Meiji Bijutsu
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 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 : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1370447
Meiji Bijutsu
$750.00
A very well shaped chaire (tea caddy) from the Seto pottery tradition and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

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The chaire comes with a fitted antique wooden box and its silk pouch (shifuku).
Size: 5.2 x 9.2 cm (2.1 x 3.7 in)

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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 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1327083
Meiji Bijutsu
$680.00
A very attractive Persian sgraffito splashware bowl dating from the 10th century. This kind of pottery was made as an imitation of Chinese Tang dynasty sancai ware. The bowl has evidently been put back together but its colors are still vibrant (please refer to pictures for condition).

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Dimensions: 19 x 7.3 cm (7.6 x 2.9 in), weight 438 g (15.3 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1363873
Meiji Bijutsu
$680.00
A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868). It is made in the Oribe style of pottery in a shape called “kutsu-gata” (shoe shape).

The bowl is decorated with abstract motifs often seen on Oribe vessels; primitive and timeless at the same time. It is in very good condition and will be shipped in an antique wooden box.

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Dimensions: 14.5 x 11.5 x 7.5 cm (5.8 x 4.6 x 3 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1370536
Meiji Bijutsu
$680.00
A superb tokkuri (sake pouring vessel) from the Arakawa Toyozo kiln, Suigetsu-gama.

Arakawa Toyozo (1894-1985). He is credited with Kato Tokuro (1898-1985) for the revival of Mino ware from the ancient province of the same name (current Aichi and Gifu prefectures). Both potters based their techniques on and were inspired by potteries made in that region during the Momoyama period (1573-1615).

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1365747
Meiji Bijutsu
$660.00
A superb example of the sheer beauty of Ohi ware concentrated in this guinomi (sake cup); a show of mastery by the ninth Ohi Chozaemon (1901-1986), from the distinguished lineage of potters from Kanazawa.

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The guinomi is in very good condition and bears the Chozaemon seal.
Dimensions: 5.9 x 4.2 cm (2.4 x 1.7 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1365804
Meiji Bijutsu
$650.00
A very attractive Shiragi ware from the ancient Korean kingdom of Silla (57 BCE–935 CE).

The pottery is in very good overall condition. Kindly refer to pictures for details and inquire is you have some questions.
Dimensions: 22.8 x 14.6 cm (9.1 x 5.8 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1349943
Meiji Bijutsu
$630.00
A spectacular chawan (tea bowl) by a fifth generation Shigaraki potter, Takahashi Kozo (b. 1954). Kozo became the fifth heir to the Rakusai name in 2010.

The chawan is in excellent condition. It is signed by the potter and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 13.2 x 8 cm (5.3 x 3.2 in); weight 347g (12.1 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1363713
Meiji Bijutsu
$580.00
A sublime small tsuba (hand guard for Japanese katana) decorated with a grasshopper (きりぎりす: kirigirisu) rendered with inlaid silver in exquisite details; certainly the work of a master craftsman.

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Dimensions: 6.4 x 5.8 cm (2.5 x 2.3 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1363905
Meiji Bijutsu
$580.00
A finely made, thin gilt repoussé plaque of the sitting Buddha, rendered in very fine details.

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The plaque will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 6.8 x 11.5 cm (2.7 x 4.6 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1370448
Meiji Bijutsu
$580.00
A very interesting set of five mukozuke (dish for the Japanese tea ceremony). This particular set is composed of fives dishes dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) to the Meiji period (1868-1912).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre 1492 item #1335279
Meiji Bijutsu
$550.00
A fine bronze amulet of a bust of a Roman warrior, dating from the 1st century after Christ. It was found in the eastern part of the Mediterranean region. Detailed features of the face may still be clearly seen through the wonderful dark green patina.

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The amulet comes with an acrylic and plastic stand from which it can easily be removed.
Dimensions: 2.3 x 3.7 (h) (0.9 x 1.5 in), wei...