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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1192435
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This attractive chawan (tea bowl) was made by a potter named Moritoki Taiyu. It is part of a series of bowls which come directly from his warehouse. Moritoki Taiyu was born in Bizen in 1920. At the age of 30, he began studying pottery, starting with Bizen ware and moving on to Mino ware (oribe, seto, shino...)...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1192530
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$230.00
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This attractive chawan (tea bowl) was made by a potter named Moritoki Taiyu. It is part of a series of bowls which come directly from his warehouse. Moritoki Taiyu was born in Bizen in 1920. At the age of 30, he began studying pottery, starting with Bizen ware and moving on to Mino ware (oribe, seto, shino...)...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1198739
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$230.00
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This remarkable chawan (tea bowl) was made by a potter named Moritoki Taiyu. It is part of a series of bowls which come directly from his warehouse. Moritoki Taiyu was born in Bizen in 1920. At the age of 30, he began studying pottery, starting with Bizen ware and moving on to Mino ware (oribe, seto, shino...)...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1198738
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$195.00
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This splendid chawan (tea bowl) was made by a potter named Moritoki Taiyu. It is part of a series of bowls which come directly from his warehouse. Moritoki Taiyu was born in Bizen in 1920. At the age of 30, he began studying pottery, starting with Bizen ware and moving on to Mino ware (oribe, seto, shino...)...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1198072
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$185.00
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This beautiful chawan (tea bowl) was made by a potter named Moritoki Taiyu. It is part of a series of bowls which come directly from his warehouse. Moritoki Taiyu was born in Bizen in 1920. At the age of 30, he began studying pottery, starting with Bizen ware and moving on to Mino ware (oribe, seto, shino...)...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1191929
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$180.00
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This beautiful chawan (tea bowl) was made by a potter named Moritoki Taiyu. It is part of a series of bowls which come directly from his warehouse. Taiyu was born in Bizen in 1920. At the age of 30, he began studying pottery, starting with Bizen ware and moving on to Mino ware (oribe, seto, shino...)...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1196449
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$145.00
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This beautiful set of two Bizen kaki (flower pots) was made by an artist named Moritoki Taiyu. Bizen is one of the six oldest remaining Japanese pottery traditions. Bizen is a small town in Okayama prefecture (ancient Bizen province). There, for more than one thousand years, potters have been producing a sober yet strong looking wood fired ceramic...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1253439
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$135.00
A classic looking chawan (tea bowl) made by a Kyoto potter named Suzuki Joraku...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1195814
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An attractive suiteki (water dropper; used by calligraphers when they dissolve sumi ink in water) made by an artist named Moritoki Taiyu. It is a Bizen ware, from one of the six oldest remaining Japanese pottery traditions. Bizen is a small town in Okayama prefecture (ancient Bizen province). There, for more than one thousand years, potters have been producing a sober yet strong looking wood fired ceramic...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1210232
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simple yet elegant set of tea utensils was made at the Muso-gama (Muso kiln), located in Marugame, Shikoku.

It is a rare find, in impeccable condition, excellent for sencha practicioners...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1214853
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This amazing fuchi (collar that covers the opening of the Japanese sword handle) dates from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868). It was made by a smith named Yoshiharu.

The fuchi is decorated in remarkable details with a dragon whose body meanders in and out of a cloud (unryu motif) on a background of finely made shakudo nanakoji. The dragon is highlighted in inlayed gold for a spectacular effect and a demonstration of superior ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1214848
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This splendid fuchi (collar that covers the opening of the Japanese sword handle) dates from the Edo period (1615-1868). It was made by a master smith named Hamano Noriyuki and bears his signature. There were two smiths who had that name, the first one (1736-1787) being the son and teacher of the second (1771-1852).

The fuchi is decorated with a single yet finely made motif of a running horse, in relief, with only its two eyes highlighted in inlayed gold, for a spectacular effect against...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1216249
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This beautiful set of one cup and one saucer dates from the end of the Qing dynasty (1644-1912). It is beautifully decorated, in exquisite details with underglaze cobalt blue on a very fine and light porcelain.

The decorations, which are repeated on the saucer, represent women with flowers and foliage.

Please let us know if you have some questions.

The cup is in excellent condition. The saucer presents a few minute hairlines inside the base rim and one by the outer rim (pleas...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1206096
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A magnificent and very rare Agano ware dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

This particular piece comes from the collection of an old Japanese family.

Agano ware has been made in the Chikuzen province (current Fukuoka prefecture) in northern Kyushu since the beginning of the 17th century. It was patronized by the leader of the Hosokawa clan of that period, Hosokawa Tadaoki (1563-1646), who was a tea practitioner and ordered a Korean potter named Sonkai to establish a kiln in the ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1214590
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A tsuba (sword guard) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868); probably early to mid-Edo. It is beautifully decorated with reliefs of two scrolls (one rolled, one open) on the front and a broom and a hat (?) on its back, with inlayed shakudo (red copper) and gold; an interesting combination of motifs.

The tsuba is signed Shoami on the right of the nakago-hitsu-ana with the two following characters hard to decipher.

The kaku...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1187263
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This beautiful set of five kashizara (confectionary plate) is part of a series of mostly antique and vintage items that we recovered from the storehouse of a retired construction contractor. His house is located in the southern part of Kyoto, where buildings from the Edo and Meiji periods still stand. His son not being interested in inheriting his father's collection, we were asked to take them out, and we are now able to present them to you.

“Kashi”, or “o-kashi” are traditional ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Figural : Pre 2000 item #1160964
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Takita Koichi, born in 1927, is one of the deans of contemporary Japanese pottery. His style is a perfect balance of simplicity, humility and energy born out of concentration and dedication. Takita Koichi studied with two Preservers of Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Japan (Living National Treasures), Tomimoto Kenkichi (1886-1963) and Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) and in a way, his work is a fusion of both aesthetics in the spirit of the Mingei movement.

This beautiful piece sho...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1156385
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This wonderful suiteki (water dropper) dates from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is made in the Hirado style of pottery, a 400 year-old tradition. The city of Hirado is located in the Northwestern part of the island of Kyushu, the third biggest island of the Japanese archipelago. At the end of the 16th century, Korean potters brought from Korea by the Hirado feudal lord settled there and started making potteries for the use of his clan. Later, the production was commercialized and Hirado p...