Shippodo Shippodo 新古美術七寳堂
Specialities are: Antique Japanese hanging scrolls and Vintage to Antique Japanese Tea Ceremony wares. We also provide various items found in Japan and offer them to clients here in the United States, Europe, and to the world. Please feel free to ask us a question. We also accept consignments in Japanese and Chinese antiques. Please email us to schedule an appointment.

We also can refer work for restoration of Japanese and Chinese scrolls and screens.

Local San Francisco Bay area residents: We can deliver your item to you at no extra charge. Email us for more inquiries!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1167324
Shippodo
$250.00
A mid-size document or letter box to hold documents or paper used for writing letters. The box is made using thin strips of paper and weaving the paper into a box. A layer of paper is covered on both the inside and outside then lacquer is coated on the top. The inner layer is covered with paper again and the box is finished. These boxes were used daily in most Japanese homes to hold kimonos, cloths, and other small objects...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1189328
Shippodo
$450.00
西村象彦 高台寺蒔絵棗

The Kodaiji motif originates from the temple founded by Hideyoshi's wife, Nene in the late 16th century...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1950 item #1190829
Shippodo
$250.00
A Japanese lacquered tray decorated with a group of cranes flying in the sky. The cranes are done in makie where gold pigment and colored lacquer is used to decorate a piece either coated with lacquer or a polished wooden piece. Cranes are a symbol of longevity in East Asia and are found predominantly in Siberia to Manchuria and migrate to Japan in Winter.

Age: Showa Period: 1926-1989

Size: Height 1.5" Length 15.5" Width 10.5"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1240470
Shippodo
$875.00
Kakamura Bori Lacquer Hiro Buta (Kimono Trays)

Artist unknown

Taisho-Showa Period

Size: Large tray: Length 24" Width 15" Height 2.75" Smaller Tray: Length 23" Width 14.5" Height 2.75"

Hiro buta were an essential part of most Japanese households up to the beginning of the war in the late 1930s. Often these were made from a set of two trays where one tray contained the accessories necessary for a kimono (i.e. obi, obi accessories, etc.) and the larger tray held the main kimonos...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1240598
Shippodo
$180.00
Kamakura Bori Lacquer Dish

Hakkodo

Late Showa (1950-1970)

Size: Diameter 9.75" Height 1.75"

Hakkodo was originally a Buddhist sculpture studio based in Kamakura producing Buddhist statues in the Kei school (manner similar to Unkei and Kaikei) The studio existed in a region where for nearly 700 years generations of sculptors produced life-like images of the Buddha, Bodhisattvas and various deities...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1311473
Shippodo
Sold; Thank you. Anchorage, Alaska
Japanese Butsudan (Buddhist Altar)

20th century

Size: Height 5ft. Width 2ft. (Height 152cm Width 31cm (approx.)

Finely crafted Japanese Buddhist altar known as a butsudan. Makie is done on the panels of the altar and the interior appears as if one is in the interior section of the temple altar. electrical components are found on the altar. * Note: The Buddhist image is a sample image of how it will look. Image is not included.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1318439
Shippodo
$3800.00
Japanese Lacquer Frame Plaque Done in Makie: Okina and Folding Fan

Keigetsu

Late 20th century

Size: Length 61.5cm Width 46cm Thickness: 5cm

The mask depicting an old man and the folding fan are elements used in a performance known as Sambaso and often performed by Kyogen and Noh actors. The mask appears in other plays like Takasago and other related subjects.

The panel is thought to be made by the noted 20th century artist, Kikuchi Keigetsu (1979-1955)...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1325174
Shippodo
$1600.00
Harukoma Makie Natsume

Sakurai Ichiryo

Late 20th century

Diameter 6.7cm Height 7cm

The horse headed toy is often referred to as a harukoma and is a motif often used for the year of the horse or other occasions. The work comes with a tomobako.The artist is based in Wajima of Ishikawa Prefecture...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1328332
Shippodo
$75.00
Lacquer Incense Container (kogo) with momiji or Maple Leaf designs

20th century

Artist unknown

Diameter 7cm Height 1.6cm

No box or tomobako comes with the piece.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1329699
Shippodo
$2000.00
Chrysanthemum and Palownia Makie Hira Natsume

Wada Kinsai

20th century

Size: Diameter 7.6cm Height 5.5cm

Comes with a tomobako.

Wada Kinsai is a makie artist based in Yamanaka, Ishikawa Prefecture.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1333784
Shippodo
$500.00
Tsuishu Cinnabar Lacquer Tray

Mid to Late 20th century

Size: Length 24cm Width 24cm Height 2.3cm

The rich repetoire of Japanese lacquer represents the influences of other cultures that uses lacquer. This example is inspired by the red cinnabar lacquer ware often produced in Ming and Qing dynasty China. The piece is emulating the aging and wear where on the top the pattern is covered with red lacquer.