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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 1980 item #1244070
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$175.00
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1240482
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$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 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 #1229833
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$1300.00
Incense Container in the form of a Koma or Top

Nakamura Soetsu

Work emulating an original design by Nakamura Sotetsu, one of the artists, purveyor to the Sen Families

Size: Diameter : 3.25" height: 2"

The form of the koma, or the top like shape is the symbol of the Sen family which was also a symbol that the family was closely associated with the Toyotomi shogunate. The tradition began with the Ashikaga Shoguns giving their insignia to their top artists...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1224336
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$680.00
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 : Pottery : Vases : 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 : Pre 1960 item #1210325
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$450.00
Kyoto Wares are typically an earthenwares using fine clay and colorful glazes, appearing similar to porcelains. However, this vase is an ersatz of Bizen ware. The work is titled, Tetsuji Oni no Ude, Ogre' arm ironware flower container.

Yamada Tosai (1917-) is a potter in the Kyoto ware tradition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1205336
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$550.00
An antique iron tea kettle known as gama or kama in Japanese. The tea kettle is used for chanoyu and depending on the season a ro, or a cut out hearth set in the floor, or a furo a brazier used to hold the kettle is used. Various designs of kettles were developed as the way of tea evolved over the centuries.

A poem set in a shikishi like square motif reads that the mountains in the autumn sunset are slowly changing into that color...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1204216
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$6700.00
Ohi Toshio (1958-) Born as the son of the noted family, Ohi Chozaemon in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture. The Ohi family for generations have produced traditional Japanese tea ceramics in the preferences of tea masters from the Urasenke tradition and the lords that controlled the domain of Kaga...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1203825
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$200.00
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1201234
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$275.00
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 : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1193401
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$2,350.00
Energetic as the man himself, the shikishi (a paper board used to create paintings or calligraphy) is the work of the 15th Sen Soshitsu, Hounsai Daisosho (1923~). Daisosho, Sen Genshitsu has captivated people with his philosophy. In one of his writings, Daisosho, Sen Genshitsu states: "In my own hands I hold a bowl of tea; I see all of nature represented in its green color. Closing my eyes I find green mountains and pure water within my own heart. Silently, sitting alone, drinking tea, I feel th...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1970 item #1192745
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$200.00
A tea bowl can be expressed as seeing the universe within the bowl, relating to the zen philosophy of seeing the vastness of space within the smallest spaces. This tea bowl has appearances similar to iga wares or in a very abstract way the influences of tenmoku wares.

The bowl was produced by an artist 30 or so years ago but is not known who. The individual may have been an amateur or a hidden artist wanting people to enjoy the expressions found in the bowl.

Size: diameter 4.4" Height 3....

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1189206
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Ohi Toshio (1958-) Born as the son of the noted family, Ohi Chozaemon in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture. The Ohi family for generations have produced traditional Japanese tea ceramics in the preferences of tea masters from the Urasenke tradition and the lords that controlled the domain of Kaga. Additionally, the family developed new glazes and styles during the Meiji period to direct the tradition towards the new age of modernism.

The bowl is retain the traditional shape of tea bowls in the ra...

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.

The piece comes with an original yellow cloth with the stamp by Shoraku, a paper explaining a...