Those who have followed RYYG know our admiration for the late Furutani Michio(1946-2000). With that said here is the largest Furutani henko we’ve ever handled by far, it’s 55cm.tallx62cm.acrossx14c.deep, there are firing cracks and repairs that only add character as such a work was… More
Ishiyama Tetsuya was born in 1973 near Tokyo in Saitama yet has his studio in the ancient potting town of Shigaraki, although he makes *much more* than just Shigaraki ceramic art. His works have been awarded all over Japan: 2014: Paramita Museum Ceramic Grand Prize exhibition. 2013: Shiga… More
A rare chance, exhibited at the glorious Miho Museum in 1999 for a once-in-a-lifetime major exhibit of medieval Ko-Shigaraki jars, this one is #66 in the catalog. In excellent condition, one 4cm.long chip on the lip, yet it’s a really old important jar! Size seen in one photo, catalog… More
Here is a rare firing of a Shigaraki tokkuri by the late, great Tsuji Seimei (1927-2008). It has exhibition stickers on the base, so was a favored piece to exhibit; full ripe form. In perfect condition, 14,2cm.tallx10.5cm. wide, signed on base.
180,000 yen including EMS
Consisting of twelve individual vessels bonded together Tsujimura Kai(b.1976) has created a ‘towering’ sculpture showing all the gritty-natural kiln effects he’s known for. Of the twelve vessels half hold water, yet alone this is an engaging piece of ceramic art. In perfect… More
A very Japanese size for small tidbits or tea sweets here is a set of five very earthy leaf plates by Tsujimura Kai. Hoping the photo with one in hand gives a scale reference; all in perfect condition, signed on base, no box–yet if desired can be made, extra charge though.
Tsuji Seimei(1927-2008) was a ceramic artist who walked with the gods; his work is pure Japanese aesthetics; a retrospective exhibition was held at The National Museum of Modern Art Crafts Gallery, Tokyo last autumn. More about him at www.e-yakimono.net yet that site appears to be down (as is… More