All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1335741 (stock #982)
Swaths of color splash across this large and powerful Mingei platter by artist Kawai Takeichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 19 x 14-1/2 x 2 inches (36.5 x 50 x 5 cm) and is in excellent condition. Due to size the cost of shipping may need to be accrued separately.
Kawai Takeichi (1908-1989) studied the art of pottery under his legendary uncle Kawai Kanjiro in Kyoto from the age of 19...
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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1335412 (stock #979)
A fine Hai-yu ash glazed vase by Living National Treasure Tamura Koichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 5 inches (12 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) tall and in fine condition. Tamura Koichi (1918-1987) graduated from the Tokyo University of Fine arts Where he later taught), and took up an apprenticeship under (later) Living National Treasure Tomimoto Kenkichi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1335333 (stock #262)
A fine mottling of Hi-iro flame marks colors the bright terracotta of this large kataguchi bowl by Shigaraki artist Sawa Kiyotsugu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Goma and Shiseki blend on the smoke darkened rim, traveling down the fire side, with the opposite a brilliant display of oranges. The makers sign is carved into one of three deep divots on the base. The bowl is roughly 11 inches (26.5 cm) diameter and in perfect condition dating circa 1975. Kiyotsugu (b...
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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1980 item #1335276
Meiji Bijutsu
$160.00
A fine guinomi (sake cup) made by a legendary artist from the Hagi pottery tradition: Sakakura Shinbei (1917-1975), a fourteenth generation potter.

Sakakura Shinbei XIV became a Yamaguchi prefecture Intangible Cultural Asset Holder in 1972.

This particular cup is veiled in a classic Hagi glaze with soft pink and purple undertones.

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The guinomi is in excellent condition and will...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1335271
Meiji Bijutsu
$140.00
A superb guinomi (sake cup) made by a recognized potter named Higuchi Taikei.

Higuchi Taikei was born in Tokyo in 1955...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1335175 (stock #977)
A perfectly turned orb vase covered in fissured celadon by Minegishi Seiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is roughly 12 inches (30 cm) diameter and in excellent condition. Born in 1952 in Saitama, he studied under various masters in Nagano, Tochigi and Ibaragi, going solo at the young age of 22. He worked in Kohiki ware initially, but moved to celadon, and is considered one of a select few true masters of that form in Japan today...
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)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1334871 (stock #739)
Pure elegance is a great way to describe the work of Fukami Sueharu, an artist who has drawn much attention for his winged objects over the last ten years. Here is a koro incense burner of that same style enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 14.5 cm (6 inches) tall and in fine condition.
The name of Kyotos Sueharu (b. 1947) is synonymous with seihakuji celadon...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1334852 (stock #KoKenji IC1)
Albdeo 3 Studio
$425.00
Large Ko-Iga style chawan by veteran potter, Kojima Kenji. This broad bowl has a wonderful posture with a gentle, undulating lip and a face and part of the interior coated in a soft green ash with a rich pool of deep green ash formed from the bowl being fired at a slight angle. The interior mikomi and exterior kodai are both very well executed adding to a chawan that was well handled in both the throwing and firing of the piece...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1980 item #1334607
Meiji Bijutsu
$170.00
A very fine guinomi (sake cup) made by a 13th generation potter, recognized as one of the most talented Shino potters of the 20th century, Kato Seizo (1930-1979).

The sublime Shino glaze and the less often seen shape make is a very attractive cup, to be used and cherished.

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The guinomi is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 5.4 x 4.5 cm (2.2 x...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1334521
Meiji Bijutsu
$1,600.00
A very fine set of 6 cups and saucers, 1 creamer and 1 sugar bowl by legendary Mashiko potter Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) who was designated Important Intangible Cultural Property of Japan (Living National Treasure) in 1996 for having developed a technique called Jomon Zogan. This set is a great example of his work, and it is begging to be used.

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...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1334318
Vessels.jp
$620.00
A sublime chawan (tea bowl) by Koie Ryoji, one of the best known contemporary Japanese potters.

An apparently simple vessel, veiled in a slightly crackled yet smooth white glaze into which childlike markings have been made; a kind of three dimensional representation of a Juan Miro painting.

Koie Ryoji, born in 1938 in Tokoname, is a true artist who finds inspiration in anything, and his creations are expressions of his will to constantly redefine his work and surprise the viewers. K...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1334301 (stock ##4278)
Generous teabowl with incised decoration through black and white swirled slip under my saffron glaze

Stoneware, slips and glazes

5" x 4.2"

Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1334124
Vessels.jp
$750.00
A remarkable chawan (tea bowl) by Koie Ryoji, one of the best known contemporary Japanese potters.

This particular bowl is made in the Oribe style of pottery, a tradition that has kept its avant-garde traits for four hundred years. Here, the play of colors from the skilful use of glaze creates a wonderful keishiki (landscape). The yamakizu (kiln flaw), visible on pictures 4 and 6 is a welcome feature, a spectacular crevasse on a miniature “paysage”, in the classic Chinese sense of...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1334096
Meiji Bijutsu
$190.00
A very attractive guinomi (sake cup) made by potter Chikada Seiji (b.1936) from the town of Tajimi, where his kiln, Miyama-gama, is located. Chikada Seiji has been a teacher of many contemporary potters. This particular cup is a very fine example of the genre.

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The guinomi is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.

Dimensions: 6.8 x 5.2 cm (2.7 x 2 in), weight 11...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1334072
Vessels.jp
$780.00
Another fine chawan (tea bowl) by Koie Ryoji, one of the best known contemporary Japanese potters. I believe the pictures convey its true identity well; a three dimensional photo-like composition where phantom marks left by the potter’s fingers echo primitive works in their purest and most energetic forms.

Koie Ryoji, born in 1938 in Tokoname, is a true artist who finds inspiration in anything, and his creations are expressions of his will to constantly redefine his work and surprise t...