Japanese pure silver vase with incised floral design: a bush of peonies by a rock . Incised on the body by silver artist name and stamped jungin (pure silver) and other name on bottom. H. 15,6 cm. Weight: 160 gr. Late Meiji, circa 1900. Condition: good, a part a tiny denton the upper shoulder.
Fine Bronze Okimono of a Sennin holding a Stupa which is a burner (Kogo).
A very expressive bronze figure of an Immortal (Sennin) holding a large incense burner in the shape of a Stupa on his left hand. A fish resting on top of his head; he has long hair and a pointy beard and a fierce expression. Good details rendered in gold on the kimono, the lower part and the top of the kogo and the fierce, piercing eyes. The burner is decorated with a dragon among clouds. Exquisite details revealing th ...click for details
A slender and beautifully hammered silver vase, the body of which is multi-facetted ending in a long neck with a narrow opening. Stamped in the bottom with silver marks for authenticity. Includes a small base of hardwood. Late Meiji to early Taisho, c. 1910Ė1920. Inscribed kiri-box: ďVase made of pure silver.Ē H 24.5 cm. CONDITION: Excellent.
A superbly carved okimono in boxwood depicting an eagle resting on a rock with its head turned backwards. Inlaid eyes. Signed on base: Ikko. Japan, Meiji, ca. 1875. H 15 cm. Condition: Old drying crack to base, otherwise in perfect condition.
A small and very fine blue and white porcelain incense burner for use in tea ceremony, decorated with textile pattern and flowers; it is made of two parts jointed together before been painted and glazed. On the bottom, the artist name. Lid of hardwood. Taisho. H 6 cm (w. lid).†Condition: fine.
A brush holder of finely, carved ivory depicting three, youthful immortals (Sennin) playing in a garden setting w. a large pine tree and a well. The scene has been carved in deep relief with numerous fine details. Fitted stand of hardwood. Japan, Meiji, ca. 1880. H. 18 cm, W. 7 cm at base and 6,5 cm at top. (H. 20.5 cm with stand). Condition: Excellent, no breaks or losses.
A very attractive and decorative pair of ivory beakers mounted on black, lacquered stands with gold staffing. Each beaker is decorated with cranes in a stylized landscape rendered in high gold. Meiji, around 1900. H 23,5 cm. (incl. stand). Condition: Excellent with only minor rubbing to gold. ( NO Paypal payment is accepted )
A very fine kakemono with a minimalistic and delicate rendering of Mt. Fuji. Ink on silk. Exquisitely mounting in a metallic blue silk. Ivory scroll knobs. Signed: Gyokusho.* Dated: 1904. H 17.5 cm, W 28 cm (picture itself). Condition: Very good w. minor wear due to age.
Kawabata Gyokusho (1842Ė1913). An important Meiji painter who specialized in what became known as Japanese style painting (Nihonga). Taught at the Academy of Fine Arts in Tokyo during the Meiji period. Was instrumental in int ...click for details
A very nice shoe-shaped tea bowl of ceramic partly covered in iron-brown glaze with traces of black. Signed: Soían . Japan, late Edo ca. 1850. H 7.5 cm, L 13.5 cm. Condition: Excellent, but with an original firing flaw on upper part of inside well.