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.
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.
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
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