All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1355982 (stock #1098)
A red storm swirls across the pitted surface of this superb Shino Kakehana Vase by Hayashi Shotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shino Mimitsuki Kakehana-ire. It is a versatile work, perfect for the tea room. Made to stand freely, it can rest perfectly on the chigai-dana or insde the Tokonoma, a dash of color glowing in the intimate shadows...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1403507 (stock #1337)
An image of a warriors helmet as if just excavated from a millennium underground by Koinuma Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 17.5 cm (7 inches) diameter, roughly the same height. The image s based on Haniwa funerary objects. The Haniwa are terracotta clay figures of people, animals, and houses which were deposited at Japanese tombs during the Kofun period (3rd to 6th century) in Japan...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1371423 (stock #KHAR#1)
Large Aka-raku style chawan with excellent modeling and spatula work with a perfect, small kodai on which the bowl balances giving it a wonderful lift upward. Measuring in at 13.5 x 9.5 centimeters, this chawan has an exceptional posture and balance, feeling great in the hand and appearing larger than the dimensions would indicate...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1368673 (stock #224)
A camellia, its red heart the symbol of youthful beauty, blossoms from the creamy aggregate covering this deep bowl by Ikeda Shogo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kohiki Tsubaki Chawan.  A thinly applied white slip covers the body and patches of fawn colored spots dot the surface...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1344169 (stock #049)
ash blasted and bursting with inclusions, this chawan tea bowl by Otani Shiro comes with everything you could want from this representative Shigaraki potter.  Over a terracotta clay burnt ash gray a smattering of pale flying ash provides the backdrop for molten drips of foggy green and yellow shizen yu glaze.  The shape conforms beautifully to the palm, showing the master skill of this important artist. 
Size, W 12.8 cm ( 5-1/4inches)  H 9.9  cm ( 4 inches) 
Condition, Excellen...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1407776
This particular vase is having all of the bells and whistles a collector would want from a work by Matsuzaki Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yohen Soda Goshuji Kaki and date to 2015. Salt firing, wood firing and thick white glaze . Everything comes together to paint a portrait of a perfect Matsuzaki piece...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1346531 (stock #066)
Thick ash colors the surface of this superb chawan by Kawamoto Goro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled hai-yu chawan( Ash glazed tea bowl),
Like encrustations on some Roman glass bottle dredged up from two thousand years of slumber, the glaze is porous and thick.
Size, W 14.2  cm ( 5-1/2 inches)  H 8.6  cm ( 3-1/2 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Goro (1919-1986) was born in Seto to a family of potters...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1396447 (stock #363)
A blue graffit on the white Hakuji form on this Tokkuri and a Celadon platter by Yoshikawa Masamichi enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes and comes with an exhibition pamphlet from 2005 advertising a similar works,likely they are was shown there. The platter made to either sit or hang...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1410063 (stock #465)
An exquisite tea bowl by master for that genre Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hikidashi-Kuro Chawan. Clay, glaze, tradition, form, function, past and future. A simply stunning work by the master of tea bowls.
Size, D 10.4 x 13.6 cm H 8.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Born in Tokoname, 1938, Koie Ryoji graduated the Tokoname industrial school and moved on to work at the City Ceramic Research Facility. In 1966 he established his own studio...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1349407 (stock #081)
A tasteful work by the youthful star Tsujimura Yui showing a talent far beyond his years enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled simply Ido Chawan.  The pale glaze crawls across the surface, creating a sense of drama over this very austere form.  The rim dips and curves, a playful accent to the otherwise sedate work, made to suit the stately confines of the tea room. 
Size, D 15.3 cm (6 inches)  H 8.3  cm ( 3.3 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Tsujimura Yui...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1387707 (stock #TRC18610)
Reminiscent of a hollowed out lotus seed pod, this recent creation by young artist Hiramatsu Ryoma demonstrates his creative imagination and challenges the traditional boundaries of what defines a tea bowl...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1386623 (stock #327)
A morphic vessel of rough outer form like a fossilized egg or bowl of coral covered from the rim within by slick blue, a quintessential work by Tanoue Shinya enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kara-wan (Empty Shell) and date to 2018. It has a wide, rounded form which is surprisisngly pleasant to hold, and the smooth blue decorating the rim is pleasing to the lips...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1365513 (stock #201)
Shadows of red flame ripple across the variegated surface and thick white glaze of this tall chawan by Shino master Kato Toyohisa enclosed in the original wooden box titled Nezumi-Shino Chawan.  Whenever one looks into a wood burning kiln during the firing, this is what is visible; ash molten on the sides of pots turned red hot by flames blasting through, long tendrils of fire wrapping about the wavering forms.  It is as if Toyohisa has captured that moment, and brought it out into the colder ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1384075 (stock #311)
A dark vase covered in rivulets of flowing ash by Isezaki Koichiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuro-Kaki. The front awash in a molten ash, tendrils of which wrap around like many fingers. One side clings blue-gray ash and the backside with a pale brown color. Texture, form, color, this one has it all!
Size, D 15.8 cm H 29.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Isezaki Koichiro was born the son of living national treasure Isezaki Jun...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1334072
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Another fine chawan (tea bowl) by Koie Ryoji, one of the best known contemporary Japanese potters...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1393753 (stock #1287)
An oil spot vessel by the living master of that craft, Kimura Morikazu, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Here the simple form with elongated neck is covered in a tight pattern of silver spots over black. A superb example. It is 11-1/2 inches (29 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1391749 (stock #351)
This piece comes off like it has been buried in a volcano, incredible igneous encrustations cover the sides, with molten ash, bidoro, goma, kutsuki and a host of other firing enclosed in the original signed wooden box. To one side a crescent moon shaped kutsuki forms a rakish grin, inviting the viewer to join in the merriment. It is a masterpiece by this young artist.
Size, W 13.6cm H 27.2cm
Condition, Excellent
Kai was born in Nara, son of Tsujimura Shiro, in 1976, making hi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1361560 (stock #165)
An outlandish image of bright autumn color decorates this set of sake flask and cup by Ito Motohiko enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled simply Tokkuri and Guinomi respectively.  Typical of this artists work, the vessels display a textured cloth surface called nunome, the raw clay decorated with bright large images of natural motifs.    
Size:Tokkuri, D 9.2 cm   H 13.2  cm 
Size:Guinomi, D 8.2 cm   H 4.2  cm
Condition, Excellent 
Ito Motohiko ...