Here is a masterpiece/elegant work by Kakurezaki Ryuichi, in perfect condition with a signed box, 52cm.tallx24cm.x20.2, signed on base, museum quality, price includes delivery. Please note the gallery will be closed from the 16th until the 24th.
A Very Happy Year of the Dog to everyone, kansha woof from Kyoto! To start the year we show a massive Tamba aka-dobe charger by celebrated ceramic artist Ichino Masahiko. He dug the clay in the hills of Tamba and left quite raw, he included the two techniques that often define Tamba, rusty-red… More
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Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) and Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966) were life-long friends and almost everyone knows their respective stories. Legends. Here are two fine examples of their works, a Hamada nuka-iron-glazed jar and a rare Kawai tokkuri; each is in perfect condition with the Hamada at… More
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Hamanaka Gesson (b.1943) is a multi-talented ceramic artist who established his Hagi kiln in 1969; he’s had an amazing career ever since with fans throughout Japan and the world. He’s known not only for his traditional Hagi wares yet also for his hybrids where he combines various glazes… More
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
Nishihata Tadashi (b.1948) is most likely the greatest traditional Tamba ceramic in Japan today—more about him in our archives. Here is a richly-fired natural ash-glazed triangular textured Nishihata vase that was placed in a prime space in the anagama. It’s in perfect condition with a… More
Take the heat off the summer by chilling one of these and then the pour……each in perfect condition, prices noted on base, 11-11.7cm.tall, signed on side with signed boxes.
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When one looks at Ichikawa Toru’s ceramic art it’s easy to see the influence of Bizen’s Kakurezaki when it comes to forms; that’s little surprise though as Ichikawa apprenticed with him from 2011-2015. He established his own kiln in 2015 in Okayama–home of… More
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Furutani Michio (1946-2000) was a Shigaraki-Iga ceramic artist of the highest level, he’s sadly missed. RYYG is always looking for his better works and especially in his original henko-rounded shoulder form seen here; a major portion of a ceramic magazine here in Japan was devoted to him and… More
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… More