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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 : 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. They come with original Kiri-box...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1258353 (stock #T-BN1185)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : 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 : Archives : Regional Art : 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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1255004 (stock #T-M1189)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : 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 : Archives : Regional Art : 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...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1252751 (stock #T-H1178)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : 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. As for this particular type of censer was used for incense-smelling game that participants comment on a...
All Items : Archives : 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.

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 : 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. 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)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1970 item #1243566 (stock #T-O1061)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1241457 (stock #T-O1105)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : 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 ...