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Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
Located in South Burlington, VT
"Rabbit Girl of Wonderland" Japan, an important tall 35" hand cast bronze effigy of a young woman clutching a prize rabbit, by important national artisan Toshihito Hosono (1937-) T...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
  • Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl
H 65 in. W 16 in. D 15 in.
Japanese Important Bronze Lady With A Newport Hat
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan a lovely, sensitive cast bronze sculpture of a woman proudly showing her Newport Hat. Designed and cast by by noted Japanese mid century sculptor Tabath Isao. This is a cla...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Paintings and Screens

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Bronze

Japan Important 1961 Life-Size Bronze "Coming Generation", Sculptor Koga Tadao
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan an important life-size plus 94 Inch high sculpture of a man with child by Mid-Century Modern master sculptor Koga Tadao, (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). The coming gener...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important 1939 Bronze Life-Size "Seaman with Cape" Masterpiece, Koga Tadao
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan an important life-size , early period sculpture of a muscular working man dated to 1939 and entitled "Seaman with a Cape", by mid century master sculptor Koga Tadao (1903-19...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Furniture

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Bronze

Japan Important 1950s Cast Bronze Life-Size "Male Nude” Sculptor Koga Tadao
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan an important 84" Tall life-size sculpture of a male nude by midcentury master sculptor Koga Tadao (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). Classic male midcentury pose complete ...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important Hand Carved and Hand Painted Art Deco Cat Panel, Koga Tadao
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan an important Art Deco period hand carved and hand painted wooden panel in its original frame by midcentury master sculptor Koga Tadao (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). R...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Midcentury Poster "Master Prints of Japan" by Ukiyo-e Hanga UCLA, 1969
Located in San Diego, CA
Midcentury poster "Master Prints of Japan" by Ukiyo-e Hanga, circa 1969. The piece was printed in France by Mourlot - Paris for the UCLA art galleries exhibition. The image is entitl...
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Mid-20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Posters

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Paper

Elegant Silver Sake Cup made to commemorate the Osaka World Expo of 1970
Located in Doornspijk, NL
This silver sake cup mas made especially for the 1970 Osaka World Expo. Its is marked 24 KBP.
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Mid-Century Modern More Asian Art, Objects and Fu...

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Silver

Paul Frankl Style Loveseat in Dark Chocolate by Tochiku
By Tochiku
Located in Wilton, CT
A loveseat celebrating the intricate craft and design of the great Paul Frankl. Completely refinished in a dark chocolate stain, the options for this piece are endless. Shown with an...
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sectional Sofas

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Upholstery, Rattan

Pair of Large Brass Candlesticks on a Round Scalloped Base and Top
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Fabulous pair of large brass candlesticks on a round scalloped base. Tall form with scalloped base and upper part underneath of the candle prong. They are a true beauty and will fi...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Candlesticks

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Brass

1990s Vintage Metal Yamaha Logo Display on Bordeaux Velvet
Located in Milan, IT
Vintage metal Yamaha logo display on bordeaux velvet. Collector's note: Yamaha Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation and conglomerate with a very wide range of pr...
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1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments

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Metal

Vintage Akari 24A Lamp Shade by Isamu Noguchi, 1950s-1960s
By Akari, Ozeki & Co. Ltd. 1, Isamu Noguchi
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
Early Isamu Noguchi Akari 24A sculptural lamp (shade only). The shade is in well preserved condition with the original box included (No shade stretcher is included). Early sun, moon ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bamboo, Paper

Leather Rocking Chair by Takeshi Nii, 1950s
By Takeshi Nii
Located in Warsaw, PL
This modern rocking chair was designed by Takeshi Nii during the 1950s. It has a black leather upholstery and an aluminum frame on wooden sleds. It is the brother of famous NY Chair ...
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Rocking Chairs

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Aluminum

  • Leather Rocking Chair by Takeshi Nii, 1950s
  • Leather Rocking Chair by Takeshi Nii, 1950s
  • Leather Rocking Chair by Takeshi Nii, 1950s
  • Leather Rocking Chair by Takeshi Nii, 1950s
H 37.01 in. W 21.66 in. D 31.5 in.
Mid-Centuy Modern Tile Mosaic Round Side Table
Located in New York, NY
A very beautiful Mid-Century Modern period tile mosaic round side table with black tripod wood base, circa Mid-20th century, 1960s, Japan. Mosaic tile colors include: red, yellow, br...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

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Ceramic, Pottery, Wood

Midcentury Japanese Kanji Lettering Poster of Pablo Picasso's Exhibition
By Pablo Picasso
Located in San Diego, CA
Highly collectible midcentury Japanese Kanji lettering poster of Pablo Picasso's Exhibition, circa 1950s. The piece is from the French Posters collection and is in very nice unframed...
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20th Century French Mid-Century Modern Posters

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Paper

Jean Michel-Basquiat, King for a Decade, 1997 Book
By Taka Kawachi
Located in London, GB
Published by Korinsha Press, 1997. “Since I was 17, I thought I might be a star”. This book couples a look into Basquiat's art and life, through a series of interviews with his...
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1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Isamu Noguchi Early Edition Floor Lamp, Japan, 1950
By Akari, Isamu Noguchi
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A stunning tripod floor lamp designed by Isamu Noguchi, manufactured by Akari in Japan around 1950. This eye-catching piece is made of beautifully folded paper with bamboo / woode...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamps

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Metal

Mid Century Japanese Weed Pot/ Bud Vase
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Vintage Japanese hand crafted pottery. Beautiful colors, glazing and composition.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Pair of Mid Century Japanese Blanc de Chine Gourd Vases
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A chic pair of Japanese white porcelain gourd form vases, mid 20th century, 17 inches tall.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Porcelain

Mid-Century Japanese Iron Kewpie Paperweights Sculptures Metal Arts Birds
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Rare pair of cast iron Kewpie birds; mother and child. Large one weighs approx. 2.5 lbs. and is 4 inches long, small one is about a third of that.
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20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Paperweights

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Iron

Japan Moravan Knives Steak Cutlery Set of 5 Midcentury Modern 1960s
By Dansk
Located in National City, CA
Midcentury Modern cutlery knives By Moravan Steak Knives Set of 5 Midcentury Modern Japan 1960s Stainless steel and wood Measures: 8 x .75 x .38 thick inches Preowned Original u...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Platters and Serveware

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Stainless Steel

Two Large Vintage Japanese Paper Fans, Priced Individually
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Two large decorative mid century Japanese fans crafted with wood frames and paper. The red fan is hand painted with characters and a lovely scene of two birds in a tree. Both have ho...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Paper

Japanese Mid-Century Floral Painted Signed Studio Pottery Bowl
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stylish mid-century Japanese studio pottery bowl hand painted with floral designs and signed to the side. The wide rounded bowl stands on a narrow rounded pedestal foot with a shap...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Pottery

Japanese Mid-Century Modern Studio Pottery Vase
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern art studio pottery vase with luster glaze on diminutive tripod legs.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Pottery

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 Wood Block Print by Mabuchi Toru
By Japanese Studio
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A colorful contemporary wood block print by famed and well listed Japanese artist Mabuchi Toru (1920-1994) pencil signed and numbered 7 / 30 with red ink stamp and signed with a Japa...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Prints

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Paper

  • Japanese Wood Block Print by Mabuchi Toru
  • Japanese Wood Block Print by Mabuchi Toru
  • Japanese Wood Block Print by Mabuchi Toru
  • Japanese Wood Block Print by Mabuchi Toru
H 30.5 in. W 23.5 in. D 1 in.
Mid-Century Modern Japanese Lacquered Coffee Table
By Gracie
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Yellow lacquer coffee table with a lovely three dimensional rendering of a herd of deer on top. Antiqued metal sabot on legs. Signed on bottom by Fumio Shimada, Originally retailed b...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables

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Wood, Lacquer

1960’s Japanese Wood Carving Bear /Vintage Figurine Sculpture Folk Art
By Japanese Studio
Located in London, Lambeth
The wooden Bear is an Ainus artisan hand carved from the mid century indigenous people of northern Japan living and practicing art on the of Hokkaido Cc1960’s.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Cedar

Mid Century Modern Japanese Lacquered Three Drawer Box
Located in Stamford, CT
Exquisitely lacquered mid 20th century three drawer table top box. The shimmering surface imitates an exotic wood veneer. It took hours of layering on the lacquer and hand rubbing it...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories

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Wood

Mid-Century Modern Japanese Lacquered Two Drawer Box
Located in Stamford, CT
Exquisitely lacquered mid 20th century two drawer table top box. The shimmering surface imitates an exotic wood veneer. It took hours of layering on the lacquer and hand rubbing it d...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Decorative Boxes

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Wood, Lacquer

Japanese Mid-Century Modern Art Studio Ceramic Vase
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern art studio ceramic pottery vase, marked on the bottom. In great vintage condition with age-appropriate wear and use.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

'4' Four Hakone Japanese Bisque Figurines, Circa 1950
By Hakone Manufacturer Japan
Located in Incline Village, NV
Four bisque hand painted Japanese Hakone figurines; also referred to as "Hakata Dolls" or Suyaki Ningyu. These style "dolls" were first introduced in 17th century Japan as offerings ...
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Hiroyuki Tajima Abstract Japanese Woodcut Print
By Hiroyuki Tajima
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Beautiful and mysterious woodcut print by Japanese artist Hiroyuki Tajima (1911-1984). This print, titled Scarlet Impression, has broad areas of color contrasting with delicate, orga...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Modern Contemporary Art

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Paper

Mid-Century Modern Robsjohn Gibbings Japanese Oak Credenza
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Antwerp, BE
Influenced by George Nakashima this vintage sideboard has been made in Japan. Robsjohn Gibbings worked for the same company as Nakashima called Widdicomb. This particular piece is ...
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas

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Laminate, Oak

Mid-Century Modern Japanese Satsuma Urn Vessel Table Lamp
Located in West Hartford, CT
Magnificent Japanese Satsuma vintage table lamp. Wired for USA and in excellent condition.
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

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Enamel

Mid-Century Modern Noritake Japan Coffee / Tea Set for 4 Snowville Porcelain
By Noritake, Lagardo Tackett
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and rare set of coffee tea for 4 great condition circa 1963 in white porcelain great condition like new, no chips or cracks, 4 snack plates - 8.5" x 7" 4 tea cups - 4" W x...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Porcelain, Rattan

Japanese Mid-Century Modern, Nude Boy, Patinated Bronze Sculpture, 1960s
Located in New York, NY
Original dark-brown patina, signed illegibly in Japanese hieroglyphs. Dimensions: Height 10 inches, diameter 2 7/8 inches.
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Pitcher Cherry Blossoms Decoration, 1960s
Located in Miami, FL
Exquisite Mid-Century Modern Japanese tall and slender ceramic pitcher with top.  Decorated with stylized cherry blossom branches, with white flowers on a gray green background. Love...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic, Pottery

Mid-Century Modern Cork Opener Rosewood Japan Bar
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration a vintage Mid-Century Modern cork opener. Stainless steel with rosewood handles. Stamped "JAPAN" Original chrome-plated finish. 4 7/8" x 3 1/2" x 5/8"...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Chrome

Japanese Signed Abstract Mid-Century Modern Bizen Ware Pottery Sculpture Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
A bold, large, gorgeously crafted Japanese abstract sculpture with beautiful texture and organic, naturally fired coloring. A unique and special work. Signed with the maker's imp...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Pottery

Mid-Century Modern Molded Teak Japanese 9 Bottle Capacity Wine Rack
By Alvar Aalto
Located in San Diego, CA
A very cool design and rare vintage molded teak, 9 bottle capacity wine rack, retains old made in Japan label.
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20th Century Japanese Scandinavian Modern Wine Coolers

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Teak

Japanese Mid-Century Modern Direct Drive Turntable by Denon Marke, 1980s
Located in MIlano, IT
Japanese Mid-Century Modern Direct drive turntable by Denon Marke, 1980s Japanese direct drive turntable model Quartz lock micro processor controlled turntable DP-45F in wood and al...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments

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Aluminum

Bar Wine Bottle Corkscrew Opener in Rosewood Japan Mid-Century Modern
Located in National City, CA
For your consideration: Vintage Mid-Century Modern wine bottle bar corkscrew opener. Made in stainless steel with rosewood handles. Stamped "JAPAN" Original chrome-plated finish. Mea...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Barware

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Stainless Steel

Mid-Century Modern Modernist Pair of Chrome Polished Steel Andirons 1980s Japan
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a gorgeous pair of polished steel andirons, table sculptures, made in Japan, circa the 1980s. In excellent condition. The dimensions of each are 7" W x 6" D...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Andirons

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Steel

Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Dining Chair
By Isamu Kenmochi
Located in Meguro-ku, JP
This is designed by the most talented Japanese mid-century producer Mr. Isamu Kenmochi. "Kabuto" chairs have been made by Tendo who manufactured the famous "Butterfly” stool designe...
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Early 2000s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Chairs

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Steel

  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Dining Chair
  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Dining Chair
  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Dining Chair
  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Dining Chair
H 28.35 in. W 20.48 in. D 20.87 in.
Toyo Japan Black Sculptural Ceramic Vase, Vessel Asian Mid-Century Modern
By Toyo
Located in Miami, FL
Asian Mid-Century Modern stunning sculptural vase in glazed black ceramic. Original mark at the base.
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Late 20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Japan Ceramic Black and Red Round Flat Vase Mid-Century Modern
Located in Miami, FL
Stunning Mid-Century Modern round and flat Japan black ceramic vase with red stripes. Original mark at the base.
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Late 20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Lounge Chair
By Isamu Kenmochi
Located in Meguro-ku, JP
This is designed by the most talented Japanese mid-century producer Mr. Isamu Kenmochi. "Kabuto" chairs have been made by Tendo who manufactured the famous "Butterfly” stool designe...
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

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Steel

  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Lounge Chair
  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Lounge Chair
  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Lounge Chair
  • Japanese Mid-Century Design "Kabuto" Lounge Chair
H 27.17 in. W 21.66 in. D 23.63 in.
Vintage Butterfly Stool Sori Yanagi Tendo Mokko Japan Mid-Century Modern, Pair
By Tendo Mokko
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A pair of vintage molded plywood butterfly stool designed by Sori Yanagi for Tendo Mokko. Dark brown finish on a Japanese paper veneer with stainless steel hardware. Black painted ed...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Stools

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Wood

Mid-Century Decorative Ceramic Japanese Vase
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Japanese ceramic vase decorated with heaven lion and floral motif. Marked on the bottom. The vase is in good vintage condition with age appropriate wear.
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Japanese Mid-Century Art Studio Ceramic Jars
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern art studio ceramic lidded jars with rich glaze, unsigned.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Jars

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Ceramic

Japanese Mid-Century Glazed Ceramic Lotus Vase
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern glazed ceramic vase in lotus shape, stamped with mark on the bottom. 9.5" height x 3.25" diameter.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Pottery

Japanese Mid-Century Art Studio Ceramic Vase
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Mid-Century Modern art studio ceramic vase with square base and natural glaze, illegible mark on the bottom.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Mid-Century Modern Vase
Located in Opa Locka, FL
Small midcentury vase, signed. Most likely from Japan.
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

  • Mid-Century Modern Vase
  • Mid-Century Modern Vase
  • Mid-Century Modern Vase
  • Mid-Century Modern Vase
H 7 in. Dm 2.50 in.
Mid Century Modernist Japanese Bronze Vase Signed
Located in San Diego, CA
Modernist bronze vase with beautiful patina. Signed and dated, 1961. Japan.
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Vintage 1960s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Bronze

Mid-Century Modern Bronze Set of Japanese Women Awa Odori Dancers
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful set of 4 bronze dancer figures. This group of 4 petite figures have graceful lines and a beautiful golden finish with patina. Circa 1950s. These abstract figures with a var...
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Chinoiserie Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

Mashiko Yaki Japanese Mid-Century Studio Pottery Yunomi
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very stylish Japanese Mashiko Yaki studio pottery Yunomi with stylized designs in panels set within a brown glazed body in the manner of Shoji Hamada and dating from around 1960. T...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

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Stoneware

Thermo from Japan, Mid-Century, circa 1950
Located in New York, NY
A thermo from circa 1950, Japan. Made of bamboo and brass details.
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Serving Pieces

Materials

Brass

Ashtray with Dog , Japan , Mid-20th Century
Located in Antwerp, BE
Vintage ashtray with dog from the Mid-20th Century. A green porcelain ashtray with a puppy dog on top. A brown with black masked dog. This ashtray was made in Japan. Beautiful gif...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Ashtrays

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Porcelain

  • Ashtray with Dog , Japan , Mid-20th Century
  • Ashtray with Dog , Japan , Mid-20th Century
  • Ashtray with Dog , Japan , Mid-20th Century
  • Ashtray with Dog , Japan , Mid-20th Century
H 4.34 in. W 7.09 in. D 5.52 in.
Vintage Mid-Century Modern Set of Four Japanese Porcelain Bowls Blue Hue
Located in Bochum, NRW
Vintage Mid-Century Modern set of four Japanese Porcelain bowls. Each painted with a different floral motif. Nicely oyster shape, all wear makers mark under the bottom. In excellent ...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Ceramics

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Porcelain

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Midcentury Modern Japanese For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of midcentury modern Japanese is available at 1stDibs. Each of these unique midcentury modern Japanese was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, wood and paper. There are all kinds of midcentury modern Japanese available, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. Midcentury modern Japanese are generally popular furniture pieces, but Mid-Century Modern, Scandinavian Modern and Arts and Crafts styles are often sought at 1stDibs. Zukov, Dansk Designs and Josef Hurka each produced beautiful midcentury modern Japanese that are worth considering.

How Much are Midcentury Modern Japanese?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $735, while they’re typically $65 on the low end and $19,500 highest priced.