape of a European teapot. The coloration of the stone is mottled celadon and gray with russet veins and sprinkling of black. The top rim and foot rim are of undulating shape. The cover, which fits neatly onto pot...
    • Standing Buddha in royal attire

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    • A bronze statue of Bangkok style Buddha in royal attire with high usnisa (crown of the head) surmounted by a flame finial on top of his head. He stands on a four tier pedestal with the hand position of dispelling evil. Traces of gilt over black and...
    • Amulet container (Gau)

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    • Portable shrine, or amulet container called 'gau' with quintfoil-shaped top,the gilded encased window and eight gilded engraved auspicious symbols on the silver front and copper sides and back with two belt attachments.
    • Womans red cloth hair ornament

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    • A 1-1/2"" wide red cloth strap edged with gold binding; looped at the top in order for a Tibetan woman to anchor it to her head with her hair. On the strap, silver buttons are attached in a row from top to bottom. Separating the top three buttons...
    • Porcelain Cup, Saucer and Lid

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    • Set consists of three pieces: cup, saucer and lid. Kutani ware. Extremely fine egg shell porcelain and marked on base of the saucer by the artist ""Kuno."" Designed with flying birds and Thousand Faces motif on exterior of cup. Saucer center...
    • Flute

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    • Wooden flute with four-toed dragon painted in green, yellow, blue and white. Calligraphy and seal are also in color. Top calligraphy in green: ""I have such ability, but no one to appreciate it."" Body calligraphy in blue: ""If I put myself into...
    • Silk pleated skirt

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    • Silk pleated skirt. ""Horse-face Skirt"" - This woman's garment, made up of a pair of aprons, is of nomadic origin borrowed from the steppe people. This type of garment was constructed of two identical aprons, each consisting of a pleated panel...
    • Celedon goblet

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    • Graceful goblet with a plain ring near the top of the pedestal. Flower designs on interior under celedon glaze. Mirror imaged leaf pattern of a somewhat heraldic impression in five medallion-like patterns around exterior. Lappet design at outer rim...
    • Ivory landscape within a sea shell

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    • Carved ivory 10-tiered pagoda tops a scene depicting a paradise world enclosed by a sea shell. The 3-arched bridges have figures crossing who depict progressive stages of life. The bridges spanning a waterfall connect dwellings and show activities...
    • Minangkabau two-string fiddle and bow

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    • The thin-bowled wooden resonator is covered with water buffalo hide; on its back is carved a human face. The bone finger-board and peg box are ornamented with 7 varying bands of predominately triangular motif. At the top end of the finger-board is...
    • Ivory clamshell enfolding a mountain scene

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    • Ivory figurine depicting a mountain scene enclosed in a seashell with waterfall (on back of carving), possibly indicating cycle of life. The symbolic importance of the static feature of the mountain enclosed in the sea shell combined with the...

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