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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1432344 (stock #542)
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$1,920.00
Here is another brilliant work shows the unique style of patterning and colorful clay by Wada Morihiro enclosed in the original signed box titled Kaku gen ki Chawan. It was created in 1996, and show at Takashimaya Department Store. A superb example of the work by this popular Artist.
Size, D 13.4 cm H 8.7 cm
Condition, Excellent
Wada Morihiro (1944-2008) was born in Hyogo prefecture and apprenticed under Kyotos Tomimoto Kenkichi before moving to his current location in 1976...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1430042 (stock #536)
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A wonderful tea bowl by Wakao Kei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seij Chawan. A darkly crackled rich blue-gray with lavender color Yohen kiln effects. Up from the base drive five fingers of dark gray clay, the blanks left by the artists fingers when he dipped the bowl in glaze. This adds a strong sense of connection between the artist and user.
Size, D 12.4 cm H 9.4 cm
Condition, Excellent
Wakao Kei was born in Gifu in 1967 ,the first son of the ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1429936 (stock #534)
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A profusion of color descends the granulated surface of the melted form by Maruta Munehiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Chosen Karatsu Tsubo. The grandiose embellishment of color creates a sublime sense of tension between the dark glazed and color infusion. The shape is hammered and beaten by the flame from the extreme heat . Although very much in the Chosen Karatsu tradition, the execution is unequivocally contemporary.
Size, D 24.1 cm H 19.6 cm
Condit...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1429801 (stock #532)
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$1,550.00
Thick white vitrifies over bottomless black, creating a stark sense of drama on this outstaniding work by world renowned potter Udagawa Hosei enclosed in the original signed wooden box complete with an exhibition pamphlet from Isetan Department Store advertising a similar work .
. The white glaze crawls and plays over the slightly blue tinged glaze, which covers the rough Hagi clay. The raw red clay is visible beneath where the glaze has crawled away to allow a peek inside. A simply stu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1429721 (stock #531)
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$2,780.00
A spectacular large Chawan tea bowl by Udagawa Hosei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled understatedly Hagi Chawan. The title is the only thing simple about this complex combination of contemporary clay, glaze, tradition, form, function, past and future. The white glazing has altered to soft blue and pink in the firing process, creating a feeling of opulence over the organic vessel. The kiln color change effect (yohen) is temperature dependent and also has to occur during just the ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1429663 (stock #530)
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An exquisite large swelling bottle form vase by Tsujimura Kai enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kohiki Hanaire. Kohiki is simple elegance, one of the styles most befitting the humble confines of the tea room, and its ghostly white glows softly like the moon in the shadows.
Size, D 23.7 cm H 34.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kai was born in Nara, son of Tsujimura Shiro, in 1976, making him one of the younger artists we have offered. Although of course gro...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1429623 (stock #529)
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Lavender clouds like rain threatening on a foggy landscape form on the surface of this cool White Hagi chawan by important artist Kaneta Masanao 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.
Size, D 13.1 cm H 10.4 cm
Condition, Excellent
Masanao likely needs no introduction, certainly one of Hag is most well known names, he has been displayed bo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1429420 (stock #528)
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A superbly crafted and balanced tea bowl by Sugimoto Sadamitsu enclosed in the original signed wooden double box titled Shiro Chawan. The feeling is like Raku, with a very thin glaze over rough clay affecting hi-iro colors within the glazing. It has wide kodai base which rests perfectly on the table,The bowl reflects the aesthetics of those imported wares preferred by Sen-no-Rikyu in the Momoyama era.
Size, D 13.2 cm H 9.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Sugimoto Sadamitsu w...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1429159 (stock #527)
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Soft white clay colors the surface of this unique faceted tea bowl by Bizen master Mori Togaku enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled understatedly Chawan and dating to 1990. A rare find, showing the development of this artists unique style, a powerful expression indeed on our relationship with the natural world.
Size, D 13.7 cm H 10.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Mori Togaku was born in Inbe, in the heart of Bizen territory in 1937. Following graduation from Okaya...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1429096 (stock #526)
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This wonderful Ikeda Shogo tea bowl is decorated with both traditional and modern elements that speak to the possibilities of the tradition, enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Chawan. Wild cats, pine trees and Mt.Fuji in the background with the traditional black green and orange (Narumi) Oribe glaze. There is a lot to see and drink in from this chawan which says quite a lot regarding the directions of the modern Oribe tradition.
Size, D 14.9 cm H 9.1 cm
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1429035 (stock #525)
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Red highlights the orange and white on this spectacular work by Suzuki Osamu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shino Mizusahi.The pin-holed glaze burnt and licked crimson by the flames. The way the color fades into the white feldspar one can almost imagine the smoke rising off of the molten form as it cooled in the kiln.
ize, D 18.1 cm H 18.7 cm
Condition, Excellent
Suzuki Osamu was born in Gifu in 1934, and graduated the Tajimi Technical School ceramics division...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1429032 (stock #524)
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As if it never cooled, this tea cups by Suzuki Osamu glows with the fire which forged it a rich orange with russet iron highlighting the borders between the red glaze, a superb work enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shino Yunomi.
Size, D 8.1 cm H 7.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Suzuki Osamu was born in Gifu in 1934, and graduated the Tajimi Technical School ceramics division in 1953. He has been displayed at the Asahi Togei-ten,Chunichi Kokusai Togei Ten and p...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1428898 (stock #522)
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$2,850.00
A magnificent and voluminous Tsubo by Koie Ryoji (1938-2020) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe O-Tsubo and date to 1992. Only now seen in books and old catalogs. A museum quality work by this important artist whose influence will be felt for coming generations.
Size, D 38.2 cm (inches) H 35.6 cm
Condition, Excellent and weight more than 12kg
Born in Tokoname, Koie Ryoji graduated the Tokoname industrial school and moved on to work at the City Ceramic Rese...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1428828 (stock #521)
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An iconic work by Furutani Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Chaire. It perfectly displays every angle of firing, working its way around from the puddle of ash blasted on to one side, through rivulets of crusty green vein the gray skin.
Size, D 6.2 cm H 9.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Furutani Michio is one of the Gods of Shigaraki, an artist who wrote the book on Anagama kilns, and one of the more influential artists of the s...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1428740 (stock #520)
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Banding of colored clay in graduated tones from pink and green to dark blue, like the distant mountains surrounding Kyoto rise up from a triad of block feet of this magnificent work by important Kyoto artist Miyashita Zenji enclosed in the original signed wooden box exhibited at the Kyoto Takashimaya Department Store Exhibition in March 1993.
Size, D 12.4 cm H 20.2 cm (including the lid)
Condition: Excellent
Miyashita Zenji (1939-2012) was born into the family of potter Miyas...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1428470 (stock #519)
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Vivid white runs down over green filling the cracks in the rough faceted sides of this exquisite chawan by Kako Katsumi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sizuku Wan (Dripping Tea Bowl). Inside is all glazed, making it very easy for whisking the frothy tea and the wide kodai base allows it to sit stable and firm, creating a proud silhouette.
Size,D 12.8 cm H 9.4 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kako Katsumi a rising star in the ceramics world, born in Kyoto in 1965, t...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1428203 (stock #517)
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A morphic vessel of rough outer form like a fossilized egg or bowl of coral covered from the rim within by slick blue, a quintessential work by Tanoue Shinya enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kara-wan (Empty Shell). It has a wide, rounded form which is surprisisngly pleasant to hold, and the smooth blue decorating the rim is pleasing to the lips. The shape allows for a very stable silhouette, which seems to anchor itself to whatever surface it rests upon.
Size, D 15.4 ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1428202 (stock #516)
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A superb sculptural curving tea bowl in silver and gold glaze inspired by traditional textiles by pioneering artist Ishiyama Tetsuya enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kin Gin Sai Chawan .
Ishiyama Tetsuya was born in 1973 in Saitama prefecture and has established his current Studio in Shigaraki. In 2001 he received his first grand prize at the 13th Tea Bowl Exhibition, He has been awarded at the 44th and 46th Asahi Ceramics Exhibtion, Grand prize at the Paramita Museum Cera...