All Items : Artists : Glass : Decorative : Contemporary item #1278487
Art glass bowl created by Michael Ahlefeldt-Laurvig, Sweden. Blue and clear glass with iricised surface. Michael Ahlefeldt-Laurvig was educated at Swansea School of Art - Glass dept. Wales 1978-79 and Glasskolan, Orrefors 1983-84. He started his own studio in 1992. Mint condition. Signed on the bottom with the artist's monogram and original label on the side. Height: 4 3/4 inches(12 cm); width: 7 inches(17 cm)
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1277603
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A strikingly beautiful chawan (tea bowl) made by a recognized potter named Naba Shoei, born in 1965.

Naba Shoei is especially known for his works inspired by classic Korean pottery, like Mishima and Korai style vessels, but he also works with Iga clay, like in the case of this particular vessel.

Kamahen refers to the changes that are left to occur in the kiln, during firing, on the unglazed pottery, often creating unexpected and spectacular results...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 1990 item #1276324
LaEleganza
$2,975.00
This is Ricardo Salas' 1980's RIVER OF LIFE design. The swirls are his interpretation of the ripples experienced in the ebbs and flow of human existence. A pebble skimmed over water generates these patterns. Also, if you look closely, you will see the silver is textured in ripple patterns as well. Interestingly enough, although he modernized styles, he adhered to his ancestors' reverence for water, the substance for which the workshop was named ( Matl means "water" in Aztec)...
All Items : Artists : Glass : Decorative : Pre 2000 item #1275167
Rare atelier vase designed by Ulrica Hydman-Vallien (born 1938) for Kosta Boda, painted decoration. Ulrica Hydman-Vallien is one of the most successful contemporary artists working for Kosta Boda. Limited edition. Fully signed: Kosta Boda, Atelje, UHV 984616/1000 Mint condition. Height: 6 inches (15.5 cm).
All Items : Artists : Glass : Pre 2000 item #1275165
Rare atelier vase designed by Ulrica Hydman-Vallien (born 1938) for Kosta Boda Sweden, painted decoration. Ulrica Hydman-Vallien is one of the most successful contemporary artists working for Kosta Boda. Limited edition. Kosta Boda. Limited edition. Fully signed: Kosta Boda, Atelje, 8UHVAT 985010/1000 Mint condition. Height: 7 inches (17.5 cm). Width: 8 inches (21 cm)
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1275112 (stock #793)
An early piece from the Mudai series by Takiguchi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Unlike his later works which featured stone-like glazes, this glaze is soft and crinkled on the surface, like an undersea life form. It is 15-1/2 x 8 x 10 inches (39 x 20.5 x 25 cm) and is in excellent condition. Kazuo is an exceedingly sought after Kyoto artist, one of the heirs of the original Sodeisha movement...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1275111 (stock #556)
Who would imagine on a visit to the far reaches of Shikoku you could run into one of Japan’s preeminent masters of Shizen-yu Natural Ash Glaze?! That is exactly what will happen if you make your way to the upper reaches of the Shimanto River in Kochi prefecture, where you will find Takeyoshi Hirokazu and his Dragon kiln...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1275030 (stock #792)
Lug handles hang gently from the side of this blue-glazed Hagi vase by Richard Milgrim enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9-1/2 inches (24.5 cm) tall, 4-1/2 inches (11 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Born in New York in 1955, Richard travelled to Japan in 1977 where he spent a year researching various ceramic traditions here. Returning to Japan in 79, he apprenticed under Iwabuchi Shigeya, and began studying the Way of Tea at Urasenke...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1274776 (stock #790)
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 : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1274728
Oceanica
$239.00
Purchased from Spirit Wrestler Gallery in 2005. Beautiful pounamu niho pendant with abstract manaia guardian figure. About 2 7/8" long by 1 5/8" wide, nice piece of jade. Cord is adjustable and about 32" end to end. Excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1274724
Oceanica
$99.00
This is a large chisel blade carved in a traditional style and beautifully bound. Purchased from Spirit Wrestler Gallery ( I think -- can't find my info on this one ). Pendant is 4 5/8" long by about 1 3/16" wide. Has a chip to the edge and is a bit rough. Cord is 20 1/2" end to end with a jade toggle.
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1274720
Oceanica
$599.00
Please see a bio below. Suffice it to say, Mr. Gardiner is one of the best! This fine Hei Tiki was purchased from Sirit Wrestler Gallery's 2006 Mini Masterworks show, it was on the back and inside front cover of their catalog. Beautifully carved from excellent quality pounamu jade, it is 2 3/4" tall and 1 3/4" wide. The cord is adjustable and about 30" from end to end. Excellent used condition...
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 : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1274067
Oceanica
$299.00
Peter Bishop is a very well known artist and he has been carving in jade and bone for many years. I purchased this piece from the Bone Art Place several years ago, and only wore it a few times. This Hei Matau is about 3 7/8" long and about 1 1/4" wide made from rare and beautiful Marsden Flower Jade from New Zealand. High gloss finish in excellent condition. Cord is 20 1/2" long with a jade toggle and very nice binding work. This item was about $700 when I bought it...
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...
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. Kiyoko was the subject of the feature film Days of Fire (Hibi) - please watch a video on the homepage of Momoyama Gallery - and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japa...

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. The vessel is 9-1/2 x 20-1/2 x 5 inches (24 x 52 x 12.5 cm) weighing 22 pounds (...