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Over 1000 antique Ceramics Over 200 Years Old

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Japanese bronze figure of a crane, 19th century Me
Japanese bronze figure of a crane, 19th century Me Ref: G566
Japanese bronze figure of a crane, 19th century Meiji, length: 3in. 7.6cm.

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Price: 220.00




Japanese black lacquer and gilt decorated two-hand
Japanese black lacquer and gilt decorated two-hand Ref: J584
Japanese black lacquer and gilt decorated two-handled bowl, Meiji (1868-1912), with flowers and tendrils. Diameter including handles 12 3/4 in., 32.5cm.

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Price: 450.00




Japanese lacquer water bottle with handle, 19th ce
Japanese lacquer water bottle with handle, 19th ce Ref: K313
Japanese lacquer water bottle with handle, 19th century, painted on four sides with bamboo and birds. Height: 13 inches, 33cm.

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Price: 350.00




Japanese drawing of two Chinese Immortals Lan Caih
Japanese drawing of two Chinese Immortals Lan Caih Ref: N150
Japanese drawing of two Chinese Immortals Lan Caihe and Li Teiguai watching an escaping small figure; signed on the reverse 77.5 cm. X 54.5 cm. Lan Cailhe may be male or female, carries a hoe and is Patron Saint of Gardeners; Li Teiquai is the Lame Beggar Immortal and the gourds round his neck cure the sick; they are two of the 8 Daoist Immortals

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Price: 500.00




Pair of Japanese lacquer sake-flasks and covers, 1
Pair of Japanese lacquer sake-flasks and covers, 1 Ref: N685
Pair of Japanese lacquer sake-flasks and covers, 19th century, bottle-shaped, each decorated in gilt with leaf roundels on a trellis ground, height: 8in., 20.3cm, condition: flakes to both lids and one lid with crack

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Price: 1,500.00




Japanese kozuka, with a nanako ground, inlaid with
Japanese kozuka, with a nanako ground, inlaid with Ref: N732
Japanese kozuka, with a nanako ground, inlaid with three mythical beasts, in gilt, length: 3 3/4in., 9.6cm.

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Price: 220.00




Japanese bronze menuki, in the form of a running p
Japanese bronze menuki, in the form of a running p Ref: N740
Japanese bronze menuki, in the form of a running pig, length: 1in., 2.5cm. Menuki are metal ornaments placed on the handle or pommel of a sword.

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Price: 150.00




Japanese tobacco pouch mount, with a nanako ground
Japanese tobacco pouch mount, with a nanako ground Ref: N746
Japanese tobacco pouch mount, with a nanako ground, inlaid with a man holding a basket working in a garden, the design rendered in iroe takazogan, length: 2 1/8in., 5.5cm.

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Price: 120.00




Rare Japanese bronze group of Buddha holding a chi
Rare Japanese bronze group of Buddha holding a chi Ref: P233
Rare Japanese bronze group of Buddha holding a child holding up a peach, late 18th century , standing an upturned lotus flower which is on an inscribed octagonal base, one of the inscriptions is a temple dedication, another dates it to the Edo period of Kansei (1789-1801); another names the four donors; the back of the figure with the inscription ; height including stands: 17 1/4in., 44 cm, condition: some damage.

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Price: 1,250.00




Japanese cloisonn vase with white metal mounts, c
Japanese cloisonné vase with white metal mounts, c Ref: P757
Japanese cloisonné vase with white metal mounts, c. 1900, decorated with a single boat upon a lake amid islands with Mount Fuji in the background, the base with petalled wheel motive of Ando, with its original carved and scroll pierced hardwood stand with a frontal cloisonné plaque inscribed 'To Miss K Johnston from Mr & Mrs Shibata', all contained in the original silk lined box, the base applied with the original label" J Ando cloisonné Ware, Nagoya-Tokyo, height: 7 3/16in., 18.3cm; condition: cracks.

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Price: 850.00




Japanese metal teapot and cover, with raised tiger
Japanese metal teapot and cover, with raised tiger Ref: Q466
Japanese metal teapot and cover, with raised tiger and dragon against a rough background to look like stone, height: 4 1/2in., 11.4cm; condition: damage to wooden handle

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Price: 150.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707B
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Wang Xiang who went into a frozen pond to catch fish for his stepmother; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707C
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Yang Xiang placing himself in front of a huge tiger to enable his father to escape; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707D
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Min-tzu-ch’ien, asking his father to forgive his stepmother who mistreated him; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707E
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting The heavenly Weaver flying away, and Toye waving her farewell; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707F
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Meng Tsung digging bamboo shoots for his mother in the snow; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707G
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting T’ang Fu-jen suckling her grandmother; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707H
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Ding Lan serving wooden statues to his parent’s everyday, a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707I
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Jiang Shi who travelled great distances to get good water for his aged mother; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707J
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Lao Lai Tzu acting as an infant to please his aged parents; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depic Ref: Q707K
Japanese painting 17th century, Kano school, depicting Zeng Can who sensed his mother’s distress and hurried home from the mountain; a story from the Chinese Confucius text Nijyu-shi Ko’, the Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, in ink and colour on the gold leaf background., size of frame: 15 3/4in x 18 1/4in (40cm x 46.4cm)

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Price: 750.00




Japanese silver metal censer in the shape of a wov
Japanese silver metal censer in the shape of a wov Ref: R437
Japanese silver metal censer in the shape of a woven basket with insects and flowers signed Shunpo. Fitted and signed box, Taisho-Showa, height of censer: 4 3/4in., 12cm.

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Price: 1,400.00




Framed Japanese woodcut print, 1864 Edo Period, by
Framed Japanese woodcut print, 1864 Edo Period, by Ref: R568
Framed Japanese woodcut print, 1864 Edo Period, by Ochiai Yoshiiku (1833-1904), signed: Ikkeisai Yoshiiku ga, ink and colour on paper, depicting Chapter 3 from the series Modern Parodies of Genji (Utsusemi: Watanabe no Tsuna); dimensions of woodcut: 9.1/2in. x 13.3/4in. (24.2cm x 34.8cm); condition: small areas of damage to edge of print. A print from the same woodcut is held at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Accession no. 11.39760 and also at the Rhode Island School of Design; Gift of Paula and Leonard Granoff 85.197.2.

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Price: 350.00




Japanese woodcut
Japanese woodcut Ref: R570
Japanese woodcut

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Japanese iron Sukashi Tsuba (sword guard), of circ
Japanese iron Sukashi Tsuba (sword guard), of circ Ref: R753
Japanese iron Sukashi Tsuba (sword guard), of circular form, carved and pierced with five-pointed stars, diameter: 2 5/8in., 7cm.

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Price: 240.00




Japanese woodcut print, by Ikeda Eizen, (1790-1848
Japanese woodcut print, by Ikeda Eizen, (1790-1848 Ref: R835
Japanese woodcut print, by Ikeda Eizen, (1790-1848), of a lady in a kimono, frame measures: 33 1/8in. 84.2cm x 15in. 38.2cm; picture within mount: 25 5/8in. 65.2cm x 8in. 20.5cm; condition centre crease.

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Japanese bronze vase, Meiji (1868-1912) decorated
Japanese bronze vase, Meiji (1868-1912) decorated Ref: X822A
Japanese bronze vase, Meiji (1868-1912) decorated with sprays of chrysanthemum with a butterfly and grasses , signed Nobugawa, height: 5 1/2in. 14cm.

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Price: 850.00




A pair of silver-wired hexagonal cloisonn vases,
A pair of silver-wired hexagonal cloisonné vases, Ref: Y221
A pair of silver-wired hexagonal cloisonné vases, Meiji period, each decorated with a pigeon amongst branches of flowering prunus, with peonies and irises at the base, height: 7 1/4in., 18.5cm

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Price: 850.00




A pair of Japanese cloisonn vases, Meiji period,
A pair of Japanese cloisonné vases, Meiji period, Ref: Y223
A pair of Japanese cloisonné vases, Meiji period, each decorated with a pigeon perched upon branches of prunus, with flowers at the base, height: 6 1/4in., 16cm

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Price: 850.00




A fine silver-wired Japanese cloisonn eight-lobed
A fine silver-wired Japanese cloisonné eight-lobed Ref: Y224
A fine silver-wired Japanese cloisonné eight-lobed twin-handled koro and cover, Meiji period, possibly by Ota Hyozo, with a liner, the lobed body finely decorated with 8 panels containing, irises, cherry blossom branch with a bird, chrysanthemums, wisteria, peonies, lilies and hibiscus, the handles decorated with half flower heads, the rim with a lappet border, with further complex lappets to the cover, the base with a flower head surrounded by scrolls, height (including cover): 4 7/8in., 12.3cm; condition: small area of restoration to lower body

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Price: 4,800.00




Japanese lacquer suzuribako (writing box), 19th ce
Japanese lacquer suzuribako (writing box), 19th ce Ref: U43
Japanese lacquer suzuribako (writing box), 19th century, of rectangular form, inlaid with cut-shell, the cover decorated with a pair of peafowl perched upon rockwork among flowering peony beside a river, a duck and butterflies overhead, the interior with inlaid ink stone and water-dropper, decorated with branches of flowers issuing from rockwork beside a meandering river, dimensions of cover: 9 1/2in. x 8 3/8in.; (24.1cm x 21.2cm).

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Price: 3,500.00




Set of six Japanese gilt-steel knives and forks wi
Set of six Japanese gilt-steel knives and forks wi Ref: U957
Set of six Japanese gilt-steel knives and forks with kozuka, circa 1880, the handles with gilt and relief decoration containing variously floral motifs, cockerels, figures in a landscape, lobsters and birds among waterweeds, average length of one knife: 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.). The scabbards of some Japanese swords had slots into which small skewers (k?gai) and knives (kogatana) were fitted; the decorated handles were known as kozuka. Holes in the sword guard allowed the skewers and knives to easily slide in and out of the scabbard without the need to draw the sword. Samurai would use the skewers to arrange their hair. Some were bifurcated and could be used as chopsticks. The kozuka were usually made from patinated copper alloy and often decorated with matching designs.

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Price: 1,250.00




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Over 1000 antique Ceramics Over 200 Years Old

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