All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1700 item #833475 (stock #R271)
Japanese Art Site
$13,400.00
An Extraordinary and Scarce, Museum Quality Find. Early 16th Century Muromachi Period Saga Ningyo of the Goddess Kannon, in a rare and elegant standing form. Carved entirely of wood, her costume is built up with pigments in a technique called 'moriage'. Her gorgeous robes are decorated with foliate scroll slightly raised in relief. This rarest of all Ningyo forms almost never comes up for sale and are never seen except in museums or important private collections...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1837 VR item #833544 (stock #R269)
Japanese Art Site
$12,250.00
Early 19th Century Edo Period Standing Gosho Ningyo with fine Mizuhiki ribbons painted hair. There are several forms of Mizuhiki, including one used to tie the hair of samurai. This fine ningyo has a round, well executed face with a charming expression, and is covered overall in a fine white gofun with painted features, sexed, and dressed in red chirimen silk crepe. Gosho-ningyô (Palace Dolls) are one of the most distinctive forms of Japanese doll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1399871
Zentner Collection
Price on Request
Antique Japanese choba tansu made of solid quartered sawn keyaki (zalkova) wood with burl wood front. The upper portion of the tansu has a large full-width drawer and another full-width drawer on the bottom. The right hand side has three small exterior drawers. The middle section has sliding panels with unusually fine vertical slats. The interior has 3 small drawers in a vertical row...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1397134 (stock #ES80013)
L'Asie Exotique
$12,000.00
Set of Four Antique Japanese Suibokuga by Kano Tokinobu, sumi-e ink on paper paintings illustrating an acolyte at a riverbank, two egrets and two landscapes containing buildings, trees and ship masts. Each painting with 3 vermillion seals of the artist in the lower corners...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1910 item #1348063 (stock #NG91024)
L'Asie Exotique
$12,000.00
Japanese Tachibina (Imperial couple), rare and exceptionally fine standing pair for the Hina Matsuri, emperor with arms spread to the side, empress in cylindrical form, faces carved in round Jirozaemon style, textiles in a very refined tsuzure-ori tapestry weave of a deep red silk against a metallic gold background with pine, stream and wisteria patterns, trousers and accents in a rich gold kinran with foliate scroll designs, in a special wood display kimono tray with painted silk lining of a bl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1408049 (stock #largeYabu1-1)
Golden Age Antiques
$12,000.00
This is a rare and large, top quality Satsuma Jar by Yabu Meizan. The beautiful Meiji era lid is not original to the piece. The gold detail and painting are beautiful. It is stoutly potted and measures 9 inches tall by 8 1/2 inches wide. This piece is not signed but at on time it was. The original signature has been covered up by an excellent restoration to a drill hole. The price reflects these flaws and even so, it still is a fabulous Meiji era display piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1207304 (stock #537)
A set of kusari gusoku (chain mail armor) and kabuto (helmet) Late Edo period The helmet of four collapsible circular plates and suspending a four section shikoro with blue lacing (separations); the multiple section gusoku fronted by a star-form karashishi and composed of hexagonal segments (hana gusari) linked by chain mail and suspending eight kusazuri panels over chain mail and brocade haidate; with a pair of shino-gote of joined rectangular segments and pair of suneate (assembled)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #697807 (stock #R102)
Japanese Art Site
$12,000.00
19th Century Japanese Late Edo Period Two Panels Rimpa Flower Screens. Rimpa School represents the highest standard of decorative painting of all schools of Japanese painting. The flowers and other elements are raised by the use of Gofun (Oyster Shell Lacquer). This masterpiece features wonderful color with gilding and silver leaf. A great work of art. 67.5 inches (171.5 cm)h x 48 inches (122 cm)w. Very Good Condition. From a prominent and widely exhibited collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #626836 (stock #R54)
Japanese Art Site
$12,000.00
Rare Large Edo Period (circa 1830-1860) Japanese Gosho Ningyo Depicting a Sumo Wrestler, clothed in exceptional finely embroidered textile with a floral design and Shishi (guardian of Buddha) on chirimen silk crepe. This large scale, wood-carved Ningyô has a beautifully rendered expressive face lacquered with Gofun (Oyster Shell). The pose is most striking, as well. Really an extraordinary find for the Ningyô enthusiast. 18 inches, 46 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1031100 (stock #R279)
Japanese Art Site
$11,900.00
Exceedingly rare and very large Japanese Meiji Period Imari Porcelain Vases Adapted as Lamps. These great vases are one of a kind, not to be seen or found again. Gorgeous, rich, colorful glazes featuring flowers and birds with a charming fence design, all featured on a translucent white glaze. Height: 41 inches, 104 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #799941 (stock #S-F0907)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$11,750.00
A very rare 17th century model of an actor, 14" in height. Over a blue underglaze, it is enameled in black, iron-red, green and blue, the red and white robe nicely decorated in a pattern of thistles

Provenance: Christie's Lot 341, March 1987

Condition: Minor wear and a few rough spots. Detailed photographs will be provided upon request to one seriously interested in the piece. detailed photograph will be A slight rough spot

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #736389 (stock #S-F0720)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$10,500.00
A fine and rare 19th century Japanese cloisonne bi-fold table screen in the Kyoto school of Namikawa, depicting a ho bird and dragon. The finely coiled wiring is gilded, as are the back panels of the screen. Each cloisonne panel is wood framed, joined with hinges of silver. Fully opened, the screen measures 8" high and 9" wide.

Condition: Quite fine, with only wear commensurate with age.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1146121 (stock #R101)
Japanese Art Site
$10,500.00
Rare Japanese Edo Period Silver and Gilt Hair Ornament. Sterling and 999 pure Silver and Gilt hair ornament of magnificent quality made for an Oria, the highest class of geisha, featuring a crane in flight with flowers and branches and tassels. Presented on a museum presentation stand. 14 long x 6 wide x 10.5 inches high with base, 35.5 x 15.25 x 26.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1381626 (stock #236)
This is a superbly Hand-carved EDO Period Boxwood Netsuke depicting a Mother, holding a trumpet in her right hand, and carrying a child on her back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1122986
Zentner Collection
$10,000.00
Antique Japanese large and deeply carved ranma depicting three sages (from left to right): Le-tieguai (with the iron crutch) , Zheng si yuan (with the tiger) and Gama Sennin (with the frog). There is much of the original paint still intact. Wonderfully carved with great detail and expression. Most likely from a Shinto temple. Edo Period (18th century). Size: 27" high x 87" long x 3" deep. (very heavy!)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1373499
Zentner Collection
$10,000.00
Historically, fusuma were often painted with scenes from nature such as mountains, forests, or animals. The traditional scale of the door is 5'7". The Hinoki wood panels are painted with Rimpa paint and flecks of gold, creating a mist. The floral composition is with camellia, cherry blossom, hollyhock, and chrysanthemums.

The camellia flowers symbolize young sons and daughter. Tsubaki (camellia) symbolizes the divine, faithfulness and longevity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #626909 (stock #R171)
Edo Period (circa 1750) Large Japanese Wood Sculpture of a Shrine Horse, a gift from an upper-class family to a shrine. Images of Horses are highly prized in Japan. It is commissioned and presented to protect a newborn male child. Rising up on its back legs, set to gallop, it strikes an animated, exciting, and beautiful pose that sets it apart from the usual static poses that these horses have...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1353802 (stock #CA90008)
L'Asie Exotique
$9,800.00
Antique Japanese Rimpa Style 6-panel screen, featuring spring and autumn foliage on the banks of a meandering stream with a clump of red and white blossoming chrysanthemum extending over a small group or eroded rocks bordered by further flowering autumn plants and bush clover arching over towards blossoming vines and susuki, executed in deft washes of ink and colour accents on paper, signed Hokkyo Takushu hitsu, with one red circular seal reading ‘Chuyo’ (?), Brocade surround. Minor discolo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1140478 (stock #Kzchv1-11)
This is a very large and beautiful Japanese Satsuma vase from Kinkozan. It stands is 14 1/2 inches tall. The gold work and painting are beautiful. As you can see from the images, there are loads of different birds mixed in with the elaborate flowering wisteria and bamboo. Condition is excellent with some minor wear to the gold. Of note there is a firing flaw that can be seen in the last image.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384809
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Japanese large, rectangular suiban, finely cast with stylized motifs of waves and flying birds in relief. Suiban are shallow trays meant to be filled with suiseki or viewing stones, sand, and bonsai. The rim of the suiban are flared with a cast apron of reishi mushrooms. The 4 feet of the dish are in the form of rolling waves. The underside is textured with artist signature and cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 21 1/4" L x 14" W x 5 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1374327
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Japanese bronze vase with a wide, flattened body shape, the tall cylindrical neck rendered with bamboo stalk texture. The handles of the vase are a pair of leaping rabbits over low relief waves. The foot of the vase is imprinted with the artist cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 7 1/2" x 7" x 6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1387254
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Pair of Architectural corbels of mythological elephant baku’s are commonly placed under the eaves of Japanese Buddhist temple and Shinto Shrines to wore off evil spirits. The baku devour dreams and nightmares and protector against evil...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1324396
Zentner Collection
Price on Request
Dramatic Antique Japanese tall ishidoro - stone temple garden lantern, carved all of granite in 6 sections. The lotus base is carved so that it is still connected to the natural rock. The lantern section is similar in style to a hanging lantern with it's curling warabite corner roof and pointed finial over a hollow area for light. The sides of this portion of the lantern are carved in relief with deer and clouds. This style of ishidoro originates from the Kasuga shrine and for that reason i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1400918
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Stunning original 17th century Japanese Amida Buddha statue, gold gilt over wood with inlaid crystal on his third eye and his crown chakra. He stands on an open lotus pedestal atop a circular step base, his hands performing the virtaka mudras. Behind him is a canopy of lingzhi smoke and 7 boddhisatvas seated in the heavens. The reverse of the carving has a small iron plaque with Kiri leaf mon of the Ashikaga clan, waves, and a calligraphy brush.

Early Edo Period (1603 - 1868)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1354005 (stock #NH22032)
L'Asie Exotique
$9,500.00
Japanese Gosho Ningyo, a palace figure of a young noble boy seated with his feet extended forward holding a gold leafed folding signal battle fan in his right hand above his head (a symbolic wish for strength and leadership), costumed in a orange layered silk kimono, the figure carved of kiri (Paulownia) covered in multiple layers of burnished gofun with painted features and inset hair. Minor surface crack alongside the nose, cracks to the gofun surface on the body, minor signs of age otherwise ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1371482
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Hard to find Japanese red lacquer Chochin Kabuto. This example of munition has the ability to fold for compact storage. The front 2 prongs are made for the meadate ornament. The underside of the shikoro (neck guard) in black lacquer, and the lames plates are secured with blue silk cords. Mounted on custom steel stand.

Red lacquer menpo may be purchased separately. (#1371484)

Edo Period 19th Century

Dimensions: 13" x 12.5" x 10.5" H (18" H on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #697426 (stock #R208)
A important Rare 18th Century Noh Theater Robe. This extraordinary silk embroidered example of a summer production Noh Robe has a design of Wisteria, Fans and Ropes, and exquisitely captures the art of Noh. 63.5 inches (161.5cm) height x 52 inches (132 cm) width. Excellent Condition. From a prominent and widely exhibited collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1204482 (stock #R641)
Fine and rare early example of a Jomon Period Dogu Clay Figure, the earliest known Japanese figures. The Dogu acted as effigies of people. They manifested some kind of sympathetic magic. For example, it may have been believed that illnesses could be transferred into the Dogu, and then destroyed, clearing the illness, or any other misfortune. Because of the ritual destruction of Dogu, they are quite rare. This primitive abstract fertility figure has a futuristic look. There are fun theories...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #833422 (stock #R275)
Japanese Art Site
$9,500.00
A spectacular 19th Century Japanese Bronze Horse, with a wonderful dark caramel brown patina, featuring a classic Japanese wave design in the mane and tail. This important bronze is a masterpiece of the finest quality. 21 inches (53.5cm) wide x 18 inches (46cm) high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1204483 (stock #R642)
Fine and rare early example of a Jomon Period Dogu Clay Figure, the earliest known Japanese figures. The Dogu acted as effigies of people. They manifested some kind of sympathetic magic. For example, it may have been believed that illnesses could be transferred into the Dogu, and then destroyed, clearing the illness, or any other misfortune. Because of the ritual destruction of Dogu, they are quite rare. This primitive abstract fertility figure has a futuristic look. There are fun theories...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1366942 (stock #NH12143)
L'Asie Exotique
$9,500.00
Large Japanese 3-section Clothing Chest, crafted of chestnut and cedar with the entire facade of a thick rosewood veneer. The storage composition has multiple drawers of varying sizes, hinged double door compartment with interior sliding kimono trays, and two sets of top storage sliding doors highlighted in flat panels of gold leafed cloth paper with an interior shelf and drawer on one side. The facade hardware of copper & brass having bale shaped handles on the drawers, some with clover shaped ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1377525
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Japanese 2 panel byobu screen painting on silk, of a male and female deer resting below a maple tree. Each panel is bordered in gold leaf and signed "Kagayama Hakuho" with a red chop.

Kagayama Hakuho (1880-?) was born in the Okayama Prefecture Japan. His studies continued under Takeuchi Seiho in Kyoto, and later moved to Kobe for his work. Works by Hakuho have been displayed at the Kyoto City University of Art.

Dimensions: 69 1/2" W x 68" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1389871
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Antique Japanese kura tansu (warehouse storage chest). Made of keyaki (elm) wood with iron hardware. The top portion has a large compartment covered by sliding panels with vertical slats. The bottom portion has another compartment covered by sliding panels with horizontal and vertical slats. Heavy wooden braces for strength on sides and back of chest.

Late Edo Period (1644 - 1868)

Dimensions: 35 1/2" high x 35 3/4" wide x 19 3/4"deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1394270
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Incredible Japanese 2 section isho tansu (clothing chest) constructed of Keyaki (elm) wood, with natural Keyaki quartered sawn burl front drawers. With hand forged iron handles and plates. Stunning clear lacquer original finish, overall in very good condition.

Early Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 35"L x 16 1/2" D x 50" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1319494
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Antique Japanese pair of wonderful Koma Inu shrine guardian fu-dogs, carved from keyaki (elm) wood. Traces of painted details in green, white and brown. Expressively carved with great curling manes and tails. One of the fu-dogs has a single horn on top of it's head. Edo Period. Size of taller fu-dog: 19" high x 9" wide x 16" deep. Size of fu-dog without horn: 17 1/2" high x 9" wide x 16" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1384646 (stock #BigGonda1-10)
This is an extremely rare and beautiful Japanese cloisonne vase. It is done in a wireless enamel technique by the great Meiji artist, Gonda. Some or the best pieces ever made with the Ando mark, were actually made by Gonda. It is a large heavy piece measuring 12 1/4 inches tall and 7 1/2 inches wide. As the images show......It is a truly a museum quality treasure.