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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1298091 (stock #T-O1294)
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A precious set of “Kakiemon" Imari side dish plates made by Sakaida Kakiemon 13th (1906-1982) during Showa period. The first generation Sakaida Kakiemon (1596–1666) is said to be the first pottery in Japan to discover the secret of enamel decoration on porcelain, known as 'akae', which is a style of Japanese enameled ceramics, traditionally produced at the factories of Arita (Southern part of Japan) from the mid-17th century onwards...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1292334 (stock #T-H1277)
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A beautiful Wajima cake box with handle made by Wajima Goshima Company, one of the precitigeous Wajima ware maker founded in 1924 in Wajima city. The art of lacquerware most likely arrived in Japan from China through the Korean Peninsula along with Buddhism and the Chinese writing system in the Asuka and Nara periods (6th through 8th centuries)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1291999 (stock #T-M1267AB)
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An unique set of five lacquer lunch boxes with fruits motif made by Namiki Tsunenobu. Each round lunch box has different fruit motifs such as a persimmon, a chestnut, a pomegranate, an orange, and a pear. Namiki Tsunenobu was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo National Univ. of Fine Arts and Music. He has received various art awards including Japan Fine Arts Exhibition.

This unique lacquer lunch boxes are in extremely good condition, as they have never been used...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1291729 (stock #T-M1266A)
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A lovely lacquer lunch box with persimmon motif made by Namiki Tsunenobu. He was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo National Univ. of Fine Arts and Music. He has received various art awards including Japan Fine Arts Exhibition.

This unique lacquer lunch box is so beautiful as it has never been used.

Condition: This refined lacquer lunch box is n excellent condition with no cracks, no damages or no restorations. They come with original Kiri-box...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1290774 (stock #T-R1274)
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Kanzeon Bosatsu is an East Asian deity of mercy, which is a bodhisattva, an enlightenment being, associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female. The name Kannon means "Observing the Sounds (or Cries) of the World." The one who constantly surveys the world listening for the sounds of suffering...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1290660 (stock #T-R1273)
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A very rare set of “Kakiemon" Old Imari side dish plates made during Edo period. These plates are relatively thin and in excellent condition, although they were made during Edo period...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1285480 (stock #T-O1253)
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A refined inlay copper vase decorated with elaborately chased hawk motif with high relief gold/silver inlay decorations. Hawk was loved by Samurai for its bravery. This particular vase is skillfully depicted with hawk motif in detailed, delicate, and high quality metal work that we can feel the energy or the spirit of the craftsman at that time.

Condition: This elavorate bronze vase is in excellent condition, with no chips, no damages, and no restorations...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1282668 (stock #T-M1222)
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A stylish bamboo flower basket made by Iizuka Rokansai (1890-1958). It is simple yet refined, and natural bamboo basket, which was made by a master of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo crafts have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad. Some of Rokansai’s crafts were chosen as an offering to the Emperor. His works also were awarded at Paris International Exposition in 1926 and Chicago International Exposition in 1933...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1277712 (stock #T-M1223)
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A simple, yet delicate and orthodox bamboo flower basket made by Iizuka Rokansai (1890-1958) who was a master of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo crafts have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad. Some of Rokansai’s crafts were chosen as an offering to the Emperor. His works also were awarded at Paris International Exposition in 1926 and Chicago International Exposition in 1933...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1277587 (stock #T-M1225)
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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...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1277433 (stock #T-H1243)
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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. In Buddhism, buddhahood is the state of perfect enlightenment attained by a buddha.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1277231 (stock #T-M1231)
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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.

The Japanese potter Sakaida Kakiemon (1596–1666) is said to be the first pottery in Japan to discover the secret of enamel decoration on porcelain, known as 'akae', which is a style of Japanese enameled ceramics, traditionally produced at the factories of Arita (Southern part of Japan) from the mid...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1276343 (stock #T-M1224)
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A refined vintage bamboo basket made by Iizuka Shokansai who was one of the prestigious bamboo crafter of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo art works have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad.

The Japanese craftsmen started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bamboo craftwork around the end of late Edo period. Later, as they obtain a mastery of fine bamboo artwork, their bamboo craft quality has been improved sig...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1275419 (stock #T-M1230)
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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.

This set of five small plates has a subt...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1275279 (stock #T-M1221)
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An elaborate vintage bamboo basket made by Iizuka Rokansai who was a master of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo works have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad. Some of his works were chosen as an offering to the Emperor. His works also were awarded at Paris International Exposition in 1926 and Chicago International Exposition in 1933.

The Japanese craftsmen started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bam...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1270569 (stock #H1236)
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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.

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...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1270316 (stock #T-H1235)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1268808 (stock #T-O1210)
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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. By Law banning private possession of swords of 1876 (Meiji-period), they had to convert their advanced inlay skills as sword accessory making into art p...