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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1207891 (stock #TK-8)
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Tokoname Yohen Kyusu (Side-handle Tea Pot,) Murata Yoshiki. H. 3.5”(9cm) x Body Dia. 3.5”(9cm) x W.(including handle) 5.375”(13.5cm.) Volume = 320cc(10oz.) Below the spout it is stamped “yoshiki” (see enlargement #6.) Murata Yoshiki was born in 1950 and is a Tokoname potter who apprenticed under Ito Toji. His works are a good example of the long history of sencha tea wares produced in the town of Tokoname, in Aichi Prefecture. It is perfectly balanced and well suited for use in prepa...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1062098 (stock #YC-155)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, by Hamada Shinsaku; Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. ca. 1990-1995. H.3.125"(7.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm.) With signed wooden box. "Yunomi - Shinsaku." Hamada Shinsaku is the second son of National Living Treasure, Hamada Shoji and successor of the Hamada kiln. He is the father of Hamada Tomoo, who is currently gaining international popularity as representative of the 3rd generation of Hamada potters. Shinsaku was born in 1929 and apprenticed to his father to become a master potter high...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #998586 (stock #AA-1)
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Hamada Shoji saku (made by Shoji Hamada,) Ryuukyuu Kamado (Okinawa Kiln,) Aka-e Chawan (Red overglaze enamel Tea Bowl,) 1972. H. 3”(7.75cm) x Dia. 4.5”(11.5cm.) Footring diameter 2”(5cm.) Weight 13.5oz(384g.) Signed wooden box included. Okinawan motif and color palette (red, green, ochre on white background) on bowl with 9 facets around (see enlargement #2, bottom view.) Small areas of glaze loss around rim (see enlargement photos & comments below) measuring from 30mm to 2.5cm in length....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #998824 (stock #AA-2)
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Kogo (Incense Container) by Kawai Takeichi; Kyoto, 1972. Dark green glaze. 2.25"(5.75cm) square x 1.75"(4cm) high. This piece was acquired on a visit to the Kawai pottery on August 9, 1972 and has had one owner since then. Kawai Takeichi (1908-1989) is the nephew of legendary Mingei (Folk Craft) Movement potter Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966;) who along with Yanagi Soetsu, Hamada Shoji, Bernard Leach, and others were the first-generation leaders of this movement. Kawai Takeichi began his apprecticeshi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1231017 (stock #AA1)
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Hamada Shoji saku (made by Shoji Hamada,) Ryuukyuu Kamado (Okinawa Kiln,) Aka-e Chawan (Red overglaze enamel Tea Bowl,) 1972. H. 3”(7.75cm) x Dia. 4.5”(11.5cm.) Footring diameter 2”(5cm.) Weight 13.5oz(384g.) Signed wooden box included. Okinawan motif and color palette (red, green, ochre on white background) on bowl with 9 facets around (see enlargement #2, bottom view.) Small areas of glaze loss around rim (see enlargement photos & comments below) measuring from 30mm to 2.5cm in length. M...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #394259 (stock #YA-23)
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This water jar, "mizugame," stands 60cm (23.5") high with a mouth diameter of 55cm (21.5".) The rich brown glaze is decorated front and back with freely poured ladle splashes of black slip. A band of 5 incised lines runs about 7cm below the rim of the jar. The decoration is similar to Tamba wares at first glance, but a look at the unglazed bottom reveals not the red clay of Tamba, but a yellowish-light brown clay from Seto or elsewhere. Water Jars like this one were a standard object outside of...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #394656 (stock #YA-24)
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An antique flask much like a tokkuri used for transporting sake, the "abura" (oil) "dokkuri" (flask) was used to transport oil products. H.27cm (10.5"), Body Dia.16cm (6.25".) This one is from the old Echigo (present-day Niigata Prefecture) which had stores of oil used for heating and lighting that were shipped up the Japan Sea coast north to Hokkaido. This example is wonderfully pitted with oil over a white glaze, produced at one of the no longer existent folk kilns of the Echigo region. It's u...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1114085 (stock #YA-61)
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Connical-shaped ceramic bowl with impressed floral patten on interior. Vietnam, ca. 14th-17th C. H.2.375" x Dia.6.75"(17cm.) Similar wares were made in the 1th-16th Centuries in the region of current-day Hanoi and Hai Hung Province that have been excavated in Thailand. Vietnam has had a large ceramics industry serving both domestic and export markets for much of it history. There has been considerable influence from China at various times, but it has also developed a separate tradition. What ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1114466 (stock #YA-39)
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Celadon Bowl with incised floral pattern on interior, Vietnam, ca. 14-17th C. H.2"(5cm) x Dia.5.25"(13.25cm.) Small gold/lacquer repair to rim. Suitable for use as Matcha Chawan (Tea Bowl.) Includes "kibako" (wooden box.) Vietnam has had a large ceramics industry serving both domestic and export markets for much of it history. There has been considerable influence from China at various times, but it has also developed a separate tradition. What is known as An nan (Annam) ware was highly priz...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1114473 (stock #YA-38)
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Ceramic Dish, Khalong kilns, North-Central Thailand, ca.14th-16th C. Underglaze iron design of chrysanthemums. (This pattern is actually refered to as "Black Crow" in Thailand, but resembles chrysanthemum patterns.) H.2"(5cm) x Dia.8.5"(21.5cm.) Excellent condition, with wooden box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114066 (stock #YA-70)
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Bowl from Sukhothai region, Central Thailand, ca. 14th-16th Century. Green glaze. H.2.875"(7.25cm) x Dia.5.5"(14cm.) A small food bowl in the shape used today for rice in North Asia (Japan, China, etc.) The shape would have been prized in its day in Japan as an export ware of Thailand used as a Tea Bowl for matcha (Matcha Chawan.) Excellent condition, still suitable for matcha use today. The kilns of Central, Northern, & Western Thailand were active predominately in the 14th to 16th Centuries...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114090 (stock #YA-65)
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Ceramic Lime Pot with Lid for betel nut paraphernalia. Dark brown temmoku glaze. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3.75"(9.5cm.) The lime pot was used in the practice of "betel nut chewing," as a container for the lime paste (made from limestone chalk, calcium carbonate,) sometimes mixed with cumin or turmeric in Thailand. This is placed on a Betel leaf (from the stalk of the Piper betle pepper plant,) and topped with shredded or sliced Areca Nut (Areca catechu, a member of the Palm family.) This style of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1114465 (stock #YA-63)
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Celadon Bowl with incised lotus petals and character "ji" (Japanese = "kichi,) "Good Luck, fortune" on interior well. Ming Dynasty China, ca.1368-1644. H.2.75"(7cm) x Dia.5.125"(13cm.) Excellent condition and suitable for Matcha Chawan (Tea Bowl) use. Very small glaze chip on rim. Most likely provenance is Longquan ware, Zhejiang Province. Celadon wares of similar design were an important export item from these kilns from the 12th through 17th Centuries. Items were exported to North & SE Asia, ...