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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1367378
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A fine yunomi (tea cup) by Kato Takuo (1917-2005), who became Living National Treasure in 1995.

This beautiful vessel is begging to be used and will be a great drinking companion.

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The yunomi is in excellent condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1367375
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A very attractive and rare cup dating from the Chinese Song dynasty (960-1275).

The unglazed mouth rim is a rather rare feature.

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Dimensions: 6.7 x 3.6 cm (2.7 x 1.4 in)

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Worldwide shipping by EMS, with insurance and tracking: $28
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1366504
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A very interesting woodwork by a master of the genre, Kawahara Kazuo, a recognized artist from a well known family of wood carvers from Toyama. The piece is titled “Haruka” (the long and narrow wind).

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1366503
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Vase by Imaemon XII A superb porcelain vase sublimely decorated by the twelfth Imaizumi Imaemon (1897-1975).

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In 1971 the Imaemon kiln was designated as an important intangible cultural property...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1365745
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A very fine guinomi (sake cup) made by the fourteenth Raku Kichizaemon (1918-1980).

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The guinomi is in very good condition and bears the seal of Raku Kichizaemon XIV.
Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.4 cm (1.8 x 1 in)

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Worldwide shipping: EMS (with insurance and tracking) $22

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365633
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A sublime chabako (tea box) made in Maki-e lacquer and dating from the end of the Meiji period (1868-1912) to the beginning of the Taisho period (1912-1926).

The tea utensil set includes a Korai chawan (tea bowl from the Korean Goryo dynasty) and a Chinese Ming dynasty kogo (incense box)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1365600
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A very fine chawan (tea bowl) from the Karatsu pottery tradition, dating from the Momoyama period (1573-1615), the Golden Age of tea ceremony ware.

The bowl shows traces of old repairs with lacquer and gold (kintsugi) and an innocent hairline.

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The chawan will be shipped in an antique wooden box, bearing an attestation under its lid, and with an antique shifuku (pouch).
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1700 item #1365597
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A superb celadon sake pouring flask (tokkuri, in Japanese), dating from the Korean Goryo (or Koryo) dynasty (918-1392).

As can be seen, the flask shows traces of its age, with visible hairlines and an old dent on the foot rim. The mouth presents a flaw present prior to glazing and firing...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1700 item #1365527
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An exquisite celadon cup decorated with superbly made incised flowery motifs...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1365135
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A very attractive wooden box decorated with a finely incised white jade plaque mounted on its lid...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1365080
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A sublime chawan (tea bowl) made by Ohi Chozaemon IX (1901-1986). The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century.

This particular bowl is an emulation of a bowl by Kon’ami Koetsu (1558-1637) a genius artist and calligrapher from the Edo period (1615-1868), who has greatly influenced Japanese art.

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 #1364974
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A superb vase from the Satsuma porcelain tradition, dating from the end of the Meiji period (1868-1912) to the beginning of the Taisho period (1912-1926).

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The vase is in very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1364920
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A very attractive kyusu (tea pot) made in the raku style of pottery by one of the masters of the genre, the twelfth Raku Kichizaemon, Konyu (1857-1932).

The rare pot presents a sublime crackled glaze with exquisite nuances of soft red tones.

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The kyusu is in very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1364919
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A splendid chawan (tea bowl) by Kato Sho.

Kato Sho (1927-2001) was a major Seto potter, bestowed with some of the most important awards on the Japanese pottery scene and recognized as an Intangible Cultural Property of the Aichi prefecture in 2000; a great achievement...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1364868
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A splendid cup dating from the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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Dimensions: 10.3 x 5.5 cm (4.1 x 2.2 in)

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Worldwide shipping by EMS, with insurance and tracking: $50
Please understand there might be some delay receiving clearance from the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs to ship the cup outside of Japan (standard procedure for important and expensive antiques).
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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1364660
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A magnificent wooden sculpture of Bishamonten (Vaiśravaṇa), one of the four Heavenly Kings in Buddhism, made by Ichikawa Tetsuro (市川銕琅 1901-1987), a recognized Japanese sculptor.

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The statuette is in excellent condition and will be shipped in the original signed wooden box.
Dimensions: height 55 cm (22 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1364655
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A very fine box made with alternating layers of black and red lacquer and decorated with typical guri design; a great specimen of the genre...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1364586
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A sublime box made using the kinma lacquer technique, when patterns and motifs are incised and color-filled. It is the work of a craftsman named Hashizume Yoshio (1902-1981), who worked in Wakayama...