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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #950069 (stock #JW002)
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A good 19th century Japanese carved bamboo incense holder, the long thin cylindrical bamboo tube finely carved in shallow-relief with a continuous scene of Samurais in battle, the bamboo has aged to an attractive golden color, with fitted ivory cap and end.

DATE : Japanese, Meiji period, late 19th Century.

MARK : no mark or signature.

SIZE : approximately 10 1/2" (26.6 cm) in length.

CONDITION : perfect condition, one fine and minor age split to the bott...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #583044 (stock #JW003)
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A superb 19th century Meiji period antique Japanese ivory Shibayama Okimono of a Buddha, the figure finely carved and modeled as sitting on rockwork, his robe lightly incised with floral motifs, the rosary and robes inlaid with varying sizes and shades of mother-of-pearl beads and other colored stones, the figure mounted on an ivory stand and signed in a small circle underneath. Excellent detail work and the ivory has aged to a warm creamy tone...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #444165 (stock #JW002)
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A good and decorative 19th century antique Japanese cloisonné vase, the compressed globular body with a long trumpet neck, finely worked on the shoulder with five gliding cranes in white, red and green enamels, all against a deep midnight-blue ground, the top rim and base bound in gilded copper, the base signed.

DATE : Japanese, Meiji period, late 19th Century.

MARK : stamped signature on base.

SIZE : approximately 6" (15.3 cm) high.

CONDITION : excellent...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #437066 (stock #JC009)
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A good and decorative 19th century antique Japanese Imari porcelain covered jar, attractively painted with compartmentalized of flowers and huts, in typical Imari palette of blue, red and gilt, the cover with similar decoration and mounted with a large gilded 'shi-shi' dog finial.

DATE : Japanese, Meiji period, 19th century.

MARK : no base mark or signature.

SIZE : approximately 14 1/4" (36 cm) overall height.

CONDITION : perfect condition apart from gildi...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #361540 (stock #JC008)
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A fine and unusual 19th century antique Japanese Imari porcelain basket / vase, the rounded cylindrical bucket attractively decorated with compartments of flowers, trees, and shi-shi medallions, all in typical Imari palette of iron-red, blue, green, and extensive gilding, the handles similarly decorated...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #333988 (stock #JC006)
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An exquisite and stunningly beautiful pair of antique Japanese Satsuma earthenware vases, of ovoid form, each superbly decorated with birds flying amidst blossoms in colored enamels and gilt, against a deep midnight-blue ground, top and bottom rims gilded, the base of each vase inscribed with the artist signature.

COMMENT : At first glance, these vases could be mistaken for fine quality gold-wire cloisonne ware, and indeed the superb detail applied to these vases are equal to, if not b...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #315329 (stock #JC005)
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A fine and very rare antique Japanese Hirado blue and white porcelain Shishi, superbly modeled with the figure in a seated position and front paws raised, the eyebrows, mane and tail decorated in underglaze-blue, finely incised detail to some areas.

REFERENCE : A similar blue and white Hirado porcelain Shishi, though much bigger in size than the present lot, was illustrated on the front cover of the book "Hirado: Price of Porcelain" by Louis Lawrence (see last image).

DATE...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #314071 (stock #JC004)
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A very fine quality pair of antique Japanese Satsuma earthenware vases, beautifully potted of ovoid jar form, superbly painted with numerous flowers above a simulated woven bamboo basket, delicate gilding detail, the rim further gilded and the base signed.

DATE : Japanese, Meiji period, late 19th Century.

MARK : both vases signed on the base 'Ni Kozan' within rectangular panel...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #302384 (stock #JW001)
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A very fine and large antique Japanese ivory Shibayama page turner, the long thinly cut ivory section of good creamy-yellow tone, one side of the handle finely decorated and exquisitely inlaid in semi-precious stones with a bird above a Japanese lady and child, the reverse decorated and further inlaid with a bee above flowering branches, below which a small ovoid metal plaque containing the artist signature.

DATE : Japanese, Meiji period, late 19th Century.

MARK : indeciphe...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #280157 (stock #JC003)
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A very fine and rare large antique Japanese blue and white porcelain ginger jar, inside lid and cover, superbly decorated with prunus flowers against underglaze-blue cracked-ice pattern ground of rich tone, a band of key-fret pattern around the shoulder, the details finely picked out in gilt, the original cover similarly decorated, the base bears the artist signature...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #261486 (stock #JC002)
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A very fine and exceptional antique Japanese Imperial Fukagawa porcelain baluster vase, finely potted of simple yet extremely elegant form, covered allover in an even pale-celadon glaze, the body decorated with a gold Imperial mon (kiku mon) of chrysanthemum form containing exactly sixteen petals, the rim also gilded. The base signed Fukagawa. This vase was a present from the Emperor and Empress of Japan, a name card bearing the gold Imperial mon is attached...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #258065 (stock #JC001)
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A superb antique Japanese Satsuma earthenware koro and cover, intricately decorated with panels of Deities, elaborately gilded, raised on small tripod feet, the metal cover equally finely decorated with intricate patterns. Artist signature on the base. Wooden stand included...