Japanese Antique, Kamakura, Ryoutan, Lacquer,Cloisonne,satsuma,Silver,Paintings,Bamboo RYOUTAN


Season's Greetings! Our Kamakura Store is on holidays until January 6, 2015, and will open on January 7, 2015.

We might check emails via Trocadero during holidays, however, the shippment will resume on January 7, 2015. Please send your message through the (order/inquire)area in each item's page, so that we can answer your questions. Thank you.

Wishing you a Joyful Holidays and a Prosperous New Year!

Ryotan, Kamakura
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1243566 (stock #T-O1061)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
This big wooden tray is decorated with colored lacquer high relief against the background of beautiful wood-grain of Japanese zelkova called Keyaki. The dragonfly and wild orchid on the tray are painted with colored lacquer three dimensionally. The lacquer high relief ("Takamorie") is a kind of lacquer decoration technique. Using paintbrush, these motifs were thickly lacquered and finished with natural touch...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1243389 (stock #T-BN1070)
RYOUTAN
$2,800.00
This rarely found cubic raised cloisonne enamel small box is decorated with a motif of carp against refreshing light blue background. It looks like the carps on the lid are really swimming in fresh water, as it is decorated with the transparent cloisonne, using both wired and non-wired cloisonne technique. The transparent cloisonne is one of the cloisonne enamel technique. The raised enamel is laid between thin raised metal lines and heated...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1243210 (stock #T-A1096)
RYOUTAN
$3,400.00
Lovely Kyoto Pottery Censer by Miura Chikusen A fabulous Kyoto (Kiyomizu) pottery incense burner made by Miura Chikusen 1st, decorated with floral geometric pattern in various colors against lively green ground. It comes with elaborately carved silver chimney and a pottery one. Censers are any type of vessels made for burning incense...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1243082 (stock #T-M1014)
RYOUTAN
$2,400.00
A marvelous Kyoto Satsuma plate delicately decorated with motifs of Samurai and wives at seaside done in gold and multiple color paintings. Surrounding area is decorated with Chinese style geometry pattern belt and detailed motifs of peony and fan in various colors. This delicate, elaborate and elegant Kyo Satsuma plate of Meiji period is put in a beautifully refined frame.

Condition: This splendid Kyo Satsuma plate is in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1242726 (stock #T-BN1137)
RYOUTAN
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An elegant, superb and precious Meiji cloisonne vase made by Ando Jubei. Just like an ink-wash painting, it is decorated with less colorful tone to express the subtle and profound beauty of the cherry blossom on full moon night. A highly artistic cloisonne enamel work...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1241457 (stock #T-O1105)
RYOUTAN
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A pair of sophisticated Makie color lacquer sake cup basins, jointly made by two of the "Senke Jusshoku" or the Senke's ten designated craftsmen families. These craftsmen are representing the ten highly skilled craftspeople who are the recipients of traditionally transmitted skills within specific families designated to serve the major tea schools "Senke" in Kyoto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1241131 (stock #T-H1084)
RYOUTAN
$3,800.00
An elegant, refined and functional set of tea articles, consists of tea box, tea cup, chashaku (tea spoon), chatakutate (tea whisk stand) and shifuku (drawstring bag). Inside of the rid of the black lacqured tea box is decorated with a drawings of a horse in gold makie technique. The blue and white tea bowl was made by Eiraku Zengoro of Kahin Shiryu. The tea spoon is made of ivory, and the tea whisk stand is a lacqure ware. The draawstring bag is made of silk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1241116 (stock #T-H1087)
RYOUTAN
$2,800.00
A simple yet sophisticated Korin Makie box made during Edo period. Beautifully decorated with the vivid wild flower motifs, such as pickerel weed and reed in elaborate Raden technique, against the thoughtfully allocated wood-grain ground. The colors of the Raden decorated flowers shine differently under the light. Inside of the box is covered with glossy silk cloth, which has no stains at all...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1241039 (stock #T-H1062)
RYOUTAN
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A precious pair of boxes in dog form were made during Edo period. They are decorated with auspicious traditional motifs in vivid color against gold background. One dog is painted with crane and pine tree design, and the other is with crane and turtle, both of them are symbol of good luck...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1241033 (stock #T-I1087)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
A fairly elaborate bronze flower vase made by Tsuda Jyoyo, decorated with delicately chased three-dimensional dragon on the shoulder of the vase. There are some soft clouds around the dragon, which give us the impression that the dragon is flying in the sky. The dragon is made of metal, however it really look like as if they are real creature. We assume this refined metalwork was made around late Taisho period or early Showa period...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1240930 (stock #T-H1048)
RYOUTAN
$1,800.00
A 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 a crab, a frog and bamboo grass, and natural landscape. It might be a good idea to change the reed plate every season to enjoy. All of four drawings on nature, animals and plants are animated liveliness. His chiseling technique is standout, yet the drawing technique is also remarkable, that makes this me...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240929 (stock #T-BN1034)
RYOUTAN
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A delicate, elaborate and elegant Kyoto Satsuma vase made by Kozan, which represent the beauty of Kyo Satsuma earthenware. This fabulous vase in oval form has a story, which is "full-moon-viewing party."

One side is decorated with the drawings of people enjoying moon viewing party by eating, drinking, talking and laughing. It is also decorated with beautiful chrysanthemums, which represent the flower of autumn. The other side is with the drawings of the "Moon rabbit" making rice cake...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240928 (stock #T-BN1035)
RYOUTAN
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A Kyoto Satsuma flower vase by Matsumoto Hozan with a very detailed picture of daimyo(regional federal lord) procession. The drawings are amazingly minute, precise and delicate. This vase represents the typical Kyoto Satsuma decoration technique which is characterized by its minute and elegant style. In the picture, daimyo and retainers, such as samurai, doctors, and those who serve for daimyo painted in one continuous line.

During Edo period, with hundreds of daimyo entering or leav...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1240823 (stock #T-BN1030)
RYOUTAN
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Very rare Kyoto Satsuma vase made by "Kinkozan,"one of the most important pottery in Kyoto. Decorated with two painted cartouche surrounded by raised golden bamboo style frames with traditional Japanese flowers painted inside. One is painted with various kind of chrysanthemums, and the other is painted with the Japanese wisteria. It looks like dark navy blue on the face, however, it actually is painted with vine motif in midnight blue color against dark brown ground.

Kinkozan was a po...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240364 (stock #T-BN1072)
RYOUTAN
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A superb Meiji cloisonne enamel vase made by Ota Hyozo of Meiji period. A slender hexagonal vase delicately decorated with tapering panels of different seasonal flowers, such as Wisteria, chrysanthemums, lilies, poppy, maple tree and cherry blossom, worked in elaborate silver and gilt wire technique. The neck and shoulder of the vase is decorated with geometric designs. Amazingly delicate Meiji cloisonne enamel work.

Ota Hyozo received bronze award at St.Louis world exposition in 1904 for...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240212 (stock #T-I1086)
RYOUTAN
Sold. Thank you!
A lovely antique cloisonne small box made during Meiji period. Decorated with elavorate wired cloisonne technique, which is one of enameling technique, in various colors. The cover is decorated with a detailed drawings of a phoenix, that is a good luck charm, surrounded by cherry blossom floweral pattern. The four sides are decorated with cherry blossom in pink, light blue and white pattern. The bottom is also delicately decorated with a beautiful peony flower and aravesque pattern against l...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1240091 (stock #T-P1055)
RYOUTAN
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A fabulous Meiji cloisonne tea set made by "Takahara Komakichi" during Meiji period. Many of Takahara's tea sets were made mainly for exporting to Europe and the U.S. at that time.

They are decorated with wired cloisonne technique, using copper ground and copper wire coated with gold. The wired cloisonne technique is one of enameling technique that the decoration is formed by first adding compartments to the metal object by soldering or adhering silver or gold wires or thin strips plac...
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.

Since these carps are drawn by using the transparent enamels (tomei-sh...