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Antique Japanese Buddhist candle holder with long handle. Made of bronze and incised all over with an octopus vine motif. The chalice shaped stand sits on a chrysanthemum shaped foot and has a candle pricket that is hinged so it closes when not in use. A long handle is attached to one side so it can be carried.
Age: Edo Period (1603-1867)
Dimensions: 3 3/4" high x 11" long x 3 1/2" wide
A fabulous hand formed bronze vase with Uchidashi Namazu (hammer-formed catfish) breaking the surface of the water, the grinning bulbous head on one side, the tale swishing out opposite. It has a solid silver rim and gold eyes. Beneath the dark patination lies a deep golden glow. Everything about this is absolute quality. It is 8 inches (20.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition dating from the first half of the 20th century.
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A Japanese cloisonné enamels vase finely worked on a black background with iris in shades of gray and violet with green leaves. The enamels are held by a thin silver thread, more pronounced on the perimeter of the central blossoming petals. Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 25 x 11 x 11 cm. Condition report: Very good condition
A Japanese cloisonnè vase worked in silver wire on a midnight blue background with a pair of Manchurian cranes on a rock surrounded by water where the waves break. The silver thread enhances the contrast of the enamels, the colors and the movement of the waves and splashes. Attributed to Kodenji Hayashi (Nagoya 1831–1915) Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 25 x 13 x 13 cm. Condition report: Very good condition
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A catfish in bronze by Kome Jiichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating from the mid Showa era. The slippery creature is 30.5 cm (12 inches) long and in excellent condition, signed with an incised signature beneath. Kome Jiichi (1896-1985) He was born in Toyama prefecture, on of the traditional homes of bronze work in Japan. He graduated from Tokyo School of Fine Arts studied under Takamura Kouun. Exhibiting with the Bunten National exhibition, he was awarded there in 1942...
Cast bronze vase. Very elegant unusual shape. Decorated with a dragon in high relief. Probably Japanese rather chinese and very old Edo period, 18th century or before. The metal has an excellent patina of a beautiful brown color. Below a mark with Chinese characters. 205mm x 185mm. Slightly dented, barely visible. Original patina, not cleaned.
A Japanese bulb-shaped inlaid bronze vase worked in shakudo with Mount Fuiji in the background and a pagoda, trees and a Tori in the foreground. Engraved signature under the base Jomi Eisuke. Jomi Eisuke (1839-1899) was a Kyoto master craftsman who exhibited extensively at National Industrial Exhibitions in 1881, 1890 and 1895 and also won numerous overseas prizes at international exhibitions in Philadelphia (1876), Paris (1878, 1889 and 1900 ), Chicago (1893), St Louis (1904) and the Grea...
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Length: 10.2 cm (4.1 in)
Height: 4.1 cm (1.7 in)
Depth: 8.1 cm (3.3 in)
Weight: 400 gms
Fine Japanese Komai-style box; depicts temples and other structures in rural settings; inlaid gold decoration; Fuji mark and 24 K marks to the base
A pair of Japanese vintage bronze temple lantern. Each lantern is made of 3 sections, the base, the light housing and the crown. The crown has a scalloped rim with heart shaped designs and a beautiful finial...
An antique Japanese bronze Buddhist temple bell called Bonsho with a carrying handle depicting diverging dragon heads called Ryuzu. The upper protrusions called Chi or Nyu improves the resonance of the sound when struck. Two opposing striking panels called Tsuki-za is the point on the bell where the best and longest sound is achieved. A bell of this size was hung in a neighborhood temple to summon the monks to prayer...
An exemplary image of a reclining stag by Hori Masaharu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shika Okimono (Deer sculpture) dating from the early to mid Showa era. The features pay tribute to the flow of Nouveau and the clean lines of art Deco, both of which have their roots in Japanese design, as well as the depictive style of the Rimpa revivalists all of which had a profound impact on Japanese art of the early to mid 20th century. The artists signature is incised into the bottom...
Murashido Bronze Vase by Yoshida Eiji enclosed in the original signed wooden box. A multitude of muted colors play across the surface, showing the mastery of the artist and his finishing techniques. It is 27.5 cm (11 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Yoshida Eiji was born in 1912, and learned metal craft under the important 20th century sculptor Kitamura Seibo at the Tokyo Bijutsu Gakko (mod Tokyo University of art)...
Antique Japanese group of 3 bronze vases. The smallest is gourd shaped, the medium vase has an hourglass shape and the tallest vase has a long neck, a round base and a reddish finish.
Age: Taisho Period (early 20th century)
Dimensions: 9 3/4" high, 11" high, and 12 1/4" high
Antique Japanese bronze shokudai (candle stick for a Buddhist shrine) in the form of a crane standing on a turtle's back. In it's beak, the crane holds a lotus stem with blossoms, buds and unfurling leaves. The different aspects of a lotus symbolize the stages of the Buddha's life. The crane and turtle together symbolize longevity as well as the opposites of Heaven and Earth. This shokudai has especially intricate details...
Very rare hanging flower vase. Cut and chiseled silver jewelry. Gilding detail. Japanese work from the 19th century or earlier.Excellent quality.The vase is held by three silver chains which meet at a pretty sphere in "vermeil" (gilt silver) decorated with creatures (chilong) finely ciseled. This type of flower rack was hanging, flowery. As well used in the temple as in the prestigious residences. It is a very rare object. Another model is housed in Khalili's collection. Good condition...
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A Japanese brown patinated bronze okimono depicting a pair of puppies one chewing a bamboo branch and the other trying to capture his attention. Signed Ryoun 凌雲 (Takahashi Ryoun). The artist Takahashi Ryoun lived in Tokyo and was active from the late Meiji period into the Taishō era. He graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts and was famed for his skill in bronze casting...
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A large greenish-reddish patinated bronze vase worked on relief of a falcon, with the head turned to the right, on a big branch that wraps the vase obliquely starting from the bottom up to the upper neck. Lobed rim and gilded eye of the falcon. Engraved Masayuki 正之 signature under the base. Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 53 x 25 x 25 cm. – 7,2 kg. Condition report: Very good condition
Small pipe in cast bronze or brass, decorated with a very elegant incised geometric decoration, inspired by textiles. Japanese work from the 19th century or before. Very nice finish. Bamboo tube. Good condition, no restoration. Natural use wear for a century-old bronze object. Length:20.2mm