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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1240598
Shippodo
$180.00
Kamakura Bori Lacquer Dish

Hakkodo

Late Showa (1950-1970)

Size: Diameter 9.75" Height 1.75"

Hakkodo was originally a Buddhist sculpture studio based in Kamakura producing Buddhist statues in the Kei school (manner similar to Unkei and Kaikei) The studio existed in a region where for nearly 700 years generations of sculptors produced life-like images of the Buddha, Bodhisattvas and various deities...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1240586
Shippodo
$800.00
Antique Karatsu or Seto Ware Jar

Artist Unknown

Edo or Meiji Period

Size: Diameter 13" Height 12.5"

The style of the stark contrast of dark blue to navy with a white over glaze like pattern is often seen in Chosen Karatsu or Tako Karatsu. However, the detail work on the chrysanthemum is rather often seen in Seto ware.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1240579
Shippodo
$880.00
Antique Japanese Sign Board for Currency Exchange Business

Edo-Meiji period

Size: length 17" width 2.25" height 25.25"

The sign board is from a business who exchanged the currency used during the Edo period. Clients would bring coins or other precious metals which would be converted to the value given during the different periods in the Edo period (such as during the Tenpo era the value of one gold coin was different if it was during the Ansei era)...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1240482
Shippodo
$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 1970 item #1240480
Shippodo
$800.00
Tanba Ware Kensui

Bungoro

Showa Period

Size:Diameter 6.5" Height 3"

Typically the kensui or the waste water receptacle is either shaped in the form of a jar or a large bowl. These types are based on forms found in the early history of the tea ceremony in Japan. Later, artists and masters developed different shapes to impress visitors and to add flavor to the gatherings held. This Tanba ware kensui is done in the form of a raised folded shaped container...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1240478
Shippodo
$575.00
Sendai (or Murakami) Cinnabar Writing Box

Artist Unknown

Age: Taisho-Showa Period

Size: length 6.75" width 8.75" height 2.1"

Cinnabar lacquer originates in China during the Ming dynasty with carved guri lacquer objects imported to Japan. Often these objects were used in the tea ceremony (i.e. incense containers, tenmoku chawan stands, etc.)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1240476
Shippodo
$1200.00
Burlwood Stand or Display Tray

Age: Taisho-Showa Period

Size: Length 29.5" Width 25.5" Height 1.5"

Burlwood stands and trays were one object the Japanese preferred. The natural and rough curvatures seen in the aged wood and the grain appealed to the Japanese and were often used to displayed prized bonsai, suiseki, bonseki artworks...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1240470
Shippodo
$875.00
Kakamura Bori Lacquer Hiro Buta (Kimono Trays)

Artist unknown

Taisho-Showa Period

Size: Large tray: Length 24" Width 15" Height 2.75" Smaller Tray: Length 23" Width 14.5" Height 2.75"

Hiro buta were an essential part of most Japanese households up to the beginning of the war in the late 1930s. Often these were made from a set of two trays where one tray contained the accessories necessary for a kimono (i.e. obi, obi accessories, etc.) and the larger tray held the main kimonos...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1910 item #1240469
Shippodo
$800.00
Hyotan (Gourd) Flower container with Lacquered Interior

Artist Unknown

Age: Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: Diameter 5.5" Height 15"

Gourds have been used constantly in the way of tea, being used as flower containers, bowls to hold charcoal and other creative objects. Often these gourds would have lacquered inscriptions to the owner of the object, the maker, or a signature of a master...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1240467
Shippodo
$700.00
Katawaguruma Motif Makie Hibachi (Binkake)

Artist Unknown

Meiji-Taisho Period

Size: Diameter 11" Height 10.5"

The katawaguruma motif originates in the 11th century in the Heian period where a cosmetic box or a tebako with the motif first appears...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1239551
Shippodo
$900.00
Chinese Yixing Tea Pot

Yeju

20th century

Size: Diameter 5" Height 3"

Round yixing teapots are valued for not just the color and texture of the clay used, but with minor details such as the absorption of the tea and how the lid fits with the body. Artists strive to produce pots that contain all the refined elements required in a tea pot and only in yixing and zhisha pots can this standard be found...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1239550
Shippodo
$550.00
Square Yixing Tea Pot

Shanhou

20th century

Size: Length 6.75" Height 5"

Square Yixing tea pots were developed during the Qing dynasty or later as techniques of different designs were developed...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1239549
Shippodo
$1000.00
Sambaso Netsuke in Black Wood

Artist Unknown

Edo Period

Size: Length 1" Width 1.2" Height 1.6"

PLEASE NOTE: Netsuke does not stand on its own

Sambaso is a famous Noh and Kyogen play where the sprite of a pine or a deity in the Shinto Pantheon is invoked and performed during festive and auspicious occasions. The dance is still performed by famous Kyogen actors and local shrines will perform the dance...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1239548
Shippodo
$900.00
Chinese Yixing or Zhisha Small Sized Tea Pot

Yisheng Ruomeng

Size: Diameter 5.3"Height 3"

Yixing and Zhisha are different clays originating from the regions that the names of the teapots comes from (East Central China to be specific). Chinese tea culture has a long history, but its evolution has two lineages. The brick and powder teas were often consumed during the Tang and Song dynasties, while the loose leaf versions were consumed during the Ming and later...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1239547
Shippodo
$1100.00
Chinese Yixing Tea Pot (Small Size)

Chuang (?) Jing DaiDing Cheng Xing

Age: 20th Century

Size: Diameter 5.5" Height 2.75"

Yixing tea pots were developed during the the Ming dynasty when loose leaf tea was the common method of drinking tea in China. Over the centuries, different renditions and versions were created and expanded adding more to the flavor of Chinese tea.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #1239543
Shippodo
$800.00
Antique Netsuke of a Karadoji (Ikkanjin) Contemplating Chinese Child

Age: Edo Period

Size: Length 1.75 Width 0.75 Height 1.25

Chinese children has been a popular motif in Japanese art. Often these children portray noted stories dating from the Han to Tang dynasties and mention about friendship, filial piety, and devotion to friends family, and the state...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1239542
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Sold
Netsuke of Horafuki in a Hora (Conch Shell)

Artist: Unknown

Age: Edo Period

Size: Length 2.25" Width 1.75"Height 1.25"

A Horafuki is a priest in the Shugendo tradition of Japanese aestheticism where the tradition blends ancient Shinto and Esoteric Buddhist Beliefs who blows a conch shell during the rituals in fire ceremonies and related rituals. Later, the name became a word known as a liar who tells life threatening lies and continues to be used in modern Japanese.

The netsuk...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1239541
Shippodo
$1370.00
Chinese Yixing Tea Pot with Inscription

Artist: Axian?tang

Age: 1960-1970

Diameter: 6.75" Height 3.5"

Provenance: From a Chinese family in San Francisco. Inscription is describing the origins of the design of the tea pot.