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Season's Greetings! Our Kamakura Store is on holidays until January 6, 2015, and will open on January 7, 2015.

We might check emails via Trocadero during holidays, however, the shippment will resume on January 7, 2015. Please send your message through the (order/inquire)area in each item's page, so that we can answer your questions. Thank you.

Wishing you a Joyful Holidays and a Prosperous New Year!

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1277712 (stock #T-M1223)
RYOUTAN
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A simple, yet delicate and orthodox bamboo flower basket made by Iizuka Rokansai (1890-1958) who was a master of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo crafts have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad. Some of Rokansai’s crafts were chosen as an offering to the Emperor. His works also were awarded at Paris International Exposition in 1926 and Chicago International Exposition in 1933...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1277587 (stock #T-M1225)
RYOUTAN
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This beautiful brown flower basket has a subtle charm, which was made by Tanabe Chikuunsai 1st (1877-1937). Chikuunsai started making bamboo crafts in 1890. His artistic bamboo crafts were appreciated highly and were selected as silver prize at Paris International Exposition in 1925. Currently the 3rd generation Tanabe Chikuunsai succeeded their elaborate bamboo art tradition. The family is still active in creating a high quality artistic bamboo craft...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1276343 (stock #T-M1224)
RYOUTAN
$8,000.00
A refined vintage bamboo basket made by Iizuka Shokansai who was one of the prestigious bamboo crafter of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo art works have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad.

The Japanese craftsmen started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bamboo craftwork around the end of late Edo period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1275279 (stock #T-M1221)
RYOUTAN
$8,000.00
An elaborate vintage bamboo basket made by Iizuka Rokansai who was a master of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo works have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad. Some of his works were chosen as an offering to the Emperor. His works also were awarded at Paris International Exposition in 1926 and Chicago International Exposition in 1933...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1265366 (stock #TM1208)
RYOUTAN
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A set of ten fabulous Noh masks made during Showa period by unkown artists...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1249836 (stock #T-H1159)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248895 (stock #T-H1158)
RYOUTAN
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This is another valued Noh mask called “Magojiro,” an elegant woman mask, from 16th century, which also was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. “Magojiro” Noh mask is used for playing a woman play depict the Shite (the lead) in a beautiful young female role and feature some of the most refined songs and dances in all of Noh.

Traditionally, a Noh "performance day" lasts all day and consists of five Noh plays...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248548 (stock #T-H1157)
RYOUTAN
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A treasured Japanese traditional Bodhisattva mask made around 16th century, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. This precious mask looks like it has been preserved very carefully over a period of time .

The Bodhisattva mask is one of Gyoudou masks that was used for religious observance that Buddihist priest march throughout the town with the masks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248444 (stock #T-H1155)
RYOUTAN
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Another valuable Japanese noh theater mask that was created by a past master, Iseki Ieshige in the early Edo period, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period.

Iseki Ieshige (1581-1657) or “Tenkaichi Kawachi” was a Noh-men uchi (a person who makes Noh masks) in the early Edo period. The Iseki family was known for one of the three prestigious Noh mask makers since pre Edo period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1700 item #1248332 (stock #T-H1156)
RYOUTAN
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A precious Japanese noh theater mask that was created by a past master, Omi (Kodama) Mitsumasa in the early Edo period, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period.

Kotobide is a kind of Noh Mask used for playing sprites or animal spirit that have supernatural power...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1237733 (stock #T-O958)
RYOUTAN
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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 : 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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1235751 (stock #T-M753)
RYOUTAN
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A delicate and elaborate bamboo box was made by bamboo art master, "Iizuka Shokansai" who was a Living National Treasure of Showa period. The lid is decorated with a butterfly, and the inside box is with hydrangea in black and red colored bamboo.

Shokansai graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1942 with a degree in oil painting and then went on to study bamboo craft under his father. Shokansai would become a regular participant in the Nitten exhibition, showing there 20 times ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1232473 (stock #T-o1131)
RYOUTAN
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A sophisticated bamboo blind holding screen with four panels, made of bamboo, Japanese zelkova and diospyros. Their beautiful lines of wood grain are naturally utilized. The upper side of the screen looks like a bow shaped wooden arch bridge with leek-shaped knobs that remind us of the Japanese traditional bridges. The wavy shape is reminiscent of the ocean waves or the ocean breeze in a hot summer day. While on the lower side, various wood grain patterns in various colors are artfully plac...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1980 item #1172300 (stock #T-K928)
RYOUTAN
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Date : Showa period, about the 1970~80s.

Very lovely display stand made by Japanese wood.
In Japan, red Japanese lacquer is called talisman and is an auspicious color.
A light style and bamboo handle matches exquisitely.
It is a very new display stand.

The condition is in excellent.
There is presence much larger than a photograph and gorgeous.

Measurements about : 34.5cm(13.58")Width X 30.5cm(12.00")Length X 59cm(23.22")Tall. ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1154406 (stock #T-H891)
RYOUTAN
$1,000.00

Japanese Noh performance mask which "Buaku".
This mask is a one of a comic interlude(performed as supplementary entertainment during a Noh program).

It face is painted red.
Although this Noh mask makes a demon's face consider, upper teeth are made into one character and touch humorous by the swollen eyelid and big drooping eyes and fainthearted is also shown.
It is used for a demon,Yama(Enma), etc.

Dating from Showa period, 20st century.
It is made by woman artis...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1154405 (stock #T-H890)
RYOUTAN
$1,000.00

Japanese Noh performance mask which "Shi Shi Guchi".
This mask is a one of the god-demon group of noh mask.
It is painted gold, and just a king of 100 beasts, a lion.
The lion dance handed down by China carried out probability as a lion of a Noh play.
The mask which was full of forcibleness and force.

Dating from Showa period, 20st century.
It is made by woman artist in Showa, "Kurauchi Tomiyo".
However, unsigned on the mask.

It comes with original silk cl...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1154205 (stock #T-H889)
RYOUTAN
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Japanese Noh performance mask of "Akujo-Beshimi".
The noh mask is one of a demon-god group.

A mouth is vacated greatly, and it is mustached and is a mask of the old man of a strong fearful-looking expression.

Dating from Showa period, 20st century.
It is made by woman artist in Showa, "Kurauchi Tomiyo".
However, unsigned on the mask.

It comes with original silk cloth for keep.
The condition is in very good, no crack and no repaired.
There are some slight...