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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1303730 (stock #T-H1299)
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A gorgeous pure silver Binkake decorated with metal engraved “Xiao-Xiang ba-jing-tu” made during Taisho period by Yagi Masanao. Binkake is a portable brazier, which is one of instruments used in tea ceremony. “Xiao-Xiang ba-jing-tu” is a set of eight portrayals of the Chinese aesthetic landscape in Hunan with eight motifs...
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 1920 item #1270569 (stock #H1236)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1270316 (stock #T-H1235)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : 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 : Archives : Decorative Art : 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 : 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. 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.

Condition: This lovely gold Makie incense case is in excellent condition, with no damages, no cracks and no restorations...
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...
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...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1246655 (stock #T-H1073)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1246505 (stock #T-H1074)
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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 : 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 : 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 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 1900 item #1241131 (stock #T-H1084)
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An elegant, refined and functional set of tea articles, consists of tea box, tea cup, chashaku (tea spoon), chatakutate (tea whisk stand) and shifuku (drawstring bag). Inside of the rid of the black lacqured tea box is decorated with a drawings of a horse in gold makie technique. The blue and white tea bowl was made by Eiraku Zengoro of Kahin Shiryu. The tea spoon is made of ivory, and the tea whisk stand is a lacqure ware. The draawstring bag is made of silk. This set of tea articles is fa...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1240091 (stock #T-P1055)
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A fabulous Meiji cloisonne tea set made by "Takahara Komakichi" during Meiji period. Many of Takahara's tea sets were made mainly for exporting to Europe and the U.S. at that time.

They are decorated with wired cloisonne technique, using copper ground and copper wire coated with gold. The wired cloisonne technique is one of enameling technique that the decoration is formed by first adding compartments to the metal object by soldering or adhering silver or gold wires or thin strips plac...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1238319 (stock #T-M1017)
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A simple yet sophisticated celadon incense burner by Suwa Sozan 1st, one of the famous potter in Meiji-Taisho period. " The globe is made of silver with splendid Phoenix motif.

Suwa Sozan was born in Kanazawa. He worked for Kinkozan, one of prestigious Meiji potter, until 1906, when he set up his own workshop in Gojozaka. He seems to have specialized in ceramic carving and in the making of celadon. He was made an Imperial Artist in 1917. It is said that he won a bronze medal at the ...