All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1302400 (stock #858)
Natural glaze clings thick to the side of this faceted vase by female artist Koyama Kiyoko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Shizen-yu Mentori Hana-ire. It is 10 inches (25 cm) tall, 5 inches (12 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Koyama Kiyoko was the subject of the film Hi-Bi (2005) and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan. Born in Sasebo, Nagasakin in 1938, she went to Shigaraki village, home of one of Japans Six Ancient Kilns (RokkoGama)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1299625 (stock #855)
A large traditional Tsubo by Sakai Nao enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Shiseki stones and Tombo-no-me glint and protrude from the surface of the very wet clay, interrupting the soft lines like fine hairs left, traces of the artists fingers as they swept about the coil built jar. It is 14-1/2 inches (36 cm) tall, roughly the same diameter and in fine condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1298935 (stock #pd850)
Kodo Arts
$475.00
Very art deco modern ceramic Oji Masanori flower vase in the shape of Mt. Fuji. In original signed paulownia wood box. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1298860 (stock #0231)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,900.00

Very rare example of museum-quality Shigaragki-ware by Tsujimura Shiro. It was originally given as a gift from the artist to a secret, wealthy benefactor upon the Grand Opening of the famed Miho Museum near Kyoto, Japan, in 1997.

Some time later we bought it from this famous benefactor, and since then it is in our collection.

This is a very rare and highly collectible and massive item, and it is entirely authentic with an absolutely perfect provenance...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1298600 (stock #852)
A superb work by Japanese Living National Treasure Hara Kiyoshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1985. It is 14 inches (35 cm) diameter, roughly the same height and in fine condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately.
Hara Kiyoshi (b. 1936) was born in Shimane, and studied pottery under Living National Treasures Ishiguro Munemaru and Shimizu Uichi from 1954 before establishing his own kiln, first in Tokyo, then later in Saitama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1297077 (stock #849)
A fine rendering of this traditional form by Sakai Nao, an up and coming female artist from Shigaraki. It is 12-1/2 inches (31 cm) tall, 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) diameter and in fine condition. The price includes a new custom made signed wooden box. Sakai Nao was born in Osaka in 1983, and fell under the tutelage of Aoki Katsuyuki while still studying in Lower School. Her first solo exhibition was held at the young age of 20 in Osaka (2003)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1297009 (stock #848)
molten ash streaks around the form of this superb Shigaraki Tsubo enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1996 by pottery legend Furutani Michio. It is 8 inches (20.5 cm) diameter, 8-1/2 inches (21 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Furutani Michio is one of the Gods of Shigaraki, an artist who wrote the book on Anagama kilns, and one of the more influential artists of the second half of the 20th century...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1295883 (stock #1149)
Dragon's Pearl
$600.00
A squat, blue and white porcelain (sometsuke) jar-shaped vase made by Kondo Yuzo decorated with a pomegranate branch rendered in bold strokes in cobalt-blue underglaze. Signed in the bottom. Showa or early Heisei. Kondo Yuzo (1902-1985) is one of the famous Japanese ceramic artist of the 20th century. Born in Kyoto where he lived and worked, he was declared Living National Treasure in 1977. H 14 cm, D 14 cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1295689 (stock #1142)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A tall, heavily thrown, rectangular vase of stoneware with a short, powerful neck decorated on two sides with stylized rendered flowers in iron red on dark, blue ground. Base with openwork. Made by Kawai Kanjiro’s student Kawai Buichi (1908–1989). Buichi’s pieces, like those of his sensei, are unsigned...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1295494 (stock #840)
Pink and gray hues are highlighted in the charred shino glaze on this tapering form by Hayashi Shotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Manyosai Hanaire. It is 8 inches (21 cm) tall and in fine condition. This Manyosai style is one of his signature pieces, a glaze he developed himself, and highlights of pink are especially prized.
Shotaro is one of Japans true genius potters, moving far beyond tradition, glaze research and firing technique, to a place of inception...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1295291 (stock #839)
A Bizen sculpture by Wakimoto Hiroyuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating from 2005. It is 12 inches (30 cm) long and in fine condition. The open front, reminiscent of a Buddhist koro incense burner or some industrial metal-workers implement, contains a flower frog also of the same Bizen clay and signed.
An outsider in the Bizen world, Hiroyuki followed in the footsteps of friend Kakurezaki Ryuichi, both originally of Nagasaki...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1295155 (stock #838)
Thick iron wrinkles like rain streak the clouds of white feldspathic glaze on this bold form by Tsukamoto Haruhiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1294517 (stock #835)
A vase in the form of a bamboo plug with a window cut out covered in thick shino glaze by Tsukigata nahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9 inches (23 cm) tall, 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) diameter 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 drafted into the Army. After the war h...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1293556 (stock #1196)
Incised and Inlaid Stoneware Vessel by Cho Chung Hyun (born 1940), a retired professor and Dean of Fine Arts at Ehwa Womans University. This piece was recently featured in an exhibition at the Korea Society. Cho Chung Hyun's work is inspired by Korea’s onggi pots. This piece tells a 3,000 year-long story of Korean ceramics, from red-bodied Neolithic pottery, the triangle patterns of Silla ware, the inlaid work of Goryeo ceramics, the form of onggi pots from the Joseon Dynasty, right up to toda...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1292952 (stock #017)
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Genuine mingei art pottery piece of gosu blue brush-stroke glazing (hakeme) flattened square vase (henko) by Mukunoki Eizo (1942-), a.k.a. Mukunoki Shunsui apprenticed under the great ceramist Kawai Kanjiro as he is the last immediate pupil. A masterpiece in fine condition. Signed at the bottom. No tomobako box. (By the way, if this piece is the work of Kawai Kanjiro, the price would be around $30,000......
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1292194 (stock #826)
A spectacular faceted work by Ueda Mitsuharu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Mentori Kabin. It is 9 x 11 x 11 inches (28 x 24 x 28 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Mitsuharu was born in Fukuoka in 1957, and studied initially pottery in Tamba under Ogami Tsuyoshi before entering the Kyoto Prefectural Ceramic Research Facility, which he finished in 1983 followed by a year studying glazes in the Shiga Prefectural Kiln. That same year he entered the Koga Tea Cu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1287362
Vessels.jp
$2,400.00
A rare and very attractive vase by legendary master potter Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007), who was recognized as Living National Treasure in 1996 for his contribution to Japanese pottery. He was the second Mashiko potter to be awarded that title, after Hamada Shoji (1894-1978). He is also the recipient of the prestigious Order of the Rising Sun(1999).

A great technician and visionary artist, he studied with Hamada from 1946 until 1949, the year he established his own kiln next to his teach...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1286521 (stock #816)
An unusual twisted form covered in natural ash glaze by Mashiko die-hard Matsuzaki Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 5 x 5 x 11-1/2 inches (13 x 13 x 29 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Matsuzaki Ken was born in Tokyo in 1950, and grew up in that dynamic post war era where tradition and modernity were at constant loggerheads. He graduated Tamagawa University in 1972, and moved to Mashiko to take up an apprenticeship under (to be) Living National Treasure Shimaoka T...