All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1371020 (stock #0411)

Mint and large Japanese pottery tea bowl of Hagi Ware, made by one of the most famous and creative potters of Japan, Seigan Yamane. The blue glaze reminds me always of the colors of universe at night. Stunning!

Seigan Yamane was born in 1952, and started making Hagi ware in 1987. He started his own pottery in 1992 and since then he won a lot of prizes for his great work. The special blue on most of his ceramics is called 'Seigan Blue' and was developed in 2002...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1370655 (stock #233)
A small Tsubo by modern pottery legend Tsujimura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shizen-yu Hanaire. A superb example of natural ash-glaze in form and firing. One of his early pieces,that are very difficult to find in the market those days. 
Size, D 17.6 cm   H 13.2  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Tsujimura Shiro was born in Nara in 1947, and began his steps into the art world as an oil painter...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1370648 (stock #232)
A boat shaped vessel by Kishimoto Kennin of Iga clay covered in green copper glaze enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Oribe Kaki and exhibited at a solo exhibition in Umeda Hankyu Department Store: catalog included.  It has a hurricane bow, the lines cut at a diagonal running down from it like froth leading to the wake as it plows forward.  It is a powerful work, and as the catalog shows, is excellent for flower arranging.  The Takarabune or boat shaped theme is a popular m...
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1370552 (stock #1326)
Oil Painting by Jeon Joon Yeop. 36 x 25.5 inches, 91 x 65 cm. Jeon Joon Yeop (born 1953) is a well-known artist in South Korea, with numerous art reviews. He was the top-selling artist in last year’s Korea International Art Fair, Korea’s biggest art fair...
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1370550 (stock #1325)
Oil Painting by Jeon Joon Yeop. 36 x 25.5 inches, 91 x 65 cm. Jeon Joon Yeop (born 1953) is a well-known artist in South Korea, with numerous art reviews. He was the top-selling artist in last year’s Korea International Art Fair, Korea’s biggest art fair...
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1370549 (stock #1324)
Oil Painting by Jeon Joon Yeop. 29 x 21 inches, 73 x 53 cm. Jeon Joon Yeop (born 1953) is a well-known artist in South Korea, with numerous art reviews. He was the top-selling artist in last year’s Korea International Art Fair, Korea’s biggest art fair...
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1370546 (stock #1323)
Oil Painting by Jeon Joon Yeop. 29 x 21 inches, 73 x 53 cm. Jeon Joon Yeop (born 1953) is a well-known artist in South Korea, with numerous art reviews. He was the top-selling artist in last year’s Korea International Art Fair, Korea’s biggest art fair...
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1370545 (stock #1322)
Oil Painting by Jeon Joon Yeop. 29 x 21 inches, 73 x 53 cm. Jeon Joon Yeop (born 1953) is a well-known artist in South Korea, with numerous art reviews. He was the top-selling artist in last year’s Korea International Art Fair, Korea’s biggest art fair...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1369743 (stock #TRC1840)
This depiction of the eternal “ensō” on a backdrop of pearly white feldspar signifies enlightenment, the eternal, the nothingness, and the freedom of the mind to envision and to create...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1369676 (stock #TRC1830)
Appearing to capture an ocean inside a tea bowl, this particular work has been given the very fitting poetic name “Nami” or wave. Masterfully crafted by veteran potter Hideo Torazawa, the inside is painted with a special glaze known as heki-yu—prized for its pure aquamarine character with accents of sapphire and azure depending on the light...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1369626 (stock #1174)
A small celadon box by in the shape of an elephane by Akiyama Yo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Zo Kogo. Kogo are used to carry Shaped Incense. It is 2 x 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches (6 x 5 x 6.5 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Akiyama Yo was born in Yamaguchi, home of Hagi pottery) in 1953, but went to Kyoto to study at the Kyoto Municipal University of Arts in 1976. He has an impressive list of exhibitions both domestic and abroad...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1369400 (stock #229)
The swirling designs are like ritual tattoos from some long lost aboriginal tribe on the dark sides of this amazing work by important female artist Kitamura Junko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Vessel.  She has covered the surface with these designs, thousands of tiny dots, each one an essential part of the pattern.  The execution is flawless, perfect form and symmetry, precision to perfection in the design.  An original black wooden lid allows it to work as a mizusa...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1369384 (stock #1171)
A modernist form in white decorated with a simple zen circle by Yoshikawa Masamichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Utsuwa (vessel) and dating circa 1985. The minimalist approach is a feature of this artists work, and accentuates the aesthetic Mono-no-aware (p an awareness of impermanence)and the circle on front seems to remind us “keep it simple”...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1369367 (stock #TRC1828)
One of the finest, most daring, and well-crafted works I have seen by this legendary artist who is known for his non-conformist and bold style. Suzuki Goro has outdone himself with this Rose Oribe ceremonial tea bowl. Oribe is a visual style named after the late-16th-century tea master Furuta Oribe (1544-1615). The most common types in this genre are Oribe-guro with jet-black glazes and feldspar ornamentation, Ao-Oribe with dark-green glazes, followed by the somewhat rarer type of Oribe known as...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1369347 (stock #1170)
Five Oribe plates of elongated rectangular form splashed with red by important contemporary potter Yamada Kazu and enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kakuyu Oribe Choho-zara. Kakuyu-oribe is a style developed by and unique to Kazu. Each is roughly 15 inches (38 cm) long and all are in excellent condition.
Kazu was born in Tokoname city, one of Japans ancient kiln areas, into a line of potters. He would have been influenced early on by his father, Yamada Kenkichi and uncl...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1369211 (stock #1169)
Five completely unique bowls by important contemporary artist Yamada Kazu showing five unique aspects of Mino-ware enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Meshiwan, Shino, Hikidashi guro, Oribe, Kiseto, Kakuyu Oribe and dating circa 2000. Each is roughly 5 inches (12.5 cm) diameter and all are in excellent condition.
Kazu was born in Tokoname city, one of Japans ancient kiln areas, into a line of potters. He would have been influenced early on by his father, Yamada Kenkichi and...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1369109 (stock #1168)
An open mouth sings in French on the side of this flattened bottle by preeminent Avant-Garde potter Yagi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hakushi-mon Henko. It is 10-1/2 inches (26.5 cm) tall, 7 x 2-3/4 inches (18 x 7 cm) and is in excellent condition. Dating circa1950. For a nearly identical piece see: Crafts in Everyday Life in the 1950s and 1960s (Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art, 1994).
Yagi Kazuo (1918-1979) was one of the most influential Avant Garde potte...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1369082 (stock #228)
A rare and expressive example by the highly sought Tanaka Sajiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Chossen Karatsu Hana-ire.  Every aspect of this work is unique, the slightest change in viewing point gives new insight into the work and the artist who created it.  Rich green spreads like wet moss on one side, rust and dark iron pin-holed and distraught, form a base.  Above drapes pale Chossen Karatsu colors and an unusual pair of handles cling to the side.  If you get tired o...