Treasures of Old Times
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1445180
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Very Rare Edo Period (1603-1868) Ki-Seto Tokkuri Sake Bottle.

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
Diamter 10cm
Height 16cm
Weight 470g

Condition
Good, used.
No chips, no cracks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1445156
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Antique Japanese pottery Kiyomizu bowl made by the 3rd Rokubei Kiyomizu (1820-1883). The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom.

The Rokubei family is one of the most influential pottery clan from Kyoto leaded by 8th generation now with over 240 years of history.
Rokubei III became the head of the family business in 1838 after his father, Rokubei II, retired.
He is known to revive Kyoto ceramic industry after 1868 when the capital moved to Tokyo.
In 1879, he was...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1445155
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Massive natural ash glazed Shigaraki flower vase made by veteran potter Takahashi Rakusai IV.
Born in 1925, Takahashi Rakusai IV is one the most notorious Shigaraki ceramists of modern times. He was awarded with Intangible Cultural Property title in 1976. Currently his son Takahashi Rakusai V is in charge of the family kiln.

Shigaraki ware belongs to one of the Six Old Kilns in Japan and originates from Koga town in Shiga Prefecture.
It was Juko Murata (1423-1502), the f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1443346
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$240.00
Rare Antique Japanese Iga ware vase Hanaire with potter's signature made during Meiji Period (1868-1912).

Iga Pottery is traditionally produced in former Iga Province in central Japan and it generally reflects wabi-sabi aesthetics with its famous rustic appearance.

Size
Height 23cm
Width 7cm
Weight 890g

Condition
Good, no chips, no cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1443266
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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

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1442774
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Kato Shuntai (1802-1877) Japanese Antique Shino Ware Chawan Teabowl made for Tea Ceremony Wabi Sabi The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. Kato Shuntai is a notable potter from Seto area, Aichi prefecture who lived in the late Edo period. He followed his father profession as a ceramist at the age of 15 and soon he received a name Shuntai from Tokugawa, the 11th Daimyo of modern Nagoya. Kato Shuntai expanded Seto ware techniques adding Shino, Oribe and Mugiwara styles to his works...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1442345 (stock #1)
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Very nice example of Meiji Period (1868-1912) Nezumi Shino Ware Chawan for Tea Ceremony. 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 Diameter 12cm Height 7cm Weight 375g Condition Overall good. No chips, no cracks.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1442344 (stock #1)
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Born in Okayama in 1914, Rokuro Nakamura is one of the greatest Bizen potters of modern times. He studied and made his first pottery together with LNT Toyo Kaneshige establishing his own Rokuro kiln in 1961. He has numerous awards including the Order of the Rising Sun, Green Paulownia Medal and Okayama Nichinichi Award. Nowadays, his skillful works are highly-prized among the collectors around the world. Mostly known for his sake utensils, Rokuro Nakamura's teabowls are very rare representing...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1442343 (stock #1)
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Rare Antique Japanese Tokoname Teapot 260ml with Calligraphy, Collector Shudei Kyusu for Sencha Tea made about 100 years ago. Tokoname area in Aichi prefecture, well known for its excellent quality teapots, is one of the six oldest kilns established since 12 century. Antique Tokoname teapots are rare to be found on the market due to the high demand among teapot collectors worldwide Length 13.2cm Width 17cm Height 7.7cm Total Weight 190g Condition Used. Good, no chips, no cracks. It ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1442335 (stock #1)
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Rare Antique Japanese Shino bowl Chawan Old Shino Pottery for Tea Ceremony made during Meiji Period (1868-1912) 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 Diameter 12.3cm Height 6.4cm Condition Overall good. No chips, no cracks. Supplied with wooden box
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1930 item #1442332
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Rare antique Seto ware teabowl made by Japanese potter Kato Bakutai (1861-1943) decorated with elegant horse and the calligraphy describing the First Firing of the year. The mark of the potter is stamped at the bottom.

Kato Bakutai was a prominent potter who initially worked under Kato Shuntai (1802-1877) being responsible for revival of Seto ware techniques in Japan in the 19th century.
He is also known to work with a variety of traditional pottery styles including Shino, Tenmoku...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1442325
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Studio Pottery Arita Ware Globular Porcelain Vase with Natural Landscape made by Fujii Shumei (b. 1936)

Fujii Shumei is the prominent potter from Arita who has many awards including the Award from Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition and the Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition as well as the Minister of Education Award.

Size
Width 19cm
Height 19cm

Condition
Good, no cracks, no chips
Supplied with original signed box
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 2000 item #1442322
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Impressive press moulded Kaki glaze bottle with Nukie decoration made by Hamada Shinsaku around 1990-1991.

Born in 1929 as second son of Hamada Shoji, Hamada Shinsaku continued the family tradition of the world recognized Mashiko pottery.
He worked and traveled closely with his father and took over the famous kiln in Mashiko in 1978. Shinsaku Hamada pottery is exhibited in numerous museums around the world.

Henko vase (oblong) is the Japanese term used to describe the...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1442319
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Jomon Zogan Vase made and signed by legendary Tatsuzo Shimaoka (1919-2007) in the 1980s who became Living National Treasure in 1996.

Tatsuzo Shimaoka was a Japanese mingei potter who studied under Shoji Hamada and later became the second Living National Treasure of Mashiko in Japan.
He was best known for his unique Jōmon zogan style of pottery, and was a master of many slip decorating and firing techniques for pottery.
Throughout his career, Shimaoka San worked collaborative...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1431216 (stock #1)
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1940s Nezumi Shino Ware Chawan Teabowl for Tea Ceremony. 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 Diameter 12cm Height 7.9cm Weight 380g Condition Overall good. No chips, no cracks. Supplied with wooden box
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1431154
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Edo Period (1603-1868) Japanese Antique Kuro Raku Tachi-Zuru Tsutsu Chawan for Tea Ceremony Wabi Sabi Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since as early as the 16th century. Size Height 10.3cm Width 10.2cm Weight 325g Condition Overall good considering the age, no cracks, no chips. The seal of the potter is stamped at the bottom.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1429939 (stock #1)
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Rare Nakamura Donen (1876-1937) Mishima Ware Chawan Bowl with Gold Repair Kintsugi. Nakamura Donen was a famous potter during Meiji-Taisho periods who worked in different styles such as Raku and Mishima. He has a lot of Korean influence in his works as he studied the pottery in Korea. Size Width 11.5cm Height 8.6cm Condition Overall good, the bowl the some repair with gold. Please see the images for details. Supplied with old wooden box.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1428799
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Kiyomizu Rokubei Teacup Set of 11 cups for green tea.

The teaset refers to Chinese longevity teacups called Wan Shou Wu Jiang (万寿无疆 in simplified Chinese) where the character 壽 (kotobuki in Japanese or shou in Chinese) means Long Life and character 福 (fu) means Good Fortune or Blessing.

The Rokubei family is one of the most influential pottery clan from Kyoto leaded by 8th generation now with over 240 years of history.

Size
Diameter 6.6cm
Heig...