A fine five case Japanese lacquer Inro, Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th century, signed Shosai/ Shouei, of typical form and on kinji ground, a five case silver and black hiramakie and takamakie inro depicting an imposing hawk on a prunus, amongst spring blo
A rare Japanese three case lacquer Inro, Edo period, 19th century, signed Kajikawa, extremely fine gold lacquer three-case in the rare form of an eggplant, a hawk on one side and mount Fuji on the reverse, all in various shades of gold and silver lacquer i
A fine lacquer four-case Inro, Edo period, early 19th century, signed Jitokusai Gyokuzan, bearing a rich kinji ground and lacquered with three hiramakie and takamakie cranes in flight and two cranes on the reverse. The details in gold, silver, black, red a
A four case Japanese lacquer Inro, Edo period, 19th century, signed Yamada Yoshioki, of classic form, the roiro ground shading to nashiji, main decoration of two geese in silver and gold takamakie with kirikane highlights to their feet and similar theme co
A Japanese lacquer and gold Maki-e lidded box, Meiji period 1868-1912, the rectangular box painted in silver gold and bronze lacquer with chrysanthemums, the Imperial flower of Japan, condition: minor losses and small chips, length 24 cm, width 19 cm, heig
A fine Japanese cloisonne enamel vase, artists signature on footrim, a silver mouth and footrim on a wheat-yellow ground with a flaming orange chrysanthemum and bud rising from shaded tones of blue-grey leaves using wire and wireless techniques, height 25
Good Japanese Meiji period bronze Hibachi, in three sections, with a spreading top, above a baluster body, inlaid with gilt and silver inlay, flanked by a pair of handles, on separate footed stand, seal mark to base, h 26 cm, height 29.5 cm
A delightful signed Japanese silver condiment shaker, Meiji period, 1868-1912 period, with jungin mark for pure silver, the baluster pot embossed with iris flowers and foliage upon a lightly matted ground, the compressed screw top decorated with swirling c
Japanese Shibayama brush pot. Ivory (elephant), finely decorated to front & verso, with mother of pearl & semi precious stone, apple blossoms, finished with a silver fretwork applied rim, signature to side, height 41 cm
A modern Japanese silver presentation lucky mallet, dated 1978, handmade by master Seki Takehikp in silver with various incised, engraved and plating techniques. As carried by Daikoku (seven gods of fortune), in case. Dimensions 270 x 35 cm.
A large and rare Japanese Edo period tsuba by Ichinomiya Nagastune, rounded oval iron with mixed metals, silver gold floral and bird details under a silver moon. Signed with date, dated 5th May 1781. Dimensions 85 x 8 cm.
A Japanese lacquered tea caddy, early 20th century, the rectangular hinged box with fan and flower shapes to the lid decorated with red and gold colours depicting birds and landscapes, the body with floral motifs and tendrils, with a circular patterned esc
A Japanese two-tiered gold and silver lacquer box and cover, Meiji period (1868-1912), the cover and sides finely decorated with willow trees beside a stream and a water wheel, silver mounted rims and coloured inlaid moon on a black lacquered ground, suppo
A Japanese black lacquer Suzuribako, Meiji period (1868-1912), a figure of a scholar on the cover, in gold, silver and porcelain, original metal inkstone and gilt water dropper, four character inscription under the base, 18.2 cm wide, 22 cm deep, original
A very fine small Japanese gold and silver lacquer Kogo, Meiji period (1868-1912), with silver mounted rims, finely painted in black and silver with an owl on a tree branch, the inside cover and base decorated with a similar treed landscape in black and se
A Japanese Plique A- jour bowl on a carved hardwood stand, Meiji period (1868-1912), delicately worked with yellow and white blossom on a pale green ground, silver foot and rim, unmarked, 9.5 cm diameter, 5 cm high. The stand 9 cm diameter x 2 cm high
A 950 sterling silver, 4pcs coffee serving set early 20th century, comprising of coffeepot, cream jug, sugar bowl and sugar tongs marked '950 SILVER', possibly Japanese export mark for the West Coffeepot, height: (total weight: 1640gms)
A finely carved Japanese ivory vase, Meiji period, 1865-1912, the tusk vase continuously decorated with nine relief carved promenading courtly figures and attendants carrying various objects beneath prunus blossom branches, with delicate engraving and rest
A Japanese twice signed ivory and silver chain toggle, Meiji period, 1865-1912, the ivory cushion shaped toggle relief carved with a dragon chasing a pearl, the dragon with a mother-of-pearl eye, attached to a series of twelve linked chains to a signed rec
A set of twelve matching sterling silver wine goblets, the long tubular body with flared rim is supported by concave circular foot with chamfered edge. Marked sterling 950. Hirata & Co. (Japanese maker, some dents). Height 14 cm, .
A rare Japanese export ware .950 silver five piece tea service, mid 20th century, with maker's mark for Kuyeda .950 sterling, comprising a teapot, hot water pot, creamer, sugar bowl and sugar tongs, of baluster shape with waisted bodies, decorative shell a
A three row Japanese Akoya pearl bracelet, composed of 84 cultured pearls, 6.1 6.4mm round of cream white colour high lustre, lightly spotted to a silver clasp set with 3 cultured pearls, attached with a safety chain, length 21 cm
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