Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd. - Antique Arts of Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1354280 (stock #FC-1533)
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A Satsuma bowl with slightly flared rim adorned with gilt T- fret design and band of karakusa along its exterior walls. Within, a lively scene of karako loading a treasure boat—“takarabune” theme. On board, the passengers in this treasure boat are the “Seven Household Gods of Good Fortune” engaged in amicable conversation. Above, Jurojin makes a grand entrance riding on his attribute, the honored crane. Fine details in richly colored enamels and gilt on a traditional-crackled ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1347005 (stock #04-112cp)
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Here is a beautiful Satsuma bowl done in the Kyoto-Satsuma style, its exterior designed with three continuous bands arranged vertically. Framed by geometric borders, each band contains meticulously painted scenes - koi swimming in shallow waters, a profusion of colorful kiku and a brilliant arrangement of implements for tea, ink painting utensils, ikebana and fruit baskets...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1345268 (stock #9-123c)
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A charming rectangular Satsuma tea caddy with its original cover, designed with a spreading iron-red kiku and on the body, ho-o birds in flight (phoenix). The mythological birds, symbolic of the Empress are enameled in a beautiful array of jewel-like tones in green, blue and red, the detailing in gilt. The tea caddy is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Gilt signature on the base. Height: 4 ¾" 19th Century, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1344320 (stock #9-238)
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A large and major studio pottery vase of ovoid form, its base ornately rendered with textile-patterned lappets in gilt, gosu, iron red and green enamels. On the splendid brown-glazed ground, lush white sakura grow asymmetrically across its surface in delicate clusters. Each petal is outlined in gilt, a wonderful luxurious detail contrasting with the simple form of the vase. Ito Tozan (Imperial Court Artist) signature and carved signature mark on the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1342766 (stock #FC-1229)
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A small and charming foliate-formed Satsuma bowl, its exterior a profusion of cascading wisteria and rising iris. Inside, bijin, attendants and children enjoy an outing under an umbrella of sakura branches. This exquisitely painted bowl with jewel-toned enamels and unique form is the work of renowned Satsuma artist, Seikozan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1341834 (stock #FC-441p)
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Here is a wonderful Satsuma vase of ovoid-form brocaded exquisitely at neck and foot on a soft peach-to-light-green graduated ground. On the main panel, three gracefully dressed bijin in richly patterned kimono toy with a chin dog on a leash. The delicate pastel enamels on the kimono and features define the innocence of the scene and are reminiscent of ukiyo-e imagery...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1340746 (stock #FC-1274)
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A Satsuma earthenware table screen on two scrolled legs rendered with delicate pastels. On one side, a cockerel and hen rummage in an idyllic setting mid multi-colored foliage, butterflies fluttering above in low relief. A chrysanthemum grove with various varieties of the beloved kiku grow to impressive heights on the reverse. Kinkozan signature on the base. This unusual Satsuma piece is in excellent condition with neither damage nor restoration. Height: 9”, width: 9” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1340338 (stock #FC-1576)
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A pair of impressive Satsuma vases of rectangular form rendered with delicate precision of towns people and natural subjects on four sides of each. As often seen with this Satsuma master, the populous village scenes depict a traditional Japanese market and contrast the serene nature scenes. Each side is a work of art on its own--fine, painterly delineations of the subjects, gentle color palette contribute to their uniqueness. Ryozan signatures on bases...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1340315 (stock #FC-1293)
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An exquisite example of a late Meiji “less is more” Satsuma vase. Upon its pure, creamy crackle, the Master honors joyous activities entertained both by adults and children, each arranged randomly under an umbrella of spreading wisteria. Yabu Meizan signature cartouche on base. This classic Yabu Meizan piece is in excellent condition. Height: 4.5” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1339848 (stock #FC-1602)
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A shallow plate by the elusive Satsuma virtuoso, Shoko Takebe. A wartime scene depicts parading samurai, some on foot, some on horseback, bear a silk-draped palanquin with daimyo inside. The use of color, gilt and infinitesimal detail conveys a jewel-like radiance, rare on other soft-paste wares. Gilt-seal signature on reverse of plate reads Shoko Takebe in katakana together with Thomas B. Blow in kanji. Overall excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1339281 (stock #FC-1596)
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A Satsuma okimono of the Buddhist deity, Kannon Bosatsu, astride a luxuriantly caparisoned white elephant, its trunk raised to indicate the occurrence of an auspicious event. Enameled in gosu blue, emerald green and iron-red with rich gilding, the goddess sits regally, quietly meditating. Gilt Satsuma mon, “Satsuma yaki” and gilt Kintozan signature seal on the side. This impressive Satsuma sculpture is in excellent condition. Height: 13.4”, length: 12.3” 19th Century, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1338316 (stock #3-553)
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This is a beautifully formed, four-lobed Satsuma koro with a silver and sentoku lid carved overall with kiku in relief on a textured ground. The earthenware body is composed of four pronounced lobes gently tapering to form its four elegant legs. On each lobe, cartouches depict fanciful arrangements of kiku and pawlonia, an elaborate gosu blue ground with gilt scrollwork enhancing the luxurious quality of the piece. "Geppo" gilt signature and Shimazu mon can be found on the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1336817 (stock #FC-300)
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A rectangular Satsuma tray with canted corners, its border adorned with diamond-patterns in blue, green and iron red enamels. This stately tray emphasizes the richness of family life as the cockerels and hens gather protectively around their young. Gilt signature on reverse - Ryu-un. This charming Satsuma tray is in excellent condition with no problems and no restoration. Length: 9.25”, height: 6.25” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1334651 (stock #05-234)
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A masterful pair of Satsuma vases of ovoid form embellished with gilt rims and brilliant multi-colored lappets along the necks. The finely painted pottery vases showcase the master’s attention to detail and exceptional use of color. A medley of seasonal flowers blossom together on a gold-sprinkled ground. Chrysanthemums, peonies, Chinese bell flowers, lilies and irises are rendered in soft blues, mauves and salmon with white moriage centers accented with gilt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1334223 (stock #2-199c)
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Here is a charming tripodic Satsuma koro of cylindrical form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1334151 (stock #FC-1368)
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A superior pair of Satsuma vases with slightly tapered bodies and unusual necklines. Sumptuously patterned textiles float above both vases showing joyful villagers clad in jewel-toned garments taking tea and feeding pigeons under maple and sakura trees. Children play with pigeons and a golden shishi. This pair of unusually-shaped vases is in excellent condition with no damage and no restoration. Elaborate Ryozan gilt signature and Yasuda Company mark on bases. Heights: 7.5” Meiji Period, Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1333190 (stock #FC-1458)
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A tapered, Satsuma baluster vase, its two free-form visuals within rich chocolate borders overlaid with delicate gold and silver sprays of pine, bamboo and plum blossoms. Within the borders are dramatic, bustling scenes of medieval life with denizens from all classes of society streaming into the plaza: priests, samurai, aristocracy, tradesmen, children, artisans and others. This beautifully formed vase encompasses a busy world within the confines of its borders. Kinkozan impressed mark on base....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1332961 (stock #FC-1370)
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A fine high-shouldered Satsuma vase with gilt-framed medallions at the neck depicting a lord having tea and samurai among pine trees and groves of kiku. Along the body, classic images of Japanese life overlap with visuals of kiku, wisteria, bamboo and peony – all on a heavily gilded ground. The attention to detail, arresting subject matter and rich, jewel-toned palette add to the charm of this vase. Gyokuzan gilt signature within a gold, rectangular cartouche on the base. This Satsuma vase is ...