Japanese early - mid 1900's SUISEKI viewing stone entitled CHIKIBU JIMA, after Chikibu Island in Lake Biwa. The stone was found in Sadogawa(?). The viewing stone measures 5 3/4" L by 3 1/4" H by 3 3/4" Depth. Comes with wooden storage box.
Japanese 20th century art glass vase by master glass artist, HISATOSHI IWATA. The beautiful handblown vase is done in the shape of bamboo. Hisatoshi Iwata was born in Tokyo in 1925 and he died in 1994. He graduated from the prestigious Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1950. He has participated in all the major exhibitions in Japan. His works of art on part of the collections at the Corning Glass Museum and the Metropolitan. The vase measures 9 1/2" tall by 3 3/8" in diameter. Comes ...click for details
Japanese 20th century art glass vase by master glass artist, KYOUHEI FUJITA. The beautiful handblown vase has a blue and gold colored design. KYOUHEI FUJITA was exhibited at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. There is also a KYOUHEI FUJITA museum in Matsushima, Japan. The vase measures 10 1/4" tall by 5 1/4" in diameter. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed wooden storage box.
Japanese Mid 20th century heavy beige glaze tea bowl by NAKAMURA BAIZAN II. Wonderfully made KUTANI-YAKI tea bowl. Nakamura Baizan was born in 1907 in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture area of Japan and remained active there. You can see the finger prints from when the bowl was dipped into the glaze. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed wooden storage box. The tea bowl measures 4 1/2" in diameter and 3" tall. Signed and stamped on outside of box, BAIZAN.
Japanese late 20th century bronze vase by bronze artist HONBO KEISEN. The dark brown bronze vase has the wonderful design of 3 large hawk feathers done in inlaid silver. The vase has the stamp of the artist also done in inlaid silver. Stamped KEISEN. The artist was very active in the 1980's. The vase measures 12" tall by 8" in diameter. Comes with wooden storage box.
Japanese mid 20th century modern MUSEN design cloisonne vase. The vase has the character IMA or KON on the bottom, for the artist name, KOUKON or TAKAIMA. Comes with TOMOBAKO or original artist signed wooden storage box. The vase measures 10 1/8" tall and 7 1/4" in diameter at the top rim. The rim and base are trimmed in plated silver.
Japanese 20th century ivory KOGO in the shape of a MIKAN or Japanese Mandarin orange. The MIKAN is beautifully and realistically carved with stem and single leaf. The KOGO measures 2" tall by 2 1/4" in diameter.
Japanese mid 20th century celadon porcelain MIZUSAHI water jar by MIYASHITA ZENJU (1901-1988). MIYASHITA ZENJU not only studied in his home town of Kyoto, but also did research in China and Korea. His works of art were often used by the Japanese Royal Family for presentation pieces. This jar comes with 2 lids, celadon porcelain lid and black lacquer lid. The porcelain lid has a handle done in the realistic shape of bamboo stalk and leaves. The jar measures 7 1/2" tall and 5 3/4" in dia ...click for details
Japanese early to mid 10th century bamboo flower basket. The basket incorporates dark and light colored strips of bamboo, along with thin natural bamboo stalks for the basket, woven in a contrasting and creative design. The bamboo basket measures 17 1/2" tall and 8 1/2" in diameter at the widest.