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!
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$575.00
Poem 69-54

Maki Haku (1924-2000)

Mixed media embossed

#179/202

Size: 12" X 12"

Maki Haku received no formal training in the visual arts but was inspired by Onchi Koshiro. Maki Haku exhibited his works in the Print Biennale in 1957 and 1960.

Ref: Brannen, Noah, Elliott, William and Maki, Haku. Festive Wine: Ancient Japanese Poems from the Kinkafu. New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1969.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1303719
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$275.00
Tea Bowl (Chawan) with Plum Motif

Seikanji Kiln

Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 12cm Height 8.4cm

The Seikanji kiln is part of the long history of ceramic arts in Kyoto...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1303717
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$300.00
Shonzui (Wu Xiangrei) Porcelain Tea Bowl

Heian Hoppo

20th century

Size: Diameter 12cm Height 7.5cm

Shonzui is the term used to describe the blue and white ceramic (or some refer to craze ware) that was made in China around the coasts of Fujian and Canton during the late Ming Dynasty. Japanese records show of orders made for objects used in tea such as water containers, food dishes, and other utensils...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1303047
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$600.00
Jian Tian mu or Tenmoku Bowl

Oketani Teiichi

Late 20th century

size: Diameter 13cm Height 8cm

Comes with a storage box, signed and sealed by the artist.

The Jian and other known wares that are under the category of Tian mu or Tenmoku are bowls made in China during the Song period and exported to Japan around the late 13-14th centuries. Japanese tea connoisseurs favored the colors and expressions from the glazes used and were traded for gold and other equal materials.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1300744
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Sold, Thank You; Kansas City, MI
Square Mashiko Vase

Attributed to Hamada Shoji(1894-1978) or From the Hamada Shoji Studios

Late 20th century

Size: Length 9.5cm Width 9.5cm Height 19cm

A square vase decorated with floral motifs, a rather uncommon object within the repertoire of Mashiko ware. Square vases do appear often in Mashiko ware objects, but not as much as plates, cups, and other utilitarian items...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1300740
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$875.00
Kuro Oribe Tea Container (Chaire)

20th century

Artist Unknown

Size: Diameter: 5.6cm Height: 10.2cm

A tea container or chaire done in the technique known as Oribe ware. There are small bud-like shaped patterns on one side of the container which is often referred to as "hanging dried persimmons". The container comes with a silk pouch container. The name of the fabric of the container is "Iyo Sudare".

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1295338
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Nanbu Tetsubin (Iron Tea Kettle)

Sangendo of Morioka

1950-1960

Size: Diameter 8" Height 8.5"

Note: From a Japanese family in the San Francisco Bay Area. Also, the piece appears to be not been used. Has original cardboard box and labels

The kettle is decorated with views of Uji in Kyoto and other water themed landscapes on the body. It is amazing that the kettle has not been used and is in pristine condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1256073
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Burlwood Basket

20th century

Size:Length 60cm Width 39cm Height 32cm

Burl wood, an interesting wood where most tends to be the roots of trees or gnarled wood from old growth forests. Modernism in the 20th century took up these interesting natural formations and created interesting furniture and objects. This basket is one example from the result of the modernist's aesthetic.

The basket comes from the estate of a Menlo Park home.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1255764
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Sold, Thank you; New York, NY
Poem 69-52

Maki Haku (1924-2000)

Size: To Come

Maki Haku received no formal training in the visual arts but was inspired by Onchi Koshiro. Maki Haku exhibited his works in the Print Biennale in 1957 and 1960.

Ref: Brannen, Noah, Elliott, William and Maki, Haku. Festive Wine: Ancient Japanese Poems from the Kinkafu. New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1969.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1254708
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$575.00
Rabbit Motif Tea Bowl

Mino Ware

Kato Shunji, the third(1944~)

Made during the Year of the Rabbit in 1987

Size: Diameter 12.8cm Height 7.5cm

Kato Shunji comes from a large family of potters from the Seto area of Aichi prefecture where notables such as Kato Shuntai produced amazing works to be used in the way of tea, or chanoyu.

This tea bowl depicts a rabbit made from snow almost...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1242946
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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 : 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
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$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
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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 : Earthenware : Pre 1970 item #1240480
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$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
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$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
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$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
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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...