Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1293690
Meiji Bijutsu
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A splendid lacquer koro (incense burner) dating from the beginning of the Edo period (1615-1868). The name of the six-lobed-shape is "akoda", imitating the form of a melon or pumpkin.

The koro is decorated with gold and silver based lacquer on a typical black lacquer background; a beautiful example of the level of refinement of that era.

The incense burner shows innocent signs of its age; it is otherwise if very good condition. The removable lid is metallic...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1293687
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A very fine netsuke (button-like sculpted ornament), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). It is made in sublime details in the shape of two mushrooms entwined...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1293685
Meiji Bijutsu
$240.00
A splendid chaire (tea caddy) made by Ogawa Rakusan.

Shigaraki is one of the oldest pottery traditions in Japan. It is considered one of the six oldest with Bizen, Echizen, Tamba, Tokoname and Seto. Shigaraki ware is said to have been made in the Shigaraki village since the 8th century; yet that town has been known for its pottery since 1278, during the Kamakura period (1185-1333)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1293681
Meiji Bijutsu
$400.00
A very attractive antique leather tabako-ire (tobacco pouch) dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868) to the beginning of the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Although the pouch shows signs of its age, it is obviously made with fine leather...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1292804
Meiji Bijutsu
$450.00
One of the most attractive chawan (tea bowls) I have seen by Shibuya Deishi. It have been used, as it should, and is starting to glow, as do vessels that go through time rich from having been taken care of. It is said that Hagi bowls have seven lives, and in each one they gain a degree of beauty. Six more to go.

Shibuya Deishi is a well known Hagi potter. He is a veteran craftsman and an industrious producer of Hagi ware and especially Oni-hagi ware...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1292802
Meiji Bijutsu
$740.00
A beautiful sometsuke plate made by Kondo Yuzo.

Kondo Yuzo (1902-1985) is one of the best-known Japanese potters of the 20th century. Born in Kyoto, his kiln was in the famous Kiyomizu temple area...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1292800
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,400.00
A very interesting chawan (tea bowl) dating from the end of the Momoyama period to the beginning of the Edo period. It is a ko-e-karatsu (old painted karatsu) pottery. Like older bowls, it is of small size, making it easy to carry around while traveling.

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 : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1292799
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,500.00
A splendid chawan (tea bowl) dating from the first part of the Korean Joseon dynasty (1392-1897). It is made in the hakeme style of pottery, where a white slip is applied, often in a circular manner, inside the bowl. It is a genre close to Zen calligraphy, and it was much appreciated by Japanese tea masters of the 16th and 17th century for that reason in particular.

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The bowl is in very good condition...

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1291727
Meiji Bijutsu
$370.00
Vintage Kaishi-ire 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1290528
Meiji Bijutsu
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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 : 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 : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1290421
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,600.00
A very fine suzuribako (writing box) made in the maki-e style of lacquer and dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1920 item #1290420
Meiji Bijutsu
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A remarkable kiseruzutsu (pipe case) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

It is decorated in minute details with nuances of gold, black and red lacquer, and mother of pearl; a superb work with a high level of craftsmanship.

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The kiseruzutsu is signed and in excellent condition except for a couple of small mother of pearl inlays missing (see picture 12).
Dimensions: 20.8 cm (8.32 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1290419
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A very rare Oribe tea caddy dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615), the Golden Age of tea ceremony ware. This is a truly fine museum quality specimen. The top part, including the cap is made of metal (probably pewter).

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The tea caddy is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 8 x 12.6 cm (3.2 x 5 in), weight 376g (13.2 oz)

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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). It is considered one of the 6 old traditions along with Echizen, Tokoname, Bizen, Shigaraki and Seto.

This particular jar is a wonderful example of the genre; simplicity rooted in rus...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1920 item #1287259
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A superb set composed of a kiseru (pipe), a tabako-ire (pouch for tobacco) and a kiseruzutsu (pipe case) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The tabako-ire is made of crocodile leather, and its menuki is a marvel of craftsmanship.

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The leather pouch is in amazingly good condition. The mouthpiece of the kiseru is loose and may be removed; the bamboo stem is originally tilted and the shank bears the usual marks of usage (being ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1920 item #1287258
Meiji Bijutsu
$800.00
A very attractive set composed of a kiseru (pipe), a tabako-ire (pouch for tobacco) and a kiseruzutsu (pipe case) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The tabako-ire is made of leather, with a small menuki carved in exquisite details, in the shape of a jovial character holding a fan. The reticulated ojime is equally exquisite, and the kiseru-zutsu is made of finely carved wood covered with lacquer. The bamboo stem of the kiseru is intact, but the metallic mouthpiece and shank are lo...