All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1391749 (stock #351)
This piece comes off like it has been buried in a volcano, incredible igneous encrustations cover the sides, with molten ash, bidoro, goma, kutsuki and a host of other firing enclosed in the original signed wooden box. To one side a crescent moon shaped kutsuki forms a rakish grin, inviting the viewer to join in the merriment. It is a masterpiece by this young artist...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1391976 (stock #353)
A tasteful work by Nakamura Kohei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Ido Chawan. This piece was shown at his exhibition from 2011 at Mitsukoshi Nipon-bashi Honten (Tokyo) Department Store and is featured in the catalog image number 2 (catalog included). The pale glaze crawls across the surface, creating a sense of drama over this very austere form. The rim dips and curves, a playful accent to the otherwise sedate work, made to suit the stately confines of the tea room...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1392008 (stock #354)
An inspiring sake set showing a plethora of Yohen kiln effects by Nakamura Makoto, each piece enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Yohen Hyotan Tokkuri and Bizen Sake-nomi respectively. Over the pale, sheer clay deposits of ash glaze, goma kasu and hi-iro scorching combine with smoky black staining for a very unique experience. The perfect compliment to the charms of a good bottle of sake...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1392389
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A superb chawan (tea bowl) by a potter named Tamamura Shogetsu, whose kiln, called Kofuan, was established in the city of Hagi, in 1952.

The very well balanced vessel is veiled by a finely crackled glaze, with purple undertones; one of most recognizable feature of Hagi ware, a more than 400 year old pottery tradition.

The chawan is in perfect condition and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Size 13.2 x 7.6 cm (5.3 x 3 in)

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1392602 (stock #TRC18623)
This elegant work of Karatsu pottery has an unglazed foot, showing the rich ferrous clay, and displays a beautiful ashen glaze with hues of blue, grey, green, and a dark glossy ring encircling the top.

Like many pottery traditions in Japan, Karatsu takes its name from the city where it originated. As early as the 15th century, Korean potters heavily influenced the development of this form—helping to endow it with the earthy, simple, and natural qualities it is so appreciated for...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1392640 (stock #14)
Hideyuki Ichino's name is synonymous with Tamba, one of the six ancient kilns of Japan. With 800 years in history, Tamba ware was traditionally used for storage jars, yet modern artists such as Ichino are taking this ancient art form to new places...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Earrings : Pre 2000 item #1392878 (stock #3447)

Betty Cooke modernist sterling silver earrings

These earrings feature circles with one half side etched, the other half polished

Each earring measures 2 1/4" in length and 1" wide

Weight - 10 grams

Marked Cooke, sterling

Excellent condition

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1392900 (stock #357)
A stellar tea bowl covered in rich Oribe green by Tsukamoto Haruhiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Chawan. It has a very organic feel, both from the texture and the cutted sides with various thicknesses of green glass, like water running over a stone surface. This is a great opportunity to acquire a very special piece by this artist...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1392990 (stock #358)
A breathtaking Tsubo by LNT Tokuda Yasokichi III enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yusai Sen Mon Tsubo and bearing the signature Yasukichi in gold, indicating it was fired after he succeeded the family name and date to his last years. The surface is a mirror,covered in his signature gosai colors of yellow, purple, blue, white, and green. It is a most prominent work...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1393159 (stock #1279)
The elegance of these works by Fukami has created a stir in the collecting world which has not abated over the last 25 years. Offered here a rare wing (or blade as some describe them) object by world renowned Fukami Sueharu dating circa 2006 enclosed in the original wooden box titled “Tenku”, signed and stamped by the artist. It is mounted on a wooden base, and comes with an artist designed metal stand (all fit in the box)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1393211 (stock #1280)
A tea bowl by female artist Okuda Tomoko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled American Raku Chawan. Large and tactile it is 6 inches (15 cm) diameter, 4 inches (10 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Okuda Tomoko studied under the great female avant-garde legend Tsuboi Asuka, and lived and worked in Tokoname for 20 years, before returning to her home of Nara in 2014...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1393290 (stock #1281)
An open basin in the shape of a tea bowl by female artist Okuda Tomoko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Raku Kohen Hanaire (Kiln altered Raku Vase). It has the feeling mas as if it has grown this way, out of some geologic process, than sculpted out of clay. Large and tactile it is 8 inches (20 cm) diameter, 5 inches (13 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1393414 (stock #1282)
A signature work in gold Shino by Suzuki Tomio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yohen Kin Shino Hachi (Shimmering Altered Gold Shino Bowl). It is 10-1/2 inches (27 cm) diameter, 5 inches (13 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Suzuki Tomio was born in 1948 in Yawata, Kyoto, and has spent his life in the perfection of Shino glazing. He did not move for independence until establishing his own kiln at the age of 40...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1393610 (stock #361)
Dawn breaks over snow laden boulders, the shadows waxing lavender on this spectacular Mizusashi by Kaneta Masanao enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hagi Haku-yu Kamahen Kurinuki Mizusashi. This style of digging the work out of the clay rather than forming the clay on a wheel has been a signature of this artists work for more than two decades. The white glazing has altered to soft lavender in the firing process, creating a feeling of opulence over the organic vessel...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1393630 (stock #1285)
An exquisite hakuji porcelain bowl by Kawase Chikushi (Takeshi) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Botan Moyo Hai. The imagery of stylized peony are raised from the surface only visible by the shadow of white on white. It is 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) diameter and in excellent condition. A perfect theme for winter and celebrating the New year.
Kawase Chikushun II (born Junichi, 1923-2007) was a second generation Kyoto born potter, the son of Kawase Chikushun I (Chikuo, 1894-198...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1393728 (stock #1286)
A cloud of terracotta clay floats over rays of white emanating down through the gray body of this object by Kawasaki Chitaru enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Light Cloud. The complete lack of glaze accentuates the rich color of the clay body, tiny “tombo-no-me” (dragonfly eyes) salting the surface. It is 20 x 12.5 x 23 cm (8 x 5 x 9 inches ) and in excellent condition, with the artist name and date engraved on the side.
Kawasaki Chitaru (born in Hiroshima, 1938) has ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1393733
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A very attractive chawan (tea bowl) by Suzuki Goro.

This is a unique piece, made using the kohiki technique, when a vessel is taken out of the kiln mid-firing and plunged in water. The result is a strikingly beautiful bowl with a mesmerizing glaze and the aura of classic tea ceremony vessels.

Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. He has developed a unique way of expressing himself through ceramics, basing his work on traditional styles from the Mino traditi...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1393753 (stock #1287)
An oil spot vessel by the living master of that craft, Kimura Morikazu, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Here the simple form with elongated neck is covered in a tight pattern of silver spots over black. A superb example. It is 11-1/2 inches (29 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Kimura Morikazu was born to the house of a Kyo-yaki potter and studied under Ishiguro Munemaru, He established his first kiln in the Gojo Zaka area of Kyoto in 1947, moving to Fukui in 1976. He is...