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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1461888
Tora Tori Gallery
€2,500.00
Gold and silver inlaid iron dish of Rakan. Meiji period.Signed to the base Kyoto Kumagawa seizo. Diameter 27,1 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1461885
Tora Tori Gallery
€6,200.00
Ink and natural color pigments on gold leaf. It represents several palace scenes where one can distinguish different characters, dignitaries, courtesans or scholars. Cherry blossoms, pines and in the background of the scene a rippling river bring to the whole a beautiful art of living of this Japanese time. Period: Edo 19th century. Dimensions: 285 x H110 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1461719
Tora Tori Gallery
€3,600.00
In lacquered, gilded wood and traces of polychromy representing the Amida Buddha in a seated position making the gesture of meditation or concentration (dyana-mudra) on a lotiform base. It is backed by a gold lacquered mandorla adorned with stylized clouds. Some restorations to the gilding and small cracks. Period: Edo late 18th century. Total height: 45cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1461230
Tora Tori Gallery
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A pair of 6-panel screen, Ink painting and natural pigments of colors on gold leaf. The first known folding screens in the city of Kyoto date from the 16th century. The National Museum of Japanese History has a pair (important cultural property) which would be the oldest known version and representing Kyoto in the 1520s and attributed to Motonobu Kano (1476-1559). The Tokyo National Museum has a copy of the original made in the Edo period by Eitoku KANO (1543-1590)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1460602
Tora Tori Gallery
€79,000.00
Ink, polychromy and gold powder on paper. This pair of screens is exceptional for their finely detailed rendition of a large flock of migrating cranes halting by a roaring waterfall in the distance, a subject particularly favoured by the artists of the Tsurusawa school. The crane (Tsuru) is a symbol of longevity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1460106
Tora Tori Gallery
€550.00
5 Oban Tate wood block prints framed in ink and polychromy representing 5 of the 47 ronin also called the 47 faithful subjects (Gishi Yonju shishi Nin no Uchi). Good print quality, fresh colors, golden frame in the style of bamboo. Signed: Ishimosai Yoshitora sha (1850-1880) ca.1852. Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei. Price per print 550 euros.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1460037
Tora Tori Gallery
€630.00
In the shape of a small case in shibuichi (silver and copper alloy) and in the style of a card holder, the decoration is chiselled in katakiri bori and represents an onagadori rooster sitting on a branch of a cherry tree in blossom. Very fine and precise carving. Dimensions: 4.5 x 9 cm. Late edo period (1603-1868).19th century.Signed on the back.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1459339
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,500.00
Exceptional inro on kinji lacquer (gold) ground and polychrome lacquer and silver representing the Gods of Happiness. The finesse of execution is simply remarkable. Signed Yoyusai (1772-1845). The interior of the compartments is in nashiji lacquer. It is accompanied by a carved wooden netsuke of the God Jurojin, signed Tomokazu. The ojime is made of agate. H9cm x L5,5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1459338
Tora Tori Gallery
€4,300.00
Unusual inro with 7 compartments entirely lacquered gold in hira and taka maki-e and kirikane decorated with pine trees and cherry blossoms placed on hills where a stream meanders in silver lacquer. The netsuke is also rare because it represents a monkey clutching a black coral rock in its paws (rare material and rarely worked). The ojime is in cloisonné with inlays of semi-precious hard stones. Signed Kajikawa.H8,5cm x L5cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1459287
Tora Tori Gallery
€7,900.00
Superb writing box entirely decorated on a gold and silver nashiji lacquer ground with a floral barrier decoration of chrysanthemums in hira and taka maki-e lacquer in front of a rock. Squares of kirikane gold leaf are delicately placed on this rock. Inside the cover, there is a lake landscape with a pontoon ending in a living room, covered by a roof, which can be used as a tea house in order to admire the landscape. A boat opposite the pontoon is finely chiselled...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1459261
Tora Tori Gallery
€1,900.00
The tanuki, translated as badger, is closer to our raccoon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1459145 (stock #1817)
Tora Tori Gallery
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Two framed paintings, in ink and colors, on wooden panel with the decoration of a tiger among rocks and a bamboo in winter under the snow. Period: Meiji late 19th century. Dimensions of each painting (excluding frame) 67 x H 60 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1459019
Tora Tori Gallery
€950.00
It is entirely enamelled in polychrome green, red, gold... on a white ground. The decor represents a couple of quails near a stream and among chrysanthemums. The handle is in the shape of a dragon and the spout represents a phoenix. The collar is nicely hemmed with, inside, a frieze in iron red. Porcelain from the Kutani kilns. Period: Meiji late 19th century. Height 27 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1458663
Tora Tori Gallery
€5,900.00
The decoration of cranes posed and watering or in flight on the other face is entirely lacquered in hira and takamaki-e in gold and silver on a background in togidashi and nashiji clouds. A stream ripples nicely among the cranes. Ojime is in carnelian. The round-shaped kagamibuta with a shibuishi plate depicts the god Fukurukuju holding an unfolded scroll with a crane by his side. With an iincised signature of Munetomo. The kagamibuta has a small restoration visible in the photos. H8cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1457523
Tora Tori Gallery
€8,200.00
Very decorative screen in ink and colors of natural pigments as well as powder and gold leaves highlight this screen. 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. Price 8,200 euros. Length 370cm x Height 170cm.
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...
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...
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.