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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.

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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 #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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1224336
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時代高台寺蒔絵大棗

The simplicity of the black lacquer with the contrast of the bold design of the paulownia and chrysanthemum is the appeal of this black lacquered tea container or natsume. The Kodaiji motif is derived from the lacquered panels on the shrine where Toyotomi Hideyoshi and his wife, Nene's figures are placed in...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1218873
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A hidasuki style Bizen flower vase, known as tsurukubi (neck of a crane) by the noted living national treasure, Isezaki Jun (1936~). The Isezaki family, were the pioneers in innovating the way Bizen wares were produced furthering its artistic qualities. Now, Bizen along with the old kilns in Japan is appreciated by tea and ceramic connoisseurs in Japan and outside.

The vase comes with a tomobako signed and sealed by the artist...

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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1210717
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$500.00
The mizusashi is stylishly done in a fluted manner with ash glaze and effects from the kiln. The mizusashi would be perfect for a temae known as habuta which was developed by the 11th head of the Urasenke tradition, Gengensai (refer to July 2013 Nagomi Magazine).

The mizusashi was created by a noted American potter, Richard Ballinger in Northern California during the 1980-1990 period.

Size: Diameter: 5.75"...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1172463
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$970.00
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 : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1171137
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$800.00
The zen word for the scroll reads: Seizan Ao Utata Aoshi, or the Green of the green mountain changes further into green. The scroll's phrase originally had seven characters with the phrase, ugo or after the rain. Where if one were to remove the attachments and defilements on the way, then one is enriching the forest of the way...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1161874
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$650.00
Mori Tozan (1938~) is a noted Bizen ware artist known for his unique works using the anagama method in Bizen ware. Tozan has displayed his work in numerous exhibitions and has been recognized by the Japanese government as a special Japanese artisan.

The chawan was produced in the 1960s during Tozan's mid years as an artist...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : 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. The work is sealed with the name of the ware...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1156217
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$300.00
Taniguchi Shohachi (1928-) is a Shino, Oribe, and Seto artist based in Seto City, Aichi Prefecture. Shohachi has submitted works to the Nitten for 10 times, and received numerous awards from various exhibitions and shows for Japanese potters. One work, known as Un, was submitted to the Nitten in 1975 became part of the permanent collection at Seto City's collection of ceramics and pottery...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1126011
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$1,200.00
画賛 土佐光孚 村田春門 (本居宣長派)

Tosa Mitsuzane(1780-1852) Murata Shunmon (1765-1836)

Paper with sumi ink...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1116607
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$300.00
琉球漆器 菓子盆。

In tea ceremony there are many tools found using lacquer embellished with mother of pearl. The preferences have been seen since the Edo period in the 17th century but may have been used in earlier styles. Many of the tools at the time were imported from China and were used as trays and stands to display items or used during specific ceremonies such as when incense ceremony is done during the tea event or the most elaborat...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1102119
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$1,200.00
大徳寺 藤田寛道筆 日々是好日。共箱有り。

Tea ceremony scrolls in Japan serve as an important feature of the interior decoration of a tea room. The scroll, in general should be a calligraphy and has some philosophical or derived from zen as the founder of the tea ceremony, Sen no Rikyu had preferred. With the hanging scroll displayed the guest is conveyed a visual mess...