Hamada Tomoo is the grandson of Shoji, son of Shinsaku and leading his illustrious family into the future; here is a small black and red glazed henko-jar and in a glazing scheme not oft seen. In perfect condition with a signed box, 16.3cm.tallx13.2×10.2. More about Hamada can be read by… 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
Murata Gen(1904-1988) was one of the greatest Mashiko potters of the 20th century. as many visitors to RYYG know, and simply one of the greatest mingei potters ever. For more on Murata please see this link: http://www.e-yakimono.net/html/murata-gen-pt-2004.html Here is a honest, sturdy and… More
RYYG has seen a few of this series from Kaneshige Kosuke yet none this size. In 2012 Kaneshige was named an Intangible Cultural Property of Okayama. He was born in 1943, the third son of Kaneshige Toyo who was the first Bizen Living National Treasure. The Kaneshige family is one of the most… More
Shimizu Uichi (1926-2004) was named a Living National Treasure in 1985 for his iron-glazes, of which celadon is one. Here’s classical Shimizu deep-crackled celadon jar dating to the 1970s, stamped on base, perfect condition with a signed box, 18cm.tallx20.5.
One extremely hard form to create is tiered/stacked stoneware boxes and as such not often seen. That hasn’t stopped Iga’s Hasu Yoshitaka from tackling the form and he’s rather well-known for them, in fact. Here’s smaller example in three tiers. Perfect condition with a… More
RYYG has been a fan of Kimata Kaoru’s (b.1967) works since moving to Kyoto. She studied in Karatsu and there mastered various ash-glazes and then made them into her own ‘blend’ as clearly seen on this multi-colored-engaging form vessel. Kimata moved her studio to Kobe in 1995 and… More