Treasures of Old Times
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 : 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 : 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 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 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 : 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 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 1900 item #1457959
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A beautifully crafted Shino ware chawan with fantastic crackled glaze by Kato Gorohachi (?-1900) The potter signature is carved on the bottom.

Probably inspired by early Korean Ido shape examples, the bowl perfectly lies in hands giving strong Wabi feel.

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

Shino ware pottery is produce...
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 1900 item #1456190
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Classic Shino yaki matcha chawan (tea bowl) for Tea Ceremony made during Meiji Period in late 19 century.
The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom.
The fine crackle look with natural kiln vivid cracks gives the bowl an authentic wabi sabi feel ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1455254
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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 : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1454757
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Antique Japanese Kyo ware Chawan (Tea Bowl) with poetry made during Edo period (1603-1868).

Hand modeled, covered with yellow glaze except foot ring, with written poetry which is hardly seen due to the age.
The bowl is full of tea stain inside as a result of extensive use in the past which creates unique wabi sabi feel.

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...
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1454276
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$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 : Tea Articles : Pre 1837 VR item #1454156
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$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)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1451306
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Kato Harutake (1886-?) Shino Ware Chawan (Tea Bowl) for Tea Ceremony

Kato Harutake is of the same lineage as Seto ware founder Kato Kagemasa (1168-1249), and was born into a family that passed down the name Kato Buemon from generation to generation...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1450961
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Antique Japanese Red Raku Tea Bowl (Chawan) made by Waraku during Meiji period (1868-1912).

Made in Utsushi (ship design) style, its shape resembles the famous Seppo bowl, an important cultural asset, made by Honami Koetsu which is located in the Hatakeyama Memorial Museum of Fine Art in Tokyo.

Waraku started producing Raku wares around 1830 in Kyoto and now Motoo Kawasaki is the 8th generation of Waraku.

Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea cerem...