Tanoue Shinya, a RYYG favorite, starting making chawan and here’s one of those that will also be in the ad mentioned in the Hashimoto listing, along with the Setsu Junji works shown here as well; a Kyoto trio. The chawan is in perfect condition, 10.5cm.tallx14.5., signed on base, signed box.
Tsuji Seimei(1927-2008) was a ceramic artist who walked with the gods; his work is pure Japanese aesthetics; more about this extremely important potter can be read at e-yakimono.net and he also had a large retrospective exhibition in Tokyo recently at The National Museum of Modern Art, Crafts… More
Isezaki Koichiro(b.1974) is a rising Bizen star taking forms into new directions; he studied sculpture at university and that combined with his sensitive being–and being the son of LNT Isezaki Jun–has nurtured his creations to a high level of refinement. This deep-organic chawan shows… More
Fujiwara Ken(1924-1977)–a gallery favorite; more about him in our archives. Here is a rare open-faced summer chawan in perfect condition; the placement in the kiln was precise as to give the pool a ‘cool’ ‘clay flavor’ look while the outside is covered in goma… More
The left rounded one was hand-coiled and made by Furutani Kazuya. The right was thrown and made by Takahashi Rakusai V: both superb firings and forms. The Furutani is Sold and the Takahashi is Sold; both in perfect condition with signed boxes, additional photos on request.
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Inayoshi Osamu (b.1976) hails from Toyohashi, which is very near the ancient potting town of Seto. He studied in Seto going on to build his own kiln in 2007; he was very much influenced by Atsumi-yaki of the Heian and Kamakura periods, as well as by the eccentric Tea master-potter Kamiguchi… More
Furutani Kazuya (b.1976) creates Shigaraki chawan in many forms, here a full-rounded one in the guise of the great Honami Koetsu. The contrast of jewel-like natural ash-glaze and Furutani’s crisp ‘hi-iro’ fire color is very engaging, as is the ‘pool.’ In perfect… More
Miwa Kazuhiko (b.1951) is a celebrated Hagi ceramic artist and member of the famous Miwa family; his father is the late LNT Miwa Jyusetsu, brother is KyusetsuXII, late brother Eizo and uncle is the late LNT Miwa Kyuwa (there is no other family like them in all of Hagi, closest might be the… More