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Size:Diameter 11.8cm Height7.8cm
Late 20th century
Size: Diameter 15.2cm Height 6cm
Size: Diameter 9cm Height 10.4cm
Ichino Shozo, is an artist working in Tamba in the Tachikui region. Known for making vases and water jars used for tea, he received recognition for his work in 1979 by the government of Japan, the beginning processes for artists to reach the living national treasure status.
No box accompanies the work.
Mid to Late 20th century
Size: Length 24cm Width 24cm Height 2.3cm
The rich repetoire of Japanese lacquer represents the influences of other cultures that uses lacquer. This example is inspired by the red cinnabar lacquer ware often produced in Ming and Qing dynasty China. The piece is emulating the aging and wear where on the top the pattern is covered with red lacquer.
Name: Yozakura (Evening Cherry Blossoms)
Box Inscription: Horinouchi Sokan, Kenchusai (1919-2015)
Artist: Tanaka Kenchi
Size: Diameter 7cm Height 5.5cm
Tanaka Kenchi is noteworthy lacquer artist from Kanazawa.
Size: Diameter 7.6cm Height 5.5cm
Comes with a tomobako.
Wada Kinsai is a makie artist based in Yamanaka, Ishikawa Prefecture.
Late 20th century
Size: Diameter 9.7cm Height 9.9cm
From a Japanese collection of tea objects.
Often black raku ware tea bowls are made into the standard forms as seen with earlier works seen from the late 16th century. This work emulates an example during the Edo period by a master from the Raku Kichizaemon lineage. The glassy look is distinct and has the marks from the pliers when removed from the kiln.
Size: Diameter 11.4cm Height 7.5cm
No box or tomobako comes with the piece. The work comes from an estate in the Osaka-Kyoto Region of Japan.
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Diameter:11cm Height 8cm
Does not come with a box or original box from the artist.
Diameter 7cm Height 1.6cm
No box or tomobako comes with the piece.
Size: :Length: 16.4cm Width 16.4cm Height 2.7cm
Work is done where the lacquer expresses the wooden grain of the work. Overall the object has been used and no significant wears are seen.
Size: 53cm x 194.8cm / 20.8" x 76.6"
Condition: There are some damages to the mounting on the upper area. Mostly on the back side of the scroll.
Size: Diameter 9.6cm Height 10.1cm
Akahada is a ware produced in Nara prefecture. Kobori Enshu, the noted tea master of the early Edo period selected the simple forms of Akahada and part of a group of various wares Enshu preferred.
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The common depiction of Kwan Yin in China and often found on the altar of Chinese Buddhist and Daoist homes. Interestingly, this piece contains a seal impressed on the bottom which is not often found.
13th Asahi Kosai (1891-1947)
Name of Chawan: Kuri, Chestnut
Size: Diameter 12.2cm Height 7.4cm
Comes with an original tomobako signed by the maker.
The tea bowl is formed in the shape of a chestnut but done in a gohon style glaze. The Asahi kiln is known within the Enshu tradition as one of the few kilns selected by Kobori Enshu.
Size: Diameter 7.62cm height 4.6cm
From a Osaka estate of Japanese sencha equipment and other items.
Size: Diameter 5.5cm Height 7.5cm
One section of a bamboo node is used to create this tea caddy. The top and bottom are retaining the natural expressions seen in the bamboo.