Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1464967 (stock #0555)
Momoyama Gallery
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One of such rare antique Hagi Chawan with wonderful milky white glaze from the 18th century, perfectly thrown and highlighted with an old gold restoration, a fantastic gintsugi (kintsugi) which makes our Hagi tea bowl even more valuable and outstanding.

Like many of the great Japanese ceramic traditions of western Japan, Hagi originated with Korean potters...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1464789 (stock #0552)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,950.00

We are glad to present you this Edo period chawan by Japans greatest Poet Rengetsu Ōtagaki ( 1791-1875 ).

It shows a 31-syllable poem of herself and her signature tastefully carved onto the tea bowl. A custom made high quality black lacquered wooden box and a shifuku are included.

Size: 7 cm height x 12 cm in diameter.

Ōtagaki Rengetsu was a Buddhist nun who is widely regarded to have been one of the greatest Japanese poets of the 19th century...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1464698 (stock #0551)
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A beautiful example of an antique Shigaraki Tsubo (storage jar) Vase displaying classic Shigaraki markings of emerald green, red ochre, pale and natural ash glaze...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1464191 (stock #0550)
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A wonderful modelled Kuro Raku tea bowl covered with a beautiful black glaze - made by legendary 12th generation Kichizaemon Kônyû (1857-1932). His childhood name was Kozaburo, later became Kicho (or, Yoshinaga). He was the eldest son of Keinyu, the eleventh generation master. In 1871, he succeeded the family business and became the generation master. In 1919 he retired and took the name as Kônyû. He enjoyed his retirement in practicing tea ceremony and writing haiku...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1463921 (stock #0549)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,500.00

Wonderful white Raku Chawan with a barley seen notched foot and highly sophisticated form. It was made in the Kaei Era 4, which is the year 1851 during the Japanese Edo Period...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1463122 (stock #0548)
Momoyama Gallery
$795.00

We like to offer a rare antique Tako-Tsubo Akashi Vase, made 120 years ago during the Japanese Meiji Period (1868-1912). This vase is designed to imitate a 'TAKO-TSUBO', an traditional octopus trap. Sculptures of two octopuses are incorporated into the vase.

Akashi ware (明石焼) is pottery and porcelain mainly made in Akashi City, Hyogo Prefecture. Somewhere between 1615–24, the official kiln of Ogasawara Tadamasa, the lord of the Akashi Castle, was established...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1462322 (stock #0547)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,500.00

Very precious Korean Celadon Bowl with foliate (petal) design, refined with finest Kintsugi gold. One of the most beautiful Korean bowls we have ever seen. It was made around 1850, which is also written as an authentification on the wooden box.

Size: 6cm height x 20cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1459625 (stock #0542)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,500.00

A wonderful mid Edo Period (1603-1868) Hiragata Ao-Oribe Chawan with a rounded brim, made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potters knife and covered with the typical green copper oxide glaze inside and outside.

The tea bowl is in fine antique condition with no cracks or repairs and comes with a very good Japanese wooden box.

Size: 6 cm height x 15 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1459284 (stock #0541)
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Early Edo (1603-1868) Period Shino Chawan with all highlights of the Japanese aesthetics of wabi sabi. Such 17th century Shino tea bowls without cracks and repairs are very rare.

It is in perfect antique condition and comes with Gomotsu-bukuro (Shifuku) and a lacquered wooden box with corner protections.

Shino-ware dates to the Momoyama period when potters were attempting to recreate white porcelain-wares that were being imported from China at the time...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1458932 (stock #0538)
Momoyama Gallery
$7,950.00

After selling one of the oldest Chinese Tenmoku Tea Bowls (Please refer to our stock # 0250) which came with the first tea from China to Japan we are proud to offer you another more than 1000 year old Chinese tea bowl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1458838 (stock #0537)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,950.00

An ancient Chinese Tang Dynasty (618-907) tea bowl, dating to around 850-900 AD and excavated in the Luoyang area.

This charming bowl is well balanced and has traces of its excavation inside (please see last photo). The piece is coloured with an attractive sancai glaze of green and orange which stands out vibrantly against the ivory cream slip...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1458764 (stock #0536)
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The beautiful Thai Bronze Buddha statue completely captures his upper body. The Buddha's face is delicate and simply beautiful! His lips are pursed together and his eyes are downcast in deep meditation. It dates back to the late Ayutthaya Kingdom in the 18th century. A lovely piece with excellent detail and patina...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1458699 (stock #0535)
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High class Ohi Chawan made by the 8th generation Ohi Chozaemon (1851-1927) 120 years ago and is done in a style known as 'ameyu' or candy glazing. It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box.

The glazing is a wonderful example of ameyu and, in fact, approximates the color of a caramel candied-apple.

The interesting color scheme and glossy sheen make it an attractive backdrop for a frothy bowl of dark green matcha...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1458087 (stock #0532)
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What an amazing statue: early 18th century Tibetan Maitreya Buddha made of high class purple bronze, very impressing with 40 cm (15,8'') height and a almost 11 kg.

Smooth surface, wonderful and exquisite carving. Very fine antique condition with no repairs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1457968 (stock #0531)
Momoyama Gallery
$995.00

An eye-catching combination of brown-black colors and old expertly applied gold repairs on a classic Japanese E-Karatsu tea bowl dating from the middle of the Edo-Period (1603-1868).

Like many pottery traditions in Japan, Karatsu takes its name from the city where it originated. As early as the 15th century Korean potters heavily influenced the development of this form—helping to endow it with the earthy, simple, and natural qualities it is so appreciated for.

It comes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1457581 (stock #0529)
Momoyama Gallery
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Pure Aka-Raku Chawan by the 9th generation Raku Ryonyu (Raku Kichizaemon IX) 楽了入 (9代 楽吉左衛門) enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box and made around the beginning of 19th century about 200 years ago during the Edo era.

This Raku chawan is particularly endowed with a structural power deriving from simple composition of features of a bowl - another reminiscence of the earlier generations of this unique family of artists.

Ryonyu was the second...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1457550 (stock #0528)
Momoyama Gallery
$950.00
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Outstanding Ohi Chawan from the early stage of the Meiji Era (1868-1912) with a rarely seen octopus and coral sculpture on it. The outer earthy amber glaze harmonises wonderfully with the colourful interior landscape of the bowl. A firework of colours running into each other. What an impressive demonstration of the artistry of this 19th century artist. His seal is printed on the unglazed foot ring.

The mesmerizing play of tones of this particular vessel is yet another fine example o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1492 item #1457494 (stock #0527)
Momoyama Gallery
$900.00

Japanese Yama Chawan (literally 'Mountain Tea Bowl'), biscuit firing ware with impressive natural glaze and slightly distorted form. It dates back to the Kamakura Period (1185 - 1333). Highlight is the inside design with a Japanese Koi image which was added by a former owner as a kind of Kintsugi to close a damage on the inside surface. Such typ of Kintsugi is definitely rare.

You can also find traces of the famous kai-yu glaze on this excavated piece.

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