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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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1360480 (stock #156)
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Thick pale green covers the perfect white clay of this elongated form by Kato Tsubusa created with his New Zealand Calium and enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seihakuji Hanaire (White Celadon Vase).  A pearlescent drip runs down one side, beginning the formation of a pool at the foot. 
Size, D 12.2 cm H  22.2 cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kato Tsubusa was born in the home of Shino, Tajimi city.  However after working some in pottery, he moved on to white ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1360435 (stock #155)
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Here is a fine example of LNT Tokuda Yasokichi III covered in vivid colors ranging from white to black and with his coveted bule enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Tsubo and signed Yasokichi.Staring into this surface is like seeing the complexity of colors forming water ripples on an impressionist painting.  There is something very natural and unfiltered which captures the imagination.  
Size, W 13.6  cm   H 23.8  cm
Condition, Excellent 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1360034 (stock #151)
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Form and void are everything with Maeta Akihiro, and this piece is a fine example of that idea.  Maeta 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 Hakuji Mentori Tsubo. 
Size, D 15.8 cm   H 27.2  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Maeta Akihiro was named a living National Treasure for Hakuji in 2013.  Born in Tottori Prefecture in ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359903 (stock #150)
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$1,050.00
A tall ribbed form covered in deeply fissured celadon glaze by Kishimoto Kennin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seiji Kaki Ryusui.  The body is made with waves intimating water, as the titled of Ryusui (flowing water) suggests.  It is an unusual complex form by this artist, known for his organic take on potting. 
Size, D 13.8 cm   H 36.7  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kishimoto Kennin has been working with clay since the 1950s, devouring styles along the...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359772 (stock #149)
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Enigmatic forms vie for dominance on the mottled blue and white sides of this Incense Burner by Kondo Takahiro with silver lid by famed metal artist Watanabe Kyosei (Yasumasa) enclosed in the original wooden box signed by both artists.   For a strikingly similar work see the book Kondo Takahiro, Time and Space (a copy is included with this sale).  The silver lid is 154 grams...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359619 (stock #148)
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Once again Abe Anjin has lived up to our expectations with his revival of Momoyama period potting techniques, a field in which he is a forerunner.  Here is a squat bottle blasted with a Rorschach spatter, testing our inner perceptions.  All about the clay has been vitrified into a lustrous red,and the base is like textured stone, showing the extreme temperature with which it was fired. 
Size, D 22.5 cm   H 24.5  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Born in Osaka in 1938, the mys...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359479 (stock #146)
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$260.00
Two distinct forms in blended Bizen clay by Wakimoto Hiroyuki and Yokoyama Naoki each enclosed in the original signed wooden box. 
Size,Naoki, D 8.3 cm H 11.8  cm (Tokkuri) 
Size,Hiroyuki, D 8.8 cm H 14.2  cm
Condition, Excellent 
Wakimoto Hiroyuki is an outsider in the Bizen world. He followed in the footsteps of friend Kakurezaki Ryuichi, both originally of Nagasaki...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359478 (stock #145)
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A striking set by rising star Suzuki Taku enclosed in the original signed wooden boxes titled Kuro-Sabi (Black Rust) Tokkuri and Guinomi respectively.  These display his famed rust glazes, which not only display remarkable color variations, but also textures, creating a pleasurable experience for both the eyes and the hands. 
Size, D 8.5  cm (Tokkuri)  H 13.1 cm (Tokkuri) 
Size, D 6.8 cm (Guinomi)  H 4.2  cm (Guinomi) 
Condition, Excellent 
Suzuki Taku is a r...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1359040 (stock #141)
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Two Guinomi sake cups and a Tokkuri by Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Oribe Sake-ki and dated 1998. The box contains two cups, one tall, one short , and one Tokkuri, all in similar design.The set was from a solo exhibition held at the Nipponbashi Mitsukoshi Department Store in Tokyo, January 1998.The box contains the original exhibition invitation as well, and has been decorated with an image of the set by Shugo.
Size,(Tokkuri) D 6.7 cm   H 16.9  cm  ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358304 (stock #135)
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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 13.8 cm   H 25.8  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358302 (stock #134)
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$700.00
An organic form in mottled Bizen clay from the unorthodox artist Kawabata Fumio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Shizen Nerikomi Kaki.  The clay peels away in petals, like some primordial flower opening to the Jurassic sky. 
Size, D 23.8 cm   H 28.2  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Kawabata Fumio was born in Yokohama city in 1948, far from the traditional kilns of Bizen hundreds of kilometers to the west in Okayama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358301 (stock #133)
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Blue recedes from the wavering silver shore on this iconic form by Morino Taimei enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  Streaks of color, like the tide burbling back through the sand filled with oxygen and minerals.  Something very alive! 
Size, D 10.6 x 23.8  cm   H 25.4  cm  
Condition, Excellent 
Morino Taimei was born in Kyoto in 1934, and was first accepted into the Nitten National Exhibition at a relatively young age in 1957 (a year before graduating the Ky...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1358186 (stock #132)
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A fantastic sculptured vase by the outlandish Fujioka Shuhei enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Iga Tochoki.  A frenzied stack of rugged corners like the fallen away sides of a mountain revealing the earth’s structure beneath a layer of green.  It is likely Fujiokasan is inspired by the brawny, rain drenched and forested mountains surrounding the town of Iga, where the Mountains formed a natural line of defense for the secret clans of Ninja who called the valley their home.  ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1357836 (stock #129)
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An enigmatic form by Tanoue Shinya like an something awash on alien shore opening to reveal organic blue, enclosed in the original signed wooden box.  An excellent example of this artist and his Shell series. 
Size, D 15.4 cm ( 6 inches)  H 25.8  cm ( 10 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Tanoue Shinya was born in Kyoto, the cultural heartland of Japan in 1976,  He garnered a BA from Doshisha University in Theology, and after two years in a textile company, an Associate in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1356833 (stock #128)
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$1,250.00
An unusual and lovely Yakishime form by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Seki Kaki (Unglazed Vase).  It offers us a quintessential look at his unorthodox forms and exquisite “Su-hada” gray tones.  A seminal work by this modern pottery icon. 
Size, D 16.9 cm ( 6.7 inches)  H 28.1  cm ( 11.06 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 : Vases : Contemporary item #1356795 (stock #127)
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$780.00
An excellent companion to the Hagi Chawan also by this artist, here is a precipitous mountain form covered mostly in drifts of white and thin veneer of glaze over its gritty clay surface.  The form is that of the mountainous spires of Yabake, on the Island of Kyushu south of Hagi.  The Vase comes with Exhibition panflet with very similar vases like this one.
Size, D 12.4 cm ( 4.9 inches)  H 28.8  cm ( 11.3 inches) 
Condition, Excellent 
Saka Koraizaemon XII was born in T...