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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257352 (stock #T-BN1186)
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A very unique traditional Japanese crown (headgear) shaped bronze incense burner made by Chikueido Eishin in Kyoto. This graceful bronze censer is decorated with delicately and elaborately carved chrysanthemum flower motif in arabesque.

Chikueido was founded during Edo period in Kyoto. Since then the family has been running the metal ornament business for more than 200 years by inheriting the craftsmanship for generations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1253728 (stock #T-H1181)
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A refined rosewood folding screen with cloisonné enamel fringe decorated with arabesque pattern. The latticework of this unique low folding screen is well designed and very sophisticated, which is very rare to find. Since the material (rosewood) is relatively heavy, it adds a certain dignity to the screen.

This kind of low holding screen is used for tea ceremony to show a boundary to draw a line between the hosts who give hospitality and the guests who are supposed to be served...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1253429 (stock #T-H1180)
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An unique red lacquer incense container elaborately carved with a mantis high relief. Side of the lid is decorated with the Chinese pattern. Inside of the box is finished with black lacquer. The unique posture or the activities of the mantis had been observed since the ancient times by people in Japan, as well as, in the other countries...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1253287 (stock #T-H1179)
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An beautiful incense case in knot form, decorated with delicate, elaborate and sophisticated gold makie of Meiji period. This rare and unique knot shape design might come from a kind of tying pattern of old letters. Inside of the box is decorated with gorgeous Nashiji makie finish.

Condition: This lovely gold Makie incense case is in excellent condition, with no damages, no cracks and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1252751 (stock #T-H1178)
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An elegant pair of sake (Japanese rice wine) decanters made of pure silver with sophisticated gold Makie Hakama (cover) with vortex pattern. It is a very unique and rare pair of sake decanters covered with gold Makie made by Shokodo of Wajima, the home of the Wajima-nuri lacqured ware. The beautifully carved knobs on the lids are made of jade. They were used as articles for tea ceremony, however, it might be a good idea to use it as a tea pot today...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1252475 (stock #T-A1176)
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A pair of gold Makie incense burner and incense case with elaborately depicted fern motif on top of gorgeous Nashiji ground. The incense case is trilaminare that can be divied into three cases. As for the censer, it is a kind of burner that was used at incense-smelling ceremony.

Both items were used for Kôdô ( "Way of Incense"), which is the Japanese art of appreciating incense...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1249045 (stock #T-P1166)
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Another excellent "Yabumeizan" tea cloth container of Meiji period with Funeboko (boat shaped parade float) motif. Funeboko is one kind of decorated floats at The Kyoto Gion Festival in July that is crowned by a parade, This festival originated as part of a purification ritual to appease the gods thought to cause fire, floods and earthquakes. This particular boat shaped float is dedicated to Empress Consort Jing who ruled from the year, 201...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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. As for this articles, outside was decorated with drawings of simple yet refined moon-flower by Nakamura Sotetsu, a lacquer crafts...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1241131 (stock #T-H1084)
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$3,800.00
An elegant, refined and functional set of tea articles, consists of tea box, tea cup, chashaku (tea spoon), chatakutate (tea whisk stand) and shifuku (drawstring bag). Inside of the rid of the black lacqured tea box is decorated with a drawings of a horse in gold makie technique. The blue and white tea bowl was made by Eiraku Zengoro of Kahin Shiryu. The tea spoon is made of ivory, and the tea whisk stand is a lacqure ware. The draawstring bag is made of silk. This set of tea articles is fa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240091 (stock #T-P1055)
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A fabulous Meiji cloisonne tea set made by "Takahara Komakichi" during Meiji period. Many of Takahara's tea sets were made mainly for exporting to Europe and the U.S. at that time.

They are decorated with wired cloisonne technique, using copper ground and copper wire coated with gold. The wired cloisonne technique is one of enameling technique that the decoration is formed by first adding compartments to the metal object by soldering or adhering silver or gold wires or thin strips plac...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238319 (stock #T-M1017)
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A simple yet sophisticated celadon incense burner by Suwa Sozan 1st, one of the famous potter in Meiji-Taisho period. " The globe is made of silver with splendid Phoenix motif.

Suwa Sozan was born in Kanazawa. He worked for Kinkozan, one of prestigious Meiji potter, until 1906, when he set up his own workshop in Gojozaka. He seems to have specialized in ceramic carving and in the making of celadon. He was made an Imperial Artist in 1917. It is said that he won a bronze medal at the ...
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. It is often depicted with what looks like fire all over its body. It is sometimes called the "Chinese unicorn" when compared with the Western unicorn. ...
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1235426 (stock #T-A574)
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$2,000.00
Superb traditional "Old Hirado" porcelain incense burner in Foo Dog (Chinese guardian lions) form made during Edo period. Decorated with peony, sparrow, and Chinese poem, etc. in blue and white against white background. The Hirado Porcelain have been produced in Nagasaki since 1598, which came originally from Korea, which is famous for blue-and-white and colored drawings on white porcelain. The Hirado porcelain was appreciated highly as much as Imari and Arita, which still have been produced...