May 2010 Archives
Hi, everyone! How's goin?
Hope all of you are fine.
Brief news as always...
1) I'm kind of a little busy for preparing of house-moving and we will be there maybe in
the middle or end of next month. Bye, Tokyo!
2) Two tea bowls are starting from lower price as exception (10days).
3) Don't miss them.
4) Lucie Rie at The national art center. Tokyo was nicer than expected. Recommendable!
Chinese celadon bowl from Yaozhou kiln in Northern Song period (960-1127) as a certificated piece
by the leading expert of oriental antique pottery (as a scholar-potter and the commissioner of Cultural Properties Protection Committee), - Koyama fujio a.k.a. "Kozanshi" (1900-1975), signed to be as "Song celadon bowl,
Northern celadon ('Hoppo-seiji' = Northern Song celadon) / Roshiki (as his another name for certificate)" at wooden storage box. D 15 x H 7.3 cm (more info)
Aged wooden folk buddhist statue called Minshu-butsu or Minkan-butsu enshrined in lacquered zushi altar box, considered to be categorized in the type of Yakushi-nyorai or Sogyo hachiman, dated back to Edo period,
early-mid 19th century or earlier. zushi: H 30.2 x D 20 cm (more info)
Old takatori amber-glazed medicine vessel, designed with straw-ash glaze (warabai-yu),
applied to be used as tea caddy (chaire) for long years attached with red sandalwood lid
and wooden storage box, dated back to Edo period circa early-mid 19th century or earlier.
*including lid; - H 9.3 x D 9.5 cm (more info)
Initial Japanese biscuit firing cups in encasement structure as a complete set,
considered as a women's make-up utensil or Shinto/Buddhist ritual ware from
sanage-kiln of the roots of tokoname and seto ware,
dated back to Heian-Kamakura period, circa 12th century.
Largest: D 5.8 x H 1.5 cm / Smallest: D 2 x H 0.4 cm (more info)
Old Ryukyu (Okinawa) pottery vessel, categorized as 'Panari ware' of Aragusuku island,
applied to be attached with a lacquered wooden lid for mizusashi (water jar) as a tea article,
dated back to Edo period, circa late 18th - early 19th century, - with a protective wooden storage box.
D 18 x H 12 cm (more info)