Dating 800 years old here is a large-sized Kamakura period sake cup with an oval form, some natural-ash glaze remaing and a ishihaze stone-burst on the base. In very good condition, 4.2cm.tallx11x9. Shown with a Meiji period Mingei katakuchi, 28,000 yen.
Okada Yu (b.1946) is a celebrated Hagi potter who was designated a Yamaguchi Prefectural Intanglible Property in 2006 for his innovative Hagi approach with glazes and slips. Here is a smaller work illustrating that and also unusual in its square form. In perfect condition with a signed box,… More