Large Tanoue Shinya ‘Shell’ Pair–Judge’s Award 11th Mino Exhibition

Large Tanoue Shinya ‘Shell’ Pair–Judge’s Award 11th Mino Exhibition

Here is a very large pair of Tanoue Shinya ‘Shell’ forms that were awarded a Judge’s Prize at the 11th International Ceramics Competition Mino in 2017 and then traveled to Yokohama’s Sogo Museum in 2018. Each is 59.5cm.tallx120cm.x44.5. The judge that presented the award is the well-known contemporary art painter Yoshitomo Nara. In perfect condition, one or both ok.

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Spiral Zogan-Inlay Jar by Ishiyama Tetsuya

Spiral Zogan-Inlay Jar by Ishiyama Tetsuya

Ishiyama Tetsuya was born in 1973 near Tokyo in Saitama yet has his studio in the ancient potting town of Shigaraki, although he makes *much more* than just Shigaraki ceramic art. His works have been awarded all over Japan: 2014: Paramita Museum Ceramic Grand Prize exhibition. 2013: Shiga Prefecture Cultural Prize, Encouragement Award. Shiga prefecture.Japan. 2010: The 21th Shumei Cultural Foundation Prize: Shumei Cultural Foundation (Miho Museum), Japan Traditional Art Exhibition prize. 2008: The 46th Asahi Ceramic art Exhibition Prize. The 17th Heiwado Foundation Prize. 2006: The 44th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition Prize, among others. Works are held at the Miho Museum, Kurokabe Museum, The World Ceramic Center. Korea, Toki-City. and the Takagi Bonsai Museum, among others. Now, the technique, precision, patience and vision on this spiraling inlaid multi-colored work are truly…

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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.
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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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