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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1364559 (stock #194)
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$420.00
Moltenb ash tumbles over the sides of this lidded coffer by Fujioka Shuhei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Toko (Ceramic Box).   The shape is organic with a clefted-mesa likening to a Japanese garden stone.  Rather than a simple round separation, the artist has chosen a key shaped cut which adds a sense of the natural world, God does not work in straight lines so they say, and neither does Fujioka Sensei! 
Size, D 17.4 cm  H 18.6  cm
Condition, Excellent...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1363537 (stock #190)
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A covered Jar decorated with an assortment of colors in drips, dots and draperies by Kawabata Kentaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Mizusashi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1360340 (stock #152)
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Columns rise in stages skyward on this unusual sculpture by Fujihira Shin enclosed in a wooden box titled Seki (barrier) and signed by his son Fujihira Yasushi.  Reminiscent of the lone barriers along the silk road leasding thorugh western China, it is covered in his quintessential milk white glaze.  The artists seal can be seen impressed into the base.  This is a very rare opportunity to acquire such a large and important work by this artist, whose sculptures are highly sought. 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1355820 (stock #121)
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A tall shizen-yu vase by Sugimoto Sadamitsu enclosed in the original wooden box signed underneath and titled Iga-Hanaire , named within the lid Roso by Sadamitsu (the old priest by Sadamitsu).  We see the slightly hunched over form is indeed reminiscent of an old priest, wrapped in robes of green and black and leaning on his staff.  This piece appears to have been buried quite deeply in ash, which clung charred and blasted base and has been ground off to create a new texture, like the water bu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1354265 (stock #110)
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White, pink, blue, gray and lavender hues mix on the glistening surface of this incredible Hagi Mizusashi by important artist Kaneta Masanao enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hagi Hai-yu Kamahen Kurinuki Mizusashi.  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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1352398 (stock #098)
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$410.00
A very unusual contemporary form by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Isu-gata Kogo.  A kogo is a box used to containr incense, and Isu-gata means “Chair Shaped”.  Here the back of the “chair” forms a handle making it easy to open the box. 
Size, D 7.1 cm ( 2.8 inches)  H 10.2  cm ( 4 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane prefecture in 1958, and apprenticed under Funaki Kenji at the age of 23...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1349973 (stock #085)
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RARE! Oribe vessel covered in pale earth-tones scribbled with natural motifs by Suzuki Goro enclosed in the original wooden box titled Narumi Oribe Natsume. Evidencing the great value placed upon the work, it comes wrapped in a silk bag bound with silk chord, inside a the original signd wooden box enclosed in a lacquered Niju-bako double wood storage case...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1348508 (stock #074)
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$900.00
Ash Glazed Flower Vessel by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Hai-yu Kaki (Ash Glazed Flower Vessel).  The entire work is soft and matte, like an old charcoal sketch, exuding a very powerful “Wa” sense of harmony.  Ken is well known for this pastel color concept of un-presupposing grays, and this piece certainly lives up to our expectations for him...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1341991 (stock #042)
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Shades of red ripple like fire in the kiln across the variegated surface of this large Koro by Shino master Kato Toyohisa enclosed in the original wooden box titled Aka-Shino Koro. Whenever one looks into a wood burning kiln during the firing, this is what is visible; ash molten on the sides of pots turned red hot by flames blasting through, long tendrils of fire wrapping about the wavering forms...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1337076 (stock #009)
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Curvelicious; I am not certain that is a real word but aptly defines this evasive form of this Koro incense burner by Tamba superstar Ichino Masahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Senmon Koro. Refined elegance in coloration and line, a removable lid allows access to the ash-chamber where incense cones could be burned.
Size, W 17.4 cm (7 inches) H 8.6 cm (3-1/2 inches)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1336636 (stock #003)
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A one of a kind incense burner, an unheard of work by highly sought Oribe Master Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled oribe Koro. Enigmatic designs form aboriginal riddles between slabs of rushing green copper glaze, the body torn and scarred by the hands of its maker. Standing firmly on three tapering legs gives the piece a sense of standing on the edge, as if the moment, like the drifts of smoke, will soon be lost...