All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1385642 (stock #319)
At the heart of the Japanese aesthetic is asymmetry, and this is an excellent example of that, a wavering Vase titled Oribe Tsubo by Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box.
Size, D 21.9 cm H 25.8 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...
All Items : Artists : Glass : Contemporary item #1385617 (stock #1249)
An exquisite Venetian glass vase by Yasuda Taizo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Lace pattern vase. A web of hair thin qhite is woven into the clear glass hemmed by bars of gold. It is 16.5 x 7 x 17 cm (6-1/2 x 2-3/4 x 6-3/4 inches). Yasuda Taizo was born in Hyogo prefecture in 1972. He studied Glass making at the Toyama Prefectural Glass Research Facility, graduating there in 1994, and continued working in Toyama until 1997, when he established his own studio...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1385320 (stock #318)
Iron infuses the draperies of crystallized Shino glaze covering this superb Oni Shino Chawan by Tsukigata Nahiko enclose in the original signed wooden box sharing the same title. Taking away the sense of creation and putting it firmly in the natural world where nothing is perfect (except perhaps the scent of a plum blossom!).The Chawan was exhibition in July 1978 at Kintetsu (Matsushita) Department Store (Cooy included)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1385274
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A fine kuro-raku chawan (black raku tea bowl) by Ohi Chozaemon VIII (Choraku) (1902-1991). The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century.

The Chozaemon lineage started with Hodoan (1631-1712), apprentice to the fourth heir of the Raku family of potters...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1385255 (stock #317)
Marbleized colored clay with abstract floral patterning in six vivid colors blends on this superb work of Living National Treasure Matsui Kosei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sei Haku Neriage Tsubo . Yellow, white over azure blue, gray ash and dark blue.The textures is smooth and shining creating a pleasurable experience for both the eyes and the hands...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1385083 (stock #316)
A black cloak is draped from the shoulders of this mysterious character lurking in the shadows of the tea room by legendary potter Kato Yasukage XIV enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seto-guro Chawan. The black Matte over much of the surface, trails off near the base, revealing a startlingly white clay. The contrast is both abrupt and challenging, creating a tension most welcome on an otherwise subtle work...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1385034 (stock #315)
A peacock wings decoration on the indigo glazed sides of this squared bottle vessel by Morino Taimei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Ran-yu Kujakumon Kabin...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1384366 (stock #314)
An amazing Tea Bowl by Yamada Kazu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Enbu Shino Chawan. Evidencing the great value placed upon the work, it comes in a lacquered Niju-bako double wood storage box. Enbu means "dancing fire" and it is that dancing fire that pushed the clay and glaze of this chawan to the very limit where the glaze turned to molten glass and began to flow like lava down the sides and into the interior of this bowl...
All Items : Artists : Glass : Contemporary item #1384337 (stock #1248)
Silver over green, white, blue and brown on black by Kobayashi Mitsugi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Suiban (Basin). It is 12-1/2 x 8 x 5 inches (32 x 20 x 12.5 cm) and in excellent condition.
Kobayashi Mitsugi, was born in Aichi prefecture in 1932, and graduated the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1384308 (stock #313)
An incredible mixture of colors glisten like the walls of a Limestone cave in the hills of Akiyoshidai, the karst regtion south of Hagi where the important artist Kaneta Masanao created this bowl, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The style is Kurinuki, not formed on a wheel but cut and worked from a block of clay, an approach the artist is famous for. The coloration is unusual, a dramatic leap from his usual subdued lavenders and whites...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1384208 (stock #312)
What an amazing looking piece, highlighting all the best in Bizen qualities by Kakurezaki Ryuichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Every aspect of this work is unique, the slightest change in viewing point gives new insight into the work and the artist who created it. Kuro goma, burnt red clay, pale green natural ash glaze and drips of charred black glaze running. If you get tired of looking at it, just turn the vase 30 degrees for an entirely new vantage...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1980 item #1384197 (stock #0432)

Wonderful Kuro Raku Chawan by one of the best Raku artists of the 20th century, Choko Heian. This tea bowl was made 40 years ago and it is in mint condition.

The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. The original wooden box with the signature of the potter is also included.

Size: 9 cm height x 12,2 cm in diameter.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1384075 (stock #311)
A dark vase covered in rivulets of flowing ash by Isezaki Koichiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuro-Kaki. The front awash in a molten ash, tendrils of which wrap around like many fingers. One side clings blue-gray ash and the backside with a pale brown color. Texture, form, color, this one has it all!
Size, D 15.8 cm H 29.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Isezaki Koichiro was born the son of living national treasure Isezaki Jun...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1383864 (stock #310)
Shjades of lavender dust the thick coating of white glaze which covers the rugged form of this spectacular Sake set by Kaneta Masanao enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled Hagi Kurinuki Tokkuri and Guinomi respectively. The style is Kurinuki, not formed on a wheel but cut and worked from a block of clay, an approach the artist is famous for...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1383853 (stock #TRC18591)
Made from ferrous rich Bizen clay covered in an ashen feldspar glaze, this non-conventional Shino tea bowl is a variety known as “Beni” or crimson red. Distinctively modern yet emanating a primal vitality, the form harkens back to the very origins of ceramic exploration in Japan. The influence of Momoyama potters and greats such as Koetsu can be seen in the dynamic edges of the clay body.

Though female potters have constituted a small minority throughout the history of Japans p...
All Items : Artists : Glass : Contemporary item #1383843 (stock #1246)
Tiger stripes of crackled gold over veins of red, yellow and green on black by Kobayashi Mitsugi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Taste of an Autum Day. It is 12-1/2 inches (32 cm) tall, 8 x 9 inches (20. X 23 cm) round and in excellent condition.
Kobayashi Mitsugi, born in Aichi prefecture in 1932, and graduated the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts. He was awarded at the Nihon Gendai Kogei Ten (Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition) in 1973 Kogeisho-Prize ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1383629 (stock #309)
There is no doubt about the superlative nature of the deep celadon glazes used by Living National Treasure Nakajima Hiroshi, and this vessel is no let down. A darkly crackled mustard-green covers this Incense Burner which comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled modestly Seiji Koro. It`s quite large, very elegant form, standinig on three legs, with beautiful unique color. This is a superb example of the work of this Living National Treasure!
Size, D 14.4 cm H 18.4 cm ...
All Items : Artists : Glass : Contemporary item #1383573 (stock #1245)
This dark form representing a flower wears its areola at a randy angle like an Aussie slouch hat. It is by Azuchi Tadahisa and comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuro Hanabira Kaki. It is roughly 8 inches (20 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Azuchi Tadahisa was born in Takayama in 1947, and became a farmer after graduating university. In 1978 he began producing glass works in his off time, learning the craft under Kotani Shinzo of the Kurashiki Glass tradition.....