All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1357786 (stock #8D4)
This is an authentic antique Japanese merchant chest called Choba Tansu. It was made using Zelkova (Keyaki) and Cypress (Hinoki) woods and its age is from the 1880's to 1890's (mid Meiji era). It measures that 41.75" tall, 37" wide, 18.75" deep. The Choba Tansu was used by merchants and was traditionally displayed prominently in shops to impress customers. These chests display elaborate metal hardware that is meant to make it look important and catch the eye of the customer.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1357784 (stock #8G14)
This is an antique Japanese vertical locking bar personal storage chest called Ko Bo Tansu. It was used to store letters, documents, books and other items for daily use. Made of Paulownia and Cryptomeria woods, it was finished in a natural Urushi lacquer and the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 25" tall, 23.75" wide, 14.25" deep. Contemporary uses for this piece include placement on a desk for additional office storage or using this as an elegant side table.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1357563 (stock #8M127)
This is an antique Japanese Triptych woodblock print of Utagawa Kunisada, title, Yoruno Bijin Zoroe, beautiful women gathering at night from late 1800's. It comes in a nice wooden frame. It is 1.5 " tall, 36.5 " wide, 17.25 "deep. * This is the size with wooden frame and some prints are attached on the papers.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1332882 (stock #6H5)
This is a 2 section Urushi lacquered Sendai tansu, Constructed of Zelkova wood (Keyaki) and Cedar (Suginoki) and Kiri (Paulownia) wood from Late Meiji (1900-1901's). It measures 47.25" tall, 34.25" wide, 16.5" deep. The finish is Urushi lacquer and the hand made iron fittings tie this piece to the Sendai region of Japan. It features drawer plates with auspicious symbols for good luck and longevity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1331172 (stock #6M29)
This is a garden stone lantern in 5 parts from granite in unusual style. The width and depth are size on the base. It measures 34.25" high by 18.75" wide by 23" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1331005 (stock #6M17)
This is a Jizo (Jizo Bosatsu) one of the most beloved and revered Bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism. It measures 12.5" high by 6.75" wide by 4.25". deep.The age of this piece is from the late Edo era (circa 1850 to 1860's) and it has lichen covering its surface.Jizo is the embodiment of the Bodhisattva Vow, the aspiration to save all beings from suffering...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1329402 (stock #4M274)
This is a pair of bronze candle stands that measures 17.5" high by 5.5 inches long by 5.5" wide from Early Meiji period (1860's-1880's). They come with nice accessories.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1317216 (stock #4M441)
This is a mid. 19th Century Senju Kannon Buddha. It was decorated in gold gilt over wood. The hands symbolize the one thousand hands used to save followers of the Buddhist faith. An unusual feature is the Edo era round mirror called Kokyo incorporated into the center of the nimbus used to radiate light as it reflects the back of the head. There is a chip to one edge of the nimbus...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1315817 (stock #M669)
This is an incredible Jubako, lacquered stacking boxes from late 1800's. It measures 9.25" high by 10.25" wide by 8.25" deep. It has makie decorations with family crest which is known for Shimazu family in Kyushu. There are some chips on the edges, but considering its age, it is in a great condition. It had some ropes in the box which should be used to tie a box.