Japanese Satsuma Earthenware square shape small Censer, Incense Pot, Meiji, 1900, 2 1/8" high, 2" square-top rim, supported by four(4) small bracket feet, the Gold and enamel painting are very small finely done. Each Panel is decorated with flying Dragon, Phoenix Bird and other flying Mythetical animals in round circling cartouche in the middle with accented by detailed design. The condition is good except some raised fine detailed gold paintings are worn.
Pair Japanese blue and white porcelain plates with design of a swimming carp. Each plate measure 9" in diameter x 1 1/4" high and dates to the end of the 19th Century. Condition: The condition is excellent, but one plate has a kiln scare on the base. Free shipping within the USA.
A kneeling fish seller beholding his coop with huge fishes. The earthenware figure painted in polychrome colors, the skin areas in matt glaze orange. Condition: Good. Dimensions: 10,7 cm high x 9,5 cm wide. Weight: 302 gram.
Antique Japanese coat made of hand-woven cotton indigo fabric. Hand-dyed with paste resist patterns of Japanese characters and a fan design on the back. Originally used and worn by a ship worker. Original condition. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 48" L x 32" H
Late 19th century Japanese porcelain trumpet vase decorated on a rose or bright puce ground with a long-tailed bird perched amongst trees and flowers. The interior rim is decorated with small flower sprays and on the base is a painter's mark. In very good original condition, it measures 12.% inches high, 7.5" mouth diameter, 5.5 base diameter.
ICHIJI ISSEKI KYO
Japanese multiple stones with one letter from the Buddhist scriptures transcribed on them called 'Ichiji isseki kyo' (lit. "One-letter stone scriptures"),
which had been once popular in the Edo period (1603-1868) as part of ascetic practices and buried with pray for the repose of ancestor's soul at last.
Some stones with loss of letter due to age and condition.
Large: approx. 5cm (1.96in), Small: approx...
Antique Wooden Buddhist Temple Bell (mokugyo), dating from the end of the Edo Period. 15 x 15 cm.
Handcarved and made of one piece of wood. The Buddhist Mokugyo has a nice sound and symbolizes a japanese carp kingyo. It has been used for more than two hundred years in a Buddhist Temple in Gifu. It was once given as a gift to a member of our family, who was a famous ambassador...
19th century Edo period iron Japanese kashira (metal pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) with relief depiction of the Vinegar Tasters - the three founders of China's major religious and philosophical traditions. Confucius, the Buddha and Lao Tse were dipping their fingers in a vat of vinegar and tasting it...
A decorative pair of Imari Beaker Vases made for export to the West brightly enamelled with traditional Japanese motifs. The main part of the vase is painted with a Crane symbolising longevity with the three friends of Winter, the shochikubai, the Pine, Bamboo and the Japanese Apricot (Prunus tree)...
A Japanese porcelain deep charger, decorated with a flowering branch issuing from an eccentric rock behind garden fence. The border has a very complicated design that seems to be based on flowering peonies. A very striking design.
Arita, circa 1670~1690.
Approximately 28 cm diameter. The dish is in fine condition except for a restored shallow flake on the edge. This is tiny and is invisible to the eye. I only spotted it when I used an ultra-violet torch...
This is beautiful Japanese studio Hirado bowl 8.1/4in diameter
4in deep is in very good condition with no damage.
The bowl has rare shape with wonderful blue hand painted work.
Flower’s white part is raised work.
Condition with no damage No hair line,chip,repair.
Only has original pin hole to the base .please look my picture.
A very lovely small Japanese teapot accented with decorative running splashes of gold against a dark brown almost black backdrop. The same color can be seen on the bottom 1/5 of the teapot just under the handle and continues to include the base bottom. The copper remaining exposed copper has a deep copper patina that comes only with age and usage. The handle features intricate basketry weaving. This was a treasured teapot and would make an excellent decorative specialist addition to your home...
A Nezumi Shino covered box or jar. Probably a mukozuke (but for which we are not familiar with examples accompanied by a cover.) White slip inlaid into incised decoration under the warm, gray glaze - conspicuous on the cover but not so much in decoration on the sides of the box where contrast does not succeed as well. A pleasant "swipe" of white slip under the cover provides a bit of a "surprise"...
Antique carved wood netsuke; of a bearded figure holding money, of Meiji period. Size; Height of carving is 1.5 inches, no condition issues noted.
Sailing into town bringing good fortune, the takarabune is a New Year's tradition in Japan, especially for businesses. This two piece cast bronze ship, with good traces of old red lacquer, with large sail showing the character for treasure, is very well modeled and decorated with detailed incised motifs including a kirin flanked by a dragon and a phoenix, together with a number of attributes that bring good luck...
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892).
Subject: “Kyoudou Risshiki” (Instructive Models of Lofty Ambition), Fujiwara Arihira Walking in the Rain. Text by Eisai. No...
Eisen print, please contact for details
A good Nabeshima dish from the Nabeshima clan’s Okawachi kiln of oval boat shaped form, perhaps inspired by the boat shaped ingots, sychee or yuanbao, and decorated with an auspicious pattern of a pair of Goldfish swimming amongst water weeds. This particular pattern and shape belongs to a group of wares that were approved by the Shogun Ieharu in 1774 and were produced throughout the late Edo period for the consumption of the Shogunate. (See Nabeshima Porcelain for the Shogunate)...
Pair of early 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting a pair of cranes wading through a stream with water plants. Elegant design, bronze with gilding and silver inlays, overall in great condition. Length 1 3/4 inches.
Japanese wooden lower stand.
Age: Japan, Showa Period, Early 20th Century
Size: Height 8.5 C.M. / Width 25.5 C.M. / Length 45.6 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.
This is Tsutsugaki hemp Furosiki used in Iwate for the Meiji period.
This hemp is spun by hand and is very thick. This is dyed with a natural indigo plant. As for this, robustness of the cloth is very impressive.
As for this, a family coat of arms of the central part is a leaf. This has several places of fading. However, they are not threatening. And, as a whole, it is in a very good state.
Size 136cm x 126cm (53.5 "x 49.6")
One made of silver alloy in the "bira-bira" style, showing a blossom with tiny coral beads forming the center and attached butterflies. The second one is a "tama" kanzashi with pierced mixed metal ball showing floral decoration. Both ending in a mimikaki (ear spoon). Condition: the first one with missing butterflies. The second one with minimally bent prongs and little wear. Dimension: 17 cm and 16 cm long.
This is silk Patchwork uchishiki textile of the Meiji era(1910).
It is textile which I am very impressive, and is beautiful. It has slight stain and damage. However, it is in a good state.
size:45cm x 35cm (17.7" x 13.8")
ANTIQUE MINIATURE SUMIDA GAWA BALUSTER VASE, RED AND SHADES OF BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN. A LADY RAISED ON FRONT AND MARKS , MEASURING 4 INCHES 10 CENTIMETERS TALL.
IN PERFECT CONDITION, NO REPAIRS.
REALLY A NICE SMALL VASE, CIRCA 1910.
7 inches 17 centimeters - tall Sumida Gawa pitcher has
a blue 2 character mark by Ryosai, in very good antique condition, no repairs.6&1/2 inches - wide.
This vase is very unusual in form and decoration...
A Japanese Bronze mirror of circular form decorated with Chrysanthemum Sprays a pair of Cranes, Tsuru, in flight, a circular ring and a central Turtle, Kame, shaped boss. Probably late Kamakura or Nambokucho in date, first half of the fourteenth century.
The mirror measures approximately 11.45cm in diameter, and 0.76cm high at the rim, and the edge measures 5.1mm in width, and weighs 273 grams. See images for condition, wear commensurate with its age. Shipping within the UK included in the ster...
A good quality Japanese vase and cover decorated with scrolling Octopus-vine patterns almost entirely covering the body of the vase and cover. Probably Arita in origin. The vase dates to the early 19th Century and the late Edo period.
The vase stands 26cm high, including the cover, and has a diameter of 15cm. The foot-ring measures 8cm. The vase weighs 1445 grams in total. The condition is good no cracks, chips or restoration to the body. There is a crack to the rim of the cover (see images)....
This is Japanese Edo era Beautiful silk of the patchwork yosegire beni-itajime jyuban. It is comprised of four kinds of itajime-dye and eight kinds of katazome-dye and Safflower dyeing . It is all silk of the Edo era.
It has a slight damage to a sleeve and a collar. However, it is in a state very good generally. I recommend it to you collection.
size:145cm x 123cm (57.1" x 48.4")
This is a handwoven silk brocade sash made in late Edo period (baku-matsu), mid 19th century. Generally in good condition but some wefts are loose from aging. 33cm x 4m20cm
Length: 19 cm (7.8 in)
Height: 2.8 cm (1.2 in)
Depth: 10.8 cm (4.3 in)
Weight: 298 gm (10.5 oz)
Japanese silver box by Hattori; raised peaches and leaf feature; wood lined; some small dents; maker’s mark and Jungin silver mark
A fine Arita Chawan, rice bowl and cover, decorated with a tripartite scheme. The design quite cleverly incorporates the three principal styles or schools of Japanese Art of the late Edo period, the Namban, the Rimpa and the Bunjinga School.
The first panel shows a Dutchman, gaijin, holding a cane standing in front of a table upon which there is a crackle glazed vase with Peacock feathers and a brush-pot. The rather stiff almost naïve style of the composition seems to have its origin in c...
A very charming and cute (kawai) figurine of a sleeping cat of the popular Kutani model. The cat has a large red bow around its neck, and the fur has been partly indicated in gold. The interesting feature of this piece is its small size, which is seldom seen. Red lacquered small box. Late Meiji to early Taisho. L. 6.5 cm. Condition: Perfect.
This is a sodenashi ( sleeveless ) han-juban ( under kimono ) made of hand-spun cotton with katazome ( stencil-dyeing ) and dyed with natural indigo. The jishiro ( white ground ) katazome is left fewer than indigo ground one. The latter half of the 19th century. In good condition except for two small holes in front ( 2cm x 2cm, 8mm x 8mm ), one in the back ( 1cm x 1cm ) and two minor cuts. 40.5cm x 54cm
A Japanese baluster vase painted with two scenes, separated by brocaded curtains. The neck in imitation of a cloth cover also featuring two Shimizu mon. The painting is quite remarkable; please remember when you look at the detail photographs that the vase is just a tad under six inches tall. Within the foot-rim is an extensive signature that begins…Satsuma and is followed by two lines, one ending Sei (made) and the other Ga (drew) so this vase might prove to be the work of two artists.
19th century boxwood netsuke representing a theatrical mask of Buaku type. Wonderful quality detailed carving, lighter wood (probably ichii - Japanese yew wood), excellent staining and patina. The signature on the back bar appears to read GENRYO followed by kakihan (carved monogram) of the artist. Height 1 1/4 inches.