Hamanaka Gesson (b.1943) is a multi-talented ceramic artist who established his Hagi kiln in 1969; he’s had an amazing career ever since with fans throughout Japan and the world. He’s known not only for his traditional Hagi wares yet also for his hybrids where he combines various glazes… More
So here’s the story on this Mitsukoshi exhibition card Furutani Kazuya (b.1976) vase, obviously he favored it as to have it as the featured work for a main exhibition. A man saw it on the card and called the gallery, yet the gallery didn’t get his name, in the meantime quite a few… More
Hayashi Kaku(b.1953) is a major ceramic artist here in Japan whose work is little known in the west, although her work was part of a traveling exhibition ‘Soaring Voices–Contemporary Japanese Women Ceramic Artists’–that toured Japan and the US. We’ve shown some of her… More
Matsui Kosei (1927-2003) was designated a Living National Treasure for his neriage marbled ware in 1993. Here is a early-mid 1970s spiraling pattern Matsui jar in perfect condition with a signed box, 32.2cm.tallx29cm., stamped on base where there is a superficial firing crack.
Yamada Hikaru (1924-2001) was a founding member of the extremely influential avant-garde ceramic group Sodeisha along with Yagi Kazuo and Suzuki Osamu in the late 1940s. They brought about a sea change in Japanese ceramics, and it is not an understatement to say that many contemporary potters have… More
Nishihata Tadashi (b.1948) is most likely the greatest traditional Tamba ceramic in Japan today—more about him in our archives. Here is a richly-fired natural ash-glazed triangular textured Nishihata vase that was placed in a prime space in the anagama. It’s in perfect condition with a… More
Left is by Iga-based master potter of many styles Kishino Kan (here a kohiki incised one), middle Shino is by the late Kato Yasukage (On Reserve) and the right bluish-white rippling one is by Hokkaido’s Ono Kotaro; prices shown on base photo……all in perfect condition, signed… More
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