All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1970 item #1362685
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A remarkable chawan (tea bowl) made by legendary potter Hamada Shoji (1894-1978), one of the pillars of the Mingei movement. It is a very fine example of the genre, decorated by the master’s hand.

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The chawan bears a minute dent on the mouth rim but is otherwise in very good condition. It is possible to have it repaired (kintsugi); please inquire about terms and charges...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1362625 (stock #Hasui310)
Kawase Hasui
Morning at Okayama Castle, 1955
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the red 6 mm seal (lower right corner), which is consistent with a first edition.
This seal was used between 1946 and 1957.
Reference: Hotei #605.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Lower left margin corner has faint spot. Original drying pinholes at left margin.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1362392
Japanese antique tall ikebana basket, made of split bamboo. This basket has an elongated square body separated into two different treatments. The upper portion of the basket is woven in a diagonal criss cross pattern while the bottom is woven with straight vertical pieces. The handle is made of twisted wisteria branch sections...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1362084 (stock #12636)
Boro white cotton furoshiki (wrapping cloth) with many mending patches. The ground cloth is white machine-woven cotton with subtle kasuri (ikat) pattern. Some of mending patches are hand-spun cotton. All hand-sewn. The first half of the 20th century. 115cm x 118cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1361958 (stock #Ohara159)
Ohara Koson
Fishing Boats at Twilight
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 8.25 inches.
Board measures 14.0 x 11.75 inches.
Date: ca. 1910.
Publisher: Daikokuya.
Koson signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: K44.26 and cataog image #132 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Laid down to board...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1361797 (stock #Hasui308)
Kawase Hasui
Arashiyama
Date: 1950s ~ 1960s.
Size: 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Bears the artist's oval seal.
Reference: Hotei Hp-41.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Tipped at top to original cardstock.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1361490 (stock #12627)
2 panels of cotton futonji hand-woven of mostly natural indigo dyed cotton. Some wefts look silk. Zanshi-ori is demestically hand-woven of leftover threads so that it makes unexpected beautiful result. It has multicolor of indigo and brown. In excellent condition. 34.5cm x 120cm x 2 panels Late 19th to mid 20th century
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1361447 (stock #8G20)
This is a Japanese personal storage chest called Ko Tansu. It was used to store letters, documents, books and other items for daily use. Made of 100% Paulownia wood, the bronze fittings were all hand made. It measures that 23.75 "tall, 23.75 " wide, 13 " deep. Contemporary uses for this piece include placement on a desk for additional office storage or using this as an elegant side table.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1361445 (stock #8C8)
This is a vintage Japanese 2 section tea chest called Cha Tansu. It measures that 65.38 "Tall, 39.38 " wide, 13.88 " deep. It was constructed out of Maple, Horse Chestnut and Paulownia woods and the bronze fittings were all hand made. The Cha Tansu was often used to store accoutrements for guest tea service as well as a cabinet to display seasonal decorations.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1361431 (stock #Ohara158)
Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Group of Egrets
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.25 inches.
Date: 1927. This edition 1946-1957.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the black Watanabe 6 mm in lower left corner of image, which is visible only very faintly in raking light...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1361326
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A very interesting chawan (tea bowl) by Ohi Chozaemon VIII (Choraku) (1902-1991). The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century.

The Chozaemon lineage started with Hodoan (1631-1712), apprentice to the fourth heir of the Raku family of potters...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1361259 (stock #12624)
Cotton cloth with shibori (tie-dye) seigaiha (waves) pattern and dyed with akane (madder). In excellent condition but akane color is faded and one mending patch and a few tiny holes. The first half of the 20th century. 35cm x 136cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1361257 (stock #J425)
Small bamboo basket with a lid. In excellent condition except for a few breaks of the bamboo strips in the rim. The first half of the 20th century. 24cm x 13cm x 7cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361154
a nice cloisonne work and bronze buddha ,fine expression ,meiji period japan from an old belgium collection who collected before 1921
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1360928 (stock #12622)
Boro sakiori hanten hand-woven of strips for wefts which are recycled from old indigo cotton cloth such as kimono, futonji or furoshiki etc. The warps are asa (hemp) threads. The collar panel and sleeves are made of indigo dyed cotton cloth. Late 19th to early 20th century. 122cm x 79cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1930 item #1360882 (stock #258)
This is a rare Chinese gourd teapot with a rounded handle. The lid made from a gourd plant also with a wooden base. The teapot has a wooden rim and base. On one side is a front facing five-clawed dragon and the other side is a phoenix in flight. The top rim is decorated with leaves. The side with the handle has a bat and underneath the handle the has the "Sanduo" design of the three fruits. The spout side has two bats and a mark on the actual spout...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1360879 (stock #257)
A unique Chinese square puddingstone brush holder done in the sought after red stones. This single piece of stone is carved with rounded top corners and stands on four corner mounts with rounded corners.

Size: Approximately 4-6/8" high by 3-6/8" wide by 3-6/8" depth

Condition: Good condition

Age: Qing Dynasty to Republic
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1360876 (stock #256)
Pair of antique Chinese flower ball dishes with various balls spaced over a white ground. These dishes have scalloped rims edged in gilt. The underside of each dish carries three bats in iron red. The glazed white base holds a shop mark in iron red enclosed in a single iron red border.

Age: Qing Dynasty

Size: Each dish is approximately 4" diameter

Condition: Good, no breaks or cracks. Some of the gilt around the edges has worn off
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1360827 (stock #252)
A unique Chinese famille rose dish featuring a large central sunflower with a smaller one beside it. Two flies hovering above with a praying mantis below. This dish has an oval and a square seal in iron red against a gold ground, along with writing and black ink with two further red seals to the side. The underside of this dish is covered in pink...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1360711 (stock #J422)
Andon (lantern) made of wood and painted with red urushi (lacquer). It is remade for electric bulb. The shade has beautiful handmade paper with seigaiha (waves) pattern. In excellent condition. 20th century. H:49.5cm Bottom box:13.5cm x 19.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1360641 (stock #Hasui301A)
Kawase Hasui
A Yangban (Korean Official)
Date: August 1935 (First and only edition)
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 17 x 12 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: Hotei #357.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1360614 (stock #G0780)
A beautiful early 20th C. Chinese hollowed silver bangle in excellent condition. Weight:30.6g D:5.1mm SOLD
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1360389 (stock #ItoYuhan006)
Ito Yuhan
Kiyomizu Temple (Temple Corner)
Date: 1930s. This edition 1938-1960s.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.25 x 11.0 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1360349 (stock #ItoYuhan005)
Ito Yuhan
Ukimido at Katada, Lake Biwa
Date: 1930s. Printed 1938-1960s.
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.5 x 11.5 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku. Bears the publisher's seal in the left margin.
Sealed "Yuhan" in Japanese within the image.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Note: Nishinomiya Yosaku also operated at times after the 1960s, so there is a possibility that this print was produced from the original blocks after the 1960s.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1360163 (stock #12615)
Man's han-juban (short under kimono) whose body part is made of cotton. The warps are crossed which is called "mojiri-ori". It is often used for summer han-juban as the wearer feels cooler. The color is silk gauze (ro). In excellent condition except for some irregular weaving in the top. The first half of the 20th century. 131cm x 70cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1360111 (stock #TRC1793)
Like many pottery traditions in Japan, Karatsu takes its name from the city where it originated. As early as the 15th century, Korean potters heavily influenced the development of this form—helping to endow it with the earthy, simple, and natural qualities it is so appreciated for. This small dish fashioned from coarse clay and covered in a silky ash glaze. Slightly oblong with one edge gracefully arching upwards, both sides of the dish have been traditionally repaired using lacquer and gold...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1360065 (stock #Ohara156)
Ohara Koson (Shoson)
Cockatoo and Pomegranate at Night
Size: Chuban. Approximately 10.5 x 7.25 inches.
Date: ca. 1930.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Shoson signature and seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Reference: AS.27 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1360038 (stock #04166)
The size of each Foo Dog: 3 3/4" Long x 3 1/4" High x 2 1/4" Wide. The pair of Japanese White Porcelain Foo Dog which are beautifully made with the detail works. The condition of Foo Dog excellent, no chip, no crack and no hairline. Origin of where made unknown. However, it is from Kyushu area, it is more like Hirado ware. There is one tiny indentation frit on the top of left side foo dog as photo No.6 showing. Dating of foo dogs from 1950-1970's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1359957 (stock #TRC1790)
The image of the brush-drawn circle, known most commonly as the “enso” of Japanese Buddhism, has long been a symbol of strength, elegance, and the simultaneous being and nonbeing (mu) of the universe. A closed enso is associated with the idea of perfection while an open enso represents movement, fluidity, and attainment in the corporeal world...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1359677 (stock #245)
A Chinese antique porcelain bowl in underglaze blue. The outside of the bowl is surrounded in lotus scrolls while the inside shows a phoenix in flight with a scroll border surrounding the foliated rim...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1359672 (stock #244)
A Chinese stoneware figure of a seated deity, thickly glazed in a grey crackle. Seated in a high back raised chair with a tortoise with a snake on top between his feet. Prayer square hole in the back of the chair. Un-glazed base recessed base. No markings.

Age: Ming Dynasty

Size: Approximately 9" High by 3-1/2" Depth by 4-1/2" Wide

Condition: Overall in good condition. Some slight chipping (Please refer to pictures)

Provenance: Formally in the co...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1359263 (stock #011)
A Chinese famille rose porcelain vase depicted with eight immortals leisurely playing under a pine tree as well as a Chinese poem. Height: 11 1/4 in. Condition: in good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1359146 (stock #8D13)
This is an authentic antique Japanese merchant cabinet called Choba Tansu. It was constructed from Zelkova (Keyaki) and Paulownia (Kirinoki) woods and the bronze fittings were hand made. It measures that 35.75" tall, 35.13 " wide, 14.13 " deep. The Choba Tansu was used almost exclusively by merchants and was traditionally used in stores and shops to impress customers. These chests display elaborate metal hardware that is meant to make it look important and catch the eye of the customer. Th...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1359043 (stock #8G22)
This is an antique Japanese personal storage chest called Ko Tansu. It was used to store letters, documents, books and other items for daily use. Made of 100% Paulownia wood, the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 23.75 " tall, 23.25 " wide, 13.12 " deep. Contemporary uses for this piece include placement on a desk for additional office storage or using this as an elegant side table.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1359042 (stock #8H3)
This is a 2 section antique Japanese stacking chest called Kasane Tansu. It comes from the Nihon Matsu region of Japan and it was constructed out of Zelkova burl (Keyaki) and Cryptomeria (Suginoki) woods. It was finished in a natural Urushi lacquer and the iron fittings are all hand made. It measures that 38.75 "tall, 41.75 " wide, 17.75 " deep. The lock plates feature the Sho Chiku Bai (Pine, Bamboo, Plum Blossom) motif.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1358905 (stock #8D6)
This is an antique Japanese merchant chest called Choba Tansu. It was constructed from Paulownia wood (Kirinoki), Cedar (Suginoki ) and Cypress (Hinoki) and it dates from the mid Meiji period (1880's-1890's). The iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 29.75 "tall, 29.88 " wide, 14.5 "deep. Merchant chests were usually displayed in a prominent location of a shop as a way to show their customers the success and prosperity of the business. Similar to this piece, they usually have lo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1358902 (stock #dr12772)
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Chinese Cultural Revolution Soapstone Carved Man

It is 10.2 inches (26 cm) tall by 3.5 inches (9 cm) wide. It is 3.1 Lb.

It is in good condition with no repairs or cracks except flea bite chips and inclusions (as seen in the photos).

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1950 item #1358866 (stock #1145)
Pair of Mix Wood Display Cabinets {70 x 35 x 10 inches (177.8 x 37.5 x 25.4 cm) each}
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1358843 (stock #8D9)
This is an authentic antique Japanese merchant cabinet called Choba Tansu. It was constructed from Cypress (Hinoki) and Cryptomeria (Suginoki) woods and the iron fittings were hand made. It measures that 37.13 "tall, 35.38" wide, 16.5 " deep. The Choba Tansu was used almost exclusively by merchants and was traditionally used in stores and shops to impress customers. These chests display elaborate metal hardware that is meant to make it look important and catch the eye of the customer. This a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1358842 (stock #8J1)
This is an antique Japanese Katana Tansu used to store swords, sword fittings and polishing equipment. Made of 100% Paulownia wood, the fittings were hand made in iron. it measures that 12 " tall, 43 " wide, 12.13 "deep. We have SALE now ! Please check http://www.kikuimports.com
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1358841 (stock #8C3)
This is a Japanese 2 section tea chest called Cha Tansu. It was constructed out of Horse Chestnut and Paulownia woods (we are not sure about the wood in the front, might be Maple wood) and the bronze fittings were hand made. It measures that 54 " tall, 30.75 " wide, 12.75 " deep. The Cha Tansu was often used to store accoutrements for guest tea service as well as a cabinet to display seasonal decorations. We have SALE now ! Please check http://www.kikuimports.com
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1358840 (stock #8A1)
This is a vintage Japanese 2 section Kimono Tansu called Kamo Isho Tansu. It measures that 68" tall, 41.88" wide, 17.88" deep. It was made using 100% Paulownia (Kirinoki) wood and it originated in the Kamo region of Japan. Tansu made in this area use the highest grade of Paulownia wood that comes from the mountains of Aizu. The thick wood combined with the beautiful joinery used to make this chest will provide many years of enjoyment and use. The metal fittings were created by an expert metal cr...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1358780 (stock #TRC1776)
This extraordinary mizusashi is a fine example of Oni Shino (carbon trap and natural ash glazing) that Tsukigata is so well-known for. Coining the term in the mid-50’s after countless failed experiments—which ultimately culminated in the discovery of this unique style of pottery—“Oni” translates roughly to demon or ogre. Fired at extreme temperatures for days in an anagama kiln, the iron in the clay and in the glaze fuse, drip, and coalesce—while at the same time blending with the mo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1358661 (stock #8C4)
This is a Japanese Butsudan also known as a Buddhist altar. It was constructed out of Horse Chestnut and Paulownia woods. Its age is from the Taisho era (circa 1910-1920). It measures that 37.38" tall, 26.88" wide, 13.13" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1358659 (stock #8A4)
This is a vintage Japanese 2 section Kimono Tansu called Kamo Isho Tansu. It measures that 68" tall, 41.75" wide, 17.88" deep. It was made using 100% Paulownia (Kirinoki) wood and it originated in the Kamo region of Japan. Tansu made in this area use the highest grade of Paulownia wood that comes from the mountains of Aizu. The thick wood combined with the beautiful joinery used to make this chest will provide many years of enjoyment and use. The metal fittings were created by an expert metal...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1358632 (stock #238)
Pair of Chinese antique Shiwan vases covered in a thick brilliant white/blue glaze from the kilns of Guangdong. The glaze stopping just inside the top of the vase and short of the base revealing the buff biscuit. Rimmed and mounted in ormolu. The ormolu's have markings, but I cannot make them out.

Age: 19th Century or earlier (Qing Dynasty).

Size: Approximately 8-1/4" high (including base) by 3-3/4" diameter

Condition: One of the vases is in good condition,...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1358631 (stock #237)
A Chinese lingbi scholar's rock on fitted wood stand. The black and smooth stone of smooth, naturalistic form.

Age: Qing Dynasty
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1358563 (stock #J418)
Wood container in the shape of bamboo shoot and has colorful lacquer painted. In good condition but has minor dents and dirt. The first half of the 20th century. H:14.5cm Diameter:9.5cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1358444 (stock #8B10)
This is a 2 section kimono chest called Kasane Tansu from Tochigi region. It was constructed entirely out of Paulownia wood and the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 41.5 " tall, 37.5 " wide, 16.5 " deep. Originally used for the storage of kimono in Japan, this chest would make a great clothes dresser or an elegant storage unit in any home decor.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1358442 (stock #8C6)
This is a vintage Japanese 2 section tea chest called Cha Tansu. It measures that 58.88 " tall, 33.25 " wide, 13.25 "deep.It was constructed out of Persimmon, Horse Chestnut and Paulownia woods and the bronze fittings were all hand made.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1970 item #1358363 (stock #8M122)
This is a vintage Japanese wooden table made of bird eye maple, beautiful wooden grains throughout. It measures that 13.5 " tall, 39 " wide, 25.5 " deep. There are slight chips on the edges and scratches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1358267 (stock #12698)
Cotton kimono with shibori (tie-dyeing) pattern. A bit of red is nice. Used but in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 125cm x 145cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1358163 (stock #8G8)
This is an antique Japanese personal storage chest called Ko Tansu. It was used to store letters, documents, books and other items for daily use. Made of 100% Paulownia wood, the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 21.5 " tall, 23.88 " wide, 12 " deep. Contemporary uses for this piece include placement on a desk for additional office storage or using this as an elegant side table.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1358162 (stock #8B8)
This is a 2 section kimono chest called Kasane Tansu from Tochigi region. It was constructed entirely out of Paulownia wood and the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 41.5 " tall, 37.5 " wide, 16.5 " deep. Originally used for the storage of kimono in Japan, this chest would make a great clothes dresser or an elegant storage unit in any home decor.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1358161 (stock #8G21)
This is an antique Japanese personal storage chest called Ko Tansu. It was used to store letters, documents, books and other items for daily use. Made of 100% Paulownia wood, the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 18.75 " tall, 23.75 " wide, 11.75 " deep. Contemporary uses for this piece include placement on a desk for additional office storage or using this as an elegant side table.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1358126 (stock #C2U-33)
Japanese early 20th century bronze sparrow OKIMONO by HONMA TAKUSAI III (1868-1946). He was born in KANAI in SADO Island. His original name was HONMA OTOHACHI, son of HONMA GIHEI and apprentise to HONMA TAKUSAI II. HONMA TAKUSAI III is his GO name. HONMA TAKUSAI III was a specialist in bronze lost-wax casting with richly toned patina. The OKIMONO comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1358124 (stock #8H1)
This is an antique Japanese Sendai tansu that was constructed out of Zelkova Burl (Keyaki) and Cryptomeria (Suginoki) woods. It has elaborate decorative lock plates and the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 34.75 " tall, 46.88 " wide, 17.75" deep. A true collector's tansu, this style is not often seen in Japan anymore due to their small supply and high demand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1357860 (stock #0371)

We present a stunning Japanese tea bowl made 80 years ago by the legendary 9th Choraku Ohi (1901-1986), enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box. Aesthetic highlight is the perfect kintsugi gold repair, which makes this tea bowl to a unique treasure. Highly recommended for sophisticated collections.

The Ninth Chozaemon was the son of the Eigth Chozaemon who had been making tea utencils from age sixteen until his death at age eighty-six. At 26,he received his title of...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1357788 (stock #8C5)
This is a vintage Japanese 2 section tea chest called Cha Tansu. It was constructed out of Maple, Horse Chestnut and Paulownia woods and the bronze fittings were hand made. It measures that 46.5 "tall, 28 3/8 " wide, 11 " deep. The Cha Tansu was often used to store accoutrements for guest tea service as well as a cabinet to display seasonal decorations.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1357786 (stock #8D4)
This is an authentic antique Japanese merchant chest called Choba Tansu. It was made using Zelkova (Keyaki) and Cypress (Hinoki) woods and its age is from the 1880's to 1890's (mid Meiji era). It measures that 41.75" tall, 37" wide, 18.75" deep. The Choba Tansu was used by merchants and was traditionally displayed prominently in shops to impress customers. These chests display elaborate metal hardware that is meant to make it look important and catch the eye of the customer.