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A very attractive tsutsu-chawan (cylindrical tea bowl) made by a master of the genre, the eleventh Saka Koraizaemon (1912-1981).

The Saka family is at the very origin of Hagi ware; the first potter of the lineage, named Li Kei, was brought from Korea with his brother Li Shakko to serve Lord Mori and it is said they fired the first Hagi-yaki in 1604...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1366292 (stock #TRC1805)
Oribe is a visual style named after the late-16th-century tea master Furuta Oribe (1544-1615). Typically, black or green glazes are applied to asymmetrical clay bodies and light-colored windows are created using feldspar. These high-contrast areas then act as a canvases upon which abstract, minimalistic, and often naturalistic themes are painted...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1340913 (stock #be4121)
Little Reb" is an extremely detailed bronze done by J. N. Muir in 1984, an Arizona sculptor who specializes in historical military figures of all sizes - small to life size. Mr. Muir was born in 1945, and his works are exhibited in parks and museums across the United States. This statue measures 9 1/2" 7" and is numbered 6/30.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1401790 (stock #0451)

So unique: fantastic light blue Celadon porcelain tea bowl by master potter Makoto Wakao.

Wakao Makoto was born in 1959 in the city of Tajimi (current Gifu prefecture), one of Japan’s great ceramic center known for Mino-yaki (Mino ware). He studied industrial design and at 24 was selected for the Asahi Journal Exposition and the exposition of the Japanese Traditional Crafts Association...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1381018 (stock #925)
A dark tenmoku-yu form with highlights of rich kaki-orange by Kimura Morikazu enclosed in the original signed wooden box and dating from the 1960s. It is 11 inches (27 cm) tall and in overall fine condition.
Born to the house of a Kyo-yaki potter and studied under Ishiguro Munemaru, Morikazu established his first kiln in the Gojo Zaka area of Kyoto in 1947, moving to Fukui in 1976...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1364173 (stock #0386)

One of the best pieces of his work is this 40 year old Tenmoku Tea Bowl of Wong Ching Chuen, the famous Chinese artist, potter and well known collector of Japanese and Chinese ceramics.

It shows perfectly the peak of his skill in throwing high sophisticated Tenomoku bowls. Mint condition - no cracks or repairs. It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box.

Size: 6,6 cm height x 13 cm in diameter.

Shipping included.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1357125 (stock #1113)
A large primitive robotic form by Morino Taimei in his iconic blue and gold dating from his experimental days in the early 1970 enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Soji Shiho Kabin. It is 12 inches (30 cm) tall, 6 inches (15 cm) square and in excellent condition.
Taimei was born in Kyoto in 1934, and was first accepted into the Nitten National Exhibition at a relatively young age in 1957 (a year before graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Fine Art!)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1267772 (stock #0179)

Now we are proud to offer you our second Chawan made by famous Toyozo Arakawa. It is colorful and shiny Oribe Chawan in mint condition with no cracks and no repairs.

Size: 5,1 inches x 5,5 inches x 2,8 inches

Toyozo Arakawa (1894-1985) rediscovered the techniques of manufacturing Shino glazes first perfected during the Momoyama and Edo periods...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #792051 (stock #262)
A fine mottling of Hi-iro flame marks colors the bright terracotta of this large kataguchi bowl by Shigaraki artist Sawa Kiyotsugu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Goma and SHiseki blend on the smoke darkened rim, traveling down the fire side, with the opposite a brilliant display of oranges. The makers sign is carved into one of three deep divots on the base. The bowl is roughly 11 inches (26.5 cm) diameter and in perfect condition dating circa 1975. Kiyotsugu (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1315489 (stock #TRC1573)
Attractive design, refined form, sensational glazing—this yuteki chawan by Morikazu Kimura would make a fine addition to any collection of Japanese contemporary ceramics.

Born in Kyoto in 1921, Morikazu Kimura took up the family tradition of potting from a very young age and spent much of his time researching and perfecting the Tenmoku style. In 1947 at the age of 26 he set up his own kiln in the exclusive potting district of Gojo-zaka and achieved much success...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1371977 (stock #1180)
An open Tsubo by Living National Treasure Hamada Shoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kaki-yu Nuki-e Kabin. Flashes of pale earth reveal themselves beneath the rich red Kaki glaze. It is 8 inches (20 cm) tall, roughly the same diameter and in fine condition, a quintessential work by this important artist.
Hamada Shoji was born in Tokyo, and enrolled in the Tokyo Technical University at the age of 19...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1128302 (stock ##7123)
Brilliantly glazed, Chinese influenced shishayu (copper red) vase made in Japan, circa 1950 - 1960. This vase owes its inspiration to Ming and Ching period of China and is made of porcelain and then heavily glazed in a multi-dimensional shinshayu glaze. Though it comes with the original signed box and is prominently signed, the maker is at this point, unidentified.

This vase is in excellent condition, measures 8.75" x 4" and comes with its original signed box.

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.
Hamada Shoji was born in Tokyo, and enrolled in the Tokyo Technical University at the age of 19. In 1918 he met the important British potter Bernard Leach, and the history of ceramic arts was forever changed...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1108246 (stock #KS-OSC1)
Large classical Oni-Shino chawan by Kajiura Soshu (b. 1916). Showing a wide array of surface variations including a thick Shino together with large areas of an iron red glaze with the face of the bowl being covered in deposited ash from an intense wood firing. The interior has wonderful luminescent iron together with areas of Shino cells and and also has a ground down clamshell where something was stood inside the chawan during the firing, a common occurrence in this style of pottery. ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1217559 (stock #0035)

SIZE : Width 5.1'' , Length 4.6'', Height 3.1'', Weight 290 g + Signed box 290 g

This is a tea bowl of Japanese SHIGARAKI pottery ware. This was made about 30 years ago. SHIGARAKI is the pottery of Shiga Prefecture in Japan.

It is chosen as one of the oldest 6 potterys in Japan. Shigaraki, Bizen, Iga etc are very popular as pottery of Japanese WABI-SABI.

This amazing tea bowl has a very good natural glaze. It presents a lovely sense of view, touch and hold in the hands. ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1378038 (stock #1215)
Bursting with life, this vessel by avant-garde Shinkai Kanzan was exhibited at the Nitten National Art Exhibition in 1982. Titled Kitsune to Minori no Monogatari, Kabin (Vase, The Tale of Fox and Fruition), the sly creature slinks through fruit laden vines in a path of dark through the light gray glaze covering the simple open form. It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden. It is quite large, measuring 30 cm (12 inches) diameter, roughly the same height and is in excellent condition. ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1379217 (stock #0426)

Kuro-Raku Chawan by the 14th generation Kakunyu Kichizaemon (1918-1980) enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box. The inside of the lid bears an appraisal of the the 13th Iemoto (tea master) of Omotesenke, Sokuchusai (1901-1979). He named the Kakunyu Chawan 'han chiru', which can be translated as 'April moon appearing'.

This Raku chawan is particularly endowed with a structural power deriving from simple composition of features of a bowl, even though no distinctive tr...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1217734 (stock #0042)

We can present you a pair of gold and silver leaf raku Shimadai Chawans by first class potter Waraku Kawasaki.

They have been made in 1975.

Shimadai Chawans (always a small and a large one for men and women) are very auspicious in the Japanese Culture.

It is used especially for a New Year's day or other auspicious days.

Both bowls have a very impressing glaze and will be sold with the original Woodbox with sign and seal of Waraku Kawasaki. He is a very ...