All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1307398 (stock #4333)
An unusual lacquered flower vase, hanaike, by the eminent bamboo artist Tanabe Chikuunsai II ( 1919~2000 ). The black lacquered bamboo vase is decorated in vermillion lacquer with a sago palm and is also signed. The vase is complete with its original blue cotton bag and a signed and inscribed box.

Chikuunsai I began the family tradition of making fine bamboo crafts in 1890, it still flourishes today under the direction of Tanabe Chikuunsai III.

Approximately 30 cm high...

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Contemporary item #1248602 (stock #A2-7)
Oriental Treasure Box
Price on Request
Japanese 21st century rock paperweight with lacquered and shell inlaid dragonfly design by Japanese lacquer artist Okada (Yuji) Shihoh. Okada live and works in the Kyoto area. The paperweight is designed with a beautiful dragonfly done in lacquer and shell inlays. The paper weight measures 3 1/4" long, by 1 5/8" height by 2 5/8" in depth.
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #343825 (stock #L 011)
Deep red-brown lacquer ground decorated in black lacquer with an all-over design of scattered cherry petals. Black lacquer interiors. Inside the lid decorated with the outline of the Yoshino hills in sprinkled gold powders and applied with scattered tiny gold metal cherry petals. Height 2 7/8” (7.3 cm), diameter 2 5/8” (6.7 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Very slight rubbing, otherwise perfect condition...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1297655 (stock #0212)
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$400.00


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Ishimura Eiichi (1948-2012 / Matsue, Shimane prefecture), a Japanese lacquer ware artist who kept on creating quality everyday lacquer ware with no excessive decoration based on the essence of what Mingei is originally, and known as a master of 'mehajiki' (application of lacquer to open-grained wood like Zelkova in such a manner that it is repelled by the grain, which thus remains visible.). Very fine condition like n...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #345258 (stock #L 019)
Glossy black lacquer ground, decorated in shades of red and gold lacquer, gold powders (nashiji, kinpun), crushed blue shell (aogai), and gold foil squares (kirigane) with colourful tsubo-tsubo toys. Bottom and interiors of silver lacquer, rims of gold lacquer. Height 2 ¾” (7.1 cm), diameter 2 5/8” (6.8 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1990...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #343579 (stock #L 005)
Tea caddy of flat or low shape (hira natsume). Deep brown lacquer ground. Decorated in shades of gold, silver, black and dark brown at one side with reeds growing at a rocky shore, the reverse side with decaying post in waves. The bottom of black lacquer. Black lacquer interiors. Height 2 3/8” (6.2 cm), diameter 3 3/8” (8.5 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Perfect condition...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #344044 (stock #L 017)
Red lacquer ground, engraved with five fan-shaped panels, each depicting flowers of the seasons such as plum, bamboo, orchids, and chrysanthemum. The design outlined in dark silver lacquer. The bottom in black lacquer. Black lacquer interiors. Height 2 7/8” (7.3 cm), 2 7/8” diameter (7.3 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¼ x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (11 x 9 x 9 cm)...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343813 (stock #L 012)
Black lacquer ground, decorated in gold and red lacquer with an all-over design of overlapping Japanese crests, kiku and kiri mon, resembling those seen in the Kôdaiji temple, Kyoto. Black lacquer interiors, gold lacquer rims. Height 2 7/8” (7.2 cm), diameter 2 5/8” (6.7 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Very slight rubbing, otherwise perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches (10.5 x 9 x 9 cm), inscribed at cover Kôdaiji makie, natsume...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #373858 (stock #L 044)
Set of five circular red dishes, decorated in black lacquer with the flowers of the seasons. The base of thin but strong cypress wood, the wood-grain visible through of top-layer of red lacquer over a base-coat of black lacquer. Each dish decorated with a black lacquer line- drawing of one of the five seasonal plants (Plum, orchids, pine, bamboo, chrysanthemum.) Each dish signed at the underside with a gold lacquer seal ZÔHIKO. Japan, approx. 1985.
Diameter 4 ¼ in...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #344046 (stock #L 018)
Beige lacquer ground, decorated in gold and red hiramakie lacquer and sprinkled with gold powders with an all-over design of scattered maple leaves on stylized waves. Black lacquer interiors. Black bottom. Unsigned. Height 3” (7.7 cm), diameter 2 7/8” (7.3 cm). Purchased in Japan round 1990. Perfect condition
In wooden box (tomobako) 3 7/8 x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (10 x 9 x 9 cm), not matching. The box inscribed, signed and sealed at one side with the name KINSAI.

This piece is located...

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343817 (stock #L 006)
Glossy red lacquer over wooden base. Red lacquer interiors. Height 3 5/8” (9.2 cm), diameter 3 ½” (8.8 cm). Purchased at HEIANDÔ, Tokyo, ca. 1990. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¾ x 4 ¼ x 4 ¼ inches (12 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm). Seal imprint HEIANDÔ at front of tomobako.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Contemporary item #1267271 (stock #1045)
Dragon's Pearl
$480.00
A rounded, oblong tea-tray of wood decorated with an abstract pattern in different types of colored lacquer including grays, gold, silver, red and darkish tones. Some incised patterns as well. A highly aesthetic object for use or decoration by the upcoming lacquer artist Shiichiro Fujino (b. 1972 in Shiga), based in Kanazawa. Japan, 2012. L 32 cm, W 26 cm. For additional information see: “ INSPIRED SHAPES “ Contemporary Designs for Japan’s Antcient Crafts by Ori Koyama. 480
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #343311 (stock #L 001)
Design of leafy maple branches in gold and green lacquer on black. Inside black lacquer. The inside of the lid painted in gold lacquer with three fishes ascending water and a rock. Height 2 ¾” (7 cm), diameter 2 7/8” (7,2 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¼ x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (10,5 x 9 x 9 cm), inscribed at the front ‘Ao-momiji’ (Green maple leaves), large size tea caddy. Signed and with red seal imprint at front of tomoba...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 2000 item #345277 (stock #L 025)
Black lacquer ground, with gold metal mounting. Decorated in gold, red and green hiramakie lacquer with peonies growing from rocks. Signed KOKKÔSAI. Brought out by Pilot. Length 5 ¼ inches (13.3 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1995. Pristine condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 7 1/8” (L) x 1 5/8” (H) x 2 ½” (W) (18 x 4 x 6.3 cm), placed inside white cardboard box. All leaflets, instructions, etc., and 10 ink cartridges, included.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343570 (stock #L 004)
Tall and slender natsume of cylindrical shape, the deep cover and receptacle meeting at the middle of its height. Plain black lacquer ground, undecorated. Black lacquer interiors. Signed at the bottom with an incised stylized seal mark ZÔHIKO (the character zô means ‘elephant’). Height 3 1/8” (8 cm), diameter 2” (5 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1985. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¼ x 2 ¾ x 2 ¾ inches (10.7 x 7 x 7 cm), inscribed at the top of lid cha-i...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 2000 item #1313089
Oceanica
$285.00
This one is also most likely Shuho, but I will need to look into it further. Depicts what looks like grass or possibly sasa. Excellent condition signed box.
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #405855 (stock #L 124)
Elegant, functional paper knife, reminiscent of Art Nouveau Style. Smoothly carved wood base, covered with Japanese black and red lacquer (urushi), and applied with cracked eggshell. Reminiscent of Art Nouveau Style.
Length 8 15/16 in. (23 cm), width 5/16 in. (0.8 cm), in gray felt sheath. Around 1985.
Perfect condition, as new.
Charles Gauthier studied Japanese Lacquer Art for three years (1979-1981) at the Kyoto City Academy of Fine Arts, Japan.
Provenance: Private collec...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Contemporary item #1017251
From our Southeast Asia Collection, an inscribed lacquerware covered vessel from the famed U Aung Myint workshop in Myinkaba Village, Pagan Burma (Myanmar), from which the British Museum has commissioned pieces for display in London. See Isaacs and Burton, Visions from the Golden Land, Burma and the Art of Lacquer page 222-223. We had the honor, privilege, and education of watching artisans in this famous lacquer workshop creating modern masterpieces in the yun style, an extremely labor intensiv...