Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
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 : 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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1331813 (stock #0313)
Momoyama Gallery
$7,500.00

We like to present you this Shino Masterpiece of legendary Tokuro Kato, named 'amongst the clouds', coming with corner protections, a silk shifuku, a stamped pouch and its original double wood box, signed and sealed (Signature of 'Gen' - please compare http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/christies-south-kensington/catalogue-id-srchristi10016/lot-333068c2-4555-4b6a-abba-a3f700026090). It is in absolutely mint condition, a museum quality piece of art. We also will add the fine ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1342462 (stock #0337)
Momoyama Gallery
$4,800.00

One of a kind and absolutely rare: Very large Oni Shino Yohen Tsubo by Tsukigata Nahiko, enclosed in its originally signed double wooden box. A true masterpiece, 8,3 kg heavy, 28 cm high with a maximum circumference of 88 cm, imagine that.

Tsukigata Nahiko (1923-2006) actually needs no introduction. He was not only an accomplished ceramic artist, but also a musician, painter, calligrapher and sculptor.

Tsukigata was born in Niigata prefecture, he studied at the Waseda Un...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1388422 (stock #0439)
Momoyama Gallery
$4,500.00

A true Mashiko Chawan by greatest Shoji Hamada with a real beautiful Ameyu glaze, double boxed and originally signed and sealed by the artist.

This treasure was part of the exhibition "The artists who searched for Mingei".

Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) was one of the leading potters of the Japanese Mingei (Folk Craft) movement. He was closely associated both with Yanagi Soetsu (1889-1961), the philosopher-critic on whose theories the movement was founded, and the pioneer English st...

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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1970 item #1333308 (stock #0317)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,995.00

A true Mashiko bowl by greatest Shoji Hamada with a real beautiful glaze, enclosed in its originally signed wood box.

Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) was one of the leading potters of the Japanese Mingei (Folk Craft) movement. He was closely associated both with Yanagi Soetsu (1889-1961), the philosopher-critic on whose theories the movement was founded, and the pioneer English studio potter Bernard Leach (1887-1979), whom he helped establish the Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall, during...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1216719 (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 : 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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1286949 (stock #0206)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,500.00

A wonderful Chinese Bronze Buddha, crowned on a lotus seat with serene expression in the face.

The antique inscribtion says 'Ming Di Yong Ping San Nian Zhi', translatable as 'Made in the Third Year of the Yongping Reign of Emperor Ming'.

Ming Di was the posthumous reign title of Liu Yang, who succeeded to the throne on the death of his father to become the 2nd emperor of the Eastern Han Dynasty. The third year of his rule would have been 60 A.D. This period has been refe...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1970 item #1338490 (stock #0329)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,500.00

A sophisticated Mashiko chawan with beautiful glaze by greatest Shoji Hamada, enclosed in its originally signed wood box. The bowl has smoothly graduated colours, rarely seen on Hamada's tea bowls.

Hamada Shoji (1894 - 1978) was one of the founding fathers of the Studio Pottery movement, who came over to England with his friend, Bernard Leach, to start the Leach Pottery in St. Ives, Cornwall back in 1920. Like Leach, Hamada did not come from a pottery background but had studied cer...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1340981 (stock #0332)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,500.00

Nothing I can say can convey the rugged beauty locked up of this Oribe chawan, made in 2015, signed and enclosed in the original signed wooden box and the 64 page exhibition catalogue 'Voice of the rain'. Matsuzaki Ken is one of the most important potters of our time.

Ken Matsuzaki was born in Tokyo in 1950 and received a degree in Ceramic Art from Tamagawa University School of Fine Arts, Tokyo. After graduating he moved to Mashiko in 1972 to apprentice with Tatsuzo Shimaoka (who h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1353516 (stock #0363)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,500.00

Chinese Ming Dynasty (perhaps older) stone head of a Buddha. Well carved with the face in a pleasant expression with beautiful lips and almond-shaped eyes, flanked by elongated earlobes.

Part of our family collection for more than 100 years.

Size: 22 cm height x 14 width. Weight 5,7 kg.

Shipping included
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1332173 (stock #0314)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,900.00

Here is a large and brilliant Tsubo (vase) by Master Mashiko Potter and Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box. It is in mint condition with no chips or cracks.

Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) is one of the best-known Japanese potters. The artist studied under another pottery legend, Hamada Shoji, to become one of Mashiko master craftsmen. Shimaoka Tatsuzo became independent in 1953 and after having exposed in renowned venues i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1376148 (stock #0420)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,900.00

So rare! Wonderful Gozu Aka-e Mizusashi by greatest Eiraku Zengoro Hozen, made during the Japanese Edo Period. It is in perfect antique condition without cracks or repairs.

The red and green scroll work in over glaze enamels on a white crackled ground is superb and well balanced. The round Eiraku seal is on the lower side.

Zengoro Eiraku is best known as one of the Senke-Jisshoku. These are the ten specialists who make the tea utensils for the tea school named senke in Ja...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1216729 (stock #0011)
Momoyama Gallery
$2500.00

This is a clay figure of "Tenjin", the god of learning and a great and important figure in the history of Japanese culture.

It is obviously from the Mid Edo Period and one of the most impressing pieces of art in our collection with its mysterious and spiritual character.

We offer this Tenjin figure with a wooden stand, which was built by a former owner. As you can notice on the photos, it has some scratches and hairline cracks, which do not diminish its antique effect.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1217700 (stock #0039)
Momoyama Gallery
$2500.00

Are you interested in high quality chinese paintings? Up for sale is this rare 19th. century ancestor portrait of an important gentleman. It is exquisitily painted with oil colours on linen and emanates an intensive sense of real chinese art.

The colours are still vivid and shiny, and the paint cracks intensify the antique aura. It is very valuable.

The Size is 99 cm x 51 cm (38,98'' x 20,08''). It is not framed and will be safely shipped in tube.

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