Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1244433 (stock #T-O1154)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1241033 (stock #T-I1087)
RYOUTAN
$1,200.00
A fairly elaborate bronze flower vase made by Tsuda Jyoyo, decorated with delicately chased three-dimensional dragon on the shoulder of the vase. There are some soft clouds around the dragon, which give us the impression that the dragon is flying in the sky. The dragon is made of metal, however it really look like as if they are real creature. We assume this refined metalwork was made around late Taisho period or early Showa period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1236918 (stock #T-H1003)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1236652 (stock #T-H477)
RYOUTAN
$620.00
A stylish antique copper wall hanging vase in form of well bucket made during Meiji period. Simple yet well designed antique vase, which is fairly rare item as a Japanese folk metalwork. It is timelessly chic and sophisticated, with three dimensional leaves at the bottom corner. You can hang it from the ceiling or put it on a shelf. It is made of copper carved with woodgrain pattern on the surface, just like a good old-fashioned water well bucket...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234856 (stock #T-Z718)
RYOUTAN
Sold
Lovely gold and silver Komai style detailed inlay heart shape box of Meiji-period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace at sunrise rimmed by grape running pattern with elaborate inlay works. Same as the delicate inlay works of Komai company of at that time, this heart 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234853 (stock #T-H622)
RYOUTAN
$3,600.00
A gorgeous gold and silver inlaid Kiseru (tobacco pipe) of early Meiji-period. A natural ivory body, decorated with scenery of a fisherman fishing in the ocean by gold, silver and bronze inlay technique. Very elaborate and detailed metalwork on such a thin pipe. We can imagine how highly skilled the craftsmen of that times. It is rather heavy than it looks, which exude a certain dignity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234606 (stock #T-BN1134)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
Fabulous Meiji Inro metal work by Unno Yoshimori or Unno Bisei (1864-1919), with detailed, minute and elaborated inlaid technique. Decorated with splendid golden cherry blossom motif and other auspicious bird motifs.

Unno Bisei I was a late Edo period metal craft artist of the Mito school. His grandson, Unno Bisei II was also one of the most important metalwork artists of his period who served as the professor of Tokyo School of Art...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1232599 (stock #T-H655)
RYOUTAN
Sold
This "Komai" refined gold inlaid small box in fan form demonstrates the high quality art work of the Komai company of Kyoto. The rid is decorated with the scenery of an imperial palace in Heian period (794-1192), using their elaborate gold inlay technique. Their detailed, delicate and refined art skills are reflected even in such a tiny fan shaped box...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1230028 (stock #T-Y1126)
RYOUTAN
Sold
Elegant gold and silver Komai style eraborate inlay vase of Meiji-period. Just like the detailed inlay works of Komai company of the same era, this iron vase also is applied with the very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman at that time. Such excellent skill of an artisan is displayed in the small detailed feathers of the birds. If you look at the details of each motif, you will be surprised how real it is. Although it is decorated with the traditional mo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1228129 (stock #T-BN1122)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
A pair of gorgeous vases decorated with auspicious motifs such as Kannon(Deity of Mercy) and dragons. Elaborate inlaid gold/silver deliver vivid images of these heavenly figures. The Kannon smiles so graciously, and the dragons give an energetic smile. You will feel calmness and energy in this small world of inlaid copper vases. Beautifully demonstrates the highly advanced inlaid technology of Meiji. There is a signature of Nakasugi Yosaku on the side.

Nakasugi Yososhichi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1227431 (stock #T-BN1123)
RYOUTAN
Sold
This refined inlaid Kodansu (incense box) demonstrates the finest quality work of the Komai company of Kyoto. Amazingly detailed, delicate yet gorgeous artwork in a small box. A fairly tiny kodansu formed as a jewelry box, with 3D flower motif on elaborate hinges and clasp, double doors enclosing four small inside drawers. All four sides of the chest are filled with auspicious motives such as dragon, crane, Mt. Fuji, shrine, and flowers. Furthermore, the inside of doors are beautifully chas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1227132 (stock #T-BN1121)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
A pair of splendid bronze vases by Shoubi Eisuke of Meiji period. Two vases are decorated in haut-relief with various Japanese seasonal flowers, such as dandelion, morning glory, lily, hollyhock, balloon flowers and Japanese silver glass... Each flower reminds us the beauty and the scent of the four seasons.

Shoubi Eisuke(1839-1900) was one of the highly acclaimed metal craftsman in Meiji era, who won silver/gold medals at 1878 and 1889 Paris World Exposition. Born in Kyoto, he also tr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1209740 (stock #T-O1058)
RYOUTAN
Sold

A charming works by bronze made.
Artist name "Kozan" is chiseled on the belly of the bird and Tomobako.
The work which a pair of wagtail perches on a old branch and the rock is very pretty, and is lively.
The condition of it is in excellent, no chip, no crack and no restoration.

Date: Taisho period.

It comes with the original signed Tomobako.

Measurements about : 31cm(12.2")Width, 12.7cm(5.0")Height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1208440 (stock #T-h1064)
RYOUTAN
Sold

Hata Zoroku 1st manufactured only 100 iron teakettles during the whole life.
This is one of the 100 pieces.
The spout is a brute form.
A design is a tradition pattern of ancient China.
An acknowledged masterpiece.

Hata Zoroku 1st(1823-1890)became a Ryubun-do disciple in 1833 and studied the casting method.
After that, he studied the old copperware of Chinese Zhou and Han.

There is the certified for genuineness signed by Hata Zoroku 3rd on the backside of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1173738 (stock #T-H936)
RYOUTAN
Sold

100% pure silver kettle.
"Jyun-gin"(pure silver)mark on the base.
Signed maker name "Shoubi-do" on the base also.

The impressive design is the knob.
It is made from jewel, natural jade "Hisui".

Overall condition is in very good except some very minor small dents on the lower part.
Very lovely shape.

Measurements about : 19cm(7.48")Length, 20.5cm(8.07")Width, 25.5cm(10.03")Tall.
Total Silver Weight : 1087g.

Date : From later Meiji to early Taisho per...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1149634 (stock #T-A804)
RYOUTAN
On Hold

This article is a best quality pure silver metal work, impressive Japanese Jyungin(100% pure silver) covered jar with Shibayama decor on the ivory made body.

The covered jar has high quality and beauty of Meiji art.

Shibayama decor entailed the extensive use of inlay designs complemented by makie images.
Ivory, shell, coral, tortoiseshell, tusk, and other materials are used for the inlay.
The makie is applied to any remaining space.
The big difference from the mother-...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1124293 (stock #T-M802)
RYOUTAN
Sold

A work by "Komai Otojiro"(1842-1917), a great metalwork artist in the closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate.

It is a amazing article and perfect condition as cultural treasure class.

As Komai's work has the tradition that Otojiro learned technology from the Higo inlay artist and Shusuke Misaki.
There are many works of the texture inlay of gold and silver overwhelmingly(Nunome-zogan).
Moreover, when the kind of work also sees the catalog of an overseas exposition, a ...