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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1464967 (stock #0555)
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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 : 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)
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$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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1459625 (stock #0542)
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$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 : 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 : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1457968 (stock #0531)
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$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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1457581 (stock #0529)
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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...

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1457307 (stock #0526)
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Important and extremely rare Mid Edo Period Narumi Oribe Mizusashi (fresh water container) in perfect antique condition with no cracks or repairs and with its original lid. It is almost impossible to find such an old and valuable Oribe Mizusashi - so take your chance. It comes with a very good Japanese wooden box.

Narumi Oribe ware is comprised of white and red (reddish brown) clays. The white clays are glazed with green glaze...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1456972 (stock #0524)
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We are proud to offer you a really rare antique piece of art and one of a kind: wonderful Echizen Chawan from the Momoyama Era (安土桃山時代 Azuchi Momoyama jidai; 1573–1603) without any crack, damage or repair.

There is no similar item on the antique market.

Echizen ware (called Echizen yaki in Japanese) is a type of pottery produced in the town of Echizen, Fukui prefecture. This traditional handicraft comes from one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan which along w...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1454012 (stock #0515)
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Pure Kuro-Raku Chawan by the 11th generation Keinyu Kichizaemon (1817-1902) enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box and made around the end of 19th century about 120-130 years ago.

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.

Apart from being expertly formed, this piece has the added distinction of be...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453798 (stock #0513)
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Magnificent Nezumi-Shino Chawan with a true wabi sabi aesthetic form and a thick feldsparic glaze on a classic background of Nezumi-Shino — an art form dating back to the Momoyama period of Japan that was revived in the mid-1900s by legendary potter Arakawa Toyozo and others.

The tea bowl was made of little reddish, coarse, unrefined Mino clay and the expertly thrown body was trimmed with a potter's knife in its lower part.

With such glaze and form, this Chawan is one o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453654 (stock #0512)
Momoyama Gallery
$4,500.00

This is absolutely rare:

Late Momoyama Period Wan-shaped 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.

In the style of Kuro Oribe bowls this bowl was covered with a black glaze. Three windows on the side were left unglazed and were decorated with a combination of checkers and dots between parallel vertical lines - a decoration usually known from v...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453653 (stock #0511)
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Heavily distorted shoe shaped (kutsu) Chawan from the early 17th century with a strongly flaring mouth 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.

Two 'windows' on two sides have been left unglazed. One has a very rare decoration with hanging persimmons (hoshikaki) scratched into the engobe and the other has a often seen fence painted u...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1453079 (stock #0509)
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From our collection of Japanese Chawan with Christian Cross design: highly 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.

In the style of Seto kuro bowls this Chawan was covered with a brown glaze. On one side the sign of a Christian (Maltese) cross was left unglazed and was covered with a transparent ash glaze. On the other...