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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : 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. Kindly refer to...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1359337
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A superb chawan (tea bowl) by Tamura Koichi (1918-1987), who was designated Living National Treasure of Japan in 1986.

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

Dimensions: 15.2 x 5.6 cm (6 x 2.2 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1359377
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Chawan by Shimizu Uichi A very attractive chawan by Shimizu Uichi (1926-2004), who was recognized as Important Intangible Cultural Property of Japan (Living National Treasure) in 1985.

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

Dimensions: 11.6 x 8.6 cm (4.6 x 3.44 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1359462
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A magnificent bundai (writing table) made in maki-e lacquer, signed Koma Kansai, with kao, and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

It is decorated in exquisite details with fans onto which various birds have been drawn with combinations of inlaid gold and silver and red and black lacquer. The metallic ornaments are also remarkable; the feet of the table are covered by silver bands.

Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891) was apprentice to Koma Kansai II (1767-1835).

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1359715
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Chawan by Tamura Koichi A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) by Tamura Koichi (1918-1987), who became Living National Treasure of Japan in 1986.

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

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The chawan bears the seal of the potter. It is in excellent condition and comes with a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 12.5 x 8 cm (5 x 3...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1359760
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A very interesting incense burner made in the shape of a shishi (foo dog: guardian lion) and dating from the Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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The incense burner is in very good condition and comes in a later made fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 21.4 x 11.4 cm (8.6 x 4.56 in)

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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1920 item #1359831
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A superb marble bust of a young woman made by acclaimed Italian sculptor Lot Torelli (1835-1935).

Lot Torelli, born in Florence, was recognized in his time and was the recipient of several awards among which the Cross of Gold at the International Exhibition in London. He was often commissioned to sculpt portraits and funeral monuments.

This particular bust comes with a wooden stand onto which fits a stone stand. The sculpture bears a minute dent at the chin (don’t we all); it is ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1359832
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A very attractive Imari porcelain bowl dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The bowl comes with a black lacquer lid, later made by Suzuki Hyosaku (1874-1943), a master craftsman, who received several commissions from the Imperial Household Agency during the Taisho period (1912-1926).

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The bowl is in very good condition. It presents a glaze skip, which was still painted, at the foot. It will...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1359833
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A superb Imari porcelain deep plate dating from the Meiji period (1868-1912).

The plate is decorated with patterns rendered in a rich palette of enamels and two phoenixes painted underglaze in cobalt blue.

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The plate is in very good condition, with very limited enamel wear. It will be shipped in a later made fitted wooden box.
Dimensions: 22.8 x 6.8 cm (9.12 x 2.72 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1359835
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A remarkable Imari porcelain mizusashi dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The jar is decorated with sublime motifs of lively horses painted in underglaze cobalt blue.

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The mizusashi is in very good condition. It comes with a lacquer lid and will be shipped in an antique wooden box.
Dimensions: 21.8 x 17.6 cm (8.7 x 7 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1359894
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A very interesting koro (incense burner) from the Kutani tradition, dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The koro is made in the aka-e (red painting) style and is decorated with motifs of a wandering saint and intricate patterns. The top of the lid features a shishi (lion), a typical ornament for incense burners in the Chinese and, by influence, Japanese cultures.

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The koro shows traces of its age but is otherwise in very good condition. It...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : 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. Please refer to pictures for details and inquire if you have some questions.
Dimensions: 38.5 x 45.5 cm (15.4 x 18.2 in); wi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1360118
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A very interesting chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

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The bowl is in very good condition and will be shipped in an antique wooden box.
Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm (4.4 x 3.2 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #1360121
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A very attractive yunomi (tea cup) made by Ueda Tsuneji (1914-1987), a Kyoto potter who studied under legendary Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966). Tsuneji, who is well known for his mastery of the neriage (marble) technique of pottery, established a kiln in Kyoto in 1936.

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The cup is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 8 x 9 cm (3.2 x 3.6 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1360160
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A very fine chawan (tea bowl) by Kinjo Jiro (1912-2004), who was designated Living National Treasure in 1985.

Kinjo Jiro, a native of Okinawa, was influenced by the pottery tradition from the island as well as the Mingei movement created by Yanagi Soetsu in the 1920’s and of which legendary potters like Hamada Shoji and Kawai Kanjiro were pillars. This particular bowl is a beautiful example of the genre.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1360162
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A very interesting Imari porcelain bowl dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).

The bowl is beautifully decorated with underglaze cobalt blue and colorful enamels. Inside the bowl two redfish are rendered in sublime details in rich enamel red and gold.

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The bowl is in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details.
Dimensions: 14 x 12 cm (5.6 x 4.8 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1361057
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A very interesting kuro raku chawan (black raku tea bowl) dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). The vessel, made by hand, without the use of a potter’s wheel, bears a generic Raku seal at its kodai (foot). The traces of the hands that shaped the chawan can still be seen on the thin body, whose asymmetric shape is typical of classic raku vessels.

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The chawan is in very good condition and will be shipped in an antique wooden box.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361058
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A superb painting of the entrance of a shrine and its surroundings, dating from the late Edo period (1615-1868).

The painting bears marks of its age; kindly refer to pictures for condition and details, and inquire if you have some questions.

Dimensions: frame 123.5 x 50.5 cm (49.4 x 20.2 in); painting 87.5 x 41 cm (35 x 16.4 in)

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