The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1249818 (stock #TCR4564)
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gstg Underglaze blue waves froth and swell on the entirety of this strong porcelain bowl by Seifu Yohei I enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 15 cm (6 inches) diameter and in excellent condition.
Seifu Yohei I (1803-1861) founded the Seifu dynasty in Kyoto. He was born in powerful Kaga-kuni, modern day Kanazwa prefecture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1249152 (stock #TCR4560)
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A set of ten small aka-e porcelain tea cups enclosed in the original signed wooden box by Seifu Yohei III dating from the early Meiji period; I believe by the style and signature that these date circa 1878, when he took over the family kiln or possibly while still under control of II (III is known to have signed his own boxes from around 1875). There are minor chips in the rim typical of use and two have hairline cracks. They are 8 cm (3 inches) diameter each, 5 cm (2 inches) tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1248027 (stock #TCR4550)
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Set six cups and saucers by Seifu Yohei III enclosed in the original signed wooden box bearing the teishitsu Gigei-in seal. Each cup and saucer is uniquely decorated with floral imagery, and each piece is stamped on the base Seifu. The saucers are 10.5 cm (4 inches) diameter and all are in fine condition.
Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914) was the adopted son of Yohei II...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1246131 (stock #TCR4530)
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Blue sprays of crisp bamboo and flowers decorate this white porcelain Haisen sake-cup washing bowl by Seifu Yohei III enclosed in the original signed wooden box. A beast head rears up from the back, clamping its mouth on the rim to form the handle. It is 5 x 7-1/2 x 4 inches (12.5 x 19 x 10 cm) and is in fine condition.
Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914) was the adopted son of Yohei II...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1244416 (stock #TCR4522)
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A latticework Hoya of solid silver caps this fine porcelain koro incense burner, a joint work by Miura Chikusen and Hashimoto Kansentsu, enclosed in the original shiho-kiri-wood box signed by both artists. It is 8.5 cm (3-1/2 inches) tall 11 x 16 cm across the handles (4-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches). Beast heads form the handles with a scholarly hut on one side, a poem in ancient script opposite. It is signed on the base by Chikusen and on the side by Kansetsu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1233430 (stock #TCR4435)
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The 14 petal Imperial Chrysanthemum flanked by Paulownia is emblazoned in gold on the front of this exquisite vase by Imperial Court Artist Ito Tozan I. Bamboo, the tree that bends but does not break, grows up among the imperial symbology and references the Japanese Imperial line, unbroken for nearly 2000 years. The vase is 8-3/4 inches (22 cm) tall and is in perfect condition. The box is tied with a green silk chord with highlights of orange...