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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1280590
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A shinobue is a traditional Japanese high pitch transverse flute usually made of bamboo and used in Japanese folk songs, Shinto music and Kabuki and Noh theaters. Shinobue flutes have 7 finger holes.

This particular flute, which dates from the Edo period (1615-1868) is a beautifully crafted instrument, a remarkable example of the genre, made of a single piece of wood, decorated with flowery motifs painted in gold lacquer...

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 #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 1920 item #1264477
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A superb kiseru (pipe) with a heavy 18K gold mouthpiece, decorated with a couple of sublimely incised birds and foliage; the work of a skillful craftsman. Although it is signed, with time, the characters have become hard to decipher.

Only the shank of the pipe is a little loose...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1264476
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A very interesting kiseru (pipe). Although it clearly bears marks of its age, the mouthpiece and shank, finely decorated with vine foliage, shows it is the product of a master craftsman.

The stem bears some old damage, as seen on the pictures, but it is not split...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1970 item #1260779
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A very attractive vintage bracelet made in untainted natural small bangles of Jade and 14K Gold.

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Dimensions: length 21.5 cm long (8.6 in), each bangle approximately 2.5 x 0.35 cm (1 x 0.14 in); weight 19g (0.67 oz)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1960 item #1260776
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A superb untainted vintage jade stone hand-carved in sublime details.

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Dimensions: 2.3 x 1.6 x 0.35 cm (0.92 x 0.64 x 0.14 in), weight 3g (0.11 oz)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1253440
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A splendid chawan (tea bowl) made a Kyushu artist named Fukuda Tadao, born in 1940...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1247232
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This splendid set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hairpin) dates from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century (Meiji-Taisho period)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1247231
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A remarkably well preserved left arm kote (armored sleeve) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The iron made plates and kusari (chainmail) show superior craftmanship. The inner sleeve is made in silk with rich colors and complex patterns...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1247229
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This splendid kiseru has a 18K gold mouthpiece. It is signed Yoshimasa, and the beautifully detailed carving with inlaid gold and silver shows excellent craftsmanship. The bamboo stem is in very good condition, too...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1247228
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Superb chawan (tea bowl) by Shogetsu Kikko V, dating from the beginning of the 20th century (Meiji-Taisho period).

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The chawan is in perfect condition and comes in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 12.5 x 4.5 cm (5 x 1.8 in); weight 232g (8.1 oz)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1242717
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A sublime set of five Nabeshima plates made during the Edo period (1615-1868) dating from around 1840.

Nabeshima porcelain is world-known for its high level of quality. At the end of the 17th century, the Nabeshima clan who ruled the Saga domain, located near Arita, moved the kiln they were patronizing deep into the mountains, in the Okawachiyama village, where it could difficultly be accessed...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1242716
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A very attractive Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) celadon bowl. The vessel has not lost its freshness and is in very good condition. The finely crackled jade-like glaze is a truly wonderful sight, and the intriguing incised motifs inside the bowl invite imagination to flow...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1242715
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A very attractive incense burner made during the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Curiously, it rests on its base rather than its three feet. The finely crackled glaze presents nuances of celadon green...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1242714
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A very interesting chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) with a wonderful glaze applied in a way that creates a multidimensional keshiki (landscape).

The bowl was entirely shaped by hand, without the help of a potter's wheel, and in some places the fingerprints of the artist can be seen. Although it looks as though the chawan was made with Bizen clay, the fact that it is partly veiled in glaze, which is unusual in that tradition, add to the mystery of its provenance...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1242713
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A sublime woodblock print made by Utagawa Sadatora (active 1820-1844) who studied with Kunisada and who is known for his portraits of “Bijin”(beautiful woman) .

The Japanese title of this print is:

「鎌倉七里ヶ濱より江の島遠見」

View of Enoshima from the Seven Mile Beach of Kamakura (Kamakura Shichi-ri ga Hama yori Enoshima Enmi)

A group of women and children are walki...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre AD 1000 item #1240102
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A well preserved jar dating from the Late to Final Jomon period (1500-300 BC).

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The jar bears obvious marks of its age but is otherwise in good condition.
Dimensions: 27.5 x 37 cm (11 x 14.8 in)

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