All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1263286 (stock #583)
Few foreign potters are able to embrace the Japanese aesthetic as well as Jeff Shapiro. Here is a piece from his second solo exhibition in Tokyo dated 1991. This piece is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) tall, 9 inches (23 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Shapiro was born in New York in 1949. He studied ceramics in Japan from 1973 to 1980, returning to America to build an Anagama kiln in New York in 1981...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1262459 (stock #747)
A heavy slab of Shigaraki clay covered in natural ash glaze by artist Imura Kosei enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 12 x 12 x 36 cm (5 x 5 x 14 inches) and in fine condition. Born in Ishikawa in 1946, Kosei studied the plastic arts under Sugimoto Sadamitsu from 1972. He opened a kiln specializing in Tea ware in 1985
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1262064 (stock #746)
Waves of color belt this unusual form by Usui Kazunari enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 20 inches (50 cm) tall, roughly 8 inches (20 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Usui Kazunari was born in Seto city, Aichi in 1954, and graduated the Nagoya University of Art, sculpture division in 1977. He immediately apprenticed under Kato Shuntei, where he remained until establishing his own kiln in 1983. He has been often displayed at the Nihon Dento Kogeiten and Nihon Togeiten...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1260641 (stock #743)
Thick molten ash clings to the body of this natural form vase charred and blackened on one side, rivulets of glaze running like lava down another, a seminal work by veteran Shigaraki artist Minagawa Takashi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 11 x 13 x 20 cm (4-1/2 x 5 x 8 inches) and is in fine condition.
Takashi was born in Shigaraki in 1930, and raised among the many kilns in the valley...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1260388 (stock #742)
This natural form is charred and blackened, rivulets of glaze running like lava down the side, a seminal work by veteran Shigaraki artist Minagawa Takashi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 15 x 13 x 19 cm (6 x 5 x 8 inches) and is in fine condtion.
Takashi was borni in Shigaraki in 1930, and raised among the many kilns in the valley...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1260132 (stock ##4261)
Baluster style vase glazed in a rich partridge feather iron and temmoku glazes

Stoneware and glazes

13.75" x 6.6"

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1255670 (stock #HG-53)
Vase, Hanaire, Mashiko-yaki, by Tagami Munetoshi. 8-sided body with round neck and lip. Deep black Temmoku glaze. H.7.5"(19.5cm) x Dia.2.75"(7cm.) Ideal for placement in tokonoma. Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo. He is the 5th generation of potters in Mashiko’s Hinatagama (Hinata Kiln) founded during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) by Sudo Yujiro...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1255669 (stock #HG-55)
Vase, Hanaire, Mashiko-yaki, by Tagami Munetoshi. Kaki (persimmon) & White glazes with red & green overglaze enamel decorations of snow on bamboo grass (yuki mochi sasa) & stripes. H. 9.5"(24cm) x 2.25"(5.75cm) Square. Ideal for placement in tokonoma. **A companion piece is also available in Blue (instead of Kaki) Glaze. Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1255441 (stock #SF-80)
Vase, Hanaire, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. H. 7.25"(18.5cm) x Dia. 4.125"(11cm.) White Shino glaze. Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1253342 (stock ##7175)
Albdeo 3 Studio
$795.00
Exceptional stoneware vase that was subtly and expertly faceted, glazed in a rich nuka style glaze and decorated in Tale of Genji inspired partridges in platinum lustre...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1250732 (stock #1120)
Rare Painted Ceramic Vase by the famous Korean Monk from Jeju Island, Ko Chang Nyul aka Jung Kwang Sunim (1935-2002). His ceramic work is much-sought after, and there are far fewer examples of his ceramics than there are of his paintings. A google search of Jung Kwang Mad Monk will reveal the fascinating life of this character, and you'll find a movie about him, and recent retrospective exhibitions, and the book 'The Mad Monk', and more. He and his work have been featured on CNN, PBS, NHK, and o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1246494 (stock #733)
Pastel earth tones color this spontaneous form by Kawamoto Taro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 25 x 28 x 28 cm (10 x 11 x 11 inches) and is in excellent condition.
Kawamoto Taro (b 1955) graduated Aichi prefectural art university in 1977. He has been exhibited and awarded at many national and international events including the Chunichi Kokusai Togei-ten (Grand Prize twice), Florence International Ceramics Exhibition and the Asahi Togei-ten (Asahi Ceramics Prize). For...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1244047 (stock #728)
An intriguing form by Takeuchi Shingo titled Zogan Hento (An Inlaid Strange Vase) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It measures 18 x 19 x 24.5 cm and is in fine condition, dating circa 2002.
Takeuchi Shingo(b.1955) hails from Seto city, one of the oldest ceramic production centers in Japan. He studied at the Aichi Prefectural Ceramics Research Facility until 1979, then under the great Kato Shuntei II before establishing his own kiln in 1982. Exhibited at the Asahi Togeiten C...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1241563 (stock #724)
Thickly encrusted glaze charrs the surface of this large vase by Kawamoto Goro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 23 cm (9 inches) tall, 12 cm (5 inches) diameter and in fine condition.
Goro (1919-1986) was born in Seto to a family of potters. He studied in Kyoto at the same institution as Kawai Kanjiro and Hamada Shoji. Returning to work at the family kiln, he was later adopted by Kawamoto Rekitei, a famous decorator of pottery. In 1953 he gained first recognition, acc...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1240902 (stock #0125)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

No words can describe these two incredible vases by Koyama Kiyoko, signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden boxes. Kiyoko, born 1936 started as a painter who drew designs on pottery. Today, she is considered one of the leading Shigaraki potters both nationally and internationally. Kiyoko was the subject of the feature film Days of Fire (Hibi), and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan,the potter’s dramatic life and the trajectory of her artist...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1238604 (stock #000943)
Modern 2.0
$975.00
Offered is a hand thrown vase with a rare celadon and brown “bird’s nest” glaze by Vivika Heino (1910 - 1995) & Otto Heino (1915 - 2009). The piece is 4" tall, 5" wide and in excellent condition without chips, cracks, repairs, restoration or repair. The vase is incised on the bottom with the potter’s signature, "Vivika & Otto ". Vivika and Otto Heino collaborated from 1950 until 1995, the year of Vivika’s death. Their work is distinguished by its clean lines and distinctive glazes. O...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1236364
Meiji Bijutsu
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A superb hanaire (vase) made by one of Hagi great potters, the seventh Kaneta Sanzaemon (1920-2004).

The simply designed vessel, covered with the famous immaculate Hagi white glaze, is both modern and orthodox; a timeless piece.

The name Sanzaemon has been associated with Hagi pottery since 1817 when the first Sanzaemon founded a kiln, called Tenchozan-gama in the city of Hagi. Kaneta Masanao, a well known contemporary Hagi potter is the eighth in the lineage.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1235910 (stock #907)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,150.00
A highly interesting vase of earthenware in modified meiping form partly covered in high carbon ashes. Signed Terada Teppei (b. 1975), son of Terada Yasuo 4th generation of the Bizan Kiln in Seto, Aichi. Although Teppei masters the old Seto and Oribe techniques, he is an innovator and well-known for his experimental styles including the use of non-glazed firing of his pieces, often together with the application of a special carbon technique. He has participated in many exhibitions in Japan and A...