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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1363314
Tora Tori Gallery
€ 5,900.00
Jubako (bento box - food) with 3 sliding compartments in a wooden case carved with rocks and a shishi at the foot of a waterfall. The sides of the compartments are entirely decorated in lacquer Kimpun and togidashi of waterfalls spouting among the rocks. The set is made of gold and silver lacquer on black ro-iro lacquer. The case presents some shards, shocks and lack due to use but remains of a rare and exceptional quality. Dimensions : 39x24xH21,5cm (15.3"w9.4"xH8.4")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1362939
Tora Tori Gallery
€ 3,950.00
Bronze tripod incense burner in black and gold lacquered bronze decorated with polylobed reserves decorated with flowers and birds. 2 handles in the form of heads of shishi. Lid in openwork wood with seated shishi finial. A restored foot. Reference: a Similar incense burner reproduced in : Sawasa Japanese export art in black and gold. 1650-1800, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 1998, No. E.1.1, p. 103. Height : 13cm (5.1").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1362496
Tora Tori Gallery
950.00 Euros
Lacquered panel with its carved and openwork stand presenting 2 scholars under a blossom tree in discussion one holding a book while the other holding a fan seems to discuss the point of view of the other. The background is in black lacquer and decorations in gold lacquer. The faces, hands and other parts are made of ivory. Origin : Japan. Period : Meiji 19th century. Excellent condition except few small gap of lacquer.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1362092
Tora Tori Gallery
19000.00 Euros
Very artistic ink painting and colors on paper, gold leaf and powdered gold and oxidized silver powder. This 6-panel screen in the pure style of the Rimpa school features a floral decoration of multicolored chrysanthemums, eyelets and herbs with in the background verdant mountains and a golden moon. Excellent condition according to the age despite a few drops of moisture barely visible. Dimensions : L348xH176cm (136.4"x69")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1362018
Tora Tori Gallery
3800.00 Euros
With a nice brown patina this crayfish jizai is in very good condition.The legs, antennas, body and tail are all articulated. Under the base of the head is the signature of Hiroyoshi. The overall size with antennas is : 23.5cm (9.2"). Origin : Japan. Period : Meiji 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1361707
Tora Tori Gallery
A large and magnificent vase Edo 17th century octagonal arita blue and white. The vase octagonal shape with phoenixes, peonies foliage and pomegranates around the body within stylised and patterned borders. Very nice dark blue colours. A scholar and his attendant is on a bridge over a river. Excellent decoration typical of this period. Few hairlines visible on the images otherwise very good condition. Without lid. Dimensions : Height 49,5cm x Diameter 39cm (H19.4"xD15.3")...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1361704
Tora Tori Gallery
$4,900.00
Lacquered cabinet "shodana" resting on 4 feet on a black lacquer (ro-iro) ground decorated on all sides of pine, plum and bamboo called "the 3 Friends" all symbol of loyalty. Gilded and chiseled copper fittings adorn all edges of the cabinet. On the front 2 compartments each closed by 2 doors of the same decoration. The large interior tablet, also decorated, has a slit that is not very generating as regards the overall aesthetics of the piece of furniture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1361642
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Kogo (incense box) round shape on black lacquer (ro-iro) with a very meticulous taka zogan decoration of a pavilion on a rock. The pavilion is represented with a terrace whose balustrade is composed of ivory posts. The door is decorated in mother-of-pearl and shows a landscape with a character on a bridge over a river. She slides and discovers a sitting scholar. Remarkable work of fineness and meticulousness. The interior is in red lacquer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1361386
Tora Tori Gallery
$7,900.00
Japanese gold lacquered tray in oval shape. The decor is inlaid with mother of pearl, coral and shell chrysanthemum in shibayama style near a fence close to a stream. Fans in gyobu lacquer and hira maki-e and sylvered shibuichi for the edge. Signed : Kozan. Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Dimensions : 36,7cm (14.4"). Kozan, lacquered pupil of Ritsuo. Excellent artist known for his use of encrusted designs. Source : A dictionnary of Japanese artists
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1361383
Tora Tori Gallery
$2,400.00
Very elegant tray decorated with a tea house bordered by a river within a landscape of mountains with cranes in flight. The plate is entirely covered with gold lacquer with different techniques of flattening (fundame) and gold reliefs (hira and taka maki-e) and inclusion of gold leaf (kirikane). The back of the tray is entirely covered with gold and silver powder (nashiji) and has 4 feet. The tray is surrounded by silvered shibuichi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1360543
Tora Tori Gallery
Writing box in gold and silver lacquer very refined. The scenery depicts a landscape scene with a mountainside on the lid from which a waterfall, pines, bamboos and chrysanthemums emerge and inside the lid on a background of nashiji lacquer of powdered gold and silver oxidized A zigzag stream also among the bamboos, chrysanthemums and carnations. The whole is of a great refinement and a state quite exceptional according to the age. A few micro impacts and lacquer swings not very visible...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1359630
Tora Tori Gallery
$4,200.00
Exceptionally fine, this round shaped vase with 2 compartments and lid in the style of cages with crickets rests on 4 feet. The floral decoration with polychrome enamels girdles the 3 elements as well as the top of the lid. Signed on the base: Togo Jyukatsu. Origin: Japan. Period: Meiji (1868-1912). Height: 4cm. Togo Jyukatsu (1855-1936), born in Satsuma (Kagoshima peninsula). The artist is known for the satsuma incense burner of an elephant presented at the National Museum of Tokyo
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1359385
Tora Tori Gallery
$4,300.00
Decorated in fine enamels and gilt. Each panel painted with different scenes alternating , figures and bird and flowers. The shoulder is paintedd with a profusion of chrysanthemums and peonies. A detachable silver lid delicately pierced with overlapping formalised chrysanthemum blooms. Signed on the base Shizan. Height : 7.6cm (3").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1359380
Tora Tori Gallery
$2,900.00
Very beautifully sculpted in the mass of bamboo, the decoration in gold lacquer and polychrome represents 2 Tengu (Japanese legendary creature or demon) under a pine pointing with a finger a vajra (ritual Hindu and Buddhist object, representation of the lightning and the indestructibility...). On the other side a decor of butterflies fluttering over a box in gold lacquer and a lance with at their feet are flowers in polychrome. The whole is very finely carved. Origin: Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1358900
Tora Tori Gallery
8500.00 Euros
It rests on 5 feet and is made up of 3 parts. This bronze incense burner is finely chiselled represents, on the detachable lid, a Shoki armed with his spear and slaying an oni maintained under his foot. On one side of the bowl, on a background of pines and jars at his feet, shoki defends a courtesan. On the other side and on a background of mountains and pines a monk with his attendant is pouring water into a jar. 2 chiseled handles hold the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1358855
Tora Tori Gallery
4300.00 Euros
Very finely carved this brown patina bronze incense burner rests on 6 feet. Two handles are decorated with heads of dragons chasing the holy pearl among clouds and on a ground of archaïsant patterns. The finial of the lid represents a Kannon sitting on a rock. Under the base a seal of Oshima Joun. Height: 39cm. (15.3")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1358641
Tora Tori Gallery
$28,000.00
A wooden triptych with finely sculpted contours, representing an important military procession comprising 42 armed and foot infantrymen, bearing pennants and banners and 3 horsemen with more than one wealth. Each character is finely carved in ceramics, bone, mother-of-pearl and some powdered faces of ivoirine and polychromy are very expressive. The set is of high quality and particularly rare scene...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1358095
Tora Tori Gallery
$25,000.00
Painting in ink and colors on gold leaves of a scene of life representing a procession where men in clothes and armor wear palanquins richly decorated around a castle. The particularly well-drawn characters with different expressions of faces are remarkable of precision. The screen presents a scene of life certainly in the capitale where many characters are in different occupations. The ensemble is of a great realism and characteristic of the Tosa school retracing the life of ancient Japan...