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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1244305
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Beautiful one piece tansu with Keyaki wood front, heavy iron hardware, including four handles in front and one handle on each side, with the image of a crane and turtle on the front drawers' two locks. The Tsuru (crane) and Kame (turtle) are both symbols of longevity. There is a Japanese saying "Tsuru sen-nen, Kame man-nen", meaning "As the crane one thousand years, the tortoise ten thousand years." Circa 1880 Size: 21.5" tall, 45.25" wide
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1241689
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$350.00
Lithograph page titled "Entrance To A Temple At Hakotadi" taken from the expedition of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's expeidition of Japan and Ryukyu, published between 1880-1890 by Sarony & Co NY. Commodore Perry (1794-1858) played a huge role in creating connections between Japan and the West. This lithograph depicts three monks, one kneeling before the other two, and one holding a spear in front of a beautiful two-story temple. A ship can be seen floating in the water beyond the temple's fence...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1240326
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$950.00
Japanese painting circa 1880 of two warriors carrying torches titled "Soga Turo Sukenari and Soga Goro Tokimasa", based on the 13th century tale in which two brothers avenge their deceased father during the Gen Pei wars. It is set in a gorgeous carved woodblock frame. Artist name Yoshitoshi, part of his Historical Series. Dates from the late 19th century. Size: 19" wide 24" tall frame, 9.75" wide 14" tall painting
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1240295
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Antique Japanese wooden fish jizai, designed for hanging a pot over fire to boil. Has a long iron chain with attached hook running from the tail, through the body, and coming out of the bottom. Very detailed carving showing charring from the fire, beautiful wood with great patina. 19th century Size: 8.5" tall, 15.25" long, 3.5" wide