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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!

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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1276154 (stock #T-O1237)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1275046 (stock #T-M1228)
RYOUTAN
$2,500.00
A set of orthodox, refined, yet artistic tea articles made by 9th generation Oohi Chozaemon during early Showa period. This set of Oohi ceramic ware tea articles, consists of a tea box, a tea cup, natsume (a tea caddy), chashaku (a tea spoon), chataku (a tea whisk), a tea whisk stand with Makie, and a tea cloth container.

Oochi earthen ware was developed in Kanazawa city in Ishikawa prefecture about 350 years ago, when the city was the richest domain outside the Shoguanate itself...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1270569 (stock #H1236)
RYOUTAN
$2,400.00
An elegant incense burner in bird cage form, decorated with elaborate gold raised Maki-e. Both outside cover and the inside case carry a traditional auspicious pattern of cherry blossom with running water. Inside of the case is decorated with gorgeous Nashiji finish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1270316 (stock #T-H1235)
RYOUTAN
$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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1257352 (stock #T-BN1186)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1253728 (stock #T-H1181)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1253429 (stock #T-H1180)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1253287 (stock #T-H1179)
RYOUTAN
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1252751 (stock #T-H1178)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1252475 (stock #T-A1176)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1249045 (stock #T-P1166)
RYOUTAN
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Another excellent "Yabumeizan" tea cloth container of Meiji period with Funeboko (boat shaped parade float) motif. Funeboko is one kind of decorated floats at The Kyoto Gion Festival in July that is crowned by a parade, This festival originated as part of a purification ritual to appease the gods thought to cause fire, floods and earthquakes. This particular boat shaped float is dedicated to Empress Consort Jing who ruled from the year, 201. She led an army dressed in armor on behalf of her ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1246655 (stock #T-H1073)
RYOUTAN
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Fujimura Yoken (1613-1699) was a founder of Yoken style tea ceremony in Edo period. He had learned directly from Sen Sotan (1578–1658) who was the grandson of Sen Rikyû, the famed figure in Japanese tea cultural history. He was one of the four prestigious tea masters of Sotan school. Furthermore, Yoken was also known as a Chinese style poet.

This particular scroll with Chinese poem was written by Yoken himself. The title of this scroll is "A Moon in Lake." This hanging scroll ori...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1246505 (stock #T-H1074)
RYOUTAN
$2,100.00
Hiki Ikkan (1578-1657) was a craftsman of Japanese lacquer, who came from Ming Dynasty (China in 1368-1644) and settled in Kyoto. He was a founder of “Ikkan Bari” (lacquered papier mache) lacquer work. The “Ikkan Bari” is one of craft technique that uses paper and lacquer as main material to make tea articles such as jujube-shaped tea case or insence case. He also is one of the Senke jusshoku (Senke's ten designated craftsmen families) and the name is succeeded by the head of Ikkanbar...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1245257 (stock #T-H1080)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1244183 (stock #T-M1150)
RYOUTAN
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1241457 (stock #T-O1105)
RYOUTAN
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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...