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Japanese Silver Box with Dragon Among Waves
Japanese Silver Box with Dragon Among Waves
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A stunning, over-sized pure silver box with sculpted cover and sides. On its cover, in high relief, a coiled three-footed Japanese sea dragon surges among swelling waves, the classic imagery continuing on all four sides. This spectacular box is lined with finely lacquered wood and a wooden base. With its elegance and superior craftsmanship, this box is a prime example of Yokohama silver. Jungin, “pure silver” mark on base. This impressive piece is in very good condition with minor wear, commensu... Click for details
A Bronze and Multi-Metal Vase with Heron
A Bronze and Multi-Metal Vase with Heron
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A large bronze baluster vase with archaic-shaped legs and handles. Executed in gold, silver, shibuichi and copper, its central visual is defined by kaga-inlaid lappets at neck and feet. Upon the body, a regal egret, kaga-inlaid in silver rests upon a snow laden branch sculpt in shakudo and surrounded by sprays of silvery, snowy reeds. Brilliantly positioned on the reverse, a lone egret soars in mid-air. Kyoto Kuroda and Komi signatures on base. This elegant bronze and multi-metal vase is in exce... Click for details
A Rare Suiteki with Tsuba for its Lid
A Rare Suiteki with Tsuba for its Lid
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A rare, unusually-modelled sentoku suiteki, similar to a box, a marvelously wrought mokko-formed tsuba its lid. Formed as a suiteki (water dropper for calligraphy), delicate sprays of leafy vines in low relief cover its nanako ground. This rare metalwork piece is in very good condition with only minor wear to the base, commensurate with age and use. Length: 3.5” Meiji Period, Japan
Pair of Multi-Metal Vases by Chokichi
Pair of Multi-Metal Vases by Chokichi
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A pair of banded, ku-form bronze vases decorated in relief with leafy branches and lantern-like flowers in shakudo and gold. On the skirts, beneath the lower bands, gilt-defined butterflies are kaga-inlaid. These vases are in excellent condition. Suzuki Chokichi and ''Kako'' art name signature. Heights, 11.5''. Meiji Period. Japan.
To Enjoy a Memorable Dining Experience at Home
To Enjoy a Memorable Dining Experience at Home
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A regal 8-piece silver tea service comprised of a large, handled tray with rosewood insert, the silver corners embracing the overall theme: iris in high relief emerging from flowing, stylized waters. This spectacular set, characteristic of those enjoyed by denizens of European manors during the turn of the 19th century, consists of a majestic water pot on stand with self burner, a teapot, sugar, tongs, creamer and tea caddy with strainer. All pieces are modeled in high relief with the same motif... Click for details
Bronze Articulated Crab
Bronze Articulated Crab
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A fully- articulated bronze crab with rich, dark patina, its body meticulously detailed and resembling an actual crab's hard and textured surface. Very good condition with no repairs. Length: 8.5" Meiji Period, Japan
Japanese Multi-Metal Vase with Foliage and Cicada
Japanese Multi-Metal Vase with Foliage and Cicada
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A spectacular bronze and multi-metal vase of ovoid form segmented by golden bands. Partially concealed by large, gold-speckled leaves, maturing foliage and newly-ripened golden berries, a realistically-rendered silver cicada signals autumn’s arrival. This vase is in excellent condition. Incised signature, Yoshiyuki koku. Gold seal, Kokubi-do. Height, 11.5"; width, 10". Meiji Period.
A Komai-Style Cigarette Case with Match Safe
A Komai-Style Cigarette Case with Match Safe
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An elegant set of matching cigarette case and match safe housed in a velvet and silk -cushioned carrying case. Executed Komai-style, both pieces are finely inlaid with gold and silver sprays of wild flowers, grasses and vines on a matte iron ground. On the cigarette case, a charming gold-wired butterfly hovers above. Gilt signature on reverse sides, Miyuki saku. This exquisite set is in excellent condition. Meiji Period, Japan
A Silver and Shibuichi Okimono of a Turtle Family
A Silver and Shibuichi Okimono of a Turtle Family
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A shibuichi and silver okimono of a terrapin family clambering upon the surface of a wood stand formed as a rocky slope. Expertly chiseled in the gleaming metals, this unusual rendering of parents and youngsters provides a visual foil against the richness of the modeled wood. Ryuki signature on underside of the larger turtle. This charming okimono is in excellent condition with neither damage nor restoration. Length: 10" Meiji Period, Japan
Eight-Piece Yokohama Silver Dresser Set
Eight-Piece Yokohama Silver Dresser Set
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A remarkable eight piece Yokohama silver dresser set consisting of two covered boxes, two brushes for the bride, two for the groom, a beveled and handled mirror and crystal jar with silver cover. An original key accompanies this rare set. The luxuriously-modeled silver with moriage iris on the pieces is monogrammed in elegant script and the boxes lined in blue velvet. Samurai Shokai Yokohama on bases and “Jungin” pure silver marks along the sides. Some minor signs of wear along the edges commens... Click for details
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