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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #661389
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Japanese antique nobori banner, hand painted on cotton, a tiger in bamboo grove. The style of the painting is derived from ancient Korean paintings of tigers. It is a style that became popular in Japan from the 16th century and you will see many screens and scrolls of tigers painted in this manner. The popularity of these paintings in this style continued throughout the Edo period(1608-1868) and into the Meiji era. The quality of the artwork tell us that this nobori is likely to have been done b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #665903
Asian Art By Kyoko
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The nobori banners, carps, warrior's Yoroi and Kabuto helmets, samurai dolls and swords were all a part of the display used for Boy's Day (renamed Children's Day) on May 5th in Japan. They reflect the parent's wish (at the time that they were made) to inspire their sons in manliness, discipline, bravery and the honor codes which are associated with them.

Originally, Nobori were used on the battlefield to identify the troops; some were to show the warriors where their taisho (general) was. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #665908
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Nobori banners, carps, warrior's Yoroi and Kabuto helmets, samurai dolls and swords were all a part of the display used for Boy's Day (renamed Children's Day) on May 5th in Japan. They reflect the parents' wish to inspire their sons in manliness, discipline, bravery and the honor codes which are associated with them.

Originally, nobori were used on the battlefield to identify the troops; some were to show the warriors where their taisho (general) was, others were used to shift the troops. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #559904
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Japanese fukusa, a silk satin gift cover depicting the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove. The development of the Japanese fukusa is closely associated with their custom of gift giving. Japan has been a farming country until recently and crops were directly affected by nature (draft, floods, etc). The rituals were held within their own communities and fresh crops were offered to god. To irrigate and lay the roads, they needed the better their work relationship. The custom of eating and drink...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1034987
A fine silver kiseru (kizeru) pipe with natural bamboo body, the ends finely engraved with a dragon and tiger in the bamboo grove. The color of the central bamboo section is dark (almost black) with purple tint. The eye (eyes) is inlaid with gold (very small though). Circa 1900. 7 1/4” (18.8cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #936644 (stock #J145)
This old Japanese Noh theater mask has the expressive face of an old man. The mask is carved from paulownia wood and dates to middle Edo period, around 1750. The patina is wonderful.

Mask measures approx 8 inches high and 6 inches wide

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1349822
Meiji Bijutsu
$7,800.00
A remarkable blue and white jar decorated with two dragons. The jar dates from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), probably 18th century.

The jar shows traces of old repairs made during the Japanese Edo period (1615-1868). They were made by literally stapling the broken or cracked pieces together.
In spite of these regrettable yet captivating flaws, the jar has kept its vibrant and noble aura.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1414096 (stock #12087)
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$280.00


WOMAN MASK

Old Japanese papier mache mask for folk theatrical performance as type of 'Kuwae-men' mask worn to hold backside projection in mouth. Taisho period (1912-1926). Such unique voluptuous impression with thick 'gofun' white pigment, almond-shaped eyes, and real human hair (but falls off). approx. L 18cm (7.08in), W 12cm (4.72in), D 6.5cm (2.55in)


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1416431
Japanese Edo to Meiji period ten-sided polygon form Imari porcelain vase decorated in the kakiemon style in polychrome enamel and gilt highlights with a prominent flying phoenix bird on the front and three pawlonia leaf groupings extending around the circumference. Ten alternating geometric and stylized floral bands extend vertically up the sloping neck. An alternating scalloped band is above the foot. 19th century. Stands just over 10” high. Very good overall condition with minor typical...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1424841
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Monumental antique Japanese very large and very heavy vase made for keeping cut flowers by the artist. blue/white and other hand painted beautiful colors. Depicting two Tigers an Eagle and other birds in an outdoor setting. Size approximately 47 inches, 120 centimeters-TALL. Circumference 64 inches, 172 centimeters. In very good condition, no repairs. It was build by the artist in the 19th century With copper insert and removable copper vase that fits inside the big vase I...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1930 item #1396729 (stock #Green1-10)
Golden Age Antiques
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The is a very rare large Koi vase created by a master. The koi are large and much finer than most ever seen on this style of vase. The vase is 9 1/2 tall and 11 1/4 inches wide. Rims are silver with an old Jungin stamp. Condition of this vase is excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #891898
Antique Japanese “Yogi” bed comforter, hand-spun cotton with "tsutsugaki" paste resist dye in aizome Japanese indigo dye. The design is auspicious symbol, Sho-Chiku-Bai (pine, bamboo, plums). The shoulder and collar areas are accented with "kasuri" cotton. Excellent condition - no holes on the front except one small L shape cut (3/4"x3/4") on the lower area, some repairs on the liner. Cotton wadding was taken out and cleaned (but not washed). Approximately 57" wide x 77" long, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1166361 (stock #100807)
Tomoe Art
$2,550.00
The painting depicted court musicians playing divine music called Bugaku. Bugaku is a Japanese court music accompanied by dancing. Here one of the players plays shen (a bamboo instrument first produced in China in 7th century) and the other one sounds a massive drum with mitsudomoe crest (three comma-shaped figures in a circle). Bugaku carries a ritualistic implication and is usually played at the start before dance performance begins. Bugaku purifies the stage. Painted with ink and pigments. Si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1426197 (stock #TRC20625)
This extraordinary vase is a truly Japanese expression of a classical Chinese form. Fashioned after cylindrical Song Dynasty pieces that are thought to have been introduced in the 9th century from Syria, the handles are of Chinese origin and represent the mythical "Chiwen" (Shichihoko in Japanese). This deity, typically depicted with the body of a carp, the head of a tiger, and the scales of a dragon, is believed to be a bringer of rain and a protector against fire. The outer ring of the foot is...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1216585 (stock #0003)

Antique and unique Japanese Mingei Sake Bottle (Tokkuri), also usable as a flower vase. It is approx. 100 years old and made of old Shino-Ware.

You will find two amazing images on it, made with iron-oxid. Enjoy sake or beautiful flowers with this antique Mingei Folk Art item.

Mingei (民芸 lit. folk arts or arts of the people), the Japanese folk art movement, was developed in the late 1920s and 1930s in Japan. Its founding father was Yanagi Sōetsu (1889–1...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1404682
Japanese Edo period woodblock print titled “Azuma Shrine and the Entwined Camphor” (#31) depicting boats passing through the Jukkengawa Canal with cherry blossoms lining the embankment from the series “One Hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo” by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) published by Uoya Eikichi (Uoei) in 7/1856. Paper: nearly 14” x 9 3/8” (image: 13 3/8” x 8 5/8”). Very good color and overall condition. There are tape stains to the margin edges verso that show through ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1393756 (stock #2922/2256)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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A Chinese silver goblet embossed with a continuous scene of figures and horses set against a background of pavilions, mountains, pagoda and trees. It is raised on three entwined bamboo branches. This is a high quality object of vertu, the figures have human faces with features- look for a laughing old man with animated face. The details are fresh and sharp, the composition very elegant . size: 21 cm high. age: Qing period. condition; very good, no breaks , no restoration, high points good. There...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1346511 (stock #OtaK1-8)
This is a very fine and highly decorated cloisonne vase from Ota. I has 6 different panels and loads of detail and colorful scroll work. The hardwood (Rosewood or Mahogany) stand is old an is included with the vase. The vase stands 6 inches tall and is in excellent condition.