Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240086 (stock #T-BN1071)
RYOUTAN
$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)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
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...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1238415 (stock #T-O1011)
RYOUTAN
$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238319 (stock #T-M1017)
RYOUTAN
$2,400.00
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...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1238216 (stock #T-M1018)
RYOUTAN
$3,400.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1238211 (stock #T-H580)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
This refined incense burner by Miyagawa "Makuzu" Kozan has a taste of old Satsuma ware, which Kozan intentionally tried to revisit and to bring out the achievements of their predecessors. Some of Makuzu ware were made by imitating the style of their forefathers, such as Rimpa school, Nomura Ninsei or old Satsuma ware. By learning and copying their traditional styles, Kozan tried to search for the spirit of old traditional Japanese arts and beauty...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1237738 (stock #T-H662)
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A refined withe porcelain incense burner in Korai style by Makuzu Kozan II(1859-1917). The body is big bird form, with ornamented small bird with rise technique on the upper body. The incense globe is made of pure silver (100%) with fine carving of dragon and arabesque design.

Makuzu ware was first presented in the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876, gaining the bronze medal in the decorative ceramic division, This great success let to worldwide fame for Makuzu ware, and thereaf...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1237733 (stock #T-O958)
RYOUTAN
$800.00
An elegant vintage bamboo basket made by Sakaguchi Sounsai(1899-1967) who was a pupil of the first Tanabe Chikuunsai who held the first private exhibition of bamboo craft art during Meiji period. This sophisticated bamboo basket vase by Sounasi was made around mid Showa period.

The Japanese craftsmen, such as Chikuunsai, started making bamboo artifacts by imitating the Chinese bamboo craftwork around the end of late Edo period. Later, as they obtain a mastery of creating bamboo artwor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1237615 (stock #T-H1002)
RYOUTAN
$1,000.00
A gracious gold lacquer makie with Hana-no-maru (flower circle) design. This traditional design is often found in traditional Japanese kimonos, as well. Inside of the box is decorated with Nashiji finish. Nashiji (pear-skin ground) finish is often used to give a uniformly decorative surface to large but less important areas, such as the insides of drawers or the bottoms of boxes. A fine metallic powder is sprinkled onto a lacquered surface; when dry, a coat of transparent lacquer is applied and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1237612 (stock #T-H1013)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
A exquisite Satsuma Suiteki, or small water pot for calligraphy, elaborately decorated with latticework pattern on the body, and chrysanthemum design on spout. This is fairly high quality Satsuma ware with very detailed, delicate and elegant small pot rarely found.

The Seikozan pottery studio in Kobe was one of the best Kyo-Satsuma manufacturers ranking with Yabumeizan or Kinkousan.

Condition: This refined Satsuma small pot is in excellent condition, no chips, no cracks and no ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1237485 (stock #T-O970)
RYOUTAN
$1,500.00
A sophisticated celadon jar by Suwa Sozan (1851-1922), one of the famous potter in Meiji-Taisho period. The ovoid body jar decorated with a shoal of sturgeon-like fish modelled in low relief and painted in undergraze red and grey and lightly incised with water weeds. The fishes look like as if they are actually swimming in the water. A very similar jar is kept at the Nasser D. Khalili collection.

Suwa Sozan was born in Kanazawa. He worked for Kinkozan, one of prestigious Meiji potter, u...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1237480 (stock #T-H960)
RYOUTAN
$300.00
A refined Wajima "gui-nomi" or sake cup set of 5 pieces made by "Keizuka Lacquer Studio" an old prestigious Wajima lacquer studio. The outside is decorated in traditional light red lacquer, while inside is decorated with red Ume flower (Japanese apricot) against Hyoretsu (ice-breaking) pattern. As they seem to have been stored without using, they look like new ones. The form is simple yet sophisticated.

Condition: This beautiful sake cups are in excellent condition, without any dam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1237393 (stock #T-O969)
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A spectacular Edo period folding screen with six panels, depicting scenery of peaceful spring beach of good old days. The six panels are painted with the picture of people's daily life, such as people gathering under the tree, riding on the boat, visiting shrine, selling tea, talking in a ordinary seaside town of those days. You can easily imagine or dream about the good old Edo period with this folding screen.

Condition: This precious Edo period screen is reasonably in good condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1237392 (stock #T-O957)
RYOUTAN
$1,000.00
A refined vintage bamboo basket made by Kyokusai who is a bamboo craftsman of Iizuka school (Hosai and Rokansai). Simple yet stylish and sophisticated bamboo basket vase of mid Showa period.

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 significantly. Today, modern Japanese bamboo craftwork is highly...