All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1211913 (stock #651)
A powerful Chossen-Karatsu mimitsuki hanaire flower vase by Nakagawa Jinembo (Jinenbo b. 1953) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Licks of blue fire rim the blast of pale white covering the upper reaches of the dark earth. The shape is hammered and beaten by the flame, shinshoku wear from the extreme heat beginning to degrade the lip. It is 8-1/2 inches (22 cm) tall, 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1216318 (stock #Ishiiment)
Large abstract mentori, faceted Oribe chawan by contemporary pottery phenom; Ishii Takahiro. This very contemporary style chawan is glazed in Ishii’s vivid Oribe glaze that shimmers with iridescence and allows plenty of the tsuchi-aji to peak through as he glazed the pot. Some areas of the bare clay show hi-iro caused from the fuming shells the pot was fired on. Balanced on a well addressed circular kodai, this chawan is equally at home displayed or in the hand...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1216523 (stock #655)
A set of five E-Karatsu Mukozuke by Nakazato Tarouemon XIII enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Radically brushed birds rise up into the sky, framed by a vertical bars of iron; inside soft earthen white. Each is roughly 3 inches (8 cm) diameter, 2-1/2 inches (6.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition, bearing the Tarouemon three star mark on the base.
Nakazato Shigetoshi was born in 1930 the third son of Living National Treasure Tarouemon XII (Muan) of Karatsu fame...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1216671 (stock #0004)

We are glad to present you a real precious superb Uzukumaru tsubo by probably the best potter in the world, Tsujimura Shiro, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Shell marks, kutsuki, ash blasting. The piece is 7-3/4 inches (19.5 cm) tall, 6 inches (15.5 cm) diameter and in excellent condition...

Shiro Tsujimura was born in 1947, in the town of Gose, Nara prefecture, Japan. His first love was oil painting and when he was 18 years old, he aspired to become a painter...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1216736 (stock #0014)

This work is a work of famous ceramist Deishi Shibuya of Hagi ware.

It is a Oni-Hagi Hiissen Chawan. Hiissen is Japanese and is a meaning referred to as Washing a brush.

Since form resembles the container from which a brush is washed, it came to be refered to as Hiissen Chawan. The Hagi ware clay with which three kinds of grounds were mixed is used for the clay of this work (Daido, Mishima, Mitake).

The clay which blended rough sand is called Oni-Hagi...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1216904 (stock #0018)

Nothing I can say can convey the rugged beauty locked up of this Oribe Mizusashi, signed and enclosed in the original signed wooden box...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1217119 (stock #658)
Iron writhes over the incredibly thick and crackeld transparent feldspar on this Shino Tokkuri by important artist Tamaoki Yasuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The raw clay revealed about the base is white and grainy surmounted by widely crackled white. About the middle ice-like crystal clings to the surface, filled with dark iron tapering up to the flaring neck.. It is 6-1/2 inches (16 cm) tall, 4 inches (10 cm) diameter and in perfect condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1217225 (stock #659)
Although I do not often use the term, this is a masterpiece by Iga artist Banura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Even under the glaze the texture of the clay is clearly visible, rivulets of green glass arching around the body with slashes of color over the red terracotta. It is thin walled and quite light beguiling the size. The Tsubo is 15 inches (38 cm) tall, roughly 13-1/2 inches (35 cm) diameter and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1217559 (stock #0035)

SIZE : Width 5.1'' , Length 4.6'', Height 3.1'', Weight 290 g + Signed box 290 g

This is a tea bowl of Japanese SHIGARAKI pottery ware. This was made about 30 years ago. SHIGARAKI is the pottery of Shiga Prefecture in Japan.

It is chosen as one of the oldest 6 potterys in Japan. Shigaraki, Bizen, Iga etc are very popular as pottery of Japanese WABI-SABI.

This amazing tea bowl has a very good natural glaze. It presents a lovely sense of view, touch and hold in the hands...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1217563 (stock #IC-KK13a)
Large medieval style Iga chawan by Kishimoto Kennin.This well addressed chawan has a variety of Iga characteristics from running ash and bidoro to a rich hi-iro fire color that Kishimoto is known for...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1217734 (stock #0042)

We can present you a pair of gold and silver leaf raku Shimadai Chawans by first class potter Waraku Kawasaki.

They have been made in 1975.

Shimadai Chawans (always a small and a large one for men and women) are very auspicious in the Japanese Culture.

It is used especially for a New Year's day or other auspicious days.

Both bowls have a very impressing glaze and will be sold with the original Woodbox with sign and seal of Waraku Kawasaki...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1218180 (stock #664)
A Hakuji Mentori Hachi by Takenaka Ko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 8 inches (20 cm) diameter, 3 inches (8 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1218586 (stock #667)
A multifaceted vase by important Mashiko potter Seto hiroshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Ao-yu Mentori Tsubo. Including the top and bottom there are 18 facets (the top open) on this unusual piece. It is 11 inches (28 cm) tall, roughly the same diameter and in excellent condition.
Seto Hiroshi (1941-1994) studied pottery under Living National Treasures Tomimoto Kenkichi and Kondo Yuzo in Kyoto before establishing himself in Mashiko, where he served to bring traditio...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1220520 (stock ##4251)
Large, robust Falling Leaves patterned teabowl thrown out of an earthy red terra cotta

Terra cotta, slips and glaze

5.65" x 4.25"

Functional, decorative and food safe

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1220892 (stock #0061)

No words to describe this incredible large vase by Koyama Kiyoko,signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box.

Kiyoko b.1936 started as a painter who drew designs on pottery. Today, she is considered one of the leading Shigaraki potters both nationally and internationally. Kiyoko was the subject of the feature film Days of Fire (Hibi) - please watch a video on the homepage of Momoyama Gallery - and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan,...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1221049 (stock #677)
The surface of this rough slab is like an eroded plain with rivulets of glass running to a clouded pool in the center, signed along the edge and enclosed in the original signed wooden box by Sugimoto Sadamitsu. It is roughly 20-1/2 x 8-1/2 x 3 inches (52 x 21.5 x 8 cm) and in perfect condition.
Sadamitsu was born in Tokyo in 1935. A strong adherent to the Zen tradition, Sadamitsu established his own kiln at 33, receiving the kiln name from his mentor Daitokuji priest Tachibana Oki. His Ze...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1221220 (stock #677)
A massive Oribe Slab by Hayashi Shotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Cho-ho-Zara. It is 25-1/2 x 13 x 4-1/2 inches (65 x 35 x 11.5 cm) and in excellent condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately for this item.
Shotaro is one of Japans true genius potters, moving far beyond tradition, glaze research and firing technique, to a place of inception. He first began with a 7 year apprenticeship under his older brother Kotaro, ending when ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1221555 (stock #680)
Air bubbles appear trapped in the glaze like a thin slab of ice. This is a fantastic Chozara by Inoue Yoshihisa enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It measures 30-1/2 x 9 x 1 inches (77 x 23 x 2.5 cm) and is in perfect condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately for this item.
Yoshihisa (b. 1947) studied ceramics under Kiyomizu Rokube VI, certainly one reason for his emphasis on sculptural concerns. His work has often been accepted to the Nitten Nation...