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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 2000 item #1361378
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$1,750.00
A remarkable “itazara” (tray-plate) by legendary Shigaraki potter Furutani Michio (1946-2000).

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The tray is in very good condition. It is signed and will be shipped in a signed box, which is a little worn.
Dimensions: 54 x 31 x 7.5 cm (21.6 x 12.4 x 3 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1361376
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$580.00
An attractive chawan (tea bow) made in the Shino style of pottery by 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. He received several prices in important exhibitions, such as the Asahi Togei-ten (Asahi Ceramics Exhibition) and the Nihon Dento Kogei-ten (Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition). H...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : 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. He received several prices in important exhibitions, such as the Asahi Togei-ten (Asahi Ceramics Exhibition) and the Nihon Dento Kogei-ten (Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibiti...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1361369
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A very attractive Oku-gorai chawan (tea bowl) dating from the Momoyama period (1568-1600) to the beginning of the Edo period (1615-1868). Oku-gorai wares made in the Japanese Karatsu area, in Northern Kyushu, emulate vessels from the Korean Koryo dynasty (935-1392).

This particular bowl presents a “Kao” (stylized signature), used in general by nobility or tea masters.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1800 item #1361260
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$5,800.00
A remarkable set of five mukozuke (dish for the Japanese tea ceremony) made in the Shino Oribe pottery tradition, quite an uncommon style, and dating from the beginning of the Edo period (1615-1868).

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The cups are in very good condition considered their age; one of them presents a couple of small, innocent dents, and another one a minute kiln flaw. There are two additional mukozuke, a little more damag...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1361173
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$550.00
A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) made by Miura Chikusen (1854-1915), with motifs of shells painted in blue, green and gold overglaze enamels. The first Chikusen studied under Takahashi Dohachi III and established his kiln in Kyoto in 1883. He was a brilliant painter and multi-talented artist.

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The chawan is in very good condition. It bears the seal of the artist and will be shipped in a signed woode...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1361172
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$880.00
A very interesting chawan by Kyoto potter Kuze Kyuho (1874-1947). The inside of the tea bowl is decorated with a stylized writing of the character 寿 (kotobuki: long life). It is a great example of the refinement of Kyo-yaki (Kyoto ware) for the tea ceremony.

Of the wooden box that accompanied the tea bowl, only the lid remains. It bears an attestation by the 14th Urasenke tea master Tantansai (1893-1964).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1361169
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A superb set of six paintings of court ladies dressed in Heian period fashion (7th~12th century), engaged in play, idle activities or writing. The set dates from the middle of the Edo period (1615-1868).

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Dimensions: each painting is about 65 x 37.5 cm (26 x 15 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1361167
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$2,400.00
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. It bears a seal of the 1887 Howell & James Art-Pottery Exhibition, where Ellen Welby exposed it.

This wonderful piece used to decorate the house of a member of the Japanese Im...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #1361115
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A superb incense burner made in gilt bronze with dragon shaped handles rendered in fine details. The incense burner was made by renown French cabinet maker Tahan, favored by emperor Napoleon III and empress Eugénie.

The incense burner is veiled with a noble patina. It shows traces of its age but is otherwise in very good condition. It bears the mark of its maker.

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Dimensions: 12.5 x 12.5 cm (5 x 5 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1361110
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$280.00
A fine looking haizara (ash tray) by legendary potter Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) who was designated Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Japan (Living National Treasure) in 1996 for having developed a technique called Jomon Zogan.

That technique itself is based on one that originated in Korea where a slip, usually white, was applied to engraved potteries, as in the Mishima style of ceramics. For the engraving, Shimaoka uses ropes, as did potters during the Japanese Jomon era (ca ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : 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. Hosokawa specializes in the making of wares for the tea ceremony, espe...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1361060
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A remarkable tenmoku chawan with a sublime robe.

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The chawan is in very good condition and will be shipped in an antique wooden box.
Dimensions: 12.3 x 5.3 cm (4.9 x 2.1 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1361059
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$4,800.00
A large vase, probably an exhibition piece, by one of Japan’s most renown contemporary potters: Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947).

Shotaro studied with his brother Kotaro, a talented artist who passed away at an early age. Fortunately, Shotaro inherited that talent and creates mesmerizing pieces, mainly in the Shino style of pottery. Among many awards, he was recognized as Intangible Cultural Property of Gifu prefecture.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361058
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$2,800.00
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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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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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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1360160
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$550.00
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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