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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. A fairly tiny kodansu formed as a jewelry box, with 3D flower motif on elaborate hinges and clasp, double doors enclosing four small inside drawers. All four sides of the chest are filled with auspicious motives such as dragon, crane, Mt. Fuji, shrine, and flowers...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1226092 (stock #T-M1111)
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$6,640.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1225856 (stock #T-H1114)
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$4,000.00

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...
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'...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1220936 (stock #T-H1076)
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The blue-and-white porcelain incense burner which the pottery Tsuji Hitachi of highest-class Arita ware made at the Edo period.

The Tsuji House has a 350-year history and superb technique for making white porcelain...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1220934 (stock #T-h1103)
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A splendid Japanese carving Okimono in Meiji period.
An artist name is Tachikawa Takusai.
He is a shrine carpenter of Meiji Era and lived in the Nagano Suwa district.
He was a master craftaman of the Meiji term which built much temples and shrines.

This article is carved with crane of parent and child, and bamboo.
It is the attractive sculpture which was full of the antique look.
The condition is very best.
There are some slight minor crack and the portion of the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1219654 (stock #T-bn1066)
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Antique fine ko-dansu with cherry and Japanese cedar design.
The condition of it is in excellent, no chip, no crack and no restoration.

It is decorated in skillful lacquer technique and brilliant gold takamaki-e(rise maki-e) with cherry and Japanese cedar on the surface, interior has gold nashiji finish.
A part of the surface of small drawer is decorated with autumn flower, maple leaf, grass, chrysanthemum and bellflower, and inside of the small door is decorated with maple tree...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1218616 (stock #T-h1085)
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Very gorgeous Lacquered document box(Tebako)with skillful gold rise maki-e(Taka-maki-e)in Showa period, 20th century.

It is decorated with auspicious motif, pine, bamboo, ume, cherry, waterfall, mountain, the palace style main house and maple.
The inside of the lid is decorated with crane, pine and ume on the wonderful nashiji gold makie ground.
The inside of this main box has gorgeous nashiji finish.

Signed artist name "Akimasa" on the base.
Akimasa means Matoba Akim...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1218281 (stock #T-h1099)
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This is a work of the famous artist of the Takaoka copperware.
The shallow flower basin of Suga Gessin which continues from generation to generation from the Edo period.
The work of the second generation is conjectured.

A very unique design.
It is a shallow flower basin for flower arrangement expressing the water symbolized by the kappa.
The wonderful design which is likely to hear a sound of water which flows into a swamp or a pond.

The condition is...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1216533 (stock #T-h1091)
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By Shibata Zeshin(1807-1891), lacquer artist, the painter and the Japanese-style painter who worked from the end of the Edo period to the middle of Meiji.

He was a famous and revolutionary Japanese painter and lacquer artist of the late Edo period and early Meiji era.
In Japan, he is ironically known as both too modern, a panderer to the Westernization movement, and also an overly conservative traditionalist who did nothing to stand out from his contemporaries.
Despite holding...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1215153 (stock #T-h1088)
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This best quality suzuribako of rectangular form is docerated in gold and silver makie with maple leaf, big tree and beautifl deer.
The maculation of deer is decorated in raden(mother-of-pearl inlay)work with brilliant white, pink, turquoise green, pale blue, blue, navy and dark green color.
The scene is luxuriously rendered in taka-makie on a dry lacquer ground.

On the interior lid, against a nashiji ground, ornamented with dense sprinkling of wild chrysanthemum flower and sm...