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Open lunch box, wood, Japan, Meiji period
Japanese: Folk Art: Utilitarian Accessories Pre 1920: item #343124
10190

Open lunch box, wood, Japan, Meiji period
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$ 700  

Lovely small box for carrying lunch. On a system of shelves that open to the front and the sides (‘hinges’ are in the back), five boxes and three trays are stacked. The frame box and two of the inside boxes a covered in a clear lacquer finish that shows the beautiful wood grain. Three boxes covered in red, ochre and black lacquer. The trays are decorated in gold lacquer over red; the bottoms in black lacquer. The vertical posts decorated with karakusa in painted gold lacquer. Handle on top in pa... Click for details

Set of two wooden Japanese nesting lunch boxes, Meiji
Japanese: Folk Art: Utilitarian Accessories Pre 1920: item #343113
10189

Set of two wooden Japanese nesting lunch boxes, Meiji
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$ 130  

Two small, oval covered boxes made of bentwood (magemono), stitched at the overlap. Outer sides of the boxes and the covers brushed and covered with reddish brown lacquer, the insides and bottoms covered with black lacquer. Purple silk net bag. Japan, Meiji period/early 20th century.
Largest box H 1 1/8; L 4 ¾; W 3 inches (3,9 x 12 x 7,6 cm). ... Click for details

Lunch basket with gourd and cup, Japan, Meiji period
Japanese: Folk Art: Utilitarian Accessories Pre 1900: item #342842
10188

Lunch basket with gourd and cup, Japan, Meiji period
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$ 280  

Set for carrying lunch. Bamboo basket lined with green brocade, the outside with a intricate diamond design woven in two colors of bamboo strips, the corners fortified with leather. Dangling from one of the brass handles is a natural gourd with silver stopper and a lacquer sake cup, imitating the color scheme and dripping design of Tamba ware. Basket: H 3; L 6; D 4 ¼ inches (7,5 x 15,2 x 10,6 cm). Gourd: L 7 ½ inches (18,5 cm). Sake cup: diam. 2 inches (5,2 cm). Japan, Meiji period. Traces of us... Click for details

Set of 3 nesting lunch boxes, bentwood, Japan, Meiji
Japanese: Folk Art: Utilitarian Accessories Pre 1920: item #342836
10187

Set of 3 nesting lunch boxes, bentwood, Japan, Meiji
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$ 200  

Three small covered boxes made of bentwood (magemono), stitched at the overlap. Outer sides of the boxes and the covers brushed and covered with reddish brown lacquer, the insides and bottoms covered with black lacquer. Label on bottom of largest box. Cotton bag. Japan, Meiji period/early 20th century. Largest box H 2 1/8; L 5; W 3 ½ inches (5,2 x 13,7 x 9 cm). Some wear at corners of boxes and cover (dents and slight warping), otherwise very good condition. ... Click for details

Cotton patchwork bag, indigo, Japan, Meiji period
Japanese: Textiles Pre 1910: item #342657
10186

Cotton patchwork bag, indigo, Japan, Meiji period
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$ 150  

Bag used for carrying a picnic set. Pieces of cotton patched together into a square shape with two triangular overlap tips for closure and a looped strap. On the outside various striped and other designs (kasuri and kata-zome) in indigo blue. On the inside patches of mainly solid indigo blue. Height 25 ½; width 17 inches (62 x 42,5 cm). Japan, Meiji period (around 1900). Some traces of usage, but still good condition.

Elegant wooden lunch box, Japan, Meiji period
Japanese: Folk Art: Utilitarian Accessories Pre 1920: item #342652
10184

Elegant wooden lunch box, Japan, Meiji period
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$ 400  

Square box with a slide, used for carrying food for a picnic. Through two cut out gourd-shapes in the sides the small boxes on the inside become visible. Inside there are two long boxes, one cubic box and two boxes of half the height, with cover and one top cover. The outer and inner boxes made of wood covered with a transparent lacquer finish, all insides in red lacquer, all bottoms in black lacquer. Forged iron handle. On top stamped mark: Kazumaru or Ichimaru.... Click for details

EDO p. SAMURAI PORTRAIT SCROLL, RAIJO, GIRYO
Japanese: Samurai Pre 1900: item #342165
ALR1263

EDO p. SAMURAI PORTRAIT SCROLL, RAIJO, GIRYO
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A fine Edo period portrait of a sinewy middle aged samurai proudly seated before a pair of swords, a table upon which rests an ink stone and book at his right elbow. Exquisite detail in the figures face and fine lines and shadows in the clothing are reminiscent of portraits by the great artist Watanabe Kazan. The portrait is signed Higashiyama Giryo and dated Tenpo 3 (1832) and the epitaph is signed Raijo. The portrait appears to be of a samurai named Kanda Hojo. The artist Giryo is likely a... Click for details

Portable lunch box, wood, Japan, early 20th century
Japanese: Folk Art: Utilitarian Accessories Pre 1940: item #341772
10183

Portable lunch box, wood, Japan, early 20th century
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$ 225  

Very simple box made of sugi-wood, corners and seams fortified with copper strips. Inside, behind a slide there is a pile of three boxes, the top most with a cover. On the top company? name burned into wood: Maefune. H 9 ½; W 6; D 10 inches (24,1 x 15,1 x 25,5 cm). Japan, early 20th century. Traces of usage, some warping, few tears in wood, generally good condition.
This piece was probably used by a craftsman.

STUNNING MEIJI Japanese BUDDHIST ALTAR TABLE
Japanese: Lacquer: Furnishings Pre 1910: item #341457
MOR1259

STUNNING MEIJI Japanese BUDDHIST ALTAR TABLE
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An absolutely amazing large, hand made Buddhist altar table lavishly embellished with intricate three dimensional carvings of Griffins, lotus, plum peony, cranes and turtles, all gilded in gold with fine brass fittings, the entire enclosed in the original wooden storage box, wrapped in the original hemp cover. Stylized waves crash between 4 scroll legs resting on a raised gilt wood base. The legs are separated by an apron cut through with quatrefoils upon which are stacked 2 tiers of heavily c... Click for details

RADICAL Japanese Climbing Kiln SCREEN, TAKUJI
Japanese: Paintings: Screens Pre 1940: item #341019
ANR1258

RADICAL Japanese Climbing Kiln SCREEN, TAKUJI
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A noborigama (multiple chamber climbing kiln) ascends the right side of this wildly brushed Autumnal Nihonga screen signed Takuji, which dates from the late 1920s or 1930s. Drastically contorted thatched buildings are shaded by a massive leafless tree which dominates the center of the scene. A few remaining leaves dangling after winters first frosts, shine with gold about the edges. The back ground is a milieu of rich blues and blacks, shaded with the ghosts of winter trees, the whole awash w... Click for details

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