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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440212 (stock #2020-775)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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)
GALERIE TIAGO
€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 ...