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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1228129 (stock #T-BN1122)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1249290 (stock #T-A1162)
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An elegant bronze vase with fine chasing ansa, decorated with elaborately inlaid birds and gorgeous peony flower motifs in gold. Rarely found highly skilled metal work of Meiji period. It is hard to find such a detailed, delicate, and high quality metal work that we can feel the energy or the spirit of the craftsman today...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250511 (stock #T-P1169)
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An elaborate gold/silver Komai style inlay small box in hexagonal form, decorated with “Kinkakuji”(Golden Pavilion) motif of Meiji-period. It portraits the brilliant scenery of the famous golden temple in Kyoto rimmed by Chinese running pattern with elaborate inlay works. Inside of the lid, as well as the inside and back of the box are also depicted with the Japanese traditional flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257219 (stock #T-BN1187)
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This elaborate gold/silver inlay small box was made by Okuno company in Kyoto during Meiji-period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace at sunrise rimmed by Chinese running pattern with delicate inlay works. On the side and the back of box are decorated with the maple leaf motif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1283320 (stock #T-BN1239)
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A pair of brilliant bronze inlay vase with the Imperial chrysanthemum crest made by Kanazawa Copper Company during early Meiji period. They are depicted with the Japanese traditional flowers in gold and silver inlay.

The Kanazawa Copper was famous for its high quality bronze products. They had produced various goods for the imperial family and for international/domestic exhibitions, which were highly appreciated...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1230028 (stock #T-Y1126)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282425 (stock #T-BN1238)
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An gorgeous, big and heavy inlay bronze vase with elaborately chased ansa in dragon face form, decorated with various high relief gold inlay decorations. One side is decorated with a brave Samurai in armor motif, and the other side is with peaceful birds and flower motifs in gold. You can enjoy the both sides of this glorious vase, which has rarely found highly skilled metal work of Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234853 (stock #T-H622)
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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 #1281288 (stock #T-BN1240)
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A pair of gorgeous inlay vases decorated with Phoenix motif made during the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate. The elaborate inlaid gold delivers vivid image of this auspicious bird. As the vases might be made for Samurai of the times, you may feel energy and passion in this small world of inlaid copper vases. Beautifully demonstrates the highly advanced inlaid technology by the sword craftsmen of the end Edo period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1232599 (stock #T-H655)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1281174 (stock #T-BN1241)
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This precious gold inlaid "Komai" incense chest was made during Meiji period by the Komai company of Kyoto, using their elaborate, delicate and refined gold inlay technique. The company is well known as one of the prestigious craftsmen of the Golden age Meiji artworks, for its original inlay art works, which derived from their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword accessory maker date back from Edo-period. At the time of the Meiji restoration, by Law banning private possession of swords ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1173738 (stock #T-H936)
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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 1910 item #1124293 (stock #T-M802)
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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 ...
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.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250212 (stock #T-P1168)
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A lovely high mounted inlay bronze round vase with humorous fish motif. It is depicted with various kinds of fishes in a fancy colorful manner.

Inlay is a decoration technique used for sword, in which the surface is carved and filled with metal, shell or ivory, etc. The metal work artists in those days were the successors of those who had long family tradition as highly skilled sword decoration craftsmen up to Meiji period. They had highly-developed chiseling techniques, complex col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234856 (stock #T-Z718)
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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.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their family tradition as a sword-smi...
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1149634 (stock #T-A804)
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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-...