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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 : 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...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1241457 (stock #T-O1105)
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$2,000.00
A pair of sophisticated Makie color lacquer sake cup basins, jointly made by two of the "Senke Jusshoku" or the Senke's ten designated craftsmen families. These craftsmen are representing the ten highly skilled craftspeople who are the recipients of traditionally transmitted skills within specific families designated to serve the major tea schools "Senke" in Kyoto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1241116 (stock #T-H1087)
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$2,800.00
A simple yet sophisticated Korin Makie box made during Edo period. Beautifully decorated with the vivid wild flower motifs, such as pickerel weed and reed in elaborate Raden technique, against the thoughtfully allocated wood-grain ground. The colors of the Raden decorated flowers shine differently under the light. Inside of the box is covered with glossy silk cloth, which has no stains at all...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1238315 (stock #T-H1001)
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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. This fabulous Wajima incense burner is decorated with gold Taka Makie (raised Makie) drawings of daimyo's retinue, or feudallord's procession in the old days. The glove is made of pure silver, decorated with elaborate floral openwork design...
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Contemporary item #1238093 (stock #T-H965)
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A brilliant Makie Wajima-nuri lacquer box by Nakano Koichi, a living national treasure who is highly evaluated for his "Takamakie" or raised makie art technique. This beautiful box is decorated with wheat and lady beetle motifs using "Takamakie" technique, as well as the mother-of-pearl inlay work using the husks of the quail egg and a turban shell...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1237615 (stock #T-H1002)
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$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)
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1236762 (stock #T-H373)
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$3,600.00
An elegant Nashiji Makie small box of Meiji-period, decorated with detailed gold Takamakie quails and butterfly on Nashiji ground. Inside of the box is decorated with "Nashiji" finish. This splendid Makie box might be used as a jewel case or pill case.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up through a mixture of lacquer and charcoal or clay dust to make the decoration in slightly 3D.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1236653 (stock #T-H932)
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A fabulous incense burner in "akoda"(melon) form, known as its lobe-shaped bulky body which resembles a melon. A museum grade, rare high quality incense burner. The body is decorated in gold and "shibuichi" raised lacquer, with flowers, river and heron. The Hoya (globe) woven in hexagon shape called "Mutsu-me kago ami"and Otoshi (holder) are made of brass. The bottom is decorated in nashi-ji makie finish.

"Shibuichi" is an alloy which can be patinated into a range of subtle muted sh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1235563 (stock #T-H374)
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$5,000.00
An elegant three-case Inro decorated with gold and silver "Takamaki-e" (raised makie) on very fine Nashi-ji (or pear peel ground) finish ground. It has a red coral ojime that keeps the woven silk string in place, and a lacquered Netsuke which is rather modern style. The technique of takamaki-e involves building up design patterns above the surface through a mixture of metal powder, lacquer, and charcoal or clay dust . Nashiji is also a kind of the lacquer work technique using gold dust, which ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1234708 (stock #T-H368)
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$1,800.00
A lovely Makie small box of Meiji-period, decorated with detailed gold and silver lacquer Makie flowers and half moon. A beautiful "Takamakie" aster and bell-flowers with gold finish, and half-moon with silver finish. Inside of the box is decorated with "Nashiji" finish.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up through a mixture of lacquer and charcoal or clay dust to make the decoration in sli...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1232831 (stock #T-H364)
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$11,000.00
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 : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1232726 (stock #T-H373)
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$3,600.00
A gorgeous gold Makie small box of Meiji-period. Two quails and a butterfly painted with gold Takamakie technique look well-rounded. Takamakie (or "raised maki-e") is one of the three major techniques in makie making. Developed in the Muromachi Period (1336?1573), the technique of takamakie involves building up design patterns above the surface through a mixture of metal powder, lacquer, and charcoal or clay dust. Inside is decorated with very fine Nashi-ji (or pear peel ground) finish. Thi...