A Japanese, Meiji era, six part bronze usabata with relief decoration. Used for ikebana flower arrangements. The baluster form main vessel with bird and crab on one side and hawk and snake on the other side - both in forested water fall landscapes - and four smaller birds in landscape panels. Separate floral and foliate handles. Separate top flaring to a broad, disc form with tall rim featuring six birds in landscape panels below incised key bordered rim surrounding incised decoration of carp, s...
Very artistic Japanese bronze vase with drip design reminiscent of an overflowing jar. Beautiful patina. It is paired with an wooden Art Deco Chinese stand of the same period. Unsigned. In excellent condition, the vase measures 6" high, 4.5" diameter. On stand 7.25". Dates Meiji Era 1868 - 1912.
This Japanese okimono quality bronze turtle has a champleve decorated shell that opens to reveal a pipe stand. The turtle measures about 6 1/2" long x 3" wide x 2" tall and dates to the turn of the Century. The turtle has the makers' impressed seal underneath. The condition is very good with just a chip to the end of the tail and the hinge pin is missing. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
This is a rare and large, top quality Satsuma Jar or vase by Yabu Meizan. We are not sure because the top is both gilded and glazed on the inside edge. The beautiful Meiji era lid is not original to the piece. The gold detail and landscape painting are beautiful. It is stoutly potted and measures 9 inches tall by 8 1/2 inches wide. This piece is not signed but at one time it was signed by Yabu Meizan. The original signature has been covered up by an excellent restoration to a drill hole. The pri...
Figure of a leopard or panther or other cat species, in faceted, abstracted technique, emphasizing the movement and specific features of the animal. Bronze with green brown mottled patina. Signed with abstracted single character: Fusa or Sou. Japan, Showa era, 1950s.
Length 13.5 in.; height ca. 6 in.
Few minor abrasions and tiny dents on the back of the sculpture, all in all very good condition
Japanese Meiji period Imari porcelain charger decorated in overglaze polychrome enamels with Chinese children frolicking between four “shou” (longevity) banners set against a dense pattern of flowers and scrolling foliage on a lavender-gray ground. The back is decorated in sometsuke (underglaze blue) with three fish and a fish scale band along the top rim. An apocryphal six-character Ming dynasty Chenhua reign mark is on the base. Late 19th century. 15 1/8” diameter x 3” high. Heavil...
This is a great Japanese cloisonne vase. It is not signed but it was created by one of the master artists from the Meiji Era. Years ago this vase was acquired from the Avo Krikorian Collection. It stands 6 1/4 inches tall. Condition is excellent.
a japanese meiji byobu with cranes (symbol of longevity theyy are said to live with the immortals 3,77cm /169height
signed in the left corner 狩野安昌 KANO YASUMASA
so from kano school
Our screen is made of papers stretched on wooden frames. It is framed by silk brocade with metallic threads and wooden rods lacquered in black with ironwork at the corners
the cypress is a good omen in Japan, the iconography of pine matsu is the same. It represents unwavering strength. Taoi...
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...
A beautiful 19th C. Japanese bronze suiteki water dropper for writing in the shape of sun burst. In excellent condition. W:13cm $485
Japanese Meiji period woodblock print by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) depicting the torture of a politically dissident woman titled “Muraoka, Head Lady-in-waiting of the Konoe Clan Bound with Rope” from the series “Personalities of Recent Times” published by Yamato Shimbunsha in 1887. Known image size: 12 15/16" x 8 13/16." Purchased at and framed by Robyn Buntin Gallery, Honolulu in a very high end frame. Visibly in very good overall condition with embossed highlights evident. Not...
Antique Japanese bronze incense burner in the charming cast form of a goose, standing on both webbed feet, broad body serving as the incense burning receptacle with long outstretched neck and head raised high with beak open in mid-call, the detailed wings serve as the cover with one aperture of an upturned feather serving as the lid finial. Genuine patina from use, neck is not hollow, otherwise fine condition. 10-3/4 in. high x 3-1/4 in. wide x 6-3/4 in. long. 2 lbs. (892g.)
Early 20th century.
Standing Fudo-Myo (Skt. Acalanatha) with characteristic attributes of sword and rope held in the right and left hands, respectively, sculpted in relief against a flame-motif mandorla from sandstone. Early-Meiji Era ca. 1875. Excellent condition, with only extremely minor old loss. Light lichen accumulation.
Height: 45 cm
Width: 27 cm
Depth: 20 cm
Packaged weight: 23 kg.
On the back of this Fudo-Myo is incised the name of an Edo-Period yakuza, Omaeda Eigoro (1793~1874), famous in par...
A 10.8" square tray signed Teizan and sealed Kinzan, mid Meiji period, depicting an unfortunate encounter between a hawk and a goose.
Condition: Quite good overall condition, There is a faint nick and short enamel crack to the front of the tray, two small areas of enamel cracking to the reverse, and pitting usual to the period. No dents or restoration.
Height: 9.4 cm (3.7 in)
Width: 5.6 cm (2.3 in)
Fine and uncommon Shibayama pepper; natural material; inlaid insects; modelled with precious, semi-precious stone and mother of pearl; signed; excellent condition
PAIR OF MINIATURE 3&1/2 INCHES, 9 CENTIMETERS- TALL. COBALT BLUE JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES, CIRCA 1900 IN GOOD CONDITION ,NO REPAIRS.
EACH VASE HAS 4 PANELS, 2 PANELS PAINTED WITH OUTDOORS ACTIVITY OF GROUPS OF PEOPLE AND 2 PANELS COBALT BLUE WITH GOLD DECORATIONS.
THIS MINIATURE PAIR OF SATSUMA VASES HAVE BEEN MADE
AS A PAIR BY THE JAPANESE FAMOUS ARTIST MEIGYOKUZAN.
SIGNED ON EACH BASE "DAI NIPPON MEIGYOKUZAN".
ON SOME PANELS ARE MISSING GOLD DECORATION DUE TO AGE.
Yabu Meizan (1852 - 1934)
Yabu Meizan was born in Osaka, Japan in 1852. He learned to paint Satsuma in 1880 and opened a factory the same year. In the years that followed, he won many awards and held many positions of importance in his field. However, after World War I (1914), demand for Satsuma declined, causing Meizan to concentrate on the domestic market prior to his death in 1934.
Height: 3.625 (9 cm) inches
Width: 2.625 (6.5 cm) inches...
A very fine guinomi (sake cup) by world renown potter Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947).
Shotaro studied with his brother Kotaro, a talented artist who passed away at an early age. Fortunately, Shotaro inherited that talent and creates mesmerizing pieces, mainly in the Shino style of pottery. Among many awards, he was recognized as Intangible Cultural Property of Gifu prefecture.
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A sublime kurinuki chawan (tea bowl) made by world renown contemporary Japanese potter Kaneta Masanao (b. 1953).
Masanao is an eighth generation potter from the city of Hagi. He has developed a distinctive style which has brought new energy and potential to the four hundred year old pottery tradition.
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The bowl is in very good condition. It is signed and will be shipped in a signed fitted ...