A captivating bowl created by well-known Kyoto potter Kawai Zuiho, most likely in the early 70’s. This bowl features a red undercoat which is visible in places through the greenish overglaze. The effect is quite striking and sure to attract the eye. With a convenient indent on the side, this bowl fits comfortably in the hand.
Kyo-Yaki is high-fired ceramic and pottery that centers around the Higashiyama district of Kyoto...
A beautiful Hagi-yaki chawan done by well-known artist Kaneda Keien (1949-). Keien is an 8th generation potter who has been producing works for over 40 years and is the winner of several awards for excellence. A distinctive feature of his works is that they utilize an iron-rich soil collected on the island of Mishima in the Sea of Japan...
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
Hakozaki Hachimangu Shrine, 1938.
Size: Oban. Approximately 17.0 x 11.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi. This edition bears no publisher's seal, so the date of printing cannot be accurately determined.
Koitsu Catalog No. TK-DH-48.
Condition: Excellent. Back left corners have two paper remnants. Drying hole at corner margin.
H x W = 21.1 x 13.6 cm. Sold as is. No returns, no claims, no exchange. Comes with Box case.
Height = 24 cm. With Kiri Tomobako box. Fine and shibui statue.
Meiji Period Handpainted Musha Nobori depicting the battle of Benkei and Ushiwakamaru. 4.7 meters long.
This is Kazri-Mino of an vintage folk handicraft used in the Tohoku district. This is made of the epidermis of the tree of Shina and the seaweed which were completely dried.
As for this, the decoration around the neck is made in Koyori-Paper. This is an item of the 20th century. This does not have stain damage. Size 127cm x 44cm (50 "x 17.3")
This chawan was fired in the kilns of one of Kyoto’s best known raku-yaki potters, Sasaki Shoraku III (1941-). The Shoraku line began when the grandfather of the current potter established a kiln near the famous Kiyomizu temple, nestled at the foot of the eastern mountains in Kyoto. In 1945, the kiln was moved to Kameoka near the Yada shrine where it remains today.
Raku teabowls are made by hand, without the use of a potter's wheel...
A mature work by an artist who’s career as a potter has spanned over 55 years. This beautiful white Hagi bowl by Takenouchi Akihiro (1937-) displays a quiet elegance that sets the mind at ease...
Furuya-ishi (Furuya-rock) is a kind of viewing stone, found in around Furuya Wakayama Japan.
This small Furuya-ishi has a custom-made wooden stand.
Measurements about : 3 1/4" (8.3 cm) x 1 5/8" (4 cm) x H 2" (5.2 cm), including the stand.
It is in good condition.
old s turdy h is 55 width is 20m cm
Fireman's hood with beautiful machine sewn sashiko, quilting. The quilting is sewn with white and orange threads. Outside is made of indigo dyed cotton cloth and lining is thin cotton with stripes. It has hemp (jute) lining between two layers. Outside is in excellent condition except for a hole (1cm x 1.5cm) but lining has much wear. Late 19th to mid 20th century. L:62cm L:67cm
Carpenter's "sumi-tsubo ( ink liner )" made of wood and has an ink pot and a wheel. It is used by a carpenter when he draws a line on a lumber. One of the end of the string is pinned, stretched and snapped so that the line is drawn. It has been commonly used till mid 20th century. Red ink was used for this one. L:19.5cm W:8cm H:8cm In excellent condition.
Hand carved natural jadeite carving depicting Jingping Kwan-Yin in sitting position. Dimensions: Measurements are; 115 x 67 x 25 mm or 4.53 x 2.64 x 0.95 inches with total weight o 0.50 lbs/228 grams, no condition concerns. Introduction. Jadeite generally occurs in metamorphic rocks with a higher-pressure origin and is made of interlocking, blocky, granular crystal. The hardness of the Jadeite is usually between 6.5 to 7. The density of the Jadeite is between 3.25 to 3.36...
Chinese natural shoushan Stone carvings, depicting fortune kid. Dimensions; Measurements as follows, 99 x 90 x 50 (mm) or 3.9 x 3.54 x 1.97 inches and total weight is 0.76lbs/343 grams, no condition issues. Introduction; Chinese Fujian Shoushan stone is one of four Chinese traditional stamp stones. There are more than one hundred variety of Shoushan stones. Besides stamps, Shoushan stone is crafted for carving figures, animal, flower and bird, landscape, stationery, tool, and other art objects...
Hand carved Chinese natural Hetian jade depicting a dragon. Dimensions: Measurements are 136 x 33 x 67 (mm) or 5.35 x 1.3 x 2.64 inches and total weight of 0.72lbs/328 grams, no condition issues. Introduction; Chinese Hetian Nephrite Jade Hetian jade, a nephrite jade, is regarded as the only true jade in ancient China until Burmese jadeite becomes popular in
late Qing Dynasty. The hardness of the Hetian jade is between 6 to 6.5 and density is between 2.96 to 3.17...
An original piece by the second in the line of Choraku potters. This bowl is stamped twice on the side and once on the pedestal with the mark of Ogawa Choraku II (1912-1991).
The Choraku line began when a student of Kichizaemon XI (Keinyu) and Kichizaemon XII (Konyu) opened an independent kiln in Kyoto in 1904. The line was officially given the name Choraku in 1906 by Choyuken, the head of a very influential tea ceremony association...