Xipangu Japanese antiques - porcelain and earthenware
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1226035 (stock #3274)
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$169.00
Japanese Satsuma cup and saucer from the Meiji period (1880-1900), produced in Kyoto and decorated with overglaze enamels and gold on the typical crackled Satsuma-type glaze.

Both cup and saucer show fighting samurai, some of them on horseback, in front of a castle.

Both items are marked with "Satsuma Toukouzan sei" (Japanese kanji characters, overglaze red) as well as with the "Shimazu mon", the crest of the feudal lords of Satsuma, in overglaze blue.

Diameter c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1226013 (stock #3127)
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$149.00
Kutani plate from the mid-Meiji period (1880-1900), decorated in shades of red and grey, with a touch of blue and green, depicting a bird sitting on a flowering branch.

Marked "Dai Nippon Kutani Koseidou sei do" in Japanese (kanji) characters. Diameter 22 cm, excellent state without cracks, chips or repairs; very little rubbbing to the gold.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1226011 (stock #3119)
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$199.00
Arita bowl from the mid-Edo period (1700-1740). It is decorated in underglaze blue, showing six panels: Three with a person sitting next to a huge flower pot in a landscape; the other three with floral designs. The central reerve also shows a (stylised) landscape.

The bowl is marked "Fu ki cho shun" in Japanese characters (underglaze blue) und has a diameter of 14 cm (5.5").

A similar bowl is illustrated in the catalogue of the Shibata collection, Vol. IV, no...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1216909 (stock #2803)
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$699.00
Wooden Japanese lunchbox ("jubako" in Japanese) with four tiers, a base and a lid, decorated in gold lacquer (hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and nashiji techniques) on a black background.

It was produced in the late Meiji period (1900-1912) and is decorated with pine trees and distant mountains, as well as a plum branch on the inside.

Dimensions 25 x 25 cm (10 x 10"), height 38 cm (15"), excellent state without chips, cracks or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1216908 (stock #3313)
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$99.00
Wooden bowl with lid from the mid-Meiji period (1880-1900), decorated with red and gold lacquer (in takamaki-e and hiramaki-e techniques) on a black background.

The decoration shows various flowers. Diameter 13.5 cm (5.5"), height 8 cm (3"), excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1212255 (stock #3228)
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$229.00
Japanese Imari bowl from the mid-Edo period (1760-90). On the inside it is decorated with a "kirin" (a mythical dragon-like oriental animal)in underglaze blue, overglaze red and gold on stylised clouds in raised slip ( the technique is called "moriage" in Japanese). The outside shows a dragon in overglaze red, green and gold chasing the flaming pearl on a cobalt-blue ("ruri") background.

Diameter 15 cm (6"), height 5 cm (2"), excellent state without chips, cracks or hairline.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1211824 (stock #2862)
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$99.00
Japanese lacquerware bowl with lid ("chawan" in Japanese) from the Meiji period (1890-1910). On the inside it shows a crane in gold lacquer (with black and red highlights) on red background, on the outside a pine twig in gold lacquer on black background.

Diameter 12 cm (5"), height 8 cm (3"); excellent condition without cracks, chips or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1202640 (stock #3029)
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$349.00
Japanese Imari plate from the mid-Edo period (around 1750).

It is decorated in underglaze blue as well as overglaze red, green, pink, aubergiine and gold, showing floral motifs as well as Chinese scholarly symbols.

The reverse shows a Chenghua mark ("Dai Min sei ka nen sei" in Japanese) in underglaze blue as well as scrolls and flowers.

Diameter 21 cm (8.5 inches); excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1202639 (stock #3059)
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$179.00
Japanese lacquer 'chawan' (lidded bowl) from the mid- to late Meiji period (1890-1912).

It is decorated in takamaki-e, hiramaki-e and nashiji techniques as well as mother-of-pearl on a black background, featuring butterflies and some sort of grass.

There is no mark.

Diameter 12 cm (5 inches), height 9.5 cm (4 inches); excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1161591 (stock #2706)
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$89.00
This is a bowl with lid made from Satsuma earthenware in the late 19th century (1880-1900, mid-Meiji period). It is decorated with overglaze enamels, depicting playing children ("karako").

Diameter 11.5 cm (4.5"), height 8 cm (3"), no marks, excellent state without chips, cracks or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1161580 (stock #2806)
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$189.00
Shaped Arita bowl from the mid-Edo period (1750-80), decorated in underglaze blue, depicting two birds sitting under a tree.

The bowl is marked with a stylised "fuku" (good fortune) character in underglaze blue.

Length 15.5 cm (6"), width 14 cm (4.5 cm), excellent condition without cracks or hairlines. The only blemish is an insignificant chip on the footrim (see pictures).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1161579 (stock #2817)
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Japanese lidded wooden bowl decorated with gold lacquer on a black background. It dates to the mid-Meiji period (around 1900) and shows lots and lots of pine needles on both bowl and lid. A truly stunning piece!

Diameter 13 cm (5"), height 8.5 cm (3.5"), excellent state without cracks, chips or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1155041 (stock #2773)
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$119.00
Lidded Japanese wooden bowl from the Meiji period (1890-1910), decorated (stylised floral) with gold and silver lacquer in hiramaki-e and takamaki-e techniques.

Diameter 11 cm (4.5"), height 7.5 cm (3"), no mark. The chawan is in excellent state, without any cracks, chips or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1155040 (stock #2728g)
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$129.00
Lidded Japanese wooden bowl from the Meiji period (1890-1910), decorated with gold lacquer in hiramaki-e and takamaki-e techniques.

The decoration shows three "minogame" (the bearded turtles of Japanese mythology; a symbol of longevity).

Diameter 12 cm (5"), height 9 cm (3.5"), no mark. The chawan is in excellent state, with just the tiniest bit of lacquer missing on the rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1150668 (stock #2620)
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$119.00
Japanese Imari chawan from around 1800 (mid- to late Edo period), decorated with three men in a garden in vibrant overglaze enamels.

It is unmarked and has a diameter of 11 cm (4.5") and a height of 8 cm (3"). Excellent state, without cracks, chips or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1150666 (stock #2614)
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$199.00
Arita plate from the mid-18th century (around 1750), depicting the so-called "three friends of winter", pine, prunus and bamboo, as well as other floral designs in underglaze blue.

It is marked on the reverse "Dai Men seika nen sei" (or "Da Ming Chenghua nian zhi" in Chinese).

The plate has a diameter of 19cm (7.5") and is in excellent state, free of cracks, chips or repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1150652 (stock #2599)
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$239.00
Japanese Imari bowl with lid, decorated in overglaze enamels on a mostly turquoise background. It was produced around 1800 (mid- to late Edo period).

It shows (golden) fish and seaweed as well as some abstract decoration and is marked "Dai Shin nen sei" ("Da Qing nian zhi" in Chinese) in seal script on the lid.

Excellent state without repairs, chips or cracks; just a little enamel loss, due to the quality of the material available at the time.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1150650 (stock #2814)
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$199.00
Kutani bowl from the mid-Meiji era (1880-1900), decorated in typical Shoza style (it may actually have been produced by the Shoza workshop) with overglaze enamels.

Ir depicts the "Shichifukujin", the 7 lucky gods of Japanese mythology, together with their attributes.

The reverse bears the mark "Dai Nippon Kutani zo"

The bowl has a diameter of 15 cm (6") and a height of 4 cm (1.5"), and is in excellent state, without cracks, chips or repairs