All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1262064 (stock #746)
Waves of color belt this unusual form by Usui Kazunari enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 20 inches (50 cm) tall, roughly 8 inches (20 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Usui Kazunari was born in Seto city, Aichi in 1954, and graduated the Nagoya University of Art, sculpture division in 1977. He immediately apprenticed under Kato Shuntei, where he remained until establishing his own kiln in 1983. He has been often displayed at the Nihon Dento Kogeiten and Nihon Togeiten...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1262147 (stock ##7176)
Pair of richly glazed molded bottle vases by master potter, Kawai Takeichi. The taller leopard spotted tessha bottle is 9.2" x 5.9" and is in perfect condition. The smaller gosu blue with pale celadon like accents measures 7" x 4.4" and is also in perfect condition. Both of this vases come with their original signed boxes and both pieces are included in this single sale.

Kawai Takeichi (1908-1989), also known as Bu'ichi, had a long and illustrious career...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1262488 (stock ##7177)
Classic and Momoyama inspired chaire in Oni-Shino style with a wide array of textures, varied coloration and a simple reed/pampas grass decoration carved through an iron-rich slip under a thick feldspathic glaze. The use of varying thicknesses of the Shino glaze not only accentuates the form but creates a moody and atmospheric appearance like mist clinging to a lakes edge...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1263286 (stock #583)
Few foreign potters are able to embrace the Japanese aesthetic as well as Jeff Shapiro. Here is a piece from his second solo exhibition in Tokyo dated 1991. This piece is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) tall, 9 inches (23 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Shapiro was born in New York in 1949. He studied ceramics in Japan from 1973 to 1980, returning to America to build an Anagama kiln in New York in 1981...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1264055
Beautiful sterling "Rio Plata"bracelet by third generation jeweler Sam Patania. The design was influenced by his love of vintage Mexican silver with his own special contemporary touch. This bracelet measures 5 1/2" end to end with an additional 1 1/4"opening and is 1 1/4" wide. It weighs 65 grams and is in fine original condition. Signed as shown. Sam continues the treasured work of the Patania family.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1264927 (stock #648)
Ash runs in glassy rivulets down the sand textured sides of this large work by Tsuboshima Dohei enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The undulating rim calls to mind ancient firing traditions, the intense heat of the kiln warping the forms as they turn near molten...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1265022 (stock #749)
A small tsurukubi (crane neck) vase wrapped in verdant green over applied gold by Ono Hakuko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 4-1/2 inches (11 cm) diameter, 9 inches (23 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
From Aichi prefecture, Hakuko was trained by her father initially in the ceramic arts. However she was most strongly influenced by the great experimentive artist Kato Hajime (1901-1968) and his work with gold...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1265578 (stock #754 )
Amazing Glaze on this unusual three sided vase by Iga artist Atarashi Kanji enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Shell shapes are impressed into the thick green fromwhere it was supported in the kiln. Able to be used either standing or on its back, this is a superb work. It is 15 inches (39 cm) long 4-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches (11.5 x 14 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Kanji was born in Osaka in 1944, and graduated the Osaka College of Craft design...
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 : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1265849 (stock #663)
A pair of celadon Te-shoku candle sticks by contemporary potter Orita Tatsuya enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The elegantly sculpted base rises to a dish in which is imbedded a brass pin to secure the candle, with a long tapering handle. The handle features a bamboo nodule decoration in the center, with a curl of clay at the end, the rough edges of which, like a shaving of planed wood contrasting with the perfection of the form...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1265860 (stock #758)
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 one side 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 (9 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 : Plates : Contemporary item #1266744 (stock #763)
A large pulled, rolled and torn Oribe slab dish covered with translucent green by Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 24 x 11 inches (61 x 28 cm) and in fine condition.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 2000 item #1266976 (stock #766)
Red tinges the deeply fissured celadon on this massive basin by Living National Treasure Shimizu Uichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seiji Benisai Hachi (Celadon with red flamed Basin)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1266977 (stock #767)
A tall bamboo shaped vase covered in crisped green ash glaze by Hayashi SHotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hai-yu Take-tsutsu Hana-Ire. It is 11 inches (28 cm) tall, roughly 5 inches (12 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Shotaro is perhaps 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 he estab...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1267004 (stock #628)
The feldspar covering this unusual torn and ragged form by Hayashi Shotaro is dominated by fire-colored red. It is quite an amazing thing to behold. The body is hollowed out from a solid block of clay, the sides cut away into an abstract star shape which has then been gouged, scraped and torn, then capped by a delicate umbrella of red-orange. It is 8 inches (19 cm) diameter, 7 inches (17 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Shotaro is one of Japans true genius potters, moving far beyon...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1267135 (stock #768)
Spectacular keshiki resulting from the combination of multiple kiln affects and textures defines this large footed slab by Kanzaki Shiho enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 14 x 20 inches (36 x 51 cm) and in excellent condition.
Kanzaki (b. 1942) prefers firing his kiln for ten days, resulting in the rich textures and heavy ash deposits apparent on this Tsubo. He began life born in Shigaraki, and was fast tracked into the Kansai University Law Department, but rather the li...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1267315 (stock #771)
A pair of thick Oribe slab dishes heavily raked and splashed with green by Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. They are 8 inches (20 cm) square each and in fine condition.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1267772 (stock #0179)

Now we are proud to offer you our second Chawan made by famous Toyozo Arakawa. It is colorful and shiny Oribe Chawan in mint condition with no cracks and no repairs.

Size: 5,1 inches x 5,5 inches x 2,8 inches

Toyozo Arakawa (1894-1985) rediscovered the techniques of manufacturing Shino glazes first perfected during the Momoyama and Edo periods. Arakawa also proved that these legendary ceramics originated in his native Mino province (not Seto as previously believed), and ...