Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1216719 (stock #0475)
Momoyama Gallery
$3,950.00

Perhaps you have already tried to find one of the rare pieces of Ando Minoru. I guess you did not find it on the free market. Today you will find it here. A quite spectacular vase made in the form of a dark iron glazed Tokoname pot inside a shattered crucible by multi-talented Ando Minoru enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Intentional or not Ando is not talking. The vase certainly exudes the Japanese aesthetic of lack of intention. The dark smooth iron clashes violently wit...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1219139 (stock #0052)
Momoyama Gallery
$900.00

Try describing this incredible Vase is not difficult: Spectacular is all that comes to mind. This large vase is covered in glassy Oribe green glaze by the important Mino Ware master potter Tsukamoto Haruhiko, born in Mino in 1959

His work, reflects a certain, more modern departure from the established tradition, without compromising the quality of its craft and design.

Tsukamoto Haruhiko studying with Nonaka Shunsei and Asai Reiji. He struck out on his own in 1985 and sinc...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1221672 (stock #0066)
Momoyama Gallery
$450.00

Only one of a kind - fantastic kuro bizen tokkuri with unusual form by famous potter Masao Akiye.

He was born in Saitama near Tokyo in 1968.

After he studied in the Tokyo Institute and Art University, he began his career as a 'professional' Bizen potter in the kiln in Bizen City.

After having studied under Isezaki Jun, Bizen Living National Treasure for 10 years, he founded his anagama kiln in 2008.

His work won already many important awards, the Tanabe-Mus...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1226487 (stock #0082)
Momoyama Gallery
$650.00

A fine Tokkuri by the greatest Shigaraki Legend Tsujimura Shiro. It is enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Shiro was born in Nara in 1947, likely needs no introduction, certainly one of Japans most well known potters, he has been displayed both nationally and internationally innumerable times.

Tsujimura Shiro first became interested in pottery while studying to be a painter in Tokyo. He rejected the notion of apprenticing with an established master or attending art s...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1240902 (stock #0125)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

No words can describe these two incredible vases by Koyama Kiyoko, signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden boxes. Kiyoko, born 1936 started as a painter who drew designs on pottery. Today, she is considered one of the leading Shigaraki potters both nationally and internationally. Kiyoko was the subject of the feature film Days of Fire (Hibi), and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan,the potter’s dramatic life and the trajectory of her artist...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1272719 (stock #0183)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,500.00

No words to describe this incredible large vase by Koyama Kiyoko,signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box.

Kiyoko b.1936 started as a painter who drew designs on pottery. Today, she is considered one of the leading Shigaraki potters both nationally and internationally. Kiyoko was the subject of the feature film Days of Fire (Hibi) - please watch a video on the homepage of Momoyama Gallery - and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japa...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1302832 (stock #0237)
Momoyama Gallery
$2,100.00

A wonderful Chawan Tea Bowl by famous Kyoto Artist Yanagihara Mutsuo, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is designed with pure silver and has an artistic glaze changing from black to dark green with spots of rainbow colours.

Yanigahara Mutsuo (b.1934) was raised in Seto and studied in Kyoto along with contemporary Morino Taimei with whom he maintained a lifelong friendship. His work is largely sculptural, and his choice of colors is his reflection on the decadence of J...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1216671 (stock #0004)
Momoyama Gallery
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We are glad to present you a real precious superb Uzukumaru tsubo by probably the best potter in the world, Tsujimura Shiro, enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Shell marks, kutsuki, ash blasting. The piece is 7-3/4 inches (19.5 cm) tall, 6 inches (15.5 cm) diameter and in excellent condition...

Shiro Tsujimura was born in 1947, in the town of Gose, Nara prefecture, Japan. His first love was oil painting and when he was 18 years old, he aspired to become a painter. For a sh...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1216736 (stock #0014)
Momoyama Gallery
$560 Already sold

This work is a work of famous ceramist Deishi Shibuya of Hagi ware.

It is a Oni-Hagi Hiissen Chawan. Hiissen is Japanese and is a meaning referred to as Washing a brush.

Since form resembles the container from which a brush is washed, it came to be refered to as Hiissen Chawan. The Hagi ware clay with which three kinds of grounds were mixed is used for the clay of this work (Daido, Mishima, Mitake).

The clay which blended rough sand is called Oni-Hagi. The motif ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1216904 (stock #0018)
Momoyama Gallery
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Nothing I can say can convey the rugged beauty locked up of this Oribe Mizusashi, signed and enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Matsuzaki Ken is one of the most important potters in Japan, born in Tokyo in 1950.

He graduated from the Fine Arts Ceramic Department at Tamagawa University in 1972, and moved to Mashiko to take up an apprenticeship under Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo, putting him in direct lineage with Mingei legend Hamada Shoji.

In 1978 he establ...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1220892 (stock #0061)
Momoyama Gallery
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No words to describe this incredible large vase by Koyama Kiyoko,signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wooden box.

Kiyoko b.1936 started as a painter who drew designs on pottery. Today, she is considered one of the leading Shigaraki potters both nationally and internationally. Kiyoko was the subject of the feature film Days of Fire (Hibi) - please watch a video on the homepage of Momoyama Gallery - and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan,...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1273805 (stock #0186)
Momoyama Gallery
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Here is a fascinating Oribe Chawan (tea bowl) made by Koie Ryoji, one of the best internationally known contemporary Japanese potters. It is another embodiment of the artist’s spirit, with a shape that remains free and moving, rough, unique and dynamic. Its colors and its rawness is reminiscent of a wild landscape. As with many works by the famous artist, this piece’s dynamism conveys pure energy and raw strength. Through its shiny glaze, rough texture and primitive markings, one gets t...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1297550 (stock #0227)
Momoyama Gallery
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A wonderful Oribe Chawan by Higashida Shigemasa enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Born in Hiroshima in 1955 Shigemasa received his BA at Shimonoseki Municipal University in 1978 and did a postgraduate course in ceramics at Gifu Prefectural Tajimi Technical High School. He set up his studio in Tokyo where he works predominantly in Shino and Oribe.

His works are characterized by the expression of forms that can only be created by clay and that differ from those o...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1313047 (stock #0259)
Momoyama Gallery
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Fantastic and perfectly shaped Bizen chawan by great contemporary artist Hiroshi Toyofuku. It has a stunning glaze with a fine abstract 'landscape' of colors on it. It fits smooth in the palm of the hands and gives you a real warm feeling.

The chawan has his sign and comes with the original woodbox. Please note, his art connects perfectly past and present and is hard to get on the market.

Toyofuku Hiroshi was born in Saitama in 1973. Graduated from International Christi...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1318456 (stock #0275)
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Lavender clouds, rain on a foggy morning, snowy mountain landscapes, this is what comes to your mind when you look on this superb pale kurinuki Hagi tea bowl, made by Master and potter legend Kaneta Masanao, enclosed in the original signed wooden box.

Kurinuki is a technique carving and scooping out forms from a solid block of clay to produce boldly-cut forms, an approach the artist is famous for. Kaneta Masanao is an 8th generation Hagi potter. He likely needs no introduction, cer...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1323932 (stock #0291)
Momoyama Gallery
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Here is a fascinating Oribe Chawan (tea bowl) made by Koie Ryoji, one of the best internationally known contemporary Japanese potters. It is another embodiment of the artist’s spirit, with a shape that remains free and moving, rough, unique and dynamic. Its colors and its rawness is reminiscent of a wild landscape. As with many works by the famous artist, this piece’s dynamism conveys pure energy and raw strength. Through its shiny glaze, rough texture and primitive markings, one gets the...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1324558 (stock #0294)
Momoyama Gallery
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This magnificent chawan is a perfect embodiment of the Oribe tradition of Japanese pottery by legendary master and modern avangarde artist Suzuki Goro, enclosed in its original signed wood box.

He surely needs no introduction. Suzuki is one of those once in 500 years' type of artists. Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. He has developed his own way of expressing himself through ceramics, basing his work on traditional styles from the Mino tradition: Shin...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1330240 (stock #0306)
Momoyama Gallery
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This magnificent chawan is a perfect embodiment of the Oribe tradition of Japanese pottery by legendary master and modern avangarde artist Suzuki Goro, mint condition and enclosed in its original signed wood box.

He surely needs no introduction. Suzuki is one of those once in 500 years' type of artists. Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. He has developed his own way of expressing himself through ceramics, basing his work on traditional styles from the M...