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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1437403
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€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
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€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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€1,200.00
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
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€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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1800 item #1432425
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€3,200.00
It is decorated in gold, silver and polychrome hira and taka maki-e lacquer, and kimpun on a background of ro-iro black lacquer. Three gardeners stand, with their tools, under a torii, pine, bamboo, cherry blossom and a maple tree in autumn colors. Clouds are suggested on the upper and lower ends of the inro by Nashiji lacquer and gold kirikane. In the background a pavilion, obviously of an important figure, with its terrace is on the other side of the inro. Signed in gold lacquer Jitokusai Gyok...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1432219
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€1,500.00
Interesting and unusual in shape, two contiguous cylinders of different diameters, the lacquer decoration with marbled shades is rare. Inlays, all around the edge of the box, of branches of vines whose flowers are in polished mother-of-pearl and hard stones in different shades of iridescence. The cover features two mother-of-pearl horses on top, and inside a snail and a flying ant. Origin: Japan. Epqoue: Meiji. Provenance: collection of Robert Rosset (1901-1981).Dimensions: 21,5xH13cm The mar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1432173
Tora Tori Gallery
€3,500.00
Rare Negoro style lacquer tray. Of oval in shape with parallel ribs around the outer edge of the sides. The lacquered decor in the pure Negoro style includes a black lacquer base covered by a coral-colored lacquer.The underside of the top is in black lacquer with normal wear. Late Muromachi period (1333-1573) or early Momoyama (1573-1615), 16th / 17th century Dimensions: 12,6 x 36.8 x H4.1 cm. (10 1/4 x 14 1/2 x H1 5/8in) Originally in Japanese temples, everyday objects (trays, jugs, spoons...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1431865
Tora Tori Gallery
€850.00
Incense burner, hexagonal shape, rests on 6 feet, in earthenware from Satsuma (southern Japan) with floral decoration of daffodils on all sides, with polychrome enamels and gold. The broad shoulder is decorated with blue enamels (gosu) called "imperial blue". The openwork silver cover represents a chrysanthemum. Signed under the bottom Shimazu Gyokuzan (?). Period: Meiji (1868-1912). late 19th century. Height 7cm (2.75")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1837 VR item #1431802
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On a gold paper ground and furosaki type for the format (screen for the tea ceremony) it represents figures of the court, dignitaries and courtesans, seated and watching samurai training for combat. The polychromy, of great freshness, of the costumes and the characters is particularly precise. The trees and shrubs are painted with malachite green. Edo period 18 / 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1431798
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,900.00
2-panels on a silver leaves ground. The decoration represents polychrome chrysanthemums and gofun near a river in silver leaves which meanders among the flowers. Stylized clouds in gold powder add depth to the entire decor. This floral decoration is characteristic of the Rimpa school. Origin: Japan. Period: Edo 19th century.Dimensions : 185xH170cm (70.6"xH67")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1431797
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€4,300.00
On a black lacquer ground (ro-iro) the decoration represents several branches of leaves and flowers of ivy tangled in gold lacquer, lead and finely polished mother-of-pearl resulting in an iridescence in various colors. 2 original brushes and knife complete this writing desk. The water pourer (mizu-ire) decorated with an ivy leaf is silver. This remarkable quality work is similar to the Rinpa (or Rimpa) school whose name comes from the artist Ogata Korin. Period: Meiji f1868-1912) late 19th cent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1431397
Tora Tori Gallery
€3,900.00
In fundame gold lacquer ground with hiramaki-e and takamaki-e decoration in gold, red and black lacquer of crows perched on a pine tree in the setting sun. Interior in nashiji lacquer. Some wear and scratches due to use. Signed Kajikawa and red seal in the shape of a pot. H. 9 cm. Crows are considered the messengers of the gods. They form a very frequent ornament in the architecture of temples dedicated to the gods of Kuma-no. These gods particularly employing crows to pot their messages .....