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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1348509 (stock #075)
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$700.00
A spectacular Shino Chawan featuring clouds of red over crackled and fissured white by Japan Ceramic Society award (JCS) winner Tamaoki Yasuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  The form is organic, the rim ebbs and flows like salt-foam on the tide...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1348314 (stock #073)
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An incredible mixture of colors glisten like the walls of a Limestone cave in the hills of Akiyoshidai, the karst regtion south of Hagi where the important artist Kaneta Masanao created this bowl, enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  The style is Kurinuki, not formed on a wheel but cut and worked from a block of clay, an approach the artist is famous for...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1347845 (stock #072)
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$3,100.00
An austere form calling to mind the strictness of form and years of practice required to master the way of tea by Ningen Kokuho Isezaki Jun enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Kuro Chawan.  A flash of light strikes out on the front.  Like staring at the burning wick of a candle it makes all around it seem dark.  Beyond, that dark charring fades out to bitter greens and lively textures, one can imagine the beauty of staring into the bowl at the vibrant, frothy drink. 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1347844 (stock #071)
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When you hold this piece in your hands, first contact, you get it.  A Rey unusual and organic form by Isezaki Koichiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hikidashiguro Chawan.  It has been a pleasure to watch over the last 30 years the reinvigoration in pottery in Japan, an explosion of innovation which seems exponential.  It continues to blossom bigger every year.  The potters are so technically skilled and taking an original approach to the ceramic arts.  Isezaki Koichiro i...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1346531 (stock #066)
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$690.00
Thick ash colors the surface of this superb chawan by Kawamoto Goro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled hai-yu chawan( Ash glazed tea bowl),
Like encrustations on some Roman glass bottle dredged up from two thousand years of slumber, the glaze is porous and thick.
Size, W 14.2  cm ( 5-1/2 inches)  H 8.6  cm ( 3-1/2 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Goro (1919-1986) was born in Seto to a family of potters...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1346003 (stock #061)
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$890.00
Dawn breaks over snow laden boulders, the shadows waxing lavender on this spectacular incense burner by Kaneta Masanao enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hagi Haku-yu Kamahen Kurinuki Koro. This style of digging the work out of the clay rather than forming the clay on a wheel has been a signature of this artists work for more than two decades...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1345612 (stock #057)
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A faceted bowl by Hamada Shinsaku exhibiting the superb sense of design to be expected of this illustrious lineage enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shio-yu Tetsu Sabi Mentori Chawan (Salt Glazed Iron Faceted Tea Bowl).  The form is very much in the Mingei taste, A beautifully turned wan-gata with thick walls which have been sliced away, creating an architectural quality.  To this is added a dusting of salt which textures the surface.  Like many great bowls it must be held to ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1344169 (stock #049)
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$690.00
ash blasted and bursting with inclusions, this chawan tea bowl by Otani Shiro comes with everything you could want from this representative Shigaraki potter.  Over a terracotta clay burnt ash gray a smattering of pale flying ash provides the backdrop for molten drips of foggy green and yellow shizen yu glaze.  The shape conforms beautifully to the palm, showing the master skill of this important artist. 
Size, W 12.8 cm ( 5-1/4inches)  H 9.9  cm ( 4 inches) 
Condition, Excellen...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1343644 (stock #048)
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Like the iridescent moon itself, this teabowl seems to glow softly from beyond the twilight blue, a luminescence not reflected, but born from within.  It is an exceptional work by Maeda Masahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled very simply Iro Chawan.  (Colored Tea Bowl) 
Size, D 11.8 cm (4-3/4 inches)  H 9 cm (3-1/2 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Maeda Masahiro (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1970 item #1342775 (stock #046)
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A deep bowl pelted with bluish-green salt glaze revealing patches of combed white by Hamada Shoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Ai-Shioyu Kushime Chawan. The form is composed, rising perfectly from the heavy base to the light rim. The glaze has crawled and settled into lights and shadows, capturing that effect so sought in salt glazes, wth the added feature of the comb marks in the clay, which add a sensory dimension not restricted to vision...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1341990 (stock #041)
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Staring into the garden through a window in the lattice wall, bamboo, rising gracefully from the mossy floor, rustles slightly in the breeze. This scene is captured perfectly on this chawan by Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Gozu Zogan Kusabana Mon Wan. The Jomon rope impressions for which he is so well known create the sense of lattice-work...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1341816 (stock #040)
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A black cloak is draped from the shoulders of this mysterious character lurking in the shadows of the tea room by legendary potter Hori Ichiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seto-guro Chawan. Matte over much of the surface, someplaces the blackness shines like midnight through the fog, the rough sandy texture of the clay reveals itself to the hands more than to the eye, adding a sense of intimacy when holding the bowl...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1341547 (stock #038)
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$1,400.00
A dark flower blooms magnificently on this black form by Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Tetsu-E Kuro Chawan.
Size, W 13.4cm (5.1/4 inches) H 11.4cm ( 4.1/2 inches)
Condition, Excellent
Takauchi Shugo was born in Tokyo in 1937, opening his kiln in Mashiko at the age of 31...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1341449 (stock #036)
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Lavender clouds like rain threatening on a foggy landscape form on the surface of this cool White Hagi chawan by important artist Kaneta Masanao enclosed in the original signed wooden box The style is Kurinuki, not formed on a wheel but cut and worked from a block of clay, an approach the artist is famous for...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1341358 (stock #035)
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$650.00
An unusual chawan draped with blue over leopard-skin like some Osaka Obachan on a Friday night romp by Takiguchi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The apple shaped form is pleasant on the hands, not heavy or unruly. A large drip had sagged off the side, affixing itself to the kiln floor, where it has been cut off. A bowl very much in this artists avant-garde spirit...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1340849 (stock #031)
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$890.00
Strikingly bold patterns revealed through curtains of copper green play across the surface of this dramatic work by Ikeda Shogo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Sea Turtles, Castles, Cherry Blossoms and Lattice Bamboo Fences, a smorgasbord of Japanese iconography painted and carved into the gritty clay...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1340848 (stock #030)
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White slip lopes and wavers and splashes over this slightly trumpeting chawan by master of that genre Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hikidashi no Chawan. Innovative as always, the application of glaze has been performed in several layers and styles, giving the bowl a unique appearance which sets it apart from others...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1339189 (stock #025)
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Black splashes over spattered white slip draw the eye into the window in the darkenss on the side of this exquisite chawan tea bowl by master fo that genre Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled understatedly Chawan. The title is the only thing simple about this complex combination of contemporary clay, glaze, tradition, form, function, past and future...