Inspired the works of Iizuka Rokansai, this open weave basket with richly toned dark red-brown split bamboo has a slightly tapering cylindrical body with an offset loop handle at the top. Signed with an incised signature on the bottom. Comes with a bamboo water container. Dates late 20th century. Measures 8” high including handle, 4.74” diameter. This basket had a very nice sheen to it that is not being captured by the photos. You will be pleased.
A fine openwork Bamboo Flower Basket, Hanakago by Buseki Suigetsu. A slender and elegant bamboo basket for Ikebana Flower Arrangement made with the hexagonal plating technique called: mutsume ami, using thin strips of madake bamboo. Signed on the bottom: Suigetsu, Buseki Suigetsu. It comes with the Otoshi water container. No box. H 46 cm. Condition: Very good, no brakes. BUSEKI Suigetsu ( Tokyo, 1930-2003)studed under his father Buseki Suishin (1888-1984) which was in the lineage of the great To...
Bamboo flower basket with a water container (otoshi) which is also made of bamboo. Otoshi has no water leaking and has nice color. The basket is in excellent condition except for a minor break near bottom and body (5mm north). The first half of the 20th century. H:41cm, W:24cm, Otoshi H:20cm, Diameter:13cm
Japanese Black Lacquered on woven Bamboo and hinged top Trunk with wooden frame for strength and Black Iron hardware, Ca. Meiji, 1880's, 22" high, 31" wide, 16" deep, Red lacquered leaf shape mon decoration with Kanji Characters, original woven rope handle in the back, and original Rice Paper lining inside. Some black lacquer finish pieces are off from the woven Bamboo surface.
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 tells us that this nobori is likely to have been done ...
Strikingly beautiful Japanese Nishijin obi. The style of the obi is the most formal and expensive style which is called maru obi; the design covers front and back, from one end to the other end. This is an older obi than it looks. The colors are vibrant yet elegant. The design
is for the joyous occasion with cranes, hand drums, flowers, pines and repeated pattern of waves (sei kai ha) in gold.
A great bamboo styled vase with paintings at two sides and inscription at two sides. Great Daoguang mark in the bottom. High 23.5 cm = 9.25 inch. Has a minor glaze hairline (not trough the body) at the top inside. Otherwise great condition.
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Japanese black lacquered on woven Bamboo Trunk, with red lacquered wooden frame on the bottom, Ca. 1920's, 14 1/2" high, 27 1/4" x 15 1/4" wide, two(2) black iron lock compartment on the side and large handles in front and back and corners are wrapped around with black iron. Wooden stretchers on the bottom to support for strength, blue rice paper lining inside the top and the bottom. Some black lacquer loses on the surface and corners are worn.
Japanese Koransha Fukagawa Imari porcelain platter tray decorated in polychrome glazed pigments and gilt highlights with two birds flying over flowers and bamboo set against an unglazed dark brown matte ground. Two teal colored ribbon form handles are at the sides. Within a double foot rim, the base bears the red Koransha orchid mark of the Company of the Scented Orchid, founded in 1875, set against a white background. Gold gilt rim. Late 19th Century. 15" diameter at the widest point x 1 3...
Large Japanese Meiji period rounded square form black lacquered wood deep tray decorated in gold and polychrome accents with three birds among flowers and bamboo above a stream at the bottom. The rim is gold. 14 3/4" square with a lip nearly 2 1/4" high. Late 19th to early 20th century. Very good overall condition with only a few fine scratches on the back. Please note that the light spots in the black background are reflection. From the collection of a Japanese woman in Tucson, Arizona.
A truly superb antique microbeaded purse featuring an abstract design deriving from either Persian rug motifs or Berlin wool work patterns. The lack of borders surrounding the central medallion -- it is surrounded by flowers and vines instead -- points to the latter. It is a stunning piece composed of richly colored glass beads; Prussian blue for the background, with figures worked in salmon, red, green, cream, and black. Wonderful original frame with flower baskets outside and a monogram (FSW...
Lau o’o mimireke
Timor Leste, Baucau or West Lautem, 1970s
Warp ikat, supplementary warp weave, discontinuous supplementary weft
A festive red tubeskirt (lau o’o mimireke) woven in the Baucau or West Lautem municipality, constructed by stitching two panels together. The wide body of multicoloured stripes is followed at each end by a design band of orange and dark brown ikat, and a solid plum band decorated with two large flowers woven in s...
With neo-classicism a dominating influence in decorative arts at the end of the 18th century, it is most natural that dinner service wares would follow suit with clean simple lines and decorations as we see in this Chinese export porcelain pitcher.
Its chief decorative elements are subtle molded shapes and contours in the helmet form and the spare blue and white enameling of its body. The foot and the rim of the pitcher are embellished along with a lone bouquet of basket flowers - a...
Pair of Antique Chinese Qianlong Period Tea Cup and Saucer 4 piece set. Underglaze blue hand painting of bamboo and flowers on the inside of saucers and cups and with brown glaze on the exterior. Elegant and thinly potted. These sets were sold at Christie's Nanking Cargo sale in Amsterdam in 1986. All items of that sale were from the recovered Dutch East India Company shipwreck which sank in the 1700's. Contents of the ship were salvaged by Micheal Hatcher, a British explorer and marine salvor...
Hexagonal central portion of a sekidou (stone monument) featuring a standing Jizo Bosatsu relief-sculpted on each of the six sides. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1750. Minor old loss, with softening of the lines and contours overall. Variegated lichen accumulation.
Height: 27.5 cm
Diameter: 27 cm
Packaged weight: 28 kg
The sekidou is a style of Japanese stone monument akin to a classic stone lantern, the difference being a sekidou's incorporation of a solid hexagonal portion featuring relief-scul...
A rare Worcester porcelain coffee can, tapering slightly toward the base and molded with corrugated ribs above a finely scalloped foot, the lobed rim with a slight flare, and the double scroll handle with a pointed thumbrest. Painted in the Chinese style with flowering plants, the border with half-flowerheads linked by a red line above leafy tendrils.
Excellent condition with vibrant colors, no chips, cracks, or restoration. A slight paint skip is on one petal of one half-flowerhead, shown in...
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.25 x 11 inches.
Signed and sealed in the image and lower margin.
Jizuri seal at upper left margin indicating self-printing by the artist.
Published by the artist.
Reference: Abe #229.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Margin has light toning and creasing.
- Depicts a scene in Saitama Prefecture.
A finely cast bamboo shaped vase with applied bamboo leaf branch decoration. This item was made in China for the scholar's table in the 17th Century.
Condition: Generally very good but the vase has been recently polished and there is an old loss - the leaves and tip of the top left branch are missing.
15cm (6inches) high; base - 3.5cm (1.4inches) diameter
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A beautiful early Kangxi wucai enameled tankard. Decorated with a design of different types of chrysanthemums and pendant lotus petals painted in iron red on either side of basket weave borders and flower cell borders. Silver mounted around 1750. Acquired in London. Condition. Very good condition. Small glaze ship at the foot ring. No further restoration or damage. Measurement: Hight 14 cm = 5.5 in weight 425 gram
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