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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 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 1920 item #1326547
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A very interesting antique Chinese gilt bronze statuette made in the image of a standing Buddha. Its small size and relatively light weight made it easy to be carried around.

More pictures available on request.

Please inquire if you have some questions.

Kindly refer to the pictures for the condition of the statuette.

Dimensions: 5.3 x 15 cm (2.1 x 6 in); weight 190g (6.7 oz)

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More pictures available on demand.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1161882
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This wonderful pottery with polychrome decorations dates from the Chinese Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD), one of China’s golden ages. It is a Hu type vessel traditionally used as water or wine container.

The jar is in rather good shape. It bears a few scratches and a minute hole on the side (see picture 3)...

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 : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1309283
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A fine antique Chinese cabinet made of black lacquer, shells and inlaid mother-of-pearl...
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 1920 item #1216249
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This beautiful set of one cup and one saucer dates from the end of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912). It is beautifully decorated, in exquisite details with underglaze cobalt blue on a very fine and light porcelain.

The decorations, which are repeated on the saucer, represent women with flowers and foliage.

Please let us know if you have some questions.

The cup is in excellent condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1267582
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A strikingly beautiful set of five "warizansho" mukozuke (cups to serve dishes during the Japanese tea ceremony) made in the "Chosen Karatsu" style of pottery. "Warizansho" means cracked Japanese pepper, from which this type of mukozuke takes its shape.

Chosen karatsu (literally Korean karatsu) was probably first made by Korean potters who were brought to Japan at the end of the 16th century...

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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1314040
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A very fine gilt bronze sculpture of Guanyin (Kannon, in Japanese) sitting. The male depiction of the deity of Mercy is made in remarkable details from the garment, to the hair and crown, with encrusted stones (some missing).

The statuette is probably of Nepalese origin...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1197745
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remarkable chawan (tea bowl) is a Hagi ware...