Two legends, Shimaoka Tatsuzo(1919-2007) and Morino Taimei(b.1934). Each a classic representation of their best works; the Shimaoka is 27cm.tallx19.3×16.2 and is On Reserve. The Morino is 27.1cm.tallx21.6cm.x20.1cm. and is 350,000 yen. Both in perfect condition with signed boxes.
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Hamada Tomoo is the grandson of Shoji, son of Shinsaku and leading his illustrious family into the future; here is a small black and red glazed henko-jar and in a glazing scheme not oft seen. In perfect condition with a signed box, 16.3cm.tallx13.2×10.2. More about Hamada can be read by… More
Yamada Hikaru (1924-2001) was a founding member of the extremely influential avant-garde ceramic group Sodeisha along with Yagi Kazuo and Suzuki Osamu in the late 1940s. They brought about a sea change in Japanese ceramics, and it is not an understatement to say that many contemporary potters have… More
Takeuchi Seijiro (1921-1979) was a Mingei potter based in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture who had a deep connection with the Mingei Movement and all its main leaders in all genres as well as the beautiful Ohara Museum also in Kurashiki. He worked at regional mingei style kilns first gaining… More
RYYG has seen a few of this series from Kaneshige Kosuke yet none this size. In 2012 Kaneshige was named an Intangible Cultural Property of Okayama. He was born in 1943, the third son of Kaneshige Toyo who was the first Bizen Living National Treasure. The Kaneshige family is one of the most… More
Matsui Kosei(1927-2003) was designated a Living National Treasure for his multi-colored neriage marbled ware in 1993. Now I’ve seen a rainbow of colors on his work, some are unbelievably beautiful and moving, while others are a bit too much for me in terms of color combinations; nonetheless,… More
Born in Hagi in 1951 Kaneko Nobuhiko is a multi-award winning artist including the Grand Prize at the Asahi Ceramic Exhibition in 2004, the 2003 Yamaguchi Prefecture Culture Award, the Grand Prize at the 2001 Mashiko Ceramic Exhibition and the Asahi Ceramic Exhibition Award of Excellence in 1998,… More
Setsu Junji is a Kyoto born (’75) and raised ceramic artist we first noticed a few years ago. His works are *very* distinctive for his original technique of ‘drawing’ on clay slabs to create enigmatic designs than conjure up all sorts of images in the viewer’s mind. For these works he’s… More