Koyama Tomonori (b. 1953) is a younger Japanese potter from Nagano. He is more noted for his fine Oribe style wares, but he also fires in a nice Shino style. It comes with a signed box. It is 2" high and 2 ¼" in diameter. It is in excellent condition.
This is a fine Nezumi Shino guinomi (sake cup) by the very talented potter Oguri. This guinomi has a nice thick feldspar glazing, making it suitable for warm or hot sake. It comes with an artist's signed box. It is 2 ¼” high and 2 ¼” in diameter. It is in excellent condition.
Harada (b. 1941) is considered one of the finest Bizen potters alive today. He has won numerous awards and prizes, including the Japanese Ceramic Society prize. This a very strongly potted and carved guinomi (sake cup or wine cup) with a nice overlay of milky white flying goma contrasting with the dark body of the guinomi. It is 2” high and 2 ½” in diameter. It is in excellent condition.
Tsukamoto (b. 1959) is from Gifu prefecture and is very accomplished in many of the Mino styles, including Shino and Oribe. This is a very finely glazed eared vase with a very richly surfaced Nezumi Shino glaze and an unusual placement of the ears. It comes with an artist's signed box. It is 9 ½” high and 5 ½” on the widest part. It is in excellent condition.
Ishii (b. 1977) is a very popular young Japanese potter who apprenticed under the well known Bizen potter, Kakurezaki Ryuichi. He fires in many styles and is constantly expanding his repertoire. His gallery shows are often sellouts. This is a very nice white glazed chawan (tea cup) with artist's box. It is 3 ¾” high and 5” wide. It is in excellent condition.
This is a large kuro glazed raku tea bowl with subtle areas of the clay body showing under the black glaze, creating a fine surface landscape on the outside. It is 3 7/8” high and 5” in diameter. It was made by Tony Ferguson. Excellent condition.
The 3 ¼” high and 6 ¾” wide tea bowl (or Chawan) is the work of Tony Ferguson, a well known contemporary potter from Duluth, Minnesota. It has a large open faced iron glaze with ash fall surfaces on the bowl. Excellent condition.