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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1146648
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Featuring a nicely carved Ivory Okimono of immortals in a boat with a dragon mask at the front, at sea, with polychrome pigments applied for accent, design incised on the underside also, with colors. The gods include Hotei, the god of happiness, Jurojin, god of longevity, Daikouku, god of good fortune, Benzaiten, goddess of beauty, Bishamonten, god of Dignity, Ebisu, god of abundance and Jukurokuju, god of wisdom. Dimensions, 4,5" high, x 2.5" wide, x 1.5" deep. Excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #684583 (stock #309C)
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A 12" unusual Japanese Imperial yellow ground double gourd Satsuma vase with artistic and beautiful design that resembles Japanese raised gold lacquer. The continuous scene of birds, butterflies and peonies continues around the top half of the gourd also, set apart by colorful geometric designs in different patterns. Excellent condition with no damages, restorations, or cracks. Well cared for over the last century+ and dating from the Meiji Er, around 1870-1880...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1305876 (stock #660B)
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$375.00
Featuring a fine antique Japanese Komai cigarette case with Egyptian motif of gods and goddesses and other Egyptian symbols. Much detail in gold. Stamped 24k on interior of case. Excellent condition. One band is loose. Snaps shut tightly. Circa 1920. Dimensions: 3.5" long x 3" high. Postage/insurance extra. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of having been received and the way it was packed/shipped...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1022399 (stock #366D)
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$1,200.00
Featuring an early, rare and wonderful Japanese studio porcelain vase with a crane standing amongst grasses on a brown pottery like glaze background. Signed in blue, Makuzu Kozan, on porcelain plaque. Excellent condition, but with a tight age hairline in glaze on side/top edge which carries into the interior. Very hard to see and would not know it is there unless told and looking with magnification under strong light.More photos available if requested...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #691098 (stock #145D)
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Very unusual Japanese gin bari cloisonne manju netsuke with hydrangea motif, circa 1890. Also, could display as small kogo. The transparent enamels of the hydrangea on the cover are exceptionally beautiful, with subtle shadings from lavender to pink and pale blue. The underside depicts stems and leaves on a stamped foil background with embossed flowers. Near mint condition with 2 very slight oxidized lines on the underside and under the enamel surface. Measures 2 1/8" in diameter and 3/4" high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #588638 (stock #1028)
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Gorgeous Japanese porcelain tea cup/saucer with fine decoration painted by hand in the late 19th century in the Arita/Imari area of Japan. This is the finest quality of this type of work and is very collectible and rare. The cup opening measures 3 1/2" and is 2" high. The saucer measures 5" in diameter. Both pieces are in excellent condition with hundreds of tiny flowers with touches of raised enamel, rich brocade designs, and boarders, all in shades of blue, green, orange,and gold...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #649744 (stock #969C)
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A Japanese napkin ring with transparent enamel over silver foil dating to the late 19th century. With 8 stylized cranes made with silver wires and various shading. Very well done. Measuring 1" wide and 1 3/4" in diameter. Several cracks due to firing flaws with shrinkage between the enamel and the metal base. No enamel missing and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #854533 (stock #1998)
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Featuring a fine quality carved Japanese okimono figure of the Happy God, Hotei. Artistically and well carved from his happy facial expression, to the open work staff, fan held in left hand, fine stippling in robe, and feet/toes. Fine patina and nice feel.Well defined grains found in old elephant ivory. Signed on base by feet. Excellent condition with no damages, restorations, cracks, or chips. Measures approximately 2 3/4" tall. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #649743 (stock #280D)
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An early and fine cloisonne napkin ring made by one of the best makers of Japanese cloisonne in the late 19th century, Namikawa Yasuyuki. Measuring 7/8" wide and 1 3/4" in diameter. With 3 butterflies, flowers and scrolls on a slightly speckled tan background and a typical arrow like boarder. These napkin rings are pictured in the photo from 1902 by C.H. Graves from one of the world exhibitions. Very good condition. Minor pitting only seen under 7 power magnification, minor wear to gilding. Uns...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1332174
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$495.00
Featuring a fine and rare Japanese antique cloisonne six sided vase on porcelain(totai cloisonne). Decorated with a lotus scroll type pattern on mustard yellow background. Blue key fret pattern on top porcelain rim of vase. Dimensions: 9.25" high x 5" diameter. Very heavy, weighing 4 pounds. Signed in red by the artist Takeuchi Chubei. Dates circa 1880. Perfect condition! No damages, chips, dings or restorations. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent condition wit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1100930
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Featuring a superb antique Japanese Meiji era cloisonne enamel basse taille cabinet vase with two koi. Beautiful basse taille engraving on fish and other sea plant life under the transparent enamel. Fish realistically rendered and almost seem to be moving, as light hits them in different spots. Just amazing! Measures 3.5" high x 2.5" wide. Dates to the early 20th century. Vase is signed Ogasawara Shuzo. A similar, larger vase as this at a major European auction house sold for over $5000 a few ye...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #775488 (stock #5548)
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$850.00
Featuring a magnificent Meiji era(1868-1910)Japanese fukusa which is a two sided square textile used to cover a ceremonial gift in Japan. The fukusa reflects the season and occasion for the gift,the giver's knowledge of social culture and the arts, and the givers inner emotions-emotions that were not often overly displayed in public. Fukusa usually present the recipient of the gift with a challenge as well: to decipher which cultural traditions the designs refer to. Fukusa were made for very spe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1127562 (stock #558D)
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This rare antique small okimono ivory carving of very fine workmanship, features an umbrella maker/artisan at work. While holding a paint brush, he is thinking about something else for an instant as he stares into space. With realistically carved facial features, the pleasing face measures a mere 1/2", and yet, has so much expression and strength of character that it is most remarkable. The hands are amazingly well carved. On a small artist's chest, by his side, are several paint brushes in a b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1263794 (stock #921)
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An interesting antique Japanese carving made from the material known as Umimatsu in Japan. This material is thought to be black coral or petrified wood, or possibly somelacquer. In the natural shape of a coral or petrified wood branch with a well carved bird with a red glass inlaid eye. The use may have been for a handle, part of a sagemono ensemble, or a container for medicine or other. Does have an opening at one end. Viewer info gladly accepted. Very good antique condition with minor blemishe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1128128 (stock #12-748)
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Featuring a charming early 19th century Japanese ivory netsuke depicting 3 clams clustered together with a crab peeking out from one. Very compact and feels nice when clasped in palm of hand. Excellent condition. Unsigned. No chips, damages or restorations. There are some lines that are found in older ivory and one inlaid eye in crab is missing the inlay. It is not noticeable unless looking under very high magnification. The patina is wonderful, and darkened from age and fondling or being worn. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1255326 (stock #1974)
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$225.00
A fine antique Japanese metal/pewter/alloy mirror with raised plant designs. Rattan handle. Mirror fits in black and gold lacquer box decorated with flowers and scrolls. Another piece fits into the box at the handle to hold in place. Please inquire if more photos desired. Mirror signed with Japanese characters. Box dates to the first quarter of the 20th century, but the mirror may be a bit earlier. Dimensions of box 12" long x 8" wide x 1" high. Mirror a bit smaller and thinner to fit in box. Ve...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1286940 (stock #2315a)
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A fine quality 19th century Japanese Meiji embroidered textile tobacco pouch with silver dragon Kanemono(clasp) and exceptional, matching, genuine ivory(not celluloid) Kagamibuta netsuke with silver(probably sterling or close to it)dragon. Both dragons, holding the flaming pearl, are highly detailed with excellent fine raised work and open work whiskers. The sagemono ensemble is attached together with 10 fine silver plated metal chains and a silver(may be sterling or close to sterling) dragon oj...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1157345 (stock #382V)
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Featuring a well worn antique Japanese ivory netsuke of sennin with two shi shi on rectangular platform. Very nice patina.The ivory was probably an old piece before it was carved. Dating to the 18th century. Dimensions: 1" wide x 1/2" deep x 1 3/8" high. Excellent condition. No chips, damages or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of having been received, and the way it was packed if possible. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid ...