#WA502 18th Century Tiger Carving

The tiger has a very ferocious expression, with a heavy brow, ears laid flat and lips drawn back in a snarling expression.

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#ACC2 A Pair of Mid16th Century Carved 'Baku'

Baku' are mythical creatures of Japanese folklore, with the head, tusks and trunk of an elephant, with the claws, fur and body of a lion.

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#ACC404 Fine Late 18th Century Copper Lantern

This lantern is square in shape and has beautiful carved panels depicting the auspicious 'shochikubai' (pine, bamboo, and plum blossom) design.

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#ACC419 Early 19th Century Flensing Tool

This unusual piece is in original condition. The blade is made in the same fashion as a traditional katana, folded and beaten hundreds of times with a razor sharp edge and softer core to absorb shock.

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#ACC408 Late 19th/ Early 20th Century Bizen Ware Hibachi

A charming Bizen ware hibachi in the form of a 'shishi' (lion dog) with outsize head and comically tiny body.

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#ACC407 18th Century Temple 'Ranma' in the form of a 'Shishi'

This finely carved 'ranma' in the shape of a lion dog would have been positioned above a door or gateway looking down upon visitors and guarding against evil spirits.

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#ACC405 Large Early 19th Century Copper Hanging Lantern

This lantern would be used outside and be suspended by a chain.It is hexagonal in form, each face is different with alternating designs of deer and maple trees with double hinged doors.

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#ACC210 Large 19th Century Black Lacquered Hibachi

Large 19th Century Black Lacquered Hibachi, decorated with an autumn scene with reclining deer executed in pewter, with silver moon amongst 'hagi' and other autumn grasses.

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