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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1379217 (stock #0426)
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Kuro-Raku Chawan by the 14th generation Kakunyu Kichizaemon (1918-1980) enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box. The inside of the lid bears an appraisal of the the 13th Iemoto (tea master) of Omotesenke, Sokuchusai (1901-1979). He named the Kakunyu Chawan 'han chiru', which can be translated as 'April moon appearing'.

This Raku chawan is particularly endowed with a structural power deriving from simple composition of features of a bowl, even though no distinctive tr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1379160 (stock #0425)
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We continue to offer you the most important chawans and present you this wonderful Tsutsui-Iga Chawan, dating back to the Momoyama period or even the Muromachi Era.

Cylindrical shape - hanzutsu - built up from clay coils and squeezen into shape, the foot roughly cut on a hand wheel. This technique is usually affiliated with the Muromachi period, but was used in Iga well into the Momoyama period.

The bowl was fired in an anagama (single chamber tunnel kiln), where it was ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1378810 (stock #0424)
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This beautiful chawan (tea bowl) is a Raku ware made by famous Kyuraku Kimura. It was made about 40-50 years ago. The seal of Raku is stamped on the bottom.

It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box and an appraisal of the Daitoku-ji Temple, Kyoto. This temple is very famous for its knowledge about chanoyu (Japanese tea ceremony). Tea ceremony items with a signature of the Daitoku-ji Temple have a high evaluation for collectors.

Also, the contrast of emera...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1378809 (stock #0423)
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Here is a tea bowl, which represents the wabi sabi philosophy of Japan at its best with expected impressions of roughness, austerity and intimacy. This Karatsu chawan is about 80-90 years old and has wonderful white glaze, rarely seen on Karatsu chawans.

It comes with its original wooden box.

Size: 6,6 cm height x 11,7 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1378272 (stock #0422)
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$450.00

Splendid Aka Raku Chawan dating from the later Edo Period (1603-1868). It has a wonderful crazing and a very rare form. Great condition with no cracks or repairs.

The chawan comes with a good wooden box.

Size: 7,7 cm height x 14 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1376422 (stock #0421)
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One of a kind, a treasure with a special cultural and historical significance.: Kuro Raku Chawan, named 'Departing Geese', by legendary Tamamizu Ichigen (Ichigen I) with perfect kintsugi.

Ichigen was an illegitimate son of Kichizaemon Ichinyu (Ichinyu IV). He was raised in the Raku family until he was in late teens. Later he moved to Tamamizu village (present Idecho, Tsuzuki-gun, Kyoto), the hometown of his mother, and beside his studies with Raku ware he started Tamamizu ware main...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1376148 (stock #0420)
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$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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1374997 (stock #0419)
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Lavender clouds, rain on a foggy morning, snowy mountain landscapes, this is what comes to your mind when you look on this superb pale kurinuki Hagi tea bowl, made by Master and potter legend Kaneta Masanao, enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Kurinuki is a technique carving and scooping out forms from a solid block of clay to produce boldly-cut forms, an approach the artist is famous for. Kaneta Masanao is an 8th generation Hagi potter. He likely needs no introduction, cert...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1374681 (stock #0418)
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Large and only slightly distorted full cylinder shaped Tsutsu (hight is bigger than diameter) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of reddish, unrefined Mino clay with clearly visible finger marks on the wall.

The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife around the regular food ring. In the style of Seto-Kuro bowls this bowl was covered with a black glaze.

On three sides a round space was spared from black glaze. The unglazed areas were decorated with the aoi-m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1374679 (stock #0417)
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Slightly distorted shoe shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part around the foot ring.

In the style of Ao-Kuro bowls this bowl was covered with a green copper oxide glaze. A window on the side was left unglazed and split in two halves - one was decorated with a scetch of a fence in iron oxide engobe with an image of drying shibukaki on rice strings, the o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1374593 (stock #0416)
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There are only few opportunities to find antique Chosen Karatsu chawans - collectors know of what I'm talking about. Here is the second one of our collection:

Chosen Karatsu chawan from the Edo Period. The grandiose embellishment of color creates a sublime sense of tension between the dark glazed and color infusion.

The Chosen Karatsu style is a traditional style which was introduced by one or more potters brought from the Joseon Dynasty during the Japanese invasions of ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1374475 (stock #0415)
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The great artist Choraku III made a lot of fantastic chawans - for me this is SURELY HIS BEST: a mysterious Aka Raku Chawan with Buddhist symbols in white slip, which are drawn on the outside of the bowl, slightly deformed and perfectly balanced, definitely one of a kind!

With every turn of the bowl, a new face is shown, offering many opportunities for contemplative experiences. As with many red Choraku tea bowls, the light white over glaze gives a misty and almost ghostly feeling ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1374248 (stock #0414)
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Elegantly shaped Ki-Seto Chawan from the Edo Period, early 19th century with a rarely seen gold rim. Precious metal rings were added when the chawan was made for the aristocracy and for the high nobility.

The beautiful and glossy glaze (guinomi-de) has a fantastic crazing. The bowl has also a decoration with vivid tanpan marks ( copper green marks ).

This Ki-Seto tea bowl is in very good condition, very unusual for a chawan of this age. Absolutely highly recommanded for ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1373782 (stock #0413)
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This magnificent chawan is a perfect embodiment of the Oribe tradition of Japanese pottery by legendary master and modern avangarde artist Suzuki Goro, mint condition and enclosed in its original signed wood box.

He surely needs no introduction. Suzuki is one of those once in 500 years' type of artists. Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. He has developed his own way of expressing himself through ceramics, basing his work on traditional styles from the M...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1371021 (stock #0412)
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Very sophisticated Shino chawan by Japanese artist Ko Ji Nakamura. It has a rarely seen Shino glaze of light pink, grey and blue color, designed with plum blossoms. A really aesthetic bowl which fits the palm of the hands perfectly.

This chawan was made around 30 years ago and is well balanced. The seal of his potter name (Kozan-gama) is stamped on the bottom.

It is is perfect condition. No chips or cracks.

Size: 8,7 cm height x 12,3 cm in diameter.

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1371020 (stock #0411)
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Mint and large Japanese pottery tea bowl of Hagi Ware, made by one of the most famous and creative potters of Japan, Seigan Yamane. The blue glaze reminds me always of the colors of universe at night. Stunning!

Seigan Yamane was born in 1952, and started making Hagi ware in 1987. He started his own pottery in 1992 and since then he won a lot of prizes for his great work. The special blue on most of his ceramics is called 'Seigan Blue' and was developed in 2002. Not least for th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1370114 (stock #0410)
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A really rare type of chawan: wan shaped tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of light coarse clay. The fine iron bearing clay was nearly fully covered with glaze mixed from wood ash and feldspat.

The iron oxide in the body turned the glaze to a bright orange where thin. The bowl shows a fantastic discoloration from tea as a result of many years of careful use.

This chawan was manufactured in the early stage of the 17th cent. or earlier in the kiln of the Japanese trading ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1368712 (stock #0409)
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Special offer: A 100 year old impressive large Seto-Yaki Chawan, hand shaped pottery tea bowl of wonderful Seto clay. It fits perfect into the palm of the hand. The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom.

No chips or cracks. The Chawan comes with its original wooden box.

Size: 7,9 cm height x 13,6 cm in diameter.

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