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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 : 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 : 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343570 (stock #L 004)
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$800.00
Tall and slender natsume of cylindrical shape, the deep cover and receptacle meeting at the middle of its height. Plain black lacquer ground, undecorated. Black lacquer interiors. Signed at the bottom with an incised stylized seal mark ZÔHIKO (the character zô means ‘elephant’). Height 3 1/8” (8 cm), diameter 2” (5 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1985. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¼ x 2 ¾ x 2 ¾ inches (10.7 x 7 x 7 cm), inscribed at the top of lid cha-ire (tea caddy). Signed ZÔHIKO with a black seal imprint at bottom of box.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1990 item #343317 (stock #L 002)
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$1,500.00
Red lacquer ground with an all-over design of stylized chrysanthemums (kiku mon) in chinkin technique. Chinkin technique consists of incised lines filled with gold dust. Black lacquer interiors. Signed at bottom in incised characters: SHIGEIO. Wajima chinkin lacquer. Height 2 ¾” (7 cm), diameter 2 3/8” (6,7 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1982. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¼ x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches (10.5 x 8.4 x 8.4 cm), inscribed, signed by the artist, and with read seal imprint at the front of tomobako. Signed and sealed also at one corner of the white silk wrapping cloth.
Enclosed leaflet with artist’s name, SUSUMU SHIGEIO, and address of his studio in Ishikawa, his exhibitions and memberships to associations.

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All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #343311 (stock #L 001)
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$1,250.00
Design of leafy maple branches in gold and green lacquer on black. Inside black lacquer. The inside of the lid painted in gold lacquer with three fishes ascending water and a rock. Height 2 ¾” (7 cm), diameter 2 7/8” (7,2 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 ¼ x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (10,5 x 9 x 9 cm), inscribed at the front ‘Ao-momiji’ (Green maple leaves), large size tea caddy. Signed and with red seal imprint at front of tomobako: SÔKÔ (MUNEHIRO), with seal SÔKÔ.
Enclosed leaflet with description of SÔKÔ DÔJÔ’S studio as part of the traditional art and handicraft lacquer tea ceremony utensils made in Kaga province.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).