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.