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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1220934 (stock #T-h1103)
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A splendid Japanese carving Okimono in Meiji period.
An artist name is Tachikawa Takusai.
He is a shrine carpenter of Meiji Era and lived in the Nagano Suwa district.
He was a master craftaman of the Meiji term which built much temples and shrines...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1920 item #1220247 (stock #T-h1102)
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This antique lacquer plate is formed as a fish.
A part of body is a lid and it can dish up cooking etc. to inside. The tray is also a set.


It is a plate of the auspicious lacquer ware used for the auspicious banquet in old Japan.
It is a very new excellent piece.

We also have small size of the same type as this form.
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1219654 (stock #T-bn1066)
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Antique fine ko-dansu with cherry and Japanese cedar design.
The condition of it is in excellent, no chip, no crack and no restoration.

It is decorated in skillful lacquer technique and brilliant gold takamaki-e(rise maki-e) with cherry and Japanese cedar on the surface, interior has gold nashiji finish.
A part of the surface of small drawer is decorated with autumn flower, maple leaf, grass, chrysanthemum and bellflower, and inside of the small door is decorated with maple tree...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1219506 (stock #T-o1106)
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A design with a calmly person and the brave cow.
The person which look also like a hermit and cow.
It is an incense burner of the first Makuzu Kozan with elaborate and the high quality design.

Makuzu Kozan(1842-1926).
Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan (1842-1916) was appointed artist to the Japanese Imperial household and was one of the greatest potters of the Meiji Era.

The condition of this article is in very wonderful...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1218616 (stock #T-h1085)
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Very gorgeous Lacquered document box(Tebako)with skillful gold rise maki-e(Taka-maki-e)in Showa period, 20th century.

It is decorated with auspicious motif, pine, bamboo, ume, cherry, waterfall, mountain, the palace style main house and maple.
The inside of the lid is decorated with crane, pine and ume on the wonderful nashiji gold makie ground.
The inside of this main box has gorgeous nashiji finish.

Signed artist name "Akimasa" on the base...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1218281 (stock #T-h1099)
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This is a work of the famous artist of the Takaoka copperware.
The shallow flower basin of Suga Gessin which continues from generation to generation from the Edo period.
The work of the second generation is conjectured.

A very unique design.
It is a shallow flower basin for flower arrangement expressing the water symbolized by the kappa.
The wonderful design which is likely to hear a sound of water which flows into a swamp or a pond...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1216993 (stock #T-h1093)
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A pale blue cloisonne vase is decorated with carp.
The excellent work which made full use of the shippo technology in Meiji period.

Originally, cloisonne is made a division by a line, and glassy glaze pours in it, and it become fixed to firing.
However, wireless cloisonne is the difficult work since removing the line on the way of the process.
Therefore, the softness depended for fading and the color by delicate mixture of glaze which are not in wire cloisonne(Yusen-shipp...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1215153 (stock #T-h1088)
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This best quality suzuribako of rectangular form is docerated in gold and silver makie with maple leaf, big tree and beautifl deer.
The maculation of deer is decorated in raden(mother-of-pearl inlay)work with brilliant white, pink, turquoise green, pale blue, blue, navy and dark green color.
The scene is luxuriously rendered in taka-makie on a dry lacquer ground.

On the interior lid, against a nashiji ground, ornamented with dense sprinkling of wild chrysanthemum flower and sm...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1212743 (stock #T-BN1038)
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Detail of Japanese flowers varieties ornamented as the central theme on a vase.
A full-bodied silver-wired cloisonne vase with wisteria, magnolia, peony, iris, golden-rayed lily-of-Japan and wild chrysanthemum with multi-colored detailing covering its eggplant purple surface.
The cloisonne with silver wires is imparting a luxurious touch rather than the cloisonne with brass wires.

The condition of this cloisonne vase is in excellent, no chip, no crack and no restoration.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1212345 (stock #T-h1089)
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Date : Taisho period(1912-1926).

A pair of black roiro lacquered letter(paper)case with gold makie designed autumn grass and flowers, inside has fine silk cloth with flower motif.
A bordering of case is gold makie finish.

The condition of this case is in excellent except slight minor chip on the edge in one case.
It comes with fitted kiri-box.
It can put the paper of A4 size in the box of the smaller one exactly...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1211478 (stock #T-h1086)
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This Wajima lacquer Japanese reading desk with gold makie is one of the article of a superfine quality in Showa(20th century).
Wajima lacquer Studio name is "Inachu Japanese Lacquer Art Studio".

This maker was loved by the Imperial Household in Showa period.
Princess Michiko had the jewel box purchased in this store in the old days.

The pattern with the Makie lacquer work is a special attraction, cormorant fishing "Ukai" in from early summer to early autumn in Japan.
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1210608 (stock #T-P1054)
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Unsigned.
The fine taste in Meiji period.
It is decorated with beautiful flower arabesque pattern colored by milky yellow, pale blue and gosu blue on the cream colored ground.
There are three foots that are designed to part of the floral design in this incense burner...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1210319 (stock #T-O1042)
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This is a cloisonne jar which is called "Henko"(flat pot).
It is decorated with Raptores, songbird and the peony of winters on the center of the body...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1209740 (stock #T-O1058)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1208440 (stock #T-h1064)
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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...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1207312 (stock #T-h1049)
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Nihashi Yoshihira works.(1896-1977)
This item is very profound article and has his high techniques of metalwork.

Nihashi Yoshihira was born in Tenryu City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
After graduating from elementary school he became a pupil of Unno Bisei.
In 1920 he entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts, graduating in 1925.
The same year he was honored with a commission of silver crane ornaments for the Taisho Emperor's silver wedding anniversary...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1206857 (stock #T-h1056)
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Katsukawa Shunsho is an ukiyoe painter in the middle of Edo (1726-1793), and it is famous for having left the masterpiece of the beautiful-woman picture.
This "Scenes of Women’s Lives in the Twelve Months" is especially called highest peak of the ukiyoe beautiful-woman picture.
Katsushika Hokusai was a disciple of Katsukawa Shunsho.
One image of a Japanese painting has been formed through the influence on the Kaburagi Kiyokata and others till today...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1206394 (stock #T-BN1037)
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Date : Meiji period, 19st century.
Quite a lot of work elaborately design and technique, luxurious touch.
This item is a work of the overwhelmingly wonderful wire cloisonne of the Meiji term...