All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1302523 (stock #69)
19th century netsuke of recumbent mother Shishi with a Young one that is playfully climbing on her back. They, both seemed to be on the alert with their eyes wide open. Excellent form a symmetry, great rendition of their curly manes and tails, from an artist that was quite adept and proficient at carving animals, according to George Lazarnick, in his book “Netsuke and Inro Artist and How to Read their Signatures...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1371517
Antique Japanese zenibako, or money box, made with Kuri wood (chestnut) and Sugi wood (cedar). Features on this piece include a top hinged lid with a shallow compartment for the storage of accounting papers, cut with slots for money to be dropped into the locked drawer below it. To the left are two deeply recessed compartments. A long drawer and a safe box in front of the chest provide even more secure storage. Original condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1369730
Antique Japanese Buddhist abbot's oxbow arm folding chair. Made of red and gilt lacquer hardwood, with seat made of leather. The backrest has gilt lacquered panels with geometric motif carvings and pierced lingzhi carving, the reverse of the backrest marked with a triple mokko-mon (family crest). The edges of the chair are decorated in metal plating incised with motifs of chrysanthemums.

Edo Age 19th century Dimensions: 32" L x 20" D x 37" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1248185
Japanese black lacquer standing screen, decorated with a painting of a hawk in a pine tree on one side and a group of blossoming peonies on the other. Beautiful detail. Painted in mineral colors and sumi ink on paper and signed by the artist. Taisho Period. Total size: 51 1/4" high x 45 1/2" wide x 19" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1405378
A Japanese hand forged iron tsuba. A tsuba is an important fitting on a samurai's sword to protect their hands from the blade and provide balance. This tsuba has cast motifs of a 5 petal flower and oblong hole. The tsuba is from the Myochin school (1573-1867).

Date: Edo Period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 2.75" in diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #736670 (stock #S-F0825)
A good 11" gourd shaped porcelain bottle by Hichozan Fukugawa. The enameled decoration is of butterflies fluttering through a garden of multicolored chrysanthemums blooming against a fence of bamboo.

Condition: No chips, hairlines or repairs.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1396521
19th century netsuke of a tiger with the front part of the body resting on an enormously fat section of a bamboo stalk. Wonderful carving with great face and nicely incised fur patterns, elegant flow to its long tail, beautiful staining, old age lines pleasant wear to the surface, excellent patina. Signed SANRAKU in oval reserve on the bottom - the artist is listed on p. 912 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Height 1 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1092934 (stock #2222)
Bamboo Grove
$975.00
This early 20th century carved coral netsuke of an Oni (devil) mask is 1 ½” long, 1” wide and ½” thick. It depicts a very nicely carved and impressive Daikijin. One horn has been repaired. Aside from that, it is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1260049
Beautiful Antique Japanese tea kettle. Made in iron, there are vertical striations down the sides of kettle overlayed with bunches of grapes and vines, as well as flying birds. The guard shape of the kettle and handle symbolizes the seasonal autumn months and harvest. The kettle lid models a bronze red two toned beautifully lacquered glazing. Flower like details in bronze circle the top of lid. Inscription inside lid reads Ryubundo, the noted studio produced iron tea kettles. From Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1378665
Japanese tetsubin or tea pot, typically constructed from iron with a large handle to be hung over a fire pit. The tea pot has a bronze lid with a flower shaped finial. Its body is covered in small protruding studs, incised rings around its widest point, and its foot has old patina.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 9" x 8" x 9 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1142134 (stock #3441)
Bamboo Grove
$975.00
This very nicely cast metal young soldier standing on a white marble base is a late 19th or early 20th century product. It is 18 ¾” high, 8” wide and 5” thick (measure from the base). It depicts the young soldier holding an animal horn in his right hand and is wearing a pack on his back. It is in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1323898
Antique Japanese small gold lacquer box of a melon shape, with nashiji (gold flakes) lacquer inside and on its underside. Raised lacquer design of instruments decorate the lid. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 3" L x 2" Wx 1" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1164208
Antique Japanese bronze figure of Quan Yin from the Meiji period, late 19th century. The figure is holding a scroll and wearing draped robes decorated with necklaces and flowers. Quan Yin is the budhist goddess of compassion. It measures 12" tall, 4" wide at base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1416449
An antique Japanese Kansai Tansu in an unusual and unique multi-drawer design made of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. All original bronze hardware with straight dovetail joinery and using hardened wood nails in its construction. Divided compartment behind the sliding upper doors with wall separator allows for strength on its top where heavy objects can be displayed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1302223 (stock #68)
This is a finely carved Japanese Netsuke, made during the 1st Half of the 19th Century, depicting a Blind Oni reading a calligraphy long scroll with a girl. Well carved piece with character and some handling wear. Signed on the bottom Shoryu, a carver who worked during the 1st half of the 19th century, in Japan, according to George Lazarnick in his book 'Netsuke and Inro Artists and How to Read Their Signatures'. Netsuke measures 1.57 inches (4.0cm) wide, and 1.06 inches (2.7cm) tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1292098 (stock #56)
Early 19th Century Japanese Netsuke depicting Hotei, one of the Seven Gods of Fortune, the God of Contentment and Happiness, floating on a small boat, with his fan, staff and treasure sack. . Natural himotoshi formed by the space between Hotei’s staff and the edges of the bow of the boat. Stained with dark highlights. Signed Naokazu on the bottom of the boat. Netsuke measures 0.83 inches (2.1cm) wide, 2.30 inches (5.8cm) long, and 1.04 inches (2.6cm) tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1186783 (stock #3522)
Bamboo Grove
$975.00
This Japanese ceremonial Tenmoku style chawan (tea bowl) is a late Meiji period product. It is 5 ½” in diameter at the top, the foot is 1 ½” in diameter and 2” high. It has a very dark brown with white textured spots on the exterior. The base is not glazed and there is a swirl mark in the center. The interior of the chawan is richly colored black, dark brown, light brown and grayish blue. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1341884
Antique Japanese single section Kiri (paulownia) wood tansu, all natural original finish. Very simplistic and functional design. All drawers have iron locks and Hirute style iron handles. Two small drawers in the bottom corner are perfect for storing small valuables.

Size: 32" L x 17" W x 32" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1381238 (stock #233)
The solid form with peg himotôshi carved in sunken relief with a Karako holding a fan on his left hand and carrying on his right hand a tree branch divided into four sections that hold objects that depict the four working classes of Japan: Farmer, Merchant, Craftsman, and Samurai, as well as inlaid tortoise shell and coral beads. One of the hanging objets, the tablet with the inscription that reads: ‘Dai Fuku Cho” – Great Fortune Accounting Book-, depicts the Merchant class...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1291076 (stock #51)
This is an Early 19th Century, beautifully carved Group of Gourds. Outstanding form, polish and patina. Silk-smooth tactile qualities. Natural himotoshi. Unsigned. Netsuke measures 1.40 inches ((3.6cm) in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1317781 (stock #136)
This is a finely hand-carved 19th century netsuke depicting a Horse outfitted with an elegant saddle that appears standing on a base that functions as a Seal. The seal shows traces of ink. An opening in the middle of the seal serves as chimney himotoshi. It has a rich patina and shows a luster and smooth surface. Netsuke measures 0,42 inches (1.1cm) wide, 1.34 inches (3.4cm) wide, and 1.15 inches (2.9cm) tall. It is in excellent preserved condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355694
19th century Asakusa school staghorn netsuke in manju (rice cake) shape decorated on the front with a low relief carving of a bird (possibly a woodpecker) on a tree branch. Beautifully carved, eye inlaid with black horn. Two parts fit snugly, beautiful warm patina, darker porous areas as is usual with staghorn. Signed EISAI on the back - for information on this rare Asakusa artist see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 361. Diameter 1 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1338503
19th century netsuke of a seated skeleton cleaning a mokugyo (Buddhist gong) with a stiff brush. I believe it represents the late Buddhist priest Danka: excellent Buddhist subject, great facial expression (if you can call it a face) with a wide smile, the piece being comical and somehow sad. Himotoshi (cord opening) is formed by a natural opening between the rib cage and hip bones...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1237972 (stock #JHshokiPtg)
June Hastings
$975.00
Ink on silk painting of Kanu Tannyu's "Portrait of Shoki". Riding a shi-shi lion Shoki was know as the Demon Slayer. Shoki was the spirit of the physician Shôki who was, according to Japanese folklore, able to scare away demons and ward off evil spirits. Signed "Hoin", this is an extremely well rendered painting exhibiting fine detailing that was achieved by using a single hair. In excellent condition, the painting measures 16" long by 8.5" high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #26285 (stock #1024)
Bamboo Grove
$975.00
Meiji period Japanese bronze vase. Silver bamboo inlaid design. Signed by ¡°Nobuyoshi¡±. Maker¡¯s stamp is on the bottom. It is in good condition. H: 5 inches, W: 2 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1347126
19th century wooden netsuke of Daikoku holding his mallet and leaning against a resting water buffalo. Unusual subject, beautifully carved, excellent depiction of the animal’s body bulk, great hairwork on its coat. Signed TOMOTADA on the bottom - the artist is Eirakusai Tomotada of Edo listed on p. 1160 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick. Wonderful netsuke, rare artist. Length 2 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395350
Antique Japanese hibachi or coal brazier, constructed of heavy Keyaki (elm) hardwood with natural burl grain in a The frame of the brazier and drawers are done in kurogaki (black persimmon wood). The copper lining with original patina from oxidation.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 27 1/2" x 16" x 13 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1373642
Rare subject 19th century netsuke of Sennin Koshohei with a short stick in his hand leaning slightly over a small rock that turns into a goat. Koshohei led a herd of goats to the mountains and stayed there for 40 years in meditation. His brother found him after all that this time and was wondering where the goat were. Koshohei touched the boulders around him with a stick, and they turned into goats...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1304803
A charming Japanese kiri (paulownia) wood bedside tansu. The metal hardware pairs nicely with the very light wood, creating attractive simplicity. Taisho age (1912-1925) Size: 19" height, 23.75" width, 11.75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1320563
19th century ichii (yew wood) netsuke of a resting wild boar, its feet tucked beneath it, head raised. Netsuke is skillfully carved by the Master of Hida school in characteristic ittobori (one cut) style with clever use of wood texture to represent the creature’s fur and add to charm of the piece. For similar examples see Bushell’s NETSUKE FAMILIAR AND UNFAMILIAR, p. 128. Excellent rendition of facial expression, wonderful mellow patina. Signed SUKENAGA on the bottom - for a detailed discuss...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1306840 (stock #96)
Early 19th century, Kioto School Netsuke of two Playful Puppies. One of them is placing its paws on top of an awabi shell, while the other one is curiously placing its paws on its back. Excellent detail and great hairwork. Large eyes inlaid in dark horn. The spaces between the hind legs of a Puppy and the awabi shell serve as natural himotoshi, common of netsuke from the Edo Period. Netsuke measures 0.84 inches (2.1cm) wide, 1.52 inches (3.8cm) long, and 1.08 inches (2.8cm) tall. Excellent ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1229717 (stock #4362)
Galerie Hafner
$970.00
shipping included
Japanese erotic (shunga) "pillow book", mounted with eleven color woodblock prints in chuban size. Depicting scenes of amorous lovers, designed by an artist of the Utagawa School in early Meiji period. The accordion bound volume with figured silk covers and title slip, the plates lavishly printed with gaufrage, shomen-zuri and silver pigments. Condition: please look at the photos carefully being part of the condition report. The prints are more or less stained. Along the fold: one is torn in two...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1373923
Helen M Edwards
$970.00
Height: 3 cm (1.2 in)
Width: 3.4 cm (1.4 in)
Depth: 2.3 cm (0.9 in)

Fine Japanese (whale tooth material) netsuke of a rat; very well carved; nerve fissure present on the belly; good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1341931
Helen M Edwards
$970.00
Width: 7.5 cm (3 in)
Height: 6.3 cm (2.5 in)

Fine Satsuma lidded box by Kinkozan; raised enamel peony decoration throughout; gilt hatched diaper borders and floral decoration on the legs; signed; internal artwork of irises to the interior; excellent condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1276497 (stock #CP197)
Ancient East
$960.00
DESCRIPTION: A Japanese Imari porcelain dish, shaped in “double fish” form and decorated in traditional Imari colors with floral designs in rust red, and fish scales and fins in royal blue. The reverse has painted florals and grasses on the four sides. Late 19th/early 20th century, and in excellent condition with no chips or restorations. DIMENSIONS: 10 ½” long (26.6 cm) x 9” wide (23 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1416148
This is a Japanese antique indigo dye cotton Boro noragi old Farmclothes Thick of patched and sashiko stitch Meiji (1868-1912). It was repaired many times, and the boro rag that were used became wonderful folk art by themselves. The patchwork & sashiko stitch of the indigo dye cotton for the repaired is very beautiful. The string of the repair is also charming. This noragi can enjoy both sides. size: Length 90cm (35.4inch) sleeve to sleeve 90.5cm (35.6inch)