Ono Kotaro (b.1953), winner of the 4th Mashiko Ceramics Competition Hamada Shoji Prize, creates sleek, sharp porcelain wares. Yet, what is unique about this artist is that his porcelain has two sides to its character: at first glance, his wares look crisp and cool. Yet at the same time, he has… More
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Nakamura Kimpei (b.1935) has always been a radical ceramic artist stretching boundaries with his art for decades now, his works are in major ceramic art collections worldwide. This Jomon-esque work dates to the early 1980s and is a prime example of his output from that period. A museum work in… More
Tokoname is known for their kyusu teapots and no family is more celebrated for them then the Yamada family. Here are four Yamada kyusu, the shudei burnished reddish-brown one is by Yamada Jozan IV(b.1954) and it holds 180cc, signed box, On Reserve. The three others are by son So(b.1979), from left… More
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Tanegashima based ceramic artist Ikeda Shogo (b.1978) is a very eclectic, original and humorous, among many other adjectives, that describe this popular man. He fires numerous style with a preference for Oribe, of which this ash-glazed one is, except the only place to see that is under the lid. In… More
Here is a rare and quirky set of serving vessels by Fujihira Shin (1922-2012). A very important Kyoto artist, here’s a link to his works in the National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo and Kyoto:
http://search.artmuseums.go.jp/search_e/sakuhin_list.php?sakka=160 In perfect condition with a signed… More
In nearly perfect condition–a few filled in hardly noticeable firing cracks on the lip–here’s a 12th century Sanage yama-jawan (‘moutain bowl’) with a lovely soft-greenish ash glaze showing that it was fired near or at the top of the stack, making it a… More
Here’s a recent work by Kyoto’s Tanoue Shinya, more about this very emerging talent/star in our archives. This work is 29.5cm.tallx38.2x37cm, signed on base. Please note we have many works here at the gallery not listed on the web gallery so if you’re looking for… More
One of Japan’s most unique and prolific ceramic artists was Kyoto’s Fujihira Shin(1922-2012). He has essayed some of the most charming, intriguing, and of ‘another world’ ceramic pieces during his long career. He’s been honored with museum retrospective exhibitions at… More
Here are 30 small dishes each depicting Noh or Kyogen actors and dancers in finely and humorously overglaze enamels portrayals on a crackled glaze body. Each is stamped Miyama (could also be read Bizan) that relates to a Kyoto potter named Hasegawa Miyama who lived in the late Edo period. Each is… More