Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1215403
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This very fine katana (sword), an honest blade with no frivolities, was made in the 49th year of the Showa period (1974). It bears the signature of a recognized swordsmith: Iyo Matsuyama Ju Seiken (Seiken from the city of Matsuyama in Iyo)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1191664
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This splendid kiseru (smoking pipe) is part of a series of mostly antique and vintage items that we recovered from the storehouse of a retired construction contractor. His house is located in the southern part of Kyoto, where buildings from the Edo and Meiji periods still stand...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1190701
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This resplendent lacquer box is part of a series of mostly antique and vintage items that we recovered from the storehouse of a retired construction contractor. His house is located in the southern part of Kyoto, where buildings from the Edo and Meiji periods still stand...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1197904
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This splendid vase is a Satsuma porcelain. It dates from the Meiji period (1868-1912). The vase features motifs of a crane and kiri (paulownia) flowers drawn in golden lines and bright enamel colors over a yellowish, finely crackled glaze. It is signed Eicho.

Satsuma porcelain is a more than four hundred year old tradition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1201900
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This wonderful set of 10 small plates was made during the Meiji Period (1868-1912). All of them are decorated with different scenes inspired by the famous “Views of the Tokaido” better known as Ukiyo-e works made by Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Hokusai (1760?-1849)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1207317
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A splendid vase made by Kato Shunto (1916-2005). Kato Shunto was a recognized artist and one of the most prominent Seto potters of the 20th century. He exposed in many national and international venues (USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Germany...) like the illustrious Nitten Exhibition and the Brussels Grand Prix...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1202781
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Here is a beautiful set of 6 small hand-painted porcelain plates made at the kiln of Kakiemon XII (1878-1963). The name Kakiemon has been associated with superior craftsmanship since the 17th century...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1201908
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A remarkable inro (traditional Japanese case) made during the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is made of lacquer with inlaid gold and decorated in sublime details with motifs of flowers designed in red or dark lacquer, some sprinkled with nacre. The netsuke is decorated in the same fashion as the inro, and the ojime is made of coral.

Please inquire if you have some questions.

The inro is signed Keigetsu...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1190600
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This splendid large lacquer box is part of a series of mostly antique and vintage items that we recovered from the storehouse of a retired construction contractor. His house is located in the southern part of Kyoto, where buildings from the Edo and Meiji periods still stand...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1187132
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This sublime bonsai hachi (pot for bonsai) is part of a series of mostly antique and vintage items that we recovered from the storehouse of a retired construction contractor. His house is located in the southern part of Kyoto, where buildings from the Edo and Meiji periods still stand...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1177388
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vessel with large rim and a lattice designed body, which was probably molded with two similar halves. There is a visible inside crack, otherwise, the flask is in very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1080902 (stock #37)
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porcelain ware shallow plate, marked ”Kutani-sei Sekiseido” on the back, probably dating from Taisho period (1912-1926)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1042752 (stock #7)
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This pleasant little brass sculpture, probably Japanese, seems to represent a sumotori in a wrestling position, although its grimacing face could also evoke an unusual depiction of a demon. On the back, it bears the inscription “kohan kyo” (“living on the shore”), that can be the name of a place or the designation of the artist. This sculpture was possibly made around the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1177403
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A greenish unguentarium with gold and silver iridescence, probably made in Roman Syria in the 2nd to 3rd century AD. There is a visible inside crack around the neck (see picture 2), otherwise in very good condition.

From the private collection of a Japanese gentleman.
The vessel will be shipped in a paulownia wood box, made to fit the artifact, as it is often customary in Japan for valuable objets.

Please inquire if you have some questions...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1177413
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A splendid Roman glass in very good condition, probably used as a bottle and made in Syria during the 3rd to 5th century AD. The green and blue silvery iridescence create a remarkable, gemlike objet.

From the private collection of a Japanese gentleman.
The vessel will be shipped in a paulownia wood box, made to fit the artifact, as it is often customary in Japan for valuable objets...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1179476
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This fairly well preserved stemmed cup is a Cypriot artifact from the early Iron Age, about 1000 years BC. It presents the typical grey decorations of lines and concentric circles. There are a few chips where embedded stones have made the clay weaker and the surface shows some wear on one side (see pictures) and around the mouth, otherwise in good condition.

From the private collection of a Japanese gentleman.
The ve...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1179474
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This beautiful jar from the Mediterranean island of Cyprus dates from around the 2nd millennium BC. The vessel is fairly well preserved, its polychrome decoration still vibrant, with minimal wear. There is very small chip around the middle of the body at the right of one of the handles (see picture 8), otherwise in great condition.

From the private collection of a Japanese gentleman.
The vessel will be shipped in a paulownia wood box, made to fit the artifact, as it is often customa...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1178530
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ron Age Cypriot Jug A well preserved Cypriot jug from the early Iron Age, about 1000 years BC, decorated with concentric circles on the body and around the neck. There are minute chips on the rim of the mouth but otherwise in great condition.

From the private collection of a Japanese gentleman.
The vessel will be shipped in a paulownia wood box, made to fit the artifact, as it is often customary in Japan for valuable objets.
The box is signed by Ichikawa Kiyoshi, a Japanese s...