This is a SAKE BOTTLE OF JAPANESE BIZEN WARE. It was made around 40 years ago.
Very good condition (please see photos). Diameter: 2.9". Height: 5.5". Weight with box: 17.50 oz (500 grs).
Bizen Pottery is one of the six famous ancient medieval pottery styles in Japan. It is also known as "Imbe Pottery" based on the name of the area. The brownish surface produced by the combination of clay and fire. During the firing process, the straw burns away, leaving a 'flash' of sodium vapor on the surfa...
Japanese Sake cup - Hagi ware with box - Beautiful blue glaze work of Seigan Yamane. The cup has the maker's signature mark stamped on the bottom. Height: 2.0" (5 cm). Diameter: aprox 2.5" (6.5 cm). Condition: The cup has a chip in the edge cover by the glaze, apparently made during the manufacturing process (please, see photos).
The size of each Tokkuri: 3 1/2" Dia x 4 15/16" High (90 mm x 120 mm). This is beautiful and finely made Japanese Porcelain Tokkuri (sake bottle) set of 4 pcs by Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914) who was Teishitsu Gigei-in (Imperial Household Artist). Each Tokkuri is made with fine quality porcelain. It has Sometsuke and Red polychrome design of Cherry blossoms beautifully painted in th style of Nabeshima work. Each Tokkuri has the seal of Seifu III on the bottom. It came with Tomobako. Japanese Kanji...
These bottles are decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and colored enamels with a design of various painted fans floating on an iron red enamel ground that is covered with gilt spirals. The interiors and mouthrims are clear glazed. The bases are glazed clear and the footrings are unglazed, exposing the fine white porcelain paste. They are signed Kozan (Dai Nippon Kozan Sei) in underglaze blue. Both are in very good condition. Acquired from a collector in Fredericksburg, Virginia ...
Bizen Sangiri stoneware vase made by Jun Isezaki (b. 1936).
Sangiri is the Bizen technique when the vessel is partially buried in sand in the kiln.
The exposed area turns blackish because the ashes that cover it retards oxidation.
Jun Isezaki was named a Living National Treasure in 2004.
Bizen ware was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century.
The size of Makie Kobako: 3 3/4" Long x 3" Wide x 3" High. This is Amazingly Fine Japanese 19 th Century Japanese Antiques Makie Kobako(small box). The Kobako has Roiro(black) background Makie with Hira Makie gold design of Japanese trees as well as Japanese Kamon(family crest). One tree looks like Magnolia tree with flowers. It is finely done. The Kobako came with inside tray as well. The side of Kobako with Red Makie finish over cloth texture finish as photo showing. Between red makie cloth fi...
DESCRIPTION: A skillfully lacquered suzuri-bako (writing box) from the Meiji Period, early 1900’s. The lid of the rectangular box is decorated with a takamakie floral design in gold, silver and shu (a hue of red-orange) lacquer on a black ro-iro ground. The interior of the lid and box are sprinkled in a nashiji cloud motif. This suzuri-bako is a complete set, fitted with the original water dropper and inkstone and its original kiri (paulownia) wood box with inscription. Excellent conditio...
We Japanese have been loving celadon from China since 11 century. Especially about the Long-guan ware, we categorize
3 types. 1."Kinuta"celadon in Song dynasty, 2."Tenryuji" celadon in Yuan dynasty, 3."Shichikan"celadon in Ming dynasty. This piece is categorized "Shichikan" celadon.
The celadon of Long-guan-yao had been declining in Ming dynasty and generally has not clear color. However, this piece has transparent green in spite of the character.
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Antique Japanese 'suzuri bako' letter writing box. Carved out of one piece of wood and then lacquered, the design is of Japanese plum blossoms. On the right are the Japanese characters, 'Kyoku Ten Koki o Gosen' which is the last line of a very famous poem by Fujita Toko, a samurai-statesman who played a huge role at the end of the Edo Period, to help end the shogunate system and open Japan to the west. He personally was instrumental in dealing with Admiral Perry. The poem extols the virtues of...
Living in Kyoto it is not uncommon to come across beautiful antique tea bowls, however, finding pieces that are in good condition, aesthetically compelling, and with all of the trappings that let you know they were cared for by a devoted cha-jin can be quite challenging. Here we see all three. The shape of this tea bowl is exquisite and something I have not seen before in an Oribe piece. The lacquer box, while not the original was undoubtedly custom made for this tea bowl and looks to be 100 - 2...
Dohei Fujinoki is one of the most popular artist in contemporary KARATSU pottery scene.
Initially he aimed a western painter and then,when he met an old KARATSU pottery piece he had been fascinated.
He has studied at Karatsu and also MIno.
And while, he has studied in tea ceremony.
His repertoires are goods for tea ceremony, sake cup,
and tableware for Japanese cuisine.
This piece is a brand new work created with chosen karatsu glaze (black&white) trditional glaze in Karatsu.
An impressive pair of large red lacquer boxes beautifully decorated with hydrangea flowers and leaves. Both with "Made in Japan" paper labels and insurance identification/inventory labels. In very good condition with some minor wear, each measures 9 inches high, 12.5" diameter. Dates Showa, mid-century.
Another very attractive antique Persian bowl dating from the 11th to 15th century.
The bowl shows marks of its age yet remains a sublime work of art.
Kindly refer to pictures for condition and details and inquire if you have some questions.
The bowl will be shipped in an antique Japanese made fitted wooden box.
Size. 20.5 x 21.5 x 11.5 cm (8.2 x 8.6 x 4.6 in)
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A Japanese lacquer bowed top box with portrait of a Kabuki actor - presumably named in gold lacquer and the role of Daihachi named in a lustrous iron color. All slightly raised work, the portrait is in gray, black, red, flesh tone, browns and gold. Lines including pattern and folds in the figure's attire and hair in his coiffure and sideburns cleanly defined with raised work. Metal along the facing edges of the top and bottom have no doubt contributed nicely to the preservation of the box. Actor...
Fantastic Shino Ware tea bowl with great feel. It has a design featuring mountains and pine trees which symbolize longevity. The bowl has a milky-white glaze showing ash marks in the glaze. It has the characteristic nest holes (suana).The citron skin finish (yuzuhada) is highly favored by Tea Masters. Condition: Excellent. Height: 3.2" (aprox 8 cm). Width: 5" (12.7 cm). Weight: (730 gr).
This is a very fine pair of Japanese satsuma vases that stand just 4 1/4 inches tall. Attractive form, enamel colors and very fine details. They look like they have spent most of their lives stored in the box. One has the original sticker and both are signed. The signature looks a bit like the Kozan mark but we are not sure. Some of the larger flowers remind us of work seen on Bizan and Yabu pieces.
Japanese small Tansu, Merchant chest, box, late Meiji period, 18" high, 24" wide, 14" deep, Cyprus and Cedar wood, two(2) medium size drawers next to three(3) smaller drawers above one(1) long drawer on the bottom. Hardware is old black iron, shows some wear and tear, some rust, small broken pieces.
This Japanese okimono quality bronze turtle has a champleve decorated shell that opens to reveal a pipe stand. The turtle measures about 6 1/2" long x 3" wide x 2" tall and dates to the turn of the Century. The turtle has the makers' impressed seal underneath. The condition is very good with just a chip to the end of the tail and the hinge pin is missing. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.