A small, but very attractive tea tray (habon) for use in tea ceremony, made of wood carved in the form of a banana leaf. Signed on the back in a small cartouche with the name: Konroku, an artist from Shiga, Nagahama city. Japan, Showa period, most probably from the 60/70’s. L 38 cm, W 12.5 cm. Condition: Excellent.
A set of five, small silver saucers / cup stands of lozenge-shape with coin pattern in openwork. Evidently for tea. Signed: Ryūshō. and 'pure silver ' mark. Total weight 249 grams. With kiri-box. Taisho-Showa period, c. 1920-40. L 12 cm, W 7.5 cm. Condition: Excellent.
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A pair of modern raku, tea bowls ‘Sun and Moon’ types the first with gold on the interior, the other with silver. Made by Shoraku, 3rd generation from Kyoto. Impressed raku seal mark. Inscribed and sealed kiri-box with papers. Late Showa, ca. 1980. Moon, diam:17 cm. Sun, diam: 14 cm. Condition: Very fine with minimal wear to inner surfaces due to use.
A very attractive and fine cast iron incense container (kogo) for tea ceremony decorated with a motif from the Ten Ox-herding Pictures of Zen Buddhism. Inside covered in gold. Signed by Suzuki Morihisa (1920–1981), a 14th generation of cast iron-makers from Morioka who later taught at the Academy of Fine Arts in Tokyo. A frequent exhibitor at the Nitten. With original signed kiri-tomobako. Showa period ca. 1960. H 3 cm, D 7,2. Condition: Perfect.