All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1407826
An extraordinary rectangular pendant on 18" sterling chain by Hopi Michael Kabotie (1942-2009) in his "triple-overlay" style of silver-making which gives a great sense of depth and dimension. The pendant measures 2" long including the bail and is 1" wide. Weighing 20 grams including the chain, it is in fine original condition. On the reverse, it is signed Lomawywesa (his Hopi name) a copyright mark and dated 04...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1407831 (stock #447)
A stunning Sculptural form of horizontal facets stacked upon each other in twisting obelisk by Matsuzaki Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yohen Shino Kaki and date to 2015. Is a masterpiece by this artist.
Size, D 13.6 cm H 31.6 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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1408077 (stock #449)
A spectacular work of charred dark clay by Baba Takashi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Yohen Kuro Hanaire. An amazing plethora of Yohen kiln effects covered in rivulets of flowing ash, shell shapes,blue and green ash in the front. Even the base is beautifully covered in its own unique way, and every angle creates a new view. It is a masterpiece by this young artist...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1408382 (stock #452)
Bidoro rain down like a glass bead curtain over the terracotta clay of this Shigaraki Tsubo by Furutani Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Uzukumaru Tsubo. This is a superb example of this important artists work, showing both his reverence for traditional form and the lengths he went ot reviving the traditions of wood fired kiln effects...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1408553 (stock #453)
A masterpiece befitting any Museum collection by world famous Tsukigata Nahiko enclose in the original signed wooden box titled Oni Shino Kabura Tsubo (Turnip-shaped Vessel),and comes with Shikishi board from Mitsukoshi Department Store signed by the Artist Oni Shino Tsubo. This piece is a virtual textbook on Yohen firing effects. There is so much to see here, this is the only one of its type I have ever seen...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1408610 (stock #1357)
An elongated form in white by Suzuki Osamu, founding member of the avant-garde Sodeisha pottery group. It is 11 inches (28 cm) tall and in excellent condition, stamped on the base. There is no box.
Suzuki Osamu was, along with Kumakura Junkichi, Hikaru Yamada and Yagi Kazuo, one of the founding members of the influential Sodeisha (Crawling Through Mud Association), a group of revolutionary post war ceramic artists whose influence remains strong today...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1408751 (stock #454)
A spectacular Chawan decorated with vivid colors of blue,pink,green,grey,red,white and black,by Japan Ceramic Society award (JCS) winner Tamaoki Yasuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box and lacquered Niju-bako double wood storage case.
The glazing technique called Ima Oribe (Now Oribe), the most newest style by Yasuo.
Size, D 13.1 cm H 9.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Yasuo was born in Tajimi in 1941, one of the homes of Mino ware...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1408818 (stock #456)
An austere form calling to mind the strictness of form and years of practice required to master the way of tea by Ningen Kokuho Isezaki Jun enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Kuro Chawan. It has a very organic feel, both from the texture and the eight cutted sides, with an undulating rim. A sumptuous work exploiting the best of Bizen pottery has to offer...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1408943 (stock #1359)
Molten glaze in volcanic plumes extending from a yellow blast wrap tendrils around this exquisite Bizen vessel by Baba Takashi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Yohen Tsubo. The kiln effects are spectacular, covering the blackened Bizen clay with yellows, charcoals and a myriad of natural tones. It is quite large at 15 x 13 x 9-1/2 inches (38 x 33 x 24 cm) and is in new condition. Depending upon destination, special shipping consideration may be required...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1409011 (stock #457)
A unique sake cups set by some of Japans most sought artists representing pottery traditions from throughout the country. Yamada Kazu(Oribe),Hori Ichiro(Shino),Kaneta Masanao(Hagi),Tsujimura Shiro (Shigaraki) and Harada Shuroku (Bizen). Each piece embodies the innovative qualities of the various artists themselves, shapes, textures, kiln effects, glazes…a new experience for every night of the week...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1409200 (stock #459)
An incredible piece by legendary Abe Anjin in the artists most sought after style of saishoku colors enclosed in the original signed wooden box. We see the gamut of this artists career here, red, blue, black, gold, green, Ash glaze, and raw clay. The bottle form is dimpled to make it easy to grasp, even if imbibed. Being a maker of tea ware, it is this subtle attention to shape and texure which elevates the work of Anjin...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1409596 (stock #1364)
An exquisite black clay guinomi from Tokoname engraved with white lines by Shibata Yoshiaki enclosed in the original signed wooden box...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1409813 (stock #462)
A large and wonderful vase by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sekki Kaki (Un-Glazed Flower Vessel)and date to 2012. The entire work is soft and matte, like an old charcoal sketch, exuding a very powerful “Wa” sense of harmony. Ken is well known for this pastel color concept of un-presupposing grays, and this piece certainly lives up to our expectations for him.
Size, D 45.6 cm H 38.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1409973 (stock #463)
Thick white vitrifies over bottomless black, creating a stark sense of drama on the"Hagi mountain" like form of this outstaniding work by world renowned potter Miwa Kazuhiko (kyusetsu III)enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kakan (Floral Crown). It is quite large, and with a single flower would be an excellent complement to the alcove of a modern Tea Room. The raw red and the dark clays is visible benath where the glaze has crawled away to allow a peek inside.
Size, D 42.8...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1410012 (stock #1365)
Delicious kiln effects are displayed across the surface of this triangular slab by Sugimoto Sadamitsu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The three sides measure 33 x 36 x 41 cm (13 x 14 x 16 inches) and it is in excellent original condition.
Sugimoto 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 Zen studies have refined the spiritua...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1410022 (stock #464)
A spectacular sculptured vase by world famous Kohyama Yasuhisa enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Shizen-yu Mentori Choho Hanaire. (Shigaraki Natural ash glaze faceted Rectangle Vase). This is a superb example of this important Shigaraki artists work, showing both his singular design and mastery of firing.
Size, D 21.8 cm H 19.3 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kohyama Yasuhisa was born in 1936 in Shigaraki, one of the six “Ancient Kiln sites” of J...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1410063 (stock #465)
An exquisite tea bowl by master for that genre Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hikidashi-Kuro Chawan. Clay, glaze, tradition, form, function, past and future. A simply stunning work by the master of tea bowls.
Size, D 10.4 x 13.6 cm H 8.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Born in Tokoname, 1938, Koie Ryoji graduated the Tokoname industrial school and moved on to work at the City Ceramic Research Facility. In 1966 he established his own studio. Largely...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1410066 (stock #1366)
A wonderful undulating form in iconic sandy clay by Sakiyama Takayuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sansoku-zara (three legged dish) and dating circa 1996. It is 12 x 10-1/2 x 4 inches (30 x 26 x 10 c) and is in excellent condition.
Sakiyama Takayuki (b. 1958) graduated the Osaka Art University in 1981. In 1984 he exhibited for the first time at the Nitten National Exhibition. He established his kiln in Shizuoka in 1987, and was accepted into and prized at the Natio...