Our collection includes antique furniture (such as tansu,) antique through contemporary pottery from Japan, SE Asia, and America; folk textiles, woodblock prints, and other "komingu" (daily use items.) Contemporary pottery, prints, and other works are made by craftspeople inspired by Mingei, as well as wabi-sabi philosophy and aesthetics. We also retail a wide variety of Japanese tea and teawares, and promote tea education, through our Charaku Fine Japanese Tea website, www.charaku-tea.com.
Thursday, February 03, 2005
Japanese Edo Period Merchant Chest
Merchant Chest from Japan's Hokuriku (central west coast) region dating from the late Edo Period (1600-1868.)