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...
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...
This is another tea bowl we offer from famous Waraku Kawasaki.
It is a red Raku Chawan with a gentle charisma and tasteful hand painting of a plum tree.
The seal of the potter is stamped on the bottom.
Waraku kiln has been producing raku wares in Kyoto since the end of Edo era. Kawasaki Waraku, born in 1936, is the 7th generation of Waraku potters.
No chips, no cracks only a small glaze-peeled spot on the rim...
Only one of a kind - fantastic kuro bizen tokkuri with unusual form by famous potter Masao Akiye...
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...
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...
We can present you a pair of gold and silver leaf raku Shimadai Chawans by first class potter Waraku Kawasaki.
They have been made in 1975.
Shimadai Chawans (always a small and a large one for men and women) are very auspicious in the Japanese Culture.
It is used especially for a New Year's day or other auspicious days.
Both bowls have a very impressing glaze and will be sold with the original Woodbox with sign and seal of Waraku Kawasaki...
SIZE : Width 5.1'' , Length 4.6'', Height 3.1'', Weight 290 g + Signed box 290 g
This is a tea bowl of Japanese SHIGARAKI pottery ware. This was made about 30 years ago. SHIGARAKI is the pottery of Shiga Prefecture in Japan.
It is chosen as one of the oldest 6 potterys in Japan. Shigaraki, Bizen, Iga etc are very popular as pottery of Japanese WABI-SABI.
This amazing tea bowl has a very good natural glaze. It presents a lovely sense of view, touch and hold in the hands...
Nothing I can say can convey the rugged beauty locked up of this Oribe Mizusashi, signed and enclosed in the original signed wooden box...
$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...
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...