All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #488398 (stock #0024)
This is a fine reference book on ukiyo-e by Tadashi Kobayashi translated by Mark A. Harbison into English, French, German and Italian. This book gives an in depth account of the history of ukiyo-e, from its origins in the 16th century through its apogee at the end of the 18th century, to its decline in late 19th century. 10.25 x 14.5", 48 pp., 28 color prints, 23 b/w figures, bibliography, cloth, d.j., Tokyo, 1982. Condition: Brand New...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1404502 (stock #80)
Three Empires
£25.00
A white Kutani porcelain head of Kannon.

Dating from the Meiji period, she stands 13 cms high and weighs 368 gms.

There is a glaze chip to her nose. She is in otherwise good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1167914 (stock #0284)
Ca. late 1800s

This is a leaf from a design album. It shows the lower portion of a kimono with a design of pine needles and plum blossoms. Good condition.

Aiban tate-e: 8 1/4 in. x 12 ½ in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404923
19th century ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) made out of a small section of a bamboo stem. Beautiful surface, very pleasant patina. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1282345 (stock #253)

QUIET BEAUTY: The Japanese Gardens of North America by Kendall H. Brown (author) and & David M. Cobb, photographer.

An extraordinary, award winning 176 page hard cover book details history and development of twenty-six beautiful Japanese Gardens in North America...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366608
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape with pierced decoration of geometric designs. Nice work, nice feel of age, pleasant patina. Height 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366612
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape with pierced decoration of geometric designs. Nice work, nice feel of age, pleasant patina. Height 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1359999
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) pressed plastic ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) made as two theatrical masks of Ebisu and Daikoku. Nice quality work, good condition, decent representative piece for a collection of netsuke/ojime materials. Height 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1360000
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) buffalo horn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in seed shape with faceted surface. Nice work, pleasant patina, good representative piece for a collection of netsuke/ojime materials.. Height 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366610
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape with pierced decoration of geometric designs. Nice work, nice feel of age, pleasant patina. Height 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1167415 (stock #0281)
Early 1900s

This is a design for a kimono textile that has skillfully incorporated the stylized woven fabric texture as part of the design as seen in the central field of flowering iris plants. The upper field appears to be a design of snowflakes, and the lower of an abstract water pattern. This was probably a leaf from an album of kimono designs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1380477
19th century small Japanese mother of pearl ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in approximate cylindrical shape. Nice material with typical play of colors, pleasant patina. Height 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366626
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape with pierced decoration of geometric designs. Nice work, nice feel of age, pleasant patina. Height 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1167551 (stock #0282)
Ca. 1900

This is a design for a kimono with a leafing vine surrounding a lacquer calligraphy box with inkstone and brushes in tones of grays and black with only the calligraphy brushes having red and yellow handles. The grain of the woodblock shows through the background of the kimono. Printed on mulberry paper and probably a leaf from a design album. There is a stain above the upper right sleeve, and a repaired 2 inch tear at the top of the leaf. The paper has yellowed slightly...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366609
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a double gourd. Elegant design, very clear carving, natural imperfections in staghorn. Height 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #348315
Authentic Japanese Meiji period woodblock printed "mitate banzuke" dating from the late 19th century. Banzuke prints were designed to compare or rank virtually any subject, ranging from popular actors and sumo wrestlers to the best spas and restaurants...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1164510 (stock #3A24A)
Japanese Imari Porcelain Octagonal/Hexagonal shape Dish, early part of 1900's, 1 3/8" high, 6 1/8" x 5 1/4" wide, overglaze and gilt highlight design of a Swan with red crown flying over the Japanese Bamboo fenced flower garden in the center. Invisible restoration on one(1) small chip 1/4" area, and very shallow stained old chip 1/2" long on the top rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1362896 (stock #4441)
A JAPANESE ARITA PORCELAIN SQUARE DISH, EDO PERIOD.

An attractive Japanese Arita porcelain square dish with canted corners, decorated with an oversized sage lost in reverie by a lake. The unusual borders completely painted with figures in a landscape. Late 18th ~ early 19th century.

By repute once part of the Bigelow Collection and disposed by auction in New England a few years ago.

Approximately 15.5cm square...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1408537 (stock #V86)
Item specifics: Hand Made in Japan,Hand painted /Condition : Good condition /Weight : 230 G /Dimensions : Length 17 x Width 11.5 Centimeter /Picture taken from actual product
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1218387
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape carved with geometric design. Nice work, stained red, pleasant feel of age, beautiful patina. Height 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1341913 (stock #021087e)
The size of Dish: 5 3/4” Dia x 1 1/16” High. Lovely Japanese Kutani dish. Dish is made with Kyo-Satsuma earthen type body with crackle glaze. It has beautiful color of Aote, Green work design. The design is Ho-o bird done in green gosu blue and lavender as well as yellow color. There is Kiri design below Ho-Obird. The condition of dish excellent, no chip no crack and no hairline. Dating from Meiji 1868-1912. This is very last dish we have.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388849
19th century glass ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in flattened ball shape. Salmon pink glass imitating coral with lighter colored areas, very pleasant patina. Diameter 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388846
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a clam shell. Good design, shunga connotation as almost inevitable with clam in Japanese art, nice patina on the surface, natural imperfections in staghorn, overall in very good condition. Length 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388848
19th century porcelain ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) of compressed ball shape with enamel decoration of a a peach and Buddha’s hand citron. Nice work, pleasant feel of age. Diameter 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388847
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a caparisoned elephant. Good design, natural imperfections in staghorn, nice patina. Length 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366611
19th century ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) made out of a section of a spotted bamboo stem, cuts are lacquered with gold lacquer. Elegant clever design in Japanese taste, beautiful patina. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #606109 (stock #0035)
Illustration of a sculpture of the Wind God from the Sanjusangendo in Kyoto, and a design of a lacquer box, issued ca. 1890

Good impression and condition

Album leaf: 9 ¼ x 12 in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1399191 (stock #CR0023)
Antique Japanese Kutani Meiji Period Porcelain Red Ware Bowl Japanese Kutani ware iron red porcelain bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1342194 (stock #021043c)
The size of Dish: 5 1/4" Dia x 1 3/16". Japanese Ko Imari Porcelain Dish. The dish has pretty Sakura(cherry blossoms) design on the side wall with golf and red. There is Fan and Karakusa motif, plus square landscape design with Fuji Mountain, pine tree, and plover birds design. It is rather simple yet it has classy looking design by using nice composition. The condition of dish excelelnt, no chip, no crack and no hairline...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404976
19th century glass ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) of barrel shape perfectly imitating ancient carnelian bead. Wonderful work, very pleasant patina. Height 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1237761 (stock #2671)
EastWest Gallery
£ 40.00
A Hasami-yaki bowl of scalloped form bowl decorated with konnyaku stamped decoration of Chrysanthemum and leaves, and gobenka to the centre with Tako Karakusa decoration to the rim and a Karakusa arabesque to the reverse and a stylised Fuku mark to the base. The bowl is a good and relatively early example of the style of ware made at Nagasaki under the Owara clan for the mass market. The dish dates to the mid Edo era and the mid 18th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1337343
19th century staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a double gourd. Elegant design, very clear carving, natural imperfections in staghorn, old age lines. Height 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1337611
19th century small staghorn ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) carved in a shape of a squatting bird, its head turned back. Good design, red and black ink highlights, natural imperfections in staghorn, overall in very good condition. Length 5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #606105 (stock #0032)
Woodcutter pausing for a drink of sake, issued ca. early 1900s

Hirafuku Hyakusui was a noted painter and illustrator in Nihon-ga style, and was a professor at Tokyo School of Fine Arts and a member of Imperial Fine Arts Academy.

Publisher’s information on lower left with the number 21, good condition

Shikishiban: 9 ¼ x 9 ¼ in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404909
19th century glass ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in ball shape with variegated light green body perfectly imitating jadeite. Beautiful surface, very pleasant patina, couple of stable stress lines in the body. Height 11/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1404908
19th century glass ojime (slide bead for tightening the cord going from netsuke to inro) in barrel shape made out of sky blue glass. Beautiful surface, old stable stress line, very pleasant patina. Height 3/8 inches.