All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1338038 (stock #1000)
Enigmatic scribbling like some ancient riddle are engraved into the sides of this unorthodox vessel by founding Sodeisha member Yamada HIkaru enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 12 inches (31 cm) diameter, 7-3/4 inches (20 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Yamada Hikaru (1924-2001), was born into the family of layman potter and priest Yamada Tetsu, and raised in Gifu after the family home was destroyed in the Great Kanto Earthquake...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1337816 (stock #018)
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$650.00
Here another igneous form by Fujioka Shuhei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Igyo Tsubo (Iga disparately Shaped Tsubo). Like the previous Shigaraki work, this shows a state of nature, not a state of intent, as if the piece came to be. It is this sense of raw elementalism which puts Japanese pottery apart, and gives it its unique place of reverence in world ceramics...
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 #1336974 (stock #007)
Quality Chadogu
$900.00
Ash is blasted around the stately form of this tall Tsutsu-gata vase by legendary potter Tsujimura Shiro enclosed in the original wooden box titled Iga Mimitsuki Hanaike and signed by the artist in the lower left corner. It is as if his exuberance got the better of him, the characters beginning so stark and bold, running into a jumble of strokes as he culminates with the character life (ike), like the final crescendo in this opera of clay, fire and joy...
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. KOmei was born in Tokoname, one of the “Six Ancient Kilns” in 1948...
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...
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1336217 (stock #971)
A large vase by Living National Treasure Shimizu Uichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Tenmoku-yu Kabin inside a black lacquered wooden niju-bako box. It is 14-1/2 inches (37 cm) tall, 8 inches (20 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Shimizu Uichi (1926-2004) was born in Kyoto the son of a ceramic dealer. Discarding the family business he apprenticed in plastic arts under Ishiguro Munemaro. His work retains some principal elements of his teachers style while incorporati...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1336140 (stock #969)
Enigmatic designs float in relief on the surface of this white orb by important artist Fujihira Shin enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9 inches (23.5 cm) tall, 7-1/2 inches 19 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Fujihira Shin (b. 1922-2012) was born into the family of a ceramics dealer in Kyoto, raised among the pots, and attended the Art University, however, in his second year would lose four years of his life to battling illness. This life and death struggle would make ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1335651 (stock #981)
A superb example of this traditional form covered in thick crystallized Shino glaze by Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Very unusually this is an early work in a dated box. On the base of the box over a red stamp is written made in 1966, exhibited in Spring 1967. It is 11-1/2 inches (29 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 Nii...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1335332 (stock #978)
A porcelain vase decorated with grapes in gold over red by Kondo Hiroshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 8 inches (20 cm) tall, 7 inches (18 cm) diameter and in fine condition. Kondo Hiroshi (1936-2012) was born the second son of (to be) Living National Treasure Kondo Yuzo. He exhibited with the Nihon Dento Kogeiten National Traditional Crafts Exhibition. He is Probably the person who most took his father’s life’s-work, adapting it and making it his own. He was award...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1335071 (stock #976)
A stunning work of thinly potted Iga clay covered in thick ash glaze with charred rim and side by Matsukawa Hiromi enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 2005. It is 8 inches (19 cm) tall, 6 inches (15 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Matsukawa Hiromi was born in Aichi Prefecture in 1958, and graduated the Musashino Art College in 1979. He studied in Shigaraki under Kanzaki Shiho and in Mino under Matsuyama Suketoshi (Nichigetsu Sanjin). In 1990 he opened a kiln in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1333912 (stock #969)
Karatsu Vase by Inoue Toya Modern, Japanese, pottery, ceramic 969 A proud form of a fulling block inscribed with a wave pattern in the raw clay of the base and covered in ame-yu glaze by Inoue Toya enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) tall, 6 inches (15 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Inoue Toya (1942-2013), graduated the prestigious Nihon Daigaku in 1966, having spent his student years excavating ancient Karatsu shards and researching their ...