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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1353858
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$4,000.00
A very attractive statue representing the Goddess of Mercy “Guan Yin” (or Kwan Yin, Kannon, in Japanese) and dating from the Chinese Qing dynasty (1644-1912).

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The statue is in overall good condition and will come with the featured wooden stand; kindly refer to pictures for details and condition.
Dimensions: (with stand) 15 x 15.5 x 39 (h) cm (6 x 6.2 x 15.6 in); weight 3kg (6.6 lbs)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1353174
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,680.00
A very fine sitting statue of Buddha in royal attire in the typical style of the Thai Rattanakosin period (1782-current). This particular piece probably dates from the 19th century.

The statue presents tips of some fanials but is otherwise in good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition.

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Dimensions: 19 x 10.8 x 30 (h) cm Kindly read our Sales policy.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1353018
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very attractive Hiire (fire recipient for the tea ceremony). It is made in the Sanda pottery tradition, from the ancient Settsu province (current Hyogo prefecture).

At the end of the 17th century, a kiln was established in the Settsu province with the goal of producing Chinese celadon-like ceramics. Yet, the green glaze of Sanda ware has a distinctive color that make it a unique pottery.

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The hiire is in very good condition. It bears an ol...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1353017
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A very fine pair of vases from the Qinqbai pottery tradition. Qinqbai ware was mainly produced during the Song (960-1279) and Yuan dynasties (1271-1368). It is characterized by the bluish tone of its glaze over a thin body.

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The set is in very good condition; kindly refer to pictures for details and condition.
It will be shipped in a fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: each vase measures about 7...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1352660
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An attractive vase from the Tenryuji ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

The vase is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition. It will be shipped in a vintage fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 6.5 x 15.5 cm (2.6 x 6.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1352659
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very fine water cooling pitcher from the Shichikan ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

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The pitcher is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition. It will be shipped in a vintage fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 10.2 x 6 cm (4.1 x 2.4 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1352658
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A very attractive incense burner from the Shichikan ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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The incense burner is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition.
Dimensions: 6 x 8 (with lid) cm (2.4 x 3.2 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1352382
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,800.00
Was $3000

A superb Karatsu chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Japanese Momoyama period (1568-1600).

Light and of small size, it is very well balanced. It could have been used for outdoor tea ceremonies and would perfectly fit the hands of a lady.

The vessel is veiled by a thin milky white glaze that subdues the roughness of the clay without diminishing its inner-strength.

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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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1970 item #1352083
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A very attractive guinomi (sake cup) by legendary potter Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966).

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The guinomi is in perfect conditon and comes with a box that bears the stamp of the potter.
Dimensions: 4.7 x 5.6 cm (1.9 x 2.2 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1351994
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A very attractive kuro chawan (black tea bowl) made by a contemporary potter named Yamada Masakazu (b. 1951), from the Gifu prefecture. Yamada Masakazu is best known for his work with Oribe and Shino potteries; this particular bowl shows his mastery of the craft.

Hikidashi refers to the firing technique where potteries are removed from the kiln red-hot and plunged right away in cold water, for often dramatic results.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1351922
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,650.00
A superb inro (traditional Japanese case) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912) and signed Natsuo.

The two compartment inro is made of silver plated copper with inlaid gold. It depicts a couple of crabs amid chrysanthemums. The finely crafted obidome is made of silver and signed Yu-raku. The netsuke is carved with refined details in the shape of a lotus.

Kano Natsuo (1828-1898) is referred to as the last great sword fittings master craftsman. His work is an ode to the high lev...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1351920
Meiji Bijutsu
$880.00
A very fine tsuba (hand guard), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868) decorated with flowery motifs made in inlaid gold.

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Dimensions: 9 x 0.6 cm (3.6 x 0.24 in), weight 263 g (9.2 oz)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1350216
Meiji Bijutsu
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I have had the chance to see a quite a lot of chawan (tea bowl) by Ohi Chozaemon X (b. 1927), but this one blew me away. It is a spectacular vessel, veiled with the famed ame-yu (amber) glaze, a trademark of Ohi ware. The play of tones creates an celestial-body-like vessel with endless dynamism.

The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century. The lineage started with Hodoan (1631-1712), apprentice to the fourth heir ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1350102
Meiji Bijutsu
$3,500.00
A very fine terracotta statuette dating from the Chinese period of the Six Dynasties (220-589).

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Dimensions: 7.6 x 11.8 cm (3 x 4.7 in) (without stand)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1350015
Meiji Bijutsu
$4,850.00
A very attractive bronze paperweight made in the shape of a Qilin, the mythical creature, symbol of good omen. It dates from the Chinese Qing Dynasty (1644-1912).

The creature is rendered in wonderful details and its natural patina gives it a noble air.

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The paperweight is in very good condition; please refer to pictures for details.
Dimensions: 7.2 x 4.7 cm (2.9 x 1.9 in), weight 196g (6.9 oz)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1349952
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,500.00
A remarkable four case inro (traditional Japanese ornamental box), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868); 19th century.

The inro is in good condition, but shows signs of its age. Kindly refer to pictures for details and inquire if you have some questions.
Dimensions: 9.4 x 5.4 cm (3.7 x 2.2 in)

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