All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1296792 (stock #089)
tatami
$500.00


GREEN KARATSU BOWL


Dealer: hotoke antiques

Uchinoyama kiln (Ureshino, Saga prefecture), circa the early 18th century. A rare type of the early Karatsu ware. Like "oceanic blue" by magnificent chemical reaction in kiln firing (yohen), with an accentual quality gold restoration (kintsugi). Thin make, smooth, and lovely in palm size. Some minor chips at bottom rim (kodai). Wooden box with identifiable sign.


Size: approx...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1296700 (stock #591)
hotoke antiques
$200.00

Unusually "smeared" ash-glazed Mino ware folk flask (binbo-tokkuri), Late Edo period, 19th century. Inborn camouflage color, just like an abstract painting. Unique and aesthetic as is as well.

approx. D: 9cm (3.54in), H: 21cm (8.26in) 


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1296697 (stock #590)
hotoke antiques
$280.00

Mature and lyrical landscape. Well-used folk pottery container for tooth-blacking (ohaguro), with the iron adhesion of inside (for tannin dyeing of iron mordanting) as its certain evidence of what it was actually used for, besides its handy size. From Akita prefecture in Tohoku region as its provenance.

approx. D: 11.5cm (4.52in), H: 11.5cm (4.52in) 


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1296371 (stock #TCR4367)
The Kura
$2,500.00
A rare long, high-walled Te-tsuki Oribe basin with an unusual braided handle dating from the mid Edo period. Iron vines and designs decorate the earth-toned glaze on one side, the other simply covered in a splash of yellow-tinged green glaze, which runs to form a deep dark pool of blue-green glass in the corner. It is roughly 9-1/2 x 6 x 5 inches (24 x 15 x 13 cm) and comes enclosed in an antique wooden box...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1296263 (stock #TCR4863)
The Kura
$300.00
It is 11 inches (28 cm) tall and is in fine condition, dating from the Meiji period.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1296137 (stock #0207)
tatami
Sale Pending


TOKONAME JAR (16C)


Dealer: misakadou

Very rare massive Tokoname ware jar with dynamic natural-glaze as an excavation from kiln-site, dated back to the Muromachi period (1394-1573). Attached with a wooden box certificated as "Tsubo, Beautiful and rare well-fired piece with rich natural glaze from old Tokoname kiln, Showa 3 (1928)" with the red seal of appraiser, as its trustable warranty itself for the domestic dealings...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1295908 (stock #TCR4816)
The Kura
$395.00
A very unusual shallow basin from the Sendai area kilns of Tsutsumi covered in a thick olive glaze shouldered with freckled white. Six rods supported the piece in the kiln, and they are still visible within along with a large kutsuki of brick red clay. It is 14-1/2 inchdes (37 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (8.5 cm) deep and in fine condition. More common Tsutsumi bowls are either deeper, by a couple of inches, or more shallow in the traditional Ishi-zara style...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1295356 (stock #1140)
Dragon's Pearl
$480.00
A very charming water-dropper of greyish, Seto stoneware covered with a mottled ash glaze and spots of purple. The shape modeled to resemble a peony flower. Edo, 18th cent. Comes in a nice, small storage box. H 4.5 cm, D 8.5 cm. Condition: Excellent. Minor wear. Smooth from use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1294289 (stock #0205)
tatami
$350.00


MINGEI MADARA-GLAZED TEAPOT


Dealer: misakadou

Massive mingei teapot with dynamic madara glaze, from folk kiln in Kyushu region (though unidentified specifically), circa Edo-Meiji period. Very mingei, and a very scarce mingei art piece as highly recommended for the large size and such splendid glaze expression as its unique presence, though some cracks and chips (including at spout) as expected, and damage of 'shishi'-shaped knob and cramp-resto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1294087 (stock #583)
hotoke antiques
$250.00

Well-burnt Shigaraki saggar ('saya') used as a kiln-tool for firing pottery. Very unique as unusually a shallow type. Phenomenal object (creature) with scenic natural glaze by god of fire.

approx. D: 14-15cm (5.51-5.90in) H: 2.0-3.5cm (0.78-1.37in)


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1293939 (stock #10774)
Kogo, ceramic box for keeping incense in the shape of a badger, holding or drumming his belly. Tanuki no hara tsutsumi. Brown stoneware with yellow ash glaze on top. Bizenyaki. Signed. Japan, late Edo period, 19th century.

H 2 x L 2 inches.

Several tiny flakes at the edges. All in all very good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1293309
Shippodo
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Kutani Ware Statue of Jurojin

Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: Length 10.9cm Width 7.9cm Height 20.1cm

An interesting Kutani ware statue of the noted fortune and longevity deity, Jurojin. Often during the Meiji and onwards to the Showa periods, the seven fortune gods were produced from different materials to decorate the home. The auspicious symbolism associated with these deities were important to bring fortune within the home.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1293304 (stock #TCR1830)
The Kura
$850.00
A spectacular Naeshirogawa Mimitsuku Tsubo dating from the Edo period, the rich red clay covered in thick splatters of dark glaze. The tsubo has been built up with coils of clay, and smoothed with a slightly textured paddle. The olive glaze has then been applied over a resistant surface preparation, causing it to peel back creating the unusual affect. It is not clear if this was intentional, or some mistake in the process, but is very rare...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1292906 (stock #TCR1840)
The Kura
Sale Pending
This is a shell shaped serving dish from the Usunokochi-yaki Kilns of Southern Kyushu dating from the Edo period used as a serving dish on pleasure boats which plied the seas and rivers of Kagoshima, the ancient seat of government for the Satsuma fief. The theme of shellfish likely reflects what it held, with a large tray for fish, and smaller trays for side dishes, pickles or soy sauce. The barnacle in center would have held the chopsticks upright...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1291994 (stock #064)
tatami
$360.00


BIZEN GOURD TOKKURI


Dealer: Gallery ULALA

Bizen ware is the solid and hard Japanese unglazed stoneware (yakishime) fired by high temperature between 1200-1300 degree for about two weeks, which makes the taste of sake smooth and makes cut flowers durable for its breathability of fine pores. The provenance of this piece is Imbe distric, Bizen city, Okayama, circa Taisho period as considered...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1291474 (stock #TCR4787)
The Kura
Sale Pending
“Oars beat in time to the seamans lighthearted song as the moon floats high above his fishing boat”, a festive poem for drinking scrawled in running script on the hand formed and pinched bottle followed by the signature Rengetsu. It is 5 inches (12 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Much has been written about the life and work of poet/artist Otagaki Rengetsu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1291466 (stock #043)
tatami
$480.00


OLD SETO, OIL FLASK


Dealer: antique stereograph

Very rare folk Seto oil flask (abura-tsubo) with the design of refined flower-pattern, dated back from the mid Edo period, Particular mellow scenery of Seto ware, which can't be seen from Imari's expression as the different aesthetic. In fine antique condition, with laudable aesthetic crackle and two chips at spout as seen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1291183 (stock #TCR4451)
The Kura
$1,500.00
Popular in Buddhist Tea Circles in the Edo period, this recovered Tokoname Fushiki pot, very roughly fired, dates from the mid to late Kamakura period (1192-1333), but was unearthed and used as a mizusashi during the Edo. A kiln mark in the shape of a fish tail, or perhaps broad leaf, (like a ginko leaf) is struck in the side, partially obscured by glaze. Old red lacquer seals a crack in the side, and a drainage hole originally in the bottom has been filled...