All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1241323 (stock #TCR4488)
An Aka-e Tea Leaf storage urn (Chaire) and accompanying Chakin stand for use with Chinese style steeped green tea by Seifu Yohei, both enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes. Difficult to attribute, this is possibly the work of the fourth generation head of the family (1871-1956). The Chakin tsustsu is titled Aka-e Shikunshi-zu Cha Kin Tsutsu (Decorated with the Four Friends of Winter in Red) and is 2-1/4 inches (6 cm) tall...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1221410 (stock #TCR4357)
Phoenix strut among scrolling vines on this, the largest work I have ever seen by representative 20th century porcelain artist Kato Keizan. It is 16-1/2 inches 42 cm) tall and in fine condition. There is no box. Kato Keizan (1886-1963) was born in Tajimi city, Gifu, a pottery center in its own right, however came to Kyoto to apprentice under Kiyomizu Rokubei IV. He established himself in the same neighborhood in Kyoto, where he became well known for celadon and Chinese based porcelain forms...