Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1278939
Meiji Bijutsu
$750.00
A very fine set composed of a kiseru (pipe), a tabako-ire (pouch for tobacco) and a kiseruzutsu (pipe case) signed Ichijo and dating from the late part of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

The pipe is rather small but can be and has been used. The metallic "suikuchi" (mouthpiece) and "gankubi" (shank) are aesthetically pleasing, with rich contrasts of gold and black colors...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1278938
Meiji Bijutsu
$860.00
An attractive Southeast Asian bowl dating from the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1837 VR item #1278937
Meiji Bijutsu
$400.00
A splendid ko-seto (old seto) dish, with a wonderful greenish glaze: an attractive characteristic of this ware, echoing the tones of Joseon ceramics. Though it seems to have been a humble utilitarian vessel, time has given it the noble air of tea room potteries through its sobriety and wabi-sabi appearance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1278936
Meiji Bijutsu
$390.00
A splendid kiseru (pipe) of very small size, which seems to have been used. It is made in a most refined way; the metallic "suikuchi" (mouthpiece) and "gankubi" (shank) skilfully carved with the motif of a single flower, separated by the bamboo stem. The kiseru dates from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

A great example of the mastery of Japanese metal craftsmen of the 19th century.

The kiseru is in very good condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1276149
Meiji Bijutsu
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A rare and very attractive reticulated plate dating from the 19th century. The contrast between the navy blue glaze and the Turkish blue glaze creates a sublime sight enhanced by the intricate carved and hand painted floral motifs. The back of the plate bears marks in arabic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1275592
Meiji Bijutsu
$7,800.00
An exquisite two-fold screen dating from the middle to late Edo period (1615-1868). Although it bears no signature, it was surely made by a talented artist.

The painting represents a young boy sleeping under a tree, by a brook, at the feet of a wise man and a tiger both also resting...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1274028
Meiji Bijutsu
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A wonderful glasswork made by renown French multi-talented artist Emile Gallé (1846-1904), one of the masters of art nouveau.

This lamp, a true Art Nouveau gem, is decorated using carving and etching techniques developed by Gallé himself. It features motifs of plum flowers in bloom designed in sublime details.

The lamp shade, also beautifully made, rests on a very rare cubic foot. Most Gallé lamps of this kind have round feet.

Both foot and shade are signed "Gallé"...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1273804
Meiji Bijutsu
$25,500.00
This very attractive chawan (tea bowl) is a true gem, a vessel made by one of Japan's greatest craftsmen, Arakawa Toyozo (1894-1985). He is credited with Kato Tokuro (1898-1985) for the revival of Mino ware from the ancient province of the same name (current Aichi and Gifu prefectures)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1273801
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,600.00
A splendid Tenmoku chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Chinese Song dynasty (960-1279).

Tenmoku (Tian-mu in Chinese) bowls were first brought to Japan by Zen monks on their return from studying in China. During the Kamakura period (1185-1333), Zen Buddhism became very influential, and tea drinking was popular with the nobility...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1273795
Meiji Bijutsu
$590.00
A splendid set of five mukozuke Imari porcelain cups (used to serve dishes during a tea ceremony) made towards the end of the Edo period. Each cup is delicately decorated by hand with a rich palette of enamel colors and cobalt blue underglaze.

The cups are signed with the left part of the "fuku" mark, generally found on Imari ware from that period.

The set is in very good condition with very little enamel loss...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1273794
Meiji Bijutsu
$390.00
An exquisite set of five Imari porcelain cups made for the service of sencha. The set probably dates from the end of the 19th century (Meiji period)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1267582
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,600.00
A strikingly beautiful set of five "warizansho" mukozuke (cups to serve dishes during the Japanese tea ceremony) made in the "Chosen Karatsu" style of pottery. "Warizansho" means cracked Japanese pepper, from which this type of mukozuke takes its shape.

Chosen karatsu (literally Korean karatsu) was probably first made by Korean potters who were brought to Japan at the end of the 16th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267458
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A magnificent kogo (incense burner), designed in a most delicate fashion; probably one requiring some of the highest skills. It is an Imari ware, from the legendary Arita kilns of Kyushu, where some of the finest porcelains have been made since the beginning of the 17th century. This particular item dates from the end of end of the 19th century, the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The koro is decorated in sublime details with a palette of rich colors...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1267215
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A very attractive bowl dating from the Chinese Song dynasty (960-1279).

Tenmoku (Tian-mu in Chinese) bowls were first brought to Japan by Zen monks on their return from studying in China...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1267213
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An exquisite miniature porcelain by Yohei Seifu III (1851-1914), one of the most famous Kyoto porcelain artists of the Meiji period.

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Dimensions: 6.2 x 8 cm (2.5 x 3.2 in)

The pot is signed and in excellent condition.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1267212
Meiji Bijutsu
$560.00
An exquisite miniature porcelain by Yohei Seifu II (1844-1878).

Seifu Yohei II, who succeeded and took the name of his father to head the Kyoto family kiln, was a talented artist who is remembered for his mastery of sometsuke porcelain. He unfortunately died at a young age.

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The pot is signed under the lid and in excellent condition. It will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 6.7 x 6.6 cm (2.7 x 2.6 in), weight 91g (3...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267211
Meiji Bijutsu
$290.00
An exquisite miniature porcelain by Yohei Seifu I (1803-1861).

Seifu Yohei was born in Kaga province (current Ishikawa prefecture). He became apprentice to the second Takahashi Dohachi (Nin'ami)(1783-1855), one of the three majors potters of that period, in Kyoto, and established his kiln there in 1827. He is especially known for his Sometsuke and Kinrande style ceramics.

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The pot is in excellent condition. It bears the seal of the ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1267210
Meiji Bijutsu
$125.00
An exquisite miniature porcelain by Yohei Seifu II (1844-1878).

Seifu Yohei II, who succeeded and took the name of his father to head the Kyoto family kiln, was a talented artist who is remembered for his mastery of sometsuke porcelain. He unfortunately died at a young age.

Please inquire is you have some questions.

A minute chip at the mouth of the pot was repaired in lacquer and gold. It is otherwise in very good condition and signed at the base.
Dimensions: 5.4 x 7 cm...