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Japanese Bronze Kozuka with Maiden

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A bronze kozuka with a a slight reddish tint, accented with gilt highlights. A robed, hooded maiden in relief on the front, stylized waterfall scene on the reverse. No marks, made in Japan. Condition: drill hole and rivet near top with slight corner dent, otherwise very good. Dimensions: 3.75″ length. (9217-ts)

Price: $325

Pr of Japanese Shibayama Lacquer Vases

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Two footed, trumpet-shaped lacquer vases decorated with very similar, though not identical floral sprays meticulously crafted from inlaid gemstones. A rust-colored stipple pattern adds a flourish both inside and also on bottoms. Condition: one butterfly missing inlay, some inlay replacement, wear commensurate with age, otherwise good overall. No marks, made in Japan. Dimensions: 5.25″ height. (sy25)

price: $14,050

Japanese Shibayama Lacquer Writing Box

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An excellent box and cover, notable for its imaginative, outdoor landscape design which, with cover flipped, spills immediately onto the interior. One side is flat straight-edged, the opposing side rounded at the corners. Fine gilt highlights painted over a detailed, stipple ground. No marks, made in Japan. Condition: small felt bumpers on corners, wear commensurate with age, otherwise very good. Dimensions: 9.75″ x 4″ x 7/8″ (sy26)

price: $950