Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1244135 (stock #0134)
Momoyama Gallery
$1500.00

This is the second valuable porcelain item of Japanese Living National and Human Treasure Tsukamoto Kaiji that we offer from our collection.

A bird and leaf patterns are molded on the plate. The seal of this great potter is stamped on the bottom. We sell this plate together with its original signed wood box and his profile.

TSUKAMOTO Kaiji (1912-1990), holder of important intangible cultural property, was fascinated of Ding ware of the Song dynasty, from which he drew...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1243567 (stock #0133)
Momoyama Gallery
$750 Already sold

An absolutely stunning Edo period (1700s) Kuro Oribe Chawan covered in thick, ink-black crackle glaze and some fine cream colored decoration.

The slightly irregular kutsu-gata form settles easily into the palm of the hand, with the built up rim resting lightly on the fingers. A high quality box called Shiho-zan is part of the offer. The four sides of the box are surrounded.

No chips or repairs.

It is unsigned, as would be typical of older tea implements.

S...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1243213 (stock #0132)
Momoyama Gallery
$700.00

Here is a rare japanese pottery Sculpture of Seven Lucky Gods, perfectly made during the Meiji period in the late 19th. century.

Best antique condition with no chips. The bottom has some original natural surface cracks aka inborn kiln cracks, which occured during the firing in the kiln.

The Seven Gods of Fortune, commonly referred to in English as the Seven Lucky Gods, are the seven gods of good fortune in Japanese mythology and folklore. They are often the subject of nets...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1242927 (stock #0131)
Momoyama Gallery
$900.00

Superb chinese fluorite carving of Guanyin with a weight of 2,1 kg, made around 1750. It is Jade green in areas and almost clear in others and it shows the numerous flaws running through so stone typical of so-called green quartz (actually fluorite). It is raised on a hardwood stand, which is forming the torso of the Guanyin.

Wonderful and unusual display piece with a cubistic aesthetic - definitely singular.

Good condition. Only a small part of the left ear is missing and...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1242922 (stock #0130)
Momoyama Gallery
$995.00

Wonderful, large traditional temple relief on wooden base, Siam 19th. century. Rarity, impressively expression, sculpted from solid fine wood, in the niches several original clay buddha amulets.

Rare Size of 93 cm height, 43 cm width.

Shipping included
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1241708 (stock #0129)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

This is a set of a vintage Japanese porcelain tea plate, which was made by a Human National Treasure, Kaiji Tsukamoto (1912-1990) about 40 years ago.

This legendary star potter was honored in 1983 with the most importend award "Living National Treasure/Japanese Human National Treasure.

Flowers are molded on the plate. The seal of his kiln is stamped on the bottom.

The original wooden box with the signature of his kiln name & his profile are also included.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1241200 (stock #0128)
Momoyama Gallery
ALREADY SOLD

This is a wonderful Kanbishi chawan of Living National Treasure Potter Arakawa Toyozo with its original signed wooden box.

It is in mint condition with no cracks and no repairs.

Size: 5,3 inches x 4,9 inches x 3,0 inches

Toyozo Arakawa (1894 - 1985) rediscovered the techniques of manufacturing Shino glazes first perfected during the Momoyama and Edo periods. Arakawa also proved that these legendary ceramics originated in his native Mino province (not Seto as pr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1241191 (stock #0127)
Momoyama Gallery
$1200 Sold

Up for sale is this heavy gilt bronze statue of a seated Guan Yin from the 19th. century.

She is showing the Abhaya Mudra.

The statue is more the ten (10!!) kg heavy, made from solid bronze. It has been exhibited in our family collection since 1950.

Hand polished bronze in perfect condition, with some old age wears.

Size: 41 cm x 28 cm x 21 cm

Shipping included

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1700 item #1241176 (stock #0126)
Momoyama Gallery
sold

Up for sale is our oldest Japanese Tokkuri (Sake bottle). It dates from the Momoyama Period with an age of 400 years and has a very tasteful glaze with vivid colours. Close to the bottom there is a kiln mark (refer to picture no. 6)

The Tokkuri can be used with a little flower as a wabi arrangement. It is in good condition with a crack on the top of the tokkuri, which enforces the wabi look.

A Tokkuri with this age is absolutely rare.

Size: 18 cm

Shipping...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1240902 (stock #0125)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

No words can describe these two incredible vases by Koyama Kiyoko, signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden boxes. Kiyoko, born 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), and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan,the potter’s dramatic life and the trajectory of her artist...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1240597 (stock #0124)
Momoyama Gallery
ALREADY SOLD

We present a Hagi chawan from the Koraizaemon Saka family, offered with the original wood box, dating from the Meiji Period

No cracks and repairs.

Size: 7,9 cm in height x 12 cm in diameter.

The first Hagi wares, a glazed, high-fired stoneware, originated with the Korean potter Li Kyong. He was brought back to Japan by Lord Mori Terumoto after the invasion of Korea in 1593. Many potting centers in Western Japan, such as Agano, Takatori and Satsuma, date their beg...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1239752 (stock #0122)
Momoyama Gallery
$1200.00

This remarkable head of Buddha comes from the ancient kingdom of Gandhara (current Eastern Afghanistan~Northern Pakistan), which lasted from the first millennium BC to the 11th century AD. That kingdom was located in a region that has known many influences throughout its history; it was the easternmost part of Alexander the Great’s empire, and at his peak during from the 1st century to the 5th century, Gandhara was ruled by kings who were devoted Buddhists, the Kushan kings, and under whom ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1238325 (stock #0121)
Momoyama Gallery
$800.00

An ancient Chinese Neolithic Terracotta vase from the Qijia culture, dating to approximately 2400 B.C.

This attractive earthenware vase dates to China's Qijia Culture. It is of typical form, with large body, waisted neck, and flaring mouth. The piece is decorated throughout with long vertical, combed groves.

Height: 7 inches

Condition: Stable hairline cracks to body. Overall very good condition. Unrestored.

Provenance: ex. British private collection, ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1238322 (stock #0120)
Momoyama Gallery
$1600.00

Outstanding original gilded bronze statue of Thai Prince Phra Aphai Mani. It has great signs of time and was made in the 19th. century - 11,5 kg.

This is not a reproduction but an authentic item from the mid 19th.cent.

Rare and almost impossible to find in collections.

Size: 45 x 30 x 19 cm

Shipping included

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1237659 (stock #0119)
Momoyama Gallery
Sold

A magnificent and rare Amida Nyorai bronze Buddha, made in the early Edo Period, which means in the early 17th. century. This statue was made in a way called lost-wax metal casting, also known as Rougata Chuuzou, which was popular only in the 6th. century and in the Edo time.

The statue is in good antique condition with no repairs or cracks.

Size: 7,8'' height

Shipping included
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1237651 (stock #0118)
Momoyama Gallery
sold

Up for sale is this special example of the beauty of Raku ware, a pottery tradition born more than 400 years ago in the ancient Japanese capital of Kyoto, from the collaboration between great tea master Sen Rikyu (1522-1591) and a potter named Chojiro ( - 1592), the forebear of the great Raku family of potters.

This particular chawan (tea bowl) was made by the 12th bearer of the Raku name, Raku Kichizaemon Konyu (1857-1932), whose works are not very diversified but who created seren...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1492 item #1237568 (stock #0117)
Momoyama Gallery
sold

Another Kamakura (end of Heian Period 1100-1300) Yama chawan from our collection made of unglazed pottery.

This is an excavated tea bowl from the Seto area (Aichi Prefecture).

Very good antique condition and atmosphere.

Size: 2 inches height, 6.2 inches width, 6.1 inches length.

Shipping included
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1237486 (stock #0116)
Momoyama Gallery
$600.00

Outstanding 18th. Century heavy casting of Buddha, both hands grasping flowers, eyes in serene expression, with incised robes extending towards a double-lotus base. It would appear that this piece may have at one point in time had a mandorla mounted to the backside.

Measures 6.5 in. (16 cm) in height.

Shipping included