Treasures of Old Times
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 2000 item #1462466
Treasures of Old Times
$2,000.00
Tatsuzo Shimaoka (1919-2007) Square Bottle Vase with iconic Aka-e Designs

With tall rectangular sides, decorated with impressed rope patterns inlaid in slip and with Aka-e designs.
It is rare to see Shimaoka bottle with such design which he mainly applied for tea ware.

Tatsuzo Shimaoka was a Japanese mingei potter who studied under Shōji Hamada and later became the second Living National Treasure of Mashiko, Japan.
He was best known for his unique Jōmon zogan ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1462184
Treasures of Old Times
$480.00
Bizen ware Sake set of Tokkuri and Guinomi made by Bizen master Joji Yamashita (b. 1947) The mark of the artist is carved on the base.

Joji Yamashita was born in Tokyo in 1947. He moved to Canada in 1967 where he graduated from Vancouver Art School.
After returning to Japan in 1970, he studied Bizen ware under Isezaki Jun and established his own kiln in 1978...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 1990 item #1459810
Treasures of Old Times
$600.00
Living National Treasure Yoshimichi Fujimoto (1919-1992) Aka-e Tokkuri (sake bottle) with iconic floral design.

Light in weight, this work is a masterpiece in transition from pottery to porcelain. On a plump chamfered shape and a milky white background, the iconic flower patterns drawn with a relaxed brush stroke showing vivid colors.

After graduating from Tokyo Fine Arts School, Yoshimichi Fujimoto studied under Hajime Kato, and then learned Kutani ware porcelain while se...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 2000 item #1442322
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Impressive press moulded Kaki glaze bottle with Nukie decoration made by Hamada Shinsaku around 1990-1991.

Born in 1929 as second son of Hamada Shoji, Hamada Shinsaku continued the family tradition of the world recognized Mashiko pottery.
He worked and traveled closely with his father and took over the famous kiln in Mashiko in 1978. Shinsaku Hamada pottery is exhibited in numerous museums around the world...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 1990 item #1424213
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Born in Bizen City in 1935, Yuichi Yamamoto is the eldest son of Tosyu Yamamoto, a Living National Treasure. He is the holder of numerous awards such as Kaneshige Toyo Pottery award as well as the grand prize at the Tanabe Museum Modern Forms. Yamamoto San has been designated as Important Intangible Cultural Asset of Okayama Prefecture in 1996. Bizen pottery was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century. Size Height 13.3cm Diameter 9.6c...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Pre 1990 item #1423029
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Isezaki Mitsuru was born in 1934 in the well-known family of Bizen potters. His younger brother Isezaki Jun (b.1936) is the Living National Treasure since 2004. Mr. Isezaki holds the Intangible Cultural Property title since 1998. Bizen ware was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century. Size Height 13.2cm Diameter 8.5cm Condition Good, no chips, no cracks. Supplied with a signed wooden box and certificate of origin