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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240212 (stock #T-I1086)
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A lovely antique cloisonne small box made during Meiji period. Decorated with elavorate wired cloisonne technique, which is one of enameling technique, in various colors. The cover is decorated with a detailed drawings of a phoenix, that is a good luck charm, surrounded by cherry blossom floweral pattern. The four sides are decorated with cherry blossom in pink, light blue and white pattern...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1237733 (stock #T-O958)
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An elegant vintage bamboo basket made by Sakaguchi Sounsai(1899-1967) who was a pupil of the first Tanabe Chikuunsai who held the first private exhibition of bamboo craft art during Meiji period. This sophisticated bamboo basket vase by Sounasi was made around mid Showa period.

The Japanese craftsmen, such as Chikuunsai, started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bamboo craftwork around the end of late Edo period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1238315 (stock #T-H1001)
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A superb Wajima lacquer gold Makie Incense burner by Somata Shinzan, one of the precious Wajima lacquer traditional craftsmen. His area of specialty is to decorate Wajima lacquer ware with Makie art work. This fabulous Wajima incense burner is decorated with gold Taka Makie (raised Makie) drawings of daimyo's retinue, or feudallord's procession in the old days. The glove is made of pure silver, decorated with elaborate floral openwork design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : 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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238419 (stock #T-BN1031)
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An elegant Kyoto Satsuma vase made during Meiji period. This vase in rectangular form has four sides, decorated with drawings of peaceful good old days... women in pavilion rest beside the placid lake, a Japanese beauty in gorgeours kimono, songbirds singing on a gnarled plum tree, and a mother and children washing their kimonos...The shoulders of the vase are decorated with exquisite millefleurs and phoenix pattern. Very high quality Kyo Satsuma vase...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1237615 (stock #T-H1002)
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A gracious gold lacquer makie with Hana-no-maru (flower circle) design. This traditional design is often found in traditional Japanese kimonos, as well. Inside of the box is decorated with Nashiji finish. Nashiji (pear-skin ground) finish is often used to give a uniformly decorative surface to large but less important areas, such as the insides of drawers or the bottoms of boxes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1237485 (stock #T-O970)
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A sophisticated celadon jar by Suwa Sozan (1851-1922), one of the famous potter in Meiji-Taisho period. The ovoid body jar decorated with a shoal of sturgeon-like fish modelled in low relief and painted in undergraze red and grey and lightly incised with water weeds. The fishes look like as if they are actually swimming in the water. A very similar jar is kept at the Nasser D. Khalili collection.

Suwa Sozan was born in Kanazawa. He worked for Kinkozan, one of prestigious Meiji potter, u...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1236508 (stock #T-K837)
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A beautiful Meiji wired cloisonne vase, decorated with auspicious motifs such as phoenix, dragon and flowers in arabesque pattern. Simple yet gorgeous small vase, with the small golden dots on the surface that glitter under the light. Inside is colored with elegant turquoise green. We assume this vase was made during late Meiji period or beginning of Taisho period, as it has the taste of rather modern design layout pattern. The rim of the mouth and the body are made of copper.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1235895 (stock #T-I799)
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An elegant tall cloissone vase, decorated with a bluebirds and camellia flowers on vermilion or bright red back ground. Two birds look like they are lively chatting over the camellia tree, which is delicately depicted with silver lined outlines and detailed color gradation. Simple yet refined Meiji cloissone vase. The rem and the bottom of the vase is copper made.

Condition: This lovely vase is in excellent condition, with no chips, no cracks and no restrations.

Size: Mouth ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1234949 (stock #T-Z779)
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A very unique shaped Meiji cloisonne vase with auspicious motifs such as Phoenix and arabesque pattern. The form and the motifs give us an impression of exotic oriental countries, and the chrysanthemum design adds some traditional Japanese touch, various oriental cultures are unified in harmony.

The arabesque pattern came to Japan originally from the Islamic art via Chinese art. The vitality of vines were considered as a symbol of growth and prosperity, therefore, it was regarded as a k...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1236765 (stock #T-M870)
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A lovely pair of vases decorated with gold fishes and Japanese Wisteria using silver wires on the bright light blue ground. Such silver wire technique adds luxurious impression to this beautiful vases. The shoulders of the vases are painted with Wisteria flowers swinging in the wind, while two lovely gold fishes are swimming lively in the center of the each vase. It give us the image of freshening breeze in the delightful early summer.

Condition: This beautiful pair of vases are in exce...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1236917 (stock #T-M754)
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Nihashi Yoshihira(1896-1977) was a famous metal carving artist in Meiji to Showa period. He was a pupil of Unno Bisei. Nihashi received special award at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition for three consecutive years during early Showa period. He was one of the greatest metal artists who was recommended to a living national treasure, and left many superb metal artworks. In postwar years, he served as a judge at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition.

His teacher, Unno Bisei was also one of the most ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1237480 (stock #T-H960)
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A refined Wajima "gui-nomi" or sake cup set of 5 pieces made by "Keizuka Lacquer Studio" an old prestigious Wajima lacquer studio. The outside is decorated in traditional light red lacquer, while inside is decorated with red Ume flower (Japanese apricot) against Hyoretsu (ice-breaking) pattern. As they seem to have been stored without using, they look like new ones. The form is simple yet sophisticated.

Condition: This beautiful sake cups are in excellent condition, without any dam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1237393 (stock #T-O969)
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A spectacular Edo period folding screen with six panels, depicting scenery of peaceful spring beach of good old days. The six panels are painted with the picture of people's daily life, such as people gathering under the tree, riding on the boat, visiting shrine, selling tea, talking in a ordinary seaside town of those days. You can easily imagine or dream about the good old Edo period with this folding screen.

Condition: This precious Edo period screen is reasonably in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1236918 (stock #T-H1003)
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A unique bronze incense burner in Qilin form made during Edo period. It has funny smiling face.

The qilin or kilin is a mythical animal of China known throughout various East Asian cultures, said to appear with the imminent arrival or passing of a sage or illustrious ruler. It is a good omen thought to occasion prosperity or serenity. It is often depicted with what looks like fire all over its body. It is sometimes called the "Chinese unicorn" when compared with the Western unicorn. ...