J R Richards

Los Angeles, CA

About J R Richards

At J R Richards, we source primarily Ancient and Contemporary Ceramics. Much of my current inventory includes Ancient Chinese Pottery, and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics. I have spent the past 20 plus years traveling around Asia (Hong Kong, Kyoto, Korea, Mainland China) with an eye towards beautiful objects that will stand the test of time. My intention is to locate pieces that don’t necessarily get pigeonholed as either “Chinese”, or “Japanese” per se, but rather to identify beautiful objects that are made from these amazing cultures that have a long history of outstand...Read More

J R Richards

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Early 20th Century Indonesia Textiles
Cotton
Offered by J R Richards A patterned ceremonial jacket from Sumatra, likely made for special occasions, and worn by children. Early 20th Century. Mounted on canvas under plexi glass. ...
Early 20th Century Peru Jars
Pottery
Offered by J R Richards Shipibo pottery urn or vessel. Nicely sculpted face at neck with a well rounded body. General staining consistent with age and tribal use, Peru, early to mid...
Kakurezaki Ryuichi
21st Century Japan Platters and Serveware
Ceramic
Offered by J R Richards Here is a large stoneware rectangular shaped platter by celebrated contemporary artist Kakurezaki Ryuichi (b. 1950-). The combining of clays, as well as the a...
Satoru Hoshino
21st Century Japan Vases
Ceramic
Offered by J R Richards This large and dynamic sculptural vessel is made by contemporary ceramic artist Satoru Hoshino (b.1945 -). Standing 33" tall x 29" wide x 27"....
Masaru Nakada
2010- Japan Vases
Porcelain
Offered by J R Richards A group of five elegant porcelain vases by Contemporary Ceramic Artist Masaru Nakada (b. 1977-). This group of vases; each with it's own form, color and st...
Tadashi Nishihata
2010- Japan Jars
Ceramic
Offered by J R Richards A rounded triangular vessel with diagonally faceted exterior. Natural ash-glazed stoneware. Beautiful glaze effect; combining subtle blue, emerald green, and ...
Tadashi Nishihata
21st Century Japan Jars
Ceramic
Offered by J R Richards A Rounded triangular vessel with diagonally faceted exterior. Natural ash-glazed stoneware. Made by internationally known ceramic artist Nishihata Tadashi (b...
Tsubusa Kato
21st Century Japan Vases
Porcelain
Offered by J R Richards A pair of porcelain vases with celadon glazing, by contemporary Japanese ceramic artist Kato Tsubusa (b.1962- ). Each vase differs slightly in shape, as the c...
19th Century Painted Tibetan Trunk
$2,000 Sale Price
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Antique 19th Century Tibet Furniture
Metal, Wood, Lacquer, Paint
Offered by J R Richards Here is an ancient Tibetan wedding trunk from the 19th century or earlier. All original lacquer, paint and hardware. The front is painted with a flower motif....
Antique 19th Century Indonesia Textiles
Silk
Offered by J R Richards A beautiful woven 19th century textile Ikat fragment from Indonesia. All natural dies. Mounted on a hard canvas backing.
Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Antiquities
Earthenware
Offered by J R Richards A magnificently large Tang Dynasty Camel (618-907 A.D.) Made of earthenware, this powerful representation of 8th-9th century Chinese craftsmanship realistical...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Antiquities
Offered by J R Richards A Classic 8th century Tang Dynasty horse coated in amber and cream colored glaze. Standing on two small bases to support the front and back legs. Saddle area ...

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