All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1489860 (stock #TRC240308)


Takashi Nakazato is a celebrated Japanese ceramic artist whose family's mastery of pottery now spans 14 generations. Born in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture in 1937, Nakazato inherited a rich legacy of craftsmanship dating back over 400 years. He trained extensively in traditional ceramic techniques under his father, and later pursued further studies at the Kyoto City Arts and Crafts Institute...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1489856 (stock #TRC240213)


Not to be confused with the Olympic medalist, this Tomita Hiroyuki (b. 1977) is a talented potter pushing the bounds of an otherwise conservative field where many ceramic forms are carried forward for centuries and sometimes millennia. Beginning his artistic endeavors in the field of metal casting, he soon met and became a student to Ijuin Mariko who introduced him to the world of ceramics...
All Items : Artists : Sculpture : Pre 2000 item #1489846 (stock #TNCWPno1)
Albedo 3 Studio
$495.00
Hand carved calligraphic wood panel by Tsukigata Nahiko, the originator of Oni-Shino pottery. Measuring 79 x 36.5cm and 86.65cm at its widest, this panel has the three kanji carved in high relief, as is the signature with texture forming the surround. The kanji read to the best that I understand, "A Sliver (of the) Moon", a rather poetic sentiment. This panel is in good, original condition and is set up by the artist to hang from a securely fashioned cord for your immediate enjoyment...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1489818 (stock #MC715)
The inside of this bowl has been glazed, the exterior left in raw clay before the entire was dipped in white gold, creating a stark contrast between inner and outer surfaces by Ogawa Machiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hakukinsai Hachi. It is 14.5cm (just under 6 inches) wide 8cm (3-1/4 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Ogawa Machiko was born in Sapporo on the Northern Island of Hokkaido in 1946...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1489783 (stock #TRC240218)


Crafted with meticulous attention to detail and showcasing a soft and gracefully executed red glaze, this Raku tea bowl exudes a sense of ease, tenderness, and tranquility. Adorned with subtle crackling patterns and variations in texture, the tea bowl's surface adds to its unique and organic feel. Made by one of the true veterans of Japanese pottery, these are some of the finest Raku tea bowls you will find in all of Japan.

Sugimoto (b...
All Items : Artists : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1489781 (stock #TRC240212)


Japanese bamboo crafting, known as "Takezaiku," is a traditional art form that involves the skilled manipulation of bamboo to create various functional and decorative objects. Craftsmen trained in this art carefully select bamboo of appropriate size and quality, then use specialized tools to cut, shape, and join the bamboo pieces. Techniques such as splitting, bending, weaving, and binding are employed to achieve intricate designs and durable structures...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1489777 (stock #TRC240205)


This piece was fired in the kilns of one of Kyoto’s most prolific Raku-yaki workshops by an artist known as Heian Shoraku. In 1905, the first generation Shoraku established a kiln near the famous Kiyomizu temple, nestled at the foot of the eastern mountains in Kyoto. In 1945, the kiln was moved to Kameoka near Yada shrine where it remains today...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1489721 (stock #MC142)
A long spiraling form of perfect dimension in iron glaze by female artist Takatsu Mio titled simply Uzumaki. It is 54 cm long and in excellent condition, directly from the artist.
Takatsu Mio (b. 1976) was raised in Gifu prefecture among the scattered kilns of Mino. She graduated the Osaka University of Arts Sculpture Department in 1999, moving on to advanced studies which she completed in 2001, putting her at the forefront of the current female revolution in Japanese ceramic arts...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1489720
Energetic strokes of black decorate this small flower vase by Shigemori Yoko, perfect for a single red Camellia flower. I love the fact you can clearly see her fingers pushing back the glaze along the base. It is 12.5 cm (5 inches) tall, the same diameter, enclosed in a signed wooden box titled Kotsubo.
Shigemori Yoko (1953-2021) was born in Kagoshima...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1489717 (stock #MC381)
One of three vibrant sake cups by Nakashima Katsuko enclosed in the original singed wooden box titled Hai. Always cheerful, I love sharing a joyous cup with Katsuko. It is 6.5 cm (2-1/2 inches) diameter and in excellent condition, directly from the artist.
Nakashima Katsuko graduated the Osaka School of Art and Design and first garnered attention with a silver prize at the Nihon Tojiki Ceramics Design competition in 1984...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1489684 (stock #MC167)
A double lobed bowl perfect for serving groups or parties of pure white porcelain beautifully decorated with flowers in gosu blue and gold by Nakashima Katsuko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hana no Utsuwa (Container of Flowers). It is 40.5 x 17 x 9 cm (16 x 6-1/2 x 3 inches) and is in excellent condition. Directly from the artist...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1489678
A gossamer work by the demanding young female artist Lu Xueyun enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Breeze 2019-III. The vessel is made up of married sheets of thin porcelain, so thin in fact that light passes easily through it. Her works are truly exquisite, captivating in their frailty. I have been following the diaphanous works of Lu (known in Japan by the Japanese reading of her name, Ro-san) for nearly 5 years and waiting for the opportunity to introduce her to the outer world...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1489647 (stock #MC678)
A massive Blue Sculpture titled Sway by Yamaguchi Mio created as a reflection of the layered growth of organic forms such as shells and pinecones. Inspired by this natural growth, her work is likened to life in the depths of the ocean, along the seashore, of the layers of earth itself. She has made few works in blue, one of which is currently on display at the Chicago Art Institute for those in the area. This is a masterpiece. It is 74 cm (29 inches) tall, roughly 37 cm (15 inches) diameter an...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1489646 (stock #MC705)
Caribbean-Blue glass fills this crusty earthen bowl by Ogawa Machiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Saiyu Bachi. It is roughly 27cm (11 inches) diameter, 10 cm (4 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Ogawa Machiko was born in Sapporo on the Northern Island of Hokkaido in 1946. She studied under future Living National Treasures Fujimoto Yoshimichi, Tamura Koichi and Kato Hajime at the Tokyo University of Arts, graduating in 1969, then went on to further studies in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1489584
A dramatic cluster of evolving black clay by Yamaguchi Mio, not only a departure from earth tones into black, but also the first piece the innovative artist made with multiple feet. It is 38 x 25 x 43 cm (15 x 10 x 17 inches) and is in excellent condition, directly from the artist. It comes with a signed wooden placard. Due to size this will require special shipping consideration.
Yamaguchi Mio was born in Aichi prefecture in 1992, and graduated advanced studies at the Aichi University of...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1489539
An exquisite large basin of sheer porcelain strips by Lu Xueyun enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Enfolding II. It is 30 x 36.5 x 14.5 cm (12 x 14-1/2 x just under 6 inches) and is in excellent condition, directly from the artist.
I have been following the captivating diaphanous works of Lu Xueyun (known in Japan by the Japanese reading of her name, Ro-san) for nearly 5 years and waiting for the opportunity to introduce her to the outer world.
Lu Xueyun was born i...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1489428
A gossamer work by the demanding young female artist Lu Xueyun enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Breeze 2019-I. The vessel is made up of married sheets of thin porcelain, so thin in fact that light passes easily through it. Her works are truly exquisite, captivating in their frailty. I have been following the diaphanous works of this artist (known in Japan by the Japanese reading of her name, Ro-san) for nearly 5 years and waiting for the opportunity to introduce her to the oute...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1489253 (stock #pc188)
Kodo Arts
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If you have heard of Murakoshi Takuma, and his spectacular wood fired contemporary Shigaraki ware this would be the piece to have. Takuma's works have taken the japanese modern pottery world by storm and you can see why. Hand crushed feldspar glazes make it look like the gods and wind created this masterpiece. 40cm tall x 33cm in diameter. With signed box. Great condition. Ask for shipping quote.