Japanese Meiji Period wooden calligraphy box with hinged top and 3 drawers. The box has the name of the town, Miyatamura, of the original owner written on the bottom of the drawers. The calligraphy box measures 11 1/2" long, 7 1/2" wide and 10" tall.
Japanese Meiji Period wooden calligraphy box with hinged top and 1 drawer. The box has the character CHO or NAGA imprinted on the bottom. The calligraphy box measures 9 1/2" long, 7 1/4" wide and 6" tall.
Japanese Meiji Period wooden calligraphy box with hinged top and 3 drawers. The box has the name and address of the original owner written on the bottom of the drawers. The calligraphy box measures 11" long, 7 1/4" wide and 7 1/2" tall.
Japanese 20th century bronze vase by bronze artist AIDA TOMIYASU (1903 - 1988). The vase is of cylindrical form with simple, elegant design in the upper half. Signed TOMIYASU on bottom. Comes with TOMOBAKO (original artist signed box). The vase measures 11 5/8" H by 3 3/4" W.
Japanese 20th century bronze vase by Living National Treasure bronze artist TAKAMURA TOYOCHIKA (1890-1972). TOYOCHIKA was the son of he famous sculptor TAKAMURA KOUN. In 1908 he became the student of famous bronze artist TSUDA SHINOBU and in 1915 he graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. He received many awards at TEITEN and other major exhibitions. He was recognized as Living National Treasure in 1964 for his specialty in metal casting using the lost wax method. The vase is of trumpet fo ...click for details
Japanese 20th century vase by Japan Living National Treasure, Tokuda Yasokichi III, born Tokuda Masahiko in Komatsu, Japan. Tokuda Yasokichi III became Living National Treasure in 1997 and is recognized for work with Saiyu, glaze color gradation technique. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed wooden storage box. The vase measures 7 1/2" tall and is 7 1/2" wide.
Japanese Meiji Period lacquer box. The lacquer box has the design of a vine plant with leaves and flowers and a single grasshopper. The grasshoppers abdomen is done in mother of pearl inlay. The box measures 5 1/2" length by 4" width by 2" height.
Japanese 20th Century plate by Japanese Living National Treasure YOSHIDA MINORI. The hibiscus and bird design is done in gold leaf over a green slip glaze and covered with a clear glaze and fired. The back has three leaves done in a beautiful dark green overglaze enamel. The edges of the plate have been skillfully trimmed in a scalloped design. YOSHIDA MINORI was born in 1932, was selected for his work with the YURI KINSAI technique of gold leaf or gold pigment underglaze style of design. Signat ...click for details
Japanese late Meiji Period iron vase with silver overlay neck, top and bottom. The iron base vase also has 3 geese and 3 leaves done in metal inlays. The inlays are done with a lot of detail. Unsigned. The vase measures 8 1/2" tall and 3 3/4" in diameter