The Bodhisattva Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1910 item #945925
The Bodhisattva Collection
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DUE TO RECENTLY ANNOUNCED CHANGES, AND FURTHER PROPOSED CHANGES THAT HAVE NOT YET BEEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED OR PROMULGATED BY THE US GOVERNMENT, IT IS NOT CLEAR TO US AND MOST ANTIQUE IVORY DEALERS, EXACTLY WHERE (WHAT JURISDICTIONS), TO WHOM, UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WHAT TYPE OF NEW PERMITS MIGHT BE REQUIRED FOR US TO CONTINUE MARKETING ANY OF OUR ANTIQUE IVORY PIECES FOR SALE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #940657
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$5,995.00
From our Japanese Collection, a truly spectacular, massive, and published pair of imari double gourd vases, late Edo to early Meiji Period circa 1855 -1875, executed in the typical imari palette of iron-red, blue, orange, and gilt, with birds and dragons set against the "Three Friends of Winter" design of pine, prunus, and bamboo.

The double gourd shape is a very desirable form for imari collectors, but rarely is it encountered in such monumental proportions like this massive pair...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1036312
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$2500.00
From our Japanese Collection, a large and very regal pair of imari vases, Meiji Period 1868-1912, beautifully executed in traditional palette of iron red, orange, blue, and gilt on a white porcelain body, with kiln marks to the base.

Size and Condition: 12 1/4 inches tall, 6 1/2 inches wide. Some light rubbing to the gilt in places commensurate with age and handling, but essentially perfect condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #938098
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$2,495.00
From our Japanese Collection, a very fine and very early imari charger, late 17th - early 18th century (circa 1690-1730), decorated with a flower pot, a scholar’s rock, and a large tree in full bloom upon a terraced pavilion, all executed in the typical early imari palette of blue, orange-red, and gilt, with the border done in a rich brocade of flower motifs.

Ordinarily, we do not gravitate much towards early Japanese imari simply on aesthetic grounds...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #936911
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$2,495.00
From our Japanese Collection, a fine pair of imari flared-mouth vases, Meiji Period (1868-1912), richly executed in the traditional imari palette of iron-red, blue, orange, and gilt highlights. A very decorative pair measuring 12 1/4 inches tall, 6 3/4 inches wide at the shoulder...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #937750
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$2,250.00
From our Japanese Collection, a large and beautiful imari charger, Meiji Period (1868-1912), one of two similar pieces we have, of scalloped-edge form with a basket of flowers in the center medallion, and panels of prunus and karakusa in the outer border, all vibrantly executed in traditional imari palette of iron-red, blue, orange, and gilt. This is a rich and gorgeous piece with great presence.

Size and Condition: A large piece at 17 1/2 inches in diameter, 2 1/2 inches deep...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #937757
The Bodhisattva Collection
$2,250.00
From our Japanese Collection, a large and beautiful imari charger, Meiji Period (1868-1912), one of two similar pieces we have, of scalloped-edge form with a basket of flowering mums in the center medallion sitting upon a terrace enclosure, and with panels of prunus, chrysanthemums, and other flowering branches in the outer border, all vibrantly executed in traditional imari palette including iron-red, blue, orange, gilt and green...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #937448
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$1,995.00
From our Japanese Collection, a fine and rare early 18th century blue and white porcelain Arita bowl, Edo Period circa 1700-1730, painted in the Chinese style, depicting Shoulao (the Chinese god of wisdom and longevity) on a flying crane in the center well, with four alternating reserves depicting the Eight Immortals on the outer wall, separated by reserves of shou characters (Chinese good luck signs), and all executed in a slightly greyish underglaze blue typical of early 18th century Arita wa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #937715
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$1,495.00
From our Japanese Collection, a very fine and attractive pair of imari fan plates, Meiji Period (1868-1912), executed in the typical imari palette of iron-red, blue, orange, and gilt, depicting birds in flight against a ground of floral motifs and a prunus tree, all rendered on white porcelain in the shape of an open folding fan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #936912
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$1,495.00
From our Japanese Collection, a fine and large mid-to-late 18th century blue and white porcelain dish, circa 1740-1780, painted in the Chinese style depicting a home with people on an embankment, a treed outcrop in the distance with geese flying overhead, and some unidentified structures in the foreground. The entire scene is surrounded by a border of characters, and all executed in a greyish blue on dense grey porcelain paste, typical of 18th century Japanese Arita ware...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #936839
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$595.00
From our Japanese Collection, a good kutani baluster-shaped jar and cover, Meiji Period (1868-1912), executed in traditional kutani palette of iron-red, green, yellow, and gilt highlights, depicting a continuous scene of figures gathered around the circumference of the piece. A small but charming example of genuine 19th century kutani.

Size and condition: 7 1/4 inches tall, 5 inches at the shoulder...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #985911
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From our Japanese Collection, a very fine satsuma vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912), most likely circa 1900 -1910, marvelously potted in an unusual but very elegant flared trumpet shape exhibiting definite Art Nouveau Period influences, and yet decorated in what would be considered restrained Japanese taste with simple and classic floral motifs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1246777
The Bodhisattva Collection
(Please see important announcement below)
DUE TO RECENTLY ANNOUNCED CHANGES, AND FURTHER PROPOSED CHANGES THAT HAVE NOT YET BEEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED OR PROMULGATED BY THE US GOVERNMENT, IT IS NOT CLEAR TO US AND MOST ANTIQUE IVORY DEALERS, EXACTLY WHERE (WHAT JURISDICTIONS), TO WHOM, UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WHAT TYPE OF NEW PERMITS MIGHT BE REQUIRED FOR US TO CONTINUE MARKETING ANY OF OUR ANTIQUE IVORY PIECES FOR SALE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #942169
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From our Japanese Collection, a very fine assembled pair of Fukagawa imari porcelain chargers, Meiji Period (1868-1912). The blue Koransha mark on the reverse dates these more specifically to circa 1875-1880. One charger depicts figures set against a field of tall bamboo grass executed in mostly gilt and blue, along with very subtle use of green, orange and pink, while the second charger depicts just the bamboo grass...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #947725
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1037766
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From our Japanese Collection, a published and very fine satsuma charger, Meiji Period (1868-1912), most likely between 1870-1880, depicting Kannon the Goddess of Mercy and Compassion surrounded by deities and adorants, executed in typical satsuma palette but with an especially rich, heavy, and quite skilful gold application...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1014478
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From our Japanese Collection, a fine and large eight-sided imari charger, Meiji Period 1868-1912, depicting a flower basket beautifully executed in traditional palette of iron red, orange, blue, and gilt on a white porcelain body, and as a lovely extra on this particular piece, the addition of Kakiemon-style greenish turquoise enamel highlights in the corners and tastefully interspersed throughout the design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #944043
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From our Japanese Collection, an exquisite Meiji Period (1868-1912) satsuma vase of tapered ovoid form, depicting several scenes of figures including an Empress with her attendants, all very finely executed with lavish use of raised gilding, moriage enameling, and intricately detailed shoulder work. Like all of our satsuma offerings, this piece is of the highest quality. Signed Kinkozan, circa 1880-1890...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #947590
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From our Japanese Collection, a truly superb satsuma vase, Meiji period (1868-1912), of tapered hexagonal form depicting a continuous procession of figures underneath a canopy of hanging wisteria. The vase is of the highest quality, as are all of our satsuma offerings. Note in particular the exceptional gold detailing to the robes of the figures, or look for example at the detailing of the two bijins standing with the open parasol: The work is extraordinary...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #959328
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From our Japanese Collection, a very fine and early Gosu Blue satsuma vase, late Edo Period circa 1840-1860, signed Gyozan. There are four separate gilt-framed panels: Two depict shi-shi, one depicts scholar's table objects, and one depicts a flowering plant. Each panel is surmounted by birds in flight on the upper shoulder, probably phoenix. As with all of our satsuma offerings, this piece is of the highest quality, and is a particularly fine example of early Gosu Blue satsuma.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #936847
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From our Japanese Collection, a good Fuyode Ko-Imari Arita blue and white porcelain dish, the term "Fuyode" referring to late 17th century Japanese porcelain painted in the style of Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain. This is one of the earliest examples of Japanese Arita ware. This dish is painted in underglaze blue with a central panel of flowering peony, and with panels of the “Three Friends of Winter" design (pine, bamboo, and prunus) in the border. The reverse is sparsely painted with karaku...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #936822
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From our Japanese Collection, a large and attractive pair of bamboo carvings, late Meiji - Taisho Period, depicting a continuous battle scene of fighting samurai, with some on horseback and some on foot, all well-carved and with a good patina. This pair makes a strong decorative statement. There are several age splits to the base of each piece, ranging from a half inch to an inch long, but none threaten the structural integrity. There is one larger split, however, to the top of one piece about 2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1045062
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From our Japanese Collection, a good Meiji Period (1868-1912) imari lobed dish, executed in traditional palette using iron red, orange, blue, green, and gilt on a white porcelain body, depicting a stylized chrysanthemum head motif in the center well, along with dragon, phoenix, and floral motifs in the border reserves. An unpretentious but well-made traditional example.

Size and Condition: 8 3/8 inches in diameter. Some light wear to gilding in the center, heavier wear to the gilding ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #974140
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From our Japanese Collection, a truly superb satsuma vase, Meiji period (1868-1912), of robust globular form, depicting seven separate circular reserves of figures set against a most unusual and very appealing variegated ground that morphs from emerald green, to celadon, to cream, and finally to brown, all heavily overlaid with a rich brocade of chrysanthemum heads and other floral and geometric motifs executed in gilt. The neck has a heavily gilded deep red ground which sets it off very nicely...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1041297
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From our Japanese Collection, a superb and large satsuma lidded jar / tea caddy by Ryozan, Meiji Period 1868-1912, stunningly executed with exceptional fineness depicting two cartouches of people gathering, alternating with two cartouches of ducks and birds in nature scenes, all separated and framed by intricate brocaded reserves of floral motifs using wonderful color variation and extensive gilt.

Size and Condition: A relatively large caddy at 7 1/4 inches tall, 6 1/8 inches wide.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #962710
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From our Japanese Collection, a superb Kinkozan satsuma vase of tapered ovoid form, Meiji Period 1868-1912, most likely 1880-1890, depicting a finely painted bijin on one panel along with finely painted roosters and flying birds in a garden setting on the other panel. Both main panels are separated by reserves of elaborate gilt work set against a rich cobalt blue ground. Kinkozan signature and impressed mark on the bottom. As with all of our satsuma offerings, this piece is of the highest qual...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #937188
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From our Japanese Collection, a very fine ivory carving, Meiji Period (1868-1912), probably Tokyo School but we cannot confirm the artist, depicting an elder carrying a rabbit in a basket along with a young boy who excitedly holds up a frog. The scene is expertly rendered as evidenced in the animation and excitement of the young boy's face, the expressiveness of the elder, the detail to the basketry, as well as the flow and fold to the robing, and the realism of the rabbit, the frog, and the eld...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1272481
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From our Japanese Collection, a superb Kinkozan satsuma vase, Meiji Period 1868-1912, featuring two different panels of elegant ladies, children, and birds in flight, all reserved against landscapes of flowing wisteria, separated by panels of gilt-painted cobalt blue. The vase is fairly large in height at 9 1/2 inches tall, though it's width is of slender ovoid shape. It is marvelously painted with exquisitely fine detail and realism, definitely one of the best painted satsuma vases we have co...