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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1246658
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$2000.00
Black Lacquered Pair of Stirrups (Abumi)

Edo Period

Size: Length 11.5" Width 5" Height 9.5"

These types of stirrups were often used by the nobility and higher ranking samurai and are different from the simpler thin stirrups often used by government officials and guards. At times, these stirrups can be decorated with gold makie.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1246657
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$3,300.00
Gold Lacquered Shokudai (Candle Stand)

Edo-Meiji Period

Height 31" Diameter 7.5"

This pair of gold lacquered candle stands in a fluted chrysanthemum style design. This pair of stands may have been used in a temple environment where these stands would be used on the side alcoves where scrolls of the masters, protectors, and other deities would be displayed.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246286
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$600.00
Crows Frolicking

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx)

Although no records or materials are found who Yamashita Butsugai was, but he may have been active during the early part of the 20th century, when the traditional Chinese literati movements became popular in Japan. The Bunjinga and Nanga circles were established in the Edo period,continued to be popular during the Meiji ( see: Sato Doshin's work on Meiji period art).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246285
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$600.00
Literati Summer Landscape

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx)

Although no records or materials are found who Yamashita Butsugai was, but he may have been active during the early part of the 20th century, when the traditional Chinese literati movements became popular in Japan. The Bunjinga and Nanga circles were established in the Edo period,continued to be popular during the Meiji ( see: Sato Doshin's work on Meiji period art).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246284
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$600.00
Scholar Amidst the Autumn Forest

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx)

Although no records or materials are found who Yamashita Butsugai was, but he may have been active during the early part of the 20th century, when the traditional Chinese literati movements became popular in Japan. The Bunjinga and Nanga circles were established in the Edo period,continued to be popular during the Meiji ( see: Sato Doshin's work on Meiji period art).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246283
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$630.00
Album Leaf Painting of Hanshan and Shide

Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx.)

Hanshan and Shide are the famous zen poets, beloved internationally for their provocative poetry. In the West, Hanshan is known as Cold Mountain and various visual and literary material has been produced based on the obscure figure...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246282
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$600.00
Literati Landscape

By: Yamashita Butsugai (active 20th century)

Size: Length: 17" Height 14" (approx)

Although no records or materials are found who Yamashita Butsugai was, but he may have been active during the early part of the 20th century, when the traditional Chinese literati movements became popular in Japan. The Bunjinga and Nanga circles were established in the Edo period,continued to be popular during the Meiji ( see: Sato Doshin's work on Meiji period art).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1245006
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At time referred to as sage jubako or bento, no-bento, sage-ju, etc. These picnic sets represent the insatiable love for nature by the Japanese. During the spring and autumn seasons these set would be used by samurai and merchant families to view the cherry blossoms or the maple leaves. This set appears to be made possibly for a lady.

The set is decorated with shu-urushi (vermillion lacquer) decorated with motif of vines done in hira makie and nashiji...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1243564
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$1,800.00
Portait of Baisa-o making tea

Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907)

Size: Height 70.2" Width 16.4"

The work dates to around 1862-1868

Baisao is sitting with his tea utensils and preparing cups of tea for those to enjoy the aroma and flavor that green tea is known for.

Chokunyu painted this work when a memorial for the founder of sencha-do, Baisao was erected in 1862...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1243563
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Painting of Arhats (J: Rakkan C: Luohan)

Mano Gyotei (1874-1934)

Size: 75" wide and 73" tall

The fierce, humanistic, and zen-like qualities can be seen in these paintings of different arhats. Each arhat representing their understanding of enlightenment engages the viewer in a silent conversation with each arhat. Usually a set of 18 arhats are painted but here we have 6 panels of depicting 8 of the 18 arhats...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1242959
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$3,000.00
Nozarashi

Akamatsu Unrei (1892-1958)

Painted in 1915

Size: Length 78" Width 28"

Akamatsu Unrei is known for his traditional literati landscape paintings and other Nihonga subject matter. Not the eccentric subjects. The painting dates to the winter of 1915 around the time when Unrei was undergoing his training as a painter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1242941
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$800.00
Antique Paulownia Hibachi with Vines Set near a Fence Makie

Taisho Period

Size: Diameter 14" Height 9"

Often the motif of a bamboo fence with flora originate with the noted Song Dynasty poet, Tao Yuanming. His version was the fence with chrysanthemums. In Japan, this motif expanded with other flowers and plants with various literary allusions...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1242730
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$7,000.00
Shunga Handscroll

Artist Unknown

Late Edo-Meiji

Size: Length 180"-190" Width 13.5"

Originally Shunga paintings were meant as teaching tools to the children of the ruling warrior and nobility class in continuing the blood lineage of the family. As Japan stabilized its society during the Edo period shunga took off onto a new genre of art. The expressions and creativity of the artist. Also recently the British Museum held an exhibition exploring this genre.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1242635
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Literati Landscape

Tani Buncho (1763-1841)

Size: Approx. Length 81"-83" Width 28"

Tani Buncho was known to have painted very rough and simple landscapes often blending the Sesshu style broken ink landscapes and the themes of Chinese literati landscapes. Scholastic research has taken note that Buncho often did these styles of landscapes during the height of his career during the early part of the 19th century.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1242506
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$1400.00
Scholar Literati at His Study

Kano Eibou (?) (Edo Period 19th century)

Size: Length 43" Width 17"

Portraits or images of scholar literati begin in the Song dynasty. The famous portrait of a Shitaifu along with a painting of a portrait of his bust is one of the famous works found in the Palace Museum Collection. Since this painting, subsequent renditions and other works honoring noted literati poets such as Tao Yuanming and Su Dongpo were painted...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1242433
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$275.00
Winter Landscape on Folding Fan

Taigado Kason (Active in the Taisho to early Showa Period)

Size: Length 16" Height 10.5"

Literati or Nanga paintings became popular as Japan modernized in the late 19th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1242165
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$1500.00
Kannon on the Rocks (White Robe Kannon) Odake Kokkan (1880-1945)

Size: Length 82.5" Width 20.25"

Comes with tomobako. From a San Francisco Estate of a noted individual who helped transmit zen to the West.

Odake Kokkan was educated in the time when Japan was evolving its painting tradition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1240586
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$800.00
Antique Karatsu or Seto Ware Jar

Artist Unknown

Edo or Meiji Period

Size: Diameter 13" Height 12.5"

The style of the stark contrast of dark blue to navy with a white over glaze like pattern is often seen in Chosen Karatsu or Tako Karatsu. However, the detail work on the chrysanthemum is rather often seen in Seto ware.