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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240928 (stock #T-BN1035)
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A Kyoto Satsuma flower vase by Matsumoto Hozan with a very detailed picture of daimyo(regional federal lord) procession. The drawings are amazingly minute, precise and delicate. This vase represents the typical Kyoto Satsuma decoration technique which is characterized by its minute and elegant style. In the picture, daimyo and retainers, such as samurai, doctors, and those who serve for daimyo painted in one continuous line...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240823 (stock #T-BN1030)
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Very rare Kyoto Satsuma vase made by "Kinkozan,"one of the most important pottery in Kyoto. Decorated with two painted cartouche surrounded by raised golden bamboo style frames with traditional Japanese flowers painted inside. One is painted with various kind of chrysanthemums, and the other is painted with the Japanese wisteria...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240364 (stock #T-BN1072)
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A superb Meiji cloisonne enamel vase made by Ota Hyozo of Meiji period. A slender hexagonal vase delicately decorated with tapering panels of different seasonal flowers, such as Wisteria, chrysanthemums, lilies, poppy, maple tree and cherry blossom, worked in elaborate silver and gilt wire technique. The neck and shoulder of the vase is decorated with geometric designs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240212 (stock #T-I1086)
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A lovely antique cloisonne small box made during Meiji period. Decorated with elavorate wired cloisonne technique, which is one of enameling technique, in various colors. The cover is decorated with a detailed drawings of a phoenix, that is a good luck charm, surrounded by cherry blossom floweral pattern. The four sides are decorated with cherry blossom in pink, light blue and white pattern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240091 (stock #T-P1055)
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A fabulous Meiji cloisonne tea set made by "Takahara Komakichi" during Meiji period. Many of Takahara's tea sets were made mainly for exporting to Europe and the U.S. at that time.

They are decorated with wired cloisonne technique, using copper ground and copper wire coated with gold...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240086 (stock #T-BN1071)
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$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 : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238419 (stock #T-BN1031)
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An elegant Kyoto Satsuma vase made during Meiji period. This vase in rectangular form has four sides, decorated with drawings of peaceful good old days... women in pavilion rest beside the placid lake, a Japanese beauty in gorgeours kimono, songbirds singing on a gnarled plum tree, and a mother and children washing their kimonos...The shoulders of the vase are decorated with exquisite millefleurs and phoenix pattern. Very high quality Kyo Satsuma vase...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238319 (stock #T-M1017)
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A simple yet sophisticated celadon incense burner by Suwa Sozan 1st, one of the famous potter in Meiji-Taisho period. " The globe is made of silver with splendid Phoenix motif.

Suwa Sozan was born in Kanazawa. He worked for Kinkozan, one of prestigious Meiji potter, until 1906, when he set up his own workshop in Gojozaka. He seems to have specialized in ceramic carving and in the making of celadon. He was made an Imperial Artist in 1917...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238094 (stock #T-BN1029)
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An amazingly elaborate openwork Kyo-Satsuma incense burner of Meiji period, delicately decorated with enamels and gilt drawings. Both sides of the handles are with the drawings of good old spring time scenery with cherry blossom flowers. Women and children are enjoying the beauty of cherry blossom on a peaceful warm spring day. The top of the handle and body are delicately decorated with multi-colored flowers and honeycomb pattern with gilt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1237738 (stock #T-H662)
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A refined withe porcelain incense burner in Korai style by Makuzu Kozan II(1859-1917). The body is big bird form, with ornamented small bird with rise technique on the upper body. The incense globe is made of pure silver (100%) with fine carving of dragon and arabesque design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1237612 (stock #T-H1013)
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$1,600.00
A exquisite Satsuma Suiteki, or small water pot for calligraphy, elaborately decorated with latticework pattern on the body, and chrysanthemum design on spout. This is fairly high quality Satsuma ware with very detailed, delicate and elegant small pot rarely found.

The Seikozan pottery studio in Kobe was one of the best Kyo-Satsuma manufacturers ranking with Yabumeizan or Kinkousan.

Condition: This refined Satsuma small pot is in excellent condition, no chips, no cracks and no ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1237485 (stock #T-O970)
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A sophisticated celadon jar by Suwa Sozan (1851-1922), one of the famous potter in Meiji-Taisho period. The ovoid body jar decorated with a shoal of sturgeon-like fish modelled in low relief and painted in undergraze red and grey and lightly incised with water weeds. The fishes look like as if they are actually swimming in the water. A very similar jar is kept at the Nasser D. Khalili collection.

Suwa Sozan was born in Kanazawa. He worked for Kinkozan, one of prestigious Meiji potter, u...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1237393 (stock #T-O969)
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A spectacular Edo period folding screen with six panels, depicting scenery of peaceful spring beach of good old days. The six panels are painted with the picture of people's daily life, such as people gathering under the tree, riding on the boat, visiting shrine, selling tea, talking in a ordinary seaside town of those days. You can easily imagine or dream about the good old Edo period with this folding screen.

Condition: This precious Edo period screen is reasonably in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1237281 (stock #T-M1015)
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$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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1236918 (stock #T-H1003)
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A unique bronze incense burner in Qilin form made during Edo period. It has funny smiling face.

The qilin or kilin is a mythical animal of China known throughout various East Asian cultures, said to appear with the imminent arrival or passing of a sage or illustrious ruler. It is a good omen thought to occasion prosperity or serenity. It is often depicted with what looks like fire all over its body. It is sometimes called the "Chinese unicorn" when compared with the Western unicorn. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1236765 (stock #T-M870)
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A lovely pair of vases decorated with gold fishes and Japanese Wisteria using silver wires on the bright light blue ground. Such silver wire technique adds luxurious impression to this beautiful vases. The shoulders of the vases are painted with Wisteria flowers swinging in the wind, while two lovely gold fishes are swimming lively in the center of the each vase. It give us the image of freshening breeze in the delightful early summer.

Condition: This beautiful pair of vases are in exce...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1236762 (stock #T-H373)
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$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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1236653 (stock #T-H932)
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A fabulous incense burner in "akoda"(melon) form, known as its lobe-shaped bulky body which resembles a melon. A museum grade, rare high quality incense burner. The body is decorated in gold and "shibuichi" raised lacquer, with flowers, river and heron. The Hoya (globe) woven in hexagon shape called "Mutsu-me kago ami"and Otoshi (holder) are made of brass. The bottom is decorated in nashi-ji makie finish.

"Shibuichi" is an alloy which can be patinated into a range of subtle muted sh...