I love Japanese antiques and have a small collection myself. Love hibachi, tansu, sewing boxes, pottery & anything blue & white. Love Japanese woodblock prints, textiles, washi, mingei (folk art).
If it's Japanese, I'm in love!!!
Kyodai (makeup set), 19th century, Wood, lacquer, bronze, brass, Japan, H: 25 5/8 in, L: 10 3/4 in (H: 65.1 cm, L: 27.3 cm). This is a Kyodai, or makeup set. It is ornamented with chrysanthemum-shaped gilt metal fittings and gold maki-e shells and aquatic plants. The set includes a water container, oil container, two white power boxes, and a mirror.
19th Century Picnic Set in Japanese Lacquer - Sageju-Bako
Century Picnic Set in Japanese Lacquer - Sageju-Bako Black lacquer Sageju-bako with a gilt lacquer flower decor. It is composed of a cup, two curved trays, a four compartment box and two sake bottles. Small bronze carrying handle on the top.
Portable Shrine with an Image of the Horse-Headed (Batô) Kannon Period: Edo period Date: ca. 1620 Culture: Japan Medium: Fruitwood image in lacquered case with gold-sprinkled designs
Japanese lacquered wooden Sage-Jūbako (提げ重箱) portable picnic set, 19th century ~ all with black lacquer ground decorated in gold and red with elegant branches of autumn leaves. The picnic set was used traditionally in Japan for the transportation of meals on special occasions such as outings to temples or festivals. .......PARTAGE OF JUST LOVE JAPAN......ON FACEBOOK.........