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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1230028 (stock #T-Y1126)
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Elegant gold and silver Komai style eraborate inlay vase of Meiji-period. Just like the detailed inlay works of Komai company of the same era, this iron vase also is applied with the very minute and elaborate inlay techniques of the traditional metal craftsman at that time. Such excellent skill of an artisan is displayed in the small detailed feathers of the birds. If you look at the details of each motif, you will be surprised how real it is...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1700 item #1229509 (stock #T-H1128)
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A Edo-period Shogi(the Japanese chess) game set, comprises a set of Shogi pieces and a game board. Several names of historical Shogi masters, including "Yoshio Kimura 14th" are written on the back of the board and inside of the lid of Kiri-box. The date on the lid says November 17th, 1941, with 14 names of the Shogi masters and professional players who might have participated in the game on that day....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1229389 (stock #T-O1125)
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This humorous lion shaped celadon incense burner was made by Makuzu Kozan 1st in his last years. Miyagawa "Makuzu" Kozan produced an extraordinarily wide range of ceramics for both domestic and export markets, and participated with great success in domestic/international exhibitions during Meiji-period. He was one of the greatest potters at that time.

Chinese guardian lions or "Foo dogs" were considered as a symbol of strength and auspicious creature...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1229232 (stock #T-H1127)
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A splendid "Kutani" porcelain of Meiji-period with delicate drawings, even in the inside of the bowl. Just like this bowl was used for happy gatherings, joyful pictures of people, peaceful landscape and beautiful nature are portrayed.

"Kutani"porcelain style is known for multiple colors, and bold designs covering most of the surface of each piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1229014 (stock #T-BN1104)
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An elegant "Owari Cloisonne" vase decorated with Peony flowers and butterflies. Peony is a Chinese native deciduous small trees, which is called as "king of flowers" for its luxuriousness and is loved in Japan. In this particular vase, effective use of sharp and thick silver lines highlights the vivid and luxury images of the full-blown peony flowers. This enamel technique represents the delicate and elaborate Owari (Nagoya) cloisonne craftsmanship of Meiji-period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1228589 (stock #T-BN1120)
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This lovely "Owari Cloisonne" vase is decorated with cherry blossom, green leaves and birds that portrait cheerful and happy feeling of the spring time. If you look at it very carefully, you can find that each pedal of the cherry blossom, each small leaf on the tree and the each small birds are painted with various colors or gradation. It means this artwork was made by a very skillful craftsman, even though there is no signature...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1228293 (stock #T-O1124)
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A brilliant cloisonne vase by Ando Cloisonne company. Beautifully brighten chrysanthemum flowers and a sparrow against the deep blue background. The contrast of the colors are highlighted with the elaborate wire cloisonne technique of "Owari Shippo" tradition.

"Owari Shippo" was started around the end of Edo-period in Nagoya by Kaji Tsunekichi. He developed how to make wire cloisonne by examining the cloisonne plates from Netherlands at that time...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1228129 (stock #T-BN1122)
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A pair of gorgeous vases decorated with auspicious motifs such as Kannon(Deity of Mercy) and dragons. Elaborate inlaid gold/silver deliver vivid images of these heavenly figures. The Kannon smiles so graciously, and the dragons give an energetic smile. You will feel calmness and energy in this small world of inlaid copper vases. Beautifully demonstrates the highly advanced inlaid technology of Meiji...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1227884 (stock #T-M1115)
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This elegant bronze vase named "Cliff" has modern taste, yet it has an atmosphere strangely apposite for both traditional Japanese style and modernized Western style spaces. The shape is simple, lean and clean, still the red copper adds a nuance and color to it that only such material can creates...warm and elegant.

The author, Shugoro HASUDA was a metal molding artist from Ishikawa. He acted as a pioneer in modernization of the metalworking...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1227431 (stock #T-BN1123)
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This refined inlaid Kodansu (incense box) demonstrates the finest quality work of the Komai company of Kyoto. Amazingly detailed, delicate yet gorgeous artwork in a small box...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1227132 (stock #T-BN1121)
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A pair of splendid bronze vases by Shoubi Eisuke of Meiji period. Two vases are decorated in haut-relief with various Japanese seasonal flowers, such as dandelion, morning glory, lily, hollyhock, balloon flowers and Japanese silver glass... Each flower reminds us the beauty and the scent of the four seasons.

Shoubi Eisuke(1839-1900) was one of the highly acclaimed metal craftsman in Meiji era, who won silver/gold medals at 1878 and 1889 Paris World Exposition. Born in Kyoto, he also tr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1226727 (stock #T-O1112)
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Brilliant deep violet cloisonne plate with lovely Japanese wisteria and birds. Very detailed technical art work of Meiji-period portrays the natural beauty of the old Japanese late spring. Two birds are singing under the swinging wisteria flowers...

Japanese cloisonne was a technical triumph of Meiji period. This beautiful cloisonne enamel (shippo) plate was made in those days, when the most sophisticated decorative techniques enabled a new art form to be established.

Some sligh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1226092 (stock #T-M1111)
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This detailed elaborate art work represents the superfine craftsmanship of the Meiji era. The expression of the two birds (quail) are so real and depicted in vivid detail. Each of their feathers has ultrafinelines and it even has small tongue in its mouth! They just look like they are lively talking or singing.

This superfine art work has no signature and the author unknown. However, there is a note in the lid of the original kiri-box which says that it came from a branch of the impe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1225856 (stock #T-H1114)
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Kato Shuntai's work(1802-1877).
A rabbit shaped stoneware hand warmer(Teaburi).
Late Edo-period(19th century), impressed seal on the base Shuntai [Kato Shuntai (1802-1877)].

This stoneware was produced at the kiln of the Owari domain(han).
Therefor the mark of Aoi crest is on the base of the body.
Since Shuntai was very talented, he was chosen for official potter of the domain.

It is very rare that his work in late Edo period kept preserved so well in such a perfec...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1225124 (stock #T-O1110)
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This fine wooden tray was made by Shina Ashida, a traditional tea utensils joiner in Osaka.
It is a simple and sophisticated Japanese incense tray used for tea ceremony.
Both top of the frame and foot are decorated with spotted bamboo.

Condition of the product is fairly good with slight stain which is hardly discreet.
It comes with original signed kiri-box, Tomobako.

Measurements about: 39.3cm(15.5") X 31cm(12.2") X 3.1cm(1.2")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1223027 (stock #T-H1074)
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$2,210.00

Hiki Ikkan(1578-1657) is a papier mache style lacquerer.
His famliy is now in the 16th generation, Satomi, a woman, is now the head of this craft family.
Hiki Ikkan is a member of Senke's ten designated craftsmen families.

The families who have for generations made utensils in the Senke style are called 'shokka'.
These days they are generally called 'Senke jushoku'.
The ten people are : Nakagawa Joeki (metalworker), Okumura Kichibei (scroll mounting maker), Kuroda Shogen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1222530 (stock #T-O1107)
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Now, also in Japan, the go board of this grade rarely exists.
It is the gorgeous go board in which wonderful lacquer work was given.
It is ornamented with very precise,beautifully and reality design of the plum and mandarin duck which were drawn people's attention.
Some flowers of a plum are mother-of-pearl(raden) finish.

The condition of this piece is in very best.
Some small shallow cracks, wear on the board by old age.
However, if the oldness of the age and...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1221386 (stock #T-h1108)
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A works of 4th Kinjo Ikkokusai. (1876-1961)
The 4th Ikkokusai describes a haiku poem in the reverse side of the lid of all the kiri-boxes(Tomobako) of the work for commemoration when article is done.
He liked the haiku poem and also had his pen name of a haiku poet.
This article has it in the reverse side of the lid of the kiri-box.

It will be a bee if it is called Ikkokusai.
It will be Ikkokusai if it is called a bee.
A bee is just a pronoun of the work of Kinjo...