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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1245570
Shippodo
$100.00
An antique Japanese bamboo root carved in the form of a stand to display fine objects. Bamboo root have often been valued for their interesting designs and motifs. Carvings raging from flower vases to figural carvings can be found utilizing this material. The stand can be enjoyed as is.

Age: 20th century

Artist: Yuzan

Size: Diameter 3.25" Height 1.26"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1244070
Shippodo
$300.00
A wonderful blue and white sometsuke Kyoto ware incense container (also known as kogo) with a horse set among Chinese inspired motifs. The incense container was made by the noted Kyoto artist Shoami who is famous for creating porcelain objects for tea both chanoyu and senchado.

Age: 20th century Size: Diameter 2.25" Height1.8"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1242946
Shippodo
$550.00
A wonderful Japanese ceramic tea container known as a tsurutsuki chaire. The container comes with a Kuwa wood lid. The lid is two pieces and works in a similar manner as an oimatsu tea container. The creative designs by the artists who create these tea containers provide a rich variety of objects to select and use in the tea room. The container comes with a box with an inscription by a tea master named Soukei.

Age: Late Showa Period Size: Diameter 3.9" Height 3.5"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1242731
Shippodo
$2,000.00
Painting of Rabbits Based on Her Imperial Majesty, Empress Kojun

Shunsho

Late Showa Period (1960-1970)

Size: Height 44.5" Width 17"

The original painting made by Empress Kojun in the 1960s was made to support the Japanese Red Cross and for a fundraiser at the time. Later, the image became popular and subsequent copies and renditions were made. This one example interprets the painting in the artist's eye and evoke the sense of cuteness in the rabbits shown along with themes of Rinpa.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1242727
Shippodo
$2,800.00
Embroidery of Lobster and Clams

Artist Unknown

Taisho Period (1912-1926)

Size: Length 30.75" Height 52.8"

Necessary Conservation work has been done on the scroll recently.

Images of seafood would evoke the Roman mosaics that survive in Pompeii but the Japanese too enjoyed art depicting the bounties of the land and sea. Lobsters were a symbol of abundance and wealth which were also used as decorations during the New Year...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1242634
Shippodo
$1,600.00
Fan Painting of Rabbit Dolls

Shunpo

20th century

Size: Approx. Length 52" Width 28"

Motifs of Rabbits are popular in Japanese art where rabbits not only are related with the zodiac but also are an auspicious symbol of abundance and "jumping" onto the next level. The scroll is a fan painting of two rabbit dolls set on a bamboo base...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1240829
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Black Natsume with Warabi Motif Makie Chu-Natsume

Shouzan

Late Showa Period

Size: To Come

The warabi or bracken is a plant native to Japan and often consumed during the spring season. In Japanese lacquer, this motif was often used by noted lacquer artists such as Hara Yoyusai and Hon'ami Koetsu in their works.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1240598
Shippodo
$180.00
Kamakura Bori Lacquer Dish

Hakkodo

Late Showa (1950-1970)

Size: Diameter 9.75" Height 1.75"

Hakkodo was originally a Buddhist sculpture studio based in Kamakura producing Buddhist statues in the Kei school (manner similar to Unkei and Kaikei) The studio existed in a region where for nearly 700 years generations of sculptors produced life-like images of the Buddha, Bodhisattvas and various deities...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1240482
Shippodo
$180.00
Bamboo Basket for Charcoal Ceremony (Sumi Temae)

Artist Unknown

Period: Showa Period

Size: Diameter 10.25" Height 4.25"

The procedures for setting the charcoal for the hearth or the brazier is an important part of the way of tea. The finest baskets are used since the charcoal used is a specific type of wood and style only used in tea and not many in Japan produce this type of charcoal...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1240480
Shippodo
$800.00
Tanba Ware Kensui

Bungoro

Showa Period

Size:Diameter 6.5" Height 3"

Typically the kensui or the waste water receptacle is either shaped in the form of a jar or a large bowl. These types are based on forms found in the early history of the tea ceremony in Japan. Later, artists and masters developed different shapes to impress visitors and to add flavor to the gatherings held. This Tanba ware kensui is done in the form of a raised folded shaped container...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1240470
Shippodo
$875.00
Kakamura Bori Lacquer Hiro Buta (Kimono Trays)

Artist unknown

Taisho-Showa Period

Size: Large tray: Length 24" Width 15" Height 2.75" Smaller Tray: Length 23" Width 14.5" Height 2.75"

Hiro buta were an essential part of most Japanese households up to the beginning of the war in the late 1930s. Often these were made from a set of two trays where one tray contained the accessories necessary for a kimono (i.e. obi, obi accessories, etc.) and the larger tray held the main kimonos...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1237829
Shippodo
$1300.00
Woodsman Passing Through a Barren Forest

Shinsei or Chosei (?)

Showa Period (20th century)

Length 66" Height 36"

A rather unusual four panel folding screen depicting a barren forest during winter with a woodsman passing by. The inscription on the top right simply states, returning from the cold mountains. The barren trees is inspired by a Ming Chinese artist, Qi tian or Shen Zhou who was famous for painting a landscape with trees that have no leaves.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1236186
Shippodo
$500.00
Arhats

Attributed to Munakata Shiko

Size: height 28.5 cm width 20 cm

Shiko is famous for a set of 18 arhats expressing different personalities and the print has become one of Shiko's signature works. This print of two arhats expresses different personalities and retains some similar elements to the noted series of 18...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1236183
Shippodo
$500.00
Demon Doing Nenbutsu (Otsu-e style)

Attributing to Munakata Shiko

Size: height 28.5 cm width 20 cm

The work is part of a collection of Munakata Shiko prints from a California collection who was a pioneer in transmitting Rinzai zen to America during the 1950-1960 period. In addition she was living in Japan during this period and acquired these prints.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1235295
Shippodo
$800.00
Anagama Hidari-Uma (Horse character reversed) Tea Bowl

74th Asahi Yusai (1921-2004)

Size: Diameter 4.9" Height 3.25"

The Asahi kiln is situated in Uji, which is South of the ancient capital city, Kyoto. Since the 5th century the region were producing ceramics for the tombs of the emperors and clan rulers...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1234594
Shippodo
$550.00
Black Raku Tsutsu Chawan

Mei: Zangetsu

Size: Diameter 3.7" x Height 3.2"

Artist: Kengyo (Katsuo?)

The bowl is known as a tsutsu chawan or a tall cylindrical tea bowl. This bowl is used during the cold months of late autumn to winter to promote a sense of warmth to the guest who will consume the tea. The bowl is given the name, Zangetsu. The name is translated as the lingering moon or a crescent moon...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1232790
Shippodo
$500.00
Nanquan Killing Cat

Attributed to Munakata Shiko

Size: height 28.5 cm Width: 20 cm

Munakata Shiko was known to do a series of woodblock prints depicting various Buddhist subjects. His series of the 18 arhats depict the arhats not as lofty saints but down to earth human beings with strong expressions...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1232728
Shippodo
$800.00
Five Story Pagoda Amdist Snow in Nikko

Tsuchiya Kouitsu (1870-1949)

Size: Size: Height 29cm width 20.5 cm

Tsuchiya Kouitsu was a contemporary of Kawase Hasui and produced a series of prints depicting various Japanese scenery. Interestingly, Kouitsu and Hasui both published their works under the Doi Woodblock Studio during the early part of the 20th century ( Showa Period)...