All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1339866 (stock #1008)
Blue rivulets drip down over green melding into crystallized white at the base on this Tsubo by Sakuchi Ensen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. A blast of red on one side forms an engaging eye, opposite a firing flaw along the shoulder lends a sense of drama. It is 12 inches (30.5 cm) tall 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Sakuchi Ensen (B. 1922) began on the path of the potter in 1946, searching to create something unusual in the hills of Okayama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1339865 (stock #1007)
Red shines out softly beneath the crawling ash clinging to the sides of this bottle vase by Sakuchi Ensen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 11 inches (28 cm) tall 6 inches (15 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Sakuchi Ensen (B. 1922) began on the path of the potter in 1946, searching to create something unusual in the hils of Okayama. His research led him to create this highly decorative yet wildly natural glaze he came to call Hishhoku Nanban Yaki.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1339864 (stock #1006)
Red and green glaze trickle down over the ash blasted sides of this Nanban vessel by Sakuchi Ensen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 81-1/2 inches (22 cm) tall 7-1/2 inches (19.5 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Sakuchi Ensen (B. 1922) began on the path of the potter in 1946, searching to create something unusual in the hils of Okayama. His research led him to create this highly decorative yet wildly natural glaze he came to call Hishhoku Nanban Yaki.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1339474 (stock #027)
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$880.00
A charred Ash Glazed Hento by Kumano Kurouemon enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Echizen Ko-wakamaru Hento and signed To Kurouemon. Two slabs joined by a wide belt, one side slightly sagging like Hotei’s belly, lines scorring the sides. Glaze is crisp on the neck and one side, but grows quite liquid as it drips down the other...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1339190 (stock #026)
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$2,400.00
Thick white vitrifies over bottomless black, creating a stark sense of drama on the torn form of this outstaniding work by world renowned potter Miwa Kazuhiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kakan (Floral Crown). It is quite tall, and with a single flower would be an excellent complement to the alcove of a modern Tea Room. The raw red clay is visible benath where the glaze has crawled away to allow a peek inside...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1339093 (stock #024)
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$820.00
Here is a piece with attitude! A proud Iga vase with two “ears” like elbows on its hips by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Hanaire Somimi. Interestingly he has written the last characters as one instead of two in the title...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1338934 (stock #022)
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$1,400.00
An iconic work by Shigaraki legend Furutani Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Henko. Ash dusts the surface here and there, almost as if it had grown there over much time like lichen on stone. The flat sides are marked with Hi-iro flame patterns on the raw terracotta clay.. This is the shape for which Michio is best known, a perfect example to fill out a collection with one of the most important Shigaraki potters...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1338672 (stock #1004)
An unusually shaped Mimi-tsuki Nanban glazed vase by Sakuchi Ensen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 11-1/2 inches (29 cm) tall 6 inches (16 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Sakuchi Ensen (B. 1922) began on the path of the potter in 1946, searching to create something unusual in the hils of Okayama. His research led him to create this highly decorative yet wildly natural glaze he came to call Hishhoku Nanban Yaki.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1338548 (stock #0330)

A massive (almost 2 kg) Shigaraki Vase by famous Rakusai Takahashi III, enclosed in its originally signed wood box.

The tsubo displays the landscape of fire color (hi-iro), scorch (koge) and burst rocks (ishihaze).

Rakusai (1900 - 1976) was considered as one of the true masters of Shigaraki and Iga-yaki, along with Naokata and later Michio...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1337566 (stock #997)
A Large vessel of torn clay covered in molten green by Suzuki Goro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. From one side pours a river of dark thick glaze like a waterfall over stratified cliffs. The vase is 14 inches (36 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1337335 (stock #994)
Blackened ash “goma” clings to the richly burnt sides of this faceted double gourd vase by Tanimoto Yo signed on the base and accompanied by an old exhibition label within titled O-tsubo. It is 17 inches (43 cm) tall and in fine condition, dating circa 2000. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately.
Born in 1958 the son of Iga potter Tanimoto Kosei, Yo was raised among the kilns and has always had his hands in clay...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1337246 (stock #993)
Tetsuyu Kotsubo by Tsukigata Nahiko A bottle form vase covered in metallic Seto glaze by Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in a wooden box titled Tetsuyu Kotsubo and endorsed by his student Ayukai Kogetsu. It is 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) diameter, 8 inches (19 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Tsukigata Nahiko (1923-2006) was not only an accomplished ceramic artist, but also a painter, calligrapher, sculptor and musician...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1337125 (stock #010)
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A long necked bottle form vase by Tokuda Yasokichi III enclosed in the original signed wooden box,covered in his signature gosai colors of yellow, purple blue white and green.Very Powerful,one of the most beautiful Yasokichi piece i've ever seen.
Size, H 26.3cm (10-1/2 inches)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1336860 (stock #989)
Ash covers the smooth Seto clay of this Mimitsuki vase by Takeuchi Komei enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The patterns and colors are striking. Here the artist has deviated from the modern by working with a simple, traditional form, and showing his clever hand in the cacophony of color it wears. It is 8-1/2 inches (21.5 cm) tall and is in fine condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1336616 (stock #987)
A Bizen Yaki Futakuchi Kaki (two mouthed vase) by Kawabata Fumio enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 10 x 4-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches (25.5 x 11 x 32 cm) and is in fine condition.
Kawabata Fumio was born in Yokohama city in 1948, far from the traditional kilns of Bizen hundreds of kilometers to the west in Okayama. After studying graphic design he was captivated by the natural landscapes presented by Bizen wares, and in 1974 moved to study pottery at the Ibu-no Kamamoto. His tale...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1336615 (stock #986)
A tall vase by Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kaki Hana Kusa-bana Mon Ho-To (Written Flowers, Floral Pattern Square Vase). It is 10-1/2 inches 827 cm) tall and in fine condition.
After serving in World War II, Tatsuzo apprenticed under world famous Mashiko Mingei potter Hamada Shoji, establishing his own kiln in 1954. Working with rope patterns, Tatsuzo set out to create a style unique to himself, resulting in the piece you se...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1336546 (stock #985)
A small vase with an open window cut in the side like a Tea ceremony bamboo vase by Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in a wooden box titled Oni Shino Hanaire and endorsed by his student Ayukai Kogetsu. It is 4 inches (10 cm) diameter, 7 inches (18 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Tsukigata Nahiko (1923-2006) was not only an accomplished ceramic artist, but also a painter, calligrapher, sculptor and musician. Born in Niigata prefecture, he was at Waseda University in 1941 when he was summarily dr...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1336334 (stock #972)
Ash forms enigmatic shapes on this cocoon shaped wall vase by Yamada Jozan IV enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 8 cm (3 inches) diameter, 6 inches(16 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Yamada Jozan IV was born into the house of third generation Living National Treasure Yamada Minoru in 1954. He graduated the Tokoname High Ceramics Course in 1973, before entering Osaka University of art. Disappointed with the university scene he left to work under his father, creating a...