Yamaguchi Masato (b. 1978) is a sixth-generation Seto ceramic artist who is facing the challenge of bringing his family’s tradition into the present; quite frankly he’s succeeding brilliantly and we hope to have more works in the future. For now here are two Oribe chawan, one black and… More
120,000 yen each.
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.
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
280,000 yen plus shipping.
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
Matsui Kosei (1927-2003) was designated a Living National Treasure for his neriage marbled ware in 1993. Here is a early-mid 1970s spiraling pattern Matsui jar in perfect condition with a signed box, 32.2cm.tallx29cm., stamped on base where there is a superficial firing crack.
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
Dating to 2005 here is a Mihara Ken (b.1958) stoneware-sekki vessel-vase with a large curving ‘backdrop’ that will surely highlight any flower placed within the work. As it is it’s a very quiet-meditative work. It’s 37cm.tallx40cm wide., in perfect condition with a signed… 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