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ceramics, antique ceramics, japanese craft, Japanese ceramics

quiver shaped haniwa.kofun: 5thc.terra cotta.muro miya-yama tumulus, nara prefecture

Haniwa which expressed a shield. Nara Japan. The Kofun period (AD.250-AD.592) art, Haniwa terracotta clay figure.

Incense Burner Kagoshima, Japan, Edo period Stoneware with clear colorless glaze; silver lid H: 13.2 W: 9.9 cm

Dogu are from the earliest-dated tradition of pottery manufacture in the world, dating to the prehistoric Jomon period, which began 16,000 years ago. Japan

Archive: The power of dogu

“Birdcage” Vase, Japan, ca. 1700, porcelain, copper, gold, bamboo, pigment

Japanese Pottery

宮岡麻衣子作 菊花文小皿|-ももふく的日常-

The ancient Jomon of Japan: History and Pictures

The ancient Jomon of Japan: History and Pictures

Deep Vessel with Handles, Japan: Middle Jōmon period (ca. 3500–2500 B.C.)

Vase in the form of a small gourd with a section of scrolling vine and leaves, on which crawls a ladybug. Katsuyoshi (Shōami Katsuyoshi, 1832 – 1908). Meiji 9 or 1876

Pitcher of Fusatsu type Bronze H 23.8 Kamakura period 13th century

Dogū (Clay figurine) (Excavated from Sugisawa site, Yuza-machi, Akumi-gun, Yamagata) Baked clay H 18.3 Jōmon period 10th-4th century B.C.

Ceramics dogu figure 16.5 cm high (6 1/2 inch.) Japanese, Jomon Period, 1000 - 300 BC. Source: Metropolitan Museum

the details of porcelain vase by MAKUZU (Miyagawa) Kozan (1842-1916), Japan 真葛高山

An earthenware in Japan in the Neolithic Period. BC.9,000 - BC.5,000.

Head of a Warrior, 6th century, Japan, Kofun period (mid 3rd-6th century A.D.)

dogu which is flat like a board. Jomon-era. Iwate Japan. BC.1,200 - BC.800.

Japanese ceramic figurine "DOGU". Jomon period. Excavation place / Ibaragi Japan. BC.2,500 - BC.1,200

An Jizo found in a temple on Teramachi street, Kyoto, Japan.  Photography by Stephane Barbery on Flickr