Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1455839 (stock #0517)
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Antique 17th century Tibet Bronze Amoghasiddhi Buddha Statue, mounted on wooden stand. The statue is hollow inside and in good antique condition with some expected traces of aging.

Size complete 54 cm height, 17 cm wide.

Amoghasiddhi is one of a group of five Buddhas that embody five distinct types of wisdom and are thus sometimes called the 'Five Wisdom Buddhas.' Of the five, who are believed to occupy the four cardinal directions and an immovable central direction, Amog...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1455487 (stock #0516)
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A magnificent Japanese Kyo Ware Chawan made by famous artist Chizen Terao (born 1955) 20 years ago. It bears hand painted Sakura trees inside and outside and comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box and a profile of the artist.

But the special feature of this unique tea bowl is a rarely seen strong and vivid hand applied granular Shiro-chibu.

Shiro-chibu (white dots) features the strokes of small solid colored dots densely drawn on the base color. The techn...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1454012 (stock #0515)
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Pure Kuro-Raku Chawan by the 11th generation Keinyu Kichizaemon (1817-1902) enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box and made around the end of 19th century about 120-130 years ago.

This Raku chawan is particularly endowed with a structural power deriving from simple composition of features of a bowl - another reminiscence of the earlier generations of this unique family of artists.

Apart from being expertly formed, this piece has the added distinction of be...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1453858 (stock #0514)
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$1,800.00

A beautiful and large Hakuji Seren Haruseki Tsubu-tsubu Chawan (white flashing stones spots tea bowl) decorated with an assortment of colors by shooting star artist Kawabata Kentaro.

It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box. For us its by far his best work and represents perfectly the artists wonderful eclectic style.

Kawabata Kentaro was born in Saitama in 1976 and graduated the Ceramic Department of the Tokyo Designer Institute, which he followed up wit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453798 (stock #0513)
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Magnificent Nezumi-Shino Chawan with a true wabi sabi aesthetic form and a thick feldsparic glaze on a classic background of Nezumi-Shino — an art form dating back to the Momoyama period of Japan that was revived in the mid-1900s by legendary potter Arakawa Toyozo and others.

The tea bowl was made of little reddish, coarse, unrefined Mino clay and the expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part.

With such glaze and form, this Chawan is one o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453654 (stock #0512)
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$4,500.00

This is absolutely rare:

Late Momoyama Period Wan-shaped 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 Kuro Oribe bowls this bowl was covered with a black glaze. Three windows on the side were left unglazed and were decorated with a combination of checkers and dots between parallel vertical lines - a decoration usually known from v...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453653 (stock #0511)
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Heavily distorted shoe shaped (kutsu) Chawan from the early 17th century with a strongly flaring mouth made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potters knife in its lower part and covered with a very deep black iron oxide glaze inside and outside.

Two 'windows' on two sides have been left unglazed. One has a very rare decoration with hanging persimmons (hoshikaki) scratched into the engobe and the other has a often seen fence painted u...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1453618 (stock #0510)
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We present a rare medium sized Tenmoku tea bowl with partrige feather mottles (Chinese: 'Zhegu Ban'), made during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) or earlier. Looking inside this Tenmoku chawan is like glazing deep into the cosmos. There one can understand the meaning of microcosm and ask whether one is looking inward or outward; probably both.

The deep rounded sides of this elegantly potted tenmoku chawan are rising from a short straight foot to a lipped rim, covered overall...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453079 (stock #0509)
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From our collection of Japanese Chawan with Christian Cross design: highly 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 Seto kuro bowls this Chawan was covered with a brown glaze. On one side the sign of a Christian (Maltese) cross was left unglazed and was covered with a transparent ash glaze. On the other...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1452983 (stock #0507)
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Splendid Kuro Raku Chawan by one of the most important potters of all time, the 3rd Raku Donyu also known as Nonko. It was made around 1650 and was named 'chidori' which means 'a thousand birds' or 'plover'.

It is in great antique condition and has one of the best and finest Kintsugi gold repair landscapes I have ever seen. You can still find the tong mark on the bowl - please look at picture number 9 and 4.

Born the eldest son of Jôkei. He is also known as Nonkô, later...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1452597 (stock #0506)
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$700.00

One of a kind! Very rare and unique Seto Chawan from the Meiji Period (1868-1912) which combines a unique mosaic pattern glaze on the outside with an artistic Neriage/Nerikomi technique on the inside. There is a signature of the potter inside the foot.

Nerikomi (練り込み , lit. "kneading") is an artistic technique for creating Japanese pottery in multiple colors of clay. The technique is also called neriage (練上げ), although this term also refers to the throwing of multipl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1452582 (stock #0505)
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A large Japanese Ko-Tamba (Tanba) Vase/Tsubo decorated with a splashed and dripped deep-green glaze pooling towards the foot on a dark-brownish body.

It was made in the Momoyama Period 16th century or earlier. This impressive vase is a wonderful example of a so called Shiji-ko vase, which means 'vase with four ears'.

Great antique condition.

Tanbayaki has been produced in the village of Tachikui, Hyogo pref. for over 800 years. Although counted as one of the an...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1970 item #1452369 (stock #0504)
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$650.00

Perfectly shaped Kuro Kyo-Yaki Chawan from the Showa Period by great artist Rikobei Kiyomizu the 6th, made 50 years ago. It comes with his originally signed and sealed wooden box.

Rokubei VI (1901-1980) the eldest son of Rokubei V, graduated from the Kyoto City School of Art and Craft and Kyoto Municipal College of Painting before apprenticing with his father from 1925. That same year, he entered his first competition. His career was to be marked by success in exhibitions includin...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1451259 (stock #0503)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,800.00
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We are glad to offer you a rare and stunning Kosobe-yaki Chawan with a beautiful hand painting of pines and cranes, under thick cream colored glaze on very thinly potted clay blended with shiseki for great effect. This is likely the work of the second or third generation Shinbei, both known for their Korai-Utsushi (Korean style) wares. Finding such a delicate Chawan in such good condition from the Edo period is exceedingly rare. It comes with a shiho-san wooden box.

On the bottom is...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1450594 (stock #0502)
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$395.00

This is a wonderful aesthetic Japanese high-class porcelain tea bowl of Kyo ware, which was made by the 1st class potter and artist, the 4th Shohei Sugita (1942-) about 40 years ago.

Highlight is the hand-painted plum tree decoration.

The seal of his kiln (Seikanji kiln) is stamped on the bottom. The original wooden storage box with the signature of the potter is also included.​

Sugita Shohei was born 1942 as the 4th generation of the Sugita family, which in...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1448910 (stock #0501)
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$2,500.00

This chawan will make your eyes shine with its beauty. Wonderful distorted Suhama-gata (shoreline type) Chawan of Arita ware with finest golden lines of a real high class kintsugi. Different shades of purple make this Chawan from the Meiji Period (1868-1912) to a truely incomparable piece of art.

No chips or cracks.

Size: 6,5 x1 2,5 cm

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Arita ware:

Located in western Saga prefecture, Arita is the original home of Japanese...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1448812 (stock #0500)
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$650.00
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A very aesthetically pleasing Japanese high-quality and mystic Raku Chawan with a rarely seen jade green glaze.

Iridescent green and white tinges rise up like some deep space cloud on the meteoric surface of this sugi-nari shaped (Cedar shape) chawan. It dates back to the early stage of the 20th century (Meiji Period). This exceptional bowl is part of our family collection since the 1940ies. The extraordinary beauty of this bowl enhances every collection.

No chips, cracks ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1492 item #1448731 (stock #0499)
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$1,800.00
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Japanese Yama Chawan (literally 'Mountain Tea Bowl'), biscuit firing ware with impressive natural glaze and slightly distorted form. It dates back to the Kamakura Period (1185 - 1333). Highlight is big golden Foo Dog which was added by a former owner as a kind of Kintsugi to close a damage on the inside surface. Such typ of Kintsugi is definitely rare.

You can also find traces of the famous kai-yu glaze on this excavated piece, which makes it to a true historic-cultural highlight.