Mint and elegant tea bowl by one of the greatest potters, Rokubei Kiyomizu VI.
This Kyoto-yaki item was made 70 years ago. It has a tasteful painting of pine on it. On the bottom you find Kiyomizu's seal. The tea bowl will be delivered with its original signed wood box.
The Kiyomizu family potters managed one of the most productive workshops in Kyoto’s Gojozaka district throughout the second half of the Edo period...
DESCRIPTION: A charming and well executed Chinese silver tribal bracelet, the wide band framed with parallel lines between which various mythical and humorous animals cavort. Included in the hand crafted repousse processional are donkeys, fish, and a dragon vying with a foo dog for a brocade ball. This tribal bracelet comes to us from one of the mountainous Miao groups, who are well known for their beautiful silver work...
A pair of gloves made of hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton and has sashiko (quilting) for strength with white cotton thread. It was handmade by a woman for farm work in Magano prefecture. In good condition. 20th century. Length 24cm
Rare item from Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. Two pieces of cotton cloth which is hand-spun and natural indigo dyed. Feather is spun together with wefts (said to be swan's) which looks like white kasuri cloth. Probably two pieces were sleeves of a kimono. 20th century. 36cm x 94cm
Piece of cloth handwoven of bast fiber of elm tree for wefts and warps. It is called "ohyo" in Japanese and used for the "attushi" which is a kimono worn by Ainu people. In good condition. 20th century. 36.5cm x 83cm
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "A Little Temple Gate" featuring two women eating lunch in the garden inside the gate to Bunnosuke Tea House by Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) dated Showa 8 (1933). Later, post World War II edition published from the original blocks. The artist's black ink stamped signature and red seal are at the lower left corner of the image. The print is titled in English and block signed in the lower margin...
This small teapot is in excellent condition and has the original lid. The handle is well balanced and undamaged. The interior spout hole does not have the latter filter holes that screen the tea leaves.
A nicely defined foot and overall a pleasant patina.
A large self-carved and printed color woodblock print by the Japanese Sosaku Hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Titled "Maiko Kyoto(A)", dated "1959" and numbered "94/100" in pencil. Hand signed in white ink and with red seal. Reverse with paper slip "self-carved and self printed Kiyoshi Saito". Condition: good impression and color, little paper toning and stockflecks. Dimension: image: 52.5 cm x 38.3 cm, paper: 60.2 cm x 45.5 cm.
human figue H 73 CM w 52 STAND IS NOT OLD
A cast iron tetsubin or water kettle with a frog in high relief. This kettle by Ryuseido is in overall good condition and the lid is signed Showa 8 (1934) The tea kettle was filled with water for 24 hours - it did not leak. There is the usual rust on the kettle's interior and underside of lid.
Height Including Handle: 10 1/2
Width Including Spout: 7 3/4"
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an interesting set including a phurba with an iron tip ( H 31 cm) and a curved knife (21 cm),
The Phurba is presented on a metal stand
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Figuring a Shaman playing the drum, H 42 cm
Presented on a iron stand
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Small sized drum with a very fine handle, obvious signs of great age, such quality of drum is now not easy to find
H 50 cm , diameter 26 cm
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Anthropomorphic ghurra showing a sitting protector in the namaste gesture, H 29 cm
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This large sized ghurra is also nice carving on both size, a Horseman and an elephant on the other side.
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Presented on an iron stand, H 37 cm
Original modern design for an old ghurra, as shown important signs of great use. H 26 cm
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Presented on iron stand
A rare and fine theater mask from Bhutan figuring a theater
Obvious signs of age from the very early 20 th or earlier
More information on request H 44 cm , Wide 22 cm