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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1411915 (stock #486)
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Mixed stoneware clay, unique curved lines, movement, form, pattern and warm textures of nature are a clear influence of his works on this spectacular Sekisoh (layers) chawan by Izumita Yukiya enclosed in the original signed wooden box.
Size, D 11.9 x 13.4 cm H 10.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Yukiya was born in 1966 in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture . In1995 opened is own workshop. His list of exhibitions and awards is too long to print, but include the grand prize at...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1411689 (stock #485)
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A snow-bank sides over bottomless black, creating a stark sense of drama on this deep Chawan by Miwa Kazuhiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shiro Yume Wan (White Dream Bowl). The bowl is both sculptural and unusual, express the innovative work of this contemporary potter.
Size, D 12.1 x 12.6 cm H 12.5 x 13.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kazuhiko likely needs no introduction. Born into the family of living National Treasure Miwa Kyusettsu, he was not only...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1411551 (stock #483)
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An exquisite tri-faceted Kake-hanaire displaying the various affects of rough Iga clay by Tsujimura Kai enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Kake-hanaire. One side shows a crescent moon shaped kutsuki forms a rakish grin,the others thick coating of green glass. A beautiful and excellent example of this young artist work.
Size, H 42.2cm
Condition, Excellent
Kai was born in Nara, son of Tsujimura Shiro in 1976, making him one of the younger artists we have...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1411458 (stock #481)
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A fantastic sculptured vase by the outlandish Fujioka Shuhei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Hanaire. A frenzied stack of rugged corners like the fallen away sides of a mountain revealing the earth’s structure beneath a layer of green. It is likely Fujiokasan is inspired by the brawny, rain drenched and forested mountains surrounding the town of Iga, where the Mountains formed a natural line of defense for the secret clans of Ninja who called the valley their home.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1411402 (stock #479)
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Once again Abe Anjin has lived up to our expectations in this Mount Fuji sake cup with his most sought after style of saishoku colors. It comes wrapped with the original stamped wrapping cloth enclosed in the original wooden box titled Saishoku Bizen Shuki and in turn enclosed in a black lacquered wooden box also stamped by the artist.
Size, D 7.4 cm H 6.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Born in Osaka in 1938, the mysterious recluse began his artistic carreer as an oil painter...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1411215 (stock #478)
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A large and beautiful tea bowl inlayed with the silhouette of trees against the evening sky by Saeki Moriyoshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Nerikomi Zogan Jumoku Moyo Chawan and dated 2000. This artists fascination with trees against the sky is inspiring. He has chosen to imbue his works with memories of the perfect sunset, with an autumn morning or late afternoon in winter.
Size, D 14.1 cm H 9.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Saeki Moriyoshi was born into ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1411134 (stock #476)
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This is a spectacular Tsubo by Tsujimura Shiro showing the master skill of this important artist.It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Maru Tsubo. Green glass shizen-yu glaze,dark koge or burn marks with slashes of color over the red terracotta. The coloring pleasing on all sides. It is Zen!
Size, D 22.1 cm H 21.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Tsujimura Shiro was born in Nara in 1947, and began his steps into the art world as an oil painter. While liv...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1411124 (stock #475)
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A prime example combines the rough Shigaraki clay with the natural and beautiful markings from the Angama kiln by Kohara Yasuhiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled understatedly Chawan. The title is the only thing simple about this complex combination of contemporary clay, while boldly reflecting the tradition and spirit of old Shigaraki ware. A simply stunning work by artist.
Size, D 13.7 cm H 10.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kohara was born in 1954 in Sh...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1410723 (stock #474)
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Shizen-yu ash glaze and deposits crust the surface of this spectacular Shigaraki Tsubo by Otani Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Yohen Tsubo . Never redundant, the Shigaraki clay bursts colorful under the intense flame. Tea drops of green glass wrap liquid about the body, exposing the red burnt clay and shell forms left where it sat on its side in the kiln. An excellent example of this important artist work
Size, D 28.4 cm H 25.6 cm
Condition, E...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1410721 (stock #473)
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A fantastic Tea Bowl by rising star Furutani Kazuya enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Chawan. Ash-glaze blasted with fire color of foggy green and yellow shizen yu glaze, shell props on the side, allowing us a view into the firing as it lay on its side in the kiln, the molten ash building up on the opposite side and following gravity down in streams. A sumptuous work exploiting the best Shigaraki pottery has to offer.
Size, D 12.8 x 13.6 cm H 8.9 x 9.6 cm
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1410613 (stock #472)
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A powerful sake bottle in dark wet clay by Abe Anjin enclosed in the original signed double-wooden box titled Bizen Tokkuri. Once again Abe Anjin has proven his mastery of tradition with this superb rendition. Impurities in the clay mark the surface with pale ash dusts round the shoulders and rivulets of glaze running like lava down the side. In the lower raw clay hints of yellow flash where flame has licked the body.
Size, D 9.2 cm H 14.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1410441 (stock #471)
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A fantastic large plate of Raijin and Fujin : Fearsome Japanese Gods of Nature by Fukami Fuminori enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Manga Oribe Raijin Fujin Sara,and comes with Furoshiki traditional Japanese wrapping cloth .
Size, D cm 36.8. H 7.2cm
Condition, Excellent
Fukami Fuminori is a potter and an illustrator, and a rising star. Born in Seto in 1980, he graduated the Seto Industrial Ceramic Facility in 2000, then apprenticed under Kishimoto Kenn...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1410357 (stock #470)
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A playful work by rising star Fukami Fuminori enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Manga Oribe Chawan and comes with Shikishi board painted and signed by the artist.
Size, D 12.6cm H 9.9 cm
Condition, Excellent
Fukami Fuminori is a potter and an illustrator, and a rising star. Born in Seto in 1980, he graduated the Seto Industrial Ceramic Facility in 2000, then apprenticed under Kishimoto Kennin fo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1410317 (stock #469)
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A beautiful and large tsubo with rare swirls design in green black and blue over applied gold surface by pioneering female artist Ono Hakuko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yuri-Kinsai Tsubo. The pattern is created by applying gold foil to the surface before firing, and called in Japanese Kinsai. Gaps in the application create designs like broken ice. Ono has spent over five years perfecting the Sung inspired kinsai technique and no potter before , during or after her has becom...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1410236 (stock #467)
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A set of six Yunomi Tea cups showing off to a tee the many styles of Mino-ware for which Yamada Kazu is known. Each is uniquely engraved in different sizes, with the artist’s signature and they come enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yunomi, Shino, Hikidashi guro, Ao Oribe, Kiseto, Kakuyu Oribe and Nezumi Shino.
Size, D 7.8 - 9.3 cm H 8.2 - 9.3 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kazu was born in Tokoname cityin 1954, one of Japans ancient kiln areas, into a li...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1410091 (stock #466)
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Ash, color, and rivulets of green drip down in this spectacular sake set by Nishihata Tadashi enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes. Full of the world today, contemporary, breathing, alive. It is a wonderful Sake Set by this Tamba-yaki legend.
Size, Tokkuri D 11.2 cm H 13.2 cm
Size, Guinomi D 5.8 cm H 6.9 cm
Condition, Excellent
Nishihata Tadashi was born in Sasayama in the mountains of Hyogo, an ancient castle town in 1948. He began potting in 1969...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1410063 (stock #465)
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An exquisite tea bowl by master for that genre Koie Ryoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hikidashi-Kuro Chawan. Clay, glaze, tradition, form, function, past and future. A simply stunning work by the master of tea bowls.
Size, D 10.4 x 13.6 cm H 8.6 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. Largely...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1410022 (stock #464)
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A spectacular sculptured vase by world famous Kohyama Yasuhisa enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Shizen-yu Mentori Choho Hanaire. (Shigaraki Natural ash glaze faceted Rectangle Vase). This is a superb example of this important Shigaraki artists work, showing both his singular design and mastery of firing.
Size, D 21.8 cm H 19.3 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kohyama Yasuhisa was born in 1936 in Shigaraki, one of the six “Ancient Kiln sites” of J...