The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1246280 (stock #MOR4531)
The Kura
$2,500.00
An unusual and exquisite Suzuri-Bako Writing box of rounded form containing two suzuri stones made from petrified wood and a magatama shaped silver water-dropper. A solid silver bead rim separates and protects the edges of the base and lid. Inside, reflecting the (once wooden) stones, Pine trees are performed with gold maki-e. The box is 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter and in excellent condition excepting very minor scuffs within...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1244815 (stock #MOR4528)
The Kura
$1,250.00
A fine 19th century black lacquered box decorated with 7 Mitsuba-aoi crests, the symbol of the Tokugawa family. Inside a very fine nashiji glows softly golden-red. Two brass ringlets on the side originally held a silk chord to secure the lid. It is 8 x 9 x 2-1/2 inches (23 x 20.5 x 6.5 cm). The corners are chipped, and there are some abrasions typical of use on the base, but is overall very presentable...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1244605 (stock #MOR4524)
The Kura
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A fine tame-nuri three tiered Jubako Lacquered box made by Heian Zohiko and decorated by Suzuki Shonen. A gold landscape creates a wavering band about the middle box, with a single pine tree rising majestically up over the lid. The set of three boxes sits on a wooden base. It is covered in a soft transparent red lacquer outside, and lacquered black within. The lid is signed in ink by Shonen and comes in the original wooden box signed Heian Zohiko...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1237276 (stock #MOR4466)
The Kura
$800.00
A Meiji period lacquer table decorated with blossoming prunus on three crest shaped feet enclosed in the original kiri-wood box. It is 48 x 33 x 11 cm (19 x 13 x 4-1/2 inches). There is one minor ding in the top, and some wear to the gold and silver flowers, but is in overall very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1233486 (stock #MOR4436)
The Kura
$2,350.00
An exquisite natural wood box decorated with silver and gold Maki-e containing three drawers and featuring solid silver hardware in the shape of butterflies. The hinged butterfly on the front spreads its wings to form the handle, sliding the top up to reveal inside the three drawers completely lacquered in tame-nuri red. It is 5 x 5 x 6-1/2 inches (12.5 x 13 x 17.5 cm) and is in fine condition. Due to age the drawers do pull a bit tightly but otherwise there is no damage...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1221631 (stock #MOR4362)
The Kura
$1,500.00
A rare 19th century lacquer box covered in a wave pattern of textured black on black enclosing a verre églomisé glass panel painted on the reverse with a Dutchman clutching an exceptionally long pipe backed with genuine applied gold gilding. The glass panel is rimed in silver lacquer, ad all edges of the box are lacquered gold, the corners decorated with florals and filigree. Glass-e was a popular art form in the later Edo and Meiji periods...