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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1230180 (stock #pd644)
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Fantastic wabi-sabi Japanese Taisho Period C.1920 bronze koro incense burner on keyaki (zelkova) wood stand. Each side of the hut has different design motif; happy god, moon, doors. Condition is excellent. H:5 1/2" x 7". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1230179 (stock #pd646)
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$1500.00
Beautiful pair of bronze buddhist temple lanterns in the original box dated Taisho 7 (1919). Condition excellent. Inside are oil wicks and a plate in one lamp; missing in the other. Stem has wonderful diaper design in relief. H:18" x diameter 10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #1229986 (stock #pd642)
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$1300.00
Superb buddhist home shrine dated on the back Showa 10 (c.1936). It was custom made to celebrate a 33 year memorial ceremony. Black lacquer on wood with copper metal fittings outside. Inside elaborate carvings in gold gilt. Lattice doors open to reveal an altar space for one's dieties or offerings. Perfect size. 28" tall by 18" wide with doors closed. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1229985 (stock #pd641)
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$1100.00
Exquisite pair of gold and black lacquered buddhist temple altar offering tables C. 1915. Gold gilt applied over balck lacquer with copper metal fittings. Tops are black lacquer. One table is slightly taller than the other. Excellent for end tables. Some lacquer wear (see pictures) but in very good shape. Wear areas can be waxed and aged upon request. 28" wide x 23" tall. Second table 24" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1229984 (stock #pd640)
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Very art deco set of 6 oribe sweets plates for the tea ceremony. Ideal as h'or doerve plates. Signed on the back of each plate with the hanko seal of Shunto. Each plate has the trademark olive green of Oribe pottery. The fuji paintings are in iron feldspar glaze. Wonderful red dots adorn the sides. 6 plates in perfect condition. C.1920. 4 1/2" x 4 1/2". Shipping included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1229400 (stock #pd639)
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$1500.00
Exceptional C. 1910 silk Japanese kinshi gold thread embroidery. The carp is swimming determindly to the top of the waterfall. Embroidered pines and buddhist clouds line the way. The carp is a symbol of courage in Japan. If the carp can make it over the top, it becomes a dragon and lives in the celestial realm as a protector of the buddha's teachings. Emboidery on silk. C. 1910. The frame is rough and should be replaced. Ask for shipping quote. H:64cm x W:54cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1229398 (stock #pd638)
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$3800.00
Very rare and unusual zen buddhist temple lantern in original kiri (paulownia) wood box. Dated on the box, Showa 3 (1929). Bronze with rice paper lining. Electrical light was added. Wonderful condition with a few bronze spots. Ask for shipping quote. H:51cm x Diameter :33cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1228308 (stock #pd637)
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$395.00
Sensational wabi-sabi Oribe sweets plate for the first New Years tea ceremony, shaped in fan motif. Signed Chikusei. Oozes an esoteric japanese aesthetic from the past. Simple elegance. Rich oribe feldspar markings on a hagi backdrop. Has the kanji characters 'Gassho' meaning to celebrate New Years. Width: 9" x Length: 8". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1228307 (stock #pd636)
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$1100.00
Fantastic Meiji Peiod Granite Bosatsu boddhisattva from the late 1800's. There is dried lichen from years of exposure to the elements. Facial expression is what caught us. Absolutely other worldly. Wisdom and playfulness from a serenity born of years of experience. H: 16" x W:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1228306 (stock #pd635)
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$375.00
In Japanese mythology and folklore, Tenjin is the Shinto kami of scholarship, the deification of a scholar, poet, and politician named Sugawara no Michizane. Ten means sky and jin means god or deity. The original meaning of Tenjin, sky deity, is almost the same as that of Raijin (a god of thunder). Cows are a popular motif at Tenjin shrines, as they are believed to be his servants. In particular, statues of a nade-ushi, “stroking cow”, are meant to cure ills if you touch them. This wonderful bronze cow was was signed and made by the bronze artist Shiba in the early Showa Period C.1935. Comes in the original paulownia wood box which is also signed. 8" long and 4" deep. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1228304 (stock #pd634)
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$525.00
Exceptional C.1950 modern art deco bronze ikebana flower vase used for flower arrangements in the tea ceremony. This special vase has carp flowing around the vase over waves in fine relief. Two chrystal balls are ensconced in the bronze waves. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H: 16" x diameter: 11".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1225874 (stock #pd633)
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$525.00
Taisho Period C.1920 wonder of inlay mother of pearl on black lacquer jubako food box. Definitely part of an aristocratic collection, each side of this 4 tiered food box is a masterpiece of inlay work. The work of a master artist. A few nicks on the corners but in remarkably great shape. See pictures. H:14" x W:10".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1225871 (stock #pd632)
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$2200.00
Museum quality temple carving from the late Meiji Period C. 1890. This piece was between the the two upper beams on the entrance of a temple. Carved from cypress wood on both sides to be seen from either side of the entrance either coming or going, the undulating waves and buddhist clouds evoke an almost art deco motif or art object. H: 39cm x W" 90cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1224948 (stock #pd631)
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$580.00
Spectacular Meiji Period maru obi c.1900. Woven on both sides with a jacquard loom, the blue/green dyes make this a superb example of a Kyoto style obi. The motifs are fans with pine, plum, bamboo, chrysanthemum and cranes; all auspicious symbols of happiness and good fortune. Excellent condition. Can be made into table runners or hangings. Total length: 394cm woven on both sides. W:31 1/2cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1940 item #1224946 (stock #pd630)
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Lovely pair of gold gilt lacquered candlestands with original paulownia wood box, dated Showa 9 (1935). On the box lid is the inscription: Butsugu (buddhist candlestands); the date and Kiku To Bako: chrysanthemum lantern box. The base of each candlestand is the chrysanthemum motif, symbolic of the Imperial family leading us to believe these candlestands were in one of the buddhist temples connected to the Imperial family. Metal fittings are brass. H:60cm x diameter of base:14cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1940 item #1224146 (stock #pd627)
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$595.00
Lovely buddhist japanese zushi or travelling altar. Made of cedar and many layers of black lacquer on the outside and gold gilt lacquer on the inside. Metal fittinga are bronze/copper. Inside opens and has intricately carved buddhist clouds on top and buddhist temple windows below. Perfect for one's personal diety or offering. H:51cm x W:25cm (doors closed). Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1222951 (stock #pd629)
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$1100.00
Exceedingly rare and unusual square bamboo flower basket for Ikebana flower arrangements in the tea ceremaony. Wide plaited strips of smoked bamboo (susudake) from old Minka farm house ceilings used to weave this stunning example of Taisho Period C. 1920 basketry art. The knot work is delicate and brilliant from the butterfly knots on the handle to the fine knots on each of the four corners and ornamentations. Excellent condition. Bamboo insert. H:16" x W:10". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1222950 (stock #pd628)
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$880.00
Superbly executed ceramic monkey eating a berry with a whimsical expression of innocent delight. As an okimono or if incense was placed in the hollow cavity, would make a great incense burner as the scented smoke would exit holes in ears. Late Meiji or early Taisho Period, C.1900-1920. Great condition. H: 10" x W:5". Ask for shipping quote.