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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1359441 (stock #143)
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$1,850.00
This is everything we could hope for in a bowl by this esteemed artist, Kakurezaki Ryuichi enclosed in th original signed wooden box.  The first photograph tells it all, with a superb, organic form displaying a hint of green ash on the rim over a burnished red bleeding into raw pale clay spattered with goma and matte reds with small inclusions peeking out through the clay surface.  The wide base and low stance create a very powerful presence. 
Size, D 12.2 x 13.8 cm   H 11.1  cm (in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1359439 (stock #142)
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$700.00
A superb example of Iga in a slightly flaring form by Tsujimura Kai enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Chawan.  A perfect charring descends like a waterfall from the rim on one side, sheltered by crystallized green ash on the flame scorched terracotta body.  The exverted shape allows the bowl a very comfortable fit into the palm, and the wide kodai base allows it to sit stable and firm, creating a proud silhouette. 
Size, D 13.4 cm   H 8.8  cm  
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359040 (stock #141)
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Two Guinomi sake cups and a Tokkuri by Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Sake-ki and dated 1998. The box contains two cups, one tall, one short , and one Tokkuri, all in similar design.The set was from a solo exhibition held at the Nipponbashi Mitsukoshi Department Store in Tokyo, January 1998.The box contains the original exhibition invitation as well, and has been decorated with an image of the set by Shugo.
Size,(Tokkuri) D 6.7 cm   H 16.9  cm  ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1359006 (stock #140)
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An organic form covered in thick emerald glaze Higashida Shigemasa and enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Jikiro.  The eclectic shape is rendered roma block of clay, hollowed and torn, like the ragged crags of Gifu, home of this pottery tradition.  Natural textures to bring out the depths of the oribe green, and electric shimmers of blue rush over the edges evoking the sense of water on the move...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358304 (stock #135)
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A stoic old codger by Furutani Michio stooped at the shoulders and yet standing proud, like some old soldier on Remembrance Day.  This is a superb example of this important artists work, showing both his reverence for traditional form and the lengths he went ot reviving the traditions of wood fired kiln effects.  It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Hanaire. 
Size, D 13.8 cm   H 25.8  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358302 (stock #134)
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$700.00
An organic form in mottled Bizen clay from the unorthodox artist Kawabata Fumio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Shizen Nerikomi Kaki.  The clay peels away in petals, like some primordial flower opening to the Jurassic sky. 
Size, D 23.8 cm   H 28.2  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kawabata Fumio was born in Yokohama city in 1948, far from the traditional kilns of Bizen hundreds of kilometers to the west in Okayama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358301 (stock #133)
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Blue recedes from the wavering silver shore on this iconic form by Morino Taimei enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  Streaks of color, like the tide burbling back through the sand filled with oxygen and minerals.  Something very alive! 
Size, D 10.6 x 23.8  cm   H 25.4  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Morino Taimei was born in Kyoto in 1934, and was first accepted into the Nitten National Exhibition at a relatively young age in 1957 (a year before graduating the Ky...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358186 (stock #132)
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A fantastic sculptured vase by the outlandish Fujioka Shuhei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Tochoki.  A frenzied stack of rugged corners like the fallen away sides of a mountain revealing the earth’s structure beneath a layer of green.  It is likely Fujiokasan is inspired by the brawny, rain drenched and forested mountains surrounding the town of Iga, where the Mountains formed a natural line of defense for the secret clans of Ninja who called the valley their home.  ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1357836 (stock #129)
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An enigmatic form by Tanoue Shinya like an something awash on alien shore opening to reveal organic blue, enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  An excellent example of this artist and his Shell series. 
Size, D 15.4 cm ( 6 inches)  H 25.8  cm ( 10 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Tanoue Shinya was born in Kyoto, the cultural heartland of Japan in 1976,  He garnered a BA from Doshisha University in Theology, and after two years in a textile company, an Associate in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1356833 (stock #128)
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$1,250.00
An unusual and lovely Yakishime form by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seki Kaki (Unglazed Vase).  It offers us a quintessential look at his unorthodox forms and exquisite “Su-hada” gray tones.  A seminal work by this modern pottery icon. 
Size, D 16.9 cm ( 6.7 inches)  H 28.1  cm ( 11.06 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane prefecture in 1958, and apprenticed under Funaki Kenji at the age of 23...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1356795 (stock #127)
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$780.00
An excellent companion to the Hagi Chawan also by this artist, here is a precipitous mountain form covered mostly in drifts of white and thin veneer of glaze over its gritty clay surface.  The form is that of the mountainous spires of Yabake, on the Island of Kyushu south of Hagi.  The Vase comes with Exhibition panflet with very similar vases like this one.
Size, D 12.4 cm ( 4.9 inches)  H 28.8  cm ( 11.3 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Saka Koraizaemon XII was born in T...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1356794 (stock #126)
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A striking tea bowl showing precipitous dark mountains shadowed by drifts of white Hagi fog by Saka Koraizaemon XII enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hagi Chawan.  Rough textured clay and smooth white glazes combine for a tactile ménage.  The bowl conforms beautifully to the palm, and rests on a sturdy three part kodai.  It was the featured work on the invitation card of a Takashimaya Department Store exhibition and comes complete with a signed catalog from the show. 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1356377 (stock #124)
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An entrancing mesh pattern covers this delicate form by legendary potter Hamada Shoji enclosed in a fine kiri-wood box annotated by his son Hamada Shinsaku titled Kaki-yu Nuki-e Kabin.  Slight drag-marks add a tactile sense to the body, and dark black tinges the edges of the white resist patterns...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1356088 (stock #122)
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A large bowl covered in rich Oribe green by Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Chawan.  Asymetric lines scar the blanketed green body, the rim undulating like ripples on a pond around the misshapen form.  An excellent example of this important artists work. 
Size, D 14.2 x 15.1 cm ( 5.9 inches)  H 9.2  cm ( 3.6 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Born in Tokoname, 1938, Koie Ryoji graduated the Tokoname industrial school and moved on to work ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1355820 (stock #121)
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A tall shizen-yu vase by Sugimoto Sadamitsu enclosed in the original wooden box signed underneath and titled Iga-Hanaire , named within the lid Roso by Sadamitsu (the old priest by Sadamitsu).  We see the slightly hunched over form is indeed reminiscent of an old priest, wrapped in robes of green and black and leaning on his staff.  This piece appears to have been buried quite deeply in ash, which clung charred and blasted base and has been ground off to create a new texture, like the water bu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1355660 (stock #120)
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A fine Bizen tokkuri embellished with nobori kiri by Abe Anjin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Kakyo Tokkuri...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1355494 (stock #119)
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The surface of this spiraling vessel has been shredded and scarred then covered in viscous copper glaze resulting in this stunning form by Kato Yasukage XIV (Shoji) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Oribe Hana-ire.  It has a very organic feel, both from the texture and the imperfectly torn sides coated with various thicknesses of green glass, like water running over a stone surface.  This is a great opportunity to acquire a very special piece by this artist. The fact he...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1355454 (stock #118)
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$1,200.00
Rivulets like stalagmitic sprouts weap from the crystallized walls of this squat Tsubo by Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oni-Shino Tsubo Hanaire.  Pealed back lunettes reveal the rough clay surface beneath, adding a sense of drama to the piece; putting it firmly in the natural world where asymmetry and imperfection reign.  A seminal work by this important artist whose influence will be felt for coming generations...