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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1273216 (stock #262)
A fine mottling of Hi-iro flame marks colors the bright terracotta of this large kataguchi bowl by Shigaraki artist Sawa Kiyotsugu enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Goma and SHiseki blend on the smoke darkened rim, traveling down the fire side, with the opposite a brilliant display of oranges. The makers sign is carved into one of three deep divots on the base. The bowl is roughly 11 inches (26.5 cm) diameter and in perfect condition dating circa 1975. Kiyotsugu (b...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1272642 (stock #632)
An important work exhibited at the Nihon Shin-Kogeiten by Kawano Eichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The body is incredibly thick, and shows the technical skill for which Eichi has become known. How many of these models came out of the kiln cracked or split before he perfected it? The box is titled Kuro-ten no Utsuwa (Vessel with black dots) and inside the lid is written the name of the exhibition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1272124 (stock #789)
A beautiful example of Oni Shino by world famous Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in a wooden box signed by his student Ayukai Kogetsu. Wild glazing and a dark burn on the rim define the work, showing reason for this artists great demand. Signed on the base it is 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) diameter, 4 inches (10 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Tsukigata Nahiko (1923-2006) was not only an accomplished ceramic artist, but also a painter, calligrapher, sculptor and musician...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1271834 (stock #708)
An angular pottery form covered in Seto glaze by Kawamoto Taro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The pierced sides are reminiscent of an oki-goro (an incense burner placed over a dish in which incense burns). It is 18 x 8 x 9 inches (46 x 20 x 23 cm) and in excellent condition, consistent with works dating from the later 80s.
Kawamoto Taro (b 1955) graduated Aichi prefectural art university in 1977...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1271196 (stock #788)
A Bizen vase dating circa 1997 likening to an ancient bronze bell by Wakimoto Hiroyuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Hanaire. It is 11-1/2 inches (29.5 cm) tall, 5-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches (14 x 16.5 cm) and in excellent condition. Wakimoto is strongly influenced by the natural world and the shapes of ancient civilizations. From his native Japan to ancient China and Native American cultures, he assimilates and produces, all bending to his tools and wedges...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1271061 (stock #679)
A massive abstract Oribe Chozara slab by Wakao Toshisada enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 22 x 13 x 3 inches (56 x 32 x 8 cm) and is in fine condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately for this item.
Toshisada was born in Tajimi, Gifu prefecture, home of Mino pottery, in 1933. He was first recognized at the New Crafts exhibition of 1960, the same year he was first exhibited at the Central Japan Art Exhibition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1270780 (stock #787)
A sake set by Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shugo Shuni Sono Ni, Aka-e and dated 1999. The box contains two cups, one tall and thin, one short and stout, and one Tokkuri, all in similar design. The set was from a solo exhibition held at the Nipponbashi Mitsukoshi Department Store in Tokyo, January 1999. The tokkuri is 6-1/2 inches (16.5 cm) tall, and all are in fine condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1270767 (stock #786)
An unusual shape by Koinuma Michio enclosed in the original wooden box titled Shio-yu Hensei Tsubo. It is 12-1/2 inches (32 cm) tall, 7 x 4 inches (17 x 10 cm) and in fine condition.
Michio is a compelling figure unique among contemporary artists. He seems to have no limit to his imagination and creativity, still dazzling us with new concepts after four decades...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1270477 (stock #785)
A voluminous Tsubo by Yamato Yasuo enclosed in the original wooden box titled Hagi Bisai Kohiki-kake Tsubo and dating circa 1990. It is 14 inches (36 cm) diameter, 12 inches (31 cm) tall and in fine condition. Due to size this piece will require special shipping consideration.
It is likely no collector of Hagi will need an introduction to this innovative artist. Yamato Yasuo was born in 1933 to a long line of Hagi potters. He learned under his father Harunobu and grandfather Shoroku...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1270244 (stock #783)
A large hanging vase by Wada Morihiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Saido Sugi-mon Kake-hana-ike dating circa 1983. It is 16 inches (40.5 cm) long and in fine condition.
Wada was born in Hyogo prefecture and apprenticed under Kyotos Tomimoto Kenkichi before moving to his current location in 1976. He has been displayed at the Nihon Togei Ten (National Ceramics Exhibition), Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (National Traditional Crafts Exhibition) Gold medal at the Florence Intern...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1269696 (stock #782)
A Thickly glazed spirally faceted Shino Tsubo by Hayashi SHotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1985. It is 15 inches (37 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Shotaro is perhaps one of Japans true genius potters, moving far beyond tradition, glaze research and firing technique, to a place of inception. He first began with a 7 year apprenticeship under his older brother Kotaro, ending when he established his own kiln in 1974. Since then his list of exhibitions an...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1268964 (stock #780)
A Kakehana hanging vase by Living National Treasure Miwa kyusetsu XI enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 4 inches (10 cm) diameter, roughly the same height and in excellent condition.
Kyusetsu was born the third son of Miwa Setsudo, and studied first with his Brother and father, and later (at the age of 31) with Kawakita Handeishi. He was named an intangible cultural property in 1983 (Living National Treasure). Works by him line the shelves of some of the most important ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1268807 (stock #778)
A huge Open Tsubo by Kozuru Gen enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 12 x 15 x 13 inches (31 x 38 x 34 cm) and weighs 12 kg (27 lbs) without the box. Due to size and weight this piece will require special shipping consideration. Gen (b. 1938) has operated a kiln in both Fukuoka Japan as well as in Topsfield Massachusetts, and has participated in too many national and international exhibitions to mention. His work is held in the permanent collection of the Kyoto Museum of Modern ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1268571 (stock #775)
An unusual form Zogan (inlayed) vase by Okumura Hiromi enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1992. It is 17-1/2 inches (44.5 cm) tall and in fine condition. This is the same year he was awarded the Honor of Excellence at the Kyoten.
Okumura was born in Kyoto in 1953, and was thus from an early age inducted into the avant-garde world of pottery being created at that time by the founders of Sodeisha and their influence. He graduated the Kyoto Municipal University of Art ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Pre 2000 item #1268561 (stock #774)
A large platter by Nakazato Yoshitaka enclosed in the original wooden box titled Ame-yu Kinsai Itazara. It is 20 x 10-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches (51 x 26.5 x 6 cm) and is in fine condition.
Yoshitaka was born the son of Nakazato Shigenori (Third so of Muan) in 1958. He apprenticed under his father initially after graduating the Saga Prefectural Arita Industrial Kiln in 1976. Four years later he moved to Kyoto to study under Miyagawa Kosai, who provides tea ceramics to the various tea schools in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1268196 (stock #772)
A large Oribe slab dish soaked in black metalic by Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 26 x 9 inches (66 x 22 cm) and in fine condition.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1267315 (stock #771)
A pair of thick Oribe slab dishes heavily raked and splashed with green by Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. They are 8 inches (20 cm) square each and in fine condition.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1267232 (stock #770)
Autumn’s fallen leaves decorate this open vessel by Nishikawa Minoru enclosed in the original wooden box and exhibited at Takahimaya in 1995. Included is the original catalog from the exhibition featuring a full page photo of this piece, number 16, titled Aki Hibiki (Echos of Autumn). It is quite large at 12 inches (30.5 cm) diameter, 12-1/2 inches (31 cm) tall and is in excellent condition.
Nishikawa Minoru graduated the Kyoto research facility in 1946, moving under the tutelage of K...