All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1342832 (stock #1029)
A grand form by Shimizu Toho enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Rakkyo Tokkuri. It is 42 cm (16-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Shimizu Toho I (Tadayoshi, b. 1939) founded the traditional Toho Kiln in Tamba producing pottery in the Mingei tradition, pieces at once affordable and useful. Like many in his traditional world, he eschewed the competitive exhibitions in search of his own inner satisfaction, relying on patrons for his support...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1342462 (stock #0337)
Momoyama Gallery
$4,800.00

One of a kind and absolutely rare: Very large Oni Shino Yohen Tsubo by Tsukigata Nahiko, enclosed in its originally signed double wooden box. A true masterpiece, 8,3 kg heavy, 28 cm high with a maximum circumference of 88 cm, imagine that.

Tsukigata Nahiko (1923-2006) actually needs no introduction. He was not only an accomplished ceramic artist, but also a musician, painter, calligrapher and sculptor...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1342445 (stock #044)
Quality Chadogu
Sale Pending
This Tsubo by Tsujimura Kai is amazing and all attitude. It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shizen-yu Tsubo. Green ash has poured in a torrent around the form, settling into glossy black around the base on one side and tingeing the rim with charcoal fingers. Huge eyelets create bulge from the surface on one side, evidence of how it rested on its side in the kiln. This is one not to be missed, and one we will be hard pressed to let go...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1342154 (stock #043)
Quality Chadogu
$1,250.00
Rich and Charred, the Ochre glaze has a texture which delights the bearer on this vessel by Living National Treasure Kato Kozo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kiseto Hanaire. Unlike the more monotonous works typical of Ki-seto, this has been darkened by ash and fire, testament to the storms in the kiln, and reminiscent of that rugged strip from which Mino-ware is born sandwiched between the violent coast and volcanic interior of central Japan...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1341590 (stock #1022)
A trumpeting vessel closed at the top and split open, dripping with thick Oribe copper glaze and iron patterns by Tanahashi Jun enclosed in the original signed wooden box. it is 10 inches (26 cm) diameter, the same tall and in excellent condition.
Tanahashi Jun was born in Gifu prefecture in 1959...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1341542 (stock #1297)
Dragon's Pearl
$680.00
Interesting and very artistic vase in semi-organic shape of modern Bizen ware by the leading artist Isesaki Sou.* The form made of a pair of overlapping and merging planes with a convoluted opening. Front side has greyish areas w. traces of beige. Signed in the bottom with the artist’s mark. Original kiri-box together w. documentation of the piece. H 23 cm, W 18 cm. Condition: Perfect. * Isesaki Sou (b. 1968). Started his education in Okayama College of Fine Arts in 1991...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1341538 (stock #1021)
A striped pyramid in gold and red by Seto Hiroshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 8-1/2 x 8-1/2 x 7-1/4 inches (21.5 x 21.5 x 18.5 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Seto Hiroshi (1941-1994) studied pottery under Living National Treasures Tomimoto Kenkichi and Kondo Yuzo in Kyoto before establishing himself in Mashiko, where he served to bring tradition into the modern age with his unique look at form and glaze...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1341192 (stock #1018)
Dark Zen scribbling decorate the white earthen glaze on this Tsubo by It Yushi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is7 inches (18 cm) tall, 6-3/4 inches (17 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Ito Yushi was born in Tokoname city in 1945, and apprenticed under the great Hineno Sakuzo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1341120 (stock #1017)
A tall faceted form in dark red clay with a smattering of ash settled on the shoulder by Okayasu Koshu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Powerful and crisp, it has a tendency toward dominance...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1340846 (stock #029)
Quality Chadogu
$2,650.00
Hayashi Shotaro is one of Japan’s preeminent potters, and he has outdone himself again with this mouthwatering work decorated with a pagoda in dark iron silhouette against an iron red sky fading to darkness at the rim. It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Manyou Yamato-ro Henko (Manyo is his signature glaze and Yamato-ro refers to imagery of old Japan). This piece was shown at his exhibition celebrating 45 years of potting, and is featured in the catalog image number 19...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1340834 (stock #1015)
A tall faceted form in dark red clay with settled ash on the shoulder by Okayasu Koshu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The otherworldly form is striking and the dark burnished clay enticing. The vessel is 13-1/2 x 9 x 18 inches (35 x 22 x 45.5 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Okayasu Koshu was born in Kumenan, Okayama in 1955. At the age of 20 he apprenticed under Living National Treasure Yamamoto Toshu. He garnered his first major prize at the Okayama Kenten in 1979. ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1340589 (stock #1012)
A blast of red on one side forms an engaging eye on this Tsubo by Sakuchi Ensen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 12 inches (30 cm) tall 10-1/2 inches (26.5 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 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 #1340554 (stock #RMH #1)
Slender and noble hanaire with excellent faceted planes and spatula marks accentuated by "ripped" clay at the facet edges. This pot was glazed in a thick nuka glaze and then covered in a runny ash glaze that has pooled glaze on the lip, shoulder and at other points. Measuring 23 x 9.25cm this vase is in excellent condition and is a striking example of ware made for the tea ceremony (chadogu) that Richard Milgrim is so well known and respected for.

Though born in the US, Richard Milgrim mad...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1340269 (stock #1009)
A mad array of red is blasted onto the textured greens on this bottle vase by Sakuchi Ensen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 11 inches (28.5 cm) tall 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter and in excellent condition. The box lid is stained
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 #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. His rese...
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 : Contemporary item #1339474 (stock #027)
Quality Chadogu
$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. The title is like the cocky little swordsman Ushi Wakamaru, the neck cocked slightly to the side in an arrogant parry combined with the Shigaraki Term ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1339190 (stock #026)
Quality Chadogu
$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.
Size, H 36.5 cm (14.1/4inches)
Condition, Exc...