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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1245717
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$60.00
A small Kyoto white porcelain kogo (incense case) in the form of a ram. The underside of the kogo bears the seal of the artist. The kogo includes a traditional wooden storage box which bears the signature and seal of the artist. Kogo are small lidded vessels or boxes intended for storing powdered incense used in connection with tea ceremony. Kogo take many forms and are fashioned from a wide variety of materials such as porcelain, bamboo, lacquer, wood, and bronze...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1244592
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$90.00
A vintage ikebana basket and superb example of a familiar form with a lovely variegated patina and in very good condition. Dimensions. Height: 12cm (4-3/4”); Length: 23cm (9”); Width: 17cm (6-3/4”). Weight: 201g (7.1 ozs.). Note: may be combined with Trocadero item 1244591 for a combined/discounted shipping charge.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1244591
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$60.00
An unusual vintage ikebana basket of rounded form with a flaring foot and defined lip, having an acquired dark patina with reddish highlights and in very good condition. Approximate dimensions. Height: 16cm (5-3/4”); Diameter (base) 16.5cm (6-1/2”); Diameter (mouth): 10cm (4”). Weight: 223 grams (7.8 ozs.). Note: may be combined with Trocadero item 1244592 for a combined/discounted shipping charge.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1209076
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$260.00
Circa 1960, Japan. Sencha tea tray fashioned from precious Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia). In Japan, exotic foreign hardwoods are referred to as “karaki,” and these semi-precious hardwoods are reserved for high-quality items. The attention to subtle detailing can be seen in this tray: the corners are rounded and the tray is raised on four shallow pad feet; the bottom of the tray consists of a single plank of beautifully grained, brownish-purple heartwood...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1191234
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1190574
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$180.00
This fine small “karaki” box, with its honey-toned rosewood construction, and inlaid with two gilt-etched iron plaques, likely dates to the first half of the 20th century and exhibits the highest level of craftsmanship. The slightly domed lid and the lip have finely beaded edges, the underside is recessed, and the box is raised on tiny pad feet. The corners are nicely rounded and the box is secured with traditional joinery...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1189053
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$120.00
This colorful and wonderfully tactile container is a very high quality Japanese lacquered tea caddy (or natsume) rendered in the colorful pattern known as “dokuraku” or ‘toy top.’ The wooden body has been very finely turned resulting in a delicate lidded vessel with gently curved sides tapering to a narrow, recessed base...
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1178741
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1178117
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1154739
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1150768
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$180.00
A vintage or antique (50 to 100 years old) traditional Chinese birdcage constructed from bent bamboo, wood, metal and brass. The wooden bottom is attached to a short circular bent bamboo wall supporting forty-eight vertical posts, reinforced by horizontal supports. Three of the vertical posts are attached to a slider which operates on two adjacent fixed posts forming an integral sliding door, opposite a small circular opening, perhaps intended as a finger hole...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1148897
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1147750
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$120.00
A fine Oribe hand-shaped vase of well-balanced, asymmetrical form with a blue-green glaze descending from the mouth and spilling over the shoulder. The exposed horizontal ribs of the body are intersected with impressed finger-shaped channels. A soft café au lait-colored glaze embellished with a delicate craquelare is the ground for a fluid and rhythmic dark brown painted decoration of orchids juxtaposed with random geometric motifs...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1112111
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1110679
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1109714
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$300.00
Seto ware is classified as ‘Nihon Rokkoyo’or ‘Chuse Rokkoyo’—one of medieval Japan’s six traditionally recognized ceramic types, and it is the pottery associated with Aichi Prefecture. The elegant vase offered here represents a highly unusual marriage of the traditional Seto ware glaze and clay to an Art Nouveau form, an original work by the 2nd Shunji Kato (1892-1979)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1970 item #1107804
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$260.00
Mino is the traditional pottery of Gifu Prefecture in Japan which is today the home of the famous Suigetsu kiln founded by the great potter Toyozo Arakawa (1894-1985) declared a 'living national treasure' in his lifetime. This fine Mino ware was produced at the Suigetsu kiln...