All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1311380 (stock #TRC18572)
This elegant and mature work of Karatsu pottery has an unglazed foot and beautiful crackled glazing that displays hues ranging from ivory to almond.

Toya Inoue (1942 - ) is a native of the world-renowned pottery center of Karatsu in Saga prefecture. From a young age he was interested in tea and tea-ware and studied tea ceremony under Tansai. Later in his 20’s he was involved in a project to restore ancient kilns...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1356133 (stock #TRC1658)
The name “Tobe-ware” first appeared in historical documents in the mid-18th century, though the tradition itself dates back well over 1,000 years. Within this style can be found an abundance of fine porcelain and celadon works as well as works painted with dark ferrous glazes—such as the piece featured here.

The creator of this fine work Sakai Yoshito (b. 1931) has been the main figure in maintaining the Tobe-ware tradition in modern times...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1387930
The plate was painted with landscape by a ceramic painter Qu-Liu Cheng (1944- ) who is famous for his unique skill to create the special color flow. 26 cm diameter. perfect condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1403888 (stock #mc180)
Kodo Arts
$550.00
A lovely modern Japanese ceramic vase from the Tokoname pottery region by one of the stars in modern pottery, Katsuaki Tanigawa, b.1951. 16 times he has won prizes at Japanese Arts Exhibitions. He won a silver prize at the Ceramic Biennale in France and in Italy. 12" wide and 10" tall. Ask for shipping quote.
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1242469
Bold and unusual sterling silver and wood bracelet by Violante Ulrich and her partner, Jason. Smooth links alternate with hammered ones. The wood rectangles also vary in placement. The bracelet measures 7 1/2" long and 1 9/16" wide. Violante learned silversmithing growing up on the Spratling ranch. The influence of Spratling's work is clear in her designs and choice of materials, giving them a contemporary twist.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1387931
The plate was painted with a landscape by a ceramic painter Qu-Liu Cheng (1944- ) who is famous for his unique skill to create the special color flow. 26 cm diameter. perfect condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1295756 (stock #1146)
Dragon's Pearl
$550.00
An highly attractive tea pot of glazed stoneware with a powerful, squat, hexagonal shape decorated in a dense, ox blood glaze, which a places run thin to reveal the contours of the pot’s corpus underneath. Made by Kawai Kanjiro’s student Ueda Tsuneji (1914–1987). Ueda’s pieces, like those of his sensei, are unsigned, but the hexagonal form and powerful and heavy style of pottery, is characteristic of his work. H 15.5 cm, W 17.5 cm...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1332686 (stock #T 1825)
Doubled up this would make a fine doll necklace. All metal is sterling silver...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1166878 (stock #SLR 105)
Bamboo Grove
$500.00
This fine large Setoguro (pulled from the fire) guinomi (sake cup) with a clever carved foot was made by one of the finest Mino potters currently working in Japan, Yamada Kazu (b. 1954). His Setoguro wares are considered amongst the finest currently made in Japan. His father is Yamada Kenkichi and his uncle is Living National Treasure Yamada Jozan. His works were influenced by Koie Ryoji, Suzuki Osamu and Kato Tokuro, the last of whom was a friend...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1121712 (stock #652)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A very elegant porcelain vase of ovoid form w. a small opening covered all-over in a deep, mottled red-purple glaze. Signed by famous ceramic maker Yasuaki Maeda (b. 1937),* one of the leading artists in the modern revival of Arita porcelain. The vase is accompanied by a signed kiri-box. Made ca. 1990. H 24 cm, D 15 cm. Condition: Perfect. * Yasuaki Maeda’s works have been accepted for participation in the yearly Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) many times and received a number of awards...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1379220 (stock #1419)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A powerfully thrown stoneware vase of tapering form with a broad neck in mix glaze technique: Gosu-cobalt blue and tetsu-gake iron rich drippings made by Mingei tradition master Kawai Toru. Signed in the bottom with the character “To” . H 23,5 cm. Ø 14,5 cm. Perfect condition. Kawai Toru was born in Kyoto in 1941, the oldest son of Kawai Takeichi, and grandnephew of Kawai Kanjiro...
All Items : Artists : Sculpture : Pre 1990 item #1404830 (stock #08098)
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$500.00


CRANE BY KAWAHARA KAZUO

Colored wood carving okimono of crane by Kawahara Kazuo (1937-), the third master of Kawahara family as the historic Inami sculptor that has been continuing for four generations in Toyama prefecture, Japan. Showa period, 20th century. Signed 'Kazuo' at bottom. Sophisticated carving and refined coloring with effective gold paint, with such elegance. Rare find. approx...
All Items : Artists : Paintings : Pre 2000 item #1344339 (stock #1268)
Yellow Dragon painted in 1998 by Renowned Korean Artist Don Ahn aka Ahn Dong Kuk (1937-2013). We encourage you to research Don Ahn's sales record and market prices on sites such as Artsy, so you can appreciate what a great opportunity this is to purchase an original work of art by the master at a price well below the actual value. Don Ahn was a pioneer of Korean art in America...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1401454 (stock #1483)
Dragon's Pearl
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A squat vase of conical form in modern style decorated with an fine, spotted, olive glaze over a delicate hare fur glaze in tenmoku-style by well-established, ceramic maker Koji ARATA (b. 1938). He is working in Kasama, a popular pottery area, not far from the other well known pottery area of Mashiko. The piece is stamped with the artist’s seal in the bottom. Fitted and inscribed box with "Tenmoku vase" name and seal. Heisei, ca. 2000. H 18.5 cm, D 13 cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1265517 (stock #1025)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
An interesting and modern vase of raw, hard-fired clay with natural fire pattern by Terada Teppei (b. 1975). The gaping, irregular sprout stricking outline some sort of volcanic vent. or a bamboo shoot. Signed on the bottom: Fe (Teppei’s signature on his carbon-fired pieces). Terada Teppei is son of Terada Yasuo 4th generation of the Bizan Kiln in Seto, Aichi. Signed box with paper, a unique piece made in 2010. H 23.5 cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1391303 (stock #1455)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A rectangular vase of high-fired stoneware with a small, slit-like opening for use in flower arrangement / ikebana. It has a mottled, cratered surface in tones of brown, green and grey for display in the tokunoma and was made by the contemporary, Japanese artist Takeuchi Kozo. It is part of his rustic, structural pieces emulating building-components He is captivated by the atmosphere and the charm of ruins. The works made in this style are primarily meant for flower arrangements. It can be plac...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1166874 (stock #SLR 103)
Bamboo Grove
$500.00
This finely fired guinomi (sake cup) of Yuho's darker Inbe style has a very nice crusty ash glazing from the firing. It is 1 7/8” high and 3” from widest part. Yuho’s works are not common in the US. He is the son of Okayama Prefectural Treasure, Sozan. His uncle Toyo Kaneshige was the first Living National Treasure for Bizen pottery. Yuho was born 1950. His works are popular in Japan and widely exhibited. He has also received the Japanese Ceramic Prize for his work. The artist name...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1407154 (stock #1352)
A mouthwatering bowl by Nishimura Kiichi (Suiraku) enclosed in the original wooden box titled Kuro Raku Kohen Chawan with the given name Seicha (Pure tea) by a Daitokuji Priest dating to 1994. The rugged shape and expressive visuals are a pleasure for both the hands and the eyes, and filled with frothy green would be an experience in itself. It is 4-1/2 inches (12 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Nishimura Kiichi was born in Kyoto in 1951and studied unde...