Mingei, a 20th century Japanese folk art form, prioritized hand-crafted production and regional materials over the artists who produced the work.
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Shoji Hamada is one of the most distinguished Japanese Studio Potters of the 20th Century and a key figure in the Mingei movement.
Japanese ceramics are highly prized for their extraordinary craftsmanship. Learn about the most significant Japanese studio potters at auction.
Furoshiki is the Japanese practice of using cloth to transport items, wrap gifts, and carry essentials. Learn the art of this centuries-old craft.
Learn more about some of the most fascinating Chinese artists finding new ways to redefine their identity through contemporary art.
Find out how to collect Chinese robes and learn more about the history and symbology of this highly sought-after category.
Learn more about thangkas, an ancient form of Buddhist art that originated within Tibet around the 11th century as a teaching and meditation tool.
Japanese lacquerware is a tradition dating back to the Jomon period. Learn about types of lacquerware in the market and how to preserve their condition.
Learn what Chinese porcelain marks can reveal about a piece, from its maker and manufacturer to the period in which it was made.