H H 2-7/8 x diam. 6 ½ inches.
Murata Seimin (1761-1837), bronze sculptor active in Edo, well-known for his fine casting of bronze vessels and animals.
H 10 ¼ inches
H ca. 13½ inches
H ca. 6 ¾ inches
Water stains inside, otherwise mint condition
H 3 x L 11 x D 8 inches.
Several small chips on the outer rims, standing edge on the inside lovingly repaired and retouched.
H without handle 7¾ in; with handle ca. 9 in.
Corrosion on bottom on inside, otherwise fine condition.
Provenance: Private collection of ikebana vessels
H 10¼ inch.
Comes with original fitted wooden tomobako, inscribed on cover, with signature and seal matching the signature on the bottom of the vase
H 3-3/4 in., W 4-3/4 in.
L 12 ¼ x W 7 3/8 x H 4 ¾ inches.
Beautiful dark brown patina, scuff marks on the bottom consistent with usage, water traces consistent with usage.
H ca 7 in., W at foot 4 ¼ in.
H 8 ¼ inches, diam. 3 inches
Comes with original wooden storage box. Inscribed cover: Bizen hanaike with the artist’s signature (Ryushi or Tatsuko?) and seal, which matches the signature on the bottom of the vase.
H circa 8½ inches
One old, short glaze crack in rim, otherwise very good condition.
Height 8 ¾ inches.
Frit and hairline crack on upper rim
H 5-½ inches.
Height 3 5/8 in. (9.4 cm), diameter 3 in. (7.8 cm).
This object is located in Europe (EC).
Small old chips at rim, larger chip at foot, hardly visible due to indentations, from which run two very thin cracks.
H 6 7/8; diam. at foot 3 ¼ inches.
Tôzan is either the name of a potters’s studio, or an artist’s name. The name Tôzan is found frequently among potters of the Bizen tradition, usually referring to the background of the family or studio, tracing it back into the Momoyama period.