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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 : 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 : 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 : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1837 VR item #1404469
Japanese Edo period woodblock print by Toyokuni I (1769-1825) depicting the kabuki actor Nakamura Utaemon III portraying a sake peddler encountering a dog from a set of eight prints published by Yamamoto Heikichi in 1815. Kiwame censor’s seal. Paper size: 14" x just under 10." Very good overall condition and color with some typical minor wear. There is wormage evident that is well disguised and stabilized by an album backing. The print is tipped at the top two corners to a backing sheet b...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1415498 (stock #JHhydraLacq)
June Hastings
$750.00
An impressive pair of large red lacquer boxes beautifully decorated with hydrangea flowers and leaves. Both with "Made in Japan" paper labels and insurance identification/inventory labels. In very good condition with some minor wear, each measures 9 inches high, 12.5" diameter. Dates Showa, mid-century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #636205
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Takeda dolls are modeled after the characters from 17th to 19th century Japanese theater. They are known for exaggerated postures and often with a vivid facial expression of the Kabuki actors or Jyoruri puppets on stage from the period.

This doll is holding up a "takafuda" bulletin board in one hand and a brush in the other. "takafuda" was an official bulletin board for Tokugawa government (1603-1868) to announce any regulations, or changes etc.

Little was known about Takeda do...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1910 item #750385 (stock #01241)
An Empress Gloss papier mache advertising box circa 1890-1900. This German box has a fancy script "EMPRESS" GLOSS gold advertising decal on the lid. This 6-1/4" x 2-1/4" box has a black lacquer exterior and a red interior, and the lid is hinge-mounted. It is stamped "PAPIER MACHE" MANUFACTURED IN GERMANY on the bottom. We were unable to find out any information on the product or company, but the polish for Victorian period leather boots was typically known then as shoe gloss, so possibly this ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1416772 (stock #1434)
Rare Pair of Boxes for Storing a Scholar's Name Seals, with Lovely Wood Grain and Metalwork. A scholar's name seals were among his most personal and treasured items. 6h x 5w x 5d inches, 15h x 12.5w x 12.5d cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1162937 (stock #120329)
Tomoe Art
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A female dancer dressed in massive and splendid Noh attire. The painting is attributed to Iwasa Matabei (1578–1650), a renowned Japanese painter who is often considered originating ukiyo-e genre painting. As is often the case with this artist, these two paintings do not bear his signature or seal, however the depiction of the figures with rich cheeks and long jaws shows typical expression of people of high social rank during medieval periods, which he exaggerated the expression was originated ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1162936 (stock #120329)
Tomoe Art
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A male dancer dressed in massive and splendid Noh attire. The painting is attributed to Iwasa Matabei (1578–1650), a renowned Japanese painter who is often considered originating ukiyo-e genre painting. As is often the case with this artist, these two paintings do not bear his signature or seal, however the depiction of the figures with rich cheeks and long jaws shows typical expression of people of high social rank during medieval periods, which he exaggerated the expression was originated fr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1413397
Meiji Bijutsu
$7,880.00
A magnificent suzuribako (inkstone box) dating from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period (1868-1912).

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The box presents traces of old repairs with lacquer and gold (kintsugi).
Size 22.5 x 24.5 x 5.5 (h) (9 x 9.8 x 2.2 in)

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Please understand there might be some delay receiving clearance from the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs to ship the suzuri-bako outside of Japan (standard procedure for impo...

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 : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1413879
Meiji Bijutsu
$685.00
A superb Korean Kainei (Hoeryŏng ware) chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Joseon dynasty (1392-1897).

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The chawan presents traces of old repairs with lacquer and gold (kintsugi). It will be shipped in a wooden box.
Size 13.5 x 8 cm (5.4 x 3.2 in)

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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1354045 (stock #1835)
Mimi Dee Artwear
Commission - Thank you!
A commissioned portrait painting of a sweet shelter rescue feline female tabby kitty cat named "Pooka" who shares her large N. H. home with Ms. M, a very gracious loving pet owner. During the time spent sketching and photographing this tabby, she indulged us while posing and playing this way and that. When she had enough, she gave this painter a straight on look like, "lady you get that camera any closer and you will be verrrrry sorry"! Then, she winked and walked away...

Title: I Love M...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1413394
Meiji Bijutsu
$480.00
A very attractive celadon cup dating from the Korean Goryo dynasty (918-1392).

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The cup presents traces of repair with lacquer and gold (kintsugi). It comes with a wooden lid and a fitted wooden box.
Size 7 x 9 cm (2.8 x 3.6 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1420069
Meiji Bijutsu
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A superb Hagi chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

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The chawan presents old repairs made with gold and lacquer (kintsugi).
It comes with the original fitted shifuku (silk pouch) and a fitted wooden box.
Please refer to pictures for details and condition.
Size 9.5 x 9.5 cm (3.8 x 3.8 in)

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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1900 item #178360 (stock #1003)
Portraits On Main
$8,000.00
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Folk Art Portrait by American Artist, attributed to Sheldon Peck (1797-1868). This Portrait was purchased at a North Carolina auction from the Larew Collection. The 19th century oil on canvas portrait of a gentleman was said to be Thomas Johnston from Concord, NC (Sept. 1850). It was marked on the original canvas (relined) bought in Davie County. It is mounted in a mahogany veneer frame with yellow pine backing. Canvas 29" 24" and the Frame is 38" x 33". The portrait was restored in 1973 by Hen...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1340533 (stock #T1830)
Mimi Dee Artwear
Commission -Thank You!
Commissioned portrait of a beautiful chestnut brown slim rescue shelter dog whose reversed dark spinal fur resembles that of a Rhodesian Ridgeback.
When this painter spent time with her, Sofie struck such a stance as if reviving an ancestral show pedigree pose.
This being Ms K's first baby...with a human one to follow within a year or so?
ID# 0810160910

Original work by this self learned painter who also forges sterling silver metal work studio jewelry, has been exhibited in va...