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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1407501 (stock #10989)
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$150.00
Small ceramic table, the top decorated with a mountain scape with two pavilions between clouds of gold; the sides decorated with a shippo motive. Stoneware with translucent, crackled glaze with overglaze green, blue, yellow, aubergine and red enamel and gold. Used on desk to rest ink brush against when not in use. Bottom inscribed in unglazed oval Ninsei. Japan, around 1900.

W 3 x D 1.75 x H 1.25 inch.

Some gold on edges a bit rubbed, otherwise excellent condition

From a private FL collection of incense boxes, water droppers and other antiques

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1401379 (stock #10976)
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$350.00
Small molded sculpture of the mountain deities of Dewa Sanzan, the three sacred mountains in Dewa Province, each holding a rice stalk. They are Hagoro-san okami (right), Gas-san okami (middle) and Yudono-san okami (left). They represent birth, death and rebirth respectively. The shrines are located on three mountain tops in Yamagata Prefecture (former Dewa Province), near the city of Tsuruoka. These mountain peaks are important both in Shintoism and in Shugendo Buddhism. Unusual subject matter. Impressed seal mark in bottom. Japan, Bizen ware, Taisho/Showa era, 1920s-1930s.

H 7-1/2 in.; W 5 in.

Fine condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1401369 (stock #10974)
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$75.00
Tea bowl for the tea ceremony. White soft pottery covered in brown slip over which decoration painted in gold of the bridge over the River Uji surrounded by willow trees, referring to the chapter Ukifune in the Tale of Genji. Artist signature Ashibune pressed into the white pottery. Japan, 1970s.

H 3 in.; diam. 4-3/4 in.

Comes with the original wooden storage box, inscribed, signed and sealed by the artist.

Fine condition

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1393725 (stock #10971)
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$225.00
Kogo, incense box in the shape of a pine cone and pine needles on a very short twig. Whitish clay with a yellow and brown glaze. Bottom impressed with artist’s seal: ..rei. Stoneware. Japan, Showa era, 1960s-1970s.

H 1.5 x W 2.5 inches

Some needles damaged, some with repairs.

Comes with the original wooden storage box. Cover inscribed: Pine cone (matsukasa) incense box. Inside of cover signed and sealed by artist.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1950 item #1386607 (stock #10965)
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$225.00
Small covered box in the shape of a clam shell. Cream-colored stoneware with translucent brown glaze, partially covered with opaque beige-colored glaze with blue and purple streaks. Bottom left unglazed. Takatori style. Japan, first half 20th century.

H ca. 1-1/4 x L 2-1/2 inches

Fine condition

Paper collection label with no. 106. From a private FL collection of incense boxes, water droppers and other antiques

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1386548 (stock #10964)
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$250.00
Small covered box in the shape of Mount Fuji. In relief towards the top a falcon flies by and at the foot lie three eggplants. It refers to the first dream of the New Year, hatsuyume. To dream of Mount Fuji, a falcon and an eggplant on the first night of the New Year is considered good luck. Porcelain with translucent, crackled bluish glaze with spots of green and brown. Impressed maker’s mark (unidentified) in bottom. Japan, first half 20th century.

H ca. 1-5/8 x L ca. 1-3/8 inches

Some unobtrusive fritting along edges and a short firing crack in cover. All in all very good condition.

Paper collection label with no. 1127. From a private FL collection of incense boxes, water droppers and other antiques

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1385933 (stock #10962)
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$350.00
Large waterdropper in the shape of a jumping fish, such as a carp or sea bream. Flat vessel in a grayish porcelain. The top outlines the details of the fish in low relief, the sides and bottom left undecorated. Blue glaze covers top and sides, bottom left unglazed. Japan, Hirado or Imari. Early 20th century.

H 5/8 x W 3-3/8 x D 3-3/8 inches

Some firing damages on side (probably it touched another object while in the kiln), otherwise excellent condition

Paper collection label with no. 1304. From a private FL collection of incense boxes, water droppers and other antiques

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1379496 (stock #10563)
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$450.00
Tea bowl of irregular shape. Deep dark brown clay covered in a greenish-gray glaze that leaves the bottom part of the bowl uncovered. The inside in the same tone with a brown patch. The rim covered with a brownish-green glaze. One looped line decoration in brownish green on the outside. A small patch at the inside of the bowl left uncovered. Karatsu ware, of the type ‘egaratsu’ (decorated Karatsu), Japan, Edo period, early 19th century.

H 2.75 inches, diameter 5 inches (6.9 x 12.6 cm).

Short firing crack, bottom a slightly pitted consistent with usage

Comes with the original inscribed tomobako (Egaratsu; chawan, ichiko) and cotton pouch. Both damaged due to usage

Ex collection R.B. Caldwell

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1940 item #1379492 (stock #10057)
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$125.00
Fine cylindrical tea bowl with thin, straight, faceted sides and undulating rim. Light brown Seto-like stoneware covered with thin greenish-gray glaze with white drippings on the outside. The glaze is very thin in places, allowing the stoneware to shine through in a light brown hue. Inside practically round, and ribbed. Bottom outside left unglazed. Impressed seal inside foot rim: Asahi. Japan, Taisho/Showa, 1920s-1930s.

H 2 5/8 in.; diam. 4 in.

Two hairline cracks, turned brown, all in all very good condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1930 item #1374235 (stock #10956)
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$200.00
Small food dish for vegetables, relish etc. of round shape with small indentations in the rim. Thin, light colored stoneware, covered in cream-colored glaze with very fine crackle and pinkish brown swirls. In the bottom a highly stylized kotobuki character (longevity) in iron brown and three green glaze splashes on the rim. Glazes have left a few spots uncovered. Oribe ware, Japan, early Taisho era, 1920s.
H 2 x diam. 4-1/2 in.

Minimal traces of usage, fine condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1374224 (stock #10955)
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$250.00
Thin light-colored stoneware tea bowl of cylindrical shape with straight sides. Dark brown glaze, covered with yellowish brown translucent glaze, creating playful lines. Very fine crackle. Probably Takatori ware. Japan, Meiji era, 19th century.
H 2-7/8 x diam. 3-5/8 in.

Short crack along/atop the rim, otherwise fine condition. Red collector’s number on foot.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1374222 (stock #10954)
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$230.00
Small serving dish of square, mokuzuke, of octagonal shape with two handles standing off the side. Thin light-colored stoneware covered with cream-colored glaze with fine crackle filled in the brown color from the foot to ¾ of the height. On top of the cream-colored glaze some iron-brown decorations of pine needle, plum blossom, cross hatch design and a mon-shaped design and a splash of green glaze with some blue in it. Inside a light textile structure impressed in the glaze. Oribe ware, Japan, Meiji era, 19th century.
H 2-3/8 x W 4 x D 3-3/8 inches.

One small area on top of rim scraped, all in all excellent condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1371792 (stock #10950)
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$250.00
Small vase of elongated bulb shape with horizontal rib pattern. Raw surface with splash of greenish and white ash glaze. Iga ware, Japan, Showa era, ca. 1950s.

H 5-1/2 inches

Mint condition

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1368448 (stock #10939)
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Wall vase for ikebana flower arrangement, to be hung at one of the vertical beams of the tokonoma. Brown stoneware with white inclusions, splash of greenish glaze. Metal eyelet through hole in the back for hanging the vase up (new replacement). Shigaraki ware, Japan, Meiji-Taisho eras, late 19th, early 20th century.

H 5 - 5-1/4 inches, diam 3-1/4 inches

Fine condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1930 item #1358626 (stock #10924)
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$350.00
Small chaire tea caddy with ovoid-shaped body and square shoulders of light colored stoneware, covered with a black high gloss glaze with a mottled cream and brown dripping patch on the shoulder. Black glaze on inside. Japan, Kyoto ware, late Meiji or Taisho era, 1910s-1920s.

H ca. 3 inches

Fine condition

Comes with wooden storage box, without inscription, from a much later date

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1358601 (stock #10923)
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$625.00
Tea caddy of irregular conical shape. Light colored stoneware with thin cream-colored glaze with brownish green drip lines. Seto ware. Edo period, 18th century or early 19th century.

H ca. 3 ½ inches

All in all fine condition, with some minor traces of usage.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1358556 (stock #10922)
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$775.00
Tea caddy of squarish shape with rounded shoulder and dent in the belly. Dark brown stone ware with mottled brown glaze over which splashes and drip of a yellowish green glaze. Probably Seto ware. Edo period, 18th century.

H ca. 3 inches

Few tiny pinprick size flaws in the glaze due to age and handling. All in all fine condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1355614 (stock #10919)
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$275.00
Vase for flowers or for decoration in the shape of a bamboo segment with roots at the base and a branch with leaves, on which a cicada sits. Heavy stoneware with thick multi-colored glaze. Unsigned. Japan, mid-late 1970s.

H 10 ¼ inches

Mint condition