Japanese Meiji Period bronze vase. The large vase has a crabs within the rocks design, with the crabs done in high relief. Beautifully done with great realism. The bottom of the vase has the stamp of the artist, KANSAI. The large vase stands 14" tall and is 8" wide at the widest. The base of the vase is 4 3/4" in diameter.
Japanese Meiji Period bronze vase. The vase has the design of a single tiger coming out from the bamboo forest. The eyes and teeth of the tiger and even some of the bamboo leaves are done in different metals. In addition to the bronze the vase uses gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi. Made by metal artist, OSHIMA JOUN. Signed JOUN SAKU on bottom of vase. Beautifully designed and executed. Comes with original wooden storage box. The vase stands 12 1/4" tall and is 6" wide at the top a ...click for details
Japanese Meiji Period bronze vase with heron design. The vase has a single heron wading in the water next to a weeping willow. The heron is done in high relief. and leaves of the weeping willow are done in inlaid silver. There are also long blades of another plant next to the tree done in inlaid copper. The signature of the artist is also done in inlaid silver. It says CHIKA YOSHI SEI. Vase comes with storage box. The vase measures 12 1/4" tall, 1 3/4" in diameter at top and 3 1/4" ...click for details
Japanese late 19th to early 20th century lacquer SUZURIBAKO. Beautiful black lacquer SUZURIBAKO decorated with gold and silver lacquer in a cherry tree and blossom design. Inside of box is decorated in NASHIJI with more cherry blossoms. Blossoms are painted on even the inside of the rims. The box measures 8" wide, 8 5/8" long and is 1 5/8" tall.
Japanese early 20th century lacquer stand for SAKE cups. The top of the stand has 3 slits cut into it and sits into the top of the stand. If any SAKE is spilled while pouring, the slits are meant to catch the overflow. The stand is set on 2 tall legs. The black lacquer is decorated with gold lacquer. The top has the "3 friends", pine, bamboo and plum tree painted in a landscape. the sides of the legs are done with pine trees and Japanese sacred cranes, all good luck symbols. Stand has ...click for details
Japanese late 19th century KYOTO ware tea bowl. This bowl is delicately handpainted in overglaze enamels and gold in fine geometric and floral designs. The inside rim of the bowl is painted with flowers, plants and butterflies. The deep bowl measures 4 1/2" in diameter and is 2 7/8" tall.
Japanese early 20th century art deco bronze swan. The swan is done in a silver and gold finish. Beautifully designed and executed by artist, JOSHIN. Signed JOSHIN on the bottom. The swan measures 8 3/8" tall, by 9" long and 3 1/2" wide. Comes with box.
Japanese 19th century HIRADO ware plate. The flat plate is beautifully shaped like a 5 petaled flower, with one edge of each petal overlapping the petal underneath. The plate has the design of a bamboo basket filled with grapes and persimmons. The plate measures 8 3/8" wide in diameter and 1" tall.
Japanese early 19th century blue and white HIRADO ware dish in the shape of an abalone shell. The dish has a landscape design painted in underglaze blue. On the back of the dish is the design of waves hitting against rocks painted in 3 areas. The dish measures 9" wide by 8 1/4" tall by 1 1/8" deep