All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1245918
An antique Japanese tsuba done in a fluted style. The tsuba is inlayed with different copper, gold, and silver colored metals done in the zogan and shakudo styles. The image is depicting the famous scene from the Tales of Ise known as Azuma Kudari where Ariwara no Narihira goes to the East and sees Mt. Fuji. Size: Diameter 2.5" Height 0.2" Age: 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1393040
A rare Japanese Netsuke, 18th. century.

Done in a superb style, depicting an old bearded man stading beside a dog on a sort of double box.

Typically, the earlier Netsukes were carved in left-over material from larger carvings, hence the often odd shapes.

Size: ca. 38 mm. long, and 35 mm. wide over the base.

Condition: Superb, fine even wear, beautiful patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1395301
Early 19th century Japanese sword tsuba with combination of sunken and raised relief decoration of a seated man wearing eboshi (a specific hat worn by aristocrats to indicate rank) holding a bitter melon in his hands and looking at more melons and lotus leaves with flowers, design continuing on the back. Material appears to be shakudo (alloy of copper and gold) with characteristic black patination resembling lacquer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1360137 (stock #DJ390)
AntiqueTica.com
$950.00
Japanese Keyaki wooden Hibachi vessel with natural painted red and black color.

Hibachi is a traditional Japanese heating device.

Age: Japan, Meiji Period, Late 19th Century
Measurement: Height 24.5 C.M. / Width 38.5 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall. Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1373538
Mingei jizai with Keyaki wood carved folding fan, hard-wrought iron chain, and a clover ring and hook. Unusual small size making for a charming sculptural item. Originally used to hold and suspend tetsubin (tea pot) over coals for heating.

Early 19th Century Edo Period (1603-1868)

Chain hanging 35".
Fan Dimensions: 12" x 3 1/8" x 2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1405307 (stock #BNJdripVase)
June Hastings
$950.00
Very artistic Japanese bronze vase with drip design reminiscent of an overflowing jar. Beautiful patina. It is paired with an wooden Art Deco Chinese stand of the same period. Unsigned. In excellent condition, the vase measures 6" high, 4.5" diameter. On stand 7.25". Dates Meiji Era 1868 - 1912.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1368652
19th century wooden netsuke of a seated dancer wearing an inlaid Okame mask. Extremely well carved with wonderful inlaid face with black and red highlights, great depiction of tied knots. Beautiful staining and patina, very nice wear, in excellent condition. Signed HOJU on the bottom - the artist was a pupil of the great Hojitsu, and is listed on p. 479 of NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1378802 (stock #P-247)
A heavy Japanese iron, 19th Century, teakettle in the form of lotus leaves, with a small crab clinging to the pot. The tetsubin, with handle, measures about 7 3/4" high x 6 1/2" in diameter, and weights 58 ounces. The bronze lid is signed "Ryubundo". The condition is excellent/perfect, and there is no flaky rust buildup in the interior. This teakettle has a beautiful dark brown patina. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1248970
Zentner Collection
$950.00
for set of 6
Japanese antique set of six paintings by Ariwara Rozan depicting different scenes of birds and flowers including cranes and pine, sparrows and peonies, a goose and yellow roses, herons with a little crab and weeping willows with geraniums, white wisteria and more. Beautifully painted in mineral colors and ink on paper. Each painting has a signature and seal. Intended for scrolls. Taisho Period (early 20th century). Size of each painting: 51" high x 21" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #775198 (stock #R90)
19th Century Japanese Ningyô of Fukurokuju, one of the Seven Lucky Gods. He is the God of Wisdom, Wealth and Longevity. 11 x 7 inches, 28 x 18 cm. Excellent Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1197029
Antique Japanese hirado ware white vase with base. The vase is a beautiful white color. The simple shape is accented with dragon shaped handles on either side. The work is done by the kiln of Kanzan Denshichi (1821-1890). Kanzan was trained in Koto ware in Shiga by the order of Ii Naosuke. Later in 1871 Kanzan establishes an imperial kiln producing table ware for the Imperial Household. Signatures on the bottom reads: Dai Nippon Kanzan Sei, (trans: Produced by Kanzan of Dai Nipppon)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1418389
Japanese antique burl hand warmer, typically used in the tea ceremony where each participant would have their own charcoal heater. Nowadays, this container (hibachi) can be used to store all manner of small items and makes a delightful table top accessory.

Dates Edo Period 19th century
Size H 6 1/2" x W 13" x D 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1396496 (stock #WN186)
Galerie Hafner
$950.00
shipping included
A patinated bronze okimono of a young woman with a beautiful face, dating around 1910. On her back a large basket and in her hand she was carrying a tool. Signed on the base. Dimension: 29.5 cm high, weight: 2.4 kg. Condition: tool broken off, few tiny areas with wear to the patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1382672
19th century kurumi (natural walnut shell) netsuke carved all over with at least 50 different theatrical masks. Comes with a smaller walnut ojime carved as an eggplant. Clever crisp carving, well captured facial expressions. Fantastic deep warm brown patina. Superb representative piece for a collection of various materials in netsuke. Comes from the collection of His Royal Highness Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester - a tag is attached. Height 1 inch.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1378301
19th century netsuke of Kwanyu riding a horse, one hand holding the reins and the other clutching a long halberd. Kwanyu (Guandi in Chinese) is legendary and supposedly historical person, one of the Three Heroes of Han Dynasty (Kwanyu, Gentoku and Chohi), who was later raised to immortality and deified as God of War. Excellent strong carving with great faces (both of Kwanyu and the horse), unusual curve to the neck of the animal bringing netsuke to life...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1377594
Pair of Japanese Kutani tall porcelain bottle vases, with elongated bodies slightly tapering to the short neck and gilt rim, decorated with red enamel landscape scene and gilt clouds over white crackle ground. Each vase signed with 2 character mark.

Circa 1900

Dimensions: 3" x 9 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1319315 (stock #0374)
Edo Period, Ca. 1700s

This dish is decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with a strong palette of red and green overglaze enamel with gold highlights. The base is inscribed with a spurious Chinese Wanli mark in underglaze cobalt blue. Good condition, with light wear, no restorations.

Diameter: 12 in., Height: 2 1/4 in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1373958
19th century netsuke carved as a low table supporting group of 6 people, one of them crawling between the legs of another. The subject is the legend of Kanshin (Han Sin in Chinese) - one of the three Heroes of Han Dynasty: he was a dispossessed Han prince, who chose to crawl between the legs of a bully in a street market rather than fight a man of low birth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1375882 (stock #DJ440)
AntiqueTica.com
$950.00
A pair of Japanese Keyaki wooden hibachi vessels in the form of fruit.

Hibachi is a traditional Japanese heating device.

Age: Japan, Meiji Period, Late 19th Century
Measurement: Height 22.1 C.M. / Width 31.3 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall. Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1392562
Antique Japanese keyaki (elm) wood single section isho tansu (clothing chest). Made with keyaki wood burl on the front. Two large exterior drawers and a safe box in the lower right hand side with 2 small interior drawers. Iron hardware with warabite shaped drawer pulls and round foliate lock plates.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 24" high (including stand) x 34 1/2" wide x 15 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1387367
Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of a seated mother monkey holding a peach in its hand while its young climbs onto its shoulders. Fantastic contemptuous expression on its face, excellent incised and etched hair, beautiful wear and patina. Nicely chunky, wonderful sense of volume, netsuke of characteristic 18th century triangular section, old age lines. Himotoshi (cord opening) enters through the bottom and exits on the side in accordance with the habit of the time...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1371698
Helen M Edwards
$940.00
Height: 3.3 cm (1.2 in)
Width: 3.4 cm (1.25 in)
Depth: 2.3 cm (0.9 in)

Quality depiction of Kanzan with a wonderful expression; natural material; lovely condition and patina; signed Masatsugu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1364819
Helen M Edwards
$940.00
Height: 8.2 cm (3.4 in)
Width: 9.8 cm (3.9 in)

Superb quality Japanese Satsuma lidded koro; two panels of figures surrounded by the finest gilt and polychrome diaper work and Paulownia leaves; unsigned but possibly by Genzan; excellent condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1385715
Helen M Edwards
$940.00
Width: 14.7 cm (5.8 in)
Height: 6.3 cm (2.6 in)

Very good quality Japanese Satsuma bowl; features panels of figures and florals; intricate raised diaper work to the internals; millefleur decoration to the exterior; signed; good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1418285
Helen M Edwards
$930.00
Height: 6.6 cm (2.7 in)
Width: 5.9 cm (2.3 in)

Fine Japanese Satsuma lidded pot by Ryozan; quality decoration throughout; shows a ring of individuals in various pursuits surrounding the pot; detailed millefleur panels separated by raised gilt diaper borders; Ryozan signature slightly worn on the base; minor line inside the lid; good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1295646
Japanese Sadao Watanabe (1913 - 1996) print of the Three Saints. Attractive red background highlighting the three saints with birds sitting atop a terrace. Print # 10/70 in 1971. Print on Paper 1971 Dimensions: 27 1/2" High X 23 1/2" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1276938
Antique Japanese black lacquer box, with makie (sprinkled gold powder) designs on its top and sides. The lid shows an open book with images of bamboo and flying sparrows and a scroll with raised images of leaves and foliage, and its sides have other auspicious maki-e elements such as butterflies and flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1295644
Japanese Sadao Watanabe print of pouring water (1913 - 1996). Striking red background with four characters pouring water. Numbered 16/70 printed in 1971. Great condition, with no rips or condition issues. 1971 Dimensions: 27 1/2" High X 23" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1318010
Antique Japanese velvet painting "Yuzen Birodo". It is a beautiful image of Mount Fuji with a small town on a lake, the foreground is full of water lilies. It bears a seal in the bottom right of the image. Yuzen Birodo or velvet painting was a technique made popular during the 17th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1387530
19th century marine netsuke of five blind men exploring a large statue of Buddha. The subject is a clever version of the parable of the blind men and the elephant - each blind man touching a different part of the beast, such as the side, the tusk, the trunk or the tail. They then describe the elephant based on their limited experience, come to suspect that the other persons are dishonest and they come to blows. The moral of the parable is that humans have a tendency to claim absolute truth based...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1277144
Wonderful large cast Iron Kama Tetsubin. Lid is iron with lovely round flower motif on top. Tokugawa Crest of Paulownia Flowers decorate both sides of kettle. Two small loop handles are shaped lion heads. Kettle comes with large wood box, in great condition, marked with Japanese inscription. Taisho Period (circa 1920) Dimensions: 21" Tall, 9" Diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1368598
19th century netsuke of a kneeling chubby baby boy wearing an apron and holding a formal eboshi hat in his hands. The subject is gosho ningyo - ningyo means “human shape”, and "gosho" could be translated as "palace / court" - the latter term referencing the Imperial Palace in Kyoto during the Edo period. This Imperial - patronized doll is a uniquely Japanese form: a caricature of a cute, chubby baby that warms the heart and is both adorable and yet otherworldly at the same time. They were or...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1084246 (stock #R502)
A rare Japanese Fushimi clay sculpture of a Sino-Japanese War soldier. Fushimi Clay Dolls were painted dolls made of unglazed ceramic that were sold in front of the gate to Kyoto's Fushimi Inari Shrine, starting in the 16th Century at the end of the Momoyama period. They are also called Fukakusa Dolls or Inari Dolls. A charming example of Japanese folk art of the Meiji Period. An important find for the folk art collector. 10 inches, 25.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #833466 (stock #R276)
A small, arresting late 19th Century Japanese bronze sculpture of Yamauba, breast feeding Kintaro. The mythology is Kintaro was left is the forest by his father to save him from his enemies. He was found by Yamauba, the forest goddess, who nursed him to grow to become the Hercules of Japan. This charming bronze has wonderful detail. 4 inches (10cm) high x 3.25 inches (8.5cm) wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1084243 (stock #R501)
A rare Japanese Fushimi clay sculpture of a Sino-Japanese War soldier. Fushimi Clay Dolls were painted dolls made of unglazed ceramic that were sold in front of the gate to Kyoto's Fushimi Inari Shrine, starting in the 16th Century at the end of the Momoyama period. They are also called Fukakusa Dolls or Inari Dolls. A charming example of Japanese folk art of the Meiji Period. An important find for the folk art collector. 9.25 inches, 23.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1337316

New Arrival

Antique Japanese tanzaku, a long rectangular panel with beautiful calligraphy, by famous poet Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). The poem translates into this:
This being New Year's Day, to the fields my heart is drawn, may there be young pines to be pulled.
(Translation by Sayumi Takahashi: "BLACK ROBE WHITE MIST")
Japanese Text:
Size: 14" x 2.5"