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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1249045 (stock #T-P1166)
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Another excellent "Yabumeizan" tea cloth container of Meiji period with Funeboko (boat shaped parade float) motif. Funeboko is one kind of decorated floats at The Kyoto Gion Festival in July that is crowned by a parade, This festival originated as part of a purification ritual to appease the gods thought to cause fire, floods and earthquakes. This particular boat shaped float is dedicated to Empress Consort Jing who ruled from the year, 201...
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248895 (stock #T-H1158)
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This is another valued Noh mask called “Magojiro,” an elegant woman mask, from 16th century, which also was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. “Magojiro” Noh mask is used for playing a woman play depict the Shite (the lead) in a beautiful young female role and feature some of the most refined songs and dances in all of Noh.

Traditionally, a Noh "performance day" lasts all day and consists of five Noh plays...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248548 (stock #T-H1157)
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A treasured Japanese traditional Bodhisattva mask made around 16th century, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, a human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period. This precious mask looks like it has been preserved very carefully over a period of time .

The Bodhisattva mask is one of Gyoudou masks that was used for religious observance that Buddihist priest march throughout the town with the masks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1700 item #1248444 (stock #T-H1155)
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Another valuable Japanese noh theater mask that was created by a past master, Iseki Ieshige in the early Edo period, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period.

Iseki Ieshige (1581-1657) or “Tenkaichi Kawachi” was a Noh-men uchi (a person who makes Noh masks) in the early Edo period. The Iseki family was known for one of the three prestigious Noh mask makers since pre Edo period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1700 item #1248332 (stock #T-H1156)
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A precious Japanese noh theater mask that was created by a past master, Omi (Kodama) Mitsumasa in the early Edo period, which was appraised by Nagasawa Ujiharu, human national treasure Noh Mask Artist of Showa-Heisei period.

Kotobide is a kind of Noh Mask used for playing sprites or animal spirit that have supernatural power...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1247717 (stock #T-H1098)
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$400.00
A refined Japanese woodblock prints was made by Tuchiya Koitsu in 1934. Koitsu was an Ukiyoe (traditional Japanese wood block prints) artist, as well as a Shin-hanga (new woodblock prints) artist during. Unlike Kawase Hasui, whose name is recognized as a leading new woodcut printmaker both domestically and abroad, Koitsu’s name is known to only a few collectors of the new Japanese woodblock prints, although his art works are highly sophisticated as that of Hasui’s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1247602 (stock #T-H1047)
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$1,800.00
A set of five superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira. Each of five bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, is depicted with a drawing of lively animals and flowers such as a crane, dragonfly, locust, Mouse, Japanese wild orchid flower. It might be a good idea to change each reed place every season to enjoy. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this artwork fairly impressive...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1247233 (stock #T-H1044)
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$1,800.00
This lovely hanging scroll with an unique painting of monkey is a faithful replica of Mori Sosen's drawings in mid Edo period. Mori Sosen (1747-1821) was a Japanese painter of the Shijyo school (one of the most dominant Japanese painting school in Kyoto) during the Edo period. Mori Sosen is famous for his many paintings depicting monkeys and other animals...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1246891 (stock #T-BN1069)
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A refined woodblock print by Kasamatsu Shiro (1898-1991). Following Itoh Shinsui and Kawase Hasui(who had established New Japanese woodblock print techniques in early Showa period), Kasamatsu Shiro also learned the Japanese paintings under Kaburakii Kiyotaka(one of the most famous Japanese painting master in Taisho to Showa period). The woodblock print art works by Kasamatsu Shiro were appreciated highly during Showa period. He had received many prizes at various fine-arts exhibitions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1246761 (stock #T-H1092)
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A precious pair of hanging scroll painted by Hanabusa Itcho in mid Edo period. Hanabusa Itchô (1652 –1724) was a Japanese painter, calligrapher, and haiku poet. He originally trained in the Kanô style, however, later rejected that style and formed his own style, which would come to be known as the Hanabusa school. He was exiled in 1698, for parodying one of the shogun's concubines in painting, to the island of Miyake in the offshore of Edo Bay; he returned to Edo in 1710. Most of his pain...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1246655 (stock #T-H1073)
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Fujimura Yoken (1613-1699) was a founder of Yoken style tea ceremony in Edo period. He had learned directly from Sen Sotan (1578–1658) who was the grandson of Sen Rikyû, the famed figure in Japanese tea cultural history. He was one of the four prestigious tea masters of Sotan school. Furthermore, Yoken was also known as a Chinese style poet.

This particular scroll with Chinese poem was written by Yoken himself. The title of this scroll is "A Moon in Lake." This hanging scroll ori...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1246505 (stock #T-H1074)
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$2,100.00
Hiki Ikkan (1578-1657) was a craftsman of Japanese lacquer, who came from Ming Dynasty (China in 1368-1644) and settled in Kyoto. He was a founder of “Ikkan Bari” (lacquered papier mache) lacquer work. The “Ikkan Bari” is one of craft technique that uses paper and lacquer as main material to make tea articles such as jujube-shaped tea case or insence case. He also is one of the Senke jusshoku (Senke's ten designated craftsmen families) and the name is succeeded by the head of Ikkanbar...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1246066 (stock #T-H1046)
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$1,800.00
This is another 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 lively animals and flower such as a crane, raccoon dog, bat, and Japanese wild orchid flower. It might be a good idea to change each reed place every season to enjoy. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this artwork fairly impressive....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1245940 (stock #T-P1053)
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$1,500.00
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. The featu...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1245760 (stock #T-H1045)
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$1,800.00
A set of five superb reed-shaped bronze plates chiseled by Nihashi Yoshihira, prestigious metal artists of Showa era who was recommended to a living national treasure. Each of five bronze plates chiseled in Katagiri-bori (one side cut) technique, are depicted with the drawings of lively animals and insects such as a crane, a poppy, a butterfly, a frog and a grasshopper. It might be a good idea to change each reed plate every season to enjoy. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1245257 (stock #T-H1080)
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A gorgeous Wajima lacquered incense burner made by Chahira Issai, one of the most prestigious Wajima lacquer art craftsmen of today. The family has been dedicated to succeed the traditional Wajima lacquer technique and further to develop it with new technology in modern days.

The elegant incense burner is decorated with elaborate gold makie pattern called "Shiogama Makie." The Shiogama Makie is one of makie lacquer design pattern of seaside landscape with people boiling seawater to ma...