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Large Imari plate - Imari - Ceramic - Japan - Late 19th century - Catawiki
Large Imari plate - Imari - ceramic - Japan - late 19th century. Beautiful large Japanese Imari plate, made between the late 19th century and the early 20th century. The plate is in good condition, and over the years it has undergone a small restoration in one small part of the side band. The...
chawan (1) - Imari - Porcelain - Children - Japan - 18th century - Catawiki
Imari chawan (lidded bowl) with playing children and Ming Jiajing mark - Japan - ca. 1760-90 Japanese Imari bowl with lid ("chawan" in Japanese), decorated in underglaze blue as well as overglaze enamels. Decorated with children at play. Diameter 10.5 cm (4"), height 7 cm (3"), Marked "Dai Min...
Trio Imari plates + bowl - Porcelain - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) - Catawiki
Trio of Imari plates + bowl - porcelain - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) Trio of Japanese Imari plates plus bowl. Expected from late 19th century to early 20th century (Meiji period). Diameter: Plate 1: diameter is 25.5 cm and weight is 1.020 kg Plate 2: diameter is 24.5 cm and weight is 540 g...
Tray (2) - Imari - Porcelain - Japan - Catawiki
2 Japanese rectangular porcelain plates , Imari from Arita, Meiji period Mark at the bottom . In good condition , no hidden defects . The size is 21 X 9.5. cm. Please see the photos for your best impress . Thanks for your attention .
Large ribbed vase (40 cm) in Imari porcelain - Japan - Mid 19th century - Catawiki
Large ribbed vase (40 cm) in Imari porcelain - Japan - Mid 19th century. Very beautiful and very imposing Japanese vase! Decorated with cocks and flowers. Large format and beautiful colours. Very beautiful and interesting quality of execution. Rich and unchanged decoration, lively colours, lovely...
Butsudan - Japanese altar - Gilt lacquered wood - Avalokitesvara, Kannon - Japan - 18th century - Catawiki
Splendid hinged altar from Japan. Gold-plated wood with gold-plated brass fittings - fine handiwork. Hand-painted all around and gold-plated. Decorated all around and hand-painted with Japanese Ryu Tatu dragons. The roof is decorated with the typical Japanese pagoda roof tops. Inside, it is...
Large Imari Dishes (2) - Imari porcelain - Japan - Early 20th century - Catawiki
Large Imari Dishes (2) - Imari porcelain - Japan - Early 20th century. Two porcelain Imari dishes with a nice size. Hand-painted with floral patterns. In very good condition.
Okimono (1) - Bone - Banana - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) - Catawiki
Okimono depicting partially peeled banana Good condition overall, with some slight stucco work and wear where the inlay was inserted into the natural holes in the bone
Vase - Imari - Porcelain - Japan - Late 19th century - Catawiki
Vase - Imari - porcelain - Japan - late 19th century. Imari vase with a height of 40 cm and a (belly) width of 20 cm. The vase is in very good condition: no restorations, no damage.
Bamboo Flower Ware - Bamboo - Wonderful Bamboo Flower Basket - Japan - Mid-20th Century(1950) - Catawiki
This is a wonderful bamboo flower basket, hand-woven, there is a bamboo bucket inside, can arrange flowers, this is a very romantic ornament, in the Japanese flower channel has important significance, giving the breath of nature, 37 cm high, perfect preservation! We still use EMS international...
Trio Imari plates - Porcelain - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) - Catawiki
Trio of Imari plates - porcelain - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) Diameter: 23.7 cm, weight: 510 to 600 g each Two plates are in good condition and one plate has a chip on the edge (see photos). The items will be sent worldwide by PostNL international 3S service. The shipping costs include...
Katana, Sword - Tamahagane steel - NBTHK Katana Sword by Inshu Kanesaki - Edo koshirae - Japan - 17th century - Catawiki
The finely forged blade is in minty sharp traditional japanese polish, no forging flaw, scratch, rust, only minor edge roughnes at couple of places. Beautiful flamboyant mixed Guneme-Choji-Midare hamon, the kissaki also has a large distinctive Boshi. Hada is quality well forged nice pattern...
Bowl (2) - Porcelain - Arita, Imari, kenru nensei circa 1780 decorated with Shi Shi - Japan - 18th century - Catawiki
A very nice pair of Arita, Ko Imari Covered Bowls in blue and white with kenryu-nen-sei marks. Circa 1780. Very good condition with no damage or repair.
Katana kake (1) - Lacquer, Mother of pearl, Wood - Luxury kake with inscription - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) - Catawiki
Beautiful and luxury masterpiece! Measurements: 47,5 x 18 x 42 cm Very good condition considering its age, there are signs of wear due to age and normal use; for condition, please, take a look at photos. Registered shipping with tracking number, well packed for safe and fast delivering!
Okimono, Shi Shi - 旧備前 Bizenware - Stoneware - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) - Catawiki
RARE large Antique Bizen 旧備前 Ware Pottery Okimono Figure representing a Shi shi, the head on the side, the mouth opened. Beautiful dark brown patina. Meiji period, circa 1880-1900. This Okimono is part of a collection of Japanese Bizen and lacquer art bought in the early 2000 from Yasuo Watanabe,...
Original woodblock print - Teruhide Kato (1936-2015) - Gepubliceerd door Unsodo - A Thousand Torii Gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine - Heisei period (1989-present) - Catawiki
Original woodblock print - Teruhide Kato (1936–2015) - Published by Unsodo - A Thousand Torii Gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine - Heisei period (1989–present) After a successful career as an important contemporary kimono designer, Teruhide Kato started designed woodblock prints in ca. 1985. He used...
Shunga book with twelve erotic designs - Meiji period (1868-1912) - Catawiki
An album titled: Tōten hōgo (Precious story of the Eastern Sky) with twelve polychrome erotic shunga designs. Dimensions each painting : 20 x 28,5 cm. Book is in good condition. Lot will be carefully packaged and sent by registered post.
Lidded vase - Imari - Porcelain - Arita - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912) - Catawiki
A large lidded porcelain vase standing 35½cm tall on four feet and weighing 2259g, finely painted all over in Imari enames with decor of phoenix and lotuses. Condition: Very good, no damages or repairs. This lot will be carefully packaged and sent by registered and insured mail.
Vase - Bronze - Dragon - A high-quality bronze 'ikebana' vase for the tea ceremony - With mark 'Koshun' 宏春 - Japan - ca. 1960-70s (Showa period) - Catawiki
A signed Japanese high-quality patinated bronze bottle-shaped 'ikebana' vase intended for the tea ceremony - With mark 'Koshun' 宏春 - Japan - ca. 1960-70s (Showa period) ca 21 cm high and 10 cm. Ø. With canopic body, reverse concave-conical neck and spreading mouth, the base with horizontal bands,...