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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1319918
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A superb miniature vase made by Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914).

Seifu Yohei was the adopted son of Seifu Yohei II. He took over the family kiln in 1872 and in 1893 was the first ceramicist to become an Imperial Household artist.

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The vase is in excellent condition and bears the signature of the artist...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1317019
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This elegant koro (incense burner) with refined flowery motifs was made by Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914).

Seifu Yohei was the adopted son of Seifu Yohei II. He took over the family kiln in 1872 and in 1893 was the first ceramicist to become an Imperial Household artist.

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The koro is in excellent condition and bears the signature of the artist...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1316696
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A truly beautiful cigarette case dating from the period right after WWII. It was made in Japan during the time it was occupied by the Allied forces (1945-1952).

The case, which is in very good condition, is metallic, made as a cloisonné...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1314040
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A very fine gilt bronze sculpture of Guanyin (Kannon, in Japanese) sitting. The male depiction of the deity of Mercy is made in remarkable details from the garment, to the hair and crown, with encrusted stones (some missing).

The statuette is probably of Nepalese origin...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1313609
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A very fine Edo period (1615-1868) tsuba signed Sekijoken Motozane. Sekijoken (Oyama) Motozane (1741-1830) of the Mito school was the originator of the Sekijoken school of metalworking.

The tsuba is very meticulously carved to render a small figure riding a bull...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1313608
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A superb hanaire (vase), with clear vitrified blue glaze falling like a cascade towards its base. It was made by one of the most famous contemporary Japanese potters: Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947). Shotaro studied with his brother Kotaro, a talented artist who passed away at an early age. Fortunately, Shotaro inherited that talent and creates mesmerizing pieces, mainly in the Shino style of pottery...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1313607
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A very fine cloisonne vase dating from the Meiji Period (1868-1912). It is decorated in sublime details with the superb figure of an eagle about to fly from a protruding rock washed by a furious sea. Nearby, two seabirds are flying away over a dark blue background.

The vase is in very good overall condition (please refer to pitures for details); it presents hard to notice usage scratches, there are some darkened spots on its base and very few minute chips (some, manufacture flaws)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1310038
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A wonderful Iga-yaki vase by contemporary potter Atarashi Manabu (b. 1973).

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The vase is in perfect condition. It is signed and comes in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 20.5 x 11 cm (8.2 x 4.4 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1306966
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A very fine antique Tenmoku chawan (tea bowl).

Tenmoku (Tian-mu in Chinese) bowls were first brought to Japan by Zen monks on their return from studying in China. During the Kamakura period (1185-1333), Zen Buddhism became very influential, and tea drinking was popular with the nobility...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1306964
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This bowl is part of the collection of several fine antique Vietnamese potteries gathered by a Japanese collector over several years.

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The bowl is in good condition; please refer to pictures.
Dimensions: 17 x 6 cm (6.8 x 2.4 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1306963
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This bowl is part of the collection of several fine antique Vietnamese potteries gathered by a Japanese collector over several years.

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The bowl shows some repairs but is otherwise in good condition; please refer to pictures.
Dimensions: 18.6 x 7.3 cm (7.4 x 2.9 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1306961
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This celadon platter is part of the collection of several fine antique Vietnamese potteries gathered by a Japanese collector over several years.

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The platter is in very good condition; please refer to pictures.
Dimensions: 25 x 6 cm (10.5 x 2.4 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1296000
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A very attractive vase from the Tomisen line, created by Tomimoto Kenkichi (1886-1963), one of the most famous Japanese ceramists of the 20th century and certainly a major influence on many potters. Tomimoto Kenkichi was a close friend of Bernard Leach...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1295863
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A very attractive large plate made by Sakuma Totaro (1894-1977), a little known yet very important figure in the Mashiko pottery tradition.

It is thanks to Sakuma Totaro's familial kiln that Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) was able to revive Mashiko pottery and because of their encounter that Sakuma Totaro became a potter of renown...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1290421
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A very fine suzuribako (writing box) made in the maki-e style of lacquer and dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868). It is decorated in minute details by the hand of a master craftsman, depicting a pine tree and rocks by a lakeside and two huts in the distance...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1290419
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A very rare Oribe tea caddy dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615), the Golden Age of tea ceremony ware. This is a truly fine museum quality specimen...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1287255
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An exquisite set composed of a kiseru (pipe), a tabako-ire (pouch for tobacco) and a kiseruzutsu (pipe case) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The tabako-ire is made of leather covered with green velvet, with a very attractive menuki carved in sublime details in the shape of three Noh theater masks depicting Okina (old man), Doji (young man) and possibly Deigan (beautiful woman)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1280594
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A very fine blue and white porcelain bowl dating from the Ming period (1368-1644). The light vessel is decorated with the repeated motif of a dragon chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom, painted in underglaze cobalt blue.

The bowl is in very good condition, except for a minute crack on the mouth rim (see picture 7) and a few innocent dents in the foot rim...