Japanese ceramics CERAMICS FROM JAPAN
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1365419 (stock #1079)
Ceramics from Japan
$175.00
Kimura Toho (1927-2011), a Bizen monkey mask kogo. A Bizen ware kogo for storing incense for the tea ceremony, very finely modelled in the form of a monkey mask atop a drum, by Kimura Toho of the Kimura lineage, one of the six oldest lineages of Bizen potters. Original tomobako. Mark: Impressed circular seal of Kimura Toho to the base. Origin: Bizen, Japan. Period: Second half 20th century. Size: 5.5cm high, 6.3cm wide. Condition: fine
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1365273 (stock #1072)
Ceramics from Japan
$495.00
Miyanaga Tozan II (1918-1979), a relief carved celadon box with deer and crane. A beautiful deer and crane and auspicious characters are carved in relief on the lid of this celadon porcelain box by master ceramicist Miyanaga Tozan II. There is a lengthy eighteen character inscription to the base, indicating that it was possibly a special commission. Original tomobako and sealed wrapping cloth...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1980 item #1365803 (stock #1085)
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$395.00
Kimura Toho (1927-2011). A Bizen stoneware okimono of a recumbent bull, finely modelled with a powerful glare, with a rich deep brown colour, highlighted with goma spots (sesame colour spots) on the back, back foot and tail, by Kimura Toho of the Kimura lineage, one of the six oldest lineages of Bizen potters. Original tomobako. Mark: Impressed square seal of Kimura Toho to the rear of the beast. Origin: Bizen, Japan. Period: Second half 20th century. Size: 26.5cm wide, 8cm high...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1365278 (stock #1077)
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$495.00
Kiyomizu Rokubei VI (1901-1980), a camelia decorated vase. A high fired stoneware flower vase decorated with camelia flowers and bands in iron brown, iron red and gold, by famous potter Rokubei VI. Original tomobako and wrapping cloth. Mark: Impressed hexagonal seal “sei” to the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan. Period: Showa Period, circa 1960s. Size: 25cm high, 11.5cm wide. Condition: fine.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1365277 (stock #1076)
Ceramics from Japan
$125.00
Kiyomizu Rokubei VI (1901-1980), a set of two sake cups. A set of two stoneware sake cups, each decorated differently. One is decorated in Kyoto style with an iron brown and cobalt kite to the side, and the other decorated in Korean hakeme style with brushed white slip and some stamped cloud motifs and marks to the center in iron brown. Original tomobako. Mark: impressed hexagonal mark “sei” to the side near the footrim to one cup, and to the base of the other. Origin: Kyoto, Japan...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1365418 (stock #1078)
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$85.00
Shunpo Inoue, a fine kogo with kirimon. A fine Kyoto porcelain kogo decorated in underglaze blue to the top of the lid with a kirimon (paulownia mon), with stylised foliage lappet border to the circumference of the base. The kirimon is traditionally symbolic of the Empress of Japan, and also the Japanese government post Edo Period. Mark: four character mark “Heian Shunpo” in underglaze blue to the underside of the lid. Origin: Kyoto, Japan...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1367384 (stock #1098)
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$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...
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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1365420 (stock #1080)
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$495.00
Heian Yozan, a large celadon vase carved with hollyhock flowers. A large Kyoto porcelain vase with incredibly subtle carving of a spray of hollyhock flowers and foliage to two sides, covered in a very fine blue green celadon glaze of the tone sometimes referred to as “Kinuta” in Japan, referring to the very finest celadons of China’s Southern Song Dynasty. Mark: a two character impressed oval mark “Yozan” to the center of the base. Origin: Kyoto, Japan...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1366255 (stock #1087)
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$125.00
Koyo Yamazaki (1890-1979). A modernist studio stoneware vase decorated in cobalt blue with abstract flowing lines beneath a sea green copper glaze, by master potter Koyo Yamazaki. Koyo studied under Rokubei VI, and exhibited often in the annual Nitten exhibition and was the recipient of numerous awards. His works are held in numerous international public collections as well as the Japanese Imperial family collection. Mark: two character impressed “koyo” mark to the base...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1367388 (stock #1102)
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$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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1365044 (stock #1065)
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$295.00
Ito Tozan II (1871-1937), a set of five guinomi. A set of five stoneware guinomi (sake cups), each with different decoration, by Ito Tozan II. One decorated with shippo symbols in green and red enamels and gold, one with a pine tree branch in underglaze pigments, one with a textile pattern of pine leaves and flowers in a mix of underglaze pigments and enamels, one depicting plum blossom in enamels and iron brown and gold, and the final with ko Kutani style decoration of chrysanthemum and bambo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1940 item #1365043 (stock #1064)
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$395.00
Ito Tozan II (1871-1937), a set of five guinomi. A set of five stoneware guinomi (sake cups), each with different decoration, by Ito Tozan II. One decorated with autumn grasses in green enamel and gold, one with silver bamboo against brushed cobalt blue, one with plum blossom in iron brown, iron red and gold, one with iron and blue decoration of flowers, and the last in ko Kutani style of peonies and bamboo in iron red, green and purple enamels. Ito Tozan II was adopted by Tozan I, who was ...
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 ...