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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1450755 (stock #WN335)
Galerie Hafner
$1,300.00
shipping included
A fine rare three color lacquer box with cover of irregular form. Showing two pomegranate fruits borne on a leafy stem, in carved cinnabar, ochre and green lacquer, on a carved floret-swastika diaper ground. The sides of the box with hexagonal floret diaper. The base and interiors lacquered in black. These boxes are dated to the 18th century, Qianlong period. Condition: the right part of the cover with a long restored crack (could be done better) and the side as well with restored crack (see pic...
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 1900 item #1459258 (stock #JHbentBocRed)
June Hastings
$1,150.00
Edo Era, circa 1850s-1860s, Japanese red lacquer over wood Japanese Bento Box in 5 sections. The exterior features Shibayama style of inlay on a red lacquer ground with the interior and underside being black lacquer. The Shibayama design has several types of stone inlays including MOP with branching, cherry blossoms, leaves, buds and rockery all done in raised work. The workmanship is very good. In very good condition with no repairs or touchups, the only issue is some lacquer is missing to...
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 : 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 1800 item #1444186 (stock #TRC220411)
Living in Kyoto it is not uncommon to come across beautiful antique tea bowls, however, finding pieces that are in good condition, aesthetically compelling, and with all of the trappings that let you know they were cared for by a devoted cha-jin can be quite challenging. Here we see all three. The shape of this tea bowl is exquisite and something I have not seen before in an Oribe piece. The lacquer box, while not the original was undoubtedly custom made for this tea bowl and looks to be 100 - 2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1464348 (stock #MB763)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £150.00
SALE PRICE – Was £195
Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Enamelled Porcelain Box (Fish & Birds)

This rare enamelled large round porcelain box was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The decoration features predominantly red and green enamels, with some black around the outline of the panels. The cover features a fish in red and green enamel in its centre surrounded by a wide band of green, then various lines in red, geometric patterns and three panels each containing a bird in flight. The lower ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1460165 (stock #JHirisLacBox)
June Hastings
$650.00
Small Japanese circular covered box in gold nashiji and maki-e lacquer with the lid having a lovely display of iris flowers in a stream setting created in both low and raised relief lacquer work The sides also feature raised delicate designs that complete this perfect little box. In excellent antique condition, it measures 2-1/2" diameter and 1-7/8" high. Dates Late Edo or Early Meiji and a piece worthy of a collector.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #663221 (stock #KA494)
Kodo Arts
$750.00
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 : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1448866 (stock ##157)
A Chinese blue-glazed pottery cosmetic box, Tang dynasty. 120mmx60mm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #101029 (stock #122)
Very rare and fine, museum quality 19th century Straits Chinese peranakan sirih or tobacco box. Silver with gilded decoration details. A wonderful and outstanding work of silver art. D : 9 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1426915 (stock #TRC220321)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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Conceived by 20th century master ceramicist Kawai Kanjiro—here an abstract depiction of flowers is used to adorn an exquisite “henko” shaped vase. The glaze used is known as “tetsu-yu” for its use of iron compounds to achieve this distinctive look. Though many pieces by Kanjiro remain today, this exact combination of style, shape, and glazing is uncommon, making this a must-have work for serious collectors.

Like so many greats throughout history, Kanjiro (1890 - 1966) was ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1459358
Chinese late Qing dynasty square form wood table dressing chest or scholar’s box with attractive pronounced wood grain. The front panel is decorated with a butterfly or bat form metal lockplate. It lifts off to reveal seven drawers with metal double-fish drawer pulls. The top has two bronze handles set against six floral mounts. Late 19th to early 20th century. 9 3/8” square. Very good overall condition. The wood has shrunk in several areas due to our dry desert climate in Arizona. T...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #140954
Beautiful Japanese Wajima lacquer stand with gold maki-e painting on a nashi-ji (pear skin) background. The designs are scrolling vines with stylized chrysanthemums and paulonias, which are the crests of the emperor and empress. The style of sparkling nashiji lacquer work and the theme were popular in the Taisho period (1912-1926) to the beginning of the Showa era, sometime after the return of the throne to the emperor.

The stand was made for a Tokonoma as a base for a flower arrangement...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1102389 (stock #lot925)
Hu's Collection
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Description:

A Lapis Lazuli Carving was exquisitely done by master craftsmanship.
Depicting a mountain view with pine trees and pagoda when old man riding a deer up to the winding road, it was a picture the scholars would always be dreamed of.

Date: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century.

Width without wood stand: 9.3cm.
The wood stand is newly made.

A SIMILAR PIECE WAS IN THE NAGEL AUCTION, 2009.

Inscriptions: Man San Train Fon(the mountain is full of joyful ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1160510
Zentner Collection
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An antique six panel Chinese coromandel screen with motif of birds and flowers inlaid with mother of pearl and semi precious stones. This style of screen emerged during the Ming dynasty in China and has been favored in Europe for centuries. Each element of detail has been masterfully rendered. The lacquer is in wonderful original condition showing a lusterious rich finish.

Age: Early 19th century

Dimensions: Height: 68" Width: 90"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1461419 (stock #JHdoLacDocBo)
June Hastings
$1,600.00
An antique Fubako, letter box, of a rarely seen design with a black ground having a flowing gold sprinkled pattern featuring wheel and wind/water designs in relief. There is also a lovely sprinkled design to the interior. The exterior bottom, which is covered when the box is closed, has the wheel designs and is very bright showing very little if any wear. Still retaining its original silk tasseled roping, this box is in superb condition. Circa 1850, it measures 9.25" long, 2.75" wide, and a li...