All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1338295 (stock #0328)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,500.00

Here is a fascinating Chawan (tea bowl) made by Koie Ryoji, one of the best internationally known contemporary Japanese potters. It is another embodiment of the artist’s spirit, with a shape that remains free and moving, rough, unique and dynamic. Its colors and its rawness is reminiscent of a wild landscape. As with many works by the famous artist, this piece’s dynamism conveys pure energy and raw strength...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1338138 (stock #1001)
A beautiful Nezumi Shino work by Kato Kenji enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is just over 5 inches (13 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) tall and is in excellent condition.
Kato Kenji was born in Mino, the heart of ceramic country, in 1924. Following the horrors of the second world war, he studied Under Nakabayashi Kozuru and Kato Tokuro, as well as being quite involved in calligraphy circles. .
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 : Contemporary item #1337982 (stock #019)
Quality Chadogu
On Reserve
Thick ash covers the ovoid form of this exquisite Chaire by Tsujimura Kai enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Nostalgic with its glaze effects and form immersed in tradition, yet full of the world today, contemporary, breathing, alive. To one side a crescent moon shaped kutsuki forms a rakish grin, inviting the viewer to join in the merriment. It is a masterpiece by this young artist...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1337816 (stock #018)
Quality Chadogu
$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 : Contemporary item #1337809 (stock #999)
A white Hagi four sided Mizusashi fresh water container for use in the Japanese Tea Ceremony by Morishige Toru enclosed in the original wooden box. It is 8-1/2 inches (22 cm) square, 7-1/2 inches (19 cm) tall and comes with the original ceramic lid. Also enclosed is a magazine in which the piece by the same artist was published in 2009.
Morishige Toru was born into the household of a traditional Hagi potter in 1954...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1337716 (stock #016)
Quality Chadogu
$880.00
Glaze clings to the raw clay like the last remnants of winter snow hidden in the shadows on this Spartan bowl by world renowned artist Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box,and dates to (2014). understatedly titled simply Wan. The unassuming form is simple and refined, a perfect compliment to the austere recesses of the tea room aesthetic...
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 : Contemporary item #1337502 (stock #996)
A round thatched hut with removable roof forms this delightful koro incense burner from Matsuura Mugen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 4-1/4 inches (11 cm) tall, 4 inches (10 cm) diameter ad in fine condition.
Matsuura Mugen was born in Hagi in 1944, and apprenticed under the 13th generation Miwa Kyusetsu in 1974, establishing his own kiln in 1979. In 1982 he set aside a year for study of traditional pottery throughout Japan, visiting Iga, Shigaraki, Shino and Bizen...
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 : Bowls : Contemporary item #1337261 (stock #015)
Quality Chadogu
$1,250.00
Vivid white runs down over green filling the cracks in the rough faceted sides of this large Chawan by Nishihata Tadashi enclosed in the original wooden box titled Haiyu Chawan (Ash-Glazed Tea Bowl) and signed within Tamba Tadashi-Zo. The thick wari-kodai four part foot, very stable and firm, grounds the bowl solidly, rising up in raw clay to meet the double whamy of green and blue-edged white falling from the shoulder...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1337260 (stock #014)
Quality Chadogu
$1,650.00
Here we have the maverick of Mino showing off his skills again with a superb chawan in green and white with iron floral designs by Suzuki Goro enclosed in the original wooden box titled Oribe Chawan and signed in the lower left corner. The sandy white clay, felt even through the glossy glazes, lends the bowl a heart, and the undulating rim gets it pumping...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1337258 (stock #013)
Quality Chadogu
$800.00
Molten ash has crystallized into green glass on the front of this large faceted Chawan by Nishihata Tadashi enclosed in the original wooden box titled Aka-tsuchi OO Chawan recently-fired (2014) and signed Tamba Tadashi-Zo...
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. Born in Niigata prefecture, he was at Waseda University in 1941 when he was su...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1337187 (stock #012)
Quality Chadogu
$680.00
A breathtaking icy-blue ceramic powdered tea container by Ajiki Hiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Ruri Shioyu Chaki (Ruri Salt Glaze Tea Impement). Facets are torn from the natural form, more like some rare stone than a typical Tea Caddy. The slat glaze crawls on the surface as if it is alive, and it is alive with brilliant colors. Size, W 5.8 x 6.9 (2-1/4 x 2-3/4 inches) H 8.5 cm (3-1/2 inches)
Condition, Excellent
Ajiki Hiro is an artist versed in ma...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1337170 (stock #011)
Quality Chadogu
$680.00
Like some giant medieval Lug, this solid form displays strength of purpose and somehow a devotion to all those Mizuashi that came before it; by Harada Shuroku and comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled very simply Bizen Mizusashi. Dark and awe inspiring, it shows to dramatic effect the path of flame in the kiln through the streaks of crusted ash and hi-iro on the sides interspersed with Shiso-iro gray-purple clay. Size, W 18.1cm x 23.1cm (7-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches) H 19.1 cm ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1337125 (stock #010)
Quality Chadogu
Sale Pending
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).
Condition, Excellent
Designated Living National Treasure in 1997 for his supremacy in the use of Kutani glazes, Yasokichi, born Masahiko, has gone a step further than many National Treasures by ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1337076 (stock #009)
Quality Chadogu
$1,200.00
Curvelicious; I am not certain that is a real word but aptly defines this evasive form of this Koro incense burner by Tamba superstar Ichino Masahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Senmon Koro. Refined elegance in coloration and line, a removable lid allows access to the ash-chamber where incense cones could be burned.
Size, W 17.4 cm (7 inches) H 8.6 cm (3-1/2 inches). H with lid 11.8 cm (4-3/4 inches)
Condition, Excellent
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