A high quality cloisonne vase dating from the Meiji period. The shoulder decorated with flowers on a black spiral ground, below a design of butterflies and flowers on a brown speckled ground. Then followed by foliate panels containing a ho-o bird or a dragon. Bottom, rim and wires are gilt. With wood stand. Condition: fine. Dimension: 12.1 cm high. The same shape and close design as item # 1175153.
A magnificent, large Seto porcelain vase showing flying geese among snowy plants in low relief, on a celadon ground. The base is signed in underglaze blue "Seto, Kawamoto Masukichi sei". Condition: fine, only small area with three tiny flakes in celadon glaze (see picture 6). Dimension: 30.3 cm high.
A fragment of a yutan (furniture cover), the brocade with orange brown ground showing the design in rows of five-clawed dragons alternating with clouds. Woven in polychrome silk and silvered strips of paper. With applied Japanese family crest roundel of triple hollyhock, worked in silk with couched gold threads. With undyed linen lining and the longside with loops. Condition: the crest with missing application (circle), three larger and some small holes, partially little wear and fading. Dimensi ...click for details
Influenced by the Chinese Transitional porcelain this dish shows in the center a bridge with a farmer and two cows. On the back a single spur mark. Condition: fine, little wear, foot rim with a small loss (production flaw). Dimension: diameter: 21.3 cm, weight: 396 g. Without wooden stand.
The well decorated with wisteria and iris flowers. The border with stylized flower heads. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: good, few stress lines (from production: slightly warped and backside with minor surface wear and one plate with non enamel covered area). Dimension: diameter: 30.2 cm, weight: c. 1600 g. Without wooden stands.
Traditionally worked Chinese hardwood frame with pierced decoration of vine leaves. Framing an antique hand-colored photograph depicting the Temple of Earth in Beijing. Condition: few traces of usage, one wedge of back is missing. Dimension: 34.2 cm x 29.6 cm, weight: 1200 g.
The well decorated with a flower bouquet on a black ground. The border with stylized birds and chidori in panels on aventurine ground. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: very good (from production: backside with minor surface wear). Dimension: diameter: 30.7 cm, weight: 854 g.
The well decorated with a bird among flowers on a light blue ground. The bordure with blossoms on aventurine ground. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: very good, except rear with hairline cracks and a chip (as seen in the photos). Dimension: diameter: 30.4 cm, weight: 1100 g.
The leather tobacco pouch decorated with a carp, the clasp made of colored metal, the kiseruzutsu worked in lacquered woven bamboo and a negoro lacquer ojime. The simple pipe made of bamboo and metal. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: pouch: 12.9 cm x 7.2 cm, case and pipe: 21.9 cm long.
Rare , massively worked, 19th century Japanese cloisonne enamel bowl with cover and saucer. All three pieces decorated with Buddhistic lions playing with brocade balls. With blue contre-email. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: diameter bowl: 17.2 cm, saucer: 21.8 cm, total height: 13.3 cm, weight: 1725 g.