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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282425 (stock #T-BN1238)
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An gorgeous, big and heavy inlay bronze vase with elaborately chased ansa in dragon face form, decorated with various high relief gold inlay decorations. One side is decorated with a brave Samurai in armor motif, and the other side is with peaceful birds and flower motifs in gold. You can enjoy the both sides of this glorious vase, which has rarely found highly skilled metal work of Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1281288 (stock #T-BN1240)
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A pair of gorgeous inlay vases decorated with Phoenix motif made during the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate. The elaborate inlaid gold delivers vivid image of this auspicious bird. As the vases might be made for Samurai of the times, you may feel energy and passion in this small world of inlaid copper vases. Beautifully demonstrates the highly advanced inlaid technology by the sword craftsmen of the end Edo period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1281174 (stock #T-BN1241)
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This precious gold inlaid "Komai" incense chest was made during Meiji period by the Komai company of Kyoto, using their elaborate, delicate and refined gold inlay technique. The company is well known as one of the prestigious craftsmen of the Golden age Meiji artworks, for its original inlay art works, which derived from their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword accessory maker date back from Edo-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1271027 (stock #T-M1233)
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$8,800.00
A set of very unique silver cutlery made during Meiji period using the stems of small swords. The stem of those folks and knives were made during Mid Edo period as stems of small swords for Samurai. The purity of the silver used in this cutlery seems to be high. Each piece has hallmark.

Condition: This rarely found set of cutlery is in excellent condition, with slight wear with a knife, however, no damages and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1270316 (stock #T-H1235)
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$2,800.00
A rare and unique duck shaped bronze incense burner made during Edo period. This lovely bronze censer is decorated with delicately and elaborately carved feather, which looks natural and real.

Condition: This lovely incense burner is in excellent condition, with no damages and slight restoration on foot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1268808 (stock #T-O1210)
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An elegant Komai style inlaid small vase with typical flowers and birds motif, delicately applied with very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman of Meiji-period.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword accessory maker date back from Edo-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257352 (stock #T-BN1186)
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A very unique traditional Japanese crown (headgear) shaped bronze incense burner made by Chikueido Eishin in Kyoto. This graceful bronze censer is decorated with delicately and elaborately carved chrysanthemum flower motif in arabesque.

Chikueido was founded during Edo period in Kyoto. Since then the family has been running the metal ornament business for more than 200 years by inheriting the craftsmanship for generations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257219 (stock #T-BN1187)
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This elaborate gold/silver inlay small box was made by Okuno company in Kyoto during Meiji-period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace at sunrise rimmed by Chinese running pattern with delicate inlay works. On the side and the back of box are decorated with the maple leaf motif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250511 (stock #T-P1169)
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An elaborate gold/silver Komai style inlay small box in hexagonal form, decorated with “Kinkakuji”(Golden Pavilion) motif of Meiji-period. It portraits the brilliant scenery of the famous golden temple in Kyoto rimmed by Chinese running pattern with elaborate inlay works. Inside of the lid, as well as the inside and back of the box are also depicted with the Japanese traditional flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250212 (stock #T-P1168)
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A lovely high mounted inlay bronze round vase with humorous fish motif. It is depicted with various kinds of fishes in a fancy colorful manner.

Inlay is a decoration technique used for sword, in which the surface is carved and filled with metal, shell or ivory, etc. The metal work artists in those days were the successors of those who had long family tradition as highly skilled sword decoration craftsmen up to Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250113 (stock #T-P1167)
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A refined bronze vase with gourd and snail motif made by Oshima Joun (1858-1940). Oshima is known for his elaborate metalwork using delicate ceroplastics technique. Oshima Joun was born in Tokyo as a son of a metal-casting craftsman. He learned metal-casting technique and metalwork skills from his father. He succeeded the family business from his father and started to name himself as Oshima Joun in 1877. His metal works were exhibited at various expositions and art fairs. His metal work wa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1960 item #1249384 (stock #T-M1164)
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An refined crafted figurine of weasel made of pure silver by Kaneda Masashi. This lovely silver weasel has an animated look on its face and a smooth body shape just like a real lively animal.

This weasel shaped pure silver ornament was exhibited at the Nitten exhibition, the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition in 1952, which is written in the original kiri box.

Weasels vary in length from 173 to 217 mm (6.8 to 8.5 in), and usually have red or brown upper coats and white bellies; some...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1249290 (stock #T-A1162)
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An elegant bronze vase with fine chasing ansa, decorated with elaborately inlaid birds and gorgeous peony flower motifs in gold. Rarely found highly skilled metal work of 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.

The metal work artist in those days used to be a sword-smith or sword accessory maker who had long family tradition as highly skilled sword craftsmen up to Meiji pe...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1247602 (stock #T-H1047)
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$1,800.00
A set of five superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira. Each of five bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, is depicted with a drawing of lively animals and flowers such as a crane, dragonfly, locust, Mouse, Japanese wild orchid flower. It might be a good idea to change each reed place every season to enjoy. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this artwork fairly impressive. Katagiri-bo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1246066 (stock #T-H1046)
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$1,800.00
This is another set of four superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira. Each of four bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, are depicted with the drawings of lively animals and flower such as a crane, raccoon dog, bat, and Japanese wild orchid flower. It might be a good idea to change each reed place every season to enjoy. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this artwork fairly impressive....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1245760 (stock #T-H1045)
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$1,800.00
A set of five superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira, prestigious metal artists of Showa era who was recommended to a living national treasure. Each of five bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, are depicted with the drawings of lively animals and insects such as a crane, a poppy, a butterfly, a frog and a grasshopper. It might be a good idea to change each reed plate every season to enjoy. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1244525 (stock #T-O1085)
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$3,200.00
A pair of fine bronze vases decorated with elaborate gold and shibuichi inlaid bird and flower motifs. Shibuichi is an alloy alloy of copper and silver in a ratio of 4:1. The unique point of this bronze vase is that the pedals and leaves of flowers are painted in colors.

The Japanese metalworks of those days were far more elaborate than that of these days, because they were made by craftsmen who used to be sword-smith or sword accessory maker who have long family tradition as craftsm...