Catalog (778)





June Hastings
$395.00
A very rare Qing dynasty cat plaque, we say very rare because the cat was seldom used for decorative reasons in imperial China. It was never very popular with Buddhist tradition, in that it was the cat that never paid homage to the Buddha's funeral. Condition is good except some old wood loss to the inner paw area. It measures about 8" x 7inches.
June Hastings
$295.00
A very lovely Thai spice box or food container, these were suspended from rafters to provide protection from pests. Dating to the early 20th century, this container is a simple but elegant addition to that unique decor suited to your home. Complete with original hardware and in excellent used condition, it measures 6.25" x 4" high.
June Hastings
$550.00
A gorgeous Japanese brazier with excellent high quality enamel work, this treasure is contrasted in color from the dark silvered with areas of gold lid and the bronzed tone copper base, making it a visual treat. Dated to the late 19th century this can still used for fragrant dried flowers on a desk top or table. It measures 6.5" diameter x 5.5" high.
June Hastings
$1,250.00
An extremely rare Chinese Sheng (mouth organ) of finest workmanship. This 19th century masterpiece still has its original complete label; there is currently two of these instruments in the collection of the Boston Museum of Art, link provided on request. The material consist of wood, bamboo, and ox bone. These rarely ever come to market and almost all of them are in museum collections, rare to find them in the condition shown, even rarer to find one with its complete label. In pristine condit...
June Hastings
$185.00
This is a very rare round hole coin known as a Yuan, as identified by the single character on the right. Yuan was a city in the state of Liang in ancient China. This coin has not been acid treated nor artificially aged, it is well worn and has the verdigris that is natural and impossible to scrape off by conventional means. These range in size and weight from 41.2 to 43 mm, and range 8.8 to 10.7 grams). Condition is fine. Date: about 300 B.C.E. Warring states period. This coin measures 1 3/8" ac...
June Hastings
$345.00
A lovely pair of Hoi An Shipwreck Annamese bowls dating to the 15th century. They are excellent condition, save for the glaze that is matte. They measure 4.5" wide and 3" high.
June Hastings
$295.00
A very rare and hard to find lacquered cigar case. This early 20th deep rust colored lacquered beauty comes of the Meji period of Japan (1868-1912) and is in excellent condition, a few minor nicks, hardly worth mentioning, but is listed for accuracy. The inside is black. It measures 5.25" long by 2.75" wide.
Note: Outdoors in the sunlight the background color is orange, indoors it is a deep rust, a very different color if one could put them side by side.
June Hastings
SOLD
A spectacular Shiwan bird that exhibits an array of profuse colors that are sure to delight the most discerning collector. The feathers are all hand incised, the talons are hand formed and inserted into the sculpture, the biscuit of the birds beak had a thin iron wash to give it a realistic appearance. The sculpted rock done entirely by a hand molded process, evidenced by the finger marks within the cavity, is thickly coated with a rich jun-like glaze. The bird was originally acquired from a Vi...
June Hastings
$685.00
Often referred to as green cinnabar is this very dark green Chinese lacquer box carved in a pattern known as a thousand flowers. Dating 1850-1880's, the carving is intricate and deep. From the private collection of David (d.) and Renate Shang, this is a welcome addition to any Chinese cinnabar collection. The word "China" is etched on the bottom and was done after the box was made. In very good condition, it measures 4” x 4” x 2” (10.2 cm x 10.2 cm x 5.1 cm). Marked CHINA
June Hastings
$185.00
In pristine condition, is this Japanese woodblock album displaying 6 famed prints, although these are not originals, yet they are actual wood block prints done for the 1964 Olympics in Japan. Please read the label description on book cover; the woodblocks are 44 years old with no soiling, smudge, or any imperfection whatsoever. They were adapted for stamps, but each are sized image area about 5" by 7" and each come with the original acid free protective tissue paper.
June Hastings
$175.00
A small blue and white Chinese stem dish, 19th century. In excellent condition, thick unctuous glaze and nice form. This would make a nice ring or jewelry dish! It measures 4" across by 2" high.
June Hastings
$585.00
Absolutely stunning and remarkably well cared for, is this visual plethora of scenes of a flowering prune tree and perched bird. The top portion of this Japanese treasure box exhibits a atmospheric scene of a placid lake with a boating scene. All hardware is silver plated and original. This wood and lacquer treasure box dates to the early Meiji period circa 1870's and is dated according to the type ornate locking mechanisms here shown. Size: 7.5" high and 8.5" wide.
June Hastings
$95.00
A lovely and cute Japanese pickle relish dish dated to the late Meiji period (1868-1912). The type is known as geisha ware due the subject matter so wonderfully represented. It is further without chips, cracks, or any damage whatsoever. It measures 9" long x 3.25" wide.
June Hastings
$375.00
Meiji era Japanese is this unusual little round cloisonne box made of twisted brass wires or cloisens. It measures 2.25” high x 2.5” diameter, and is a very nice piece for the serious collector.
June Hastings
$650.00
Early Meiji 16 lobbed dark turquoise ground cloisonné bowl on copper. Featuring a multi floral design. It is in excellent condition having only the normal small firing pits which are common to the period and attests to its age. It measures 5.25” diameter x 2.5” high.
June Hastings
$325.00
A charming Chinese porcelain vase with a painting of a young boy playfully dangling a spider in front of a cat while his mother appears to be feeding a bat (for good luck). Dating very early Republic period and in excellent condition with all enamels intact, this vase measures 9" high.
June Hastings
$235.00
One of the great rarities of Thai incised lacquer is this wonderfully detailed condiment box in various colors of burgundy, orange red, yellow, green, and light red lacquer. It is said that the more colors and details found in Thai lacquer, the more expensive it was to produce. This small (4 inches) box displays well and features a Temple dog on the lid, and a peacock on the bottom, very unusual indeed. We date this treasure to the late 19th century and is in excellent well cared for conditio...
June Hastings
$185.00
A nice mid 19th century Chinese export plate, done in rich enamel colors, with a garden rock and roses. This plate is a welcomed addition to your collection. In very good condition, it had just one small fit on the lip and measures 6.5" in diameter.
 
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