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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1287147 (stock #T-H1262)
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A beautiful traditional Japanese drum called “Shime-daiko” decorated with beautiful Makie made during Edo period. The motifs of the Makie are traditional flowers and a fringe or guard on swords, which is very unique.

Shime-daiko are classically constructed with the skin placed over iron or steel rings, which are then tightened with ropes. Similar to African talking drums, both drum heads are bound together with cords so that the drum heads are bound by each other...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286946 (stock #T-H1264)
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A body of traditional hand drum decorated with lovely hydrangea motif Maki-e made during Edo period. The hand drums are used as music instruments for traditional performances such as Kabuki, Noh and other traditional plays and musical events.

Condition: This rarely found hand drum is in excellent conditions, with slight wear due to aging, however with no damages or no restorations.

Size: 10cm (3.9”) x 25cm (9.8”)

Age: Edo Period
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1286514 (stock #T-H1258)
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A set of disks of traditional hand drum, called Kozutsumi, which is one of the small Japanese percussion instruments. It is used as music instruments for traditional performances such as Kabuki, Noh and other traditional plays and musical events. These disks are used with the body of the hand drum.

Condition: This rarely found hand drum is in excellent conditions, with slight wear due to aging, however with no damages or no restorations.

Size: D 20.3cm (8”)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286258 (stock #T-H1257)
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A body of large traditional hand drum decorated with beautiful Makie made during Edo period. The hand drums are used as music instruments for traditional performances such as Kabuki, Noh and other traditional plays and musical events. The motif of the Makie is fringe or guard on swords, which is very unique.

Condition: This rarely found hand drum is in excellent conditions, with slight wear due to aging, however with no damages or no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1285719 (stock #T-O1254)
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This chic and stylish antique incense burner is very special, as the body of the burner was made during Ching period, while the Hoya (globe) was add to it later in Japan by a prestigious metal decoration maker, Chikuei Company of Kyoto. The company was founded around late 18th century as metal work craftsmen and has been succeeded by their family from generation to generation.

The hoya (globe) is made of pure silver (SILVER950) with a seal of Chikuei on the edge...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1285602 (stock #T-O1256)
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A pair of lovely Hina dolls which are the special dolls displayed to celebrate Girl’s day in early March. This particular dolls were made by a well-established Kyoto doll company, "Maruhei Oki Doll Shop" during Meiji period.

The company was founded during Mid Edo period (late 18th century) in Kyoto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1285480 (stock #T-O1253)
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A refined inlay copper vase decorated with elaborately chased hawk motif with high relief gold/silver inlay decorations. Hawk was loved by Samurai for its bravery. This particular vase is skillfully depicted with hawk motif in detailed, delicate, and high quality metal work that we can feel the energy or the spirit of the craftsman at that time.

Condition: This elavorate bronze vase is in excellent condition, with no chips, no damages, and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1283320 (stock #T-BN1239)
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A pair of brilliant bronze inlay vase with the Imperial chrysanthemum crest made by Kanazawa Copper Company during early Meiji period. They are depicted with the Japanese traditional flowers in gold and silver inlay.

The Kanazawa Copper was famous for its high quality bronze products. They had produced various goods for the imperial family and for international/domestic exhibitions, which were highly appreciated...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1282930 (stock #T-M1245)
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This splendid Maki-e suzuribako or ink box is decorated with gorgeous dragon and iris. The lid of the box is depicted with auspicious dragon motif, while the inside is decorated with iris in gold Maki-e, which is very brilliant. In side of the box, there is a very unique ink stone in gourd form and a small water container.

Condition: This gorgeous ink box is in excellent condition, as it has never been used, with no damages, no cracks and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1282813 (stock #T-A1249)
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A lovely set of incense ceremony utensils of Edo period, consists of a tray, a incense case, a incense burner, and a box to put everything in. All of the items are decorated with elaborate gold raised Makie.

The tray is delicately decorated with vine motif on top of nashiji ground, while the censer is decorated with elaborately depicted flower motif on top of the rid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282425 (stock #T-BN1238)
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An gorgeous, big and heavy inlay bronze vase with elaborately chased ansa in dragon face form, decorated with various high relief gold inlay decorations. One side is decorated with a brave Samurai in armor motif, and the other side is with peaceful birds and flower motifs in gold. You can enjoy the both sides of this glorious vase, which has rarely found highly skilled metal work of Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1281803 (stock #T-H1247)
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An old mottled Karatsu Sake cup in elliptical shape from Azuchi-Momoyama period (1573-1600), which is rarely found in these days.

Karatsu ware is a style of pottery produced in and around Karatsu in the island of Kyushu, sourthern part of Japan. Karatsu ware is known for its sturdiness and simple style and is considered as a traditional Japanese handicraft...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1281466 (stock #T-H1248)
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A three-tiered gold Makie incense case of Edo period with elaborately depicted fern motif on top of gorgeous Nashiji ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1281288 (stock #T-BN1240)
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A pair of gorgeous inlay vases decorated with Phoenix motif made during the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate. The elaborate inlaid gold delivers vivid image of this auspicious bird. As the vases might be made for Samurai of the times, you may feel energy and passion in this small world of inlaid copper vases. Beautifully demonstrates the highly advanced inlaid technology by the sword craftsmen of the end Edo period.

There is a signature of Takekawa Wataro (Chikaharu), who was a ret...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1281174 (stock #T-BN1241)
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This precious gold inlaid "Komai" incense chest was made during Meiji period by the Komai company of Kyoto, using their elaborate, delicate and refined gold inlay technique. The company is well known as one of the prestigious craftsmen of the Golden age Meiji artworks, for its original inlay art works, which derived from their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword accessory maker date back from Edo-period. At the time of the Meiji restoration, by Law banning private possession of swords ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1277587 (stock #T-M1225)
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This beautiful brown flower basket has a subtle charm, which was made by Tanabe Chikuunsai 1st (1877-1937). Chikuunsai started making bamboo crafts in 1890. His artistic bamboo crafts were appreciated highly and were selected as silver prize at Paris International Exposition in 1925. Currently the 3rd generation Tanabe Chikuunsai succeeded their elaborate bamboo art tradition. The family is still active in creating a high quality artistic bamboo craft.

The Japanese craftsmen star...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1277231 (stock #T-M1231)
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A very rare set of ten “Old Imari” side dish plates. These Kakiemon style plates in Japanese bell-flower form are in excellent condition, although they were made during Edo period.

The Japanese potter Sakaida Kakiemon (1596–1666) is said to be the first pottery in Japan to discover the secret of enamel decoration on porcelain, known as 'akae', which is a style of Japanese enameled ceramics, traditionally produced at the factories of Arita (Southern part of Japan) from the mid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1276154 (stock #T-O1237)
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An elegant incense case decorated with delicate, elaborate and sophisticated gold makie of Meiji period. It is filled with various Japanese flowers in gold color gradation. Inside of the box is decorated with gorgeous Nashiji makie finish.

Condition: This lovely gold Makie incense case is in excellent condition, with no damages, no cracks and no restorations. It comes with a fitted kiri box.

Size: 7.5cm (3”) x 2.6cm (1”)

Age: Meiji period