Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1265953
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A magnificent 19th century tansu (cabinet) made in maki-e lacquer. It is decorated in sublime details with pictures of roosters and a hen (bottom right), birds by a pond (bottom left), a spectacular view of Mount Fuji from the Suruga bay (top right), and a fall landscape of momiji (Japanese maple trees) (top right).

The inside of the cabinet, as well as the drawers are also decorated...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1188053
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Here is magnificent example of the beauty of Raku ware, a pottery tradition born more than 400 years ago in the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, from the collaboration between great tea master Sen Rikyu (1522-1591) and a potter named Chojiro ( - 1592), the forebear of the great Raku family of potters...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1211198
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This remarkable pendant is made from one piece of five color natural jade: red (brown), white, green, black (just a tad) and purple.

It is carved in a masterful way into an animal head, probably a lion, in the front and some kind of foliage in the back...

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 : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1188051
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This interesting chaire (tea caddy) 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 : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1190805
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This fabulous Bowl dates from the early 17th century, late Ming (1368-1644), early Qing dynasty (1644-1912). It is a kosometsuke (old sometsuke) ware, which usually designate ancient Chinese underglaze cobalt blue porcelain...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1189984
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This splendid porcelain bowl 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 : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1216250
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This splendid set of 13 bowls dates from the end of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) to the beginning of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1191532
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This remarkable lacquer tray 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 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 1900 item #1197745
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remarkable chawan (tea bowl) is a Hagi ware. It dates from around the end of the Edo period (1615-1868) to the beginning of the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Hagi pottery is one of the most known Japanese ceramics; it bears the name of the town where it was born. The first Hagi kiln was established in 1648 by Korean potters who had been brought to Japan by the local lord, Mori Terumoto (1553-1625)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1276149
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A rare and very attractive reticulated plate dating from the 19th century. The contrast between the navy blue glaze and the Turkish blue glaze creates a sublime sight enhanced by the intricate carved and hand painted floral motifs. The back of the plate bears marks in arabic...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1202314
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This interesting small bronze piece was probably made during the Meiji period (1868-1912). It represents a kind of small lobster or a large shrimp. It probably used to have antennae as well...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1201583
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Here is a magnificent Maki-e Lacquer tray dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868). It is decorated in sublime details, which show a great level of craftmanship, with Akikusa (fall grass) inlaid in gold, silver, mother of pearl and different tones of red lacquer.

The tray is in excellent condition, except for a minute dent in it (please see picture 10)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1218289
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This magnificent hair stick was made in Japan during the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is made of silver and natural jadeite (not tainted)...

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 1920 item #1213052
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Here is a splendid bronze koro (incense burner) made during the Meiji Period (1868-1912). Japanese bronze artists of that period attained a great level of craftsmanship and sophistication, which have made their works well sought after by collectors.

The incense burner, made in the shape of a cow carrying a load of rice and decorated for a festival is beautifully designed, with great details and a pause that conveys a sense of ener...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1201581
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A beautifully made suzuri-bako (writing box) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is made in exquisite details with gold and nacre inlaid, and sprinkled gold on black lacquer. The decoration represents the roof of what may be a religious building with a mitsudomoe symbol (shinto symbol representing the relation between man, the sky and the earth) seen over it, and a cherry tree in bloom, in the background.

This box contains a suzuri (ink stone) a suiteki (water dropper) and a bru...