Here we show you a real rare antique and authentic small wooden hand carved Buddha Statue in form of a Bodhisattva, called Myoken Bosatsu.
It was made more than 140 years ago in the late Edo Period. The eyes of the statue are made of crystal and that technique is called gyokugan.
Myōken Bodhisattva, or Myōken Bosatsu in Japanese) is a bodhisattva, who is the deification of the North Star. It is mainly associated with the Nichiren, Shingon and Tendai temples. T...
CONDITION : Good ( little damages due to an age of more than 200 years, but they do not reduce its beauty )
SIZE : Width 20cm (7.9''), Length 15cm (5,9''), Height 42,42cm (16.7''), Weight 930 g
This is a Buddhist statue of Japanese coloured wood carving. It was made about 200 years ago and it is a real authentic original. It is never imitation. Such very old buddhist statues are very rare and valuable. There are some damages caused by using for 200 years, but they surel...
This Buddhist Scroll painting was drawn about 200 years ago during the Edo Period in Japan. It is hand painted on paper.
You will find a Hermit with tortoise with a Wabi-Sabi atmosphere. It is drawn very well and it is a very good composition.
Such simple touch is the soul of a Japanese painting. It leads to WABI-SABI. This style of painting is called KANO-HA painting. It is traditional from ancient times and it is the most popular style.
The Kobikicho branch of th...
One of our favorite chawans in our collection is this large E-Shino Tea Bowl, dating from the Meiji Period.
Consider it as one of the best masterpieces of Meiji era E-Shino chawans (Pictured Shino tea bowl), molded massively in the elegant Japanized distortion and completed with aesthetic smoothness.
The immaculate glaze with yuzu-hada (lemon skin) and the dark underglaze markings are some of the beautiful characteristics of Shino ware, which have been associated with th...
This offered painting dates from the early or the mid Qing-Dynasty around the 17th. and 18th. century.
It was impossible to identify the artist, but it is obvious that he was a great painter of his time. The colours are still strong and vivid, and it is a real joy to notice the impressing details of the amazing dusk scenery.
Signature and seal: anonymous
Scroll end: wood
Technique: handpainted on paper
Size: 74,8 x 149,3 cm / 29,4'' x 58,7...
Signature and seal: Ganku
Technique: handpainted on silk
Size: 70 x 186 cm / 27,5'' x 73,2''
Ganku 岸駒 (1749 or 1756 - January 19, 1839), or more formally Kishi Ganku, was a noted Japanese painter of the late Edo period and founder of the Kishi school of painting. He is perhaps best known for his paintings of tigers.
Ganku was born in Kanazawa as Kishi Saeki, studied painting styles including those of Chinese painter Shen Nanpin ...
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A spectacular Meiji period Tenmoku Chawan by Eiraku Zengoro decorated in a flamboyant style with precious metals.
A golden pine trunk rises, almost entirely obscured by the mass of silver pine needles built up both within and without the bowl. It is most powerful in comparison to the ordinarily subdued Kyo-yaki ware of the Meiji era. The stamp on the base is undoubtedly that of Wazen.
The bowl is just less than 5 inches (12.5 cm) diameter and in perfect condition.
Japanese antique Edo Era Teapot of Oribe ware.
Size 20 centimeters in height, width 16x12.5 centimeters, 570 grams in weight.
Oribe ware (¿—²¿Ÿ† Oribe-yaki) is a type of Japanese pottery most identifiable for its use of green copperglaze and bold painted design. It was the first use of colored stoneware glaze by Japanese potters.
It is one of the Mino styles originating in the late 16th century. It takes its name from tea masterFuruta Oribe (1544¨C1615...
We present a Japanese Hanging Scroll of the famous painter Kano Eisenin. This is a real poetic and romantic theme in Japanese culture - Crescent Moon.
Kano Eisenin Michinobu (1730~1790) was the 6th of Kibikicho Kano-ha.
His father is Kano Furunobu, and his son is Kano Korenobu. In 1762 he was given rank of Hogen when he was 33 years old. After he had been given the estate in Kobiki-cho, he got the larger private painting school than other Kano-ha and the students we...
This Tea Bowl (Chawan) in the style of Kenzan is decorated in white slip and underglaze iron.
It is in excellent condition, there is a tiny chip on the lip but no other damage and no repairs. It dates from the late Edo Period.
The Tea Bowl is from the Dikran G. Kelekian Collection.
Kelekian (1868-1951) was a very important dealer and collector, largely in the fields of Islamic and Modern French Art.
He had galleries in Paris and New York and was a major...
This is Chinese Official General Seal made of Bronze. It is still in good condition and usable.
It dates from the Han-Dynasty ºº³¯ (206 BC ¨C 220 AD). This Dynasty was the Golden Age in Chinese history.
Size approx. 3,5 cm x 2,5 cm
Antique Wooden Buddhist Temple Bell (mokugyo), dating from the end of the Edo Period. 15 x 15 cm.
Handcarved and made of one piece of wood. The Buddhist Mokugyo has a nice sound and symbolizes a japanese carp kingyo. It has been used for more than two hundred years in a Buddhist Temple in Gifu. It was once given as a gift to a member of our family, who was a famous ambassador. Lacquered with Urushi.
It represents the aura of true wabi-sabi with its spoils of time.
This is a 150 years old tea bowl of Kyoto. It has a very teasteful handpainting of wild chrysanthenum and an antique crackle glaze.
It dates from the Meiji Period and it is suitable for Nodate (open air) tea ceremony.
On the original wooden box is written in kanji letters "wild chrysanthenum".
Height: 2.72inches - width: 3.78inches - total weight w/box: 355g
Both together, the Kyoto chawan and the original box have a unique touch of a real japanese antiq...
Nothing I can say can convey the rugged beauty locked up of this Oribe Mizusashi, signed and enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Matsuzaki Ken is one of the most important potters in Japan, born in Tokyo in 1950.
He graduated from the Fine Arts Ceramic Department at Tamagawa University in 1972, and moved to Mashiko to take up an apprenticeship under Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo, putting him in direct lineage with Mingei legend Hamada Shoji.
In 1978 he establ...
SIZE : Width 5.1 in : Length 5.0 in : Height 2.8 in : Weight 360 g + Box 290 g
This is a rare tea bowl of Japanese SETO pottery ware. This was made about 150 years ago during the Meiji Period.
SETO is the pottery of Aichi Prefecture in Japan. It is chosen as one of the oldest 6 pottery called ROKKOYO in Japan. And such a glaze with taste of mud is SETO. It has a fantastic Wabi-Sabi atmosphere and the design on it reminds of wild big cats.
The overall unperfection...
Very beautiful antique aka-raku (red raku) chawan (teabowl) with Raku 11th generation Keinyû (1817-1902)'s seal. Early Meiji Era.
Born as a son of Ogawa Naohachi, a sake brewer from Tanba, the present Kameoka City in Kyoto, he was taken into the Raku family as Tannyu's son-in-law. He succeeded as the 11th generation in 1845. He retired in 1871, assuming the name of Keinyu. The period he lived through was an age of transformation from the feudalism of the Tokugawa Shogunate to the m...
This very unusual Kyoto ware chawan is decorated in underglaze blue on a buff stoneware body.
The motifs are very odd and present mysterious pictures a poetic calligraphy.
Inside are 5 spur marks indicating that these bowls were stacked inside each other in the kiln. A previous owner has obviously been very attached to the bowl as it has several fine "kintsugi" gold lacquer repairs.
The Teabowl was made in Edo Period at the end of the 18th. century. Condition is ...
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This work is a work of famous ceramist Deishi Shibuya of Hagi ware.
It is a Oni-Hagi Hiissen Chawan. Hiissen is Japanese and is a meaning referred to as Washing a brush.
Since form resembles the container from which a brush is washed, it came to be refered to as Hiissen Chawan. The Hagi ware clay with which three kinds of grounds were mixed is used for the clay of this work (Daido, Mishima, Mitake).
The clay which blended rough sand is called Oni-Hagi. The motif ...