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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!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1313926
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$300.00
Kakinomoto Hitomaro Composing a Poem

anonymous

Edo Period

Size: Width 48.7cm Length 147cm

A rather different expression of the noted poet Kakinomoto Hitomaro. Often he is depicted sitting with his arm rest observing a distant landscape or id depicting with his usual poem inscribed. Here Hitomaro is depicted as if he is on the verge of inscribing a poem.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1313779
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$500.00
Set of Three Earthenware Banko Tea Cups

Early 20th century (Taisho-Showa Periods)

Size: Diameter 5.9cm Height 3.6cm

An interesting and rather unusual set of three tea cups with a Chinese literati theme painted on the exterior. The painting evokes of Qing to Republican Chinese literati styles with peonies set along with other floral motifs and a vase...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1313199
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Sold; Thank You. Guangzhou, China
Hagi Ware Tea Cups (kumidashi)

Tenryu Kiln, Hagi

c. 1980-1990

Size: Diameter 8.7cm, Height 5.5cm

A fine set of five vintage Hagi ware tea cups. The cups have been used where some of the cups contain tea stains, an expression often seen in antique and vintage hagi ware. Hagi along with Karatsu and Satsuma were established by Korean potters coming to Japan in the 16th century and supported by warrior tea connoisseurs...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1313040
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$100.00
Set of Four Ebony Tea Cup Saucers

Crafted by Masaharu

Size: Diameter 7.9cm Height 1.8cm

Set of four Japanese tea saucers, known as chataku in Japanese. Though it is unusual to find a set of four saucers, but it may be the availability of resources to find enough stock of ebony. In China, Ebony (known as heitan) is valued along with the other hardwoods such as zitan.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1312709
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$600.00
Set of Five Blue and White Tea Cups

真葛香山 工房 Makuzu Kozan Studios

Late Meiji to Taisho Periods

Size: Diameter 6.8cm Height 5.8cm

From an estate in Kyoto.

Makuzu Kozan, became known during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) internationally through the submission at the various expositions being held in Europe and in the United States. Through his success, the Makuzu family continued producing various wares.

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1312650
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Sold; Thank you. Kyoto, Japan.
Ki-Seto Tea Bowl With Motif of Haniwa Horse

Mizuno Juzan (1907-1978)

Size: Diameter 4.7"(12.0cm) Height 3.2"(8.2cm)

Mizuno Juzan was a noted Seto ware potter who often produced works using marble clay to create various works. His works are on display at the Seto Museum and was displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1312645
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$700.00
Literati (Nanga) Landscape

Tanomura Chokugai (1904-1997)

Size: Length 194cm Width 70.3

20th century

Chokugai, the last of the noted member of the Tanomura lineage starting with Tanomura Chikuden in the 18th century, Chokunyu during the Meiji. Chokugai served as member of the Nanga Society in Kyoto and was one few leading members in the revival of the Nanga movement in Japan during the post-war era...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1312421
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Chinese Mother of Pearl and Hardstone Inlay Lacquered Container

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 8.75" (22.3cm)

Round Chinese lacquered container decorated with a bird and flower scenery. Hard stones and mother of pearl are used to create the flora and fauna on the lid. Wear can be seen around the mouth of the container.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1312256
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$700.00
Four String Paulownia Biwa (Pipa)

Taisho to Showa Periods

Size: Height 84cm Width 33cm

A simple but standard Japanese instrument known as a biwa. Unlike the Chinese pipa, the Japanese biwa is used to recite epic stories such as the Tales of the Heike and other battle stories. Today, often the five string instruments (Chikuzen and Satsuma Biwa) are used to recite these tales instead of the classical four stringed ones.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1312089
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Chinese Forest Green Jade Bangle Qing Dynasty

Size: Outer diameter 7cm Inner diameter 5.5cm

Dark green with a spinach color are two main hues of this Jade bangle. There are small inclusions on the interior section of the dark forest green side, but are rather difficult to see.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1312088
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Marquise Shape Jadeite and Diamond Ring

Jadeite: Republican Period, Ring Late 20th century

Size: Jadeite: Length 1.4cm Thickness 0.6cm

A fine Jadeite ring cut in the shape of a marquise cabochon shape. The ring contain diamond insets set in platinum. The back of the ring is covered over with a metal cover.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1311901
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Portrait of Shide

Hueizhi

c. 1970

Size:Length 90cm Width 33.3cm

The portrait is based on the famous pair done by Yan Hui in the Yuan Dynasty (Tokyo National Museum Collection). Unfortunately, there is only Shide and not the other half, Hanshan. A chan poem is inscribed on the top by the artist.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1970 item #1311898
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Sold; Thank you. New York, NY
Blue and White Porcelain Vase

Signed Bulkook

Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 28cm Height 30cm

From a California Estate

A traditional landscape done in blue and white is seen around the exterior of the porcelain vase. The expressions seen in the landscape is often found in Korean works of art ranging from the 18th up to the 20th centuries. Influences from China are evident but the interpretations are Korean.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1311684
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$800.00
Lu Dongbin and the Quanzhen Transmission

Edo Period

Sogo (active early to mid 19th century)

67cm x 198cm

The style is similar to works done by the noted artist, Gessen and other artists from the Shijo and Maruyama Schools. The artist is not known but a similar name was found in a woodblock print published inside a book around the same period. (refer to the Waseda University Library, Collection of Edo Period Books)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1311587
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Chinese Jade Bangle

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 5cm

This bangle is not a bangle that one would presume to wear on the wrist, but the size is perfect as a pendant or be mounted on a wooden stand. Smaller bangles were popular during the Qing dynasty and many examples survive using various Jade colors and styles.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1311473
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1311268
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Jade Dragon Head Buckle

Qing Dynasty to Republican Period

Size: Length 9.5 cm Width 2cm

A finely made Chinese jade belt buckle. Though the photographs may not depict the piece well, the Jade is more of a whiter color than the odd green that is reflecting from the light. No damages or repairs are done to the piece.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1311267
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Dehua Porcelain Sculpture of the Eight Immortals

Republican Periods

Size: Height 29cm Width 28cm

A superb and interesting dehua sculpture of the eight immortals or the bashen. The expressions seen on the immortals and their acolytes are life like and their realism might be expressive of the Republican period. No significant damages are seen excluding a broken section around the tree branch. There are no noticeable repairs.