All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1432865 (stock #1590)
A stone formed bowl covered entirely in platinum by Inayoshi Osamu enclosed in the original signed wooden box accompanied by the shiori and Shifuku. The bowl is carved and torn from a block of clay, then textured with natural stones specially selected for their surface patterns, splashed with glaze and then covered in platinum, creating dry. Matte regions punctuated by glistening liqid spatters...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1432787 (stock #RY04)
This is a Karatsu Tokkuri bottle created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Raizan Yasunaga. Sake (rice wine) drinkers pour Sake from a Tokkuri bottle to a Guinomi cup.

Yasunaga specializes in creating Karatsu ware which we think is characterized by rusticity and naturalness. According to Yasunaga, simplicity and the elimination of clutter are important when he works on clays and glazes.

Karatsu ware has a history of about 400 years...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1432786 (stock #RY03)
This is a Karatsu Katakuchi bowl created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Raizan Yasunaga. Sake (rice wine) drinkers pour Sake from a Katakuchi bowl to a Guinomi cup.

Yasunaga specializes in creating Karatsu ware which we think is characterized by rusticity and naturalness. According to Yasunaga, simplicity and the elimination of clutter are important when he works on clays and glazes.

Karatsu ware has a history of about 400 years...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1432780 (stock #1589)
Flowering Blue Topaz vines fringed with gold tangle about the perfect elongated form of this elegant vessel by Hayama Yuki enclosed in the original wooden box accompanied by his personal hand written narrative (also in its own wooden box). The vase is 24 cm (9-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition. According to the 21st century Museum in Kanazawa Hayama Yuki: begins by composing a story then creates a porcelain work to accompany that story...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1432752 (stock #RY02)
This is a Madara Karatsu Chawan tea bowl created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Raizan Yasunaga. It has the brown spotted surface called Madara in Japanese.

Yasunaga specializes in creating Karatsu ware which we think is characterized by rusticity and naturalness. According to Yasunaga, simplicity and the elimination of clutter are important when he works on clays and glazes.

Karatsu ware has a history of about 400 years...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1432751 (stock #RY01)
This is a Karatsu Chawan tea bowl created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Raizan Yasunaga. He specializes in creating Karatsu ware.
According to Yasunaga, simplicity and the elimination of clutter are important when he works on clays and glazes.

Karatsu ware has a history of about 400 years. It is made of local clays and glazes, and is fired in a climbing kiln...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432676 (stock #TFuj04)
This teacup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Takanori Fujino. It was made of porcelain and painted with glazes. The camellia on the teacup, painted with a paintbrush, has been adopted as the theme of paintings, sculptures and craft works of Japanese art for centuries. It was liked by the nobility and wealthy individuals...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432675 (stock #TFuj03)
This teacup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Takanori Fujino. It was made of porcelain and painted with glazes. The camellia on the teacup, painted with a paintbrush, has been adopted as the theme of paintings, sculptures and craft works of Japanese art for centuries. It was liked by the nobility and wealthy individuals...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432674 (stock #TFuj02)
This Kogo incense container was made by Takanori Fujino. It was made of porcelain and painted with glazes. The camellia on the container, painted with a paintbrush, has been adopted as the theme of paintings, sculptures and craft works of Japanese art for centuries. It was liked by the nobility and wealthy individuals. This is also called Gosu that can be used for holding something to store it.

Incense containers and incense burners are used in the Japanese tea ceremony (Chanoyu)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432673 (stock #TFuj01)
This Chaire tea container was made by Takanori Fujino. The camellia on the container, painted with a paintbrush, has been adopted as the theme of paintings, sculptures and craft works of Japanese art for centuries. It was liked by the nobility and wealthy individuals. This is also called Tsubo that can be used for holding something to store it.

A tea container is used to hold powdered green tea, or matcha, which is used in the Japanese tea ceremony (Chanoyu), which was established in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432669 (stock #1588)
A versatile platter with three Mukozuke dishes, perfect for condiments or hors-d’oeuvres. I imagine, in Japanese cuisine, a large grilled fish shared by the family, with pink salt, sansho, and sea salt in the three dishes, there to flavor to your taste. The tops are smooth cut like folded paper, but the bottoms are torn away in honeycomb like cubicles, creating a very distinct contrast unique to this artist. The plate is 14 x 28 x 4 cm (5-1/2 x 11 x 1-1/2 inches). The high dishes are 8.5 c...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1432662 (stock #SC6-932201)
Marked, "Gale Rothstein, Inc.," this bracelet and earrings has a modernistic flair. The gemstones provide great color against the flat gold colored metal. While they are listed separately, they can be purchased individually. The bracelet for $125 and the earrings, $75
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1432633 (stock #TF08)
This is a Tenmoku Chawan tea bowl created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Takeshi Furukawa. It is called Jian ware in China. The rare color of this tea bowl is matte gold which is made of iron glazes. According to Furukawa, a matte gold tea bowl can be made only in a frigid winter day with very low humidity.

Jian ware is pottery that was originally made in Jianyan, Fujian Province in China. In the Song dynasty, it was used among Buddhist monks as tea-drinking ware. It was ma...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1432632 (stock #TF07)
This is a Tenmoku Chawan tea bowl with Oil Spot glazes created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Takeshi Furukawa. It is called Jian ware in China. We think that a Japanese concept of Wabi-sabi is seen in the upper parts of the tea bowl which look withered. Please compare this tea bowl with #1432631 bowl.

The glaze pattern of Oil Spot was originally developed in China in the 11th century. The melted iron spots were fixed to generate the “oil spot” effect on the surface of ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1432631 (stock #TF06)
This is a Tenmoku Chawan tea bowl with Oil Spot glazes created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Takeshi Furukawa. It is called Jian ware in China.

The glaze pattern of Oil Spot was originally developed in China in the 11th century. The melted iron spots were fixed to generate the “oil spot” effect on the surface of the tea bowl.

Jian ware is pottery that was originally made in Jianyan, Fujian Province in China. In the Song dynasty, it was used among Buddhist m...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1432621 (stock #1297)
A rare large vessel by Kato Tsubusa combining his early extruded sculptural techniques with function and form while showcasing both the pure white plastic porcelain and lustrous Mediterranean green of his signature celadon glaze enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 40 cm (15-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition. A perfect vessel to encapsulate this artists repertoire.
Kato Tsubusa was born in Tajimi city, the home of Shino, in 1962, graduating the municipal Pottery D...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432588 (stock #KI04)
This porcelain Sakazuki cup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Kotaro Ikura. It’s a Bluish White Porcelain. This cup is called Firefly cup (Hotarude in Japanese) because its carved lines reflect light similar to the glow of fireflies.

Diameter: 80 mm / 3.1 inches
Height: 41mm / 1.6 inches
Capacity: 62 ml / 2.1 fl oz

Kotaro Ikura:
Born in 1979, Kotaro Ikura is a fifth-generation potter of the Yagyu ware kiln. After graduating from the ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432587 (stock #KI03)
This porcelain Sakazuki cup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Kotaro Ikura. It’s a Bluish White Porcelain. This cup is called Firefly cup (Hotarude in Japanese) because its carved lines reflect light similar to the glow of fireflies.

Diameter: 76 mm / 3.0 inches
Height: 39 mm / 1.5 inches
Capacity: 47ml / 1.6 fl oz

Kotaro Ikura:
Born in 1979, Kotaro Ikura is a fifth-generation potter of the Yagyu ware kiln. After graduating from the ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432586 (stock #KI02)
This porcelain Sakazuki cup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Kotaro Ikura. It’s a Bluish White Porcelain. This cup is called Firefly cup (Hotarude in Japanese) because its carved lines reflect light similar to the glow of fireflies.

Diameter: 63 mm / 2.5 inches
Height: 55 mm / 2.2 inches
Capacity: 50 ml / 1.7 fl oz

Kotaro Ikura:
Born in 1979, Kotaro Ikura is a fifth-generation potter of the Yagyu ware kiln. After graduating from the...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432585 (stock #KI01)
This porcelain Sakazuki cup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Kotaro Ikura. It’s a Bluish White Porcelain. This cup is called Firefly cup (Hotarude in Japanese) because its carved lines reflect light similar to the glow of fireflies.

Diameter: 51 mm / 2.0 inches
Height: 57 mm / 2.2 inches
Capacity: 31 ml / 1.0 fl oz

Kotaro Ikura:
Born in 1979, Kotaro Ikura is a fifth-generation potter of the Yagyu ware kiln. After graduating from the...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1432548


Size: H4.3cm, W6.4cm

condition is in excellent, comes with an original wood box.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432545 (stock #SA04)
This porcelain Guinomi cup was created by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. The natural plant ash glazes turn indigo blue and light green. We think that the craquelure on the surface is tasteful in the lower part of the cup, where the glazes drop and the fine craquelure reflects light.

Diameter: 60 mm / 2.4 inches
Height: 51mm / 2.0 inches
Capacity: 53 ml / 1.8 fl oz

Shoh Araya:
Born in 1988, Shoh Araya graduated from Tsukuba University’...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432542 (stock #SA03)
This porcelain Guinomi cup was created by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. The natural plant ash glazes turn indigo blue. We think that the fine craquelure on the surface is tasteful.

Diameter: 57 mm / 2.2 inches
Height: 61mm / 2.4 inches
Capacity: 67 ml / 2.3 fl oz

Shoh Araya:
Born in 1988, Shoh Araya graduated from Tsukuba University’s School of Arts and Design in 2013. He then earned a master’s degree at Tokyo University of the Art...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1432541 (stock #SA02)
This porcelain flower vase was created by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. The natural plant ash glazes turn indigo blue. We think that the fine craquelure on the surface is tasteful.

Diameter: 173 mm / 6.8 inches
Height: 235 mm / 9.3 inches
Weight: 2,500 grams / 88.2 oz

Shoh Araya:
Born in 1988, Shoh Araya graduated from Tsukuba University’s School of Arts and Design in 2013. He then earned a master’s degree at Tokyo University of th...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1432538 (stock #SA01)
This porcelain flower vase was created by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. The natural plant ash glazes turn indigo blue. We think that the craquelure on the surface is tasteful in the middle part of the flower vase, where the glazes drop and the fine craquelure reflects light.

Diameter: 144 mm / 5.7 inches
Height: 273 mm / 10.7 inches
Weight: 1,400 grams / 49.4 oz

Shoh Araya:
Born in 1988, Shoh Araya graduated from Tsukuba University’s...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432469 (stock #TN05)
This porcelain Guinomi cup was made by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Takashi Nishi. As Nishi aims to create modernized ceramic art, he uses bright colors, which are not commonly used in Japanese ceramic art.

Diameter: 75 mm / 3.0 inches
Height: 59 mm / 2.3 inches
Weight: 94 g / 3.3 oz

Takashi Nishi:
Born in 1988 in Wakayama Prefecture (located next to Kyoto) in Japan, Takashi Nishi graduated in 2013 from the Crafts Department of Osaka University o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432468 (stock #TN04)
This porcelain Guinomi cup was made by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Takashi Nishi. As Nishi aims to create modernized ceramic art, he uses bright colors, which are not commonly used in Japanese ceramic art.

Diameter: 69 mm / 2.7 inches
Height: 59 mm / 2.3 inches
Weight: 84 g / 3.0 oz

Takashi Nishi:
Born in 1988 in Wakayama Prefecture (located next to Kyoto) in Japan, Takashi Nishi graduated in 2013 from the Crafts Department of Osaka University o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432467 (stock #TN03)
This porcelain Guinomi cup was made by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Takashi Nishi. As Nishi aims to create modernized ceramic art, he uses bright colors, which are not commonly used in Japanese ceramic art.

Diameter: 68 mm / 2.7 inches
Height: 64 mm / 2.5 inches
Weight: 99 g / 3.5 oz

Takashi Nishi:
Born in 1988 in Wakayama Prefecture (located next to Kyoto) in Japan, Takashi Nishi graduated in 2013 from the Crafts Department of Osaka University o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432466 (stock #TN02)
This porcelain Guinomi cup was made by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Takashi Nishi. As Nishi aims to create modernized ceramic art, he uses bright colors, which are not commonly used in Japanese ceramic art.

Diameter: 74 mm / 2.9 inches
Height: 59 mm / 2.3 inches
Weight: 103 g / 3.6 oz

Takashi Nishi:
Born in 1988 in Wakayama Prefecture (located next to Kyoto) in Japan, Takashi Nishi graduated in 2013 from the Crafts Department of Osaka University ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432465 (stock #TN01)
This porcelain Guinomi cup was made by an emerging Japanese ceramic artist, Takashi Nishi. As Nishi aims to create modernized ceramic art, he uses bright colors, which are not commonly used in Japanese ceramic art.

Diameter: 73 mm / 2.9 inches
Height: 58 mm / 2.3 inches
Weight: 91 g / 3.2 oz

Takashi Nishi:
Born in 1988 in Wakayama Prefecture (located next to Kyoto) in Japan, Takashi Nishi graduated in 2013 from the Crafts Department of Osaka University o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432460 (stock #MT03)
This Guinomi cup was created by a young Japanese ceramic artist, Mizuho Takeda. Takeda named this porcelain cup “First Snow.” It has carved and painted patterns that resemble falling snow.

Diameter: 54 mm / 2.1 inches
Height: 57 mm / 2.2 inches
Capacity: 60 ml / 2.0 fl oz

Mizuho Takeda:
Mizuho Takeda was born in Tokyo in 1988. She graduated from the Department of Crafts of Tokyo University of the Arts, the top art university in Japan, in 2013 and ear...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432459 (stock #MT02)
This Guinomi cup was created by a young Japanese ceramic artist, Mizuho Takeda. Takeda named this porcelain cup “Sound of Rain.” It has carved and painted patterns that resemble raindrops.

Diameter: 58 mm / 2.3 inches
Height: 55 mm / 2.2 inches
Capacity: 69 ml / 2.3 fl oz

Mizuho Takeda:
Mizuho Takeda was born in Tokyo in 1988. She graduated from the Department of Crafts of Tokyo University of the Arts, the top art university in Japan, in 2013 and ear...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432458 (stock #MT01)
This incense burner (called Koro in Japanese) was created by the young Japanese ceramic artist, Mizuho Takeda. It is a bluish white porcelain. Takeda carved the geometric patterns to make the relief shaped surface. The color of the glaze is slightly darker in the recessed parts, which makes a good contrast with the other parts, which are lighter bluish white. Also, she painted a pattern in a shape of raindrops on the upper part of the incense burner. Geometric patterns have been used and liked a...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432398 (stock #1402)
A bottomless green pool by master of Seihakuji Kato Tsubusa enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Wan. A big telltale tear drop reaches down to grasp the table, exquisite. It is 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Kato Tsubusa was born in Tajimi city, the home of Shino, in 1962, graduating the municipal Pottery Design and Technical Center in 1979. However, after working some in pottery, he moved on to white porcelain, a leap from which he has nev...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1432372 (stock #1587)
A dramatic celadon basin torn from a slab of raw porcelain clay, a dedication to raw power and inertia by important contemporary artist Kato Tsubusa enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 28.5 x 22 x 14 cm (11 x 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches) and in excellent condition.
Kato Tsubusa was born in Tajimi city, the home of Shino, in 1962, graduating the municipal Pottery Design and Technical Center in 1979. However after working some in pottery, he moved on to white porcelain, a leap from...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1432345 (stock #TRC209321)
A traditionally crafted Bizen sake cup with a rich mineral glaze giving this guinomi a metallic look. The craftsman who made this piece, Takahiro Ishii, was born in Tokyo in 1977, and, after studying ceramics for a number of years, he moved to Bizen to become a ceramics teacher and later opened his own kiln. He takes a philosophic approach to his work as evidenced by the following quote, “As a ceramicist, I feel that the point is not just to produce pieces. With every new work I project a bit ...