Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1365597
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,850.00
A superb celadon sake pouring flask (tokkuri, in Japanese), dating from the Korean Goryo (or Koryo) dynasty (918-1392).

As can be seen, the flask shows traces of its age, with visible hairlines and an old dent on the foot rim. The mouth presents a flaw present prior to glazing and firing. In spite of these innocent “imperfections”, the tokkuri has grown a noble aura, over several centuries.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1290422
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A splendid porcelain pot made in the Satsuma tradition and dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is decorated in sublime details with a rich palette of enamel colors, picturing flowers and butterflies; a wonderful example of the genre and certainly made by the hand of a master craftsman.

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The pot is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 10.8 x 12.7 cm (4.3 x 5 in), weight 355g (12.4 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1347214
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A superb painting of a dragon by one of the most renown painters of the Edo period (1615-1868), Matsumura Goshun (1752-1811). Goshun was a student of Yosa Buson (1716–1784), and a close friend of Maruyama Ōkyo (1733–1795), who had some influence on his decorative style. Goshun founded the Shijo school of painting.

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The scroll is in very good condition (ink painting on silk). It is signed by Goshun and comes in two wooden boxes (ni...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1358020
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A superb gilt bronze statuette of an Arhat (Buddhist elder), rendered in sublime details, dating from the Chinese Qing dynasty (1644-1912).

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Dimensions: 5 x 3.5 x 6.3 cm (2 x 1.4 x 2.5 in), weight 168g (5.9 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1358290
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A sublime Ding type bowl dating from the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), beautifully carved in lotus sprays.

The attractive vessel is veiled in a finely crackled white glaze with traces of bluish undertones, that form an imaginary bridge to the celadon wares of the same era.

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As can be seen on the closeup pictures, a few innocent hairlines are visible inside the bowl, which does not leak. It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361058
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A superb painting of the entrance of a shrine and its surroundings, dating from the late Edo period (1615-1868).

The painting bears marks of its age; kindly refer to pictures for condition and details, and inquire if you have some questions.

Dimensions: frame 123.5 x 50.5 cm (49.4 x 20.2 in); painting 87.5 x 41 cm (35 x 16.4 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1364974
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A superb vase from the Satsuma porcelain tradition, dating from the end of the Meiji period (1868-1912) to the beginning of the Taisho period (1912-1926).

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The vase is in very good condition. It is signed 文泉 (Bunsen).
Dimensions: 19 x 31 cm (7.6 x 12.4 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1365526
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,800.00
A superb sake pouring flask decorated with underglaze iron oxide markings and dating from the Korean Joseon period (1392-1897).

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The flask is in very good condition and will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 10.6 x 14 cm (4.2 x 5.6 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1353174
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,680.00
A very fine sitting statue of Buddha in royal attire in the typical style of the Thai Rattanakosin period (1782-current). This particular piece probably dates from the 19th century.

The statue presents tips of some fanials but is otherwise in good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1361820
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,480.00
A sublime mizusashi (water jar for the Japanese tea ceremony) from the Tokoname pottery tradition, and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The lid of the mizusashi box bears an attestation by the 14th Urasenke tea master Tantansai (1893-1964), describing it as a “Tokoname-yaki ebi-mimi mizusashi” (tokoname mizusashi with shrimp shaped handles). Indeed, that feature makes the jar particularly interesting, as well as a very rare item.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1361167
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,400.00
A very fine painting on a very large Brown Westhead Moore & Co. charger. It is signed by Ellen Welby (1851-1936), a renown artist and illustrator from the Victorian era, who used to work in the Kensington Gore studio (1870’s-1880’s).

The charger is a rendition of Ariadne, daughter of Minos, King of Crete. It bears a seal of the 1887 Howell & James Art-Pottery Exhibition, where Ellen Welby exposed it.

This wonderful piece used to decorate the house of a member of the Japanese Im...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267458
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A magnificent koro (incense burner), designed in a most delicate fashion; probably one requiring some of the highest skills. It is an Imari ware, from the legendary Arita kilns of Kyushu, where some of the finest porcelains have been made since the beginning of the 17th century. This particular item dates from the end of end of the 19th century, the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The koro is decorated in sublime details with a palette of rich colors. The exquisitely carved motifs of phenixes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1355076
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A very fine painting signed Kumagai Harunobu and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). That signature remains a mystery as it does not match any other. Yet this superb work resembles works made by Suzuki Harunobu (c. 1725-1770), the famous wood print (ukiyoe) artist, first to produce full color prints.

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The painting shows a few traces of its age but is in otherwise very good condition; a few very fine cracks can be seen, but they do not h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1365599
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A sublime sake pouring flask (tokkuri, in Japanese) dating from the Korean Joseon period (1392-1897). The iron oxide glaze covering the vessel, except its base, is a rare feature that gives it an exquisite air of grandeur.

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The flask is in very good condition and will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 12.9 x 9.3 cm (5.2 x 3.7 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1344544
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,350.00
A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) by a master craftsman: Tahara Tobei (1925-1991), a twelth generation potter from the town of Hagi.

The lid of the box bears an attestation by the 15th Urasenke tea master Hansō Sōshitsu (Hōunsai).

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The tea bowl is in excellent condition and bears the seal of its maker. It will be shipped with the original signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 13 x 8.5 cm (5.2 x 3.4 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1365600
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very fine chawan (tea bowl) from the Karatsu pottery tradition, dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615), the Golden Age of tea ceremony ware.

The bowl shows traces of old repairs with lacquer and gold (kintsugi) and an innocent hairline.

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The chawan will be shipped in an antique wooden box, bearing an attestation under its lid, and with an antique shifuku (pouch).
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1355262
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,100.00
A sublime Mokko-gata tsuba dating from the Muromachi (1336-1573) to the Momoyama Period (1573-1600).

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

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Dimensions: 7.3 x 7.8 x 0.5 cm (2.9 x 3.1 x 0.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1356786
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,880.00
A splendid porcelain jar from the Nabeshima ceramic tradition, dating from the last part of the Edo period (1615-1868).

The surprisingly light and very well shaped jar is finely decorated with underglaze paintings of chrysanthemums and butterflies.

The jar is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and inquire if you have some questions.
Dimensions: 24 x 23.5 cm (9.6 x 9.4 in)

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