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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1361386
Tora Tori Gallery
$8,500.00
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
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
$4,500.00
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
$9,500.00
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 where many characters go to different occupations. The ensemble is of a great realism and characteristic of the Tosa school retracing the life of ancient Japan. Origin: Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1357775
Tora Tori Gallery
$7,800.00
Very large and very well carved black patinate wooden panel of the seven gods of happiness in the bamboo forest. They are reading a scroll or are in discussion at a table. The faces and the dress of the characters are finelly carved en ivoire, bone or mother of pearl. Very high quality of work. Meiji period late 19th century. Dimensions : 110xH79cm (43"xH31")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1357772
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Exceptional and rare incense burner from an important collection in the shape of a melon. It is entirely made of gold lacquer in wickerwork decor. The lid carries a silver kirin as well as the handles represent winged fish also of very great fineness of carving. The body of the incense burner is decorated on one side of musician dancers and on the other face a decor of birds within flowers and wisteria. The whole in incrustation of hard stones of different colors. The set rests on 4 feet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1357771
Tora Tori Gallery
Exceptional and rare incense burner from an important collection in the shape of a melon. It is entirely made of gold lacquer in wickerwork decor. The lid carries a silver kirin as well as the handles represent winged fish also of very great fineness of carving. The body of the incense burner is decorated on one side of musician dancers and on the other face a decor of birds within flowers and wisteria. The whole in incrustation of hard stones of different colors. The set rests on 4 feet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1357698
Tora Tori Gallery
$25,000.00
Very large wooden panel used as a screen depicting on one side the god Daikoku (god of abundance) carrying on his back the giant mallet near a child playing with a kestrel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1357694
Tora Tori Gallery
$25,000.00
Rare and large cabinet entirely lacquered with gold and polychromy on all its 5 faces of animal decorations, landscapes and floral in fans whose branches are silver. The set is on a nashiji lacquer base and the decorations are in lacquer hira and taka maki-e. It is composed of a large drawer and 2 large doors in front concealing a large drawer and 4 small drawers on which are placed poems in lacquer. The fittings are made of gilded copper finely chiselled. Exceptional in quality and size this ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1356847
Tora Tori Gallery
$4,400.00
Very charming bronze okimono of the shape of a fan on a brown patina ground with the decoration of an owl perched on a branch of a maple looking at 2 flying birds. Gilded and black lacquer leaves. Silver moon cut by clouds. Origin : Japan. Period : Meiji late 19th century. Nagoya mark at the back (Hattori Cie ?). Dimensions : 30x20cm (11.8"x7.9")
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355148
Tora Tori Gallery
2900.00 Euros
Samurai jacket of the Ikeda Clan - Jinbaori - in red wool and silk with 4 dragons decor and chrysanthemums. The back is embroidered with a Mon (coat of arms) of a fan and butterfly of the Ikeda clan and decorated with a trilobate knot with 2 ponpons. Some small holes and effilements without damage to the quality of the set. Origin: Japan. Period: end Edo 19th century. Height around 110 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1354076
Tora Tori Gallery
2800.00 Euros
A russet iron menpo. The nose is removable. The mustache is generous, the teeth are red lacquered. The gorgerin (yodarekake) consists of 2 plates with gold lacing. Some spots darken the gorgerin. The expression of the whole is very martial. The interior is black lacquered. Origin: Japan. Period: Edo late 18th early 19th century.