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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1237158
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$500.00
Bronze Usubata with Fan Motif

Meiji-Taisho Period (c. 19th-20th century)

Size: Diameter 11.6" Height 10.25"

Often bronze usubata vases were used to decorate auspicious and symbolic plants for specific occasions arranged in the Ikenobo style of arrangement. The usubata has a sublime engraving of folding fans set among grasses. Folding fans are a symbol of prosperity.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1237062
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$2,000.00
Literati Resting

Attributed to Kano Tanyu(1602-1674)

Edo Period (c. 19th century)

Size: Length 29.6" Height 14.75"

Scholar art was popular in Japan since Song Style painting was introduced to Japan in the Muromachi Period during the 14th-15th centuries. Images of noted sages and scholars became popular among the ruling samurai class and these figures and their stories began to tell a different "hidden" story to the viewers who saw them.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1237060
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$4,200.00
Karatsu Ware Nakaoki (Mizusashi)

Artist Unknown

Age: Momoyama Period

Size: Approx Diameter 3.75-4.3" Height 8"

The mizusashi is an interesting Karatsu ware piece. The exterior is not glazed, meanwhile the interior contains a glaze similar to Chosen Karatsu styles. The wave pattern and other elements are often seen in Momoyama Period tea articles.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1236186
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$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
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1235562
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Shigaraki Ware Mimitsuki (Eared) Chaire (tea container)

Edo Period (circa 18th-19th century)

Size: Diameter 2.6" Height 3.2"

Shigaraki is one of the six traditional kilns in Japan that have been producing wares for daily use and eventually producing objects for tea. This tea container is done in an uncommon style where small handle-like forms are attached on the gourd shaped container...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1235561
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$3,000.00
Bizen Ware Chaire (Tea Caddy)

Edo Period (17th-18th century)

Size: Diameter 2.6" Height 3.5"

Tea caddies or chaire are separated into two categories. The Chinese wares that were imported to Japan are known as Karamono and the Japanese made pieces are Wamono. Japanese made objects first began to appear around the end of the Muromachi when tea became the popular activity within the ruling warlords in Japan...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1235295
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$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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1990 item #1235263
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$670.00
Image of Forest using Iron Glaze Summer Tea Bowl

Artist: Idemitsu Shosuke (1927~)

Size: Diameter 5.25" Height 2.3"

Idemitsu Shosuke used to serve as the fifth president of the noted oil and industries firm Idemitsu Kosan in Tokyo. Idemitsu Shosuke headed the Omotesenke Tokyo branch for some time and his interests in tea led him to producing interesting tea bowls using different techniques and glazes...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1235257
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$700.00
Turkish Blue (Turquoise) Glaze Tea Bowl

Idemitsu Shosuke (1927~)

Size: Diameter 6" Height 3.25"

Idemitsu Shosuke used to serve as the fifth president of the noted oil and industries firm Idemitsu Kosan in Tokyo. Idemitsu Shosuke headed the Omotesenke Tokyo branch for some time and his interests in tea led him to producing interesting tea bowls using different techniques and glazes. Idemitsu Shosuke would be along with noted connoisseurs, Masuda Donno, Matsunaga Jian, etc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1235122
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Image of Cat with Carp

Itaya Keishu (active mid to late Edo Period)

Size: Height 49.5" Width 23.75"

Itaya Keishu served the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo as their court painter. The Itaya family were painters in the Sumiyoshi school and produced works in the heritage of the Yamato style.

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1235118
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$800.00
White Ware (Hakuji) Lotus Hira Chawan

By Tsukamoto Shiro (1928~)

Diameter: 6.5" Height 3.3"

Tsukamoto Shiro is famous for his extensive research and study on Song Dynasty celadons and white ware objects. The simple, modern, and sharp lines became popular throughout Japan and received awards in Germany and Paris

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1234939
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$800.00
View of Mt. Fuji Off the Shores of Mizu

By Tsuchiya Kouitsu (1870-1949)

Period: Early Showa Period (1935-1938)

Size: Height 29cm width 20.5 cm

Tsuchiya Kouitsu was trained by the noted Ukiyo-e artist, Kobayashi Kiyochika during the Meiji period and along with Kawase Hasui produced modern Japanese prints depicting scenic views of different parts of Japan. This view is the new World Heritage Site, Mt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1234849
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$6,800.00
Celadon Plate with Motif of Waves

Period: Late Ming-Mid Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 8.5" Height 1.5"

The technology for celadons has been in existence since as early as the Han-Tang dynasty where green glazes were used in firing ceramics. It was during the Song Dynasty when the celadon color that we know today was developed and the highest color is considered to be the color of the sky after the rain clouds clear...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1234734
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$400.00
Gennai Ware Bowl

Period: Meiji

Size: Diameter 5" Height 3.25"

Gennai ware was founded in the mid 18th century by the noted scientist, Hiraga Gennai (1728-1780). Gennai became famous for his knowledge of Western studies (Rangaku) and invented a machine that stimulates static electricity, similar to one that Benjamin Franklin invented.

Gennai's love of science may have sparked or inspired his interest in the fine arts, producing his own ceramic style...

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1233046
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Fan Painting of Beauties Engaged in Filial Piety

Mid Qing Period (18th century)

63.5cm x 120cm or 25" x 47.2"

Recent scholarship in Chinese beauty paintings has brought forth the interest in the genre and insight to the society during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The symbolisms used in the works and the variety of themes has fascinated scholars. The term meiren has different meanings and translations as well...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1232830
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$800.00
View of Futarasan, Nikko

By: Tsuchiya Kouitsu

Showa 11 (1936) August

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)...