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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1254708
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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 : 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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1234594
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$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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1229835
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$600.00
Chuang Tzu Sweets Tray

9"x 9"x 1"

The philosopher, Chuang Tzu was known for his contemplative stories and philosophy on life. One legend of Chuang Tzu describes where he was asleep and contemplated if the dream he had of a butterfly. He questioned of the dual realities if he was in the dream of the human form or if his dream of being a butterfly was reality. This philosophy, in some ways, relates with the modern theories in theoretical physics with certain dimensions and worlds.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1229834
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Natsume ( Tea Caddy ) made from Kuwa (Mulberry Wood)

Diameter : 2.5" height: 2.5"

Tea caddies are often perceived as being made from a wooden core and lacquered is coated on the caddy. However, there are other caddies that retain the wooden form, giving a separate aesthetic quality. Often, these wooden caddies are made from black persimmon, Chinese hardwoods, or fine Japanese woods.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1216557
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$200.00
In the way of tea, there are several temae, or services where trays are used. For this tray, one can use it for bonryaku or simple preliminary tray service or for the chabako temae, where a box is used to do the service. The tray is done in lacquer with the rims forming a five petaled flower.

Condition: Tray has been used and a small chip is found on the bottom of the tray.

Period: Showa

Size: Diameter 11.6 in : Height 1.3 in

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1211479
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$640.00
An interesting incense container with intricate wood turning by the noted American artist Dale Chase. Chase is known within the netsuke world for his netsuke carvings and created this container. The exterior appears simple, resembling a natsume or a tea container, yet the interior is like a microcosm or even resembling a kaleidoscope.

Age: 1970-1980

Size: Diameter: 2.25" height: 2"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1210324
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Nakamura Kosai (1955-) Is a lacquer artist based in Ishikawa Prefecture. Kosai became a disciple of Omote Masanori and after 5 years of apprenticeship, he became independent. The object is an incense container using the shells of a hamaguri or a clam. The top of the clam is decorated with the famous mountain, Mt. Fuji in red and blue lacquer. Red Fuji often appears during the humid summer months, when the sun highlights the mountain in a red-maroon hue. Katsushika Hokusai was famous to depict Mt...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1203825
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Incense container in the form of a wooden block with various facets and expressions of the wood that can be seen from different angles. Work is made by an artist named Kissen. Typically natural wood incense containers tend to use wood from noted ancient buildings when buildings are being restored. Most of the wood used in the building might not be suitable to be re-used for the building and various objects such as incense containers, tea scoops, frames for the ro or hearth, hibachis, etc...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1201234
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A large size tsutsu chawan or a tea bowl specifically used during the winter season. The tea bowl is done in a glaze often seen in Hagi ware known as biwa yu or a glaze similar to the color of loquats.

The large size is rather unsual and not often seen in comparison to the standard size tsutsu chawan.

Age: Late 20th century.

Size: Diameter 4.3 in : Height 4.1 in

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1199839
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$500.00
Copper water pot used during a tea gathering to fill the mizusashi or other utensils used with water. The container contains a whirlpool like motif which originates from the Mediterranean and travelled on the silk road influencing Chinese and Japanese designs.

Diameter: 7.29" Height: 9.25"

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1196451
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$450.00
Sublime and refined in its form, the cracks and splinters seen were intentionally left to provide a rustic aura to the piece. Bamboo vases became popular as the way of tea spread throughout the masses in the 16th century. Some surviving works by Sen no Rikyu and Hideyoshi give viewers insight to the aesthetic preferences and perspectives of these notable figures. Bamboo vase comes with a small container to put water in when displayed.

Age: 20th century.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1189204
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$530.00
The Koan, Dokuza Daiyuhou, or simply sitting is the pinnacle represents not only that the simple act of doing meditation is the best thing, but according to Yamada Mumon, the noted Zen master at Myoshinji states that to appreciate that you yourself exist in this world and that you appreciate everything is the heart of this koan. (From Mumon Zenshu, Yamada Mumon)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1173693
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A simple and rustic Japanese tea kettle containing simple line and circular motifs. The shape of the kama is rather a standard style often seen used in the way of tea, based on a famous tea kettle known as the Mozuya Gama. The name Mozuya, can trace its origins to possibly to the noted tea master Mozuya Soan, who was a contemporary of Rikyu and possessed noted tea utensils at the time.

The lid is made out of copper and contains the distinctive ball knob used to remove the lid from the kettle...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1172463
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Red Raku chawan or tea bowl by Sasaki Shoraku. It is assumed, that the second Shoraku produced the piece, yet many tea utensil stores, dealers, and shops do not make the distinction thus making it difficult to know which Shoraku produced the work. Currently the Sasaki family has expanded and several kilns in Kameoka, near the outskirts of Kyoto are continuing the art of producing tea utensils today...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1161872
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$200.00
A unique and interesting Akahada ware kensui or water receptacle. The Akahada ware was founded during the Momoyama period by Toyotomi Hidenaga in the late 16th century. Later Kobori Enshu took favor of the style and glazes used in Akahada and has become part of the peferred wares of the Enshu style school of tea.

Condition: the kensui contains no damages or wears. There are unique marks found inside the receptacle...