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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1491124 (stock #0635)
Momoyama Gallery
$750.00

Extremely rare: early 19th century Inkstone Screen made of finest Satsuma porcelain and covered with beautiful colors.

The purpose of the inkstone screen, normally placed directly behind the inkstone, is to prevent dust from landing on the inkstone.

It is in great antique condition with no cracks or repairs.

Size: 17cm hight x 15 cm width.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1489829 (stock #0631)
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An unusual Seto Tea Bowl, shaped like a flower in the upper area, with stunning glaze and a wonderful foot ring, made around 100 years ago during the Taisho Period (1912-1926).

It is in great condition with no chips or cracks - ready to use for the tea ceremony.

Ceramics produced in Seto City are known as Setomono (Seto ware), which has become a generic word for ceramics not only in Japan but also world-wide...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1489334 (stock #0630)
Momoyama Gallery
$695.00

Slightly distorted Kuro Oribe Chawan from the mid 19th century (late Edo) made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potters knife in its lower part and covered with a very deep black iron oxide glaze inside and outside...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1488895 (stock #0629)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,950.00

A rare Kuro Raku Chawan by the 7th-generation successor of Raku ware, Kichizaemon Chonyu (1714-1770).

It comes in fine antique condition with a very old red Urushi lacquer Kintsugi and its antique wooden box with an attestation and appraisal of the Urasenke Tea House "Shikien" Kyoto, signed and sealed in 1950.

Born as the eldest son of the 6th generation Sanyu, he took over as the head of the family and didn’t retire until age 49, later passing away at age 57...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1488778 (stock #0628)
Momoyama Gallery
$450.00

Rarely seen Japanese Haisen Bowl with wonderful gold Makie (Maki-e), made around 1900 during the Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). The wooden-based bowl is coated with high quality Japanese lacquer.

Seashells are molded and hand-painted inside of the bowl by gold Maki-e technique. This type of bowl is called "HAISEN" in Japanese...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1488579 (stock #0626)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,800.00

One of such rare antique Hagi Chawan with wonderful glaze and aesthetically pleasing patina from the early 18th century (Edo Period), perfectly thrown and highlighted with an old gold restoration, a fantastic gintsugi (kintsugi) which makes our Hagi tea bowl even more valuable and outstanding.

It comes together with its wooden box and the authentication and appraisal of Soshu Mori, a former chief priest of the Daitoku-Ji Temple 大徳寺 Kyoto...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1488522 (stock #0624)
Momoyama Gallery
$450.00

A rare Japanese Buddhist Bell from the middle of the 18th century in perfect antique condition with no flaws. It is made of alloyed copper.

Bells play a crucial role in a variety of Buddhist services and rituals; their sound is considered auspicious, and is believed to bring peace and comfort to all sentient beings, even those who are suffering in hell.

Size: 15,5 cm high, 7,7 cm width

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1487964 (stock #0622)
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A beautifully crafted and remarkable example of an early Edo period (1603-1868) Raku Chawan. This bowl is strongly reminiscent of the Chōjirō tea bowls, the first head of the Raku family.

This exceptionally well-crafted tea bowl has a very meditative presence and reveals its highlights of a typically Momoyama Period classic black glaze. It comes with an old Japanese wooden box...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1487874 (stock #0621)
Momoyama Gallery
$650.00

Late Edo (1603-1868) Period Shino Chawan with all highlights of the Japanese aesthetics of wabi sabi. It is in perfect antique condition and comes with its original wooden box, a cloth bag (shifuku) and the attestation of a tea master inside.

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. Originally they were made in single-chamber anagama style kilns set into the hillsides...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1485152 (stock #0615)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,200.00

Hard to find: Large antique Kyo-yaki Suiseiji Mizutori Suichu (also called "mizutsugi").It is a Japanese ewer, an utensil used in the sado and sencha tea ceremony to replenish the jar that holds water for rinsing teabowls and filling the iron kettle at the tea ceremony.

This wonderful antique celadon suichu was made around the end of the 19th century during the Japanese Meiji Period...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1485025 (stock #0614)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,950.00

Pure Kuro-Raku Chawan by the 11th generation Keinyu Kichizaemon (1817-1902) enclosed in its signed and sealed wooden box and made around the end of 19th century about 120-130 years ago. The inside of the wooden box lid bears an appraisal of the 14th headmaster of the Urasenke Tea School, Sekisō Sōshitsu 碩叟 宗室 (1893-1964), Mugensai無限斎...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1484407 (stock #0609)
Momoyama Gallery
$550.00

A really old Japanese lacquer wooden mizusashi for the tea ceremony, made of cherry wood with its original lacquered lid. It dates from the later Edo Period. Such wooden mizusashis are really rare. It is elegantly proportioned and has a black lacquered interior.

Mizusashi is a fresh water jar with a lid used in the traditional Japanese tea ceremony to fill the boiling kettle and rinse the tea bowls...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1483979 (stock #0606)
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Splendid Kuro Raku Chawan by one of the most important potters of all time, the 3rd Raku Donyu 三代 楽吉左衛門 道入 (1599 - 1656) also known as Nonko. It was made around 1650 and was named 'Hekigan' which means 'Pale blue water of a mountain stream'.

It comes in great antique condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1483743 (stock #0604)
Momoyama Gallery
$395.00

A rare Seto Chawan with wonderful glaze made by one of the best potters of the early 20th century - the 1st Shuntei Kato (1885 - 1961)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1483054 (stock #0603)
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This antique Iga vase is a true beauty, made of wonderful native Iga clay.

The vase was made between 1800 - 1850 during the later Edo Period and is in great antique condition. No chips or repairs. It comes with an old wooden box and an old cloth bag (which has a small torn part).

Iga ware's origins are believed to date to the second half of the 7th century and 8th century A.D. It has been a popular pottery style since the Tsutsui-Momoyama period of Japan, when it was used ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1482107 (stock #0600)
Momoyama Gallery
$395.00

Impressive antique Kuro Raku Chawan, over 100 years old, by great artist Rintaro Ohashi with family crest. The bowl was made in Taishō era 8 (1919), its also written on the inside of the lid. I comes with the originally signed and sealed wooden box.

No chips or cracks.

Size: 8,2 cm high x 11,8 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1480394 (stock #0599)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,500.00

A wonderful modelled Kuro Raku tea bowl covered with a beautiful black glaze - made by legendary 12th generation Kichizaemon Kônyû (1857-1932) in the style of the 8th TOKUNYU, Kichizaemon Raku. The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. The original wooden box with his sign and signature is also included.

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 busines...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1480171 (stock #0598)
Momoyama Gallery
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We continue our presentation of Ohi chawan (Ohi tea bowls) with yet another sublime vessel, a true eye-catcher made at the end of the Meiji Period around 1910. It's a unique Ohi Chawan which seems to be a kuro Raku bowl, but it isn't. With its sophisticated shape and its mesmerizing play of different colors of glaze it's outstanding.

The lightness of the clay, the soft silky textures of the glaze, and the mastery of form are all signatures of a kiln of excellence backed by generations o...