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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Sometsuke Tea Pot, Daimonji, by Seifu Yohei IV


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1920: Item # 1457213

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The Kura
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817-2 Kannonji Monzen-cho
Kamigyo-ku Kyoto 602-8385
tel.81-75-201-3497
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 $1,400.00 
The famous Daimonji Mountain towers over a pagoda on opposite sides of this sencha tea pot by Seifu Yohei IV enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is roughly 8 cm diameter (just over 3 inches) and in excellent condition. This would be a great accompaniment to the set of five cups with views of Kyoto by Seifu III previously listed.
Seifū Yohei IV (Seizan: 1872-1946) was born the second son of Seifū Yohei III (1851-1914). He studied literati-style painting under Tanomura Shōsai (1845-1909), a son of Tanomura Chokunyū, in Osaka for three years. In 1914, he succeeded to the head of the family and produced works mostly in his father’s style. He won a number of prizes including the Golden Prize at the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco in 1916 and the exhibitions of the Japan Art Association in 1916 and 1918. He produced several works for members of the Imperial family.