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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1307817 (stock #T-O1314)
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A splendid Makie lacquer small brazier decorated with Tsuta-Makie, or Ivy motif Makie. Some parts of the hand warmer are decorated with beautifully inlaid leafs which shine in various colors under light. On the bottom, a snail is inlaid to keep the balance of the brazier, which is very unique.

Condition: This fabulous Makie hand warmer is in excellent conditions, with slight wear and small restorations on the bottom and the mouth due to aging, however with no other damages...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1303730 (stock #T-H1299)
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A gorgeous pure silver Binkake decorated with metal engraved “Xiao-Xiang ba-jing-tu” made during Taisho period by Yagi Masanao. Binkake is a portable brazier, which is one of instruments used in tea ceremony. “Xiao-Xiang ba-jing-tu” is a set of eight portrayals of the Chinese aesthetic landscape in Hunan with eight motifs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1303195 (stock #T-M1308)
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A precious Buddha statue carved out of one piece of wood, which was made during Heian period (794 - 1185). It is the period when Buddhism began to spread throughout Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302560 (stock #T-G1290)
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An elegant bronze vase, depicted with elaborately inlaid iris flower motifs in iro-e takazogan, or various colored metal inlay by Miyabe Atsuyoshi of Ikkodo in Kyoto. He is one of the highly skilled quality metal work artist during Meiji period. It is hard to find such a detailed, delicate, and high quality metal work that we can feel the energy or the spirit of the craftsman today...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1302368 (stock #T-M1289)
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A rectangular Makie lacquer box with a flush-fitting lid, decorated with beautiful pine tree beach against the background of distant Mt. Fuji. Inside of the box and the lid finished in Nashiji.

This lovely Makie box had once been in the collection of Carnegie Museum of Art of Pittsburgh...
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1299858 (stock #T-G1297)
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A gorgeous Geisha doll made by Tsujimura Junsaburo who is a living traditional doll maker and an art director. Geisha is traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses and whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music, dance, games and conversation, mainly to entertain male customers. This lovely doll wears gorgeous Kimono and the Japanese traditional ornamental hairpins, which are peculiar to Geisha in the old days...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1298091 (stock #T-O1294)
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A precious set of “Kakiemon" Imari side dish plates made by Sakaida Kakiemon 13th (1906-1982) during Showa period. The first generation Sakaida Kakiemon (1596–1666) is said to be the first pottery in Japan to discover the secret of enamel decoration on porcelain, known as 'akae', which is a style of Japanese enameled ceramics, traditionally produced at the factories of Arita (Southern part of Japan) from the mid-17th century onwards...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1292334 (stock #T-H1277)
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A beautiful Wajima cake box with handle made by Wajima Goshima Company, one of the precitigeous Wajima ware maker founded in 1924 in Wajima city. The art of lacquerware most likely arrived in Japan from China through the Korean Peninsula along with Buddhism and the Chinese writing system in the Asuka and Nara periods (6th through 8th centuries)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1291999 (stock #T-M1267AB)
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An unique set of five lacquer lunch boxes with fruits motif made by Namiki Tsunenobu. Each round lunch box has different fruit motifs such as a persimmon, a chestnut, a pomegranate, an orange, and a pear. Namiki Tsunenobu was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo National Univ. of Fine Arts and Music. He has received various art awards including Japan Fine Arts Exhibition.

This unique lacquer lunch boxes are in extremely good condition, as they have never been used...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1291729 (stock #T-M1266A)
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A lovely lacquer lunch box with persimmon motif made by Namiki Tsunenobu. He was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo National Univ. of Fine Arts and Music. He has received various art awards including Japan Fine Arts Exhibition.

This unique lacquer lunch box is so beautiful as it has never been used.

Condition: This refined lacquer lunch box is n excellent condition with no cracks, no damages or no restorations...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1290774 (stock #T-R1274)
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Kanzeon Bosatsu is an East Asian deity of mercy, which is a bodhisattva, an enlightenment being, associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female. The name Kannon means "Observing the Sounds (or Cries) of the World." The one who constantly surveys the world listening for the sounds of suffering. Kannon postpones Buddhahood until all can be saved.

Condition: This treasurable statue is in excellent condition, with slight wears due to aging, however, n...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1290660 (stock #T-R1273)
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A very rare set of “Kakiemon" Old Imari side dish plates made during Edo period. These plates are relatively thin and in excellent condition, although they were made during Edo period.

The Japanese potter Sakaida Kakiemon (1596–1666) is said to be the first pottery in Japan to discover the secret of enamel decoration on porcelain, known as 'akae', which is a style of Japanese enameled ceramics, traditionally produced at the factories of Arita (Southern part of Japan) from the mi...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1285480 (stock #T-O1253)
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A refined inlay copper vase decorated with elaborately chased hawk motif with high relief gold/silver inlay decorations. Hawk was loved by Samurai for its bravery. This particular vase is skillfully depicted with hawk motif in detailed, delicate, and high quality metal work that we can feel the energy or the spirit of the craftsman at that time.

Condition: This elavorate bronze vase is in excellent condition, with no chips, no damages, and no restorations. Signature of Tomoe Akira ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1283320 (stock #T-BN1239)
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A pair of brilliant bronze inlay vase with the Imperial chrysanthemum crest made by Kanazawa Copper Company during early Meiji period. They are depicted with the Japanese traditional flowers in gold and silver inlay.

The Kanazawa Copper was famous for its high quality bronze products. They had produced various goods for the imperial family and for international/domestic exhibitions, which were highly appreciated. This company was supported by the local government to help swordsmiths o...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1282668 (stock #T-M1222)
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A stylish bamboo flower basket made by Iizuka Rokansai (1890-1958). It is simple yet refined, and natural bamboo basket, which was made by 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.

The...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1277712 (stock #T-M1223)
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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.

The Japanese craftsmen started making bambo...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1277587 (stock #T-M1225)
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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.

The Japanese craftsmen star...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1277433 (stock #T-H1243)
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An old Buddha statue made during Ming dynasty(1368–1644) in China. The Buddha has gracious smile on his face. Since the statue was made hundreds years ago, it is natural that it has some damages, still the foundation remains solid. This rare, precious and old statue still extend mercy to the world.

Buddha refers to one who has become enlightened through his own efforts and insight. In Buddhism, buddhahood is the state of perfect enlightenment attained by a buddha.

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