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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1462186
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$750.00
Hamada Shoji (1884–1978) Broken Straw Brush Motif Yunomi.

Excellent example of Hamada's broken straw brush pattern with distinctive iron pigments.

No box is provided.

Size
Width 8.6cm
Height 8.9cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1462179
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$650.00
Japanese Antique Aka Raku Chawan (tea bowl) by the 1st Choraku Ogawa (1874-1939)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1460353
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$2,500.00
The mark of the potter is stamped in the middle of foot ring.

Konyu was born the eldest son of his predecessor Raku XI Keinyu. He succeeded his father at the young age of 15, was succeeded by his son Seinyu and retired at 63 and died at the age of 76. He was a mild-mannered man, and is said to have dedicated himself to the continuation of the Raku family and its legacy...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1456331
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1st Nakamura Donen (1876-1937) High Quality Black Raku Chawan (Tea Bowl) for Tea Ceremony

He was a famous potter during Meiji-Taisho periods who studied with 4th Ninnami Dohachi and worked in different styles such as Raku and Mishima...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1454495
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Remarkable Aka Raku Chawan (tea bowl) by the 1st Choraku Ogawa (1874-1939.
The potter stamp can be seen near the foot and the second one is on the side covered with glaze.

Ogawa Choraku is one of the best known Raku potters of modern times and the founder of Choraku potter family.
He became the disciple of 11th Raku Kichizaemon (Keinyu) and 12th Raku Kichizaemon (Konyu) and started his own kiln in 1904.
He received the name Choraku in 1906 from Choyuken, the head of a U...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1445183
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$160.00
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...
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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$400.00
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 : 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...
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...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1960 item #1421348
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Amazing Hagi pottery sake cup made by Living National Treasure 10th Miwa Kyusetsu (1895-1981). 10th Miwa Kyusetsu is one of the most significant potter of Hagi ware of all times. Sake cups made by Kyusetsu Miwa are very rare to find, almost all are in private collections in Japan. Sake cup with similar cracks is in collection of Yale University Art Gallery: https://artgallery.yale.edu/collections/objects/177211 Hagi Yaki pottery became popular throughout Japan for tea ceremony during Edo p...