All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1060024 (stock #GG.MS.2)
Wood-fired Mizusashi, Lidded Fresh Water Container used in Chado (Tea Ceremony, Cha no yu) by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.4.875"(12.5cm) X Dia(body)6.75"(17cm.) Mouth Opening Dia.4.00"(10cm.) Volume 1600cc (51oz/6.375cups.)There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #980637 (stock ##7062)
A very fine ash glazed Haiyu-Shino chawan by Heian Seijiro. This ash glazed, Haiyu, boxed chawan measures 5.4” X 3.2” and is in excellent condition. The surface of the piece is very luminescent and is wonderful crazed resembling kanyu (double refractory) style celadons
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #658967 (stock #110)
A radical Iga Koro incense burner by unconventional artist Kishimoto Kennin (b. 1934) enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box. Red clay studded with shiseki feldspathic stnone is worked into a globular form with three triangular windows, the sides fissured by deep folds in the clay. The piece is 6-1/2 inches (17 cm) tall and in perfect condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1349902 (stock #OSC#11)
Quintessential Shigaraki chawan made by master veteran potter Otani Shiro. Serene and feudal in appearance this bowl is an wonderful example of a wood fired chawan made explicitly for use in chanoyu and not as a decorative bowl. The face, interior wall and floor of the teabowl are coated in various hues of natural ash that was deposited and melted during the firing of his anagama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1187059 (stock ##4242)
Large temmoku and iron glazed teabowl creating a matsukawa, pine bark, effect diagonally around the teabowl. The chawan is ovoid in form and the foot was hand cut to compliment the form.

Stoneware and glazes

6" x 5.5" x 3.5"

Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 1980 item #1294139 (stock #833)
Pure quiet and calm is embodied in this white Hagi crystal by important female artist Miwa Hanako enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 10-1/2 inches (27 cm) tall 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Miwa Hanako was born the grand daughter of Living National Treasure Miwa Kyusetsu XI, daughter of Kyusetsu XII who has sought to incorporate sculpture into the realm of traditional Hagi ware. She was raised surrounded in the world of Hagi-ware...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1303489 (stock #861)
Mystical heads adorn the four corners of this Persian-blue glazed open vase by Living National Treasure Kato Takuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 5 x 4 x 10 inches (11 x 13 x 25.5 cm) and is in excellent condition. Kato Takuo, I am sure, requires no introduction. He was trained in ceramics by both his father, Kato Kobei, and at the Kyoto School of ceramics...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1270477 (stock #785)
A voluminous Tsubo by Yamato Yasuo enclosed in the original wooden box titled Hagi Bisai Kohiki-kake Tsubo and dating circa 1990. It is 14 inches (36 cm) diameter, 12 inches (31 cm) tall and in fine condition. Due to size this piece will require special shipping consideration.
It is likely no collector of Hagi will need an introduction to this innovative artist. Yamato Yasuo was born in 1933 to a long line of Hagi potters. He learned under his father Harunobu and grandfather Shoroku...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1341357 (stock #034)
An Oribe vessel covered in pale earth-tones scribbled with nudes by Suzuki Goro enclosed in the original wooden box titled Yahichida Tsubo. A crow perches on the base like a signature cawing out GORO! Yahichida was a style of Oribe popular in the Momoyama and early Edo periods. That said it is likely that they did not decorate with such audacious flair back then...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1206826 (stock #GG.C13.1)
Wood and Gas Fired Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Shino & Ash Glaze. H. 3.125"(8cm) x Dia. 4.75"(12cm.) There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1076248 (stock #434)
A stunning work by Shigaraki Legend Tsujimura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box inside the lid of which is scrawled a nude figure and the epitaph NY 5/24/06. It is known that when in New York at an exhibition in 2006 the artist was entertained at a gentlemen’s club and was purported to have had a very good time. This is likely a reference to that event. The vessel is 14 inches (35 cm) tall, 12-1/2 inches (32 cm) diameter and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1134680 (stock ##4223)
Very large Karatsu style teabowl that was thrown and tataki paddled with texture into an oval form. There are various tones of ash and iron yellow flowing about the bowl, especially seen on the inside. The foot is tooled by hand, off the wheel, to go with the form of the bowl. The clay is a mixture of actual river clay and my stoneware clay to give it an earthy iron brown flavor.

Stoneware, slip and glaze

6.5" x 4.75" x 3.85" Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1255438 (stock #SF-77)
Hanging Vase, Kakehanaire, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. H. 4"(10cm) x Dia...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1245751 (stock #JM-34)
Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan. Celadon Ash & Nuka Glazes with Iron Slip. John Miller; Portland, OR. H. 3.0"(7.5cm) x Dia. 5.0"(12.75cm.) John Salgir Miller was born in Elmira, NY, in 1974 and earned his BFA in ceramics and illustration from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. He has been inspired the mingei aesthetic and by the work of Shoji Hamada since he began studying ceramics in high school. While at Mass Art studying under Ben Ryterband (who spent time studying pottery in Japan,) he had...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1231006 (stock #JM-27)
Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by John Miller; Portland, OR. Nuka & Temmoku Glazes, White Slip. H. 3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia. 4.5"(11.5cm.)John Salgir Miller was born in Elmira, NY, in 1974 and earned his BFA in ceramics and illiustration from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. He has been inspired the mingei aesthetic and by the work of Shoji Hamada since he began studying ceramics in high school. While at Mass Art studying under Ben Ryterband (who spent time studying pottery in Japan,) he had the...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1318849 (stock #917)
A tall Tokkuri sake flask by Imai Masayuki decorated with a weeping willow (Yanagi) enclosed in the original singed wooden box. It is 17 cm (7 inches) tall and in excellent condition. The base is stamped Kenzan, meaning this was fired at the Nobori-gama climbing kiln in Gifu that he ans eight others established in 1971 following the ban on firing in Kyoto. Realizing the limitations of sharing a kiln with others, he established his own kiln in Seto in 1978, placing this piece between those two...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1344769 (stock #1044)
Another Radical piece by Hayashi Shotaro, this dramatic vessel is inundated in a sea of thick copper glaze, The waves and splashes of green reveal the violent gashes and rough clay creating the surface, catching and pooling the glaze to spectacular effect. It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Funagata Kaki (Oribe Boat Shaped Vessel). The piece is 17 inches (43 cm) long, 7-1/2 inches (19 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Shotaro (b. 1947) is one of the bigg...