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...
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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #797598 (stock #270)
A fine deeply fissured Seiji Bakuhen Tenmoku bowl by contemporary artist Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The glaze appears to be multiple layered transparent green, shattered like jade, a startling effect actually. The bowl is in the traditional Chinese form called Tenmoku, with a small delicate foot of dark clay. It is signed inside the wari-kodai. The Shifuku wrapping cloth is actually embroidered with the artists name...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #799593 (stock #272)
A fine shino box by pottey master Kishimoto Kennin covered in thick deeply fissured feldspathic glaze. The sides are torn and cut typical of this artists work. Smooth inside, the glaze is rough and extremely textured without. The box is roughly 5 inches (13 cm) square, 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) tall and in perfect condition, signed no the base. The box is not signed. This artist has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the way...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #809580 (stock #SLR 008)
The tea cup is 3 1/8” high and 3” in diameter with the shard surface on the white glaze areas. It has a fine interior landscape and was made by Tony Ferguson. Excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #809583 (stock #SLR 009)
This is a kuro glazed raku tea bowl with a nice flame red pattern on the outside wall. It is 3 ½” high and 5 3/8” wide. It was made by Tony Ferguson. Excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #810279 (stock ##4008)
Saturn rings inspired covered jar with amber ameyu glaze and rich gosu cobalt blue decoration.

Stoneware

7.5" X 7.75"

Functional, decorative and food safe!

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #810322 (stock ##4018)
Modern play on the chawan, teabowl in the Oribe tradition with the Shono pattern (inspired by Hiroshige's famous print; Sudden Shower at Shono)

Stoneware with traditional Japanese Oribe glaze

5" X 4.25"

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #810604 (stock ##4019)
Resist design chawan with "harmony" pattern with brushed slip interior. In the right light, a lustre can be seen on the surface of the glaze.

Stoneware, slips and glaze

4.75" X 4.5"

Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : New item #810614 (stock ##4022)
Oribe tokkuri and guinomi with hakeme (hakame0 slip decoration under a rich and lustrous green glaze

Stoneware, slip and traditional Oribe glaze

Tokkuri/Sake bottle 6.75" X 5"
Guinomi/ sake cups 3.5" X 1.5"

Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #810618 (stock ##4024)
Large hand carved terra cotta Tebori fish tray. This tray has the option of hanging on the wall if desired

Terra Cotta, slip and glaze

15" X 15" X 2"

Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #810628 (stock ##4027)
Hand carved terra cotta covered jar with "grasses" pattern on the body and lid

Terra Cotta, slip and glaze

7.75" X 7"

Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #811262 (stock ##4031)
Rich Oribe paddled henko style jar with flowing glaze on the shoulder and paddled area

Stoneware and traditional Oribe glaze

9.5" X 7.4"

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #811469 (stock #275)
An animated work from the kiln of modern pottery master kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  The bowl rises from a flat base to wide everted rim engraved with graffito and pierced with three fish.  A similar design decorates the basin.  It is 7 inches (17.5 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches 9 cm to the rim and I perfect condition.  This artist has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the way...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #811592 (stock #276)
The abraded surface of this large vessel is covered in rivulets of natural green ash glaze slipping down from the rim, revealing the dark rust colored surface below.  A large and heavy Tsubo by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  The rough texture demands to be touched, and doing so brings one a sense of the natural elements from which the vase was formed.  Igneous and strong, it does not move when touched, like a heavy stone it has a sense of definition.  The Tsubo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #811853 (stock ##7001)
This elegant vase is by porcelain master; Tokuda Yasokichi III. This vase measures 9” X 5” and is in excellent condition. The rich overglaze enamel decoration of this hanaire is bold and both traditional and modern at the same time.

Yasokichi’s works are in numerous collections, museums and even the Imperial Household collection as well as numerous books, catalogues and other publications...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #812233 (stock #277)
A large and lovely platter by Koyama Kiyoko enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  The wavelike surface traps the thick crystalline ash glaze in deep green pools, the edges left raw and exposed.  The excessive amount of glaze is typical of this artists work, and she is known for firing her kiln for up to 14 days straight.  The dish is roughly 1 foot (30 cm) square and in excellent condition.  Kiyoko was the subject of the film Hi-Bi (2005) and is the pioneering female wood firing artis...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #813330 (stock #278)
A large trumpeting vase by Iwasaka Tadashi enclosed in the original signed wooden box and exhibited at the 1992 Shinsaku TogeiTen (20th Exhibition of New Ceramic Works) pictured on page 276; catalog included.  It is titled simply Purple-Red Wide Mouth Vessel, but the combination of colors over the unpretentious form is nothing less than striking.  Vivid red underscores the rich lavender spray speckling the body.  The vase is 12-1/2 inches (32.5 cm) tall, 7 inches (17.5 cm) diameter at the mou...