A heavily enameled, finely executed Japanese scalloped edge shallow bowl, the center decorated with courtesans and children at play, surrounded by a brocade band, the inner edge decorated with abstract floral motifs and the outer edge with a floral and star design. Meiji Period, c.1900. Dimensions: 5 3/4" diam. x 2" H.
Antique Japanese Satsuma covered wedding box of flattened, circular form, richly decorated in colored enamels and gilt, inside and out, featuring a central medallion of figures in a wedding ceremony, marked verso. Meiji Period. Dimensions: 2.25" H x 5" in diameter.
Antique Anglo India carved rosewood coffee table, made in Bombay circa 1855. This table was originally a higher tilt-top table used in a Maharaja's formal parlor to be graced with flower arrangements. Very fine, highly detailed and deeply pierced carved floral and foliate design. The top is supported by a central column above a platform ending in four scroll feet mounted with lions' heads. Excellent condition. Measures 18.5 inches high and 37 inches across. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
An Asian provincial beaded glass ceremonial tiara or diadem, the wire frame strung with multi-shaped, multi-colored grass beads in various artistic configurations; mostly intact, with some missing beads. Probably Chinese. Dimensions" 9" H x 9" W x 2" D.
A Chinese Canton enamel round-shaped tray with rimmed edge decorated in the famille rose palette, featuring a center medallion depicting three Immortals with peonies and a bat. China, circa 1850. Dimensions: 7" diameter x .25" H.