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similar to 19c tea ceremony HIBASHI charcoal chopsticks Fungus of Immortality

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1413220
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$120.00
Listed Price $150.00
19th century Japanese bronze tea ceremony hibashi (long metal chopsticks for handling charcoal in hibachi brazier) with finials in a form of heads of the Fungus of Immortality. These hibashi are for use in the summer time (winter ones have top half covered in wood). Finely made of bronze with high copper contents, beautiful casting and chiseling of the fungus, embossed areas at the working end for better handling of charcoals. Superb patina, beautiful wear, pleasantly heavy. Length 11 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1413217
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$80.00
Listed Price $100.00
19th century Japanese brass tea ceremony hibashi (long metal chopsticks for handling charcoal in hibachi brazier) with checkered pattern in the top part and embossed indents at the working end for better handling of charcoals. These hibashi are for use in the summer time (winter ones have top half covered in wood). Finely made of a brass sheet rolled on itself, tops have terminals made out of paktong - an alloy made of copper, nickel and zinc used in China and Japan in the 18th and 19th centurie...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1413219
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$88.00
Listed Price $110.00
19th century Japanese bronze tea ceremony hibashi (long metal chopsticks for handling charcoal in hibachi brazier) with bronze working ends and handles covered in lacquered wood. These hibashi are for use in the winter time - summer ones are made entirely of metal. Finely made of bronze with high copper contents, beautiful lacquering with gold sunspots, superb patina, beautiful wear, pleasantly heavy. Length 10 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1413221
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
1930s Japanese bronze tea ceremony hibashi (chopsticks for handling charcoal in hibachi brazier) in original signed box. Finely made of bronze with high copper contents, elegant and practical shape with thinner and thicker areas for convenience of holding, embossed areas at the working end for better handling of charcoals. These hibashi are for use in the summer time (winter ones have top half covered in wood). Superb patina, beautiful wear, pleasantly heavy. Each chopstick is marked HYAKUO MUNE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1413264
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s-1920s) Japanese porcelain chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) in jar shape with a fake spout, comes with cover and shifuku (silk brocade storage bag). Elegant potting, beautiful celadon glaze with wonderful tiny bubbles. Old turned bone lid lined with gold lacquer paper on the inside. Beautiful piece in great condition. Height with cover 2 5/8 inches. Comes from a small New England collection of tea ceremony items.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1408106
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
19th century Japanese ceramic chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) of a squat double gourd shape. Seto ware with light brown stoneware body, beautiful olive to brown glaze, typical Japanese elliptical lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the turning wheel, old cover with beautiful patina, lined with gold paper on the inside. Very pleasant to hold, impressed with potter’s seal on the bottom. Height with cover 2 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1399686
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
19th century Japanese chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) of classic katatsuki (“protruding shoulder”) shape. Seto ware with light gray stoneware body, beautiful glaze with wonderful play of shades of brown and black. Dirt accumulation on the exposed lower body, typical Japanese elliptical lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the turning wheel, old cover lined with gold paper on the inside. Superb piece in excellent condition. Heigh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1413270
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
19th century chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) of robust squat shape with cover and new shifuku (silk storage bag). Seto ware with beautiful brown glaze interspersed with numerous darker spots that produce rich play of color. Brown clay, the foot shows earthenware body with typical Japanese oval lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the potters wheel. Old turned cover lined with gold lacquered paper. Beautiful piece in excellent condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1413269
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Late Meiji (1880s-1910s) Japanese chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) of daikai shape (literally meaning “big ocean” and of large diameter in comparison to its height and with a wide mouth). Buff stoneware body, beautiful variegated brown glaze with black and blue areas. I believe the piece to be Tamba ware, stamped with the seal of the potter by the bottom. Old turned cover lined with gold leaf paper on the inside. Beautiful piece in great condition, heigh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1394206
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Late Meiji Japanese Bizen pottery ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with slender body and narrow mouth. Wonderful potting, beautiful patina, very nice texture and play of colors to the partial light glaze on its surface. Inscribed by the potter on the bottom. Turned bone cover lined with silver colored foil on the inside. Great piece in excellent condition. Height with cover 2 15/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1413289
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Rather unusual 19th century Japanese ceramic chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with decoration of autumnal grasses seen through the fog. Superb free potting, typical elliptical lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut off the piece from potter’s wheel. Beautiful nezumi (“mouse”) Shino glaze painting in Japanese taste, excellent patina. The foot shows grey stoneware body, turned bone cover lined with gold leaf cloth on the inside. Elegant rare pi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1413271
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$180.00
Listed Price $225.00
Late Meiji (1890s-1910s) black Seto ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with cover. Stoneware body of katatsuki shape, typical beautiful Japanese elliptical lines on the bottom left by a string used to cut the item off the potter’s wheel. Rich black glaze, impressed with potter’s seal on the bottom, very nice patina. Original matching lid lined with gold colored foil on the inside. Beautiful piece in excellent condition, comes with shifuku (silk brocad...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1425300
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$560.00
Listed Price $700.00
19th century kagamibuta (mirror lid) netsuke with Shibayama inlay depicting 5 utensils for tea ceremony: chasen (tea whisk), chaire (tea caddy), chashaku (tea spoon measure), kogo (incense box) and chawan (tea bowl, the summer one here). Clever design, beautiful inlay work. The bowl is dark rosewood, the top is fruitwood, materials used for inlay are 2 types of mother of pearl, bone and cinnabar lacquer. The inlay is in perfect shape, no losses or repairs. Plain back, old silk cord, two parts f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1427102
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$260.00
Listed Price $325.00
19th century Japanese ceramic chawan (tea bowl) for tea ceremony with light cream glaze and underglaze blue decoration of a moon rising over a Buddhist mountain temple. Inscribed in underglaze black with 3 characters which translate as ISHIYAMA-DERA (“Stone Mountain Temple”) - a Shingon temple in Otsu (Shiga Prefecture) and the thirteenth stop of the Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage. Superb free painting with strong Zen feeling, wonderful potting of shiro Raku (white Raku) body. Stamped by the foot ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1364985
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
19th century netsuke of a standing Chinese female Immortal holding a fan in one hand and a branch of the Fungus of Immortality in the other. Very nicely carved, great face, elaborate hair arrangement, polychrome decoration with expected wear, beautiful patina. Height 2 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1413227
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Late Meiji (1890s - 1910s) Japanese ivory chashaku (tea scoop used for powdered tea during tea ceremony) of elegant slender shape. Comes in original chazutsu (inscribed bamboo case), must be about 30 years old. Delicately carved, in great condition, beautiful patina from use, very pleasant to the touch, comes with chazutsu (inscribed bamboo case). Chashaku length 6 1/2 inches, case length 8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1413268
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$156.00
Listed Price $195.00
Late Meiji (1880s-1910s) Japanese pottery Oribe ware chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with handle. Characteristic rich green glaze, underglaze brown painting of pine saplings, wonderful crackled glaze. Oribe ware (named after Furuta Oribe - a famous 16th century tea master) was produced in Mino and Seto kilns: it is particularly Japanese in taste and was never made for export. The foot shows stoneware body with concentric lines, stamped with the seal of the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1394195
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$128.00
Listed Price $160.00
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1890s - 1910s) Japanese Arita porcelain chaire (tea caddy for storing powdered green tea used in tea ceremony) with sometsuke (underglaze blue and white) decoration. Painted in Shonsui style: initial Shonsui ware is Chinese blue and white porcelain imported to Japan starting in the reign of Tianqi Emperor (1621-1627). Starting from the 18th century Arita kilns have been producing their own items in Shonsui style. The cover is painted with a central roundel containing S...