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Japanese Ikebana Basket

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1930   item# 850738 (stock# 01-354)

Japanese Ikebana Basket
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A bamboo ikebana basket in moon form with irregular plaiting and segments of bamboo reed interspersed throughout the body and handle. This basket is in very good condition, with tightly woven body, no cracks or splits to the bamboo. Height: 14.5" Meiji/Taisho Period, Japan


Silver Vase with Flying Fish

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1970   item# 910258 (stock# FC-220 )

Silver Vase with Flying Fish
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This is a full-bodied silver vase, its shape enhanced by the lively representation of moriage flying fish covering its surface. Stylized, finely incised waves with gold detailing wind in and out, the movement of each designed to catch shimmering light. This extraordinary example of Japanese silver is a signed work by Isozaki Yoshia and is in excellent condition with no dents, damage or restoration. On its tomobako, the artist's signature can be found on the side. Height: 12& ...click for details


Oblong Ikebana Basket

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1930   item# 1104121 (stock# 0-133)

Oblong Ikebana Basket
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An oblong ikebana basket with wide bamboo strips woven in an open-hexagonal pattern, its handle formed of twisted rattan. This purse-shaped ikebana basket has the appearance of leather, its fine bamboo slats dyed a rich, plum color in keeping with the style of bamboo master Waichisai. The celebrated Waichisai family was greatly known for particular treatments to the bamboo in their finished works, such as the richness of the color dyes and leather-like aspect to the bamboo. The basket is a wond ...click for details


Glass and Silver Decanters

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1950   item# 896499 (stock# FC-737c)

Glass and Silver Decanters
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A pair of fine glass and silver decanters of conical form with pierced silver stylized bamboo stalks and leaves embracing its surface. The silver stoppers capture the art deco-inspired conical shape of the vessels. The bases and stoppers are marked "Sterling 950." ( Japanese silver is 950 in silver content, higher than the British sterling.) These decanters are in excellent condition with no dents or damage. Height (both): 12" Late Taisho/Showa Period, Japan


Exquisite Chikuunsai II Ikebana Basket

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1940   item# 997623 (stock# 03-184)

Exquisite Chikuunsai II Ikebana Basket
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An exquisite ikebana basket of bottle-form constructed of honey-colored bamboo strands woven with dense mat plaiting. Thin strands of bamboo rise from the kiku-woven base, bending miraculously at the shoulders and twining along the collar and throughout the full body. This superb ikebana basket is signed by the bamboo master Tanabe Chikuunsai II (1910-2000), whose work is recognizable by its delicate lacquering and innovative weaving. This basket is in excellent condition and includes lacquere ...click for details


Robust and Beautiful Wagumi-Style Ikebana Basket

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1980   item# 1255518 (stock# FC-472)

Robust and Beautiful Wagumi-Style Ikebana Basket
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An impressive, large bamboo ikebana basket of oval shape with irregular, open-work plaiting, its ribbon-like strands treated in a rare “tortoise shell” lacquer technique. Contributing to the overall bold style of this basket, is its low, asymmetrical bamboo rope handle braiding about the basket’s rim and body. This basket, monumental both in size and concept, is attributed to the world-renowned bamboo master, Yufu Masataka. This exquisite statement piece is in excellent condition with no problem ...click for details


A Cloisonne Compact with Bamboo

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Enamel: Pre 1900   item# 1276438 (stock# 7-272)

A Cloisonne Compact with Bamboo
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An elegant vintage powder case encased in silver with vibrant cloisonné enamel covers. On a bright yellow enameled ground, wisps of bamboo leaves and stalks defined with fine wirework and graduated green enamels. Some ripening leaves accented with copper-hued enamel. Inside, the compact contains a mirror, empty compartment for pressed or loose powder and a silk-lined powder puff. This stunning compact is a work by the renowned Japanese enamellist Ando Jubei, blue velvet-lined storage case with i ...click for details


Ikebana Basket

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1930   item# 919516 (stock# 0-141 )

Ikebana Basket
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An archaic-shaped bamboo basket with flared neck and "dragon" formed handles of twisted bamboo rope on three bamboo- stalk feet. Embellished with large bundled bamboo knots, the basket's body is woven in alternating twining and herring- bone plaiting with rich mat- plaiting along the neck. This extraordinary, wagumi-style ikebana basket is in very good condition. Height: 13" Meiji/Taisho Period, Japan


Soft-metal Kogo Formed as Three Clam Shells

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1980   item# 950855 (stock# 05-137p )

Soft-metal Kogo Formed as Three Clam Shells
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This is a charming soft-metal kogo formed as three clam shells. The large silver clam shell and two smaller clam shells of the group are fully modeled in gilt and shakudo,their exteriors naturalistically chiseled with wave-like grooves. The brilliant silver interiors, similarly modeled. Within the cover, incised square-mesh and pine mons can be found. This beautiful gem of a kogo shows a few signs of wear consistent with age. It includes an owner's box with mon on the lid and its o ...click for details


Ikebana Basket

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Baskets: Pre 1930   item# 901348 (stock# 9-149)

Ikebana Basket
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A beautifully woven ikebana basket of double-gourd form with irregular plaiting and rootwood handle. A striking combination of sooted and leeched bamboo woven with bamboo- reed inserts, enhances its overall complexion and sculptural quality. This basket is in very good condition, with minor evidence of its age. Height: 20" Late Meiji/Taisho Period, Japan

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