All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1226243
This is Tsutsugaki firefighter coat of Edo era (1800-1860). This is cotton Hanten spun by hand of thick indigo dyeing. It is a design very impressive beautifully. Like F1 ~ F5, this has the part that some indigo blue changed. Both cuffs have damage such as F6. 108cm x 123cm (42.5 "x 48.4")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1224948 (stock #pd631)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Spectacular Meiji Period maru obi c.1900. Woven on both sides with a jacquard loom, the blue/green dyes make this a superb example of a Kyoto style obi. The motifs are fans with pine, plum, bamboo, chrysanthemum and cranes; all auspicious symbols of happiness and good fortune. Excellent condition. Can be made into table runners or hangings. Total length: 394cm woven on both sides. W:31 1/2cm. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1178534 (stock #768)
Dragon's Pearl
$580.00
A fine orange Shino yaki tea cup (chawan) for use in tea ceremony. It is rise on four feet. Diam. 13,4 cm. H. 6,8 cm. 19th cent. Fine condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1053475
This is nishijin-Weave kinran silk Wonderful bag in Edo period(1800-1868). There is a mirror in Edo period in the inside. There is neither stain nor damage. The state is very good. I recommend it for your collection. size:15cm x9cm (5.91" x 3.54")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1133581
This is impressive kabuki Costume textile of the last part of Edo era.(1800-1867) It is beautiful silk of the dyer's saffron dyeing. A cloud and the applique of the Chinese phoenix which I write the kimono by hand and dyed are on. It has a few stains. However, it does not stand out. It does not have damage and is in a very good state. size:121cm x 130cm (47.6" x 51.2")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1175153 (stock #4688)
Galerie Hafner
$580.00
shipping included
A high quality cloisonne vase dating from the Meiji period. Design of ho-o birds among clouds on a green speckled ground. The shoulder with flowers on a black spiral ground. Bottom, rim and wires are gilt. With wood stand. Condition: rim with a small dent (see picture No. 6). Small area with only under the magnifying glass visible imperfections. Dimension: 12.1 cm high. Same shape and close design to item# 1174589.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1258258 (stock #4976)
Galerie Hafner
$580.00
shipping included
A Japanese "arrow toss" game vase made of copper and decorated with polychrome enamels, the rims and wires are gilt. Showing antiques and auspicious symbols on a white ground, the base with "fuku" mark. The "arrow-toss" game originated from China and was at the beginning very popular with the aristocrats and survived as a pastime well into the Edo period. From an old Swiss private collection. Condition: few traces of usage, the mouth rim is inside a bit bent (see pict. 12)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1406944
This is a Japanese antique very beautiful meiji silk gold kinran big uchishiki textile. It has no stain. There is a small one damage from candle. There is one lining damage on the edge. But it is a very beautiful kinran ushishiki and The lining is cotton. and They are not disturbing, and as a whole it is in very good condition. size: Length 260cm / 102.3inch Width 135cm / 53.1inch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1267939
This is shirushi-Hanten which a firefighter wore. A member of Nu-gumi wore this. The letter of the collar is written as Nu-gumi. The inside is good blue-colored cotton of the natural indigo plant. It is the good cotton that both sides were spun by hand. The small hole such as the image is it in three places and thin stain two places. The others are complete. Size 107cm x 120cm (42.1 "x 47.2")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1346631 (stock #pd998)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
Wonderful and playful bronze dancing sage from the Taisho Period C.1920. Lovely facial expression. 8" tall by 4 " wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1394011 (stock #mc154)
Kodo Arts
$580.00
This is a superb representation of the great Shigaraki pottery wood fired climbing kilns. Days of firing produce organic, glaze patterns created naturally by fire and clay. This tsubo or tea leaf storage jar is from the Late Taisho Period c.1920. great condition. 12" tall and 11" in diameter. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1395420
Helen M Edwards
$580.00
Length: 9.5 cm (3.8 in)
Height: 4.4 cm (1.8 in)
Depth: 7.7 cm (3.1 in)

Fine Japanese Komai iron box with gold and silver inlay; shows a dragon entwined around Mt Fuji; marked on the base; very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1390561
Very unusual and possibly unique 19th century pre-Meiji Japanese cloisonne Buddhist alms bowl. Simple elegant shape, unusual use of cloisonne technique on both inside and outside. Inside is decorated with images of 5 children’s toys (a drum, a mouse with a push rod, a spin top, a balancing scarecrow, and a cloth Daruma doll) among scattered flowers on black background with stylized clouds. Outside has 4 different flower roundels alternating with butterflies...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1323643
Late 18th to early 19th century netsuke of seated sennin (Chinese sage) wearing a robe decorated with clouds and holding a basket in front of him. Wonderful strong early carving, beautiful wide smile on his face. Netsuke of characteristic 18th century section, great honey-colored patina on the back where netsuke was touching the silk of kimono, compressed dust in crevices. Excellent sculpture. Length 1 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1292225 (stock #318)
On offer are these fine pair of Japanese 18th century Imari porcelain saucer dishes. Each dish is finely potted and decorated in the Imari palate with floral scenes, the underside decorated with stylized flower heads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1335835 (stock #JDOL-001)
JJ Oriental
$575.00
A healthy, plump, round & gentle-faced, "Kintaro" doll holding a lively carp (also considered a symbol of strength and good luck). In folklore, Kintaro grows up to become a famous warrior. He represents the wishes of parents to have a brave, strong, yet gentle son. Size H: 23 cm W: 13.5 cm. Period: Early Taisho. Condition: Some wearing off of pigment on fish. Short rope that goes in front of hat is detached on one side, but can easily be re-attached (we've kept it as is)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1344284 (stock #CLO(J)-001)
JJ Oriental
$575.00
Signed and unusual incense burner with two cloisonne floral designs mixed with some repousse work. Size: W. 11.5 x 11.5 cm. H. 3 cm. Condition: No repairs. Some loss of enamel on one of the floral patterns from age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1144135 (stock #2224)
Bamboo Grove
$575.00
This early 20th century carved ivory netsuke is 3” high, 1 ¼” wide and 1” thick from the top. It depicts a standing westerner carrying a child on his back with his right arm; his left hand is holding a peach. The artist signature “Okatu” is on the bottom of his robe. It is in great condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1353179
19th century netsuke of baying deer. Elegant carving with pure clean lines, wonderful depiction of volume of the deer body with barreling chest, eyes are inlaid in red/brown horn. Beautiful yellowish patina, typical age lines. Great sculpture. Height 2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1310424 (stock #113)
This is finely carved 18th Century Japanese netsuke depicting Jittoku Sennin. He is a Chinese Shih Teh who appears as a boyish figure that is marked with the wrinkles of old age. He is often depicted holding a broom, such as in this case. Incredible large chimney himotoshi, common of netsuke made during the Edo period of Japan. Unsigned. Netsuke measures 1.64 inches (4.2cm) wide, and 2.01 inches (5.1cm) tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1211713 (stock #pd598)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Rare buddhist pilgrim coat worn on a pilgrimage during esoteric 'shugendo' ascetic practice. The Shingon buddhist practioner, usually a yamabushi priest, would walk from temple to temple over rugged mountains in the Omi Range in Mie Prefecture south of Kyoto. At each temple he would get a red seal stamp of the temple on the coat. Different dieties are stamped on the coat and esoteric sanskrit buddhist characters. Made of asa or fiber. Good condition. width: 36" by height: 41 1/2"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267314 (stock #JHeleBowl)
June Hastings
$575.00
An unusual large Japanese bowl featuring three light purple elephants in ceremonial attire resting among many flowers. The bowl is excellent condition, except for some wear to the gold around the rim. Measures 11.5 inches in diameter. Dates late Edo, late 1840's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1328607
19th century wooden netsuke of a millstone dresser working on a millstone. Excellent carving with wonderful lifelike pensive face. beautiful wear and patina. Signed KISUI on the bottom - for information on the artist see NETSUKE & NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 624. Height 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1376843 (stock #P-229)
A Japanese heavy bronze incense burner with Murashido marbled areas decorating the sides, bottom, and lid. The burner is six sided, has a lid pierced with three bats (good fortune), and a top knob in the shape of a mushroom (long life). There is a makers mark stamped on the bottom (Esteemed Hall?). The burner measures 4 1/2" tall x 3 1/2" in diameter. We cannot find any comparable bronze burners, but we believe it dates to the turn of the Century. The condition is excellent with minor wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1002314 (stock #scib1-5)
This is a special old Japanese Imari bowl. The crane design and use of enamels is very attractive. The piece looks similar to some of the early Fukagawa pieces. Condition is very good and there is mainly wear to the gold trim on the top rim. This heavy bowl measures 7 inches across and stands 3 1/4 tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1146139 (stock #2044)
The China Coast
$575.00
This lamp was converted from a vase and has deep relief decoration with a dragon wrapping around the upper body, and a phoenix seated on rock formation on the lower half of the vase, paired together with a quail and lotus paddy. Sturdy bronze body with intricate carving. Meiji Period. Measurements: Stands 14 1/2" high. Provenance: Acquired in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1401610 (stock #P-262)
A White porcelain Hirado Ware figurine of a Japanese puppy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1382020 (stock #4502)
A tall blue & white porcelain wall vase of octagonal section wonderfully decorated with, perhaps, a traveling monk accompanied by a celestial deer. He carries a basket upon his back which is extended upwards to make a rustic parasol. The painting is very dynamic and expressive. The vase is signed Kachutei Dohachi sei. This is the signature for Takahashi Dohachi Ⅲ (1811-1879) the third generation from this important family of potters in Kyoto.

Approximately 22 cm tall. In perfect...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1396924
19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with shakudo disc depicting various objects hanging off bamboo branches: a toy bird, tokkuri (sake bottle) with a sake cup on top, hamaguri (clam shell), Buddha’s hand citron and a wide sake bowl. The subject is TANABATA also known as the Star Festival celebrated on the 7th of the 7th Luna month. It is a common practice to hang tanzaki (paper strips with inscribed wishes) as well as various objects from the bamboo branches, not unlike a wish tree. E...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1401920
Early 19th century lacquered wood netsuke of yawning and stretching sarumawashi - traveling monkey showman - with his pet climbing onto a cloth sack on his back. Unusual posture (both hands holding onto his ankle), extremely well carved strong piece with great detailing - see his teeth and knot of the sack. Beautiful wear consistent with age, deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time. Wood is lacquered in Negoro style - red lacquer over black, so as it wears the black and then wood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1333823
Spoils of Time
$575.00
A katchushi (or armorer's) tsuba, probably Myochin, with pierced decoration of ship's rudders (the significance being a comparison of rudders steering a ship to values guiding a Samurai's life choices.) The strong, homogenous, dense iron plate with only light tekkotsu and smooth to the touch. Dark patina. Momoyama to early Edo. Good condition: Lamination folds with openings evident on the surface of one side. Ex Skip Holbrook collection. 3 3/32" x 3 1/16" x 1/8" (7.8 cm x 7.7 cm x .32 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1261725 (stock #pd753)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Rich patina jizaikagi hearth fish from the Taisho Period C.1920. The pot stabalizers had an iron rod through the fish that went up into a long bamboo pole that had an iron hook on the bottom to hold the iron pot over the hearth fire in old japanese farm houses. Length: 11" x 7" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1284674
Spoils of Time
$575.00
A good, large murashido patinated bronze vase. Raised geese and irises decoration including some katakiribori details. The bottom may have been reversed when reattaching it at some later time. From inside the vase can be seen on the bottom a 16 petal chrysanthemum overlaid by Kashiwa (oak leaf) mon and on a bed of same - all in relief. We illustrate the interior bottom in one of our enlargement views (pardon the uncleaned state.) Reasonably good condition with light rubbing and minor, acceptable...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1363765 (stock #3A136E)
Japanese Kiri(Paulownia) wood two(2) section Tansu, chest on chest with all original finish and condition, Ca. late Meiji 1910, 40" high, 34" wide, 17" deep, bottom and upper section both 20" high each, three(3) drawers in upper section above two(2) deep graduated size drawers in bottom section. Black Iron original Handles and round back Lock Plates. The condition is original, some scratches, no hardware pieces are missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #1311521 (stock #pd870)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Unusual tall black and gold lacquered wood altar or spirit house from the early 1900`s. Housed a diety. Base well carved with undulating steps and the whole altar attractively narrow depth. Quite striking. Roughly 22" tall and 10" wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1209469 (stock #pd586)
Kodo Arts
$575.00
Exceptional Taisho Period C.1920 bronze tea ceremony ikebana flower arrangement boat. hanging on tripod hand forged bronze link chain, the boat would welcome visitors to the tea ceremony hut. Perfect condition. W: 12" x W:5". ask for shipping quote.