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Collecting Oriental Furniture
Oriental furniture refers to the furniture that features style and design that originated from a wide range of countries and cultures from the Asian region including China, Japan, Korea and Thailand. Although the basic designs that emanated from these countries are somewhat the same, each has distinctive elements and a unique style of their own. [...]
Collecting Kutani Porcelain
Kutani refers to an ancient Japanese style of porcelain dating back to the 17th century. Legend has it that the village of Kutani (meaning nine valleys), known for its gold mines, had a particular white stone that could be used for making these wares. The existing Lord Maeda, had ordered Goto Saijiro to travel and [...]
Antique Japanese Pottery
There are plenty of people around the world interested in collecting antique Japanese pottery. One of these pieces of pottery will look lovely in your hallway or living room on display. Collecting this pottery isn’t for everyone though, since many of the pieces are quite expensive. Things You Need to Know Before Buying Antique Japanese [...]
Antique Japanese Table
Among the different antiques that the world’s fancy holds precious, the “Antique Japanese Table” stands paramount. Simple yet attractive, they are the most desirable among the antique furniture collectors worldwide. Highly artistic, they not only evoke beauty but also induce outstanding design and finishing. From ancient times, Japan has been known for its well finished, [...]
Antique Japanese Bronze
Antique bronze items are associated with the rich culture as well as the history of the Far East. This is one of the reasons among many why it’s collected so much around the world and also admired. Another reason is their beauty and craft originated from the Asian part of the world. These wonderful items [...]
Japanese Pottery Marks
The ceramic culture of Japan is the most continuous and the longest in the world. The oldest of Japanese ceramics date back to somewhere around 10,000 BC. In comparison to the Chinese ceramic industry of that time, there are many things that made the old Japanese ceramic industry of that time rather small-scale. Much like [...]
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