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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1348561
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,400.00
A very fine plate dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 16th-17th century.

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The plate is in overall very good condition. It presents a few innocent hairlines and marks of old repairs with lacquer and gold; kindly refer to pictures for details.
Dimensions: 19.5 x 3.5 cm (7.8 x 1.4 in)

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1337128
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,000.00
A very fine, original, and complete set of 12 silver plated knife-rests each cast as a different animal, dating from around 1930.

The set is from the famed Christofle Gallia collection. Christofle is a world known French manufacturer of silverware, founded in 1830.

The set was designed by Edouard Sandoz (1881-1971), in the late 1920’s.

Each knife-rest bears the Gallia mark and the hallmark of Christofle.

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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). It is decorated in sublime details with a rich palette of enamel colors, picturing flowers and butterflies; a wonderful example of the genre and certainly made by the hand of a master craftsman.

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The pot is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 10.8 x 12.7 cm (4.3 x 5 in), weight 355g (12.4 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1347214
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A superb painting of a dragon by one of the most renown painters of the Edo period (1615-1868), Matsumura Goshun (1752-1811). Goshun was a student of Yosa Buson (1716–1784), and a close friend of Maruyama Ōkyo (1733–1795), who had some influence on his decorative style. Goshun founded the Shijo school of painting.

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The scroll is in very good condition (ink painting on silk). It is signed by Goshun and comes in two wooden boxes (ni...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1349951
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A sublime five case inro (traditional Japanese ornamental box) signed Kajikawa-saku (made by Kajikawa) with red pot seal, dating from the Edo period (1615-1868); 19th century.

The inro is in very good condition with very little wear; kindly refer to pictures for details and inquire if you have some questions.
Dimensions: 9.5 x 4.8 cm (3.8 x 1.9 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1353174
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,680.00
A very fine sitting statue of Buddha in royal attire in the typical style of the Thai Rattanakosin period (1782-current). This particular piece probably dates from the 19th century.

The statue presents tips of some fanials but is otherwise in good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355263
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,650.00
A very fine tsuba dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).
It is signed “Hishu-ju Iehiro” (Iehiro from Hishu province).

The tsuba is decorated in meticulous details, with inlaid gold, silver and shakudo, depicting a hunting scene in the front and a fishing scene in the back. It has one kogai-hitsu-ana.

The tsuba comes with a certificate from the NBTHK (rank: Tokubetsu Kicho Token). It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1344543
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,600.00
A spectacular chawan (tea bowl), by one of the most celebrated contemporary Japanese potters: Suzuki Goro (b. 1941).

Seto-guro chawan are some of the most attractive tea wares. Black tea bowls have been popular with “Chajin” (tea-people) for hundreds of years, as the marriage of emerald tea and dark glaze creates a fascinating sense of harmony, reminiscent of Zen gardens.

Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. He has developed a unique way of expressing h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1349952
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,500.00
A remarkable four case inro (traditional Japanese ornamental box), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868); 19th century.

The inro is in good condition, but shows signs of its age. Kindly refer to pictures for details and inquire if you have some questions.
Dimensions: 9.4 x 5.4 cm (3.7 x 2.2 in)

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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Russian : Pre 1990 item #1356742
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,500.00
A fine oil painting by recognized Russian painter Vladimir Alexandrovich Igoshev (1921-2007).

The depicted goats and chicken seem to be helping themselves from the farm cart while a woman is shouting at them. The title, translated from the Japanese “主人顔”, is “Propriety Air”.

The frame bears the seal of the renowned Tokyo Gekkoso gallery, where many 20th century Russian artists exposed their works. It presents a dent and marks of repair (please refer to pictures). The...

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. The exquisitely carved motifs of phenixes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1355076
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A very fine painting signed Kumagai Harunobu and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). That signature remains a mystery as it does not match any other. Yet this superb work resembles works made by Suzuki Harunobu (c. 1725-1770), the famous wood print (ukiyoe) artist, first to produce full color prints.

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The painting shows a few traces of its age but is in otherwise very good condition; a few very fine cracks can be seen, but they do not h...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1344544
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,350.00
A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) by a master craftsman: Tahara Tobei (1925-1991), a twelth generation potter from the town of Hagi.

The lid of the box bears an attestation by the 15th Urasenke tea master Hansō Sōshitsu (Hōunsai).

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The tea bowl is in excellent condition and bears the seal of its maker. It will be shipped with the original signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 13 x 8.5 cm (5.2 x 3.4 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1344536
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,280.00
Yet another gem by by Ohi Toshiro (b. 1927), the 10th Ohi Chozaemon, and a master of the genre. The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century.

The Chozaemon lineage started with Hodoan (1631-1712), apprentice to the fourth heir of the Raku family of potters. In 1666, he accompanied Senso Shoshitsu (1622-1697), the fourth heir of the Urasenke school of Japanese tea ceremony, to the city of Kanazawa, the capital of the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1355262
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,100.00
A sublime Mokko-gata tsuba dating from the Muromachi (1336-1573) to the Momoyama Period (1573-1600).

The tsuba comes with a certificate from the NBTHK (rank: Tokubetsu Kicho Token). It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.

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Dimensions: 7.3 x 7.8 x 0.5 cm (2.9 x 3.1 x 0.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355261
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,870.00
A very fine tsuba dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) and signed “Tsuru-jo-shimo-ju Okada Masachika” (made by Okada Masachika from the area below Tsuru Castle).

The tsuba is decorated in superb details with a dragon in the front and a tiger in the back, in what seems to be falling rain sublimely rendered in inlaid gold. The tsuba presents one kozuka-hitsu-ana and one kogai-hitsu-ana.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1344618
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,800.00
A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) from the Hagi pottery tradition.

The pink glaze is certainly what makes this classic vessel stand out. It is said that Hagi tea bowls have seven lives, their robe slowly changing as they gracefully age. This particular vessel has apparently already been reincarnated several times.

Hagi pottery is one of the best known Japanese ceramics. The first Hagi kiln was established in 1648 by Korean potters who had been brought to Japan by the local lord, ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1352382
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,800.00
Was $3000

A superb Karatsu chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Japanese Momoyama period (1568-1600).

Light and of small size, it is very well balanced. It could have been used for outdoor tea ceremonies and would perfectly fit the hands of a lady.

The vessel is veiled by a thin milky white glaze that subdues the roughness of the clay without diminishing its inner-strength.

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