All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1910 item #1229035
Japanese sword tsuba with gold and silver elements representing a female figure and a dharmapala on top (Yama). The tsuba is signed and in very good condition. Size: 8 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm. Japan, Meiji period.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1910 item #1228620
Nicely carved netsuke of a ram with a monkey on his back. Size: 3.5 x 3 cm. In good condition. Signed. Japan.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1171146
Impressive mandala Gohonzon (ink on paper)with the mantra Nam Myoho Renge Kyo (Nichiren Buddhism). This form of calligraphy was already practiced by Nichiren himself. This one is made by the Nichiren monk Nikko in the 9th. year of the Bunsei period (1826).
This Japanese scroll represents Nichiren (1222 - 1282, the founder of the Nichiren school in Buddhism. Size of the scroll: 112 / 34 cm. Size of the painting 59 / 24 cm. Early Meiji.
Nicely carved ivory netsuke, representing a mermaid with a duck. 9 cm. Japan. Signed. In very good condition.
Colorful woodblock print by Toyokuni Utagawa (1786-1864) with an interesting theme: ladies carried to the other side of the Ohigawa river. In good condition. Size: 31 x 23 cm.
The three dolls are siting on decorated wooden stands. In good condition and in the original wooden box. Measurements of the box: 42.5 x 23 x 13 cm. The dolls are 15cm., 10cm. and 10 cm. high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1145132
This Japanese Buddhist temple drum is made of keyaki wood with black and gilt characters and metal buttons and handles. The drum comes with a stick. Diameter 51 cm.
A beautiful pair of shell containers (Kaibitsu)with messing fittings, used for the Kaiawase game. The matching of painted shells symbolizes faithfulness in marriage. A shell game set belonged often to the trousseau of a bride. The hampers are in excellent condition and they come with the original wooden boxes. Japan, Edo period. The height of the shell boxes is 43 cm. The diameter is 38,5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1118652
The upper part of the bell and the upper part of the scepter consists of a vajra (five prongs) arising from a lotus flower. Metal and wood. In good condition. Height: scepter 36 cm., bell 34 cm. Japan, 19th. century. The scepter is sold.
The sitting Monju Bosatsu (Manjushri) has five hair knots associated with the five kinds of wisdom of Shingon Buddhism. The detailed and fine figure of Manju is sitting on a lotus throne carried by six shishi lions. Height 13.5 cm. Diameter of the (closed) bottom 7.2 cm. In excellent condition. Japan, 19th. century.
Impressive and beautiful statue of Nikko Bosatsu, the bodhisattva of solar radiance (Suryaprabha). Joint wood block construction (yozegi zukuri)with gold leaf and lacquer. The mandorla inscription says: Bunsei period (Edo), 9th. year, february 9, 1826. The bodhisattvas Nikko and Gekko are the attendants of Yakushi Nyorai, the Buddha of healing. This triad is known as the Yakushi Sanzon. The statue is, seen it's age, in good condition. With mandorla, crown, garlands and the solar disc...
Thin Japanese porcelain cup and saucer with lid. Blue and white. In very good condition.
Egg shell porcelain cup and saucer with lid, probably Hirado. In very good condition. Japan, 18th. century
Extremely thin Arita porcelain in kakiemon style. The cup, saucer and lid are in very good condition. Diameter saucer: 12.5 cm. Diameter cup 9.8 cm. Height 6 cm. Total weight 9 grams.
The four Ko-Imari cups and saucers are in very good condition. The height of a cup is 4.4 cm. Diameter 5.5 cm. The diameter of a saucer is 7.8 cm. Lovely Japanese porcelain set.
The very thin cups and saucers are decorated with the Mount Fuji, a Japanese couple and a parrot. Kinrande porcelain. In excellent condition (the sound is beautiful). The cups are 6cm. high. The upper diameter is 6.5cm., the lower 3.8cm. The diameter of the saucers is 11.8 cm. and the height 2.5 cm. Japanese.
Japanese statue of Daiitoku Myo (Yamantaka) sitting on a cow. He is the guardian deity (wrathful emanation) of Amida Nyorai (Amitabha). Bronze. In very good condition. Height 32cm; 21cm. wide. The cow is 23 cm. Weight 4 kg.