Oriental Treasure Box
Japanese 20-21st century large ceramic vase by Ito Shin. Ito Shin was born in Chiba, Japan in 1952 and has lived in worked in Mashiko in Tochigi Prefecture. He studied under KIKUCHI AKIRA, another Mashiko artist. He is a member of the DENTOKOGEIKAI, or traditional arts guild and also the Japan Ceramics Exhibition and has been selected to exhibit in these shows since 1977. Signed by artist on bottom. The vase comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box...
Oriental Treasure Box
Japanese late 20th to early 21st century ORIBE ware large tray by artist SATO KAZUJI. (1948 -) SATO KAZUJI studied with ceramicist, HAYASHI KOTARO, a SHINO ware artist, but both artist are MINO artist. In 1978 he started his own kiln in Gifu Prefecture working with SHINO and ORIBE ware. The tray comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box. The tray measures 29 1/2" in wide, 18" deep and 2 1/2" tall. The tray sits on 4 large feet.
Japanese 20th century Fujiwara-yaki earthenware plate by HONMA SHINICHI. The plate was made circa 1983. HONMA SHINICHI was born in 1948 in KOGOTA-CHO, MIYAGI. He graduated from KOISHIKAWA High School in Tokyo in 1966. In 1973 he built his first kiln in FUJISAWA-CHO, IWATE Prefecture. In 1983 he built his second kiln in the same town. He has had numerous solo shows at distinguished department stores throughout Japan. The plate comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box...
Japanese 20th century ceramic vase by SUGITA EISUKE. The vase has a stylized design of birds. The vase comes with TOMOBAKO, or original artist signed wooden storage box. The vase measures 8 3/4" tall and 10 1/4" in diameter.
Japanese 20th Century YOSHIDA MINORI hibiscus design vase. The gold hibiscus design is done over a purple porcelain base and covered with a clear enamel and fired again. Made by master artist, YOSHIDA MINORI, Japanese National Treasure. YOSHIDA MINORI was born in 1932, was selected for his work with the YURI KINSAI technique of gold leaf or gold pigment underglaze style of design. Signature of artist on base MINORI. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist's signature box...