Japanese Miniature Lacque...

This is an early 20th/century Japanese miniature Lacquered Jubako Bento lunch box with cover. It is lacquered in a chocolate color with gold decoration on all size in the four standard motifs (symbols of good fortune, including Daikoku, his mallet and money bag). This is a beautiful well-painted piece, in excellent original condition. Each of […]

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Oribe Serving Platter

Oribe ware was stylized by a famous tea master Furuta Oribe. This piece illustrates an abstract line drawing motif on a neutral background surrounded by a border of copper green glaze. Excellent condition. Signed on back. Dimensions: 7 ½” square (19.1cm) Additional Information — Oribe ware (Oribe-yaki) is a classic style of pottery developed by […]

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Oribe Flat Bowl

Oribe ware was stylized by a famous tea master Furuta Oribe, a pupil of Sen Rikyu, under whose guidance it was first produced. This is a two (2) bowl set incorporating the standard copper-green and cream glazing with a textile-like pattern. Excellent condition. Signature/Impressed Stamp on the bottom of each piece. Dimensions:  9½” Dia (with handles) […]

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Japanese Antique Double G...

This unsigned, two-section basket was designed as a large and small double gourd cradled in a root-wood vine. The gourd, (hyotan), is rich in symbolism in Japan, and was a charm for longevity, (as it is extremely durable when dried), good fortune, and for being symbolic of fertility, since it has numerous seeds. The Japanese […]

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