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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1267215
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A very attractive bowl dating from the Chinese Song dynasty (960-1279).

Tenmoku (Tian-mu in Chinese) bowls were first brought to Japan by Zen monks on their return from studying in China. During the Kamakura period (1185-1333), Zen Buddhism became very influential, and tea drinking was popular with the nobility...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1265953
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$6,800.00
A magnificent 19th century tansu (cabinet) made in maki-e lacquer. It is decorated in sublime details with pictures of roosters and a hen (bottom right), birds by a pond (bottom left), a spectacular view of Mount Fuji from the Suruga bay (top right), and a fall landscape of momiji (Japanese maple trees) (top right).

The inside of the cabinet, as well as the drawers are also decorated...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1265149
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A magnificent Imari porcelain bowl 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 bowl presents few and minor enamel losses (please see pictures 2 and 5); it is otherwise in very good condition.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1265148
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A magnificent Imari porcelain bowl 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 bowl is in very good condition.
Dimensions: 21.5 x 7.5 cm (8.6 x 3 in); weight 555 g (19.4 oz)

$480 or Best Offer

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1264482
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A superb chawan (tea bowl) made in the late Edo period (1615-1868) in the Rakuzan pottery tradition by Nagaoka Sumiemon (either the 7th or 8th of the lineage).

The Rakuzan kiln was established in 1677 in the city of Matsue (current Shimane prefecture), under the patronage of the Matsudaira clan. It is heavily influenced by the Hagi tradition.

This particular vessel is a fine example of a tea ceremony bowl. Sitting on a strong kodai (foot), it shows poise...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1264477
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$620.00
A superb kiseru (pipe) with a heavy 18K gold mouthpiece, decorated with a couple of sublimely incised birds and foliage; the work of a skillful craftsman. Although it is signed, with time, the characters have become hard to decipher.

Only the shank of the pipe is a little loose...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1264476
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$260.00
A very interesting kiseru (pipe). Although it clearly bears marks of its age, the mouthpiece and shank, finely decorated with vine foliage, shows it is the product of a master craftsman.

The stem bears some old damage, as seen on the pictures, but it is not split...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1960 item #1264475
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A splendid chawan (tea bowl) made by a direct descendant of one of the founders of Hagi pottery, Sakakura Shinbei (1881-1960). Sakakura Shinbei is the 12th heir of that lineage of master potters and is credited with reviving the Hagi tradition.

This particular chawan is dressed with a typical soft Hagi glaze with milky and purple undertones...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1264469
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A very rare and sublimely decorated sashimi-bachi (platter to serve sashimi) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is a world renown Imari ware, a refined porcelain made in and around the town of Arita, Japan from the beginning of the 17th century.

This particular piece is decorated using a beautiful palette of rich colors, depicting a couple of birds perched on the remains of a dock, by a dormant lake...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1264264
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A splendid chaire (tea caddy) made in the tenmoku style of pottery...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1262185
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A very attractive veilleuse (side lamp) dating from the beginning of the 20th century, around 1920, towards the end of the Art Nouveau period.

It was made in the Daum crystal studio, in France...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1261251
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A beautifully decorated Kakiemon XII (1878-1963) porcelain vase...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1261151
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A truly splendid mizusashi (fresh water jar) made from around the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period. The attractive sober blue glaze is typical of Agano ware.

Agano ware has been made in the Chikuzen province (current Fukuoka prefecture) in northern Kyushu since the beginning of the 17th century...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1910 item #1261144
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A superb small pot made by renowned French Art Nouveau ceramist Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat (1844-1910)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Pre 2000 item #1260901
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An elegant ki-seto (yellow seto) chaire (tea caddy) made by a potter named Matsumoto Tetsuzan whose kiln is located in the town of Seto, Aichi prefecture.

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The chaire is in perfect condition and comes with a signed wooden box and a shifuku (silk pouch).
Dimensions: 6.2 x 8.4 cm (2.5 x 3.4 in), weight 104g (3.64 oz)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Pre 2000 item #1260900
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A magnificent Shino mizusashi (fresh water jar) made by a potter named Nakajima Ichito, whose kiln Ichito-gama is located in Gifu prefecture (ancient Mino province).

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The mizusashi is in excellent condition and comes with a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 16 x 17 cm (6.4 x 6.8 in); weight 1.8 kg (4 lbs)

$380 or Best Offer

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1260880
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An attractive set of five guinomi (sake cups) made during the Edo period (1615-1868) in Imari porcelain and decorated with what seems to be figures of a Chinese scholar.

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Each guinomi is in very good condition.
Dimensions: each cup is about 5.1 x 5.4 cm (2.04 x 2.2 in); weight 65g (2.28 oz)

$435 or Best Offer

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1970 item #1260780
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A sublime vintage untainted oxblood coral and 18K gold obidome (brooch for Japanese obi). The original and attractive gold mount also bears three diamonds...