Japanese stunning cast iron Choshi (Sake kettle) from the Edo Period around 1750.
It is designed with a great relief, showing an Ebisu. Ebisu, also transliterated Yebisu or called Hiruko or Kotoshiro-nushi-no-kami, is the Japanese god of fishermen, luck, and workingmen, as well as the guardian of the health of small children. He is one of the Seven Gods of Fortune, and the only one of the seven to originate purely from Japan without any Hindu or Chinese influence...
A magnificent and rare Amida Nyorai bronze Buddha, made in the early Edo Period, which means in the early 17th. century. This statue was made in a way called lost-wax metal casting, also known as Rougata Chuuzou, which was popular only in the 6th. century and in the Edo time.
The statue is in good antique condition with no repairs or cracks.
Size: 7,8'' heightShipping included
Japanese late Edo Period (ca. 1860 / 150 years ago) buddhist bronze bell from S¨fuku-ji ( ³ç¸£ËÂ ) 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 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...