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
This is a vintage Japanese pottery tea bowl of Hagi ware, which was made by the great potter, the 14th Shinbei Sakakura (1917-1975) about 60 years ago. The glaze has a variaton of light red and grayish colors, intermitted by golden lines of the kintsugi.
He was one of the greatest potters of Hagi ware, who was identified as an important human cultural treasure of Yamaguchi prefecutre, Japan in 1972.
The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom.
This tea bo...
We offer today a wonderful Chinese Longquan Celadon Porcelain Guanyin (Kwan Yin) dating from the Ming Dynasty. This Guan Yin has been acquired from the world famous collector of Chinese ceramics, Dr. Nearing and his Dragon's Lair Collection some years ago.
The Buddha is sitting in the double lotus position. The right hand is in the Karana mudra position, which expels negative energy or wards off evil.
It is about 10 1/4 inches tall.
It weighs about 1.949 kg.
Wan shaped tea bowl made of fine, unrefined clay with a small content of iron oxide. The clay shows few impurities and stones. The inside has been stamped with flower patterns (hanamishima) between circular lines both were filled with a fine, white engobe before a transparent ash glaze haze was applied. The bowl has a beautiful shape and is well balanced and has been used for many years as the stain inside and around the rim indicates.
Very good tailor made wooden box (kiribako) ...
We like to offer you a rare Japanese Hagi Chawan called 'Gohon Chawan', made in the old Korean style from ancient times and dating from the mid Edo period.
Colour and glaze are equally rare and wonderful. We offer this fantastic chawan together with its Edo period wooden storage box and its cloth pouch called 'Shifuku'.
This Hagi Gohon Chawan has a split cross footring called 'warekodai'. Tea bowls of this style were favored by busho chajin (warrior tea men).
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...
Mint and elegant tea bowl by one of the greatest potters, Rokubei Kiyomizu VI.
This Kyoto-yaki item was made 70 years ago. It has a tasteful painting of pine on it. On the bottom you find Kiyomizu's seal. The tea bowl will be delivered with its original signed wood box.
The Kiyomizu family potters managed one of the most productive workshops in Kyoto’s Gojozaka district throughout the second half of the Edo period. From the Meiji they began producing tableware for expo...
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.
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
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
This gorgeous grey Shino-Oribe Chawan was made around 1620, the late Momoyama and early Edo Period.
The cylinder shaped (hanzutsu) chawan is made of light, fine, unrefined Mino clay. Shape and style (flaring mouth) make it 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 - over which a white, feldspatic Shino glaze has been poured. Just the foot ring and its immedia...
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
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 t...
Extraordinary and more than one hundred year old water jar Mizusashi. It is signed by an unknown artist on the bottom.
This Bizen ware Mizusashi has a breathtaking shape and very good yellowish natural glaze called Goma. Great!
Mizusashi are containers of fresh water for replenishing the pot and rinsing bowls in the tea ceremony.
No chips or cracks, heavy weight 2,2 kg. Size: 5.5'' height, 7.92'' width.Shipping included
Meiji Era (around 1910) Samurai Tea Bowl with fantastic painting, marked on the bottom 'Heian'.
White porcelain from Kyo ware is coated with vivid silver glaze and a handpainting of ocean, clouds and a kabuto (a Japanese amor samurai helmet).
Kabuto is a type of helmet first used by ancient Japanese warriors, and in later periods, they became an important part of the traditional Japanese armour worn by the samurai class and their retainers in feudal Japan.
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 Japa...
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.
We can offer you a rare and wonderful chinese zisha pottery teapot made by world famous Zhou Guizhen.
The Tea Pot has a smooth surface, a round body and it is very fine carved with a bamboo shape handle and a bamboo shape spout.
The cover inside and the bottom center is marked with the master name Zhou Gui Zhen.
Size: 7,2'' height x 5 3/8'' bottom diameter.
Please watch a video of the artist on youtube, click youtube.com/watch?v=BZU_PNKIEgQ...