All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1374621 (stock #256)
A simple white form by Yoshikawa Masamichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box, simply titled Wan (bowl). However, like the traditional Japanese robe which was decorated on the inside, this bowl holds a surprise for the holder in erratic blue graffiti on the bottom. This is a characteristic of this artist’s work, and this bowl is a fine example...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1374622 (stock #257)
Kohiki is simple elegance, one of the styles most befitting the humble confines of the tea room, and its ghostly white glows softly like the moon in the shadows. This sublime example by Tsujimura Shiro once again shows his mastery of the craft and expresses an inner confidence and yet unassuming nature of the artist himself, one who has mastered the tenets of the Way of Tea. It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kohiki Chawan...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1374663 (stock #1190)
Silhouettes shadow the lower half of this rough hewn vessel by the important artist Hayashi Shotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Manyo Shino Renzan Tsubo. The sides have been torn away, leaving jagged edges, the top thick crackled white dusted with some coloring from the flames, the bottom a series of misty mountains much like the landscape in early morning surrounding the city of Toki, where the artist has been firing pottery for over 40 years...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1374753 (stock #IKGYC#1)
Classic Showa era bowl by Ichikawa Kodo (B.1925) this gama-yohen chawan shows a wide variety of textures and colors with wonderful iridescence and copper flashes across the bowl with areas of streaking and feather patterns as well as banded lines flowing across the surface. This chawan is in great, original condition and measures 13.15 x 7.2cm and comes with its signed box...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #1374879
Japanese woodblock print of a black cat with piercing blue eyes. Titled "Black Cat", # 24/100 in its series, signed T. Nishida in pencil with red chop.

Tadashige Nishida was born in 1942 on Amami Oshima Island in Japan, where he studied art at Chiba University. He moved to Spain in the 1960s and later to the United States to study as a post-graduate. He is most well-known for his works depicting cats, though he has released works depicting nature scenes of trees and Mt. Fuji...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1374899 (stock #1194)
An incredible organic form, the delicate petals appearing to waft in some tide by Shingu Sayaka enclosed in the original signed wooden box. A closed bud on the side is lined with hundreds of tiny sharp needles in black. It is 6 x 5 x 4 inches (15 x 13 x 10 cm) and in excellent condition.
Shingu Sayaka was born in Osaka, the industrial and commercial heartland of central Japan, in 1979...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1374918 (stock #258)
Like a curtain from the five lobed rim of this exquisitely formed Chawan by legendary artist Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Beikoku-te (American Style) Hikidashi-guro Chawan. Thick pale grey covers the perfect white with splashes and dripping black glaze. This is a superlative work by the artist, and one I am very proud to be able to offer...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1374941 (stock #259)
An unprecedented work in this family sized Sake Cup by Hayashi Shotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box title Riku Ao Nezumi Shino Wari-kodai Hai.This is a voluminous Guinomi form the artist new collection (2017),covered in thick shino glaze with wari kodai foot, Pink, White, Blue,Moss Green,Russet iron and everything in between can be seen in this amazing onslaught of color.
Size, D 10.1 cm H 8.9 cm
Condition, Excellent
Hayashi Shotaro (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1374994 (stock #1195)
A Yuteki Tenmoku Koro with wooden lid surmounted by a stone finial by Kimura Moriyasu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 5 inches (12.5 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Kimura Moriyasu (b. 1935) studied pottery initially at the Kyoto Ceramics Research Facility (which turned out such masters as Hamada Shoji and Kawai Kanjiro) and then under his brother Kimura Morikazu. He is well known for his use of crawling and oil spot glazes...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1374997 (stock #0419)

Lavender clouds, rain on a foggy morning, snowy mountain landscapes, this is what comes to your mind when you look on this superb pale kurinuki Hagi tea bowl, made by Master and potter legend Kaneta Masanao, enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Kurinuki is a technique carving and scooping out forms from a solid block of clay to produce boldly-cut forms, an approach the artist is famous for. Kaneta Masanao is an 8th generation Hagi potter...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1375026
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A spectacular chawan (tea bowl) by Koie Ryoji.

This particular bowl is made in the Oribe style of pottery, a tradition that has kept its avant-garde traits for four hundred years.

Koie Ryoji, born in 1938 in Tokoname, is a true artist who finds inspiration in anything, and his creations are expressions of his will to constantly redefine his work and surprise the viewers. Koie Ryoji’s reputation extends beyond Japan...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 1980 item #1375157 (stock #1198)
A quintessential Mashiko work by important artist Hamada Shoji enclosed in a wooden box annotated by his son Shinsaku. It is 11-1/2 inches (29 cm) square. 7 cm (2-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1375206 (stock #263)
An amazing plethora of Yohen kiln effects with thick white Shino glaze by Matsuzaki Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Haikabu Yohen Shino-Chawan. A sumptuous work exploiting the best of Matsuzaki Ken pottery has to offer.
Size, D 12.2 cm H 10.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Matsuzaki Ken was born in Tokyo in 1950, and grew up in that dynamic post war era where tradition and modernity were at constant loggerheads. He graduated Tamagawa University in 1972, ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1375676 (stock #264)
An exquisite work of layered pottery by challenging female artist Fukumoto Fuku enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shinonome ( Beginning of Morning Twilight). The clear white glaze certainly is like moonlight, and something about the impact of the form into multiple forms calls to mind an asteroid strikeing ground. It is both calm and alive with movement at the same time.
Size, D 18.1 cm H 13.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Fukumoto Fuku was born into a family...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1970 item #1375807 (stock #1199)
A rare set of Sake Service Vessels (Tokkuri) by important artist Yagi Kazuo stamped near the base the white slip and engraved with butterflies and a poem. Emblazoned is the verse
URAURANI
TERERU HARUBINI HIBARI AGARI
KOKORO KANASHIMO
HITORISHI OMOEBA
The lark takes flight on a spring day
Inadvertently I am taken with sadness
Left thinking alone…
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1376336 (stock #268)
Extremely rare tea bowl rests on a sturdy three part kodai by the highly sought Udagawa Hosei (1946-1993) enclosed in the original wooden box titled simply Hagi Chawan.The lack of pretense in the title does not match the superlative nature of the bowl.All to the senses, the texture is a pleasure against the thick white over bottomless black and shjades of lavender dust.It is all we could hope for in a Chawan by this important artist that his works rarely comes to market.
Size, D 13.6 cm...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1377008 (stock #270)
A romantic pair of Yunomi cups in Red and Black created by the very popular Maeda Masahiro come enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled Iro-e Yunomi Colored Tea Cup and date to 2016.
Size, Red , D 8.1 cm H 7.9 cm
Size, Black, D 8.4 cm H 8.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Maeda Masaharu (b. 1948) graduated the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts in 1975where he received instruction from Living National Treasure Fujimoto Yoshimichi and Tamura Koichi as well as...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1970 item #1377083 (stock #1204)
Geese take flight from autumn grasses on the dark clay surface of this flaring vase by Kiyomizu Rokubei VI dating circa 1960. It is 12-1/4 (31.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition. It is very similar in shape, style and theme to the piece held by the Nihon Geijutsu-in published on page 143 of the book Kiyomizu Rokubei Rekidaiten (2004). This came from the Rokubei family estate. There is no box.
The Kiyomizu family potters managed one of the most productive workshops in Kyoto’s Gojoza...