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Zushi shrine, Dakiniten, fox, Japan, 20th century
Japanese: Sculpture: Wood Pre 1960: item #1233098
10715

Zushi shrine, Dakiniten, fox, Japan, 20th century
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212-696-0585



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Very small shrine holding the figure of Dakiniten riding a white (or silver) fox. Dakiniten is worshiped at the Toyokawa Inari temples. The zushi is on the inside encased behind a glass pane, surrounded by painted treasure symbols. These kind of zushi are sold at the temple to the patrons and other visitors. Polychromed wood with abundant gold and silver Japan, dated Taisho 13 (1924).
H of case ca. 4 inches. ... Click for details

Japanese Edo Period Silk Brocade w. Zodiac Animals.
Japanese: Textiles Pre 1800: item #1233092
SK 655

Japanese Edo Period Silk Brocade w. Zodiac Animals.
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Galerie Hafner
+41 31 311 04 06



$ 220 / shipping included  

Interesting beige silk textile fragment, woven in blue and green and silvered stripes of paper "gin hirahaku". The pattern consists of eight bands of varying widths, three with a small repeating pattern, four rows containing the 12 Zodiac animals and one band with Chinese characters. Condition: signs of wear and former usage, brittle, thin areas and small holes, margins with partial glue residue. Please look carefully at photos, being part of condition Report. Dimension total: 53 cm x 35.5 cm.

Yagi Kazuo Pottery Plate
Japanese: Ceramics: Stoneware Pre 1980: item #1233088
703

Yagi Kazuo Pottery Plate
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Modern Japanese Ceramics
075-201-3497



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A thin roughly textured plate by avant garde Yagi Kazuo titled cryptically Nanbanzara (The Southern Barbarians Plate) and enclosed in a fine Shiho Kiri-wood box endorsed by his son Yagi Akira. It is 10 inches (26 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Volumes have been written about pioneering artist Yagi Kazuo (1918-1979) and I am sure he needs no introduction. His birth on Independence Day seems to have been a por... Click for details

Sodeisha Artist Yamada Hikaru White Orb
Japanese: Ceramics: Stoneware Pre 1980: item #1233077
702

Sodeisha Artist Yamada Hikaru White Orb
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Modern Japanese Ceramics
075-201-3497



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An austere white form, devoid entirely of decoration, by important Avante Gard Sodeisha artist Yamada Hikaru enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 13 cm diameter, 15 tall (5-1/2 x 6 inches) and in excellent condition. For more see a white sake set of vessels like this piece in the collection of the V&A.
Hikaru (1924-2001), was born into the family of layman potter and priest Yamada Tetsu, and raised i... Click for details

Antique Japanese Eye-Drop Medicine Kanban Shop Sign
Japanese: Folk Art Pre 1900: item #1233071
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Antique Japanese Eye-Drop Medicine Kanban Shop Sign
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Kodo Arts




$950  

Absolutely rare, almost art deco Meiji Period C. 1890 kanban shop sign advertising eye drop medicine (seimyosui) for the Maru Gyoku company being sold at the Alb Drug Store in Kobe, Japan. All kinds of kanji stating the name of the sign maker etc. Carved on both sides. We can translate all upon request. H:140cm x W:46cm. Ask for shipping quote.

Two framed sections of a handscroll in Yamato-e style
Japanese: Paintings: Other Pre 1900: item #1233069

Two framed sections of a handscroll in Yamato-e style
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Ruyi Studio San Francisco
415.990.3524



$160.00  

Two framed and glazed antique Japanese, late Edo (19th century) paintings: ink, pigment, and gold on paper, their small size and horizontal format indicating that these were originally part of a handscroll. The terms “kara-e” and “yamato-e” likely emerged sometime during the Heian period (794-1185) to distinguish Chinese (kara-e) from Japanese (yamato-e) inspired painting. The term originally referred only to the subject matter of paintings, but as the concept of yamato-e evolved it came to r... Click for details

Zushi shrine, Kannon, ihai, Japan, 19th century
Japanese: Sculpture: Wood Pre 1900: item #1233064
10714

Zushi shrine, Kannon, ihai, Japan, 19th century
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212-696-0585



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Small shrine containing the figure of the sitting 11 headed Kannon, holding a flask in his left hand, his head crowned with the 10 heads of the different Buddhist deities, including Amida. He is sitting on a lotus throne that holds inside the figure of a reclining lion. The back of the zushi has a small moveable segment (now glued shut) that is supposed to reveal something in the base of the Kannon. The doors are decorated with inscribed ihai or ancestral tablets set in a field of autumn flowers... Click for details

Zushi shrine, sculpture, sitting priest, Japan, 20th c
Japanese: Sculpture: Wood Pre 1910: item #1233059
10713

Zushi shrine, sculpture, sitting priest, Japan, 20th c
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212-696-0585



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Very small shrine holding the figure of a priest sitting in a typical chair, a fly whisk or hossu in his hands. He possibly is Todai Gieki, the founder of the Toyokawa Inari temple (1441). The zushi is on the inside encased behind a glass pane. These kind of zushi are sold at the temple to the patrons and other visitors. Japan, Taisho or Showa era, 20th century.
H of case 4 inches. ... Click for details

Spectacular 19th Century Japanese Bamboo Ikebana Basket
Japanese: Folk Art: Handicrafts Pre 1900: item #1233042
0658

Spectacular 19th Century Japanese Bamboo Ikebana Basket
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Japanese Art Site
917-675-1369



$7000  

Spectacular 19th Century Japanese Bamboo Ikebana Basket. A real masterpiece. 39.5 inches (100cm) tall, 11 inches (28cm) wide.

Stone Double-Gorinto Stupa Pagoda Early-Edo 17 c.
Japanese: Sculpture: Other Pre 1700: item #1233041
534

Stone Double-Gorinto Stupa Pagoda Early-Edo 17 c.
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Antique Stones Japan
+81-3-3352-3799



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Two gorinto standing side by side, a bonji (Sanskrit character) symbolizing Amida Buddha placed centrally between them, sculpted in low relief from basalt. Early-Edo Period ca. 1625. Minor old loss.

Height: 60.5 cm
Width: 36.5 cm
Depth: 16.5 cm... Click for details


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