Meiji Bijutsu
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1355260
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,350.00
A very fine tsuba dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) and signed Shiji (one possible reading). The maker of this tsuba might be related to the Jakushi line of tsuba artists from Nagasaki.

The tsuba is decorated in the style of the Jakushi school, with a depiction of a classical Chinese landscape made in refined details and inlaid gold.

The tsuba comes with a certificate from the NBTHK (rank: Tokubetsu Kicho Token). It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1253722
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,280.00
A splendid chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Goryeo (or Koryo) dynasty (918-1392).

Another fine example of the beauty of classic vessels made in Korea during the Goryeo dynasty (918-1392). First modeled after Chinese Yueh ware, Korean celadons have come to be known as some of the best of the genre, with original designs and a high level of craftsmanship, attained around the 11th century, that made them very popular, especially with Japanese tea practitioners of the 16th century.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1352305
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,280.00
A very well shaped chawan (tea bowl) made by Ohi Chozaemon IX (1901-1986).

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The chawan in in very good condition; although it is hard to see without a magnifier, a minute spot on the mouth rim seems to have been repaired (see picture 10).
The bowl will be shipped in a box signed by the potter and bearing an attestation by the 14th Urasenke tea master Tantansai (1893-1964).
Dimensions: 12.6 x 8 cm (5 x 3.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1224030
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,250.00
A very attractive and 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 T...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1315951
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,250.00
A very fine kuro-karatsu chawan (black karatsu tea bowl) dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615). It is shaped in the kutsu-gata (shoe shape) style.

Karatsu is the name of a small seaside city, located in the Northern part of Kyushu, the third largest island of the Japanese archipelago. It has been an important pottery production center since the 16th century. After having invaded Korea (1592-1598) the Japanese warlords brought back Korean potters and their techniques, to be used for ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1340974
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,250.00
This Hagi chawan (tea bowl from the Hagi pottery tradition) is a superb example of the genre, made by a master potter, Sakakura Shinbei XV (b. 1972). Sakakura Shinbei is a worldwide recognized artist. As a direct descendant of the founders of Hagi ware, he is one of the guardians of a four hundred year old tradition

The chawan was given the name "如意" (Nyoi) by Tachibana Daiki (1898-2005) a Zen master from Daitoku-ji, a major Zen temple located in Kyoto. (A close translation...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1317499
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,200.00
A very beautiful vide poche made by one of Art Nouveau's most talented artists: Maurice Daurat (1880-1960)

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The vide poche has been mounted to a frame (by the previous owner) and can be hung to a wall. It is signed by the artist.
Dimensions: vide poche 11.2 x 8.2 cm (4.5 x 3.3 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1322425
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,200.00
A superb soribachi (warped bowl) made in the Tamba pottery tradition, and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). The very attractive vessel shows a wide range of tones and textures and mesmerizes with every turn and touch, inside and out.
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The bowl is in overall very good condition, with one visible old chip on its base (please refer to picture). It will be shipped in an antique fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: with stands 27.5 x 14....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre AD 1000 item #1340925
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,200.00
Here is a remarkable terracotta vessel dating from the Japanese Yayoi period (300 BC - 300 AD). The Yayoi era, a major turning point in the history of Japan, saw the introduction of intensive rice cultivation and hierarchisation of society.

This is an opportunity to acquire a rare pottery. Those are usually the properties of museums and are not often seen in the open market. The vessel shows expected signs of its age but is otherwise in very good condition.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1990 item #1352222
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,200.00
A magnificent tsubo (jar) by Kawai Buichi (1908-1989).

Kawai Buichi, an internationally recognized artist, studied ceramics with his legendary uncle Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966), one of Japan’s most famous potters. Buichi’s style is greatly influenced by Kanjiro’s, yet his work is also very personal, and this particular piece is a testament to his mastery of the craft.

The tsubo is in perfect condition and comes with a signed box.

Dimensions: 22 x 23 cm (8.8 x 9.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1315822
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,180.00
A very elegant Nabeshima porcelain plate dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868) to the beginning of the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Nabeshima porcelain is world-known for its high level of quality. At the end of the 17th century, the Nabeshima clan who ruled the Saga domain, located near Arita, moved the kiln they were patronizing deep into the mountains, in the Okawachiyama village, where it could difficultly be accessed. There, master craftsmen, many of them of Korean origin, cr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1321586
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,180.00
A very interesting Imari bowl, dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868; Bakufu). The bowl depicts a map of the Japanese island of Kyushu, onto which the name of ancient provinces is written (e.g. Bungo, Buzen, Chikugo, Chikuzen, Satsuma…).

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The bowl presents very few flaws (kindly refer to pictures). It will be shipped in a worn antique wooden box, which bears the seal of its make...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1280595
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,160.00
Remarkable Ki-irabo (yellow irabo) chawan (tea bowls) are few and far between, but this particular bowl, dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912) is one such example.

The bowl was made at the Fujina kiln, which was located in the province of Izumo (current Shimane prefecture), in the town of Matsue. The play of the vivid yellow glaze over a rough body, scattered with embedded stones, creates a spectacular vessel, whose thin, uneven mouth turns on unsettled sensations; that is the edgy ess...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1286753
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,130.00
A splendid set of one kushi (comb) and one kogai (hairpin) made in blond tortoise shell and gold lacquer, dating from the Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926), signed Kozan.

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Both kushi and kogai are in excellent condition.
Dimensions: comb 9.1 x 4 cm (3.6 x 1.6 in); hairpin 14.8 x 1.2 cm (5.9 x 0.5 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1349937
Meiji Bijutsu
$980.00
A splendid white Shino chawan (tea bowl) by Kato Ryotaro (b. 1974).

Ryotaro was born in a family of illustrious potters; his father is the 7th Kato Kobei and his grandfather none other than Living National Treasure Kato Takuo. With the right guidance and studies, Kato Ryotaro has become a recognized artist as well.

The chawan is in excellent condition. It is signed by the potter and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 14.2 x 9.3 cm (5.7 x 3.7 in); weight 540g (...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1349948
Meiji Bijutsu
$980.00
A sublime E-karatsu chawan (tea bowl) by legendary potter Tsuji Seimei 1927-2008).

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The chawan is in excellent condition. It is signed by the potter and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 13.3 x 8 cm (5.3 x 3.2 in); weight 346g (12.1 oz)

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Worldwide shipping: EMS (with insurance and tracking $41

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1325958
Meiji Bijutsu
$960.00
This fantastic piece is part of a series of coffee wan (vessels) made by Suzuki Goro. Each is a real cup that can actually be used to drink coffee, tea or anything else for that matter. The potter has, as always, let his imagination run freely and playfully, and the results are as wonderful as amusing.

Each piece also validates Suzuki Goro as one of the great contemporary ceramists. Suzuki Goro, born in 1941, is a potter who goes beyond that appellation. He has developed a unique way of e...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1346940
Meiji Bijutsu
$960.00
A magnificent set of three Imari porcelain bowls dating from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period, finely decorated with sublime patterns of flowers and foliage highlighted with a rich palette of colors, typical of high end Imari ware: from the vivid underglaze cobalt blue to the soft gold enamel.

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The bowls present few and minor enamel losses. The smaller bowl bears a small dent on the mouth rim. The set is otherwis...