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Old Japanese Copperware / 1800s Small Silver Inlaid Vase Japanese Antiques
Located in Sammushi, JP
This is an old Japanese single-flowered vase made of copper. In addition, silver is embedded in the fine and beautiful patterns. This is a traditional technique found in Japan, C...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Metalwork

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Copper

Old Japanese Hand Cast Lantern Bamboo & Grasses
Located in Shelburne, VT
From Our Recent Japanese Acquisitions in original condition Japan, an attractive and sturdy antique lantern, with a "Bamboo & Grasses" motif on fire box. Found from a Japanese/ Am...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Pair of Old Japanese "Nautical" Hand Cast Lanterns
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese acquisitions in original condition Japan, an attractive and sturdy pair (2) of lanterns, with seldom seen "Nautical" motifs on fire boxes. One possess...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Fine Hand Cast "Bronze Rabbit" from Old Japan
Located in Shelburne, VT
Fine quality hand cast rabbit from Japan This is a charming solid hand cast effigy of a kneeling rabbit caste in a delightful bronze. It was sourced from a Japanese southern colle...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Family Four Big Old Japanese Famous Kokeshi Dolls, Hand Painted, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Four big hand painted and signed Kokeshi Dolls from Old Japan. A beautifully preserved set of Japanese Folk Art hand carved and hand painted Kokeshi dolls one of Japan's most popu...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

1700s Old Japanese Pottery Kurosatsuma Pot 'Satsuma ware' Tsubo
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. It is a jar that was baked in Kagoshima prefecture, Japan. Measures...
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Antique 17th Century Japanese Edo Ceramics

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Pottery

Japan Old Japanese Tea Scroll "Kimono Beauty & CAT" Hand Painted Silk Scroll
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, an unusual and attractive hand painting on silk scroll of a Japanese Geisha clad Kimono beauty and a cat, a work of art painted on silk. Technique = Handpainted. Roller Ends...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Silk

Fine Hand Cast "Copper Finish Rabbit" from Old Japan
Located in Shelburne, VT
Fine quality hand cast rabbit from Japan This is a charming solid hand cast effigy of a kneeling rabbit caste in a delightful copper finish. It was sourced from a Japanese souther...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Copper

Old Japanese Copper Vase / Hanging Vase / Ship-Shaped Copper Vase
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. It is an old Japanese copper vase. I think it is from the Edo peri...
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo Metalwork

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Copper

Old Japanese Hand Cast Lantern Birds, Bamboo and Plum Trees
Located in Shelburne, VT
From Our Recent Japanese Acquisitions in original condition Japan, an attractive and sturdy antique lantern, with a "Bird, Bamboo & Plum Tree" motif on fire box. Found from a ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Pair of Old Japanese "Birds And Dragonfly" Hand Cast Lanterns
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese acquisitions in original condition Japan, an attractive and sturdy pair (2) of lanterns, with a seldom seen "Birds and Dragonfly" motif on fire boxes and ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Pair of Old Japanese "12 Bird Houses" Hand Cast Lanterns
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese acquisitions in original condition Japan, an attractive and sturdy pair (2) of lanterns, with a seldom seen "12 Bird Houses" motif on each fire box and po...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Japanese Lovely Old "Yukimi Lantern"
Located in Shelburne, VT
Unusual find- A first In this simple yet handsome Yukimi lantern, petite size and uncommon motif Unique Moon & Sun Firebox Design. Japan, this handsome quality old and some wh...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Old Japanese Ceramic Works / Egg-Shaped Terracotta, Early 20th Century
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. It is a beautiful egg-shaped work. The details of the writer are...
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20th Century Japanese Taisho Ceramics

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Ceramic

Fine Big Hand Cast Bronze "Chocolate Finish Rabbit" from Old Japan
Located in Shelburne, VT
Fine quality hand cast rabbit from Japan! This is a fine tall solid hand cast effigy of a standing rabbit caste in a delightful chocolate brown finish. It was sourced from a Japan...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Old Japanese Desk Edo-Meiji Period '1800s' Chestnut Antique Table/Low Table
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. A desk made in Japan from the latter half of the Edo period to the ...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Furniture

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Chestnut

Gentle Old Japanese Folk Hero Tanuki Handmade Hand Glazed Big Belly
Located in Shelburne, VT
An older, handmade and hand glazed Folk Art Hero Tanuki- raccoon dog party animal from Japan, heavy duty, thick glazed pottery. Dimensions: 7.5 inches high Quality: Fine qualit...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Ceramic, Pottery

Around the 20th Century, Old Japanese Wooden Boards or Working Boards
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. These are the work boards used in Japanese private houses. It is a...
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20th Century Japanese Taisho More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

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Cedar

Late 19th Century Around the Meiji Era Old Japanese Work Board
By Asian Style
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. This is a board used in private houses around the Meiji era. The tra...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji More Asian Art, Objects and Fur...

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Other

Old Japanese Desk Edo Period '1700s-1800s' Zelkova Antique Table or Low Table
Located in Sammushi, JP
A desk made in the middle to late Edo period in Japan. In old Japan, people used to sit on the floor to eat and study. This is a desk mainly for studying and office work. In the E...
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo Furniture

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Other

Japanese Old Hand Painted Scroll Two Lucky Old Friends with Horse
Located in Shelburne, VT
Perfect for narrow wall spaces, two lucky old friends plus friendly horse! A good Japanese antique hand painted paper scroll of two old friends and his horse, two of Japan's buddies...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japanese Old Hand Painted Scroll Brilliant Ferns
Located in Shelburne, VT
Perfect for narrow wall spaces- portrayal two brilliant and vibrant ferns A good Japanese hand painted paper scroll of two brilliant ferns - Showa period (1940-1950). Hand pa...
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Vintage 1940s Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Old Japanese Pair of Folk Hero Tanuki Handmade Big Belly Sake Party Animals
Located in Shelburne, VT
Hard to find pair Little conversational master pieces An older portable scale handmade and hand glazed pair (2) big bellied Folk Art Hero Tanuki sake vessels - raccoon dog ceramic ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Ceramics

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Ceramic, Pottery

Japan Old Pair "Butterfly" Flower Garden Lanterns
Located in Shelburne, VT
Butterflies galore- An unusual pair (2) and find- a first In this finely cast style with this charming motif . Japan, these handsome heavy hand cast quality old "Butterfly" motif ...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Lanterns

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Iron

Japanese Old Signed Calligraphy Hand Painted Silk Scroll
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, an unusual and attractive hand painting on silk scroll of a big calligraphy signed, 20th century. Unusual subject matter. Wood rollers. Convenient size fits small spaces. ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Prints

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Silk

Japanese Old "Heart Kokoro" Hand Painted Scroll, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, an unusual and attractive hand painting on paper scroll of a calligraphy Heart -" Kokoro Heart", signed, 20th century Unusual subject matter. Wood rollers. Convenient size ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Three Old Men/Japanese Fukusa
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Japanese Fukusa Silk embroidery and gold thread
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Silk

Japanese Old "Heart Kokoro" Hand Painted Scroll, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, an unusual and attractive hand painting on paper scroll of a calligraphy Heart -Kokoro Hear", signed, 20th century Unusual subject matter. Wood rollers. Convenient size fits ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Mason's Ashworths Large Ironstone Dinner Plate Old Japan Vase Pattern circa 1870
By Ashworth Ironstone
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a mid-19th century Mason’s ironstone dinner plate produced at the time when Mason's was owned and controlled by George L Ashworth after the bankruptcy of C J Mason in 1848. ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Chinoiserie Ceramics

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Ironstone

Mason's Ashworth's Ironstone Dinner Plate in Old Japan Vase Pattern, circa 1870
By Ashworth Ironstone
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a mid-19th century Mason’s ironstone Dinner Plate produced at the time when Mason's was owned and controlled by George L Ashworth after the bankruptcy of C J Mason in 1848. ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Chinoiserie Dinner Plates

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Ironstone

Japan Waterfall With Two Horses" Old Hand Painted Scroll
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, a hand painting on paper scroll of a waterfall with two horses; Kano style, signed on lower left. Period: Late Taisho to earlyShowa period, (1920-1930). Dimensions: 25.5 in...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japan Ancient Stone Hokyointo Stupa, 250 Years Old Sculpture
Located in Shelburne, VT
Another early stone ornament plucked from an old Japanese garden Japan, a fine and amazing surviving hokyointo stupa sculpted in three pieces in a convenient portable size from a gr...
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo Garden Ornaments

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Stone

Japanese Old "Natural Boulder" Stone Water Basin Planter, Unique
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, a handsome and unique old natural organic shaped stone water basin planter -tsukubai- created from a natural mountain boulder and sourced from a decades old garden. This is a ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Sculptures and Carvings

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Granite

Small Japanese Old Stone / Elephant-Shaped Ornamental Stone / Scholar's Objects
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. It is an old Japanese stone. It is a stone for appreciation and is...
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20th Century Japanese Arts and Crafts Antiquities

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Limestone

Japanese Old Stone "suiseki" Mountain View Scholar's Stone / Appreciation Stone
Located in Sammushi, JP
This is a stone mined in Japan. Not only in China but also in Japan from ancient times, rocks in the mountains have been shaved and stones for viewing have been quarried. Such st...
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20th Century Japanese Taisho Scholar's Objects

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Limestone

Japanese Flower Prints Collection 18 Old Woodblock Vibrant Colors, Frameable
Located in Shelburne, VT
Collection Japanese woodblock flower prints, Tanigami Konan (1879-1928) set of eighteen (18) from an original book. These exuberant 20th century botanical works were originally cr...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japanese Big Old Calligraphy "BIG DREAMS" Hand Painted Scroll, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, an unusual and attractive hand painting on paper scroll of a big calligraphy "BIG DREAMS" symbol signed, 20th century. Including its original monk signed wood collector sto...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

'The Old Man and the Sea' 1958 Japanese B2 Film Poster
Located in New York, NY
Original 1958 Japanese B2 poster for the film ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ directed by John Sturges / Henry King / Fred Zinnemann with Spencer Tracy / Felipe Pazos / Harry Bellaver / Do...
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Posters

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Paper

Japanese Fine Old Tea Storage Pot With Rich and Lucious Glaze
Located in Shelburne, VT
A recent find from an old Japanese tea pottery collection. This is a choice Japanese Shigaraki Pot Tsubo dating to the early Showa period (1920-1940). The lovely traditional hand ...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Showa Ceramics

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Pottery

Japan Extraordinary Large Old Natural Solid Stone Tsukubai Water Basin
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan a beautiful large and natural formed tsukubai water basin in an unusual attractive contemporary shape, solid smooth limestone. Dimensions: 26 inches tall and 26 inches wide an...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Garden Ornaments

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Granite

Japanese Unique Old Hand Cast Bronze "Flowers, Bamboo, And Grasses" Lantern
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese acquisitions in original condition First we have seen Japan, a substantial and attractive and sturdy lantern with flowers, bamboo, and grasses as side ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Japan Old Bronze Temple Bell Collection Eight Temple Bells Beautiful Sounds
Located in Shelburne, VT
From Japan, a very nice collection of eight (8) graduated small to medium scale mid-20th century bronze temple meditation bells with handmade cushion and hardwood striker set. Sere...
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20th Century Japanese Textiles

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Bronze

19th Century Japanese Wooden Fish Old Folk Art Antique Object
Located in Sammushi, JP
19th century Japanese wooden fish.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Antiquities

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Cedar

Antique Meiji Period Japanese Bronze of an Old Man (Jerodian)
Located in New York, NY
An antique Japanese bronze sculpture depicting an old man with walking staff. The piece dates from the Meiji period (1868-1912). 4608
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20th Century Japanese Sculptures

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Bronze

Japanese Old Hoju Wish Granting Jewel Scroll Hand Painted Calligraphy, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, remarkable HoJu, the wish granting jewel, signed, calligraphy painted on paper. Dimensions: 26 inches wide and 52.5 inches length. Zen like but piqued subject matter, this p...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japan Extraordinary Big Old "Bride & Groom" Kokeshi Dolls Hand Carved Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, a fine pair of old and substantial, handcrafted wooden "Bride and Groom" Kokeshi dolls, signed, circa Mid-Century Modern, mid-20th century. One-of-a-kind pair. Wonderful s...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Japanese Edo Period Carved Wood Mask of Old Man Ko-Jo
Located in New York, NY
Japanese Edo period carved wood mask depicting Ko-Jo, an old man. The piece dates to circa 1820 and is in great condition. 15 inches long with the beard.
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Antique 1820s Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Japanese Family Nine Old "Kokeshi Dolls" Famous Bobble Heads and Children
Located in Shelburne, VT
Unusual and rare doll find Nine (9) early and charming hand painted and signed Kokeshi "Bobbble Head" Dolls from Old Japan. Man and wife with seven children (nested inside), to...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Japanese Lovely Older "Yukimi Snow Garden" Lantern First We've Seen
Located in Shelburne, VT
Unusual find- A first In this simple yet handsome Yukimi "snow" lantern petite size and uncommon motif Unique "double cloud" firebox design. Japan, this handsome quality old a...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Two Lucky Old Friends Ebisu & Daikoko Japanese Antique Hand Painted Scroll
Located in Shelburne, VT
Two lucky old friends. A very fine Japanese antique hand-painted paper scroll of Ebisu and Daikoko , two old friends and two of Japan's seven lucky gods signifying prosperity, goo...
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Antique 1880s Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Japanese Antique Hand-Painted Old Water Mill Scroll, Signed Original Box
Located in Shelburne, VT
A beautifully executed Japanese vintage hand-printed scroll of an ancient water mill worthy of your favourite room. Hand painting on paper in simple Classic Japanese striking soft p...
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20th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Paper

19th Century Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Trio in Old Japan Pattern, circa 1890
By Royal Crown Derby Porcelain
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a fine quality Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Trio, all in the Old Japan pattern and dating to circa 1890. All three pieces date to the late 19th century and are in the same ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Ceramics

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Porcelain

19th-20th Century Japanese Old Antique Boards like Monochrome Paintings
Located in Sammushi, JP
We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. This is a work board used in Japanese private houses. It is an ite...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens

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Oak

1800-1900 Zushi Japanese Buddha's House Black Old Folk Art Edo Period
Located in Sammushi, JP
Edo period Japanese Buddha's house Black smoked with charcoal in the hearth.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Antiquities

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Cedar

Japanese Tall Black Antique Pathway Stone Lantern, 100 Years Old, 31"
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese acquisitions travels. An antique beauty with a handsome dark black patina, 31 inches tall. Japan, a fine pathway stone lantern with beautifully lichen and ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho Planters and Jardinieres

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Stone

Japan Old Hoju Wish Granting Jewel Silk Scroll Hand Painted Calligraphy, signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, remarkable HoJu scroll, the wish granting jewel, signed, calligraphy painted on silk, wood rollers. Dimensions: 26.5 inches wide and 72.5 inches length. Includes an old ...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Japan Fine Old Rabbit Scroll, Sumi Ink Colors, Hand-Painted and Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan, an attractive smaller old hand-painting on paper scroll of a crouching and smiling plump rabbit executed in Sumi ink on paper with signature. Dimensions: 28.75 inches wide a...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Paper

Japanese Ancient & Graceful Earth-Wind-Water "Five Elements" Stone 450 Years Old
Located in Shelburne, VT
A remarkable Japanese garden 450 year old "Five Elements" Stone with an onion top design Japan, a fine antique and surviving "Five Elements" Gorinto stone sculpted in one piece in a...
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Garden Ornaments

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Stone

Japanese Fine "Sail Boats on Blue Lake" Old Hand Painted Silk Screen, 1930s
Located in Shelburne, VT
Brilliant Seaside Scene, two Panel Silk Screen Japan waterscape hand painted screen; Brilliant Seaside Overlook Serene Summer lake Waters with lofty sailing vessels- a folding two...
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Vintage 1930s Japanese Showa Paintings and Screens

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Silk

Anglo-Japanese Old English or Jacobean Armchair in the Style of E W Godwin
By Edward William Godwin
Located in London, GB
Anglo-Japanese Old English or Jacobean ebonized armchair in the style of E W Godwin. Professionally upholstered in a quality hide.
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Antique Late 19th Century English Anglo-Japanese Armchairs

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Walnut

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Old Japan For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal old japan for your home. Frequently made of metal, paper and iron, every old japan was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect old japan —, we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. An old japan made by Arts and Crafts designers — as well as those associated with Victorian — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made old japan over the years, but those crafted by Royal Crown Derby Porcelain and Ashworth Ironstone are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much are Old Japan?

Prices for an old japan start at $168 and top out at $28,500 with the average selling for $595.