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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1390896 (stock #1278)
An amazing ceramic sculpture by Takatsu Mio accompanied by the artists signed wooden placard titled Soko ni Seisoku Aru (It Thrives There). It is 27 inches (68cm) long and in excellent condition.
Takatsu Mio (b. 1976) was raised in Gifu prefecture among the scattered kilns of Mino. She graduated the Osaka University of Arts Sculpture Department in 1999, moving on to advanced studies which she completed in 2001. Her first exhibited works were in 1999, and then again in Tokyo in 2001. T...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1390702 (stock #1277)
Rivulets of ash are blasted across the rough terracotta surface of this decorative basin by legendary artist Tsujimur Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shizen Yu Hachi. It is 11 x 9-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches (28 x 24 x 9 cm) and is in excellent condition, dating circa 1973.
Tsujimura Shiro was born in Nara in 1947, and began his steps into the art world as an oil painter. While living at a Buddhist temple he experienced a profound connection with a Korean Tea Bowl, and beg...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1390634 (stock #1276)
An organic form by young female artist Tanaka Tomomi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Mimi-nari and dating from 2017. It is 6 x 6 x 5-1/2 inches (15 x 15 x 14 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Tanaka Tomomi was born in Hyogo prefecture, near Kobe, in 1983, and graduated advanced courses at the Aichi University of Education in 2008, however her work has been garnering attention in various exhibitions since 2005. She has received the Kyoto Mayor’s Award at the “39th ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1390523 (stock #1275)
Takatsu Mio Swirling Vase Modern, Japanese, pottery, ceramic 1275 750.00 SATA A spiraling form rises to a small opening creating this temporal vase by Takatsu Mio enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The mouth is at an angle, allowing the viewer a unique image depending upon the angle from which it is seen. It is 5 x 9 inches (13 x 23cm) and is in excellent condition.
Takatsu Mio (b. 1976) was raised in Gifu prefecture among the scattered kilns of Mino. She graduated the O...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1390042 (stock #1274)
A shell shaped swirling form by young female artist Takatsu Mio enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 6-1/2 inches (16.5cm)wide, roughly 7 inches (18cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Takatsu Mio (b. 1976) was raised in Gifu prefecture among the scattered kilns of Mino. She graduated the Osaka University of Arts Sculpture Department in 1999, moving on to advanced studies which she completed in 2001. Her first exhibited works were in 1999, and then again in Tokyo in 2001. ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1389990 (stock #1273)
A covered box in red tinged shino glaze by Hori Ichiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Nezumishino Tobako. The pin-holed thick white glaze appears to be licked by the shadows of the flames, and on one side the artists finger prints are clearly visible as four molten points. The way the reds move like vapor across the surface it is as if it is still on fire. It is 10 inches (28cm) long and in excellent condition.
Hori Ichiro (b. 1952) graduated the Tajimi School of Ind...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1389950 (stock #1272)
An original boxed set of three dishes by 20th century legend Kitaoji Rosanjin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shino Hira-Mukozuke 3. Each has been brushed with two wide swatches forming a cross in iron under the thick red tinged shino glaze. They are 13 cm (5-1/2 inches9 diameter each, and in excellent condition.
Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959) They say adversity is the mother of invention, and Rosanjin can be said to epitomize that expression. Born during the tumultuous...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Figural : Pre 2000 item #1389662 (stock #1271)
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The tiger strides in his multicolored coat, an okimono by Living National Treasure Kato Takuo enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 24.5 x 8 x 11 cm (9-1/2 x 3 x 4-1/2 inches) and is in excellent condition.
Kato Takuo (1917-2005) was trained in ceramics by both his father, Kato Kohei, and at the Kyoto School of ceramics. He was soon accepted and consistently displayed at any number of National and International Exhibitions, and was named an Intangible Cultural Asset (Living Na...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1389368 (stock #1270)
An incredible ceramic sculpture, like a lick of flame from the Tornado by Mio Takatsu, a young female ceramicist from Gifu. How she has managed to retain the shape through the firing process is a miracle, but speaks for her skill and control. It is 56 cm (22 inches) tall and in excellent condition, accompanied by a plack signed by the artist.
Takatsu Mio (b. 1976) was raised in Gifu prefecture among the scattered kilns of Mino. She graduated the Osaka University of Arts Sculpture Depar...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1389336 (stock #1267 )
An architectural pottery sculpture made up of undulating walls delineating chambers within by the young rising star artist Aso Rando titled Catfish. It is tantilizingly sculpted, the various rooms of squared clay walls belying the organic, undulating form of the fish. The sculpture is 22 x 10-1/2 x 7 inches (56 x 26.5 x 18 cm) and is in excellent condition. It comes with a signed plackard by the artist.
Aso Rando was born in Nara in 1983. Finishing the Kanazawa College of Art in 2009 l...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 2000 item #1389299 (stock #1268)
A very austere natural ash glazed bowl by the reclusive perfectionist Oasako Mikio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Haiyu Hachi. The simplicity of the technique belies the mastery of the craftsmanship. It is 8 inches (20 cm) diameter, just over 3 inches (8 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Osako Mikio (1940-1995), born in Usa Oita prefecture on the Island of Kyushu, arrived at ceramics late in life, starting to study with Ezaki Issei at the Tokonmane ceramic Research...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1389239 (stock #1266)
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Wow! Is what comes to mind the first time you see this daring silver glazed organic Kake Hana-ire by Okumura Hiromi. The clay folds about onto itself, forming a seed-like pod, with an opening in the top and wings extending out both sides. A wire loop is affixed to the back for wall hanging. A signed and stamped wooden plackard by the artist accompanies the piece. It is 11 x 14 x 5 inches (28 x 36 x 13 cm) and is in fine condition.
Okumura was born in Kyoto in 1953, and was thus from...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1389238 (stock #1265)
A very contemporary looking shape by Fujihira Yasushi covered in aubergine glaze befitting th season and enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 18 cm (7 inches) diameter, 13 cm (5 inches) tall and in excellent condition. The title Yuragi translates to Fluctuation like the undulation of the rim of this piece.
Fujihira Yasushi was born the son of avant-garde potter Fujihira Shin in Kyoto in 1963. He graduated Kansai University in 1987 before spending a year at the Kyoto Cerami...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1388974 (stock #1264)
This is like a venus fly-trap, beautiful and inviting, but somehow all those gold droplets about the opening hint of teeth. A magnificent work by rising star female potter Nagaoka Chiyo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kaju no Utsuwa. It is 9 inches 823 cm) diameter, 4.5 inches (12 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Nagaoka Chiyo was born in Nagasaki in 1983, and studied at the Aichi University of Education Sculpture Department, graduating advanced studies in 2007. ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1970 item #1388915 (stock #1263)
An amorphic vessel covered in organic green by Sodeisha member Kumakura Junkichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box dated the 20th day of April 1970. It is 10 inches (25 cm) tall and in excellent condition. A major retrospective of his life work was held this summer at the Shigaraki Togeinomori Museum. Kumakura Junkichi (1920-1985) began working in ceramics in the 1940s, his works submitted to innumerable National and International Exhibitions including the Japan Art Festival, New Yor...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1388755 (stock #1262)
A unique form by female artist Terada Etsuko enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Kaki (Vase). It is 7 inches (18 cm) long and in excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1960 item #1388754 (stock #1261)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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An otherworldly form from the age of Sputnick by important artist Morino Taimei exhibited at the 1959 Nitten National Art Exhibition and published in the Nittenshi (vol. 22). It is signed in romanized characters H. Morino (His given name is Hiroaki). It is roughly 12 inches (30 cm) tall, 15 inches (38 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Morino Taimei was born in Kyoto in 1934, and was first accepted into the Nitten National Exhibition at a relatively young age in 1957 (a year befor...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1388443 (stock #1257)
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A rare work by Sodeisha founding member Yamada Hikaru of a torn vessel engraved with enigmatic characters. It is 18 cm (7 inches) diameter, 26 cm (10 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Yamada Hikaru (1924-2001), was born into the family of layman potter and priest Yamada Tetsu, and raised in Gifu after the family home was destroyed in the Great Kanto Earthquake. At the age of 20 he entered the Kyoto ceramics research facility, 15 years junior to those who had inspired the great Mi...