Modern Japanese Ceramics Pottery Contemporary
By Appointment is best. You might get lucky just popping by, but a great deal of the month I am out visiting artists or scouring up new items, so days in the gallery are limited.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1408012 (stock #1356)
A museum quality work by eclectic artist Kawamoto Goro, enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Somtsuke Takimon Tsubo. This eight-sided vessel is decorated with key frets framing the maw under which people frolic about a stream of crashing waves. From his mature period, it is 8 3/4 inches (22 cm) tall roughly the same diameter and in excellent condition.
Kawamoto Goro (1919-1986) was born in Seto to a family of potters. He studied in Kyoto at the same institution as Kawai Ka...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1407901 (stock #1355)
A spectacular work by Tamaoki Yasuo of undulating layers of Shino reds encoosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply Shino Tsubo. It is 12 inches (30 cm) tall, 7 inches (18cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Tamaoki Yasuo was born in Tajimi in 1941, one of the homes of Mino ware. He began his path to professional ceramicist at the Tajimi Industrial High School, and a stint at the Gifu Ceramics Research institute, where he followed the footsteps of a number of modern ceram...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1407738 (stock #1354)
A beautiful and less seen example of Kohiki white with a swath of iron-gray by Tsujimura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kohiki Henko. It is 10 inches (25 cm) tall, skuightly flattened between 7 and 7-3/4 inches (18-1.59 cm) diameter, and of course in excellent condition.
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, ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1407563 (stock #1353)
An exquisite Tokkuri sake flask by Tsujimura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box dating circa 2000. The piece proudly displays various hi-iro firing effects on the fleshy feldspar pocked Shigaraki Clay for which he is famous. It is just over 6 inches (16 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
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 T...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1407154 (stock #1352)
A mouthwatering bowl by Nishimura Kiichi (Suiraku) enclosed in the original wooden box titled Kuro Raku Kohen Chawan with the given name Seicha (Pure tea) by a Daitokuji Priest dating to 1994. The rugged shape and expressive visuals are a pleasure for both the hands and the eyes, and filled with frothy green would be an experience in itself. It is 4-1/2 inches (12 cm) diameter, 3-1/2 inches (9 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
Nishimura Kiichi was born in Kyoto in 1951and studied unde...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1406948 (stock #1351)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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A very unusual work by the challenging artist Nakata Atsushi covered in red lacquer with modern designs enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled URUSHI TEA BOWL. It is 11.5 x 13.5 x 9.5 cm (4-1/2 x 5-1/4 x 3-3/4 inches) and is in New condition.
Nakata Atsushi was born in Toyama in 1968, and studied in the blossoming field of videography at Osaka University of Art however chose the path of potter after working at a friends kiln while at school. He graduated in 1992, then apprent...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1990 item #1405617 (stock #1350)
A four sided vase in Aka-e design by important 20th century potter Kawamoto Goro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Aka-e Kamon Hanaike exhibited in 2001 and published in the book Kawamoto Rekitei, Goro, Taro, San-Dai-Ten (Three Generations of Kawamoto Family). It is 27.5 cm (11 inches) tall, 16 cm (6 inches) square and in excellent condition. The Book is included.
Kawamoto Goro (1919-1986) was born in Seto to a family of potters. He studied in Kyoto at the same instituti...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 2000 item #1405001 (stock #1349)
An unusual tall bottle form vase by Tokuda Masahiko (Tokkuda Yasokichi III) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 31.5 cm (12 inches) tall and in excellent condition, the spiraling neck in blue fading through yellow to deep aubergine. It is signed on the base Kutani Masahiko.
Tokuda Masahiko (Yasokichi III) was designated Living National Treasure in 1997 for his supremacy in the use of Kutani glazes, Yasokichi, born Masahiko, has gone a step further than many National Treasu...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 2000 item #1404578 (stock #1348)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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An exquisite vessel by Bizen legend Yamamoto Toshu enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Bizen Meipin. The form is perfection, covered with a dusting of ash revealing a flame colored eye on one side, everything about the proportions timeless. This is a piece I could wax on for hours about, but will leave that up to the viewer. It is 8 inches (20.5 cm) tall and in perfect condition.
Yamamoto Toshu (1906-1994) began working in a pottery at the age of 15. 12 years later (1933)...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1404273 (stock #1347)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
$650.00
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Celadon is all about form, and here Yagi Akira has nailed it with this expertly executed elegant shape composed of 2 interlocking pieces covered in green celadon glaze and enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kakushaku (literally horn scoop). It is 4-3/4 inches (14.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
This name is a must have in any collection of modern Japanese Pottery. Akira was born in Kyoto in 1955, son of avant garde Yagi Kazuo (1918-1979) one of the founding members o...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1404156 (stock #1346)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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Celadon is all about form, and here Yagi Akira has nailed it with this expertly executed architectural silhouette covered in pale blue-green glaze and enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 4-1/2 inches (14 cm) tall and in excellent condition.
This name is a must have in any collection of modern Japanese Pottery. Akira was born in Kyoto in 1955, son of avant garde Yagi Kazuo (1918-1979) one of the founding members of Sodeisha. Akira was voted one of the 20 most important living...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1403878 (stock #1344)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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We have stood in line for years to acquire some work by this popular artist! This is a gold lined Natsume tea urn decorated with genuine platinum by Yamamoto Ichiyo enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Jun-Platinum-sai Gingawa. The detail is breathtaking、like holding porcelain jewels. It is 3 inches (8 cm) tall and in perfect condition.
Yamamoto Ichiyo was born in Nagasaki in 1944. He began his career at an Arita Porcelain ceramic facility in 1969. In 1974 he would spe...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1403845 (stock #1343)
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A Pottery pouch covered in polka-dot silver glaze inspired by traditional textiles by pioneering female artist Tsuboi Asuka threaded with genuine silver couched chord and enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 11 cm (4-1/4 inches) tall and is in excellent condition.
Tsuboi Asuka was born in Osaka in 1932, but the family moved to Tokyo when she was 12. She graduated the prestigious and progressive Jiyu Gakkuen (A progressive girls School established in 1921) then moved to Kyot...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1403725 (stock #1342)
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A breathtaking work by Miyake Yoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Nuki-e Kinsai Sakura-mon Kaki. The unabashed use of gold on this piece is extraordinary. Quite large, it is 39 cm (15-1/2 inches) tall, 27 cm (11 inches) diameter and in excellent condition. This is a step beyond even for an artist known for his bold patterns and designs; this would make a powerful centerpiece for a collection of contemporary Japanese pottery.
Miyake Yoji was born in Shimane in 1950, H...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1403630 (stock #1341)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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Bold patterns typify the work of Miyake Yoji seen here in Pumpkin leaves wrapping around a wide basin enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Nuki-e Ginsai Kabocha-mon Hira-bachi. It is 34 cm (13-1/2 inches) diameter, 6 cm (2-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition. Excellent for summer to autumn cuisine in the center of a table.
Miyake Yoji was born in Shimane in 1950, He studied from 1974 under Ito Kosho, establishing himself as an independent artist three years later in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1403561 (stock #1340)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
$1,350.00
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An unusual lidded jar by the bold artist Miyake Yoji enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Nuki-e Kinsai Budo-mon Futa-tsuki Tsubo. Here he has decorated the outside with a brazen pattern of grapes and leaves in his typical ashen and white glazes highlighted with gold. Despite having handled dozens of his work over the years, I have never seen another lidded jar by him, and was very happy to find this “cookie jar”. It is 26 cm (10 inches) tall, 20 cm (8 inches) diameter and in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1403508 (stock #1339)
Lavender shades the pale glaze covering this natural form by Living National Treasure Miwa Kyuwa (Kyusetsu X) enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The signature indicates this is from his final decade, and the work shows all the great skill and experience he garnered over nearly a century of working with clay. It is 28 cm (11 inches) tall, 12 cm (4-3/4 inches) diameter and in excellent condition.
Miwa Kyusetsu X (1896-1977) was born the second son of Miwa Setsudo IX in a long lin...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1403507 (stock #1337)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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An image of a warriors helmet as if just excavated from a millennium underground by Koinuma Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 17.5 cm (7 inches) diameter, roughly the same height. The image s based on Haniwa funerary objects. The Haniwa are terracotta clay figures of people, animals, and houses which were deposited at Japanese tombs during the Kofun period (3rd to 6th century) in Japan. Haniwa were created according to the wazumi technique, in which mounds of coiled cla...