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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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1250511 (stock #T-P1169)
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$3,600.00
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1244433 (stock #T-O1154)
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Fabulous Komai style hexagonal shaped incense container with detailed gold and silver inlay by Bizan during Meiji period. It portraits the peaceful scenery of old palace rimmed by geometric pattern with elaborate inlay works. Same as the delicate inlay works of Komai company of at that time, this hexagonal shaped box is also applied with the very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman of Meiji-period.

Most of the metal craftsman of that era had their ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1241033 (stock #T-I1087)
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$1,200.00
A fairly elaborate bronze flower vase made by Tsuda Jyoyo, decorated with delicately chased three-dimensional dragon on the shoulder of the vase. There are some soft clouds around the dragon, which give us the impression that the dragon is flying in the sky. The dragon is made of metal, however it really look like as if they are real creature. We assume this refined metalwork was made around late Taisho period or early Showa period.

Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in Ch...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1240930 (stock #T-H1048)
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$1,800.00
A 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 a crab, a frog and bamboo grass, and natural landscape. It might be a good idea to change the reed plate every season to enjoy. All of four drawings on nature, animals and plants are animated liveliness. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this me...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1960 item #1238544 (stock #T-H1050)
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A simple yet refined lovely bronze rabbit ornament by Nihashi Yoshihira (1896-1977), who was a prestigious metal carving artist from Meiji to Showa period. Some of his works are included in the Khalili collection of London. He was a pupil of Unno Bisei, one of the great metalwork artists around late Edo to early Meiji period, whose artwork was highly evaluated at Paris Exposition of 1889. Nihashi also was highly appreciated and received special award at the Japan Fine Arts Exh...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1238415 (stock #T-O1011)
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$1,600.00
Splendid silver jar with decorated a lobster motif by Masuzaki Shinkyo, one of the prestigious Japanese metalwork artist of Showa period. This art piece was made to show at an exhibition, it is in high quality finished form.

Highly refined Japanese metalwork technique comes from the traditional craftsmanship as sword maker or sword accessory decorator. Such elaborate metalwork skills were highly appreciated in the West after Meiji period. This lobster relief silver jar was elaborately h...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1238216 (stock #T-M1018)
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A splendid brass vase titled "Choritsu" which means "Stand still." This elegant bronze vase has modern taste, yet it has an atmosphere strangely apposite for both traditional Japanese style and modernized Western style spaces.

The author, Shugoro Hasuda was a metal molding artist from Ishikawa. He acted as a pioneer in modernization of the metalworking. By integrating sculpture with metalworking, he developed the traditional metalworking arts for narrow life space to larger urban space...