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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, ...
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 : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114086 (stock #YA-73)
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Shallow dish from Khalong kilns of Northern Thailand, ca. 14th-16th C. Underglaze iron decoration of pikul flower petals ( "Mimusops elengi," "Jewel Flower," a flower traditionally, and still today, reserved for use by royalty or religious orders) and scrolled lines. H.2"(5cm) x Dia.7.875"(20cm.) The kilns of Central, Northern, & Western Thailand were active predominately in the 14th to 16th Centuries. Wares were made for local consumption as well as for export. The Thai kingdoms of the Cent...
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 1700 item #1114083 (stock #YA-57)
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Ceramic Jarlet with underglaze cobalt blue decoration of birds and grasses on the body and lotus petals around the shoulders. Vietnam, ca. 15-17th C. H.2"(5cm) x Dia.2.125"(5.5cm.) 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 prized among tea masters in 16th-17th Japan. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114082 (stock #YA-56)
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Jarlet with Underglaze Cobalt Blue decoration of lotus petals and arches. Vietnam, ca. 15th-17th C. H.1.75"(4.5cm) x Dia.2.125"(5.5cm.) 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 prized among tea masters in 16th-17th Japan. This refers to the region of northern Vietnam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114068 (stock #YA-68)
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Vase from Sankampaeng, North-Central Thailand, ca. 14th-16th Century. Light brown glaze with 2 lug handles inserted at the shoulders. H.5.75"(14.5cm) x Dia.4"(10cm.) Excellent condition with small, indistinguishable repair to body of unknown date. The Sankampaeng kilns were a large manufacturing center of North-Central Thailand in the 14th-16th C. The old kilns were located around On Tai Village in Chiang Mai Province. The kilns of Central, Northern, & Western Thailand were active predominat...
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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1113332 (stock #GG.BR.3)
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Black Raku Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Thrown & carved, individually gas-fired to 1900-1950 F (1038-1065 C.) H.2.5"(6.5cm) x Dia.3.25"(10.75cm.) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in his 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 pr...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1113331 (stock #GG.BR.1)
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Black Raku Chawan, Tea Bowl, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Pinched & carved with notched foot. Individually gas-fired to 1900 - 1950 F (1038-1065 C.) H.2.5"(6.5cm) x Dia.4.375"(11cm.) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in his 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 enco...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1063590 (stock #LL-1)
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Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by Lee Love of Mashiko (& now Minnesota.) H.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.5"(12.5cm.) Mashiko black (mashiko- guro,) white (nami-jiro,) and brown/persimmon (kaki) glazes. Gas-fired, ca. 2005. This Ido-gata (well-shaped) bowl was fired in Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture, where Lee had completed a 3-year apprenticeship to National Living Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo. It features a lustrous Mashiko-guro (Mashiko Black) glaze highlighted by areas of the traditional kaki (persimmon) glaze widely ...
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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1059973 (stock #GG.V.2)
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Wood-fired flower vase by George Gledhil; Payette, ID. Attached lugs in style of "mimi-tsuki" (ears attached) "kabin" (flower vase) of Iga-yaki. H.6.375"(16cm) x Dia.3.75"(9.5cm.) Inspired by Japanese Iga ware. H.6.375"(16cm) x Dia.3.75"(9.5cm.) 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 p...
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 #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 : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #823259 (stock #GG.J.2)
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Wood-fired Jar by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.9"(23cm) X Dia.11.25"(29cm) X Mouth Dia.5.875"(15cm.) A lustrous Shino glaze covers the top half and one side of the pot, while the lower portion displays the effects of wood-firing. The lugs on the shoulders are inspired by Japanese "chatsubo" (tea leaf storage jars) of the 16th century. Please see the enlargements for multiples views, surface textures, and effects from wood-firing. There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceram...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #820217 (stock #MY.Y.G)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new. Volume is 8.5 oz/240 ml. H.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.3"(7.75cm.)A hand-thrown finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. Over a white glaze is a traditional pattern known as "sansui," (literally, mountain & water) landscape painting. This pattern was used in other folk potteries as well, such as Shigaraki, Seto, & Soma; and has been a traditional pattern in Mashiko since the 19th century. It was popularized by the Folk Craft Movement as this t...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819931 (stock #MY.K.1)
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Mashiko-ware kyusu (side-handled teapot), new. A finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. The orange-brown "kaki" glaze is a staple of traditional Mashiko ware that is used infrequently these days. It is made from the locally mined Oya stone. Drips of Mashiko-guro (Mashiko black) adorn the shoulders of the pot. Volume is 3 cups/750ml. H.4.5"(11.5cm) x W.7.5"(19cm.) The town of Mashiko is located about 70 miles northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture. Although ther...