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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1361494
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A very attractive hanaire (vase) by Tamura Koichi (1918-1987), who became Living National Treasure of Japan in 1986.

The writings on the box designate the vase as a “copper colored camellia cylindrical vase”, it is a decorative style often used by the master craftsman.

The vase bears the seal of the potter...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1361378
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A remarkable “itazara” (tray-plate) by legendary Shigaraki potter Furutani Michio (1946-2000).

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The tray is in very good condition...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1361374
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A fine chawan (tea bowl), made in the Ki-seto (yellow seto) pottery style, by Kato Shuntei II (1927-1995).

The master potter inherited the name of his father in 1961. Basing his work on rather traditional shapes and techniques, he became a prominent Seto ware potter, along with his younger brother Kato Shunto...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1361167
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A very fine painting on a very large Brown Westhead Moore & Co. charger. It is signed by Ellen Welby (1851-1936), a renown artist and illustrator from the Victorian era, who used to work in the Kensington Gore studio (1870’s-1880’s).

The charger is a rendition of Ariadne, daughter of Minos, King of Crete...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1361106
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A very attractive, small hanaire (vase), made by Hosokawa Morihiro (born in 1938). It is made in the Karatsu style of ceramic.

Hosokawa Morihiro is a former Prime Minister of Japan. He retired from the political life in 1994 and entered the world of pottery. He became the apprentice of Tsujimura Shiro, a potter specialized in Ido chawan (Ido tea bowl), and studied with him for a year and a half in Nara, close to Kyoto...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1990 item #1359962
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An oil painting by Japanese artist Soichiro Tomioka (1922-1994).

Soichiro, born in Niigata, was a recognized artist during his time and exhibited in Tokyo, New York and San Francisco. His work is held by many private and public collections including the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.

The painting is in very good condition and has good provenance...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1359463
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A very fine tsubo (jar) made by one of the most renowned Japanese potters of the Meiji period (1868-1912), Suwa Sozan (1851-1922).

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The tsubo bears the seal of Suwa Sozan. It is in very good condition.

Dimensions: 29 x 30 cm (11.6 x 12 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1359339
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Ceramic piece by world-known ceramist Takiguchi Kazuo (b. 1953).

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The piece is in excellent condition and comes with a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 46.3 x 25.8 cm (18.5 x 10.3 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1359338
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Ceramic piece by world-known ceramist Takiguchi Kazuo (b. 1953).

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The piece is in excellent condition and comes with a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 60.5 x 22 cm (24 x 8.8 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1359336
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A large tsubo (jar) made by legendary potter Hamada Shoji (1894-1978).

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The tsubo is in excellent condition and comes with a signed wooden box.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1358420
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A superb porcelain plate sublimely decorated with hand-painted underglaze cobalt blue motifs and camellias rendered in a rich palette of enamels; a fine design by the twelfth Imaizumi Imaemon (1897-1975).

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

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1358374
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A very fine chawan (tea bowl) sublimely decorated in underglaze cobalt blue with motifs of elders, goats and birds on the outside and a landscape inside the bowl, inspired from classic Chinese paintings; a work by Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan II (1859-1940).

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Dimensions: 12.5 x 8 cm (5 x 3.2 in), weight 324g (11.3 oz)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1358280
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A well preserved reading stand made in lacquer with inlaid gold and mother of pearl, dating from the Japanese Taisho period (1912-1926). The stand is dated January of the ninth year of the Taisho era (1921) and presents a kamon (family emblem). It also bears the seal of the manufacturer: 人形町浜口製 (made by Hamaguchi of Ningyocho).

The reading stand belonged to the family of a well known potter (exact provenance will be given to buyer)...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1357971
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An exceptional mizusashi (water jar for the tea ceremony) from the Bizen pottery tradition, dating from the Momoyama period (1568-1600).

The deposit of natural ash onto the pottery creates a sublime play of autumnal colors that heightens the noble aura of the vessel.

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The mizusashi is in very good condition; an old, innocent chip is visible on the inside rim of the mouth and the lacquer lid also marks of age and usage...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1357372
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A very fine set of two boxes, one suzuribako (writing box) and one bunko (document box) dating from the end of the Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.

Each box is decorated with motifs of grapevines rendered in exquisite details in gold lacquer and mother-of-pearl...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1357274
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A very attractive kuro raku chawan (black raku tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The chawan will be shipped in an antique wooden box. It presents a few innocent hairlines, not uncommon on such fragile potteries, considering its age...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1357273
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A sublime aka raku chawan (red raku tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The bowl comes with an antique fitted wooden box whose lid is signed by the seventh Omotesenke tea master Ten'nen Sōsa (1705-1751) (如心斎, Joshinsai), who gave the bowl the name 西王母写 (Seiobosha: Image of the Queen Mother of the West).

The bowl is in very good condition considered its age...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1356743
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A sublime aka raku chawan (red raku tea bowl) by Kiyomizu Rokubei V (1875-1959), from the well known Kyoto family of potters, whose forefather established a kiln, in 1771, near the Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto.

The Rokubei family has left a long lasting impression on the world of Japanese ceramics. The fifth heir of the name studied painting and was also influenced by Chinese porcelain and the Art Nouveau style...