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similar to Fabulous Lacquered Meiji Period Writing Box c.1875

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #663221 (stock #KA494)
Kodo Arts
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Antique Japanese 'suzuri bako' letter writing box. Carved out of one piece of wood and then lacquered, the design is of Japanese plum blossoms. On the right are the Japanese characters, 'Kyoku Ten Koki o Gosen' which is the last line of a very famous poem by Fujita Toko, a samurai-statesman who played a huge role at the end of the Edo Period, to help end the shogunate system and open Japan to the west. He personally was instrumental in dealing with Admiral Perry. The poem extols the virtues of...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1266598 (stock #LC34)
Ancient East
$2,495.00
DESCRIPTION: A skillfully lacquered suzuri-bako (writing box) from the Meiji Period, early 1900’s. The lid of the rectangular box is decorated with a takamakie floral design in gold, silver and shu (a hue of red-orange) lacquer on a black ro-iro ground. The interior of the lid and box are sprinkled in a nashiji cloud motif. This suzuri-bako is a complete set, fitted with the original water dropper and inkstone and its original kiri (paulownia) wood box with inscription. Excellent conditio...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1435024
Asian Art By Kyoko
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The warrior’s armor and helmet, samurai sword, spears, banners and paper carps (later cloth) in the sky are all tools used to showcase boy’s day in Japan. This tradition started early Edo period (1603-1868) by samurai families wishing their son’s good health and studies to be honorable samurai.

This set is made in Kyoto, Japan and is called “Kyo-armor”. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for over 1000 years. The culture there was developed to serve the best for the emperor...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1145959
Spoils of Time
$1,000.00
A Japanese lacquer bowed top box with portrait of a Kabuki actor - presumably named in gold lacquer and the role of Daihachi named in a lustrous iron color. All slightly raised work, the portrait is in gray, black, red, flesh tone, browns and gold. Lines including pattern and folds in the figure's attire and hair in his coiffure and sideburns cleanly defined with raised work. Metal along the facing edges of the top and bottom have no doubt contributed nicely to the preservation of the box. Actor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1489859 (stock #TRC240304)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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Over the years we have taken a special interest in Raku pottery, especially in pieces made by the original Raku family (16 generations) and by a branch kiln known as Tamamizu—started by the illegitimate son of the potter Ichinyū, whose work we see here. Approximately 350 years old, this piece displays a beautiful red glaze and has a shape known as “tsutsu” with high walls and a slender form making it ideal for keeping in heat during the cold winter months. Antique gold repairs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1489854 (stock #TRC240309)


Japanese Jubako, traditional stacked lacquerware food boxes, represent not only culinary refinement but also an important aspect of Japanese food culture. These elegantly tiered containers, often adorned with intricate designs and vibrant colors, are integral to the presentation of special occasion meals such as New Year’s celebrations and formal picnics. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, Jubako boxes like the one featured here showcase the artistry of Japanese lacquerwa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1153977 (stock #0231)
Ca. 1700s / early 1800s

This circular box is lacquered in brownish black with mother of pearl inlay encircling the lid which is well-fitted to the bottom box. The top is painted in slightly-raised gilt lacquer with two characters: “fu” and “shou,” for happiness and longevity. There is light wear to the edges of the lid, inner rims and to the base, as would be expected, and also a few minor touch-ups. Overall, considering the age and use, the box is in good condition with the mother...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 2000 item #1484130 (stock #11092)
A box for keeping incense – kogo – decorated with a carriage used by court nobles and members of the Imperial family of the past in dense gold dust sprinkle on a black lacquer background. The sky sprinkled with clouds of nashiji. Insides with dense nashiji. The bottom section decorated with a rock surrounded by bamboo in gold togidashi and kao of tea master Hisada Soya. Silver rims.

Tiny signature in gold lacquer on the bottom: Gaho.

The kogo was made for the tea master Hisada So...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1491115
Chinese Qing dynasty circular form lidded cinnabar lacquer box, the lid well carved in relief with scholars and attendants under lush trees in a landscape setting with mountains in the background. The convex sides are decorated in floral reserves interspersed with scrolling foliage. The interior surfaces and base are covered in plain black lacquer over the wood substrate. 10” diameter by 5 1/2" high. Very heavy for its size. Weighs 4.4 lbs. (2 kg). There is an area of damage on the edge of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1401750 (stock #3A123C)
Japanese two(2) section Tansu, chest on chest, Ca. Meiji period, late 1800's, 41" high, 41" wide, 17" deep, Black Iron round Back Plate with floral Mon design, beautiful shaped heavy black iron handles. Two(2) small drawers behind black iron mounted small blind door on lower right side. Two(2) small drawers are "as is", one(1) missing small round ring and damaged wooden area in front.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1483970 (stock #JHcinBox+St)
June Hastings
$2,450.00
Circa 1880, Chinese red cinnabar circular box with stand. The box is presented on a carved wood stand having several coats of cinnabar lacquer, giving it the appearance of a solid carved cinnabar stand. Extremely well done and deeply carved, the scene depicts a well known Chinese story about Kuan Ti’s defense of Lin Bang's wife before the advance of Hsian Yu. Please note the beautifully carved horse. In excellent condition, the box including stand measures 5.5" diameter x 5.5" high. The b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1234189 (stock #10733)
Welcome To Another Century
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Chawan in Raku style, made in dry lacquer technique (kanshitsu) simulating ceramic. The lacquer is applied in such a way that you see small crevices and patches of red and brownish black lacquer in the same way we see it in Raku ware. Japan, Meiji era.

H ca. 3 ½ inches, dia. Ca. 4 ½ inches.

Excellent condition.

Comes with brocade pouch and plain wooden box.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1374655 (stock #3A124D)
Japanese Cedar, Cyprus wood two(2) section Tansu, Ca. Meiji period 1890's, 42" high, 35 1/2" wide, 16 1/2" deep, 2 graduated size long drawers above 2 long drawers in lower section, total 4 long drawers. Old red lacquer on black iron back plates are still visible. Small hole on the lower left side of bottom frame. The condition is original as found condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1339632 (stock #3A137C)
Japanese two(2) section Tansu, Cedar and Cypress Wood, Chest on chest, Meiji period before 1910's, 42"high, 34" wide, 17" deep, 2 large long graduated size drawers on upper section above one long drawer above shorter drawer next to 2 small drawers on the right side, lacquer painted Crane on the black iron round back plates, and pulls. Some of the small upper section black iron pieces are broken off and one top round black iron back plate has no crane design, maybe replaced later date some time ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #546762
Asian Art By Kyoko
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This type of fukusa is a cover placed over a gift at the time of a gift-giving ceremony such as the "Yui-noh" which is held prior to a wedding. The evergreen pine symbolizes the strength and devotion of men; the plum blossoms represent purity, subtle beauty and the inner strength of women. Bamboo is often used to describe the personality of men and women; for example, a person being as straight (honest) as bamboo could also mean flexible (bendable) to a large extent. When pine (matsu, SHO), bam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #827951 (stock #C-C0022)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$8,500.00
A 10.8" square tray signed Teizan and sealed Kinzan, mid Meiji period, depicting an unfortunate encounter between a hawk and a goose.

Condition: Quite good overall condition, There is a faint nick and short enamel crack to the front of the tray, two small areas of enamel cracking to the reverse, and pitting usual to the period. No dents or restoration.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1485963 (stock #231123)
SANAI FINE ART & ANTIQUES
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The size of Large Imari Bowl: 15 1/8" Dia x 5 1/2" High, 38.5 cm x 14 cm
This is top quality Japanese Ko Imari Porcelain Bowl from early Meiji
Period, 1868-1912, circa around 1860-1880's. It has main background
design of Kasane Noshi and Dragon design. Noshi is happy blessing
symbols Ribbon design for the well wish when peoples getting marry.
More Noshi you have more blessing you are getting happiness.
There also total 8 crane origami design decorated in the Noshi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1476521 (stock #1809)
t a t a m i
$550.00


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Buddhist wood carving image, Edo-Meiji period, late 19th century, Japan. H 23 x W 8.5 x D 5cm (9.05 x 3.34 x 1.96in). Been more aesthetic and attractive with such defective but refined withered condition. Wabi-Sabi.


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1352403 (stock #0681)
Japanese Art Site
$1,400.00
Japanese Isho Ningyo of a Noh Actor, Meiji Period, late 19th Century. Height: 13.75 inches, 35 cm.