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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1252642 (stock #T-P1177)
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A lovely brilliant blue cloisonné vase with snake gourd motif made during Meiji period. This beautiful enamel vase is decorated with elaborate silver wired cloisonné technique and delicate color graduation used in flower pedals and leaves, which reminds us of the dedicated craftsmanship of that time. It is hard to find such elaborate hand made wired cloisonné today...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1249043 (stock #T-P1165)
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An elaborate, delicate, and elegant pair of “Yabumeizan” vases with flower and birds motifs. Yabumeizan (1853-1934) was a pottery-painter who applied overglaze decoration and colours to undecorated pottery which was bought in. He had achieved mastery of detailed multicolored overglaze painting earthenware techniques...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1245940 (stock #T-P1053)
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A very unique and rare Sumidagawa pottery flower vase made in the early Meiji period. This humorous vase is depicted with a scene of two men resting in a cave, which is very unique and impressive idea.

Since Sumidagawa ware were made mainly for exporting abroad, there are few artworks currently left in Japan. This is one of such rare Sumidagawa pottery ware. The kiln of Sumidagawa pottery was founded in the mid Edo period, using the clay near the Sumida river as pot clay...
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 : 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 : Lacquer : 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. 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...
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 #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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1243647 (stock #T-O1057)
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A Goryeo celadon porcelain style vase decorated with inlaid phoenix and chrysanthemum motifs by Miyagawa "Makuzu" Kozan the 2nd(1858-1940).

Makuzu Kozan is one of the most influential pottery during Meiji to early Showa period for its unique grand relief pottery and high quality earthenware with multicolored overgraze enamels. Their products were exhibited at Philadelphia World Exposition and evaluated highly in Europe and the U.S. to become a world-famous pottery...
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.

Condition: This precious Kyo Satsu...
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. It is said that he won a bronze medal at the ...
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...
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 : 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. 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1241033 (stock #T-I1087)
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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 : 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. The bottom is also delicately decorated with a beautiful peony flower and aravesque pattern against l...