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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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1254092 (stock #T-H1182)
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A very precious wooden standing statue of Sho Kanzeon Bosatsu, or the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion, decorated with kiri-kane (cut gold foil) technique of Muromachi period (14th – 16th century). Just like most common Kannon statue, it has calm, compassionate and peaceful face, wearing a beautiful crown and holding a lotus flower.

Kannon is a bodhisattva, an enlightenment being, associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1249836 (stock #T-H1159)
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A set of twelve fabulous high quality Noh masks made by Nagasawa Ujiharu (1912-2003), a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. He was the first one who was chosen for a human national treasure as a Noh-men uchi (a person who makes Noh masks) in 1977.

It takes almost 40 years of training to become a Noh-men uchi. Nagasawa started his career as Noh men uchi at fourteen, which he continued for about 80 years...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1249694 (stock #T-M1163)
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$2,160.00
An elaborate openwork chasing metal box, decorated with gorgeous butterfly and wave motif. In side is covered with precisely designed Kiri (paulownia wood) box with a wood lid. This is a very rare kind of openwork metal box with unique design, which shows originality and ingenuity of the craftsman. Inside Kiri box is very clean and perfectly fits well.

Condition: This fancy box is in excellent condition with no chips, no damages, and restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248895 (stock #T-H1158)
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This is another valued Noh mask called “Magojiro,” an elegant woman mask, from 16th century, which also was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. “Magojiro” Noh mask is used for playing a woman play depict the Shite (the lead) in a beautiful young female role and feature some of the most refined songs and dances in all of Noh.

Traditionally, a Noh "performance day" lasts all day and consists of five Noh plays...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248548 (stock #T-H1157)
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A treasured Japanese traditional Bodhisattva mask made around 16th century, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. This precious mask looks like it has been preserved very carefully over a period of time .

The Bodhisattva mask is one of Gyoudou masks that was used for religious observance that Buddihist priest march throughout the town with the masks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248444 (stock #T-H1155)
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Another valuable Japanese noh theater mask that was created by a past master, Iseki Ieshige in the early Edo period, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period.

Iseki Ieshige (1581-1657) or “Tenkaichi Kawachi” was a Noh-men uchi (a person who makes Noh masks) in the early Edo period. The Iseki family was known for one of the three prestigious Noh mask makers since pre Edo period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1700 item #1248332 (stock #T-H1156)
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A precious Japanese noh theater mask that was created by a past master, Omi (Kodama) Mitsumasa in the early Edo period, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period.

Kotobide is a kind of Noh Mask used for playing sprites or animal spirit that have supernatural power...
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...
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1237392 (stock #T-O957)
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$1,000.00
A refined vintage bamboo basket made by Kyokusai who is a bamboo craftsman of Iizuka school (Hosai and Rokansai). Simple yet stylish and sophisticated bamboo basket vase of mid Showa period.

The Japanese craftsmen started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bamboo craftwork around the end of late Edo period. Later, as they obtain a mastery of fine bamboo artwork, their bamboo craft quality has been improved significantly. Today, modern Japanese bamboo craftwork is highly...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1237274 (stock #T-C955)
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$700.00
A simple yet sophisticated vintage rosewood small box with three drawers of Showa period. It is rather heavy than it looks with the weight of 987g(2.2lb). It might be a good idea to use it as document box, sewing box or writing box. Inside of the three drawers are very clean like it is merely used.

Condition: This smart vintage box is in excellent condition, with no damages and no restorations.

Size: 12.7cm (5.00") X 12.8cm(5.03") X 18.5cm(7.28")

Age: Showa period ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1236762 (stock #T-H373)
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$3,600.00
An elegant Nashiji Makie small box of Meiji-period, decorated with detailed gold Takamakie quails and butterfly on Nashiji ground. Inside of the box is decorated with "Nashiji" finish. This splendid Makie box might be used as a jewel case or pill case.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up through a mixture of lacquer and charcoal or clay dust to make the decoration in slightly 3D.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1235751 (stock #T-M753)
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A delicate and elaborate bamboo box was made by bamboo art master, "Iizuka Shokansai" who was a Living National Treasure of Showa period. The lid is decorated with a butterfly, and the inside box is with hydrangea in black and red colored bamboo.

Shokansai graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1942 with a degree in oil painting and then went on to study bamboo craft under his father. Shokansai would become a regular participant in the Nitten exhibition, showing there 20 times ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1232473 (stock #T-o1131)
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A sophisticated bamboo blind holding screen with four panels, made of bamboo, Japanese zelkova and diospyros. Their beautiful lines of wood grain are naturally utilized. The upper side of the screen looks like a bow shaped wooden arch bridge with leek-shaped knobs that remind us of the Japanese traditional bridges. The wavy shape is reminiscent of the ocean waves or the ocean breeze in a hot summer day. While on the lower side, various wood grain patterns in various colors are artfully plac...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1225124 (stock #T-O1110)
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This fine wooden tray was made by Shina Ashida, a traditional tea utensils joiner in Osaka.
It is a simple and sophisticated Japanese incense tray used for tea ceremony.
Both top of the frame and foot are decorated with spotted bamboo.

Condition of the product is fairly good with slight stain which is hardly discreet.
It comes with original signed kiri-box, Tomobako.

Measurements about: 39.3cm(15.5") X 31cm(12.2") X 3.1cm(1.2")...