All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1354118 (stock #TCR6392)
The Kura
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A small house shaped incense burner by Mashimizu Zoroku enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuzuya Koro. Inside the roof is visible cloth patterns where it was formed over wet sack-cloth. The outside has been scraped with a comb to resemble thatch. Inside a window a scholar gazes out, perhaps expecting a guest, or just contemplating the seasonal changes from the warmth of his abode. It is roughly 10.5 x 9 x 10.5 cm (4 x 3-1/2 x 4 inches) and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1353907 (stock #09076)
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$650.00


TOKONAME BOWL (LID OF BURIED JAR)

Once the Japanese aristocracy despaired of the turbulent times of Late Heian - Kamakura period in 12-13th century, then buried Buddhist scriptures into ground with wishing the blessing of Buddha.
This piece was originally made as a lid of such 'Kyozuka-tsubo' (Buried jar containing Buddhist scriptures) of Kamakura period as used for...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1353906 (stock #09075)
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$450.00


JAR WITH AVANT-GARDE GLAZING

Old pottery jar from Kyushu region where some unique pottery wares were made by Korean potters living in. Edo period, circa 18-19th century.
Unprecedentedly a unique and dynamic piece, though somehow similar to the glazing of Shodai ware or Agano ware. Attached with wooden box. approx...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1352734 (stock #02067)
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$1,000.00


BIZEN MIZUSASHI

Japanese high-fired Bizen ware mizusashi water jar, Edo-Meiji period in 19th century.
Simple and modest, with dignity as the one made for use of tea ceremony.
In fine antique condition as is, with chips at mouth-edge and inborn kiln-flaws as seen.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1352667 (stock #02066)
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BIZEN JAR

Japanese high-fired Bizen stoneware jar with impressive unglazed reddish texture. Momoyama - Early Edo period, 17th century.
Simple and modest jar, but quite a wild presence as itself. In fine antique condition as is, with expected "scenic" inborn kiln-flaws as seen. (Such cracks at the bottom is restored.)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1352611 (stock #02065)
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SHIGARAKI JAR

Japanese Shigaraki ware jar splashed with plentiful glaze, Momoyama - Early Edo period, 17th century.
Dramatic dripped-down dark green glaze as another highlight. In fine antique condition as is, with inborn kiln-flaws (and stuck pottery-fragment).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1352587 (stock #10915)
Brushpot made of stone ware with decoration in green, brown and cream colored glazes and engraving of lotus flowers and leaves and the character fuku (good fortune). White glaze with beautiful fine crackle. Impressed seal in bottom: Yutoku. Kyoto ware, Kyo-yaki. Japan, Edo period, 19th century.

H 4-5/8 x Diam 3¼ inches

Tiny glaze chip on rim, firing flaw inside, from which springs a hair crack. All within the acceptable minor traces of usage

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1352544 (stock #02064)
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KO TOKONAME FUNADOKKURI

Generously glazed Tokoname 'funadokkuri' (massive sake flask for ship use), in fine antique condition, with inborn kiln-flaws. Edo period, 18th century. Rare piece.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1352233 (stock #02062)
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KO SHIGARAKI KASANEMOCHI MIZUSASHI

Ko Shigaraki mizusashi (Old Shigaraki ware water jar for tea ceremony) with quite unique whitish texture, categorized into 'Kasanemochi' (Layered round rice cake) named by its similar form. Early Edo period.
Comparatively decent form, and wildly dynamic feeling of texture, with mature presence as well. In fine antique condition as is, with aged deterioration as seen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1352174 (stock #02061)
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SAGGAR OF SHIGARAKI

Shigaraki ware saggar of Japanese kiln tool for fixing pottery products in kiln-firing. Edo period, 19th century.
Quite a unique unintentional expression of well-burnt texture by frequent use, with laudable natural glaze pouring down.
Rare type of saggar in such length and beautiful form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1351927 (stock #0872)
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$1,500.00


KO SETO CHAWAN

Mature ash-glazed Seto ware tea bowl of handed down excavation through the generations, dated back to Muromachi period, Japan, circa 15th-16th century, classified into the type of ‘Ko-Seto' (Old Seto ware) which is made during 12th-15th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1351925 (stock #02060)
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KO TAMBA MIZUSASHI

Ko Tamba (Old Tamba ware) mizusashi in fine antique condition without restoration (though chips at edge). Momoyama - Early Edo period, Japan.
Originally made as a jar, though because of its attached lid, applied to use of 'mizusashi' (water jar for tea ceremony) by the predecessor as a 'chajin' (lit. 'tea people')...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1351918 (stock #TCR6380)
The Kura
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A black Raku fluted bowl stampd on base with a copper insert and copper lid in shape of a court cap pierced with smoke tendrils enclosed in an age darkened wooden box titled simply Kamuri Gata Koro (Hat Shaped Incense Burner). The seal on the base appears to be that of the 9th generation Raku master, Ryonyu 1756–1834. The koro is 5-1/2 x 4-1/2 x 8 inches (13.5 x 11 x 19 cm) and is in excellent condition. The “ears” are 14 inches (36 cm) across).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1351723 (stock #TCR5094)
The Kura
$1,150.00
A pair of gorgeous Meiji period vases from the Kyushu kilns of Takatori enclosed in a superb compartmentalized cross-cut-cedar wood box. They are roughly 12 inches (30 cm) tall each and in fine condition.
Takatori Yaki was started by Korean potters brought over to Japan during the invasion of Korea in the Momoyama period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1351684 (stock #1025)
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$400.00


IGAYAKI CHAWAN

Iga ware (Igayaki) is very similar to Shigaraki ware as neighboring area, but have focused on producing tea ceremony utensils since the prominent tea master, Kobori Enshu (1579-1647) made the Iga potters make those utensils.

Impressive landscape with glassy green pool of inner bottom part (mikomi), formed by flowing natural glaze (shizen-yu) caused by the chemical reaction of feldspar component and flying ashes in the kiln-firing proces...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1350888 (stock #TCR4669)
The Kura
$2,600.00
A set of 21 dishes made by Kiyomizu Rokubei III (1820-1883), Shiokawa Bunrin (1808-1877), Kono Bairei (1844-1895), and other members of Bunrin's atelier enclosed in a custom compartmentalized wooden box. Inset into the lid is the original signed wooden box top titled Shiokawa Bunrin Sensei E no Kiyomizu Rokubei Saku. Each gourd shaped dish is uniquely decorated with a seasonal image and poem, and is signed by the artist who decorated it and stamped by the maker Rokubei. The set is likely datin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1350229 (stock # TCR6367)
The Kura
$895.00
An exquisite Edo period Ceramic Chaire Tea Container with gold lined zogei lid and antique silk lined brocade pouch enclosed in an age darkened kiri-wood box with a strip of ebony titled in gold. Bubbles of black glaze have burst on the surface, creating a dramatic sense of life on the static form. It is 6 cm (2-1/2 inches) diameter, 8 cm (3 inches) tall and in fine condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1350222 (stock #TCR6366)
The Kura
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A 19th century 3 piece Koro in the shape of a caged crane, each piece packed in the most elaborate buffed silk containers and enclosed in a compartmentalized heavy Kiri-wood box. Smoke would have wafted from raised feathers on the cranes back. All is covered in an earth-toned crackle glaze typical of Ninsei ware. It rests over the ash basin, onto which sets a tall lattice intimating a bamboo basket bound by purple silk chords. The storage capsules have solid walls wrapped in purple silk outs...