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Early 20th Century Japanese Jewelry Box
Located in Dallas, TX
This early 20th century Japanese jewelry box is made of black lacquer and decorated with beautiful
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Early 20th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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  • Antique Early 20th Century Japanese Jewelry Box
  • Early 20th Century Japanese Jewelry Box
  • Antique Early 20th Century Japanese Jewelry Box
H 12.5 in W 10.75 in D 6.5 in
19th Century Japanese Jewelry Box in Lacquer Decor with Birds
Located in Marseille, FR
Japanese jewelry box in lacquer decor with birds (waders) decorated on all sides XIXth with handle
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Late 19th Century Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Lacquer

Japanese Jewelry Box, 1900
Located in Marseille, FR
Jewelry box Japan 1890/1900 decorated with a hundred Menukis in embossed brass and inlays measuring
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19th Century Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Rosewood

  • Japanese Jewelry Box, 1900
  • Antique Japanese Jewelry Box, 1900
  • Japanese Jewelry Box, 1900
  • Antique Japanese Jewelry Box, 1900
H 13 in W 13 in D 5.91 in
Small Japanese Marquetry Cabinet Yosegi Zaiku 19th Century
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Very beautiful Japanese jewelry cabinet in Yosegi-zaiku marquetry composed of six drawers. The
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19th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

Materials

Wood

Antique Shakudo Round Ring with Enchanting Scene of Japanese Warrior
Located in Baltimore, MD
about 1900, when Japanese jewelry artisans were banned from sword decorating and consequently turned
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1880s British Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Shakudo

Rare Shakudo Bunny Rabbit Pendant Necklace Japan Antique Victorian, circa 1870
Located in New York, NY
swords was prohibited in 1877, Japanese jewelry artisans transferred their skills to jewelry making. the
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Late 19th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Mixed Metal, Shakudo

Dragon Foo Dog Shakudo Earrings Samurai Warrior Japan 14 Karat Gold Victorian
Located in New York, NY
and copper. After the wearing of swords was prohibited in 1877, Japanese jewelry artisans transferred
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Late 19th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Gold, 14k Gold, Mixed Metal, Shakudo

Rare Shakudo Locket Pendant Necklace Bird Rickshaw Mount Fuji Japan Antique
Located in New York, NY
and copper. After the wearing of swords was prohibited in 1877, Japanese jewelry artisans transferred
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Late 19th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Mixed Metal, Shakudo

Japanese Tansu Chest / Storage, 1920s
By ACC Japan
Located in London, Lambeth
Beautiful patinated wooden small tansu from Japan. Tansu chests are very popular throughout Japan
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1920s Japanese Anglo-Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Cherry

  • Japanese Tansu Chest / Storage, 1920s
  • Antique Japanese Tansu Chest / Storage, 1920s
  • Japanese Tansu Chest / Storage, 1920s
  • Antique Japanese Tansu Chest / Storage, 1920s
H 37.01 in W 14.97 in D 16.54 in
Antique Japanese Silver Cigar, Jewelry or Keepsake Box
Located in Miami, FL
A stunning antique Japanese silver cigar, jewelry or keepsake box intricately designed and
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Early 20th Century Japanese Art Deco Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

Antique Japanese Silver Accordian Jewelry Box with Engraved Bamboo & Flowers
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique jewelry box is unsigned, but presumed to have originated from Japan and date to
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Early 20th Century Japanese Art Deco Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

Vintage Decorative Jewellery Case, Japanese, Lacquer, Box, Art Deco, Circa 1930
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an vintage decorative jewellery case. A Japanese, lacquer and Mother of Pearl lidded box in
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Early 20th Century Japanese Art Deco Antique Japanese Jewelry

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood, Lacquer

Jewelry Ring Trinket Boxes Pair Cloisonné Swan Japanese Gift Love Valentine
Located in BUNGAY, SUFFOLK
Japaneer cloisonné swans symbolize love and constancy, representing soul mates for life. Swans also
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1890s Japanese Meiji Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Enamel

Japanese Shakudō Brooch
Located in New York, NY
Beautifully detailed Japanese 19th Century Shakudō brooch. L 1.50", W .75". Excellent condition.
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Late 19th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Mixed Metal

  • Japanese Shakudō Brooch
  • Japanese Shakudō Brooch
  • Japanese Shakudō Brooch
  • Japanese Shakudō Brooch
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W 0.75 in L 1.5 in
Large Rond Jewelry Box, Color with with Internal Compartments, Japan 19th
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
This is an rond large box. It has been decorated with gilted drawing. It has been made in Japan
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19th Century French Chinese Export Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Wood

Victorian Silver Japanese Menuki Samurai and Horse Cufflinks
Located in Lexington, KY
samurai warriors. The cufflinks are solid sterling silver, marked silver and marked Japan. They are
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Late 19th Century Japanese Late Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

Antique Japanese Lacquer Jewelry Box Towards the End of the 19th Century
Located in Marseille, FR
Antique Japanese lacquer jewelry box from the late 19th century decorated with flowers and foliage
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Late 19th Century Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Lacquer

Victorian Japanese Gold and Silver Shakudo Ring
Located in Stamford, CT
always the subject in Japanese art, I have not seen a dog before that is not a foo dog or shi shi dog
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Late 19th Century Japanese Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Gold, Silver, Shakudo

Large Antique Japanese Shakudo Samurai Warrior on Horse with Groom Brooch
Located in New York, NY
Fine antique beautifully detailed Japanese Shakudo brooch of a Samurai warrior on a horse being
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19th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Gold, Silver, Mixed Metal, Shakudo

Pair Japan Shakudo Sea Dragon Samurai Warrior Lily Pad Brooches Gold Victorian
Located in New York, NY
This is a very rare pair of Antique Victorian Shakudo Brooch Pins from Japan depicting a Samurai
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Late 19th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Gold, 14k Gold, Mixed Metal, Shakudo

Japanese Meiji Dressing Stand with Mirror Black Lacquer
By Vintage Japanese Monochrome
Located in Valladolid, ES
Elegant and beautiful Dressing Table or it could be suitable for a jewellery box , Meiji Period
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1880s Dutch Meiji Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Bronze

Japanese Art Deco Porcelain Necklace
Located in Southbury, CT
. Japanese Art Deco jewelry is elusive. In fact, it's quite possible to carry on through life never seeing an
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Early 20th Century Asian Art Deco Antique Japanese Jewelry

Japanese Marquetry and Lacquer Jewelry Chest, Meiji Period, circa 1900, Japan
Located in Austin, TX
A very attractive Japanese wood table top jewelry or collector's chest with marquetry and lacquer
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Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Wood, Softwood, Lacquer

Rare Japan Shakudo Snake Ring 14 Karat Gold Antique Victorian Samurai circa 1870
Located in New York, NY
This is a very rare ring depicting a snake traveling through the grass in the historic Japanese art
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Late 19th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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14k Gold, Mixed Metal, Gold, Shakudo

19th Century Japanese Lacquer Box of Fish Shape
Located in North Miami, FL
19th century Japanese lacquer box of fish shape.  
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19th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Wood, Lacquer

Antique Japanese Silver Enamel Cloisonne Box
Located in Forest Hills, NY
Gorgeous Japanese Silver Enamel Cloisonné Box. Weight: 504 grams Size: 5.5 x 4 x 1.5 inches
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19th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

  • Antique Japanese Silver Enamel Cloisonne Box
  • Antique Japanese Silver Enamel Cloisonne Box
  • Antique Japanese Silver Enamel Cloisonne Box
  • Antique Japanese Silver Enamel Cloisonne Box
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W 4 in D 1.5 in L 5.5 in
Impressive Heavy Solid Silver Japanese Made Hipflask
Located in St Helens, GB
Japanese. A fine bamboo design throughout. The base pulls off forming a stirrup cup. Hallmarks ; no
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19th Century Japanese Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

Victorian Japanese 18 Karat Yellow Gold Silver Shakudo Antique Brooch
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Designed as an oval-shaped form decorated with a raised cameo of Japanese scenery Depicting cherry
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1880s Antique Japanese Jewelry

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver, Copper, Shakudo, Gold

Early 18th Century Black Japanned Trinket/Jewel Box
Located in Folkestone, GB
An exceptionally rare early 17th century, James I/Charles I, black Japanned jewel box decorated
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Early 17th Century English Elizabethan Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Wood

Fine Japanese Namban Lacquer Jewelry Casket, 17th Century
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Japanese Namban lacquer transition-style coffer with two drawers Kyoto/Nagasaki, circa 1650
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17th Century Japanese Edo Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Cypress

Fine Japanese Namban Lacquer Jewelry Casket, 17th Century
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H 8.39 in W 15.28 in D 6.15 in
French Antique Diamond Japanese Maple Leaf Brooch, Converts Into Hair Comb
Located in New York, NY
A very fine antique 19th-century diamond brooch in the form of an inverted Japanese maple leaf with
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1860s French Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Silver

Black Coral Gold Necklace And Japanese Shakudo Pendant
Located in Chesterland, OH
Japanese alloy used in sheet metal inlay or wire inlay. The technique involves inlaying gold, silver, and
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19th Century Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Coral, Gold, 14k Gold, Bronze, Shakudo, Silver, Mixed Metal

Antique Decorative Vanity Case, Japanese, Lacquer, Lidded Box, Victorian, C.1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique decorative vanity case. A Japanese, lacquer and Mother of Pearl lidded box
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Late 19th Century Japanese Late Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Lacquer

Rare Magnificent Large Estate Pair of Japanese Sculpted Bronze Centerpiece Urns
Located in New York, NY
The Following Item we are offering is A Magnificent Large Pair of Beautiful Estate Japanese Bronze
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19th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Bronze

Japanese Antique Kiri Wood Miniature Tansu Chest with Sliding Doors and Drawers
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Japanese Taisho period kiri wood miniature tansu chest from the early 20th century, with sliding
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Metal

NEW AAA+ Quality Japanese Akoya Salt Water White Pearl Necklace
Located in Warren, NJ
This stunning new necklace is made with AAAA+ quality high lustre Japanese Akoya salt water white
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Early 19th Century Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Pearl, 14k Gold

1900s Natural Japanese Blood Red Coral 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Poitiers, FR
the top a natural blood red coral and of Japanese origin in closed setting. The basket is openwork
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Early 20th Century French Belle Époque Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Coral, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Pair of Mandarin Duck Screen Holders, Japanese Taisho Period
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Pair of Japanese hand cast Mandarin duck screen holders. Glazed ceramic with cutouts to allow ends
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Early 20th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

Antique Viuctorian Demi Parure Earrings Brooch Silver Guilt Japanese Taste
Located in Munich, Bavaria
This extravagant Victorian demi parure in the Japanese taste consists of a pair of dangle earrings
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1880s British Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

Japan Red Lacquered Box 19th Century
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Beautiful Japanese box in red lacquered wood. The lid is decorated with flowering magnolia branches
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Late 19th Century Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Wood

  • Japan Red Lacquered Box 19th Century
  • Japan Red Lacquered Box 19th Century
  • Japan Red Lacquered Box 19th Century
  • Japan Red Lacquered Box 19th Century
H 2.76 in W 8.67 in D 6.7 in
Art Deco Platinum Handmade Necklace Chain 18.8 Gram 1920s Possibly Japan
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Art Deco Platinum Handmade Necklace Chain possibly Japan 1920s Length 21 Inch Measurements
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1920s Unknown Art Deco Antique Japanese Jewelry

Antique Japan Shakudo Plaques Peonies Butterfly Grashopper SpIder Spidernet
Located in Munich, Bavaria
Two plaques are identical showing three peonies. One plaque, slightly larger, shows a butterfly, a grasshopper and a spider in its net. The three plaques are fine examples of Shakudo...
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1870s Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Gold, Silver, Brass

Antique Japanese Meiji Dragon Cigarette Box Silver / 88 gr
Located in SE
Late 19th-early 20th century Meiji period hand-made Japanese cigarette case in fine Silver with
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1890s Japanese Arts and Crafts Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Hand-Painted Japanese Porcelain Satsuma & Silver Ladies Belt
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique silver and porcelain belt was made in Japan in approximately 1900 in the period
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

Antique Aesthetic Movement Yellow Gold Bangle Bracelet in the Japanese Style
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1880 Aesthetic Movement 14K Yellow Gold Bangle Bracelet, measuring 11/16 inch wide and having applied Red and Green Gold Bamboo plants and Crane Birds. Inside measurement / wri...
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1880s American Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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14k Gold

Antique 19th Century Japanese Hair Ornament Hairpin Gilt Metal Cast Metal
Located in Munich, Bavaria
century. The visible part of the hair ornament is designed as an elaborate Japanese coiffure of swept up
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1880s Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Gilt Metal

Japanese Meiji Koransha Porcelain Jewelry box or Trinket, circa 1880
Located in Takarazuka, JP
Beautiful Japanese hand painted Koransha Fukagawa porcelain decorative trinket, pill or jewelry box
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Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Gold

Antique Japanese Shakudo Stickpin Tiepin Mount Fuji Full Moon Sea Sailing Ship
Located in Munich, Bavaria
The exquisite shakudo stickpin depicts a full moon scene with the Japanese sea, a sailing boat
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1880s Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Shakudo

Japanese Hand-Painted Porcelain Lidded Serving Dish, Trinket or Jewelry Box
Located in Miami, FL
Beautiful Japanese hand painted porcelain decorative trinket, pill or jewelry box or serving dish
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Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Porcelain

Vintage Japanese Golden KOMAI SOUVENIR of HONG KONG Cigarette Case+Lighter Set
Located in New York, NY
A piece of fun and chic history - Vintage Japanese golden KOMAI SOUVENIR of HONG KONG cigarette
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Early 19th Century Japanese Art Deco Antique Japanese Jewelry

Japanese 14Kt. Gold Watch Fob with Matte Salts Enameled Finish 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Japanese Fob STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt. Gold and Matte
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1920s Japanese Art Deco Antique Japanese Jewelry

Antique English Mother of Pearl Inlaid Table Cabinet Jewelry Box with Lap Desk
Located in LOS ANGELES, CA
Antique Japanese Mother of Pearl inlaid jewelry box w lap desk This item includes restricted
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19th Century English Chinoiserie Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Mother-of-Pearl

Japanese Laquered Papier Mâché Circular Cups Hand Painted, circa 1910 Set of 2
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
made in Japan during the early 20th century, circa 1910. This is a very decorativeset of cups with a
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1910s Chinese Chinoiserie Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Paper

Japanese laquered Papier Mâché Circular Cups Hand-Painted, circa 1910 Set of 3
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
in Japan during the early 20th century, circa 1910. This is a very decorativeset of Cups with a
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1910s Chinese Chinoiserie Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Paper

Antique 19th Century Japanese by Gorham Sterling Silver Sardine Fork
By Gorham
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine antique sterling silver sardine fork. By Gorham. In the Japanese pattern. Simply a great
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19th Century American Aesthetic Movement Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Sterling Silver

Tiffany & Co Japanese Sterling Silver Solid Dessert Knife w/Mono #15477
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Washington Depot, CT
Sterling silver solid dessert knife by Tiffany & Co in the Japanese pattern with monogram
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19th Century Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Sterling Silver

Antique Carved Amber Frog Pendant
Located in Chesterland, OH
. Japanese artifact! The color of amber is saturated tea with a cherry tint! Very valuable! The color is
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19th Century Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Amber

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  • Antique Carved Amber Frog Pendant
  • Antique Carved Amber Frog Pendant
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W 1.19 in L 1.78 in
19th Century Satsuma Button Necklace
Located in New York, NY
linked chain formation. 1880's Japan. Excellent condition. 24" length, large pendant 1.25" smaller .6"
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1880s Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

19th Century Satsuma Button Fob
Located in New York, NY
Satsuma graduated button fob from the late 19th Century. 1870's Japan. Excellent condition. 6" x
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1870s Japanese Victorian Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Silver

  • 19th Century Satsuma Button Fob
  • 19th Century Satsuma Button Fob
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  • 19th Century Satsuma Button Fob
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W 1.25 in L 6 in
Art Deco Smoky Topaz Emerald Cut Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Elegant Art Deco Smoky Topaz Emerald Cut Necklace from the 1920's Japan. Set in sterling silver
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1920s Japanese Antique Japanese Jewelry

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Topaz, Sterling Silver

  • Art Deco Smoky Topaz Emerald Cut Necklace
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W 0.6 in L 14 in
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Antique Japanese Jewelry For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate piece of antique japanese jewelry for your needs in our varied inventory. Each design created in this style — which was crafted with great care and often made from Gold, Silver and Shakudo — can elevate any look. You’re likely to find the perfect item from our selection of antique japanese jewelry among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 18th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 20th Century. A choice in our collection of antique japanese jewelry from Tiffany & Co., Glorious Antique Jewelry Collection and Gorham — each of whom created a beautiful version of this treasured accessory — is worth considering. An object in our assortment of antique japanese jewelry can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 4 Diamond versions can add an especially stylish touch. See these pages for an oval cut iteration of this accessory, while there are also round cut cut and cabochon cut versions available here, too. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking an option in this array of antique japanese jewelry, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Antique Japanese Jewelry?

Prices for a piece of antique japanese jewelry can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $90 and can go as high as $50,735, while this accessory, on average, fetches $1,675.
Questions About Antique Japanese Jewelry
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    Paste jewelry is made out of a special type of flint glass that emulates several gemstones. Paste is a hand-cut glass that is polished with metal powder until it gleams like a gem. Paste jewelry was popular as a cheaper alternative to diamonds during the Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian eras, as well as the Art Deco period. On 1stDibs, find a variety of antique and vintage paste jewelry.
  • 1stDibs ExpertDecember 4, 2023
    To tell if antique jewelry is real, first look for hallmarks that may signify the maker. You can then use trusted online resources to find out what to look for to verify authenticity. If the jewelry doesn't have hallmarks, you may wish to consult a certified appraiser or licensed dealer. An expert can evaluate your jewelry, tell you whether it is a genuine antique and provide information about its materials and approximate value. Explore a large selection of antique jewelry on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 6, 2023
    Jewelry is considered antique once it is 100 years old. Pieces that are 20 to 99 years old are vintage. Contemporary is the term used to describe jewelry that is less than 20 years old. Explore a large selection of antique, vintage and contemporary jewelry from some of the world's top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To tell if jewelry is antique gold, take it to a licensed appraiser experienced in evaluating jewelry. It is difficult to identify jewelry materials using only the naked eye and online resources. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of expertly vetted gold jewelry.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    In antique jewelry, the term “paste” means glass finished in a way that allows it to resemble natural gemstones. To produce paste, artisans polish it for long periods of time with metal powder. On 1stDibs, find a selection of antique paste jewelry.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    To know if your antique jewelry is valuable, you can consult trusted online resources to see what similar pieces have sold for in the past. It is important to note that the condition of your specific piece will have a major effect on how much it is worth. Jewelry of a certain historical period will be worth more to collectors than accessories from other less noteworthy eras, and whether or not a given accessory is set with a precious gemstone may affect its value as well. You may wish to have the jewelry evaluated by a certified appraiser who can examine the piece and give you a price estimate. Master jewelry designers and luxury houses of the 19th and 20th centuries include Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, BVLGARI and others. Shop a collection of jewelry from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    Yes, some antique jewelry does go up in value. It is important to note that demand as well as the condition of your specific piece will have a major effect on how much it is worth. A certain historical period’s jewelry may be worth more to collectors than accessories from other less noteworthy eras, and whether or not a given accessory is set with precious gems may affect its value as well. You may wish to have the jewelry evaluated by a certified appraiser who can examine the piece and estimate its value. Master jewelry designers and luxury houses of the 19th and 20th centuries include Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, BVLGARI and others. On 1stDibs, shop a large collection of jewelry from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertDecember 12, 2023
    To tell if jewelry is vintage or antique, first look for any hallmarks that signify its maker. You can use trusted online resources to research when the maker was active and producing pieces similar to yours to roughly estimate its age. Jewelry is vintage if it's between 20 and 99 years old, and antique if it is 100 years old or more. If you're unable to locate a maker's hallmark, becoming familiar with the materials and other characteristics used during different eras of jewelry can help you date your piece. When in doubt, enlist the help of a certified appraiser or knowledgeable dealer. On 1stDibs, explore a large collection of vintage and antique jewelry.