FOR CENTURIES THE GREAT LORDS AND MERCHANTS OF THE TOKAIDO LOCKED AWAY THEIR TREASURES IN MASSIVE VAULTS CALLED KURA…
After more than 15 years of working with Japanese art, Robert Mangold leads the site by uniquely selecting each piece for sale. We own every item offered for sale. Should you choose to ask, would you buy this yourself, I can confidently and emphatically answer YES!
Covering a range of time from the Beginning of the Muromachi to the end of the 20th century; among the various works we represent are paintings including screens, sliding doors and scrolls. Whether you are looking for Kano, Rimpa, Tosa, Maruyama/Shijo or Zenga, we have something for you to see. Also represented are fine Japanese ceramics and tea ceremony related items. We offer a wide variety of ceramics from ancient to modern in all familiar styles, Raku, Bizen, Shigaraki,Tamba, Shino, and Hagi along with other items such as baskets and kettles.
The site is updated weekly, so please check back often.
SALES POLICY All Items are guaranteed to be as described. If it is not as described, please inform us and return the item for a full refund of the purchase price. No restocking fees or other miscellaneous charges are collected. For all items not exceeding size restrictions the cost of fully insured express mail service is included in the price. Oversize items such as Fusuma doors and Large screens will be shipped Air Delivery to your door. For this service the customer will be billed the actual shipping cost.
WHOLESALE SERVICE For official businesses registered with The Kura, a set discount will be given on all purchases. Please contact us directly for information on the wholesale plan, its requirements and benefits. Thank you for taking the time to get to know us. Please come again, the Kura doors are always open.