Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN


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Ryotan, Kamakura
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1199004 (stock #T-bn1032)
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Detail of chrysanthemum varieties painted as the central theme on a baluster vase.
This vase is the typical type of Satsuma in to 19th century from the end of 18th century.
Simple, strong coloring are used in overall, it is thickly applied to the surface and typically have a heaped-up appearance.
Beautiful chrysanthemums enameled in iron red, white, gosu blue, turquoise blue and green rise from the milky white ground.

This fine large Satsuma vase is in excellent condition wit...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1198368 (stock #T-M1016)
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In spite of being an unsigned cloisonne flower vase, it is a work of the very best article in Meiji term.

The composition of a painting, thoroughly and realistically design, and the blue color of a ground.
All are beautiful.
The chrysanthemum of Pink's light gradation and the peony of deep pink are painted on a blue ground look beautiful to space in very well.
Without kiri-box.
Its condition is in very good...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1198069 (stock #T-O1009)
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Very charming shaped incense case with brilliant makie.
In inside, it is decorated with Japanese residence of in old Heian style beside a songbird perches on a gnarled plum blossom tree and pine tree.
In the other one inside, it is decorated with a elegant ox-drawn court carriage beside a wild aster flower and fleecy cloud in spring.
There are decorated in rise makie with skillful technique in Edo era, 19st century...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1192122 (stock #T-H975)
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Date : Showa period, 20th century.
A beautiful roiro black lacquer big box with makie.

Interior has gold makie nashiji finish.
It is decorated in beautiful rise makie(Taka makie) on the roiro(shiny deep black)lacquer ground with a pair of crane modern design.

Artist name on the body and Tomobako.
The condition is in excellent.
It comes with original wooden kiri-box,Tomobako and cloth for keep.

Measurements about : 26.2cm(10.31")X 34cm(13.38")X 13.8cm(5.43")...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1182222 (stock #T-H991)
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This item is the tools of Kodo, to activities such the incense-comparing games "Kumiko".

10 kind of the small wooden card "Kofuda", the chrysanthemum shaped white shell "Ginyo-ban" and the original wooden box for keep.

The condition is in excellent.
Black wood is a real ebony.
It comes with original wooden kiri-box, Tomobako.

Measurements about : The box of the Ginyo-ban, 16.3cm(6.41") X 7.2cm(2.83") X 2.5cm(0.98").
Wooden card, 2.6cm(1.02") X 1.3cm(0.51") X 0.2...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1175715 (stock #T-H956)
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Date : Meiji period, 1891~1907.

"J.Ando" mark on the top of the Tomobako(original wooden kiri-box).
It is likely that this article is a high quality goods because the interior of the Tomobako has silk pad.

The small box colored in red which is called "Akasuke" (it was transparent red), and which is deeply transparent.
Akasuke is a color made the most beautiful also in Japanese cloisonne...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1174554 (stock #T-ko931)
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Date : Meiji period, 19th century.

Very gorgeous and skillful gold makie work.
It is decorated with Syo-chiku-bai(pine, bamboo and Japanese apricot)pattern and a chrysanthemum flower design on the body of the Tobacco tray with a small drawer .
Inside has beautiful nashi-ji makie gold work.
Lovely tools, Hi-ire(a small hearth for tobacco)and tobacco case are made from pure silver.
Jyun-gin(100% pure silver)mark on the base of the each tool.
Chiseled Japanese apricot desi...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1174553 (stock #T-ko931)
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Date : Meiji period, 19th century.

Very gorgeous and skillful gold makie work.
It is decorated with Syo-chiku-bai(pine, bamboo and Japanese apricot)pattern and a chrysanthemum flower design on the body of the Tobacco tray with a small drawer .
Inside has beautiful nashi-ji makie gold work.
Lovely tools, Hi-ire(a small hearth for tobacco)and tobacco case are made from pure silver.
Jyun-gin(100% pure silver)mark on the base of the each tool.
Chiseled Japanese apricot desi...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1174546 (stock #T-o937)
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Marutani Tando (1900-1984.12.8).
The maestro of Japanese metalwork world .
His work is possessed by the national Kyoto museum.

Splendid Bronze work Okimono with Phoenix shape.
A form with a feeling of a lively motion which is likely to be flapped at any moment.
Forcibly lively expression.
Signed "Tando saku(work)" on the backside of the body.
It comes signed original wooden kiri-box,Tomobako.
The condition is in excellent...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1173534 (stock #T-k927)
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Date : From Middle to late of Edo era(1750~1860).

Wonderful condition.
Superb Ko-dansu with beautiful gold makie.
"Ko-dansu" : A small chest with a drawer for keep incense.
Overall ground has nashi-ji(gold makie)finish.
It is decorated in skillful raised makie work.
The decorated with the scenery of a sea, Mt.Fuji, an archway to a Shinto shrine, private house, pine tree, and dry net in the sun at the beach.
There are ornamented on the surface of the chest...