A Japanese Nabeshima style dish decorated in under glaze blue and enamel with stylized mon. Diameter 22cm.
18th century netsuke of a recumbent deer with its young who tries to climb on the back of the parent. Wonderfully captured mood of the scene, very cleverly designed - their horns are perfectly carved, yet they do not stick out to be broken off. Wonderful detailing, excellent hairwork with beautifully depicted spots on their coats, Old age lines, warm yellow patina, differently sized deep himotoshi in accordance with the habit of the time...
Juban (under kimono) made of 3 kinds of silk crepe cloth. The sleeves and the collar have shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. The top body has kanoko-shibori (tiny tie-dyeing) karakusa motif. The lower body has stencil-resist dyeing komon (small pattern ) pattern. Generally in good condition but has some thin parts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 124cmx 129cm
Circa 1680, this is one of the earliest examples of a Kakiemon sake bottle, rectangular in shape, 10.625" in height. Decorated in iron-red, yellow, green, aubergine, and black enamel, the four sides portray pine, bamboo, plum blossoms and peonies among clouds, with sprays of stylized lotus and scrolling karasuka upon the shoulders.
Condition: Early gold lacquer repair and cracks.
A slight smile menpo in black lacquer, with angular high cheeks, making its naturalistic ears protrude outward. The L shaped strap holders are mounted on the dimples, the sleek shaped chin with turned strap post and a small hole to vent out perspiration. The interior of the mask is lacquered in red leather. The yodare is in the kiritsuke style plates of four and is laced in blue silk, calico, and pale ocher. The menpo is mounted on steel stand for display...
An intriguing set of five small dishes kozara decorated in kakiwake sometsuke style with a design of three Chinese boys, karako, manoeuvring a large snow ball, set within a yukiwa snow flake shaped reserve framed by a band of plum blossom set against a dark blue ground.
The design is a variant of the “One hundred boys playing” pattern popular on Chinese porcelain from at least the Yongle period...
A 19th Century Japanese six panel screen of Nara preparing for the Matsuri Wakakusa Yamigaki festival. This elegant bird's eye view of the city of Nara in the Edo period depicts a scree of village life in preparation for the traditional rice festival. Dancing and drinking are on display and the excitement fills the air with anticipation. The Nara temple is the major sponsor of the activities. The temple is open to patronage and veneration. This festival celebrates the rice harvest for the city...
19th century netsuke of a dog sitting on a woven mat with its front paw on a reticulated ball with a loose ball inside it. Excellent carving with great face and superb depiction of hair and woven mat textures. Beautiful wear and patina. Signed ICHIRA (alternative readings are Itsura or Kazura) in oval reserve on the bottom. Height 1 1/2 inches.
Antique Kyogaratsu ware lipped bowl (katakuchi) made in Kyoto, imitated Early Karatsu ware made in Kyushu region, Momoyama - Early Edo period.
In fine antique condition, with expected fine hairline cracks as seen. Attached with a wooden box. approx...
This is Asamai-Shibori cloth used in Akita of the Meiji era. It is the texture that this cotton is spun by hand, and is good. This is dyed with a good natural indigo plant and a Hanada- color is very impressive. It is rare to use a Hanada- color for a color of the groundwork. The pattern is maple leaf and Tatewaku-Shibori. Please enjoy delicate rolling of Tatewaku-Shibori.
Size: 171cm x 34cm (67.3 "x 13.3")
Japanese vintage kasuri cotton child beautiful kimono.It has no stain or damage.It is very good condition.You wear it and enjoy it.
It display it and can do it, and recommends it to materials such as the patchwork.
size:Length 92cm (36.2inch) sleeve to sleeve 85cm (33.4inch)
Antique Japanese ceramic chawan (tea bowl) by the famous artist Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) with a cream crackle glaze and bare foot. The sides of the bowl are inscribed with poetic calligraphy. Includes its own tomobako.
Size: 2.5" H x 6" W (entire box) 4.5" x 6.5" x 6.5"
A very fine tsutsu chawan (cylindrical tea bowl) by Raku Kichizaemon IX (Ryonyu, 1756-1834). Ryonyu was certainly the most prolific of the Raku potters having lived quite a long and very productive life. He is also recognized as a master carver.
The wonderful play of colors on the well balanced vessel are an ode to his craftsmanship.
More pictures to come.
The seal of the potter is clearly seen inside the foot of the bowl...
A Buddhist temple canopy consisting of three panels of silk brocade. Orange brown ground with design in rows, ho-o birds alternating with leaves. Woven in polychrome silk and silvered stripes of paper "gin hirahaku". The cotton lining dated and inscribed in ink. Condition: one loss and few small holes, one corner mended, lining stained, little faded and worn. Dimension: 168 cm x 168 cm.
A pair of Japanese Keyaki wooden hibachi vessels with inlaid colored and gilt bronze.
Hibachi is a traditional Japanese heating device.
Age: Japan, Meiji Period, Late 19th Century
Measurement: Height 19.8 C.M. / Width 27.5 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 a Japanese antique natural indigo dye cotton and silk stripe boro long futon cover.
There is discoloration of There is a trace of repair, but there is no damage.
They are not disturbing, and as a whole it is in very good condition.
Size:Length:330cm / 129.9inch
Width:: 92cm / 36.2inch
Large and only slightly distorted full cylinder shaped Tsutsu (hight is bigger than diameter) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of reddish, unrefined Mino clay with clearly visible finger marks on the wall.
The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife around the regular food ring. In the style of Seto-Kuro bowls this bowl was covered with a black glaze.
On three sides a round space was spared from black glaze...
Early 1910s Japanese scroll painted with ink and color on paper. The scroll depicts a temple gate (torii) and pines covered with fresh fluffy snow. Superb quality realistic painting perfectly capturing the mood of the scene. Wonderful composition in Japanese taste, the painting is in great shape, beautiful brocade mounts with cloud design, lacquered wood scroll ends. Signed IMURA HOGAI (born in 1882- died in ?) in ink, and marked with red paste seal (see detail)...
Tall gourd shaped Japanese bamboo Ikebana Basket with unique craftsmanship, woven vertically and horizontally. Handle separates into three pieces tied onto base. This unique basket is signed on bottom by Suzuki Gengan Sai.
Dimensions: 24" High X 11" at Widest Point
Cylinder shaped (hanzutsu) tea bowl made of light, fine, unrefined Mino clay from the late Momoyama or early Edo period. Shape and style (note the trimmed walls) make it appear contemporary with the late Oribe bowls. The expertly thrown body is covered with the typical white, feldspatic Shino glaze which has been poured and under which a decoration of a bamboo grass (sass) and a fence have been applied in iron oxide (oni ita)...
19th century netsuke of a seated monkey scratching its back. Perfectly captured mood of the scene - see the expression of simple pleasure on the face of the creature. Excellent quality detailed carving with superb depiction of finger joints, wonderful hairwork. Great wear and patina, old age lines. Height 1 3/8 inches.
Height: 3.9 cm (1.7 in)
Width: 3.2 cm (1.3 in)
Depth: 2 cm (0.7 in)
Japanese netsuke of a man and child; natural material; some age lines and minor a/fs; 18th century
A Japanese Export beaker vase, circa 1690~1710. The attractively painted octagonal vase is decorated with a flying Ho-o bird beneath a border of lappets containing alternatively Shi Shi and Dragons.
The cobalt blue on the lower half of the vase has fired to a grayer tone than the upper half. This is much more obvious in my photographs than in reality.
Approximately 31.5 cm high...
A good Japanese mixed metal (shibuichi) pipe, 19th century, inlaid with gold and silver alloys. A river scene with bamboo leaves , 3 ducks amongst bamboo on the bank of a stream. A moon is rising over the hills of the bank. Very fine detail. Signed on the reverse side. Very good condition. Surface may be intentional, or may need professional cleaning. Not sure. No damages. Measures 5 1/2" long x 5/8" wide. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having receive...
A rare Ko Imari rice bowl and cover decorated with European figures in a garden landscape one bald and holding a vase and the other with a broad rimed hat and a walking cane. The interior of both the bowl and the cover painted with a diaper band with demi-florets and an image of a “Dolphin” on a raised roundel. Both the cover and the bowl are quite delicately potted and the enamelling and painting is of a very high standard. The palette which includes a semi-opaque light green and blue...
This is Japanese sekku-nobori chirimen-silk textile.
The samurai's design is drawn by hand. It has few thin stains.
However, there is no damage and it is in a good state.
sarubobo of the charm is attached to this nobori.
The sarubobo has a damage.
size:64cm x 20cm (25.2" x 7.8")2 pieces
Height: 2.4 cm (1 in)
Width: 4.2 cm (1.6 in)
This antler horn nestuke, carved from the antler base, represents a clam shell resting on a decorated circular base. The underside has been carved to show a temple scene located near the sea. This piece is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration.
Two sake cups, nicely decorated in enamels, iron red, gilt and under-glaze blue. Japanese, late Edo or early Meiji, mid to late 19th century. Height "1¾ / 4,3 cm. Condition: fine.
A fine and charming old Japanese "deer motif" granite stone lantern ,approximately 72" high and 28" in diameter at top and 32" wide at bottom, Meiji period,1868-1912. Lovely patina from good age. Email us for more details if required!
Display them in your favorite garden space or tea garden - this is a beautiful example of this classic design. More photographs on request.
This is a nice older example at a reasonable price.
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Featuring the smallest Meiji Japanese cloisonne enamel box I have ever come across with an unusual subject matter, grapes, leaves, and a small insect. The reverse with a 16 petaled chrysanthemum and leaf design found on imperial presentation pieces. Possible a presentation gift from the Meiji emperor. The interior is lined with silk. Brass and silver wires. 1 5/16" in diameter. 7/16" high. Very tiny, rare size in excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages, or restorations. Postage/insurance...
Intricate Meiji Period C.1910 wood carving transom that came from a large 'butsudan' zen buddhist altar. Covered in gold gilt, two dakini goddesses adorn each end floating on intricate buddhist clouds. In the middle is a dragon carving, the protector of the buddhist teachings in the celestial realm.
Very good condition and comes in original paulownia wood box. Length" 41" x W: 10" x H: 4". Shipping from California warehouse. Ask for shipping quote.
Antique Japanese door with a beautiful painting of a playful looking geisha holding the folds of her robes and carrying a maple branch in her hand. Her robe is navy blue with a turquoise obi, with intricate auspicious symbols accented by red. A low hanging maple branch with fall colored leaves and mushrooms hangs above her head. Splashes of gold flecking surround her. The opposite side of the door has been painted with a wonderful scene of boats and mountains. Meiji age (1868-1912)
Size: 71" ...
Antique 19th century Meiji period (1868 -1912) Japanese Bronze Sculpture of a seated Geisha playing a drum. She is wearing a kimono and an obi, her hair is in an elaborate chignon with an attached flower on the top. She holds in her hands drumsticks. The drum is placed on the stand near her knees. The sculpture is superbly executed. The geisha, drum, sticks and base were cast separately, with hand chiseled details, highlighted with gilding.
CONDITION: The footed base has four dril...
An elaborately decorated Japanese porcelain elephant with applied beads of enamel and large areas of gold trim. There is a large five point gold leaf centered on its' back. The elephant measures about 9" long x 6" high x 4 1/4" wide, and dates to the early 20th Century. There is a badly worn "Made Japan" mark on the bottom of one foot. The condition is excellent, except for minor wear to some of the gold high points, like the forehead and ear edges. The asking price includes shipping within ...
A nice set of 4 Japanese Luohan figures, Taisho period (1912~1926). Ht. 8 cm, Lt. 6 cm. Condition: no restore in good condition as shown. Shipping from Taipei, Taiwan via EMS at actual cost. Item selling at various platform, please ask before ordering.
It is gorgeous antique nishijin weave uchikake kimono Meiji era.It is shiny and is very beautiful.The motif is the pattern that is very lucky with pine, bamboo, and plum.It is a very good condition.It does not have a stain and the damage.
size:Length 158cm (62.2")sleeve to sleeve 122cm (48.0")