An antique and highly decorative display ornament, okimono, in the shape of dynamic waves made of bronze on which two crystal balls are placed. L 25,5 cm x H 11,5 cm x W 9 cm. Crystal balls: Diam 3,3 cm. With wooden storage box. The hardwood stand is not including in the price.
Meiji period. Condition: very good.
A glazed raku style earthenware okimono (sculpture) of a wild boar running furiously, covered with naturalistic earthy coloured glazes, by Kiyomizu Rokubei V, who was deeply connected with the Sencha/literati movement in Japan, and was one of the leaders of the Kyoto art world in the early 20th century. With original tomobako. Mark: Impressed hexagonal seal for Rokubei V. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Taisho Period, circa 1920s/30s. Size: 21cm wide, 9cm high...
Oval bentwood container (‘mage-wappa’) of Japanese folk art craft, coated with such an abstraction (a picture) of the mixture of polishing powder (‘tonoko’), white pigment (‘gofun’),
and glue (‘nikawa’) as the undercoat of lacquering, which remained at closed lacquerer’s studio as a forgotten unfinished product. Early-mid 20th century. approx...
Fukusuke dolls were originally enshrined in tea houses or brothels in the Edo period to bring good luck, then popularized to be displayed on the shop counters for other various business later.
Such an unusual aged type like “Zorro”. Early 20th century. Nice size as well. approx...
Kimura Toho (1927-2011). A Bizen stoneware okimono of a recumbent bull, finely modelled with a powerful glare, with a rich deep brown colour, highlighted with goma spots (sesame colour spots) on the back, back foot and tail, by Kimura Toho of the Kimura lineage, one of the six oldest lineages of Bizen potters. Original tomobako. Mark: Impressed square seal of Kimura Toho to the rear of the beast. Origin: Bizen, Japan. Period: Second half 20th century. Size: 26.5cm wide, 8cm high...
Object of old Japanese doll with remains of textile kimono costume and waraji (straw sandal), Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century.
Wonderful bronze okimono of two mice mischievously checking out two persimmons. Showa Period C.1950. H-7" by 7"wide.
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Art of Japanese 'suiseki' stone landscape originated from China, specially from the object of“Scholar's desk" so-calld.
From Wakayama prefecture as its provenance. approx...
very unique antique handmade candlestand composed of abstract combination of two organic fragments of different wooden ‘okimono' (ornament) for ‘tokonoma' (alcove of Japanese tea room), coming from Niigata prefecture in Hokuriku region as its provenance, 20th century.
In aesthetic used condition, with some expected damages as seen. approx...
Japanese carved Bone standing Okimono, Figure on black carved wooden stand, all one piece, Ca. 1930, 5" high,
condition is good, no damages.
Natural viewing stone suiseki has a custom-made wooden stand.
Measurements about : 9 2/3" (24.5 cm) x 5 3/4" (14.5 cm) x H 6 1/3" (16 cm), including the stand.
It is in good condition.
Furuya-ishi (Furuya-rock) is a kind of viewing stone, found in around Furuya Wakayama Japan.
This Furuya-ishi has a custom-made wooden stand.
Measurements about : 7 3/4" (19.6cm) tall, including the stand.
It is in good condition.
Impressive Sandalwood carving rendering 15 Japanese Hina dolls made by Yoshimitsu. All are excellent in condition, no chips or cracks. come with an original signed wood box. authenticity guaranteed.
size: H 6cm - 8cm, W 6cm - 8.5cm
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Scarce type of original old man figure of Inari god with plenty of sheaves of rice-plants as a god of harvests, then transformed to fox figure as the icon in later years.
Hollow clay saving box as a souvenir of Inari shrine for the visitors, enshrined at household Shinto altar for long years in smoke-stained condition (with a chip at bottom) of everyday life.
Unused as saving box, with no coins...
Okimono nicely carved to represent a bearded dignitary wearing formal attire, standing on a circular base. Ivory, fine patina. Japan, early 20th century. Height: 26.5 cm. The piece is offered with its original wood custom stand. Old accidents and restorations (see photos), otherwise good condition.
Pretty silver Chick on the bronze straw hat.
The description on the lid is
"Kasa ni Hinadori Okimono" "Dai tsuki" "Hito Kumi"
Or Chick on teh Straw Hat Okimono, with base,set,.
The desciption on the reverse side is
"Taisho 11nen Natsu Nikkou Tamozawa Gyoutei ni Gosan no Setsu Ryou Heika yori Gohairyou"
Or This Okimono was presented when Taisho Emperor and Empress came to their summer house Tamozawa Nikkou in 1922(Taisho 11th)
Okimono size 24cm wide 16cm dee...
A fine silver image depicting Daikoku-ten, the popular God of wealth, of agriculture & farmers, of rice and kitchen.
The God is rendered in naturalistic style with fine details. Made by the renowned sculptor Takamura Koun (1852 –1934). Artist mark and pure silver mark. Fully inscribed storage box/ tomobako with “Daikoku-ten and silver image“ on the outside and “original sculpture by Takamura Koun” on the inside lid of the tomobako. H. 13 cm. Showa. Condition: perfect.
A nicely detailed wood sculpture of cow. An affixed note to the bottom of the sculpture states that the cow was a memento of the owner's pilgrimage to the Temple Zen Kosji in Nagano. There is an incised kanji in the wood - perhaps more information is under the paper. The condition is good. Please note natural indentation by front upper leg.
Length: 10 1/4"
Width: 4 3/4"
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