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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1060024 (stock #GG.MS.2)
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Wood-fired Mizusashi, Lidded Fresh Water Container used in Chado (Tea Ceremony, Cha no yu) by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.4.875"(12.5cm) X Dia(body)6.75"(17cm.) Mouth Opening Dia.4.00"(10cm.) Volume 1600cc (51oz/6.375cups.)There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who comp...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1059968 (stock #GG.KOGO.3)
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Kogo, Lidded Incense Container, in shape of apple. Saggar-fired with grass wrapped around kogo to create "hidasuki" effect. H.1.5"(4cm) x Dia2.25"(5.75cm) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares. Their introd...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1059763 (stock #GG.CW.14)
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Fuyu Chawan, Winter Tea Bowl. Wood-fired with Shino Glaze. H.4.25"(10.75cm) x Dia.4.125"(10.5cm), Foot ring dia. 2.5"(5.75cm.) Used to drink matcha in the winter season, this deep bowl with straight sides retains the tea's heat and warms the hands. There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1059761 (stock #GG.FO.1)
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Wood-fired Lid Rest, Futa-oki, shape of bamboo node, used in cha no yu (Tea Ceremony) by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.1.875"(4.75cm) x Dia.2.25"(5.75cm.) For Premium Organic Matcha and high quality leaf tea, please visit our Charaku Fine Japanese Tea site, www.charaku-tea.com. There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery an...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1059760 (stock #GG.CW.16)
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Wood fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, with Ash Glaze, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.4.375"(11cm,) Foot ring dia. 2.25"(5.75cm.) The ash glaze in the bowl brings out a blue-green color that is excellent for matcha! For Premium Organic Matcha and high quality leaf teas, please visit our Charaku Fine Japanese Tea site, www.charaku-tea.com. There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1059614 (stock #SF-45)
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Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, Ido-gata (well-shaped,) by Sachiko Furuya. H.3.375"(8cm) x Dia.6.125"(15.5cm) x Footring Dia.2.125"(5.5cm). Bamboo Ash, Copper, Iron Glaze. Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1059613 (stock #SF-47)
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Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, Ido-gata (well-shaped,) by Sachiko Furuya. H.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.5.375"(13.5cm) x Footring Dia.2.125"(5.55cm). Bamboo Ash, Copper, Iron Glaze. Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1059611 (stock #GG.TC.11)
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Wood fired Kumidashi-style Tea Cup by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.1,75"(3.5cm) x Dia.3.875"(9.75cm.) Volume 4.5oz(130ml.) Pairs well with GG.TC.10. There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares. Their introduct...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1059609 (stock #GG.TC.10)
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Wood Fired Kumidashi-style Tea Cups by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.2"(5cm) x Dia.3.875"(9.75cm.) Volume 4.25oz(125ml.) Pairs well with GG.TC.11. There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares. Their introduction...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1059605 (stock #GG.CH.19)
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Wood-fired Matcha Chawan, Shino Glaze, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.3.125"(8cm) x Dia.4.5"(11.5cm), Foot ring dia.2.375"(6cm.) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares. Their introduction to the world of ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1059602 (stock #GG.CW.15)
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Wood-fired tea bowl, Matcha Chawan, by George Gledhill, Payette, ID. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.4.25"(10.75cm). Foot ring dia.2"(5cm). There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares. Their introduction to the world of Tea Ce...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1048016 (stock #NC-8)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold) with image of Jou (old man from the Noh play "Takasago.") Early 20th C, Japan. L.7.75"(9.5cm) x W.3.375"(8.5cm) x H..75'(2cm). Bottom portion of mold only. The image of Jou, the old man raking leaves and the companion of Uba, is from the ancient Noh play "Takasago." Alone or accompanied by Uba, Jou is a symbol of a long married life and fidelity. Such sweets could have been used for marriages and New Years. This mold lacks the top cover to press the sweet, but the c...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1047852 (stock #NC-6)
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Kashigata (wooden sweet mold,) Japanese Imperial Army Emblem, early 20th C. L.6.375"(16.25cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm) x H.1.5"(4cm). This unique kashigata features an emblem of the Imperial Japanese Army; the Star over two crossed swords, with a hammer and chain. The overall outline shape is that is a war fan.This item shows how even nationalism came into the designs of Japanese sweets in the Imperial era at the end of the 19th century and in the early 20th century. The back is stamped with the sweet...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993724 (stock #FI-8a,b)
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Paper mache Daruma Dolls from Tamashima district of Kurashiki in Okayama Prefecture by Ono Ichi, ca. 1972. Pair or single, smaller (FI-8b): H. 4.875"(12.2cm) x W.3.5"(9cm.); larger (FI-8a): H.5.25"(13.25cm) x W.3.375"(8.5cm.) Painted paper mache. These dolls were made in 11 sizes ranging from 11 - 45cm. The small one here is the second smallest size made, known as "9-go", and the larger is an "8-go" size. Condition notes: The larger Daruma is intact but there are cracks in the paper and a number...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993718 (stock #FI-4)
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Takamatsu Yomeiri Ningyo; Clay Bridal Trousseau Dolls from Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Shikoku Island. Set of 5 depicting auspicious images: Happy Couple, Dog, Rabbit, Ebisu with Tai (Sea Bream,) Dog with Tai. H. .75" to 1.125" (2cm-2.75cm) x W. .875" to 1.375" (2.25cm - 3.5cm;) painted clay, ca. 1972. Condition notes: .75cm paint chip on back of Ebisu, paint chipped away on fish of Dog with Tai figure. Others all in excellent condition. Takamatsu Yomeiri (Bride entering marriage) Ningyo (...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #993577 (stock #FI-9)
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Akebi Hato Guruma, Vine Pigeon on Wheels; Nozawa, Nagano Prefecture. L.4.75"(12cm) x W.2.375"(6cm) x H.2.5"(6.5cm.) ca. 1972, woven akebi vine. The region of Nozawa has long been known for vine weaving craftsmanship, producing utilitarian items like hats, baskets, and teapot trivets. Vines were sourced from nearby mountains and then bleached naturally in local hot springs. In the late Edo Period (1600-1868,) during the Tempo Reign (1830-1844;) these techniques were used to begin creating folk to...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #992928 (stock #FI-10)
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Tsuchi Ningyo, Clay Doll. Kintaro with Giant Carp. ca. early 1900's. H.4.25"(11cm) x W.3.375"(8.5cm.) Signed on bottom "Yano." Body is 100% intact and in good condition, but most of the paint has flaked off of the fish. The origins of this doll are unknown, as clay dolls were produced all over Japan since the early Edo period (1600-1868.) Most were influenced by the Fushimi Dolls made in Kyoto, and large production was even made in the far Northeast of the Tohoku region (such as Tsutsumi, Miyagi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #992746 (stock #FI-6)
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Matsue Hariko Koma, paper mache horse from Matsue, Shimane Prefecture. H.3.25"(8.5cm) x L.3"(7.5cm) x W.1"(2.5cm). Ca. early 1970's, made by H. Kimura. Painted paper, straw tail. Matsue paper mache dates back to the Edo Period (1600-1868) and has a wonderful robust charm. The horse, in this rural area, is a symbol of good harvest. Matsue is known in the West as the long-time Japanese home of writer Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904.)