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Magnificent Nezumi-Shino Chawan with a true wabi sabi aesthetic form and a thick feldsparic glaze on a classic background of Nezumi-Shino — an art form dating back to the Momoyama period of Japan that was revived in the mid-1900s by legendary potter Arakawa Toyozo and others...
Japanese bronze vase by famous artist Hannya Kankei.
Age: Japan, Showa Period, mid 20th Century
Era Woodblock Prints
Pagoda in Snow.
Date: 1930s ~ 1950s.
Size: 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Hasui seal lower right.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print tipped along its top edge to original blank card.
Reference: Hotei Hp-57.
Two long cloth for han-haba obi (half width obi for a casual kimono) which is asa (hemp) and mingei katazome pattern. Dyed with vegetable indigo. In excellent condition. The second half of the 20th century, 18.5cm x 2m84cm
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TABI PAPER PATTERNS
Such a lump of various 'tabi' (Japanese socks) patterns made of old waste paper once used by sericulture, Showa period, mid 20th century, Japan. Large: approx. 29 x 16cm (11.41 x 6.29in), Small: approx. 17.5 x 7.5cm (6.88 x 2.95in). Stained , worn, and crumpled as is due to aging...
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Tibetan yak butter tea “po cha” or barley beer “chang” bowl carved from burlwood, possibly Rhododendron circa 50 to 100 years old. D:11.8cm/4.6in and H: 5cm/1.9in, there is one worn chip on the edge. A charming old piece- difficult to find these days. This was not turned on a lathe, but entirely carved by hand.
A pair of Japanese porcelain Sake bottles.
Age: Japan, Showa Period, Early 20th Century
Helen M Edwards
Width: 10.5 cm (4.2 in)
Height: 9.3 cm (3.7 in)
Japanese Satsuma sake pot with woven cane handle; heavily gilt diaper work surrounds small vignetts of florals and individuals in rural settings; fine work; signed; good condition
An unusual porcelain bowl stamped on the base Taizan and decorated with old masks in cobalt pigment by the well-known carver Ichikawa Tetsuro enclosed in the original signed wooden box dated mid-summer of 1928. Between each mask, engraved into the surface but not colored is what appears to be a description of each mask and where it is held (for example Todaiji Temple). The artists signature is also engraved in this manner. The bowl is 20 cm (8 inches) diameter and in excellent condition...
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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A prominent vessel in iconic silver and Mo-ai blue glaze by important Kyoto artist Morino Hiroaki (Taimei) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The blue glaze is flat and matte, while the silver rises volcanic creating waves both visually and physically, expressed through texture, light and shadow. It is 25 x 14 x 17 cm (10 x 5-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches) and in perfect condition...
An antique Japanese Yosegi Ko Tansu (marquetry small chest) from the Hakone region made of various natural colored woods with Kusunoki (Camphor), Katsura (Fir) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) structure and drawer backs. Beautiful craftsmanship is evident in the unique one-of-a-kind design of this piece. 6 drawers of varying sizes allows for easy organizing and storage...
An antique Japanese Yosegi Kobako (marquetry personal drawer box) from the Hakone region made of various natural colored woods with a Kusunoki (Camphor) wood structure and drawer backs. The expert craftsmanship is quite evident by how the front marquetry design flows seamlessly across all of the drawers, the sides, the top and the back of the piece...
A vintage 3 section Isho Biraki (Kimono chest with hinged doors) Tansu made of Kirinoki (Paulownia) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. The top section has two sliding doors behind which is a shelf to the left side supported by a natural Cherry Bark limb. The center section has 2 hinged doors which when opened reveals 3 removable Kimono trays good for storing linens, blankets, sweaters or other garments. The bottom section has 2 large drawers for additional spacious storage...
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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An unusual motif hangs heavy with golden fruit under the crisp yellow covering this tall porcelain vase by pioneering female artist Ono Hakuko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yuri-Kinsai Hanatate. It is 28 cm (11 inches) tall and in excellent condition. Retaining the original shiori and shifuku.
From Aichi prefecture, Hakuko was trained by her father initially in the ceramic arts...
The bronze has a fine dark patina. Very fine, expressive sculpture in naturalistic style characteristic of human representation in the Post-War period. - Signed: Yoshiaki. Japan, ca. 1960–1970. H 22.5 cm. Condition: Excellent. *****Tachikawa Yoshiaki (1918 - 2017). He began his training as a sculptor at the College for Fine Arts in Tokyo in 1940 where he remained for a period of 4 years. He received the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition Membership Award in 1978...
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A beautiful Kyo-satsuma vase exquisitely decorated in various enamels and gilt signed on the base with a Satsuma mark and the name Matsumoto Hozan. A mother and daughter view flowers along the shore in the shade of delicately rendered bamboo opposite pigeons under seeding flowers along a stream. The two scenes are separated by scrolling vines bursting with flowers and floral windows in vivid gold on Prussian blue...
A lovely pair of matching Tea pots for Chinese steeped tea decorated by the eccentric artist Kai Kozan, each wrapped in a sarasa bag and enclosed in a compartmentalized wooden box signed by the artist...
A set of five porcelain tea cups by Ninnami Dohachi decorated with bamboo and poetry by Nukina Kaioku (Suo) enclosed in a superb custom period kiri-wood box with rosewood edges. Each cup is 2 inches (5 cm) tall, 2-1/2 inches (6 cm) diameter. There are old gold repairs to two of the cups, otherwise are in fine condition.
Nukina Kaioku (1778-1863) was born into a samurai family in Awa, on the island of Shikoku a patron of the Hachisuka clan. In frail health, he was excluded from the stri...