Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period Porcelain Vase with a high relief decorations of leafage, flowers and a bird , signed by Makuzu Kozan. The details are very fine. Two birds are painted; a king-fisher is raised. The leaves, stews and flower blossoms are all raised and have natural look and colors. The upper and lower parts of the vase have symbolic stripe lines and ornaments. 14" tall x 8" D.
Japanese Meiji Period Studio Porcelain shell-shaped tripod Bowl made and signed by Kato Tamotaro. It is finely decorated with a sculptural crab on a side and a bird with persimmons, flowers and leaves. Some elements have iron oxidation as well as the back of the bowl. Feet are made in a shape of shells. The Bowl is signed by the artist. 9 3/8" x 8 1/2" x 2 3/4"
Japanese late Edo - early Meiji Period mid 19th century magnificent Satsuma lidded Jar with a silk clod-like design over the lid and upper part of the Jar, decorated with floral design. The center of the Jar depicts 12 Japanese year zodiac signs in mons - signs of a dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, boar, rat, bull, tiger and a rabbit. The lower part of the Jar is decorated with various designs. 6 3/4" tall x 5 1/2" D.
Important Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Hirado tripod covered blue and white finely decorated Bowl of an avoid shape, with iron oxidation on three stylized legs and a handle on a lid. The body of the bowl is finely decorated in traditional Hirado style with a scene of three paradise birds among clouds. The painting is very fine and detailed. The bowl has no damages and no losses. Serious collectors are welcome. 8" tall x 6 3/4" D.
Big important Japanese Meiji period tripod Satsuma Koro, signed by the artist. It has a sculpture of shishi on a lid and handles with leafage, flowers and plums design. The Koro is finely decorated with two big decorative scrolls on front and back, one scroll depicting a standing samurai with a sword and a woman, and another one with a walking samurai with a sword and a smaller samurai among clouds. The legs of the koro have low-relieved mystic heads...
Japanese Meiji Period (late 19th century) unusual pair of Porcelain Koransha vases , signed by the artist. The vases have a rare "upside down" shape - the bottom of each vase is wider than the top of the vase. This makes the vases very unusual...
Gorgeous Japanese Meiji Period late 19th century Studio Porcelain Vase made and signed by Suwa Kotei. The vase is decorated with very detailed under-glazed scene of grapes and leafage over light - green background. It has no damages. 7 1/4" tall x 6 1/4" D
Japanese Meiji Period Bronze basket Tray with cloisonné bottom. It is finely made in Kyoto style with gold wire and eight various scrolls with floral decorations over beige green background. The bottom of the tray is made with uneven blue green enameling. The tray has original hand patina and beautiful weaving. 11 3/4" x 9 1/2" x 1 3/4"
Rare Japanese Meiji Period important big Satsuma Okimono of a seated cat with a very fine symbolic decorated collar, signed. Shimazu cross and signature are on the back of the Okimono. 9" tall x 8 1/2" long 5 1/2" wide
Japanese 19th century Satsuma Okimono of an old woman with seated on a Bamboo pile. The woman is holding a tobacco pouch and a pipe in her hands. She is dressed in a beautiful colorful kimono and has a headscarf on her head. The okimono is very detailed, woman has an interesting face expression. It is attributed to Chin Jukan 7 3/4" long x 9" tall x 7" deep
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) cobalt-blue big Satsuma Vase with two big decorative shields of the finest quality. The vase depicts scenes with many people in fine raised gold kimonos in beautiful dynamic positions, and landscapes on the background. The vase is signed by the artist. The cobalt-blue background is finely decorated with fine gold symbolic decorations. 12 1/2" tall x 7" D.
Japanese Meiji Period wireless Cloisonné Vase in Namikawa Sosuke style with a fine scene of a wireless crane in water and a moon. The vase is of an oval shape with tone-changing wireless enamel. It is excellent condition with no losses. 7 1/4" tall x 3 1/2" x 3".
Important big Japanese Meiji Period Satsuma Okimono of a laying cat with a very fine collar. Shimazu cross and a signature of the artist are on the back of the Okimono. 13" long x 7 1/4" wide x 5 3/4" tall
Big Important Japanese Meiji Period 19C Porcelain Vase, signed by Makuzu Kozan. It is decorated with a scene of low-relief dragons and clouds over the neck of the vase and multiple panoramic scenes with various scenes with foxes and landscapes. Foxes are dressed in human clothes. There are symbolic decorated stripe lines over the top and the bottom of the vase. The vase is signed by Makuzu Kozan (seal) underneath the vase. The vase has no damages and no losses. 13 1/4" tall x 9" D.
Big Japanese Meiji Period pierced Satsuma Koro, made and signed by Ryozan. It is decorated with three panels over the double- pierced lid and three panels over the pierced body. The panels are finely painted with various landscapes with people. The lid has three fan-shaped relived scrolls...
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Porcelain Okimono of woman picking Daruma's ear. Daruma holds his finger in his mouth and has a funny expression on his face. The woman's kimono and Daruma's robe are finely decorated;character's faces are very detailed. The okimono is in original condition with no damages and no losses. 8" tall x 9" long x 5 1/4" wide
Rare Japanese Edo Period (first part 19th century) Porcelain SHUNGA Okimono of a laying woman with her hand in a "funny" position. Please see the pictures. The Okimono is in original condition with no damages and no losses; there are a few original bake imperfections over the bottom only. Serious Shunga collectors welcome. 8 1/2" long x 4 3/4" tall 6 1/2" wide.
Japanese Edo Period late 18th - first part 19th century museum quality wood carved Okimono of shishi in magnificent dynamic position, signed by the artist. The Okimono is very detailed and has a high hand polishing and original brown patina. The interior of the jaw and tongue are painted with red enameling. The engraved signature is on the bottom of Shishi. It has a proper age patina, no damages. 12" long x 8" tall 6 3/4" deep.
Magnificent large Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Satsuma covered Jar with amazing paintings on two big decorative scrolls. One scroll has three quails with flower decorations and another one depicts six cranes, three children, a bird cage and a tree with flower bushes on it. There is one bird inside the cage and another one below the boy. The background of the vase as well as the top and the bottom have gold decorations and light-green low-relieved scrolls...
Japanese Meiji Period late 19th Century bronze originally patinated okimono of a Rooster with shakudo and gold eyes and magnificent chisel work over the feathers. 10" tall x 6" long x 3 1/4" deep. It comes with a later made wooden base.
Rare Japanese Meiji Period unglazed white Pottery Okimono of a man on a bull with magnificent fine details, signed by Kinkozan (with a seal-mark). 7 1/2" long x 3 3/4" x 5 1/4".
Important Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) five-leaf shaped Satsuma Bowl with four main scrolls over the interior. The biggest scroll (heart-shaped) depicts a busy scene of four aristocrat women at the table with food, listening to shimuzen player, a man, two servants and two girls over the interior of the house, and a sea-scape with mountains, trees and bridge seen through the open window. The seven-leaf shaped scroll has two butterflies and blossomed bushes...
Japanese Meiji Period Satsuma Vase by Ito Tozan (an earlier mark). It is finely hand-painted and depicts 12 flying cranes among clouds. Clouds are painted with microscopic gold dots. There are fine decorations over the top and the bottom of the vase. It is 4 1/4" tall
Japanese Meiji Period double-gourd shaped low-relieved enamel Satsuma style vase with an earlier mark of Ito Tozan. The vase is finely decorated with multiple floral decorative shields and symbolic designs over the top. 4 1/4" tall x 2 3/4" D
Japanese late Edo - early Meiji Period mid 19th century magnificent blue and white six-sided Studio Porcelain vase, signed by Genroku. It is decorated with blue tone changing color with bamboo and leaf design. The vase has no damages and no losses. The signature of the artist is unglazed. 7 1/2" tall x 4 1/4" D.
Rare Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Studio Porcelain Vase with an uneven chocolate color background glazing and gold painting. It is signed by a famous Gosuke Kato who was a manufacturing chief of Anji Nishiura III at Ichinokura at the beginning of the Meiji Era. There are red export marks next to the signature of the artist. The Vase depicts scene with magnificent detailed butterflies and floral decorations, there is a symbolic wide stripe over the upper part of the vase...
This is a top quality Japanese Edo (19th century)gosu-blue Satsuma Koro with shishi on a pierced lid, with beautifully shaped handles and feet,and Tokugawa family mons on the lid and upper part of the Koro. It has magnificent raised multiple floral decorations above main panels.They have complicated raised symbolic decorations including a scene of a rooster in bushes and floral decorations over fence and a seated bird. As a reference , you may check a similar Koro ( but less detailed) in one...
Gorgeous Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) pair of Studio Porcelain vases, attributed to Kawamoto Masakichi. The vases are decorated with scenes of two flying geese and four flying birds surrounded with leafage, trees, light color clouds and a light blue sky with the sun on the background. The details over birds and the rest of the painting are very fine. The upper and the lower part of the vases are also finely decorated. Both vases have no damages and no losses. Each vase is 12 1/2" tall ...
Japanese wood (zetan) lacquered Okimono of a woman dancer on her knee with her hands raised in a dance move. All parts are finely detailed and fine hand-carved , on a Tokyo School level. One piece of wood (zetan) and dancer's obi are magnificently decorated with maki-e and hiromaki-e golden silver lacquer works. All parts are original and are covered with original age patina. 6" tall x 3 7/8" wide x 3 1/4" deep.
Very fine Japanese Meiji Period Tokyo School Ivory Okimono of a dreaming painter. The painter leans against the table, next to hibachi, with various painting staff (on and around the table). There is a carved screen decorated with a scene of Raiden with drums and a landscape over the back of it. There are also two okimonos of funny oni in dynamic positions. One oni mixes paints with his right hand and holds a bowl in his left hand...
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) silver wire & wireless brass rimmed Cloisonné Vase by Kumeno Teitaro with a low relieved (moriage) decoration of Morning Glories with magnificent tone-changing color enameling. The vase is in original condition with only some stress lines on the background of the vase. There are no chips, no losses of enamel, and no restorations. The signature of the artist is on the bottom. 6 1/4" tall
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) tone changing Porcelain Vase signed by Masukichi Kawamoto. It is decorated with blue and white color enamel with apple and flower blossoms with branches design over the tone changing light-blue to white color enamel background, imitating morning fog. The unglazed signature of the artist is on the bottom of the vase. 7 3/4" tall x 5" D.
Magnificent Japanese Taisho Period low-relieved jade color celadon Studio Vase signed by Miyanaga Tozan ( a seal-signature is on the bottom). The vase depicts a low-rleived floral decorations and leaves with symbolic decorations under green color celadon. 8 3/4" D x 8 1/4" tall
Magnificent Japanese Edo Period first part 19th century Hirado Okimono of Sennin with a frog on his shoulder and a pipe in his right hand. 7" long x 6 3/4" tall x 3 1/2" deep.
Top quality big Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) ivory and shibayama inlaid and wonderfully hand-painted fan, signed by the artist. The fan has indescribable impressive shibayama decorations, scenes of paradise birds, people under rain (some under umbrellas) and various floral decorations, The signature of the artist is located on left side of the painting with people. The handles have low relived shibayama with berries, leaves, flies and butterflies on them...
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Porcelain tripod Incense Burner (Koro) with an original pierced silver lid and tone changing flower blossoms and leaf design. The Koro is signed by Makuzu KOZAN. It has no damages and no chips. 3 5/8" tall x 3 1/2" D.
Japanese Meiji Period rare HIRADO Okimono of a laying goat, made with fine details over its head, unglazed eyes and its body. It has no losses and no damages. 5 1/4" long 4 3/4" tall x 3 1/2" wide.
Big Japanese Edo Period (first part 19th century) gorgeous gosu-blue Satsuma basket-shaped Cricket Cage with a wood pierced lid. The sides of the Cage are finely decorated with a scene of Chrysanthemum blossoms of red, white and gold colors with green, blue and gold leaf design. The top of the body of the Cage is finely decorated with symbolic decorations...
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Pottery Vase with low-relieved uneven green with fragments of red enamel decorations. The vase has a signature and a seal of Isuguno Koko. Serious collectors welcome. 11 5/8" tall
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) beautifully painted Porcelain Vase by Inoe Rayusai. The Vase is made with wide craquelure with light pink color flower blossom design over the top, a light-green neck and blue symbolic decorations over the bottom part of the vase. The seal-signature of Rayusai (which is hard to photograph) is located underneath the vase. 8 3/4" tall x 8 1/2" D.
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) six-sided Bronze vase. It has an original patina of dark-brown color on the lower part to reddish- light brown color on the upper part of the vase. The vase is finely cast and is heavy by weight. 13" tall x 8" D.
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Sumida Gawa Vase, signed by the artist. It has a gorgeous enameling and is decorated with a scene of a high relief flower blossom and a low relief leaf design. 4 1/2" tall x 3 1/2" D.
Magnificent Japanese mid 19th century blue and white HIRADO Vase with moriage (low-relief) raised ornaments over the top and the lower part of the vase. The Vase is decorated with four sculptural heads of dragons as handles and very fine painting of two eagles on Pine tree branches over the center of the vase. Symbolic blue and white decorations are made over the upper and lower part of the vase. 12 1/4" tall x 9 1/2" wide. It is heavy by weight.
Japanese Meiji Period (19th century)Tokyo School signed Bronze Okimono of a resting old man with a tobacco pipe in his right hand and a tobacco pouch and case in his left hand, on on original wood base. It is fine cast with beautiful details over man's face, hands and feet. The Okimono is originally patinated with dark, almost black patina. The Okimono is signed by the artist. The signature is on the underneath of the okimono. The original wood base has beautiful patina to wood...
Wonderful Japanese Edo Period first part C19th gosu-blue Satsuma Teapot. It is finely decorated with flower bushes, leaves and blossoms design on one side and different flower bushes on fence design on the other side of the Teapot. The spout as well as the lid have symbolic gosu-blue red and gold ornaments. The handle is decorated with Greek keys ornaments. 5 1/4" tall x 6 1/4" D.
Rare Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Studio Porcelain covered box in a shape of a duck with fine relived decorations over feathers, wings and and a tail, with a life-like enameling over its beak and fine gold decorations. It is made by a great Imperial seal artist - Kato Kaizan. 7 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 4 3/4"
One of a kind beautiful Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) pair of BANKO Pottery vases with a raised enamel. The vases depict a scene of Ashinaga and Tenaga fighting with and octopus on one side and Ashinaga and Tenaga with funny faces on opposite side of each vase. The vases have brick-red color background, low-relived raised enameling and Banko seals on the bottom. 6 3/4" tall x 5 7/8" D each.
Japanese late C19th Meiji Period fine quality Satsuma Teapot with a spout in a shape of a lizard and a handle in a shape of two lizards...
Japanese Edo Period first part C19th presentational rare wood lacquer case with 10 original arrows. It is decorated with fine gold nashiji and hiromaki-e gold-lacquer mons over the top and the bottom of the case, symbolic decorations and two opening doors- panels on the top and the bottom of the case. Serious collectors welcome. 11 5/8" tall x 3 1/8" wide x 2" deep.
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) SATSUMA Okimono of a girl with a brush and a leaf in her hands, attributed to Chin Jukan. The girl has a wonderful stylized face, hair and nicely painted kimono and a belt. The okimono is life-like , and the details over hair are amazing. 7 3/4" tall x 8" wide x 7" deep.
Japanese Meiji Period C19th life-like wood hand-carved Okimono of Japanese Chin dog with glass inlaid eyes. It has greenish eyes and fine details over paws as well as the rest of the okimono. The bottom of okimono is also carved. 14" long x 8 1/2" deep x 5 3/4" tall.
Japanese Meiji Period fine wood carved Okimono of a seated Monkey with eyes inlaid in mother-of-pearls. It is in dynamic position. The okimono is hand carved from one piece of wood and is very detailed. The signature of the maker is on the bottom of okimono. It says Nikko. 8 1/4" tall x 6 1/2" wide x 6 1/2" deep.
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) Bronze Okimono of a pigeon on a wood base, signed by the artist. The okimono has a very fine cast and a beautiful detailed chisel work. The pigeon is in life-like position with golden shakudo eyes. The okimono is solid bronze, heavy by weight and has a silver plate with a signature of the artist over the bottom . 7" long x 5 3/4" tall x 4" deep.
Very big Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) colorful Porcelain IMARI Okimono of an aristocrat woman with finely detailed hands and hair, dressed in amazingly beautiful kimono and obi. The enamel work over the okimono is lightly raised. 17" tall x 8" x 6" wide.
Rare Japanese Meiji Period C19th finely hand-decorated fan-shaped Satsuma vase with feet in a shape of scrolls. The vase depicts a scene of two birds over bushes with pomegranates with blossoms and morning glory blossoms on one side. The opposite side of the vase as well as sides is decorated with flower blossoms and leaf designs. There is also magnificent enamel work decorations over the upper and lower parts of the vase. The scroll- shaped feet also have scroll ornaments. 12 1/2" wide x 8 ...
Japanese Meiji Period(1868-1912) Sumida Gawa Vase- Okimono of a crane next to Bamboo. It is finely sculptured and beautifully glazed. Bamboo makes a tall narrow vase. 9 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 4"
Japanese Meiji Period(1868-1912) big Studio Stoneware Satsuma style Vase made and signed by Tozan Yohei IX. It has uneven pastel green background with asymmetrical lines and ornaments. It is decorated with five panels. One panel depicts a seated man and a landscape, the second panel has a bird and tree branches, the third panel shows a water fall, the fourth has four symbolic circles with decorations, and the fifth panel, which is is a fan-shaped, depicts obi-like symbolic decorations. 12 1/2"...
Big museum quality Japanese Meiji Period tripod Satsuma covered Jar with a very fine decoration with two large panels - one with a spring scene with a festival with many people , some with umbrellas; Cherry blossoms, temple, bridge, houses and mountain on the background.Hand-painting and gilding is very fine. The opposite oval decorative scroll is decorated with a temple, surrounded with a scene with Wisteria blossoms, flowers and mountains and flying birds. It is also finely hand-painted ...
Japanese Meiji Period Satsuma Vase with a panoramic scene of two men in a boat , houses, trees and mountains on the background. The tree leaf design is finely painted with low-relieved green enameling as well as some elements on grass and tree branches. There is a raised enameling on a wide stripe on the bottom of the vase. There are four mons on top of square decorations on top of the vase. The neck of the vase has symbolic shield and Greek keys ornament. The vase is signed by...
Japanese Meiji Period magnificent Studio Porcelain vase with silver applied decorations of Bamboo, blossoms and leaf design, green tone-changing background and pink flower blossoms with tree branches and leaves. The vase is made and signed by Inoue Ryosai. The signature of the artist is under tghe glaze. 6 1/2" tall x 4 1/2" D