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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1246761 (stock #T-H1092)
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A precious pair of hanging scroll painted by Hanabusa Itcho in mid Edo period. Hanabusa Itchô (1652 –1724) was a Japanese painter, calligrapher, and haiku poet. He originally trained in the Kanô style, however, later rejected that style and formed his own style, which would come to be known as the Hanabusa school. He was exiled in 1698, for parodying one of the shogun's concubines in painting, to the island of Miyake in the offshore of Edo Bay; he returned to Edo in 1710...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1246655 (stock #T-H1073)
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Fujimura Yoken (1613-1699) was a founder of Yoken style tea ceremony in Edo period. He had learned directly from Sen Sotan (1578–1658) who was the grandson of Sen Rikyû, the famed figure in Japanese tea cultural history. He was one of the four prestigious tea masters of Sotan school. Furthermore, Yoken was also known as a Chinese style poet.

This particular scroll with Chinese poem was written by Yoken himself...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1245940 (stock #T-P1053)
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$1,500.00
A very unique and rare Sumidagawa pottery flower vase made in the early Meiji period. This humorous vase is depicted with a scene of two men resting in a cave, which is very unique and impressive idea.

Since Sumidagawa ware were made mainly for exporting abroad, there are few artworks currently left in Japan. This is one of such rare Sumidagawa pottery ware. The kiln of Sumidagawa pottery was founded in the mid Edo period, using the clay near the Sumida river as pot clay...
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 : Pre 1980 item #1245257 (stock #T-H1080)
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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)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1244953 (stock #T-H1077)
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$900.00
A tiny yet tasteful refined "Somesuke" (Blue-and-white) incense case, with birds in floral patterns by Makuzu Kozan. "Somesuke" is a white pottery with indigo patterns, which is often find in Imari ware...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244835 (stock #T-BN1065)
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$2,800.00
A lovely, unique and glamorous Makie lacquer small box in Treasure ship form, decorated with floral design on the top and wave pattern on the side. A treasure ship is one of the traditional Japanese auspicious motif. It is said that the ship is for Seven Deities of Good Fortune who bring us various kind of treasures with the boat. This sail boat shaped Makie box is so elegant and sophisticated that even we can use it today as jewel box or accessory case.

Inside of the box is decorated...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1244526 (stock #T-J1095)
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A lovely pair of Owari cloisonne wired enamel vases, delicately decorated with beautiful spring flowers, such as cherry blossom, wisteria, daisy and bell flower against deep navy ground. Some lovely songbirds are also depicted in vivid detail with elaborate wired cloisonne technique.

This pair of vases are highly sophisticated because the same pictures on a vase are drawn symmetrically for both of them. It conveys the joyful atmosphere of warm spring time. It might be hard to find such ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1244525 (stock #T-O1085)
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$3,200.00
A pair of fine bronze vases decorated with elaborate gold and shibuichi inlaid bird and flower motifs. Shibuichi is an alloy alloy of copper and silver in a ratio of 4:1. The unique point of this bronze vase is that the pedals and leaves of flowers are painted in colors.

The Japanese metalworks of those days were far more elaborate than that of these days, because they were made by craftsmen who used to be sword-smith or sword accessory maker who have long family tradition as craftsm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244439 (stock #T-A1097)
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A splendid Gold Makie Tobacco Bon(tray) set with Sumiyoshi motif Makie finished with plenty of gilt on Nashiji ground. This is an excellent, highly sophisticated and elegant Makie artwork of Meiji period. Its high quality Makie lacquer work technique might be equal to that of the ones in an art museum. The globe is made of pure silver with the weight of 298g.

This particular Makie motif called "Sumiyoshi Makie" is a design which highlight the Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, which is one of o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1244433 (stock #T-O1154)
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Fabulous Komai style hexagonal shaped incense container with detailed gold and silver inlay by Bizan during Meiji period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace rimmed by geometric pattern with elaborate inlay works. Same as the delicate inlay works of Komai company of at that time, this hexagonal shaped box is also applied with the very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman of Meiji-period.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their ...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1244183 (stock #T-M1150)
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This lovely incense container with birds and flower motif is made by Uematsu Hobi, one of the prestigious Makie lacquer artists during Meiji-early Showa period. A incense case is a container with a lid to keep incense. Inside of the case is decorated with gorgeous gold butterfly motif against Nashiji ground.

Uematsu Hobi(1872-1933) was a traditional Makie lacquer artist. Born in Tokyo, he learned classic lacquer works from his father, studying Rimpa style(i.e. Koetsu, Korin) in ...
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...