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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1255666 (stock #HG-76,77,78)
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Set of three sake cups (guinomi), kaki glaze with "ami-mon," net pattern, decoration in overglaze red & green enamels. White interior. By Isamu Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. H.1.75"(4.5cm) x Dia.2.375"(6cm.) Tagami Isamu was born in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mashiko. He married into the Sudo family and apprenticed under Sudo Takeo. He was originally trained as a Japanese chef and had his own restaurant before embarking on a career in pottery, giving him a unique perspective on f...
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1176070 (stock #B-7)
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"A Feast for the Eyes: The Japanese Art of Food Arrangement" by Yoshio Tsuchiya. 1985 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. Condition-new. 165 pages, color & B/W plates. "The Japanese approach to food is a true art, the highest accomplishment of which, is a notch short of impossible. The way of choosing vessels, preparing and arranging food, and dining involves a quietude, a receptivity, a different timing, a space where possibilities are allowed. It leaves ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1110195 (stock #KG-22)
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Ainu carved wooden doll of woman in traditional Ainu dress. H.12.25"(31cm) x W.4"(10cm.) Finely sculpted features show elements of Ainu traditional apparel & appearance; mouth tattoo, head band and kimono with traditional patterns, and large beaded necklace.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #403393 (stock #T-26)
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The Ainu of northern Japan produced their own clothing throughout history with a variety of materials such as elm bark fibers and animal skins/furs. In later years, contact with the Japanese included trade for textiles such as indigo dyed cotton. This Meiji Era robe has a base of aizome cotton with cut-out applique in a garment known as "kapara amip" in the Ainu language, or lightweight robe. The wearer could be recognized by the unique patterns they wore that had talismanic symbolism. L.132cm ...
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1970 item #1176095 (stock #B-15)
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"A Potter's Work" by Bernard Leach. 1967 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard cover with original dust jacket. Condition-New. 128 pages, 80 photographs, including 12 color plates, with long captions by Leach, plus 30 pages of drawings for pots. All will surely be of inestimable value to students, working potters, and all those interested in ceramic art. "Leach is undoubtably the most famous potter in the Western world. His contribution to the craft is unique - as teacher, writer, and ph...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1205750 (stock #SF-69)
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Basket-shaped Vase or Serving Dish with braid handle, Shino and Bamboo Ash Glazes. By Sachiko Furuya, Honolulu, HI. H. 5.25"(13.25cm) x Dia. 9.375"(23.75cm.) 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 Dubuq...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1113347 (stock #GG.BR.10)
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Black "Hard" Raku Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Hard raku is high-fired to over 2300 F (cone 9, 1260 C.) H.3.00"(7.5cm) x Dia.5.00"(12.75cm.) 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 produce T...
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 #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 #1113336 (stock #GG.BR.5)
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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.3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia.4.5"(11.5cm.) 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 #1113337 (stock #GG.BR.7)
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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.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.4.5"(11.5cm.) Glazed foot. 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 h...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1113343 (stock #GG.BR.9)
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Black Raku Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, with crawling glaze, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Pinched & carved and individually gas-fired to 1900-1950 F (1038-1065 C.) H.3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia.4.25"(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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1245750 (stock #JM-36)
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Serving Bowl, Matte Yellow Ash Glaze; John Miller; Portland, OR. H. 2.75" (7cm) x Dia. 6.125"(15.5cm.) John Salgir Miller was born in Elmira, NY, in 1974 and earned his BFA in ceramics and illustration from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. He has been inspired the mingei aesthetic and by the work of Shoji Hamada since he began studying ceramics in high school. While at Mass Art studying under Ben Ryterband (who spent time studying pottery in Japan,) he had the chance to see an exhibi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1114468 (stock #YA-71)
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Bowl, Khalong ware, North-Central Thailand, ca. 14th-16th C. Underglaze iron decoration of "Vajra" (thunderbolt / diamond, representing firmness of spirit or/and spritual power in Buddhism) and circular band on interior. Exterior decoration of scrolling vines. H.2.5"(6.5cm) x Dia.6.25"(16cm.) 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 Central ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114070 (stock #YA-72)
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Bowl, Sisatchanalai (Si Sichanalai) district of Thailand's Sukhothai Province, formerly known as Sawankhalok (Sangkalok,) ca. 14th-16th Century. White glaze with underglaze iron floral decoration and circular bands. H.2.625"(6.75cm) x Dia.6.375"(16.25cm.) Excellent condition. 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 Central Plains and the Nor...
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...