All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #96248
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Japanese makie lacquer sake wine Dishes with an auspicous design of Sho-Chiku-Bai (pines,plums & bumboos). This design is a happy ceremonial symbol for the gold taka-makie (raised design) designs with kirigane (small gold leaf squares) on brownish red (with purple tone) lacquer. Each piece is very thin and light and in new condition. There is no wear to the gold and lacquer except one small repair on one dish. This type of set is often used as a set of three...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #96972
This is a KYOTO SATSUMA EARTHENWARE VASE circa 1875 to 1900. Painted with Rust & GOLD there are two Primary Painted Scenes. Those being the SAMURAI Panel and another Panel with CHILDREN Playing. Size of this SATSUMA VASE is 4 1/2" in diameter X 6 1/2" tall. At the top the Dragon Motif Handles. Additionally, Painted Butterflies on the sides. A Very Desirable ANTIQUE KYOTO SATSUMA VASE. Note there is some Restoration that to this VASE that was done many years ago...see final two jpgs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #97268
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Elegant old lacquer towel rack, makie on black lacquer. The dimensions are 25" across at the top, 20 1/4" at the bottom and 22 1/4 inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #97352
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Old Japanese teppo (pistol) style candle holders which appear to be made from old pieces. Each piece is 21 inches long and quite heavy. These will probably work well along the wall of a country style room.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #100826
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This type of fukusa is a cover placed over a gift at the time of a gift-giving ceremony such as "Yui-noh" which is prior to a wedding. It has a peaceful, ordinary outside view seen through an elegant blind (shown at the top) and a silk room divider (left side) which are both remainders of the Heian Court (794-1160). Cranes and plums represent longevity, harmony and women’s beauty along with their strength...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #101714
This type of fukusa is a covering placed over a gift at the time of a gift-giving ceremony between families. A fukusa with the crest decoration is very practical because it can be used for the different occasions. Beautiful old tapestry weave (hand woven). The dimensions: 25 1/2" x 27"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #103868 (stock #J-19)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$800.00
.Lot #120, Christie's auction,5/8/01, Amsterdam
These Japanese IMARI matching baluster vases, circa 1890's are in absolutely perfect condition. Purchased @ Christie's in Amsterdam,(see Lot #120, Pg. 38, "Asian Ceramics and Works of Art," 8 May 2001.) Decorated with 4 shaped panels enclosing alternately a garden scene with song birds, and two dragons contesting the flaming pearl amidst clouds and foliage, enclosed by washed-blue bands below a dense foliate ground ro to the shoulder and the slightly flaring rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #103872 (stock #J-20)
This cast-iron hibachi base with kettle/circular handles and "kaki" or persimmon top lid (bronze) are the definition of "Shibui." Used to heat water for the tea ceremony, beautiful, yet totally functional. circa 1915.Height = 13" maximum diameter is 10.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #103883 (stock #J-17)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$390.00
for two bowls/ pair
Pair of Japanese Satsuma BOWLS with underglaze colbalt blue MYTHICAL ANIMALS inside cavetto. There is a "kara shishi," or lion-dog in the center, a "kirin," a "ryu" or dragon and a "hoo" or phoenix (bird) All with real gold accent marks painted in straiteted lines inside. The exterior is a scrolling peony design with lappets above the footrim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #103889 (stock #J-16)
A refreshing IMARI BOWL from Japan with two cracks which have been repaired which is somewhat visible. The central motif is a potted flowering bonsai plant, with three cartouches of a goose inside an enclosure with bamboo and other trees. One goose or perhaps a fat duck is upended downwards in the water. These same cartouches are repeated 3 times on the outside of this childlike bowl. Beautiful wave design in underglaze blue inside/out framing the ducks. circa 1910-1920...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #103895 (stock #J-13)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
with inscribed wooden (Kiriwood) box from Sotheby's NYC, see below.
This IKEBANA BASKET is in ovoid form with a twisted loop handle woven in diagonal plait and is signed "Gyokkosai kore zo." It is in it's original kiriwood box "tomobako" with an insription and seal mark on the inside of lid. OFFERED @ Sotheby's, "Japanese Works of Art," New York, September 14, 1999, Lot 296, page 98.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #103898 (stock #J-12)
This stunning MORIKAGO,(fruit basket)looks almost new with a beautiful patina. Made by the second "best," ikebana basket artist at the turn of the century in Japan,it is of low circular form with basic twill plaiting, inscribed, "Shokosai kore zo," with a diameter of 16.12" Comes with the original kiriwood inscribed/seal marked box. circa pre 1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #103967 (stock #J-104)
12" x 2.5" "Ishi-zara" meaning stoneware in Japanese,with a pinkish-buff beige glaze. Probably from a Seto area kiln, used originally for serving food. The small marks inside are from stones or beans used to seperate stacked pottery being fired in kilns.There are two veru small chips in the underside of the rim (see photo) Unusual to find outside of Japan.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #103975 (stock #J-106)
14" x 4.5" Very Good condition, with one hairline crack about 1" in length with a slight loss of glaze on outside rim. Also a circular crack inside bottom of bowl. Beautiful soft yellow glaze with 7 typical marks inside of bowl from organic material used as "saggars," during the firing process in kiln. This piece probably comes from the Seto area kilns. It's common everyday functional art, very Shibui, called, "Ishi-zara," or stone bowl by the Japanese...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #103976 (stock #J-107)
12.5" x 7" depth, light olive-brownish glaze,lightly crackled throughout, absolutely perfect condition. Seto ware, "ishi-zara," stone-bowl or stonewear in Japanese. This item is truely Shibui! circa pre 1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #103983 (stock #J-337)
14.5" diameter x 7.5" depth, Cream colored glaze accented with a rich pine green glaze dripping down four sides, a light crackle predominantly on the outside of entire bowl. Two cracks running from the rim towards inside approx. 1.5-2" in length; but this is to be expected in a evryday,functional pottery bowl as this! Veru Shibui. circa pre 1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #103997 (stock #J-79)
Standing in agressive postures wearing armor and flowing robes, these hand-carved wooden NIO figures from Edo era in Japan have traces of polychroming and gesso. There is damage to the outer garments and the usual pitting/cracks that normally appear with pieces of this age. However, the pose and the facial expressions are still very much intact and impressive. Height is 19" plus the bases which add another 2.5"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #104730
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Japanese Shoki (demon queller) doll for the Japanese Boy's Day. The story of Shoki came from ancient Chinese folklore. He was known to cure ailing emperor of the Tang Dynasty when he was plagued with nightmares. Shoki showed up in the emperor's dream and chased the demons away. This store was later adopted by the Japanese. Shoki became to be the only non-Japanese figure displayed in early Japanese Boy's Day festival since the Edo period (1603-1868). Circa 1910 to 1930...