Tall Black-Bizen Vase-Vessel by Kakurezaki Ryuichi–Others

Tall Black-Bizen Vase-Vessel by Kakurezaki Ryuichi–Others

One of Japan’s most important ceramic artists is Bizen’s Kakurezaki Ryuichi–those of you who know know and if not then please visit our archives or e-yakimono.net. Here is a dark iron-slip coated–thus Black Bizen–tall vase-vessel that was fired in a prime spot in Kakurezaki’s kiln and thus the rich and thick covering of goma pine ash. A museum work in perfect condition, 28.5cm.tall, signed box, signed on side. Other works details on request.

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Iga Sculpture-Vase by Kishimoto Kennin

Iga Sculpture-Vase by Kishimoto Kennin

Kishimoto Kennin (b.1934) has been a potter since 1960 when he entered the Mino world after working at a large production kiln. He has fired Shino, Ki-Seto, Oribe, Iga, and Celadon—he’s a master of the art of fire. He shows mainly at Takashimaya, Tokyo and Hankyu, Osaka and his work is in the Yale University Museum of Art and the Burke Collection, which was given to the MET and MIA in Minnesota. Of all the styles mentioned above it’s Kishimoto’s Iga creations which are favored by collectors, here is a prime example of his powerful Iga expression that was exhibited at Takashimaya, Tokyo in 1987, number 39.  A museum piece in perfect condition, 27cm.tallx34.1×20.2, signed on base with a signed box, EMS delivery included.

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Kara-Shell Vessel by Tanoue Shinya

Kara-Shell Vessel by Tanoue Shinya

Tanoue Shinya (b.1976) is a Kyoto born-and-raised ceramic artist, it shows in his rich and fresh approach to his art in a Sodeisha challenging mode; his work is already placed in the Museum of Kyoto (bunpaku.or.jp/info_english.html) and the Hyogo Ceramic Art Museum as well as being shown at US museums (Cincinnati, Phoenix, Crocker) as part of the Horvitz Collection of Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Art. A unique and quickly emerging ceramic artist and that will surely change as his awards pile up: Prize of Excellence at the Mainichi Newspaper Prize at the 19th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition, as well as a prize at the Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition in 2007. Tanoue’s works were also selected for the 2006 Mashiko Int’l Ceramic Art Exhibition, as well as the 41st Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition in 2003 and the 7th International Ceramics Exhibition, Mino. His thinned walled sturdy shell…

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Kyoto Chic–Part II–Vessels by Kobayashi Hideo

Kyoto Chic–Part II–Vessels by Kobayashi Hideo

New works to the gallery by Kobayashi Hideo, from our archives, “Kobayashi Hideo(b.1951) is a Kyoto veteran ceramic artist who has had a most stellar career after graduating from the Kyoto University of Art in 1975; his first award came soon thereafter in 1980 at the Kyoto Prefectural Arts and Crafts Exhibition. The list now includes Excellence Prize, 7th Japan Ceramics Exhibition and the Mayor’s Prize, Kyoto Art Exhibition(’83, and the latter also in ’86), Three Grand Prix’s in ’87 at the15th Chunichi International Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, Kyoto Prefectural Arts and Crafts Exhibition, and Kyoto Art Exhibition Prize, the list goes on and on with highlights including the Highest Honor at Nitten in 2006 and 2008. Kobayashi’s works are also…

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Momoyama Period Ko-Bizen Chatsubo

Momoyama Period Ko-Bizen Chatsubo

Here is a classic-museum quality Momoyama period–late 1500s–Ko-Bizen Chatsubo-Tea jar with four lugs in perfect condition, 32.cm.tallx30.4cm. Authentication papers included from the Old Tamba Pottery Museum director, and all the postcards.
 

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