All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1837 VR item #1427002 (stock #1597)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
A very rare set of sex toys including two dildos in different sizes and two ‘tinkling balls’ in brass. Fitted kiri-box. All pieces with separate boxes inside. The larger dildo with inscribed box giving a Shinto-style designation as ‘Shape of the Imperial Way’s Ancestral Spirit’ and indications of its use. Japan, Edo period, probably around 1800. 1) H 14 cm, 2) 11.5 H cm, 3) balls each D 1.7 cm. Condition: Fair. Both dildos with insect holes. 
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1426972 (stock #1596)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A rare and highly attractive Okimono, miniature rock in fantastic shape made of iron on which are three small crabs, 1 bigger and 2 smaller, of painted bronze. Unsigned. Early Taisho period, ca. 1915. H 5 cm, L 13,5 cm. Condition: good, but with wear due to age and handling
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1426929 (stock #1597)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,350.00
Excellent Tiger Painting on Silk in ink and colors. A prowling tiger among windy bamboos. Singed: Yukiyama (fl. first half of 19th cent.), and one artist’s seal. A follower of the Chinese-inspired Nagasaki School. Fitted, newer box. Mid Edo, 18–19th cent. H 100 cm, 40 W cm (picture frame). Total measurements: 170 X 55 cm. Condition: Excellent. Recent mounting high of quality.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1426928 (stock #TCR7893)
The Kura
$2,400.00
A pile of shish lions growl in play as they stack upon one another, their bodies draped in glassy crackled plum colored glaze dating from the 19th century. Very unusual, they are 10 inches (25.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition. The lowermost creature looks startled, teeth bare as it turns to see a large fellow grinning from above, while looking from up top a pup cocks his head churlishly to the side. There is one tiny nick in the glaze on one ear (see circled ear in the last photograph)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1426927 (stock #1596)
Dragon's Pearl
$5,500.00
A large and impressive sculpture depicting Daruma, ( Bodhidharma ) the Patriarch of Japanese Zen Buddhism. Stern but friendly expression. Made of carved wood, paper, and gesso, lacquered and painted. The dark red colour robe is richly decorated with dragons and stylised cloud. The eyes of decorated glass. Sitting in his Patriarchal pose on a chair (which is not original). Edo Period (1603 - 1868) most probably late 18th century. Size of the image: H 45 x W 27 x Deep 20 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1426926 (stock #TCR7894)
The Kura
$650.00
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Iron laced with tinges of blue decorates the rim, flowing into the bowl of these five abalone shaped dishes from 19th century Takatori in central Kyushu enclosed in a beautiful age darkened kiri-wood box titled Awabi Mukozuke Go Kyaku Takatori Yaki (Five Abalone Shaped Dishes from Takatori). Each is roughly 9.5 x 12.5 cm (4 x 5 inches) and each bears the “Taka” stamp beneath. No post-firing damage...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1426910
A two section antique Japanese Isho Biraki Tansu (stacked clothes chest with hinged doors) made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. Original bronze hardware and a center Kuwanoki (Mulberry) wood door decorative overlap. Very well constructed with thick wood, straight dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails. The doors open to four removable kimono trays.

Originally used for kimono and clothes storage, the classic design works well in any home decor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1426889 (stock #1594)
Dragon's Pearl
$900.00
A charming painting in ink and colors on silk depicting a young, long-haired girl in traditional dress with her back turned to the viewer. Signed: Nobumaru (Mitsubumi 1812–1879), a late Tosa School painter in the Nihonga tradition. Exquisite mounting. Meiji, c. 1865–1875. L 182 cm, W 60 cm. Picture frame: L 109 cm, W 42.5 cm. Condition: Very good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1426887 (stock #TCR7892)
The Kura
$550.00
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A collection of six unique antique sake cups from various regions in Japan, each enclosed in an old wooden box.
1. A rice bale shaped Kosobe yaki bowl in thin bluish-white glaze stamped on the base, probably second or third generation (see below).
2. A Soma Yaki small bowl of pinched form with speckled green glaze from Fukushima. Soma Yaki has a four-hundred-year history.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1426837
A Japanese white glazed studio porcelain model of a water buffalo. Hirado type though the eyes are not left unglazed to the biscuit as is typical. Holding sculpted form and details well, the biscuit base smooth to the touch and bearing an imprint from the fabric it sat upon. Except for a clean break to one horn, in otherwise good condiiton. A line of separation of the glaze under the buffalo's neck due to "crawling" in the kiln. Length, about 14 inches horn tip to tail...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1426800
An Asian wood cookie press. Folk art (Japanese or Korean - if Japanese would be considered "Mingei") utilitarian object. The "cookies", or treats, pressed from this mechanism could have been sweetened bean paste, possibly with rice starch, and not necessarily cooked. The iron nails slide along routing to enable the pressing action. Well used and in fair condition - exhibiting some distress by loss of wood on ends of the top board. A nicely decorative curiosity. Length, 9 7/8 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1426798 (stock #155)
Three Empires
£60.00
A stoutly potted japanese porcelain plate beautifully painted in underglaze blue with a floral pattern to the centre and birds in reserve to the rim. It has an 8 character mark to the base.

Dating from the Meiji period, it measures 21.3 cms across and weighs 587 gms.

There is a small firing / decorating fault to the rim (original). It is in very good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1426779 (stock #12000)
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$250.00


STONE BUDDHA HEAD

Sacred fragment of Japanese stone Buddhist statue with facial expression that slightly remains at lower left part. Mercifully smiling when look closer. Edo period at least or could be earlier than 16th century. approx...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1426774 (stock #260)
This is a finely hand-carved netsuke in Ebony wood of a Nasube (Aubergine or eggplant). Netsuke was carved by an unknown artist from the Iwami Province sometime during the 19th century. The carving exhibits similar material and carving characteristics of a netsuke (Photo #7) made by Kyokusui; item 133* of Bonhams catalog. Observe the smoothness of the surface, and the realistic form of the piece. Netsuke is unsigned...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1426773 (stock #259)
This is a finely hand-carved netsuke in Kurogaki (Black Persimmon) wood of a large Seated Hotei with a wide Smile, by an unknown artist from the Iwami Province, carved sometime during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The carving exhibits similar material and carving characteristics of the region. Observe a similar looking figure on top of a toad, finished in a very smooth texture, by Gokyotei Baiseki, in photo #6*, from Iwami Netsuke, RS Huthart Collection, Japanese published book, page...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1426772 (stock #258)
This is an awesome Eisho Era Signed and Date Long Wakisashi (Almost Katana length) Sword in Shirasaya fitting, made by SADAHIRO 貞弘 (1505 -1521) Eisho, Muromachi Period, Iwami Province, Japan. SADAHIRO 貞弘, as listed in page 99 of the Index of Japanese Swordsmiths by Markus Sesko, and shown as SA 23 in "Japanese Swordsmiths by W. M. Hawley. The sword's nakago has been marked with the Swordsmith's signature) 備中國住貞弘 (Bichu koku ju SADAHIRO), on the right side of the blade, and...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1426763 (stock #dr12902)
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Meiji (1868-1912) Japanese Dark Green Satsuma Bowl with Chicken Group & Geisha (Unmarked)

It is 2.75 inches (7 cm) tall by 3.75 inches (9.7 cm) wide. It is 0.5 Lb.

It has minor rubbing of gold and stains, glaze crazing, and surface wears (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1426750 (stock #256)
This is a finely hand-carved netsuke in Kurogaki (Black Persimmon) wood of a Lotus Seed Pod, made as a Karakuri or 'trick' Netsuke in that the seeds rattle and peep out of the seed holes. Netsuke was carved by an unknown artist from the Iwami Province sometime during the Early 19th centuries. The carving exhibits similar material and carving characteristics of a netsuke (Photo #6) made by Seiyodo Gansui (1809-1848). Observe the lines of the sides of the lotus pod and how they compare with the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1426749 (stock #255)
Late 18th C. Early 19th C. Japanese Iwami Kurogaki Netsuke: Gama Sennin with Toad This is a finely hand-carved netsuke in Kurogaki (Black Persimmon) wood of a Gama Sennin with a Toad on top of his shoulders, by an unknown artist from the Iwami Province carved sometime during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The carving exhibits similar material and carving characteristics of the region. Observe the Ukibori work on the sennin's toad (photo #3) that resembles the finish of the toad s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1426747 (stock #254)
This 19th Century, finely hand-carved Iwami Ebony Netsuke that shares similar carving and material characteristics as the Tree Stump attibuted to Jikan Ganbun depicts a Toad that also provides a functionality of an Ashtray. This toad is also remarkably similar to the toad that the Gamma Sennin (item 98 of Bonhams Iwami Catalog* – photo # 6) is sitting on. Nicely detailed rendering of the rough textured skin on the back and sides of the toad, which contrasts with the smooth extended throat and...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426745 (stock #13296)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$280.00
Fireman's sashiko zukin made of indigo dye cotton with hand-stitched sashiko. The ground cloth, the lining and sashiko thread are all indigo dyed. In excellent condition, no hole, no wear. The second half of the 19th century. L:63cm, W:43cm (when it is folded)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1426741 (stock #253.00)
This is a finely hand-carved Ebony Netsuke attributed to Jikan Ganbun, depicting a Tree Stump. Nicely detailed rendering of a tree stump with its rough textured exterior contrasting with a smooth top and bottom that are styled in a star shaped manner. The concave stump is slightly hollowed out, with a smaller stump on its side. There is a tiny ant looking figure that has been carved inside the stump. Netsuke is unsigned. It measures 1.25 inches in diameter and 0.50 inch tall. Netsuke is in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1426740 (stock #252)
Finely carving of a charming Pigeon resting on its characteristic true-to-form bird feet, just as shown in the book 'NETSUKE 100 Miniature Masterpieces from Japan', by Noriko Tsuchiya, that displays netsuke pieces from the The British Museum in London. Fine cohesive composition partly stained to enhance its form. Eyes inlaid with dark horn. The signature of MITSUHIRO 光廣 is intricately carved under the pigeon feet, as shown in the book's picture.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426734 (stock #dr12900)
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Meiji (1868-1912) Japanese Silk Embroidered Wall Hanging Tapestry with Temple & Mountain Scene

It is 28.7 inches (73 cm) long by 40 inches (102 cm) wide. It is 0.9 Lb.

It has loss, pulling, and missing threads, stains, bleeding of colors, discolorations, frayed edges, and surface wears (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1426707 (stock #13290)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$180.00
Furoshiki (wrapping cloth) made of hand-spun cotton and vegetable indigo dyed. The crest is hand-drawn by tsutsugaki technique. It has sashiko on the four corners. In excellent condition except for a cut (1cm) in the crest. The second half of the 19th century. 135cm x 137cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1426703
Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
Antique Japanese ceramic figure of the moon faced Otafuku. Her name was once Uzume and evolved into Okame which means "tortoise", a symbol of longevity. Otafuku or Okame is considered the goddess of mirth, a cheerful woman who's name means "abundant good fortune". A bringer of victory and success, she is good-natured, good-humored, good-hearted, generous, kind, serene, and patient. She is smart, strong-willed and competent as well as powerful enough to easily frighten away evil spirits. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1426698 (stock #gy6079)
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1920's Yoshijirō (Mokuchu) Urushibara Woodblock Print "Messina Life Amongst the Ruins" design by Frank Brangwyn, Pencil Signed

It is 15 inches (38.1 cm) in length by 11.4 inches (29 cm) wide.

It has browning, creases, a tear at a corner's edge, fading, wear, and discoloration (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1426679 (stock #DJ677)
AntiqueTica.com
$700.00
Large Japanese wooden tray with carp fish design.

Age: Japan, Showa Period, Mid-20th Century
Size: Diameter 52.7 C.M. / Height 5.6 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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1426669
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Japanese tsuba (hand guard for samurai katana) decorated with a monkey peeking though the bamboo rails of a cage or gate. Often occurring in Japanese folk tales, the monkey generally symbolizes a trickster. Since tsuba were often a warrior's source of personal expression, it is likely this monkey held specific significance to the blade's owner.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3" high x 2 7/8" wide x 1/8" thick (1/4" thick including monkey).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1426665
An antique Japanese Ranma (transom) that was highly detailed and hand carved out of Akita Suginoki (Cryptomeria from the Akita region) with a Hinoki (Cypress) frame. It features a landscaped Shinto shrine grounds complete with the shrine complex, pine trees, clouds, a Torii gate, a Pagoda, and a beautiful footbridge. The image is carved on both sides to show the front and back of the complex.

The Ranma was used in Japan typically above the Fusuma sliding doors between rooms to provide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1426664 (stock #gy6077)
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Meiji (1868-1912) Japanese Komai Marked Mixed Metal Iron Plate with Immortal Riding Dragon

It is 0.78 inch (2 cm) tall by 7.25 inches (18.4 cm) wide. It is 0.9 Lb.

It is tarnished and has rust, stains, rubbing of gilt, oxidation, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).

Some of the photos were taken under the sun.


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1426663
18/19th century or earlier Japanese magatama bead made out of malachite. Magatama are curved beads which first appeared in Japan during the Jomon period (circa 1000 BCE), and in Korea during the Prehistoric period, mainly in the Bronze Age and Neolithic. They are found in mounded tumulus graves as offerings to deities, and continued to be popular with the ruling elite throughout the Kofun Period, and are often romanticized as indicative of the Yamato Dynasty of Japan. It is believed that magatam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1426662
18/19th century or earlier Japanese magatama bead made out of amethyst. Magatama are curved beads which first appeared in Japan during the Jomon period (circa 1000 BCE), and in Korea during the Prehistoric period, mainly in the Bronze Age and Neolithic. They are found in mounded tumulus graves as offerings to deities, and continued to be popular with the ruling elite throughout the Kofun Period, and are often romanticized as indicative of the Yamato Dynasty of Japan. It is believed that magatama...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1426661
18/19th century or earlier Japanese magatama bead made out of light green jadeite. Magatama are curved beads which first appeared in Japan during the Jomon period (circa 1000 BCE), and in Korea during the Prehistoric period, mainly in the Bronze Age and Neolithic. They are found in mounded tumulus graves as offerings to deities, and continued to be popular with the ruling elite throughout the Kofun Period, and are often romanticized as indicative of the Yamato Dynasty of Japan. It is believed th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1426645
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese lacquer box for incense. Decorated with scenes of flying geese over gently swirling water and marsh grasses in maki-e lacquer on a black lacquer ground. On the reverse side, pheasants and chicks peck among flowers. The interior of the box is fitted with a separate tray decorated with seven children playing with three dogs in maki-e and color lacquer on a black ground. The tray stands on 4 small feet and the sides are decorated with tiny scrolling vines and butterflies. The ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1426644
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Japanese lacquer box with a rooster and hen in gold maki-e lacquer with colorful details. The bodies of the birds are raised and rounded. Each feather is carefully treated. Tiny squares of sheet gold are pressed into the black and gold lacquered ground. The interior of the box is covered in nashiji. The underside of the lid has a flowers and grasses in maki-e on a nashiji ground.

Age: Edo Period

Dimensions: 7 3/4" long x 5 1/4" wide x 1 1/16" deep