An Ash crusted bottle with lid by Mito Yasuo exhibited at Gallery Enju in 2005 enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Futa-tsuki Bin (Lidded Bottle). It comes with the original exhibition invitation from 2005. 6-1/2 inches (16..5 cm) diameter, roughly the same height, and in fine condition.
Mito Yasuo was born in Tokyo in 1949, and completed graduate studies in Buddhist history at Otani University in Kyoto in 1976...
This brilliant Tenmoku chawan displays gold and flaxen hues interspersed with dark ash glaze. The piece rests upon an unglazed clay pedestal showing the iron-rich clay the bowl is formed from.
Shodai-ware has a long and storied history stretching back as far as the Nara (710 - 794) and Heian (794 - 1192 ) periods...
A charming akaraku chawan done by third generation potter Kato Ryusei. This piece was fired at the Akahiko Kama which has produced pottery in Aichi prefecture since 1956 and who have the distinction of being commissioned not only by the Showa Emperor and Empress but also by the later Heisei Emperor.
With a soft luminance and subtle charm, this piece would be an valued addition to the collection of any budding tea practitioner...
Ishimura Eiichi (1948-2012 / Matsue, Shimane prefecture), a Japanese lacquer ware artist who kept on creating quality everyday lacquer ware with no excessive decoration based on the essence of what Mingei is originally,
and known as a master of 'mehajiki' (application of lacquer to open-grained wood like Zelkova in such a manner that it is repelled by the grain, which thus remains visible.).
Very fine condition like n...
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Genuine art piece by Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966 / National Living Treasure) from the collection of previous owner, Okamura Kichiemon
(1916-2002 / Japanese fabric and ceramic artist, illustrator, dyer, paper and print maker, as a leading artist of Mingei) as well...
A powerful Mimitsuki Karatsu Mizusashi by Nakagawa Jinembo (Jinenbo b. 1953) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Vicious white glaze, deeply fissured, supplants the fawn brown of the back, all over a very rough red clay filled with shiseki stones. The piece breathes energy, vivacious and playful it is a pleasure to view and use. The lid is similarly glazed, with hakeme brush marks inside. The piece is roughly 7 inches (18 cm) tall, the same diameter and in perfect condition...
A wonderful Oribe Chawan by Higashida Shigemasa enclosed in the original signed wooden box.
Born in Hiroshima in 1955 Shigemasa received his BA at Shimonoseki Municipal University in 1978 and did a postgraduate course in ceramics at Gifu Prefectural Tajimi Technical High School. He set up his studio in Tokyo where he works predominantly in Shino and Oribe...
Designer handbag, that is ageless. It is a brown leather handbag, ornamented with silver colour metal ornaments, designed by Marc & Marc from Sharif.
There are two compartments. It consists of 3"x 3"square reptile and matt leather squares.
The back side of the purse is free from metal ornamentation.
Measures 12" in width, 8 1/4" in height,2 1/2" deep. The handles are 19" long.
Here is to your attention - a vintage Paloma Picasso dressy purse.
It is a book-like square rectangle shaped- light brown and ivory colour purse with a gold tassel.
It has gold colour decoration.
Measures 6"-h, 7"-w, and 2"-d. The handle- 23".
A fine rendering of this traditional form by Sakai Nao, an up and coming female artist from Shigaraki. It is 12-1/2 inches (31 cm) tall, 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) diameter and in fine condition. The price includes a new custom made signed wooden box.
Sakai Nao was born in Osaka in 1983, and fell under the tutelage of Aoki Katsuyuki while still studying in Lower School. Her first solo exhibition was held at the young age of 20 in Osaka (2003)...
molten ash streaks around the form of this superb Shigaraki Tsubo enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1996 by pottery legend Furutani Michio. It is 8 inches (20.5 cm) diameter, 8-1/2 inches (21 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Furutani Michio is one of the Gods of Shigaraki, an artist who wrote the book on Anagama kilns, and one of the more influential artists of the second half of the 20th century...
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This is the very scarce genuine work of Mashiko potter, Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007 / National Living Treasure), from the collection of Okamura Kichiemon
(1916-2002 / Japanese fabric and ceramic artist, illustrator, dyer, paper and print maker, as a leading artist of Mingei) as its actual provenance.
Aesthetic patina as seen...
Antique Japanese Imari gilt enamel charger. Late Edo to Meiji period, circa 1860-70. Unusual asymetric design with mythical bird, serpent, and auspicious symbols. Surface shows gilt and enamel loss but no chips or cracks. Measures 16.5 inches across. .....If you wish to browse our entire inventory please go to
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A large organic Mizusashi in deep rich lavender glaze by Kaneta Masanao enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9 x 9 x 8 inches (23 x 22 x 20 cm) and in fine condition, dating circa 1995.
Kaneta Masanao likely needs no introduction, certainly one of Hagi is most well known names, he has been displayed both nationally and internationally innumerable times...
Enclosed in the original signed wooden box dated 1998. It is 16 x 10 x 12 inches (40 x 25 x 30 cm) and is in fine 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...
A fine large work by Tamba powerhouse Ichino Masahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 2001...
A large work of what looks like wave rippled sand by Sakiyama Takayuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1995. It is 70 x 26 x 23 cm (27-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 9 inches) and is in fine condition. This piece was purchased at the 4 person group exhibition held at Daimaru Department store and contains the original invitation card (upon which this piece is featured) and lable.
Recently part of the San Antonio Museum exhibition of 50 selected works by modern artists.
A massive Bizen Sculpture befitting any Museum collection by Kawabata Fumio exhibited at the 11th Nihon Togeiten National Pottery Exhibition in 1991 (Catalog included) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 23 x 13-1/2 x 19 inches (58 x 34 x 48 cm) and is in fine condition weighing 18 kilograms (40 pounds) not including the box. The exhibition label remains attached to the base. It was purchased from the artist.
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