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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1224029
Meiji Bijutsu
$940.00
A very splendid tsubo (jar) from the Takatori pottery tradition dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

This particular piece comes from the collection of an old Japanese family.

Takatori ware was first made at the foot of Mount Takatori near Hakata in northern Kyushu, at the beginning of the 17th century. Like several pottery traditions born in Kyushu, the first Takatori kiln was established by a Korean potter. The originator of that ware was named Palsan (later renamed Takatori ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1224030
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,250.00
A very attractive and rare Agano ware dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

This particular piece comes from the collection of an old Japanese family.

Agano ware has been made in the Chikuzen province (current Fukuoka prefecture) in northern Kyushu since the beginning of the 17th century. It was patronized by the leader of the Hosokawa clan of that period, Hosokawa Tadaoki (1563-1646), who was a tea practitioner and ordered a Korean potter named Sonkai to establish a kiln in the T...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1227435
Meiji Bijutsu
$430.00
A splendid set of two seto porcelain plates dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868).

Seto is one of the oldest pottery traditions in Japan and considered one of the “6 old kilns”. As early as the 13th century, glazed potteries were produced in Seto, thanks to the importing of new techniques from China by a potter called Toshiro.

Porcelain wares, however, were first produced in the Seto area only from 1807, after a potter named Kato Kamikichi had returned from Arita wi...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1227436
Meiji Bijutsu
$350.00
Here is a set of two Ki-seto chawan (tea bowls) dating from the middle of the 20th century.

Seto is one of the oldest pottery traditions in Japan and considered one of the “6 old kilns”. As early as the 13th century, glazed potteries were produced in Seto, thanks to the importing of new techniques from China by a potter called Toshiro.

This particular set is made in the ki-seto (yellow seto) style, born during the Muromachi period (1337-1573) first as an imitation of Chinese cel...

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.

Inside, the li...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1247222
Meiji Bijutsu
$280.00
A splendid chawan (tea bowl) by Kato Sho.

Kato Sho (1927-2001) was a major Seto potter, bestowed with some of the most important awards on the Japanese pottery scene and recognized as an Intangible Cultural Property of the Aichi prefecture in 2000; a great achievement. During his prolific career, he exposed in some of the best venues in Japan like the Asahi and Nitten expositions, and exhibited his work abroad as well: United States, Mexico, New Zealand and other countries.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1920 item #1253436
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,2017.00
A superb antique obidome (brooch for Japanese obi) made of jade and silver.

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Dimensions: 4.1 x 2 x 0.7 cm (with mount) (1.6 x 0.8 x 0.28 in), 4 x 1.8 x 0.3 cm (without mount) (1.6 x 0.7 x 0.12 in), weight 9g (0.3 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1253722
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,280.00
A splendid chawan (tea 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.

P...

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 : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1260880
Meiji Bijutsu
$435.00
An attractive set of five guinomi (sake cups) made during the Edo period (1615-1868) in Imari porcelain and decorated with what seems to be figures of a Chinese scholar.

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Each guinomi is in very good condition.
Dimensions: each cup is about 5.1 x 5.4 cm (2.04 x 2.2 in); weight 65g (2.28 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1264469
Meiji Bijutsu
$680.00
A very rare and sublimely decorated sashimi-bachi (platter to serve sashimi) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is a world renown Imari ware, a refined porcelain made in and around the town of Arita, Japan from the beginning of the 17th century.

This particular piece is decorated using a beautiful palette of rich colors, depicting a couple of birds perched on the remains of a dock, by a dormant lake. Although it does not bear its mark, because of its quality, there is a good ch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1267458
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A magnificent kogo (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 : 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 : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1278943
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,000.00
A truly magnificent and rare tsutsu (cylindrical) mukozuke, a cup to serve dishes during the Japanese tea ceremony. It dates from the Momoyama period (1573-1615), the Golden Age of tea ceremony ware; a period when warriors would lay down their swords to drink tea with their enemies, in tea rooms designed by tea master Sen-no-rikyu (1522-1591).

This particular cup is made in the Narumi Oribe tradition, one of the styles of Mino pottery usually characterized by the vivid contrast of green ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1280591
Meiji Bijutsu
$490.00
A hichikiri is a traditional Japanese flute, a double reed, melodic instrument, usually made of bamboo and mainly used during Shinto ceremonies and folk music.

This particular flute dates from the Edo period (1615-1868). It is skillfully crafted; carved in minute details and decorated with bending black lacquered threads. Some of the threads are a little loose and present some innocent chips, signs of their age. The flute is otherwise in very good condition and comes with its original s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1280595
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,160.00
Remarkable Ki-irabo (yellow irabo) chawan (tea bowls) are few and far between, but this particular bowl, dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912) is one such example.

The bowl was made at the Fujina kiln, which was located in the province of Izumo (current Shimane prefecture), in the town of Matsue. The play of the vivid yellow glaze over a rough body, scattered with embedded stones, creates a spectacular vessel, whose thin, uneven mouth turns on unsettled sensations; that is the edgy ess...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1286746
Meiji Bijutsu
$550.00
A wonderful kogai (hairpin) made with lacquered wood and inlaid gold, dating from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926). The hairpin ends are carved in minute details to depict two birds perched in abundant foliage; the work of a master craftsman. The kogai is signed Nagamasa.

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The kogai is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 7.3 cm (2.9 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286747
Meiji Bijutsu
$530.00
A magnificent kushi (comb), made in black and gold lacquer and coral beads. It is finely carved in sublime details to represent a bird flying towards a rice seedling. The kushi dates from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926).

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The kushi is in excellent condition.
Dimensions: 9.3 x 3.4 cm (3.7 x 1.4 in)

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