Strong, vivid and colorful Ukiyo-e woodblock print of famous Toyohara Kunichika.
It is titled Nishike-e, Oban tate-e, and it shows an Kabuki theatre actor portrait.
Sign of Toyohara Kunichika hitsu with Toshidama seal from 1865. Great condition with only little traces of use.
Toyohara Kunichika (30 June 1835 – 1 July 1900) was a Japanese woodblock print artist. Talented as a child, at about thirteen he became a student of Tokyo's then-leading print maker, Ut...
A rare and vivid Imari ware porcelain tea pot, made around 1850 in the famous Hichozan Kiln. Hichozan was a trade name used by the group of Arita kilns & makers mainly for export during the late Edo to the Meiji period in the 19th century. Their works are hold in museums and from collectors worldwide.
A Fu lion is hand-painted on the body. The signatures of "Hichozan" and the potters name are written on the bottom.
No chips, no cracks, just great.
Up on offer is this white and wonderful large Qing Dynasty Porcelain Guanyin. Wearing a long robe, leaning left hand on a beast stand, marked on the back the master's name He Chaozong.
It is in good condition with only some traces of its age. No chips, no cracks.
Size: 12,5'' in height!! weight 2,6 kgShipping included
This is a wonderful Japanese covered tea cup of Kutani Ware. It was made 150 years ago.
It has a vivid and strong granular hand painting called 'ao chibu'.
The cup has painted kanji letters on the inside. No chips, cracks or repairs.
The tea cup will be sold together with its antique wood box.
Size: 3,8'' height x 3,2'' width.Shipping included
We like to present you a 150 year old tea bowl made of Shino ware. It was made around the late Edo/early Meiji period.
White pottery is coated with white and light grey glaze. Very tasteful. It comes with a Japanese wood box (kiribako).
As you can check on the pictures, it is in good antique condition with no chips, cracks or repairs.
Size: 7,7cm height x 11,4cm in diameter.Shipping included
We present a real rare item. A fantastic tea bowl by legendary potter Nin'ami Dohachi made about 180 years ago, during Japanese Edo Period. Take your chance to get it.
Nin’ami Dohachi (born as Takahashi Mitsutoki; 1783-1855) worked in Awata until he set up a kiln in Fushimi, near Kyoto, in 1842. Dohachi was specialized in tea ceramics and was famous for his recreations of other styles in stoneware and porcelain, especially his efforts to revive the Ninsei and Kenzan styles.
Wonderful Mishima chawan with irregular form, made around the end of Edo, surely during the early Meiji period.
The first mention of the Mishima style comes in Eiroku 8 (1565) in a tea diary. Yet the mi kanji recorded in this diary is that for "to see," while the city of Mishima uses the kanji for "three," its whole meaning being "Three Islands." Some scholars therefore believe that the Mishima for which the pottery is named is derived from an island off the coast of Yamaguchi call...
Satsuma hibi-yaki tea bowl from the late Edo, early Meiji Period with its antique wood box.
The bowl has a narrow meshed net of fine cracks and a tasteful gold lacquer. Great work.
Size: 7,6 cm height x 12 cm diameter.Shipping included
Huge and heavy Thai bronze Ayutthaya Buddha, dating back to the 18th/19th century.
The Ayutthaya Buddha is sitting in the Earth Touching, Calling the Earth to Witness, or The victory over (Subduing) Mara position.
He sits with folded legs (right on top of the left). The Ayutthaya Buddha is seated on an interesting representation of a boat.
The boat is decorated with flowing designs. Each side comes up in a stylized point much like the royal boats that paddl...
One-of-a-kind!!! This is an item sui generis. A yellow glazed Raku chawan, dating from the Meiji Period (ca. 120 years old) with its original signed wood box.
The chawan is in superb condition with no chips or cracks. Around the bowl are carved chinese characters. The tea bowl is very solid and fits perfectly into the palm of the hands. Great chawan!
Size: 9,6 cm height x 11,7 cm diameter.Shipping included
A rare Qing dynasty gilded bronze Buddha, from the mid 19th century with extraordinary fine face. Please have a look on it!
The base, clothes and expression are very exquisite, especially his clothes. Almost the whole body is still gilt, only some parts are worn off.
Marked leaves relief patterns on the bottom. Worth you get it.
Size: height: 8 1/4"; bottom: 3 3/4-4 3/4"; net weight: 2.409 lbs.Shipping included
Rare tebineri (hand pinching) E-Seto Chawan, dating back to the 19th. century with fantastic glaze.
It has a sophisticated form, an aesthetic kintsugi gold repair and an also 'four directions bottom stand' (shiho kodai). Extraordinary - take your chance.
The tea bowl comes with a good wood box.
Size: 6,5 cm height x 12 cm in diameter.Shipping included.
Wonderful and large Chinese Bronze Buddha, mounted on an aesthetic wooden custom stand with the effect as if it was pending above the stand.
The buddha has a serene and meditating expression. The statue is hollow inside.
It dates from the 19th century, and the display stand was added in the middle of the last century by our family.
It is in very good antique condition with some traces of age. Smaller areas of the veneer have come off in a few places on the c...
Wonderful and large Chinese Medicine Bronze Buddha, mounted on an aesthetic wooden custom stand with the effect as if it was pending above the stand.
The right hand is held facing downward with fingers extended toward the ground, palm facing outward toward the viewer, a bowl of herbs rests in the left hand upon the lap. It is believed by the Tibetans that the Buddha was responsible for delivering the knowledge of medicine to the people of the world, and in fact the right hand fa...
Large and well hand carved Chinese wooden statue of Confucius from the Qing Period, around 1850.
It is made of one piece of wood and has a fine red laquer and rests of gilt color. Very nice display item!
Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.
The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His ...
Rugged, heavy, startlingly strong and breathtakingly beautiful, Iga ware has a special place in the heart of every collector of tea ceremony items. For many, it is the epitome of Japanese ceramics. From the combination of the potters' hands and the clay itself — at its best, Iga appears to be born rather than made. With Iga ware, nothing is hidden. You sense, see the and feel the clay; from the motion and actions of the potter to the random and somewhat accidental build up of transparent as...
A Benin mask of a human face, dating back to the 19th. century. Strongly cast, and modelled in high relief, the face encircled by a beard composed of numerous fine details, the face with full protruding lips, a wide nose and prominent expressive eyes.
Impressing headdress with 7 horns. Fine varied aged patina.
Size: 35 cm height - weight 3,3 kg. Stand not included.
The Benin Empire, which occupied ...
A rare Siam 18th. century Ayutthaya style gilt bronze Buddha sits with legs crossed, right hand in Abhaya Mudra, the energy of no fear gesture, left hand in the mudra of meditation.
Abhaya is translated from Sanskrit as fearlessness. The Abhaya mudra is made with the open palm of the right hand extending outwards at the chest level or slightly higher. If you look at this Buddha hand gesture, or mudra, you will also feel the energy of protection, peace and a sense of strong, deep in...