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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1443527 (stock #2018-594)
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€4,500.00
A pair of circular make-up boxes in nashi-ji lacquer adorned with a floral pattern and an aoi go mon motif (three mallow leaves in a ring) on the lid. This motif is well-known for being the mon (family crest) of the famous dynasty of the Tokugawa shoguns. The bottom of the lid and the top of the box are lined with silver. The interior is in nashi-ji lacquer. These two boxes were probably part of a wedding trousseau of which one of the pieces, a square incense box with identical ornamentation,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1443525 (stock #2012-25)
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€4,000.00
Japanese lacquered gold and silver hira maki-e biwa shape box (kobako). Japan, Edo period Length 7,67 in – Width 3,14 in – Heigth 0,7 in The biwa is a japanese short-necked fretted luth, often used in narrative storrytelling. The biwa is chosen instrument of Benten, goddess of music, eloquence and poetry.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1443172 (stock #2019-654)
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€2,000.00
Leather tobacco pouch (tabaco-ire), its lacquered wood pipe case decorated with a landscape and a pipe in wood, copper and silver. The pouch still contains tobacco. Ojime in white and blue porcelain, decorated with a dragon. Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Pipe case : 8,3 in – 21 cm Pipe : 7 in – 18 cm Pouch: Height : 3,1in ( 8 cm) -Width : 5,1in (13cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1443155 (stock #2021-873)
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€2,200.00
Japanese bronze brown patinated representing a hare laying on a crescent moon. Japan – Showa (1912-1926) Height: 11 cm – 4,3 inches The Hare is a very beloved animal in Japan. Each year, on the 15th day of the 8th month of the moon calendar, Japanese are celebrating “Tskukumi”, a party paying tribute to the hare of a tale. A God decided to get down on earth as a starved man. He went to the forest to see how animal used to find something to eat. All the animals of the forest came...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1442826 (stock #2018-564)
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€7,000.00
A four-case lacquer inro in iroe, togidashi, hirame and kirigane lacquer, on a nashiji lacquer background, decorated with a boat, sailing on the flow, carrying numerous passengers, there are some mountains in the background. Nashi-ji lacquer interior. The ornamentation probably depicts the Sumida river in Tôkyô. A similar inro is represented in the book Inrô, japanese belt ornaments the Trumpf collection, Uta Werlich/Susanne Germann, Linden-Museum Stuttgart, arnolsche art publishers. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1442821 (stock #2018-623)
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€4,000.00
Inrô with five compartments with lake landscape decoration in continuity on both sides, in gold lacquer hira maki-e, taka maki-e, kirigane and brown lacquer on a fundame gold background. The interior is in nashi-ji lacquer. Wooden Netsuke representing the Japanese wonder shell (Thatcheria mirabilis). Ojime of tubular form in gilded copper and incised with peach decoration. In Japanese popular culture, fishing has the power to drive away evil spirits. The eponymous tale of Momotarô i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1442815 (stock #2019-713)
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€2,500.00
Fan-shaped kobako in lacquer. The kobako is decorated with autumn plants on sequined silver and gold. The inside and the circumference are in nashi-ji lacquer. Kobako (“little boxes”) are often adorned with harmonious decors and sceneries inspired by Japanese fauna and flora. Japanese artists play with shapes and materials with accuracy and thoroughness akin to silverware. Japan, Edo period (1603-1868) Length 3.75 in (9,5 cm) – Height 1.6 in (2 cm) – Width 0.75 in (4 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1442814 (stock #2019-712)
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€2,500.00
Fan-shaped kobako, decorated with clouds and wisterias in gold lacquer and kirigane on a silver background. The sides are decorated with a checked pattern in gold lacquer. The background and the inside are in nashi-ji lacquer. Kobako (“little boxes”) are often adorned with harmonious decors and sceneries inspired by Japanese fauna and flora. Japanese artists play with shapes and materials with accuracy and thoroughness akin to silverware. Japan, Edo period (1603-1868) Length 3.15 i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1442812 (stock #2018-584)
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€1,300.00
Wooden netsuke, a dog carrying a collar and small bell, baring her teeth, protecting her puppy. Signed Tomokazu ( 友一 ). Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Height : 1.3 inches (3,3 cm) - Length : 2 inches (5 cm) -Width : 1.2 inches (3 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1442809 (stock #2020-795)
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€7,000.00
Inrô of three black lacquer compartments decorated with raden (mother-of-pearl inlay) of ducks on the water or in flight on both sides. One of the faces shows four ducks (one per box) in different postures among a decoration of stylized bamboo leaves. The upper one in flight, head to the right, the second facing left and about to land, wings spread apart, the third in a resting position, head on its wing, the fourth on the water, leaning its head forward. The other side shows two ducks, one f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1442615 (stock #2018-496)
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€5,500.00
Inrô with four compartments in fundame lacquer decorated with a pavilion near a river in a mountain landscape in hira maki-e, taka maki-e lacquer and kirigane. The inside in nashi-ji gold lacquer. The manju in carved wood decorated with two children in mother-of-pearl, lacquer and horn inlay. Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Inrô : height 7,5 cm -3 in Manju : diameter 4 cm-1,6 in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1442612 (stock #2018-600)
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€1,500.00
Snuffbox carved out of a dried marrow decorated with lacquered leaves. The rim and stopper are made out of wood. Signed in golden lacquer in a black lacquer cartouche. Japan, 20th century Height: 4" (10 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1442610 (stock #2018-494)
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€7,000.00
Black and gold lacquer sageju-bako (picnic box) decorated with floral motifs. It is comprised of a small tray or dish, a sake bottle and a four compartment lacquer box, the inside of which is in nashiji lacquer. At the top, there is a bronze handle for transport. Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Height: 10.2” - 26 cm Width: 11.8” – 30 cm Depth: 6.3” – 16 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1442608 (stock #2020-782)
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€1,000.00
A large presentation tray in finely carved polished wood in the shape of a rounded stump cutout. The sides mimic the knotty grain of a tree trunk. This type of tray was used to present bonsai. Japan – Shōwa era (1926 – 1989) Length : 15.75 inch (40cm) – Width : 9.9 inch (25cm) – Height : 0.8 inch (2cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1442607 (stock #2017-476)
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€3,500.00
Bronze vase with a dark brown patina in the shape of a trunk. It bears a three characters signature underneath : 京翁斎 « made by an old man in Kyôto”. Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Height : 22 cm-Diameter : 14 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1442606 (stock #2016-365)
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€6,000.00
Pair of stamped brass stirrups decorated with Hashizuka, Ito and Manabe Mons. Japan - Edo (1615-1868), 18th century. Measures: Height 10.24in , length 12.6in, width 4.72in As in Western culture, the culture Japanese stirrups were part of traditional accessories used only by the nobility and the people belonging to the upper class. The stirrups were made in the most precious metal, they were intended to indicate the social status of the owner. They were used in military combat during ce...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1442604 (stock #2019-640)
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Rare Nanban chest with rounded sides and a curved lid. It presents a drawer. This small chest is decorated with urushi lacquer and inlayed mother of pearl. The drawer on the lower half presents a keyhole and a lock. The front, lid and back are divided by two gold and mother-of-pearl lines which create three decorative areas of equal dimensions. The sides are separated in half by a single line of mother-of-pearl. The decoration is composed of four different floral motifs: • Th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1442603 (stock #2018-560)
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€14,000.00
Two big eight-sided kaioke boxes in black lacquer, decorated with mon and maple leaves in golden lacquer. Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Height: 17,6 in (44,7 cm) -Width : 14,9 in (38 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1442602 (stock #2015-243)
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€2,000.00
Large hollow porcelain bowl with polychrome decoration of flowers, landscapes, and a samurai on horseback. The village of Kutani, located in the province of Kaga, is a famous place for the production of ceramics, characterized by a particular decoration. The first pottery kilns were built around 1640 at the instigation of the lord of the province, eager to encourage the nascent industry. The industry of Kutani developed considerably and became famous towards the end of the 17th century. The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1442600 (stock #2014-219)
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€2,500.00
Gold and black lacquer painted box. The decor consists of reserves containing pictural scenes of characters in gardens with pavilions. The bottom is decorated with flowers. The inside of the lid is decorated with tea leaves in gold lacquer on a black lacquer background. This box rests on four wood polychrome lacquer feet carved in the shape of a bat. China circa 1880 Height 4.72 in. (12 cm) – Width 11.42 (29 cm) – Depth 8.27 (21 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1442596 (stock #2019-719)
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€2,500.00
Incense burner in lacquer, hexagonal and curved shaped, decorated with hira and takamaki-e in gold and silver lacquer on a nashi-ji background, peonies along the banks of a river and a mount. The lid has a cruciform opening. A mon is affixed to one side of the diffuser. It is the mon of the family Ōkubo (大久保氏)a family belonging to the Fudai-Daimyo house (the vassals of the Tokugawa family). The head of the family was created Daimyo by the Tokugawa family in 1684. From 1725 to 1850, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1441535 (stock #2018-349)
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€8,000.00
Eight paintings on paper illustrating some excerpts from The Chronicle of the Heike (1968), a historical novel by the Japanese writer Eiji Yoshikawa (1892-1962). He describes with great realism, the accession to power of the Heike clan warriors or Taira particularly his struggles with the Genji clan or Minnamoto. An ancient and extremely popular tale in Japan, the Tale of the Heike was originally declaimed by monks accompanied by the biwa. The identity of the original author is not certain, bu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1441534 (stock #2017-413/414)
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€12,000.00
Rectangular paperbox decorated with birds and pine trees. The lid presents a design mixing several techniques of lacquer work. This is visible with the three cranes represented in the middle of pine branches in gilded maki–e (powdered precious metalin varying density is sprayed onto a base or background of fresh lacquer ) on a black background. The crane in the center is in brown lacquer with metallic pigments. It's standing in profile, with its head turned towards the left. Its crest is in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1441179 (stock #2019-725)
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€4,000.00
Rectangular kobako in gold lacquer fundame. The cover represents in hiramaki-e a Japanese castle, surrounded by majestic pines. The decoration extends on the edges of the lid and on the sides of the box. The interior and bottom are in nashi-ji lacquer. Japanese castles (shiro) are constructions mainly made of stone and wood. They are perched on stone headlands. Their appearance coincided with the beginning of Japanese feudalism. At the beginning simple wooden fortifications intended for a tem...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1440864 (stock #2020-749)
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€2,200.00
Ikebana vase in wickerwork of bamboo of elongated cylindrical shape, signed on the underside. Accompanied by a natural bamboo vase and a tomobako (transport box) with inscription. Ikebana or Ka-do (the way of flowers) is a traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement. Unlike Western floral art, ikebana does not aim to emphasize only the beauty of the flowers and the harmony of colours. This art wants to enhance the vase, the stems, the leaves, the branches as much as the flower itself. The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1440863 (stock #2019-653)
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€2,500.00
Patinated bronze vase decorated with a flying phœnix and paulownia leaves. It comes with its tomobako marked with the date Shôwa 5 (1930). Japan, Shôwa period (1926-1989), 1930 Height : 8,27” (21 cm) -Width : 9,05” (23 cm) - Diameter of the neck : 4,5” (11,5 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440862 (stock #2019-689)
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€6,500.00
Suzuribako orned with a kakemono in glod and silver lacquer, cerned by plum blossoms in gold hira maki-e lacquer, green, silver and white, on a black lacquer background. The inside of the lid is orned by a cloud sky in gold and silver lacque, on a hiramei-ji lacquer background (more or less dense gold flakes on a black background). The inside of suzuribako presents a tray with a suteki (water bucket) with water melon decors, and a suzuri, (inkstone), the all laid on a hiramei-ji lacquer ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1440861 (stock #2018-604)
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€7,500.00
Saya type Inrô, decorated with a landscape, waterfall and houses, in golden lacquer taka maki-e, kirigane, maki bokashi, brown lacquer and red lacquer on a black speckled hirameiji background. On one side a house surrounded by a red fence in a landscape of rocks and pine trees is visible; the other shows in the foreground a building surrounded by pines and in the background a waterfall atop which can be found a house and behind that some mountains. More hills can be seen in the distance, dep...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440853 (stock #2020-795)
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€7,500.00
Inrô of three black lacquer compartments decorated with raden (mother-of-pearl inlay) of ducks on the water or in flight on both sides. One of the faces shows four ducks (one per box) in different postures among a decoration of stylized bamboo leaves. The upper one in flight, head to the right, the second facing left and about to land, wings spread apart, the third in a resting position, head on its wing, the fourth on the water, leaning its head forward. The other side shows two ducks, one f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440852 (stock #2019-734)
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€4,500.00
Kobako in the rock shape in gold lacquer fundame. The interior and underside of the kobako are in nashi-ji lacquer. The cover is decorated in hiramaki-e with a mountainous landscape on a gold background. A river crosses the mountains, bordered by pines, rocks and thatched cottages. Leaves and flowers enhanced with red adorn the sides. Kobakos (“little boxes”) are often adorned with harmonious decors and sceneries inspired by Japanese fauna and flora. Japanese artists play with shapes and...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440851 (stock #2019-682)
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€4,500.00
Kobako in gold and silver lacquer taka maki-e and hira maki-e, decorated with a yanagi (weeping willow) and flowering trees adjacent to a black and gold lacquer barrier. The barrier panels are decorated with regular geometric patterns in taka maki-e gold lacquer. In Asia, the weeping willow is a tree that is often found in mythology. The city of the Willows, the Mou-yang-chen, in China, is the very place of immortality. In Lhasa, Tibet, the main sanctuary is located in the center of a planta...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440850 (stock #2019-685)
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€2,800.00
Round kobako forming a drum (taiko 太鼓) decorated with gold and silver lacquer pampres with mother of pearl inlay. Inside in nashi-ji lacquer. Mon is composed of three tomoe. Japan – Meiji (1868-1912) Height : 5cm – Diameter : 11 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1440847 (stock #2017-490)
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€7,000.00
Three turtles bronze incense burner. In Japan, the turtle (kame) is considered a symbol of wisdom, stability and luck. Tradition has it that it brings protection and 10,000 years of happiness because of its longevity and the slowness of its movements. In the Taoist belief, the turtle symbolizes the world: its shell represents the sky, while its body represents the earth. The use of incense was introduced in Japan at the same time as Buddhism. From the twelfth century onwards, courtiers became ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1440338 (stock #2018-619)
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An articulated iron model of spiny lobster. Naturalistically modelled, formed from individually cast, hammered and carved sections crafted to resemble the crustacean’s shell with well chiseled details, assembled with fully articulated joints to allow lifelike mobility; signed on the belly Myochin (明珍). With a wooden storage box. Japan, Meiji era (1868-1912) 20,5 cm (8in) long with retracted antennae.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1700 item #1440285 (stock #2018-511)
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Namban chest in lacquer with inlayed mother-of-pearl in a floral pattern. The metalwork is in engraved copper. The word "Namban" comes from namban-jinou "southern barbarians", used by the Japanese to refer to the Europeans, especially the Portuguese. Namban art came about between 1500 and 1600. The Portuguese reached Japan in 1543 and forged a very intricate commercial relationship. Initially, the Japanese weren't overly fond of the Portuguese. They found them to be crude and dirty: they stank ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1440284 (stock #2020-834)
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€2,000.00
Banko pottery teapot with polychrome birds decoration in relief on a natural background imitating a basketry resting on a saddle. Different birds decorate the edges of the teapot, the neck of one of them and the tail of another forming the passersby of the handle, a duck with outstretched wings and a large beak forming the spout. Banko pottery is a type of Japanese pottery originating from Yokkaichi (Mie prefecture) in central Japan. Banko pottery has existed for 270 years, far beyond teapot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440212 (stock #2020-775)
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€4,000.00
Rectangular box in red lacquer and black highlights, with three drawers with floral decoration on one of the short sides. Adorned with dragon, kirin, chimera and baku in hiramaki-e, in multi-lobed reserves The baku is a Japanese fantasy creature from Chinese folklore, whose name means "dream eater". He is credited with the ability to devour bad dreams and nightmares. It most often takes the form of an elephant and tiger chimera, although its appearance changes over time. In more modern repres...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1440208 (stock #2018-621)
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€7,000.00
A bronze okimono of an owl, constructed in two sections, the short-eared owl (detachable) perched on a tree branch with its head cocked quizzically to the right and its wings folded at its sides; signed on one side of the branch Seimin chu within a rectangular reserve, by Murata Seimin (1761-1837) Height : 26cm - length : 26cm (10¼in x 10¼in) Japan - Edo period (1603-1868)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1440202 (stock #2016-365)
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€6,000.00
Pair of stamped brass stirrups decorated with Hashizuka, Ito and Manabe Mons. Japan - Edo (1615-1868), 18th century. Height 10.24in - 26 cm Length 12.6in - 32 cm Width 4.72in - 12 cm As in Western culture, the culture Japanese stirrups were part of traditional accessories used only by the nobility and the people belonging to the upper class. The stirrups were made in the most precious metal, they were intended to indicate the social status of the owner. They were used in military co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1440201 (stock #2018-596)
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€3,500.00
Tonkotsu (boite à tabac) in tortoise shell crowned by a wooden lid, accompanied by its kiseruzutsu (pipe case) in wood engraved with crabs in a floral decor. Japan – Meiji (1868 – 1912 ) Box : Height: 2 ¾ ” – 7 cm Length: 4 ¾ ” – 12 cm Depth: 2 1/3 ” -6 cm Pipe case : Height 8 1/3 ” – 21 cm Pipe : Height: 8 ½ ” - 22 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1440200 (stock #2020-807)
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€2,200.00
Chiseled wood sculpture representing a seated monkey holding peaches of longevity in his hands. The figure of the monkey with longevity peaches is a popular image in China, however this subject was also widely used by the Japanese. According to the legend the monkey Sun, king of monkeys, upset that he was not invited to the banquet of the Queen Mother, entered the garden of the goddess Xiwangmu in the mountains of Kun Lun and ate all the heavenly peaches she grew there. He became immortal. Si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1439850 (stock #2018-558)
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€2,500.00
Kushibako (comb box) in black lacquer with gold lacquer decoration of arrows and my in the shape of three assembled commas " mitsudomoe " (Okabe; Itakura; Kuki; Hijikata; Arima families) Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Height : 4,5 in – 11,5 cm Length : 6,3 in – 16 cm Width : 5,1 in - 13 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1970 item #1439848 (stock #2020-758)
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€2,000.00
Dark brown bamboo ikebana basket with twisted handle. Ikebana or Ka-do (the way of flowers) is a traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement. Unlike Western floral art, ikebana does not aim to emphasize only the beauty of the flowers and the harmony of colours. This art wants to enhance the vase, the stems, the leaves, the branches as much as the flower itself. The structure of the floral arrangement is based on three symbols: the sky, the earth and humanity. Japan – Showa era (1926-...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1439847 (stock #2020-760)
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€4,000.00
A pair of bronze vases with a stretched bulbous body on a flared foot, with long tapering neck, cast as a tied sheaf, on which a grasshopper has landed. Insects (mushi) occupy an important place in Japanese culture. Hunting for insects is a popular pastime, especially among children. Using plastic nets and cages, they catch cicadas and beetles to observe them. Between 1830 and 1832, Hokusai composed an untitled series of ten large horizontal prints to distinguish it from the smaller one, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1439529 (stock #2018-557)
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€5,000.00
Tebako box with three compartments in golden and nashi-ji lacquer, decorated with golden, red, and kirigane lacquer, golden persimmon tree leaves, among rocks. The compartments are of increasing size from the top. The decoration is in continuity. Persimmon has been cultivated in southern China for more than 2500 years and is believed to have been introduced to Japan in the 8th century. The veneer is a tree with very hard wood, similar to ebony. According to a legend, one specimen survived the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1439528 (stock #2019-700)
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Pair of folding screens with painted decoration on paper. The screens are made up of six leaves representing figures in a landscape decorated with pine trees and enhanced with gold leaf. On each of them is a cherry tree in bloom, indicating that the scene takes place in early spring. On the first screen, several groups of figures, each holding a bunch of flowers in their hands, play and talk. On the fourth sheet, two young women sit and appear to be receiving flowers from a kneeling man's hand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1837 VR item #1439525 (stock #2020-777)
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€5,000.00
Inrō with four gold lacquer boxes, decorated with a lake landscape. Accompanied by a bronze ryusa manju. Small boxes formed of compartments that fit one on top of the other, inrō (印 籠) are traditional Japanese clothing items. Since the kimono had no pockets, everyday objects were carried in small boxes (sagemono) hung on the belt (obi). To prevent them from slipping, a netsuke, a small wooden or ivory figurine, was used to hold the cord of the inrō or other types of sagemono. The inrō...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1439524 (stock #2018-493)
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€10,000.00
Suzuribako (writing box) in lacquer decorated with clematises and kakis trees in black and gold lacquer and kirigane lacquer on a nashi-ji background. This suzuribako is composed of an ink rock, a small water pot and two side compartments in nashi-ji lacquer. Several mon in shape of fans are also present. Japan, Edo period (1603-1868) Depth: 2” - 5cm Length: 9.4” - 24 cm Width: 8.6” - 22 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1439522 (stock #2020-831)
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€5,000.00
Group of three bronze rabbits with black patina, partially chiselled. Two rabbits resting on their four legs, the third trained on its hind legs. In Japanese, the hare and the rabbit are designated by a single word: usagi. The hare occupies an important place in Japanese legends and superstitions. Like many other animals, it is supposed to reach a fabulous age and become blue at five hundred years old. Japan - Meiji Era (1868-1912) Small Rabbit: Length: 8 cm - Width: 5.5 cm Medium Rabbit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1439044 (stock #2019-728)
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$2500.00
Kobako in gold lacquer fundame in the shape of two joined shells, the interior and the bottom in nashi-ji lacquer. One of the two shells has a hiramaki-e decoration of gold lacquer and mura nashi-ji on a black background. It represents a landscape lit by the diffuse light of the moon, crossed by a river and animated by mountains and a valley dotted with trees and thatched cottages. White lacquer highlights for the moon and red lacquer to represent the leaves of a maple Much appreciated in Jap...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1439041 (stock #2018-617)
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Pair of ryôshibako and suzuribako in black lacquer decorated with a cherry branch and flowers in a gold and silver lacquer in taka maki-e. The inside is in black lacquer. The back of the cover of the ryōshibako is decorated with three fans, one closed, one partially opened and the final one is entirely open. The back of the cover of the suzuribako is also decorated with three fans in golden and nashi-ji lacquer, two closed and one open. The suzuribako contains an ink stone and a small pot for ...