Shibui Art. Fine Japanese and Chinese Works of Art Shibui Art, subtle...
subdued.. pure
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #473017 (stock #J-2003)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold
Large Japanese HIBACHI suitable for a planter or coffee table stand, earthenware with a striking blue/purple glaze. Circa: early 20th Century. Condition: good with a few scratches to the outside as to be expected with an antique this age. Dimensions: 18 inch (45.7 cms) outside diameter, 14 inch (35.5 cms) inside diameter, and the height is 12 inches or 30.5 cms.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #257885 (stock #J-1001)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
SOLD, thanks TN
Two Seto-ware (ORIBE) earthenware Japanese TSUITEKI (Waterdroppers) of CATS. Two (one standing with the paw in the air and a bell around it's neck and another one sitting on all four paws, are dated 1740-1790 or Mid-Edo Era. Conditon is generally good. Some pitting, and some "kami-kizu," or "Kiln-errors." Dimensions of all are about 3" x 2". Circa: 18th Century. EDO era.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #195135 (stock #J-131)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$160
for one (or a pair for $280, availability considering)
Japanese SETO earthenware OIL LAMP with an iridescent brown glaze can be used as a VASE in a bathroom or other small area. The pictures do NOT unfortunately do justice to the subtle, SHIBUI beauty, of these small vases. Excellent condition, no chips, cracks, repairs or any other problems. Circa: 1890-1910. Height is 5" with a 4" diameter at the shoulder.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #186190 (stock #J-105)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$220
Japanese SETO-WARE earthenware VASE well potted and covered in a rich chocolate brown "Kymer-type" glaze. There is a small protrusion(what the Japanese call a "Kama-kizu," or Kiln error by God) about the size of a penny (see enlargement #3)on the upper cavetto. No cracks or chips or fritting. Circa 1900-1920. Height is 8 inches and the diameter at the top is 4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #257980 (stock #J-0888)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$390
Japanese Yellow glazed CENSER with three characters in turquoise relief and 3 characters inscribed on the back and also inside on the biscuit. Molded with handles on two sides gives this strange ceramic an "archaic" feel. This is definitely a late Edo era piece (1800-1860) but unusual. COndition is perfect. Dimensions are 2.33" in height x 2.75" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #257659 (stock #J-1005)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,200
New Holiday Revised Price!
Large (19.5" diameter) Japanese earthenware ORIBE Charger with typical moss greens and brown floral grasses painted freely on a cream background. Oribe ware, a folk pottery, is still produced in kilns in Seto and Mino and was never made for export. It's bold and spontaneous designs are asymmetrical and done in styles that are imaginative, vigorous and distinctly Japanese. Condition is perfect. Circa: 1880-1910, end of Meiji Era. This large charger sits 4" in height with a 19.5" diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #719443 (stock #J-20/21)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$340
Japanese Brown glazed earthenware JAR from Masiko. Well potted and beautifully glazed! There is a loss of glaze about 1 5/8" (4.1 cms) in length at the rim which is clearly visible in the pictures. Nonetheless, still a very eye catching ceramic from the early 20th Century. Height is 11.25" (28.4 cms) and the overall width at the shoulder is 8.75" or 22.4 cms.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #603626 (stock #J-325)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to CA
Japanese ORIBE flower VASE in modified cylindrical with a stylized vine design reminiscent of a Joan Miro painting! There is a chrysanthemum in relief at the shoulder with a textured base (see photograph) The color is a deep rich typical Oribe moss green. Condition is excellent, no chips, cracks or repairs. Height is 9 inches, diameter of base is 3.25 inches. Circa: 1880-1900.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #601131 (stock #J-314)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$230
Japanese pottery Tsuiteki (waterdropper) in rectangualr form with a tiger and bamboo design in relief. Light celadon glaze with an "iron spot." Included a kiriwood box and cover with inscription. Dimensions are 3.5 inches x 2.5" x 1". There are some small knicks and "rim chips" on the top and bottom of this item. Circa: 1890-1910.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #719776 (stock #J-22/23)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$340
Japanese "Claire de lune" glazed earthenware JAR from Mashiko. A very attractive color, well potted. There are two "blisters" where the glaze "bubbled up," but they are hardly noticeable. Otherwise the condition is good with only a very small chip of less than 1/16th of an inch on the inside rim. Circa, Taisho era. Height is 10 inches (25.5 cms.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #839092 (stock #J-10099)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$320
Japanese earthenware MORTAR & PESTLE with a soft pure white glaze, suitable for grinding! Large size with the pestle 9.5 inches (24 cms.) in length and the diameter of the mortar is 6 5/8 inches or 17 cms. Height is 3 5/8 inches or 9.5 cms. Condition is perfect! No chips, cracks or restorations. There is a lip to pour the contents from the mortar.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #354915 (stock #J-298)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold - disacenssioned from Strong Museum, Rochester, NY
A beautifully modeled, with great detail (complete with private male parts) BIZEN, Japanese Shishi, lion-dog mythological animal almost always found at the gates of Buddhist temples. There is some slight damage to the back of the neck, the tail and both eyebrows. (see photos)but these damages are easy to live with considering that this is pre 1868! Circa: 1800-1840's. The number 75.1883 is written on the right lower foot. It was disacenssioned from the M. Strong Museum in Rochester, NY...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #157738 (stock #J-145)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$460
- revised price! perfect condition!
A superb example (perfect condition) of an increasingly hard to find genre of Japanese SETO dish earthenware Mingei or folk art. This 11.25" diameter "horse-eye" design in brown overglaze on a cream-colored base in displayed in many museums around the world, including a museum in Oakland, CA. This is a particularly beautiful (and rare) example because of it's large size and perfect condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #717213 (stock #J-1/16)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$230
Japanese KUTANI pottery BOWL with turquoise glaze and overglaze enamel decoration of paris of fish (Sea Breem, a sign of happiness and prosperity) in a tri-format, all within a hexagonal foliate rim! There is a "star-crack," on the base (see photo #4) but it does not go through to the inside and it appears to be stable. Bowl measures 5 5/8" (14.2 cms.) in diameter x 1.75" (4.5 cms.) in depth. Early to Mid Meiji era, 1868-1890.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #603968 (stock #J-326)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$390
New Holiday Revised Price
Japanese BIZEN flower VASE in the form of a monkey holding a banana-like fruit seated beside a tree stump. Clearly defined and interesting facial features. Typical brown Bizen-ware glaze; but with a beautiful aged patina! Excellent condition, no chips, cracks or restorations. Height is 6 inches. Circa early Taisho, pre- 1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1231956 (stock #J-2013-3)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$195
Japanese ORIBE Oil Lamp & matching lid with impressed floral design on the shoulder,indented handle (to hang on a wall) & horse eye design inside the rounded base of the lamp. The color of the Oribe glaze changes from a soft moss green at the top to an almost turquoise and all green colors in between as it drips down to the base. Circa 1900-1912. Height is 4.75 inches or 12 cms and the diameter is 4.5 inches or 11.5 cm. Condition is excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #350148 (stock #J-999)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$390
with Kiri wood box!
Japanese Bizen, Pottery INCENSE BURNER (2 pieces) in the form of a complex of three cottages with thatched roofs. There is a potter's signature impressed in the base. Length is 8". Taisho era, pre 1920. Comes with a newer kiriwood box. Condition is perfect!