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Age: Late Edo-Meiji Period
Size: length 5.75" width 3" height 3.1"
Ko dansu are small chests used to store important pieces of incense. Pieces of aloes wood and high grade sandalwood were coveted for centuries for their rarity and smell. The most famous incense wood is the Ranjatai, part of the collection of the Shosoin Repository Treasure...
Period: Qing Period or earlier
Size: Diameter: 4.25" Height 2.25"
Tianmu bowls were generally tea bowls that first appeared in the Song dynasty with the popularity of ground tea. Dark bowls such as the tenmoku or tian mu bowls were used to show the color of the tea and whisked better. Later, these bowls were brought to Japan and continued to be used in the tea ceremony...
Signed Yi Fu-Chiu (1698-1774?)
Size: 96 cm x 64.5 cm
Chinese paintings were one of the few important imports for Japan since trade was done between the two nations around the 7th to 8th centuries. Each moment was distinct in relation to the dynasties Japan traded with. The 17th-18th centuries was a refreshing moment for Japan with strong interests in the latest technology, religions, texts, and the arts...
Period: Meiji Period (1868-1880)
Size: height 48.25" width 19"
Fujiwara no Yasumasa (958-1036) was a not only famous for his skills in flute playing, but also the husband of the famous poet, Izumi Shikibu. Yasumasa, as many legendary men of Japanese history, was part of Fujiwara Michinaga's political group supporting the Fujiwara clan faction and oversaw different provinces during his lifetime...
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The vase comes with a tomobako signed and sealed by the artist...
Period: Late Qing-Early Republic
Size: diameter 7" height 7.5"
Size:41.7cm by 115cm / 16.4" x45.2"
In China, various renditions of this theme are done with the monk Beisu or a scholar named Cheng who both write calligraphy on a banana leaf...