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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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1367387 (stock #1101)
Ceramics from Japan
$0.01
SOLD 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 : 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...
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 : 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)
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1365805 (stock #1086)
Ceramics from Japan
$155.00
A pair of lobed rim porcelain dishes each decorated with a writhing dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst clouds in cobalt blue, and overglaze green, yellow, red and aubergine, by Takahashi Dohachi, probably the fourth or fifth generation. Mark: “Kachutei Dohachi zo” in underglaze blue to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: late Meiji Period. Size: 15.3cm diameter, 3cm high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1365801 (stock #1084)
Ceramics from Japan
$475.00
Takahashi Dohachi V (1869-1914) and Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907), a set of five inscribed gyokudo sencha cups with willow and boats. A complete set of five gyokudo sencha porcelain cups potted by Dohachi V and painted in blue and white with a charming nanga (Chinese style) scene of a man fishing in a small boat and inscribed with calligraphy by famous nanga painter and literatus Tanomura Chokunyu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1365507 (stock #1083)
Ceramics from Japan
$195.00
A Bizen stoneware tokkuri (sake flask) with incised decoration of bamboo to two panels, one inscribed. The surface undulates with scenery composed of different colours and textures and effects, some accidental and some intended, ranging from matte deep brown to a rich shiny deep brick red, and including interesting diagonal hidasuki lines, which evoke rain falling on the bamboo. It feels wonderfully tactile in the hands, a pleasure to pour sake from...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1365506 (stock #1082)
Ceramics from Japan
$495.00
A beautiful and unusually shaped Bizen mizusashi (cold water container for the tea ceremony) with a hexagonal mouth and fitted black lacquer lid. There is a leaf and vegetal vine motif to the front, and much textural scenery all over, composed of different colours and effects, some accidental and some intended, the base colour a rich deep red, and including special effects of hidasuki lines and goma sesame coloured glaze spots...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1365504 (stock #1081)
Ceramics from Japan
$275.00
A striking Bizen stoneware tokkuri (sake flask) with rare incised geometric decoration of rectangles within rectangles. The surface undulates with scenery composed of different colours and textures and effects, some accidental and some intended, ranging from matte deep brown to a rich shiny deep brick red. It feels wonderfully tactile in the hands, a pleasure to pour sake from. Mark: Single character impressed “dai” mark within a rectangle to the base. Origin: Bizen, Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1365276 (stock #1075)
Ceramics from Japan
$195.00
Kiyomizu Rokubei IV (1848-1920), a guinomi. A small but powerful guinomi (sake cup) decorated with a thick pink and cream crackle glaze reminiscent of Korean style hakeme brushed slip, and what appears to be a whip, in iron brown to the side, and incorporated as a decorative feature, Rokubei IV’s large seal mark to the reverse of the cup. Original tomobako. Mark: Hexagonal impressed mark “sei” to the side. Origin: Kyoto, Japan...