The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures
Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
In accordance with the requests of local authorities our Kyoto gallery will be closed to visitors from April 14th until further notice.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1423490 (stock #TCR7841)
The Kura
Sold, thank you!
A fine pair of Tokkuri sake bottles in Aka-e Kinsai red and gold glaze dating from the turn of the 19th century signed on the base and enclosed in an age darkened custom made wooden box. Each is 22 cm (8-1/2 inches) tall and both are in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1423590 (stock #TCR7842)
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$1,250.00
Four unusually bulbous Tokkuri decorated with delicate floral sprays in under-glaze blue by Seifu Yohei III enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shuchu (sake service). Each is 12 cm (over 4-1/2 inches) tall, signed on the base; the signature consistent with that of the late 19th c. circa 1895. One bottle has been repaired at the rim and shoulder, the other three are in excellent condition.
Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914) was the adopted son of Yohei II...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1423970 (stock #MOR7848)
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$780.00
A large Triton shell horn fitted with a brass mouthpiece and a bone toggle attached by silk chords. It is 39 cm (15-1/2 inches) long and comes in an old wooden storage box wrapped in cotton wadding.
Horagai are large shell horns that have been used as trumpets in Japan since time immemorial and go by several names depending upon the user and the purpose of use...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1424159 (stock #TCR7852)
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$5,000.00
Sale Pending
Young pine and bright flowers blossom among gilded hills on this Tea Leaf Jar (Chatsubo) shaped vase by Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan II enclosed in the original signed double wood box titled: Ninsei-I Kuro-yu Iro-e Komatsu-ga Kabin (Ninsei style Black Glazed Colorful Design Young Pine Vase). It is accompanied by a “Mokuroku” record as having been received as a gift in 1931. It is 29 cm (11-1/2 inches) tall, 21.5 cm (8-1/2 inches) diameter and in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1424187 (stock #TCR7853)
The Kura
$3,000.00
Sale Pending
Deep in contemplation, the recumbent figure of Lao Tzu rests in quiet contemplation, the picture of serenity by Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan II enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Haku-korai-I Roshi Okimono (Figure of Lao Tzu In White Korean Style). The robes are exquisitely renderedIt is 20 x 26.5 x 17 cm (8 x 10-1/2 x 7 inches) and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1424660 (stock #TCR7856)
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$1,100.00
Sale Pending
Rakan Buddhist sages (Arahats) congregate in their colorful robes on the gold body of this large Meiji period Koro from Kutani capped with a strikingly beautiful shishi lion. The Rakan is one who has broken the chain of re-birth and overcome the three poisons of desire, hatred and ignorance. It is a popular theme in both Chinese and Japanese art, often depicted in groups of 16 in Japan (Juroku Rakan)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1424682 (stock #TCR7857)
The Kura
sold, with thanks!
A later Edo period Nagayo Sansai Bowl decorated in tri color from the Nagayo kilns of Nagasaki. It is 16 cm (6-1/4 inches) diameter and in excellent condition, enclosed in an old kiri-wood box. It is based on the pottery traditions of Southern China (Kochin Sansai), as opposed to the Porcelain Sansai wares of Northern China. The Nagayo kilns experienced three periods of production, Early, middle and late Edo period respectively...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1424767 (stock #TCR7861)
The Kura
$280.00
Sale Pending
Two mingei Andon-zara oil plates and a shallow katakuchi bowl from Seto area kilns dating from the 19th century. The flat plates are used for catching oil drips in a lantern, each decorated with a bucolic scene, The Katakuchi is iron glazed outside with a sometsuke lakeside scene on crackled pale glaze within. Roughly 8 inches (20 cm) diameter each. Minor chips and stains typical of age and use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1424815 (stock #MOR7862)
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$600.00
Raised vines creep around the oval form of this very unusual wooden bottle enclosed in an antique wooden box titled Kanyu Tokkuri (Crackled Sake Jar). The wooden flask has been lacquered black in such a way as to cause the lacquer to slightly wrinkle, then gilded, and polished down so that only the gold in the wrinkles remains like crackled glaze on pottery. The base and neck are polished black lacquer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1424917 (stock #MOR7863)
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$350.00
A very unusual pair of miniature square Saka-daru sake bottles enclosed in an old custom made wooden box. Ordinarily this style bottle is quite large, used for celebrations and gatherings, these are actually individual sized, 16.8 x 5.5 x 14 cm tall (plus the spout) (6-1/2 x 2-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches). There are minor marks and wear typical of use and handling with one ding in the gold emblem on one side (see close-up photos)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1424918 (stock #TCR7864)
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$240.00
Two small open jars from Northern Japan, the dark blue with seafoam rim of Tsutsumi ware from Sendai and the pale cream supplanted by sea green with iron rim of Kasama (both from the Tohoku region). The blue piece is early 20th century Tsutsumi yaki, and is in excellent condition. The finer grained Kasama pot is 19th century and has had a sealant applied to the basin and over two cracks at the rim for waterproofing. Roughly 12.5 cm (5-1/2 inches) tall, the same diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1424966 (stock #TCR7865)
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$195.00
A very unusual mingei open pot which appears to be from central Kyushu, likely Shodai-yaki dating from the 19th century. It is 21 cm (8 inches) tall, roughly the same diameter. Made in two parts, the base thrown first the sides added, the base has been sealed with pitch. Shodai ware originated about 400 years ago in northern Kumamoto...