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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1249599 (stock #2171)
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Japanese antique Inari fox is carved from single piece of wood.
Fox is a messenger of Inari. Inari is the Japanese deity of fertility, agriculture, industry and worldly success.

Size : 2 1/2" x 1 3/4" x H 4 3/4" ( 6.5 x 4.5 x H 12 cm )
It is in good condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1249514 (stock #1330)
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19C Japanese metal case is decorated in hand hammered relief with an eagle catch a snake against the background of a waterfall.
The hole through which string passes is in a relief of a sparrow.

Size : 6 1/2" x 1 3/8" x 5/8" ( 16.6 x 3.6 x 1.7 cm )
It is in good condition with minor scratches on the surface and a few small dents on the reverse side as seen in the photos.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1231063 (stock #8039)
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The clasp of the leather tobacco pouch is in the shape of tiger.
The tiger is made of Shakudo (alloy of copper and gold) with gold inlay.
Date Meiji period.

Measurements : 5" (12.6 cm) by 2 7/8" (7.3 cm). The tiger clasp 1 7/8" (4.7 cm) wide.
It is in good condition with slight open seams at the pouch.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1230061 (stock #2170)
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Very fine skillful artisan work is carved from hard wood and decorated in scrimshaws with bird, leaves and windows.

Measurements about : 12 1/8" ( 30.8 cm ) tall.
Weight about : 510 grams.
It is in good condition with small repair on the roof as shown in the photo.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1229532 (stock #3151)
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Japanese Wajima-nuri suzuribako (writing box) is decorated with chinkin (engraved design with gold leaf or powdered gold filled in grooves) and small silver beads on the roiro (black lacquer) ground.

Measurements about : 10 1/2" (26.6.cm) by 8 3/8" (21.2 cm) and 1 7/8" (4.8 cm) hight.
It is in excellent condition and comes with original wooden box.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1229045 (stock #8038)
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Japanese buckhorn pipe case, kiseru zutsu, is carved in relief of a sage under the pine tree.
The artist signature "Touyu" is carved.
Date Meiji period ( 1868 - 1912 ).

Measurements : 7 1/2" (19.2 cm) long.
It is in good condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1228426 (stock #2169)
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Daikoku is one of the Seven Lucky Gods of Japan, deity of good luck and good fortune, and is standing on two rice bales, holding a hammer in the right hand and carrying the big sack over his left shoulder.
Date the 19th century.

Measurements about : 5 3/4" (14.5 cm) tall, 3 7/8" (10 cm) wide and 2 3/4" (7 cm) deep.
Simplified shape carving sculpture is from single piece of the wood.
It is in good condition expect that there are aged scratches on the surface.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1226681 (stock #1329)
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Cast bronze vase by Shoda Tadao (1947-), be accepted for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition.
Signed "Tadao" with a chiseled signature on the base.

Measurements about : H 10 3/8" (26.5 cm)
Weight (about) : 715 grams.
It is in good condition and comes with original signed and stamped wooden box.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1225340 (stock #3149)
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Japanese round-shaped kogo ( incense container ) is lacquered on the wooden base, finished as red lacquer on the outside, black lacquer on the inside and the base.

Measurements : W 3" (7.5 cm) x H 3/4" (2 cm)
It is in good condition with minor aged damages on the surface as seen in the photos.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1216747 (stock #1327)
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Unsigned Japanese bronze bowl is made very thin.
Measurements about : W 10 3/4" (27.2 cm) x H 3 3/4" (9.5 cm)
Weight about : 1020 grams
It is in good condition with aged patinas and scratches on the surface.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1216540 (stock #2168)
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This finely skillful okimono (sculpted object), formed of a piece of bamboo with a snail, is carved from single piece of wood and colored.
Made by Urakusai Shiho, be active in Nara prefecture. We have no more information about the artist.
The sign of the artist is caved on the end of the base.

Measurements : 5 3/8" (13.6 cm) long.
The work is in good condition and comes with original wooden box (tomobako).
The tomobako was repaired.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1216248 (stock #2167)
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Japanese wooden suzuribako or writing box has metal gooses in relief.
Signed with chiseled signature "Fumio" on the small metal plate.

Measurements : 5 3/4" x 5 3/8" x H 1 3/4" (22.3 x 13.7 x H 4.6 cm)
It is in good condition.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1950 item #1215938 (stock #2165)
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Unsigned wood carving Netsuke is in the shape of chestnuts, small one burst open.

2 3/4" x 1 3/4" x H 1 3/4" ( 7 x 4.5 x H 4.4 cm ) 42 grams
It is in good condition with minor scratches on the surface.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1215745 (stock #6127 )
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These wonderful small Fusuma (sliding door) of Tenbukuro, a small cupboard at the top of the space in a room of Shoin style, has Sansui-ga (landscape picture).
It appear that these sansui-ga were painted by the painter of Kano school.
The left one has the artist seal. We have no information about the artist.

Painted with ink and color on silk, and each Fusuma has black copper Hikite (door pull) and black-lacquered wooden frame...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1215178 (stock #2164)
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Japanese woodcut of good fortune talisman.
Ugashin is a god of good fortune and agriculture in snake form.
Also a pair of foxes are depicted. They are messenger of Inari, Japanese deity of fertility, agriculture, industry and worldly success.
The 3 characters in the lower part are read "Ugashin or Ugajin".

Measurements : 19 7/8" x 7 1/8" x 7/8" (25 x 18 x 2.3 cm)
It is in good condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1212346 (stock #2162)
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Japanese wood carving Buddhist monk statue from the Edo era.

Measurements: 4" x 3" x H 4 1/8" (10.2 x 7.5 x H 10.6 cm)
The face and the right hand have damages, and there are aged scratches on the surface as seen in the photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1208702 (stock #3147)
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A heron watching its prey of gold makie on a Roiro (deep black) lacquer ground.
Signed artist name, read "Bairei", in red lacquer.
Date early 20th century.

Measurements : 10 7/8" (27.5 cm) by 10 7/8" (27.5 cm) and 1 5/8" (4.2 cm) height.
It is in good condition with two very small chips on the edge.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1208676 (stock #2160)
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Large wood carving tray is in the shape of curling lotus leaf, a dragonfly sitting on.
Signed artist mark, read Bunto, with an incised signature on the reverse side.
Date the around Taisho period (early 20th century).

Measurements about : 23" (58.5cm) by 20 7/8" (53cm) and 1 1/2" (3.8cm) hight.
It is in good condition with some minor scratches on the reverse side as seen in the photos.

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