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We are especially concentrating on quality works of art for use in or pertaining to the aesthetics of Japanese Tea.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1444852
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An assortment of sake cups by some of Japans most sought artists representing pottery traditions from throughout the country. Goto Hideki, Wakao Kei (SOLD), Ichino Masahiko (SOLD and Niisato Akio (SOLD), all forerunners in their genre and these bowls representing their most popular styles. We have carefully screened and selected each work as a masterpiece unto itself, and feel very confident you will agree. Bon Appetite!
All the cups are enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes, m...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1448742
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Expressive form utilize the clays natural textures to bring out the depths of the oribe green, and electric shimmers of blue flash on the surface in random patterns like heat lightning. This vase was created by the very popular Higashida Shigemasa and come enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Hanaire, and date to 2021.
Size, D 14.7 cm H 27.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Higashida Shigemasa was born in Hiroshima in 1955, and garnered a BA from the Shimo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1445201
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From private collection, very happy to offer another two classic and beautiful pieces from this important artist, enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled Kanshu-mon Sake-Hai and Seki-sai Sake-Hai. One with brown, cloudy white and olive green over the surface in very interesting design. The other one in black glaze with inlaid red and white slip designs.
Size, Red D 6.9 cm H 7.1 cm $ (Sold )
Size, Brown D 6,4 cm H 5.8 cm $ (Sold )
The prices including ship...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1449442
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A set of five Guinomi Sake cups showing off to a tee the many styles for which Tsujimura Shiro is known. Each is uniquely engraved with the artist’s signature and they come enclosed in the original signed wooden box.
Size, D 6.9 cm - 7.4 cm H 4.2cm - 4.7cm
Condition, Excellent
Tsujimura Shiro was born in Nara in 1947, and began his steps into the art world as an oil painter. While living at a Buddhist temple he experienced a profound connection with a Korean Tea B...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1448720
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Black slip lopes and wavers decorated the white-gray glazed body of this magnificent bowl by Yamaguchi Makoto enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuro Oribe Chawan. The contrast is both abrupt and challenging, creating a tension most welcome on an otherwise subtle work.
Size, D 12.3-14.4 cm H 9.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
A rising star in the pottery world, Yamaguchi Makoto was born in Seto, Aichi prefecture in 1978. In 2000 he was apprenticed to Hiroshige Kato ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1448669
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A striking tea bowl form the sold out seiries "Kabuto" by the popular young star Ichikawa Toru enclosed in the original signed wooden box. it is this subtle attention to shape and texture which elevates the work of Ichikawa Toru.
Size, D 23.2 cm H 17.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Ichikawa Toru was born in Tokyo in 1973. he was apprenticed to the Bizen master Kakurezaki Ryuichi for five years before establishing his own kiln in 2015 in Okayama. He is one of Japan’s most promising you...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1448668
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Only a master of aesthetics and a hermit could put his tea bowl together, here an amazing work by Harada Shuroku enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Chawan. Superb organic form displaying dark and awe inspiring, it shows to dramatic effect the path of flame in the kiln through the streaks of crusted ash and hi-iro on the sides interspersed with Shiso-iro gray-purple clay, and it might take eight hands to hold this masterpiece.
Size, D 15.1 cm H 10.3 cm
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1448667
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A spectacular work by legendary potter Kakurezaki Ryuichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The Imo-form 'Potato' covered in a molten ash, tendrils of which wrap around like many fingers, blue-gray ash with a pale brown color on the front side.
Size, D 14.2 cm H 31.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kakurezaki Ryuichi is one of the most well known of Bizen potters, he is interestingly originally not from Bizen but far off Nagasaki, which seems to have gifte...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1448481
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Shades of red-violet, dark iron clouds and white across the surface on this wonderful sake set by rising star Suzuki Shu enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled Murasaki Katakuchi and Guinomi respectively. They are beautifully uniform in a misshapen way, allowing no favoritism to the drinkers.
Size,(Katakuchi) D 15.6 cm H 8.1 cm
Size, (Guinomi)D 8.1 cm H 4.9 cm
Condition, Excellent
Suzuki Shu was born in Tokyo in 1990. Establishing his first ki...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1447857
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A fantastic vase decorated with an assortment of colors in drips, dots and draperies by Kawabata Kentaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Loco. The multiple aspects of this piece are difficult to surmise in few words. The texture varies from smooth glass to orange-peel. The colors run the gamut. A wonderful work to represent this artists eclectic style.
Size, D 25.8 cm H 31.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kawabata Kentaro was born in Saitama in 1976...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1447708
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Here is some more magnificent works that we got recently from the challenging female artist Takahashi Nami. All the pieces are enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes.
The lines and mouths of the slip-cast vessels are modified manually, making each form unique. The uniformly white bodies show a myriad of different faces depending on the viewing angle and the shadows cast by surface shapes, contributing to the unique appeal of her work.
Size, (Tokkuri) D 9.2 cm H 12.6 cm (Sold...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1446749
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Ash dusts the terracotta surface studded with shiseki inclusions like rhinestones on a cowboy shirt on this Chawan by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Chawan On top, and named Ichigo Ichie (one time, one meeting). On one side, skewed at a jaunty angle, one great eye of color, like a meditation stone in a temple garden lying among the red moss. This exemplifies the mastery and clarity of work by this potter.
Size,D 13.1 H 9.1 cm
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1446734
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Strikingly bold patterns revealed through curtains of emerald green play across the surface of this dramatic work by Ikeda Shogo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Chawan . Fuji, Birds, Clouds, Flowers and Pine Trees, a smorgasbord of Japanese iconography painted and carved into the gritty clay.
Size, D 14.1 cm H 8.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Born in Kagoshima, the southern extreme of the Japanese main islands in 1976, Shogo would have been inun...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1446596
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For Celadon aficionado Kato Tsubusa is like the jewel in the crown, a centerpiece so unusual and outstanding, and this deep Tea Bowl is a particularly rare gem, enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sometsuke Mentori Chawan. The sides have been slabbed away, the angular form then dipped in thick transparent green and decorated with abstract underglaze blue. Such an unusual combination of affects it is sure to be a star in any collection of contemporary pottery.
Size, D 13.4 ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1446593
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Shadows of flame exhume the granular qualities of the clay on this superb Yakishime Tea Bowl by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Wan . Exquisite, on one side the clay is ash gray, the opposite lively earth tones, and between is an abrupt scorched-land of shadow and color, like that violent moment between awake and sleep.
Size, D 12.7 cm H 10.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane prefecture in 1958, and apprentice...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1446451
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A beautiful and elegant pure white porcelain by challenging female artist Takahashi Nami enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled Minoru (Bear Fruit). The lines and mouths of the slip-cast vessels are modified manually, making each form unique. The uniformly white bodies show a myriad of different faces depending on the viewing angle and the shadows cast by surface shapes, contributing to the unique appeal of her work.
Size, (Left) D 19.4 cm H 21.6 cm (Sold)
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1446358
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A sake server and 2 sake cups in creamy white-matte glaze shaped as a folded leaf by Inaba Chikako enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled Hasu Gata Chuki and Hasu Gata Hai respectively.
Size, (CUPS) D 6.1 and 8,7 cm H 7.7 and 4.6 cm
Size, D 20.1 cm H 9.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Inaba was born in Yokohama city, graduated at the design section of the Musashi Art University in 1996 and the Tajimi City Pottery Design Institute in 2001. She now live...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1445943
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A masterpiece large textured vase by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sugio Bun Tsubo and dates to 1991. Each uniquely carved in variegated shade of raw clay.
Size, D 28.8 cm H 29.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane prefecture in 1958, and apprenticed under Funaki Kenji at the age of 23. He has been exhibited and or prized at the All Japan Ceramic Exhibition (Nihon Togei Ten), Asahi Ceramic Exhibition, the National ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1445669
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Exquisite tall vase by Kako Katsumi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Saiseki-To (Red Ash Glazed Work). Stoneware, four alternating vertical panels decorated with sgraffito scroll and geometric designs to a dry terracotta ground and rough textured ground, cut rim, incised initial, dripping pale blue glaze and ash glaze Inside.
Size, D 25,6 cm H 35.7 cm
Condition, Excellent
Kako Katsumi a rising star in the ceramics world, born in Kyoto in 1965, the ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1445623
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Banding of colored clay in graduated tones from pink and lavender to dark blue by important Kyoto artist Miyashita Zenji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sai-dei Kaki “Haruka” (Colored Clay Vase, "Far away") exhibited at the Kyoto Keihan Department Store Exhibition in 2003. It is an excellent example of this artist, at a size which makes it easily collectable.
Size, D 12.8 cm H 16.1 cm
Condition: Excellent
Miyashita Zenji (1939-2012) was born int...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1445115
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An exquisite mentori Bizen chawan blasted with molten ash by Isezaki Koichiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuro Chawan. The entire surface has been cut with swirling facets . One side with black and blue-gray ash, the backside shows a pale brown color. Texture, form, colors , this one has it all!
Size, D 12.6 cm H 10.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Isezaki Koichiro was born the son of living national treasure Isezaki Jun. He graduated the sculptu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1445114
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Gold drips down the brilliant smooth yellow body of this playful surface chawan by innovative artist Kuwata Takuro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kiji Kinsai Chawan (Yellow and Gold Tea Bowl). He really takes things to the extreme that bring back traditional techniques beauty, challenging and adding bold shapes and pop color expressions to the contemporary ceramic artwork.
Size, D 13.7x 14.1cm cm H 11.3 cm
Condition, Excellent
Takuro was born i...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1444933
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A meoto, his and hers, yunomi pair cups in silver and gold covered with smooth and shiny yellow and lavender by rising star Ichikawa Toru enclosed in the original signed wood box.
Size, D 8.1 and 8.2 cm H 11.1 and 11.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Ichikawa Toru was born in Tokyo in 1973. He was apprenticed to the Bizen master Kakurezaki Ryuichi for five years before establishing his own kiln in 2015 in Okayama. Toru is one of Japan’s most promising young stars,already ga...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1444786
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Ash encrusts this vase by the youthful star Tsujimura Yui enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Mimitsuki Hanaire. Slight degradation of the rim creates a very organic feel. The form, shows scars where kutsuki (other items) have fused to it in the heat of the conflagration. Allow this bulb to grow to fruition, blossoming into a shared night of conversation and company or a quiet night of music and moonlight…
Size, D 14.4 cm H 32.1 cm
Condition, Excellent ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1444783
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A stoic old codger by Furutani Michio stooped at the shoulders and yet standing proud, like some old soldier on Remembrance Day. This is a superb example of this important artists work, showing both his reverence for traditional form and the lengths he went ot reviving the traditions of wood fired kiln effects. It comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Hanaire.
Size, D 16.4 cm H 27.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Furutani Michio is one of the Gods o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1444768
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An excellent companion to the Guinomi also by this popular artist, here is an unprecedented works in this family sized Shino Yunomi (Tea Cups) by Hayashi Shotaro enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled Ao Murasaki (Blue and Purple) Shino Yunomi and Fuji Murasaki (Purple Wisteria) Shino Yunomi. Marbleized pinks, molten iron blending with rust, moss green , white, blue and everything in between can be seen in the amazing onslaught of color.
Size, D 8.9 cm H 10.3 cm
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1444590
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Two Yunomi tea cups by Wada Morihiro enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes and enclosed in a lacquered Niju-bako double wood storage case. The cups are very cool, one with enigmatic designs in earth tones colors on a base color of hemp , the other in black-gray glaze with a colorfully striped designs.
Size, D 7.7 cm H 7.8 cm
Size, D 8.2 cm H 8.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Wada was born in Hyogo prefecture and apprenticed under Kyotos Tomimoto...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1444510
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Two Rikyu guinomi covered in thick shino glaze with marbleized pinks, molten iron blending with rust, moss green , lavender, white, blue and everything in between can be seen in the amazing onslaught of color. The Aka shino guinomi,looks like lava boiling up under a glacier of pure white snow, volcanic gases escaping the molten earth through the hundreds of su-ana pinholes marking the surface. They are comes enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled ....
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1444320
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An exquisite and desirable work with a swish of resist creating a white bamboo-leaf pattern on the rich red Kaki glaze and black of this plate by Living National Treasure Hamada Shoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kaki-yu Nuki-e Zara. A classic Mashiko, with a strong sense of the utilitarian, a keynote of the Mingei movement which Shoji represented. A spectacular example of this artists work.
Size, D 30.6 cm H 6.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Hamada Sh...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1443968
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Earth tones and patterns of waves in black on this large vessel by Ogawa Machiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuro Dai Hachi( black Large Basin ) and date to 2016. Perfect for flower arrangement with a flower frog. An incredible work from one of Japans most sought after figures.
Size, D 35.2 cm H 19.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Ogawa Machiko was born in Sapporo on the Northern Island of Hokkaido in 1946. She studied under future Living National T...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1443797
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Gold glaze spills out of the parched earth clay of this large sake cup by Ogawa Machiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply “Hai”and date to 2020. The clay itself is smooth and thick, however the bowls seem to have been formed while the clay was half dry, creating a parched sensation which is especially poignant when thinking of imbibing in the libations of rice. The shape is very comfortable, with a rounded body inviting the hand to hold and touch, but not to set it d...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1443347
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Strikingly bold patterns revealed through curtains of copper green play across the surface of this dramatic work by Fukami Fuminori enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Narumi Manga Oribe Wari-kodai Chawan and date to 2021. It rests on a wari-kodai split foot, the dragon and tiger are two spiritual creatures in the Buddhism representing the spirit heaven and matter earth. The bowl was published on the Itoshino Tojiki(My beloved Pottery) magazine this month. A truly a superlative w...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1443223
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Molten ash wraps its fingers around the organic form of this spectacular Bizen Chawan by Oiwa Tomoyuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuro Wan and date to 2020.
Size, D 12.1x14.2 cm H 10.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Oiwa Tomoyuki is a rising force in Bizen pottery. Born in Kobe city, Hyogo prefecture in 1977. After graduating the Bizen ceramic center in 2004 apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi for seven years, and moved to establish his own kiln. Over the last...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1443081
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An incredible pieces by legendary Abe Anjin in the artists most sought after style of saishoku colors enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled Bizen Saishiki Tokkuri and Bizen Saishik Sake-nomi,dating to 2020.
We see the gamut of this artists career here, red, black and green reminiscent, Ash glaze, gold, blue, and raw clay. The bottle and the cup forms is dimpled to make it easy to grasp, even if imbibed. Being a maker of tea ware, it is this subtle attention to shape and...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1443032
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A beautiful and elegant work by important female artist Tokumaru Kyoko comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hakuji Ryuhimon Chawan (White Dragon-skin) and dating to Reiwa 3 nen (2021).
Her spiky lances and unfurling fronds forming are fantastical. The artist begins with slabs of clay and then constructs them to create work rooted in existential explorations. In this regard, Tokumaru notes that her spatial expressions allow her to travel deep inside herself. Describing t...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1442790
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Mixed stoneware clay, unique curved lines, movement, form and warm textures of nature are a clear influence of Izumita Yukiya works. It is an excellent example of this artist, comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sekisoh (layers) .
Tokkuri and Guinomi available too.(On Reserved)
Size, D 38.6 cm H 27.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Yukiya was born in 1966 in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture . In 1995 opened is own workshop. His list of exhibitions and awards i...