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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1362890 (stock #182)
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$900.00
A spectacular work by Ohi Toshio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Ohi Hakuyu Saiki.  The feeling is like Raku, with a very thin glaze over rough clay affecting hi-iro colors within the glazing.  This is a wonderful piece for showing this master-potters control of glazing and firing technique.  He is a potter who embraces both traditional characteristics of Ohi while asserting his own unique character...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1362759 (stock #181)
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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 Ao (Empty Shell, Blue).  It has a wide, rounded form which is surprisisngly pleasant to hold, and the smooth blue decorating the rim is pleasing to the lips...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1362758 (stock #180)
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An exquisite work of layered pottery by challenging female artist Fukumoto Fuku enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Tsuki no Shimo (Moon Frost).  The clear white glaze certainly is like moonlight, and something about the impact of the form into multiple forms calls to mind an asteroid strikeing ground.  It is both calm and alive with movement at the same time. 
Size, D 18.1 cm   H 17.4  cm 
Condition, Excellent 
Fukumoto Fuku was born into a family of tex...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1362688 (stock #179)
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Kung-Fu fighters make a play on the traditional theme of Karako (Chinese Children) as they do battle among the outlandish designs on this set of sake set by Fukami Fuminori enclosed in their original signed wooden boxes titled Manga Oribe Tokkuri and Guinomi respectively.  The designs are very bold, with crisp black lines on cloudy orange base-glaze; stylistically much like a black and white comic book in glossy format...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1362687 (stock #178)
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A complex low bowl by Kato Yasukage XIV (Shoji) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Chawan and signed 14th Yasukage.   The smoothly undulating rim floats above the faceted sides, like acloud over the precipitous crags of Gifu prefecture, home of Oribe-ware.  To accentuate the random vein which carries the lifeblood of Japanese pottery, fortuitous flashes of yellow and rich irons flare on the surface like acts of nature.  This is a superbe example of this much sought artis...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1362621 (stock #177)
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A breathless moment as the host passes to bowl filled with green tea in front of you, and what a thrill, it is a captivating Chawan by preeminent artist Tsujimura Shiro, slightly asymmetrical and propped up an a split base of three parts (wari-kodai) and you realize…”He has not made these for years!”.  And yet there it is, right in front of you.  Only now seen in books and old catalogs.  What a pleasure it is to hold it, the coloring, the texture, the flame-licked sides and the weight! ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1362619 (stock #176)
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$950.00
As if it never cooled, this bottle by Kato Takahiro glows with the fire which forged it a rich orange with tendrils of flame whisping up the body, a superb work enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Aka-shino Tsubo enclosed in a lacquered Niju-bako double wood storage case...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1362617 (stock #175)
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$1,100.00
Molten ash wraps its fingers around the elongated form of this Bizen Vase by Fujiwara Yu enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  The plasticity of the glaze as it creeps around the surface, over raw clay, mountains of ash and spatters of lighter encrustations is truly a sight to appreciate.  A masterpiece.  Even the base is beautifully covered in its own unique way, and every angle creates a new view. 
Size, D 14.1 cm   H 23.6  cm 
Condition, Excellent 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1362493 (stock #174)
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$550.00
A playful work with a dancing rim and lively colors like the yukata clad dancers at traditional Bon-Odori dance festivals of August by Tanimoto Kei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Chawan.  In the glaze rising up are tendrils of smoke, like the wispy veils rising from burning Incense coils.  Inside is entirely coated in thin green ash.  A wonderful work. 
Size, D 13.2 cm H   cm 9.2 
Condition, Excellent 
Tanimoto Kei was born the son of Iga artist...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1362492 (stock #173)
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$700.00
A delicately appealing Chawan by Ito Motoihiko decorated with a single flower enclosed in the original signed wooden box...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1362153 (stock #171)
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$2,100.00
Here is a superb example of the work of this Living National Treasure,enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Yusai Tsubo.The colors sliding down and catching in different hues, white, black, purple, blue and green, likening the surface to a 3-dimmensional Hiroshi Senju waterfall.  The surface is a mirror, and it is a most prominent work...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1362025 (stock #170)
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I have long sought to offer the perfect piece by Kawase Shinobu, one that captures both his mastery of celadon glazing and his innovative symmetry of flowing lines and fluted points.  Finally it is here, and I look very much forward to sharing this with you all.  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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1361873 (stock #169)
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$1,200.00
Thick white glaze has crawled back, leaving exposed portions of rough clay on this shiro-yu Hagi Kakehana hanging vase by Living National Treasure Miwa Kyusetsu XI (Jusetsu) enclosed in the original signed wooden box complete with an exhibition pamphlet from Kintestsu Department Store advertising a similar work for more than 17,000 dollars . 
Size, D 11.2 cm   H 14.2  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kyusetsu was born the third son of Miwa Setsudo, and studied first with his B...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1361674 (stock #167)
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A large Kataguchi bowl by Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shio-yu Zogan Jomon Kataguchi and including the original exhibition invitation From New Years 1977 upon which this piece is featured.  The body has been imprinted with rope designs, a trademark of Tatsuzo’s works, and covered in salt glaze, resulti9ng in a burnished blue, giving light to the heavy form. 
Size, D 21.7 cm   H 13.8  cm 
Condition, Excellent 
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1361560 (stock #165)
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$680.00
An outlandish image of bright autumn color decorates this set of sake flask and cup by Ito Motohiko enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled simply Tokkuri and Guinomi respectively.  Typical of this artists work, the vessels display a textured cloth surface called nunome, the raw clay decorated with bright large images of natural motifs.    
Size:Tokkuri, D 9.2 cm   H 13.2  cm 
Size:Guinomi, D 8.2 cm   H 4.2  cm
Condition, Excellent 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1361425 (stock #164)
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Viscuous charred feldspar clouded with stormy color adorns this superb cascading bowl by Kumano Kuroemon enclosed in the original highly decorated signed wooden box titled Matsuzaka Shino Glaze Chawan.  Like the potter himself, this bowl is large and stable, seemingly welded to the floor by its own weight and presence.  Despite that the kodai foot is small and delicate, adding creating tension between form and the space around it.  A sublime example of this popular artist’s work. 
Si...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1361311 (stock #163)
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A very unusual vase by Hamada Shoji enclosed in a wooden box annotated by his son Hamada Shinsaku and titled Kaki-yu Ao-ryu kake Henko ( Persimmon-glaze with applied flowing blue).  Although the shape is certainly among this famous artist’s repertoire, the combination of rust colored reds and browns on black with Mediterranean blue-green is quite striking.  Like the sulfuric staining on the walls of an onsen, it seems to pour forth from the opening, however swirls into a cloud on the side, r...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1361122 (stock #162)
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Scrafitto dots surround a pool of crackled glass deeply impressed into the ovoid form of this ko-tsubo by Yagi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hakeme Hana Tsubo.  White slip appears haphazardly slapped on the body as with a wide brush, creating a vigorous dynamic, combined with the pointilized circle and abstract form, there is a tension which draws one into the belly of the work, certainly reflecting the best this important artist had to offer...