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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!
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1328677
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Large Sized Temple Hanging Scroll of Shakyamuni Buddha

Artist Unknown

Edo Period

Size: Height 209cm Width 92.5cm

Scroll is missing one Brass cover. Folds, staining and wear is seen on the mounting and painting...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1328194
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$500.00
Tachi with Sakura motif himo

Koyo

1970-1980

Size: 53cm x 194.8cm / 20.8" x 76.6"

Condition: There are some damages to the mounting on the upper area. Mostly on the back side of the scroll...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1326244
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$800.00
View of Court Nobles Picking Wakamatsu

Study of Ukita Ikkeisai (1795-1859)

Late Meiji to Showa Period

Size: Scroll: Width 92cm Height 211cm, Painting: Width 71.5cm Height 152cm

A large painting done on silk depicting court nobles picking pine seedlings. The practice was done during the Heian period where young sprouts of pine trees would be picked and used for the new year...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1325963
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$1000.00
Carps and Crabs

Saichu Sanjin (1836-1900)

Size: Scroll Width 74cm Height 214cm Painting Width 51cm Height 131cm

From a collection of Japanese Paintings on the West Coast.

Condition: Scroll has been kept in fine condition. Wrinkles on the paper is seen. The scroll is missing its other end.

Saichu Sanjin, or the other reading of saichu is minomushi a poetic word found in the Pillow Book...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1325961
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$1200.00
Oversize Japanese Literati Landscape Scroll

Fusai or Hosen

c. 1877

Size: Width 118cm Height 208.5cm

From a West Coast estate of Japanese Art.

Unfortunately nothing is known who the artist is, but during the Meiji there was a large popularity of literati landscape scrolls and various artists, professional and amateurs were producing works. Interestingly, this work is rather unusual of its sheer size...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1303038
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$800.00
Landscape

Attributed to Nakabayashi Chikuto (1776-1853)

c. 1823, Edo Period

Size: Scroll: Length 201cm Width 66cm Painting: Length 130cm Width 44.5cm

Box is inscribed by Yazuchi Kinzan (1851-1920)

An interesting literati landscape retaining the signature of the noted artist, Nakabayashi Chikuto. Chikuto is known for painting mountains in the form plateaus and angular cliff faces...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1295331
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Geometric Patterned Rare Tetsubin

Ryubundo 龍文堂

c. 1920

Size: Diameter 18.41cm Height 24.13cm

A rather unusual and interesting iron tea pot or tetsubin produced by Japan's noted firm, Ryubundo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1293546
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$800.00
Cat Staring at Mouse

Ando Hiroshige School, c. 19th century

Size:Overall Length 80 cm Height 128cm

A cat squatting and staring at a black mouse. The style seen in the cat is similar to block prints done by the famous master, Ando Hiroshige. The Hiroshima school continued for two generations using the same name and producing the famous landscape prints until the Meiji Period...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1276685
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Sold; Thank you. Ann Arbor, MI
Rabbit Among Bush clover

Yuhosai

Taisho-Showa Period

Size: Length 161cm Width 41cm

Rabbits retain both an auspicious and religious symbolism within Japanese culture. In Shinto mythology the rabbit is considered to be the messenger of Okuni no Nushi and also helped him in one of his journeys...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1232830
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View of Futarasan, Nikko

By: Tsuchiya Kouitsu

Showa 11 (1936) August

Size: Height 29cm width 20.5 cm

Tsuchiya Kouitsu was a contemporary of Kawase Hasui and produced a series of prints depicting various Japanese scenery. Interestingly, Kouitsu and Hasui both published their works under the Doi Woodblock Studio during the early part of the 20th century ( Showa Period)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1232829
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View of Matsushima

By Tsuchiya Kouitsu (1870-1949)

Period: Showa 11 ( 1937) January

Size: Height 29cm width 20.5 cm

Tsuchiya Kouitsu was trained by the noted Ukiyo-e artist, Kobayashi Kiyochika during the Meiji period and along with Kawase Hasui produced modern Japanese prints depicting scenic views of different parts of Japan...

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$7300.00
Although the precise deity is not known, judging from the way the face appears, the eyes, structure of the teeth, the image appears similar to the face of the deity, Zao Gongen who is the central deity at Kinpusenji in Yoshino, Nara. Also Zao Gongen is the wrathful form of the Cintamani Avalokitesvara.

The bust was produced in the 25th year of Showa (1950) by Uehara Mitsuhiko. Nothing is known who the artist was or where he was situated in Japan...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1201048
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$1500.00
This scroll records the visit of the Zen master Arai to the island of Hawaii in the 1930s. Arai, a monk with some distinction, visits Nuuanu Pali, a battlefield...
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Contemporary item #1178880
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$5000.00
Shizuko Greenblatt is based in Los Angeles, CA and has produced works of art combining traditional calligraphy and modern/contemporary styles. Shizuko studied art with Vicki Dolnick, who was a student of acclaimed artist Richard Diebenkorn at Stanford University. Her energetic works are displayed at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) GZ-Basel in Switzerland, The Japanese Embassy in Switzerland, Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena and has received numerous awards for her work.

The work is tit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1176585
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$720.00
A lively and humorous scroll of an otafuku throwing beans at two demons. The theme is related to the most important holiday in the Japanese calendar which is Setsubun during the first week of February. Setsubun is the season where the Japanese officially purify themselves of all defilements accumulated in the past and to start anew with good fortune.

Age: 20th century

Artist: Koshu

Size: Length: 78" Width: 15"

Mounted in a tea scroll style with patterned paper. Roller ends are lacqu...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1173878
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$1,800.00
Meigetsu Seifu (A clear moon and pure wind) is the zen koan for the scroll presented. The scroll would be perfect for a setting with the moon or an evening in Spring or Autumn.

The scroll was inscribed by Hayashi Ekyo (1885-1979) who resided in Myoshinji and became the abbot of Tofukuji temple. The box contains an authentication by Fukushima Keido (1933-2011) who was well known within Western zen circles for his transmission of zen. Fukshima Keido became abbot of Tofukuji and taught to indivi...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1970 item #1168787
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$850.00
An interesting contemporary Bizen ware vase shaped in a container like form reminiscent of old Jomon and Yayoi wares found in the old tombs in Nara and other regions in Japan. Work has been signed but the artist is unknown.

Condition: The work contains no damages, chips, wears, or cracks. A water test can be done to check if the vase is still usable.

Age: Showa Period

Size: Length: 8" Width: 5" Height: 9"...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1161870
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$150.00
An interesting stained and incised bamboo object where a snake is holding a gold coin and comes from the shine at Mt. Takao, a noted shrine in Kyoto.

For centuries, white snakes were associated with the deity, Benzaiten and a regional shinto deity and was thought to bring good fortune and wealth.

The bamboo hanging object is painted/ stained and incised with the motif of snake set in the shrine forest holding a gold coin.

Age: 20th century.

Size: Height: 15" Width: 4"...