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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1255221 (stock #TM1171,-2,-3)
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This elegant series of Wajima lacquer wares with "Five Sacred" motifs consists of a set of five trays, five lunch boxes and five dish bowls were made by Sato Koichi, a prestigious Wajima lacquer craftsman and Japan Fine Arts Exhibition judge.

The "Five Sacred" motifs are pine, bamboo, plum, chrysanthemum and orchid, which are all considered as auspicious motifs originated during the Chinese Sung era among black and white drawing artists...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1255083 (stock #T-O1184)
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A set of five beautiful gold Makie dining tray decorated with flowers of all four seasons at each corner of a tray, such as cherry blossom for spring, hydrangea for summer, chrysanthemum for autumn, and adonis ramosa for winter. This set of five gold Makie Wajima tray is simple, yet elegant and refined...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1249836 (stock #T-H1159)
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A set of twelve fabulous high quality Noh masks made by Nagasawa Ujiharu (1912-2003), a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. He was the first one who was chosen for a human national treasure as a Noh-men uchi (a person who makes Noh masks) in 1977.

It takes almost 40 years of training to become a Noh-men uchi. Nagasawa started his career as Noh men uchi at fourteen, which he continued for about 80 years...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1249694 (stock #T-M1163)
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$2,160.00
An elaborate openwork chasing metal box, decorated with gorgeous butterfly and wave motif. In side is covered with precisely designed Kiri (paulownia wood) box with a wood lid. This is a very rare kind of openwork metal box with unique design, which shows originality and ingenuity of the craftsman. Inside Kiri box is very clean and perfectly fits well.

Condition: This fancy box is in excellent condition with no chips, no damages, and restorations...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1960 item #1249384 (stock #T-M1164)
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An refined crafted figurine of weasel made of pure silver by Kaneda Masashi. This lovely silver weasel has an animated look on its face and a smooth body shape just like a real lively animal.

This weasel shaped pure silver ornament was exhibited at the Nitten exhibition, the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition in 1952, which is written in the original kiri box...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1247717 (stock #T-H1098)
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$400.00
A refined Japanese woodblock prints was made by Tuchiya Koitsu in 1934. Koitsu was an Ukiyoe (traditional Japanese wood block prints) artist, as well as a Shin-hanga (new woodblock prints) artist during. Unlike Kawase Hasui, whose name is recognized as a leading new woodcut printmaker both domestically and abroad, Koitsu’s name is known to only a few collectors of the new Japanese woodblock prints, although his art works are highly sophisticated as that of Hasui’s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1247602 (stock #T-H1047)
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$1,800.00
A set of five superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira. Each of five bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, is depicted with a drawing of lively animals and flowers such as a crane, dragonfly, locust, Mouse, 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 : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1246891 (stock #T-BN1069)
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A refined woodblock print by Kasamatsu Shiro (1898-1991). Following Itoh Shinsui and Kawase Hasui(who had established New Japanese woodblock print techniques in early Showa period), Kasamatsu Shiro also learned the Japanese paintings under Kaburakii Kiyotaka(one of the most famous Japanese painting master in Taisho to Showa period). The woodblock print art works by Kasamatsu Shiro were appreciated highly during Showa period. He had received many prizes at various fine-arts exhibitions...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1246505 (stock #T-H1074)
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$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)
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$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)
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$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 : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1245071 (stock #T-H1085)
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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.

Takamakie (raised makie) is a kind of Makie lacquer technique, in which metall...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1244184 (stock #T-BN1068)
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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. He had succeeded the traditional Utagawa school Ukiyoe (Japanese woodblock prints) style, and was famous for his prints of beautiful women (Bijin-ga)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1244072 (stock #T-BN1067)
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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. Kawase studied ukiyo-e and Japanese style painting at the studio of Kiyokata Kabura...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1243566 (stock #T-O1061)
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$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.

Condition: This lovely wooden tray is in excellent condition, with no ch...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1240930 (stock #T-H1048)
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$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. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this me...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1960 item #1238544 (stock #T-H1050)
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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. Nihashi also was highly appreciated and received special award at the Japan Fine Arts Exh...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1238415 (stock #T-O1011)
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$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. This lobster relief silver jar was elaborately h...