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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1352660
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An attractive vase from the Tenryuji ceramic tradition dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

The vase is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details and condition...

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 : Contemporary item #1351994
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A very attractive kuro chawan (black tea bowl) made by a contemporary potter named Yamada Masakazu (b. 1951), from the Gifu prefecture...
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 : 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 : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1349831
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A remarkable small bronze incense burner with a carved white jade lid handle. The burner probably dates from the early to middle Qing period (1644-1912).

The box bears the mark 玉堂清玩 (Yu Tang Qing Wan) on its base.

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The burner, the lid and the wooden fitted stand are in very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1800 item #1348503
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A very attractive jar (tsubo) dating from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), 16th-17th century.

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The jar is in overall very good condition, with a few innocent hairlines and kiln flaws; kindly refer to pictures for details...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1344539
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A spectacular chawan (tea bowl) from the Golden Age of tea ceremony ware.

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The bowl has aged in superb fashion; this is a piece for connoisseurs and people who can appreciate "wabi-sabi" aesthetic...

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 #1342737
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A sublime six-fold screen (屏風: byobu) depicting the famous Itsukushima shrine and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The Itsukushima shrine, located near Hiroshima, is probably one of the most known Japanese sites in world. The shrine’s current design dates back from the 16th century. Its main torii (gate) is a spectacular sight when partially submerged during high tides...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1340982
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A magnificent sake saucer made in the kinrande style of porcelain by a master of the craft: Eiraku Wazen (1823-1896).

Eiraku Wazen was a twelfth generation ceramist. His father Hozen (1795-1854) was the first to use the name Eiraku. He was successful in mastering Chinese Ming dynasty porcelain techniques, especially Kinrande (a combination of underglaze blue and overglaze red and gold decoration), in vogue in Kyoto at that time...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1340980
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A remarkable sake saucer made in the sometsuke (underglaze blue) style of porcelain by Eiraku Hozen (1795-1854).

Eiraku Hozen was an eleventh generation ceramist, the first to use the Eiraku name. He was successful in mastering Chinese Ming dynasty porcelain techniques, especially Kinrande, in vogue in Kyoto at that time...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1340924
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We continue our presentation of Ohi chawan (Ohi tea bowls) with yet another sublime vessel by Ohi Toshiro (b. 1927), the 10th Ohi Chozaemon. The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century.

The Chozaemon lineage started with Hodoan (1631-1712), apprentice to the fourth heir of the Raku family of potters...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1335413
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A simple yet elegant tokkuri (sake pouring vessel) made by a master potter of the Meiji period, Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914)..

Seifu Yohei was the adopted son of Seifu Yohei II...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1334607
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A very fine guinomi (sake cup) made by a 13th generation potter, recognized as one of the most talented Shino potters of the 20th century, Kato Seizo (1930-1979).

The sublime Shino glaze and the less often seen shape make is a very attractive cup, to be used and cherished.

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The guinomi is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 5.4 x 4.5 cm (2.2 x...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1334524
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A fine yoroi (armor) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). It includes watagami and do with kusazuri (shoulder straps and cuirass with tassels), kote and tekko (sleeve armor and hand guard), haidate (thigh guard), kabuto with maedate (helmet with crest) and mempo (facial armor).

The armor is in overall good shape, in spite of its age. The fabric shows wear and tear and the lacquered parts chips, dents and cracks, but the metallic parts and chain armor are in good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1334521
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A very fine set of 6 cups and saucers, 1 creamer and 1 sugar bowl by legendary Mashiko potter Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) who was designated Important Intangible Cultural Property of Japan (Living National Treasure) in 1996 for having developed a technique called Jomon Zogan...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1334096
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A very attractive guinomi (sake cup) made by potter Chikada Seiji (b.1936) from the town of Tajimi, where his kiln, Miyama-gama, is located. Chikada Seiji has been a teacher of many contemporary potters...