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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1450362
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Antique Japanese Black Raku Ware Tea Bowl (Chawan) with for Tea Ceremony made during Meiji period (1868-1912)

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
Diameter 11cm
Height 7.5cm
Weight 495g

Condition
Overall good, no cracks, no chips.
Old storage box is supplied.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1450360
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Antique Japanese Shino Ware Chawan (Tea Bowl) Old Shino Pottery for Tea Ceremony Meiji period (1868-1912).
The potter signature is carved on the bottom.
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 14cm
Height 7cm
Weight 370g

Condition
Overall good.
No chips, no cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1450006
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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) Antique Japanese Tea Cup with inscribed poem and signature

Rengetsu Otagaki (1791-1875) was a Buddhist nun who is widely regarded to have been one of the greatest Japanese poets of the 19th century.
She was also a skilled potter and painter and expert calligrapher and adorned her ceramics with poems written in her unique calligraphic style.
The cup style and the the glaze is consistent with authentic Rengetsu work.

Size
Width 8cm...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1449895
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Large and Heavy Bizen Pottery Winter Chawan (Tea Bowl) made by Isezaki Mitsuru (1934-2011). This powerful chawan is inspired by legendary Tadaima bowl of Momoyama period located in Miho museum near Kyoto:
https://turuta.jp/story/archives/6472

Isezaki Mitsuru was born in 1934 in the well-known family of Bizen potters. His younger brother Isezaki Jun (b.1936) is the Living National Treasure since 2004.
Mr. Isezaki holds the Intangible Cultural Property title since 1998.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1449836
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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 1900 item #1449654
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Edo Period (1603-1868) Hagi ware Chawan (Tea Bowl) for Tea Ceremony

Hagi pottery became popular throughout Japan for tea ceremony during Edo period (1603-1868). Hagi ware has its distinctive nice cracks together with soft texture which is highly prized among tea lovers around the world.

Size
Width 4.1in (10.5cm);
Height 2.85in (7.3cm);
Weight 495g.

Condition
Good.
No chips, no cracks.
Supplied with wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1449196
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Rare Antique Japanese Ofukei ware Chawan with fantastic transparent ash glaze ( result of burning feldspar minerals) and kintsugi repair (gold repair) by Kato Gorohachi (?-1900) The potter signature is written on the bottom.

There is not much information about this Meiji era potter available even in Japan and his birth year is unknown.
He worked in the Hinno kiln of Aichi Prefecture in late 19 century.

Ofukei ware comes from the Kan'ei era (1624–44) when the first ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1448889
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Tani Seiuemon Shigaraki Tea Bowl (Chawan) Wood fired Natural Ash Stoneware Glazed Studio Pottery

Born in Shigaraki in 1913, Tani Seiuemon was the key person to revive old Ko-Shigaraki and Ko-Iga styles with natural ash glaze effects.
Tani Seiuemon works are exhibited in British museum and Cleveland Museum of Art.
Currently, his son Tani Q operates the family kiln in Shigarakicho.

Size
3.12in. (8cm.) high;
4.68in. (12cm.) diameter;
620g total weight....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1448884
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Meiji Period (1868-1912) Japanese Red Raku Teabowl (Chawan) for tea ceremony.

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
2.184in. (5.6cm.) high;
4.875in. (12.5cm.) diameter;
225g weight.

Condition
Good considering the age.
There are small chips and small gold repair at the rim. Please see the photos for details.
No cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1448509
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$500.00
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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1448261
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Edo Period (1603-1868) Kiyomizu Ware Bowl with Gold Repair Kintsugi

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
2in. (5.2cm.) high;
4.8in. (12.3cm.) diameter;
7.05oz. (200g.) weight.

Condition
Good considering the age.
There is old gold repair kintsugi on the side and small chips at the bottom.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1448214
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Very rare XII Eiraku Wazen (1823–1896) Kiseto Sake Cup (Sakazuki) with original box. The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom.

XII Eiraku Wazen (1823–1896) belongs to one of the most influential pottery family in Kyoto in 19 century.
He became the head of the family in 1843 at the age of 20 with the name Wazen after retirement of his father Hozen.
His works are held in Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Size
Diameter 10.1cm
Height 3....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1447833
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1th Generation Zengoro Eiraku Hozen (1795-1855)Tea Bowl (Chawan) for Tea Ceremony.

The Eiraku family is one of the most important and historically significant family of potters in Japan since 17 century.
They belong to a limited number of craftsmen who is allowed to create tea ceremony utensils for three schools of tea ceremony which are Mushakoujisenke, Urasenke and Omotesenke.

Size
2.6in. (6.7cm.) high;
6.2in. (15.9cm.) diameter;
340g weight.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1447832
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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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1447787
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Studio Pottery Kyo ware Red Glaze Tokkuri (Sake Bottle) by Yoshinori Izumi (b. 1947).

- Born in Kyoto 1947;
- 1970 Graduated from Osaka University of the Arts, Craft Design, Ceramics Department;
- 1971 Graduated from Kyoto Municipal Industrial Research Institute;
  - Opened Daikakuji Pottery in front of Sagadaikakuji Gate, Ukyo-ku;
- 1994 Visited the ruins of an ancient kiln of Celadon and Tenmoku in China;
- 2013 Moved the pottery in Keihoku, Ukyo-ku.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1447785
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Meiji Period (1868-1912) Japanese Shino Ware Mizusashi (Fresh Water Container) 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
5.7in. (14.5cm.) high;
5.4in. (14.5cm.) diameter;
1470g weight.
Condition
Good.
No chips, no cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1447777
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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
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1447472
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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 1837 VR item #1447470
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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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1447425
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While Kitaoji Rosanjin can be arguably called the most eccentric figure in Japanese art world in 20 century, Ando Minoru (1927-2015), 安藤實 is another name that comes to a mind. A painter, ceramist and calligrapher, he is widely recognized in Japan but almost unknown in the West.

Ando Minoru held his first painting exhibition at the Kokugakai of Ryuzaburo Umehara in 1957. In 1965, he worked under the guidance of Sakuzo Hineno, a well-known ceramist in Kyoto.
In 1967, Ando ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1446239
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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 : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1446236
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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 1700 item #1446135
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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 : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1446090
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Very rare hand-modelled Earthenware Tea Bowl (Chawan) with impressed mark made in Edo period (18th-19th century) by 9th-generation Raku master Ryonyu (1756-1834)

Kichizaemon IX Ryonyu (1756-1834), born the second son of Kichizaemon VIII Chonyu, assumed the role of head of the family and studio at the age of only 15 due the ill-health of his older brother Tokunyu.
Ryonyu’s style evolved through the stages of his career, and he used three main seals reflecting those stages, his ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1445956
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Meiji Period (1868-1912) Japanese Shino Ware Ido Chawan, Old Shino Pottery 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 14cm
Height 7.8cm
Weight 525g

Condition
Overall good. No chips, no cracks.
Supplied with wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1445955
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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 1900 item #1445951
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Very nice example of Edo Period (1603-1868) Nezumi Shino 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 7.5cm
Weight 600g

Condition
Overall good. No chips, no cracks.
Supplied with box
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1445949
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Kato Shuntai (1802-1877) Japanese Antique Seto Ware bowl. 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.

Size
Di...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1445189
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Massive Vintage Japanese Shigaraki Ware Tsukubai Jar made 70-80 years ago. Shigaraki ware belongs to one of the Six Old Kilns in Japan and originates from Koga town in Shiga Prefecture.
Among the unique features of Shigaraki pottery there are colour shades and patterns of red, brown and pink obtained by the firing due to the fire-resistant coarse soil as well as the dark tones of burnt by natural glaze. This rusty glaze on the scorched portions of Shigaraki ware is highly appreciated.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1445183
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Sake Cup made in 1970s by XIII Kakiemon Sakaida (1906-1982), decorated in bright polychrome enamels over a clear glaze and signed Kakiemon.

XIII Kakiemon Sakaida was born in Arita in 1906. In 1924 he graduated from Arita Industrial School and started to help his father Kakiemon XII.
XIII Kakiemon became the head of the family in 1963 after the death of his father. He was given a title of Living National Treasure in 1973.
Later in 1978 he was awarded by the Japanese Emperor w...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1445182
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Antique Japanese Shino ware Chawan made by Kato Gorohachi (?-1900.
The potter signature is written on the bottom.

There is not much information about this potter available even in Japan and his birth year is unknown.
He worked in the Hinno kiln of Aichi Prefecture in late 19 century.

Size
Diameter 12.7cm
Height 7.6cm
Weight 245g

Condition
Good.
No chips, no cracks
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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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

Size
Di...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1427996 (stock #1)
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Meiji Period (1868-1912) Japanese Raku Chawan with Amazing Glaze for Tea Ceremony Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since as early as the 16th century. Size Width 11.3cm Height 8.3cm Weight 340g + Box 260g Condition Overall good considering the age. Supplied with fabric bag shifuku and wooden box
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1427994 (stock #1)
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Very rare Edo Period (1603-1868) Japanese Antique Hohin Teapot for Sencha/Gyokuro with wonderful Wabi Sabi atmosphere Size Length 10.5cm Width 8.5cm Height 6cm Weight 190g Condition Overall good There are minor chips and lack of glaze Please see the photos for reference
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1427619
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Very Rare Antique Pottery Bowl with Kenzan Signature made by Kiyomizu Shichibei (1818–1891). Shichibei Kiyomizu was born in Kyoto in 1818 as the eldest son Takejiro of the second generation Rokubei Kiyomizu (1790-1860). Instead of taking over the family title, he founded his own kiln by 1839 with the name Kiyomizu Shichibei. It is not clear what was the reason behind that but it is known that Takejiro was a heavy drinker and was not allowed to use the same family name. His works are ofte...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1427491
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Fantastic Bizen Sangiri stoneware vase made by Jun Isezaki (b. 1936).

Sangiri is the Bizen technique when the vessel is partially buried in sand in the kiln. The exposed area turns blackish because the ashes that cover it retards oxidation.
Jun Isezaki was named a Living National Treasure in 2004.

Bizen ware was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century.

Size
Height 22cm
Diameter 12cm

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1427329 (stock #1)
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Motoyama Izumi (b. 1938) Bizen Sake Bottle Tokkuri This Bizen stoneware sake bottle is made with natural ash glaze. The works of Motoyama Izumi are held in Brooklyn Museum in New York. Bizen pottery was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century. Size Height 12cm Diameter 8.5cm Condition : Very good condition, no chips, no cracks. Supplied with original signed wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1427308
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Japanese Antique Gold Enamel Kinrande Bowl made by XII Eiraku Zengoro (1823–1896) with Phoenix Motif and Exquisite Gold Kintsugi Repair The bowl has a cobalt blue signature of the potter translated as "Made by Eiraku in Great Japan" XII Eiraku Zengoro (1823–1896) belongs to one of the most influential Kutani pottery family in Kyoto in 19 century. He became the head of the family in 1843 at the age of 20 with the name Wazen after retirement of his father Hozen. This bowl is more likel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1427022
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Meiji period (1868-1912) Antique Japanese Pink Raku Ware Tea Bowl Chawan with Poetry. The bowl bears Ryosen mark which can be attributed to Ryōsen-ji Buddhist temple in the city of Shimoda, Japan. Ryosen temple is noteworthy as the location of the signing ceremony for the Treaty of Amity and Commerce between the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan and the United States of America on July 29, 1858. Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since as early as the 16th century. S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1425611
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Rare Antique Japanese Kashiki Bowl for used ceremony of Meiji Period made by Rokubei Kiyomizu IV (1848-1920). The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. Rokubei Kiyomizu IV belongs to one of the most influential Kiyomizu family of potters. He was born in 1848 as the eldest son of Rokubei Kiyomizu III. He got his family title and the name Rokubei IV in 1883 when he joined the Toyukai artists’ association. He co-established the Kyoto Ceramic Research Institute in 1895. Rokubei IV re...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1970 item #1425576 (stock #1)
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Made by Living National Treasure, Fujiwara Yu (1932-2001), this Bizen Hidasuki sake bottle was made about 50 years ago. Yu Fujiwara, one of the most well-known Bizen potters of his time, has become the fourth Bizen Living National Treasure in 1996. There are only five people having such title for Bizen pottery and his father, Kei Fujiwara, became the second Bizen Living National Treasure in 1970. Prior to that, Fujiwara Yu was designated as an Intangible Cultural Property of his native Okayam...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1424577
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Isezaki Mitsuru (1934-2011) Bizen Pottery Hidasuki Flower Vase with Signed Box Isezaki Mitsuru was born in 1934 in the well-known family of Bizen potters. His younger brother Isezaki Jun (b.1936) is the Living National Treasure since 2004. Mr. Isezaki holds the Intangible Cultural Property title since 1998. Bizen ware was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century. Size Width 22cm Diameter 13cm Condition Good, no chips, no cracks....
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 1990 item #1424213
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Born in Bizen City in 1935, Yuichi Yamamoto is the eldest son of Tosyu Yamamoto, a Living National Treasure. He is the holder of numerous awards such as Kaneshige Toyo Pottery award as well as the grand prize at the Tanabe Museum Modern Forms. Yamamoto San has been designated as Important Intangible Cultural Asset of Okayama Prefecture in 1996. Bizen pottery was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century. Size Height 13.3cm Diameter 9.6c...