A stunning new book by Sugita Kazuya showing his contemporary Ikebana creations in contemporary Japanese ceramics: each creation has a full page with no text, simply the name of the flowers and artist in English. There is text at the end yet in Japanese only. Hardcover, 48 plus arrangements, two… More
Nature, Tradition and Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Collection of Gordon Brodfuehrer This exhibition explores the evolution of contemporary Japanese ceramics through the work of many artists and a variety of forms, from tea bowls and noodle cups to stunning vases and robust… More
Daikoku-sama–one of the Seven Lucky Gods–sits upon a tawara-rice bale on this whimsical and very Kyoto suiteki-water dropper by the Takiguchi Kazuo. More about this important Kyoto ceramic artist in our archives. In perfect condition with a signed box, 9.6cm.tallx8.5×6.5.
Here are two lovely Shino pieces; the left is a Nezumi-Shino vase(can be used as a tokkuri too) by Mizuno Takuzo(b.1927) and the right is a rare tokkuri by Hayashi Kotaro((1940-1981). Mizuno studied with Kato Kageaki(1899-1972, Yasukage’s grandfather) and then with LNT Tomimoto Kenkichi… More
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Chawan, the heart and soul of Japanese ceramic art. No other form has been produced more and less understood abroad. So many components play out in chawan and it’s said just by looking at one a discerning eye can tell the age of the maker as well as the depth of their spirit. Many years ago I… More
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Occasionally we offer books, and occasionally we offer calligraphy by ceramic artists. No one’s is as bold as The Bear of Echizen, Kumano Kurouemon; here are ten superb examples on lovely Echizen washi. Please have a look and see what one you intuitive like, the meanings will be listed… More