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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1255221 (stock #TM1171,-2,-3)
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This elegant series of Wajima lacquer wares with "Five Sacred" motifs consists of a set of five trays, five lunch boxes and five dish bowls were made by Sato Koichi, a prestigious Wajima lacquer craftsman and Japan Fine Arts Exhibition judge.

The "Five Sacred" motifs are pine, bamboo, plum, chrysanthemum and orchid, which are all considered as auspicious motifs originated during the Chinese Sung era among black and white drawing artists...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1255083 (stock #T-O1184)
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A set of five beautiful gold Makie dining tray decorated with flowers of all four seasons at each corner of a tray, such as cherry blossom for spring, hydrangea for summer, chrysanthemum for autumn, and adonis ramosa for winter. This set of five gold Makie Wajima tray is simple, yet elegant and refined...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1255004 (stock #T-M1189)
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$1,800.00
A set of ten rare, graceful and gorgeous Makie lacquer soup bowls of the late Edo period. They are decorated with traditional "bird-and-flower" motif Makie works of mid 19th century, which is elegant, refined, and very unique. Inside of the lids are depicted with a crane and turtle, which are also known as auspicious motifs. It seems that the ten soup bowls had been rarely used...
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 : 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...
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 : 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.

Condition: This lovely wooden tray is in excellent condition, with no ch...
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 : 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. The edges of the inside boxes are reinforced with metal.

Raden is a Japanese decorative...
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.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of ...
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.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up thro...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1237615 (stock #T-H1002)
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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 ...