Asian Fine Arts from Tibet, Nepal, China, Japan and Korea Dragon's Pearl
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1990 item #1453706 (stock #1726)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,200.00
A great stoneware vessel of oblong shape on an elevated foot decorated with all-over tetsu-yu, mottled iron-rust glaze with irregular brush lines in black red and green. This is absolutely one of the best Buichi's piece! H. 17 x L 17 x W 11 cm. Showa Period. Very good condition. **** Kawai Buichi (1890–1989), was a nephew of Kawai Kanjiro, Japan’s most famous potter of the 20th century. He began his training as a potter under his uncle in 1928 in Kyoto...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1451139 (stock #1720)
Dragon's Pearl
$550.00
An highly attractive tea pot of glazed stoneware with a powerful, squat, hexagonal shape decorated in a dense, ox blood glaze, which a places run thin to reveal the contours of the pot’s corpus underneath. *****Made by Kawai Kanjiro’s student Ueda Tsuneji (1914–1987). Ueda’s pieces, like those of his sensei, are unsigned, but the hexagonal form and powerful, heavy style of pottery, is characteristic of his work...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1450208 (stock #1719)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,500.00
A high bottle shape vase of irregular, cut shape with a long and thin neck of perfectly pure and smooth white porcelain coated in a wonderful bluish celadon glaze. Inscribed and signed Tomobako, storage box. Sizes: H. 42 x Ø 10 cm Excellent condition! ****** Kato Tsubusa, born in 1962, a well-established ceramic artist from Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1447304 (stock #1714)
Dragon's Pearl
$900.00
Kato Tsubusa Celadon Asymmetrical Vessel in Seihakuji Glaze Of irregular shape, with some sharp cut and other stretched edges, standing on 3Three small feet. The light blue glaze pooling inside the tray. Size, L 28 w 16 h 12,5 cm. Enclosed in inscribed and signed storage box ( the lid of the box has water marks). Condition: Excellent. *****Kato Tsubusa, born in 1962, a well-established ceramic artist from Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1445269 (stock #1707)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,350.00
An elegant and impressive charger of stoneware decorated in the mirror with a scale-like pattern in iron covered with a translucent ash glaze surrounding the centre, which is covered by a toned green glaze. The underside with the same semi-clear ash glaze. The shape of the charger is slightly convex. Fully marked in the bottom with the sign for Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919–2007), the primary student among Hamada Shoji’s followers in Mashiko. No box...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1440287 (stock #1691)
Dragon's Pearl
$380.00
Charming sake bottle (tokkuri) of modern Bizen-ware. The surface has the characteristic roughness and earthen colours for this type of stoneware. It has large grey patches covering the front of the body. Signed in the bottom w. the artist’s mark. Original kiri-box signed: Nakamura Shinichiro. Also includes documentation and sealed cloth for the piece. The piece was made around 1985. H 13 cm. Condition: Perfect. **** Nakamura Shinichiro (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1440227 (stock #1690)
Dragon's Pearl
$850.00
Modern flower vase in brownish Chamotte clay with silver designs organised in geometrical sections creating a modern and elegant pattern. Made by Sachiko Sakagami, an Osaka potter, born in 1935. Sachiko mark incised in the bottom and fully inscribed Tomobako storage box. Size: H. 25 x 15 x 11,5 cm. Perfect condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1440226 (stock #1689)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
A fine and elegant globular shaped porcelain vase with a long, thin neck with a twisted pattern made by Tokuda Yasokichi III (1933–2009) . It is covered in his typical in saiyu technique glazes: gradations of Prussian blue/greenish, light & dark blue and deep purple. Fully signed & impressed mark: Kutani Masahiko on the bottom. It comes with original signed storage box (kiri tomobako) and with documentation paper. H. 22 cm x Diam 12 cm...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1439527 (stock #1687)
Dragon's Pearl
$600.00
The vase has interesting rugged and leathery texture to it, reminding of elephant skin. H 18 cm. Signed with impressed mark. It comes with inscribed and signed storage box and information paper. Perfect condition. ***** Morimoto Kei was born in Akaiwa City ( Okayama ) in 1948. In 1978 he came under the influence of Master Fujiwara Kei and was taught by him...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1438678 (stock #1682)
Dragon's Pearl
$350.00
A small squat bottle shape vase with an indention on one side, made by the well known Seto potter Kato Shuntei II. Impressed mark in the bottom. Enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Perfect condition. Size: H 10 x Diam 12 cm. **** Kato Shuntei II ( 1927 - 1995 ) followed in the steps of his father Kato Shuntei I (1885-1961). A renowned potter in traditional Seto yaki techniques and shapes. Received several prices for his works at prestigious exhibitions such as the Nihon Kogei T...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1438613 (stock #1681)
Dragon's Pearl
$950.00
A powerful Bizen sculptural vessel by Motoharu Kurokawa Of a trapezoidal shape, with irregular cut away parts on both sides. Kurokawa Motoharu ( Tokyo, 1957 - ) is an innovative craftsman from Okayama, who works with Bizen, he has won numerous prizes for the originality of his works. Member of Japan Kogei Association. Impressed artist’s mark in the bottom and information of the artist. Size: H 30 cm, W 30 cm, bottom: L 18 x 7 cm. Perfect condition
All Items : Artists : Photographs : Contemporary item #1435431 (stock #1666)
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Araki Nobuyoshi, silver gelatine print, untitled, Signed on the back and dated ’09. Measurements: 27 x. 40 cm. Perfect condition. Nobuyoshi Araki (b. May 25, 1940) is a well known photographer and one of the most prolific Japanese artist, primarily known for his photographies that blend eroticism and bondage. His works are in Museums and private collections. Inquire for price.
All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Contemporary item #1435102 (stock #1665)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,850.00
Unique ornamental vessel from 2013, “Flower” Negoro lacquer, silver-leaf, hemp-cloth, metal, wood core. This ornamental vessel starts with a core of carved wood, the petals are joint with steel, then he applies a mix of fibres, lacquer and cloth to form the base on which initiate the long process of lacquering: 30 layers in all. Sometimes he leaves evident chisel marks in the wood on the surface of the bowl ( as in this case) as a sign of collaboration between the wood core and the lacqu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1431915 (stock #1653)
Dragon's Pearl
$950.00
Large ceramic vase of ovoid form and broad opening decorated with a geometric pattern in inlaid coloured clay (mishima technique) by internationally recognised ceramic artist Takeuchi Shingo. Dusty brown ground with additional brown, blue and cream colours. Signed at the bottom with artist’s mark. Japan, contemporary, after 2000. H 27.5 cm Condition: Perfect.  Takeuchi Shingo was born in 1955 in Seto. Until 1979 studied at the Aichi Prefectural Ceramics Research Facility and than with one ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1424994 (stock #1590)
Dragon's Pearl
$500.00
A very elegant porcelain vase of ovoid form with a small opening covered all-over in a deep, mottled red-purple glaze ( Shinsha). Signed by famous ceramic maker Yasuaki Maeda (b. 1937),* one of the leading artists in the modern revival of Arita porcelain. The vase is accompanied by a signed kiri-box. H 24 cm, D 15 cm. Condition: Perfect. ----* Yasuaki Maeda’s works have been accepted for participation in the yearly Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) many times and received a number of aw...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1416302 (stock #1563)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
Shino Yunomi shape tea cup made by the Hayashi Shotaro, one of the top names of contemporary Shino ceramics. The cup is covered in irregular and thick bands of Shino glazes in white, blue, pink, russet iron and lavender colours. Measurements: H 9,5 x 8, 5 cm. Signed at the bottom and inscribed and signed tomobako storage box; the documentation paper and stamped cloth are also included. Perfect condition. Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947) learned first pottery under his older brother Kotaro and in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1415974 (stock #1562)
Dragon's Pearl
$450.00
An interesting and modern vase of raw, hard-fired clay with natural fire pattern by Terada Teppei. The gaping, irregular sprout striking outline some sort of volcanic vent. Signed on the bottom: Fe (Teppei’s signature on his carbon-fired pieces, on the inside of the box lid: Vase, carbon trapped unglazed , his signature and signed kiri-tomobako box with paper. H 23.5 cm. Condition: Perfect. Unique studio piece. Although Teppei masters the old Seto and Oribe techniques, he is an innovator an...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1428082 (stock #1601)
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A beautiful sculptural vessel of eggshell form with an upper side opening. The other sides are done with his characteristic technique of grooving the surface with a needle and then rubbing iron into the grooves; cobalt blue glaze are applied on the inside side and around the rim, producing a fantastic contrasting effect. The work is signed on the bottom and the storage box is bearing the inscription “kara” shell and the signature in his beautiful calligraphy. Measurements: H 17 cm x W 1...