All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1361122 (stock #162)
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Scrafitto dots surround a pool of crackled glass deeply impressed into the ovoid form of this ko-tsubo by Yagi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hakeme Hana Tsubo.  White slip appears haphazardly slapped on the body as with a wide brush, creating a vigorous dynamic, combined with the pointilized circle and abstract form, there is a tension which draws one into the belly of the work, certainly reflecting the best this important artist had to offer...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1361106
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very attractive, small hanaire (vase), made by Hosokawa Morihiro (born in 1938). It is made in the Karatsu style of ceramic.

Hosokawa Morihiro is a former Prime Minister of Japan. He retired from the political life in 1994 and entered the world of pottery. He became the apprentice of Tsujimura Shiro, a potter specialized in Ido chawan (Ido tea bowl), and studied with him for a year and a half in Nara, close to Kyoto...

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 : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1361059
Meiji Bijutsu
$4,800.00
A large vase, probably an exhibition piece, by one of Japan’s most renown contemporary potters: Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947).

Shotaro studied with his brother Kotaro, a talented artist who passed away at an early age. Fortunately, Shotaro inherited that talent and creates mesmerizing pieces, mainly in the Shino style of pottery...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359903 (stock #150)
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$1,050.00
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 #1359479 (stock #146)
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$260.00
Two distinct forms in blended Bizen clay by Wakimoto Hiroyuki and Yokoyama Naoki each enclosed in the original signed wooden box. 
Size,Naoki, D 8.3 cm H 11.8  cm (Tokkuri) 
Size,Hiroyuki, D 8.8 cm H 14.2  cm
Condition, Excellent 
Wakimoto Hiroyuki is an outsider in the Bizen world. He followed in the footsteps of friend Kakurezaki Ryuichi, both originally of Nagasaki...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358302 (stock #134)
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$700.00
An organic form in mottled Bizen clay from the unorthodox artist Kawabata Fumio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Shizen Nerikomi Kaki.  The clay peels away in petals, like some primordial flower opening to the Jurassic sky. 
Size, D 23.8 cm   H 28.2  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kawabata Fumio was born in Yokohama city in 1948, far from the traditional kilns of Bizen hundreds of kilometers to the west in Okayama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1357836 (stock #129)
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An enigmatic form by Tanoue Shinya like an something awash on alien shore opening to reveal organic blue, enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  An excellent example of this artist and his Shell series. 
Size, D 15.4 cm ( 6 inches)  H 25.8  cm ( 10 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Tanoue Shinya was born in Kyoto, the cultural heartland of Japan in 1976,  He garnered a BA from Doshisha University in Theology, and after two years in a textile company, an Associate in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1357348 (stock #1114)
A work published on page 9 in full page color in the anthology "Toh" by Koinuma Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The shape is reminiscent of the Haniwa pottery figures found buried in the tombs of the Kofun period in ancient Japanese history. The glaze even appears as if it has been infused wth minerals by centuries in the soil and worn away by natural decomposition. It is 12 x 17.5 x 32 cm (5 x 7 x 13 inches) and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1356833 (stock #128)
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$1,250.00
An unusual and lovely Yakishime form by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seki Kaki (Unglazed Vase).  It offers us a quintessential look at his unorthodox forms and exquisite “Su-hada” gray tones.  A seminal work by this modern pottery icon. 
Size, D 16.9 cm ( 6.7 inches)  H 28.1  cm ( 11.06 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane prefecture in 1958, and apprenticed under Funaki Kenji at the age of 23...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1356795 (stock #127)
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$780.00
An excellent companion to the Hagi Chawan also by this artist, here is a precipitous mountain form covered mostly in drifts of white and thin veneer of glaze over its gritty clay surface.  The form is that of the mountainous spires of Yabake, on the Island of Kyushu south of Hagi.  The Vase comes with Exhibition panflet with very similar vases like this one.
Size, D 12.4 cm ( 4.9 inches)  H 28.8  cm ( 11.3 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Saka Koraizaemon XII was born in T...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1355454 (stock #118)
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$1,200.00
Rivulets like stalagmitic sprouts weap from the crystallized walls of this squat Tsubo by Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oni-Shino Tsubo Hanaire.  Pealed back lunettes reveal the rough clay surface beneath, adding a sense of drama to the piece; putting it firmly in the natural world where asymmetry and imperfection reign.  A seminal work by this important artist whose influence will be felt for coming generations...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1355308 (stock #1094)
An iconic representation of this artists work, a large hidasuki Tsubo of red clay marked with burnt straw by Isezaki Mitsuru enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Tsubo. It is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) diameter, 10-1/2 inches (26.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Isezaki Mitsuru (b. 1934) was born to a family of potters, his father Yozan and brother Jun both very important in Bizen pottery...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1354542 (stock #306)
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A massive Shigaraki Tsubo by Kanzaki Shiho enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Spectacular keshiki resulting from the combination of multiple kiln affects and textures. The Tsubo is 19-1/2 inches (50 cm) tall, 15 inches (38 cm) diameter and in perfect condition, dating circa 1990. Due to size the cost of shipping will be figured separately from the list price.
Kanzaki (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1354178 (stock #1089)
A Sueki style tiered vase by Koinuma Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Chomon-ko (sculpted Tsubo). The cement like body exemplifies what we expect from Michio, crisp lines and geometric forms...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1351978 (stock #632)
An important work exhibited at the Nihon Shin-Kogeiten by Kawano Eichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The body is incredibly thick, and shows the technical skill for which Eichi has become known. How many of these models came out of the kiln cracked or split before he perfected it? The box is titled Kuro-ten no Utsuwa (Vessel with black dots) and inside the lid is written the name of the exhibition. The vessel is 9-1/2 x 20-1/2 x 5 inches (24 x 52 x 12.5 cm) weighing 22 pounds (...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1350397 (stock #1069)
The flame licked form blossoms from the table top, sprouting flowers from the hollowed center, capturing them like snow flakes in the palm, an unusual work by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Honoka Kaki (Iga Fire Blossom Vessel). The surface shows patterns of flying ash which have clung to the flesh burnt orange by the conflagration and wrinkled like a Halloween pumpkin in November. Something about this piece calls to this season, the colors and textures...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1350156 (stock #1065)
Pine trees and Snow Flakes in silver and gold on red by Ono Hakuko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kin Ginsai Ichirin Tate. It is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
From Aichi prefecture, Hakuko was trained by her father initially in the ceramic arts. However she was most strongly influenced by the great experimentive artist Kato Hajime (1901-1968) and his work with gold. This affected her own style deeply, and it can be said that she carried on his re...