All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1274776 (stock #760)
A Mashiko vase by Hamada Shinsaku enclosed in the original signed wooden box measuring 3-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches (9 x 18 cm) and in excellent condition.
Born the second son of Hamada Shoji in Tokyo, at a very young age his father moved the family to Mashiko, where he would start one of the most successful kilns of the 20th century propagating the Mingei philosophy of function as the basis for art. Shinsaku worked closely with his father, slowly taking over the reins from the early 70s...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1274324 (stock #573)
A huge ice-cold blue tinged slab by Suzuki Kenji enclosed in the original signed wooden box perfect for an aray of Sashimi! It is 66 x 28 cm (26 x 11 inches) and is in fine condition. The four half-round feet were added after the firing.
Born into a long line of Kyoto potters, Suzuki Kenji studied initially (as did his brother Takuji) of course under his father Suzuki Kiyoshi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1273805 (stock #0186)
Momoyama Gallery
$1,800.00

Here is a fascinating Oribe 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 #1273216 (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 #1272719 (stock #0183)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,500.00

No words to describe this incredible large vase by Koyama Kiyoko,signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box.

Kiyoko b.1936 started as a painter who drew designs on pottery. Today, she is considered one of the leading Shigaraki potters both nationally and internationally...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1272642 (stock #632)
An important work exhibited at the Nihon Shin-Kogeiten by Kawano Eichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The body is incredibly thick, and shows the technical skill for which Eichi has become known. How many of these models came out of the kiln cracked or split before he perfected it? The box is titled Kuro-ten no Utsuwa (Vessel with black dots) and inside the lid is written the name of the exhibition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1272124 (stock #789)
A beautiful example of Oni Shino by world famous Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in a wooden box signed by his student Ayukai Kogetsu. Wild glazing and a dark burn on the rim define the work, showing reason for this artists great demand. Signed on the base it is 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) diameter, 4 inches (10 cm) tall and in excellent 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 : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1271834 (stock #708)
An angular pottery form covered in Seto glaze by Kawamoto Taro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The pierced sides are reminiscent of an oki-goro (an incense burner placed over a dish in which incense burns). It is 18 x 8 x 9 inches (46 x 20 x 23 cm) and in excellent condition, consistent with works dating from the later 80s.
Kawamoto Taro (b 1955) graduated Aichi prefectural art university in 1977...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1271632 (stock #1155)
Kim Young Mi Unglazed Wood-Fired Stoneware One. Kim Young Mi subjects these pieces to eight wood-firings, until the ash from the firing has performed all of its organic magic on the surfaces of these living, breathing works of art, giving incomparable texture and color to her nature-loving forms. Kim Young Mi renews the pristine artistic intention of humanity...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1271630 (stock #1154)
Kim Young Mi Celadon. The color of this organic form is glorious, and upholds a long tradition of beautiful Korean celadons. Kim Young Mi renews the pristine artistic intention of humanity. She says, "My ceramic works are a form of meditation - my humble attempts to live in grace like an open vessel, empty and yet full, of giving and receiving." Kim Young Mi's ceramics, with her inner thoughts woven into the clay, are the end results of her meditation. They quietly stir the human heart...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1271628 (stock #1153)
Kim Young Mi Unglazed Wood-Fired Stoneware Two...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1271196 (stock #788)
A Bizen vase dating circa 1997 likening to an ancient bronze bell by Wakimoto Hiroyuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Hanaire. It is 11-1/2 inches (29.5 cm) tall, 5-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches (14 x 16.5 cm) and in excellent condition. Wakimoto is strongly influenced by the natural world and the shapes of ancient civilizations. From his native Japan to ancient China and Native American cultures, he assimilates and produces, all bending to his tools and wedges. This piece is...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1271061 (stock #679)
A massive abstract Oribe Chozara slab by Wakao Toshisada enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 22 x 13 x 3 inches (56 x 32 x 8 cm) and is in fine condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately for this item.
Toshisada was born in Tajimi, Gifu prefecture, home of Mino pottery, in 1933. He was first recognized at the New Crafts exhibition of 1960, the same year he was first exhibited at the Central Japan Art Exhibition. Three years laer he made his ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1270780 (stock #787)
A sake set by Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shugo Shuni Sono Ni, Aka-e and dated 1999. The box contains two cups, one tall and thin, one short and stout, and one Tokkuri, all in similar design. The set was from a solo exhibition held at the Nipponbashi Mitsukoshi Department Store in Tokyo, January 1999. The tokkuri is 6-1/2 inches (16.5 cm) tall, and all are in fine condition. The box contains the original exhibition invitation as well, and has been decorat...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1270767 (stock #786)
An unusual shape by Koinuma Michio enclosed in the original wooden box titled Shio-yu Hensei Tsubo. It is 12-1/2 inches (32 cm) tall, 7 x 4 inches (17 x 10 cm) and in fine condition.
Michio is a compelling figure unique among contemporary artists. He seems to have no limit to his imagination and creativity, still dazzling us with new concepts after four decades. Born in the hectic war years in 1936, he is incredibly intelligent, graduating the economics department of Osaka University, t...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1270477 (stock #785)
A voluminous Tsubo by Yamato Yasuo enclosed in the original wooden box titled Hagi Bisai Kohiki-kake Tsubo and dating circa 1990. It is 14 inches (36 cm) diameter, 12 inches (31 cm) tall and in fine condition. Due to size this piece will require special shipping consideration.
It is likely no collector of Hagi will need an introduction to this innovative artist. Yamato Yasuo was born in 1933 to a long line of Hagi potters. He learned under his father Harunobu and grandfather Shoroku. ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1270244 (stock #783)
A large hanging vase by Wada Morihiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Saido Sugi-mon Kake-hana-ike dating circa 1983. It is 16 inches (40.5 cm) long and in fine condition.
Wada was born in Hyogo prefecture and apprenticed under Kyotos Tomimoto Kenkichi before moving to his current location in 1976. He has been displayed at the Nihon Togei Ten (National Ceramics Exhibition), Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (National Traditional Crafts Exhibition) Gold medal at the Florence Intern...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1269696 (stock #782)
A Thickly glazed spirally faceted Shino Tsubo by Hayashi SHotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1985. It is 15 inches (37 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Shotaro is perhaps one of Japans true genius potters, moving far beyond tradition, glaze research and firing technique, to a place of inception. He first began with a 7 year apprenticeship under his older brother Kotaro, ending when he established his own kiln in 1974. Since then his list of exhibitions an...