Here is a very shibui Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) jar dating to the 1970s; this shibui Shimaoka style is a RYYG favorite. It’s 28.5cm.tallx 23cm., stamped on base. Shimaoka was named a Living National Treasure in 1996 for his zogan-inlay style, seen on this work. The richly-fired guinomi is… More
Here is a classic and very handsome persimmon-glazed jar by Hamada Shoji (1894-1978)–a museum piece in perfect condition. It’s 29.7cm.tallx24.2cm. with the original signed box, EMS included. Also we have two sets of five-each Hamada tea cups-kumidashi–box is signed by a gallery,… More
Mingei potter Ueda Tsuneji (1914-1987) was master of the Kinozara-yama kiln in Kyoto which he opened in 1936. An apprentice of Kawai Kanjiro, Ueda studied the difficult mosaic-marbled style known as neriage or nerikomi with the great Kawai who reinvented this Chinese T’ang dynasty style…. More
This is the largest Murata Gen (1904-1988) pitcher we’ve ever seen and possibly the largest he ever made. With a thoroughly dynamic Murata glazing the pitcher is more for flowers or simply to gaze upon than for practical use. A museum piece in perfect condition, 34.2cm.tallx28.5(handle to… More
Here is a masterpiece by late Living National Treasure Shimaoka Tatsuzo; simply the finest in this form and firing I’ve ever seen and that includes all the catalogs I have. It stands at 32.5cm.tall, perfect condition, signed box.
Here are two very shibui Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007) works dating to the 1970s. The square-checkered vessel stands at 18.7cm.tallx8.5 and is Sold (A bit darker in person). The diamond-cut vase is 22.5cm.tallx11cm. and is Sold; both have Shimaoka’s signature rope-impressed design. Both in… More
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Kamoda Shoji (1933-1983) was one of the most influential potters of post-war Japan. He brought new meaning to “decorative ceramics” with extraordinary and imaginative designs. His following was so great that his shows would sell out in 15 minutes (one supposed record), and the lines to… More