Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1231684 (stock #T-H1129)
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A thrown and cut Meiji "Imari" porcelain vase, decorated with full of auspicious motifs such as flying cranes, lucky mallet and flowers was made early Meiji period. This Imari porcelain vase in happy color tone remains some reminiscence of good old Edo period. It looks like a small hand warmer, however, it might be used as a flower vase for exporting abroad. We might also use it as a candle holder, an aroma diffuser or a burner in our today's life...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1230375 (stock #T-BN1118)
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A superb Meiji cloisonne enamel jar and cover of almost spherical form, decorated with various traditional Noh costume patterns and designs worked in bold/thin wire. Although unsigned, this jar can be attributed to Namikawa Yasuyuki by its refined design, palette and techniques.

Namikawa Yasuyuki(1845-1927) was born as a son of samurai family in Kyoto, and was adopted to the Namikawa family which serves an Imperial family...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : 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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1229509 (stock #T-H1128)
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A Edo-period Shogi(the Japanese chess) game set, comprises a set of Shogi pieces and a game board. Several names of historical Shogi masters, including "Yoshio Kimura 14th" are written on the back of the board and inside of the lid of Kiri-box. The date on the lid says November 17th, 1941, with 14 names of the Shogi masters and professional players who might have participated in the game on that day....
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1229389 (stock #T-O1125)
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This humorous lion shaped celadon incense burner was made by Makuzu Kozan 1st in his last years. Miyagawa "Makuzu" Kozan produced an extraordinarily wide range of ceramics for both domestic and export markets, and participated with great success in domestic/international exhibitions during Meiji-period. He was one of the greatest potters at that time.

Chinese guardian lions or "Foo dogs" were considered as a symbol of strength and auspicious creature...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1229232 (stock #T-H1127)
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A splendid "Kutani" porcelain of Meiji-period with delicate drawings, even in the inside of the bowl. Just like this bowl was used for happy gatherings, joyful pictures of people, peaceful landscape and beautiful nature are portrayed.

"Kutani"porcelain style is known for multiple colors, and bold designs covering most of the surface of each piece...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1229014 (stock #T-BN1104)
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An elegant "Owari Cloisonne" vase decorated with Peony flowers and butterflies. Peony is a Chinese native deciduous small trees, which is called as "king of flowers" for its luxuriousness and is loved in Japan. In this particular vase, effective use of sharp and thick silver lines highlights the vivid and luxury images of the full-blown peony flowers. This enamel technique represents the delicate and elaborate Owari (Nagoya) cloisonne craftsmanship of Meiji-period...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1228293 (stock #T-O1124)
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A brilliant cloisonne vase by Ando Cloisonne company. Beautifully brighten chrysanthemum flowers and a sparrow against the deep blue background. The contrast of the colors are highlighted with the elaborate wire cloisonne technique of "Owari Shippo" tradition.

"Owari Shippo" was started around the end of Edo-period in Nagoya by Kaji Tsunekichi. He developed how to make wire cloisonne by examining the cloisonne plates from Netherlands at that time...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : 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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1227431 (stock #T-BN1123)
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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...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1226727 (stock #T-O1112)
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Brilliant deep violet cloisonne plate with lovely Japanese wisteria and birds. Very detailed technical art work of Meiji-period portrays the natural beauty of the old Japanese late spring. Two birds are singing under the swinging wisteria flowers...

Japanese cloisonne was a technical triumph of Meiji period. This beautiful cloisonne enamel (shippo) plate was made in those days, when the most sophisticated decorative techniques enabled a new art form to be established.

Some sligh...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1225124 (stock #T-O1110)
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This fine wooden tray was made by Shina Ashida, a traditional tea utensils joiner in Osaka.
It is a simple and sophisticated Japanese incense tray used for tea ceremony.
Both top of the frame and foot are decorated with spotted bamboo.

Condition of the product is fairly good with slight stain which is hardly discreet.
It comes with original signed kiri-box, Tomobako.

Measurements about: 39.3cm(15.5") X 31cm(12.2") X 3.1cm(1.2")
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1223032 (stock #T-H1078)
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It is a dish shaped flower of chrysanthemum with very beautiful color of yellow by Miyagawa Kosai.

Makuzu-yaki (Makuzu ware) is a pottery that Miyagawa Kosai produces pottery at Higashiyama in Kyoto.
Miyagawa Kosai mainly produces the pottery used in the tea ceremony.
The Miyagawa family came to Kyoto in the late 1600's and set up a pottery materials and repair business.
Later, the Miyagawa family split into two main branches, lead by Jihei and Chobei, and both branches con...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1222530 (stock #T-O1107)
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Now, also in Japan, the go board of this grade rarely exists.
It is the gorgeous go board in which wonderful lacquer work was given.
It is ornamented with very precise,beautifully and reality design of the plum and mandarin duck which were drawn people's attention.
Some flowers of a plum are mother-of-pearl(raden) finish.

The condition of this piece is in very best.
Some small shallow cracks, wear on the board by old age.
However, if the oldness of the age and...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1221386 (stock #T-h1108)
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A works of 4th Kinjo Ikkokusai. (1876-1961)
The 4th Ikkokusai describes a haiku poem in the reverse side of the lid of all the kiri-boxes(Tomobako) of the work for commemoration when article is done.
He liked the haiku poem and also had his pen name of a haiku poet.
This article has it in the reverse side of the lid of the kiri-box.

It will be a bee if it is called Ikkokusai.
It will be Ikkokusai if it is called a bee.
A bee is just a pronoun of the work of Kinjo...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1220936 (stock #T-H1076)
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The blue-and-white porcelain incense burner which the pottery Tsuji Hitachi of highest-class Arita ware made at the Edo period.

The Tsuji House has a 350-year history and superb technique for making white porcelain.
Since the generation of the one hundred eleventh Emperor Reigen(1664), the Tsuji House has been taking orders for tableware from the Japanese Imperial Household.
The House of Tsuji was the first kiln to make white porcelain tableware for imperial use.
In the Me...
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.

This article is carved with crane of parent and child, and bamboo.
It is the attractive sculpture which was full of the antique look.
The condition is very best.
There are some slight minor crack and the portion of the ...
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...