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Pair of Monumental Akari Model UF4-31N Floor Lamps by Isamu Noguchi
By Isamu Noguchi, Ozeki & Co. Ltd. 1
Located in Glendale, CA
Pair of monumental Akari model UF4-31N floor lamps by Isamu Noguchi. The shade is made from handmade washi paper and bamboo ribs with Noguchi Akari manufacturer's stamp. Akari light ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Anglo-Japanese Floor Lamps

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Metal

Pair of 19th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Mixed Metal Bronze Vases
Located in Great Barrington, MA
This beautifully paired set of Aesthetic Movement Japanese bronze vases are decorated all around the body featuring birds and foliage. The contrast of the copper and gold tones and n...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Metalwork

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Bronze

Postmodern Memphis Wall Clock "Paradise", Shohei Mihara x Wakita, Japan, 1980s
By Wakita, Shohei Mihara
Located in Kirchlengern, DE
Article: wall clock Memphis style Origin: Japan Producer: Wakita Paradise Age: 1980s Description: this original metal postmodern wall clock was...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Wall Clocks

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Metal

Asian Metal Japanese Yatate, Edo, Bronze Pipe Shape
By Asian Style
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The first yatate were long boxes, with the ink compartment in the axis of the pen. The "smoking pipe" shape was designed to increase the quantity of available ink. Asian Metal Japane...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Tobacco Accessories

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Metal

Japanese Extraordinary Tall Garden Lamp Light Fixture, 1950s Mid Century
Located in Shelburne, VT
Rare Garden Find from Our Recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels In the manner of Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School. Japan, a handsome and tall Mid-Century Modern bronze...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa More Lighting

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Metal

Vintage Trinket Metal Box with Porcelain Top Hand Painted Asian Scene
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage metal and porcelain trinket box with hand painted Asian Japanese scene. Metal silvered with porcelain top hand painted with an outdoor scene with a mother and child wearing t...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Anglo-Japanese Metalwork

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Metal

Ando Jubei Celadon Wireless Cloisonné Vase with Roses, Signed
By Ando Jubei
Located in Somis, CA
A beautiful, vintage, near perfect condition Ando Jubei vase featuring roses. Elegant form, perfect size and the finest finish in high gloss. Perfectly smooth to touch. Rim and base ...
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20th Century Japanese Vases

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Metal, Enamel

Pair of Ando Jubei Cloisonné Vase, Signed, Grapes
By Ando Jubei
Located in Somis, CA
A rare offering of a pair of beautiful, vintage, grape themed Ando Jubei over-glaze Cloisonne vase. Elegant form, perfect proportions and the finest finish in high gloss. Rim and bas...
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20th Century Japanese Vases

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Metal, Enamel

Antique Japanese Metal Gun Box
Located in Essex, MA
A well made and decorative rectangular metal Japanese gun box, with multiple metal handles and a central wooden bail handle and engraved brass plaque with Japanese writing, with latc...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

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Metal

  • Antique Japanese Metal Gun Box
  • Antique Japanese Metal Gun Box
  • Antique Japanese Metal Gun Box
  • Antique Japanese Metal Gun Box
H 3.75 in. W 20 in. D 3.75 in.
Urn Japanese Metal 19th Century Japan
Located in New York, NY
Urn Japanese Metal 19th Century Japan. An urn made during the 19th century in Japan. The urn is decorated with fields containing different patterns. The inside bottom is decorated wi...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Urns

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Bronze

Japanese Cast Metal "Owl" Wall Lantern
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
Vintage cast metal with antique brass finish. This is to be used for candles.
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Lanterns

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Metal

  • Japanese Cast Metal "Owl" Wall Lantern
  • Japanese Cast Metal "Owl" Wall Lantern
  • Japanese Cast Metal "Owl" Wall Lantern
  • Japanese Cast Metal "Owl" Wall Lantern
H 11 in. W 5.75 in. D 5.25 in.
Antique Meiji Japanese Enamel on Metal Vase
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
Lovely and very detailed piece. Rare. Condition Overall condition B; There is 1 crack on the body. Size; 245mm wide Period Meiji Periode (1867-1912).
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Ceramics

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Metal, Enamel

Japanese Mid-Century Modern Metal Ikebana Vase
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern ribbed metal ikebana vase with green patina.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Metalwork

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Metal

Japanese Sterling & Mixed Metal Box
Located in Stamford, CT
A Japanese sterling silver and mixed metal box with tray over wood.   
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Decorative Boxes

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Silver

  • Japanese Sterling & Mixed Metal Box
  • Japanese Sterling & Mixed Metal Box
  • Japanese Sterling & Mixed Metal Box
  • Japanese Sterling & Mixed Metal Box
H 1.75 in. W 6.75 in. D 5.5 in.
Multi Metal Japanese, Bronze Lamp
Located in Hudson, NY
Multi Metal Japanese Bronze with 19th Century French Ormolu Mounts. Originally a 19th Century Oil Lamp. Modified in 2014, new wiring, new fixtures.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Table Lamps

Rider on Horse Japanese Cast Metal Bronze Finish
Located in Cookeville, TN
This is a nice miniature cast metal horse and rider with a bronze finish. It is marked on the underside, made in Japan.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Metal, Metal

Anglo-Japanese Style Horizontal Metal Clad Mirror
By Stephen Cavallo
Located in New York, NY
Horizontal metal clad mirror. Measures: H 42" x W 45". Tin metal clad frame, to hang horizontally.    
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Late 20th Century American Anglo-Japanese Wall Mirrors

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Metal, Tin

Japanese Mixed Metal Shakudo Vase Meiji Period
By Ikko Tanaka
Located in Gainesville, FL
Japanese mixed metal shakudo vase depicting birds fishing among rich foliage. The vase is 5 1/4" tall and signed "Ikko-do Unryu-Sako". Ikko is a maker whose signature is found on oth...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Other Metalwork

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Bronze

Salvaged Metal Japanese Lantern, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
Reclaimed Japanese metal lantern with mother of pearl detailing and dragon design bracket. No glass present. Lantern measures: 25 x 25 x 26cm. Bracket measures 63cm long x 38cm high ...
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20th Century European Lanterns

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Metal

  • Salvaged Metal Japanese Lantern, 20th Century
  • Salvaged Metal Japanese Lantern, 20th Century
  • Salvaged Metal Japanese Lantern, 20th Century
  • Salvaged Metal Japanese Lantern, 20th Century
H 10.24 in. W 9.85 in. D 9.85 in.
“Full Metal Jacket” 1987 Japanese B2 Film Poster
By Philip Castle
Located in New York, NY
Original 1987 Japanese B2 poster by Philip Castle for the film “Full Metal Jacket” directed by Stanley Kubrick with Matthew Modine / Adam Baldwin / Vincent D'Onofrio / R. Lee Ermey. ...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Posters

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Paper

Japanese Cloisonné Sample Set, Comprising 10 Small Metal Vases
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A Japanese cloisonné sample set, comprising 10 small metal vases showing the various stages of cloisonné production, all in a silk brocade covered box with a red silk lining. Meiji p...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Vases

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Metal

Pl. 11 Antique Print of Japanese Metal Decorations Ornaments by Racinet
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Japanese - Japonais - Japonesisch'. Chromolithograph of Japanese metal decorations ornaments. This print originates from 'l'Ornement Polychrome' by Auguste Raci...
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Antique Late 19th Century Prints

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Paper

Japanned Metal Storage Box with Glass Knob from the Late 19th Century
Located in Charleston, SC
Painted box with an Eastern influence used fro tea or tobacco storage from the late 19th century.
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Antique 1890s Asian Tobacco Accessories

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Metal

Mini Japanese Papier-Mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature Japanese Papier-Mâché (19th Century) Iki Ningyo mask or sometimes referred to as Noh mask, mounted on custom painted metal base.  Trimmed with natural hair and glass, paint...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Pair of Japanese Meiji Mixed Metal Relief Vases
Located in Stockholm, SE
A pair of mixed metal vases, Meiji period (1868-1911). Each chiselled and inlaid in high and low relief with birds among flowers and trees.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Urns

Mini Japanese Papier-Mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature Japanese Papier-Mâché (19th Century) Iki Ningyo mask or sometimes referred to as Noh mask, mounted on custom painted metal base.  Trimmed with natural hair and glass, paint...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Mini Japanese Papier-Mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature Japanese Papier-Mâché (19th Century) Iki Ningyo mask or sometimes referred to as Noh mask, mounted on custom painted metal base.  Trimmed with cotton and glass, painted gla...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Porcelain on Metal Fine Chinoiserie Occupied Japan Art Deco Box
Located in San Diego, CA
Porcelain on metal fine chinoiserie occupied Japan Art Deco box, beautiful and rare petite box delicate and painted with metal inserts, a couple of tiny chips on the inside base edge...
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20th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Decorative Boxes

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Metal, Brass

Mini Japanese Papier-Mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature Japanese Papier-Mâché (19th Century) Iki Ningyo mask or sometimes referred to as Noh mask, mounted on custom painted metal base.  Trimmed with natural hair and glass, paint...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Mini Japanese Papier-mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature Japanese Papier-Mâché (19th Century) Iki Ningyo mask or sometimes referred to as Noh mask, mounted on custom painted metal base.  Trimmed with painted glass eyes.
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Mini Japanese Papier-Mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature Japanese Papier-Mâché (19th Century) Iki Ningyo mask or sometimes referred to as Noh mask, mounted on custom painted metal base.  Trimmed with natural hair and glass, paint...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Mini Japanese Papier-mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature Japanese Papier-Mâché (19th Century) Iki Ningyo mask or sometimes referred to as Noh mask, mounted on custom painted metal base.  Trimmed with painted glass eyes.
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

Japanese Woven Turquoise Silk and Metal Thread Obi
Located in New York, NY
Japanese masterfully woven deep turquoise silk and metallic bronze thread obi. Background of metallic honeycomb, with flowers, trees and cranes flying upward through them. Absolutely...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Japonisme Textiles

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Metallic Thread

Mini Japanese Papier-Mâché Mask Mounted on Custom Painted Metal Base
Located in New York, NY
Miniature papier-mâché Japanese mask mounted on a small custom metal base.
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Metal

20 X 120 Nikon Marine Binoculars. Paint Stripped & metal polished. Japanese 1940
By Nikon
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A pair of Nikon 20x120 Marine binoculars. Set on a period, extendable oak and polished metal stand. 20x magnification with 120mm objective lenses. Paint stripped and metal polished. ...
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Vintage 1940s Japanese Art Deco Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Myochin Style Hiroyoshi Japanese Edo Articulated Metal Rock Lobster
By Myochin Hiroyoshi
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Edo period articulated rock lobster made of copper, bronze and iron and signed 'Hiroyoshi' on the bottom. Made in the early 20th century (late Meiji/early Taisho period), th...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze, Copper, Iron

Petite Japanese Nanbu Cast Black Metal Owl Trinket Lidded Figural Box Dish
By Isamu Noguchi
Located in Washington, DC
Small lidded segmented stash box, black with shades of rust.
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Early 2000s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Metal

Large Japanese Silver and Mixed-Metal Vase with Flurried Fowl
Located in New York, NY
Large silver vase with mixed-metal farmyard scene. Made by Kobayashi in Tokyo. Baluster with straight and short neck, flat rim, and foot ring. Applied to body: a rooster and hen wari...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Aesthetic Movement Metalwork

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Silver

Pair of Japanese Bronze Vase with Metal Inlays by Mitsufune
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of elegant vases of solid oiled bronze from the Meiji era, Japan (1868-1912). In a Classic Meiping shape, the pair has a mirrored inlay with gold, silver and red enamel that d...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Metalwork

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Bronze

Japanese Mixed Metal Vase Mounted as a Lamp Meiji Period
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
Japanese mixed metal vase Mounted as a lamp Meiji period The bulbous-form body with long conical neck decorated in high-relief copper with a sparrows perched on a branch of va...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Table Lamps

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Brass, Copper

Japanese Train Lighter
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique vintage table lighter in the shape of a train. Made of metal with "4182" inscribed on the sides. Label on back reads "Comoy's of London." Made in Japan. Cool tobacco accessory...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Tobacco Accessories

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Metal

  • Japanese Train Lighter
  • Japanese Train Lighter
  • Japanese Train Lighter
  • Japanese Train Lighter
H 2.25 in. W 1.75 in. D 6.25 in.
Japanese Bronzed Metal Figure, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
A late 19th century Japanese bronzed metal figure. The figure is of an elderly Gentleman with a monkey on his back. The figure has a bag strapped around his shoulders on which ...
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Antique 19th Century Asian Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

  • Japanese Bronzed Metal Figure, 19th Century
  • Japanese Bronzed Metal Figure, 19th Century
  • Japanese Bronzed Metal Figure, 19th Century
  • Japanese Bronzed Metal Figure, 19th Century
H 9.65 in. W 5.12 in. D 4.14 in.
Antique Japanese Wooden Hibachi with Metal Liner and Three Dovetailed Drawers
Located in Yonkers, NY
An antique Japanese rectangular wooden hibachi from the early 20th century, with metal liner and three drawers. Used for cooking or warming sake or tea, this elegant hibachi features...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Furniture

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Brass

Japanese Mixed Metal Shakudo Vase Silver Irises on Bronze, Meiji Period
Located in Gainesville, FL
Japanese mixed metal shakudo vase from Meiji Period. The vase depicts silver iris flowers on bronze base. Signed on the side by the maker, and marked on the bottom for Nogawa worksho...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Other Metalwork

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Silver

Japanese Pipe Tabletop Lighter
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique vintage table lighter in the shape of a pipe. Made of metal with a wavy pattern on sides. Label at bottom reads "Comoy's of London." Made in Japan. Cool tobacco accessory and ...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Tobacco Accessories

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Metal

  • Japanese Pipe Tabletop Lighter
  • Japanese Pipe Tabletop Lighter
  • Japanese Pipe Tabletop Lighter
  • Japanese Pipe Tabletop Lighter
H 3 in. W 2 in. D 5 in.
Isamu Noguchi, Table Lamp, Akari Model, Lacquered Metal, circa 1980, Japan
By Isamu Noguchi
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Isamu Noguchi, table lamp, Akari model, lacquered metal, paper globe, circa 1980, Japan. Measures: Height 70 cm, diameter 40 cm.
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Metal

Japanese Microphone Tabletop Lighter
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Unique vintage table lighter in the shape of a microphone. Microphone pivots inside the stand. Black wire. Made in Japan. Cool tobacco accessory and conversation piece. Working light...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Tobacco Accessories

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Metal

  • Japanese Microphone Tabletop Lighter
  • Japanese Microphone Tabletop Lighter
  • Japanese Microphone Tabletop Lighter
  • Japanese Microphone Tabletop Lighter
H 8.25 in. W 3 in. D 3 in.
Lovely Japanese Ovoid Vase Mixed Metal Iron Patinated Gilt 1960s
Located in National City, CA
Sculptural Japanese mixed metal iron and gilt patinated ovoid vase flared narrow neck Made in Japan, circa 1960 Measures: 9 height x 3.5 inches in diameter Original vintage preown...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Gold, Iron

Antique Japanese Silver Bowl with Mixed Metal Flowers and Birds
Located in New York, NY
Japanese silver bowl, circa 1890. Bellied with applied gold, copper, and silver flowers and birds. Ornament fluid and stylized. Three C-scroll supports with shaped and tooled cloud m...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sterling Silver

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Gold, Silver, Copper

Paperweight, Metal French Bulldog on Onyx Mable Base, Japan
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique bulldog paper press - paper weight on beautiful polished brown onyx marble base. The metal bulldog dog figural - figurine is signed made in Japan (on the belly) and has nice...
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Mid-20th Century Asian Art Deco Paperweights

Materials

Onyx, Metal

Silver Metal Sea Shell Baptismal Dish Catch All or Trinket Tray, Japan
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Metal Grotto style shell dish in a silver hue. Standing on three rounded footed feet, this dish elevates slightly off of where it sits. In a silver metal, this piece is shaped int...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Art Deco Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

Materials

Metal, Silver

A Large Patinated Japanese Bronze & Mixed Metal Vase, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A large and finely proportioned patinated bronze & mixed metal vase, the ovoid body decorated with raised motifs of flying cranes in silver-overlay set amongst incised motifs of pine...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Bronze

Large Japanese Patinated Bronze Mixed Metal Charger Meiji Period, circa 1880
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A large Japanese patinated bronze Mixed metal charger Meiji period Finely decorated in gold, silver, copper and bronze. Naturalistically accurate depiction of sparrows among...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Gold, Silver, Bronze, Copper

Large Antique Japanese Mixed Metal on Silver Vase from Meiji Era
Located in New York, NY
Large Japanese mixed metal on silver vase, circa 1880. Tapering with round shoulder and short spool neck. Applied ornament in silver, gold, and copper: Chrysanthemums—big bold blooms...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Antique 19th Century Japanese Solid Silver & Mix Metal Rooster, circa 1890
Located in London, London
Antique late-19th century Japanese Meiji period very fine silver figure of a rooster, on a carved wooden stand. Naturalistically cast and carved as a long-tail rooster facing forward...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Centerpieces

Materials

Silver

Japanese Cloisonné Jardinière
Located in Stamford, GB
Japanese cloisonné jardinière Measures: Length 26cm, width 5cm, height 9cm A beautiful cloisonné jardinière of a rich blue with stunning illustration of cranes and flora.
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Antique 1860s Japanese Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

Materials

Metal

  • Japanese Cloisonné Jardinière
  • Japanese Cloisonné Jardinière
  • Japanese Cloisonné Jardinière
  • Japanese Cloisonné Jardinière
H 3.55 in. W 1.97 in. D 10.24 in.
Antique 19th Century Japanese Solid Silver and Mix Metal Rooster, circa 1890
Located in London, London
Antique late 19th century Japanese Meiji period very fine silver figure of a rooster, on a carved wooden stand. Naturalistically cast and carved as a long-tail rooster facing forward...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Centerpieces

Materials

Silver

Japanese Showa Dynasty Mixed Metal Vase of Bronze, Brass and Silver
Located in Stamford, CT
Japanese Showa dynasty mixed metal vase of bronze, brass and silver.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Vases

Materials

Silver, Brass, Bronze

Japanese Bronze and Mixed Metal Shakudo Covered Box Mount Fuji View Meiji Period
By Makiko Hattori
Located in Gainesville, FL
Japanese mixed metal box with the view of Mount Fuji executed in silver, and covered with birds and plants overlay all around. The box is from Meiji period circa 1890s, and it is 5 3...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Bronze

Japanese F4U-1 Corsair Plane Tabletop Lighter
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Cool vintage table lighter in the shape of a F4U-1 Corsair airplane. Made of metal with "F4U-1" and "Corsair" inscribed on underside. Label at bottom reads "Comoy's of London." Made ...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Tobacco Accessories

Materials

Metal

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Japanese Metal For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic Japanese metal available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, wood and paper, every Japanese metal was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a Japanese metal, we have 207 options in-stock, while there are 2 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a Japanese metal — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A Japanese metal, designed in the Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco or Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Isamu Noguchi, Akari and Ozeki & Co. Ltd. each produced at least one beautiful Japanese metal that is worth considering.

How Much is a Japanese Metal?

Prices for a Japanese metal can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $125 and can go as high as $81,850, while the average can fetch as much as $1,600.