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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1448910 (stock #0501)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,500.00

This chawan will make your eyes shine with its beauty. Wonderful distorted Suhama-gata (shoreline type) Chawan of Arita ware with finest golden lines of a real high class kintsugi. Different shades of purple make this Chawan from the Meiji Period (1868-1912) to a truely incomparable piece of art.

No chips or cracks.

Size: 6,5 x1 2,5 cm

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Arita ware:

Located in western Saga prefecture, Arita is the original home of Japanese...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1448729 (stock #0498)
Momoyama Gallery
$450.00

Stunning Japanese golden Tenmoku Chawan of Kyo Yaki. The brown pottery is covered with a gorgeous gold glaze and shows a wonderful crazing. It dates back to the later Meiji Period (1868-1912) and is in greatest antique condition with no chips or cracks.

Kyo-yaki is a type of Japanese pottery. It is a generic name given to pottery made in Kyoto, such as Awataguchi-yaki (Awataguchi pottery) and Omuro-yaki (Omuro pottery). Most Kyo-yaki ceramics are made with an overglaze painting tech...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1445620 (stock #0496)
Momoyama Gallery
$450.00

Utsushi Aka-raku tea bowl called 'Seppo' (snow on the mountain peak) made by great contemporary artist Shoraku Sasaki. It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box. This Seppo Bowl is a replica of the famous tea bowl made by Honami Koetsu (see last picture), who was one of the most famous artists during the Edo period (1600's). He was known as the 'Da Vinci' of Japan. The original item, designated as an important culture asset, has been currently maintained at the Hatakeyama Memo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1445200 (stock #0495)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,500.00

Slightly distorted cylinder shaped (tsuzu) tea bowl with straight walls, made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife around the foot ring.

The bowl was partly covered with black iron oxide glaze of the non glossy type (preferable!) and then covered with a black glaze in the style of a Seto-guro bowl. On the other half it is decorated with two oxcart wheels. This beautiful Chawan was made in the 19th century during the Edo Pe...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1445128 (stock #0494)
Momoyama Gallery
$10,900.00

Kuwata Takuro makes the most characteristic pottery we have ever seen, and when you look at this spectacular piece it is easy to understand why.

This is his Ki-Ji Kinsai Chawan which comes with his originally with his seal, calligraphy and fingerprint signed wooden box.

Takuro surely needs no introduction. He was born in 1981 in Hiroshima and graduated from the Department of Fine Arts at Kyoto Saga University in 2001. After that he started studying under Susumu Zaima in 20...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1444928 (stock #0493)
Momoyama Gallery
$4,500.00

A wonderful modelled Aka Raku tea bowl covered with a red and black glaze - made by legendary 12th generation Kichizaemon Kônyû (1857-1932). His childhood name was Kozaburo, later became Kicho (or, Yoshinaga). He was the eldest son of Keinyu, the eleventh generation master. In 1871, he succeeded the family business and became the generation master. In 1919 he retired and took the name as Kônyû. He enjoyed his retirement in practicing tea ceremony and writing haiku. His Aka (red) Raku ware...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1444241 (stock #0492)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,500.00

Kuro-Raku Chawan by the 11th generation Keinyu Kichizaemon (1817-1902) enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box.

This Raku chawan is particularly endowed with a structural power deriving from simple composition of features of a bowl - another reminiscence of the earlier generations of this unique family of artists.

Apart from being expertly formed and bestowed with symbolic imagery, this piece has the added distinction of being created by Raku XI Keinyu, the...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1443257 (stock #0491)
Momoyama Gallery
$9,990.00

Kuwata Takuro makes the most characteristic pottery we have ever seen, and when you look at this spectacular piece it is easy to understand why.

It has Tomo everything - artist's history, wrapping cloth, a silk pouch and a with his fingerprint signed wooden box.

Takuro surely needs no introduction. He was born in 1981 in Hiroshima and graduated from the Department of Fine Arts at Kyoto Saga University in 2001. After that he started studying under Susumu Zaima in 2002. Curr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1440927 (stock #0489)
Momoyama Gallery
$650.00

Slightly distorted shoe shaped - Kutsugata tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay during the Edo Period (1603-1868). The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part.

In the style of Oribe-Kuro bowls the bowl was covered with a black glaze which was not achieved by hikidashi (pulling the red hot bowl from the kiln) but by adding cobalt the the iron oxide glaze.

A window on the side was left unglazed and was deco...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1438129 (stock #0488)
Momoyama Gallery
$350.00

Here is another sophisticated Karatsu Chawan, which represents the wabi sabi philosophy of Japan at its best with expected impressions of roughness, austerity and intimacy.

This Karatsu-yaki tea bowl with its wonderful surface is about 80-90 years old.

It comes with its from the artist originally signed and sealed wooden box.

No chips or cracks.

Size: 6,9 cm height x 14,1 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1437082 (stock #0487)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,200.00

Perfectly shaped Ko-Seto Chawan dating back to the mid Edo Period (1603-1868). The expertly thrown body is covered with the typical white, feldspatic Shino type glaze. It differs from the Mino Shino glaze by being glossier due to a higher ash content

The importance of this sublime tea bowl is underlined by the fact that it was equipped with a tailor made double box and by the fact that the box bears the attestation of a tea master who judged that this bowl was made during the Edo Pe...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1433302 (stock #0479)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,600.00

Superb Mashiko Pottery Tea Bowl by greatest British artist Bernard Leach. It was made around 1955 and it comes with its originally signed wooden box in mint condition. A must have for all collectors of Japanese tea bowls and other important ceramics and for Mingei connaisseurs.

Size: appro. 7 cm height x 12,3 cm in diameter.

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Bernard Leach, in full Bernard Howell Leach, (born January 5, 1887, Hong Kong—died May 6, 1979, St. Ives, Cornwall, England...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1433227 (stock #0477)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,800.00

This magnificent Oni Azami chawan is a perfect embodiment of the tradition of Japanese pottery by legendary master and modern avangarde artist Suzuki Goro, mint condition and enclosed in its original signed wood box and a hand painted cloth by the artist himself.

Oni means demon, in Japanese, and azami is the name of a famous flower in Japan (thistle in English) with an explosive charakter. Oni Azami.

Suzuki Goro surely needs no introduction. Suzuki is one of those once in...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1427772 (stock #0475)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,950.00

Perhaps you have already tried to find one of the rare pieces of Ando Minoru. I guess you did not find it on the free market. Today you will find it here. A quite spectacular vase made in the form of a dark iron glazed Tokoname pot inside a shattered crucible by multi-talented Ando Minoru enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Intentional or not Ando is not talking. The vase certainly exudes the Japanese aesthetic of lack of intention. The dark smooth iron clashes violently wit...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1423982 (stock #0472)
Momoyama Gallery
$695.00

One of the most attractive chawan by Ohi Chozaemon VIII (Choraku) (1902-1991) I have seen. It was made around 30 years ago in the style of Raku.

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. In 1666, he accompanied Senso Shoshitsu (1622-1697), the fourth heir of the Urasenke school of ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1418068 (stock #0469)
Momoyama Gallery
$350.00

Very sophisticated Korean Celadon Tea Bowl made by greatest Han Ji Xiong around 30 years ago. Plum trees are hand-painted on the body.

The bowl is in mint condition. It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box and with a profile of the artist.

Size: 5,5 cm height x 15 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1950 item #1409192 (stock #0462)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,500.00

Sophisticated Hagi Chawan by Living National Treasure Miwa Kyusetsu X (Kyuwa) (1885-1981) with warekodai made 70 years ago.

Many of Miwa's chawan have a split cross footring called a warekodai that was favored by busho chajin (warrior tea men); it traces its origins to Korean chawan. This chawan has a rare warekodai with only one split.

Miwa Kyusetsu X was a member of the group around Rosansin an Arakawa, which revived the momoyama ceramic. He is a legendary figure, and r...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1970 item #1407004 (stock #0460)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,500.00

From our family collection of Japanese art from Living National Treasures: perfectly shaped Bizen Chawan from legendary Kaneshige Toyo (1896 - 1967). It was made 55 years ago and is in absolutely great condition.

Born into the Kaneshige family, one of the six kilns of Bizen, as the son of wakigama-style potter Kaneshige Baiyo, Toyo was trained by his father from early childhood and became adept at pottery techniques, with handicrafts and engraved ornaments being his particular speci...