Mochizuki Shu(b.1960) studied ceramic art at the Tokyo University of Art where he has also taught. His works have a pleasing tonality and design often depicting floral motifs. Here is a lovely platter with a botan(peony) motif in rusty reds gold on a matte background. In perfect condition with a… More
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
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
Takiguchi Kazuo’s classic-mingei-inspired dobin with a rough clay body, soft ash-glazing and dynamic iron-underglaze brush markings and a self-made twine handle; all together a fine dobin indeed. In perfect condition with a signed box, 18.3cm.tall including handle x17.5×11.2.