Please check our new category 'Vintage Tea Bowls', where we present once in a while high quality vintage chawans. This is a vintage Japanese hand-shaped pottery tea bowl of Seto ware, which was made about 50 years ago.
The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. Very artistic Tenmoku glaze.
Size: 8,8 cm height x 13 cm in diameter. Wooden Box available for 30 USD.
About Seto ware: Seto ware is the pottery made in Seto city and ne...
Here is the only Onta Chawan of our collection: a rare and beautiful chawan of Onta ware, made in 1958 (the manufacting year is written on the originally signed wooden box).
The production dates back to the early 18th century. Onta ware is closely associated with Mingei folk art. The earth for the pottery is found in Onta in the mountains. It normally comes in the form of rocks and needs to be ground to a pulver. This is done by the usage of traditional water scoops or mills called...
Slightly distorted Japanese Chawan of light brown Mino clay coated with white and brown glaze, made around 1950. Fantastic wabi-sabi aura with intended imperfections. A true beauty for the tea ceremony.
No chips or cracks.
Size: 7 cm height x 13 cm in diameter.Shipping included.
Modern Nezumi-Shino Chawan (made in 1995) by first class artist Shigemitsu Niwa, born in 1951. Niwa was accepted for 3 times at the Nitten exhibition, which is the most famous and importand art exhibition in Japan.
It comes with the originally signed and sealed wooden box and the profile of the artist.
No chips or cracks.
Size: 6,9 cm height x 13 cm in diameter.Shipping included
Wonderful hand-shaped Shino Chawan by great To-en Miyamura, made around 1935, enclosed in its origninally signed and sealed wooden box. Smooth and very aesthetic Shino glaze and a true wabi-sabi aura.
No chips or cracks. Impressive feeling holding this big tea bowl in your hands.
Size: 8,5 cm height x 11,5 cm in diameter.Shipping included.
Vintage Japanese Tea Bowl of Kyo ware with laquered wooden box. This tea bowl was made around 50 years ago. The inside of the bowl is covered with gold glaze. Very rare.
Size: 7,7 cm height x 10,8 cm in diameter.Shipping included.
Very sophisticated Shino chawan by Japanese artist Ko Ji Nakamura. It has a rarely seen Shino glaze of light pink, grey and blue color, designed with plum blossoms. A really aesthetic bowl which fits the palm of the hands perfectly.
This chawan was made around 30 years ago and is well balanced. The seal of his potter name (Kozan-gama) is stamped on the bottom.
It is is perfect condition. No chips or cracks.
Size: 8,7 cm height x 12,3 cm in diameter.