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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1267215
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An interesting antique Tenmoku bowl. Tenmoku (Tian-mu in Chinese) bowls were first brought to Japan by Zen monks on their return from studying in China. During the Kamakura period (1185-1333), Zen Buddhism became very influential, and tea drinking was popular with the nobility...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1316026
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An exceptional wooden statue of Jizo Bosatsu dating from the Muromachi period (1336-1573), complete with a later made zushi (shrine) (Edo or Meiji period)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1349951
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A sublime five case inro (traditional Japanese ornamental box) signed Kajikawa-saku (made by Kajikawa) with red pot seal, dating from the Edo period (1615-1868); 19th century.

The inro is in very good condition with very little wear; kindly refer to pictures for details and inquire if you have some questions.
Dimensions: 9.5 x 4.8 cm (3.8 x 1.9 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1349952
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A remarkable four case inro (traditional Japanese ornamental box), dating from the Edo period (1615-1868); 19th century.

The inro is in good condition, but shows signs of its age...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1352658
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A very attractive incense burner from the Shichikan ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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The incense burner is in very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1311604
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A splendid porcelain chashinko (tea caddy for sencha), dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868) to the beginning of the Meiji period (1868-1912). Sometsuke (underglaze cobalt blue) porcelain originated in China in the 13th century...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1261151
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A truly splendid mizusashi (fresh water jar) made from around the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period. The attractive sober blue glaze is typical of Agano ware.

Agano ware has been made in the Chikuzen province (current Fukuoka prefecture) in northern Kyushu since the beginning of the 17th century...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1344537
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A very elegant chawan (tea bowl) made by Kachutei Dohachi (1881-1941), the sixth heir of the Takahashi Dohachi kiln.

The first potter of the Dohachi lineage established a kiln in the Awataguchi district of Kyoto...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1322139
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This elegant chawan (tea bowl) dates from the Edo period (1615-1868)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1280589
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A very refined antique Japanese fan dating from the end of the Meiji period (1868-1912) to the Taisho period (1912-1926). The thick paper leaf is inlayed in gold on one side and silver on the other...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1185297
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The sobriety of this chaire (tea caddy) is what makes its beauty. The dark robe over the well balanced yet unpretending body makes this classic tea ceremony vessel an ageless, attractive objet. Chaire are used as thick tea containers, whereas natsume are used for thin tea and are usually made of lacquered wood...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1320477
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A superb figure of a standing lion made in celadon jade (nephrite) dating from the Qing dynasty to the early Republic of China...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1190701
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This resplendent lacquer box is part of a series of mostly antique and vintage items that we recovered from the storehouse of a retired construction contractor. His house is located in the southern part of Kyoto, where buildings from the Edo and Meiji periods still stand...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1323003
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A very fine teapot dating from the middle of the Edo period (1615-1868).

It is an Imari ware, from the historic Japanese porcelain production center in Kyushu. The pot is beautifully decorated with foliage and flowery motifs in the classic Imari palette of enamel colors, including green, red, pale blue and gold, and underglaze cobalt blue.

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The pot is in overall very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1195432
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This beautiful koro (incense burner) is part of a series of mostly antique and vintage items that we recovered from the storehouse of a retired construction contractor. His house is located in the southern part of Kyoto, where buildings from the Edo and Meiji periods still stand...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1185062
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A beautiful chaire (tea caddy) made by an artist named Moritoki Taiyu. This thick tea container is a Bizen ware, from one of the six oldest remaining Japanese pottery traditions. Bizen is a small town in Okayama prefecture (ancient Bizen province). There, for more than one thousand years, potters have been producing a sober yet strong looking wood fired ceramic...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1184656
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This superb natsume (tea container) was made by an artist named Imada Hokusen. Natsume are usually made to preserve thin tea (whereas chaire are used for thick tea). They are traditionally made of lacquered wood.

This natsume is made in the maki-e style, where gold has been applied to the lacquer, to form, here, a rich and elaborate design of three fans“floating”about what seems to be a symbolized torrent and its waves...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1202781
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Here is a beautiful set of 6 small hand-painted porcelain plates made at the kiln of Kakiemon XII (1878-1963)...