GALERIE TIAGO
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1442602 (stock #2015-243)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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...