Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1273804
Meiji Bijutsu
$25,500.00
This very attractive chawan (tea bowl) is a true gem, a vessel made by one of Japan's greatest craftsmen, Arakawa Toyozo (1894-1985). He is credited with Kato Tokuro (1898-1985) for the revival of Mino ware from the ancient province of the same name (current Aichi and Gifu prefectures)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #1281279
Meiji Bijutsu
$12,600.00
A sublime cameo glass vase made by renown French artist Emile Gallé (1846-1904), one of the masters of art nouveau.

The vase is finely decorated with motifs of liserons (morning glories), which come alive, when properly lit, like the real flowers.

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The vase is in excellent condition and signed Gallé.
Dimensions: 21.2 x 21 cm (8.5 x 8.4 in)

$12,600 or Best Offer

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1275592
Meiji Bijutsu
$7,800.00
An exquisite two-fold screen dating from the middle to late Edo period (1615-1868). Although it bears no signature, it was surely made by a talented artist.

The painting represents a young boy sleeping under a tree, by a brook, at the feet of a wise man and a tiger both also resting...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1253725
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,660.00
A sublime work by Shindo Shinzan, a bronze artist from the Meiji-Taisho era, from the island of Sado, in the Sea of Japan.

The koro (incense burner) is made in the shape of a traditional Japanese country house, with a "gassho-zukuri" thatched roof, and fine details; in one corner of the house, vegetation can be seen growing all the way to the roof...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1492 item #1280588
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,400.00
A splendid wakizashi (short sword) signed Kanemoto. The Kanemoto school of swordmakers, whose forefather is “ Noshu-seki-Kanemoto ” (Kanemoto of Seki from the Mino province), is well known for the sharpness of its swords...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1940 item #1211213
Meiji Bijutsu
$2850.00
Here is one of the best known works by René Lalique called “Groupe de Six Moineaux” (group of six sparrows). René Lalique (1860-1945) was a world acclaimed jewel designer and glasswork maker. His works are still valued as some of the best art nouveau and art déco pieces of those eras.

This particular piece represents six sparrows with, amusingly, grave figures, in a line. In this model, the plinth is thinner than usual, as it was probably adapted to some kind of support...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267458
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A magnificent kogo (incense burner), designed in a most delicate fashion; probably one requiring some of the highest skills. It is an Imari ware, from the legendary Arita kilns of Kyushu, where some of the finest porcelains have been made since the beginning of the 17th century. This particular item dates from the end of end of the 19th century, the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The koro is decorated in sublime details with a palette of rich colors...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1262185
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,740.00
A very attractive veilleuse (side lamp) dating from the beginning of the 20th century, around 1920, towards the end of the Art Nouveau period.

It was made in the Daum crystal studio, in France...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1267582
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,600.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1273801
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,600.00
A splendid Tenmoku chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Chinese Song dynasty (960-1279).

Tenmoku (Tian-mu in Chinese) bowls were first brought to Japan by Zen monks on their return from studying in China. During the Kamakura period (1185-1333), Zen Buddhism became very influential, and tea drinking was popular with the nobility...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1242712
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,380.00
A spectacular woodblock print made by Utagawa Hiroshige II (1826-1869), who studied with Hiroshige, from who he received his name...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1280595
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,160.00
Remarkable Ki-irabo (yellow irabo) chawan (tea bowls) are few and far between, but this particular bowl, dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912) is one such example.

The bowl was made at the Fujina kiln, which was located in the province of Izumo (current Shimane prefecture), in the town of Matsue...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1264469
Meiji Bijutsu
$960.00
A very rare and sublimely decorated sashimi-bachi (platter to serve sashimi) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is a world renown Imari ware, a refined porcelain made in and around the town of Arita, Japan from the beginning of the 17th century.

This particular piece is decorated using a beautiful palette of rich colors, depicting a couple of birds perched on the remains of a dock, by a dormant lake...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1280593
Meiji Bijutsu
$950.00
An attractive plate dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The thick body ware, decorated with overglaze red and green with motifs of birds and foliage, is a good example of potteries made in Zhangzhou (Swatow), China, towards the end of that era. Most of those wares were mass-produced to be exported to Southeast Asia and Japan.

As can be seen on the pictures, the enamel decoration has worn off in some spots...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1288300
Meiji Bijutsu
$890.00
A strikingly attractive Ko-tamba (old tamba) mizusashi (water jar for the Japanese tea ceremony). It dates from the early Edo period (1615-1868).

Tamba pottery is recognized as one of the oldest in Japan, its production having started during the late Heian to early Kamakura period (12th-13th century)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1278938
Meiji Bijutsu
$860.00
An attractive Southeast Asian bowl dating from the 19th century. It is made in the style of Chinese Ming dynasty celadon bowls, decorated with the lightly incised abstract motif of a phoenix in a cloud, under a finely crackled Eton blue glaze.

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The bowl is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 22.2 x 8.8 (8.88 x 3.5 in), weight 869g (1.9 lb)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1280594
Meiji Bijutsu
$760.00
A very fine blue and white porcelain bowl dating from the Ming period (1368-1644). The light vessel is decorated with the repeated motif of a dragon chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom, painted in underglaze cobalt blue.

The bowl is in very good condition, except for a minute crack on the mouth rim (see picture 7) and a few innocent dents in the foot rim. It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 16 x 7 (6.4 x 2.8 in), weight 235g (8.2 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1278939
Meiji Bijutsu
$750.00
A very fine set composed of a kiseru (pipe), a tabako-ire (pouch for tobacco) and a kiseruzutsu (pipe case) signed Ichijo and dating from the late part of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

The pipe is rather small but can be and has been used. The metallic "suikuchi" (mouthpiece) and "gankubi" (shank) are aesthetically pleasing, with rich contrasts of gold and black colors. The lacquered stem is in impeccable condition, but the mouthpiece is loose.

The tabako-ire...