Treasures of Old Times
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1446090
Treasures of Old Times
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1464788
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$2,800.00
Rare yellow glazed Ido style bowl made by Raku Kichizaemon X Tannyu (1795-1854) with original box signed by the artist.

Tannyu was born as the second son of 9th-generation master Ryonyu. His father retired at the age of 56, and his elder brother had died young, so Tannyu became Raku master at the age of 17...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1459190
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1460474
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1462470
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$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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1458345
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$1,250.00
Very rare 17/18c Red Raku Kyogen Tsutsu Chawan (cylinder bowl) with old golden repair.
No mark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1465677
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$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 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 1920 item #1463476
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$900.00
Antique Izumo-Irabo Tea Bowl named "暁の月" (Akatsuki No Tsuki) with 7th Iemoto (grandmaster) of Edosenke tea school signed box.

Akatsuki No Tsuki means yellow moon which shines in the dawn.

Edosenke tea ceremony school was originated by renowned tea master Kawakami Fuhaku (1719-1807) who studied under Joshinsai Tennen Sosa (1705–51), the 7th-generation head of the Omotesenke tea school...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1459195
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$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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1456545
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$770.00
Very Rare 11th generation Raku Kichizaemon Keinyu (1817-1902) White Raku Sake Bottle Tokkuri.

The mark of the potter is stamped at the bottom. Keinyu used this mark after his retirement.
The red clay was used which was glazed and fired. It is a rare work that depicts the standing cranes of parents and child. He often used crane decoration in his later years such as Fukurokuju tea bowl exhibited in Kyoto in autumn 2020. (Autumn Special Exhibition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1465678
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$750.00
Red Raku Chawan made by Ennosai Tetchu Soshitsu (1872-1924), 13th generation head of the Urasenke tea school...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1454295
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$680.00
Don't miss this opportunity to own the impressive late Edo Period (1603-1868) Iga Tetsuki Kashiki (手付 菓子器) dish with fantastic glazing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1465679
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$680.00
Excellent painted work of Okuda Mokuhaku (1800–1871) who is known as the reviver of the Akahada ware traditions during the late Edo and the early Meiji periods.

Mokuhaku Okuda, a wealthy merchant, was also a notable tea master of the nearby city of Koriyama, worked in the Akahada kiln in the mid 1800`s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1454276
Treasures of Old Times
$550.00
Rare early 20 century Kutani ware Shunga Sake cup with old box

Kutani Ware has been produced near Kaga mountain in Ishikawa prefecture of Japan from as early as 17 century.
Kutani porcelain can be characterized by rich overglaze enamels and beautiful hand-painted motifs.

Size
1.05in. (2.7cm.) high;
2.3in. (15.9cm.) diameter;
95g weight.

Condition
Very good considering the age. No chips, no cracks.
Supplied with old box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1448214
Treasures of Old Times
$550.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1447472
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$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...
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 #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 1900 item #1462181
Treasures of Old Times
$470.00
Edo period (19c) Aka Raku Chawan (Tea bowl) made by Ninnami Dohachi.
Slightly deformed on one side, with unglazed foot ring.

Excellent example of well-known Dohachi family red Raku tea ware made in Edo period, this would make an valuable addition to any collection of Japanese antique ceramics.

One of the most brilliant Kyoto potter of the Edo era, Ninnami Dohachi is renowned for the revival of the Kyo ware that flourished during the late Edo period.

Raku p...
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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1462183
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$450.00
Skillfully crafted Shino ware Tea Bowl (Chawan) for tea ceremony made in 19 century by anonymous potter.

Shino ware 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 7.8cm
Width 11.8cm

Condition
There is an old chip of glaze on the side.
Supplied with wooden box
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1465674
Treasures of Old Times
$450.00
Rengetsu Otagaki (1791-1875) was 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 age of the glaze is consistent with authentic Rengetsu work.

Size
Diameter: 5.8 cm
Height: 4.3 cm

Condition
The cup has a crack but it is not a probl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1462180
Treasures of Old Times
$440.00
Elegant Agano ware Chaire (tea caddy) with lovely bluish green glaze made in Fukuchi, Fukuoka Prefecture.
The mark of the kiln is stamped on the base.

Agano ware pottery is produced in today's Fukuoka prefecture since 1602 when the lord of the Kokura domain, a master of the tea ceremony, brought Sonkai, a potter from Korea's Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897), to build a climbing kiln in Agano area.

Vivid bluish green glaze rich of copper is a typical for Agano ware.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1460351
Treasures of Old Times
$360.00
Edo Period (19c) Yusai Awazu Brown Glaze Chawan formerly in the collection of Nishimura Toshimichi.
The mark Awazu is stamped at the bottom.

Yusai Awazu (1770-1848) was a government official in Inaba Province, an old province of Japan in the area that is today the eastern part of Tottori Prefecture, in the late Edo period.

He was from the house that served as Toneri (servants for imperial house and aristocrats) for generations, and was a disciple of Suehiro Unge in Hig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1462192
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$350.00
Original painting of Ukita Ikkei (1795-1859), a significant figure in the revival of yamato-e painting, a revered Japanese form of court painting. He was also the master of waka poems and calligraphy.

Ukita Ikkei was captured and imprisoned in Ansei Purge and died shortly after he was released from prison when he was 65 years old.
The artist's signature and red stamp seal are on the lower right.

Sugawara no Michizane (845-903) was a scholar, poet, and politician of t...
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 : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1459882
Treasures of Old Times
$280.00
Excellent and rare 19c Karatsu Guinomi (sake cup) With Gold Decoration Antique Sake Ware
Skillfully decorated with gold however it seems it is not a repair but a decoration of unglazed areas.

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

Size
Width 7cm
Height 4.6cm

Condition
No cracks, no chips
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1443346
Treasures of Old Times
$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 : 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 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 : 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 : 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 : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1459888
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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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1451261
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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...