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Kawasa Hasui Shiba Benten Pond

Kasasagi Fine Arts has just released one of Hasui’s flagship works of art. Shiba Benten Pond is located in the grounds behind the Zojoji temple in Shiba, Tokyo. This is a unique work of art showing Hasui’s skills at his best.  Lotus leaves and and flowers are in full bloom and dominate the foreground creating…
Japanese Antiques Armadale Melbourne

Japanese Antiques Armadale Melbourne

Japanese Antiques Armadale Melbourne Our cabinet at Armadale Antique Centre has a great variety of Japanese antique items. Our range of includes Imari, Kutani and Kakiemon Porcelain as well as Cloisonne and Tea Sets and Kanzashi Hair Ornaments. We also have Bronze okimonos and Inros, Masks and Dolls and Inden Deerskin products.  If you cant…
Fu Takenaka Creative Icon And Woodblock Print Artist

Fu Takenaka Creative Icon And Woodblock Print Artist

Fu Takenaka Creative Icon And Woodblock Print Artist Fu Takenaka was born in 1945.  She started her artistic career as an artist for a design company and received second prize in the Fibre Design Council award in 1964. In 2003 she began creating Woodblock Prints.  Her work is admired and sought after because of the…
Kasasagi Fine Arts Supports World Wildlife Fund

Kasasagi Fine Arts Supports World Wildlife Fund

Kasasagi Fine Arts Supports World Wildlife Fund Kasasagi places a high priority on supporting organisations that are guardians of Planet Earth.  We donate a percentage of your sales to causes that help endangered and abused animals worldwide. Kasasagi and our customers are proud supporters of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Adopt A Tiger Program and other…
Kasasagi Covid19 Safety Actions

Kasasagi Covid19 Safety Actions

Kasasagi Covid19 Safety Actions We have been practicing some safety policies for some time which we would like to share with you. The general opinion of how long the virus lasts on surfaces seems to vary widely from 3 hours on paper and tissue to 3 days on plastics. Because of this we have adopted…
Glimpses of Kyoto

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…
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…

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…
Tekiho Art Panel Woodblock Print Gosho Doll And Cow

The World of Japanese Woodblock Toy Prints

The World of Japanese Woodblock Toy Prints Japan is famous for its artists who have portrayed people, places and events in evocative detail for many centuries. Look beyond Hokusai and Hiroshige to works of art created a century ago that are perfect for today. With a contemporary and quirky look Doll and Toy Prints stimulate…
Eiichi Kotozuka Oharama Girl Woodblock Print

Sponsoring A Child Through The Smith Family

The Smith Family has a long history of helping disadvantaged families.  Their Sponsor A Child program is a great step towards improving the life of a child by providing: Financial support to pay for school essentials like a school uniform, shoes, textbooks and excursions. Guidance and support from a Learning for Life Coordinator who works…
Shoyeido Incense Meditation Pack

Kasasagi Meditation and Charcoal Incense Packs

Kasasagi Meditation and Charcoal Incense Packs Kasasagi has created two new packs of Shoyeido Incense making it easy for you to choose the incense to suit your taste. Our Meditation Pack offers a selection of Shoyeido incense for meditation and deep relaxation: Circle Incense 1 Bundle of 35 sticks White Cloud Incense 1 Bundle of…
Shoyeido Xiang-do Agarwood Incense 120 Sticks

A Better Way To Purchase Xiang-do Incense

A Better Way To Purchase Xiang-do Incense If you are a fan of Shoyeido Incense and would like to get much better value for money from your purchases check out the 120 stick Xiang-do packets on our site. Skip the graphic packaging and the little incense holder in the 20 stick option.  Go straight to…

Impromptu Street Portraits From Kyoto

Impromptu Street Portraits From Kyoto Early images from our current travel in Japan.  Street images of people encountered in daily life in Osaka and Kyoto. Couple at a local back street temple Bakery Buddies Kyoto  

2019 Tokyo Cherry Blossom Festival

2019 Tokyo Sakura Cherry Blossom Festival This years Sakura Cherry Blossom Festival is imminent. In Tokyo the 2019 Sakura Cherry Blossom Festival is scheduled from March 15 to April 7th. It will be centred around Chuo City’s Nihonbashi, Yaesu and Kyobashi Areas. At Edo Sakura-dori near Chuo-dori Ave and Hamachomidorido. Highlights will be the Tree…
Japanese Deerskin Lacquer Wallets And Premium Purses

New Stock of Inden Deerskin Products Just Arrived

New Stock of Inden Deerskin Products Just Arrived Kasasagi has just released new stock of Inden-Ya deerskin lacquer products from Japan.  Beautifully hand made with deerskin and lacquered with a range of patterns including cherry blossoms and dragonflies. Select from Deluxe ladies and gents wallets, coin and card holders, silver chromed keyrings inset with lacquered…
Armadale Antique Centre Japanese Antiques Preview July 2018

Armadale Antique Centre Japanese Antiques Preview July 2018

Armadale Antique Centre Japanese Antiques Preview July 2018 Our latest showcase of Japanese antiques and Deerskin lacquer purses at the Armadale Antique Centre,  1147 High Street, Armadale  Victoria. Kasasagi is located in Stall 20 and you can preview a diverse selection of Japanese antiques as well as handcrafts.  Featured are porcelain bowls and dishes, Sake…
Local Melbourne Artist Making Exquisite Jewellery

Local Melbourne Artist Making Exquisite Jewellery

Local Melbourne Artist Making Exquisite Jewellery Jenny is a Melbourne Artist who individually sources and creates beautiful jewellery.  We discovered Jenny when she purchased some of our Ojime to create beautiful necklaces. All Jenny’s beautiful works of art are handmade and one of a kind and very individual.  Her jewellery includes onyx and vintage bakelite,…
Recycling For A Better Environment

Kasasagi Fine Arts Recycling For A Better Environment

Kasasagi Fine Arts Recycling For A Better Environment Kasasagi cares about making a positive contribution towards a better environment.  We recycle or reuse all our plastics with a local manufacturer who makes new recycled plastic products, such as outdoor furniture and signage. Recycling For A Better Environment
Deerskin Lacquered Premium Black Ladies Wallet

New Japanese Deerskin Purses And Wallets From Kasasagi

New Japanese Deerskin Purses And Wallets From Kasasagi Kasasagi has just listed new items from our Japanese Deerskin product range.  Choose from beautifully handmade deerskin wallets, coin purses, card holders and key rings intricately detailed with lacquer patterns. Our deerskin lacquer products are handmade in Japan using techniques dating back to the 1580s for making…
Original Kunisada Signed Woodblock Print Harvesting Silkworms

Newly Listed Original Kunisada I Woodblock Prints

Newly Listed Original Kunisada I Woodblock Prints Kasasagi fine arts has newly listed Original Woodblock Prints from Kunisada I also known as Toyokuni III. Many of the prints listed are original Kunisada I signed prints and also bear the Toshidama seal.  Some are single prints from a diptych or triptych set and are in very…
FU TAKENAKA WOODBLOCK PRINT FUSHIMI INARI TAISHO

Just Listed New Items Including Woodblock Prints Ojime Shoyeido Incense

Just Listed New Items Including Woodblock Prints Ojime Shoyeido Incense Kasasagi Fine Arts has just listed many new items: newly listed Woodblock Prints featuring many new and much loved artists including some harder to find Japanese Woodblock Print artists Antique Koros from Japan Ojime and Tobacco Pouches Satsuma Tea Sets and other Tea Ceremony Items…
Sundays At The Iconic Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto

Sundays At The Iconic Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto

Sundays At The Iconic Fushimi Inari Shrine Kyoto The Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto is one of the most iconic and visited sites in Kyoto, Japan.  A busy Sunday in Kyoto with many hundreds of tourists and devotees visiting the Shrine. Some of the other fabulous images during our visit.  I am not able to…
Shoyeido Premium Incense Assortment Pack

Just Shoyeido Premium Incense Assortment Pack

Just Released Shoyeido Premium Incense Assortment Pack Kasasagi has just added the Premium Incense Assortment Pack from Shoyeido to its already comprehensive range of Shoyeido Incense products. A great way to try some of Shoyeido’s Premium Incense range. A total of 15 sticks each 11 cm long, comprising 3 sticks of Ohjya-koh, Shun-yo, Gaho, Nankun…
Kinkaku-Ji Temple Kyoto

Kinkaku-Ji Temple Kyoto

Kinkaku-Ji Temple Kyoto A visit to the famous Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) and a Temple in Nara.  Lots of tourists but well worth the visit.  Cherry blossoms about to bloom.
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