Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1237281 (stock #T-M1015)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
A pair of stylish, elegant and slender Kyo-Satsuma (or Kyoto style Satsuma) vase, made by Kusube Sennosuke (1859-1940) of Awata (Kyoto), one of the major Kyo-Sasuma artists such as Kinkousan, as well as, a founder of Kusube pottery trading company. This graceful pair of vases in gourd form embrace a bit of Art Nouveau taste, with gorgeous belt pattern on the upper shoulder and near the bottom, and gracefully painted Japanese wisteria flowers in the center...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1970 item #1237274 (stock #T-C955)
RYOUTAN
$700.00
A simple yet sophisticated vintage rosewood small box with three drawers of Showa period. It is rather heavy than it looks with the weight of 987g(2.2lb). It might be a good idea to use it as document box, sewing box or writing box. Inside of the three drawers are very clean like it is merely used.

Condition: This smart vintage box is in excellent condition, with no damages and no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1236918 (stock #T-H1003)
RYOUTAN
$1,600.00
A unique bronze incense burner in Qilin form made during Edo period. It has funny smiling face.

The qilin or kilin is a mythical animal of China known throughout various East Asian cultures, said to appear with the imminent arrival or passing of a sage or illustrious ruler. It is a good omen thought to occasion prosperity or serenity. It is often depicted with what looks like fire all over its body. It is sometimes called the "Chinese unicorn" when compared with the Western unicorn...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1236917 (stock #T-M754)
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Nihashi Yoshihira(1896-1977) was a famous metal carving artist in Meiji to Showa period. He was a pupil of Unno Bisei. Nihashi received special award at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition for three consecutive years during early Showa period. He was one of the greatest metal artists who was recommended to a living national treasure, and left many superb metal artworks. In postwar years, he served as a judge at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1236765 (stock #T-M870)
RYOUTAN
$2,600.00
A lovely pair of vases decorated with gold fishes and Japanese Wisteria using silver wires on the bright light blue ground. Such silver wire technique adds luxurious impression to this beautiful vases. The shoulders of the vases are painted with Wisteria flowers swinging in the wind, while two lovely gold fishes are swimming lively in the center of the each vase. It give us the image of freshening breeze in the delightful early summer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1236762 (stock #T-H373)
RYOUTAN
$3,600.00
An elegant Nashiji Makie small box of Meiji-period, decorated with detailed gold Takamakie quails and butterfly on Nashiji ground. Inside of the box is decorated with "Nashiji" finish. This splendid Makie box might be used as a jewel case or pill case.

Takamakie or raised Makie is a kind of lacquer work technique, in which metallic powders are applied to soft surface designs built up through a mixture of lacquer and charcoal or clay dust to make the decoration in slightly 3D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1236653 (stock #T-H932)
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A fabulous incense burner in "akoda"(melon) form, known as its lobe-shaped bulky body which resembles a melon. A museum grade, rare high quality incense burner. The body is decorated in gold and "shibuichi" raised lacquer, with flowers, river and heron. The Hoya (globe) woven in hexagon shape called "Mutsu-me kago ami"and Otoshi (holder) are made of brass. The bottom is decorated in nashi-ji makie finish.

"Shibuichi" is an alloy which can be patinated into a range of subtle muted sh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1236652 (stock #T-H477)
RYOUTAN
$620.00
A stylish antique copper wall hanging vase in form of well bucket made during Meiji period. Simple yet well designed antique vase, which is fairly rare item as a Japanese folk metalwork. It is timelessly chic and sophisticated, with three dimensional leaves at the bottom corner. You can hang it from the ceiling or put it on a shelf. It is made of copper carved with woodgrain pattern on the surface, just like a good old-fashioned water well bucket.

Condition: This smart antique vase i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1236510 (stock #T-T667)
RYOUTAN
$3,400.00
A fabulous shippo large box made by old Ando Shippo company, a famous Shippo company known for its high grade cloisonne ware since Meiji-period. This excellent cloisonne box decorated with rose, lily, chrysanthemum and various flowers on copper ground, using elaborate "Moriage-shippo" or raised enamel technique. The base material is old copper that has a taste of chic and good old-fashioned. The inside box is finished with silk. Inside of the lid, it has family crests with metal.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1236508 (stock #T-K837)
RYOUTAN
$420.00
A beautiful Meiji wired cloisonne vase, decorated with auspicious motifs such as phoenix, dragon and flowers in arabesque pattern. Simple yet gorgeous small vase, with the small golden dots on the surface that glitter under the light. Inside is colored with elegant turquoise green. We assume this vase was made during late Meiji period or beginning of Taisho period, as it has the taste of rather modern design layout pattern. The rim of the mouth and the body are made of copper.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1236006 (stock #T-Z0003)
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A precious hanging scroll with a drawing of "Kannon" (Bodhisattva), Goddess of Mercy, by Arai Kanpo(1878-1945). Kanpo was one of the pupils of Okakura Tenshin, a Japanese scholar who contributed to the development of arts in Japan during Meiji-period. Arai Kanpo learned historical painting at the start, then he played active part of the early Japan Fine Arts Exhibition.

Taking on the spirit of Okakura Tenshin who also was the first head of the Asian art division of the Museum of Fine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1235895 (stock #T-I799)
RYOUTAN
$850.00
An elegant tall cloissone vase, decorated with a bluebirds and camellia flowers on vermilion or bright red back ground. Two birds look like they are lively chatting over the camellia tree, which is delicately depicted with silver lined outlines and detailed color gradation. Simple yet refined Meiji cloissone vase. The rem and the bottom of the vase is copper made.

Condition: This lovely vase is in excellent condition, with no chips, no cracks and no restrations.

Size: Mouth ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1235751 (stock #T-M753)
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A delicate and elaborate bamboo box was made by bamboo art master, "Iizuka Shokansai" who was a Living National Treasure of Showa period. The lid is decorated with a butterfly, and the inside box is with hydrangea in black and red colored bamboo.

Shokansai graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1942 with a degree in oil painting and then went on to study bamboo craft under his father. Shokansai would become a regular participant in the Nitten exhibition, showing there 20 times ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1235741 (stock #T-H760)
RYOUTAN
$1,500.00
A fabulous "Old Imari" blue and white ware of Edo period, decorated with hand painted flower and plants arabesque pattern on white ground. In the center, a big peony in triangle form is surrounded by leave arabesque pattern.

On the back, there is a seal of "Kaku Uzufuku," which used to be used in Arita (center of Imari porcelain in Kyushu, the southern part of Japan) during mid Edo period. Imari porcelain is the name for Japanese porcelain wares made in the town of Arita, northwestern K...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1235563 (stock #T-H374)
RYOUTAN
$5,000.00
An elegant three-case Inro decorated with gold and silver "Takamaki-e" (raised makie) on very fine Nashi-ji (or pear peel ground) finish ground. It has a red coral ojime that keeps the woven silk string in place, and a lacquered Netsuke which is rather modern style. The technique of takamaki-e involves building up design patterns above the surface through a mixture of metal powder, lacquer, and charcoal or clay dust . Nashiji is also a kind of the lacquer work technique using gold dust, which ...