Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1337818
Meiji Bijutsu
$380.00
An exquisite miniature red vase made in the style of Kangxi period ceramics from the Chinese Qing dynasty (1654-1722). The vase was made by a master potter of the Meiji period, 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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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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1980 item #1336966
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,400.00
An original painting by recognized American landscape painter Robert Wood (1889-1979).

Born in England, he immigrated to the U.S.A. at the age of 21, where he started painting landscapes from coast to coast. He finally settled in Bishop, California.

This particular work (oil on canvas) is a painting of Grand Teton, one of his favorite subjects. The 4199 meter high mountain is located in the state of Wyoming.

The painting used to be in the collection of a well known Japanese b...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1335413
Meiji Bijutsu
$180.00
A simple yet elegant tokkuri (sake pouring vessel) made by a master potter of the Meiji period, 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 tokkuri is signed and in very good condition; there is a visible hairline on the rim, but it is a kil...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre 1492 item #1335279
Meiji Bijutsu
$550.00
A fine bronze amulet of a bust of a Roman warrior, dating from the 1st century after Christ. It was found in the eastern part of the Mediterranean region. Detailed features of the face may still be clearly seen through the wonderful dark green patina.

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The amulet comes with an acrylic and plastic stand from which it can easily be removed.
Dimensions: 2.3 x 3.7 (h) (0.9 x 1.5 in), wei...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1980 item #1335276
Meiji Bijutsu
$160.00
A fine guinomi (sake cup) made by a legendary artist from the Hagi pottery tradition: Sakakura Shinbei (1917-1975), a fourteenth generation potter.

Sakakura Shinbei XIV became a Yamaguchi prefecture Intangible Cultural Asset Holder in 1972.

This particular cup is veiled in a classic Hagi glaze with soft pink and purple undertones.

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The guinomi is in excellent condition and will...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1335271
Meiji Bijutsu
$140.00
A superb guinomi (sake cup) made by a recognized potter named Higuchi Taikei.

Higuchi Taikei was born in Tokyo in 1955. He established his kiln in the city of Hagi in 1985, after having studied pottery there, for 10 years.

This particular cup is sublimely coated in the famed silky white Hagi glaze.

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The guinomi is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1492 item #1334954
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,600.00
A mesmerizing sandstone bust of a woman dating from the 11th to12th century, from the Madhya Pradesh state of India.

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The statue is mounted on a wooden stand. Kindly refer to pictures for condition.

Dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm (4 x 9 in)

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1950 item #1334950
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,400.00
This sublime vase with a wonderful crackled golden glaze was made by Robert Lallemant (1902-1954), ca 1930.

Robert Lallemant is a recognized designer/potter from the Art Deco era, an avant garde artist who has influenced many ceramists of the 20th century.

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The vase is signed T R LALLEMANT FRANCE. It is in excellent condition.

Dimensions: 14.7 x 14 cm (5.9 x 5.6 in), weight 830g (1....

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1980 item #1334607
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very fine guinomi (sake cup) made by a 13th generation potter, recognized as one of the most talented Shino potters of the 20th century, Kato Seizo (1930-1979).

The sublime Shino glaze and the less often seen shape make is a very attractive cup, to be used and cherished.

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The guinomi is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 5.4 x 4.5 cm (2.2 x...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1334521
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very fine set of 6 cups and saucers, 1 creamer and 1 sugar bowl by legendary Mashiko potter Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) who was designated Important Intangible Cultural Property of Japan (Living National Treasure) in 1996 for having developed a technique called Jomon Zogan. This set is a great example of his work, and it is begging to be used.

That technique itself is based on one that originated in Korea where a slip, usually white, was applied to engraved potteries, as in the Mishima...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1334096
Meiji Bijutsu
$190.00
A very attractive guinomi (sake cup) made by potter Chikada Seiji (b.1936) from the town of Tajimi, where his kiln, Miyama-gama, is located. Chikada Seiji has been a teacher of many contemporary potters. This particular cup is a very fine example of the genre.

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The guinomi is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 6.8 x 5.2 cm (2.7 x 2 in), weight 11...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1334003
Meiji Bijutsu
$190.00
A superb guinomi (sake cup) made by contemporary potter Hisano Katsuki (b.1942). His kiln is located in the town of Tajimi, a historic Japanese pottery production center.

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The guinomi is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 7 x 5 cm (2.8 x 2 in), weight 99g (3.5 oz)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1333642
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,790.00
Another refined, and ephemerally light chawan (tea bowl) by Ohi Toyasai (b. 1927), the 10th Ohi Chozaemon. 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 ca...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1333639
Meiji Bijutsu
$230.00
A splendid guinomi made by Tomoba Seiya (b. 1942) a recognized potter who was apprentice to legendary potter Arakawa Toyozo (1894-1985), and married his grand-daughter.

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The guinomi is in excellent condition. It is signed and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 6.2 x 5.2 cm (2.5 x 2 in), weight 64g (2.2 oz)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1333143
Meiji Bijutsu
$390.00
This superb guinomi (sake cup) was made by Kato Kozo (b. 1935) who was designated Preserver of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure) in 2010. He is also an Intangible Cultural Property of Gifu prefecture (1995).

Kato Kozo is certainly one of the great masters of Shino pottery, and upholds his craft to very high standards, literally destroying unsatisfactory results.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1333140
Meiji Bijutsu
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A superb set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hair pin) made in the maki-e style of lacquer. The set dates from Meiji period (1868-1912).

Flowery motifs rendered in multicolored lacquer and mother of pearl decorate both comb and pin in sublime details showing remarkable craftsmanship.

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The set is in overall good condition; some loss of lacquer and mother of pearl, as well as damage to bo...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Russian : Pre 1980 item #1333006
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,000.00
An attractive painting by one of the most popular modern Russian artists, Kim Britov (1925-2010), born in the town of Sobinka, Vladimir province.

This work titled “Onega Village” is apparently a preparatory work for a larger piece and is dated 1973.

The painting was acquired by the former owner at the well known Gekkoso in Ginza, Tokyo.
It is in very good condition; the frame presents a few chips in several spots. Please refer to pictures for details.
Dimensions: (oil ...