Array of Asian antiques available in Jasper52 auction Nov. 4

Asian antiques

Original Japanese samurai sword with Kikumon’ichi stamp, 1840. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Jasper52 image

 

NEW YORK – Original Samurai swords are among the top items in a Jasper52 auction on Saturday, Nov. 4. This online-only auction, with its diverse lineup of antiques and art, showcases the rich history and cultural variety of Asia. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

One for the swords bears a Kikumon’ichi stamp and was made in 1840. Crafted by Bizen Safune Zyu Yokoyama Kagano Suke Fujiwara Sukenage, the nicely signed sword (above) is expected to sell for $4,000-$6,000.

A fine 19th-century netsuke of carved boxwood depicts a young drummer wearing a ferocious shishi headpiece. The superbly carved little figure, which is signed on the bottom “SUKETADA,” is expected to bring around $1,000.”

 

Asian antiques

Nineteenth-century netsuke Shishimai drummer by Suketada. Estimate: $990-$1,100. Jasper52 image

 

Also from Japan is a small kogo rooster, a pottery container for incense used during a tea ceremony. This highly detailed figure is from the Meiji period (19th century) and has a $100-$115 estimate.

 

Asian antiques

Japanese Meiji period tea ceremony kogo rooster, 19th century, 2 5/16in. long. Estimate: $100-$115. Jasper52 image

 

An Indochina lacquer painting titled Summer Wind by Pham Hau measures 60 inches wide by 27 inches high and depicts waterlilies and fauna. This artwork done in 1940 has a $4,000-$5,000 estimate.

 

Asian antiques

Indochina lacquer painting titled ‘Summer Wind,’ by Pham Hau, 1940, 27in. x 60in. Estimate: $4,000-$5,000. Jasper52 image

 

A pair of Chinese porcelain phoenix from the late Qing Dynasty (19th century) stands about 16 inches high. The polychrome birds are estimated at 1,100-$1,200.

 

Asian antiques

Pair of phoenix birds, Chinese porcelain, late Qing Dynasty, 19th century, 16in. Estimate: $1,100-$1,200. Jasper52 image

 

A small collection of reverse-painted glass snuff bottles will be sold. A representative example is 2 inches high and is decorated with hand-painted koi (est. $100-$200).

 

Asian antiques

Small reverse-painted glass snuff bottle, 1990, 2in. x 1.9in x 1in, unmarked. Estimate: $100-$200. Jasper52 image

 

The auction will begin Saturday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. Eastern time.