All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1330855
Meiji Bijutsu
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A sublime chawan (tea bowl) by Ohi Toyasai (b. 1927), the 10th Ohi Chozaemon. The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century.

The Chozaemon lineage started with Hodoan (1631-1712), apprentice to the fourth heir of the Raku family of potters...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1330304 (stock #959)
A book of Yagi Kazuo works (number 203 of 800) dated 1969 with the cover inlaid with a ceramic work signed and dated Feb. 1967. Dozens of photographs of his work dating from the height of his fame as an avante Garde sculptor fill this 100 page book titled Simply “Yagi Kazuo”. The book comes in the original cover which is held inside a cardboard sleeve. The ends of the cover not encased in cardboard have yellowed some with age, but this does not affect the book within.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1330067 (stock #TRC1607)
Though this piece appears quite old and nicely worn by time, it is in fact a very recent work from Sekizanjin kiln. Using a special organic process to “ferment” powdered ore used in the clay, they then fire the hand molded pieces under extreme heat to produce bowls they call “Chibori.” The Chibori bowl featured here is inspired by works of Chojiro—forbearer of the Raku line of potters and collaborator with legendary tea master Sen no Rikyu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1330049 (stock #962)
Alternating stripes of underglaze cobalt and applied gold decorate this small porcelain box made to hold incense by Ono Hakuko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 2 inches square (5 cm) and in excellent condition.
From Aichi prefecture, Hakuko was trained by her father initially in the ceramic arts. However she was most strongly influenced by the great experimentive artist Kato Hajime (1901-1968) and his work with gold...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 2000 item #1329808 (stock #957)
An oblong Oribe dish with striated designs by Kato Shigetaka enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 10 x 11 inches (26 x 27.5 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Shigetaka was born the second son of Kato Tokuro in 1927. He graduated the Seto Industrial School of Ceramics and studied under his father. From 1959-1971 submitted annually to the Nitten where he received the Hokusho prize as well as the Modern Ceramics Prize among others...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1329640 (stock #956)
Silver accents this black Oribe Tsutsu Kabin vase by Yanagihara Mutsuo dating circa 1995 enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9 inches (22 cm) tall, 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Yanigahara Mutsuo (b.1934) was raised in Seto, and studied in Kyoto along with contemporary Morino Taimei with whom he maintained a lifelong friendship. His work is largely sculptural, and his choice of colors is his reflection on the decadence of Japanese society...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1329110 (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.
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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1328721 (stock #pd939)
Kodo Arts
$350.00
Sensational art deco modern ceramic flower vase from one of the contemparary pottery giants, Ichikawa Koichi. Born in Showa 34 (C.1960) he was a graduate from Kyoto Art University and has gone on to win numerous prizes both dometically and internationally. This vase with the original paulaownia box stands 38cm tall and 13cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1327619
Meiji Bijutsu
$850.00
This very attractive vase is the work of Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) who was designated Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Japan (Living National Treasure) in 1996 for having developed a technique called Jomon Zogan.

That technique itself is based on one that originated in Korea where a slip, usually white, was applied to engraved potteries, as in the Mishima style of ceramics...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1327618
Meiji Bijutsu
$385.00
A superb tsubo (jar) with an elegant elongated mouth and serene reddish tones, made by a veteran of Bizen pottery, Horie Shozan.

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The tsubo is signed and in perfect condition...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1327152 (stock #954)
A stellar display of Hidasuki covers the sides of this voluminous Bizen vase by Yamashita Joji enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 15 inches (38 cm) wide, 14 inches (37 cm) tall and in excellent condition, and retains the original exhibition label on bottom. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately. Yamashita Joji (b. Tokyo, 1947) lives in Okayama, but began his artistic career in the Vancouver Art School in Canada...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1325958
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,170.00
This fantastic piece is part of a series of coffee wan (vessels) made by Suzuki Goro. Each is a real cup that can actually be used to drink coffee, tea or anything else for that matter. The potter has, as always, let his imagination run freely and playfully, and the results are as wonderful as amusing.

Each piece also validates Suzuki Goro as one of the great contemporary ceramists. Suzuki Goro, born in 1941, is a potter who goes beyond that appellation...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1325774 (stock #949)
An exquisite deep blue covers the dark iron-rich clay of this Shino Vase by Kato Toyohisa enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Ash Purple “no” Glaze Vase. Here he plays with sound, substituting the character for purple (shi) for the usual character Shi in Shino. It is 11-1/2 inches (28 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Toyohisa was born in 1962...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1325675 (stock #948)
A radically torn and twisted vase by Kato Toyohisa enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Nezumi Shino Kaki. It is 13 inches (34 c) tall and in excellent condition.
Toyohisa was born in 1962. His work is both original and fresh and his challenging pursuit of Mino ceramics is evident in both his contemporary pieces and his traditional ones. He first exhibited at the Asahi Ceramics Exhibition in 1983, and was awarded the rising star award. That same year he was awarded at the Taj...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1324990 (stock #947)
Like violent seas, waves tear the surface of this Shino O-zara by Kato Toyohisa Enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is roughly 15 inches (38 cm) diameter, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick and in excellent condition. Toyohisa was born in 1962. His work is both original and fresh and his challenging pursuit of Mino ceramics is evident in both his contemporary pieces and his traditional ones. He first exhibited at the Asahi Ceramics Exhibition in 1983, and was awarded the rising star awar...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1324988 (stock #946)
A large patterned Shigaraki basin by Kobayashi Hiroyuki exhibited at the First Mashiko Tokiten Exhibition and featured on the exhibition invitation Mitsukoshi Department store in 1997, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 49 cm diameter, 11 cm tall and in fine condition. Born in Manchuria in 1944, he was raised in Kobe. He graduated as an oil painter from the prestigious Tama Art University in 1967, but switching courses, moved to Shigaraki in 1969, opening his own kiln there ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1324558 (stock #0294)
Momoyama Gallery
$4,500.00

This magnificent chawan is a perfect embodiment of the Oribe tradition of Japanese pottery by legendary master and modern avangarde artist Suzuki Goro, enclosed in its original signed wood box.

He surely needs no introduction. Suzuki is one of those once in 500 years' type of artists. Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. He has developed his own way of expressing himself through ceramics, basing his work on traditional styles from the Mino tradition: Shin...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1324098 (stock #YY OSP1)
Albdeo 3 Studio
$125.00
Vivid texture and color variations paint this bold swirl platter by Shigaraki and Oribe specialist, Yamaguchi Yoshinari. Made of a tight buff-white stoneware the Oribe glaze has created varying hues of green depending on the thickness of the glaze with high points having a brighter surface and a thick pool of green glass in the center of the plate with rich blue-green tones where the copper has become over-saturated. Measuring 11.75" x 1.75", the plate is in original condition though the box has...