Raku Teabowl - Raku Chojiro (died 1589) the first generation of Japan’s most famous family of ceramic artists represented today by Raku Kichizaemon (born 1949) the 15th generation in the lineage.http://www.etsy.com/shop/corylum
A CELADON CRACKLE-GLAZED 'GARLIC-NECK' VASE 18TH/19TH CENTURY The vase is of tapering form with a waisted neck below the bulbous mouth. The glaze is of a greyish-green tone with irregular crackles throughout. 14¾ in high
Kenzan-style tea bowl with design of cherry blossoms Early to mid-19th century Ogata Kenzan , (Japanese, 1663-1743) Edo period Buff clay; white slip, iron pigment, and enamels under transparent lead glaze H: 8.3 W: 11.3 cm Tokyo, Japan
Chinese Song-Dynasty Yaozhou Celadon Covered Dish | The bowl, which is of compressed globular shape, is covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of greyish green color, the domed cover molded to depict blossoming flowers, raised on short foot ring, 3.25"H X 3.875"D, circa Song Dynasty and of the period.
4th century Chinese | Dragons were placed in a tomb, providing a means to get to heaven. Ceramic dragons were also modeled in times of drought: "When the dragon appears, then wind and rain arise to escort him."