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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1457523
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,200.00
Very decorative screens in ink and colors of natural pigments as well as powder and gold leaves highlight this pair of screens whose decor is en-suite. Within a lake landscape we can see couples of cranes posed on islets or in flight, among pines and plum trees. The scene is charming. The river which undulates in the landscape and the sky enhanced by gold powder and gold leaf. This pair of screens can be separated but it is rare to find a real pair where the reading extends pleasantly from right...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1457225
Tora Tori Gallery
€18,500.00
Rare and exceptional tanto of the Koto period with a polishing perfectly revealing the metallurgical qualities of the blade accompanied by a completely extraordinary lacquer and inlays sheath. The blade is in hira zukuri with a forge (hada) itame, a quenching in suguha. The tip (boshi) is chu maru. On the nakago in ubu keitai there are 2 mekugi ana. Length of the nagasa blade 28.8 cm. The scabbard (koshirae) in dark brown lacquer and ro-iro black lacquer for the decoration of gourds and folia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1456925
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,700.00
The blade in hira zukuri, the tip in ko-kissaki, the hada is masame and the quenching is suguha. Length of the nagasa blade 46cm. The nakago, has 2 mekugi ana, is ubu keitai. Total length 69cm. The koshirae scabbard entirely en-suite in silver alloy and gold inlays of aoi-go flowers (Tokugawa Mon). The nagamaru gata tsuba decorated with a raptor chasing birds is in shibuichi. The fuchi kashira, kojiri, koiguchi and kurigata are en-suite in shibuichi. Very good condition for its age with some sl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1456889
Tora Tori Gallery
€3,900.00
A rooster, a hen and chicks, in a lake landscape, pecking under the bamboos with mountains in the background brings a certain serenity to which is added, on the other side, Mount Fuji in the background of a cottage near a pine tree. The lacquer work is remarkable. The polychromy is very realistic on the rooster and the hen. Signed under the base: Nikkosai. 19th Edo period. Height: 8.7 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1456869
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,950.00
On a magnificent powdery blue ground, the decor of a butterfly browsing an orchid is rare and exceptional. The threads forming the cloisonnes are made of silver, as are the strapping rings for the base and the neck. Meiji. Height 24,5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1456792
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The theme of this screen traces the history of the great battle of Yashima, in the 12th century, between the Taira and Minamoto clans. More precisely this is a naval battle, the Battle of Yashima, where the Taira clan had retreated to an island off Shikoku on the Inland Sea. The Minamoto were victorious but a large part of the Taira fleet managed to escape and were when defeated a month later. Magnificent screen with a great finesse of description of the characters, the movements of troops and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1456516
Tora Tori Gallery
€3,700.00
Rectangular in shape, on a black lacquer ground, a disproportionate moon lights up this golden plum tree. Gold dust clouds add depth to this painting. The interior scene features a poet monk within extensive calligraphy and autumn and cherry blossoms within swastika. End Meiji
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1455970
Tora Tori Gallery
€3,000.00
"The nightingale and the plum blossom" is the title given by its creator to this very pretty screen. The song of the nightingale associated with the delicate plum blossom announces the coming of spring. The artist combined these two elements into a charming scene of peace and serenity. Origin: Japan.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1455334
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,700.00
Ball-shaped and on a silver base (punch), the decoration represents an iris flower. The vase is made using the Musen technique (wireless). Or a removal of wires forming the partitions before the last firing. This technique, essentially mastered by Japanese artisans, brings depth and a unique transparency effect. Made in the workshops of Ando Jubei. Meiji period (1868-1912).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1454203
Tora Tori Gallery
€16,000.00
Tanto, mounted in aikuchi, signed (mei) by Rai Kunitsoshi. Ringed sperb ro-iro (black) lacquer scabbard (saya). The Kozuka is en-suite, decorated with waves and swirls. Period: Muromachi (1333-1573). Length (nagasa) 22.7cm. Total length: 38cm. Mei (signature) on nakago is : Komei Rai Kunitsohi and JumyƓ no Konomi ni yorite Nobuhide Kore wo ageru. This mean : Formerly signed Rai Kunitoshi but shortened by Nobuhide in the taste of Jumyo. Polishing is original. Sugata iori mune, hada itame, h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1452744
Tora Tori Gallery
€450.00
Round in shape, this manju is finely carved. It represents two rats observing each other on either side of a lotus flower. Himotoshi are slightly rounded. The hairs, with a brown patina, are also very well chiseled. The eyes are also brown horn. Diam: 5,8cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1452435
Tora Tori Gallery
€2,900.00
Bottle with a low, globular body and elongated neck with a kakiemon polychrome decoration of flowering peonies, pomegranates and birds in flight or placed on a branch. Arita kilns. 17th century Edo period. Old restoration at the neck. Published page 64 in "Porcelaines japonaises Anciennes" by Pigmalion editions.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1452389
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,900.00
Exceptional bronze reminiscent of the Great Wave off Kanagawa created by Katsushika Hokusai. The ingenuity of this composition is quite unique. It depicts a huge wave about to crash down on frail crabs and octopus, while the ridge foam on top wraps around a finely chiseled, bronze sphere with a tenant dragon. the magic pearl, Tama, and a raven-billed tengu karasu about to take off from its summit. The waves form a whole through which we observe the sphere which seems to float. The whole creates ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1451631
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,900.00
Through 21 fans this 6-panel screen describes the long history of Japan through characteristic scenes such as the novel of "Tale of Genji", the great wave, poets, gods of happiness, cherry blossoms, peonies , irises ... Magnificent quality and colors of natural polychrome pigments. 18th century Edo period. Size: 346 x H170cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1451385
Tora Tori Gallery
€9,000.00
Impressive Japanese hibachi (brazier) tripod of round shape in bronze with copper patina and small gold leaves. It is adorned on the outside with a magnificent decoration chiseled with the finesse of a thatched cottage in a lake landscape surrounded by pines with mountains in the background. Origin: Japan. Period: 19th / 20th century, late Meiji External dimensions: 50cm x height 36cm. signature in the form of a seal under the bottom of Kanaya Gorosaburo. Tripod, mounted on a removable wooden su...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1451383
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,900.00
Carved from a large piece of solid wood, this hibachi is made up of different species embedded in the mass including the 3 feet on which it rests and assembled by wooden butterflies, one of which is in ivory. Extremely rare work of cabinetmaker. The copper interior originally intended to receive the ashes is weathered by use. It is easy to divert it from its first use to put a shrub or a large plant. Meiji period late 19th century. Dimensions: D59xH25cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1800 item #1451379
Tora Tori Gallery
€2,400.00
Very beautiful inro with 5 compartments in gold and silver lacquer hira and taka maki-e. The decor, on a background of pine shoots, particularly dense, represents foliage, branches and medallions of paulownia, matsu (pines), kiri, ume and sasanoha (bamboo leaves). The pearl-shaped ojime is made of emerald-colored glass. The netsuke, in deer horn and ebony, represents a wickerwork basket filled with mushrooms. Period: Edo 18th century. Very light chips. Dimensions: 7,5cm x 5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1451691
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Very beautiful hibachi in kiri wood (paulownia) with an extremely rich decoration, all around as well as on the top, in the very floral style of the Rimpa school, in gold lacquer and polychrome of foliage in front of a barrier with bars in mother of pearl and lead. Small 1.5cm lack of mother-of-pearl visible on the last photo. The original copper interior is designed to receive the embers. Period: Meiji (1868-1912) around 1900. Diameter: 35,5cm Height: 21cm