Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1246505 (stock #T-H1074)
RYOUTAN
$2,100.00
Hiki Ikkan (1578-1657) was a craftsman of Japanese lacquer, who came from Ming Dynasty (China in 1368-1644) and settled in Kyoto. He was a founder of “Ikkan Bari” (lacquered papier mache) lacquer work. The “Ikkan Bari” is one of craft technique that uses paper and lacquer as main material to make tea articles such as jujube-shaped tea case or insence case...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1246066 (stock #T-H1046)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
This is another set of four superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira. Each of four bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, are depicted with the drawings of lively animals and flower such as a crane, raccoon dog, bat, and Japanese wild orchid flower. It might be a good idea to change each reed place every season to enjoy. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this artwork fairly impressive...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1245760 (stock #T-H1045)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
A set of five superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira, prestigious metal artists of Showa era who was recommended to a living national treasure. Each of five bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, are depicted with the drawings of lively animals and insects such as a crane, a poppy, a butterfly, a frog and a grasshopper. It might be a good idea to change each reed plate every season to enjoy...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1245257 (stock #T-H1080)
RYOUTAN
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A gorgeous Wajima lacquered incense burner made by Chahira Issai, one of the most prestigious Wajima lacquer art craftsmen of today. The family has been dedicated to succeed the traditional Wajima lacquer technique and further to develop it with new technology in modern days...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1245071 (stock #T-H1085)
RYOUTAN
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A gorgeous gold Makie lacquer document box by Matoba Akimasa. The elaborate Takamakie (raised makie) box is decorated with auspicious flower motifs, such as pine, bamboo, plume, cherry blossom against beautiful natural landscape. Inside of the box is decorated with splendid Nashiji finish. Also the inside of the lid is decorated with auspicious motifs such as crane and pine tree...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1244184 (stock #T-BN1068)
RYOUTAN
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A beautiful quaint woodblock print titled "Late Spring in Komuro" by Ito Shinsui. This woodblock print on spring scenery with cherry blossom conveys the warm and bright atmosphere of late spring in a traditional Japanese old town in mountain area.

Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) was a Japanese woodblock prints artist during Taisho to Showa period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1244072 (stock #T-BN1067)
RYOUTAN
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A fabulous woodblock print by Hasui Kawase titled, "Rain on the Lake (Matsue)." It is amazing that we can clearly see the falling rain on the lake, and sense gentle wind of a rainy day with the picture.

Hasui Kawase (1883–1957) was a prominent Japanese painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and one of the chief printmakers in the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1243566 (stock #T-O1061)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
This big wooden tray is decorated with colored lacquer high relief against the background of beautiful wood-grain of Japanese zelkova called Keyaki. The dragonfly and wild orchid on the tray are painted with colored lacquer three dimensionally. The lacquer high relief ("Takamorie") is a kind of lacquer decoration technique. Using paintbrush, these motifs were thickly lacquered and finished with natural touch...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1240930 (stock #T-H1048)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
A set of four superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira. Each of four bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, are depicted with the drawings of a crab, a frog and bamboo grass, and natural landscape. It might be a good idea to change the reed plate every season to enjoy. All of four drawings on nature, animals and plants are animated liveliness...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1960 item #1238544 (stock #T-H1050)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
A simple yet refined lovely bronze rabbit ornament by Nihashi Yoshihira (1896-1977), who was a prestigious metal carving artist from Meiji to Showa period. Some of his works are included in the Khalili collection of London. He was a pupil of Unno Bisei, one of the great metalwork artists around late Edo to early Meiji period, whose artwork was highly evaluated at Paris Exposition of 1889...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1238415 (stock #T-O1011)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
Splendid silver jar with decorated a lobster motif by Masuzaki Shinkyo, one of the prestigious Japanese metalwork artist of Showa period. This art piece was made to show at an exhibition, it is in high quality finished form.

Highly refined Japanese metalwork technique comes from the traditional craftsmanship as sword maker or sword accessory decorator. Such elaborate metalwork skills were highly appreciated in the West after Meiji period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1238315 (stock #T-H1001)
RYOUTAN
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A superb Wajima lacquer gold Makie Incense burner by Somata Shinzan, one of the precious Wajima lacquer traditional craftsmen. His area of specialty is to decorate Wajima lacquer ware with Makie art work...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1238216 (stock #T-M1018)
RYOUTAN
$3,400.00
A splendid brass vase titled "Choritsu" which means "Stand still." This elegant bronze vase has modern taste, yet it has an atmosphere strangely apposite for both traditional Japanese style and modernized Western style spaces.

The author, Shugoro Hasuda was a metal molding artist from Ishikawa. He acted as a pioneer in modernization of the metalworking. By integrating sculpture with metalworking, he developed the traditional metalworking arts for narrow life space to larger urban space...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1237733 (stock #T-O958)
RYOUTAN
$800.00
An elegant vintage bamboo basket made by Sakaguchi Sounsai(1899-1967) who was a pupil of the first Tanabe Chikuunsai who held the first private exhibition of bamboo craft art during Meiji period. This sophisticated bamboo basket vase by Sounasi was made around mid Showa period.

The Japanese craftsmen, such as Chikuunsai, started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bamboo craftwork around the end of late Edo period. Later, as they obtain a mastery of creating bamboo artwor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1237615 (stock #T-H1002)
RYOUTAN
$1,000.00
A gracious gold lacquer makie with Hana-no-maru (flower circle) design. This traditional design is often found in traditional Japanese kimonos, as well. Inside of the box is decorated with Nashiji finish. Nashiji (pear-skin ground) finish is often used to give a uniformly decorative surface to large but less important areas, such as the insides of drawers or the bottoms of boxes. A fine metallic powder is sprinkled onto a lacquered surface; when dry, a coat of transparent lacquer is applied and ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1237480 (stock #T-H960)
RYOUTAN
$300.00
A refined Wajima "gui-nomi" or sake cup set of 5 pieces made by "Keizuka Lacquer Studio" an old prestigious Wajima lacquer studio. The outside is decorated in traditional light red lacquer, while inside is decorated with red Ume flower (Japanese apricot) against Hyoretsu (ice-breaking) pattern. As they seem to have been stored without using, they look like new ones. The form is simple yet sophisticated.

Condition: This beautiful sake cups are in excellent condition, without any dam...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1237392 (stock #T-O957)
RYOUTAN
$1,000.00
A refined vintage bamboo basket made by Kyokusai who is a bamboo craftsman of Iizuka school (Hosai and Rokansai). Simple yet stylish and sophisticated bamboo basket vase of mid Showa period.

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 significantly. Today, modern Japanese bamboo craftwork is highly...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1237274 (stock #T-C955)
RYOUTAN
$700.00
A simple yet sophisticated vintage rosewood small box with three drawers of Showa period. It is rather heavy than it looks with the weight of 987g(2.2lb). It might be a good idea to use it as document box, sewing box or writing box. Inside of the three drawers are very clean like it is merely used.

Condition: This smart vintage box is in excellent condition, with no damages and no restorations.

Size: 12.7cm (5.00") X 12.8cm(5.03") X 18.5cm(7.28")

Age: Showa period ...