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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 : 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...