The Ivory Tower - Japanese Satsuma and Imari by Marvin Baer
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1302412
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There are a variety of motifs on this koro, including an assortment of insects and multiple social scenes. The finial is finely sculpted to for a chrysanthemum flower. The condition is excellent with the exception of some visible gilt wear. It measures 4.25" x 4.75" and dates about 1900.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1302410
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This is a late Meiji/early Taisho Period Satsuma fish form plate, inspired by the same form which was seen much earlier in Imari. It is beautifully decorated with a lively enameled milfluer design. The mark of Koshida is on the reverse side. It dates about 1915 - 1920 and measures 9.25" x 6". The condition is excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1302405
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This late 19th century pair of Japanese Imari trays have a rich iron red ground that nicely contrast the more subtle under glaze blue borders. They measure 11.75" x 9.5" and are in excellent condition, save a few original kiln bubbles in the glaze.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1302119
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This charger has a very elegant look with Ayu or sweetfish below blossoming peonies and prunus branches. The blue Koransha mark dates it between 1885 and 1894. The condition is excellent with minimal signs of wear and it measures 14.75" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1302116
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This item sold as-is. This is a finely detailed example of Meizan's early work with a continuous outdoor scene from 19th century Japan. One foot as been reattached and there are a couple of minor hairlines on the interior, but all of the artwork is fully intact. It measures 2.75" x 2.25" and dates about 1885- 1890.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1302109
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Bizan's work was strongly influenced by the styles and motifs used by Yabu Meizan, which can be seen on this vase. It is decorated with a continuous landscape scene with a rural village and Mt. Fuji in the background. The condition is excellent with almost no wear. The dimensions are 6.5" x 3.25" and it dates about 1900 - 1910.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1290808
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This floral form bowl is beautifully decorated with a nature scene depicting ducks in flight as they approach a small pond. Surrounding the scene are floral and foliate reserves over a cobalt ground. The underside bears a gilt seal of the Kinkozan studio. The condition is excellent, with not restorations and only some minor gilt wear. It measures 7.25" x 2.75" and dates about 1900 - 1910.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1290806
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This lovely koro or incense burner sits elegantly on a pedestal base and depicts a continuous Daimyo procession bordered by floral and geometric reserves. On the cover is a sculpted bunny in a crouched position. It measures 4.5" x 4.25" and is in excellent condition, exhibiting only minimal gilt wear. It is signed, Hozan, in gilt on the interior of the cover. This item is Meiji Period and dates about 1900.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1277991
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A wonderful four panel, cobalt ground koro with each panel showing garden scenes. The cover has a sculpted floral form finial. The underside shows the Kinkozan seal in gilt. It measures 5.5" x 5.75" and dates about 1900. The condition is excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1277990
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This desirable form is decorated with eight scenic medallions on the exterior and single landscape scene inside. The rim and base are geometric brocade designs done in gilt and enamel. The bowl bears the mark of Meizan in gilt application on the underside. The dimensions are 3.5" x 4.9" and it dates about 1880 - 90. The condition is excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1276910
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This vase has the interesting combination of a cobalt ground on the neck and a teal ground on the body, divided by a draped shoulder. One panel depicts the Boys Day Festival and the other shows Chinese beauties in full attire. This item was formerly of the Walter and Edith Haas collection. It measures 8.5" x 7", dates about 1900 and bears a Kinkozan zo impressed seal. No chips or restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1276905
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This pair of 8" diameter plates are decorated with more restraint than is typically seen on Satsuma earthenware. Both are free from restoration or breaks and date about 1910 - 1920. They bear the seals of Senzan and Shozan on the underside.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1276027
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This is a floral form bowl decorated with assorted insects, including a horned beetle, a praying mantis, a dragon fly and others. It is artist signed and in excellent condition with only some very minor gilt wear on the rim. It measures 7 1/4" x 2 7/8" and dates about 1900 - 1910.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1276025
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A rectangular form tray with a cloisonne enamel scene of geese and flowers framed with a porcelain border decorated with sparrows. There are a few very small flecks in the cloisonne portion and some glaze imperfections in the border. It measures 15.5" x 11.75" and dates about 1890. It is signed Takeuchi Chubei on the reverse side.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1276023
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This an elegantly formed Meiji Period pair of flared mouth Japanese cloisonne vases with chrysanthemum designs over a deep teal ground. The overall condition is good and they measure 7.25" x 3.25". There is a 1/3" long nick in the enamel which can be seen in the images, as well original pitting. The mark on the underside appears to be that of Tamura.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1265169
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This beautifully decorated try shows a carefully depicted horse that appears to be getting readied for the horse festival. It comes with the original box, lined with cushioned felt. Other than the minor gilt wear seen on the rim, the condition is excellent. It measures 8 1/3" x 5 /14" and dates about 1890 - 1900.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1265167
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This bowl is carefully decorated with a motif of butterflies within gilt netting on both interior and exterior. Other than some very minor gilt loss, the condition is excellent. It measures 6 1/8" x 2 7/8" and dates about 1910.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1264779
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The elephant motif on this finely decorated, unusually formed plate was likely inspired by a similar decoration used by Yabu Meizan. The condition is excellent with only some light wear to the rim. It measures 8.75" x 8.25" and bears the the Yasuda studio mark, along with a Kanzan mark seal in gilt on the reverse side. This item is Meiji Period and dates about 1900 - 1910.