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.
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All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Contemporary item #1427286 (stock #MOR7897)
The Kura
A heavy silver covered urn for storage of powdered tea inlayed with gold, shibuichi, shakudo and other precious metals by Izumi Ryoichi (Ryusen or Koshiro) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Karatachi Mon Zogan Natsume (Tea Container with Orange Jasmine Design)...
All Items : Artists : Mixed Media : Contemporary item #1426510 (stock #MOR7880)
The Kura
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Nagakura Kenichi's artwork is imbued with a primal energy and balance executed with a keen understanding of composition. Each piece combines classic Japanese bamboo basketry techniques with a contemporary artist's sensibility. He steps outside traditional limitations of form, function and material, challenging our concept of customary bamboo. The transition from container to sculpture is further explored in this piece, with expressive curves and a lack of any definable shape...
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 2000 item #1423338 (stock #MOR7837)
The Kura
An exquisite lacquered Natsume covered in powdered silver with autumn grasses in delicate gold maki-e enclosed in the original signed wooden box by Takeuchi Kosai (born Kanazawa, 1944). Inside, a single gold goose flies across the mirror smooth Roiro black ground. It is 3 inches (8 cm) tall and in excellent condition.