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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1322315
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A very attractive ido chawan (tea bowl in the shape of a well); a contemporary piece from an unknown Korean potter. Inside the bowl, a subtle gohonte pattern can be seen...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1321577
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Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) is one of the best-known Japanese potters. The artist studied under another pottery legend, Hamada Shoji, to become one of Mashiko master craftsmen. Shimaoka Tatsuzo became independent in 1953 and after having exposed in renowned venues in Japan, the potter held his first international exhibition in Boston, in 1974...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1320478
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A very attractive Noh mask of “magojiro” signed Masaharu.

Onna-men (women’s masks) are the best known and most popular masks of the Noh theater. Magojiro represents a young woman of nobility with an intriguing smile, which, depending on the angle from where it is seen, can show subtle nuances.

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The masks is in overall very good condition with some innocent blemishes...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1320477
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A superb figure of a standing lion made in celadon jade (nephrite) dating from the Qing dynasty to the early Republic of China...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1320262
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A splendid three compartment box made in the maki-e style of laquer and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The small box is decorated with motifs of butterflies rendered in fine details in gold and silver lacquer on a gold sprinkled background.

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The box is in overall good condition with very little loss and some minute, innocent dents (please refer to pictures)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1319998
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A splendid lacquer inro (traditional Japanese case) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The five compartment inro is decorated with motifs of leafs and what appears to be bean pods finely rendered in inlaid gold and mother of pearl...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1940 item #1319997
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A superb cloisonne box made in silver and decorated with flower motifs delicately painted with bright enamels...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1319996
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A very attractive kogo (incense box) made in the maki-e style of lacquer. It dates from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

The small box is decorated with an image of two butterflies flying above abundant foliage rendered in sublime details in inlaid gold and mother-of-pearl; without doubt the work of a master craftsman.

The writings on the wooden box read "Jidai maki-e suzuguchi kogai". It roughly translates as "period maki-e suzuguchi incense box...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1319927
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A refined maki-e lacquer inro (traditional Japanese case) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The four compartment inro is decorated in sublime details and relief with the images of a small boat floating by a shore where pines and other plants abound. A roof can be seen through the foliage...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1319918
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A superb miniature vase made by Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914).

Seifu Yohei was the adopted son of Seifu Yohei II. He took over the family kiln in 1872 and in 1893 was the first ceramicist to become an Imperial Household artist.

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The vase is in excellent condition and bears the signature of the artist...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1318731
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A very attractive obidome (buckle type, for kimono belt) dating from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century (Meiji-Taisho period).

The large obidome presents a sublimely stylized motif of a bird on the front.

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The obidome is in good condition. It will be shipped with the antique belt.
Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.5 x...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1318353
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A sublimely decorated Meiji period (1868-1912) box (probably made for cigarettes).

The motifs of flowers and flying birds are rendered in spectacular details, demonstrating the high level of craftsmanship of Japanese metalworkers of the end of the 19th century.

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The box is in overall good condition, with some inlaid gold loss. It opens and closes normally...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1317658
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A superb belt buckle dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

It is masterfully decorated with a single crane made in relief, in sublime details.

The buckle is made of silver and bronze with some inlaid gold.

It is in overall very good condition with little wear and some oxidation (please refer to pictures).

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Dimensions: 6.9 x 6 x 1.3 cm (2.8 x 2.4 x 0.5 in), weight 55...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1317566
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A very fine Kozuka (handle for the knife that fits into the katana scabbard), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

It is decorated in a sublime way with three Shishi (mythical lions) and a shrub, made in relief and highlighted with inlaid gold and silver on a nanakoji (fish egg pattern) background.

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The kozuka is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (3.9 x ...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1317565
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A rare find, an mid-Edo period (1615-1868) shokudai (candle lantern), made in the Oribe style of pottery.

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The shokudai is in very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1317494
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A splendid set of one tokkuri (sake pouring flask) and two guinomi (sake cups) by world renown Koie Ryoji.

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The set is in excellent condition and will be shipped in a signed kiri wood box.
Dimensions: tokkuri 8.4 x 18.5 cm (3.4 x 7.4 in), weight 460g (16 oz); grey guinomi 6.5 x 5.6 cm (2.6 x 2.2 in), weight 115g (4 oz); yellow guinomi 6.7 x 6.2 cm (2.7 x 2.5 in), weight 122g (4.3 oz...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1317093
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A very interesting chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 16th-17th century.

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The bowl will be shipped in an antique fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 15.5 x 6.8 cm (6.2 x 2.7 in), weight 315 (11 oz)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1317091
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A very attractive katakuchi hachi (bowl used to pour liquid, usually sake) dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 16th-17th century.

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The bowl will be shipped in an antique fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 21 x 9.5 cm (8.4 x 3.8 in), weight 840g (29.4 oz)

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