Meiji period Japanese embroidered banner & Chinese lacquered vases


A magnificent Meiji period, ornamental very finely embroidered banner, made for the Western market c1880-1900, with three, three clawed dragons chasing a ‘flaming pearl’, flanking a resplendent peacock standing on a gilded lotus pad; $14,985. Reference: ‘Threads of Silk & Gold: Ornamental Textiles from Meiji Japan’ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 2012

An 18th Century carved and painted wood Burmese Buddha; $19,950

A pair of early 19th century Chinese red lacquered vases c1820. $5485

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