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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367391 (stock #1105)
Ceramics from Japan
$95.00
A jug form tokkuri (sake ewer) in porcelain, decorated with iron red and green enamels in “akae” (late Ming Swatow) style, with birds and flowers, by Wake Kitei IV. The Wake Kitei lineage were one of the most famous in Kyoto for making sencha wares for the literati. Mark: impressed circular seal mark for Wakei Kitei IV to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Meiji Period, circa late 19th century. Size: 12.8cm high, 6.5cm diameter. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367390 (stock #1104)
Ceramics from Japan
$395.00
An underglaze blue porcelain chawan decorated with three formal sixteen petal kikumon (chrysanthemum crest) of the Emperor of Japan surrounded by butterflies and birds, by one of the 19th century members of the Tsuji Hitachi lineage of Arita. The Tsuji Hitachi lineage among others were commissioned to make works for the Imperial family to be used when the Emperor stayed as a guest in other families' households, and would be left behind as gifts. Mark: None. Often works commissioned by the Imper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1367389 (stock #1103)
Ceramics from Japan
$455.00
An underglaze blue porcelain chawan decorated with three formal sixteen petal kikumon (chrysanthemum crest) of the Emperor of Japan surrounded by butterflies and birds, by one of the 19th century members of the Tsuji Hitachi lineage of Arita. The Tsuji Hitachi lineage among others were commissioned to make works for the Imperial family to be used when the Emperor stayed as a guest in other families' households, and would be left behind as gifts. Mark: None. Often works commissioned by the Imper...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1367388 (stock #1102)
Ceramics from Japan
$65.00
A stoneware vase with enamel decoration of plum blossom over a crackled Kyoyaki body, by one of the later (20th century) members of the Takahashi Dohachi lineage. Mark: impressed two character seal “Dohachi” to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Taisho Period or Showa period, circa 1920s-50s. Size: 20cm high, 9.5cm diameter. Condition: fair, with a short hairline crack to the rim and a couple of enamel bubble bursts to the thickly applied horizontal bands of white enamel to the fro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1367387 (stock #1101)
Ceramics from Japan
$325.00
A small stoneware dish with high sides in the form of a dead leaf, the unctuous crackled creamy shino glaze pulling back in parts, over iron decoration picking out the veins and borders of the leaf. This is a very unusual small bowl for the tea ceremony kaiseki meal, the essence of late Edo or Meiji period wabi sabi taste. Mark: unmarked. Origin: Seto or Kyoto, Japan. Period: Late Edo to Meiji Period, circa 19th Century. Size: 8.5cm wide, 3.5cm high. Condition: fine.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1940 item #1367386 (stock #1100)
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$145.00
A glazed raku style earthenware okimono (sculpture) of a wild boar running furiously, covered with naturalistic earthy coloured glazes, by Kiyomizu Rokubei V, who was deeply connected with the Sencha/literati movement in Japan, and was one of the leaders of the Kyoto art world in the early 20th century. With original tomobako. Mark: Impressed hexagonal seal for Rokubei V. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Taisho Period, circa 1920s/30s. Size: 21cm wide, 9cm high. Condition: the outstretched leg...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1367385 (stock #1099)
Ceramics from Japan
$75.00
An underglaze blue porcelain dish with fluted cavetto, decorated with plum blossom, bamboo, and various diaper patterns, in the “Shonsui” style, of late Ming/Transitional “Kosometsuke” (Chinese blue and white made for the Japanese market). This wonderful dish was made by Kiyomizu Rokubei V, who was deeply connected with the Sencha/literati movement in Japan, and was one of the leaders of the Kyoto art world in the early 20th century. Mark: Ming Chinese style mark in underglaze blue to ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1367384 (stock #1098)
Ceramics from Japan
$85.00
A stoneware kyusu (side-handled teapot), in the manner of Edo period master and co-founder of the Rimpa design school, Ogata Kenzan. This large teapot is decorated with a white slip over the stoneware body, and brouadly painted stylised autumnal red maple leaves with the veins picked out in gilding, and with rich iron brown glaze details to the mouthrim, handle, spout and handle tip. Mark: Painted running script “sei” in iron brown to the spout for Rokubei VI. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Per...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1367278 (stock #1097)
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$95.00
A stoneware kogo with hakeme (Korean mid Choson dynasty style white slip) decorated kogo (incense container for the tea ceremony), by Rokubei VI. It is in the form of a bale of rice, and exhibits a strong wabi sabi character. Mark: Impressed running script style “sei” to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Showa Period, circa 1950s. Size: 3.75cm high, 5.5cm wide. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367277 (stock #1096)
Ceramics from Japan
$75.00
A good porcelain guinomi (sake cup) decorated to interior with underglaze blue Chinese character to the center, and to the exterior with a rich mid tone iron brown glaze by Kiyomizu Rokubei III (1820-1883). Rare to find in the West, Rokubei III’s wares are always characterised by an unflinching late Edo literati aesthetic, always bold yet elegant. This would be a wonderful little Edo period sake cup to drink from. Mark: painted underglaze blue mark for Rokubei III to the base. Origin: Kyoto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1367276 (stock #1095)
Ceramics from Japan
$115.00
A pair of tall teapot form stoneware tokkuri in classic creamy Kyoto stoneware blushing with pink, decorated with young pine trees in iron brown, each with their original natural wrapped vine handles. Mark: two character impressed oval seal (untranslated) to the rear underneat the handle. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Meiji Period, circa late 19th Century. Size: 8.5cm wide, 14.5cm high. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1367274 (stock #1094)
Ceramics from Japan
$125.00
A lustrous stoneware tenmoku chawan (teabowl) with a combination of deep iron brown and kakiyu (persimmon) glazes, with an elegant hand tooled kodai (footrim). Mark: impressed oval seal mark (untranslated) to the side of the footrim. Origin: probably Kyoto, Japan. Period: Late Edo Period, circa mid 19th Century. Size: 13cm diameter, 6cm high. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367272 (stock #1093)
Ceramics from Japan
$375.00
An elegant monochromatic porcelain brushwasher of forest green hue and simple bombe form, by master of the Meiji Period and second ceramicist appointed to Teishitsu Gigeiin, Miyagawa Kozan I. Mark: two character impressed oval stylised “Kozan” to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Meiji Period, circa late 19th Century. Size: 13cm diameter, 4cm high. Condition: fine, with some watermarks to the interior from use.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1970 item #1367116 (stock #1092)
Ceramics from Japan
$225.00
Shinkai Kanzan (1912-), a modernist vase with fish. A stoneware vase with modernist form and repeated sgraffito decoration of three stylised fish on a green band, by post war ceramic artist Shinkai Kanzan. Shinkai was the grandson of Seifu Yohei III. Mark: Two character “Kanzan” painted in cobalt to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Showa Period, circa 1960s. Size: 15.5cm high, 12cm diameter. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367114 (stock #1091)
Ceramics from Japan
$195.00
A fine Hirado moulded underglaze blue and iron brown porcelain suiteki (water dropper) in the form of a chrysanthemum flower and leaf. The base is imprinted with a cloth texture. Mark: unmarked. Origin: Hirado, Japan. Period: late Edo or Meiji Period. Size: 7cm wide, 2.2cm high. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1367113 (stock #1090)
Ceramics from Japan
$95.00
A reticulated netsuke of a monkey in the guise of a sambaso dancer, in fine underglaze blue and white Hirado porcelain. The monkey’s head and tongue are reticulated, the head able to move left and right and wobble, and the tongue able to extend out of the head. There are two holes for the string so it can be strung as a netsuke at the monkey’s back. Mark: unmarked. Origin: Hirado, Japan. Period: Meiji Period. Size: 5.6cm high, 2.5cm wide. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1367112 (stock #1089)
Ceramics from Japan
$95.00
A reticulated netsuke of a monkey in the guise of a sambaso dancer, in fine underglaze blue and white Hirado porcelain. The monkey’s head and tongue are reticulated, the head able to move left and right and wobble, and the tongue able to extend out of the head. There are two holes for the string so it can be strung as a netsuke at the monkey’s back. Mark: unmarked. Origin: Hirado, Japan. Period: Meiji Period. Size: 5.5cm high, 2.4cm wide. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367110 (stock #1088)
Ceramics from Japan
$125.00
A beautifully painted underglaze blue and white Hirado porcelain covered bowl decorated with alternating roundels of calligraphic inscriptions and landscape, against an extremely complex ground of karakusa scrolls and other decorative motifs in the sumi hajiki (ink repel) technique. Provenance: this covered bowl was exhibited in the exhibition “The Japanese Aesthetic” by the Ceramic and Glass Circle of Victoria in 2006-2007. Mark: “Hirado Kasho” in underglaze blue to the base of both t...