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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1323914
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A superb Karatsu chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Japanese Momoyama period (1568-1600).

Light and of small size, it is very well balanced...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1323837
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A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) made by Yamamoto Izuru (b. 1944).

Yamamoto Izuru is the fourth son of legendary potter Yamamoto Toshu (1906-1994), who became Preserver of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure) in 1987.

Izuru studied in Paris before becoming apprentice to his father; he has also worked with clay from the French region of Burgundy...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323373
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$840.00
An attractive plate dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The thick body ware, decorated with overglaze red and green with motifs of birds and foliage, is a good example of potteries made in Zhangzhou (Swatow), China, towards the end of that era. Most of those wares were mass-produced to be exported to Southeast Asia and Japan.

As can be seen on the pictures, the enamel decoration has worn off in some spots...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1323355
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A finely carved netsuke made in the shape of a turtle carrying a sort of aquatic world on its shell. In Chinese mythology, in which Japan’s has roots, the turtle is a representation of the universe and the world which it carries.

One of the foot of the turtle is shorter than the others, which makes the netsuke lean, when put on a flat surface. Looking closely, it is not clear whether that is caused by a flaw or not...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1323004
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$550.00
A rare set of two silver sake pouring flasks with handles dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

One of the flasks has a slightly smaller diameter and can be fit into the largest one.
Each bears the hallmark 純古堂 (junkodo).

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The set is in overall very good condition. Each flask shows a small bump at its base...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1323003
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$650.00
A very fine teapot dating from the middle of the Edo period (1615-1868).

It is an Imari ware, from the historic Japanese porcelain production center in Kyushu. The pot is beautifully decorated with foliage and flowery motifs in the classic Imari palette of enamel colors, including green, red, pale blue and gold, and underglaze cobalt blue.

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The pot is in overall very good condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1322754
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A wonderful work of art, probably dating from the 18th century, with Sino Tibetan origins. The finely carved lapis lazuli stone is framed in a beautifully engraved gilt bronze piece decorated with turquoises and red stones...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1322425
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$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)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1322424
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$580.00
A remarkable set of two bronze Shishi (guardian lions/foo dogs) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

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Each piece is in very good condition, with very minimal wear...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1322316
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$780.00
A very fine example of a Joseon period (1392-1891) chawan (tea bowl) made in the Mishima style of pottery, with light pink undertones. The bowl dates from the 16th to 17th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1322315
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$190.00
A very attractive ido chawan (tea bowl in the shape of a well); a contemporary piece from an unknown Korean potter. Inside the bowl, a subtle gohonte pattern can be seen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1322144
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$6,000.00
A very refined set of five light Nabeshima porcelain plates from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Each plate is decorated with stylized waves over a geometric pattern painted in underglaze cobalt blue, with motifs of flowers made in overglaze enamel. The back of the plates are decorated with the recognizable shippo and ribbon design, and the ring foot with comb design.

Nabeshima porcelain is world-known for its high level of quality...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1322141
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$1,850.00
A superb small pot made by renowned French Art Nouveau ceramist Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat (1844-1910). It is covered in the famed oxblood "Dalpayrat red" glaze.

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The pot is in very good condition; it is signed "13 Dalpayrat"...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1322139
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$455.00
This elegant chawan (tea bowl) dates from the Edo period (1615-1868)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1321591
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$480.00
An interesting cloisonné vase of Chinese origin, dating from the 19th century.

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The vase is in overall good condition but shows marks of its age (please refer to pictures).

Dimensions: 18 x 12.6 cm (7.2 x 5 in), weight 744 g (26 oz)

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Worldwide shipping by EMS, with insurance and tracking: $32
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1321586
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$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)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1321585
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$1,380.00
A remarkable small wooden statue of the meditating Buddha, sitting in the Zazen position. It dates from the 15th century. The statue presents several worm holes, obvious marks of its age. Yet, it has preserved its serenity and presence throughout Time.

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Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 10.5 cm (6 x 4.8 x 4.2 in), weight 245 g (8.6 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1321582
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$2,350.00
A superb chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 16th-17th century. It presents finely crackled glaze and shows traces of old repairs with lacquer and gold (kintsugi).

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The bowl will be shipped in a vintage fitted wooden box.

Dimensions: 15.5 x 7.3 cm (6.2 x 2.9 in), weight 236 g (8.3 oz)

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