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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1317019
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This elegant koro (incense burner) with refined flowery motifs was 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 koro is in excellent condition and bears the signature of the artist...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1316784
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This attractive plate was made by legendary Japanese potter Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959). Rosanjin was one of the most prolific and génial Japanese artists of the 20th century, and he is still a household name today; a rare accomplishment in modern Japan.

This particular plate is decorated with the character for “good fortune”: fuku...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1316780
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A beautifully made and well preserved Imari charger dating from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

It is decorated with a rich palette of enamels, in very fine details. The central phenix is surrounded by delicately painted flowery cartouches. On the outside four dragons stand guard.

The base of the charger bears the mark “Daimin seika nensei” (太明成化年製); a common mark on Imari porcelain of that period...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1316696
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A truly beautiful cigarette case dating from the period right after WWII. It was made in Japan during the time it was occupied by the Allied forces (1945-1952).

The case, which is in very good condition, is metallic, made as a cloisonné...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1316026
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An exceptional wooden statue of Jizo Bosatsu dating from the Muromachi period (1336-1573), complete with a later made zushi (shrine) (Edo or Meiji period)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1315651
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A mesmerizing chawan (tea bowl) made by a master of glaze: Shimizu Uichi (1926-2004). Tenmoku bowls are some of the most difficult to make, but the artist, a great technician of his art, succeeds in creating another wonderful vessel, reminiscent of the classic bowls cherished by the Ashikaga shogun of the Muromachi period (1336-1573)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1314261
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A remarkable chawan (tea bowl) made by a grand master of Karatsu pottery: Nishioka Koju (1918-2006). This e-karatsu (picture-karatsu) bowl, made in the kutsu-gata (shoe-shape) style, is a wonderful example of the level of talent of the artist, with a texture varying from smooth to cracked and earthy tones ranging from light to burnt.

Nishioka Koju (1917-2006) established his kiln, after having researched the ancient ways of making pottery, in 1973...

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 : Pre 2000 item #1313930
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A fine chawan from the Hagi pottery tradition, made at the Josan-gama (Josan kiln), in the town of Hagi...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1313612
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A very fine koro (incense burner); a Satsuma ware dating from the end of the Meiji period (1868-1912).

It is decorated in sublime details, with the rich Satsuma palette: warm red, luxurious gold, deep blue and green over a creamy white glaze...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1313609
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A very fine Edo period (1615-1868) tsuba signed Sekijoken Motozane. Sekijoken (Oyama) Motozane (1741-1830) of the Mito school was the originator of the Sekijoken school of metalworking.

The tsuba is very meticulously carved to render a small figure riding a bull...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1313608
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A superb hanaire (vase), with clear vitrified blue glaze falling like a cascade towards its base. It was made by one of the most famous contemporary Japanese potters: Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947). Shotaro studied with his brother Kotaro, a talented artist who passed away at an early age. Fortunately, Shotaro inherited that talent and creates mesmerizing pieces, mainly in the Shino style of pottery...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1313607
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A very fine cloisonne vase dating from the Meiji Period (1868-1912). It is decorated in sublime details with the superb figure of an eagle about to fly from a protruding rock washed by a furious sea. Nearby, two seabirds are flying away over a dark blue background.

The vase is in very good overall condition (please refer to pitures for details); it presents hard to notice usage scratches, there are some darkened spots on its base and very few minute chips (some, manufacture flaws)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1312250
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A splendid natsume (tea caddy) made in the Wajima lacquer tradition, known for its durability.

The small box is decorated with motifs of ardisia (ardisia japonica; yabukoji, in Japanese) rendered in sublime details in green, red and gold lacquer, by the master hand of Yatsui Tamazo, a fourth generation craftsman from the town of Wajima...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1311604
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A splendid porcelain chashinko (tea caddy for sencha), dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868) to the beginning of the Meiji period (1868-1912). Sometsuke (underglaze cobalt blue) porcelain originated in China in the 13th century...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1310039
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A fine Bizen tokkuri (sake pouring vessel) by renowned contemporary potter Kakurezaki Ryuichi (b. 1950). Please inquire if you have some questions.

The tokkuri is in perfect condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1310038
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A wonderful Iga-yaki vase by contemporary potter Atarashi Manabu (b. 1973).

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The vase is in perfect condition. It is signed and comes in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 20.5 x 11 cm (8.2 x 4.4 in)

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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. It dates from the end of the 19th century.

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The cabinet shows signs of its age (kindly refer to the pictures), but it is otherwise in good condition, with very little loss.
Dimensions: 32.8 x 40 (height) x 25.2 cm (13 x 16 x 10 in)

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