Fine Asian Antiques & Work Of Art

transient sensation that through surprise and splendour and can take you out of the everyday into the realm of the sacred

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About Us

Specialises in Asian antiques and works of art focusing on Japanese studio ceramics dating from the Meiji to early Shwa period, early Arita-kiln porcelains and 17th-century Jingdezhen porcelains for the Japanese market due to my strong passion for these specialist areas. All items offered here are scholarly presented by our ongoing academic research. A. Takeda is very pleased to be able to offer fine Asian antiques and works of art to private clients and collectors internationally. My in-depth expertise on these specialist fields will certainly be of help in finding special pieces for clients with professional services. Building long-term relationships with clients is one of my aims to run this website internationally.

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All items offered for sale here are housed in private premises owned by A. Takeda. All items are in good condition unless otherwise stated. Measurements and sizes of items are approximate. If you click a thumbnail image, an image file turns up with larger images and descriptive information on each item. Much larger digital images and further details will be available upon request. Please contact us when your computer browser does not accept this function. Our on-line gallery is updated on a regular basis.


Copyright in all images and written material used in this website gallery belongs to ADTRADE and no part of these written and visual materials may be reproduced without the seller's prior consent.


If you are making an enquiry on any of the pieces in this website gallery, please quote the reference number(s) shown in the descriptive information on each piece. Our e-mail address is All enquiries via e-mail are normally responded in one business days (local time). Alternatively you can ring us on +81- (0) 48-507-1111 (Open hours: Mon - Fri 9AM - 6PM).

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We respect your privacy. Any information that clients have provided us on this website will be kept in complete confidence and never be forwarded any personal information to any other organisations or individuals for any purpose whatsoever. We do not store any personal information on our website.


A pro-forma invoice will be e-mailed upon order. Merchandise that has been ordered will be set aside for a week.


A pro-forma invoice will be e-mailed upon order. International bank-to-bank wire transfer (BIC/SWIFT) and I.P.M.O in US dollar are accepted as methods of remittance. Bank commissions may be charged and commission rates vary from bank to bank and country to country. Prices and insured shipping charges in a pro-forma invoice will be converted from JPY to an acceptable foreign currency with the latest exchange rate (please use the currency converter provided). PayPal (preferably PayPal eChecks) is also acceptable providing that remittance is on a Japanese yen basis and payers strictly comply with the User Agreement For PayPal Service.


Free insured EMS shipping will be provided if remittance is made via a bank-to-bank wire transfer on a JPY basis. Unless otherwise insured international shipping will be charged at cost. All goods will be insured for all risks and despatched worldwide in two business days by an express mail with tracking from Japan on receipt of cleared funds. All purchased items paid via PayPal will be despatched to the payer's confirmed address.