Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1269664 (stock #0181)
Momoyama Gallery
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We can offer you a rare and wonderful chinese zisha pottery teapot made by world famous Zhou Guizhen.

The Tea Pot has a smooth surface, a round body and it is very fine carved with a bamboo shape handle and a bamboo shape spout.

The cover inside and the bottom center is marked with the master name Zhou Gui Zhen.

Size: 7,2'' height x 5 3/8'' bottom diameter...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1266098 (stock #0175)
Momoyama Gallery
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We kindly like to offer you a fantastic Chinese Zisha Tea Pot of Yixing clay, made by famous Bao Zhiqiang.

It has an artistic form, rare to find and it is marked with 'BAO ZHIQIANG'.

Yixing clay (traditional Chinese: pinyin: Yíxīng; Wade–Giles: I-Hsing) is a type of clay from the region near the city of Yixing in Jiangsu province, China. Its use dates back to the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279) when Yixing clay was first mined around Lake Taihu in China...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1288375 (stock #0208)
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Fantastic tea bowl by Kingyoku Nakata, the best specialist of Chibu art, made 40 years ago.

This bowl is designed with a granular white painting called 'Shiro (white)-Chibu, which is very rare in Kutani. (Ao (blue)-Chibu was made more often. Please take a look on an Ao-Chibu Tea Bowl - our item # 0188)

Beside the Shiro-Chibu there is a golden arabesque design, which is called Kin-Karakusa.

The Tea Bowl is offered together with its original wood box...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1241200 (stock #0128)
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ALREADY SOLD

This is a wonderful Kanbishi chawan of Living National Treasure Potter Arakawa Toyozo with its original signed wooden box.

It is in mint condition with no cracks and no repairs.

Size: 5,3 inches x 4,9 inches x 3,0 inches

Toyozo Arakawa (1894 - 1985) rediscovered the techniques of manufacturing Shino glazes first perfected during the Momoyama and Edo periods...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1244135 (stock #0134)
Momoyama Gallery
$1500.00

This is the second valuable porcelain item of Japanese Living National and Human Treasure Tsukamoto Kaiji that we offer from our collection.

A bird and leaf patterns are molded on the plate. The seal of this great potter is stamped on the bottom...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1241708 (stock #0129)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

This is a set of a vintage Japanese porcelain tea plate, which was made by a Human National Treasure, Kaiji Tsukamoto (1912-1990) about 40 years ago.

This legendary star potter was honored in 1983 with the most importend award "Living National Treasure/Japanese Human National Treasure.

Flowers are molded on the plate. The seal of his kiln is stamped on the bottom.

The original wooden box with the signature of his kiln name & his profile are also included...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1258130 (stock #0152)
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ALREADY SOLD

This is a tea bowl of Japanese OHI pottery ware, which was made about 50 years ago by famous Chozaemon Ohi (1901-1986).

It has a fantastic black glaze. The work and the box has the sign of the 9th. Chozaemon Ohi. His name is inherited from the Edo era.

The Ninth Chozaemon was the son of the Eigth Chozaemon who had been making tea utencils from age sixteen until his death at age eighty-six...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1343692 (stock #0339)
Momoyama Gallery
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Please check our new category 'Vintage Tea Bowls', where we present once in a while high quality vintage chawans. This is a vintage Japanese hand-shaped pottery tea bowl of Seto ware, which was made about 50 years ago.

The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. Very artistic Tenmoku glaze.

Size: 8,8 cm height x 13 cm in diameter...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1491973 (stock #0637)
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This is a wonderful vintage Japanese Raku style tea cup of Ohi ware with an amazing amber glaze which was made about 50-60 years ago by Rakusai Ohi. The seal of 'Ohi' is stamped on the bottom. The original wooden box with the signature and the seal of the artist is also included.

Ohi ware has become well known for its use of Ame-gusuri, or amber glaze. Being a Raku style, it was low-fired and is quite light and soft in the hands...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1484005 (stock #0608)
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This beautiful chawan (tea bowl) is a Raku ware made by famous Kyuraku Kimura. It was made about 40-50 years ago. The seal of Raku is stamped on the bottom.

It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box and an appraisal of the Daitoku-ji Temple, Kyoto. This temple is very famous for its knowledge about chanoyu (Japanese tea ceremony). Tea ceremony items with a signature and an appraisal of the Daitoku-ji Temple have a high evaluation for collectors...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1970 item #1378810 (stock #0424)
Momoyama Gallery
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This beautiful chawan (tea bowl) is a Raku ware made by famous Kyuraku Kimura. It was made about 40-50 years ago. The seal of Raku is stamped on the bottom.

It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box and an appraisal of the Daitoku-ji Temple, Kyoto. This temple is very famous for its knowledge about chanoyu (Japanese tea ceremony). Tea ceremony items with a signature of the Daitoku-ji Temple have a high evaluation for collectors.

Also, the contrast of emera...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1236109 (stock #0113)
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A tetsu-yu chawan by greatest Kanjiro Kawai with signed box.

Mint, no cracks or repairs.

Size: 8,6 cm height, 13,1 cm diameter.

No ceramic artist of the Showa approached Kanjiro Kawai (1890-1966) for creativity and artisanship. Kanjiro was a true artist by nature, and together with Hamada Shoji, set a pattern of study for modern potters. After graduating the Tokyo School of Industrial Design, he came to study in Kyoto, eventually establishing his own kiln on the ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1217909 (stock #0045)
Momoyama Gallery
$1250 Sold

The only Blanc de Chine Figure of our collection is presented to offer now.

A Chinese Dehua White Porcelain Lotus Flower Shakyamuni Buddha Statue, 12 inches tall, dating from 1850. Since 65 years it is in our private collection of Religious Art.

It is in excellent condition, only minimal wears of age. On the back is the sign of the Dehua Craftsman. The statue is rich in details and the all over glaze is amazing.

The Buddha is heavy for a porcelain figure, about 3...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1960 item #1485512 (stock #0617)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,250.00

A fantastic maki-e vase by greatest Heian Zohiko Nishimura Hikobei VIII in great condition. It was made around 1950. An alloyed copper inner tray is also included.

Hikobei VIII(1886~1965) delved heavily into laquerware technology, creating a vast array of well-known works from the end of the Meiji period through the early Showa period.

His works were featured in world expositions as well as in national industrial fairs, winning prizes along the way. Zohiko grew dramatica...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1217546 (stock #0033)
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Size 35 x 22 x 17 cm (13,78'' x 8,66'' x 6,69'')

Weight 7,4 Kg

Here we exhibite one of the best Cloisonne and 24k gold Kwan Yin Statues in the world - premium and museum quality.

This Kwan Yin with the hand position "Apan mudra" is made of heavy bronze, finest Cloisonné and finished with 24k gold, melted over some parts of the figure with high temperature inside a kiln.

It was made by a master of craftsmanship as you can see in the pictures. Please go to...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1477254 (stock #0590)
Momoyama Gallery
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A beautiful Shino Chawan by one of the best Japanese artists of the 20th century, Yano Keisen, made 70 years ago. His ceramics were part of the wedding of the Japanese Emperor Akihito in 1959 and since then part of the imperial household.

It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box without chips or cracks.

Yano Keisen was a Japanese Asian Modern & Contemporary artist. He was born in the year 1897 as the second son of Nagae Shotaro in Kozoji-cho, Kasugai Ci...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1313982 (stock #0262)
Momoyama Gallery
$395.00

Well carved helmet mask of the Bamileke People, Grassland of Cameroon around 1950, former collection of Dr. Heinz Werner Schmitt, Munich/Germany.

Size: 42 cm height. Good condition with great patina and some scrapes and scratches. Great.

The Bamileke are among the artistic elite of the Cameroon Grasslands area. They are ruled by kings, and many of their masks are for royal festivities. Masks like this one belonged to the regulatory society, (Kwifoyn). They are identified...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1348330 (stock #0353)
Momoyama Gallery
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Here is the only Onta Chawan of our collection: a rare and beautiful chawan of Onta ware, made in 1958 (the manufacting year is written on the originally signed wooden box).

The production dates back to the early 18th century. Onta ware is closely associated with Mingei folk art. The earth for the pottery is found in Onta in the mountains. It normally comes in the form of rocks and needs to be ground to a pulver. This is done by the usage of traditional water scoops or mills called...