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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1349100 (stock #10908)
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$300.00
Large, relatively tall chawan, as used in the tea ceremony. Light brown coarse stoneware covered with a celadon colored translucent glaze with brown speckles and with a purple and blue-green splash on the front. Unsigned. Japan, Aizu, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, Showa era, circa 1973.
Comes with the original fitted wooden tomobako, inscribed on the outside … chawan; on the inside signed ‘made by Ryoichi, 7th generation of the Munakata kiln’ and with the seal Munakata-gama (Munakata kiln).

H 3-1/8 x Dia 4-1/2 inches

Perfect condition.

Munakata Ryoichi (b. 1933). For more information on the artist (in Japanese), see www.munakatagama.net

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 1990 item #568279 (stock #C/P 051)
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$300.00
Set of two tokkuri of bulbous shape, one with slightly everting rim. Light brown stoneware, all sides covered with almost transparent glaze with milky streaks. Unglazed clay under finger- and thumb-marks from dipping into glaze. Both with square seal imprint (unread). Attributed to Matsumoto Hiroyuki. Japan, ca. 1985.
Bottle A: h 4 1/8 in, diameter 2 7/8 in. (10.5 and 7.3 cm); bottle B: h 4 3/8 in. diameter 3 1/8 in. (11 and 7.8 cm).
Perfect condition.

Items located in Europe.

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #359278 (stock #C/P 023)
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$1,000.00
Bowl of wide shape, coarse clay (inclusions) with thin grey glaze. Artist’s square seal imprinted near the foot: CHIKUSÔ. Height 1 5/8 inches (4.2 cm), diameter 2 ¼ inches (6 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1985, Gifu. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 3 x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches (7.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm). The box inscribed at the front with the name of kiln Shi-hô nobori hatsu-gama, and the word gui-nomi (wine cup) beside the artist’s signature reading HAMADA CHIKUSÔ above a square red seal CHIKUSÔ.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #359272 (stock #C/P 022)
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$1,000.00
Bowl of wide shape, coarse clay (inclusions) with thin grey glaze. Artist’s square seal imprinted near the foot: CHIKUSÔ. Height 1 7/8 inches (4.9 cm), diameter 2 ¼ inches (6 cm). Purchased in Japan, Gifu around 1985. Perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 3 x 3 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches (7.5 x 8.5 x 8.5 cm). The box inscribed at the front with the name of kiln Shi-hô nobori hatsu-gama, and the word gui-nomi (wine cup) beside the artist’s signature reading HAMADA CHIKUSÔ above a square red seal CHIKUSÔ.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #355650 (stock #C/P 016)
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$1,600.00
Tall, straight shape, with grayish rim and thick celadon glaze on brown clay with enclosures. Imprinted at the bottom near the foot with the artist’s seal: HIROSHI. Purchased in Japan around 1985. Perfect condition. Height 2” (5 cm), diameter 2 ½” (6.2 cm).
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 3 ¼ x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches (8.5 x 8 x 8 cm). Inscribed on the lid ‘wine cup’ (gui-nomi), and signed inside the lid: HIROSHI tsukuru (made by HIROSHI) above a square red seal HIROSHI.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1990 item #355640 (stock #C/P 014)
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$1,200.00
Wide shape, with grayish rim and beautiful thick, deep red glaze on brown, fine clay. Imprinted near the foot rim with the artist’s seal: RI, partly covered by glaze. Purchased in Japan around 1985. Perfect condition. Diameter 2 ¾” (8.6 cm), height 1 ¼” (3 cm).
In fitted wooden box (tomobako), 2 ½ x 4 x 4 inches (6.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm). Inscribed on the lid: dragon blood color, wine cup (gui-nomi), and signed RINAN above a square red seal RINAN.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).