Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1330241 (stock #0307)
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This magnificent chawan is a perfect embodiment of the Shino tradition of Japanese pottery by legendary master and modern avangarde artist Suzuki Goro, in 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...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1330240 (stock #0306)
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1329865 (stock #0305)
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Another wonderful tea ceremony item from the late Momoyama / early Edo Period: little distorted gourd (Hyotan) shaped choshi made of little iron bearing, coarse, unrefined Mino clay.

The expertly thrown body had roughly formed spout handle and feet attached. The lower part of the body is covered with the typical green copper oxide glaze and the upper part is decorated with lines under glaze in iron oxide resembling the pattern of a feather.

This is a typical late Momoyam...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1329761 (stock #0304)
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LARGE bowl - may be a flower pot, but without hole. On the flat bottom inside engraved with one five clawed dragon and on the wall outside engraved with a pair of five clawed imperial dragons over waves chasing a fire ball (tams).

Signed Guanxu, the eleventh emperor of the Qing dynasty.

Great antique condition with strong and vivid colors. No cracks or repairs.

Size: 12,5 cm height and 28,8 cm in diameter

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1329147 (stock #0303)
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We proudly present this outstanding Mugi-de Oribe Chawan.

Distorted half cylinder shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl with slightly flaring mouth made of light, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potters knife. With the exception of the foot ring the bowl is covered with a clear (wood ash and feldspar) glaze inside and out. Under the glaze the outer wall is decorated with parallel vertical lines in iron oxide alternating: 3 lines dark brown, one line light brow...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1328890 (stock #0302)
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A spectacular 'Koetsu-utsushi' Aka Raku Tea Bowl by Nakamura Kohei, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Mint and true museum quality. Kohei (1948-) was born the son of the famous Kanazawa potter. He learned the ceramics from his father, Nakamura Baizan II, and his brothers Kinpei an artist best known for his contemporary art objects. Devouring styles along the way, from celadon to Kohiki, Ido, Hakeme, Mishima, Irabo, Raku (Chojiro and Koetsu), and all are so expertly crafted down to ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1328652 (stock #0301)
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Wonderful kneeling female Agere Ifa Figure from the Yoruba People made of wood and pigment, carrying a bowl. The figure has good age and shows much handling.

Such figures could well have been used in the divination process among the Yoruba called Ifa. Cowry shells, cola nuts, may have been kept in the bowl being carried by the woman. These objects were used by a Yoruba diviner who would throw them on the ground and read their pattern to determine the will of Orunmila, one of the m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1328488 (stock #0301)
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We are glad to present you one of our favorite statues of our collection - very large and precious Chinese Bronze Buddha from the 18th century with rests of gilt.

The Buddha is seated on a lotus base in abhaya mudra position which means protection, peace and the dispelling of fear.

This statue has a Qianglong Seven-Charakter Mark, DA QING QIANLONG NIAN JING ZAO, (1736-1795).

Size: 39 cm height, 28 cm width. Weight 5,4 KG

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1327744 (stock #0300)
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Here is another stunning chawan from our collection - one of the oldest available chawans in the world.

Nogime (hare's fur) Tenmoku tea bowl from the Jian Kilns - made in the Northern Song Period around 960 CE. This is one of the first tea bowls in Japan, which came together with the first tea from China. More than 1000 years old!

Little refined iron bearing clay, with iron oxide, thrown into the typical tenmoku shape. The bowl was tilted a little in the sagger so the fl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1327639 (stock #0299)
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China, Song (Sung) Dynasty, ca. 960 to 1279 CE, Cizhou or Henan Kiln. Lovely ceramic tea bowl covered with heavy deep brown glaze on the interior and the exterior with grey/beige rim. A lovely example!

Part of the van Norten Collection since 1936.

Size: 5,1 cm height x 10,2 cm width.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1327023 (stock #0298)
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Perfect Aka-Raku Chawan by the 10th Kichizaemon Tan-Nyu with its signed authentication box.

The Kichizaemon family of potters was established in Kyoto by Chojiro during the Momoyama period (16th century). The 10th. generation head of the family (Tan-Nyu, 1795-1854) was born the second son of the 9th generation Kichizaemon. Along with Yoyosai assisted in the establishment of a kiln for the Kishu branch of the Tokugawa family, and soon followed that up with others around the country....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1326767 (stock #0297)
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Another stunning and important cultural highlight of our collection: distorted shoe shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl made of light, fine, unrefined Mino clay. Shape and style make it appear contemporary with the late Oribe bowls.

The expertly thrown body is covered with the typical black oniita engobe inside and outside - with the exception of the bottom - applied with a brush sparing out a cross mark on one side and a kind of a window with a land scope in flying brush style (haboku) ov...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1326253 (stock #0296)
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This is a rare large chinese porcelain Guanyin statue dating to the Qing Dynasty. The statue is sitting on a lotus base, right hand putting on the front of the chest, left hand holding a bottle. The face expression looks very serious and sincerely. Great item.

No repairs.

Size: 14,25'' height (1 inch = 2,5 cm) - weight 2,77 kg.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1326251 (stock #0295)
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Very nice Chinese bronze Buddha statue with great expression. Made in the early stage of the Qing Dynasty, perhaps earlier.

Very good condition.

Size: 8,5'' height, 3,5'' bottom (1 inch = 2,5 cm). Weight 1,1 kg

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1324558 (stock #0294)
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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, 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 Mino tradition: Shin...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1324555 (stock #0293)
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$1,200.00

High quality pair of proud standing male and female figures from the Igbo people in Nigeria, made of strong and heavy wood and mounted on custom stands. The figures were made around 1950. Former collection of Dr. Heinz Werner Schmitt, Hamburg, Germany. Good condition with blackened patina and some cracks, no repairs.

Size: 47 cm height x 10 cm width.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1324014 (stock #0292)
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A masterpiece tea bowl by Iga master Tanimoto Kosei, accompanied by his signed and sealed original storage box.

Kosei was born in 1916 in Iga city, Mie Prefecure. He made his National Debut as an oil painter artist, his interest in traditional Iga-yaki ceramics started in 1945, and he becomes an Iga potter in 1947, enjoying a long apprenticeship under master potter Komori Shinobu and Sakuzo Hineno at the Institute of Nanagu Ceramics in Ueno, Mie Prefecture.

Tanimoto Ko...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1323932 (stock #0291)
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Here is a fascinating Oribe Chawan (tea bowl) made by Koie Ryoji, one of the best internationally known contemporary Japanese potters. It is another embodiment of the artist’s spirit, with a shape that remains free and moving, rough, unique and dynamic. Its colors and its rawness is reminiscent of a wild landscape. As with many works by the famous artist, this piece’s dynamism conveys pure energy and raw strength. Through its shiny glaze, rough texture and primitive markings, one gets the...