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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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1241033 (stock #T-I1087)
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$1,200.00
A fairly elaborate bronze flower vase made by Tsuda Jyoyo, decorated with delicately chased three-dimensional dragon on the shoulder of the vase. There are some soft clouds around the dragon, which give us the impression that the dragon is flying in the sky. The dragon is made of metal, however it really look like as if they are real creature. We assume this refined metalwork was made around late Taisho period or early Showa period...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1960 item #1238544 (stock #T-H1050)
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$1,600.00
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...
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 : Pre 1980 item #1238216 (stock #T-M1018)
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$3,400.00
A splendid brass vase titled "Choritsu" which means "Stand still." This elegant bronze vase has modern taste, yet it has an atmosphere strangely apposite for both traditional Japanese style and modernized Western style spaces.

The author, Shugoro Hasuda was a metal molding artist from Ishikawa. He acted as a pioneer in modernization of the metalworking...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1236918 (stock #T-H1003)
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$1,600.00
A unique bronze incense burner in Qilin form made during Edo period. It has funny smiling face.

The qilin or kilin is a mythical animal of China known throughout various East Asian cultures, said to appear with the imminent arrival or passing of a sage or illustrious ruler. It is a good omen thought to occasion prosperity or serenity...
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.

His teacher, Unno Bisei was also one of the most ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1236652 (stock #T-H477)
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$620.00
A stylish antique copper wall hanging vase in form of well bucket made during Meiji period. Simple yet well designed antique vase, which is fairly rare item as a Japanese folk metalwork. It is timelessly chic and sophisticated, with three dimensional leaves at the bottom corner. You can hang it from the ceiling or put it on a shelf. It is made of copper carved with woodgrain pattern on the surface, just like a good old-fashioned water well bucket.

Condition: This smart antique vase i...
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.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their family tradition as a sword-smi...
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.

Condition: This elaborate artwork tobacco pipe is in excellent condition, with no damages and no res...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1234606 (stock #T-BN1134)
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Fabulous Meiji Inro metal work by Unno Yoshimori or Unno Bisei (1864-1919), with detailed, minute and elaborated inlaid technique. Decorated with splendid golden cherry blossom motif and other auspicious bird motifs.

Unno Bisei I was a late Edo period metal craft artist of the Mito school. His grandson, Unno Bisei II was also one of the most important metalwork artists of his period who served as the professor of Tokyo School of Art. Kano Natsuo, the grand old man of Jap...
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 1970 item #1232479 (stock #T-o1132)
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A modern inlaid copper vase in form of flat disk of Showa-period. Sophisticated inlay technique is used in linear pattern around the month of the vase. The effective use of aspect structure and material texture made this modern flat vase looks very unique, despite the light carving on the surface.

The author, Toshihiko Hongo, has inherited the "Kaga inlay" technique from generation to generation, and he is a traditional craftsman in Takaoka city where is famous for copper-ware. He ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1232361 (stock #T-T786)
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Elegant silver jewelry box from the early Showa period, carved with seasonal flowers that represent the Japan ease four seasons. Cherry blossom, Japanese wisteria, peony, Japanese apricot, chrysanthemum... such simple, sophisticated and lovely flower motifs still appeal to our modern eyes. Inside of the double door, there are three beautiful velveteen drawers with silver knobs inside. It might be rarely used, as it seems that it came from someone higher ranked as it is written on the kiri-bo...