Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355857
Meiji Bijutsu
$230.00
A very attractive kinko (soft metal) tsuba (hand guard) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

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Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.3 (2.8 x 0.12 in), weight 112g (3.9 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1355852
Meiji Bijutsu
$280.00
A very attractive antique iron tosho tsuba (hand guard for Japanese sword).

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Dimensions: 7 x 0.2 cm (2.8 x 0.8 in), weight 93g (3.3 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1355448
Meiji Bijutsu
$14,800.00
This is rare signed tanto (short blade) made by Sadatsuna, son of Naotsuna, Juttetsu (one of 10 famous disciples) of the legendary swordsmith Masamune (ca.1264–1343).

The blade dates from the late Nanbokucho period (1336-1392). It is signed Sekishu-ju Dewa Sadatsuna (Sadatsuna of Dewa, Seki province).

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The tanto comes with a certificate from the NBTHK (rank: Tokubetsu Kicho Token). It will b...

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 : 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.

Please refer to pictures for condition and details and inquire if you have some questions.

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.

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

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355260
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,350.00
A very fine tsuba dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) and signed Shiji (one possible reading). The maker of this tsuba might be related to the Jakushi line of tsuba artists from Nagasaki.

The tsuba is decorated in the style of the Jakushi school, with a depiction of a classical Chinese landscape made in refined details and inlaid gold.

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355259
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,680.00
A very fine Marugata tsuba dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) and signed “Goshu Hikone-ju Mogarashi Soten-sei” (made by Mogarashi Soten of Hikone, Goshu province).

The tsuba is sublimely decorated with incised dragons (front and back). It seems to have two kogai-hitsu-ana.

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

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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 : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1354061
Meiji Bijutsu
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This sublime wooden statue of Kannon Bodhisattva, the Goddess of Mercy (Guanyin, in Chinese), was made by genius Japanese sculptor Matsumoto Myokei (b. 1945).

This is probably one of his masterpieces, with a height of 60 cm, when most of his statues measure between 20 to 30 cm. Once one has been ordered, it can take up to two years before completion.

The statue is made with exquisite details, each part equally radiating soothing energy; a mesmerizing work, in the same class as the s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1353858
Meiji Bijutsu
$4,000.00
A very attractive statue representing the Goddess of Mercy “Guan Yin” (or Kwan Yin, Kannon, in Japanese) and dating from the Chinese Qing dynasty (1644-1912).

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The statue is in overall good condition and will come with the featured wooden stand; kindly refer to pictures for details and condition.
Dimensions: (with stand) 15 x 15.5 x 39 (h) cm (6 x 6.2 x 15.6 in); weight 3kg (6.6 lbs)

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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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Dimensions: 19 x 10.8 x 30 (h) cm Kindly read our Sales policy.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1353018
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very attractive Hiire (fire recipient for the tea ceremony). It is made in the Sanda pottery tradition, from the ancient Settsu province (current Hyogo prefecture).

At the end of the 17th century, a kiln was established in the Settsu province with the goal of producing Chinese celadon-like ceramics. Yet, the green glaze of Sanda ware has a distinctive color that make it a unique pottery.

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The hiire is in very good condition. It bears an ol...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1353017
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very fine pair of vases from the Qinqbai pottery tradition. Qinqbai ware was mainly produced during the Song (960-1279) and Yuan dynasties (1271-1368). It is characterized by the bluish tone of its glaze over a thin body.

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The set is in very good condition; kindly refer to pictures for details and condition.
It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: each vase measures about 7...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1352660
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An attractive vase from the Tenryuji ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

The vase is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition. It will be shipped in a vintage fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 6.5 x 15.5 cm (2.6 x 6.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1352659
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very fine water cooling pitcher from the Shichikan ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

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The pitcher is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition. It will be shipped in a vintage fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 10.2 x 6 cm (4.1 x 2.4 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1352658
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A very attractive incense burner from the Shichikan ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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The incense burner is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition.
Dimensions: 6 x 8 (with lid) cm (2.4 x 3.2 in)

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Worldwide shipping: EMS (with insurance and tracking $21

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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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