The size of Noren : 27 1/2" Wide x 44 1/4" Long
The size of Straw Woven Mats: 19" L x 12" W
The size of Wooden Lantern, Tsuji Andon: 7" H x 3 1/4" Sq Btm
This is a group of Japanese Timekeepers items auctioned by Bonhams Auction house in London
The John Read Collection of Fine Antique Japanese Timekeepers, 11 May 2010.
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Lot No.13 as auctio...
The size of Ko Imari Vase: 7 1/2" High x 6 7/8" Dia High
This is rare Japanese Sometsuke Blue and White PorcelainVase from later part
Early Edo (zenki). It is from Kanbun to Enpou (1660-680) Period.
It is porcelain body with Sometsuke(Blue and White) design of
Peony and grass. The whole design pattern is same from Shoki Imari
(Early Imari). The condition of vase excellent other than some Jikan
(original kiln flaw) which from Original surface hair line caused in Kiln it became
The Size of Koro: 9 13/16" High, Drum size 3 3/4" Wide. This is very rare and handsome Japanese Iroe Bizen Kankodori(cockerel) Koro. During Edo period, Late Edo, 18 th to 19th Century. Bizen Clan was making this type Koro for High class Samurai and rich merchants. Koro was made with bisque body and later they were painted with Iroe (color pigments). This style Koro, a cockerel on the top of Drum is called, "Kankodori Koro". Kanko is drum used for getting the attention for the government by beati...
Offered here is a rare piece of Cambridge Cleo. This is the #617 cigarette jar and dates prior to 1930. (It's shown in the 1927-9 catalog reprint.) The jar has a light paneled optic within the glass and stands approximately 4 inches high. Excellent condition on this rare and unusual Cambridge Cleo item.
Ikegami Honmonji (Niomon) (Nio Gate of Honmonji Temple, Ikegami)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
First edition with Watanabe C seal.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: A conservator has repaired margin in two places. Pencil note on back. Crease at upper right corner.
- A rarely see design.
A rare original printing with dust cover of the art book ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, R.A. HER LIFE AND HER WORKS by Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G.C. Williamson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London. This 11-1/4 x 9-1/2" book has 272 pages and it was issued in 1924 in a limited edition of only 1000 copies. It has numerous print plates in colour and black and white and it retains the original Kraft style paper outer wrap/dust jacket with a printed spine. Condition: DUST JACKET - spl...
Original Japanese woodblock print by Shima Seien (1892-1970), titled "The Heroine Yujiri, in 'Yugiri Awa no Naruto'", 1923. This print is one of 18 designs published as supplements to "The Complete Works of Chikamatsu", which consisted of 16 volumes, plus two additional images.
This print measures approximately 15 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches inches, plus full margins. It is in wonderful condition, aside from some light toning. There is embossing in the head.
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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.
With a height of 32 inches, this is a rare and impressive example of early 19th century Imari ware. Both the vase and stand are finely decorated in shades of blue, gold and orange.
Condition is excellent.
A very rare and interesting, Buddhist bronze ewer (kundika) in classical form w. rounded, oblong body, a short sprout and a long neck. Lid for the opening. There are three circling bands, two on the body and one on the neck. The sprout set with a raised lotus pattern. The piece is of relatively heavy casting and with remains of leaf gilding on black surface. A superb piece and a serious collector’s item. According to its transmitted history the ewer comes from the Buddhist temple, the Chishaku...
The size of Screen: 277cm Wide x 138 cm High (109 " x 54 3/8")
The both side Left/Right Panel size: 47.2 cm x 138 cm (18 1/2" x 54 3/8")
4 panels in between size: 45.5 cm x 138 cm (17 7/8" x 54 3/8")
Each Fan design size: 55 cm (21 5/8") wide.
This is wonderful 6 panels Japanese Byobu screen from 1750's middle 18th Century with 21 Ougi (fans) design with gold leaf background. This type of painting properly called, "Senmenga" with fan design Byobu called "Senmen Byobu". Th...
The size of Charger Bowl: 11" Dia x 2 1/8" High. Very unusual Japanese Ko Imari Blue and White , Sometsuke Charger Porcelain Bowl. The charger bowl was made in fine shape with very nice Kikusui (Chrysanthemum and water) design, very well put composition design. This type of Charger are hard find anymore. It has fine boldly line works. It has karakusa design on the backside. It has Tai Min Nen Sei (great Ming year made) marking on the back. The condition of charger is excellent, no chip, no crack...
This is a very special example of Japanese Cloisonne. The workmanship and elegant form are what makes this piece so special. This vase was acquired from one of the world's greatest cloisonne collections. It measures 12 inches tall. Great overall condition but it does has a very tiny enamel flake (See last image) on the back shoulder and minor pitting. It is not signed.
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 ...
Very nice and rare turquoise birds, Kangxi period. This more unusual model of pigeons are very nicely shaped. The turquoise glaze has a very fin cracked pattern. Condition: Very good condition. Minor ships on the beak. Measurement: high 19 cm = 7.5 in
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Two matching Japanese chargers, done with the Imari pallet, and dating to the mid 19th Century. Decorations include a foo dog, dragons, and cranes among flowers and scrolls. Each dish measures about 12" in diameter and 1 3/4" high and is marked on the back. The condition is excellent/perfect with minor wear. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
Japanese Kiri wood two(2) section Tansu, Kiri and Cedar chest on chest, Meiji period, before 1900, 42" high, 33" wide, 17" deep with 5 graduated size long drawers, and carved and engraved floral shape black iron back plates have different motif carvings, and black iron handles. Pine wood used in the back and split in some areas caused by dryness and old age, shows wear and tear in original condition, as found condition from Japan.
A fine and rare 19th century Japanese cloisonne bi-fold table screen in the Kyoto school of Namikawa, depicting a ho bird and dragon. The finely coiled wiring is gilded, as are the back panels of the screen. Each cloisonne panel is wood framed, joined with hinges of silver. Fully opened, the screen measures 8" high and 9" wide.
Condition: Quite fine, with only wear commensurate with age.