All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1361065 (stock #1121)
Swatches of rust, ocher and olive drape over the raw red of this large vessel by Living National Treasure Tamura Koichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. titled Tetsu-yu Kaki (Metal Glazed Vase). It is quite large at 35 cm (14 inches) tall and in excellent 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 : Paintings : Pre 2000 item #1360940 (stock #1295)
Two 1998 Ink Paintings by Renowned Korean Artist Don Ahn aka Ahn Dong Kuk (1937-2013), Black Dragon and Zen Wave. We encourage you to research Don Ahn's sales record and market prices on sites such as Artsy, so you can appreciate what a great opportunity this is to purchase an original work of art by the master at a price well below the actual value. Don Ahn was a pioneer of Korean art in America...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1360668 (stock #159)
Dashes of red, black and flashes of green decorated the scorred and scarred white glazed body of this magnificent Chawan by Yamada Kazu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kaku-yu Oribe Chawan.  The form is slightly belted, to allow the bowl to settle comfortably into the palm.  The very traditional silhouette however has been paddled and graffiti structures scratched into the surface.  Over this has been applied an overall white glaze, with black and red ladled out on top of th...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1360480 (stock #156)
Thick pale green covers the perfect white clay of this elongated form by Kato Tsubusa created with his New Zealand Calium and enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seihakuji Hanaire (White Celadon Vase).  A pearlescent drip runs down one side, beginning the formation of a pool at the foot. 
Size, D 12.2 cm H  22.2 cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kato Tsubusa was born in the home of Shino, Tajimi city.  However after working some in pottery, he moved on to white ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1360473
A 42 cm long vase decorated with a cluster of grapes by Miyake Yoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box.
Born in Shimane in 1950, Miyake Yoji studied from 1974 under Ito Kosho, establishing himself as an independent artist three years later in Mashiko. In 1979 his work was accepted into the Dento Kogei Shinsaku Ten (New Exhibition of Traditional Crafts) and displayed there annually thereafter...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1360435 (stock #155)
Here is a fine example of LNT Tokuda Yasokichi III covered in vivid colors ranging from white to black and with his coveted bule enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Tsubo and signed Yasokichi.Staring into this surface is like seeing the complexity of colors forming water ripples on an impressionist painting.  There is something very natural and unfiltered which captures the imagination.  
Size, W 13.6  cm   H 23.8  cm
Condition, Excellent 
Designated Livi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1360388 (stock #153)
White glaze parts like melting snow on the dark surface of boulders in the early spring on this lidded box by Miwa Kazuhiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shiro-hagi no Shi (A poem in White Hagi).  The scene (keshiki) of the piece does evoke poetic feelings, bringing one out into the fields of the mountainous karst around the Hagi area, standing alone in a field dotted with stone and blanketed in snow, the natural textures of the earth revealing themselves in small patches ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1360340 (stock #152)
Columns rise in stages skyward on this unusual sculpture by Fujihira Shin enclosed in a wooden box titled Seki (barrier) and signed by his son Fujihira Yasushi.  Reminiscent of the lone barriers along the silk road leasding thorugh western China, it is covered in his quintessential milk white glaze.  The artists seal can be seen impressed into the base.  This is a very rare opportunity to acquire such a large and important work by this artist, whose sculptures are highly sought. 
Siz...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1360158 (stock #TRC1796)
Looking something akin to dragon skin with gilded beads glistening between the scales, this recent creation by young artist Hiramatsu Ryoma demonstrates his creative imagination and challenges the traditional boundaries of what defines a tea bowl...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1360123 (stock #TRC1795)
Reminiscent of the wildly popular avant-garde works of Suzuki Goro, this striking modern interpretation of the classic tokkuri (sake flask) was done by budding artist Ikeda Shogo.

Born in 1976 in the southern port city of Kagoshima on the island of Kyushu, from a young age Ikeda would have been exposed to a great variety of ceramic-wares from the numerous historical kilns native to the region including Satsuma, Arita, Imari, and Karatsu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1360034 (stock #151)
Form and void are everything with Maeta Akihiro, and this piece is a fine example of that idea.  Maeta uses no decoration, no overt gestures to get our attention, but relies on simplicity and elegant shapes covered in his pure white glazes.  This comes in the original signed wooden box titled Hakuji Mentori Tsubo. 
Size, D 15.8 cm   H 27.2  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Maeta Akihiro was named a living National Treasure for Hakuji in 2013.  Born in Tottori Prefecture in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359903 (stock #150)
A tall ribbed form covered in deeply fissured celadon glaze by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seiji Kaki Ryusui.  The body is made with waves intimating water, as the titled of Ryusui (flowing water) suggests.  It is an unusual complex form by this artist, known for his organic take on potting. 
Size, D 13.8 cm   H 36.7  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kishimoto Kennin has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359772 (stock #149)
Enigmatic forms vie for dominance on the mottled blue and white sides of this Incense Burner by Kondo Takahiro with silver lid by famed metal artist Watanabe Kyosei (Yasumasa) enclosed in the original wooden box signed by both artists.   For a strikingly similar work see the book Kondo Takahiro, Time and Space (a copy is included with this sale).  The silver lid is 154 grams...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1359713 (stock #TRC1789)
Graceful, sensitive, and with a distinctively feminine aura—this subtle work of ceramic art has an air of quiet days spent in the garden or of spending an afternoon brightening up an interior space. Using a technique known as 灰釉 (kai-yu) Terai uses the natural ash of various hardwoods to achieve a subtle textured matte glow which is unique to each piece.

Yoko Terai (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359619 (stock #148)
Once again Abe Anjin has lived up to our expectations with his revival of Momoyama period potting techniques, a field in which he is a forerunner.  Here is a squat bottle blasted with a Rorschach spatter, testing our inner perceptions.  All about the clay has been vitrified into a lustrous red,and the base is like textured stone, showing the extreme temperature with which it was fired. 
Size, D 22.5 cm   H 24.5  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Born in Osaka in 1938, the mys...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1359611 (stock #TRC1851)
With a design reminiscent of mineral deposits on Martian rock, this bold and visually captivating tea bowl is the creation of one of Japan's more controversial and revolutionary-minded potters. 

Nakamura Kimpei (b. 1935) was born in Kanazawa but later—after a period of residency abroad— made his way to Tokyo where he established a kiln...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1359583 (stock #147)
An unprecedented work by modern pottery legend Tsujimura Shiro covered in feldspathic glaze and enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Nezumi Shino Chawan.  Here rich iron burns red on one side, fading slowly into the white glaze scarred by pin holes, traces of the artists fingers in the rising body and about the base, where he held it while dipping in the glaze.   A shino Chawan by this artist is virtually unheard of, and rarely comes to market. 
Size, D 12.8 cm   H 9.6...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359478 (stock #145)
A striking set by rising star Suzuki Taku enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled Kuro-Sabi (Black Rust) Tokkuri and Guinomi respectively.  These display his famed rust glazes, which not only display remarkable color variations, but also textures, creating a pleasurable experience for both the eyes and the hands. 
Size, D 8.5  cm (Tokkuri)  H 13.1 cm (Tokkuri) 
Size, D 6.8 cm (Guinomi)  H 4.2  cm (Guinomi) 
Condition, Excellent 
Suzuki Taku is a r...