All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1327152 (stock #954)
A stellar display of Hidasuki covers the sides of this voluminous Bizen vase by Yamashita Joji enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 15 inches (38 cm) wide, 14 inches (37 cm) tall and in excellent condition, and retains the original exhibition label on bottom. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately. Yamashita Joji (b. Tokyo, 1947) lives in Okayama, but began his artistic career in the Vancouver Art School in Canada...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #663847 (stock #124)
A long necked bottle form vase by Tokuda Yasokichi III enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The vase is 11 inches (28 cm) tall and in excellent condition. Designated Living National Treasure in 1997 for his supremacy in the use of Kutani glazes, Yasokichi, born Masahiko, has gone a step further than many National Treasures by broadening his spectrum with a new style of Kutani ware...
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 : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1391101 (stock #5207)
Japanese colored-glaze porcelain vase by Tokuda Masahiko (1933 - 2009).
The artist signe “Kutani Masahiko” on the bottom.
Masahiko succeeded the name, Tokuda Yasokichi III, in 1993.
Yasokichi III was one of the world’s famous Kutani potters and was designated a Living National Treasure in 1997.

Measurements : H 8.27” (H 21 cm)
It is in excellent condition and comes with tomobako (original wooden box).


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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1318849 (stock #917)
A tall Tokkuri sake flask by Imai Masayuki decorated with a weeping willow (Yanagi) enclosed in the original singed wooden box. It is 17 cm (7 inches) tall and in excellent condition. The base is stamped Kenzan, meaning this was fired at the Nobori-gama climbing kiln in Gifu that he ans eight others established in 1971 following the ban on firing in Kyoto...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1303489 (stock #861)
Mystical heads adorn the four corners of this Persian-blue glazed open vase by Living National Treasure Kato Takuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 5 x 4 x 10 inches (11 x 13 x 25.5 cm) and is in excellent condition. Kato Takuo, I am sure, requires no introduction. He was trained in ceramics by both his father, Kato Kobei, and at the Kyoto School of ceramics...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #658967 (stock #110)
A radical Iga Koro incense burner by unconventional artist Kishimoto Kennin (b. 1934) enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box. Red clay studded with shiseki feldspathic stnone is worked into a globular form with three triangular windows, the sides fissured by deep folds in the clay. The piece is 6-1/2 inches (17 cm) tall and in perfect condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1296368 (stock #845)
Enclosed in the original signed wooden box dated 1998. It is 16 x 10 x 12 inches (40 x 25 x 30 cm) and is in fine condition. Yanigahara Mutsuo (b.1934) was raised in Seto, and studied in Kyoto along with contemporary Morino Taimei with whom he maintained a lifelong friendship. His work is largely sculptural, and his choice of colors is his reflection on the decadence of Japanese society...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1260871 (stock #744)
An interesting Tanzaku Shaped slab of colorful clay mounted onto aluminum hanging hardware by Mihara Ken enclosed in a signed box (carboard) dating from 1996 titled Ritsu. It is 7 x 6 x 36 cm (3 x 2-1/2 x 14 inches) and is in fine condition. A Tanzaku is a pillar shaped paper card upon which is traditionally written poetry.
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane prefecture in 1958, and apprenticed under Funaki Kenji at the age of 23...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1369626 (stock #1174)
A small celadon box by in the shape of an elephane by Akiyama Yo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Zo Kogo. Kogo are used to carry Shaped Incense. It is 2 x 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches (6 x 5 x 6.5 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Akiyama Yo was born in Yamaguchi, home of Hagi pottery) in 1953, but went to Kyoto to study at the Kyoto Municipal University of Arts in 1976. He has an impressive list of exhibitions both domestic and abroad...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1222153 (stock #682)
It is amazing the number of shades of gray playing across this simple tile-sculpture by Hayami Shiro. Just less than 2 feet (59 cm) tall. There is a small chip in the base (see photos). Due to size shipping will be accrued separately.
Hayami Shiro (b. 1927) was born in Kagawa Prefecture in 1927, and graduated the Tokushima Industrial University in 1949. His first exhibitions did not materialize until 1964, and from there he flourished...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1300712 (stock #856)
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A large black void by Takiguchi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Mudai (untitled or without name)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #879132 (stock #313)
A large sculpted image of the goddess of mercy Kannon cut from a solid slab of Iga clay by artist Kishimoto Kennin. The image is 12-1/2 inches (31.5 cm) tall and in perfect condition. The artists mark is engraved into the base of the back; there is no box. This artist has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the way. Seto, Oribe, Iga and Celadon, all very different approaches which he masters one at a time, extending his unique view of the arts to new realms, and mov...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #853703 (stock #SLR 049 )
The strongly shaped and molded iron brown table sculpture was made by Yosuke Haruta who currently resides in southern Michigan. His signature is on the bottom. It is 14 ½” long, 9 ¼” wide and 7 ¼” high and is in excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1401000 (stock #1316)
Jigen Tobako Ceramic Box decorated with a combination of his Time and Space themes with silver Mist exhibited at Takashimaya Department store in 1997 wrapped in a specially fitted silk bag with the Takashimaya pamphlet and enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 9 x 6 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (22.5 x 16 x 18.5 cm) and in excellent condition. The time of this production marks a turning point in his production we see a combination hear of the time and space theme which dominated his work in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1275112 (stock #793)
An early piece from the Mudai series by Takiguchi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Unlike his later works which featured stone-like glazes, this glaze is soft and crinkled on the surface, like an undersea life form. It is 15-1/2 x 8 x 10 inches (39 x 20.5 x 25 cm) and is in excellent condition. Kazuo is an exceedingly sought after Kyoto artist, one of the heirs of the original Sodeisha movement. Born in 1953, he studied economics at Doshisha Univesity while making a brief ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1285340 (stock #OS M1)
Large feudal style Shigaraki mizusashi by veteran potter; Ogawa Seiho. Fired in an anagama, there is rich ash deposits and hi-iro around the pot. This mizusashi is timeless with vintage style tsuchi-aji, clay flavor making for a wonderful and contemplative keshiki landscape.

The mizusashi measures 25 x 16 cm. and is in excellent original condition and comes with a custom made roiro black lacquer lid and its original signed box.

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1251356 (stock ##7123)
Casually thrown and slightly altered Momoyama inspired Oni-Shino mizusashi by Kajiura Soshu (b. 1916). Showing a wide array of surface variations including a thick Shino with large areas of an iron red and the bulk of the pot covered in deposited ash from an intense wood firing where the ash and Shino have fused together a rich jade green surface prevails both inside and out of the mizusashi. The has a ground down clamshells where the pot stood and there are flows of melted ash, bidoro, Shino an...