A Rare and Unusual Signed Japanese Bizen Stoneware Wall Vase. Edo Period.
Ht. 7 1/2 ins. (19.1 cms) This type of vase were popular in traditional Japanese houses and were hung from a nail on a wooden pillar. The present example has an unidentified incised potter's mark. The subject is a Chinese sage playing a flute in a glade of bamboos. The vase is heavily coated with a patina caused by free smoke in the house, either from the hibachi or incense burner...
Jar from folk kiln in Sanin region of western Honshu.
Impressive composition of bright texture with dripping line and its unique glaze itself.
A set of crackle glazed cups from Seifu Yohei decorated with a simple line by the 90 year old Tanomura Chokunyu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. These appear to have been made in celebration of his 90th birthday in 1904. On the side is written 90 okina Chokunyu Dojin Sen (written by the 90 year old man of The Way Chokunyu) and each is stamped on the base Seifu. Each cup is roughly 3 inches (7.5 cm) diameter and in fine condition but for one hairlin crack in one...
A set of Tokkuri by Miyagawa Kozan I enclosed in the original signed wooden box bearing the Teishitsu Gigei-in Seal of the first generation and placing the set before 1916. The Kyo-yaki style crackled cream glaze is decorated with scenes of boats pulled up to the lakeshore before a distant pavilion in an idealic landscape typical of literati design. Each is 6 inches (15 cm) tall and in fine condition, complete with their original lids...
Thick feldspar glaze highlighted by rich reddish ore seeping from the iron-rich clay, this is a very attractive Shino vessel that may have originally been a yunomi but was later fitted with a silver globe and repurposed as an incense burner (koro). In Japan extending the useful life of a piece—by converting it to another use or perhaps by mending broken pieces (kintsugi)—is a common practices which demonstrate a deep consideration and respect for ceramic works of art...
This chawan was made by the 8th generation Ohi Chozaemon (1851-1927) based in Kanazawa and is done in a style known as “ameyu” or candy glazing. The glazing is a wonderful example of ameyu and, in fact, approximates the color of a reddish candied-apple. The interesting color scheme and glossy sheen make it an attractive backdrop for a frothy bowl of dark green matcha. While some tea bowls may look best in the confines of a dimly lit tea room, this bowl looks much better in bright light...
Early Shino small plate with one character design, Momoyama period (1573-1603). (*undecipherable kanji character not seen today)
Arranged with quality skillful gold restoration (kin-naoshi) with playful gold pattern.
Early Shino small plate with plant design, Momoyama period (1573-1603).
Arranged with quality skillful gold restoration (kin-naoshi) with supplemental gold painting.
'Wabi' Hagi chawan with extremely unique landscape of inborn "spiral-crack" at inner part (mikomi) as its highlight by accidental aesthetic. Meiji-Taisho period.
No leak as practically usable for tea. In fine antique condition with 'kintsugi' gold restoration and expected slight chip (8mm) and 2 minor hairline cracks by use.
Copied pieces with reverence of quality Nezumi-Shino ("Gray" Shino) ware mukozuke (food container for tea ceremony) made in Momoyama period,
as an antique re-creation in Meiji-Taisho period, called 'utsushi' as the one of unique traditional Japanese art form composed of the Japanese method and style.
Quality and expressive pieces actually used for 'cha-kaiseki' (the light meal served in the tea ceremony), in fine antique condition as seen....
Folk type of antique drinking ceramic pot (specially for 'shochu' Japanese spirits) called 'karakara', by the Korean potters in Kyushu region in Japan,
who were taken away by Imjin War (1592-1597) specially called "Ceramic War" or "Chawan War" in Japan for the historical background deeply related with tea ceremony (cha-no-yu).
Edo period, 17-18th century. In fine antique condition, with slight chip at top rim as seen. approx...
AKAHADA KOFUKU CHAWAN
Lovely smaller aged Akahada chawan as kofuku type suitable for tea chest ('chabako' as portable box for tea ceremony utensils), from Nara region, Japan.
Well-used but no fatal damages as seen. Aesthetic gray glaze with fine crackle, and also highlights of inner landscape (mikomi), with provable gourd-shaped sign at bottom part as Akahada ware.
Attached with paulownia box. approx...
Aged Agano ware as a type of early Japanese Buddhist ritual vase called 'bukkaki', by the Korean potters in Fukuoka, Kyushu region,
who were taken away by Imjin War (1592-1597) and made tea ceremony utensils under the control of feudal lord, Tadaoki Hosokawa.
Overflowing with similar taste of appreciation for Taihu stone of Chinese literati culture. In fine antique condition, with just a slight hitting at relief as seen. approx. H 16 cm (6.29in)...
Impressive dog-molded water dropper (suiteki) of Japanese Kyoto pottery (Kyoyaki) by the traditional technique of five-color from Song dynasty, China.
Treasured calligraphy utensil of lovely palm size, in fine antique condition. approx. L 8 cm (3.14in), H 7 cm (2.75in)
selected by Sezuan antiques & art
* Please understand that EMS shipping fee is additionally charged, and also confirm our Sales Policy b...
A lovely antique Bizen vase enclosed in a fine kiri-wood box annotated by the head of Omotesenke Horinouchi Ryu tea school Horinouchi Sokan. The vase is thinly potted, typical of the later 19th century, and is covered in a thick blast of green molten ash and has a heavy coating of charred ash about the base. It is 10-1/2 inches (27 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Tall tokkuri or bottle for serving sake. Gray stoneware with cream colored, finely crackled glaze on body and typical green glaze on mouth. Seto region, Oribe ware, Japan early to mid 19th century.
H 9 inches.
A Japanese Kyo-yaki bowl decorated with acorns and oak leaves in thick gosu blue enamel. The moulded stoneware body is probably from a Seto kiln. Meiji period.
Approximately 14.5 cm diameter, 5 cm high. Fine condition with only one shallow frit to the rim noted.
Please study the photographs.
~~~ IF YOU WISH TO GET A SHIPPING QUOTE, PLACE AN ORDER OR ASK FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE SEND ME AN EMAIL, MY ADDRESS IS ON EACH PAGE ~~~
Quality antique reproduction (more like "re-creation" with respect, called 'utsushi' piece as a traditional Japanese art form) of early Nezumi-Shino ("Gray" Shino) ware in Momoyama period,
used as confectionary-bowl ('kashibachi') for the light meal served in the tea ceremony circa Meiji-Taisho period.
In fine antique condition, with expected sign of use and no major damage as seen.
approx. H 14.5 cm (5.70in), D 24 x 21 cm ...