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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1245717
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$60.00
A small Kyoto white porcelain kogo (incense case) in the form of a ram. The underside of the kogo bears the seal of the artist. The kogo includes a traditional wooden storage box which bears the signature and seal of the artist. Kogo are small lidded vessels or boxes intended for storing powdered incense used in connection with tea ceremony. Kogo take many forms and are fashioned from a wide variety of materials such as porcelain, bamboo, lacquer, wood, and bronze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1245381
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$400.00
Circa 12th C. An elegant (bell-shaped) and thinly-potted, wide mouthed bowl with an outwardly flaring lip, the pale café au lait to straw colored glaze thinning towards the high foot, the recessed underside partially glazed revealing a very light colored clay body. Wheel-turned rather than molded construction is evident on the exterior walls. The interior of the bowl has a deeply impressed ring at bottom. Condition: No restorations. One very minor frit to the rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1245149
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$1,200.00
Ching dynasty. A fine menagerie of six famille verte miniature Chinese porcelain animal figurines including: a foo dog; elephant; ram; horse; deer; and a one-horned creature, probably representing a rhinoceros. Each figure is mounted on identical lozenge-shaped bases having rounded corners and bordered at top and bottom with Chinese key fret design and embellished with delicate floral and butterfly motifs. The miniature animal figures are well-articulated and have wonderful expressions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1215991
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$360.00
Ching dynasty or earlier. A small Cizhou style baluster form vase with a conical foot, bulbous center, narrow neck and foliate mouth, the exterior covered with a soft-colored yellow slip decorated with a contrasting dark brown pigment, the whole covered with a transparent glaze. The spontaneous but confident and lively painted decoration typical of Cizhou wares is here organized into three registers corresponding to the vase form and separated only by narrow horizontal painted bands...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Contemporary item #1209194
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$300.00
This very fine celadon tea bowl by Unkei Tamura was named “Ayumi” to honor the Imperial Poetry Reading of 2005 and was created in that year. The theme of the reading was “Ayumi” (walking) and the event celebrated the 60-year anniversary of the end of World War II. Four waka poems were presented by the emperor and empress, and the crown prince and crown princess, all of which involve walking and contemplation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1208914
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$160.00
Late Edo period, mid-19th century. Shino ware, which emerged during the Momoyama-period, is classified as one of the Mino ceramics and is characterized by its distinct, thick white feldspathic glaze. The present example is highly unusual, both for its form and decoration. A heavy dish, elongated, and more or less rectangular, but with curved narrow ends, the long sides have been turned down, and the inside, with its spiral decoration, turned outward...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1206508
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1206197
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$300.00
An elegant late Ching dynasty (19th century) brushwasher. The quatre-lobed melon form on a shallow raised foot with a defined lip, glazed in mustard or “egg yolk” yellow with delicately applied decoration of floral and foliage in variegated shades of blue, pink and green enamels, the underside unglazed. Condition: excellent, without chips, cracks, or restorations. Weight: 184 grams (6.4 ozs.)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1179073
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1163276
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$160.00
Very late Ching dynasty or early Republic period (19th/20th century). A pair of standing foo dogs or foo lions, each with slightly differentiated posture, with upright tails, having blue-green or turquoise colored bodies and yellow striped tails and manes with spotted faces and discernible pink tongues slightly visible through their bared teeth and parted lips. Height: 7.5cm (2-7/8”). Weight: 87.5 grams and 96.5 grams; (combined weight) 184 grams (6.4 ozs)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1112121
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1094465
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1061833
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1056600
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1054752
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$580.00
Ching Dynasty (circa 1850-1890). This tall, unmarked, bold celadon vase, with its wide flaring trumpet-shaped mouth and inverted base, was intended for the display of long branches of winter prunus as indicated by the traditional flowering motif on both sides of its upper section. Its shape derives from an ancient classical Chinese bronze known as a GU, originally a ritualistic wine beaker, but a form which was adapted during the Song Dynasty and widely popular in both China and Japan as a flo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #952540
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$300.00
A pair of Japanese avant-garde, circa 1955-60, bag-shaped, infinity knot vases. Bulging outward from a rounded base, the narrow sides determined by the figure-eight mouth-rim which has been pinched at center with a short ceramic strap around which a black rope segment has been braided. Each vase is pierced on one side with an oval-shaped hole towards the upper center. Wood-fired and resembling Bizen ware, although the red-orange and burnt black, spotted glaze, with its rough texture, varies fr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #940131
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$800.00
18th Century, Ching Dynasty. A miniature bronze fashioned after a porcelain vase, the form and relief decoration mimicking the prized blue and white wares of the Kangxi period. An elegantly conceived, charming and beautifully proportioned miniature vase on a high footrim, the curved, elephant trunk-shaped handles complimenting the stylized ruyi-cloud motif on the slender neck. The body is surrounded by a band of scrolling foliage in relief containing two large peony-like flowers on the broad ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #938082
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