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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1370114 (stock #0410)
Momoyama Gallery
$800.00

A really rare type of chawan: wan shaped tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of light coarse clay. The fine iron bearing clay was nearly fully covered with glaze mixed from wood ash and feldspat.

The iron oxide in the body turned the glaze to a bright orange where thin. The bowl shows a fantastic discoloration from tea as a result of many years of careful use.

This chawan was manufactured in the early stage of the 17th cent...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1368712 (stock #0409)
Momoyama Gallery
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Special offer: A 100 year old impressive large Seto-Yaki Chawan, hand shaped pottery tea bowl of wonderful Seto clay. It fits perfect into the palm of the hand. The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom.

No chips or cracks. The Chawan comes with its original wooden box.

Size: 7,9 cm height x 13,6 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1368663 (stock #0408)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,500.00

What an atmosphere, this is what the Japanese call wabi-sabi. Full cylinder shaped (Tsutsu) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of light, very coarse, unrefined Hagi clay. The expertly thrown body was roughly trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part. The rather high foot is traditionally cut in one place (so called 'wari kodai').

Our chawan was covered with an opaque glaze, which is a mixture of ash and feldspat...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1368424 (stock #0408)
Momoyama Gallery
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Important Kuro Raku Chawan by 4th-generation master Ichinyû Kichizaemon (1640-1696). The chawan was named Kou Un (parting clouds). It comes with an authentication box with Raku seal. It has a Urasenke hakogaki by Sen Soshitsu and a certificate of its provenance.

Born the eldest son of Dônyû. His work varies from those made in his youth influenced by his father Dônyû to later work stylistically closer to that of Chôjirô...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1368315 (stock #0407)
Momoyama Gallery
$995.00

What a wonderful glaze. Slightly distorted shoe shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl from the early Edo period with a rounded brim, made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part around the foot ring.

In the style of Kuro-Oribe bowls this bowl was covered with a brown iron oxide glaze...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1367925 (stock #0406)
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Here is another highlight of our family collection: a breathtaking Chinese (karamono) Jian Yuteki (oil spot) tenmoku chawan from the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).

The deep, rounded conical sides are covered inside and out with a thick, iridescent black glaze suffused with a dense pattern of variegated iridescent and silvery ‘oil spots’, stopping in an irregular line and pooling above the light grey stoneware foot.

The ‘oil spot’ (Jpn...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1367481 (stock #0403)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,950.00

Extremely rare: Korean Amamori Chawan of Choson (Yi) Dynasty (1392-1910). Wan shaped tea bowl, thrown from light, refined clay, with very little iron oxide, covered with a white feldspatic glaze with fine crackles and pin holes including the small foot.

Through many years of use the tea has seeped through the holes and crack to discolour the white clay body underneath, creating an effect called amamory - rain leak. The effect is especially strong along the rim...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1367258 (stock #0402)
Momoyama Gallery
$350.00

Very interesting antique Aka Raku Bajyohai Tea Bowl, made with a rare long foot. Bowls like this are called 馬上杯, Bajyohai: Rider's Cup. Its form makes them convenient for the ancient horse-riders to drink tea from.

Our Tea Bowl was made in the early stage of the last century during the Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912).

No chips or cracks.

Size: 12,5 cm height x 11,5 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1366166 (stock #0401)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,500.00

A rare Momoyama Period Nezumi-Shino Chawan with a unique decoration: distorted cylinder shaped (hanzutsu) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of little reddish, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part.

The bowl was first covered inside and out with an iron oxide engobe (oni-ita) - then a decoration was incised into the dry engobe down to the clay - finally, a shino glaze was applied over the engobe...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1366164 (stock #0400)
Momoyama Gallery
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A true treasure! Slightly distorted shoe shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl with a rounded brim, made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part around the foot ring.

The bowl was covered with a green copper oxide glaze...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1365579 (stock #0399)
Momoyama Gallery
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Rarely seen Buddha statue from Yunnan, South China, made in the 19th century by an unknown artist. In our family collection for almost 100 years.

Fine Bronze head on a teakwood root. 50 cm in height.

Shipping included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1364534 (stock #0398)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,500.00

Antique Aka Raku Chawan by greatest Kichizaemon Tan-nyu, ennobled with a REAL kintsugi gold repair.

Half cylinder shaped (Hanzutsu) tea bowl with a rounded brim, in the typical hand built style of the Raku family. The body is fully covered with a white engobe before the red glaze was applied.

The red glaze turned to to grey where it got in contact with charcoal in the kiln...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1364312 (stock #0387)
Momoyama Gallery
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One of the best tea bowls I have ever seen. Wonderful Raku Chawan in the style of Donyu (Nonko III) Kichizaemon, made by greatest Konyu Kichizaemon XII...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1362679 (stock #0384)
Momoyama Gallery
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Wonderful Minpei/Awaji ware tea bowl made by the legendary 1st Minpei Kashu during the Edo Period, with deep glaze cracks and soft cobalt blue pictures. It comes with a signed wooden box and a signed and sealed attestation of Hasshu Uewashi, issue number 256. Hasshu Uewashi was a famous judge of Japanese pottery who worked during the Meiji and Taisho Era.

Awaji ware was founded in the early 1830s by Minpei Kashu (1796-1871) from Iga village.

He was born in 1796 into a we...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1362297 (stock #0383)
Momoyama Gallery
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Elegant Chinese Jian hare's fur tenmoku chawan made during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Looking inside this Tenmoku chawan is like glazing deep into the cosmos. There one can understand the meaning of microcosm and ask whether one is looking inward or outward; probably both.

The deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a lipped rim, covered overall in a carmine-red glaze falling short of the foot and thinning to brown at the mouth-rim. The interior with br...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1361961 (stock #0382)
Momoyama Gallery
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One of a kind! Wonderful Shiro-Hira Raku Natsu (Summer) Chawan made and sealed by greatest Kichizaemon Konyu XII.

The wooden box has an attestation written by Sokuchusai, the 13th Omotesenke master. The chawan is named shira-kumo, white clouds.

No chips or cracks except natural inborn and intended kiln cracks for a great wabi-sabi aura.

Born 1857 as the eldest son of Keinyû, he succeeded as the 12th generation in 1871 at the age of 15. He took the name of K...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1361718 (stock #0381)
Momoyama Gallery
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We are proud to present this extremely rare mugi-de Oribe chawan dating back to early stage of the Momoyama Period. It is a slightly distorted cylidrical shape Hanzutsu tea bowl with flaring brim and trimmed sides. The bowl was covered with a Shino-Oribe-type glaze (a feldspat glaze with a higher content of ash than Shino).

Under the decoration of vertical parallel lines in four different shades of brown, which gave this decor the name 'mugi-de', which means barley straw. This des...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1361382 (stock #0379)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,600.00

We present a rare Tenmoku tea bowl with partrige feather mottles (Chinese: 'Zhegu Ban'), made during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) or earlier. Looking inside this Tenmoku chawan is like glazing deep into the cosmos. There one can understand the meaning of microcosm and ask whether one is looking inward or outward; probably both.

The deep rounded sides of this elegantly potted tenmoku chawan are rising from a short straight foot to a lipped rim, covered overall in a black g...