Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1245940 (stock #T-P1053)
RYOUTAN
$1,500.00
A very unique and rare Sumidagawa pottery flower vase made in the early Meiji period. This humorous vase is depicted with a scene of two men resting in a cave, which is very unique and impressive idea.

Since Sumidagawa ware were made mainly for exporting abroad, there are few artworks currently left in Japan. This is one of such rare Sumidagawa pottery ware. The kiln of Sumidagawa pottery was founded in the mid Edo period, using the clay near the Sumida river as pot clay...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1244953 (stock #T-H1077)
RYOUTAN
$900.00
A tiny yet tasteful refined "Somesuke" (Blue-and-white) incense case, with birds in floral patterns by Makuzu Kozan. "Somesuke" is a white pottery with indigo patterns, which is often find in Imari ware.

Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan I (1842-1916) was appointed artist to the Japanese Imperial household and was one of the greatest potters of the Meiji Era...
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 : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1244526 (stock #T-J1095)
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A lovely pair of Owari cloisonne wired enamel vases, delicately decorated with beautiful spring flowers, such as cherry blossom, wisteria, daisy and bell flower against deep navy ground. Some lovely songbirds are also depicted in vivid detail with elaborate wired cloisonne technique.

This pair of vases are highly sophisticated because the same pictures on a vase are drawn symmetrically for both of them. It conveys the joyful atmosphere of warm spring time...
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244439 (stock #T-A1097)
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A splendid Gold Makie Tobacco Bon(tray) set with Sumiyoshi motif Makie finished with plenty of gilt on Nashiji ground. This is an excellent, highly sophisticated and elegant Makie artwork of Meiji period. Its high quality Makie lacquer work technique might be equal to that of the ones in an art museum. The globe is made of pure silver with the weight of 298g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1244433 (stock #T-O1154)
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Fabulous Komai style hexagonal shaped incense container with detailed gold and silver inlay by Bizan during Meiji period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace rimmed by geometric pattern with elaborate inlay works. Same as the delicate inlay works of Komai company of at that time, this hexagonal shaped box is also applied with the very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman of Meiji-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1244183 (stock #T-M1150)
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This lovely incense container with birds and flower motif is made by Uematsu Hobi, one of the prestigious Makie lacquer artists during Meiji-early Showa period. A incense case is a container with a lid to keep incense. Inside of the case is decorated with gorgeous gold butterfly motif against Nashiji ground.

Uematsu Hobi(1872-1933) was a traditional Makie lacquer artist. Born in Tokyo, he learned classic lacquer works from his father, studying Rimpa style(i.e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1244067 (stock #T-BN1040)
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A pair of precious cloisonne enamel vases made during Meiji period. This vases are decorated with the elaborate wired cloisonne technique and delicate color graduation used in flower pedals and leaves, which reminds us of the painstaking craftsmanship of that time. Although the shape, the hight, and the ground color of the twin vases are almost same, motifs in the center of the vase and design patterns of the mouth and the base are uniquely depicted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1243656 (stock #T-BN1033)
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This gorgeous Kyoto Satsuma vase is delicately decorated with the paintings of cherry-blossom viewing on an good old peaceful spring day. Although unsigned, this lovely vase with detailed gilt work reminds us of the style of Kinkozan or Ryuzan. One side of the vase is decorated with a picture of a beautiful woman in traditional style enjoying cherry blossom, the other side is with a scenery of a old town where people are enjoying cherry-blossom near a shrine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1243647 (stock #T-O1057)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
A Goryeo celadon porcelain style vase decorated with inlaid phoenix and chrysanthemum motifs by Miyagawa "Makuzu" Kozan the 2nd(1858-1940).

Makuzu Kozan is one of the most influential pottery during Meiji to early Showa period for its unique grand relief pottery and high quality earthenware with multicolored overgraze enamels. Their products were exhibited at Philadelphia World Exposition and evaluated highly in Europe and the U.S. to become a world-famous pottery. Although the pot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1243389 (stock #T-BN1070)
RYOUTAN
$2,800.00
This rarely found cubic raised cloisonne enamel small box is decorated with a motif of carp against refreshing light blue background. It looks like the carps on the lid are really swimming in fresh water, as it is decorated with the transparent cloisonne, using both wired and non-wired cloisonne technique. The transparent cloisonne is one of the cloisonne enamel technique. The raised enamel is laid between thin raised metal lines and heated. The finished piece has transparent enamel held between...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1243210 (stock #T-A1096)
RYOUTAN
$3,400.00
Lovely Kyoto Pottery Censer by Miura Chikusen A fabulous Kyoto (Kiyomizu) pottery incense burner made by Miura Chikusen 1st, decorated with floral geometric pattern in various colors against lively green ground. It comes with elaborately carved silver chimney and a pottery one. Censers are any type of vessels made for burning incense. In many cultures, burning incense has spiritual and religious connotations, and this influences the design and decoration of the censer.

Miura Chiku...
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 : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1242726 (stock #T-BN1137)
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An elegant, superb and precious Meiji cloisonne vase made by Ando Jubei. Just like an ink-wash painting, it is decorated with less colorful tone to express the subtle and profound beauty of the cherry blossom on full moon night. A highly artistic cloisonne enamel work. They used wired cloisonne technique for the drawings of cherry blossom trees, flowers and branches, while they adopted non wired technique for the moon and the flower pedals to show a strong sense of perspective, which looks mo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1241457 (stock #T-O1105)
RYOUTAN
$2,000.00
A pair of sophisticated Makie color lacquer sake cup basins, jointly made by two of the "Senke Jusshoku" or the Senke's ten designated craftsmen families. These craftsmen are 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. As for this articles, outside was decorated with drawings of simple yet refined moon-flower by Nakamura Sotetsu, a lacquer crafts...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1241131 (stock #T-H1084)
RYOUTAN
$3,800.00
An elegant, refined and functional set of tea articles, consists of tea box, tea cup, chashaku (tea spoon), chatakutate (tea whisk stand) and shifuku (drawstring bag). Inside of the rid of the black lacqured tea box is decorated with a drawings of a horse in gold makie technique. The blue and white tea bowl was made by Eiraku Zengoro of Kahin Shiryu. The tea spoon is made of ivory, and the tea whisk stand is a lacqure ware. The draawstring bag is made of silk. This set of tea articles is fa...
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. The edges of the inside boxes are reinforced with metal.

Raden is a Japanese decorative...