Charming small Chinese pottery dish with a classic dark maroon flambe glaze, unglazed foot with an impressed mark. This little gem measures 4" in diameter and just under 1/2" deep. No way of determining age but I would bet it is early 20th century at the latest.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #431067 (stock #Ichi4205)
A handsome small Oribe glaze kogo (incense case) dating from the mid to late Meiji Period. The kogo measures 2" diameter and is 1 5/8" high. It is in generally good condition with some small chips where the glaze has come off at the edges. A very similar small square kogo is illustrated in the classic reference book:"Oribe" by Takeshi Murayama,Kodansha International, Ltd., 1982 on page 25, plate # 38. That one is Edo period - the one offered is late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #571118 (stock #ICHI1654)
A Japanese Kutani ware sake cup with a very unusual shape. The cup has three lobes and is on a small foot. The design is that of maples leaves in the Fall.It measures 2 3/4" diameter and is 1 7/8" high. The impressed mark on the base reads "Kutani Kosen" - this Kutani-ware kiln and shop has been open since 1870. Dates to the late Meiji period, circa 1890-1915. Excellent condition.
"THE ART OF JAPANESE PAPER: Masks, Lanterns, Kites, Dolls, Origami" by Dominique BUISSON. A SUPERB REFERENCE ON THE ART OF USING PAPER FOR ART WORKS [Paris 1992] , Terrail. Red boards, near mint with fine dust jacket, large size ca...
Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes and Jades in Japanese Collections, by Yuzo Sugimura, Honolulu, East West Centre Press, 1966, First Edition. Translation by B. Watson. vi, 45 pp text, 10 colour plates, 144 full page monochrome plates. Quarto, in cloth, would be very good except for a little rubbing of the spine titling, and small tear on the dust jacket....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #821918 (stock #ICHI 1963)
This is a pretty little sake bottle done in a tan glaze with an overglaze of turquoise in a drip pattern. The bottle measures 5" tall and is 2 2/2" at its widest. We date it to the mid Showa period, circa 1950-1970s. It is in excellent condition. There is a two character mark on the base that has been translated as "Kotobuki" also as "Ju" - both of which mean Happiness and Long Life.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #974889 (stock #ICHI 1259)
A nice little Japanese Koransha dish with a design in dark blue of a cheery tree with red cherries. It measures 2 ½” long by 2” wide and is 1” deep. We date it to the late Showa period, 1960s-1980s. It is signed by the Koransha (Scented Orchid) workshop on the base. The piece is in excellent condition.
Over three hundred years ago, Eizaemon Fukagawa began hand crafting porcelain in feudal Japan...