Shippodo Shippodo 新古美術七寳堂
Specialities are: Antique Japanese hanging scrolls and Vintage to Antique Japanese Tea Ceremony wares. We also provide various items found in Japan and offer them to clients here in the United States, Europe, and to the world. Please feel free to ask us a question. We also accept consignments in Japanese and Chinese antiques. Please email us to schedule an appointment.

We also can refer work for restoration of Japanese and Chinese scrolls and screens.

Local San Francisco Bay area residents: We can deliver your item to you at no extra charge. Email us for more inquiries!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1323910
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$2,500.00
Tetsubin, Iron Tea Kettle

Kikuchi Masamitsu

1970-1980

Size: Diameter 7.3" Height 8.7"

The tetsubin has not been used, hence no rust, stains, damages, or other wear. Comes with the original tomobako.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1323502
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$750.00
Tenmoku Chawan

Mandai Sozan

c. 1960-1970

Diameter 4.7 in : Height 2.8 in

Kyoto region.

Does not come with a box.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1323368
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$180.00
Red Raku Incense Container, For the Year of the Horse

Kato Koraku

20th century

Size: Width 2.4 in : Length 2.1 in : Height 1.1 in

Comes with signed tomobako

Perfect for those born in the Year of the Horse or when the zodiac comes around.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #1322929
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Huangyangmu Ruyi Scepter

20th century

Size: Width 3.1 in : Length 11.5 in

Within literati circles and cultures in China and Japan, the ruyi functioned as an important accessory to decorate a scholar's office or room. Often made from different mediums and forms, the ruyi has been prized today in various places as a symbol of fortune and prosperity

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1322145
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$380.00
Oil Spot Tianmu Bowl (Tenmoku Bowl, Yuteki)

Josen

Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 13cm Height 6.7cm

An interesting oil spot tenmoku chawan (or yuteki tenmoku) where the bowl is not done in the traditional jet black form but depending on how the light is shining reflects a maroon like color. The subtlties reflected from light and how tea or water can change a bowl is one of the aesthetic points in tea bowls.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1322071
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$220.00
Blue and White Landscape Porcelain Sake Cup

 Tsuchiyama Shosen

Size: Diameter 5.5cm Height 5.7cm

Comes with Tomobako

A finely made Japanese porcelain sake cup decorated with a Chinese landscape theme on the exterior. Chinese literati themes were popular since the mid Edo period with the influx and popularity of literati circles in major regions such as Kyoto, Edo, Osaka, Nagoya, Hiroshima, etc...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1322064
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Chinese Porcelain Vase with Deer Head Handles Depicting Scenes From Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Mid to Late 20th century

Size: Height 62cm

From a Pebble Beach, CA collection of Chinese art

A oversized Chinese porcelain vase depicting scenes often referred from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms and other classical Chinese literary and operatic scenes. The bottom contains an imperial mark but the work comes from much latter period.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1321983
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$300.00
Set of Five Japanese Porcelain Sake or Tea Cups

Meijito Taisho Periods

Size: Height 2.5cm Diameter 6.8cm

From a California Collection of Japanese arts

A traditional set of five small cups either used for sake or tea. Small cups are often used in the sencha tradition to serve special reserves of tea and also during sake gatherings. The cups are decorated with Chinese landscapes, a preference of the intellectual where Chinese landscapes were favored in ceramics since the 18th century.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1321886
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Sold; Thank you. Hong Kong
White and Green Jade Bead Necklace

20th century

Size:Double Strand of 40 cm in length, each bead 80mm diameter

From the Tom Wing and Sons Jewelry of San Francisco

From the noted Chinese jewelers based in San Francisco, this piece is composed of white jade beads with rings of green jade rings interlocking each other. Small gold beads separate the various sections of the necklace.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1319527
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$450.00
Red Shino Chawan

20th century

Diameter 5" Height 2.74"

From a San Francisco Estate of Japanese Ceramics

A traditional red Shino ware tea bowl with abstract designs decorating its body. A signature is found on the bottom of the bowl, but it is not known who the artist might be with this work. No box is attached with the piece.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1319514
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$200.00
Vintage Red Shino Chawan

Mid to Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 4.75" Height 2.75"

From a San Francisco Collection of Japanese Ceramics

A fine classical example of a Shino ware tea bowl done with a red color glaze. The abstract designs and deformed shapes which were developed by potters in the 16th and 17th century became part of the canon of Japanese ceramics.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1319513
Shippodo
$400.00
White Shino Bowl

Late 20th century

Size: Height 5" Diameter 3.76"

A traditional Japanese tea bowl done in the Shino style. The designs, often based from early Momoyama period examples are continued to be used while the size and elements have changed throughout the centuries.

A seal is found on the bottom which is hard to read.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1319511
Shippodo
$800.00
Hagi Ware Vase

Sakata Deika Studios (13th Sakata Deika)

Size: Diameter 9.5" Height 10.25"

A standard Hagi ware vase produced by the studios of the 13th Sakata Deika (1915-2010). The vase has a white slip covering the mouth area and pink spots are found around the bottom half of the vase. This expression of different reactions from the firing is one of the appeals in Hagi Ware.

From a San Francisco Estate.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1318524
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$800.00
Soapstone Carving of Morning Glories or a Related Flower

Late 20th century

A rather interesting Chinese soapstone carving of a fluted flower with other smaller flowers surrounding the piece. The artist has used the colorations of the stone to express every detail of the work.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1318439
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$3800.00
Japanese Lacquer Frame Plaque Done in Makie: Okina and Folding Fan

Keigetsu

Late 20th century

Size: Length 61.5cm Width 46cm Thickness: 5cm

The mask depicting an old man and the folding fan are elements used in a performance known as Sambaso and often performed by Kyogen and Noh actors. The mask appears in other plays like Takasago and other related subjects.

The panel is thought to be made by the noted 20th century artist, Kikuchi Keigetsu (1979-1955)...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1317654
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$500.00
Chinese Text Expressing the Heart of Christianity

Li Wei

Late 20th century

Size: Length 146cm Width 48cm

An interesting calligraphy text expressing the heart of Christianity. Overall the text discusses about brotherhood or a community and overcoming all hurdles and challenges.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1317653
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$450.00
Watercolor Of Buildings Next To The Riverside

Late 20th century

Size: Length 68.5cm Height 54cm

A view of a facade of a traditional Chinese building set to the waterfront. The artist is thought to be from Shanghai and had exposure to the new techniques and styles of western watercolor along with the new developments in Chinese painting occurring in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1317651
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$400.00
View of Suzhou

Zhou Xinghua (1941-)

Dated 1984

Size: Length 49cm Width 44cm

Born in Yixing city, Zhou Xinghua became a noted print maker and associated with artistic circles in the Suzhou region. He managed the Suzhou engravers study group as well.