Porcelain Imari ware Plate emulating a Ming Dynasty Wanli Period design
Mid Edo Period
Size: Diameter 26.4cm Height 11.5cm
From the collection of one of the United States' oldest Asian art and antique shop established in 1879.
Brown Glazed Handled Jar
Song to Yuan Dynasties
Size: Diameter 19cm Height 22cm
From the collection of one of the first Asian art and antique stores in the United States founded in 1879.
Lacquered Bento Set with Kodaiji Makie
Size:Length 28cm Width 20cm Height 19.6cm
From the collection of one of the United State's first Asian art shops founded in 1879.
Overall condition: Bottom has scratches, the plates used for the set has wear and chips. The boxes also have wear and the lacquer has aged.
Karatsu Tea Jar
Early Edo Period c. 1650
Size:Diameter 11.5cm Height 14cm
From the N.J. Sargent collection of East Asian Ceramics. Displayed at an exhibition in Los Angeles in 1916. Was part of the collection of a noted shop dealing in Asian Art founded in 1879.
Satsuma Ware Incense Burner with motifs of maple leaves
Edo Period, c. 1750
Size:Diameter 18.5cm Height 12cm
Originally part of the Tokiyori Collection of N.J. Sargent. Displayed in Los Angeles in 1916. Also from the collection of one of America's first East Asian art and antique shops founded in 1879.
Asahi Ware Square Sake Bottle
Edo Period, c. 1775
Size: Length 7cm Width 7cm Height 19cm
From the N.J. Sargent Collection of East Asian Ceramics, Tokiyori Collection. Displayed in Los Angeles in 1916. From a noted antiques firm in San Francisco founded in 1879.
Tanba Ware Vase
c. 1750, Mid Edo Period
Size: Diameter 17cm Height 22.5cm
From the collection of East Asian Ceramics of N.J. Sargent, Tokiyori Collection. The collection was exhibited in 1916 at the Museum of History and Science in Los Angeles.
Dragon and Auspicious Motif Tea Caddy
Signed Shigeetsu or Keietsu
Size: Diameter 6.7cm Height 7cm
From the collection of a noted San Francisco antiques store founded in 1879.
Tsuishu Cinnabar Lacquer Tray
Mid to Late 20th century
Size: Length 24cm Width 24cm Height 2.3cm
The rich repetoire of Japanese lacquer represents the influences of other cultures that uses lacquer. This example is inspired by the red cinnabar lacquer ware often produced in Ming and Qing dynasty China. The piece is emulating the aging and wear where on the top the pattern is covered with red lacquer.
Tsuba Depicting A Chinese Sage
Goshu Hikone zumi,Mogarashi Nyudou Souse
Late Edo Period
Size: Length 6cm Height 7cm