Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN


Season's Greetings! Our Kamakura Store is on holidays until January 6, 2015, and will open on January 7, 2015.

We might check emails via Trocadero during holidays, however, the shippment will resume on January 7, 2015. Please send your message through the (order/inquire)area in each item's page, so that we can answer your questions. Thank you.

Wishing you a Joyful Holidays and a Prosperous New Year!

Ryotan, Kamakura
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1277587 (stock #T-M1225)
RYOUTAN
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1277433 (stock #T-H1243)
RYOUTAN
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An old Buddha statue made during Ming dynasty(1368–1644) in China. The Buddha has gracious smile on his face. Since the statue was made hundreds years ago, it is natural that it has some damages, still the foundation remains solid. This rare, precious and old statue still extend mercy to the world.

Buddha refers to one who has become enlightened through his own efforts and insight...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1277231 (stock #T-M1231)
RYOUTAN
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1276154 (stock #T-O1237)
RYOUTAN
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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1275419 (stock #T-M1230)
RYOUTAN
$1,300.00
Lovely set of five chrysanthemum shaped plates made by 10th generation Raku Kichizaemon, one of "Senke Jusshoku" craftsmen during Edo period. "Senke Jusshoku" or the Senke's (one of prestigious tea schools) ten designated craftsmen families who have been representing the ten highly skilled craftspeople who are the recipients of traditionally transmitted skills within specific families designated to serve the major tea schools "Senke" in Kyoto...
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1270569 (stock #H1236)
RYOUTAN
$2,400.00
An elegant incense burner in bird cage form, decorated with elaborate gold raised Maki-e. Both outside cover and the inside case carry a traditional auspicious pattern of cherry blossom with running water. Inside of the case is decorated with gorgeous Nashiji finish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1270316 (stock #T-H1235)
RYOUTAN
$2,800.00
A rare and unique duck shaped bronze incense burner made during Edo period. This lovely bronze censer is decorated with delicately and elaborately carved feather, which looks natural and real.

Condition: This lovely incense burner is in excellent condition, with no damages and slight restoration on foot.

Size: 24cm (9.4") x 12cm (4.7") x H34.5cm(13.6”)

Weight: 1.6kg

Age: Edo-period
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1269030 (stock #T-O1211)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
A set of refined, simple yet elegant tea articles with a splendid gold Makie box and tray, which is fairly sophisticated traditional motifs. An elegant, refined and functional set of tea articles, consists of tea box, tray, tea cup, natsume (tea caddy), chashaku (tea spoon), chataku (tea whisk), two fukusa (tea cloth) and shifuku (silk pouch for tea caddy). The rid of the elegant black lacqured tea box is decorated with drawings of Mt. Fuji and typical rural landscape in gold makie technique...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1268808 (stock #T-O1210)
RYOUTAN
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An elegant Komai style inlaid small vase with typical flowers and birds motif, delicately applied with very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman of Meiji-period.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword accessory maker date back from Edo-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1258747 (stock #T-H1192)
RYOUTAN
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A pair of splendid dolls in elaborately embroidered Kimonos made by a well-established Kyoto doll company, "Maruhei Oki Doll Shop." The company was founded during Mid Edo period (late 18th century) in Kyoto. They were famous for its Hina dolls which were loved by the noble families and feudal lord families at that time, later in the modern period the imperial families also ordered them for their daughters to celebrate the Girls day...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1258353 (stock #T-BN1185)
RYOUTAN
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A very rare set of incense ceremony utensils with elaborate and high raised Makie lacquer shelf of Edo period. The top of the elegant Makie lacquer shelf is decorated with gorgeous gold high raised Makie, depicted with autum motifs such as deer and maple leafs. The side of the beautiful Makie shelf is decorated with various autumn flowers and maple leafs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257352 (stock #T-BN1186)
RYOUTAN
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A very unique traditional Japanese crown (headgear) shaped bronze incense burner made by Chikueido Eishin in Kyoto. This graceful bronze censer is decorated with delicately and elaborately carved chrysanthemum flower motif in arabesque.

Chikueido was founded during Edo period in Kyoto. Since then the family has been running the metal ornament business for more than 200 years by inheriting the craftsmanship for generations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257219 (stock #T-BN1187)
RYOUTAN
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This elaborate gold/silver inlay small box was made by Okuno company in Kyoto during Meiji-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1255004 (stock #T-M1189)
RYOUTAN
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A set of ten rare, graceful and gorgeous Makie lacquer soup bowls of the late Edo period. They are decorated with traditional "bird-and-flower" motif Makie works of mid 19th century, which is elegant, refined, and very unique. Inside of the lids are depicted with a crane and turtle, which are also known as auspicious motifs. It seems that the ten soup bowls had been rarely used.

Condition: The set of ten soup bowls are in exceptionally excellent condition, due to high quality of t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1254092 (stock #T-H1182)
RYOUTAN
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A very precious wooden standing statue of Sho Kanzeon Bosatsu, or the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion, decorated with kiri-kane (cut gold foil) technique of Muromachi period (14th – 16th century). Just like most common Kannon statue, it has calm, compassionate and peaceful face, wearing a beautiful crown and holding a lotus flower.

Kannon is a bodhisattva, an enlightenment being, associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female. The name Kann...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1253728 (stock #T-H1181)
RYOUTAN
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A refined rosewood folding screen with cloisonné enamel fringe decorated with arabesque pattern. The latticework of this unique low folding screen is well designed and very sophisticated, which is very rare to find. Since the material (rosewood) is relatively heavy, it adds a certain dignity to the screen.

This kind of low holding screen is used for tea ceremony to show a boundary to draw a line between the hosts who give hospitality and the guests who are supposed to be served.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1253429 (stock #T-H1180)
RYOUTAN
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An unique red lacquer incense container elaborately carved with a mantis high relief. Side of the lid is decorated with the Chinese pattern. Inside of the box is finished with black lacquer. The unique posture or the activities of the mantis had been observed since the ancient times by people in Japan, as well as, in the other countries. Just like the English other name for mantis (“praying mantis”) in the Western countries, the Japanese Mantis also used to be called as “praying...