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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1445575 (stock #KI07)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$260.00
This porcelain Sakazuki cup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Kotaro Ikura. It’s a bluish white porcelain. This cup is called Firefly cup (Hotarude in Japanese) because its carved lines reflect light similar to the glow of fireflies.

Diameter: 2.7 inches / 69 mm
Height: 3.5 inches / 90 mm
Weight: 2.7 oz / 76 g
Capacity: 2.9 fl oz / 82 ml

Kotaro Ikura:
Born in 1979, Kotaro Ikura is a fifth-generation potter of the Yagyu ware kiln...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1445574 (stock #KI06)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$160.00
This small Sakazuki cup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Kotaro Ikura. It’s a bluish white porcelain. This cup is called Firefly cup (Hotarude in Japanese) because its carved lines reflect light similar to the glow of fireflies.

Diameter: 2.4 inches / 61 mm
Height: 1.9 inches / 47 mm
Weight: 1.4 oz / 39 g
Capacity: 1.5 fl oz / 43 ml

Kotaro Ikura:
Born in 1979, Kotaro Ikura is a fifth-generation potter of the Yagyu ware kiln...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1445572 (stock #KI05)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$80.00
This small Sakazuki cup was created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Kotaro Ikura. It’s a lotus flower shaped cup made of bluish white porcelain.

Diameter: 2.4 inches / 60 mm
Height: 1.8 inches / 45 mm
Weight: 1.1 oz / 30 g
Capacity: 1.6 fl oz / 45 ml

Kotaro Ikura:
Born in 1979, Kotaro Ikura is a fifth-generation potter of the Yagyu ware kiln...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1444442 (stock #YH03)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$180.00
This is a Kutani bowl with a pattern called “net pattern” created by a mid-career Kutani ware artist, Yoko Hasatani.

Diameter: 3.9 inches / 100 mm
Height: 1.9 inches / 49 mm
Weight: 2.9 oz / 81 g

After obtaining the ceramic bowl from Kyoto, Hasatani processed it as follows: paint “net” pattern in red using a thin paintbrush and fire the cup at 650 degrees Celsius, and paint pattern in gold and fire it at 650 degrees Celsius...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1444441 (stock #YH02)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$300.00
This is a Kutani cup with a pattern called “Hide and Seek” made by a mid-career Kutani ware artist, Yoko Hasatani. This pattern was created and named by Hasatani. One tiny butterfly is hiding in the pattern...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1444162 (stock #KO03)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$1,100.00
This is a vase created by Kozue Ogata. Ogata carved and painted trumpet shaped flowers and named this vase “Morning glory.”

Diameter: 7.6 inches / 192 mm
Height: 7.9 inches / 200 mm
Weight: 35.3 oz / 1,000 g

Kozue Ogata was born in Shizuoka (mid-Japan region) in 1974. After graduating from the Aichi Prefectural University of Art’s Faculty of Art in 1998, she obtained a master’s degree with a focus on ceramic art from the same university in 2000...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1444161 (stock #KO02)
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This is a Sakazuki cup created by Kozue Ogata. Ogata carved and painted trumpet shaped flowers and named this cup “Morning glory.”

Diameter: 3.3 inches / 85 mm
Height: 2.8 inches / 70 mm
Weight: 2.1 oz / 60 g

Kozue Ogata was born in Shizuoka (mid-Japan region) in 1974. After graduating from the Aichi Prefectural University of Art’s Faculty of Art in 1998, she obtained a master’s degree with a focus on ceramic art from the same university in 2000...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1444160 (stock #KO01)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$150.00
This is a Sakazuki cup created by Kozue Ogata. Ogata named this cup “Lotus with water drops.”

Diameter: 3.8 inches / 96 mm
Height: 1.7 inches / 44 mm
Weight: 2.1 oz / 59 g

Kozue Ogata was born in Shizuoka (mid-Japan region) in 1974. After graduating from the Aichi Prefectural University of Art’s Faculty of Art in 1998, she obtained a master’s degree with a focus on ceramic art from the same university in 2000...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1443094 (stock #TI05)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$140.00
This is a white porcelain cup created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Takeshi Imaizumi.

Diameter: 3.7 inches / 95 mm
Height: 2.7 inches / 69 mm
Weight: 5.0 oz / 143 g

Takeshi Imaizumi was born in Saitama (just north of Tokyo) in 1978. After graduating from Waseda University (one of Japan’s top universities) in 2002, he completed instruction at the Tajimi City Ceramic Art Design Institute in 2004. He then became independent in Saitama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1443093 (stock #TI04)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$200.00
This is a celadon cup created by a mid-career Japanese ceramic artist, Takeshi Imaizumi.

Diameter: 4.0 inches / 101 mm
Height: 2.9 inches / 74 mm
Weight: 7.6 oz / 215 g

Takeshi Imaizumi was born in Saitama (just north of Tokyo) in 1978. After graduating from Waseda University (one of Japan’s top universities) in 2002, he completed instruction at the Tajimi City Ceramic Art Design Institute in 2004. He then became independent in Saitama...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1441679 (stock #NM03)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$770.00
Naomi Mori made this Imari sleeping cat, painted it with a brush, and fired it five times.

Sleeping cats are considered to be a symbol of peace. The most famous sleeping cat in Japan is a wooden sculpture created in the early 17th century in Toshogu Shrine in Nikko, 100 miles north of Tokyo. A wooden sculpture of a sparrow sits near this sleeping cat sculpture, apparently safe when the cat sleeps...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1441678 (stock #NM02)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$390.00
Naomi Mori made this porcelain box, painted it with a brush, and fired it five times.
Porcelain boxes are used to store valuable items such as fragrant woods for tea ceremony, jewelry and so forth.

Length: 55 mm / 2.2 inches
Width: 39 mm / 1.5 inches
Height: 33 mm / 1.3 inches
Weight: 64 g / 2.3 oz

Naomi Mori was born in Oita, in southern Japan, in 1970. She taught at a ceramic arts school before entering Arita College of Ceramics in 2004. After co...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1441677 (stock #NM01)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$440.00
Naomi Mori made this porcelain box, painted it with a brush, and fired it five times.
Porcelain boxes are used to store valuable items such as fragrant woods for tea ceremony, jewelry and so forth.

Length: 50 mm / 2.0 inches
Width: 50 mm / 2.0 inches
Height: 50 mm / 2.0 inches
Weight: 93 g / 3.3 oz

Naomi Mori was born in Oita, in southern Japan, in 1970. She taught at a ceramic arts school before entering Arita College of Ceramics in 2004. After co...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1441114 (stock #SA08)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$140.00
This white porcelain Guinomi cup was created by a Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. Araya’s new work was made with carved line patterns. We think that the craquelure on the surface is tasteful particularly in the lower part of the cup, where the glazes drop and the fine craquelure reflects light.

Diameter: 75 mm / 3.0 inches
Height: 52 mm / 2.0 inches
Weight: 68 g / 2.4 oz

Shoh Araya:
Born in 1988, Shoh Araya graduated from Tsukuba University’s Sc...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1441113 (stock #SA07)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$140.00
This porcelain Guinomi cup was created by a Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. Araya’s new work was made with carved line patterns. The natural plant ash glazes turn indigo blue. We think that the craquelure on the surface is tasteful particularly in the lower part of the cup, where the glazes drop and the fine craquelure reflects light.

Diameter: 60 mm / 2.4 inches
Height: 60 mm / 2.4 inches
Weight: 79 g / 2.8 oz

Shoh Araya:
Born in 1988, Shoh Araya...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1441112 (stock #SA06)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$240.00
This white porcelain tea container was created by a Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. Araya’s new work was made with carved line patterns. We think that the fine craquelure on the surface is tasteful particularly in the lower part of the tea container, where the glazes drop and the fine craquelure reflects light.

A tea container is used to hold powdered green tea, or matcha, which is used in the Japanese tea ceremony (Chanoyu), which was established in the 16th century. Ceramic ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1441111 (stock #SA05)
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This porcelain tea container was created by a Japanese ceramic artist, Shoh Araya. Araya’s new work was made with carved line patterns. The natural plant ash glazes turn indigo blue and light green. We think that the fine craquelure on the surface is tasteful particularly in the lower part of the tea container, where the glazes drop and the fine craquelure reflects light.

A tea container is used to hold powdered green tea, or matcha, which is used in the Japanese tea ceremony (Chan...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1440565 (stock #KK04)
Dialogue Gallery Japanese Ceramics
$360.00
This Kyo ware bowl was created by a Kyo ware specialist, Kyoko Kobayashi.
Kobayashi, based in Kyoto, aims to make modern Kyo ware using traditional ceramic techniques and Kyo ware painting patterns.
The image of a boy playing a flute in a garden is seen in ancient Chinese landscape paintings. Kobayashi’s modernized landscape uses bright colors typical of Kyo ware to paint birds, flowers and plants.

Diameter: 213 mm / 8.4 inches
Height: 58 mm / 2.3 inches
Wei...