All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #814797 (stock #SLR 015)
Harada (b. 1941) is considered one of the finest Bizen potters alive today. He has won numerous awards and prizes, including the Japanese Ceramic Society prize. This a very strongly potted and carved guinomi (sake cup or wine cup) with a nice overlay of milky white flying goma contrasting with the dark body of the guinomi. It is 2” high and 2 ½” in diameter. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1206811 (stock #GG.G13.5)
Wood Fired Guinomi, Sake Cup, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Shino Glaze. H. 2.25"(5.75cm) x Dia. 3"(7.5cm.) Volume = 4oz (120cc.) 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 : Cups : Contemporary item #1155664 (stock #HG-4)
Guinomi, Sake Cup, by Tagami Isamu of Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki-yu ("persimmon" glaze,) and bamboo leaf motif. H.1.75"(4.75cm) x Dia.2.375"(6cm.) Tagami Isamu was born in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mashiko. He married into the Sudo family and apprenticed under Sudo Takeo. He was originally trained as a Japanese chef and had his own restaurant before embarking on a career in pottery, giving him a unique perspective on functional wares...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1059760 (stock #GG.CW.16)
Wood fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, with Ash Glaze, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.4.375"(11cm,) Foot ring dia. 2.25"(5.75cm.) The ash glaze in the bowl brings out a blue-green color that is excellent for matcha! For Premium Organic Matcha and high quality leaf teas, please visit our Charaku Fine Japanese Tea site, www.charaku-tea.com. There have been several influences to George Gledhill’s ceramic work...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1245745 (stock #JM-37)
Guinomi, Sake Cup, Shino Glaze. John Miller; Portland, OR. H. 1.5" (3.75cm) x Dia. 2.375" (6cm.) Vol. 1.5oz (50cc.) 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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #853706 (stock #SLR 050 )
This very finely shaped and fired Iga guinomi (sake cup) was made by Furutani Kazuya (b. 1976) who is the eldest son of the noted Shigaraki and Iga potter Furutani Michio. Michio was noted for building over 30 kilns during his life time and was celebrated for being one of the potters who helped renew the popularity of the Shigaraki style. It is 2 1/8” high and 2 1/8” wide. It comes with a signed box and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1293660 (stock #830)
A beautiful example of Oni Shino by world famous Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in a wooden box signed by his student Ayukai Kogetsu. Wild glazing and a dark burn on the rim define the work, showing reason for this artists great demand. Signed on the base it is 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (11 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Tsukigata Nahiko (1923-2006) was not only an accomplished ceramic artist, but also a painter, calligrapher, sculptor and musician...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155675 (stock #HY-1)
Tea Cup, Yunomi, by Tagami Isamu of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki-yu ("persimmon" glaze) Rou-nuki (wax resist.) A repeated pattern of "8"s on this cup are a reference to the kanji character for 8 which is two lines that open wide slightly horizontally, an image that is open and receptive to good luck and symbolizes a bright future. H.3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia.3.375"(8.5cm.) Tagami Isamu was born in in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mashiko...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155670 (stock #HG-2)
Sake Cup, Guinomi, by Tagami Isamu of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki ("persimmon") glaze and bamboo leaf motif. H.2.5"(6.25cm) x Dia.2.5"(6.5cm.) Tagami Isamu was born in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mashiko. He married into the Sudo family and apprenticed under Sudo Takeo. He was originally trained as a Japanese chef and had his own restaurant before embarking on a career in pottery, giving him a unique perspective on functional wares...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1339509 (stock #028)
This very liquid form seems already imbibed with rice wine, the base stable while the sides tilt slightly, sagging on the stool, a superb work by Abe Anjin. It comes wrapped with the original stamped wrapping cloth enclosed in the original wooden box titled Bizen Shuki and in turn enclosed in a black lacquered wooden box also stamped by the artist. Obviously, he felt this was deserved of greatness...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1201726 (stock #SLR 119)
This very finely fired dark guinomi (sake cup) with a nice color spot on the side was made by one of the best of the younger generation of Bizen potters, Miyao Masahiro. Along with Wakimoto Hiroyuki and Yokoyama Naoki, he is one of the Young Lions of Bizen. It is 2 1/2" high and 2 1/4" in diameter. The artist name and seal are on the top of the original wood box; his name is on the bottom of the sake cup. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1265672 (stock #660)
A set of five Kama-hen Cups by Iga artist Banura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Exquisitely formed, with a wide stable base featuring four slight arches rising slightly from the table, creating a sense of light weight despite the wide bottom. There are small cuts of clay taken from the sides and the entire is covered in white slip revealing highlights of the underlying clay at the ridges...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1177401 (stock #JM-14)
Yunomi, Tea Cup, by John Miller; Portland, OR...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1335982 (stock #983)
An E-karatsu guinomi sake cup by Nakazato Shigetoshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 2 inches (5 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Nakazato Shigetoshi (1930-2015) was born into the family of Living National Treasure Nakazato Muan, the 13th Tarouemon. He was first exhibited at the Nitten National Exhibition in 1952, and received the Matsuzakaya prize at the Modern Ceramics Exhibit 4 years later, the first of a great many awards culminating in the Saga Prefectural Cult...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1206083 (stock #SF-55)
Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by Sachiko Furya; Honolulu, HI. Ido-gata (Well-Shaped,) Bamboo Ash and Copper Glazes. H. 3"(7.5cm) x Dia. 5.5"(14cm.) Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa. She ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1177407 (stock #JM-8)
Yunomi, Tea Cup, by John Miller; Portland, OR. White Shino glaze with blue & red dots. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3.125"(8cm.) Volume = 7.25oz(220cc.) 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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1129121 (stock #SLR 101)
This ruggedly potted guinomi (sake cup) with a dark iron body and green ash surface glazing was made by Hamada Jyunri, a talented potter who is not well known in the west. It is 2” high and 2 ½” in diameter. The artist’s signature is on the top of the original wood box. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1176577 (stock #HN-18, HN-19)
Shinogi (faceted) Soba Choko (Noodle dipping sauce cup) or Tea Cup, with Yellow slip, by Hanako Nakazato; Union, Maine and Karatsu, Japan. H. 2.625"(6.5cm) x Dia. 3.75"(9.5cm.) Hanako Nakazato is a 14th generation potter from Japan. The Nakazato family is a well-known pottery family in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, with the 12th generation Nakazato Taroemon being designated a National Living Treasure for Karatsu ceramics. Hanako moved to the US at age 16 to pursue her education. While in the US, ...