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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1232727
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$500.00
View of Horyuji

Attributed to Munakata Shiko

Size: Length 39.5 cm Height 28 cm

The print comes from the estate of a lady who was closely associated in transmitting Rinzai Zen with Nakagawa Soen and Senzaki Nyogen. See publications such as the Iron Flute published by Charles Tuttle Publishing Co.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1837 VR item #1232591
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$1600.00
Spider Among Bamboo with Sparrow

Attributed to Tani Buncho (1763-1841)

Size: 64cm x 128cm or 25.1" x 50.3"

Tani Buncho is known within the history of Japanese art as one of the great masters in the literati or Bunjin-ga tradition. However, Buncho not only painted themes preferred by the literati. Buncho explored in painting Japanese style paintings, Rimpa, and Western-Dutch works. In addition, Buncho only respected the highly skilled or those who understood art...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1232253
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$875.00
Wucai Hexagonal Jar

Diameter 6" Height 9.5"

Age: Early 20th century

Wucai was a Ming dynasty developed adding on the Qinghua tradition developed during the Yuan dynasty. The combination of cobalt blue with other colors enhanced and expanded the richness to Chinese porcelains which in turn helped to develop interesting techniques for latter artists.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1231024
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$800.00
Onta Ware Olive Color Jug

size: Diameter : 7.3" Height: 10.2"

Age: Showa Period (1950-1970)

Onta is located in the heart of Hita city in Oita prefecture. Since the Edo period, the potters of Onta produced simple ceramics used in daily life. By the Meiji period, new tools helped to create the engraved designs on plates and bowls, a signature style only seen in Onta wares...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1229836
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$880.00
Mountain motif Tea Bowl

Takahashi Genki

Diameter: 5.25" height: 3"

Contemporary yet retaining an aura from the past. This tea bowl evokes a memory from the Momoyama period with works done in the Oribe, Mino, and Shino kilns where the uneven and natural shapes were revolutionary to the tradition of ceramics, changing and writing a new chapter for Japanese ceramics. The work is done by Takahashi Genki, a contemporary ceramic artist.

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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$120.00
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 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 : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1228882
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$800.00
Monochrome Painting of Bamboo

Okuhara Seiko (1837-1913)

Size: Height 33.2" Width 8.8"

Okuhara Seiko was part of the mainly male dominated school of Nanga and Literati paintings. Born as a daughter of a samurai from the Mito region, Seiko independently studied Ming and Qing literati paintings where she came across Fei Qinghu, a Chinese literati painter who immigrated to Japan around the 1780-1790 period and used his name Qinghu, as her artist name...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1228743
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Bizen Ware Katatsuki Chaire

Period: Momoyama to Edo Period

Size: height 4" diameter 2.3"

The bold lines and rough structure has been one of the few key aspects of Momoyama period tea ceramics. Examples ranging from Raku tea bowls to Oribe mukozuke dishes used for kaiseki contain an aura, only found in Japan, yet appeals even to modern audiences.

This Bizen tea container is thought to be made during this interesting period...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1228592
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$2000.00
A beautiful hora natsume or tea caddy decorated with motif of paulownia leafs and flowers done in the kinma style. Kinma is a technique where gold paint is applied onto a black lacquered surface creating motifs and images. Thi technique was thought have come from either China or South East Asia during the Edo period around the 18th century or later.

Size: Diameter: 3.25" Height: 2"

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1228591
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$880.00
An antique Japanese porcelain tea container. The eight sides are decorated with various floral and geometric patterns done in the a combination of brown and blue. Porcelain tea containers do not appear often in Japanese tea, but mainly appear reflecting the sensibilities and preferences of various tea masters and their collections of tea ware. Age: Taisho-Showa Period Size: Diameter 3" Height 3.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1227287
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$1200.00
Haboku Landscape

Artist unknown

Age: Early to Mid Edo Period

Size: Height 49.1inchWidth 22.6inch

The Yujian Mode as some scholars in the field have argued was the source of inspiration for Japanese artist to do the abstract styles seen in ink wash landscapes. Contemporary observers and thinkers have given new interpretations that works such as these landscapes are contemporary and modern...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1226715
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$1200.00
Chinese Chan Calligraphy

Huanbo Daoben (1644-1731)

Size: Length 198 cm Width 39 cm

Huangbo Daoben was possibly one of the last few Chinese monk from Fujian to immigrate to Japan to help continue the Huangboshan branch monasteries in Japan. During the 58th year of Emperor Kangxi, Doaben receives an invitation from Lingyuen to come to Japan. Daoben became abbot of Nagasaki's Soufukuji (Zhongfusi) and later established a small shrine near the temple...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1226093
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$1800.00
Fan Painting Depicting Sage with Peach

Ko Chien Lung

Late Qing Dynasty (1870-1900) Guangxu-Xuande

Size: Length 23" Height 13"

The peach has been an ancient symbol of longevity, possibly seen as early in the Han dynasty. Peaches were not only symbols of longevity but warding off evil and had magical symbolism that spread throughout East Asia...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1225656
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$1750.00
破墨山水双幅 Haboku Landscape, Sofuku (Pair Scroll)

狩野晴真筆Kano Haruzane (?-1862)

size: 45.3cm x 176.5cm or 17.8" x 69.4"

Kano Haruzane was trained by the noted artist of the late Edo period, Kano Seien-in. According to existing records and documents, Haruzane was working as the court-painter for the Owari Tokugawa Clan. Kano Haruzane's origisurname was Kamiya...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1225420
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$2200.00
Mid to late Edo period Amida Buddha statue mounted on a simple wooden base. One hand mudra is attached incorrectly creating an interesting yet scientifically correct expression of the hands. The Buddha still retains the crystal insets on the ushnisa and the middle section of the head.

Contemporary artists such as Sugimoto Hiroshi have used old Buddhist images and objects with new contemporary mounts to give the images a new expression...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1225410
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$1600.00
Fan Painting of Chrysanthemum and Autumn Flowers

By Yu Tsun

Late Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Size: Length 23" (58.42cm) Width 12" (30.5cm)

Autumn flora is one of the few favorite seasonal motifs in the literati tradition. Especially with Chrysanthemums which were the favorite flower of Tao Yuan Ming, the noted literati scholar poet who wrote a verse of chrysanthemums growing near a bamboo fence set in the Western side of his home...