We can offer you a rare and wonderful chinese zisha pottery teapot made by world famous Zhou Guizhen.
The Tea Pot has a smooth surface, a round body and it is very fine carved with a bamboo shape handle and a bamboo shape spout.
The cover inside and the bottom center is marked with the master name Zhou Gui Zhen.
Size: 7,2'' height x 5 3/8'' bottom diameter.
Please watch a video of the artist on youtube, click youtube.com/watch?v=BZU_PNKIEgQ...
Fantastic tea bowl by Kingyoku Nakata, the best specialist of Chibu art, made 40 years ago.
This bowl is designed with a granular white painting called 'Shiro (white)-Chibu, which is very rare in Kutani. (Ao (blue)-Chibu was made more often. Please take a look on an Ao-Chibu Tea Bowl - our item # 0188)
Beside the Shiro-Chibu there is a golden arabesque design, which is called Kin-Karakusa.
The Tea Bowl is offered together with its original wood box.
A massive (almost 2 kg) Shigaraki Vase by famous Rakusai Takahashi III, enclosed in its originally signed wood box.
The tsubo displays the landscape of fire color (hi-iro), scorch (koge) and burst rocks (ishihaze).
Rakusai (1900 - 1976) was considered as one of the true masters of Shigaraki and Iga-yaki, along with Naokata and later Michio. He worked toward the revival of Kamakura and Muromachi wares, and came to the world stage when he won international acclaim after be...
A perfect Mashiko chawan with stunning glaze by greatest Shoji Hamada, enclosed in its originally signed wood box. The bowl has a wonderful shiyo-yu salt glaze. Hamada made such treasures only once a year in April because items with such glaze were very difficult to made.
Hamada Shoji (1894 - 1978) was one of the founding fathers of the Studio Pottery movement, who came over to England with his friend, Bernard Leach, to start the Leach Pottery in St. Ives, Cornwall back in 19...
A perfect Tetsu-E chawan of highest quality by greatest Shoji Hamada, enclosed in its originally signed wooden box. The chawan has a beautiful tetsu-e brushwork design.
Hamada Shoji (1894 - 1978) was one of the founding fathers of the Studio Pottery movement, who came over to England with his friend, Bernard Leach, to start the Leach Pottery in St. Ives, Cornwall back in 1920. Like Leach, Hamada did not come from a pottery background but had studied ceramics briefly in Tokyo. Upon ...
One of a kind! Wonderful Chawan made by the most famous monk of Japan, Shimizu Kosho (Kōshō), with a painting of the kanji 'Hana' (flower) on it. Shimizu Kosho named this unique tea bowl 'HANA-GOKORO' (heart of the flower). It comes with the originally signed and sealed wooden box of this most famous buddhistic monk. This tea bowl is made of clay of the Kagura-Gama-kiln, which is famous for folk craft style pottery. The kiln has a deep relationship with great potters like Shoji Hama...
One of the best pieces of his work is this 40 year old Tenmoku Tea Bowl of Wong Ching Chuen, the famous Chinese artist, potter and well known collector of Japanese and Chinese ceramics.
It shows perfectly the peak of his skill in throwing high sophisticated Tenomoku bowls. Mint condition - no cracks or repairs. It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box.
Size: 6,6 cm height x 13 cm in diameter.Shipping included.
Kuro-Raku Chawan by the 14th generation Kakunyu Kichizaemon (1918-1980) enclosed in its originally signed and sealed wooden box. The inside of the lid bears an appraisal of the the 13th Iemoto (tea master) of Omotesenke, Sokuchusai (1901-1979). He named the Kakunyu Chawan 'han chiru', which can be translated as 'April moon appearing'.
This Raku chawan is particularly endowed with a structural power deriving from simple composition of features of a bowl, even though no distinctive tr...
Wonderful Kuro Raku Chawan by one of the best Raku artists of the 20th century, Choko Heian. This tea bowl was made 40 years ago and it is in mint condition.
The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. The original wooden box with the signature of the potter is also included.
Size: 9 cm height x 12,2 cm in diameter.Free shipping
A true Mashiko Chawan by greatest Shoji Hamada with a real beautiful Ameyu glaze, double boxed and originally signed and sealed by the artist.
This treasure was part of the exhibition "The artists who searched for Mingei".
Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) was one of the leading potters of the Japanese Mingei (Folk Craft) movement. He was closely associated both with Yanagi Soetsu (1889-1961), the philosopher-critic on whose theories the movement was founded, and the pioneer English st...
So unique: fantastic light blue Celadon porcelain tea bowl by master potter Makoto Wakao.
Wakao Makoto was born in 1959 in the city of Tajimi (current Gifu prefecture), one of Japan’s great ceramic center known for Mino-yaki (Mino ware). He studied industrial design and at 24 was selected for the Asahi Journal Exposition and the exposition of the Japanese Traditional Crafts Association. Since 1998 his works have been frequently exposed at the famous Kuroda Toen gallery in Ginza, ...
Really rare! A finest piece of art, a Yuzu-Hada (like citron peel)-Chawan with celadon glaze from 1970, made by Living National Treasure Uichi Shimizu (1926 - 2004). It comes with no chips or cracks with its originally signed and sealed wooden box a cloth with his seal.
Size: 7,5 cm height x 15,9 cm in diameter.
Born in Kyoto in 1926, Shimizu Uichi was one of the foremost Kyoto-based artists of his time. Having studied under Living National Treasure Ishiguro Munemaro (189...
This is a wonderful aesthetic Japanese high-class porcelain tea bowl of Kyo ware, which was made by the 1st class potter and artist, the 4th Shohei Sugita (1942-) about 40 years ago.
Highlight is the hand-painted plum tree decoration.
The seal of his kiln (Seikanji kiln) is stamped on the bottom. The original wooden storage box with the signature of the potter is also included.
Sugita Shohei was born 1942 as the 4th generation of the Sugita family, which in...
Finest Kyo-yaki tea bowl with a hand painted golden lobster design by famous Japanese artist Sugita Shohei the 4th. It is in mint condition and comes with originally signed and sealed wooden box.
Sugita Shohei was born 1942 as the 4th generation of the Sugita family, which inherited the Seikanji kiln established by the 1st generation Kikujiro in the early Meiji era with the approval of the Seikanji family of former counts.
Studied ceramics under the 3rd generation Sugita ...
A valuable Shino Nezumi Chawan by legend and Living National Treasure Ishiguro Munemaro, 1893-1955.
It is in mint condition and comes with its original signed box.
In 1918, Ishiguro Munemaro set his goal of becoming a ceramist after seeing a spotted tenmoku tea bowl at Tokyo Art Club. On his own, he researched Chinese ceramics of the Tang and Song dynasties, Korean ceramics, and so on, and grounded on abundant experience and skill, he established a richly lyrical and eleg...
This is a set of a vintage Japanese porcelain tea plate, which was made by a Human National Treasure, Kaiji Tsukamoto (1912-1990) about 40 years ago.
This legendary star potter was honored in 1983 with the most importend award "Living National Treasure/Japanese Human National Treasure.
Flowers are molded on the plate. The seal of his kiln is stamped on the bottom.
The original wooden box with the signature of his kiln name & his profile are also included....
This is the second valuable porcelain item of Japanese Living National and Human Treasure Tsukamoto Kaiji that we offer from our collection.
A bird and leaf patterns are molded on the plate. The seal of this great potter is stamped on the bottom. We sell this plate together with its original signed wood box and his profile.
TSUKAMOTO Kaiji (1912-1990), holder of important intangible cultural property, was fascinated of Ding ware of the Song dynasty, from which he drew...
This is a tea bowl of Japanese OHI pottery ware, which was made about 50 years ago by famous Chozaemon Ohi (1901-1986).
It has a fantastic black glaze. The work and the box has the sign of the 9th. Chozaemon Ohi. His name is inherited from the Edo era.
The Ninth Chozaemon was the son of the Eigth Chozaemon who had been making tea utencils from age sixteen until his death at age eighty-six. At 26,he received his title of Ninth Ohi Chozaemon following after his father. In...