Japanese ceramics CERAMICS FROM JAPAN
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1365046 (stock #1066)
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Ito Tozan I (1846-1920), a fine kyoyaki dish with bamboo. A Kyoto Satsuma stoneware plate decorated with bamboo in overglaze gosu blue enamel bordered in black in Ito Tozan I’s strong graphic style, against the classic creamy crackled kyoyaki glaze. Ito Tozan I was the last of only five potters to be appointed as Teishitsu Gigeiin (Imperial Household Artist) in 1917, three years before his death. Mark: three character “Tozan zo” in black enamel to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1365048 (stock #1068)
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Ito Tozan I (1846-1920), a fine kyoyaki dish with taro foliage and flowers. A Kyoto Satsuma stoneware dish beautifully and sensitively decorated with taro leaves and pink flowers in overglaze blue, pink and green enamels, the blue bordered in black. The plate is decorated in Ito Tozan I’s strong graphic style, against the classic creamy crackled kyoyaki glaze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1365047 (stock #1067)
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Ito Tozan I (1846-1920), a fine kyoyaki dish with wheat heads. A Kyoto Satsuma stoneware dish decorated with fat wheat heads in overglaze green enamels and iron red in Ito Tozan I’s strong graphic style, against the classic creamy crackled kyoyaki glaze. Ito Tozan I was the last of only five potters to be appointed as Teishitsu Gigeiin (Imperial Household Artist) in 1917, three years before his death. Mark: impressed round two character “Tozan” mark to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1364914 (stock #1063)
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$395.00
A fine Hirado porcelain kashiki bowl very finely decorated in underglaze blue with boys chasing butterflies under pine trees. This motif became a favorite of Hirado potters from the 18th century, and in fact has its origin in porcelain produced in Jingdezhen for China’s court during the Wanli Period in the 17th century. Provenance: This bowl was exhibited in the exhibition “The Japanese Aesthetic” organised by the Ceramic and Glass Circle of Victoria, in 2006 and 2007...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1367276 (stock #1095)
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$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 : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1365276 (stock #1075)
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367277 (stock #1096)
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$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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367390 (stock #1104)
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$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 : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367391 (stock #1105)
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$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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1367389 (stock #1103)
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$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 : Okimono : Pre 1900 item #1365175 (stock #1069)
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$575.00
Takahashi Dohachi, (attr. III), a pair of okimono of Kanzan and Jittoku. A porcelain group of legendary figures from China’s Tang Dynasty, Hanshan and Shide (in Japanese, Kanzan and Jittoku), by famous Kyoto pottery lineage Takahashi Dohachi. The pair’s clothing is decorated in underglaze blue with auspicious vegetal motifs including banana foliage, magnolia, bamboo, finger citron, orchid, peach, plum blossom and pomegranate...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1365176 (stock #1070)
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$375.00
A striking double gourd vase with bamboo, Koransha. A fascinating vase showing s stylistic connection with the famed Aesthetic Movement designs of Dr Christopher Dresser of England. It’s in the form of a double gourd, with a naturalistic painting of bamboo outlined in gold, against a rich yellow enamel ground, with a geometric collar around the waist in iron red and gold, by one of the premiere Arita manufacturers of the Meiji Period, Koransha, during the early years of its founding...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1365177 (stock #1071)
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$375.00
A delicate vase with peonies, by Koransha. An exceptional quality small porcelain vase decorated with peonies in gold against an iron red ground, with a subtle lavender and turqoise enamel lappet border to the footrim, by one of the premiere Arita manufacturers of the Meiji Period, Koransha. In terms of gilding and enamelling, this vase is one of the highest quality pieces we have seen by Koransha. Mark: hand painted orchid mark for Koransha in underglaze blue to the base. Origin: Arita, Jap...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1365178 (stock #1073)
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$175.00
A porcelain vase decorated with deer, rock, flowers, bats and clouds in coloured enamels with underglaze blue and gold, by leading Arita manufacturer Seiji Kaisha. Mark: hand painted mark for Seiji Kaisha in iron red to the base. Origin: Arita, Japan. Period: Meiji Period, circa late 19th Century. Size: 13.8cm high, 7.6cm diameter. Condition: fine
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1365275 (stock #1074)
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$295.00
Kiyomizu Rokubei IV (1848-1920), an iron brown decorated serving platter. A powerfully painted rectangular stoneware serving platter, decorated with a bird near a rock and foliage, with the moon and stars shining above. The platter is roughly potted, with multiple glaze sticks and a warped rim, giving a deep wabi sabi feel. Mark: incised signature of Rokubei IV to the base within the round footrim. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Meiji Period, 19th Century. Size: 28.5cm wide, 20.5cm deep, 5cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1364912 (stock #1061)
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$195.00
A shino glaze chawan with thick lustrous iron glaze around the mouth. Tomobako but not original. Mark: impressed rectangular mark to the base next to the footrim, but untranslated. Origin: Kyoto or Seto, Japan. Period: Meiji Period (1868 – 1912). Size: 7.5cm high, 13cm wide. Condition: Fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1364911 (stock #1060)
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$195.00
Takahashi Dohachi (Kachutei), a kinrande guinomi with cranes. A beautiful little guinomi (sake cup) with kinrande style iron red and gold decoration to the exterior of cranes in flight amongst clouds and auspicious symbols, and an auspicious character in underglaze blue to the interior, by one of the members of the Takahashi Dohachi lineage. Mark: six character mark “Kachutei Dohachi Zo” in underglaze blue to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: 19th Century. Size: 3cm high, 6cm diam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1364913 (stock #1062)
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$155.00
A beautiful pair of fine Hirado blue and white porcelain covered bowls decorated all over with birds sitting in flowering tree branches. Provenance: This pair of bowls was exhibited in the exhibition “The Japanese Aesthetic” organised by the Ceramic and Glass Circle of Victoria, in 2006 and 2007. Mark: four character mark “Hirado Kasho” to the base of the bowl and top of the lid in underglaze blue. Origin: Hirado kilns, Japan. Period: Meiji Period, circa late 19th Century. Size:...