Oceanica tribal art japanese pottery
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1198803
Tsuboshima Dohei was the number one apprentice to the great Kawakita Handeshi and took over the Handeshi kiln in Otsu. In Japan this piece would sell for $2,000 or more, and Handeshi's pieces sell for 10 time that! This koro would be used as an incense burner for tea ceramony cha no yu. Perfect unused condition, original box, about 5 1/4" tall.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1099780
Kato Koemon b 1937, is the son of the famous Kato Juemon ( 1894-1974 ), he changed his name to Koemon in 1975 and this tea bowl dates from that time. A classic and fine Oribe chawan with designs of bell flowers, bamboo and cherry blossoms. Great shape, perfect foot and beautiful pool. At auction in Japan a similar chawan sold for 160,000 Yen a while ago. Large about 5 1/4" diameter, perfect condition signed with signed box.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1091192
This beautiful plate was made by the famous potter and teacher Kutani Fujio. He has written several books on modern Kutani pottery and his work is found in many museums including the National museum of modern art in Tokyo. The design features a little bird sitting on a plum branch. Hand painted in multicolor over glaze enamel on porcelain. Excellent condition, signed box, about 9" across.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1091189
Wakao was recently nominated to be a Japanese living national treasure ningen kokuho last year. He is a fantastic artist, and make beautiful rimpa shino ceramics. Some of his pieces go through 5 or 6 firings to get the entire design! This superb chawan is the best of his work. It is of flowers and a tree on a grey ( nezumi ) and red ( aka ) shino background. the flowers are done in white ( shiro ) shino and black ( kuro ) wax resist, the tree trunk is gold and silver over black wax resist...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 1980 item #1071549
Kato Shigetaka was a very well known and highly respected Mino artist, he is most famous for his Shino works, but also did Oribe, Seto, and even Bizen. His works are in high demand. He was the third son of the famous Kato Tokuro brother of Okabe Mineo. This beautiful plate is about 9 1/2" in diameter and is a classic iris design popular in the Momoyama and early Edo periods. This piece perfectly embodies the feel and look of ancient Japan and is well suited for tea ceremony...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1063609
Approximately 15" tall this is one big vase. Tsujimura Kai is the son of Tsujimura Shiro, one of Japan's most respected potters. Kai's talent is equal to his father's!. This beautiful vase evokes images of the moon over trees in winter. Wonderful rich glaze, beautiful lip, perfect condition, just right for cha no yu tea ceremony. Signed box.