Japanese late 20th century, actually dated 1991, ceramic wall plaque by master ceramic artist, SAEKI MORIYOSHI. Born in 1949, SAEKI lives and works in the Mashiko area of Tochigi Prefecture in Japan. He also presently teaches at the prestigious Tokyo School of Fine Arts. The plaque comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box. The plaque measures 16" wide, 8 3/4" tall and 1 1/2" thick.
Japanese late 20th to early 21st century thickly glazed Shino ware tea cup by master artist HAYASHI SHOTARO. A member of the prestigious DENTOKOGEIKAI for years, Hayashi has exhibited at major exhibitions throughout Japan. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed wooden storage box and TOMOGIRE or artist stamped wrapping cloth. The teabowl measures 3 3/8" tall by 3" diameter.
Japanese late 20th to early 21st century HAGI ware vase by NOHO. The contemporary design vase is done by HAGI ware artist. The vase measures 13" tall by 6" wide and 4 1/2" deep. The vase comes with TOMOBAKO or original artist signed wooden storage box.
Japanese late 20th to early 21st century ORIBE ware large tray by artist SATO KAZUJI. (1948 -) SATO KAZUJI studied with ceramicist, HAYASHI KOTARO, a SHINO ware artist, but both artist are MINO artist. In 1978 he started his own kiln in Gifu Prefecture working with SHINO and ORIBE ware. The tray comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box. The tray measures 29 1/2" in wide, 18" deep and 2 1/2" tall. The tray sits on 4 large feet.
Japanese 20th Century YOSHIDA MINORI hibiscus design vase. The gold hibiscus design is done over a purple porcelain base and covered with a clear enamel and fired again. Made by master artist, YOSHIDA MINORI, Japanese National Treasure. YOSHIDA MINORI was born in 1932, was selected for his work with the YURI KINSAI technique of gold leaf or gold pigment underglaze style of design. Signature of artist on base MINORI. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist's signature box...
Japanese 20th century Fujiwara-yaki earthenware plate by HONMA SHINICHI. The plate was made circa 1983. HONMA SHINICHI was born in 1948 in KOGOTA-CHO, MIYAGI. He graduated from KOISHIKAWA High School in Tokyo in 1966. In 1973 he built his first kiln in FUJISAWA-CHO, IWATE Prefecture. In 1983 he built his second kiln in the same town. He has had numerous solo shows at distinguished department stores throughout Japan. The plate comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box...
Japanese 20th - 21st century floral design plate. The floral design starts at the bottom front of the plate and continues over the lip and up the inside of the plate, separated by black slip. Signed by artist on bottom. The plate comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed wooden storage box. The plate measures 10 3/4" in diameter and 3 3/16" tall.