All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #770320 (stock #244)
Raw dark earth is surmounted by metallic color on vase by Uke Kensaku enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The five uneven sides seem to be forced together at random, the lack of uniformity contrasting with the precise design and bringing a sense of freshness to the piece. The vase is 13 inches (33 cm) tall, 8 x 9 inches (20 x 23 cm) across the base...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #773103 (stock #GG.mizusa.6)
Mizusashi; Fresh Water Container, used for tea ceremony. Suitable as a covered container for any use. Hand thrown of naturally sourced materials and wood-fired resulting in natural ash glaze. H.5(12.75cm) x Dia.7.5"(19cm). Mouth opening 4.625"(11.75cm.) Volume=2,000cc(67.68oz/8.46cups.) 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 : Contemporary item #773105 (stock #GG.guinomi.2)
Guinomi, sake cup; hand-thrown of naturally sourced materials, gas-fired, by George Gledhill. H.2.125" x Dia.2.125". 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 : Contemporary item #773106 (stock #GG.guinomi.3)
Guinomi, sake cup, hand-thrown of naturally sourced materials, gas-fired, by George Gledhill. H.2.25" x Dia.2.75". 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 : Contemporary item #773107 (stock #GG.dish.27)
Rectangular Plate/Dish, wire-cut naturally sourced clay, and ash glazes, by George Gledhill. Suitable for a variety of foods, or display items. H.1.5" x W.4.5" x L.9.375". 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 : Vases : Pre 1990 item #775158 (stock #246)
A trumpeting form vase by celadon master Suwa Sozan III (1932-2005) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. This vase is a break from the more traditional works often associated with this artist in the west, and shows very well the more contemporary side for which he is known domestically. Three paddle marks gyrate around a dark bead, providing depth to the engraved vortex swirling on the side. The vase is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) diameter, 8 inches (20 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 1990 item #777349 (stock #249)
A large Oribe platter by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The rough edge is sculpted as if half dry when formed, deeply abraded along the outside edge, and signed underneath. The plate is 16 inches (40 cm) diameter and in perfect condition but for a thin scratch in the glaze extending from the center (see photos). An artist who has tried many styles, he has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the way...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #778437 (stock #GG.guinomi.4)
Guinomi, sake cup, hand-thrown pottery of natural materials by George Gledhill. H.1.5"(3.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm). Overlapping glazes created a "cat's eye" pattern in the well of this cup. Bio: 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 : Contemporary item #778443 (stock #GG.guinomi.5)
Guinomi,sake cup, hand-thrown pottery of natural materials by George Gledhill. H.2.25"(5.75cm) x Dia.3.125"(8cm). Bio: 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 : Cups : Pre 2000 item #780257 (stock #255)
Here are an assortment of three sake cups by both Kaneta Masanao and Kishimoto Kennin. The first is the Masanao, a superb pale kurinuki Hagi bowl covered in lavender tinged glaze enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The second is an igneous natural Iga piece by Kishimoto Kennin, also excellent condition in the original signed box. Last is a thick feldspar crusted Shino bowl also by Kennin, enclosed in an unsigned wooden box. All are in excellent condition, roughly 2 inches (5 cm) tall,...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #790103 (stock #0138)
20h x 13w 13.5d inches, 50h x 33w x 34d cm.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #791009 (stock #258)
A Nezumi-Shino tea bowl by Shino Artist Nakajima Masao (1922-present); the daring lines and rugged texture, in addition to the bold geometric patterns visible through the thick, pitted red glaze make this bowl quite outstanding. The artists’ stamp is impressed beside the Kodai, and it comes in the original signed and stamped wooden box. The large bowl measures 5 inches (13 cm) in diameter, just over 3 inches (8 cm) to the rim and is in perfect condition, reminiscent of the famous Momoyama pe...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #791234 (stock #259)
A stylish faceted piece by Toita Takatsugu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. A milk white glaze thinly veils the rough dark clay, windows of dark brown showing through about the base and side. It appears to have been formed on a wheel, then shaped, with standing flanges where the sides were cut away. The chunky piece is just less than 8 inches (20 cm) tall, and is in perfect condition. Takatsugu was born in Toyama in 1943, and began his training at the age of 23 under Yoshida Kozo,...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #792051 (stock #262)
A fine mottling of Hi-iro flame marks colors the bright terracotta of this large kataguchi bowl by Shigaraki artist Sawa Kiyotsugu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Goma and SHiseki blend on the smoke darkened rim, traveling down the fire side, with the opposite a brilliant display of oranges. The makers sign is carved into one of three deep divots on the base. The bowl is roughly 11 inches (26.5 cm) diameter and in perfect condition dating circa 1975. Kiyotsugu (b. 1948), original...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #794449 (stock #266)
A deep wan-gata bowl shaped from thick sandy clay with a swath of karatsu green glaze decorated with arches of iron by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titles Mino Karatsu Chawan. As the title indicates, this is made in the style of the Karatsu ware of Kyushu, but using Mino clay. An suitable combination. The bowl is 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (8.5 cm) tall and in perfect condition. This artist has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #794499 (stock #267)
A fine oil spot Hira-chawan on unusually delicate foot by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The tiny foot intimates a sense of floating, as if the dark glaze is a shiny rain cloud hovering over the tatami. The spotting varies from small dense freckles on the edge to large, openly spaced spots in the center. The bowl is nearly 7 inches (17.5 cm) diameter, 2 inches (5.5 cm) tall and in perfect condition. This artist has been working with clay since the 1950s, devourin...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #794804 (stock #268)
Bold iron patterns decorate the front of this large Shino bowl by contemporary Pottery master Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The smooth white glaze has wide fractures, apparent on close observation, with a smattering of su-ana pinholes about the body. Blue-white in the center, there are pinkish highlights on the edges. The bowl is 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) to the rim and in excellent condition. Kennin has been working with clay since the...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #796574 (stock #269)
White florals float under the moss green rim of this kutsu-gata Oribe chawan by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The bowl is turned and misshapen; the rim irregular and playful, a cheerful piece for late summer tea with a contemporary feel. It is between 5 and 6 inches (13-15 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) tall and in perfect condition. This artist has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the way. Seto, Oribe, Iga and Celadon, all very ...