Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) fine wood and ivory okimono of a shimuzen maker with a bunch of stuff around him, on an original rose wood base. The okimono is carved from boxwood; other items are carved from ivory, such as a hammer and some other tools in his hand; there is a three case kodansu and lot of stuff on it, two scrimshawed boxes (one from horn and another from ivory) , a scrimshawed ivory tool for making a shimuzen in front and a beautiful hibachi made with ivory and wood on a side...
Japanese museum quality Edo Period Japanese natural- structure wood Tobacco Box with a Tobacco pipe holder. There is an engraved signed sterling silver and bamboo pipe. The Box depicts extremely finely detailed gold ants; 5 ants on the box and 4 ants on the pipe case. The wood parts are in a magnificent originally patinated highly polished condition. The pipe is signed. There is a moon on one side and a mouse with nuts. Please see pictures. 3 3/4" long x 2 3/4" wide x 3" tall pipe case is ...
Top quality Japanese Meiji Period Okimono of a wood carved drunk Monkey leaning against a double-gourd, on a wood base. The Monkey has a magnificent fine details; eyes are inlaid with black corals. Monkey has a funny expression on its face. A wine double- gourd has a horn-carved knob. the base is originally patinated. The okimono is very details and looks stunning. 7 1/4" long (on a base) x 5 1/2" deep x 4 1/4" tall. The monkey is 4 1/4" wide x 3 3/4" tall x 2 1/2" deep.
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Important Museum quality Japanese 19C wood, lacquer and ivory Okimono of a woman -musician sitting on a bench, with a drumstick and a drum in her hands, finely carved from ivory. Her feet, head, a hat and flower decorations are also carved from ivory and scrimshawed. The wood lacquer kimono is made with maki-e and hiromaki-e techniques, fine nashiji, two-tone gold and symbolic floral decorations on her kimono. The Okimono is signed by an artist underneath, next to woman's foot. The wood...
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) wood gold lacquered okimono of an old man on a deer with a flute in his hand, on original wood base. There is a wonderful lacquer work over the okimono and magnificent fine carving over the body and head of the deer. The deer has shibayama inlaid eyes. It has an original age patina. 6 1/2" long x 6 3/4" tall x 3" deep (without the base)
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) wood (one piece carved!) detailed Okimono of two fighting puppies with an original age patina. It is in excellent original condition with no losses and no cracks. There is a kanji engraved signature of an artist underneath the okimono. 10" long x 8" tall x 8 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.
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.
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.
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 Edo Period late 17th - early 18th century wood lacquer Buddhist monk with glass inlaid eyes, on an original gilded two -tier lotus shaped wooden gilded base and a removable circle around his head. The okimono is removable from the base. The monk's face has life-like eyes and is very detailed. It has normal age wear on the kimono and some wear on monk's head, which is appropriate for the age of the okimono. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition. 26" tall x 9 3/4" wide.
Japanese Meiji Period (late 19th century) big wood lacquer box with an inner removable tray , finely decorated with a seascape with mountains, pagoda, temple and trees over the coast. There is maki-e, hiromakie and nashiji works over the black lacquer background and Pine trees over the interior. Nashiji background is throughout the box. The box is in pristine condition. The box is 6 1/2" long x 13 1/2" wide 5 1/4" tall.
Rare fine museum quality Japanese Meiji Period Porcelain and carved boxwood Table Screen. Porcelain panels are very finely hand-painted with a raised golden enameling . One panel depicts a flying king-fisher, two frogs, Lotus blossoms and leaves over water and other plants, with finely painted white symbolic borders. Another panel is decorated with two birds, bushes and wide decorative borders. The wood carving is also magnificent is made wit traditional Japanese decorations. Panels are in ex...
Magnificent Japanese Meiji Period late 19th century Root art sculpture , magnificently created by mother nature and placed on a teak wood base by a scholar. Everything is original with no additions, cuts or carvings. 18 1/4" tall x 12" wide x 5 1/4"
Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912) hand-carved shibayma inlaid Wood dark-brown lacquered Okimono of an elephant with ivory tusks; mother-of -pearl and black coral inlaid eyes. There are mother-of-pearl and coral inlays over a saddle, yellow green lacquer over a saddle and mother-of pearl butterfly. The inlaid signature of the artist is underneath the elephant. 11" x 7 1/4" tall x 4 3/4" It has no damages and minimum age wear. There are no cracks and no restorations.
Very rare Japanese pre-1900 important presentation wood lacquer Okimono of a sword shirosaya on an original wood lacquer base. This is not a sword with a blade but an okimono; it does not open and was never supposed to be opened.It is in wonderful condition. 21 tall x 16" long x 5 1/2" deep