Shigaraki Tsubo-Jar by Tsujimura Kai

Shigaraki Tsubo-Jar by Tsujimura Kai

At once viewed one knows surely from a member of the Tsujimura family, here this well-balanced and fired on by Kai(b.1976). In perfect condition, 45cm.tallx35-36., signed on base. Please note the gallery will be closed from Jan.14th-24th
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Neriage-Anagama-Fired Jar by Nishihata Tadashi

Neriage-Anagama-Fired Jar by Nishihata Tadashi

Veteran Tamba ceramic artist Nishihata Tadashi (b.1948) is challenging his art with something not seen before, an anagama-fired marbled ware vessel with patterns of waves and natural ash-glaze. RYYG is one of the first in the world to show this new work, this one is 28cm.tallx24.3cm wide, signed on base, signed box, EMS delivery included along with a recent Tokyo exhibition catalog.

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Muromachi Period Miho Museum Exhibited Ko-Shigaraki Jar

Muromachi Period Miho Museum Exhibited Ko-Shigaraki Jar

A rare chance, exhibited at the glorious Miho Museum in 1999 for a once-in-a-lifetime major exhibit of medieval Ko-Shigaraki jars, this one is #66 in the catalog. In excellent condition, one 4cm.long chip on the lip, yet it’s a really old important jar! Size seen in one photo, catalog included.

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Something New……

Something New……

Some new works to the gallery, preview photos here and more regular listings to resume! Please email if interested in further details, kansha from Kyoto!

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Araki Takako and Kumakura Junkichi

Araki Takako and Kumakura Junkichi

Araki Takako (1921-2004) was a very well-respected and collected ceramic artist who pioneered the way for many female artists in Japan. She did many sculptural works, especially of decaying bibles. This slender vase has a passage from the Bible and is a very rare-unique work because it was fired after her passing.  Her estate asked Uchida Koichi to fire some works that remained at her studio, Uchida is a very well regarded/respected ceramic artist. I called Uchida to inquire more, as the
box is signed by him, he told me the above and that there were only about 15 works like this. In perfect condition, signed Takako on base, 23.5cm.tallx8.5.
Kyoto has always been a city full of avant-garde artists dating back to the Edo period. In the 1940s a revolutionary ceramic group was formed called Sodeisha that changed the ceramic landscape of Japan forever. One of its earliest members was…

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