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VINTAGE WINDOW MIRROR

Vintage waxed pine window frame mirror. Great size and proportions.

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BLUEBERRY HUCK WREATH

Natural, organic, airy construction for year-round enjoyment indoors or out.

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KI

The number 7 (七) written three times creates the character Ki: Joy, Pleasure, Delight. Strong sumi ink painting on raw silk, beautifully framed. Japan.

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ANTIQUE CERAMIC FROG

A common motif in Shigaraki ceramics throughout the 20th century, the frog is a symnol of good luck and fertility.

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19TH C. CHOBADANSU

A fancy name for a merchant's chest. They almost always have a well-concealed secret compartment, but we haven't been able to find this one's yet. Maybe you'll have better luck.

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TALL END TABLES

Etched concrete side tables by one of our favorite craftsmen. Solid iron tripod base.

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TIGER'S FUR TSUBO

The difficult technique of the "tiger's fur" glazing makes it rare and desirable. Late Meiji Period (1868-1912), Shigaraki, Japan.

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LONG SUISEKI ON CARVED DAI

Evoking a natural landscape, often used for meditation or contemplation, the stand is carved to contour to the natural bottom.

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PORCELAIN BUD VASES

From the nearby Sharon, CT studio of Dana Branwein, these miniature bud vases sport Dana's spectacular "bronze" drip glaze at the openings.

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JOHN DERIAN PEDESTALS

Each one custom made for Pergola, John's magical decoupage takes a new turn in both patterns and functionality.

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CORAL & TUSK EMBROIDERED PILLOWS

Botanical motif, from Brooklyn (now Montana) designer Stephanie Housley, who we can't get enought of. Embroidered front & back on natural linen fabric.

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ON AN HISTORICAL NOTE...

That the artist is unknown doesn't diminish the appeal of this Civil War era grapeshot cannonball sculpture on primitive wood stand.

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CELADON / OXBLOOD GLAZED VASE

A really exciting mix of crackle glazes, and difficult to achieve. With original signed wooden box.

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LARGE ORIBE PLATTER

From the 16th c. designs attributed to Furuta Oribe, this 19th c. large platter is spectacular in it's design and balance. With original signed wooden box.

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JOHN DERIAN LARGE TREE TRAY

As we often say, there's decoupage and there's decoupage...and then there's John Derian.

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THE BEST JAPANESE PRUNERS

Hand-forged in Japan from carbon steel by a former swordmaking family, this heirloom-quality pruner offers long-lasting sharpness for a clean cut. The mark "A" signifies this is the top of the line.

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HASTA LEAF BASIN

Cast from a single hasta leaf, it makes an excellent birdbath.

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ROUND KOI TRAY

Handmade in Sweden from Scandinavian birch. Light, finished, and food safe.

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STEVEN KARR GARDEN SCULPTURE

Called "The Garden Seat," (you can actually sit on it), this 1990s brutalist school sculpture of Indiana Limestone sits atop a rough-hewn stand.

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FOLDING CAMPAIGN STOOL

Lush, thick leather over a folding iron base. One of a kind find.

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PINE BYOUBU

Meiji Period (1868-1912) beautifully oxidized silver leaf, two-panel screen with pine painting. Very Zen. Artist unknown.

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RAIN BARREL PLANTER

Cast from an ancient, carved granite Japanese rainbarrel, this light and completely weather-proof planter can hold a medium sized tree.

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THE QUAINT CLOCK

Designed by Shin Azumi, it is inspired by the face of an old clock tower. The distinctive texture is from an ancient process of brass casting originating from Toyama, Japan.

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LARGE SETO OVAL PLATTER

We found two of these at a potter's studio on our last trip to Seto, Japan. Only one made the voyage intact, sadly.

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SIX-PANEL SILVER LEAF SCREEN PAINTING

Gorgeous painting by Kyuhou Noda (1879-1977). Taishou Period (1912-1926), Japan.

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SHIGARAKI HIBACHI

Early 20th c. large Shigaraki earthenware cooking pot. A beautiful object, but even more beautiful as a cachepot for a large indoor plant.

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VINTAGE TEAK DINING TABLE

Beautifully weathered, seats eight.

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VINTAGE TEAK DINING TABLE

Vintage 60" Kingsley Bate dining table, weathered but in perfect condition.

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OXIDIZED STEEL LAMP

Hand-crafted table lamp in oxidized steel. Iron base, Belgian Linen shade.

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OXIDIZED TALL STEEL LAMP

Hand-crafted table lamp in oxidized steel. Iron base, Belgian Linen shade.

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JAPANESE WALL CLOCK

Classic black face and frame. Aluminum. Japan.

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JAPANESE WALL CLOCK

Wood-framed, this elegant piece features a Seiko movement that runs on a single AA battery.

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FERMOB OUTDOOR TABLE LAMP

Anti-UV powder-coated aluminum frame, this lamp has two settings - warm white and cool white. USB rechargeable, it lights for 10 hours on a full charge. Watertight.

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ISAMU NOGUCHI STANDING LAMP

Urushi (Japanese Lacquer) accents this rare statement piece from Noguchi. Tripod base, handmade washi paper dome.

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NAGOYA BRONZE

Utterly charming bronze and iron ikebana vase with open weave, featuring climbing frogs. Meiji Period (1868-1912), Japan. With signed original wooden box.

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CAST MUSHROOM SCULPTURE

American, mid-century large standing cast garden sculpture.

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MINI SUISEKI

Adorable tiny suiseki on carved rosewood dai. Meiji Period (1868-1912). With signed original wooden box.

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SHINO MOON JAR

Shino glaze over matsu pine in an iron slip glaze. Very textured. 20th c., Japan.

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KURO ORIBE CHAWAN

Beautiful raku matcha tea bowl in an Oribe design. The black glaze is made using molten iron. 1930s, with original signed wooden box.

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SAILOR'S KAWARA

A kawara is the center tile in a ceramic tile roofline, often depicting the nature of the establishment.

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CARVED GRANITE FROG WITH BABY

Edo Period hand-carved garden frog, symbolizing good luck and fertility.

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JIZO BOSATSU

Edo Period (1602-1868) carved granite statue of the sainted Jizo, protector of travelers and children. At one time they lined the roads all over Japan.

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UNUSUAL IGA VASE

Very unusual base on this 19th c. wood-fired, ash-glazed vase from Iga, near Lake Biwa. With original signed wooden box. (My 2nd favorite pottery piece from our last trip.)

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EARLY EDO PERIOD (1602-1868) TSUBO

From the ancient anagama kiln of Shigaraki, the color of the clay gives you its age. Ash-glazed with traditional crosshatch design. (My #1 favorite pottery piece in the collection.)

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HARUBAKO

Late Meiji Period sewing box, burl veneer.

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GAMECOCKS ON BRANCH

Taishou Period (1912-1926) 3-part decorative sculpture with a natural theme.

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KUTANI PORCELAIN

Old Kutani porecelain (possibly ko-kutani, prior to 1730) using all of the traditional Kutani Kiln colors. Signed, with original wooden box.

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NATURAL BURL STAND

More than three feet high, this magnificent piece could once have been used as a chair. Perfect display stand for good pottery. On carved base.

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19TH c. HAGI-NAGASHI KAME

A smaller storage jar painted and glazed in the traditional style of the time. (1840-1880). Shigaraki, Japan.

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WEEPING CHERRY BONSAI

Made of paper, silk, natural materials, and wiring, in traditional bonsai pot. Extraordinary work!

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WINTER LEAF BONSAI

Handmade of paper, silk, natural materials, and wiring, in traditional bonsai pot. Extraordinary work!

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CONTEMPORARY BLACK OIL GLAZE

The black "oil drop" glaze gives this striking pot a unique and contemporary look. With original signed wooden box. Japan.

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BIRD ON BRANCH

Taishou Period (1912-1926) two-part sculpture depicting nature scene.

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19TH c. IKEBANA BASKET

Lacquered bamboo, perfect proportions, and excellent workmanship.

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19TH c. HAGI-NAGASHI TSUBO

In the mid 19th c., Shigaraki, Japan produced these beautiful utilitarian vessels for every restaurant and shop in the country. Subtle, diffused design.

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19TH c. HAGI-NAGASHI TSUBO

In the mid 19th c., Shigaraki, Japan produced these beautiful utilitarian vessels for every restaurant and shop in the country. Traditional blue/green drip.

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EARLY EDO PERIOD (1602-1868) KAME

Large, very early ash-glazed storage vessel. Shigaraki, Japan.

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BEAUTIFUL MAKI-E TRAY

Edo Period lacquer work with layered makie-e technique and family crest, in perfect condition. Original very old signed black wooden storage box.

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19TH c. HAGI-NAGASHI KAME

A smaller storage jar painted and glazed in the traditional style of the time. (1840-1880). Shigaraki, Japan.

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19TH c. HAGI-NAGASHI KAME

In the mid 19th c., Shigaraki, Japan produced these beautiful utilitarian vessels for every restaurant and shop in the country. Traditional blue/green drip, oversized.

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10-DRAWER TANSU

Small scale Hinoki Cypress tansu with excellent hardware. Very good condition. Late 19th c.

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ORIBE GARDEN LANTERN

Taishou Period (1912-1926) hand-carved granite garden lantern, of a style attributed to Furuta Oribe in the late 16th c.

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MOON JAR BY TANI SEIUMON (b. 1933)

Well-known Shigaraki potter Tani Seiumoin is still producing work in his 80s. With original signed wooden box.

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SUSHI SERVING PLATTER

A thick, flat stoneware designed for displaying sushi and sashimi. Bamboo shoot pattern. 20th c., with original signed wooden box.

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CONTEMPORARY SHIGARAKI BOWL

Large, shallow bowl with feldspar glaze, with original signed wooden storage box. Shigaraki, Japan.

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LARGE SHIGARAKI BIRDBATH

Blue-glazed birdbath on stand. Two pieces. Stunning garden accessory.

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MASHIKO VASE

Shino overglaze on iron slip glaze markings. This special "pinhole" glaze is associated with Incense Ceremony Master Shino Soshin (1442-1523). With original box. Mashiko, Japan.

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LARGE SHIGARAKI KAME

Large, wood-fired, ash-glazed Shigaraki storage jar. Perfect for large branches. Shigaraki, Japan.

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TANBA TSUBO

Handsome overglazed vase from the Tanba Kiln. Mid-century. Tanba, Japan.

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LIFE-SIZED (NEARLY) HAWK SCULPTURE

Taishou Period sculpture of a hawk on a tree stump. Piece-castm mixed metal. Japan.

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE PLATES

Set of 9 John Derian botanical print dinner plates in fine Astier French porcelain. Paris.

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POSTALCO KEY FOBS

From the small, exquisite Tokyo design studio POSTALCO, adorned with semi-precious stones like Tree Agate, Namibian Jade, and natural horn. The brass ends screw off to slide keys on. Japan.

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MICHELE QUAN HANGING DISCS

Graduated stoneware discs, glazed and high-fired.

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JAPANESE FLAT WEAVE BASKET

An elegant (and large) example of flat weave bamboo basketry; root handle and bamboo insert for holding water. Signed artwork. Japan.

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PAIR OF ANTIQUE MARBLE URNS

A matching pair of antique carved marble urns, weathered from a century outdoors.

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ANTIQUE MARBLE GARDEN FINIAL

Very large and elegantly carved, this garden object is a statement piece for the garden.

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JOHN DERIAN LAMP

An abstract Iris print brings cool color to this tall decoupage lamp. Belgian Linen shade.

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LATE EDO PERIOD (1602-1868) BRONZE

Probably cast from a terracotta vase done in the coil method, featuring crawling crabs. Signed artwork. Japan.

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NOUSAKU VASE

Blackened brass bud vase from Tokyo's prestigious Nousaku Studio. Excellent proportions. Japan.

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PORCELAIN VASE

Hand formed tall vase with floral etching, from DBO Studio in CT.

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE FOOTED VASE

The sepia rose motif is in collaboration with John Derian Studio in NYC.

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ANTIQUE GREY MARBLE FINIAL

Antique carved garden finial in grey marble; well-weathered.

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POSTALCO WALLET

Sumptuous leather and high-tech fabric, along with a great design sensibility from Tokyo's POSTALCO, create an elegant and enduring piece. Japan.

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE HORSE TRAY

An elequent equine, one of John Derian's antique print classics, graces a large, rectangular, French porcelain tray from Astier in Paris.

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JOHN DERIAN ROUND PLATE

Derian's sepia prints are a favorite in our shop; this one in a large hanging version.

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JAPANESE EDO PERIOD (1602-1868) USUBATTA

Classic bronze wave motif base supports this heavy bronze usubatta top with a flower frog inside, ready for your ikebana magic.

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BRONZE USUBATTA

Taishou Period (1912-26) bronze ikebana vase with elegant designs.

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PATINAED CHINESE BRONZE

The classical Chinese dragon and phoenix motifs grace either side of this bronze vase. 19th-20th c.

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JAPANESE BRONZE VASE

Large in scale, this bronze was cast very much in a classical Chinese idiom.

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ANTIQUE CHINESE ELM TROUGH

Antique, very long trough, great for planting or as a table centerpiece.

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ANTIQUE ERODED CERAMIC VESSEL

The most interesting texture in the room. Eroded, mottled, pitted, rough.

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JAPANESE KIMONO ILLUSTRATIONS

David went wild when he found these kimono pattern illustrations from a Kyoto kimono maker. The colors are still vibrant. Very old and fragile, so we had to frame them.

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MICHELE QUAN WALL HANGING

One of a kind piece from M. Quan Studio, a porcelain press bead weaving hanging from driftwood.

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CHINESE BRONZE

Patinaed, decorated vase, early 20th c.

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BIZEN ZANGIRI MASTERPIECE

Antique, unglazed (in the Bizen style) pot from the studio of Konishi Toichiro (1890-1966) brings out all the subtle tones of zangiri firing. Early 20th c., original box.

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MICHELE QUAN RELIQUARY

This large footed plate, both glazed and unglazed is a MQ signature piece.

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INSIDE-OUT CHAIR

Designed by Andree Putnam for Fermob, made from an aluminum alloy used in aerospace technology, with seats woven from the same material used to make seat belts for the Concorde. Durable and understated. Set of six. France.

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HAND-FORGED TABLE LAMP

Incredible workmanship went into this height-adjustable, hand-forged iron standing lamp. Elegant, impressive hardware. USA.

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STINSON CHERRY WOOD BOWL

From a small family studio in Canada. The wood is buried for up to a year to create certain effects, then carved and the interior sanded to show the grain. Canada.

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WOODLAND SIDE TABLE

Sturdy outdoor fare, laurel base with locust wood top. As much sculpture as functional object. USA.

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VINTAGE IRON SIDE TABLE

Made by a midwestern artisan, of vintage iron grates filled with cementitious mix, crafted iron base. USA.

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VINTAGE 5-TIER PLANT STAND

A quirky industrial look, perfect for layers of draping plants. Steel. USA.

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MID-CENTURY DRIFTWOOD LAMP

Incredible, large-scale form give this lamp distinction. Original 1950s shade of fiberglass and horse hair. USA.

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NAKAGAWA TSUBO

Large in scale, elegant in texture, by well-known potter Nakagawa Mutsumi of Shigaraki, Japan. Ash-glazed.

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WABI BAMBOO HANAIKE

1920s flat-weave bamboo basket, burl root handle. Banboo insert to hold water (and flowers). Japan.

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BIRD ON BRANCH

Taishou Period (1912-28) mixed metal sculpture of a bird on a delicate branch. Bronze, iron, and brass. Japan.

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5-LEVEL ISHOUDANSU

Early Meiji Period (1868-1912) two-part clothing chest of Japanese Sugi Pine. Iron hardware. Japan.

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4-LEVEL ISHOUDANSU

Early Meiji Period (1868-1912) two-part clothing chest of Japanese Hinoki Cypress. Iron hardware. Japan.

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OTAGAKI RENGETSU POTTERY

A pouring cup, (yuzumashi) with carved waka poem, by 19th c. Japan's most famous female poet, nun, potter Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). Original crack repaired with gold (kintsugi). Kyoto, Japan.

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ANTIQUE ORIBE CUPS

Beautiful set of 4 cups in the design mode of Furuta Oribe. 19th c., Seto, Japan.

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SHIMIZU SHIRO POTTERY

Unique stoneware platter from acclaimed Kyoto potter Shimizu Shiro. Japan.

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ARCHITECTURE OF TREES

A legendary botanical masterwork of over 500 detailed quill pen illustrations of 212 tree species. In English for the first time.

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JOHN DERIAN ROUND PLATTER

Large-scale decoupage platter of antique horse print.

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JAPANESE PAPER BASKETS

BaMboo frames covered in vintage lacquered paper.

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JIZO BOSATSU

Edo Period (1602-1868) carved granite statue of the sainted Jizo, protector of travelers and children. At one time they lined the roads all over Japan.

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BIRCH DAHLIA TRAYS

Hand-made in Sweden from certified Scandinavian birch wood.

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BIRCH KOI TRAYS

Hand-made in Sweden from certified Scandinavian birch wood.

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SUMI INK SCROLL PAINTING

Showa Period (mid-century) sumi-e painting on scroll. Bold strokes. Japan

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19TH C. HAGI NAGASHI GLAZED TSUBO

In the mid 19th c., Shigaraki, Japan produced these utilitarian vessels for every restaurant and shop in the country.

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BRASS CANDLESTICKS

Tall, very heavy, very elegant!

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE / JOHN DERIAN

The latest collaboration between John Derian's historic prints and Astier's exquisite French porcelain has filled us all with adrimation. Shown here: Azalea. France.

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE

Classic Astier white-on-white pattern on a kind of Wabi oval platter. France.

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THE ART OF NATURAL HISTORY

A book for the ages, this enormous compendium of historical prints by Rizzoli, offers over 400 frameable prints showing how nature has been depicted in Western art..

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BALAD LANTERN

Yes, amazing. Four settings, two sizes, lightweight, and weather-proof. USB charge lasts the whole night. France.

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CHINESE CELADON VASE

With contemporary styling, and subtle markings, this large piece will hold your largest flowering branches.

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CELADON-GLAZED GARDEN STOOL

We have a pair of these beauties, made for the outdoors. Heavy, but moveable.

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE / JOHN DERIAN

Can there be a more clever and elegant spoon rest than this fine French porcelain?

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE / JOHN DERIAN FISH

By photogpaphic illusion these seem to be different sizes, but they're the same. Decoupage as it should be.

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NATURAL BONE BOWL

Polished on the inside, rough on the outside, perfect textural juxtaposition.

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MIRENA KIM EARTHENWARE

Elegant cachepot from this Los Angeles artist.

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE / JOHN DERIAN

Large, distinctive platter in the elegant Astier style. France.

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NATURAL LACQUERED BURL STAND

Large, heavily-lacquered heartwood burl slab with live-edge bark, considered art in Shinto tradition. Kyoto, Japan

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FORGED IRON STANDING LAMP

Incredible workmanship went into this height-adjustable, hand-forged iron standing lamp. Elegant, impressive hardware.

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FARRAH SIT PORCELAIN

Sit's inventive shapes give an exotic, futuristic twist to objects like this.

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AGATE BOOKENDS

Bookmatched bookends, heavy enough to hold large volumes.

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19TH C. BRONZE RIN

Struck at the beginning of meditation, you close your eyes and follow the amazingly resonant sound unrtil it fades, clearing the mind.

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MEIJI PERIOD LARGE BRONZE HANAIKE

Commonly used for ikebana, with detachable handles. This one's a patinated beauty.

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TAISHOU PERIOD BASKET TRIO

Each made identical to the other, but downsized so they nest. Very nice basketry.

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E. LUCAS DEER

Artist Elizabeth Lucas employs ink, paint, and printed imagery on recycled cardboard, all covered with encaustic.

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MINI-MOSSARIUM

Turned walnut base, glass designed with a tear-drop opening to allow just the right amount of air. Easy care! Australia.

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19TH CENTURY LARGE BASKET

A signed masterpiece. Museum quality.

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HANGING CERAMIC HANAIRE

The Japanese have a thing for flowers hanging in odd places. Ceramic, Shigaraki, Japan.

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DBO LAMP

She's a fine ceramicist, he's a fine woodworker. They combined their talents to create these lamps with a ceramic base and hand-turned oak neck and finial. Linen shade.

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    LIGHTED TERRARIUM

Whether with a plant or a precious objet, showcase it in this terrarium by noted Philippine designer Ito Kish.

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MICHELE QUAN PORCELAIN WALL HANGING

This one was made just for us, by acclaimed New York artist (and friend) Michele Quan.

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19TH C. JAPANESE INDIGO BORO TEXTILES

The texture given these fabrics by many, many years of patching and adding gives them their incomparable beauty. Several available.

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VINTAGE BEESKEP

Made of earth and wood, these tall beeskeps offer a distinctive design element.

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JOHN DERIAN LAMP

Our wonderful friend John has put it over the top with this elegant decoupage lamp. Belgian Linen shade.

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JAPANESE SUISEKI

Evoking a landscape, suisekis are used for thoughtful contemplation. Carved wood base.

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19TH C. ORIBE PLATTER WITH HANDLE

Seto, Japan. With original signed box.

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OAK CASK WHISKEY TUMBLERS

Made from old oak whiskey casks, these tumblers are burnt on the inside to seal the wood. Use only for brown liquors. Canada.

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MINOSHI'S GARDEN

These elegant mobiles are the collaboration between a Swiss designer and a Japanese paper maker. Switzerland.

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SHIGARAKI MIZUSASHI

The lidded mizusashi is a water container used during the tea ceremony. Original signed box. Japan.

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19TH C. HAGI-NAGASHI TSUBO

In the mid 19th c., Shigaraki, Japan produced these beutiful utilitarian vessels for every restaurant and shop in the country.

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MUSEUM-QUALITY BASKET

By famed Hiroshima artist Noriaki Daisuke (b. 1941, Hiroshima), with original signed box and provenance. Built-in copper flower insert. An ikebana masterpiece.Museum quality. Japan.

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PAIR OF VINTAGE GARDEN FINIALS

Nicely weathered, mid-century, completely intact. England.

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PENNOYER NEWMAN STRAP PLANTER

PN's signature finish on these pots cast from old English originals. We have two sizes - large, and enormous. USA 

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18TH-19TH C. BRONZE TEMPLE RIN

This is exactly how you'll see it in a Japanese temple, on a pillow, above an ornately lacquered stand.

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TAISHOU PERIOD LOST WAX CASTING

A tiger cresting a mountaintop, evoking the ferocity of the natural world. One of a kind.

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SHIMAOKA TATSUZO POTTERY

A masterpiece of Mashiko pottery by Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007). Shimaoka was a disciple of the great Hamada Shoji.

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TIBETAN LAMB THROW (Camel-tipped)

Use it as a throw or a rug. Either way luxurious!

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TIBETAN LAMB THROW (Silver-tipped)

Use it as a throw or a rug. Either way luxurious!

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MOUND MOSS CENTERPIECE

Made by a North Carolina botanical artist, completely preserved, in grey marble vessel.

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TSUMUGI

Hand-turned keyaki wood chawan, by a contemporary female artist. Japan.

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EDO PERIOD BRONZE HANAIRE

Extraordinary bronze artifact. Extremely detailed, Phoenix handles.

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INDIGO HAND-MADE PAPER WALL HANGING

In ancient Japanese paper-making tradition, the handmade paper is woven into intricate patterns. Japan.

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19TH C. JAPANESE SUDARE

Each sliver is laboriously cut by hand from one piece of bamboo to create the effect of a sliver of moonlight. Japan.

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LATE 19TH C. CAGE CABINET

Steel and wire mesh, original paint. Wooden shelves give the right textural juxtaposition, while the intricate lock system offers protection. Belgium

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MEIJI PERIOD KEYAKI WOOD BURL HANAIKE

Natural bamboo insert for ikebana. Keyaki grows only in Japan and Korea.

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ASTIER DE VILLATTE PORCELAIN VASE

Astier's fine french porcelain, with the outside covered in platinum after glazing. France.

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19TH C. POEM SCROLL

Probably written by a woman, the hand is very calming and pleasing. On paper, with silk background and borders. Japan.

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19TH C. CROW SCROLL

Exquisite in its simplicity of approach and strong stroke, this one is by a known artist of the time, with original box and provenance. Japan.

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NATURAL COCONUT BASKETS

Lidded and strung for carrying. Two sizes available. Indonesia.

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TAISHOU PERIOD HAWK SCULPTURE

Japanese decorative arts were popular in the early 20th c., with hopes of export. No two are alike. Japan.

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LATE 19TH C. CHADANSU

Of gorgeous matsu pine, this tea cabinet was designed to display your beautiful tea ceremony instruments on its multi-levels. Japan.

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RAY BAKER DAYLILY STARBURST

Consumate gardener Ray Baker saves everything at the end of the season, using natural components to construct his natural art. USA.

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19TH C. KOREAN-STYLE IDO CHAWAN

Highly stylized and footed matcha bowl by celebrated Chinese-born artist Xu Xian Ji. Original box. Japan.

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OZARK SCONCE

Simple burlap and strap steel. Made to order, exclusively for Pergola. Perfect dimensions. A little Japanese, a little Arts & Crafts Movement, a little architectural element. USA.

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E. LUCAS BLACKBIRD

Paint, stain, mixed media print, and encaustic on recycled cardboard. Simple, informal, and elegant. USA.

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CORAL & TUSK INSECT PATTERN

Embroidered on Belgian Linen, framed in maple. USA.

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C. MARLEY LANTERNFLY FORMATION

Lepidopterist and conservationist Christopher Marley creates design and fantasy in his work. Not your old school specimens. USA.

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TALL STONE & GLASS HURRICANE

Colored concrete base below fitted glass hurricane. Tres moderne. USA.

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VINTAGE TEAK BENCH PAIR

Solid, simple, well-constructed, durable and weathered for year-round outdoor seating. We have a matching pair! USA.

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19TH C. SILVER LEAF SCREEN

19th c.. nicely-oxidized silver leaf screen with silk borders and handsome lacquered frame. Often used to reflect the light from candles. Japan.

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