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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1940 item #1305629 (stock #864)
A set of four unusual small dishes enclosed in the original signed wooden box by Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959), one of Japans most famous 20th century artists. Iron reds underlie the pale earthen glaze, with a dollop of Oribe green on one side. Almost as if planned, the pieces have firing cracks filled with black lacquer, adding a fourth consideration to the standard essentials: form, design and glazing. Each dish is roughly 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1305060 (stock #863)
A large basin by Nishibata Daibi enclosed in the original signed wooden box exhibited at the 54th Nihon Dento Kogeiten National Traditional Crafts Exhibition. It is 20.5 inches (52 cm) diameter and in excellent condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately. Nishibata Daibi was born in Tachikui Village, Hyogo in 1976...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1304577 (stock #862)
A tall Bottle form incised with enigmatic shapes. 7 inches diameter, 15-1/2 inches tall, by Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Shugo was born in Tokyo in 1937, opening his kiln in Mashiko at the age of 31. He has exhibited at the Nihon Dento Kogeiten National Traditional Crafts Exhibition, Nihon Togeiten National Ceramics Exhibition and as well as Gendai Nihon Togeiten National Modern Ceramics Exhibition in addition to innumerable public and private exhibitions...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1303489 (stock #861)
Mystical heads adorn the four corners of this Persian-blue glazed open vase by Living National Treasure Kato Takuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 5 x 4 x 10 inches (11 x 13 x 25.5 cm) and is in excellent condition. Kato Takuo, I am sure, requires no introduction. He was trained in ceramics by both his father, Kato Kobei, and at the Kyoto School of ceramics...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1303393 (stock #860)
A pottery box by Shina Isamu enclosed in the original signed wooden box and exhibited at the 46th Nihon Dento Kogei Shinsaku Ten (National Traditional New Crafts Exhibition). It is 26 cm (10 inches) diameter, 12 cm (5 inches) tall and in fine condition.
Shiina Isamu was born in Kawasaki city, near Tokyo in 1968. He graduated the Tokyo University or Arts in 1994, and after some study established his own kiln in Tochigi in 1999...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1302932 (stock #690)
An absolutely huge museum worthy platter made from a thick slab of clay routed with deeply scored lines by Hayashi Shotaro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 21 inches (53 cm) square, 6 inches (15 cm) high at the corners and in excellent condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately for this item.
Shotaro is one of Japans true genius potters, moving far beyond tradition, glaze research and firing technique, to a place of inception...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1302783 (stock #859)
An unsual very large Dobin Tea Pot in ashen glaze with aka-e designs by Takauchi Shugo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 20 x 29 x 30 cm (8 x 11-1/2 x 12 inches) and in fine condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately. Shugo was born in Tokyo in 1937, opening his kiln in Mashiko at the age of 31...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1302400 (stock #858)
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Natural glaze clings thick to the side of this faceted vase by female artist Koyama Kiyoko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shigaraki Shizen-yu Mentori Hana-ire. It is 10 inches (25 cm) tall, 5 inches (12 cm) diameter and in fine condition.
Koyama Kiyoko was the subject of the film Hi-Bi (2005) and is the pioneering female wood firing artist in Japan. Born in Sasebo, Nagasakin in 1938, she went to Shigaraki village, home of one of Japans Six Ancient Kilns (RokkoGama)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1301640 (stock #857)
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A beautiful example of Oni Shino by world famous Tsukigata Nahiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It comes wrapped in a silk bag with silk buffers in the corners of the box, purchased from an exhibition at Matsuzakaya Department Store Osaka. It is signed on the base, 4-1/2 inches (11.5 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (11 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Pre 2000 item #1300712 (stock #856)
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A large black void by Takiguchi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Mudai (untitled or without name). 18-1/2 x 11-1/2 x 18 inches (47 x 30 x 47.5 cm) and is in fine condition. Due to size this piece will require special shipping consideration...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1299625 (stock #855)
A large traditional Tsubo by Sakai Nao enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Shiseki stones and Tombo-no-me glint and protrude from the surface of the very wet clay, interrupting the soft lines like fine hairs left, traces of the artists fingers as they swept about the coil built jar. It is 14-1/2 inches (36 cm) tall, roughly the same diameter and in fine condition.
Sakai Nao was born in Osaka in 1983, and fell under the tutelage of Aoki Katsuyuki while still studying in Lower Sch...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1299362 (stock #855)
An exceptionally large black void by Takiguchi Kazuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Mudai (untitled or without name). It is 17 x 13 x 22 inches (43 x 33 x 56 cm) and is in fine condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately for this item
Kazuo is an exceedingly sought after Kyoto artist, one of the heirs of the original Sodeisha movement. Born in 1953, he studied economics at Doshisha Univesity while making a brief sojourn into the studio of Kiyo...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1298926 (stock #854)
Beads of silver cling to the rough blue lgaze of this small incense box by Kondo Takahiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is roughly 2-1/2 x 2-1/4 x 2 inches (6 x 5.5 x 5 cm) and in excellent condition. This is from his Mist series, undoubtedly one of his most popular motifs.
Takahiro (b. 1958) was born the grandson of Living National Treasure Kondo Yuzo. However he graduated Hosei University not with a degree in sculpture or crafts, but in Literature. From there he studie...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1298744 (stock #853)
Very unusual lidded dish by Kanjiro Kawai (1890-1966) enclosed in a fine kiri-wood box endorsed by Kawai Koha, previous director of the Kawai Kanjiro Museum. The Art-Nouveau style designs of swirls dance about like green smoke on the lid, the body covered in a wide swath of green with another belt of radical design within. The stemmed form is quite unusual, and the first we have come across by this artist available. The dish is roughly 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) to the top fo the finial, 6 inches (1...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1298600 (stock #852)
A superb work by Japanese Living National Treasure Hara Kiyoshi enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 1985. It is 14 inches (35 cm) diameter, roughly the same height and in fine condition. Due to size the cost of shipping will be accrued separately.
Hara Kiyoshi (b. 1936) was born in Shimane, and studied pottery under Living National Treasures Ishiguro Munemaru and Shimizu Uichi from 1954 before establishing his own kiln, first in Tokyo, then later in Saitama. He was ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1298521 (stock #851)
An Ash crusted bottle with lid by Mito Yasuo exhibited at Gallery Enju in 2005 enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Futa-tsuki Bin (Lidded Bottle). It comes with the original exhibition invitation from 2005. 6-1/2 inches (16..5 cm) diameter, roughly the same height, and in fine condition. Mito Yasuo was born in Tokyo in 1949, and completed graduate studies in Buddhist history at Otani University in Kyoto in 1976. He did not begin potting until 1989, when he started a small wor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1298466 (stock #835)
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An oblong vase decorated with unusual green accented by gosu red and blue by master Kawai kanjiro enclosed in a wooden box signed byhis daughter koha, former head of the Kawai Kanjiro Museum. It is 9 x 5 x 6-1/2 inches (23 x 13.5 x 16.5 cm) and is in excellent condition Kanjiro was a true artist by nature, and together with Hamada Shoji, set a pattern of study for modern potters. After graduating the Tokyo School of Industrial Design, he came to study in Kyoto, eventually establishing his own ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Pre 2000 item #1297612 (stock #850)
A powerful Mimitsuki Karatsu Mizusashi by Nakagawa Jinembo (Jinenbo b. 1953) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Vicious white glaze, deeply fissured, supplants the fawn brown of the back, all over a very rough red clay filled with shiseki stones. The piece breathes energy, vivacious and playful it is a pleasure to view and use. The lid is similarly glazed, with hakeme brush marks inside. The piece is roughly 7 inches (18 cm) tall, the same diameter and in perfect condition.
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