Japanese Art Treasures
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1483842
Japanese Art Treasures
$95.00
Bulleting for Society for Japanese Arts: Andon, Shedding Light on Japanese Art. A wonderful resource on all aspects of Japanese art. ISSN: 0168-2997 Issues included: 13, 15, 16 (1983); 19 (1985); 21, 22, 24 (1986); 25, 27/28 (1987); 29 (1988) Condition: shelf wear, staining and soiling, discoloration and abrasions.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1483841
Japanese Art Treasures
$95.00
Bulleting for Society for Japanese Arts: Andon, Shedding Light on Japanese Art. A wonderful resource on all aspects of Japanese art. ISSN: 0168-2997 Issues included: First Year (1981) 1-4; Second Year (1982) 5-7; No. 9-11 (1983). Condition: shelf wear, staining and soiling. Issue one has extensive creases on back cover.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1483113
Japanese Art Treasures
$95.00
Rare book titled Tokuriki Tomikichirō Gashū 徳力富吉郎画集 (Tokuriki Tomikichirō Art Book), Published by Abe Publishing in 1984, and is 37 x 26 cm. Edition 504/1000. 221 pages. Book is in Japanese, with titles of artwork in English as well. Book is showing representative works by famous Kyoto artist Tokuriki Tomikichiro. He was best known for his prints, but was originally trained as a painter. Condition: minor shelf wear, primarily on slipcase, staining on slipcase. Tokuriki Tom...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1478848
Japanese Art Treasures
$4,500.00
Fantastic vase by the legendary Miyashita Zenji 宮下善爾 (1939-2012), one of the greatest contemporary Kyoto potters. This was made using the colored clay technique that he was best known for— such pieces are exceedingly rare, most being found in numerous museums world-wide, and a shrinking number of private collections. Title: Colored Clay Flower Vessel Wind Ritual (Deisai kaki Fūsai 彩泥花器風祭) Medium: glazed stoneware with colored clay inlay Size: 39.4 x 8 x 8 cm Signed o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1478847
Japanese Art Treasures
$3,750.00
Colorful vase by the legendary Miyashita Zenji 宮下善爾 (1939-2012), one of the greatest contemporary Kyoto potters. This was made using the colored clay technique that he was best known for— such pieces are exceedingly rare, most being found in numerous museums world-wide, and a shrinking number of private collections. Miyashita Zenji 宮下善爾 (1939-2012) Title: Colored Clay Square Vessel Flower Design in the Wind (Deisai hōbin Fūsai 彩泥方瓶風花紋 ) Medium: glazed st...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1478735
Japanese Art Treasures
$600.00
A tea bowl with beautiful glaze by the legendary Miyashita Zenji 宮下善爾 (1939-2012), one of the greatest contemporary Kyoto potters. This is an early work, when he focused on celadon-like glazes. At that time he was studying ancient Chinese pieces, and was influenced by his father who excelled in celadon. His tea bowls are not common. Piece is simply titled Tea Bowl Air (Chawan Chiyū 茶碗宙), it is glazed stoneware, from Heisei Period, circa 2000. Piece is 5.9 x 16.2 cm and sealed on...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1478734
Japanese Art Treasures
$250.00
Charming small vase by Miyashita Zenji 宮下善爾 (1939-2012), one of the greatest contemporary Kyoto potters. This is from the mature celadon period, when he focused on added texture to the pieces that enhanced the glaze. At that time he was studying ancient Chinese pieces, and was influenced by his father who excelled in celadon. Piece is playfully titled Longevity Crystal Celadon Square Vase (寿晶瓷方瓶). Miyashita loved to give poetic names to his pieces. It is from early Heisei P...
All Items : Artists : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1478726
Japanese Art Treasures
$60.00
Ikimori Isaburō II 2代 式守伊三郎 (1925-1987) had a successful career as both professional sumo wrestler and later referee of the top tier bouts. He was born in Hokkaidō and started training in 1936, reaching Makuuchi division in 1956. In 1962 he received referee name of Ikimori Isaburō II. While he was passed for several promotions, he was larger than life figure, both literally and figuratively, being dubbed “Giant Referee (Gyōji)” by NHK, and “Eternal Sanyakū” by fans for...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1478682
Japanese Art Treasures
$750.00
A playful piece with beautiful glaze from a series Yasutaka did in late 1990s and early 2000s, as part of celebrating 30 years of making ceramics and the New Millennium, adorned with a tortoise, as a wish for longevity and prosperity. Vase is 21.4 x 16.1 cm, made in stoneware with underglaze iron-oxide decoration, and in perfect condition. Comes with artist signed wooden box and potter’s biography in Japanese. Tomobako is inscribed: Vase with Iron Pictures of Tortoise Playing (Tetsue kyūbun k...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1478648
Japanese Art Treasures
$195.00
Charming fresh water container (Mizusashi) by Oshio Shōzan III 三代 大塩昭山 (b. 1935), an important potter working in Akahada ware that is produced in Nara Prefecture. Akahada potters are famous for tea ceremony wares. Piece is for late 1970s, stoneware with overglazed enamel, it is 14.6 x 14.4 cm. Potter’s seals on the bottom Akahadayama (赤膚山) and Shōzan (昭山). Comes in original digned box, tomobako, inscribed: Fresh Water Container (Mizusashi 水指) Front of the box: sig...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1472855
Japanese Art Treasures
$625.00
A tea bowl with stunning glaze by the legendary Miyashita Zenji 宮下善爾 (1939-2012), one of the greatest contemporary Kyoto potters. This is an early work, when he focused on celadon-like glazes. At that time he was studying ancient Chinese pieces, and was influenced by his father who excelled in celadon. His tea bowls are not common, and purple ones are quite rare. Piece is simply titled Tea Bowl (Chawan 茶碗), it is glazed stoneware, from Shōwa Period, late 1970. Piece is 6.9 x 13.8 ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1471033
Japanese Art Treasures
$60.00
Mizuochi Kei 水落啓 (born 1950) signed in black felt pen “42nd CWAJ Print Show on the flyleaf. The catalog is signed on October 19th, 1997 the last day of the show. 248 pages. Condition: shelf wear, corners slightly rounded, abrasions on the cover. Certificate of Authenticity accompanies this book. Mizuochi was born in Hokkaido, and finished Setagaya Print Workshop. He lives in Saitama, which is part of Tokyo Metropolis. His works are in numerous museum collections. Please email me wi...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1471027
Japanese Art Treasures
$75.00
A rare signed first edition of Fukushima Keidō’s 福島慶道 (1933-2011) book roughly translating to Spirit of Dhammapada ) (Hokkugyō no kokoro 法句経のこころ) , published in 2001. Book is in Japanese. Publisher is Shunjyū-sha, 211 pages, 20 cm. ISBN 9784393143971. Inscribed Buddha Mind (佛心) on flyleaf, signed Tōfuku Kanchō Keidō, and with two of his seals: Rinzai True Sect and Head of Ennichi-zan (Ennichizan is the mountain name for Tōfuku-ji). Minor shelf wear, minor abr...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1980 item #1469909
Japanese Art Treasures
$450.00
An unusual playful piece depicting an owl by one of the most important sōsaku-hang printmakers in the 20th century, Akiyama Iwao 秋山巌 (1921-2014). Best known for his prints, Akiyama Iwao produced paintings even later in his career, as well as occasionally painted on ceramics. Sake cup is sealed by the potter, but seal is obscured by glaze, and Akiyama’s signature and remains unread. Piece is simply titled “An Owl” (Fukurō ふくろう) made of stoneware with underglaze iron-oxid...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1990 item #1461257
Japanese Art Treasures
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A stunning piece by the famous Kutani potter Matsumoto Saiichi 松本佐一 (b. 1930), using his signature technique, porcelain with underglaze gold leaf. Lobed kōro is decorated with stylized flowers and geometric design. Title: Incense Burner (Kōro 香炉) Medium: porcelain with underglaze gold leaf and iron oxide decoration Size: 12.4 x 9.7 x 9.2 cm Signature on the bottom of the piece: Saiichi (佐一) Date: Shōwa Period, late 1980s Condition: no flaws: no cracks or repairs; min...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1970 item #1461256
Japanese Art Treasures
$325.00
An early work by one of the most important potters in the 20thcentury who hailed from Seto, Suzuki Seisei 鈴木青々(1914-1990). It is depicting two mountains above clouds, drawn in light silver glaze on black glaze creating a barely visible image, very much in keeping with Japanese aesthetics, where the image is an intimate one visible only upon closer examination of the piece. Title: Incense Burner (Kōro 香炉) Medium: glazed stoneware Size: 8.9 x 10.4 cm Seal on the piece: S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1461239
Japanese Art Treasures
$45.00
An exhibition catalog entitled “Japan and the Art of War, 1863-1945: Japanese Military Art and Artifacts from the Mitchell Wolfon, Jr. Study Centre” that accompanied “Japan and the Art of War, 1863-1945” that took place at Bienes Museum of the Modern Book, from November 9, 2009-March 15, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The catalog was published in 500 copies. Authors: Lea Nickless, Philip Gebauer and James A. Findlay. Publisher: Bienes Museum of the Modern Book and Mitchell Wolfson, ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1461120
Japanese Art Treasures
$100.00
A rare print by surrealist print maker Ozaku Seishi, professor emeritus from Tama Art University. He is best known for small edition prints, usually up to 30 copies, limitless experimentation with printing techniques and surrealist, often graphic imagery resembling distorted reality ¬neither quite explicit nor quite horror, but rendering a fairly dark version of dreams. This aquatint is from a 1974 portfolio titled “World of Children” (子どもの世界), which consisted of 30 aquatints. ...