Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1322144
Meiji Bijutsu
$6,000.00
A very refined set of five light Nabeshima porcelain plates from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Each plate is decorated with stylized waves over a geometric pattern painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with motifs of flowers made in overglaze enamel. The back of the plates are decorated with the recognizable shippo and ribbon design, and the ring foot with comb design.

Nabeshima porcelain is world-known for its high level of quality...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1290528
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,800.00
A wonderful pair of Satsuma porcelain vases dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912) and signed "Kakimoto-sei" (made by Kakimoto).

The vases are decorated using a rich palette of enamels colors, depicting various flowers and birds in sublime fashion, distinctive of the Golden Age of Satsuma pottery.

Satsuma pottery is a more than four hundred year old tradition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1291728
Meiji Bijutsu
$4,800.00
A superb example of the nobility of Momoyama period (1573-1615) pottery. This guinomi (sake cup) made in the Shino style of pottery was a witness to the unification of Japan by the samurai class lead by 3 formidable leaders: Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Shino pottery was born during that period and was quickly adopted by tea masters and warriors alike...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1315651
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,000.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1313612
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,950.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1290422
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A splendid porcelain pot made in the Satsuma tradition and dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1312257
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,400.00
A very interesting chawan (tea bowl) dating from the latter part of the Edo period (1615-1868). It was made by the fifth heir of the Miwa kiln: Kanshichi Rikon ( - 1803).

The Miwa family has been one of the most prominent in Hagi pottery...

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 : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1316699
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,350.00
A superb Hakeme chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese (1392-1897), 16th-17th century.

It is a very fine example of the genre, with a finely crackled glaze...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1321582
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,350.00
A superb chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 16th-17th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1317108
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,260.00
A splendid mukozuke (cup to serve dishes during the Japanese tea ceremony) dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615). It is made in the E-karatsu (picture-karatsu) style of pottery, lobed-shaped and decorated with stylized flowers; a superbly balanced ensemble.

Karatsu is the name of a small seaside city, located in the Northern part of Kyushu, the third largest island of the Japanese archipelago. It has been an important pottery production center since the 16th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1294158
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,880.00
A very fine example of a chaire (tea caddy) dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615) to the beginning of the Edo period (1615-1868). It is a classic piece, made in the Seto pottery tradition, from the Golden Age of tea ceremony ware.

Kindly inquire if you have some questions.

More pictures coming soon.

The chaire is in excellent condition and comes with a shifuku (silk pouch; later made)...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1322141
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,850.00
A superb small pot made by renowned French Art Nouveau ceramist Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat (1844-1910). It is covered in the famed oxblood "Dalpayrat red" glaze.

Additional pictures available on demand.

Kindly inquire if you have some questions.

The pot is in very good condition; it is signed "13 Dalpayrat"...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1318353
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,850.00
A sublimely decorated Meiji period (1868-1912) box (probably made for cigarettes).

The motifs of flowers and flying birds are rendered in spectacular details, demonstrating the high level of craftsmanship of Japanese metalworkers of the end of the 19th century.

More pictures available on demand.

Please inquire if you have some questions.

The box is in overall good condition, with some inlaid gold loss. It opens and closes normally...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1315951
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,800.00
A very fine kuro-karatsu chawan (black karatsu tea bowl) dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615). It is shaped in the kutsu-gata (shoe shape) style.

Karatsu is the name of a small seaside city, located in the Northern part of Kyushu, the third largest island of the Japanese archipelago. It has been an important pottery production center since the 16th century...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1316784
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,800.00
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. It is one of his trademark works.

The plate presents a few hairline cracks on the front and back; those are “natural” occurrences from the co...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1317111
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,780.00
A fine hira-jawan (wide tea bowl) dating from the end of the Momoyama period (1573-1615) to the beginning of the Edo period (1615-1868).

This is a very fine example of a vessel from the Golden Age of Karatsu pottery.

Karatsu is the name of a small seaside city, located in the Northern part of Kyushu, the third largest island of the Japanese archipelago. It has been an important pottery production center since the 16th century. After having invaded Korea (1592-1598) the Japanese warlo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1252333
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,760.00
A superb chawan (tea bowl) dating from the 18th century; middle to late Edo period (1615-1868).

It is a direct descendant of the Korean bowls sought after by the tea masters of the Momoyama period. In those vessels of humble origins, they saw the perfection of balance between simplicity and elegance, “imperfection” and harmony, impersonality and nobility.

The soft wobbling lines of the chawan give it dynamism and though solid, it seems to be always shaping its forms anew. The m...