Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286751
Meiji Bijutsu
$930.00
A remarkable lacquer kushi (comb) decorated in a most sublime way, dating from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926), signed.

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The kushi is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: 10.9 x 5.8 cm (4.4 x 2.3 in)

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EMS shipping charges (with insurance and tracking): $17
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1363588
Meiji Bijutsu
$890.00
A very fine Marugata tsuba dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) and signed “Goshu Hikone-ju Mogarashi Soten-sei” (made by Mogarashi Soten of Hikone, Goshu province).

The tsuba is sublimely decorated with incised dragons (front and back). It seems to have two kogai-hitsu-ana.

The tsuba comes with a certificate from the NBTHK (rank: Kicho Token). It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286752
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A sublime set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hairpin) made in gold and black lacquer, dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

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The set is in very good condition. One of the extremity of the kogai was apparently cut and sharpened, probably to make it fit into the end piece, which means the kogai used to be longer.
Dimensions: comb 8.3 x 3.1 cm (3.3 x 1.2 in); hairpin 13.7 x 1.1 cm (5.5 x 0.44 in)

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1980 item #1312255
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A wonderful set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hair pin) made in the maki-e style of lacquer.

The flowery motifs are rendered in sublime details, with inlaid gold lacquer and coloured mother-of-pearl, by the hand of a master craftsman.

The set dates from the middle of the 20th century.

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The kushi is signed Tei-saku (made by Tei), and the kogai Kanmyosai Tei-zo.
They are both...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1320286
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A rare and very interesting ko-hirado (old hirado) porcelain box made in the shape of a crustacean. Although the piece is rather figurative, it is very much lifelike with details including crabs and barnacle-like creatures, one of which,on the lid, has a movable part; a rare feature on ceramic works.

The box dates from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868). Hirado pottery has a 400 year history. The city of Hirado is located in the Northwestern part of the island of Kyushu, the third big...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1358174
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A wonderful set of five Imari porcelain plates dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). Each plate, hand shaped and hand painted, is decorated with colorful enamel motifs of butterflies and pomegranates painted underglaze in cobalt blue. The set is in very good condition with a few visible original flaws and only one plate showing a minor dent (kindly refer to pictures for details and condition).

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Dimensions: each plate is about 25 to 25.5...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1361172
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A very interesting chawan by Kyoto potter Kuze Kyuho (1874-1947). The inside of the tea bowl is decorated with a stylized writing of the character 寿 (kotobuki: long life). It is a great example of the refinement of Kyo-yaki (Kyoto ware) for the tea ceremony.

Of the wooden box that accompanied the tea bowl, only the lid remains. It bears an attestation by the 14th Urasenke tea master Tantansai (1893-1964).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1920 item #1287254
Meiji Bijutsu
$870.00
A superb set composed of a kiseru (pipe), a tabako-ire (pouch for tobacco) and a kiseruzutsu (pipe case). It dates from the Meiji period (1868-1912), with the case dating from at least the end of the Edo period (1615-1868). The tabako-ire is made of a finely preserved snake leather, with a menuki carved in fine details in the figure of a dragon wrapped around a single golden flower. The ojime is made of reticulated ivory, and the kiseru-zutsu of lacquered wood, sublimely decorated with red ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1253724
Meiji Bijutsu
$860.00
A very attractive lacquer takatsuki (footed tray) dating from the 19th century (end of Edo period to beginning of Meiji period). It is decorated with sublime details in maki-e gold with leaves floating over a stylized brook.

The takatsuki is in very good condition. It is signed under the tray. There are a few minute dents at its foot (see picture 7), hardly avoidable marks of its age. The tray will be shipped in the original signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 27.5 x 26.5 cm (11 x 10....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1278938
Meiji Bijutsu
$860.00
An attractive Southeast Asian bowl dating from the 19th century. It is made in the style of Chinese Ming dynasty celadon bowls, decorated with the lightly incised abstract motif of a phoenix in a cloud, under a finely crackled Eton blue glaze.

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The bowl is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 22.2 x 8.8 (8.88 x 3.5 in), weight 869g (1.9 lb)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1344885
Meiji Bijutsu
$850.00
An exquisite sake cup from the Korean pottery tradition called “Korai” in Japanese, dating from the early 17th century. Its superb pink robe is reminiscent of later made potteries by Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995).

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The cup is in very good condition; it bears an old yet innocent chip at the mouth (please see picture9). It will be shipped with a later made fitted wooden box.

Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.7 cm (3 x 1.9 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1366446
Meiji Bijutsu
$850.00
A remarkable tsuba (hand guard for Japanese katana) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). It is designed as two squirrels biting, or about to bite, their own tails, rendered in exquisite details.

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Dimensions: 7.8 x 7.4 x 0.7 cm (3.1 x 3 x 0.28 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1331417
Meiji Bijutsu
$840.00
A superb set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hair pin) made in the maki-e style of lacquer. The set dates from Meiji period (1868-1912).

Flowery motifs and calligraphed fan paper are rendered in sublime details with gold lacquer and mother of pearl, on the front of the comb. Similarly beautiful motifs of flowers and pines can be seen on the other side.

The hair pin, decorated with incised lacquer, also shows remarkable craftsmanship.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1920 item #1287258
Meiji Bijutsu
$800.00
A very attractive set composed of a kiseru (pipe), a tabako-ire (pouch for tobacco) and a kiseruzutsu (pipe case) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The tabako-ire is made of leather, with a small menuki carved in exquisite details, in the shape of a jovial character holding a fan. The reticulated ojime is equally exquisite, and the kiseru-zutsu is made of finely carved wood covered with lacquer. The bamboo stem of the kiseru is intact, but the metallic mouthpiece and shank are lo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1232577
Meiji Bijutsu
$790.00
A splendid bowl dating from the Goryeo (or Koryo) dynasty (918-1392).

Another fine example of the beauty of classic vessels made in Korea during the Goryeo dynasty (918-1392). First modeled after Chinese Yueh ware, Korean celadons have come to be known as some of the best of the genre, with original designs and a high level of craftsmanship, attained around the 11th century, that made them very popular, especially with Japanese tea practitioners of the 16th century.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1322316
Meiji Bijutsu
$780.00
A very fine example of a Joseon period (1392-1891) chawan (tea bowl) made in the Mishima style of pottery, with light pink undertones. The bowl dates from the 16th to 17th century. With its wide shape, it is designed to be used during the hot summer months.

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The chawan is in very good condition.

Dimensions: 15.8 x 5 cm (6.3 x 2 in), weight 291 g (10.2 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1358373
Meiji Bijutsu
$780.00
A little hard to find chawan (tea bowl) from the Inu-yama pottery tradition, from the central region of Japan (current Aichi prefecture), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The vessel bears a few old dents, traces of its age, and has the air of nobility of classic tea bowls.

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Dimensions: 10.2 x 6.4 cm (4 x 2.6 in); 258 g (9 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1317083
Meiji Bijutsu
$690.00
Was $1650

A superb cigarette box dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is decorated with a single golden dragon rendered in sublime details in the fashion of the famed Komai house of Kyoto. The box is signed.

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The box is in very good condition but shows signs of its age. Please refer to pictures for condition.

Dimensions: 14.8 x 11.7 x 8.3 cm (5.9 x 4.7 x 3.3 in), weight 1 ...