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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1241039 (stock #T-H1062)
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A precious pair of boxes in dog form were made during Edo period. They are decorated with auspicious traditional motifs in vivid color against gold background. One dog is painted with crane and pine tree design, and the other is with crane and turtle, both of them are symbol of good luck...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240929 (stock #T-BN1034)
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A delicate, elaborate and elegant Kyoto Satsuma vase made by Kozan, which represent the beauty of Kyo Satsuma earthenware. This fabulous vase in oval form has a story, which is "full-moon-viewing party."

One side is decorated with the drawings of people enjoying moon viewing party by eating, drinking, talking and laughing. It is also decorated with beautiful chrysanthemums, which represent the flower of autumn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240928 (stock #T-BN1035)
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A Kyoto Satsuma flower vase by Matsumoto Hozan with a very detailed picture of daimyo(regional federal lord) procession. The drawings are amazingly minute, precise and delicate. This vase represents the typical Kyoto Satsuma decoration technique which is characterized by its minute and elegant style. In the picture, daimyo and retainers, such as samurai, doctors, and those who serve for daimyo painted in one continuous line...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240823 (stock #T-BN1030)
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Very rare Kyoto Satsuma vase made by "Kinkozan,"one of the most important pottery in Kyoto. Decorated with two painted cartouche surrounded by raised golden bamboo style frames with traditional Japanese flowers painted inside. One is painted with various kind of chrysanthemums, and the other is painted with the Japanese wisteria...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240364 (stock #T-BN1072)
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A superb Meiji cloisonne enamel vase made by Ota Hyozo of Meiji period. A slender hexagonal vase delicately decorated with tapering panels of different seasonal flowers, such as Wisteria, chrysanthemums, lilies, poppy, maple tree and cherry blossom, worked in elaborate silver and gilt wire technique. The neck and shoulder of the vase is decorated with geometric designs...
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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240086 (stock #T-BN1071)
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$3,200.00
A splendid enameling-on-metal flower vase by Ogasawara Shuzo, using the technique of the transparent enameling on metal made during Meiji Era. The upper part of the vase is decorated with the beautiful turquoise blue ground, and in the center, three carps are freshly drawn as if they are really swimming in water. Under the sunlight, the scales of these fishes shine as if they are alive in this beautiful flower vase...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of ...
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238094 (stock #T-BN1029)
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An amazingly elaborate openwork Kyo-Satsuma incense burner of Meiji period, delicately decorated with enamels and gilt drawings. Both sides of the handles are with the drawings of good old spring time scenery with cherry blossom flowers. Women and children are enjoying the beauty of cherry blossom on a peaceful warm spring day. The top of the handle and body are delicately decorated with multi-colored flowers and honeycomb pattern with gilt. This amazingly delicate and elegant openwork insenc...
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Contemporary item #1238093 (stock #T-H965)
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A brilliant Makie Wajima-nuri lacquer box by Nakano Koichi, a living national treasure who is highly evaluated for his "Takamakie" or raised makie art technique. This beautiful box is decorated with wheat and lady beetle motifs using "Takamakie" technique, as well as the mother-of-pearl inlay work using the husks of the quail egg and a turban shell.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up thro...