Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1346940
Meiji Bijutsu
$960.00
A magnificent set of three Imari porcelain bowls dating from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period, finely decorated with sublime patterns of flowers and foliage highlighted with a rich palette of colors, typical of high end Imari ware: from the vivid underglaze cobalt blue to the soft gold enamel.

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The bowls present few and minor enamel losses. The smaller bowl bears a small dent on the mouth rim. The set is otherwis...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1358374
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,800.00
A very fine chawan (tea bowl) sublimely decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with motifs of elders, goats and birds on the outside and a landscape inside the bowl, inspired from classic Chinese paintings; a work by Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan II (1859-1940).

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Dimensions: 12.5 x 8 cm (5 x 3.2 in), weight 324g (11.3 oz)

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1960 item #1356743
Meiji Bijutsu
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A sublime aka raku chawan (red raku tea bowl) by Kiyomizu Rokubei V (1875-1959), from the well known Kyoto family of potters, whose forefather established a kiln, in 1771, near the Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto.

The Rokubei family has left a long lasting impression on the world of Japanese ceramics. The fifth heir of the name studied painting and was also influenced by Chinese porcelain and the Art Nouveau style. He was recognized in his own time and made a member of the Imperial Art Academ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1318745
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very interesting and rare flower stand made in the shape of a scroll and dating from the end of the 19th century. It is made in lacquer, including maki-e, and mother-of-pearl with motifs coming out in relief, the main of which, a dragon holding the pearl of wisdom is rendered in quite spectacular fashion.

The impressive stand is in overall good condition with little wear and loss. There are some dents and tear; please refer to pictures for details and do not hesitate to request additio...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1920 item #1253436
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,2017.00
A superb antique obidome (brooch for Japanese obi) made of jade and silver.

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Dimensions: 4.1 x 2 x 0.7 cm (with mount) (1.6 x 0.8 x 0.28 in), 4 x 1.8 x 0.3 cm (without mount) (1.6 x 0.7 x 0.12 in), weight 9g (0.3 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1327090
Meiji Bijutsu
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A kaishi-ire is a pouch used during the Japanese tea ceremony to hold "kaishi" (paper) onto which sweets are placed. This particular one probably dates from the end of the Meiji period (1868-1912) to the Taisho period (1912-1926).

It figures a superb golden menuki (metallic ornament) made in the shape of a rooster, a hen and a chick, rendered in sublime details; the work of a master craftsman.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1291727
Meiji Bijutsu
$370.00
A kaishi-ire is a pouch used during the Japanese tea ceremony to hold "kaishi" (paper) onto which sweets are placed. This particular pouch, which dates from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century (Meiji-Taisho periods) is bigger than most and could also have been used as a wallet, complete with a mirror. On the back of that mirror, along with markings, two turtles are depicted climbing a mound by a brook. The large carved character is read "kotobuki" (long life), a c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1306969
Meiji Bijutsu
$380.00
A fine hakeme bowl dating from the Korean Joseon dynasty (1392-1897). Hakeme designates a style of pottery, where a white slip is applied to bowls prior to firing, a technique developed by Korean potters.

It is the sobriety and simple elegance of that kind of pottery that made hakeme bowls popular with the Japanese tea ceremony practitioners, especially during the 16th century, when high ranked warriors and feudal lords patronized that art and the craftsmen who made its utensils. Many Kor...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1286746
Meiji Bijutsu
$550.00
A wonderful kogai (hairpin) made with lacquered wood and inlaid gold, dating from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926). The hairpin ends are carved in minute details to depict two birds perched in abundant foliage; the work of a master craftsman. The kogai is signed Nagamasa.

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The kogai is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 7.3 cm (2.9 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286747
Meiji Bijutsu
$530.00
A magnificent kushi (comb), made in black and gold lacquer and coral beads. It is finely carved in sublime details to represent a bird flying towards a rice seedling. The kushi dates from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926).

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The kushi is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: 9.3 x 3.4 cm (3.7 x 1.4 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286751
Meiji Bijutsu
$930.00
A remarkable lacquer kushi (comb) decorated in a most sublime way, dating from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926), signed.

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The kushi is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: 10.9 x 5.8 cm (4.4 x 2.3 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286753
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,130.00
A splendid set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hairpin) made in blond tortoise shell and gold lacquer, dating from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926), signed Kozan.

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Both kushi and kogai are in excellent condition.
Dimensions: comb 9.1 x 4 cm (3.6 x 1.6 in); hairpin 14.8 x 1.2 cm (5.9 x 0.5 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286752
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A sublime set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hairpin) made in gold and black lacquer, dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

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The set is in very good condition. One of the extremity of the kogai was apparently cut and sharpened, probably to make it fit into the end piece, which means the kogai used to be longer.
Dimensions: comb 8.3 x 3.1 cm (3.3 x 1.2 in); hairpin 13.7 x 1.1 cm (5.5 x 0.44 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1306956
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,2017.00
A superb antique Chinese snuff bottle made of natural jadeite.

The bottle comes with a certificate (established in Japan) authenticating the jade (the test was ran on the cap only).

The bottle is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 6.8 x 5.2 (w) x 2.4 cm (2.7 x 2.1 x 1 in); weight 119g (4.2 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1306957
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,2017.00
A superb antique Chinese snuff bottle made of natural jadeite.

The bottle comes with a certificate (established in Japan) authenticating the jade (the test was ran on the cap only).

The bottle is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 7.4 x 4.7 (w) x 1.8 cm (3 x 1.9 x 0.7 in); weight 109g (3.8 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1306958
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,2017.00
A superb antique Chinese snuff bottle made of natural jadeite.

The bottle comes with a certificate (established in Japan) authenticating the jade (the test was ran on the cap only).

The bottle is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 7.1 x 4.2 (w) x 2.2 cm (2.8 x 1.7 x 0.9 in); weight 96g (3.4 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1306959
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,2017.00
A superb antique Chinese snuff bottle made of natural jadeite.

The bottle is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 7.3 x 4.6 (w) x 2.9 cm (2.9 x 1.8 x 1.2 in); weight 123g (4.3 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1327083
Meiji Bijutsu
$680.00
A very attractive Persian sgraffito splashware bowl dating from the 10th century. This kind of pottery was made as an imitation of Chinese Tang dynasty sancai ware. The bowl has evidently been put back together but its colors are still vibrant (please refer to pictures for condition).

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Dimensions: 19 x 7.3 cm (7.6 x 2.9 in), weight 438 g (15.3 oz)

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