Japanese Antiques and Japanese Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #587534 (stock #0123)
Japanese Art Site
$100.00
Antique Japanese Carpenter Reel, Sumi Tsubo, Ink Line. 8.25 x 3.5 inches, 21 x 9 cm. It is rare to see sumi tsubo (Japanese carpenter's reel or inkline used for layout) fully intact with all its parts, including line and original stick pin, like this one. The Japanese word for tools is Dogu, which was originally the word for an itinerant monk's belongings. It alludes to the spiritual value which craftsmen put on their tools. Japanese antique carpenter tools are now artifacts with history and beauty and lots of personality, and of course now make great decorative objects. In the West, there were no carpentry tools in which the ink well, marking thread, winding wheel, and stickpin were united into one piece. This tool played a pivotal role in the development of Japanese architecture. They are beautiful hand carved sculpture and works of art in their own right. From the collection of Irwin Hersey, renowned author on Asian and primitive art, and publisher of the Primitive Art Newsletter in the 1970s. Irwin Hersey was an advisor to museums and prominent collectors, and vetted pieces for many of the international tribal art fairs and Asian art fairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #587535 (stock #0124)
Japanese Art Site
$100.00
Antique Japanese Carpenter Reel, Sumi Tsubo, Ink Line. 9.25 x 3 inches, 23.5 x 8 cm. It is rare to see sumi tsubo (Japanese carpenter's reel or inkline used for layout) fully intact with all its parts, including line and original stick pin, like this one. The Japanese word for tools is Dogu, which was originally the word for an itinerant monk's belongings. It alludes to the spiritual value which craftsmen put on their tools. Japanese antique carpenter tools are now artifacts with history and beauty and lots of personality, and of course now make great decorative objects. In the West, there were no carpentry tools in which the ink well, marking thread, winding wheel, and stickpin were united into one piece. This tool played a pivotal role in the development of Japanese architecture. They are beautiful hand carved sculpture and works of art in their own right. From the collection of Irwin Hersey, renowned author on Asian and primitive art, and publisher of the Primitive Art Newsletter in the 1970s. Irwin Hersey was an advisor to museums and prominent collectors, and vetted pieces for many of the international tribal art fairs and Asian art fairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974409 (stock #0192)
Japanese Art Site
$150.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 12.75 x 2.25 inches, 32.5 x 6 cm, Mounting: 17 x 6.5 inches, 43 x 16.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974411 (stock #0193)
Japanese Art Site
$150.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 6.5 x 4.75 inches, 16.5 x 12 cm, Mounting: 10.75 x 9 inches, 27.5 x 23 cm.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #587165 (stock #0118)
Japanese Art Site
$250.00
Suzuki Goro, winner of a long list of prizes, including Japan's top prize for ceramic artists, the Japan Ceramic Society Prize, and the subject of many feature articles in numerous international publications, is one of the most widely exhibited and renowned living Japanese artists, and is recognized as one of the greatest living ceramic artists in the world, and the foremost Oribe artist. These extraordinary cups are a great example of the vivacious, unrestrained creativity that has made him famous, and his work so highly prized. Height: 4.5 inches (11.5 cm), Diameter: 3.3 inches, 8.7 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974414 (stock #0194)
Japanese Art Site
$300.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 9 x 8 inches, 22.5 x 20 cm, Mounting: 13 x 12.25 inches, 33 x 31 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974416 (stock #0195)
Japanese Art Site
$300.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 9.75 x 4.25 inches, 25 x 11 cm, Mounting: 14 x 8.5 inches, 35.5 x 21.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974420 (stock #0196)
Japanese Art Site
$300.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 9.5 x 3 inches, 24 x 7.5 cm, Mounting: 13.75 x 7.25 inches, 35 x 18.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974422 (stock #0197)
Japanese Art Site
$300.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 10.5 x 4.25 inches, 26.5 x 11 cm, Mounting: 14.75 x 8.5 inches, 37.5 x 21.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1293567 (stock #0671)
Japanese Art Site
$300.00
Fine Edo Period Japanese Folk Painting of the Legendary Carp who Becomes a Dragon. According to the legend of the Dragon Gate Waterfall, carp gather downstream and try to swim upstream against the current and jump up the waterfall. The carp that succeeds is transformed, in a flash of lightning and thunder, into a dragon. The phrase “going through the Dragon Gate" refers to advancement and success. The carp in this painting dreams of becoming a dragon. Paintings like this were hung in young students’ rooms to motivate them to pass the civil service examinations (and nowadays, college entrance exams). Once transformed from a persevering carp, the mighty dragon ambitiously chases through the clouds after the yeoiju, the flaming magical pearl of wisdom. There is also wise counsel in this painting for the young student in the idea that fish never close their eyes, even when they are sleeping, which symbolizes eternal vigilance. The black lines at the bottom are the reflection of the camera tripod in the glass frame. Frame: 27 x 22 inches, 68.5 x 56 cm; Painting: 16 x 13 inches, 40.5 x 33 cm. From the Lea Sneider Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #631879 (stock #R176)
Japanese Art Site
$500.00
Taisho Period Japanese Bronze Tear Drop Vase with original box. A classic shape with a gorgeous caramel patina. 8 inches (20.5cm) tall. From a widely renowned and published collection that has been exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum and Japan Society.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #802202 (stock #M0001)
Japanese Art Site
$500.00
A spectacular Meiji Period Satsuma vase by Kinzan I. In 2001, the Kinzan kiln was designated a National treasure by the Japanese government. The Kinzan kiln pioneered and developed unique gilding techniques, such as underglaze gold leaf. This rare vase is a wonderful example of Kinzan's mastery. Height: 10.5 inches (27cm), circumference: 21.75 inches ((55cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974425 (stock #0198)
Japanese Art Site
$500.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 10.75 x 6.25 inches, 27 x 16 cm, Mounting: 15 x 10.5 inches, 38 x 27 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974430 (stock #0200)
Japanese Art Site
$500.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 9.5 x 8 inches, 24 x 20 cm, Mounting: 13.75 x 12.25 inches, 35 x 31 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #974434 (stock #0201)
Japanese Art Site
$500.00
Genuine 17th Century Early Edo Period (possibly Momoyama Period) Japanese Floral Rimpa Painting made from Pigments, Silver and Gold. This is not a print or reproduction. Authenticity is absolutely guaranteed. Custom mounted for display. Painting: 11.5 x 5.75 inches, 29 x 14.5 cm, Mounting: 15.75 x 10 inches, 40 x 25 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1031011 (stock #0205)
Japanese Art Site
$500.00
Okame, the Goddess of Mirth, is commonly paired with Usobuki in Kyogen theater. This is a rare and old pair of Okame and Usobuki ceramic figures. We have the original receipt from Things Japanese 20 years ago. We are asking the same price as the price on the receipt from 20 years ago. 6 inches (15 cm) tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1330283 (stock #0677)
Japanese Art Site
$500.00
Pair of Japanese Meiji Period Wood Kitchen Gods, Daikoku and Ebisu. 8 inches, 20 cm and 7.5 inches, 19 cm. Daikoku, God of Earth and Agriculture, stands on bales of rice and wields his magic mallet. Ebisu, God of Ocean and Prosperity, holds a large red sea bream tucked under his arm. This fish is an ancient symbol of good luck in Japan. Daikoku and Ebisu often appear together in the Japanese kitchen. This is a fine example of the pair of gods that Japanese have relied on for centuries to bless and protect the kitchen. From the collection of Irwin Hersey, renowned author on Asian and primitive art, and publisher of the Primitive Art Newsletter in the 1970s. Irwin Hersey was an advisor to museums and prominent collectors, and vetted pieces for many of the international tribal art fairs and Asian art fairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1146140 (stock #R618)
Japanese Art Site
$625.00
Japanese Clay Figure of a Sino-Japanese War General on a White Horse. This would have been displayed in a Boys' Day festival in the late Meiji Period. Wonderfully painted with fine details. Height: 7.5 inches, 19 cm.