Japanese Jomon ceramic. The Jomon culture was a neolithic period in Japan that lasted from 10,000 BC to 300 AD in Japan.
Square dish with bamboo grass design. late 18th to early 19th century, Kyoto, Japan, by artist Ogata Kenzan. Gift of Charles Lang Freer . Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
The Kofun period art, Haniwa terracotta clay figure with koto. Kanagawa Japan
Kyoto ware incense box in shape of crouching rabbit. Stoneware with enamels over clear glaze. Nonomura Ninsei, active ca. 1646-77. Kyoto, Kyoto prefecture, Japan. Gift of Charles Lang Freer . Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Patinated bronze vase, late Edo period (mid-19th century). Japan
A JAPANESE SHIBYAMA INLAID IVORY FRUIT decorated with insects. 2.25ins high.
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
Late Jomon clay head Shidanai Iwateken 1500BCE～1000BCE
Important Cultural Property Deer Haniwa, excavated from Hiradokoro ruins Kofun period, Shimane Prefectural Board of Education http://heritageofjapan.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/kansai-the-grand-izumo-exhibition-kyoto-national-museum/
“Birdcage” Vase, Japan, ca. 1700, porcelain, copper, gold, bamboo, pigment
The ancient Jomon of Japan: History and Pictures
Odo ware Teabowl 18-19th century Japan.
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