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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1397721 (stock #MB098)
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Japanese Iron Hailstone / Nail Head Tetsubin with Mark - Meiji

This cast iron tetsubin (teapot / kettle) was made during the Meiji period (1868 - 1912) or possibly a little later. The pattern to the upper part of the kettle, and around the outside of the cover, is known as the hailstone or nail head pattern. On top of the cover, clearly its original, is a finial in the shape of a flower bud or possibly a pine cone...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1397719 (stock #MB099)
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£50.00
Japanese Cast Iron Choshi / Sake Kettle - Meiji

This cast iron choshi (sake kettle) was made during the Meiji period (1868 - 1912) or possibly a little later. Length 23cm (9 inches), height 26 cm (10.25 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1378073 (stock #MB7350)
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£120.00
Large Japanese Seto Ware Tokkuri (Sake Bottle) Meiji Period 1868-1912 £120.00 Good Japanese Seto Ware Tokkuri (Sake Bottle) Meiji Period

This beautifully proportioned Seto tokkuri is a fine example of the Mingei pottery wares of the Seto kilns.

Ht. 10 ins. (25.4 cms). It is in excellent condition with no damage and no repairs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1378069 (stock #MB6602)
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£150.00
A Japanese Bizen-yaki Stoneware Vase. Late Edo Period

This attractive Bizen vase based on a bamboo design is of an ideal size for use in the Cha no Yu tea ceremony. The potter's impressed seal is unidentified. It dates from the Late Edo Period in the first half of the 19th. century.

Ht.5 1/4 ins. (13.4 cm). It is in fine condition and is free from damage and repairs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377631 (stock #MB7579)
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£400.00
A Fine Japanese Ink & Colour Drawing of Children Playing. Attrib. to Kyosai. Meiji

14 x 11 ins.(35.5 x 27.9 cms) This superb drawing in the Shijo style shows three boys playing with spinning tops. One of the boys is cradling a cat in his arms. Note the look of anticipation in the attitude of the lower boy on the left. He crouches, concentrating, with his hands open waiting for the top to fall over. The trousers of the boy are rendered in ink wash without outline...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1377629 (stock #MB7468)
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£95.00
Large Japanese Woodblock Temple Print of Ebisu. Meiji Period £65.00 A Large Japanese Woodblock Print of Ebisu. Meiji Period (1868-1912)

19 3/8 x 13 ins. (49.3 x 33 cms) This very large and amusing print shows a mask of Ebisu, the god of fishermen, one of the seven gods of good luck, together with a fish. Behind the mask is a woven bamboo creel with the tail of another fish protruding...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377627 (stock #MB5786)
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£350.00
A Fine Japanese Shijo Brush Drawing Attrib. to Onishi Chinnen 1792-1851

13 x 11 5/8 ins. (33 x 29.6 cms) This superb unsigned drawing is unmistakably the work of the great Shijo master, Chinnen.

Originally it would have formed part of a “gajo” folding album which would only have been signed on the last work in the album. It has been the fate of many such albums to be broken up and the drawings sold separately...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1321723 (stock #Mb7352)
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£65.00

Japanese Wooden Tray Commemorating Painter Hashimoto Kansetsu 1950s.

Tray 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 ins. (21.6 x 21.6 cms) This beautifully made tray in Kiri (paulownia) wood is decorated with three of Kansetsu's seals. Hashimoto Kansetsu (1883-1945) was a prominent Kyoto painter whose house in Kyoto is now a museum dedicated to his work...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1315856 (stock #Mb7078)
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£45.00
Japanese Woodblock Noh Print by Kogyo. Dated 1900 (Meiji 33) 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 ins. (36.3 x 24.2 cms) This design is from Kogyo's best series Noh Gaku Zue (Pictures of Noh Plays) published by Daikokuya in Meiji 31 (1898) It shows a scene in a Noh drama. The print is in very good condition with no damage and no repairs, and with an album backing. The printing is embellished with gauffrage (embossing) and metallic pigments.PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ORIGINAL PRINTING NOT A FACSIMILE OR REPRINT *** TO...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1315854 (stock #Mb7080)
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£45.00
Japanese Woodblock Noh Print by Kogyo. Dated 1898 (Meiji 31) 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 ins. (36.3 x 24.2 cms) This design is from Kogyo's best series Noh Gaku Zue (Pictures of Noh Plays) published by Daikokuya in Meiji 31 (1898) It shows a scene in a Noh drama. The print is in very good condition with no damage and no repairs, and with an album backing. The printing is embellished with gauffrage (embossing) and metallic pigments. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ORIGINAL PRINTING NOT A FACSIMILE OR REPRINT *** TO...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1315853 (stock #Mb7079)
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£45.00
Japanese Woodblock Noh Print by Kogyo. Dated 1898 (Meiji 31) 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 ins. (36.3 x 24.2 cms) This design is from Kogyo's best series Noh Gaku Zue (Pictures of Noh Plays) published by Daikokuya in Meiji 31 (1898) It shows a scene in a Noh drama. The print is in very good condition with no damage and no repairs, and with an album backing. The printing is embellished with gauffrage (embossing) and metallic pigments. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ORIGINAL PRINTING NOT A FACSIMILE OR REPRINT *** TO...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1305793 (stock #Mb7229)
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£120.00

A Drawing Manual for Schools by Asai Chu. Pub. 1898 Vol. 8

10 1/8 x 7 1/8 ins. (25.7 x 18.2 cms) The Japanese title is Chugaku Edehon, this being the second printing of Meiji 31 (1898), the original printing was in 1895. The Japanese Education Ministry, the Monbusho, had commissioned Asai Chu (1856-1907), one of the foremost artists and educators of the day, to create a series of such handbooks for schools giving instruction in Western methods. Several volumes of the lithographically...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1216543 (stock #Mb6529)
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£220.00
A Rare Japanese Woodblock Printed Music Notebook. Attrib. to Takehisa Yumeji. Taisho Period 5 1/4 x 5 1/8 ins. (13.4 x 13 cms) This very unusual item comprises woodblock printed covers with some bronze metallic pigment and 56 pp. of pink and bluey- green leaves printed with pale musical staves. The book has never been used. Yumeji is now regarded as one of the most significant designers of the first part of the 20th. century and apart from his fine art paintings and prints he did an enormous ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1213224 (stock #Mb6498)
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£85.00

A Rare Japanese "Betsukafu" Satsuma Pottery Tea Pot. Edo Period.

Ht. 3 1/8 in.(8 cms) Max. diameter across handle and spout 7 ins. (17.8 cms)

Betsukafu means tortoiseshell which this glaze is said to resemble. This is one of the rarest types of Edo Period Satsuma pottery as opposed to the later highly decorated wares. An internet search only revealed one example, a bowl in the New York Metropolitan Museum. The form is based on a section of bamboo and the relief decoration is of bamb...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1202043 (stock #Mb6331)
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£295.00

A Fine Japanese Shijo School Drawing by Dozan. Late Edo Period

10 1/2 x 9 1/4 ins. (26.7 x 23.5 cms) This superb Shijo drawing of a woman carrying a ladder and a stool on her head is sealed Dozan, a plainly very accomplished artist whose identity remains a mystery. Several drawings by the artist have come on to the market since the 1960s. At Christies London on 17th. June 1996 an album of 22 similar drawings by the artist were sold for GBP 3680. The brisk confident brushwork and sensitive...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1160667 (stock #Mb6063)
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£120.00
Rare & Large Japanese Woodblock Advertising Print of Kabuki Actor. Meiji Period 27 1/4 x 9 7/8 ins. (69.3 x 25.2 cms) Although this print is kakemono-e (vertical diptych) size it is printed on one sheet of paper, which is unusual as the blocks would have to be correspondingly large and thus expensive. The design is a reminder that Ukiyoe was an intensely commercial enterprise and famous actors would often feature in advertising prints and poster, just as modern actors appear in TV commercials...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1024548 (stock #Mb5491)
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£65.00
A Japanese Woodblock Printed Title Page to Hiroshige Series "Views in 60-odd Provinces" 1856. Edo Period. Size with mount 16 1/4 x 11 1/2 ins. (41.2 x 29.3 cms) Title pages are often discarded and consequently quite rare. This example is the title and contents page for one of Hiroshige's most celebrated series "Rokujuyoshu meisho zue" (Famous Views in 60-odd Provinces) dated 1856. It is mounted on an album page of gold flecked paper. There is surface soiling, a brown stain near the top and ...