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Questions about antiques.com? Call our customer service line at 1-800-ANTIQUES http://www.antiques.com//images/antiques_logo.jpg http://www.antiques.com/ Antique Japanese Zen Temple Buddhist Lantern http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123060/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Zen-Temple-Buddhist-Lantern Exceptional zen buddhist temple altar lantern. The flaming jewel at the top has an unusual staff and ball at the top. The lantern dates from the showa period c.1950 and actually had the oil plates inside with wicks. They were very gritty so we removed them. The metal is a bronze alloy. The paper lining the inside is original and has some oil stains. We can repaper on request. The little bells hanging on the mythical elephants are missing. Otherwise very good condition. Ask for ems shipping quote. H:90" x w:38"

Item Price : $880.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Hanging Garden Lantern C.1920 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123061/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Hanging-Garden-Lantern-C-1920 Fantastic bronze taisho period c.(1912-1926) hanging garden lantern. It can stand also on its 4 legs. The design motif on the lattice work is bamboo on both the plaiting on the roof and sides. The lattern has an art deco feel. Excellent condition. Ask for ems shipping quote. H:27cm x w:19cm
Item Price : $880.00
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Antique Japanese Meiji Period Carved Wood Hotei http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123062/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Meiji-Period-Carved-Wood-Hotei Playful 'ittobori' one knife hotei carved out of japanese cypress. Hotei is one of the seven lucky gods of japan and is the most jolly and happy. Usually holds a treasure bag but in this sculpture holds the sacred wishing gem. Meiji period c. 1900. Some of the original paint has worn off to become patina. Fabulous facial expression. Ask for ems shipping quote. H:38" x w:32"
Item Price : $1100.00
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Antique Japanese Taisho Period C. 1925 Bronze Lantern http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123063/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Taisho-Period-C--1925-Bronze-Lantern Fantastic taisho period c.1912-1926 bronze lantern with turtle hexagon diaper pattern and three circular windows with round ovals in halos patterns. The lantern is on tripod legs and hangs from a hand forged iron chain. Very art deco for the 1920's. Ask for shipping quote. H:27" x w:28"
Item Price : $1400.00
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Antique Japanese Meiji Period C. 1900 Bronze Lantern http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123064/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Meiji-Period-c--1900-Bronze-Lantern Lovely meiji period bronze lantern with exceptional lattice and metalwork. 3 circular windows have swans and intertwined lattice work. The paper lining the inside has the wear of 110 years. In the bottom of the inside is a container to hold the oil and wick. The handle is a beautiful crafting of mythical dragons. The legs have more lattice work at the bottom. The top comes off and can be held in place by 2 bronze nails for hanging. Very rare bronze lantern. Ask for shipping. H:31cm x w:22cm
Item Price : $1484.00
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Antique Japanese Stone Jizo Bosatsu C. 1900 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123065/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Stone-Jizo-Bosatsu-C--1900 Wonderful jizo bosatsu stone diety carved out of granite. C.1900 this jizo is holding the buddhist sacred wishing gem and is the protecter of children and sentient beings. Different colorings of the stone give added allure and patina. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:31cm x w:13cm
Item Price : $575.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Crane Flower Vase C.1900 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123066/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Crane-Flower-Vase-C-1900 Lovely late meiji period c.1900 bronze flower vase with 3 cranes in superb raised relief flying over waves. The handles are are exquisitely shaped as mushrooms. The condition is excellent. Ask for shipping quote. H:26cm ; w:17cm
Item Price : $880.00
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Antique Japanese Lacquered Zen Temple Stand C. 1705 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123067/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Lacquered-Zen-Temple-Stand-C--1705 Unbelievable signed and dated c. 1705 , june, black lacquered zen buddhist temple stand. Also written on the underside is that it was donated to a zen priest on an auspicious day by a mr. Ichiya hachinobu from okubiniro - cho in osaka. The sides of the stand have transoms of intricately carved swallows frolicing among bamboo and plum blossoms. Some lacquer has worn away but in remarkably excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. W:53cm x depth: 33cm
Item Price : $1100.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Zen Temple Lantern C.1930 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123068/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Zen-Temple-Lantern-C-1930 Exceedingly bold and solid bronze temple lantern from a buddhist temple in southern kyoto. It has an electric light source and we date it to c.1930. Japanese washi paper lines the inside and the light is diffused and lends a beautiful atmosphere. Excellent condition and comes in 3 sections. Ask for shiping quote. H:16" x w"6"
Item Price : $750.00
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Antique Japanese Sage Riding Buddhist Clouds http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123069/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Sage-Riding-Buddhist-Clouds Celestial porcelain sage with blue enamel glaze riding buddhist clouds. He is holding a scroll, most likely a sutra. Great facial expression, almost gnome-like. C. 1930 at the end of the taisho period. Ask for shipping quote. H:5" x w:6"
Item Price : $380.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Candlestand http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123070/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Meiji-Period-Candlestand Simply elegant bronze crane candlestand on a base with baby crane and turtle, the auspicious symbols of happiness and long life. C. 1910, the bronze is "aka do" a rich red bronze. The coloring is natural and not painted on. Finely detailed feathers and tail point to a the top class of bronzemanship. At the top lotus flowers adorn the candleholder. Ask for shipping quote. H:14" x w:7"
Item Price : $950.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Fu Dog C.1900 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123071/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Fu-Dog-C-1900 Playful late meiji period lost-cast wax bronze fu dog on a yarn ball. The beonze is "aka do" or a red bronze used exclusively in meiji and early taisho periods. Extremely fine detail and in raised relief. Ask for shipping quote. H:8" x w:11"
Item Price : $880.00
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Antique Japanese Signed Bamboo Flower Basket http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123072/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Signed-Bamboo-Flower-Basket Absolutely sensational signed kyokugeisai bamboo flower basket made in the taisho period c.1912-1926. Free style "wagumi" weaves letting the artist conjure up his own aesthetic. The warp and weft weaves create a dynamic textured mosaic. Used smoked bamboo susudake from old farmhouse roofs. Ask for shipping quote. H:15"x w:10"
Item Price : $1500.00
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Antique Japanese Wood Fudomyo-o Buddhist Diety C.1860 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123073/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Wood-Fudomyo-o-Buddhist-Diety-C-1860 Fudo myo is one of the important buddhist dieties and guardians of buddhism in japan. His sanskrit name is alcala. He has a scary appearance to frighten people and awaken them to salvation. He converts anger into compassion and cuts the ties of negative feelings. This fudo myo is very old and has junks missing and age wear. Fabulous expression. Ask for shipping quote. 13" x 9"
Item Price : $950.00
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Antique Japanese Zen Buddhist Amida Buddha C.1860 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123074/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Zen-Buddhist-Amida-Buddha-C-1860 Wonderful japanese cypress wood carving of amida buddha from the edo period c. 1860. The halo is delicately carved and remarkably intact. The serene expression of the face is of tranquil bliss. The stand is surrounded by lotus petals. The left hand has some finger damage. Ask for shipping quote. H:14" x w:7".
Item Price : $1100.00
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Antique Japanese Brass Temple Candlestand http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123075/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Brass-Temple-Candlestand Unusually large zen buddhist temple candlestand c. 1950. A crane standing on a mythical turtle, the auspicious symbols of longevity and happiness. Very good condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29" x w:5"
Item Price : $690.00
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Antique Japanese Tea Ceremony Burlwood Flower Vessel http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123076/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Tea-Ceremony-Burlwood-Flower-Vessel Fabulously textured burl wood tea ceremony flower vase. Bamboo insets on both the bottom and top hold flowers. Late taisho period c. 1930 okimono. Usually placed in the tokonoma or alcove with scroll above. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:15" x w:6"
Item Price : $325.00
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Antique Japanese Tea Ceremony Mizusashi C.1950 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123077/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Tea-Ceremony-Mizusashi-C-1950 Very aesthetic tea ceremony mizusashi decorated with green bamboo leaves. Gold color specks in the overglaze lend a regal air of sophistication. Exellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:7" x diam.:5"
Item Price : $280.00
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Antique Japanese Large Tea Ceremony Negoro Kogo C.1890 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123078/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Large-Tea-Ceremony-Negoro-Kogo-C-1890 Great negoro red lacquered large kogo to hold incense for the tea ceremony. Negoro is a special lacquering technique developed by zen monks to support their temple in the edo period. Made of wood and layers of lacquer. A bit of lacquer wear but excelllent condition. Ask for shipping quote. Diameter 7and 1/2".
Item Price : $660.00
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Antique Japanese Signed Mokubei Ceramic Scholar http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123079/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Signed-Mokubei-Ceramic-Scholar Sensational mokubei (lived 1767-1833) scholar figurine in polychrome enamels. Famous as a potter working for the lord of kii and later the lord of kaga where he opened his own kiln. He used to stick his head far into the kiln during firing to ascertain the temperature of the heat by the sound of the fire. Later because of this he lost his hearing and changed his name to robei, 'which means deaf. His figurines were highly prized for the sencha tea world. This scholar sits with brush and book. Ask for shipping quote. Excellent condition. H:9" x w: 8"
Item Price : $980.00
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Antique Japanese Chrysanthemum Bronze Brazier C.1910 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123080/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Chrysanthemum-Bronze-Brazier-C-1910 Fabulous bronze brazier in the chyrsanthemum motif with 16 petals representing the imperial family crest. Sitting on a keyaki japanese elm wood base, the the brazier would make a wonderful flower vase or dinner table centerpiece. Very good condition with minor wear and bronze blue discoloration. Very tiny scratches and one tiny indentation. Ask for shipping quote. H: 13" x diameter: 15".
Item Price : $1100.00
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Antique Japanese Negoro Lacquered Tray C.1930 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123081/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Negoro-Lacquered-Tray-C-1930 Striking showa period c.1930 negoro lacquered tray. Negoro lacquering techniques were developed in the edo period at negoro temple in wakayama pref. Putting on layers of black lacquer then covering with red lacquer and burnishing until the black rubbed through. The motif are old coins in raised relief of lacquer. Ask for shipping quote. L:14" x w:9".
Item Price : $390.00
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Antique Japanese Mingei Hotei Wood Carving http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123082/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Mingei-Hotei-Wood-Carving Sensational 'ichibori' one knife carved block representation of hotei, one of the seven lucky gods of japan. He holds a gumpei in his right hand, the magical standard and in his left hand the hoju, the sacred wishing gem. Carved in the early 1900's out of keyaki or japanese elm and lacquered and painted with vine swirls. Exellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:7" x w: 10"
Item Price : $590.00
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Antique Japanese Taisho Period Bronze Cow Signed http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123083/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Taisho-Period-Bronze-Cow-Signed Fabulous taisho period c.1915 bronze cow signed by the artist kukan. The detail on the mane and feet is supurb and the level of bronze craftsmanship excellent. The condition is very good with no scratches or dents. Ask for shipping quote. H: 5" w:11".
Item Price : $880.00
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Antique Japanese Lacquered Wood Tray http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123084/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Lacquered-Wood-Tray Wonderful early showa period c.1930 red negoro lacquer wood tray with carved bamboo leaves and bamboo rim and carved kanji characters with a seasonal poem in relief. Ask for shipping quote. Diameter: 14".
Item Price : $425.00
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Japanese Contemporary Gyokusen-do Flower Vase http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123085/Antique-Japanese-Contemporary-Gyokusen-do-Flower-Vase Very art deco gyokusen-do hand hammered copper flower vase in the original kiri (paulownia) signed box. The vase has no dents or scratches. H:10" x w:8". Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $390.00
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Antique Japanese Negoro Lacquered Festival Shishi http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123086/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Negoro-Lacquered-Festival-Shishi Early meiji period c.1890 red negoro lacquered shishi mythical lion head used in the festival dances. In pristine condition with horse hair and gold gilt eyes. Fabulous mingei folk art piece. H:18" x w:14". Sk for shipping quote.
Item Price : $1200.00
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Antique Japanese Zen Buddhist Temple Altar Candlestands http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123087/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Zen-Buddhist-Temple-Altar-Candlestands Pair of rare negoro lacquered, wood edo period c.1860 zen buddhist temple altar candlestands. Fabulous buddhist cloud carvings in gold gilt at the base. Wood is japanese cypress. H:23" x w:12". Great condition. One candlestand has a split at the top. (see picture). Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $1100.00
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Bronzetemple Lantern C.1950 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123088/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Buddhist-BronzeTemple-Lantern-C-1950 Showa period c.1950 buddhist bronze temple lantern with electrical lighting. Used on a temple altar. Condition is excellent. H:18" x w:6". Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $450.00
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Antique Japanese Set Of Kimono Stencil Carver's Tools http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123089/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Set-of-Kimono-Stencil-Carver--s-Tools Extremely rare set of meiji period c.1900 kimono stencil carver's hand made tools. Each tool has a specific mouth shape and size for the different patterns required of a stencil carver. One of the tools has the woman carver's name on it, yoshino miki. These stencil tools are from ise which was the stencil capital of old japan. Each tool is roughly 6" long. Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $350.00
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4 Antique Japanese Kimono Stencils Meiji Period C.1900 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123090/Antique-4-Antique-Japanese-Kimono-Stencils-Meiji-Period-C-1900 Rare set of 4 meiji period c.1900 yukata kimono stencils from ise. Each piece is 2 laminated sheets of mulberry paper treated with a persimmons tanin and aged for 2 years by smoking for strength. The stencil carver then makes his or her own tools to carve out the desired patterns which are then applied with rice resist for the desired dying. Height of each of the 4 stencils is 14" and the width is 16". Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $480.00
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Antique Japanese Meiji Period C. 1890 Ceramic http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123091/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Meiji-Period-C--1890-Ceramic Museum-quality meiji period c.1890 ceramic hagi hibachi from the mino area of central japan. Wonderful cracked glaze and undulating vines and flowers. As a centerpiece, fantasic home decor. Seal on the bottom but we can't read. H:25cm x w:29cm. Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $1400.00
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Contemporary Asian Wood Sculpture http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123092/Antique-Contemporary-Asian-Wood-Sculpture Beautiful teak art sculpture from the phillipines. Lovely old wood wheel has been mounted on an iron base. As an art object it is fantastic. H:84cm x w:62. Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $980.00
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Ceramic Goddess Of Mercy http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123093/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Buddhist-Ceramic-Goddess-of-Mercy Exquisite ceramic kannon statue of the japanese goddess of mercy, c.1930. Signed with a hanko stamp on the bottom but we can't read. The facial expression is oozing with compassion and serenity. She holds a lotus flower and stands on buddhist clouds. Excellent condition. H:28cm x w:16cm. Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $660.00
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Temple Bronze Altar Lanterns http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123094/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Buddhist-Temple-Bronze-Altar-Lanterns Late taisho period c.1915 buddhist temple bronze altar lanterns with intricate zen cloud patterns and lattice work. The bronze work is immaculate and the cratsmanship without flaw; typical taisho period work. The oiled rice paper lining the inside of the main body is gone but the condition of the pieces is excellent. H:23cm x w:13cm. Ask for shipping quote.
Item Price : $1100.00
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Antique Japanese Murashi-do Bronze Dated C.1922 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123095/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Murashi-do-Bronze-Dated-c-1922 Quite exceptional murashi-do bronze hibachi in the original box signed and dated taisho period 11 april (c.1922). Heavy red bronze was used and when the bronze is red hot it is dipped in hot oil to achieve the mottled colorations of the metal. The piece is then smoked with rice straw for setting and more coloring. Would be stunning as a dinner table center piece with flowers. Excellent condition. Ask for shipping quote. H:29cm x diameter: 27cm
Item Price : $2475.00
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Antique Japanese Shigaraki Tsubo Ceramic Vase http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123096/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Shigaraki-Tsubo-Ceramic-Vase Brilliant example of late meiji period c.1900 shigaraki pottery craftmanship. Wood fired in climbing kilns in the famed shigaraki pottery center outside of kyoto, the organic process produces natural glaze patterns of unrivaled beauty and aesthetics. A very wabi sabi mingei piece. Ask for shipping quote. H:32cm x w:22cm
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Antique Japanese C.1930 Oribe Signed Kato Usuke Vase http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123097/Antique-Antique-Japanese-C-1930-Oribe-Signed-Kato-Usuke-Vase A masterpiece kato usuke antique japanese oribe vase, c.1930. Employing a `seidoyu` dark green glaze, it is a type of oribe pottery produced in gifu prefecture only, (north of kyoto) since the early 17th century. The signed original box reads, "usuke", "seidoyu" and "kabin" flower vase. Stunning. C.1930. (10" x 7½") (25cm x 19cm). Ems shipping/insurance.
Item Price : $1000.00
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Temple Bronze Altar Set http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123098/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Buddhist-Temple-Bronze-Altar-Set Exciting lost-wax cast bronze altar set of candlestand, flower vase and incense burner. The prototype meiji period buddhist altar troika made of red bronze is usually found before c.1900. The bronze candlestand has a crane standing on a mythical turtle back with a lotus flower leaf stem. The incense burner has mythical shishi lions adorning the top and sides in raised relief and buddhist cloud handles. The bronze flower vase also has mythical shishi lions frolicing in perfect repose. Perfect condition. Ask for shipping quote. Candlestand h:32cm; incense burner h: 15cm and flower vase h:21cm.
Item Price : $1200.00
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Antique Japanese Set Of 5 Printed Porcelain Plates http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123099/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Set-of-5-Printed-Porcelain-Plates Sensational eye-catching set of 5 small blue and white plates using the 'inban' transfer printing process to put this exceptional design on porcelain plates. This design is a first; tsubo vases on a cloud diaper background. Very art deco feel and were made in c. 1925. The design is etched on a copper plate, then cobalt ink is applied and rice paper catches the design and it is transfered to the porcelain plates and fired. Ask for shipping quote. Diameter: 13cm
Item Price : $350.00
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Temple Altar Sacred Mirror http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123100/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Buddhist-Temple-Altar-Sacred-Mirror Extremely rare edo period c. 1850 zen buddhist temple altar sacred inner chamber mirror. This mirror reflects the emptyness and void state the mind should achieve. The wood stand that holds the mirror is carved out of keyaki 'zelkova' wood in the lotus flower motif. There is minor wear on the wood. Mirror itself is bronze and on one side has the phoenix, the protector of the dharma (truth) in raised relief. Signed by sawamori. The mirror has a bronze crown of flames. Some pieces of the flame are missing. The bottom of the mirror that fits into the stand has a broken piece that can't be seen. Ask for shipping quote. H:44cm x w:34cm
Item Price : $980.00
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Antique Japanese Buddhist Monk Kobo Daishi Carving http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123101/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Buddhist-Monk-Kobo-Daishi-Carving Wood with gold lacquer on stand, holding glass prayer beads. This antique japanese buddha is the monk, kobo daishi, the founder of shingon buddhism located on the sacred mountain of mt. Koya near nara in central japan. One of the most revered saints in japan's long history of buddhism. C.1925. Wonderful serene facial expression. (8" x 4") (20cm x 10cm). Ems shipping/insurance. Ask for quote.
Item Price : $525.00
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Antique Japanese Crushed Egg Shell Lacquered Vanity Box http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123102/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Crushed-Egg-Shell-Lacquered-Vanity-Box This exceptionally elegant antique japanese 'rankauhari' white lacquered vanity box employs a rare white lacquer made form crushed quaill egg shells. Copies of this lacquering technique not using crushed egg shells will fade over time. This piece made in early taisho period c.1910 as a geisha's vanity box, still has the lovely original color and 'kagamakie' a sought after makie technique of raised gold pictures encased in fans and and circles on all sides in black and gold. All the auspicious symbols for good fortune and longevity: swallows and plum, cranes and pines, butterflies and rivers, peonies in raised gold. Some peeling and wear but for its age in very good condition. (9" x 9" x 7½") (23cm x 23cm x 19cm). Ems shipping/insurance. As for shipping quote.
Item Price : $980.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Incense Burner C.1915 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123103/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Incense-Burner-C-1915 Lovely taisho period c.1915 bronze incense burner. The excellent craftsmanship is typical of the era. The main body has peonies in raised relief and the stand on 4 legs shaped as birds. The handles are mythical dragons and the lid has a mythical shishi lion. The piece was lost wax cast. Comes in the original paulownia wood box. Ask for shipping quote. H:30cm x w:18cm
Item Price : $660.00
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Antique Japanese Lacquered Sweets Box Dated C.1860 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123104/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Lacquered-Sweets-Box-Dated-C-1860 In the original box, this beautiful maroon lacquered antique japanese sweets box is signed on the bottom: 'ansei 7' or 1860. Also written is 'saru nigatsu' meaning the year of the monkey, february. Also, 'hatsu zeku' meaning the first boy's day celebration. It was obviously made to order to celebrate this occassion. Geometrical designs adorn in gold lacquer. The box it comes in is also signed by the maker, motoyama genuemon. A slight nick on the top but hardly noticable. C.1860. (8" x 8" x 5") (20cm x 20cm x 13cm). Ask for shiiping quote.
Item Price : $435.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Signed Minobe Carp Flower Vase http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123105/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Signed-Minobe-Carp-Flower-Vase Exceptional taisho period c.1925 bronze flower vase with a koi (carp) swimming up a waterfall symbolizing courage and determination. On the opposite side are the japanese characters, 'ken & to' in raised relief, meaning to persist and challenge. The vase is signed by minobe and was most likely commissioned as a gift for someone facing a challenging journey or task. The upper kanji 'ken' has a tiny light scratch in the upper left stroke as well as the area above it, but imperceptable to the camera and basically the eye. Ask for shipping quote. H:36cm ; diameter:12cm
Item Price : $790.00
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Antique Japanese Edo Period Hand Carved Encyclopedia http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123106/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Edo-Period-Hand-Carved-Encyclopedia This is a fantastic antique japanese edo period c.1780 educational encyclopedia for women with explicit pictures and text detailing all the things an edo period woman would need to know to be successful and a good housewife. Everything from the 'hyakunin isshu' or hundred poems that every well bred woman would be expected to know to sections on tea ceremony, the right incense, how to make kimonos, 'ohaguro' the art of blackening one's teeth and shaving eyebrows after marriage to lessons on high and low tides. Every page is calligraphy or pictures carved into woodblocks and then woodblock printed, a mind boggling venture. Someone carved every character and picture in backwards in order to print it on rice paper. Dated c.1780. (10" x 7" ) (25cm x 18cm). Ems shipping. Ask for quote.
Item Price : $880.00
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Antique Japanese Ceramic Noh Figure Okina http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123107/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Ceramic-Noh-Figure-Okina Noble japanese noh theatre figure "okina". Wonderfully sculpted from clay and fired in kyoto with subtle glazes and beautiful colorings, c.1920. Okina is the main character in the traditional new year's noh theater play, 'sambaso'. Holding an 'ogi' fan behind his back and a 'suzu' shinto shrine bell , his dance is a purification dance for world peace and a bountiful harvest. Ask for shipping quote. H:29cm x w:18cm
Item Price : $590.00
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Antique Japanese Temple Altar Inner Chamber Mirror http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123108/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Temple-Altar-Inner-Chamber-Mirror Exceedingly rare early meiji period c.1870 lacquered zen buddhist temple altar inner chamber mirror. The lacquered stand is original with carved buddhist clouds in gold gilt and the base in vermillion lacquer. The mirror itself is new and has been added. Minor lacquer wear but has been worn in and adds patina. Very elegant piece. Wonderful addtion to a vanity. Ask for shipping quote. H:18" x w:11"
Item Price : $950.00
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Antique Japanese Bronze Temple Post Tops C.1935 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1123109/Antique-Antique-Japanese-Bronze-Temple-Post-Tops-C-1935 Adorning the railing post tops around a buddhist alter in a zen temple, these antique japanese bronze post tops are elegant and utterly decorative. Two gold rings around the post lend an air of elegance to the superb visual effect. C.1935. (10" x 4¾") (26cm x 12cm) ask for ems shipping quote. Perfect condition.
Item Price : $550.00
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