Hagi Gohon Chawan with warekodai 1100 $
We like to offer you a rare Japanese Hagi Chawan called 'Gohon Chawan', made in the old Korean style from ancient times and dating from the mid Edo period.
Colour and glaze are equally rare and wonderful. We offer this fantastic chawan together with its Edo period wooden storage box and its cloth pouch called 'Shifuku'.
This Hagi Gohon Chawan has a split cross footring called 'warekodai'. Tea bowls of this style were favored by busho chajin (warrior tea men).
No chips, cracks or repairs except natural inborn kilncracks.
Size: 3,3'' height x 5,1'' width.
Mid Edo Kuro Oribe Chawan with ink black glaze 750 $ sold already
An absolutely stunning Edo period (1700s) Kuro Oribe Chawan covered in thick, ink-black crackle glaze and some fine cream colour with symbolic decoration.
It has an unidentified kiln mark.
The slightly irregular kutsu-gata form settles easily into the palm of the hand, with the built up rim resting lightly on the fingers. A high quality Japanese wood box is part of the offer.
No chips or repairs. Only natural inborn kiln cracks. Fantastic antique atmosphere!
Size: 7 cm height x 10,5 cm diameter.
Hakeme glazed Ko-Hagi Chawan by the 1st Saka Koraizaemon 6500 $ sold already
Our collection of Tea Bowls offer always spectacular chawans - this is one of our best: Hakeme Glazed Ko-Hagi Chawan Dating to 17th Century made by the first Saka Koraizaemon.
Toujin-bue (Chinese flute) flat shaped tea bowl made of coarse, unfined clay with a high content of iron oxide. The body shows the tracks of the fingers when it was thrown on the Korean kick-wheel. The rim is a little uneven (intentionally). The unglazed foot ring was executed in the Korean bamboo node style. The clay shows impurities. Over the clay a white engobe was applied with astraw brush and transparent ash glaze haze been poured on top. The bowl has a beautiful shape and is well balanced and has been used for many years as the stain inside and around the rim indicates. There is an old repair in gold lacquer at the rim, where the gold is a little worn off, awesome!
Size: Diameter: 15 cm, height; 5.7 cm, foot ring: 5.6 cm.
The bowl comes in a silk pouch (shifuku) and an older wooden box (kiribako)inscribed on the inside of the lid: Ko-Hagi Hira chawan (followed by three lines of the same measurements asoboe in Sun and Bu) Migi shodai saka koraizaemon kanei jidai no saku showa 1934 juichi-dai saka koraizaemon, which can be translated: Ko-Hagi Flat tea bowl (measurements)(the bowl to the) right was made by the first generation Saka Koraizaemon in the Kanei period (1624-1644) ....Showa 1934 11th generation Saka Koraizaemon (Seal: Koraizaemon).
The first Saka Koraizaemon was the son of Li Shakko (which Lord Mori Terumoto brought from Koreaafter Hideyoshis Korea campaign) and one of the founders of the Hagiteadition. Hagi was an 'otome-yaki', which was produced for the exclusive use of the Morifamily of local daimyos and could not be sold in the market and is, therefore, rather rare.
The tea bowl was exhibited from May 22nd to September 2011 at the Keramion Museum in Frechen - Germany. 'Momoyama Keramik und ihr Einfluss auf die Gegenwart' (Momoyama Ceramics and its influence until today). It is published in a valuable book of the same name, catalogue no. 146, page 66. ISBN -978-3-94005-06-8. It is written in German and English with a foreword of the Japanese ambassador in Germany.
The chawan will be sold together with its box and with a new example of the book.
Ao-Green Oribe Chawan from around 1620 early Edo 995 $ Already Sold
Ao-Oribe Chawan of Early Edo Period
Little distorted half cylinder shaped (kutsugata) tea bowl made of light, coarse, unrefined Mino clay. The expertly thrown body is covered with the typical green copper oxide glaze inside and outside. A 'window' on the side has been left unglazed for decoration in iron oxide engobe under a clear ash glaze in a pattern squares and triangles. This is a typical late Momoyama design. The somewhat irregular foot is typical for the late production of the 1620-ies at the Motoyashiki and Kamagane kilns. Inside the ring is the kamajirushi イ、which is frequently found on bowls manufactured at the Motoyashiki kiln.
A good wood box is part of the offer.
Size: 8,1 cm height x 11,7 - 12,9 cm diameter.
Rare 19th. century tebineri E-Seto Chawan with kintsugi gold repair 650 $
Rare tebineri (hand pinching) E-Seto Chawan, dating back to the 19th. century with fantastic glaze.
t has a sophisticated form, an aesthetic kintsugi gold repair and an also rare square foot. Extraordinary - take your chance.
The tea bowl comes with a good wood box.
Size: 6,5 cm height x 12 cm in diameter.
Ex. Museum Katami-Gawari Satsuma Chawan Dating to 17th Century 2500 $ sold already
If you are looking for incomparable chawans for your collection, let me introduce you this rare piece: Toujin-bue (Chinese flute) shaped tea bowl made of fine, refined clay with a high content of iron oxide. The rim has cut in the shape of a hissen (fudearai - brush washing vessel), a shape very popular in the mid 17th century and found on shigaraki and hagi tea bowls in the Kobori Enshu style. The clay shows few impurities. Over the clay a thin, transparent ash glaze haze been poured on one half, and a dark brown tenmoku glaze on the other. The bowl has a beautiful shape and is well balanced and has been used for many years as the stain inside and around the rim indicates. This style was produced in Satsuma in the early Edo period only.
Perfect condition with no cracks or repairs. There are only a few number of early Katami-Gawari Chawans in the world left. This is one of them and surely one of the best.
The bowl comes in a silk pouch (shifuku) and an older wooden box.
This realy rare tea bowl was exhibited from may 22 to september 2011 at the famous Keramion Museum in Frechen (Germany) and published in a great book called 'Momoyama Keramik und ihr Einfluss auf die Gegenwart' (Momoyama Ceramics and their influence until today). It is written in English and German with a foreword of the Japanese ambassador in Germany. Catalogue no. 142 (p. 65). Frechen 2011, ISBN-978-3-94005-06-8. A new version of the book is also part of the offer.
Size: 7,3 cm height, 12,8 cm in diameter.
Edo Period Hagi Chawan with fine golden kintsugi restoration 1500 $
Mid Edo period Hagi Chawan in the stylish shape of modest slight distortion. It is roughly coated in slightly glossy white slip and bears beside a wari-kodai (splitted foot) a fantastic 'landscape' on the inside.
But the highlight is the old gold restoration, a fantastic gintsugi (kintsugi) which makes our Hagi tea bowl so valuable and outstanding.
The chawan comes together with a good wood box and a blue shifuku for a perfect protection.
Size: 8,4 cm height, up to 12,6 cm in diameter.