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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1268808 (stock #T-O1210)
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An elegant Komai style inlaid small vase with typical flowers and birds motif, delicately applied with very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman of Meiji-period.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword accessory maker date back from Edo-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257219 (stock #T-BN1187)
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This elaborate gold/silver inlay small box was made by Okuno company in Kyoto during Meiji-period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace at sunrise rimmed by Chinese running pattern with delicate inlay works. On the side and the back of box are decorated with the maple leaf motif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250511 (stock #T-P1169)
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$3,600.00
An elaborate gold/silver Komai style inlay small box in hexagonal form, decorated with “Kinkakuji”(Golden Pavilion) motif of Meiji-period. It portraits the brilliant scenery of the famous golden temple in Kyoto rimmed by Chinese running pattern with elaborate inlay works. Inside of the lid, as well as the inside and back of the box are also depicted with the Japanese traditional flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250212 (stock #T-P1168)
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A lovely high mounted inlay bronze round vase with humorous fish motif. It is depicted with various kinds of fishes in a fancy colorful manner.

Inlay is a decoration technique used for sword, in which the surface is carved and filled with metal, shell or ivory, etc. The metal work artists in those days were the successors of those who had long family tradition as highly skilled sword decoration craftsmen up to Meiji period...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1236917 (stock #T-M754)
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Nihashi Yoshihira(1896-1977) was a famous metal carving artist in Meiji to Showa period. He was a pupil of Unno Bisei. Nihashi received special award at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition for three consecutive years during early Showa period. He was one of the greatest metal artists who was recommended to a living national treasure, and left many superb metal artworks. In postwar years, he served as a judge at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234856 (stock #T-Z718)
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Lovely gold and silver Komai style detailed inlay heart shape box of Meiji-period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace at sunrise rimmed by grape running pattern with elaborate inlay works. Same as the delicate inlay works of Komai company of at that time, this heart shaped box is also applied with the very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman of Meiji-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234853 (stock #T-H622)
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$3,600.00
A gorgeous gold and silver inlaid Kiseru (tobacco pipe) of early Meiji-period. A natural ivory body, decorated with scenery of a fisherman fishing in the ocean by gold, silver and bronze inlay technique. Very elaborate and detailed metalwork on such a thin pipe. We can imagine how highly skilled the craftsmen of that times. It is rather heavy than it looks, which exude a certain dignity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1232831 (stock #T-H364)
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A splendid "Shibayama" lacquer ware Kodansu (incense box) by "Shibayama Soichi" (1868-1912) of Meiji-period, decorated with inlaid scenery of old palace, stream and garden in fan form. By removing the top cover, it appears a beautiful picture of Mt. Fuji which can be divided into three small boxes, and a lovely pomegranate incense tray inlaid with shellfish.

The unique feature of the "Shibayama" lacquer ware is that they used various curved attachments such as shells, ivory, tortoiseshe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1232599 (stock #T-H655)
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This "Komai" refined gold inlaid small box in fan form demonstrates the high quality art work of the Komai company of Kyoto. The rid is decorated with the scenery of an imperial palace in Heian period (794-1192), using their elaborate gold inlay technique. Their detailed, delicate and refined art skills are reflected even in such a tiny fan shaped box.

The Komai company was famous for its original inlay art works, which derived from their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword acce...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1204614 (stock #T-O1059)
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It is decorated in fine raise inlay with summer vegetables(cucumber, corn)and Kirigirisu(Japanese katydid).
The design delicate and gentle to given to the hard material.
It is an excellent piece with which it is full of a sense of the season that the voice of an insect can be heard completely.
It is felt the love to nature of artist.

Signed artist name "Mitsuyoshi" on the body.
Early Showa. circa 1930~1940.

The condition of this jar is in excellent, no chip, no we...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1172307 (stock #T-K924)
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This Koro(incense burner)is just for decoration.
It is made by Japanese wood and lacquer.
However, if it includes metal holder corresponding to the form of this incense burner in a main part, it can actually be used as an incense burner.

It is an incense burner of very brilliant workmanship.
The Shibayama lacquer work and raised gold lacquer makie work of very high technology are ornamented by the whole incense burner.
You will raise the voice of admiration involunta...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1172306 (stock #T-K924)
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This Koro(incense burner)is just for decoration.
It is made by Japanese wood and lacquer.
However, if it includes metal holder corresponding to the form of this incense burner in a main part, it can actually be used as an incense burner.

It is an incense burner of very brilliant workmanship.
The Shibayama lacquer work and raised gold lacquer makie work of very high technology are ornamented by the whole incense burner.
You will raise the voice of admiration involunta...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1172168 (stock #T-M915)
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Komai Otojiro(1842-1917)work.
It is an amazing article and perfect condition as cultural treasure class.

Since Komai made export to overseas the special occupation, the present condition is that there is almost no existing work of his into Japan.
Also when this goods which is Komai's standard type and great article to know the idea of the export handicraft of the Meiji term.
Its data value is high, and it shows the superiority of the metalwork technology of Meiji Era.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1149634 (stock #T-A804)
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This article is a best quality pure silver metal work, impressive Japanese Jyungin(100% pure silver) covered jar with Shibayama decor on the ivory made body.

The covered jar has high quality and beauty of Meiji art.

Shibayama decor entailed the extensive use of inlay designs complemented by makie images.
Ivory, shell, coral, tortoiseshell, tusk, and other materials are used for the inlay.
The makie is applied to any remaining space.
The big difference from the mother-...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1142395 (stock #T-K841)
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It is nice old bronze vase except very minor flaw on the surface.
The vase with square shoulder is decorated in gold and silver inlay with the scenery which the clane is flying in the sky.

Artist mark chiseled on the base.
Dating from mid-twentieth century, Showa period.
The condition is great.

Measurements about : 13cm(5.1")Mouth Diameter, 23.5cm(9.2")Tall, 28cm(11.02")Width of Shoulder....