All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #984724 (stock ##7020)
Large Aka-Shino mizusashi with it's original ceramic lid. This Momoyama influenced mizusashi is by Kato Yoshiaki (Jumei) who has won a number of awards and is recognized for his tea wares.

7.75" X 6.75"

Mizusashi is in excellent condition and comes with it's original wood signed box included

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1094683 (stock ##7104)
Wonderful lobed chaire by Bizen veteran potter; Takahara Shoji (1941-2000). This elegant Bizen chaire has casual lobed indents around its solid form with a spontaneous incised line creating a boundary between body and shoulder. The chaire face (omote) is covered in a rich green ash showing signs of a horizontal tamadare run while the rear (ura) has sweeping effects of hi-iro capitalizing on the traditional Bizen tsuchi-aji...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1330304 (stock #963)
A book of Yagi Kazuo works (number 203 of 800) dated 1969 with the cover inlaid with a ceramic work signed and dated Feb. 1967. Dozens of photographs of his work dating from the height of his fame as an avante Garde sculptor fill this 100 page book titled Simply “Yagi Kazuo”. The book comes in the original cover which is held inside a cardboard sleeve. The ends of the cover not encased in cardboard have yellowed some with age, but this does not affect the book within.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1226545 (stock #570)
An abstract form like some foreign life emerges from the side of this large open vessel by Imai Masayuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yakishime Yusai Hanaire (Yakishime Vase with glaze). The form is at once industrial, and yet organic, impressed, carved and raised, and contrasts dramatically with the austere sides creating a dynamic tension. It is 6-1/2 inches (16.5 cm) diameter, 10 inches (25 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1037934 (stock ##7077)
Broad, Chinese influenced conical chawan with red and green enamel floral and circular decoration. This chawan is an early piece by enamel and Oribe artist Kuroiwa Takumi. He is widely exhibited and published for his pottery.

This chawan is in excellent condition and does not come with a box.

5.7" X 2.75"

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1349902 (stock #OSC#11)
Quintessential Shigaraki chawan made by master veteran potter Otani Shiro. Serene and feudal in appearance this bowl is an wonderful example of a wood fired chawan made explicitly for use in chanoyu and not as a decorative bowl. The face, interior wall and floor of the teabowl are coated in various hues of natural ash that was deposited and melted during the firing of his anagama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #677840 (stock #152)
A vase of tapering slabs with lug handles by Kakurezaki Ryuichi enclosed in the original wooden box. No surface is left untouched, strips of clay cleaved and torn from all sides, accentuating the radical well bucket form. Strategic placement in the kiln allowed the piece to bake brick red in the flame in some parts, smatterings of ash here and there, with shadows of pale earth peering through from the edges of the backside...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1076449 (stock #PY5141)
Yixing Zisha Teapot in the form of a basket with bamboo upright handle and spout by Zhou Hanqiang. Teapot is marked on the bottom and inside lid (see enlargements). Base chop reads Zhou Han Qiang Zhi and in the lid, the oval mark is Zhou and the square mark is Han Qiang. Measurements: Total height to top of handle is 5.634" tall and the height of the teapot from base to top of knop is 3.725" by 5.301" wide and pot diameter is 4.449" wide.

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1182015 (stock #575)
A very elegant celadon by one of the greats of that genre, Matsumoto Isami enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 24 cm tall (9-1/2 inches) tall and in perfect condition. Isami was born in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto in 1931, and trained under his father in design and the complexities of Seiji and Hakuji pottery. In 1954 he took the Mayors Prize in the Kyo-Ten (Kyoto City Art Exhibition), and was accepted into the Nitten the following year...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1387976 (stock #UKmizNo1)
Randomly patterned and ethereal porcelain mizusashi by nunozome master, Uwataki Katsuji. This wonderful example of Uwataki's nunozome technique is a fine mizusashi with pastel colors floating just under the surface of the vellum glaze making for a modern Arita tea ceremony object. The decoration though randomly applied present a well conceived pattern that are highlighted by the application of gold overglaze on some of the floral designs...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1114440 (stock ##7110)
This rare Ido chawan is glazed in a milky ash, Hagi style glaze and was presumably made at the kiln of the Tenryu-ji temple (Kyoto-yaki) as it bares the seal of the kiln. The clay was made using ground roof tile, a piece brought back from China which is explained in the accompanying paperwork provided with the chawan...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #896860 (stock ##7015)
A very striking incised and wood fired vase by veteran omnibus potter; Imai Masayuki. This naturally glazed vase, hanaire, measures 9.25” X 3.75” and is in excellent condition with signed box. The surface of the vase is incised on either side with a sprig, or bouquet of flowers and is dusted by ash from the wood firing...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1104234 (stock #SC SG1)
Oburi, large and bold wood fired chawan by modern master potter; Suzuki Goro

14.5 x 10cm

In perfect condition with its signed box, cloth and biography

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1237953 (stock #719)
A wild work by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original singed wooden box. The large work is of torn and scarred Iga clay, covered with a dusting of natural molten ash pooling as glass in the crevices. It is 11 inches (28 cm) diameter, 13-1/2 inches (34.5 cm) tall.and in fine condition.
Kennin has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the way...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1312098 (stock #877)
A pottery box by Living National Treasure Tamura Koichi, the torn sides covered in soft gray and white enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 4-1/2 x 6 x 4 inches (11.5 x 15 x 10 cm) and is in fine condition
Tamura Koichi (1918-1987) graduated from the Tokyo University of Fine arts Where he later taught), and took up an apprenticeship under (later) Living National Treasure Tomimoto Kenkichi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1336140 (stock #969)
Enigmatic designs float in relief on the surface of this white orb by important artist Fujihira Shin enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9 inches (23.5 cm) tall, 7-1/2 inches 19 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Fujihira Shin (b. 1922-2012) was born into the family of a ceramics dealer in Kyoto, raised among the pots, and attended the Art University, however, in his second year would lose four years of his life to battling illness...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #739706 (stock #208)
This is a splendid example of work by one of Japans true ceramic masters, Kato Takuo (1917-2005), signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box titled Aoyu-kinsai Hanaike...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1321801 (stock #936)
A ceramic koro incense burner, the stone-like body decorated with a portion of a red ring by Sato Kazuhiko enclosed in the original wooden box with all the exhibition paraphernalia. It is 8-1/2 x 4 x 8 inches (21.5 x 10 x 20 cm) and is in excellent condition...