Japanese Edo Period late 18th - first part 19th century museum quality wood carved Okimono of shishi in magnificent dynamic position, signed by the artist. The Okimono is very detailed and has a high hand polishing and original brown patina. The interior of the jaw and tongue are painted with red enameling. The engraved signature is on the bottom of Shishi. It has a proper age patina, no damages. 12" long x 8" tall 6 3/4" deep.
Japanese Edo Period first part C19th presentational rare wood lacquer case with 10 original arrows. It is decorated with fine gold nashiji and hiromaki-e gold-lacquer mons over the top and the bottom of the case, symbolic decorations and two opening doors- panels on the top and the bottom of the case. Serious collectors welcome. 11 5/8" tall x 3 1/8" wide x 2" deep.
Japanese Meiji Period C19th life-like wood hand-carved Okimono of Japanese Chin dog with glass inlaid eyes. It has greenish eyes and fine details over paws as well as the rest of the okimono. The bottom of okimono is also carved. 14" long x 8 1/2" deep x 5 3/4" tall.
Japanese Meiji Period fine wood carved Okimono of a seated Monkey with eyes inlaid in mother-of-pearls. It is in dynamic position. The okimono is hand carved from one piece of wood and is very detailed. The signature of the maker is on the bottom of okimono. It says Nikko. 8 1/4" tall x 6 1/2" wide x 6 1/2" deep.
Museum quality Japanese Edo Period sterling silver and lacquer complete tobacco smoking set with three drawers, sterling handles in a shape of turtles, a sterling silver handle mounted over bamboo silver cast leafs. There are two sterling silver finely made, pierced and chiseled removable bowls, one with a handle and a pierced top and the other one with a hand-hammered lid and a chiseled body. Both are made with sterling silver...
Very rare Japanese pre-1900 important presentation wood lacquer Okimono of a sword shirosaya on an original wood lacquer base. This is not a sword with a blade but an okimono; it does not open and was never supposed to be opened.It is in wonderful condition. 21 tall x 16" long x 5 1/2" deep
Japanese 1915 Boxwood Okimono of two Akita puppies, signed by Shomei (Masaaki0. It is finely carved and has a great original patina. The Okimono is signed by the artist. 7" tall x 8 1/2" wide x 8" deep.
Japanese Meiji Period 19th century wood lacquer mirror - shaped Suzuribaku. It is finely decorated with a scene of two butterflies and flowers with flower blossoms and grass, made with maki-e and hiromaki-e techniques. The box has a complete set of ceramic unusually shaped suiteki (signed by the artist) and gilded ink-stone placed in mirror-imitating wood silver lacquer inner tray . The box is in good condition for its age. It has no losses over lacquer. 9 3/4" x 7 1/4" x 1 1/4"
Magnificent big Japanese wood lacquer Document Box with an inner tray, made with maki-e and hiromaki-e and nashiji technique decorations of flower bushes and blossoms on top and sides of the cover and the body of the box. The painting work is done over ruby-red basse- taile- like background. The interior of the box, the bottom and the tray are made with black lacquer. 13 1/2" long x 11" wide x 6" tall.
Japanese Taisho Period (1912-1924) wood lacquer box made with maki-e technique over flowers with fine nashiji, made with maki-e and hiromaki-e lacquer work techniques. 9 1/2" long x 7 1/2" wide x 1 3/4"tall.
Very big Japanese wood lacquer Box of Edo Period (mid 19th century) decorated with maki-e technique Pine branches and two flying cranes over dark -brown lacquer background. Elements of pines, crane's wings are covered with outstanding nashiji. The interior of the box has gold lacquer. The edges of the box are gold- decorated. 16 1/4" long x 12 1/2" wide x 6" tall.
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912)wood lacquer box with maki-e lacquer technique of coins and symbolic decorations on top of the box. The Box is 5 1/2"long x 5 1/4" x 2 1/4
Japanese late Meiji Period (early 20th century) unusual double-gourd shaped green lacquer exterior and black lacquer interior Natsume (Tea Caddy). It is signed by an artist with a red signature -seal. It is rimed. 2 3/8" tall x 2 3/8" D
Japanese late Meiji Period - early 20th century wood black lacquer Natsume (Tea- Caddy) decorated with a fish- net , made by Heiandou. It comes in an original tomobaku. The natsume is magnificent. Two section of a net are made with silver lacquer (one on a cover and another one on a body) to make it easier to match the lower part with a cover. Lacquer is highly gloss; and the painting is wonderful. 2 3/4" D x 2 7/8" tall.
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period wood black lacquer Natsume (Tea Caddy) with maki-e and hiromaki-e techniques over 5 birds, a coast line and water. There is a beautiful nasiji lacquer around tree roots. 2 5/8" D x 2 3/4"
Japanese Edo Period (early 19th century) unusually shaped wood lacquer covered box with an interior and exterior with fine nashiji. The lid has a scene of a flying crane , done with maki-e and hiromaki-e lacquer technique. Sides of the box are decorated with Pine trees. 7 3/4" D x 3" tall.
Japanese Edo Period first part 19th century wood lacquer round box , finely decorated with nashiji over the interior and exterior. The center has a finely painted maki-e gold Dragon and symbolic ornaments over the edges of the cover and a box. 7 7/8" D x 3 3/4" tall
Edo Period Japanese late 19th century big wood lacquer box with a removable insider tray. The interior of the box, the cover , tray and a bottom are with fine nashiji technique. The top and sides of the box have fine and details fans with maki-e tecnique; fans have various decorations on them. The box is in wonderful condition for its age with only one hairline on the corner and light scratches on the top; there are no losses on the lacquer work. 16 " x 13" x 5 1/2"