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Chinese : Carvings : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1483823 (stock #7302)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Rare kitchen God, Zao Jun wood printing block. Traditionally kitchen Gods are represented on paper, and would be kept above the hearth and would be ritually burnt every year and replaced. This is dated to the 5th year of the reign of Emperor Tongzhi. I bought this in Bai minority market outside of Dali, Yunnan, 20 years ago. Plenty of stuff on the web about this deity, regarding customs and history/myths. L: 21.5cm/8.5in and W: 15cm/5.9in.
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1483822 (stock #230926)
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The size of Bowl : 11 3/4'Dia x 4 1/16" H (30 cm x 10.5 cm)
This Hira Mizusashi Bowl is made by Inoue Goutaro (1918 - ? ).
Mizusahi Bowl is water bowl used for Tea Ceremony, but bowl make
beautiful Ikabana (flower arrangement) Bowl. It is very handsome bowl.
It is made by Tama Yaki very rare bowl.
The bowl is stoneware material like Iga Yaki. It came with
Tomobako. The cover of Tomobako writing in Japanese as
"Tama Hira Mizusashi" on upper right. "Goutaro Saku...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1970 item #1483821 (stock #230926)
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Additional photo for Tama Yahi Mizusashi Bowl by Goutaro Inoue w/Tomobako
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1900 item #1483819
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Yonezawa Tansu made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware including the stylized Gunbai handles and Urushi lacquer finish. Six drawers of varying sizes used for kimono, obi and accessory storage. Hinged security door hides 3 drawers where valuables were kept. Round lock plates feature the family crest of the original owner. Two sets of side handles, one pair used for long distance carrying and the other set used for Tans...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1483817 (stock #Shotei152)
Era Woodblock Prints
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Inari Shrine at Oji - Peddler and Woman
Size: Approximately 14.875 x 6.75 inches.
Date: 1924-30.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Reference: Shotei catalog #M-30. Ota-ku 2005 Catalog #:198.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Top back has paper and adhesive residue. A few foxing spots. Faint crease near top.
Chinese : Furniture : Hardwood : Pre 1800 item #1483816
Zentner Collection
An antique Chinese brown lacquer cabinet with hardstone and mother of pearl inlay decoration. Original 18th C brass/nickel hardware. 2 doors open to a spacious storage area with a removable split level shelf.

Age: 18th Century

Dimensions: 24 3/4" Wide by 36 3/4" High by 12 1/4" Deep
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1900 item #1483814
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Nagoya Mizuya Tansu (kitchen chest) in 2 sections made of Hinoki (Cypress) and Keyaki (Zelkova) woods. All original bronze hardware. Upper section has 4 sliding doors with 2 sliding doors below and 3 side by side drawers. The lower section has 2 sliding doors with 2 side by side drawers below.

Originally used to store large jars of water for cooking and storage for plates, dishes, cookware and eating utensils.

Age: Meiji Period (1900-1910)

Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1483811 (stock #Hasui645)
Era Woodblock Prints
Kawase Hasui
Great Buddha, Kamakura (Hase Daibutsu)
Date: 1930s.
Size: 5.875 x 3.75 inches.
Hasui oval seal at lower right.
Reference: Hotei Hp-53
Condition: Back of print has paper residue at top.
Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1483807
The Kura
A fabulous lidded bowl of deeply carved layered lacquer by Tamakaji Zokoku dating from the later Edo period. It is 17 cm diameter (roughly 7 inches) and comes in a period wooden box. It is signed with individual characters splayed between the frets around the base. A similar work, if not the same, is visible on page 118 (figure 69) of the book Hyakunensai Kinen Tamakaji Zokoku, produced in 1968 commemorating the 100th anniversary of his passing.
The production of lacquer-ware in Kagawa ...
Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1483806
The Kura
An exquisite Choshitsu container carved from layered red lacquer by Tamakaji Zokoku signed on the base and enclosed in a custom wooden collectors box. It is 8 cm diameter, 6 cm tall (3 x 2-1/2 inches) and is in excellent condition. This piece is featured on page 109 of the book Hyakunensai Kinen Tamakaji Zokoku produced in 1968 on the 100th anniversary of his passing.
The production of lacquer-ware in Kagawa (Shikoku) was encouraged by the feudal lord Yorishige Matsudaira (1622-1695) and...
Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 2000 item #1483805 (stock #15)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
An architectural sculpture in glistening gold lacquer and mother of Pearl by Okada Yuji exhibited at the 30th Gendai Kogeiten National Modern Crafts Exhibition in 1991. This certainly shows the challenging spirit of this versatile artist, and defines his works from the mid 80s to mid 90s which were replete with inlays and gleaming with gold. The center are acrylic panels carved with enigmatic patterns, leaving the viewer to question, from what distant society or alien world the item hails. Li...
Japanese : Folk Art : Mingei : Pre 1980 item #1483795 (stock #12509)
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Became an object of art together with such harden urushi lacquer taking many years. Wood and lacquer. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. D 12 x H 6.5 cm (4.72 x 2.55in). One chip at bottom as seen.

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Japanese : Folk Art : Geological item #1483794 (stock #05449)
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Japan has the culture from ancient time to worship stones, and such bored stones are the one of them. Iron hook: 30 cm (11.81in), Stone: 3-5 cm (1.18-1.96in)

selected and arranged by Jinta

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Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 2000 item #1483793 (stock #7301)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
These books sell for $400. ea so I am offering both volumes for $400 only. Both in excellent condition. This is a tool book for researching and collecting Huaqian(a special kind of money which is not for circulation, it is of collection value today ), covering 3000 kinds of Huaqian from Han dynasty to the Republic of China period, most of which are from China, some are from China's neighboring countries. The book gives rating and price to each Huaqian, there are also some brief intr...
Chinese : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1483791 (stock #7300)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Complete set of 16 volumes set. These sell for between $1000USD and $2000.USD online my price $600 Excellent condition. These will have to be sent in two shipments since combined weight exceeds the 30kg limit allowed by most countries- so EU countries only allow 20kg. Surface post would be aroubd $300. Depending where you live. ISBN: 9787030202550 This unparalleled reference work offers an overview of ceramics from China. The 16 volumes are arranged by region and contain high quality i...
Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1483787
japanes antique textile saiyuu2
This is tsutsugaki textile from the Edo period. A design of lions and peonies in the midst of silent falling snow. It's not flashy, but it looks like a fusuma painting from the Edo period. Both the indigo dye and the cotton are from the Edo period, and they have a very nice texture. There is one slight repair mark on the upper left corner. There are some light stains, but overall the item is in very good condition.Size:Length:170cm (66.9inch)inch / Width:150cm(59inch)
Japanese : Tea Articles : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1483783 (stock #1)
Treasures of Old Times
The mark of the artist is carved on base.

Height 9.3cm
Width 12.9cm

In excellent condition
Supplied with signed wooden box

Born in the vibrant city of Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka in 1937, Sajiro Tanaka emerged as a shining star in the realm of ceramics through a lifelong devotion to his craft.

In 1971, seeking a profound spiritual awakening, he embarked on a transformative pilgrimage to the venerable Eihei Temple, known for its san...
Japanese : Tea Articles : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1483782
Treasures of Old Times
The mark of the potter is carved on base.

Height 9cm
Width 13cm

Excellent condition with no damage and no repair. Supplied with signed wooden box.

In 1921, following the completion of his primary education, Toshu Yamamoto embarked on a transformative journey into the world of pottery. With the fervor of an eager apprentice, he immersed himself in the intricate craftsmanship of Bizen-ware. A mere twelve years later, in 1933, he stood before his...
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