Japanese Antiques and Japanese Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #833552 (stock #R245)
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A fantastic and fine example of the art of the Japanese Tobacco Pouch (Tabakoire). The Dragon motif appears in all aspects of this Edo Period piece. The leather pouch is embossed with wonderful colored Dragons, and attached by fine silver chains is a spectacular Ivory and Silver Dragon Manju (Kagamibuta Netsuke). The clasp is also a beautifully rendered and very animated Silver Dragon.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #768272 (stock #0173)
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A truly striking Edo Period tangerine color leather tabakoire (tobacco pouch) from Nagasaki, embossed with a large dragon and flowers and bearing a silver clasp with the same motifs. The silver backing to the clasp is adorned with wave designs. Attached to the pouch by ten fine silver chains is a kagamibuta netsuke (also called a manju) of a finely rendered dragon by Tokutaka. Purchased in Kyoto in 1962 by of a renowned author on and collector of Asian art. 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches, 14 x 9.25 cm. Very Good Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #761232 (stock #0170)
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$900.00
Edo Period Sagemono Tobacco Pipe Set from the collection of a renowned author on and collector of Asian art. Kiseruzutsu (pipe case) of woven straw; kiseru (pipe) of silver, copper and bamboo with painted decorations; tobacco pouch of leather with a bronze dragon lock and a green glass Ojime (sliding button). Pipe and Case: 8 inches, 20 cm long; Pouch: 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 inches, 14 x 8.25 cm. Excellent Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #761222 (stock #0169)
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$1200.00
Fine Edo Period Sagemono Tobacco Pipe Set from the collection of a renowned author on and collector of Asian art. Pipe holder of bone; pipe of bamboo and brass; Tonkotsu (tobacco box) of wood with a beautifully designed Ojime (sliding button) of Tonbodama, Dragon's Eye Glass. Pipe and Holder: 8 inches, 20 cm long; Tobacco Box: 3 x 2 inches, 7.5 x 5 cm. Excellent Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #761209 (stock #0168)
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$4500.00
Very Fine and Rare Edo Period Sagemono Tobacco Pipe Set from the collection of a renowned author on and collector of Asian art. Kiserutsuzu (pipe holder) of boxwood in the form of Ashinaga, an exquisitely carved elongated standing figure; Kiseru (pipe) of bamboo, steel and copper; Tonkotsu (tobacco box) of boxwood and teak in the form of Daruma with a large movable head and open mouth clasping an Ojime (sliding button) of ivory in the form of a skull. Original Box. Probably the finest pipe set you will see offered for sale. Holder: 8.25 inches, 21 cm; Pipe: 7.75 inches, 19.75 cm long; Tobacco Box: 4.75h x 3.25w inches, 12h x 8.25w cm. Excellent Condition. Compare to the similar piece in The Netsuke Collection of the Peabody Essex Museum, page 146, and we're sure you'll agree that this one is much finer than even that fine piece from one of the foremost collections.