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.
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...
A very nice stone for contemplation suiseki fitted on a high stand made of brown glazed clay. H. 23,5 cm x 19 cm. Taisho/Showa period. Condition: very good.
A lovely large incense burner “Koro” in the shape of black-spotted red rabbit. Raku ware. It bears a seal beneath reads Mokubei. Circa early 20th Century. Rabbit is a symbol of fertility and sensuality. There is a lid on its back with a ventilating hole and the inside of the lid is decorated with gold paint (kindei). The piece is in very good condition and accompanied ay a paulownia wood storage box.
H 5” x L 10 1/4” x W 5 7/8 (H 13.5cm x L 26.0cm x W15cm)
A bronze tree branch is the setting for these 2 pigions to rest. This bronze mixed/metal okimono is in overall good condition. Please see photo for minor oxidation spots on the male bird's feathers. Dates from the middle to late Showa period.
Length: 15 1/4"
Height: 9 1/4"
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Wooden Japanese good size okimono of a walking turtle with its head out of its shell. Excellent clever carving capturing the essence of the creature, made out of Japanese Yakushima cedar with its beautiful layered texture, wonderful depiction of its carapace. Eyes are inlaid with glass. Length 7 1/8 inches.
Nicely posed bronze crouching Shishi with a complacent face with his paw resting on the ball. This mytholocial Japanese Shishi who is the guardian at the temple entrance is also referred to as a Chinese fu dog or fu lion. Weighs unpacked 6 pounds 12 ounces.
Length: 9 1/2"
Height At Tail: 4 3/4"
Width: 5 1/2"
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