Wonderful Japanese Kyo-yaki Tenmoku Chawan by great artist Yoshihide, the 3rd head of Touan. It was made 40 years ago and comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box.
The Buddhism word "Myoshin" (Mysterious Mind) is written in gold on the bowl.
The Kyoyaki Kiyomizuyaki pottery kiln of Touan was founded in 1922 in Higashiyama Senyuji, Kyoto.
The third family head Yoshihide (born 1949) has learned sculpture and glaze for a long time in Germany...
This is very cool and contemporary, a fattened sculptural vessel pierced with three platinum spikes erupting from the surface, shattering the barrier between functional form and Objet d’Art. One of the best pieces of art I have ever seen - a perfect eye-catcher in each collection, superb for displaying.
The surface is covered in a textured sea foam glaze, creating a stark contrast to the platinum glazed porcelain spikes...
So rare and beautiful: Arita Tenmoku Tea Bowl by greatest Living National Treasure Inoue Manji. Most of his work is made of white porcelain, and only very few have the wonderful Tenmoku glaze. We are very proud to present one of his rare masterpieces. It comes with the originally signed and sealed wooden box, a sealed cloth and a profile of him. He named the tea bowl "Tenmoku Macchawan"...
Artistic and modern Raku Chawan by one of the best potters of Japan, Yasuo Terada 寺田康雄. It comes with the originally signed and sealed wooden box and with a profile of the artist.
Yasuo Terada was born in 1948 in Seto City, Japan. He graduated from Tama Art University with a major in sculpture. He has toured countries around the world, working and exploring for inspiration...
We proudly present an iridescent tea bowl with wonderful rainbow glaze by one of the greatest ceramic artists of our time, Hideaki Miyamura. It comes in mint condition with its signed and sealed wooden box.
Hideaki Miyamura was born in 1955 in Niigata, Japan, and traveled to the United States to study art history at Western Michigan University...
Mint and large Japanese pottery tea bowl of Hagi Ware, made by one of the most famous and creative potters of Japan, Seigan Yamane. Light brown clay is coated with a stunning colorful glaze.
The seal of the potter is written on the bottom.
Seigan Yamane was born in 1952, and started making Hagi ware in 1987. He started his own pottery in 1992 and since then he won a lot of prizes for his great work...
A perfectly thrown and golden glazed contemporary Kutani Chawan made by one of the best Kutani-yaki artists, Hasegawa Suiko - please see! The beauty of the painted poetic motifs is simply breathtaking. Waves, a crescent moon and a toki, the Japanese crested ibis bird, so significant for Japan. The exceptional purity of the golden glaze is not found in any other work by Suiko as high class as in this tea bowl.
Hasegawa Suiko, born in 1958, lives in Ishigawa Prefecture...
Rare Japanese Celadon Tea Bowl, which was made by one of the greatest Japanese potters of the 20th century, Ryūzan Aoki (1926-2008).
The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom. The original wooden box with the signature of the potter & his profile are also included.
Aoki Ryūzan was born in Arita as the eldest son of a porcelain merchant. In 1951, he graduated as a Nihonga-style painter from Tama Art College...
Beautiful golden Kyo-yaki tea bowl by Murata Toshimitsu in perfect condition with the design of hand painted iris flowers. It was made 50 years ago and comes with originally signed and sealed wooden box.
Murata Toshimitsu 村田俊光 was born 1941. After graduating from Kyoto Ceramic Training School, he started training in ceramics under the guidance of his father Murata Toen and succeeded the family business...
From our family collection of Japanese art from Living National Treasures:
Perfectly shaped Bizen Chawan from legendary Toyo Kaneshige (1896 - 1967)...
An incredible mixture of gray and lavender colors on the sculpted natural form of this expressive Chawan by the 8th generation Kaneta Masanao.
It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box titled Hagi Hai-yu (ash glazed) Kurinuki Chawan.
The style is Kurinuki, not formed on a wheel but cut and worked from a block of clay, an approach the artist is world wide famous for.
Masanao likely needs no introduction...
A rare Buddhist Zeze tea bowl by great Seki Omo with hand painted Shinto Shrine Ema and votive picture tablets, enclosed in the originally signed and sealed wooden box...
Perfect Shino Natsu tea bowl (Summer tea bowl) made by one of the most popular Japanese actors and artists, Kazuo Hayashi. He was born in 1945 and is affiliated with Theater Echo. He is also skilled in Buyō and pottery. Ceramics of him are rarely available.
It is in mint condition and comes with the originally signed and sealed wooden box of the artist.
Size: 7 cm height x 8,5 cm in diameter.Free Shipping
A striking tea bowl and true piece of modern art by the popular young star Ichikawa Toru enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Completely new - mint condition.
We see the gamut and whole spectrum of this extraordinary artists work. It is this subtle attention to shape and texure which elevates the work of Ichikawa Toru.
He really takes things to the extreme, challenging and yet incorporating something of the idea of Wabi into his outlandish works.
Modern and artistic Hasami Tea Bowl by Akitoshi Kurosaki (born 1969). Brown clay is coated with colorful and shiny glazes, which make this bowl to a unique piece of art.
Hasami ware (波佐 見 焼, Hasami-yaki) is a Japanese pottery traditionally from Hasami in Nagasaki Prefecture with a 400-year history. It all started in 1559 with the famous Korean potter brought there by Lordmura Yoshiaki (大村 喜 前 after the Japanese invasion of Korea): Many kilns were built in Hatanohar...
Perfectly thrown Kyo-yaki tea bowl made by Japanese artist Kaizan Heian (born 1940) with hand painted golden Lespedeza flowers.
The seal of the artist is stamped on the bottom. Mint condition. It comes with its originally signed wooden box.
Size: 5 cm height x 14,7 cm in diameter.Free shipping
Mint and Oni-Hagi masterpiece chawan with notched foot by star potter Seigan Yamane. This extraordinary tea bowl is covered by wonderful different shades of creamy beige on brown pottery. In my opinion it is the one of the most aesthetic chawans that he made. The seal of the artist is stamped on the bottom.
Seigan Yamane was born in 1952, and started making Hagi ware in 1987. And then, he started his own pottery in 1992 and has ever been awarded a lot of prizes for his great work.
What a grand statement in clay: Sculptural masterpiece Kurinuki Hagi Chawan by greatest Kaneta Masanao. It comes with its originally signed and sealed wooden box and a profile of the artist.
This mountainous tea bowl in creamy-white glaze is in mint condition.
Born 1953, Hagi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, The eighth-generation Hagi potter, KANETA MASANAO has expanded beyond the tradition of his ancestry to create a more sculptural oeuvre. Perhaps due to his trainin...