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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1447843 (stock #2020-834)
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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, with the homonymous workshop, originating from Yokkaichi (Mie prefecture), in central Japan...
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1447842 (stock #2016-347)
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Perfume fountain in porcelain Imari kinrandé mounted in gilt bronze from the same set of porcelain. The cup and the bowl form the base, the pot covers the perfume container.
Blue under-cover decoration with gold highlights of interlacing lotus flowers. On each of the ceramic pieces, two four-lobed spaces and sides with floral motifs (pine, yellow and red lycoris, carnation, phlox moss, bamboo) and two foxes. Top of the pot with a chrysanthemum pattern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1448075 (stock #2018-546)
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€4,500.00
Circular kobako in gold lacquer, decorated with cranes and pines on a nashiji background. The interior is in nashiji lacquer. On the lid, we can see the mon of the Tsugaru family (津軽).
This family is a samurai clan from the province of Mutsu, in the north of Japan. It was originally a branch of the Nambu clan, which became free during the Azuchi Momoyama period (1573-1603)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1447844 (stock #2017-478)
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An amazing japanese table composed of two beautifully decorated shelves. The upper shelf depicts a waterfall, high waves and pine trees in gold and brown takamaki-e, hirakami-e lacquer and kirigane on a base of nashi-ji. It lies on two openwork side panels.
The lower shelf is more sparsely decorated but still finely executed. It depicts a cottage surrounded by hills and trees in gold and brown takamaki-e and hiramaki-e lacquer, kirigane and nashi-ji...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #1447841 (stock #2021-886)
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€3,500.00
Ikebana basket made of dark brown varnished bamboo wickerwork, square shape with rounded edges. Thicker bamboo braids on both sides and on two of the four sides in the extension of the handle. Removable handle in five segments. Round pot to hold flowers.
Transport box included.

Weaving similar technique to a ikebana basket conserved at the Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, Paris : Anonymous, Hanakago Karamono - Utsushi, Edo-Meiji period, 19th century...
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 Mon.

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...
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...
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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1447836 (stock #2018-572)
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Bronze bat with brown patina. One of its wings spread, the other one folded. Silver niello highlighting some hairs and veins of the wings. Hole in its throat and mouth to allow hanging.
Until the 20th century, the bat was very popular in Japanese culture, symbolizing good luck...
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...
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 (村田製眠, 1761-1837)

Japan - Edo period (1603-1868)
Height : 10¼ in - length : 10¼ (26 cm x26 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...
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...
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 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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1448195 (stock #2017-475)
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SOLD
Banko Pottery (or what is known as Banko ware) teapot, this is a very rare piece made in Japan circa early 1900’s. It is a clay piece made out of colorful hand painted fish. The fish wrap around the entire piece. There is a reed handle that sits on the hinges. You can see all the attention to details of the fish : you can see the lid comes off in the face of a little sole, a shell that is made for the spout. You can see a lobster, a crab, a ray. Most of fish have human faces, with ela...