Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1271027 (stock #T-M1233)
RYOUTAN
$8,800.00
A set of very unique silver cutlery made during Meiji period using the stems of small swords. The stem of those folks and knives were made during Mid Edo period as stems of small swords for Samurai. The purity of the silver used in this cutlery seems to be high. Each piece has hallmark.

Condition: This rarely found set of cutlery is in excellent condition, with slight wear with a knife, however, no damages and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1226092 (stock #T-M1111)
RYOUTAN
$6,640.00
This detailed elaborate art work represents the superfine craftsmanship of the Meiji era. The expression of the two birds (quail) are so real and depicted in vivid detail. Each of their feathers has ultrafinelines and it even has small tongue in its mouth! They just look like they are lively talking or singing.

This superfine art work has no signature and the author unknown...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1225856 (stock #T-H1114)
RYOUTAN
$4,000.00

Kato Shuntai's work(1802-1877).
A rabbit shaped stoneware hand warmer(Teaburi).
Late Edo-period(19th century), impressed seal on the base Shuntai [Kato Shuntai (1802-1877)].

This stoneware was produced at the kiln of the Owari domain(han).
Therefor the mark of Aoi crest is on the base of the body.
Since Shuntai was very talented, he was chosen for official potter of the domain...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1236762 (stock #T-H373)
RYOUTAN
$3,600.00
An elegant Nashiji Makie small box of Meiji-period, decorated with detailed gold Takamakie quails and butterfly on Nashiji ground. Inside of the box is decorated with "Nashiji" finish. This splendid Makie box might be used as a jewel case or pill case.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up through a mixture of lacquer and charcoal or clay dust to make the decoration in slightly 3D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1232726 (stock #T-H373)
RYOUTAN
$3,600.00
A gorgeous gold Makie small box of Meiji-period. Two quails and a butterfly painted with gold Takamakie technique look well-rounded. Takamakie (or "raised maki-e") is one of the three major techniques in makie making. Developed in the Muromachi Period (1336?1573), the technique of takamakie involves building up design patterns above the surface through a mixture of metal powder, lacquer, and charcoal or clay dust. Inside is decorated with very fine Nashi-ji (or pear peel ground) finish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1244525 (stock #T-O1085)
RYOUTAN
$3,200.00
A pair of fine bronze vases decorated with elaborate gold and shibuichi inlaid bird and flower motifs. Shibuichi is an alloy alloy of copper and silver in a ratio of 4:1. The unique point of this bronze vase is that the pedals and leaves of flowers are painted in colors...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240086 (stock #T-BN1071)
RYOUTAN
$3,200.00
A splendid enameling-on-metal flower vase by Ogasawara Shuzo, using the technique of the transparent enameling on metal made during Meiji Era. The upper part of the vase is decorated with the beautiful turquoise blue ground, and in the center, three carps are freshly drawn as if they are really swimming in water. Under the sunlight, the scales of these fishes shine as if they are alive in this beautiful flower vase...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1145983 (stock #T-S1)
RYOUTAN
$3,000.00

Miyagawa Issho(1689-1780).

Japanese great Ukiyoe artist in Edo period.
This scroll title is "Oukabijin".(The beauty under a cherry tree.)
The mounting is made with the very beautiful and elegant old cloth of the time.
It is a handwoven old cloth with fine embroidery.

This piece is restored just recently.
It became more beautiful.
Signed an artist name and sealed on the left side in image.

There is an another sign of the title and artist name on the wooden...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1145984 (stock #T-S1)
RYOUTAN
$3,000.00

Miyagawa Issho(1689-1780).

Japanese great Ukiyoe artist in Edo period.
This scroll title is "Oukabijin".(The beauty under a cherry tree.)
The mounting is made with the very beautiful and elegant old cloth of the time.
It is a handwoven old cloth with fine embroidery.

This piece is restored just recently.
It became more beautiful.
Signed an artist name and sealed on the left side in image.

There is an another sign of the title and artist name on the wooden...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244835 (stock #T-BN1065)
RYOUTAN
$2,800.00
A lovely, unique and glamorous Makie lacquer small box in Treasure ship form, decorated with floral design on the top and wave pattern on the side. A treasure ship is one of the traditional Japanese auspicious motif. It is said that the ship is for Seven Deities of Good Fortune who bring us various kind of treasures with the boat. This sail boat shaped Makie box is so elegant and sophisticated that even we can use it today as jewel box or accessory case...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1241116 (stock #T-H1087)
RYOUTAN
$2,800.00
A simple yet sophisticated Korin Makie box made during Edo period. Beautifully decorated with the vivid wild flower motifs, such as pickerel weed and reed in elaborate Raden technique, against the thoughtfully allocated wood-grain ground. The colors of the Raden decorated flowers shine differently under the light. Inside of the box is covered with glossy silk cloth, which has no stains at all...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1127592 (stock #T-Z004)
RYOUTAN
$2,500.00

Oe Ryoki(1874 ~ died unknown):Japanese-style painter.

He was born in Kyoto.
His teacher is Kono Bairei.
He often painted at Maiko or Geisya called "Bijin-ga".
This "Maiko"(Geisya girl) is very pretty and standing on the terrace and looking at festival in Kyoto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1127594 (stock #T-Z004)
RYOUTAN
$2,500.00

Oe Ryoki(1874 ~ died unknown):Japanese-style painter.

He was born in Kyoto.
His teacher is Kono Bairei.
He often painted at Maiko or Geisya called "Bijin-ga".
This "Maiko"(Geisya girl) is very pretty and standing on the terrace and looking at festival in Kyoto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1243082 (stock #T-M1014)
RYOUTAN
$2,400.00
A marvelous Kyoto Satsuma plate delicately decorated with motifs of Samurai and wives at seaside done in gold and multiple color paintings. Surrounding area is decorated with Chinese style geometry pattern belt and detailed motifs of peony and fan in various colors. This delicate, elaborate and elegant Kyo Satsuma plate of Meiji period is put in a beautifully refined frame.

Condition: This splendid Kyo Satsuma plate is in excellent condition.

Size: Plate (D) 15cm (5.9"), Fr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1223027 (stock #T-H1074)
RYOUTAN
$2,210.00

Hiki Ikkan(1578-1657) is a papier mache style lacquerer.
His famliy is now in the 16th generation, Satomi, a woman, is now the head of this craft family.
Hiki Ikkan is a member of Senke's ten designated craftsmen families.

The families who have for generations made utensils in the Senke style are called 'shokka'.
These days they are generally called 'Senke jushoku'.
The ten people are : Nakagawa Joeki (metalworker), Okumura Kichibei (scroll mounting maker), Kuroda Shogen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1235426 (stock #T-A574)
RYOUTAN
$2,000.00
Superb traditional "Old Hirado" porcelain incense burner in Foo Dog (Chinese guardian lions) form made during Edo period. Decorated with peony, sparrow, and Chinese poem, etc. in blue and white against white background. The Hirado Porcelain have been produced in Nagasaki since 1598, which came originally from Korea, which is famous for blue-and-white and colored drawings on white porcelain. The Hirado porcelain was appreciated highly as much as Imari and Arita, which still have been produced...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1237281 (stock #T-M1015)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
A pair of stylish, elegant and slender Kyo-Satsuma (or Kyoto style Satsuma) vase, made by Kusube Sennosuke (1859-1940) of Awata (Kyoto), one of the major Kyo-Sasuma artists such as Kinkousan, as well as, a founder of Kusube pottery trading company. This graceful pair of vases in gourd form embrace a bit of Art Nouveau taste, with gorgeous belt pattern on the upper shoulder and near the bottom, and gracefully painted Japanese wisteria flowers in the center.

Awata ware, or Kyo-Satsuma, a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1234708 (stock #T-H368)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
A lovely Makie small box of Meiji-period, decorated with detailed gold and silver lacquer Makie flowers and half moon. A beautiful "Takamakie" aster and bell-flowers with gold finish, and half-moon with silver finish. Inside of the box is decorated with "Nashiji" finish.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up through a mixture of lacquer and charcoal or clay dust to make the decoration in sli...