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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1990 item #1240100
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Chaire are tea caddies used to store thick powdered tea (koicha) for the Japanese tea ceremony...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1236365
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Here is a wonderful series of very interesting unmarked soapstone seals. Each seal is carved in great details in a stone selected for its natural beauty. These are prized collectors' items, to be passed on for generations to come.

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The seals are in excellent condition and may be acquired separately...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1236364
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A superb hanaire (vase) made by one of Hagi great potters, the seventh Kaneta Sanzaemon (1920-2004).

The simply designed vessel, covered with the famous immaculate Hagi white glaze, is both modern and orthodox; a timeless piece.

The name Sanzaemon has been associated with Hagi pottery since 1817 when the first Sanzaemon founded a kiln, called Tenchozan-gama in the city of Hagi...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1236775
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Here is a wonderful series of unmarked chicken-blood stone seals. Chicken blood stones, also called the Queen of seal carving stones, are prized by the Chinese for whom red is the color of luck. These are well sought after collectors' items, to be passed on for generations to come.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1238409
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This remarkable soapstone seal is shaped like two snow peas that blends into the organic green color of the stone; certainly the work of a master carver...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1238413
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A very interesting set of three soapstone seals dating from the Chinese Qing dynasty (1644-1912). Each seal is finely decorated with figures of Buddhist monks (maybe the same character on each stone). The first one seems to be losing his hat to the wind. The second one has caught it (or is letting it go away; having and not having at the same time), and the third one is sitting under a tree...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1238412
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A very splendid set of 5 mukozuke (cups to serve dishes during the Japanese tea ceremony) made by one of Mino's master potters: Kato Juemon (1894-1974). The set is made in the Oribe style of pottery, a more than 400 year old tradition.

Kato Juemon's son, Kato Koemon, born in 1937, is also a potter.

I will be glad to answer any question you might have.

The set is in very good condition. As can be seen on picture 11, there is a small dent in one foot of one of the mukozuke...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1238410
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A remarkable set of three soapstone seals dating from the Chinese Qing dynasty (1644-1912). Each seal is decorated in relief and great details with figures of a man resting in a house and on a rock, with other rocks and blossoming trees; an invitation to idleness.

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The stones are in very good condition and unmarked...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1236363
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Collection of figures, figurines and a mask.
All pieces are authentic and may be acquired separately.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1235727
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The items featured on this page are part of our stock of antique and vintage Japanese artifacts.

If you would like to have more information about one of them, kindly contact us.

We will happily answer any question you might have.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1227444
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A splendid chawan (tea bowl) made by a master of the genre, Suzuki Osamu (Kura), born in 1934, who was designated Important Intangible Cultural Property of Japan (Living National Treasure), in 1994.

Shino potteries have been made in the Mino province (current Gifu prefecture), essentially as tea ceremony ware, since the end of the 16th century.

This bowl is an earlier work by the famous potter, but it already shows balance and a desire to expand beyond its simple design...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1227443
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A remarkable and rare Yatsushiro chawan dating from the Edo period (1615-1868), probably the middle of the 18th century.

Yatsushiro ware, also known as Koda ware, is a celadon pottery originally made in the town of Koda (current Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu) under the patronage of the Hosokawa clan, from the beginning of the 17th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1227439
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This elegant chawan (tea bowl) dates from the Edo period (1615-1868)...
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A very attractive vintage statuette of Kannon (Guanyin, in Chinese) the goddess of mercy.

The statuette was made in Japan around the mid to late 20th century. It is carved in a unique piece of wood, which has aged beautifully to give it a soothing aura...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1232576
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A beautiful bowl dating from the Goryeo (or Koryo) dynasty (918-1392).

It is a 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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1235088
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The items featured on this page are part of our stock of antique and vintage Japanese artifacts.

If you would like to have more information about one of them, kindly contact us.

We will happily answer any question you might have.

Additional pictures are available on request.

All Items : Gifts & Home Decor : Decorative Accessories : Vases : Contemporary item #1233200
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Wedgwood Black and White Panther Vase
ウェッジウッド パンサー 花瓶【未使用】世界限定200個

This remarkable vase was made by the Distinguished House of Wedgwood. It is part of only 200 pieces made.

The vase is sublimely designed in black and white jasper. The original vessel was made in 1770...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1232577
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A splendid 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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