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Japanese : Textiles : Kimono : Pre 1920 item #1470112
Zentner Collection
Antique Japanese kimono made of chirimen silk died black with a dramatic paste resist and painted design depicting a group of shōjō. The red-haired mythical fairies that live in the sea are shown drinking sake from a large jar. They have long handled ladles and red sake bowls. They are dressed in beautifully patterned robes. The shōjō characters are made famous by the Noh play with the same name and a folklore tale of a man who comes across them while looking for a sip of sake, his fathe...
Chinese : Scholar Art : Brush Articles : Pre 1900 item #1470110
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
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Chinese Qing dynasty to early Republic period naturalistic form wood brush pot with a hollow circular top for holding brushes. Carved from a single piece of wood, the recessed base is not a separate plug. Late 19th to early 20th century. 7 3/4” high x about 8” diameter at the base and 4” diameter at the outer edge of the top; interior of the brush holder: 3 3/4" deep x about 2 1/4" diameter; weighs 4 lb. 3 7/8 oz. (1.92 kilograms). Typical wear and minor cracks. From the collection of a...
Chinese : Trade Arts : Export Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1470109
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Chinese Qing dynasty (19th century) export watercolor on paper painting titled “Chinese Junk.” A lone figure stands at the front of the junk tending to the sails. The heads of the rowers are barely visible. Originally purchased from or framed at Berry-Hill Galleries on 5th Avenue in New York. Recently reframed with archival materials and UV glass in a substantial gold leaf frame with silk mat and gold filet. Sight size: 16 1/4" x nearly 22” (frame: 23 1/2" x 29”). Soiling and foxing sp...
Japanese : Paintings : Scrolls : Pre 1920 item #1470108
Zentner Collection
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a skeleton. Realistically rendered for use in a doctor's office. Great detail and shading. Frontal view with a top view of the foot. Painted in sumi-e ink and light colors on paper. Signature seal.

Dimensions: Total size: 77 1/2" high x 27 3/4" wide (30 1/2" wide including rollers). Size of art: 55" high x 23 1/4" wide.
Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1470106
Zentner Collection
Antique Japanese porcelain figure of Manjushri. The bodhisattva is seated on a moss covered rock with one hand on a sword and scroll and the other on the fu-dog in his lap. Manju is usually seen riding on a large fu-dog, this image is a sweet departure from that tradition. The fu-dog look up admiringly. Mulit color glaze and gold details.

Age: Late Meiji Period

Dimensions: 18" high x 9" wide x 7" deep.
Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1470055 (stock #O005)
The Kura
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A solitary thatched hermitage rises on the top of this stony crag set onto a beautifully carved and signed rosewood stand. Together they are 7.5 x 11.5 x 13 cm (3 x 4-1/2 x 5 inches) and in excellent condition. The box is titled Yasegawa-ishi, inside signed Seicho and dated a fortunate day in the second month of 1936.
Japanese : Ceramics : Pre 1837 VR item #1470047 (stock #EW3230)
EastWest Gallery
A very finely painted Nabeshima Okawachi porcelain bowl on a high footrim of Mokuhaigata form decorated in under-glaze blue with a pattern of five Hydrangea's in Bloom painted in “Korin Style”. The reverse decorated with three Peony motifs, botan karakusa, and the foot-ring with finely painted kushide comb pattern to the outside of the footring. The dish dates to the late Edo period circa 1800-1840. See Metropolitan Museum of Art New York for a dish in the same pattern, Accession number 93.3...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1470038 (stock #MC073)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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A matte-glazed sculptural stoneware form by contemporary female artist Tanaka Yu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Tsutusmi-mono 2020. The piece is made to look like a cloth sack. It is an unusual lavender color, quite pleasing and no one can resist touching it. The sculpture is 20 x 12 x 21 cm (Roughly 5 x 8 x 8 inches) and is in excellent condition.
Tanaka Yu was born in 1989, and graduated the Kyoto Saga University of Arts in 2013. Like many other of the younger gen...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1470034 (stock #MC072)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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Architectural forms or perhaps the abstracted leaves of a bamboo rise from the surface of this fluting pentagonal vase by Takenaka Ko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hakuji Chomon Gokaku Bin (White-glazed Carved-decoration Five-sided Vase). No clue in the name, the artist has left the interpretation up to the viewer. It is 27 cm tall, 16 cm diameter and in excellent condition.
Ko (born 1941) apprenticed under future Living National Treasure Kondo Yuzo before establishi...
Chinese : Lacquer : Painted : Pre 1900 item #1470033
Helen M Edwards
Length: 17 cm (6.8 in)
Height: 11.8 cm (4.7 in)
Depth: 12 cm (4.8 in)
Weight: 720 gms

Petite and fine Chinese lacquered tea caddy; fine gilt decoration throughout; rare small size containing a single zinc can with lids; original key; lock mechanism not working; minor restoration and gilt wear; good condition
Japanese : Metalwork : Iron : Pre 1920 item #1470026 (stock #MW011)
The Kura
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A beautifuly formed iron sake kettle known as a Choshi with a solid silver lid and featuring sliver inlay designs on the handle enclosed in an age darkened kiri-wood bos titled Tetsu Choshi Jungin-futa. It is 8 cm (just over 3 inches) diameter, 16 cm (6 inches) to the top of the handle, and is in excellent condition.
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1470025 (stock #MC065)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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An iconic Shigaraki vase by Otani Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Henko which epitomizes the artists philosophy of relying on the purity of clay, form, and natural colors born from the conflagration over overt decorative techniques. Here dark colors scorch the base where it was buried in the embers, while pale thin ash dusts the austere terracotta clay blasted over the shoulders with a rich coat of ocher ash. It is 22 cm (9 inches) diameter, 25.5 cm (10 inches)...
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1910 item #1470006
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Kotansu (personal storage chest) made entirely of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original bronze hardware including the stylized Gumbai handles and the metal embossings symbolizing the four seasons; Maple leaves on the handles representing the Fall season, Mums representing Spring, etc. Constructed using straight dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails.

Age: Meiji Era (1900-1910)

Dimensions: 23 1/4" Wide by 16 1/4" High by 11 1/4" Deep
Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1469971 (stock #K1)
A Kakiemon Small Dish. Decorated with a bird on a prunus branch with rocks and water. Kakiemon Arita L17thC. Diameter; 11.3 cm. Condition; small double chip under the rim
Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1469970 (stock #8338)
An Arita Blue and White Tea Bowl and Saucer. Decorated with a Sage and attendant visiting a Lady, two geese seemingly arguing below them. Arita, Japan C17/18thC. Diameter saucer; 11.6 cm. Condition; tea bowl perfect, some glaze crazing to the saucer
Chinese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1469968 (stock #T2211230014)
USD $3,450.00
A small tang dynasty funerary amble glazed ewer.

Height: 12cm / 4.7 inches
Length: 11.8cm / 4.5 inches

Condition Report:
In good condition other than minor abrasion due to the age of the ewer.
Japanese : Textiles : Kimono : Pre 1950 item #1469966 (stock #13702)
Haruko Watanabe
Girl's meisen kimnono with asanoha (hemp leaf) pattern, whose warps and wefts are stencil-resist dye. It has tucked seams in the shoulder and the body, however it has originally general size of the woman's kimono. In good condition. Mid 20th century. 114cm x 113cm
Japanese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1469959 (stock #MW013)
The Kura
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An exquisite dark bronze image of the deity Benzaiten playing a four stringed lute known as a Biwa signed in a cartouche inset into the base and dating from the early 20th century (Later Meiji to taisho period). The figure is 20 x 16 x 18 cm (8 x 6 x 7 inches) and is in excellent condition.
Benzaiten (or Benten) is the Japanese embodiment of Saraswati, the hindu god of the arts. Benzaiten is depicted a number of ways in Japanese art. She is often depicted holding a biwa (a traditional ...
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