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Satsuma Kogo
Satsuma Kogo
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This is a round Satsuma kogo (box) with lid, on which a beautiful, mysterious scene of a temple retreat is executed in soft enamel colors. Inside a surprise awaits-- a flower bouquet with gilt detailing decorates both the inner lid and the inside of the box. The kogo is signed KINKOZAN on the base. The box is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Diameter: 3 ¾" Meiji Period, Japan
Satsuma Sake Cup and Saucer Set
Satsuma Sake Cup and Saucer Set
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Here is an exquisite Satsuma sake cup and saucer set. The exterior of the cup and the face of the saucer are decorated with various types of chrysanthemums in rich enamels of blue, purple, green, white and iron red, with gilt details. The saucer has a rondel with a wintry scene of a snowy forest and clustered huts. Signed on the base MEIZAN. The sake set is in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or restoration. Saucer: Diameter: 3.75" Cup: Height: 2" Meiji Period, Japan
Shakudo and Multi-Metal Kogo
Shakudo and Multi-Metal Kogo
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A small shakudo and multi-metal kogo (box) of round form. On the lid, a scene of two of Japan's beloved immortal figures, Kanzan and Jittoku, are reading a scroll. The scene is worked in high relief in copper and silver with extensive chiseled details. The interior of the box is silver. The box is in excellent condition with no restoration. Signed NOBUYUKI on the base. Diameter: 3" Meiji Period, Japan
Japanese Bamboo Flower Basket
Japanese Bamboo Flower Basket
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This is an ovoid shaped ikebana basket with pedestal base and bands of twined and looped bamboo slats across the body. The tight and open weave on the body creates an interesting contrast. Its braided rim supports the double-twisted handle. This basket is in very good condition for its age with only one minor split to the bamboo near the base. Signature on base. Height: 16" Signed on the base. Taisho Period, Japan
Porcelain Okimono of a Rabbit
Porcelain Okimono of a Rabbit
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This is a white-glazed porcelain okimono of a seated rabbit with a softly modeled body. The eyes are realistically depicted in pink glaze, as are the interior of the ears. Signed with a plaque by the artist Banko Fueki. The okimono is in very good condition for its age, with two small chips in the glaze toward the rear. Length: 8” Meiji Period, Japan
19th Century Japanese Imari Plate
19th Century Japanese Imari Plate
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This round Imari plate with scalloped edge has a partially fluted body decorated in typical Imari palette with an underglaze blue, textile-brocaded rim. Foliate-shaped cartouches depict songbirds flying over peony and blossoming sakura trees. Rondels of stylized butterflies against emerald-green ground enhance the surface of the plate. In very good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Diameter: 9 ¼” 19th Century, Japan
Meiji Period Bronze Vase
Meiji Period Bronze Vase
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This is an ingenious bronze vase enveloped in a fishing net, beautifully modeled, with two crabs clambering on its reticulated surface. About the rim, the bronze pools and drips over the fishing net. Includes the original copper liner with storage box. Very good condition. Height: 9.25” Meiji Period, Japan
Basse-Taille Cloisonne Box
Basse-Taille Cloisonne Box
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An exquisite basse-taille cloisonne box with rounded corners, its silk interior lined with a geometric pattern. The asymmetrical design of chrysanthemums spreads across the right side, draping down to the lower portion of the box. The kiku colors are subtle against the jewel-like tones of the box itself, its imagery very Japanese. Length: 4.5", width: 3.5" Meiji Period, Japan In very good condition, with slight pitting that is barely discernable
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