Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1320441
Meiji Bijutsu
$840.00
A superb bronze car mascot from the art deco period, signed Gehel and numbered 123...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1320286
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A rare and very interesting ko-hirado (old hirado) porcelain box made in the shape of a crustacean. Although the piece is rather figurative, it is very much lifelike with details including crabs and barnacle-like creatures, one of which,on the lid, has a movable part; a rare feature on ceramic works.

The box dates from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868). Hirado pottery has a 400 year history...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1320285
Meiji Bijutsu
$440.00
A very attractive lacquer inro (traditional Japanese case) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The four compartment inro is decorated with the image of a persimmon still attached to its branch, onto which five birds are sitting. The picture is rendered in fine details and relief with red, brown and gold lacquer. The inro shows marks of its age as some of the lacquer has worn off, and there are several dents on it...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1320262
Meiji Bijutsu
$360.00
A splendid three compartment box made in the maki-e style of laquer and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The small box is decorated with motifs of butterflies rendered in fine details in gold and silver lacquer on a gold sprinkled background.

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The box is in overall good condition with very little loss and some minute, innocent dents (please refer to pictures)...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1320141
Meiji Bijutsu
$580.00
A spectacular oribe katakuchi (sake decanter) by contemporary Japanese potter Tsukamoto Haruhiko (b. 1959).

Tsukamoto Haruhiko is known for the play between the organic quality of his oribe glaze and the rough feel of his potteries, which have sculptural qualities...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1319998
Meiji Bijutsu
$380.00
A splendid lacquer inro (traditional Japanese case) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The five compartment inro is decorated with motifs of leafs and what appears to be bean pods finely rendered in inlaid gold and mother of pearl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1319996
Meiji Bijutsu
$580.00
A very attractive kogo (incense box) made in the maki-e style of lacquer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1319927
Meiji Bijutsu
$750.00
A refined maki-e lacquer inro (traditional Japanese case) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The four compartment inro is decorated in sublime details and relief with the images of a small boat floating by a shore where pines and other plants abound. A roof can be seen through the foliage...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1318977
Meiji Bijutsu
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A superb 15-16th century bronze statue of Buddha, made in the Lanna style (Chiang Saen school) of Northern Thailand. The Buddha is sitting in the “Earth as witness” (Bhumisparsha mudra) position, the right hand pointing towards the earth.

The statue presents a well balanced body and a beautifully serene face...

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1318730
Meiji Bijutsu
$250.00
A beautiful obidome (buckle type, for kimono belt) dating from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century (Meiji-Taisho period).

It is made in the shape of two flying birds rendered in fine details, in plated gold.

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The obidome is in good condition, with some gold loss. It will be shipped with the antique belt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1318353
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,850.00
A sublimely decorated Meiji period (1868-1912) box (probably made for cigarettes).

The motifs of flowers and flying birds are rendered in spectacular details, demonstrating the high level of craftsmanship of Japanese metalworkers of the end of the 19th century.

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The box is in overall good condition, with some inlaid gold loss. It opens and closes normally...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1317574
Meiji Bijutsu
$300.00
A very fine set of two Shino beer mugs (which can also be used as tea cups) by Fujiwara Keisuke, born in Okayama in 1939.

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The set is in very good condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1317566
Meiji Bijutsu
$780.00
A very fine Kozuka (handle for the knife that fits into the katana scabbard), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

It is decorated in a sublime way with three Shishi (mythical lions) and a shrub, made in relief and highlighted with inlaid gold and silver on a nanakoji (fish egg pattern) background.

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The kozuka is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (3.9 x ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1317565
Meiji Bijutsu
$550.00
A rare find, an mid-Edo period (1615-1868) shokudai (candle lantern), made in the Oribe style of pottery.

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The shokudai is in very good condition...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1317499
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,200.00
A very beautiful vide poche made by one of Art Nouveau's most talented artists: Maurice Daurat (1880-1960)

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The vide poche has been mounted to a frame (by the previous owner) and can be hung to a wall...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1317495
Meiji Bijutsu
$300.00
A very attractive hanaire (vase) by Japanese contemporary potter Mukai Ayumi (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1317494
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,200.00
A splendid set of one tokkuri (sake pouring flask) and two guinomi (sake cups) by world renown Koie Ryoji.

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The set is in excellent condition and will be shipped in a signed kiri wood box.
Dimensions: tokkuri 8.4 x 18.5 cm (3.4 x 7.4 in), weight 460g (16 oz); grey guinomi 6.5 x 5.6 cm (2.6 x 2.2 in), weight 115g (4 oz); yellow guinomi 6.7 x 6.2 cm (2.7 x 2.5 in), weight 122g (4.3 oz...