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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1970 item #1322598 (stock #10835)
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Stoneware vase of conical shape and square handles and partially faceted, with green glaze dripping from the neck down. The body covered in cream colored glaze with iron brown decoration of architectural and geometric designs. Marked ‘Japan’ on the bottom. Mino ware, Oribe style, Japan, Showa era, 1930s or 1950/60s.

H circa 8 ½ inches

One old, short glaze crack in rim, otherwise very good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1322596 (stock #10834)
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Wooden mask imaging the old hag Datsueba with an emaciated face, high cheekbones, long eyebrows and a sagging mouth in which teeth are missing. Beautiful caricature, very rare subject matter. The mask has light traces ofo usage on the inside and was probably used in a country side theater situation. Japan, probably Meiji era.

H 9 ½ x W 7 ¼ inches.

Good patina with traces of touching / rubbing on the nose, cheeks and chin. Few small chips, almost invisible due to patina of time, small repair on back in the mouth corner.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1322046 (stock #10833)
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Western style tea pot with high handle, made for Chinese or black tea or black. Made of stoneware and decorated in cream colored and green glazes, white slip and iron brown with flower motifs and geometric designs on the outside. Mino ware, Oribe style, Japan, early 20th century.

H 10 ¾ in.

Beautiful fine crackle in the cream glaze, several damages: crack in handle, haircrack in cover, spout broken and restuck, chip on spout. Nevertheless beautiful piece.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1322041 (stock #10832)
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Low vessel of irregular shape. Container for waste water or kensui with a very short spout. Made of stoneware and decorated in cream colored and green glazes, white slip and iron brown with a flower on the inside and geometric designs on the outside. Bottom with cream glaze patch. Mino ware, Oribe style, Japan, Meiji era, around 1900.

H 1-7/8 in., W 5 in.

Beautiful fine crackle in the cream glaze, fine condition

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1322039 (stock #10831)
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Small round serving dish or bowl, made of stoneware and decorated in cream colored and green glazes and with white slip and iron brown with geometric designs on the inside. On the outside abstracted flying birds and a fence in iron brown. Bottom with cream glaze patch. Mino ware, Oribe style, Japan, early 20th century.

H 2 ¼ in., diameter 6 ¼ in.

Beautiful fine crackle in the cream glaze, fine condition

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #1322028 (stock #10830)
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Stoneware flask of bulbous shape with tall, thin neck, used for sake or other liquids, with beautiful black glaze with oily sheen and with slight hare fur detail at the neck, leaving the foot partially uncovered. Most likely Satsuma ware. Japan, Edo period, 19th century. Mingei.

H circa 10 ¾ inches.

Beautiful fine crackle, superficial scratches on the body consistent with use, chip on the foot. All in all very good condition.

A similar piece with a slightly rounder body is in the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/29420/Medium-sized_Bottle
Formerly described as Satsuma, currently described as Seto or Tanba.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1321964 (stock #10829)
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Wooden nyoi (ruyi in Chinese) scepter in the shape of a lotus bud on a long stem with a lotus leaf wrapped around the stem. Used in Buddhist ritual. Rose wood or sandal wood. Japan, 19th century.

Length 13-1/8 inches

Made in two pieces.Fine condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1321960 (stock #10828)
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Small irregularly shaped dish for serving sweets or other small things, made of stoneware and decorated in cream colored, two different green glazes and iron brown with grasses and geometric designs. Bottom with seal mark of the artist or of a studio, illegible. Mino ware, Oribe style, Japan, early 20th century.

H 1 ¼ in., W 6-1/8 in.

Beautiful fine crackle in the cream glaze, spider crack in rim on left side

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1321945 (stock #10827)
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Tall, almost cylindrical vase. Heavy stoneware with dark brown, partially flambé glaze, decorated with iron brown splashes of glaze. Inside covered with middle brown glaze. Mashiko ware, reminiscent of works by Hamada Shoji and Bernard Leach. Japan, mid-20th century.

Height 8 ¾ inches.

Frit and hairline crack on upper rim

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1321942 (stock #10826)
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Large stoneware charger, decorated in overglaze enamels and gold with four cartouches with a scene from probably Tales of Genji, a cherry tree and peonies, a rooster and a hen, and hibiscus. In between patches with flowers. Back decorated with large flowers and leaves. Gold on red mark Kutani. Kutani ware, Japan, Meiji era, 19th century.

Diameter 13-1/8 inches.

Fine condition, minimal rubbing of gold on the rim

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1320450 (stock #10825)
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Rare pair of foxes that guard a Inari shrine. One holding a jewel in the mouth, the other a key. Each squatting on a little pedestal. Earthenware with mineral color pigments red, blue, white and black. Japan, Edo period, 19th century.

H 19-1/2 x W 6-1/2 x D 9 inches.

One tail restored, key broken and partially replaced for the sake of symmetry, few chips. All in all excellent condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1320395 (stock #10824)
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Small dark brown stoneware jar with on the shoulder three-dimensional modeled crab and shells. The crab colored red, the shells gray. Japan, probably earlier Sumidagawa-ware, 19th century.

H 5-1/4 inch

One tiny old chip in foot edge.

Collection or maker's number in red on bottom: No. 874

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1320394 (stock #10823)
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Short handscroll divided into three separate sections with each two paintings of a woman's vagina and illustrations of how to pleasure her. Ink, mineral colors and gofun on silk. Unsigned, Japan, late Edo period, 19th century. 20th century mounting with sandalwood scroll ends.

L 44 1/2 x H 7 3/4 inches.

Slight rubbing of gofun, all in all very good condition.

Fitting kiri-wood storage box, 20th century.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1317816 (stock #10822)
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Scroll painting of a compact, standing and growling tiger, against a rocky background. Ink, mineral colors and gofun on paper. Signed Bunpo. Seals: the first unidentified, the second reading Bunpo no in. Japan Edo period, mid-19th century.

Image: 36 ¾ x 14 ¼ inches.
Mounting: ca. 68 x 19 inches.

Some old restored worm damage in upper area, old creases restored, few stains, all in all excellent condition.

Possibly Nakagawa Bunpo (1791-1867)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1317801 (stock #10821)
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Small hollow cast bronze figure of the sitting Shaka Nyorai, his hands folded in mudra in his lap. Originally an applique on an enormous bronze mandorla to a much larger Buddhist deity. Beautiful dark brown patina. Japan, Edo period, 19th century or earlier.

H 6 ¼ inches.

Two holes drilled in the back for former mounting, otherwise excellent condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1317722 (stock #10820)
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Soft, light weight wood, dark and light brown mottled, netsuke representing a snake coiling through a rock. The snake in gilt yellow bronze. Signed at the bottom: Osai. Japan, Edo or Meiji period, mid 19th century.

L 2 x W 1 ½ x H 1 ½ inches.

Very good condition.

Perhaps persimmon.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1317689 (stock #10819)
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Large and heavy plate, made of porcelain, decorated in enamel colors and gold with a mountainscape, including a waterfall and pagoda, inside a cherry blossom-shaped cartouche. The edge decorated in mainly orange and heavy gold with a geometrical design. On the back a black and gold seal reading Satsuma. Japan, Meiji era.

Diameter 14 inches.

Excellent condition.

This plate is made of porcelain, not of stoneware.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1950 item #1317681 (stock #10818)
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Set of two shishi lion dogs made of brown earthenware, covered in dark brown glaze, inside hollow. Brown glaze with partial fine crackle. Japan, early 20th century.

H 8 ¼ x L 7 inches.

Few tiny chips and minimal traces of usage. All in all very good condition.