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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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1177413
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A splendid Roman glass in very good condition, probably used as a bottle and made in Syria during the 3rd to 5th century AD. The green and blue silvery iridescence create a remarkable, gemlike objet.

From the private collection of a Japanese gentleman.
The vessel will be shipped in a paulownia wood box, made to fit the artifact, as it is often customary in Japan for valuable objets...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Pre 2000 item #1186044
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A sober yet attractive chaire (tea caddy) made by a Kyoto potter named Watanabe Shinji, who specializes in Japanese tea ceremony ware. Chaire are tea containers used for thick tea, whereas natsume are used for thin tea and usually made of lacquered wood.

This classic looking vessel is rather large and though it puts on a solemn air, its stature makes it stand out, like the head priest in a Zen Buddhist school...

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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1189673
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This splendid chaire (tea caddy) 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.

This particular piece is made in the Seto pottery tradition...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1191920
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$290.00
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This wonderful 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 : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1191922
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$290.00
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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. 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 : 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 #1192437
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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...

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...). Moritoki Taiyu is also known for his calligraphic works, which shows honesty, fortitude and dynamism, traits also foun...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1193041
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_This magnificent 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...). Moritoki Taiyu is also known for his calligraphic works, which shows honesty, fortitude and dynamism, traits also fo...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1193214
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$290.00
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This spectacular 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...). Moritoki Taiyu is also known for his calligraphic works, which shows honesty, fortitude and dynamism, traits also fou...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1193218
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$240.00
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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...). Moritoki Taiyu is also known for his calligraphic works, which shows honesty, fortitude and dynamism, traits also foun...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1193227
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$250.00
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This very fine 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...). Moritoki Taiyu is also known for his calligraphic works, which shows honesty, fortitude and dynamism, traits also found...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1195432
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This beautiful koro (incense burner) 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.

Kutani porcelain has been produced for more than 300 years in the an...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1195814
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$135.00
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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. This rustic pottery w...