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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 )
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1439111
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an unusual contemporary spiraling form vessel by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sekki Kaki (Un-Glazed Flower Vessel). Exquisite,with his lively earth tones colors and texture.
Size, D 41.8 cm H 7.8 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,...
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.
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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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1442323
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Here we have the maverick of Bizen showing off his skills again with a superb chawan in sandy white clay by Kakurezaki Ryuichi enclosed in the original wooden box and comes complete with a catalog from his show last year. The Kodai (foot) is very low, not much more than a flat spot on bottom, making it very comfortable to hold it, the coloring, the texture, the flame-licked , the playful rim and the weight! ...
* A white clay piece was choosing by the artist and published on the special e...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1442073
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A seminal work by Karatsu Legend Maruta Munehiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Karatsu Kuro Oribe Chawan and named inside Shigenari. (Furuta Shiginari later Oribe was famous tea Master). All is deeply coated in thick burnt ash with flashes of iron , cream and olive supplanting one side. It is a work which embodies the best of this highly sought artist.
Size, D 15.7 cm H 8.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Munehiko was born the second son of the legendary artist Maru...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1442016
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A perfect example that captures both of those two important artist mastery of celadon glazing and they innovative symmetry of flowing lines and fluted points.  The silhouette is ethereal, harkening back to the clean elegant lines of Song pottery and the pirouetting lines of Alphonse Mucha and Art-nouveau.  The glaze lays perfectly mirror like on the body, like a green ocean without a breath of wind. 
Size,(Chaire) D 8.6 cm   H 5.2  cm  ( SOLD )
Size,(Koro) D 9.9 cm   H 13...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1441948
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An expressive form covered in thick emerald glaze by Yamaguchi Makoto enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Kaki and date to 2020. It has a very organic feel, both from the texture and the cutted sides with various thicknesses of green glass, like water running over a stone surface.
Size, D 37.4 cm H 25.2 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 H...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1441386
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Here is a rare work reflecting the shape and character of this famous artist but in Bizen clay, Shigaraki yes, Iga yes, Shino and Kohiki yes, Bizen vase first time for me. A divine vase by Tsujimura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Hanaire. The shape is organic, with warm, rich coloration. A exemplary piece for exploring and appreciating the various kiln effects of Bizen clay and ash firing.
Size, D 14.6 cm H 26.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
All Items : Artists : Glass : Contemporary item #1441022
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Broken glass pieces are joined back together on these amazing Tea Containers by rising star Nishinaka Yukito enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes. These are an excellent example for his famed "Kintsugi" series.
Size,Left D 7.4 cm H 9.7 cm
Size,Right D 7.7 cm H 8.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Born in Wakayama prefecture in 1964, Yukito graduated from Hoshi University of Pharmacy in Tokyo in 1988, and then three years studied Sculpture and Glass at California Co...
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Marbled clay in lively vivid colors blends on this large jar by Matsui Koyo, enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Mukubai-yu Neriage Hatsuzomon Tsubo. The textures is smooth and shining creating a pleasurable experience for both the eyes and the hands.
Size, D 31.2 cm H 28.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Matsui was born in 1962 son of LNT Matsui Kosei. Although of course growing up surrounded in pottery, he began apprenticing in earnest under his father in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1440849
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Viscous charred feldspar clouded with stormy color adorns this amazing work by Kumano Kuroemon enclosed in the original highly decorated signed wooden box titled Kuma Shino Mizusashi. This has the wow factor in truckloads! A quintessential piece by this artist that his work will remain influential long past the coming generations. Size, D 22.1 cm H 21.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
A ceramic madman, oil painter and recluse, Kuroemon is as eccentric as his pottery predicts....
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1440844
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This is everything we could hope for in a bowl by this esteemed artist, Kumano Kuroemon enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kuma Shino Chawan. Like the potter himself, this bowl is large and stable, seemingly welded to the floor by its own weight and presence. On the side of the box is written in a single bold brush stroke a Zen circle.
Size, D 14.2 cm H 9.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
A ceramic madman, oil painter and recluse, Kuroemon is as eccentric ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1439697
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White glaze parts like melting snow on the dark surface of boulders in the early spring on this ceramics box by Miwa Kyusetsu XIII enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Setsurei( Mountain range that become white due to snow.) Setsurei is also the name of his exhibition in the end of 2019 celebrating his succession of Miwa Kyusetsu XIII. The scene (keshiki) of the piece does evoke poetic feelings, bringing one out into the fields of the mountainous karst around the Hagi area, standin...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1439691
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A tall vase covered in rich Oribe green by Yamaguchi Makoto enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Kaki. Asymmetric lines scar the blanketed green body, the rim split to half around the spiraling form. An excellent example of this artists work.
Size, D 11.2 cm H 34.6 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 (Kasen Toen). In ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1439517
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An austere form calling to mind the strictness of form and years of practice required to master the way of tea by Sugimoto Sadamitsu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Kuro Chawan. Beyond, that dark charring fades out to charcoal black color and lively textures, one can imagine the beauty of staring into the bowl at the vibrant, frothy drink.
Size, D 12.1 cm H 8.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
Sugimoto Sadamitsu was born in Tokyo in 1935. A strong a...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1439337
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This cups is reminiscent of a colorfully striped Nishijin-ori Kimono, blue red green and yellow on a base color of hemp. The rim rises and falls in a rhythmic dance aong the broad shoulder. Created by modern master Ajiki Jun, it comes enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled Shio-Yu Basara Guinomi. Basara is a term in Japanese aesthetics associated with the challenge of traditional ideals during the Muromachi period. It is also the name of a style of contemporary and colorful danc...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1438519
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A spectacular work by Nakamura Kohei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Aka Raku Chawan. This is a wonderful piece for showing this master-potter control of glazing and firing technique. He is a potter who embraces both traditional characteristics of Raku while asserting his own unique character.
Size, D 12.3 cm H 10.8 cm
Condition, Excellent
Nakamura Kohei was born the first son of the legendary Kanazawa artist Nakamura Baizan II in 1948 , and his ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1438260
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This particular Yellow Seto Sake Flask is having all of the bells and whistles a collector would want from a work by Kagami Shukai. His unique Aburage-de (deep-fried tofu) Yellow color, the Koge brown and copper-green,comes together to paint a portrait of a perfect Shukai piece. From a private collection comes enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled ki-seto Tokkuri. This is a quintessential work by this important artist whose work will remain influential long past the coming generati...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1438134
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A stylish chawan covered in fissured green celadon by Wakao Makoto enclosed in the original signed wooden box and exhibited at the 63rd Nihon Dento Kogeten in 2016. A major exhibition that traveled all over Japan: catalog included. Profound, like an empty blue sky, the form floats over the dark clay of the perfectly formed kodai base.
Size, D 13.6 cm H 10.3 cm
Condition, Excellent
Wakao Makoto was born the first son of the legendary artist Wakao Toshisada in 1959. ...
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An iconic work by Shigaraki legend Furutani Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Henko. This is the shape for which Michio is best known and superb example, showing both his reverence for traditional form and the lengths he went of reviving the traditions of wood fired kiln effects.
A simply stunning work to fill out a collection with one of the most important Shigaraki potters.
Size, W 30.8 cm H 28.6 cm
Condition, Excellent
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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. This wonderfu tea bowl is enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sekisoh (layers) Chawan.
Size, D 12.6 cm H 10.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Yukiya was born in 1966 in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture . In 1995 opened is own workshop. His list of exhibitions and awards is too long to print, but include the grand prize at the As...
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A spectacular faceted Oribe tea bowl decorated with an ascending dragon roiling over the surface by Yamaguchi Makoto enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Ryu Chawan. The Ryu (dragon) are the most popular pieces today by this artist selling out within hours, and in this particular chawan is easy to understand why. A simply stunning work !!!
Size, D 12.2cm H 10.6cm
Condition, Excellent
A rising star in the pottery world, Yamaguchi Makoto was born in Seto, ...
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Form and void are everything with Wada Akira, and this piece is a fine example of that idea. Akira uses no decoration, no overt gestures to get our attention, but relies on simplicity and elegant shapes covered in his pure white glazes. This comes in the original signed wooden box titled Chawan Dai No Dai and date to 2020.
Size, D 12.2cm H 10.9cm
Condition, Excellent
Wada Akira b.1978,has become certainly one of the most well known names for his mastery in Hakuji glaze. H...
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Manga make a play on the traditional Oribe orange base-glaze ( Narumi)in this fantastic tea bowl by one of the most popular ceramic artist in Japan today Fukami Fuminori enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Narumi Manga Oribe Chawan.
Size, D 13.2 cm H 8.9 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 ...
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Here is another spectacular large Katakuchi and Guinomi in blue white and red from his "Urushi" series. The sake set comes enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes and dating to 2020. Full of the world today, contemporary, breathing, alive.
Size,Katakuchi D 19.1 cm H 9.8 cm
Size,Guinomi D 9.4 cm H 7.2 cm
Condition, Excellent
Ujiie Kodai, a rising star in the word of pottery, was born in Sendai in 1990. His works have been exhibited widely at top galleries...
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A spectacular Oribe sake set decorated with an ascending dragon by Yamaguchi Makoto enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes and dated to 2020. The dragons also known as ryū are The most popular pieces those days by this artist selling out within hours.
Size,Guinomi D 8.1 cm H 5.1 cm
Size,Tokkuri D 9.9 cm H 12.6 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...