Exceptional Japanese shokudo bronze vase with relief applications in copper gold silver and polychrome bronze depicting leaves and two large Japanese chrysanthemums.
The chrysanthemum is the symbol of the imperial house and one of the five most important festivals in Japan is dedicated to this flower.
Every year on the September 9th the Kiku no sekku festival is celebrated on the day of the chrysanthemums, it coincided with the beginning of the cold season and ended the active and creative...
Exceptional Japanese shibayama inlaid ivory two fold table screen depicting the real life in a village with street vendors, farmers, entertainer and geisha.
On the back, fine and funny representation with monkeys playing with other animals. Silver hinge.
Meiji period late 19th century
Sizes: 21 x 23 cm
Condition report: Very good condition
A Japanese boxwood okimono of a pair of octopuses and two fish next to a woven bamboo basket.
Very unusual representation also worked under the base. double-colored eyes in horn and engraved Jigaku signature on oval reserve.
Period: Meiji late 19th century
Sizes: 11 x 20 x 8 cm.
Condition report: Very Good condition
A Japanese large cylindrical shape cloisonne vase with lupine flowers and leaves worked in silver wire on a gray-green background.
Base and neck in silver, with Junjin mark and Ando Company signature.
Taisho decĂ˛ period 1930 ca.
Sizes: 37 x 14 cm
Condition report: Excellent
A large Japanese bronze study of a rhinoceros fighting against two tigers.
The sculpture is finely detailed with an excellent double patina. Glass eyes.
Engraved signature on the bottom of the rhinocerosâ€™s belly.
Meiji period second half 19th century
Sizes: 33 x 40 x 23 cm
Condition report: Good condition â€“ the tail of the tiger on rhinoceros back has been shortened â€“ minor signs of wear
A Japanese trumpet-shape vase decorated with polychrome enamels and gilt depicting a long cascade of wisteria and rooster with hen at the bottom.
Kinkozan signature in the center and embossed, part of the original Kinkozan studio label.
Meiji period 19th century
Sizes: 30 x 10 x 10 cm.
Condition report: Good condition
Important kagamibuta, decorated with a warrior, sitting with his saber on his knees and with an ox at his right side. Finely carved with gold and silver inclusions.
Japan Edo (1603 - 1868) early 19th century
Provenance : collection Migeon (reproduced in : Chefs dâ€™oeuvres de lâ€™art japonais, nÂ°843)
Diameter : 3.5 cm
CHIC SAKE CUP
Very unique and refined 'Ko Imari choko' ("Old Imari white porcelain sake cup") with very delicate and modern-designed rim which is different from the conventional 'rinka' (petal) rim often seen among the similar type in the same era.
Mid Edo period, 18th century, Japan. approx. D 7.5 x H 5.5cm (2.95 x 2.16in)...
Four-case inlaid-lacquer inro, decorated in gold, silver and reddish-brown lacquer with highlights of kirigane with South Sea Islanders harvesting branches of coral in inlays of colored lacquer, gold wire and coral, the interior cases in nashiji lacquer. Signed : Gyonen rokujuana o Toyo (Toyo, aged 67). With the artistâ€™s Kao...
Higashiyama Meisho-e, an antique Japanese 2-panel screen painting, unknown artist, mineral pigments, ink, gofun, gold leaf, brocade on paper, Edo Period (1603-1868)
A traditional birdâ€™s eye view of famous temple complexes in Higashiyama (the eastern foothills of Kyoto), depicting the historic religious centers with key iconographic cues as seen, surrounded by gold leafed billowing clouds typical of 18th century floating world renditions of Kyoto...
19th Century Japanese Shibayama Boxwood Carved Box with Chrysanthemum & Cicada
It is 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) tall by 5.3 inches (13.7 cm) wide. It is 122.7 gram.
It has chips at the inner rim of the box, surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).
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Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) made with all kiri (paulownia) wood on the front and sugi (cryptomeria) wood on the sides and top. The tansu has a full-width drawer on the upper portion above a compartment with sliding panels on the left and two small drawers on the right. The lower portion of the chest has two medium sized drawers on the left and a safe box above a small drawer on the lower right...
Antique Japanese small ko tansu made all of sugi (cryptomeria) wood with lovely raised akita sugi wood on the front. Three large drawers with squared iron drawer pulls and rectangular locks. On the lower right hand portion are two small drawers with ring pulls.
Late Edo/Early Meiji Period (circa late 1800's)
Dimensions: 21 1/2" high x 23 1/4" wide x 12 3/4" deep
Small Buddhist shrine, or zushi, containing the figure of the Bodhisattva Kannon Nyoirin in six-armed form, sitting on a lotus base positioned on rocks. Kannon sits in position of royal ease, his head resting on his main right arm. In his other right hands he holds the wish-granting jewel (nyoi hoju) and a rosary of stringed beads. His main left hand rests on the lotus, while the others hold a script and a, now missing, lotus flower...
Antique Japanese tansu with one large drawer and a compartment opened with sliding panels. The sliders have horizontal slats over keyaki (zelkova elm) wood panels. The tansu is made all of sakura (cherry) wood with the exception of the side panels and slider panels which are made of keyaki. The sides and back of the tansu are reinforced with sakura wood bracing. Hardware includes iron warabite shaped drawer pulls and lock on sliding panels...
A small inlaid iron and 1 case Saya inro. , early 19th century. The Saya of iron, carved and inlaid with Ono no Tofu standing by a stream beneath a willow tree in a rain shower, watching a frog trying to jump up from a stream on the reverse, in gold, silver. Size : 5,5 x 4,4 cm. Japan Edo (1603 â€“ 1808) early 19th century. A very similar Inro by Tsuchiya Yasuchika IV (ca.1800) could be found in the collection Wrangham nÂ°1638...
A very small and fine modele of an Inro with horses playing on a landscape. Techniques of Maki-e and Kirigane lacquers on black background. Hirame lacquer on a gold ground inside. Size : 5,7 x 4 cm. Japan Edo (1603-1868) 19th century.
An important and elongate form of this Inro, lacquered with a dream of Rosei, the hero shown reclining on a chinese bench beneath a tree, holding a fan over his face, his right elbow propped on a pillow, in gold and coloured takamaki-e, the fan of inlaid aogai. The reverse shows his dream of being carried in a procession, in gold togidashi and e-nashiji with details of kirikane, the interior of nashiji. Signed Koma Koryu under the base. Length : 9,5 cm. Japan Edo, 19th. Private collection...