Xipangu Japanese antiques - porcelain and earthenware
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1216931 (stock #3260)
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$399.00
Large Kutani plate from the 1920s (Taisho era), decorated with flowers and a flying bird in overglaze enamels.

The plate is 36 cm in diameter, marked "fuku" on the reverse and in excellent condition (no chips, cracks or repairs).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1211809 (stock #2857)
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$249.00
Nabeshima vase from the late Showa period (1970s), decorated with tulips in red, blue, green and yellow.

It is 12.5 cm (5") in diameter and 13 cm (5") in height and marked "Imaemon" at the bottom (in Japanese kanji characters).

Perfect condition, without cracks, chips or repairs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1940 item #1204066 (stock #2723)
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$129.00
Japanese metal tray from the early Showa period (1930s), decorated with raised cloisonne enamels depicting a rose.

It comes with its original box ("tomobako"), labelled "Shippo penzara" or "Cloisonne pen tray"

The tray is unmarked, measures 23 x 7 cm (9 x 3") and is in excellent condition, without chips, dings or cracks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1077641 (stock #2363)
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$129.00
Japanese metal cigarette case from the 1920s (Taisho period), decorated in gold.

It depicts two figures from ancient Egypt as well as an ibis and some would-be hieroglyphs. This style of decoration was immensely popular in Japan after the discovery and opening of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922/23.

No marks, 9 x 8 cm (3.5 x 3"), excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1075630 (stock #2254)
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$189.00
Beautiful Japanese wooden plate from the Taisho period (1920s), decorated with four insects in (mostly) gold lacquer.

Diameter 26 cm (10.5"), excellent state.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1059811 (stock #831)
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$109.00
This is an Imari rice bowl with lid (called "chawan") in Japanese decorated in the typical Kakiemon palette with chrysanthemums (partially raised, a technique called "moriage" in Japanese).

It dates from the Taisho period (1920s), has a diameter of 11 cm (4.5") and a height of 8 cm (3").

It is unmarked and in excellent condition, without any repairs, cracks or chips.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1059807 (stock #2074)
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This is a Japanese plate decorated in either Kutani or Yokohama in the 1920s (Taisho era), showing a dramatic scene (the box in the centre contains a samurai's severed head) from the tale of the 47 samurai, the most popular Kabuki play in Japan (after a real story).

It is 21 cm (8.5") in diameter and marked "Dai Nippon Takasaka zo" in Japanese in the back.

Excellent state without cracks, repairs or chips.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1043432 (stock #1781)
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$149.00
Lidded Nabeshima cup from the late Meiji to early Showa periods (1910-30), decorated in underglaze blue as well as overglaze red, orange, yellow and green. It is decorated with abstract designs and signed "Imaemon" on the bottom (in underglaze blue). We believe the signature to be the one of the 11th Imaemon.

Diameter 8.5 cm (3.5"), height 7 cm (3"), excellent state (without cracks, chips or repairs; very slight enamel loss).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1940 item #1042912 (stock #1557)
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Japanese lacquer bowl, inlaid with mother-of-pearl, from the Taisho or early Showa period (1920-40).

The decoration shows bats and the 'kotobuki' (celebration) character as well as stylised flowers, all in MOP on a black background.

The reverse is marked "Senbai tokkyo" in Japanese characters.

Diameter 19 cm (7.5 inches); excellent condition, without cracks, chips or repairs. Very minor signs of use, consistent with age.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1970 item #1027545 (stock #1555)
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$599.00
Colourful Japanese lacquerware natsume (tea container used in the tea ceremony) from the 1950s or 60s, inlaid with mother-of-pearl.

The lacquer part is done in very bright colours (red, yellow, blue and green); the intricate mother-of-pearl decoration depicts fish (on the container itself) as well as deer and birds (on the lid).

The maker's name ('Useki saku' - made by Useki - is scratched into the bottom). Diameter 6.5 cm (2.5"), height 7 cm (3"), excellent state.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #784906 (stock #1142)
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$109.00
This is an Imari plate from the Taisho period (between 1920 and 1930), produced by the most famous family of Japanese porcelain artists - Kakiemon.

It was produced during the time when Kakiemon XII founded a kiln together with the a businessman called Obata...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #764527 (stock #138)
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$149.00
This is a beautiful Japanese plate from the Taisho period (1920s), decorated in Yokohama by one of the leading studios of the time. The decoration (mostly red, pink, black, light blue and gold) shows various musical instruments (sho, tsuzumi, taiko, koto . ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #473434 (stock #21)
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$125.00
This Kutani plate is decorated in "millefleur" (1000 flowers) style and probably dates from the Taisho or early Showa period (around 1930).

It is covered over and over with chrysanthemums in various overglaze colours. The reverse just contains the maker's name "Ohashi" in Japanese characters in overglaze gold on black.

Diameter 18.5 cm (7.5"), perfect state.