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Accoutrements For a Geisha

Accoutrements For a Geisha Geishas are seen as symbols of culture and grace, full of puzzling mystery. They are entertainers who can be employed as hostesses for parties and formal as well as informal events. Geishas of today are still expected to master traditional songs and poetry as well as the art of calligraphy. They…

Our Japanese Experiences February 2020

Its important to focus on the good things that will still be there when you choose to visit Japan. Here are some of the images of our last very enjoyable trip to Japan in February 2020 on Kasasagi Fine Arts Instagram site. Our Japanese Experiences February 2020 on Instagram You can also check out our…
Shoyeido Mica Plates for Incense Chips And Granules

New Shoyeido Incense Products at Kasasagi

New Shoyeido Incense Products at Kasasagi We are excited to announce the release of new Shoyeido incense products to enhance your incense experience. Kasasagi now offers incense granules, ash, charcoal and Mica Plates from Shoyeido for use with incense granules and pressed incense. Purchase them individually or as our Satori Incense Pack to enjoy the…
EDO Era Signed Inro And Netsuke By Mei Otoyuki

Antique Japanese Inro Collection

Antique Japanese Inro Collection Finding quality Japanese antiques is our passion.   We make the best possible effort to find high quality Japanese antiques. The Japanese Inro is an icon of traditional Japanese culture and Kasasagi Fine Arts has a range of high quality and hard to find Inro’s.  The Ojime’s and Netsuke’s which are part…
Teruhide Kato Woodblock Print Kinkaku-Ji Sekkey

Kato Kimono Designer And Woodblock Print Artist

Kato Kimono Designer And Woodblock Print Artist Teruhide Kato 1936 to 2015 Kato studied at Kyoto Art College and enjoyed a successful career as a Kimono Designer. At the age of 50 Kato fulfilled his long held dream of becoming a traditional woodblock artist.  He gained fame for his contemporary woodblock shin-hanga prints of his…

The Great (Busy) Buddha of Kamakura

So yes, some traditional cultural elements are slowing in Japan, however 750 year old “Kamakura Daibutsu” is busier than ever. This behemoth bronze Buddha attracts increasingly large numbers of both foreign and Japanese visitors. Cast of bronze in 1252, unique techniques, sophisticated for the period were used . The interior of the statue is hollow…
EDO Era Signed Bronze Vase

More Japanese Antiques From Kasasagi

More Japanese Antiques From Kasasagi Fresh from our travels to Japan we are excited to share with you or latest finds and some old, much loved treasures we have been holding onto. If Bronze and mixed metal antiques from Japan is what excites you most check out or latest bronze items including an erotic figure…
Antique Lacquer And Tortoiseshell Inro

Antiques Inros At Kasasagi Fine Arts

Antiques Inros At Kasasagi Fine Arts Synonymous with Japan the Inro played a significant role over centuries of Japanese culture. Kasasagi features a selection of Inro’s from early Edo era to mid 20th Century. Thank you for visiting Kasasagi Fine Arts. kasasagi.com.au/product-category/inro-tobacco-ware/  
Vintage Kashiki Tea Ceremony Bowl

Sale on Japanese Art And Antiques

Sale on Japanese Art And Antiques Kasasagi Fine Arts sale on limited items from our online Antique Japanese store. Limited items from our porcelain ware and tea ceremony range along with lacquer ware and unique jewellery are on sale at our online store.  Also on sale are items from our Militaria range. Japanese Lacquer ware…
Teruhide Kato Woodblock Print Shidare Roji

Teruhide Kato Woodblock Prints

Teruhide Kato started his career as a successful Kimono Designer in the 1960s and 70s. At the age of 50 he fulfilled his long held dream of becoming a traditional woodblock artist.  He gained fame for his contemporary woodblock shin-hanga prints of his native town Kyoto.  The laneways of Gion in Kyoto are some of…
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