Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1222494 (stock #0070)
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This is a real old Japanese mizusashi made of Oribe clay. It dates from the early Meiji Period.

Signed on the bottom from the artist.

It is in great condition - no repair, no crack, no water leak.

Size:

15 cm height

13 cm diameter

15 cm trunk diameter

Weight:

1,3 kg

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1221871 (stock #0069)
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This beautiful chawan (tea bowl) was made in the oribe style, a more than four hundred year old tradition from the central part of Japan in the ancient Mino province.

That tradition was in part influenced by tea master and warrior Furuta Oribe (1545-1615) who developed his own style of tea ceremony. The bowl is very well made and in perfect condition. It dates from the mid Edo Period and has no repairs or damages except inborn kiln cracks. The green glaze is very vivid and strong.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1221754 (stock #0068)
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$1350.00

Please feel free to enjoy this Chinese wood carving of a seated Guanyin, early Qing dynasty. The Guanyin is seated in rajalitasana, royal ease, on a pierced rockwork base with one leg lowered and the other with knee raised supporting the right arm, the face carved with a poised and calm expression, wearing a tiara and loose robes falling over the shoulders and open at the chest to reveal an elaborate beaded necklace.

There are no repairs visible, but pieces of laquer had been chipped...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1221672 (stock #0066)
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$450.00

Only one of a kind - fantastic kuro bizen tokkuri with unusual form by famous potter Masao Akiye.

He was born in Saitama near Tokyo in 1968.

After he studied in the Tokyo Institute and Art University, he began his career as a 'professional' Bizen potter in the kiln in Bizen City.

After having studied under Isezaki Jun, Bizen Living National Treasure for 10 years, he founded his anagama kiln in 2008.

His work won already many important awards, the Tanabe-Mus...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1221014 (stock #0064)
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Japanese shunga woodblock print from the Meiji period.

The print features a close-up of a Japanese woman and her lover - a rare find!

The print was purchased in an antique bookstore in Jinbocho Tokyo 1951 and is in good condition with minor staining (see photos below).

Size of print: Approx. 19.5cm x 13cm.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1221001 (stock #0063)
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Impressing black Raku tea bowl, signed Kichizaemon, of the Raku family.

The signed box is labeled “10th generation”, which means Tan-nyu (1795-1854). It represents true Japanese Chado, made from of one of the most famous potter clans in Japan. Most pieces of Kichizaemon Tan-nyu are hold in museums.

Tan-nyu Raku was born the second son of Ryonyu, he succeeded as the 10th generation Kichizaemon in 1811. He was given the name Tan-nyu at this retirement in 1845 by Kyokosai,...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1220942 (stock #0062)
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$250 Sold

Very old Japanese large size red negoro lacquer wood tray for tea ceremony. It dates from the late Edo / early Meiji Period approx. 150 years ago.

Condition is excellent with some wears due to age. This carved oval wood tray is an authentic item of old Japanese tea ceremony culture.

Description / Height: 1.05inches, Width: 16.77x11.77inches, Weight: 582g

Condition / Good

Material / Wood

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1220892 (stock #0061)
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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 Japan,...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1220570 (stock #0060)
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This delightful small pottery bowl was made during the late Song dynasty of China (around 1200 A.D.).

Originating from the Jian kilns of Fujian province, it has a base of rough, unglazed clay, and a rare streaked ‘hare’s fur’ glaze, made using iron oxide in the firing process.

The rim has a rust red glaze, and would have been made separately from the main body.

Coming from an un-named shipwreck (possibly the Lianjiang wreck), it is in fair condition with...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #1220563 (stock #0059)
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$750 Sold

This rare pear shaped wine bottle has been manufactured 1000 years ago in the prospering Chinese Song Dynasty.

The coloured crackle glaze and the spoils of age fuse to a stunning Chinese Ceramic masterpiece. Some pieces of glaze have been chipped off due to the age, but it does not reduce the gorgeous impression of this wine bottle.

Chinese ceramics of the Song Dynasty (960-1279) constitute perhaps the foremost expression of ceramic art, not only in China but in the e...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1220380 (stock #0059)
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$450.00

'Remote Landscape' by Tanomura Chokunyu (1814~1907)

Chokunyu was the step son of Tanomura Chikuden and he studied Chikuden's work. Chokunyu started to learn from Chikuden when he was 9 years old, and Chikuden found his talent and adopted him. Chokunyu learned Confucianism from Tsunoda Kyuka and Chinese poetry from Hirose Gyokuso. He also learned and got skills of Omotesenke Tea Ceremony, Kodo (Japanese art of appreciating incence) and Kenjutsu (the art of the sword). When he was ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1220201 (stock #0057)
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Japanese late Edo Period (ca. 1860 / 150 years ago) buddhist bronze bell from S¨­fuku-ji ( ³ç¸£Ë ) Temple in Gifu.

Measurements diameter 21 cm H 23 cm. Materials: bronze, wood, silk. Made entirely by hand. The base is in lacquered wood. On the side of the bell trademarks with the name of the place of provenance and craftsman. Beautiful patina with natural signs of wear and some scratches due to the age and use.

This is an authentic piece of Japanese culture and ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1219927 (stock #0056)
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This is a CHOSHI of Japanese lacquer ware. CHOSHI is a kettle for the sake which was made about 170 years ago in the late Edo period.

This is an old original item of master craftmanship. It is never imitation. It is lacquered on wood and never plastic etc. Used was only real Japanese lacquer. This incredible lacquer work is called MAKI-E.

MAKI-E is made carefully, applying very long days and months. As it requires highly-skilled craftsmanship and emotional strength to p...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1219823 (stock #0054)
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Wan shape with a small foot and no Kagami (mirror - tea pool) inside.

The light iron bearing clay is decorated in the style of a Korean Miji-Hakaeme bowls: inside and the upper three quarters on the outside covered with a whitish Engobe over which a transparent ash glaze was applied, just sparing the inner part of the foot.

The Uchigaso kiln was the second of the Takatori kilns established by Korean potters, it was active between 1614 and 1624.

The bowl was ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1219728 (stock #0053)
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$450.00

This is a water pot called SUITEKI made of Japanese copper ware. SUITEKI is one kind of the tools for calligraphy. It is used to pour water into an ink stone.

A Suiteki of copper in this square pot form is doubtlessly very rare.

This small water pot Suiteki is a high class piece which was made about 200 years ago. It dates from the Japanese Edo period. This is an old original. It is never imitation.

SIZE : Width 4.5 in : Length 3.3 in : Height 3.3 in : Weight 1...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1219139 (stock #0052)
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$900.00

Try describing this incredible Vase is not difficult: Spectacular is all that comes to mind. This large vase is covered in glassy Oribe green glaze by the important Mino Ware master potter Tsukamoto Haruhiko, born in Mino in 1959

His work, reflects a certain, more modern departure from the established tradition, without compromising the quality of its craft and design.

Tsukamoto Haruhiko studying with Nonaka Shunsei and Asai Reiji. He struck out on his own in 1985 and sinc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1219084 (stock #0051)
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$850 Sold

Over 110 years old Chinese Buddha head mounted on a high class wood base.

It is made of fine natural stone and has a nice patina. This mounted statue is part of the Van Norten Collection since 60 years and has been exhibited in our private house since then. Wonderful, age related condition.

Weight 8,6 KG.

Height 32 cm.

Width 18 cm.

Dephs 20 cm.

Base 18 x 16 x 8 cm ( with metal rod )

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1218965 (stock #0050)
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$1400.00

A comparatively large sized Japanese Amitabha AMIDA-NYORAI from the Mid Edo Period - about 200 years old.

It is made of premium wood and has been carved by a master craftsman. The golden colour is still vivid and shiny and looks absolutely amazing. Buddha Statues of this quality are very rare.

It is in very good condition with no repairs and no serious damage.

Size: Width 4.9 in : Length 3.7 in : Height 15.7 in : Weight 530 g

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