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All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #568284 (stock #L 053)
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$1,500.00
Set of five black lacquer, circular dishes. Each dish decorated with a plant of the season: flowering plum beside waves, young ferns and grasses, flowering Malvern plant, red maple trees at a hill, and bamboo beside the full moon. All on glossy black lacquer ground, the decoration in shades of gold, silver, red and brown sprinkled lacquer (hiramakie), and with gold powders. Decorations in the style of Ogata Korin. Made for Heiando by Wanyo. Japan, ca. 1985.
Diameter: 6 ½ inches (16.5 cm).
Perfect condition.

In fitted wooden box, 7 ½ x 7 ½ x 4 inches (19 x 19 x 10.2 cm), inscribed on the lid KÔRIN-sai-gahen-maki-e, ichimonji meimei-sara (Dishes individually decorated in KÔRIN style). Signed and sealed inside the lid HEIANDÔ & seal Heiandô, and Wanyo (?) & seal Wanyo.

Items located in Europe.

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 1990 item #568279 (stock #C/P 051)
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$300.00
Set of two tokkuri of bulbous shape, one with slightly everting rim. Light brown stoneware, all sides covered with almost transparent glaze with milky streaks. Unglazed clay under finger- and thumb-marks from dipping into glaze. Both with square seal imprint (unread). Attributed to Matsumoto Hiroyuki. Japan, ca. 1985.
Bottle A: h 4 1/8 in, diameter 2 7/8 in. (10.5 and 7.3 cm); bottle B: h 4 3/8 in. diameter 3 1/8 in. (11 and 7.8 cm).
Perfect condition.

Items located in Europe.

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #405855 (stock #L 124)
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$300.00
Elegant, functional paper knife, reminiscent of Art Nouveau Style. Smoothly carved wood base, covered with Japanese black and red lacquer (urushi), and applied with cracked eggshell. Reminiscent of Art Nouveau Style.
Length 8 15/16 in. (23 cm), width 5/16 in. (0.8 cm), in gray felt sheath. Around 1985.
Perfect condition, as new.
Charles Gauthier studied Japanese Lacquer Art for three years (1979-1981) at the Kyoto City Academy of Fine Arts, Japan.
Provenance: Private collection Europe, bought directly from the artist around 1985.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #373858 (stock #L 044)
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$350.00
Set of five circular red dishes, decorated in black lacquer with the flowers of the seasons. The base of thin but strong cypress wood, the wood-grain visible through of top-layer of red lacquer over a base-coat of black lacquer. Each dish decorated with a black lacquer line- drawing of one of the five seasonal plants (Plum, orchids, pine, bamboo, chrysanthemum.) Each dish signed at the underside with a gold lacquer seal ZÔHIKO. Japan, approx. 1985.
Diameter 4 ¼ in. (11 cm).
Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 1 3/8” (H) x 5 5/16” x 5 5/16” (3.6 x 13.7 x 13.7 cm), inscribed on the lid and with red seal ZÔHIKO.

These dishes are located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #359278 (stock #C/P 023)
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$1,000.00
Bowl of wide shape, coarse clay (inclusions) with thin grey glaze. Artist’s square seal imprinted near the foot: CHIKUSÔ. Height 1 5/8 inches (4.2 cm), diameter 2 ¼ inches (6 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1985, Gifu. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 3 x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches (7.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm). The box inscribed at the front with the name of kiln Shi-hô nobori hatsu-gama, and the word gui-nomi (wine cup) beside the artist’s signature reading HAMADA CHIKUSÔ above a square red seal CHIKUSÔ.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #359272 (stock #C/P 022)
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$1,000.00
Bowl of wide shape, coarse clay (inclusions) with thin grey glaze. Artist’s square seal imprinted near the foot: CHIKUSÔ. Height 1 7/8 inches (4.9 cm), diameter 2 ¼ inches (6 cm). Purchased in Japan, Gifu around 1985. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 3 x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches (7.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm). The box inscribed at the front with the name of kiln Shi-hô nobori hatsu-gama, and the word gui-nomi (wine cup) beside the artist’s signature reading HAMADA CHIKUSÔ above a square red seal CHIKUSÔ.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1990 item #358422 (stock #C/P 015)
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$800.00
Tall shape, beautiful white glaze, painted in red, blue, gray, pale yellow and green overglaze enamels with a spray of three flowering roses. Two thin red lines around the foot ring. Signed in red inside the foot rim with the artist’s signature MASASHI. Purchased in Japan around 1985. Height 2” (5.2 cm), diameter approx. 2“ (5 cm). Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 2 7/8 x 2 ¾ x 2 ¾” (7.7 x 7.2 x 7.2 cm). Inscribed on the lid nishiki (brocade) gui-nomi (wine cup), and with a plant’s name. Inside of lid inscribed with the name KAKIEMON and signed MASASHI tsuku (made by) above a square red seal MASASHI.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #355650 (stock #C/P 016)
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$1,600.00
Tall, straight shape, with grayish rim and thick celadon glaze on brown clay with enclosures. Imprinted at the bottom near the foot with the artist’s seal: HIROSHI. Purchased in Japan around 1985. Perfect condition. Height 2” (5 cm), diameter 2 ½” (6.2 cm).
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 3 ¼ x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches (8.5 x 8 x 8 cm). Inscribed on the lid ‘wine cup’ (gui-nomi), and signed inside the lid: HIROSHI tsukuru (made by HIROSHI) above a square red seal HIROSHI.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #355640 (stock #C/P 014)
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$1,200.00
Wide shape, with grayish rim and beautiful thick, deep red glaze on brown, fine clay. Imprinted near the foot rim with the artist’s seal: RI, partly covered by glaze. Purchased in Japan around 1985. Perfect condition. Diameter 2 ¾” (8.6 cm), height 1 ¼” (3 cm).
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 2 ½ x 4 x 4 inches (6.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm). Inscribed on the lid: dragon blood color, wine cup (gui-nomi), and signed RINAN above a square red seal RINAN.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 2000 item #345277 (stock #L 025)
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$750.00
Black lacquer ground, with gold metal mounting. Decorated in gold, red and green hiramakie lacquer with peonies growing from rocks. Signed KOKKÔSAI. Brought out by Pilot. Length 5 ¼ inches (13.3 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1995. Pristine condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 7 1/8” (L) x 1 5/8” (H) x 2 ½” (W) (18 x 4 x 6.3 cm), placed inside white cardboard box. All leaflets, instructions, etc., and 10 ink cartridges, included.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #345258 (stock #L 019)
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$1,800.00
Glossy black lacquer ground, decorated in shades of red and gold lacquer, gold powders (nashiji, kinpun), crushed blue shell (aogai), and gold foil squares (kirigane) with colourful tsubo-tsubo toys. Bottom and interiors of silver lacquer, rims of gold lacquer. Height 2 ¾” (7.1 cm), diameter 2 5/8” (6.8 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1990. Tiny scratch at top, otherwise perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches (10.5 x 8 x 8 cm), inscribed at the front ‘Tsubo-tsubo’, natsume. Signed HIROSHI and with red seal imprint HIROSHI. Signed and sealed also at one corner of the white silk wrapping cloth.
Enclosed leaflet with the artist’s name SAKITA HIROSHI (1955 - ), Ishikawa pref., Wajima, mentioning the young artist’s memberships in societies and awards in arts and crafts’ contests.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #344046 (stock #L 018)
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$1,600.00
Beige lacquer ground, decorated in gold and red hiramakie lacquer and sprinkled with gold powders with an all-over design of scattered maple leaves on stylized waves. Black lacquer interiors. Black bottom. Unsigned. Height 3” (7.7 cm), diameter 2 7/8” (7.3 cm). Purchased in Japan round 1990. Perfect condition
In wooden box (tomobako) 3 7/8 x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (10 x 9 x 9 cm), not matching. The box inscribed, signed and sealed at one side with the name KINSAI.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #344044 (stock #L 017)
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$1,200.00
Red lacquer ground, engraved with five fan-shaped panels, each depicting flowers of the seasons such as plum, bamboo, orchids, and chrysanthemum. The design outlined in dark silver lacquer. The bottom in black lacquer. Black lacquer interiors. Height 2 7/8” (7.3 cm), 2 7/8” diameter (7.3 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¼ x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (11 x 9 x 9 cm). Signed YÛHYO and with red seal imprint at one side.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #343825 (stock #L 011)
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$1,700.00
Deep red-brown lacquer ground decorated in black lacquer with an all-over design of scattered cherry petals. Black lacquer interiors. Inside the lid decorated with the outline of the Yoshino hills in sprinkled gold powders and applied with scattered tiny gold metal cherry petals. Height 2 7/8” (7.3 cm), diameter 2 5/8” (6.7 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Very slight rubbing, otherwise perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 1/8 x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (10.5 x 9 x 9 cm), inscribed at one side Yoshino yama makie, yuki sakura (Cherry blossom snow). Signed at one side NAKAMURA SÔETSU with square black seal imprint SÔETSU.

This piece is located in the EC.

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343817 (stock #L 006)
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$600.00
Glossy red lacquer over wooden base. Red lacquer interiors. Height 3 5/8” (9.2 cm), diameter 3 ½” (8.8 cm). Purchased at HEIANDÔ, Tokyo, ca. 1990. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¾ x 4 ¼ x 4 ¼ inches (12 x 10.5 x 10.5 cm). Seal imprint HEIANDÔ at front of tomobako.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343813 (stock #L 012)
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$1,400.00
Black lacquer ground, decorated in gold and red lacquer with an all-over design of overlapping Japanese crests, kiku and kiri mon, resembling those seen in the Kôdaiji temple, Kyoto. Black lacquer interiors, gold lacquer rims. Height 2 7/8” (7.2 cm), diameter 2 5/8” (6.7 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Very slight rubbing, otherwise perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches (10.5 x 9 x 9 cm), inscribed at cover Kôdaiji makie, natsume. Signed at the side GETSU’HÔ with circular red seal imprint GETSU’HÔ.

This piece is located in the EC.

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343791 (stock #L 008)
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$1,300.00
Tea caddy of low, wide shape (hira natsume). The wooden base covered with semi-transparent dark brown lacquer. Decorated in red lacquer with stylized chrysanthemums and grasses with inlaid silver metal dewdrops. The bottom in black lacquer. Black lacquer interiors. Height 2” (5.2 cm), diameter 3 1/8” (8 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Perfect condition. In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 3 ¾ x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 inches (9.5 x 10 x 10 cm), inscribed at one side tsuyu kiku (dew drops on chrysanthemums), shoryu (probably a kind of brown) , hira natsume (low shape tea caddy). Signed SÔRIN and with square red seal imprint SÔRIN. Printed label glued to inside of lid with concise information on size, color and artist.

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All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #343579 (stock #L 005)
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$1,650.00
Tea caddy of flat or low shape (hira natsume). Deep brown lacquer ground. Decorated in shades of gold, silver, black and dark brown at one side with reeds growing at a rocky shore, the reverse side with decaying post in waves. The bottom of black lacquer. Black lacquer interiors. Height 2 3/8” (6.2 cm), diameter 3 3/8” (8.5 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 3 ½ x 4 x 4 inches (9 x 10 x 10 cm), inscribed at one side yoshibe makie (reeds at shore), hira natsume (low shape tea caddy). Signed TAI’EN and with square red seal imprint TAI’EN.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).