Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1323004
Meiji Bijutsu
$550.00
A rare set of two silver sake pouring flasks with handles dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

One of the flasks has a slightly smaller diameter and can be fit into the largest one.
Each bears the hallmark 純古堂 (junkodo).

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The set is in overall very good condition. Each flask shows a small bump at its base. They will be shipped in the original fitted wooden box, which lacks a lid.
Dimensions: 5.6 & ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1322754
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,680.00
A wonderful work of art, probably dating from the 18th century, with Sino Tibetan origins. The finely carved lapis lazuli stone is framed in a beautifully engraved gilt bronze piece decorated with turquoises and red stones. The relief work seems to show a priest sitting in the lotus position, holding sacred tools.

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The plaque is in good condition with obvious traces of ageing and oxidat...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1322425
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,200.00
A superb soribachi (warped bowl) made in the Tamba pottery tradition, and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). The very attractive vessel shows a wide range of tones and textures and mesmerizes with every turn and touch, inside and out.
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The bowl is in overall very good condition, with one visible old chip on its base (please refer to picture). It will be shipped in an antique fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: with stands 27.5 x 14....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1322316
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A very fine example of a Joseon period (1392-1891) chawan (tea bowl) made in the Mishima style of pottery, with light pink undertones. The bowl dates from the 16th to 17th century. With its wide shape, it is designed to be used during the hot summer months.

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The chawan is in very good condition.

Dimensions: 15.8 x 5 cm (6.3 x 2 in), weight 291 g (10.2 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1322144
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,780.00
A very refined set of five light Nabeshima porcelain plates from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Each plate is decorated with stylized waves over a geometric pattern painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with motifs of flowers made in overglaze enamel. The back of the plates are decorated with the recognizable shippo and ribbon design, and the ring foot with comb design.

Nabeshima porcelain is world-known for its high level of quality. At the end of the 17th century, the Nabeshima clan who ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1322141
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,850.00
A superb small pot made by renowned French Art Nouveau ceramist Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat (1844-1910). It is covered in the famed oxblood "Dalpayrat red" glaze.

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The pot is in very good condition; it is signed "13 Dalpayrat".
Dimensions: 8.3 x 6.4 cm (3.3 x 2.6 in); weight 208g (7.3 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1322139
Meiji Bijutsu
$455.00
This elegant chawan (tea bowl) dates from the Edo period (1615-1868). It is of small size and was probably used as a tabi-chawan (travel bowl) or for an outdoor tea ceremony.

As many vessels of that era, it is unmarked and it is difficult to say where it was made, but its finely crackled glaze and abstract underglaze markings certainly make it an attractive bowl.

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The bowl is in excellent condition and will be shipped in a vintage woode...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1321591
Meiji Bijutsu
$480.00
An interesting Japanese champleve enamel brass vase made in the Chinese Han dynasty style, dating from the beginning of the 20th century.

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The vase is in overall good condition but shows marks of its age (please refer to pictures).

Dimensions: 18 x 12.6 cm (7.2 x 5 in), weight 744 g (26 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1321586
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,180.00
A very interesting Imari bowl, dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868; Bakufu). The bowl depicts a map of the Japanese island of Kyushu, onto which the name of ancient provinces is written (e.g. Bungo, Buzen, Chikugo, Chikuzen, Satsuma…).

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The bowl presents very few flaws (kindly refer to pictures). It will be shipped in a worn antique wooden box, which bears the seal of its make...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1321585
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,380.00
A remarkable small wooden statue of the meditating Buddha, sitting in the Zazen position. It dates from the 15th century. The statue presents several worm holes, obvious marks of its age. Yet, it has preserved its serenity and presence throughout Time.

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Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 10.5 cm (6 x 4.8 x 4.2 in), weight 245 g (8.6 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1321582
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,350.00
A superb chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 16th-17th century. It presents finely crackled glaze and shows traces of old repairs with lacquer and gold (kintsugi).

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The bowl will be shipped in a vintage fitted wooden box.

Dimensions: 15.5 x 7.3 cm (6.2 x 2.9 in), weight 236 g (8.3 oz)

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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. It can certainly be used as a paperweight.

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The mascot is in very good condition with few marks of oxidation.
Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.5 cm (3.8 x 2.6 in), weight 541g (19 oz)

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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. The city of Hirado is located in the Northwestern part of the island of Kyushu, the third big...

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. Traces of old repair with black lacquer can also be seen on the sides...

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. He is the recipient of the 1996 Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition Grand Prix.

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The katakuchi is in excellent condition and signed ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1319927
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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. On the opposite shore a bamboo grove seems to be bathed in sunlight.

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The inro bears a few de...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1318977
Meiji Bijutsu
$4,000.00
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. Strong arms, large shoulders and chest, narrow waist and the end of the robe falling on the left shoulder, above the nipple; those are characteristics of Chiang Saen sculptures,...

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. There are some dents and tear; please refer to pictures for details and do not hesitate to request additio...