All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1092388
Unusual Edo period safe box, 1800-1850. Original hardware and finish. Kiri leaf design on hardware with mon character, original hand forged hardware. Number 18 on front of box. Box made to be carried there is an inset handle on the back of the box. It measures 20" long by 6.25" wide by 8" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1304612 (stock #pd860)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Exceptionally elegant red vermillion lacquered zen buddhist temple sutra table in its original signed and dated box. Dated Keio gannen 8 (c.1865) the tapered legs and metal fittings on the table top indicate this was made for a rich temple. 37cm tall and 53cm wide the very top is in its own cotton wrapping. Condition very good. (see pics). h;34cm x w;49cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1332716
Helen M Edwards
$950.00
Height: 3.3 cm (1.3 in)
Width: 4.6 cm (1.7 in)
Depth: 2.4 cm (0.9 in)

Fine Japanese wooden netsuke depicting Daikoku with a cat resting on his lucky sack; very fine carving throughout; deep himatoshi on the base; very good condition
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 : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1395234
Unusual 19th century kagamibuta (“mirror lid”) netsuke with copper bowl and mixed metal top depicting a tiger on rocks with bamboo grass and a dragon holding a Precious Gem in flight among swirling clouds: the two appear ready to engage in a fight. Very nice pairing of the most powerful Zodiac animals, bronze disc with gilding, eyes of both beasts are inlaid with shakudo with its characteristic strong black color...
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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1323833 (stock #pd919)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Authentic real Japanese bronze sage/carp koro or incense burner late Meiji Period c. 1910. Many of these pieces are fake these days so when you get a real one with patina and detailed bronzework, it really stands out. Rich patina and features. 41cm tall x 36cm wide and 27cm deep. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1405255
Rare pre-earthquake "chirimen-e" (creped) Japanese “mitsugiri-ban” format shin hanga woodblock print by Takahashi Shotei, also known as Hiroaki (1871 - 1945) titled “Starlight Night” published by Watanabe circa 1918. Red Shotei seal at the lower right. Paper size: 5 3/8" x 12." (margins included). This image is cataloged as #M-17 on the informative website www.shotei.com...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1326406
Charming bronze head and bust of a Monkey displayed on custom iron stand. Ears are alert and pointed upward, eyes are wide open and full of joy. Monkey's smile is broad, showing a bottom row of small teeth. A cheery piece of art, and brilliant display of expression. Circa 1950 Dimensions: 10.25" High X 3.75" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1393170
A very accomplished Japanese carving of a Netsuke showing an old bearded man with staff and a Fan standing, at his feet a boy seated, 19th. century.

Fine style and detailed in a good condition material.

Size: ca. 5 cm. tall and 4 cm. wide.

Provenance: Comes with our COA, and out of an important Old Collection, many pieces aquired and Christies and Sotheby's auctions.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1080038 (stock #R1186)
Jim Knopf Yokohama
USD $950.00
Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)
Sake Cups (Guinomi), pair
Glazed ceramic
H: 4.3 cm (1 2/3 inch), D: 6.7 cm (2 2/3 inch)

Poem:
1 At dawn in Osumi,
a cuckoo cries
among the green
dew-covered leaves.

2 Just as the moon sinks,
a single mountain cuckoo
cries in the silence.

On Rengetsu, see:
Black robe white mist: art of the Japanese Buddhist nun Rengetsu, National Gallery of Australia exhibition catalogue, Melanie East...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1314554
19th century netsuke carved as a scene from life of Kanshin - one of the three Heroes of Han Dynasty. Kanshin (Han Sin in Chinese) was a dispossessed Han prince, who chose to crawl between the legs of a street bully rather than fight a man of low birth. Very expressive excellent quality carving - see superb detailing of faces, wonderfully incised textile patterns and details such as ropes and weave patterns on baskets and items they are wearing under their sashes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1373682
Early 19th century netsuke of a standing ama - abalone diver girl - wearing a straw skirt, holding a net bag for her catch in her hands. Strong early carving, wonderful face, excellent depiction of her hair and straw skirt, beautiful patina consistent with age. Excellent sculpture. Height 2 1/8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1165765 (stock #pd442)
Kodo Arts
$950.00
Spectacular Toyokuni Tryptich c.1850 of 3 samurai guards of an imperial palanquin. Colors and facial expressions of these Kabuki actors superb. Excellent condition and framed. No urauchi. Publishers and all info. available. In our US warehouse. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1169389
Japanese Satsuma vase with various scenes from different periods in Japanese history and one view with Chinese scholars or sages. The views are framed with a motif of flowers and fans. Bottom of the vase contains a name that is impressed in the clay. The top part of name is unreadable, the bottom contains the name Satsuma ware. Age: Taisho Period. Size: Diameter: 2.75"
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 : 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 : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1395476
Antique Japanese scroll painting, with an arrangement representing a bounty of good fortune. Fish top a bushel of rice and are tied with roped straw in an auspicious presentation meant to bring in a bounty of fortune. Adding to it, three of the Lucky Gods make an appearance in miniature, treating the decoration as if it were a boat or their ship of good luck. Sumi ink on silk. Dates from 18th century.

Dimensions: Total size: 44" high x 22 1/4" wide (24 1/2" wide including ends)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1405730 (stock #OSA950)
For sale this fine rare Japanese Arita Imari large deep Armorial dish, 18th century. This large dish has a diameter of approx. 38.3cm and approx. 7.2cm deep. It is rare to find these pseudo Armorial dishes without a motto or central coat of arms, but others are known. The dish is in fine undamaged condition but does have some glaze cracking that is common with this type of ware, but none go through the body as they just remain at glaze level...
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 : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1285447
Japanese red cloisonne vase with imagery of purple grapes and multicolored pastel leaves on vines and two small, plump birds. The interior of the vase is a robin's egg blue crackle. Size: 14.25" height, 6" width
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 : 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 : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1140389
Japanese narrow hanging scroll done in literati style with a mountainous retreat in autumn season, 3 red seals and signed by the artist, Senda Hanko. Meiji Period. Size: Length 55" Width: 10.1" with ends, 17.3". Good condition. Recent artist show at Aichi Prefectural Museum in a special exhibition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #936847
From our Japanese Collection, a good Fuyode Ko-Imari Arita blue and white porcelain dish, the term "Fuyode" referring to late 17th century Japanese porcelain painted in the style of Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain. This is one of the earliest examples of Japanese Arita ware. This dish is painted in underglaze blue with a central panel of flowering peony, and with panels of the “Three Friends of Winter" design (pine, bamboo, and prunus) in the border...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1397010
Unusual late 19th to early 20th century set of 20 different ceramic theater mask netsuke mounted on wooden board. Excellent modeling, crisp detailing, enamel highlights, slight darkening of protruding parts from wear, very nice patina. The masks are held by lengths of wire, and can be removed from the board if needed...
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 : Pre 1920 item #1363574
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arranging) basket, hand-woven with very thin sections of bamboo. Of a tall, slender gourd shape with knotted bamboo handle. With metal insert, perfect for a fresh bouquet.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 7" x 22.5" H
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 : Wood : Pre 1900 item #531493 (stock #10445)
Molded bugaku mask of an old, bald man, laughing. The mask has been made of paper mache or wood pulp. The inside lined with two or more layers of textile. The face stained black, the lips of the open mouth and the gums red, the teeth white. Japan, late Edo or early Meiji period.
An attentive client identified the character as Heishitori or wine bearer, in the dance Kotokuraku.
Height 11 3/8 in. (29 cm), width 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm), depth 4 in. (10 cm).
Two old thin cracks at the ma...
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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1397882 (stock #145)
This beautiful vase depicts the late Han Dynasty myth of the koi (carp) fish that succeeds in climbing the rapids of the Yellow River in China. This myth, that carries over into Japan states the fish became a golden dragon. The saying in Japanese is “koi no taki-nobori” (“koi climbing the rapids”). The carp, conjuring images of energy, power and courage, is a worthy symbol for overcoming life’s difficulties and triumphing. The vase is particularly well crafted and proudly signed by it...