This wonderful carved mask is in the shape of the smiling woman, Otafuku, with hard wood. The meaning of "Otafuku" is the women's appearance that be bring many good luck. Measurements: 8 1/2" (21.5cm) tall, 6 1/8" (15.6cm) wide and 2 5/8" (6.7cm) deep. There is aged-worm-eaten in the eye as shown by the last photograph.
Original woodblock print by Kunisada Utagawa =3rd Toyokuni (1786-1864), and published in 1854 (Ansei first year, late Edo era). Measurements: 14 3/4" (37.5cm) x 10 1/8" (25.5cm). It is in good condition. The cost of EMS shipping and Insurance are included in the price.
This light and tough tobacco box was woven with twist of paper and covered in black lacquer. And this Netsuke was made from narwhal tusk, and set with iron plate. The iron plate is decorated in relief with mixed metal and gold, and depicted of the Japanese landscape. They are very fine skillful artisan works. The blue Ojime was made from antique lampwork glass(Tonbodama) or ceramic...
This 19th-century japanese cast iron Tetsubin is in the shape of elegant form and has bronze lib. Two cranes, fly through the clouds, are depicted in the handle with silver inlay. Measurements: 10 1/4" (26 cm) tall to the top of the handle and 7 1/2" (19 cm) in wide. It is in good condition. EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Europe $46.
This 19th-century japanese cast iron Choshi is in the shape of Mount Fuji. Mount Fuji's elegant lines have long attracted japanese artists. The lib and handle are made from bronze. Measurements: 7" (17.8 cm) tall to the top of the handle and 6 1/4" (15.8 cm) in diameter. There is a age-old repair on the bottom. EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Europe $38.
Kikka-seki (Chrysanthemum stone) is a kind of viewing stone. The best feature of Kikka-seki is it's chrysanthemums patterns, and it is highly valued for it's beauty. Kikka-seki of Neo-valley (in Gifu central Japan) origin is the great-granddaddy of them all. Kikka-seki from Neo-valley was designated as a national natural treasure in 1941 and was designated special national natural treasure in 1952. Since then, mining is under the ban in that area. This Kikka-seki was mined before then...
This rare iron cast vase is decorated with silver inlay. There is the fine skillful repair with silver clamps on the downside, dose not spoil the image of the vase. The casting and the iron itself are good condition and comes with wooden box. Toshio Okuni (1886-1966) was artist in Osaka Japan. The artist signe on the bottom. Measurements: 7 1/2" (19 cm) tall and 9 1/8" (23 cm) in diameter.
This rare small Sake cup is in the shape of the peach. Very thin hand hammered silver was set in the hand hammered bronze cup. It is in good condition. Measurements: 1" (2.5 cm) tall and 2 5/8" (6.5 cm) widest.
This wooden lacquer Kogo has silver borders. The design is many mountains with lacquer painting on the black lacqure surface, and the interior of the Kogo is pearskin finish. It was made by Zohiko in Kyoto, in the early 20th century. It is in very good condition and comes with original wooden box. Measurements: 2 3/8" (6cm) tall and 2 3/8" (6cm) square.
This beautiful Japanese tortoise shell Kushi and Kogai decorated with Makie and Shell Inlay on satin finished lacquer surface. Signed artist name "Honyo". Measurements, Comb : 3 3/8" (8.7cm) by 1 3/8" (3.6cm), Kogai : 5 1/2" (14cm) long. They are in good condition.
Measurements: Box 4 1/8" (10.6cm) wide, 5 1/8" (13cm) long, and 1 3/4" (4.3cm) height. Tray 5 1/4" (13.2cm) wide, 6 1/8" (15.6cm) long, and 1/2" (1.3cm) height. Wooden lacquer Cigarette Box is made with Takamakie and Raden works. Aged scratch and small repairs in the box and tray.
Impresseve Edo period Japanese bronze Koro (incense burner) in form of a Hermit standing atop a Toad. Measurements: 7 1/2" (19 cm) tall. It is in good condition. EMS Shipping/Insurance to USA or Europe $28.