Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN


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!

Ryotan, Kamakura
P
I
L

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1278390 (stock #T-M1213)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
Fabulous set of lacquered soup bowls with Rosanjin “The Sun and The Moon” design made by Tsuji Sekisai 4th. This famous “The Sun and The Moon” design pattern was co-created with Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959), who was a friend of the Tsuji sekisai 2nd. Rosanjin was known as an epicure, calligrapher, ceramicist, engraver, painter, lacquer artist and restaurateur during the early to mid-Showa period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1278072 (stock #T-H1242)
RYOUTAN
$1,100.00
An elegant old fashioned set of five "Wajima" lacquer soup bowls, which has unique contrast. On the outside, these bowls are decorated with plain and simple black lacquer, on the other hand, the inside of them have very gorgeous gold Maki-e. It gives us joy of surprise whenever we open.

Generally, Wajima lacquer ware of those times have much higher quality in terms of the material, as well as, the craftsmanship...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1276592 (stock #T-M1212)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
A fine set of small lacquer plates made by Komori Kunie, a living national treasure lacquer artist. A set of five plates are simply decorated with gold with the grain, which has avery unique flavor.

Condition: This simple yet significant lacquer plates are in excellent condition, no damages and no restorations. It comes with original kiri-box, Tomobako...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1276154 (stock #T-O1237)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
An elegant incense case decorated with delicate, elaborate and sophisticated gold makie of Meiji period. It is filled with various Japanese flowers in gold color gradation. 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. It comes with a fitted kiri box...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1269030 (stock #T-O1211)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
A set of refined, simple yet elegant tea articles with a splendid gold Makie box and tray, which is fairly sophisticated traditional motifs. An elegant, refined and functional set of tea articles, consists of tea box, tray, tea cup, natsume (tea caddy), chashaku (tea spoon), chataku (tea whisk), two fukusa (tea cloth) and shifuku (silk pouch for tea caddy). The rid of the elegant black lacqured tea box is decorated with drawings of Mt. Fuji and typical rural landscape in gold makie technique...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1258353 (stock #T-BN1185)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
A very rare set of incense ceremony utensils with elaborate and high raised Makie lacquer shelf of Edo period. The top of the elegant Makie lacquer shelf is decorated with gorgeous gold high raised Makie, depicted with autum motifs such as deer and maple leafs. The side of the beautiful Makie shelf is decorated with various autumn flowers and maple leafs...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1255221 (stock #TM1171,-2,-3)
RYOUTAN
Please see description
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)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
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)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
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)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
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)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
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. It comes with an original kiri box.

Size: 5.6cm (2.2”) x 8cm (3.1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1252751 (stock #T-H1178)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
An elegant pair of sake (Japanese rice wine) decanters made of metal 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.

Condition: This fabulous pair of de...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1252475 (stock #T-A1176)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
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. As for this particular type of censer was used for incense-smelling game that participants comment on a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1245257 (stock #T-H1080)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
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.

The elegant incense burner is decorated with elaborate gold makie pattern called "Shiogama Makie." The Shiogama Makie is one of makie lacquer design pattern of seaside landscape with people boiling seawater to ma...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1245071 (stock #T-H1085)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
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.

Takamakie (raised makie) is a kind of Makie lacquer technique, in which metall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244835 (stock #T-BN1065)
RYOUTAN
$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.

Inside of the box is decorated...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244439 (stock #T-A1097)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
A splendid Gold Makie Tobacco Bon(tray) set with Sumiyoshi motif Makie finished with plenty of gilt on Nashiji ground. This is an excellent, highly sophisticated and elegant Makie artwork of Meiji period. Its high quality Makie lacquer work technique might be equal to that of the ones in an art museum. The globe is made of pure silver with the weight of 298g.

This particular Makie motif called "Sumiyoshi Makie" is a design which highlight the Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine, which is one of o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1244183 (stock #T-M1150)
RYOUTAN
Price on Request
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 ...