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 : 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. The work contains a signature and seal of the noted Edo period artist, Ukita Ikkei but the painting might be a st...

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. The artist lived by constantly traveling throughout Japan, living the way of a sanjin or man of th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1325962
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$880.00
Views of the Tokaido Route

Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai

Late 19th century

Size: (Scroll) Width 49.2cm Height 182cm

Painting: Width 32.3cm Height 105cm

From a West Coast estate of Japanese Art

Though the works are attributed to Katsushika Hokusai, the themes are those often used by ukiyoe artists of the time. Originally the scrolls were a set of three but the other has gone missing.

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. Possibly the artist may have been influenced of Chinese works produced during the Qi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1325959
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Tanuki Osho

Mamebo

Size: Length 4.5cm Width 4cm Height 4.5cm

Early 20th century.

Though the term netsuke is used, since the overall size is similar, rather the piece is a miniature kimono evoking the senses of a netsuke. The work contains a seal on the bottom. A small chip is see on the front of the piece.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1325943
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$260.00
Yixing Sculpture of Snails

20th century

Size: Length 8cm Width 6cm Height 6cm

A seal is found on the side of the sculpture, but rather difficult to read.

Condition: No damages, chips, or issues are found on the piece.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1325939
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$350.00
Yixing Tea Pot

c. Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 20cm Height 9cm

Contains a seal reading Shi bian on the bottom of the tea pot

Condition: There is a chip on the spout of the teapot. Otherwise no damages or issues with the pot overall.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1325936
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$600.00
Monkeys on Plum Tree

Attributed to Mori Sosen (1747-1821)

Work: Mid to Late 19th century

Size: Length 79.5cm Width 33.5cm Scroll: Length 161cm Width 41cm

Condition: Scroll has damages on the edges, wrinkles on the painting surface, roller ends are missing. The ten (or the top section of the scroll has wear from the folds made when the scroll is tied.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1970 item #1325932
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$500.00
Chinese Zhisha Tea Pot

c. 1970

Size: Diameter 16cm Height 9cm

Tea pot contains a seal reading: Jin Quanniao 金全鳥

Condition: No chips, cracks, stains, wear is found on the piece.

Was purchased in London in the 1970s.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1325174
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$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. Ichiryo's works were purchased by the government of the Soviet Union prior to its collapse and change to modern Russia.His works have been considered as, " modern Rinpa" inspired by the works o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1324618
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Chinese Namu Weight with Niaomu Balance

Qing Dynasty

Length 12.5"

A classical and traditional Chinese weight made from nanmu wood. The weight has the brass plates used to place objects as well as the weights to determine the mass. A wax seal is found on the case.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1324616
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Japanese Pewter (Suzu) Tea Canister

Keishin

c. 1950

Size: Diameter 3.5"

Tea canisters made from pewter were often the preferred material by Japanese tea connoisseurs in the sencha tradition. Pewter canisters were made to keep air out from the inside and retained the tea's flavor. The canister is decorated with motifs preferred by the literati class. There is a dent on the body of the canister.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1324613
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Agate Dzi Bead

19th century or before

Length 6cm

One of the few common forms of agate bead where no patterns decorate the body of this bead. Slight chips and wear can be seen on the edges of the bead.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1324547
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Japanese Lacquer Writing Box (Suzuri Bako), Sakura Makie

Meiji Period

Size: Width 6.6" (16.8cm) Length 9.6" (24.4cm) Height 1.5" (4cm)

Condition: Scratches on the bottom of the box, one corner has chip on the bottom and the lip of the bottom section of the box. Also note that the inkstone is not made of the usual stone but is made from a wooden core with lacquer coated to mimic an inkstone.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1323910
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$2,500.00
Tetsubin, Iron Tea Kettle

Kikuchi Masamitsu

1970-1980

Size: Diameter 7.3" Height 8.7"

The tetsubin has not been used, hence no rust, stains, damages, or other wear. Comes with the original tomobako.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1323368
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$180.00
Red Raku Incense Container, For the Year of the Horse

Kato Koraku

20th century

Size: Width 2.4 in : Length 2.1 in : Height 1.1 in

Comes with signed tomobako

Perfect for those born in the Year of the Horse or when the zodiac comes around.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1323118
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Sterling Silver Plate with One Yuan

c. 1969

Size: Diameter 8.3cm

From a private Chinese American collection of Chinese sterling silver

An interesting plate with the motif of Britannia standing and on the reverse, the Chinese characters for one yuan along with arabic writing. It is not known which region the coin was issued, but possibly in the British territories in Asia.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1323116
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$500.00
Negoro Lacquer Plate

Late Edo Period

Size: Diameter 5.5" Height 1.1"

The distinct red lacquer with a black lacquer base often appearing beneath the red lacquer layer and other old red lacquer pieces are often referred to Negoro, where most of the older objects came from the large temple complex, Negoroji in present day Wakayama. Many of the objects originating from the temple contain an inscription of the temple's name on the bottom and the surviving pieces of lacquer were mostly red (th...