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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1352659
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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 : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1352382
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$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
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$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 : 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
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$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
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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
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$3,500.00
A very fine terracotta statuette dating from the Chinese period of the Six Dynasties (220-589).

Please refer to pictures for condition. The statuette will be shipped in a fitted wooden box and the stand featured in the pictures.
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
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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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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1349951
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A sublime five case inro (traditional Japanese ornamental box) signed Kajikawa-saku (made by Kajikawa) with red pot seal, dating from the Edo period (1615-1868); 19th century.

The inro is in very good condition with very little wear; kindly refer to pictures for details and inquire if you have some questions.
Dimensions: 9.5 x 4.8 cm (3.8 x 1.9 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1349948
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$980.00
A sublime E-karatsu chawan (tea bowl) by legendary potter Tsuji Seimei 1927-2008).

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The chawan is in excellent condition. It is signed by the potter and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 13.3 x 8 cm (5.3 x 3.2 in); weight 346g (12.1 oz)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1349943
Meiji Bijutsu
$630.00
A spectacular chawan (tea bowl) by a fifth generation Shigaraki potter, Takahashi Kozo (b. 1954). Kozo became the fifth heir to the Rakusai name in 2010.

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The chawan is in excellent condition. It is signed by the potter and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 13.2 x 8 cm (5.3 x 3.2 in); weight 347g (12.1 oz)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1349937
Meiji Bijutsu
$980.00
A splendid white Shino chawan (tea bowl) by Kato Ryotaro (b. 1974).

Ryotaro was born in a family of illustrious potters; his father is the 7th Kato Kobei and his grandfather none other than Living National Treasure Kato Takuo. With the right guidance and studies, Kato Ryotaro has become a recognized artist as well.

The chawan is in excellent condition. It is signed by the potter and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 14.2 x 9.3 cm (5.7 x 3.7 in); weight 540g (...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1349830
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$5,800.00
A remarkable statuette of Akubi Daruma (yawning Daruma) dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912). It is made of copper, with amazing details. According to the legend, Indian Zen master Daruma (Bodhidharma) spent 9 years meditating facing a wall in a cave. Here, he is represented yawning, as awakening from his long contemplation. An often depicted humorous pose by the patriarch of Zen Buddhism, in Japanese folklore.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1349822
Meiji Bijutsu
$7,800.00
A remarkable blue and white jar decorated with two dragons. The jar dates from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), probably 18th century.

The jar shows traces of old repairs made during the Japanese Edo period (1615-1868). They were made by literally stapling the broken or cracked pieces together.
In spite of these regrettable yet captivating flaws, the jar has kept its vibrant and noble aura.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1348632
Meiji Bijutsu
$5,800.00
A superb blue and white porcelain vase dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 17th-18th century.

The vase is remarkably well preserved, with a few innocent glaze skips; kindly refer to pictures for details.
Dimensions: 14 x 23.5 cm (5.6 x 9.4 in)

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