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Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1449807 (stock #12279)
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'Busshu' (Buddha's hand) of the wood carving statue of 'Senju Sengen Kannon' (Thousand-armed and thousand-eyed kannon), Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, approx. L 7cm (2.75in). Such small size busshu with carving eye is quite a rare and also its carving is so delicate as the work of skilful 'busshi' (master sculptor of Buddhist images). Lack of forefinger as is...
Japanese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1449806 (stock #pc22)
Kodo Arts
Wonderful example of Taisho and Showa Period bronze lanterns in Japan. C. 1930. Detailed lattice work and geometric designs. Great condition. Ship from CA. Ask for shipping quote.
Japanese : Folk Art : Mingei : Pre 1930 item #1449805 (stock #pc20)
Kodo Arts
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Magnificent Late Taisho Period Granite stone lantern from a massive estate garden in Kyoto. The style is Rengiji with an umbrella shaped top. Excellent condition. In our California warehouse. Separates into 6 pieces.
Japanese : Samurai : Armor : Pre 1900 item #1449768 (stock #J636)
Haruko Watanabe
A gun powder container (kayaku-ire) made of twisted paper string and urushi (lacquer) is painted. It is very sturdy and light-weight so that it was made to many living wares such as a bowl, a sake cup, jingasa (hat), tobacco pouch, trunk, etc. from Edo period. In excellent condition with a deer skin pouch. 19th century. W:7cm H:16.5cm
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1449766 (stock #1777)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
A fabulous stone textured Guinomi by Inayoshi Osamu enclosed in the original signed wooden box featuring dark raw clay alternating with black and white glaze. Osamu is very low production, and very selective of what he allows out into the world, and I am proud to be able to offer this. It is 7.5 cm (3 inches) diameter, 5.5 cm (2 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Inayoshi Osamu was born in Aichi prefecture in 1976, the heart of Mino country...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1449765 (stock #1776)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
Black iron turns to a curtain of shiny rust running down the outside of this ash gazed guinomi, a deep dark pool of green crystalline green in the center by Murakoshi Takuma enclosed in the original signed wooden box. A professed lover of shochu, Takuma takes his shuki sake ware very seriously. The cup undulates up from the base in wide grooves, like the rusted sides of a some dilapidated old Japanese hovel covered in corrugated iron (If you have ever been to Japan you know the one)...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1449764 (stock #1775)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
A modern interpretation of the six sided shuki popular in ki-seto from the Momoyama period, this in white Raku by Hashimoto Tomonari enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shiro Raku Guinomi. The fire blackened (originally white) clay sets off the thick white glazze like winter snow receding from garden stones. It is 6 cm (2-3/8 inches) across, the same height and in excellent condition, directly from the artist this year...
Japanese : Folk Art : Mingei : Pre 1980 item #1449762 (stock #J633)
Haruko Watanabe
Ema (pictorial offering ) with the painting of two tengu (tengu and karasu tengu) fece-to-face. Tengu are Japanese legendary creatures and they mediate people's various wishes. It is noted ema of the Musashi Dairoku Tenjinsha in Iwatsuku-shi in Saitama prefecture. 20th century. 21cm x 16cm
Japanese : Lacquer : Boxes : Pre 1940 item #1449760 (stock #J628)
Haruko Watanabe
A document box made of thick paper (washi) with gold lacquer (makie) whose motif is pine tree. Inner part is excellent condition but outer part has some wear and the black urushi is faded an a bit grayish from aging. The first half of the 20th century. 26cm x 34cm x 8.5cm
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1449759 (stock #11040)
Welcome To Another Century
A sweetmeat dish consisting of 1 central hexagonal dish surrounded by 6 fan-shaped dishes. Each dish has a straight side and is decorated in the center with one of the seven gods of good fortune, shichifukujin in overglaze enamels and gold on cream colored stoneware. The central dish holds the image of the only female member of the shichifukujin: Benzaiten.

The central dish is signed on the back Gyokuzan in a red and gold cartouche...

Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1449742 (stock #1706)
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Quite a rare find of handmade sample book of *karamushi (ramie) textile, Meiji period (1868-1912), Tohoku region, Japan, approx. 22 x 14cm (8.66 x 5.51in), 9pp.(including 2 blank pages). The condition is as is due to aging as seen.

*Karamushi textile - ref...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1449741 (stock #12278)
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Messenger of Inari god, wood carving, Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, Height with base: approx. 12.5cm (4.92in). Not stand on its own without base, because of lack of front foot...
Japanese : Paintings : Scrolls : Pre 1940 item #1449732 (stock #ALR8174)
The Kura
The golden head of a dragon rises toward the light through a dark torrent on this unusual small scroll by Kobayakawa Shusei enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Ink and Doro-kin gold on paper in a patterned silk border with ceramic rollers. The scroll is 46 x 82 cm (18 x 32-1/2 inches) and is in overall excellent condition.
Kobayakawa Shusei (1885-1974) was born in Kobe city, Hyogo at a time of much change...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1449731 (stock #1774)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
A breathtaking work by Hashimoto Tomonari, deep space covered in random clouds and explosions of color like some precious treasure, the origin of life, from another world. It is roughly 24 cm (9-1/2 inches) diameter, 34 cm (14 inches) tall and weighs 4.2 kilograms and comes enclosed in a signed wooden box from the artist this year.
Hashimoto Tomonari was born the son of a sculptor and has felt comfortable with the processes of creation since childhood...
Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1449730
japanes antique textile saiyuu2
This is a japanese antique tsutsugaki textile Wall decoration Very nice handspun & natural indigo dye thick cotton . It is also recommended for decorating walls and tables, and as a material for rags and patchwork. There are a few small holes. There is a light stain. They are not disturbing, and as a whole it is in very good condition. Size:Length:250cm (98.4inch) Width´╝Ü 28.5cm (12.2inch)
Japanese : Textiles : Kimono : Pre 1837 VR item #1449729
japanes antique textile saiyuu2
This is a Indigo dyed cotton at the end of the Edo period shibori Tie-dye kimono.It is a light stain on the white background. There is no damage and it is in good condition overall. Size:Length:141cm (55.5inch) / Cuff to cuff, across the back: 124cm ( 48.8inch)
Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1449728
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It is a Japanese antique Edo period Hand-painted Yuzen dyeing silk fukusa textile of Auspicious design for longevity . You can easily pin it to the table or wall, or frame it for fun. There is a light stain, but it doesn't stand out. No damage and good condition. Size:Length:50cm / 19.6inch Width:: 44cm / 17.3inch
Japanese : Enamel : Plique-a-Jour : Pre 1960 item #1449691 (stock #gy6383)
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1960's Japanese Plique a Jour Cloisonne Vase with Flower Mint Green Ground

It is 4.7 inches (12 cm) tall by 4.7 inches (12 cm) wide. It weighs 482 gram.

It has surface wears and tarnished metals (as seen in the photos).

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