When Japanese-born ceramicist Hideaki Miyamura saw Chinese Sung Dynasty tea bowls in a book, he was awestruck by their rare glazes. Miyamura began to create new iridescent glazes under the apprenticeship of master potter Shurei Miura. Since then, he has been known for his experimentation with glazing techniques and for recreating the Yohen Tenmoku glaze. Porcelains created by Miyamura are shown in numerous museums, including the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. A vase by Miyamura is among the key lots of the Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook, Inc.
Another decorative piece featured in this auction is a group of carved butterprints. During the 18th and 19th centuries, dairy farmers used prints and molds to decorate their butter once it set. Each farmer would use a stamp specific to their farm. The available group features nature-inspired motifs such as tree rings and leaves. Those interested in household items can also consider a sterling silver tea service. View these lots and register to bid on Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Fine Art (43), Decorative Arts (156), Furniture (36), Couture & Textiles (44), Collectibles (36)
# of Lots:350
Price Range:$20 - $800
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|River Bend Chair Co. bowback Windsor chairs|| Estimate: |
|Hideaki Miyamura studio pottery vase|| Estimate: |
|Group of carved butterprints, 19th c.|| Estimate: |
|Unusual cherry corner wardrobe, 19th c.|| Estimate: |
|Pennsylvania red, tan and brown Jacquard coverlet|| Estimate: |