All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1458339
This is a Boro Thick Instep cover (akudokake)of indigo dye cotton Sashiko from the Meiji era. It is intended to protect and keep your feet warm during farm work on cold days. The change in color over time of indigo dyeing and sashiko stitching is beautiful. Size:Length:31 cm (12.2inch) /  Width:8cm (3.14inch) Length:32cm (12.5inch) /  Width:8cm (3.14inch)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1458319 (stock #gy6520)
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1900's Japanese Sumida Gawa Pottery Vase By Inoue Ryosai with Monkey

It is 11.6 inches (29.5 cm) tall by 10 inches (25.4 cm) wide. It is 4.7 Lb.

It has chips at the monkey's hand and rocks, skip glazes, rubbing of paint, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).

A similar vase can be seen in the book "Sumida According To Us" by Herbert Karp & Gardner Pond, page 187.


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1458303 (stock #2016-312)
GALERIE TIAGO
€1,000.00

A nahi-ji and maki-e decorated wood lacquered lidded sake pourer (Hisage). The interior is in red lacquer. It is equipped of a sheath for the spout. Tokugawa and Daigo mons (emblems) are represented on the lid, the extremity of the sheath, the handle and the two sides of the pourer.

Sakes pourers (Hisage) are traditional pitchers intended for sake (“rice beer”) service...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1458300 (stock #08305)
t a t a m i
$300.00


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Originally an excavated tubular pottery kiln-tool with such coincidental natural-glazed landscape (keshiki) created by kiln-fire, Edo period (1603-1868) or earlier, Karatsu/Imari area, Kyushu region, Japan, approx. H 19cm (7.48in), filled up its bottom hole with resin by the former owner to apply to a tea-ceremonial vase in the later years...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1458298
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese woodblock print by the artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi. This print from his famous Suikoden Series depicts one of "One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden". Based on the Chinese semi-historical novel, the Suikoken prints depict the adventures of the 108 rebels who sought refuge in the area of Liangshan Marsh. These rebel heroes, also brigands and bandits, were compelled to protect the poor and downtrodden...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1458297
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Antique Japanese woodblock print by the artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi. This print from his famous Suikoden Series depicts one of "One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden". Based on the Chinese semi-historical novel, the Suikoken prints depict the adventures of the 108 rebels who sought refuge in the area of Liangshan Marsh. These rebel heroes, also brigands and bandits, were compelled to protect the poor and downtrodden...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1458296
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Antique Japanese woodblock print by the artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi. This print from his famous Suikoden Series depicts one of "One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden". Based on the Chinese semi-historical novel, the Suikoken prints depict the adventures of the 108 rebels who sought refuge in the area of Liangshan Marsh. These rebel heroes, also brigands and bandits, were compelled to protect the poor and downtrodden...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1458279
Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of a recumbent cow with a boy climbing on top of it while holding a rat by its tail. The netsuke is a reference to a Zodiac pairing of animals with an unusual addition of a human. Finely carved, its hooves bent beneath its body, wearing a halter with a length of rope lying across its back, eyes of the cow inlaid with black horn, rat’s eyes are brown horn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1458278
19th century netsuke of a reclining deer with its head turned back, hooves bent beneath its body. Elegant carving with pure clean lines, excellent hairwork, wonderful depiction of volume of the deer body, excellent head with finely carved antlers, eyes are inlaid with dark horn, beautiful patina. Old replacement to its right ear. Signed RANICHI in oval reserve on the bottom - this excellent carver is discussed in detail on p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1458277
18th century netsuke of a sennin Chochu enveloped in his robe and holding his most important attribute - a hossu (fly whisk) - across his shoulders. Very rare subject, wonderfully captured facial expression, beautiful flowing lines of the robe, superb sense of volume...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1458276
19th century netsuke of a standing ascetic leaning on a crutch, wearing a tattered robe and a leaf skirt and looking to his left. The person is “iron crutch” Li Tieguai - one of Eight Taoist Immortals - who is usually depicted as a lame beggar with an iron crutch, and carrying a double gourd from which he can conjure up magical beings. Excellent carving of his kind face with a slight smile, large horn inlaid pupils, bumpy head, emaciated limbs, beautiful flow to the lines of his torn robe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1458273
19th century wooden netsuke of a seated puppy with one front paw raised and wearing a cloth collar tied in a knot on the back. Very nicely carved, great depiction of its slightly chubby body and surprised facial expression. Very pleasant wear and patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1458268
Zentner Collection
$1,275.00
An antique Japanese Kotansu (personal storage chest) made of Kiri (Paulownia) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Kakute style handles. Locking bar secures 3 drawers behind it and the center design is the family crest of the family who commissioned this chest to be made. One large full width drawer, a small drawer and a hinged door that secures three drawers behind it complete this beautiful tansu.

Age: Meiji Era (1880-1890)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1458259 (stock #1769)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,150.00
A fine deep grey Saji river stone in the form of a miniature mountain landscape with high peaks and deep ravins; looking from the front and back sides there is a long passage in between the peaks, completely natural! The stone has a perfectly fitted rosewood base, daiza. Suiseki are highly appreciated for their aesthetic or decorative value in Japan but also by collectors in the western world. It comes with an old collector storage box with a Japanese label: Old stone; three Famous Sto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1458243 (stock #2888)
Mastromauro Japanese art
EUR €3,500.00
A Japanese Satsuma beaker with thousand flower motifs on the outside and thousand butterflies motifs on the inside. Signed Kinkozan. Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 7 x 7 cm. Condition report: Good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1458242 (stock #2887)
Mastromauro Japanese art
EUR €1,500.00
A Japanese Satsuma vase depicting a group of flying butterflies on blue ground. Signed Dai Nihon, Taizan sei 帯山. Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 25 x 12 x 12 cm. Condition report: Good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1458215
Very unusual 19th century multi-metal netsuke in a form of a locking box opening to reveal a portable sundial in one half and a compass in the other, both working. The compass has 12 sections around it, each section is inscribed with a name of a different zodiac animal. The body is bronze, the outside it is delicately chased with scrolling foliage on the front, with constellation points and stars and a swinging loop on the back for hanging. Inserts on the inside are made out of pewter, and needl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1458213
Late 18th to early 19th century boxwood netsuke of a turtle hiding in its carapace. Excellent detailing - see the incised patterns of the carapace, its legs with scaly pattern leathery skin and horn inlaid eyes. Large deep differently sized himotoshi typical for the period, wonderful warm patina, very pleasant to the touch. Signed SHOYU on the left side of his lower back - this rare early carver is listed on p. 982 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. L...