All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1211715 (stock #pd596)
Very mingei folk art round iron hanging lantern with iron chain. The door opens for oil wick or light source. The simple asymmetrical design pattern on the panels very japanese and shibui which is what caught our eye. Wabi sabi. Very good condition. H: 8" x diameter:8". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1211713 (stock #pd598)
Rare buddhist pilgrim coat worn on a pilgrimage during esoteric 'shugendo' ascetic practice. The Shingon buddhist practioner, usually a yamabushi priest, would walk from temple to temple over rugged mountains in the Omi Range in Mie Prefecture south of Kyoto. At each temple he would get a red seal stamp of the temple on the coat. Different dieties are stamped on the coat and esoteric sanskrit buddhist characters. Made of asa or fiber. Good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1211712 (stock #pd594)
Wonderful Pre-war bronze garden lantern with fabulous bronze work of birds and lattice vines. The top has a thunder diaper design. Very good condition. C.1930.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1211708 (stock #pd599)
Sensational Yanase Asao signed plate from the Onta Yaki Kilns in Oita Prefecture in Kyushu. C.1975. Yanase Asao is 70 years old now and will most likely be designated a National Living Treasure. Onta pottery is famous for the subtle clays and white and green glazes. Bernard Leach, the famous potter studied Onta Yaki in Oita and it had a profound influence on his work. Plate is signed on the back next to a 'kama kizu' a small kiln scar when the plate was fired. Diameter: 19". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1211196 (stock #pd595)
Beautiful cherry blossoms under full moon landscape painting by Onishi Nankei, a Showa Period painter of great reknown. He is famous for 'Kacho' styles of birds and flowers and 'Sansui' landscapes. C.1970. Ask for shipping quote. H:190cm x W:48cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1210719 (stock #pd588)
Very art deco hand-hammered copper flower vase with the seal of the Seiro-do Company on the bottom. In the original paulownia wood box, it is signed and a sensational flower vase. The box has the Kanji inscription, "Konjiki Uzumon" meaning golden swirl thunder motif. Showa Period C. 1950. The patinated copper finish has a streak, see pictures. H:12" x diameter:7 1/2 ". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1210425 (stock #pd593)
Royal Shigaraki sake storage jar with the 16 petal chrysanthemum crest which could only be used by the royal imperial family connected to the Emperor and Empress. Very rare. Fired in Shigaraki outside of Kyoto the jug would have been used to transport sake to the capital. Late Meiji period, C.1900. Lovely mix of white, blue green and brown glazes. perfect condition. H:14" x diameter:9". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1210420 (stock #pd592)
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Exceptional Taisho Period C.1920 Bronze Garden Lantern. The round decorative middle piece aesthetically balances the simple top and base. In fine relief each panel has a scene; one is a sage, another is a dragon. The door opens to allow a lighting source. In the old days it was an oil dish and wick. Very good condition with some of the bronze patina on the middle piece worn away. see pictures. Diameter of the top:62cm;H:69cm. Shipping from our California warehouse. Ask for quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1210417 (stock #pd589)
Excellent trademark Shigaraki green striped soy storage jar from turn of the century, C.1910. Shigaraki was one of 7 famous kiln areas in Japan and is just outside of Kyoto. They were known for their sake and soy storage jars with the distinctive Shigaraki green and blue glazes over a hagi base. In very good condition with a kiln firing scar around the spout at the bottom. H:43cm x diameter: 31cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1209487 (stock #pd587)
Superb Edo Period C.1860 bronze incense burner with silver repair on bottom. The incense burner rests on tripod legs with elephant head motif as well as two elephant handles with rings. The relief work on the rim is superb as well as the body relief. The best feature is the Edo Period repair with real silver on the bottom. Comes in original 'kiri' paulownia box. H:5" x Diameter: 9". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1209469 (stock #pd586)
Exceptional Taisho Period C.1920 bronze tea ceremony ikebana flower arrangement boat. hanging on tripod hand forged bronze link chain, the boat would welcome visitors to the tea ceremony hut. Perfect condition. W: 12" x W:5". ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1209466 (stock #pd585)
Exciting bronze garden lantern for hanging or stand alone on 4 legs. Features plum blossom - bamboo motif on the 4 panels in lovely relief on the four panels. Thunder diaper on the top and sides. Showa Period C.1935. Very good condition with a tinge of rust onthe roof. H:13" x W:11". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1208213 (stock #pd581)
Regal 'Seiji' celedon flower vase in signed original paulownia wood box. The vase itself is a masterpiece of 1950's seiji pottery by one of the best, Einosuke. Very elegant feel and subtle lime green shades. Stands 13" tall and a diameter of 10".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1208210 (stock #pd580)
Exceptional tea ceremony ceramic sweets box from the Taisho Period C. 1925. Natural dyes used to achive the stunning art deco alternating striped look. We have it on a tansu and it fills the room. Sits on 3 delicate legs and the top has a glazed pull to open the lid. 5" wide x 3 1/2" deep x 2 1\2" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1208207 (stock #pd579)
Fantastic sitting 'Jizo Bosatsu' Buddha holding the sacred wishing gem or 'Hoju' which symbolizes the eternal void. Lovely tranquil facial expression. Carving of the granite stone exceptional with the buddha sitting on a lotus petal stand and the lines of his robes in beautiful relief. Slight wear on his hands where he holds the 'hoju' but other wise excellent condition. Late Meiji Period C.1900. H:14" x W: 10". Ask for shipping quote from our California warehouse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1208204 (stock #pd577)
Very wabi-sabi early Taisho Period C.1915 zen buddhist temple wood carving. The tablet sits on a lotus wood base and the carving of the characters in swirling script is wonderful. On the top is a gold gilt lacquered roof. H:13" x W:6". Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1206847 (stock #pd575)
Fron one of Japan's premeier bronze masters, Nishio Zuiho, this long necked bronze flower vase with patinated reddish brown and brown hues is a lovely piece of art. His work was acclaimed in the mid to late 20th century. H:13" x W:7". Some discoloring on the under bottom. See pics. ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1206845 (stock #pd573)
Regal with great impact Taisho Period C.1915 kasuga style stone lantern. From a Kyoto merchant's garden, the lantern stands over 5' tall and is very good condition. Granite stone. Ask for shipping quote from our california warehouse.