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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1268968 (stock #779)
A huge Shino Open Tsubo by Nakajima Ichiyo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 14-1/2 (37 cm) tall, roughly the same diameter, the walls 1-1/2 inches (3 to 4 cm) thick. It weighs 14.5 kg (32 lbs) without the box. Due to size and weight this piece will require special shipping consideration. Born in 1949, Ichiyo is a specialist in Oribe and Shino from Gifu city...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1268964 (stock #780)
A Kakehana hanging vase by Living National Treasure Miwa kyusetsu XI enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 4 inches (10 cm) diameter, roughly the same height and in excellent condition.
Kyusetsu was born the third son of Miwa Setsudo, and studied first with his Brother and father, and later (at the age of 31) with Kawakita Handeishi. He was named an intangible cultural property in 1983 (Living National Treasure)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1268807 (stock #778)
A huge Open Tsubo by Kozuru Gen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 12 x 15 x 13 inches (31 x 38 x 34 cm) and weighs 12 kg (27 lbs) without the box. Due to size and weight this piece will require special shipping consideration. Gen (b. 1938) has operated a kiln in both Fukuoka Japan as well as in Topsfield Massachusetts, and has participated in too many national and international exhibitions to mention...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1268571 (stock #775)
An unusual form Zogan (inlayed) vase by Okumura Hiromi enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1992. It is 17-1/2 inches (44.5 cm) tall and in fine condition. This is the same year he was awarded the Honor of Excellence at the Kyoten.
Okumura was born in Kyoto in 1953, and was thus from an early age inducted into the avant-garde world of pottery being created at that time by the founders of Sodeisha and their influence...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 2000 item #1268561 (stock #774)
A large platter by Nakazato Yoshitaka enclosed in the original wooden box titled Ame-yu Kinsai Itazara. It is 20 x 10-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches (51 x 26.5 x 6 cm) and is in fine condition.
Yoshitaka was born the son of Nakazato Shigenori (Third so of Muan) in 1958. He apprenticed under his father initially after graduating the Saga Prefectural Arita Industrial Kiln in 1976...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1268196 (stock #772)
A large Oribe slab dish soaked in black metalic by Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 26 x 9 inches (66 x 22 cm) and in fine condition.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1267315 (stock #771)
A pair of thick Oribe slab dishes heavily raked and splashed with green by Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. They are 8 inches (20 cm) square each and in fine condition.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1267232 (stock #770)
Autumn’s fallen leaves decorate this open vessel by Nishikawa Minoru enclosed in the original wooden box and exhibited at Takahimaya in 1995. Included is the original catalog from the exhibition featuring a full page photo of this piece, number 16, titled Aki Hibiki (Echos of Autumn). It is quite large at 12 inches (30.5 cm) diameter, 12-1/2 inches (31 cm) tall and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1267231 (stock #769)
Fish with attitude decorate this Oribe glazed vessel by Nishikawa Minoru enclosed in the original signed wooden box including the original Takashimaya exhibition invitation from 1995. It is 14 inches (35.5 cm) diameter, 7-1/2 inches (19 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Nishikawa Minoru graduated the Kyoto research facility in 1946, moving under the tutelage of Kusube Yaichi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1267136 (stock #306)
A massive Shigaraki Tsubo by Kanzaki Shiho enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Spectacular keshiki resulting from the combination of multiple kiln affects and textures. The Tsubo is 19-1/2 inches (50 cm) tall, 15 inches (38 cm) diameter and in perfect condition, dating circa 1990. Due to size the cost of shipping will be figured separately from the list price.
Kanzaki (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1267135 (stock #768)
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Spectacular keshiki resulting from the combination of multiple kiln affects and textures defines this large footed slab by Kanzaki Shiho enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 14 x 20 inches (36 x 51 cm) and in excellent condition.
Kanzaki (b. 1942) prefers firing his kiln for ten days, resulting in the rich textures and heavy ash deposits apparent on this Tsubo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1267004 (stock #628)
The feldspar covering this unusual torn and ragged form by Hayashi Shotaro is dominated by fire-colored red. It is quite an amazing thing to behold. The body is hollowed out from a solid block of clay, the sides cut away into an abstract star shape which has then been gouged, scraped and torn, then capped by a delicate umbrella of red-orange...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1266977 (stock #767)
A tall bamboo shaped vase covered in crisped green ash glaze by Hayashi SHotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hai-yu Take-tsutsu Hana-Ire. It is 11 inches (28 cm) tall, roughly 5 inches (12 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Shotaro is perhaps one of Japans true genius potters, moving far beyond tradition, glaze research and firing technique, to a place of inception. He first began with a 7 year apprenticeship under his older brother Kotaro, ending when he estab...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 2000 item #1266976 (stock #766)
Red tinges the deeply fissured celadon on this massive basin by Living National Treasure Shimizu Uichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seiji Benisai Hachi (Celadon with red flamed Basin). Rising from a narrow foot, the piece seems to float in the air, gold and red shining through the cracks in the fissured glaze. It is 18 inches (46 cm) diameter, 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) tall and in fine condition. Due to size and weight this piece will require special shipping consideration. ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1266823 (stock #751)
An unusual Hakuji vase by Miyagawa Kiyoshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 14 inches (36 cm) tall, 5 x 7-1/2 inches (12 x 19 cm) at the base, and in excellent condition.
Kiyoshi was born in Osaka in 1943 and attended the Kyoto University of Art, Ceramics division, after which he studied under both Living National Treasure Kondo Yuzo and Kiyomizu Kyubei. He then worked in glass sculpture, and five years later apprenticed under Makuzu (Miyagawa) Kosai, head of the Makuzu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1266744 (stock #763)
A large pulled, rolled and torn Oribe slab dish covered with translucent green by Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 24 x 11 inches (61 x 28 cm) and in fine condition.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1266430 (stock #762)
A superb Kutani vase made by Kitamura Takashi of the Chikuryu kiln and decorated by Shimizu Kosho enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1989. It is 8-1/2 inches (21.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Kosho (1911-1999) was a unique and prolific artist-priest studied in the eccentric painting style associated with Nara. He was long time abbot of the massive Todai-ji temple complex in Nara, home of the great Buddha. Like many priests, he began producing art to propaga...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1266326 (stock #761)
An enigmatic figure inside a lunar circle and a brief verse decorate this guinomi and tokkuri by Shimizu Kosho of Todaiji in Nara. A paper enclosed states the cup was made by Okuda Yasuhiro and decorated by then Head Priest of Todaiji Shimizu Kosho for restoration of the Great Buddha Hall of Todaiji. The tokkuri is 6-1/2 inches (16 cm) tall. The cup is 2-1/2 inches (6.5 cm) diameter, 3 inches (7 cm) tall and in fine condition. The decoration on both pieces was performed by Kosho. The cup come...