Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1283700 (stock #T-M1234)
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$1,800.00
A splendid gold metal chasing work by Kashima Ikkoku (1898-1996) who was a living national treasure in metal engraving. The picture is depicted with an agile dragon. Ikkoku was born in Tokyo who learned metal chasing technique such as “nunome-zogan” (fabric-mark inlay) which is a one of techniques of metal ornamentation, by placing a burin against the iron surface to cut crisscross lines resembling those in fabrics...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1283320 (stock #T-BN1239)
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A pair of brilliant bronze inlay vase with the Imperial chrysanthemum crest made by Kanazawa Copper Company during early Meiji period. They are depicted with the Japanese traditional flowers in gold and silver inlay.

The Kanazawa Copper was famous for its high quality bronze products. They had produced various goods for the imperial family and for international/domestic exhibitions, which were highly appreciated...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1282930 (stock #T-M1245)
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This splendid Maki-e suzuribako or ink box is decorated with gorgeous dragon and iris. The lid of the box is depicted with auspicious dragon motif, while the inside is decorated with iris in gold Maki-e, which is very brilliant. In side of the box, there is a very unique ink stone in gourd form and a small water container.

Condition: This gorgeous ink box is in excellent condition, as it has never been used, with no damages, no cracks and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1282813 (stock #T-A1249)
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A lovely set of incense ceremony utensils of Edo period, consists of a tray, a incense case, a incense burner, and a box to put everything in. All of the items are decorated with elaborate gold raised Makie.

The tray is delicately decorated with vine motif on top of nashiji ground, while the censer is decorated with elaborately depicted flower motif on top of the rid...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1282668 (stock #T-M1222)
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A stylish bamboo flower basket made by Iizuka Rokansai (1890-1958). It is simple yet refined, and natural bamboo basket, which was made by a master of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo crafts have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad. Some of Rokansai’s crafts were chosen as an offering to the Emperor. His works also were awarded at Paris International Exposition in 1926 and Chicago International Exposition in 1933...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1282425 (stock #T-BN1238)
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An gorgeous, big and heavy inlay bronze vase with elaborately chased ansa in dragon face form, decorated with various high relief gold inlay decorations. One side is decorated with a brave Samurai in armor motif, and the other side is with peaceful birds and flower motifs in gold. You can enjoy the both sides of this glorious vase, which has rarely found highly skilled metal work of Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1281803 (stock #T-H1247)
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An old mottled Karatsu Sake cup in elliptical shape from Azuchi-Momoyama period (1573-1600), which is rarely found in these days.

Karatsu ware is a style of pottery produced in and around Karatsu in the island of Kyushu, sourthern part of Japan. Karatsu ware is known for its sturdiness and simple style and is considered as a traditional Japanese handicraft...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1281466 (stock #T-H1248)
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A three-tiered gold Makie incense case of Edo period with elaborately depicted fern motif on top of gorgeous Nashiji ground. The incense case is trilaminare that can be divied into three cases.

Incense cases 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 #1281288 (stock #T-BN1240)
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A pair of gorgeous inlay vases decorated with Phoenix motif made during the last days of the Tokugawa shogunate. The elaborate inlaid gold delivers vivid image of this auspicious bird. As the vases might be made for Samurai of the times, you may feel energy and passion in this small world of inlaid copper vases. Beautifully demonstrates the highly advanced inlaid technology by the sword craftsmen of the end Edo period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1281174 (stock #T-BN1241)
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This precious gold inlaid "Komai" incense chest was made during Meiji period by the Komai company of Kyoto, using their elaborate, delicate and refined gold inlay technique. The company is well known as one of the prestigious craftsmen of the Golden age Meiji artworks, for its original inlay art works, which derived from their family tradition as a sword-smith or a sword accessory maker date back from Edo-period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1278390 (stock #T-M1213)
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$1,600.00
Fabulous set of lacquered soup bowls with Rosanjin “The Sun and The Moon” design made by Tsuji Sekisai 4th. This famous “The Sun and The Moon” design pattern was co-created with Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959), who was a friend of the Tsuji sekisai 2nd. Rosanjin was known as an epicure, calligrapher, ceramicist, engraver, painter, lacquer artist and restaurateur during the early to mid-Showa period.

Condition: This gorgeous lacqured bowls are in excellent condition with no c...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1278072 (stock #T-H1242)
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$1,100.00
An elegant old fashioned set of five "Wajima" lacquer soup bowls, which has unique contrast. On the outside, these bowls are decorated with plain and simple black lacquer, on the other hand, the inside of them have very gorgeous gold Maki-e. It gives us joy of surprise whenever we open.

Generally, Wajima lacquer ware of those times have much higher quality in terms of the material, as well as, the craftsmanship. Currently most of the lacquer materials are imported from the lower mate...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1277712 (stock #T-M1223)
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A simple, yet delicate and orthodox bamboo flower basket made by Iizuka Rokansai (1890-1958) who was a master of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo crafts have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad. Some of Rokansai’s crafts were chosen as an offering to the Emperor. His works also were awarded at Paris International Exposition in 1926 and Chicago International Exposition in 1933.

The Japanese craftsmen started making bambo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1277587 (stock #T-M1225)
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This beautiful brown flower basket has a subtle charm, which was made by Tanabe Chikuunsai 1st (1877-1937). Chikuunsai started making bamboo crafts in 1890. His artistic bamboo crafts were appreciated highly and were selected as silver prize at Paris International Exposition in 1925. Currently the 3rd generation Tanabe Chikuunsai succeeded their elaborate bamboo art tradition. The family is still active in creating a high quality artistic bamboo craft.

The Japanese craftsmen star...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1277433 (stock #T-H1243)
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An old Buddha statue made during Ming dynasty(1368–1644) in China. The Buddha has gracious smile on his face. Since the statue was made hundreds years ago, it is natural that it has some damages, still the foundation remains solid. This rare, precious and old statue still extend mercy to the world.

Buddha refers to one who has become enlightened through his own efforts and insight. In Buddhism, buddhahood is the state of perfect enlightenment attained by a buddha.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1277231 (stock #T-M1231)
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A very rare set of ten “Old Imari” side dish plates. These Kakiemon style plates in Japanese bell-flower form are in excellent condition, although they were made during Edo period.

The Japanese potter Sakaida Kakiemon (1596–1666) is said to be the first pottery in Japan to discover the secret of enamel decoration on porcelain, known as 'akae', which is a style of Japanese enameled ceramics, traditionally produced at the factories of Arita (Southern part of Japan) from the mid...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1276592 (stock #T-M1212)
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A fine set of small lacquer plates made by Komori Kunie, a living national treasure lacquer artist. A set of five plates are simply decorated with gold with the grain, which has avery unique flavor.

Condition: This simple yet significant lacquer plates are in excellent condition, no damages and no restorations. It comes with original kiri-box, Tomobako.

Size:15cm (5.9") x 3.5cm (1.4”)

Age: Showa period
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1276343 (stock #T-M1224)
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$8,000.00
A refined vintage bamboo basket made by Iizuka Shokansai who was one of the prestigious bamboo crafter of the Iizuka school (i.e. Iizuka Houou, Rokansai, Shokansai, etc.). Their bamboo art works have been appreciated highly both domestically and abroad.

The Japanese craftsmen started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bamboo craftwork around the end of late Edo period. Later, as they obtain a mastery of fine bamboo artwork, their bamboo craft quality has been improved sig...