Treasures of Old Times
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1447470
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Edo Period (1603-1868) Japanese Red Raku Teabowl (Chawan) for tea ceremony.

Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since as early as the 16th century.

Size
2.34in. (6cm.) high;
5.07in. (13cm.) diameter;
365g weight.

Condition
There are old repairs at the rim with gold and red lacquer. Please see the photos for details. No cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1451261
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Edo Period (1603-1868) Mishima calendar (Koyomide) tea bowl (三島暦手茶碗) with Ogata Kenzan mark.

Mishima pottery is a slip inlay technique brought to Japan from Korea in the 16th century.

In the city of Mishima there is a Grand Shrine of Mishima that was famous for publishing an almanac/calendar with bars for describing each day with its good and bad luck connotations.

The Koyomide bowls seemed to mimic these almanacs. Sen no Rikyu, the most famous Tea ma...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1454156
Treasures of Old Times
$460.00
This is a rare antique Mizusashi (water jar) of Japanese Ofukei ware covered with black lacquer lid decorated with wisteria entwined with pine trees which was made in 18-19 centuries during Edo period (1603-1868).
The cylinder shaped jar has unique antique presence and Wabi-Sabi atmosphere and potentially can be used in tea ceremony.

Ofukei ware comes from the Kan'ei era (1624–44) when the first lord of Owari Tokugawa Yoshinao (1601–1650) had a kiln constructed at the corner o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #1459219
Treasures of Old Times
$480.00
Edo Period (19c) Karatsu Guinomi (sake cup) from old Kansai pottery collection.
It is rare to find Edo Karatsu sake cup in such condition.

Karatsu pottery is one of most desired pottery type in Japan based in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture since 15th century.
It is made from high in iron clay often decorated with an iron-based underglaze, giving an earthy and natural feeling to the fired items.

Width 5.7cm
Height 6.7cm
Weight 89g

In excellent antiqu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1460474
Treasures of Old Times
$1,900.00
Aka Raku Chawan named "Hanshan" made by Matsuo Fushunsai (1792-1830) who was the 5th generation head of Matsuo-Ryu Tea Ceremony School in Higashi-ku , Nagoya.
The box is signed by Matsuo 6th generation Iemoto Gyosai (1820-1856).

The rim is gently undulated moving to the plump body. The hills are lightly squeezed, and the whole shape is rounded as if it is a sphere. The surface has irregularities that allows to follow the trajectories of hand-modeling, and the dynamic scenery giv...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #1461536
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Karatsu pottery is one of most desired pottery type in Japan based in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture since 15th century.
It is made from high in iron clay often decorated with an iron-based underglaze, giving an earthy and natural feeling to the fired items.

Width 6.6cm
Height 3.4cm
Weight 73g

No cracks. No chips.
Supplied with wooden box with the label "Ko Karatsu"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1462428
Treasures of Old Times
$480.00
Edo Period (1603-1868) Seto ware Brown Glazed Tea Bowl (Chawan)

Lovely antique Seto chawan with skillful Kintsugi repair.

Seto pottery, dated as early as the 13th century, produced around Seto city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
It is also considered as one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan.

Size
Width 11.5cm;
Height 8cm;

Condition
Overall good.
There are repairs with gold lacquer.
Supplied with the appraisal box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1462470
Treasures of Old Times
$1,350.00
Beautiful Edo Period (1603-1868) Iga Tea bowl

Natural ash glazed Iga Pottery is traditionally produced in former Iga Province, the birthplace of ninja, in central Japan dating back to 7th century and it generally reflects wabi-sabi aesthetics with its unique rustic appearance.

Size
8cm high;
13cm width;

Condition
There are with few cracks. Please see the photos for reference.
Supplied with old box which says Iga Chawan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1415033
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Middle Edo Period Japanese Antique Ko-Imari Porcelain Cup with Dragon Painting made over 200 years ago. It was used for buckwheat (Soba-choko). Imari ware has been produced in Hizen area of Saga prefecture of Japan since 17th century. Size Width 2.8in ( 7cm ) Length 2.8in ( 7cm ) Height 2.3in ( 5.9cm ) Weight 3.53oz ( 100g) Condition Overall good. Used. There are few tiny cracks on the edge of bottom rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1445955
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Large and heavy Mid-Edo Period (1603-1868) Seto Ware Blue and White Dish.

Seto pottery, dated as early as the 13th century, produced around Seto city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. It is also considered as one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan.

Size
Diameter 31cm
Height 5.5cm
Weight 1570g

Condition
Good, no repairs.
Please see the pictures for details.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1446236
Treasures of Old Times
$240.00
Exquisite Antique Yellow Glaze Ki-Seto Incense Burner 耳付香炉 Mimi-Tsuki Kōro with two ears from Mid-Edo period (18 century).

The hole for the smoke is located under one of the decorative ear.

Seto pottery, dated as early as the 13th century, produced around Seto city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
It is also considered as one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan.

Size
5.265in. (13.5cm.) high;
4.875in. (12.5cm.) diameter;
910g weight.
Con...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1447472
Treasures of Old Times
$540.00
Rare example of Mid-Edo Period (1603-1868) White Shino Ware Tea Bowl (Chawan).
The potter's mark is carved at the base.

Shino pottery is produced in today's Gifu prefecture since 16th century and it is distinguished by thick white glazes, red marks and the surface of small holes.

Size
2.925in. (7.5cm.) high;
5.07in. (13cm.) diameter;
405g weight.

Condition
There are chips and cracks due to age. The bowl doesn't leak and can be used as ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1447777
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Rare 18th Century Hagi Tsutsu Chawan (Cylindrical Tea Bowl) Made for Tea Ceremony Wabi Sabi Mid-Edo Period (1603-1868).

Hagi pottery became popular throughout Japan for tea ceremony during Edo period (1603-1867). Hagi ware has its distinctive nice cracks together with soft texture which is highly prized among tea lovers around the world.

Size
3.7in. (9.5cm.) high;
4.4in. (11.3cm.) diameter;
310g weight.


Condition
There are cracks due to ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1447832
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Japanese Antique Raku Teabowl (Chawan) made during Mid-Edo Period (1603-1868).

Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since as early as the 16th century.
The seal of the potter is stamped at the bottom.

Size
2.613in. (6.7cm.) high;
4.212in. (10.8cm.) diameter;
230g weight.

Condition
Good considering the age.
There is a chip at the rim. Please see the photos for details.
No cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1449836
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Large and heavy antique Japanese Seto ware Kashiki (dessert) bowl made during Mid-Edo Period (1603-1868)

Seto pottery, dated as early as the 13th century, produced around Seto city in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
It is also considered as one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan.

Size
5.8cm. high;
21.4cm. diameter;
835g weight.

Condition
Good considering the age.
There small old repairs of the rim, no cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1450561
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Mid-Edo Period (1603-1868) Antique Shino Ware Chawan (Tea Bowl)

Shino pottery is produced in today's Gifu prefecture since 16th century and it is distinguished by thick white glazes, red marks and the surface of small holes.

Size
3.3in. (8.4cm.) high;
5.1in. (13cm.) diameter;
440g weight.

Condition There are repairs and cracks due to age. The bowl doesn't leak and can be used for tea ceremony.
Please see the photos for details.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1450564
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Edo Period (1603-1868) Japanese Antique Kyo Ware Tsutsu Chawan (Tea Bowl) for Tea Ceremony.

Kyo/Kiyomizu Ware has several centuries of history with over 300 kilns located around Kyoto, Japan.
The history of Kiyomizu pottery goes back to the Momoyama period (1568-1600).

Size
Height 9.5cm
Width 10cm
Weight 480g

Condition
Overall good considering the age, no cracks, no chips.
Supplied with old wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1458345
Treasures of Old Times
$1,250.00
Very rare 17/18c Red Raku Kyogen Tsutsu Chawan (cylinder bowl) with old golden repair.
No mark. The writing on old wooden box says 'Aka Raku Tsutsu Chawan Ichi' which can be attributed to Ichigen or Ichinyu.

According to Raku museum, the pattern with white circles was popular at that time which refers to a design applied on Hakama trousers used for Kyogen, a form of traditional Japanese comic theater.

Very similar chawan made by Ichigen I (1662-1722) can be seen in Rak...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1459888
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Wonderful Early to Mid Edo (17-18cc) Kuro Oribe Kutsugata Chawan (distorted tea bowl) for Tea Ceremony.

Clay covered with black dull glaze, of irregular form with unglazed foot ring and surrounding area. The old label on the box has the name Rinzo (林蔵) who was probably a potter or a tea master.

From Japanese private collection

Oribe ware known since 16th century and it is coming from Mino of Gifu prefecture of Japan.
It has distinctive green or black colo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1462182
Treasures of Old Times
$290.00
17th/18th century Shino-Ware Kogo (Incense box) Edo period (1603-1868) Shino pottery is produced in today's Gifu prefecture since 16th century and it is distinguished by thick white glazes, red marks and the surface of small holes. Size Height 4.8 cm Width 5.7 cm Weight 93 g Condition No chips, no cracks Supplied with a wooden storage box
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1462191
Treasures of Old Times
$780.00
Original work of Yanagisawa Kien (1703-1758) Antique Japanese Painting of Jurojin, the God of Longevity

Yanagisawa Kien was a samurai in the middle of the Edo period and a pioneer of Nanga painting style. He is also known as Chikkei and Gyokkei.

His father was one the important member of the Yanagisawa samurai clan, which rose to prominence under the Edo period Tokugawa shogunate.

As a child, he lived in Edo and developed an interest in painting at the age of nin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1462340
Treasures of Old Times
$1,000.00
Antique Japanese tea bowl made by Sen Sosa VI, Kakukakusai Genso (1678-1730) who was the 6th Iemoto of Omotesenke school.
There is the "Fu-niko" mark and the inscription which says "with Shigaraki sand soil".

A museum quality masterpiece made by the head of one of the main tea ceremony school in Japan.

Kakukakusai Genso, the son of Soei Hisada, was adopted by the 5th generation Zuiryusai Ryokyu, and inherited the Iemoto title of Grand Master of Omotesenke tea ceremony ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1446135
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
17th century Karatsu ware Tea Bowl (Chawan) made in Kihara kiln in Kyushu region

Kihara kiln of Kyushu region was operating during the transition times between the decline of Karatsu tea ceremonial ware and the raise of Shoki-Imari ware (approx. 1624-1671).
While most of the Kihara Karatsu tea bowls are excavated pieces, and it is very rare to find a bowl in such good condition and generous painting.
The bowl has dedicated box with appraisal of tea ware expert "Kuroda Touto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1446239
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Very rare Momoyama - Early Edo Korean Buncheong (Ko-Mishima) bowl from the Hakbong-ri kiln located at Gyeryongsan mountain in Chungcheongnam-do, Korea.

Very similar example is in Nezu museum called 上田暦手 (Ueda Koyomide):
https://turuta.jp/story/archives/19101

Another Ko-Mishima bowl was in possession of Sen no Rikyu himself:
https://turuta.jp/story/archives/19135

Such bowls were exported to Japan where they were used for tea ceremony giving the bir...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1448509
Treasures of Old Times
$340.00
Chinese Late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Gosu Akae Kokutani Kogo (Incense Container).
Very popular among Japanese high society, it was exported from China to Japan in the early Edo period (1603-1868).

Size
1.755in. (4.5cm.) high;
2.847in. (7.3cm.) width;
190g weight.

Condition
Very good considering the age.
There are old repairs with gold. Please see the photos for details. No chips.
Supplied with the very old wooden box and the high quality...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1459190
Treasures of Old Times
$1,900.00
Very rare Momoyama period (1568-1600) Ko Karatsu sake cup formerly in the collection of Fujio Koyama (1900-1975).

Shallow body with uneven rim typical for Momoyama period. There are skillfully made gold kintsugi repairs over the edge.

The old wooden custom-made Magewappa box has a label which says that the cup was in the collection of Fujio Koyama and dated as Momoyama period.

Koyama Fujio was a scholar of Japanese pottery and a potter as well. He is well known ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1459195
Treasures of Old Times
$850.00
Momoyama Period (1568-1600) Ko Karatsu ware chawan with old kintsugi repair.

With nicely thrown body with uneven rim which is typical for Momoyama period.

Karatsu ware is one of most desired pottery type in Japan based in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture since 15th century.

Size
Width 11cm
Height 6cm

Condition There are cracks and repairs due to age.
Supplied with old wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1462426
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Early Joseon dynasty (1392-1897) Korean Mishima tea bowl with Japanese appraisal box

Such bowls were exported to Japan since Momoyama period where they were used for tea ceremony giving the birth of Japanese Mishima ware.

Size
Width 14 cm
Height 7 cm

There are gold lacquer repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1465677
Treasures of Old Times
$1,200.00

Suna-Gohon (sand is added to the clay) tea ware was fired at the Japanese consular office in Busan in the early Edo period (1603-1868) and sent to the Tokugawa family and other daimyo. The kiln was closed in 1718.


Size
Diameter 13.3cm
Height 8cm

In good antique condition.
There are minor cracks, old gold lacquer and foot repairs.
Supplied with modern wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1465749
Treasures of Old Times
$750.00
Excellent light tea bowl fired in the Busan kiln which was run by the Tsushima feudal clan in the middle of the Joseon era (17c).

Gohon tea bowls represent the quintessence of the aesthetics of what tea bowls have to be at that moment.
This is the type of Koryo tea bowls which were made by the order from Japan in the 17th and 18th centuries.
The name Gohon (model) is derived from the fact that it was fired in Korea based on the model (underdraft and cut shape of the tea bow...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1465751
Treasures of Old Times
$550.00
Excellent early Edo example of old Karatsu ware shouldered (Katatsuki) tea caddy attested by renowned art researcher and collector Katsura Matasaburo (1901-1986).

Katsura Matasaburo is a pioneer of old Bizen ware research.
He is the author of 'Catalogue of Masterpiece Ceramics of Old Bizen Pottery' published in Tokyo in 1973.

Karatsu pottery is one of most desired pottery type in Japan based in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture since 15th century.
It is made from high in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1443266
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Very rare Goryeo Dynasty (12th/13th century) Korean antique celadon glazed stoneware bowl with short flared walls inlaid in white slip with flower springs and string bands in white, the flower sprigs on the exterior walls rendered in black and white slip.

Provenance: Japanese private collection
Similar inlaid chrysanthemum bowls can be found in Cleveland Museum:
https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1918.448
https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1924.135

Size
Di...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1450562
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Very Rare Goryeo Dynasty (12th/13th century) Korean Celadon Inlaid Crane Stoneware Oil Bottle Goryeo Celadon Korean Antique Pottery

Provenance: Japanese private collection

Size
Diameter 6.8cm
Height 3.9cm
Weight 107g

Condition
No cracks, no chips.
Please see the pictures for reference.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1455254
Treasures of Old Times
Sold
Very Rare Goryeo Dynasty (12th/13th century) Korean Celadon Inlaid Crane Stoneware Oil Bottle

Provenance: Japanese private collection

Size
Diameter 7.5cm
Height 4.5cm
Weight 110g

Condition
There is excess of scree around the bottom occurred when firing.
Please see the pictures for reference.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1457500
Treasures of Old Times
$5,000.00
Song Dynasty (960-1279) Jizhou tortoiseshell glazed bowl with conical side rounding up towards the rim.

The body is covered with a rich dark brown glaze splashed in translucent golden glaze.
From Japanese private collection. Overall, it is an excellent example of Jizhou ware which imitates the mottled tortoiseshell.
The very similar bowl was sold at Christie's in May, 2018: http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2018/05/02/36371199.html

Size
2.34in. (6cm.) h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1462190
Treasures of Old Times
$240.00
Large Goryeo Dynasty (12th/13th century) Korean Celadon Glazed Molded Bowl
The interior is molded with floral pattern.

Size
Diameter 18cm
Height 7.5cm

Condition
There are cracks and repairs. No chips.
Please see the photos for reference.