Fine Antique Chinese 18th. century Qing-Period Bronze seated GuanYin on Lotus throne with buddhistic characters.
This lovely Guan Yin statue shows Guan Yin holding the bottle of life in one hand and a droplet of water in a form of a water ball in another hand. Her face is serene and peaceful.
Hand polished bronze in perfect condition, with some old age wears.
SIZE : 29,5 CM TALL x 15 CM Wide x 10 CM. WEIGHT: 2,63 kg
We offer you an amazing large and very, very valuable vase by greatest Shoji Hamada.
I guess my visitors are connaisseurs in the history of Japanese Art and culture, so I do not have to introduce Shoji Hamada. He is the most influencing potter in our times and has been in his lifetimes a 'Living National Treasure'.
It dates from the period pre 1920. Around this time Hamada left Japan and traveled to England with Leach. During that era he signed some of his art with the Sho...
Early Edo period, 17th century.
Enjoy this small local wooden folk Buddhist statue called 'Minshu-Butsu' (or 'Minkan-Butsu'), dated back to the indicated age but could also be earlier.
It is unique and soften modeled with calm smiling in 'Gassho' pose, coated with mature paint and an impressing merciful aura.
The statue shows the wear of time and draws its beauty from it. It is sprinkled with gold on the front; the back must have been against a wall or a pillar ...
The only Blanc de Chine Figure of our collection is presented to offer now.
A Chinese Dehua White Porcelain Lotus Flower Shakyamuni Buddha Statue, 12 inches tall, dating from 1850. Since 65 years it is in our private collection of Religious Art.
It is in excellent condition, only minimal wears of age. On the back is the sign of the Dehua Craftsman. The statue is rich in details and the all over glaze is amazing.
The Buddha is heavy for a porcelain figure, about 3...
Here we like to offer you a 100 year old bronze Guan Yin Statue (kwan yin) from China with traces of gildet laquer. It is sold together with its wooden stand.
She is riding a foo lion / fu dog and is holding a droplet of water in her left hand.
The Guan Yin is in good condition. It has no repairs and shows only some wears of age, which emphasizes the antique charakter.
Size: 8'' x 5'' x 11,4''.
As being passionate connaisseurs of Japanese Tea Bowls we always do our best to impress our visitors with tea bowls, which are for sure singular artworks.
Here we show and exhibit a treasure of Japanese tea ceremony culture. A very old Edo Period E-Karatsu chawan with tasteful gold repair 'gintsugi' (kintsugi) and mysterious signs - this tea bowl emanates the essence of true wabi sabi.
It has been part of our valuable chawan collection for almost 100 years.
Have you ever seen a shuro made of Shino-yaki from the Momoyama-Period? Try to hunt for it on the antique market, it is very rare. Also on trocadero you will not find one except ours. This is for the deep lovers of ancient Japanese Culture and art.
In the days of traditional Japanese wooden buildings keeping warm must have been a constant preoccupation. Hand warmers like the present example were small hibachi which would have a layer of sand on which charcoal would be burned to enab...
A comparatively large sized Japanese Amitabha AMIDA-NYORAI from the Mid Edo Period - about 200 years old.
It is made of premium wood and has been carved by a master craftsman. The golden colour is still vivid and shiny and looks absolutely amazing. Buddha Statues of this quality are very rare.
It is in very good condition with no repairs and no serious damage.
Size: Width 4.9 in : Length 3.7 in : Height 15.7 in : Weight 530 g
Over 110 years old Chinese Buddha head mounted on a high class wood base.
It is made of fine natural stone and has a nice patina. This mounted statue is part of the Van Norten Collection since 60 years and has been exhibited in our private house since then. Wonderful, age related condition.
Weight 8,6 KG.
Height 32 cm.
Width 18 cm.
Dephs 20 cm.
Base 18 x 16 x 8 cm ( with metal rod )
Try describing this incredible Vase is not difficult: Spectacular is all that comes to mind. This large vase is covered in glassy Oribe green glaze by the important Mino Ware master potter Tsukamoto Haruhiko, born in Mino in 1959
His work, reflects a certain, more modern departure from the established tradition, without compromising the quality of its craft and design.
Tsukamoto Haruhiko studying with Nonaka Shunsei and Asai Reiji. He struck out on his own in 1985 and sinc...
This is a water pot called SUITEKI made of Japanese copper ware. SUITEKI is one kind of the tools for calligraphy. It is used to pour water into an ink stone.
A Suiteki of copper in this square pot form is doubtlessly very rare.
This small water pot Suiteki is a high class piece which was made about 200 years ago. It dates from the Japanese Edo period. This is an old original. It is never imitation.
SIZE : Width 4.5 in : Length 3.3 in : Height 3.3 in : Weight 1...
Wan shape with a small foot and no Kagami (mirror - tea pool) inside.
The light iron bearing clay is decorated in the style of a Korean Miji-Hakaeme bowls: inside and the upper three quarters on the outside covered with a whitish Engobe over which a transparent ash glaze was applied, just sparing the inner part of the foot.
The Uchigaso kiln was the second of the Takatori kilns established by Korean potters, it was active between 1614 and 1624.
The bowl was ex...
This is a CHOSHI of Japanese lacquer ware. CHOSHI is a kettle for the sake which was made about 170 years ago in the late Edo period.
This is an old original item of master craftmanship. It is never imitation. It is lacquered on wood and never plastic etc. Used was only real Japanese lacquer. This incredible lacquer work is called MAKI-E.
MAKI-E is made carefully, applying very long days and months. As it requires highly-skilled craftsmanship and emotional strength to p...
Japanese late Edo Period (ca. 1860 / 150 years ago) buddhist bronze bell from S¨fuku-ji ( ³ç¸£ËÂ ) Temple in Gifu.
Measurements diameter 21 cm H 23 cm. Materials: bronze, wood, silk. Made entirely by hand. The base is in lacquered wood. On the side of the bell trademarks with the name of the place of provenance and craftsman. Beautiful patina with natural signs of wear and some scratches due to the age and use.
This is an authentic piece of Japanese culture and ...
'Remote Landscape' by Tanomura Chokunyu (1814~1907)
Chokunyu was the step son of Tanomura Chikuden and he studied Chikuden's work. Chokunyu started to learn from Chikuden when he was 9 years old, and Chikuden found his talent and adopted him. Chokunyu learned Confucianism from Tsunoda Kyuka and Chinese poetry from Hirose Gyokuso. He also learned and got skills of Omotesenke Tea Ceremony, Kodo (Japanese art of appreciating incence) and Kenjutsu (the art of the sword). When he was ...
This rare pear shaped wine bottle has been manufactured 1000 years ago in the prospering Chinese Song Dynasty.
The coloured crackle glaze and the spoils of age fuse to a stunning Chinese Ceramic masterpiece. Some pieces of glaze have been chipped off due to the age, but it does not reduce the gorgeous impression of this wine bottle.
Chinese ceramics of the Song Dynasty (960-1279) constitute perhaps the foremost expression of ceramic art, not only in China but in the e...
This delightful small pottery bowl was made during the late Song dynasty of China (around 1200 A.D.).
Originating from the Jian kilns of Fujian province, it has a base of rough, unglazed clay, and a rare streaked ‘hare’s fur’ glaze, made using iron oxide in the firing process.
The rim has a rust red glaze, and would have been made separately from the main body.
Coming from an un-named shipwreck (possibly the Lianjiang wreck), it is in fair condition with...
No words to describe this incredible large vase by Koyama Kiyoko,signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box.
Kiyoko b.1936 started as a painter who drew designs on pottery. Today, she is considered one of the leading Shigaraki potters both nationally and internationally. Kiyoko was the subject of the feature film Days of Fire (Hibi) - please watch a video on the homepage of Momoyama Gallery - and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan,...