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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1440356
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,900.00
Inro (medicine box) in gold lacquer (kinji) with compartments. The decor, in hira and taka maki-e lacquer, represents a fairly rare scene of horses in a meadow under pines and flowering trees with hills in the background highlighted by touches of gold in kirigane (small squares of 'gold). Some minimal wear due to age and use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1440343
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The lid is decorated with peony on a black lacquered ground (ro-iro) and speckled with gold powder (nashiji). The interior depicts the three friends of winter, pine, plum and bamboo in gold lacquer hira and taka maki-e on a dense base of nashiji. The whole is of very good quality. The mizu-ire is in silver metal and the ink stone shows some erasures from use. Period: early Meiji (1868-1912) 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1439986
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,200.00
Very elegant and genuine pair of Japanese cloisonne vases with six sides. On a milk chocolate-colored enamel base, the floral decoration with polychrome colored enamels is particularly delicate. The silver-plated copper neck brings a final touch to the elegance of the vases. The base is also silvered. Origin: Japan. Period: Meiji (1868-1912).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1439039
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,300.00
This okimono representing an Arhat or Rakan (ascetic), disciple of Buddha, is seated on a rock, a pearl placed in his hand, with a dog at his feet. The carving of the whole, is of a very fine execution. The face expresses great serenity. The quality of the work of the hands and toes is remarkable. Under the base two holes (himotoshi) in the style of the netsuke. Signed: Gyoku Mitsu (?) Meiji period (1868-1912). Height 10,5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1439035
Tora Tori Gallery
€2,500.00
Very elegant wooden vases, fully lacquered all around their perimeter and neck on a black lacquer base (ro-iro) sprinkled with polished and iridescent Aogai (mother-of-pearl). The decoration represents two dragons facing each other in gold and polychrome lacquer. Origin: Japan. Period: Early Meiji (1868-1912). H 22 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1439001
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,500.00
Framed painting on paper in sumi-e (ink and wash) of a tiger sitting at the foot of a bamboo whose foliage folds in gusts of wind. Edo period. 19th century. Unsigned. Dimension with frame: 75 x height 187cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1438499
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,900.00
Quadrangular in shape on a fine beige background and nicely crackled, it presents a palette with polychrome enamels of floral decorations, maple trees, wisteria ... on all its faces as well as on the lid and under the lid. It rests on four feet. Under the base a gold signature in a cartouche under the cross of the Shimazu clan (patron of the Satsuma ovens) Signed: Sekizan (?). Meiji late 19th Dimensions : 11,5 x H 14,5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1437942
Tora Tori Gallery
€650.00
Very nice round box, in the style of candy boxes, beautifully decorated with a multitude of butterflies with polychrome enamels on the outside as well as on the inside and under the lid which ends in the shape of a button. The crackle of the earthenware is particularly fine. Signed under the base with the cross of the Shimizu clan. Meiji period (1868-1912).Diameter 11cm Height 7cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1437403
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,250.00
Bowl with polychrome enamels from Fukagawa ovens with a silver mount with a knot shape. Signed under the Fukagawa sei base. Meiji Period late 19th century.Diameter 13cm, Height 6cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1436607
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Lovely wall shelf with openwork back panels carved with birds and foliage. These panels are partly covered by lacquered decorations in the shape of a fan or a mountain with gold lacquer of bamboo and plum trees. Five asymmetric shelves allow an original arrangement of objects. Two doors with mother-of-pearl handles have a floral decoration, birds and butterflies in bone. Origin: Japan. Period: second half of Meiji (1868-1912) around 1900.Dimensions : 53 x 16 x Height 80cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1700 item #1436566
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,900.00
Unokubi zukuri form, the quenching line (hamon) in choji midare. The rocket is pierced with two ana mekugi. Nagasa: 29.5 cm. Signed: Hoki Kuni Ju Hiroyoshi Saku. Late 16th century. Magnificent scabbard (saya) is red lacquered and streaked. Mounted with kogai and kozuka, fuchi, kashira, habaki and kojiri (accessories) in chiseled silver. Total length 44.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1436269
Tora Tori Gallery
€11,000.00
Polylobed in shape, it is encrusted with ivory plates with floral decoration on a background of interlacing of filigree silver threads, radiating around a gold lacquer medallion decorated with a large bouquet suspended by a coral bow. The flowers are chiseled in mother-of-pearl and stones. Extremely fine execution characteristic of the great finesse of the shibayama technique. Signed: ichiyu-Koku. Meiji period. diameter: 25.1cm (9.8in)
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Ivory : Pre 2000 item #1435771
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Young Japanese woman in an elegant position dancing one arm slightly raised while the other holds a hem of her kimono. Her finely chiseled bun hairstyle as well as the whole okimono. Period: late Meiji (1868-1912) early 20th century. CITES declaration document provided.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1435770
Tora Tori Gallery
€2,800.00
Very nice tea table with 2 trays. In the Asian style, each top is carved with bamboo branches and leaves and inlays in polylobed shaped reserves show floral decorations in finely polished mother-of-pearl. The workmanship is of good quality with its gilded bronzes and its windings at the end of the trays characteristic of Chinese and Japanese art. The belt is finely carved as well as the feet ending in the shape of claws. A hot iron mark on the inside of a foot attests to the work of Cabinetmaker...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1435644
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Beautiful and rare Japanese kodansu in exceptional condition. Entirely covered with ivory panels, in the pure shibayma style, richly inlaid with mother-of-pearl and coral with a floral decoration, a couple of pigeons and a hanging lantern. The interior of the door features a couple of butterflies and their young. Three drawers complete the interior with the lacquered maple decor on a background of brown lacquer and gold powder. The panels are framed by chopsticks imitating bamboo as well as the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1432646
Tora Tori Gallery
€2,600.00
Two pipe smokers trying to light their respectively by putting the two tips together. Very funny scene. The massive and monobloc sculpture is of great finesse. The details, faces, kimonos, bundle of rice and positions of the characters are surprisingly precise. The Tokyo school is a benchmark for the quality of carved ivories. The signature in a cartridge under the base is erased. Meiji (1868-1912). Height 18cm (7in)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1432598
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Kneeling man in a kimono holding in his hands a cage in which is a bird and realizing that another bird is on his back. Very beautiful patina of use and fine carving of the hands, feet, kimono as well as the dumbfounded expression of the man. Signed under the base in a red lacquered cartouche. Meiji period (1868-1912) late 19th century. Size: H4,5xL6cm
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1900 item #1432596
Tora Tori Gallery
€5,800.00
Drop-leaf secretary by Gabriel Viardot in the Asian style very characteristic of the furniture of this cabinetmaker, we see, on the facade, offset shelves, two doors with mother-of-pearl inlays representing Japanese fans (uchiwa) of two kinds and floral sculptures in relief. A large drawer under the flap features the mother-of-pearl decorations as well as sculpted flowers. The flap, once unfolded, allows the transformation of the cabinet into a secretary. A red velvet covers this flap. Two smal...