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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.

Local San Francisco Bay area residents: We can deliver your item to you at no extra charge. Email us for more inquiries!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1322545
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Chinese or Japanese Bronze Censer

19th century or later

Size: to come

During the 18th century up to the 20th century, Japanese bronze makers were emulating and influenced from bronze ware that was imported to Japan. Many bear marks of the names of the reigns from the Ming dynasty and at times some works have been hard to discern whether one retains a Chinese or Japanese origin.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1322145
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$200.00
Oil Spot Tianmu Bowl (Tenmoku Bowl, Yuteki)

Josen

Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 13cm Height 6.7cm

An interesting oil spot tenmoku chawan (or yuteki tenmoku) where the bowl is not done in the traditional jet black form but depending on how the light is shining reflects a maroon like color. The subtlties reflected from light and how tea or water can change a bowl is one of the aesthetic points in tea bowls.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1322098
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Chinese Brass Handwarmer

Late Qing to Republic Period

Size: Diameter 15cm

Often found in the cold northern regions of China, hand warmers were en essential object when individuals were traveling outside. Inside ash and charcoal would be placed and the lid placed and would be held to keep the individual warm.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1322086
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Chinese Blue and White Plate

Qing Dynasty

Size: Diameter 25.7cm

A Chinese porcelain plate with a scene of birds frolicking on a plum or peach blossom tree. The bottom is glazed with a brown color. Unlike the imperial level quality ceramics, this piece might be a common ware.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1322071
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$220.00
Blue and White Landscape Porcelain Sake Cup

 Tsuchiyama Shosen

Size: Diameter 5.5cm Height 5.7cm

Comes with Tomobako

A finely made Japanese porcelain sake cup decorated with a Chinese landscape theme on the exterior. Chinese literati themes were popular since the mid Edo period with the influx and popularity of literati circles in major regions such as Kyoto, Edo, Osaka, Nagoya, Hiroshima, etc. Such popularity in turn enhanced artistic development within Japanese art, creating a n...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1322064
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Chinese Porcelain Vase with Deer Head Handles Depicting Scenes From Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Mid to Late 20th century

Size: Height 62cm

From a Pebble Beach, CA collection of Chinese art

A oversized Chinese porcelain vase depicting scenes often referred from The Romance of the Three Kingdoms and other classical Chinese literary and operatic scenes. The bottom contains an imperial mark but the work comes from much latter period.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1321985
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Chinese Polychrome Figurine

Yao Longcheng

Late Qing to Republican

Size: Height 24cm

An interesting figurine of a woodcutter formed from porcelain and decorated with polychrome colors. The bottom contains a seal of the maker.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1321983
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$300.00
Set of Five Japanese Porcelain Sake or Tea Cups

Meijito Taisho Periods

Size: Height 2.5cm Diameter 6.8cm

From a California Collection of Japanese arts

A traditional set of five small cups either used for sake or tea. Small cups are often used in the sencha tradition to serve special reserves of tea and also during sake gatherings. The cups are decorated with Chinese landscapes, a preference of the intellectual where Chinese landscapes were favored in ceramics since the 18th century.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1321887
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Silver and Lacquer Cup

Kangxi Period (Qing Dynasty)

Size: Diameter 8.6 cm

An interesting Chinese lacquer cup with a silver interior fitted with the lacquer exterior. The cup is formed to represent a peach, a symbol of immortality and longevity in Chinese culture.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1320140
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Sold; Thank you. Pueblo, CO
Iron and Mixed Metal Zogan Tsuba

Edo Period

Size: 6.1 cm x 6.4cm

Tsuba range in the infinite numbers of designs, materials, formats, and preferences in the theme or subject matter. This tsuba interestingly depicts reeds, a pavilion, and geese in the distance, elements often seen in literati landscapes which increased in popularity since the 18th century. (Refer to texts on bunjin culture in the mid-edo period)

Furthermore, the imagery might allude to literary and poetic works from both...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1319527
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$450.00
Red Shino Chawan

20th century

Diameter 5" Height 2.74"

From a San Francisco Estate of Japanese Ceramics

A traditional red Shino ware tea bowl with abstract designs decorating its body. A signature is found on the bottom of the bowl, but it is not known who the artist might be with this work. No box is attached with the piece.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1319514
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$200.00
Vintage Red Shino Chawan

Mid to Late 20th century

Size: Diameter 4.75" Height 2.75"

From a San Francisco Collection of Japanese Ceramics

A fine classical example of a Shino ware tea bowl done with a red color glaze. The abstract designs and deformed shapes which were developed by potters in the 16th and 17th century became part of the canon of Japanese ceramics.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1319513
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$400.00
White Shino Bowl

Late 20th century

Size: Height 5" Diameter 3.76"

A traditional Japanese tea bowl done in the Shino style. The designs, often based from early Momoyama period examples are continued to be used while the size and elements have changed throughout the centuries.

A seal is found on the bottom which is hard to read.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1319511
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$800.00
Hagi Ware Vase

Sakata Deika Studios (13th Sakata Deika)

Size: Diameter 9.5" Height 10.25"

A standard Hagi ware vase produced by the studios of the 13th Sakata Deika (1915-2010). The vase has a white slip covering the mouth area and pink spots are found around the bottom half of the vase. This expression of different reactions from the firing is one of the appeals in Hagi Ware.

From a San Francisco Estate.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1319040
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Sold; Thank you. Kyoto, Japan
Set of Four Dragon Patterned Kutani Porcelain Lidded Bowls

Taisho to Showa Period

Size: Diameter 11.5cm Height 8.5cm

Art nouveaux like design with an unusual stylized dragon decorating the exterior of the lid and bowl. Fine red lines are used to create the scrolling cloud patterns and other motifs. The bottom is signed Kutani. All bowls are in perfect condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1318696
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$500.00
Chinese Fencai Flower Pattern Porcelain Vase

Republican Period

Size: Diameter 11cm Height 25.5cm

With the increased production of porcelain during the end of the Qing Dynasty to the Republic (or Republican) period, most vase shaped objects were exported or antique examples were sent abroad. Often objects were convert to suit the utilitarian choices of a Western home. This vase, possibly made in Jingdezhen contains a hole for a electrical pole to be installed made into a small lamp.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1318694
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$500.00
Chinese Porcelain Yellow Vase

Qing Dynasty or Later

Size: Diameter 11cm Height 25.5cm

With exports of Chinese works of art in the 20th century and the flow of the Chinese antiques to places such as Japan and China, many of the works were converted into other uses. This vase originally may have been a set and was converted into a lamp, hence the hole seen on the bottom. The unfortunate part is the loss of the seal, which could help to determine a general age or other aspects about the piec...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1318527
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Statue of the Virgin Mary (Maria)

Republic Period

Size: Length 3.25" Width 3" Height 8"

From a San Francisco Estate

Huangyangmu or Boxwood is often used to create various carvings of auspicious deities in the Daoist pantheon or other figures in Buddhist traditions or historical. However, it is unusual to find a figure using a Western subject. The statue depicting the Virgin Mary or Mother Mary, is set at a time when Christian missionaries were arriving in China (not referring to the ea...