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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #402993 (stock #YA-28)
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Imari ware soba choko from the mid-Edo Period (1600-1868). Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue painting of "houzuki" (Chinese lantern plant), a very unusual and delightful pattern among soba choko.H.5.5cm, Dia.8cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #402998 (stock #YA-31)
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Imari ware bowls for serving small amounts of food were known as "kurowanka." These bowls feature a "sansui" land & sea scape scene in underglaze cobalt blue on a porcelain body. Each piece is in god condition with individual measurements of H.4cm X Dia.15cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #413914 (stock #KS-2)
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Roof tile with a "tomoe-mon", a crest of circular repeating commas in a whirlpool pattern. Fired clay, 19th century. Diameter: 4", Width: 3/4". The round tiles such as this line the bottom roof line, above the eaves. Commonly, the crest of the family or temple was depicted on these tiles. Historically, a center of roof tile production was the town of Ogi, in west-central Japan.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #417967 (stock #K041)
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A storehouse (kura) lantern(andon) from late 19th century Japan, made of wooden base, and metal wire body, and hanging hook. Interior paper is a later addition. I have found a long Japanese medicine bottle that fits perfectly inside the lantern, making it suitable for flower arranging. H.17cm(6.7") x Dia.8cm(3").
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419802 (stock #BB-005)
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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892). Subject: Musha-e (Warrior print); “Yoshitoshi Musha Burui” (Yoshitoshi’s Courageous Warriors): kurou [9th son] hangan Minamoto Yoshitsune and Musashibou Benkei under a cherry tree )#15 in this series of 33. Signature: “Yoshitoshi hitsu” (from the brush of Yoshitoshi). Artist’s Seal: Taiso. Engraver: Horikou Muneoka. Publisher: Tsunajima Kanekichi. Date: 1886. Format: oban tate-e, H.13 x W. 8.75". Condition: Very good colors with good i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419809 (stock #BB-011)
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Suzaku Gate Moon - Hakuga Sammi (Suzakumon no tsuki - Hakuga Sammi). Printed: 1st day. 2nd month. 1886 Engraver: Yamamoto Signature: Yoshitoshi. Seal: Yoshitoshi no in. Publisher: Akiyama Buemon Condition: Very Good colors & impression, full margins, "karazuri" embossing on cartouche & Hakuga's hakama (pantaloons). H. 13 x W. 8.75". Minamoto no Hiromasa (918-980,) was also known as Hakuga Sammi. He was the grandson of Emperor Daigo, and a famous musician, equally proficient on ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419810 (stock #BB-012)
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Gravemarker Moon (Sotouba no tsuki). Printed: 3.1886 Engraver: Yamamoto Signature & Seal: Yositoshi Publisher: Akiyama Buemon. Condition: Very Good colors and impression, full margins. "karazuri" embossing on Ono no Komachi's robes. Format: Oban tate-e: H.13 x W. 8.75". Ono no Komachi was a famous beauty and poetess of the 9th century. Episodes from her life became the basis of a set of seven Noh plays, the last group called Sotouba Komachi, “Gravemarker Komachi.” Here, seat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419841 (stock #BB-013)
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The Moon of Yamaki Mansion - Kagekado (Yamaki Yakata no Tsuki - Kagekado). Printed: 3.1886. Engraver: Enkatsu. Signature: Yoshitoshi. Seal: Taiso. Publisher: Akiyama Buemon. Format: Oban tate-e. H.12.75 x W. 8.75". Condition: Good Impression and colors. Some soiling, including an ink spot (from original printing?) on the lower portion of print. Slight margin trimming. "Karazuri" embossing on Kagekado's clothing and cartouche. Faux woodgrain on panel behind Kagekado. Katou Ka...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419842 (stock #BB-014)
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Chikubushima Moon - Tsunemasa (Chikubushima no Tsuki - Tsunemasa). Printed: 3.1886. Engraver: Yamamoto. Signature: Yoshitoshi. Seal: Taiso. Publisher: Akiyama Buemon. Format: Oban tate-e. H. 12.75 x W. 8.75". Condition: Very Good impression and colors. Retains albimbacking. No condition issues to note. This print is also set in the battle between the Taira and the Minamoto clans. One of the Taira leaders, Taira no Tsunemasa was a notable warrior and a fine musician, a combin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #759161 (stock #LE-33)
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Four-panel kon (dark-blue) indigo-dyed cotton bed cover, woven with kasuri technique creating patterns of squares (well frames.) Top cover only, no backing or wadding; good condition, minor repair to one corner. Ca. 1900. L.54”(137cm) x W.52”(132cm.) Futonji, bed covers, were a common bridal trousseau item in feudal and early-modern Japan. They may have been made by the bride before marriage (in very rural areas,) or more likely commissioned by the bride’s family. The bed cover was often ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #759184 (stock #LE-24)
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Katazome Futonji, Stencil-dyed Bed Cover. Chrysanthemum Pattern. Four-panel indigo-dyed cotton bed cover with pattern of chrysanthemum flowers and leaves. Good condition with some tears, including a 19” vertical tear (see photos.) Top cover only, no wadding or backing. Ca. late-1800’s, early Meiji Era. W.52”(132cm) x L.66”(168cm.) Futonji, bed covers, were a common bridal trousseau item in feudal and early-modern Japan. They may have been made by the bride before marriage (in very rur...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1114067 (stock #YA-60)
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Blue glazed bowl with "Chocolate Base" (bown slip applied to foot ring base) from Vietnam, ca. 15th - 18th C. Small gold/lacquer repair to foot ring (see enlargements.) Excellent condition. The beautiful and rare blue color highlights the green of whisked matcha when used as a Matcha Chawan (Tea Bowl, see enlargements.) H.2.75"(7cm) x Dia.5.25"(13.25cm.) Vietnam has had a large ceramics industry serving both domestic and export markets for much of it history. There has been considerable infl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1114468 (stock #YA-71)
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Bowl, Khalong ware, North-Central Thailand, ca. 14th-16th C. Underglaze iron decoration of "Vajra" (thunderbolt / diamond, representing firmness of spirit or/and spritual power in Buddhism) and circular band on interior. Exterior decoration of scrolling vines. H.2.5"(6.5cm) x Dia.6.25"(16cm.) The kilns of Central, Northern, & Western Thailand were active predominately in the 14th to 16th Centuries. Wares were made for local consumption as well as for export. The Thai kingdoms of the Central ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1114476 (stock #YA-67)
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Temmoku (Dark Brown) Glaze Jar or Vase with handles. Sawankhalok kilns, Sukhothai Province, North-Central Thailand, ca. 14th-16th C. H.9"(23cm) x Dia.4.75"(12cm.) Excellent condition. Monochrome dark brown wares from Kawankhalok used to be called "Chaliang" wares. Their lustrous dark brown, nearly black, temmoku glaze is quietly beautiful. The kilns of Central, Northern, & Western Thailand were active predominately in the 14th to 16th Centuries. Wares were made for local consumption as well ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114070 (stock #YA-72)
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Bowl, Sisatchanalai (Si Sichanalai) district of Thailand's Sukhothai Province, formerly known as Sawankhalok (Sangkalok,) ca. 14th-16th Century. White glaze with underglaze iron floral decoration and circular bands. H.2.625"(6.75cm) x Dia.6.375"(16.25cm.) Excellent condition. The kilns of Central, Northern, & Western Thailand were active predominately in the 14th to 16th Centuries. Wares were made for local consumption as well as for export. The Thai kingdoms of the Central Plains and the Nor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114470 (stock #YA-64)
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Small white ceramic Bowl, Burma, ca. 14th-16th C. Faint green glaze drops on interior. H.2"(5cm) x Dia.4.125"(10.5cm.) Burmese ceramics have been widely found in western, northern, and central Thailand. Common among them are monochrome white wares that are undecorated, such as this example. Also common are the colorful green and white wares, perhaps in imitation of Chinese blue & white wares. The green glaze is using a small amount of copper. Faint green drops on this bowl perhaps show the marks...