Matsui Kosei(1927-2003) was designated a Living National Treasure for his multi-colored neriage marbled ware in 1993. Now I’ve seen a rainbow of colors on his work, some are unbelievably beautiful and moving, while others are a bit too much for me in terms of color combinations; nonetheless,… More
From a recent Kato anagama firing some new sake vessel forms for him, those being the heavily faceted katakuchi, each with a fine firing and each hold a little over 250ml. Each is 35,000 yen, perfect condition, signed boxes, signed on base.
The far left guinomi is available and photos gladly sent… More
25,000 yen and 35,000 yen
Setsu Junji is a Kyoto born (’75) and raised ceramic artist we first noticed a few years ago. His works are *very* distinctive for his original technique of ‘drawing’ on clay slabs to create enigmatic designs than conjure up all sorts of images in the viewer’s mind. For these works he’s… More
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Kishimoto Kennin (b.1934) has been a potter since 1960 when he entered the Mino world after working at a large production kiln. He has fired Shino, Ki-Seto, Oribe, Iga, and Celadon—he’s a master of the art of fire. He shows mainly at Takashimaya, Tokyo and Hankyu, Osaka and his work is… More
All in perfect condition with signed boxes, Jun’s are on the large side, prices shown on base. Jun is the current LNT for Bizen and his son Koichiro(All Sold) follows in his footsteps after studying sculpture in university and a two-year apprenticeship in NY with Jeff Shapiro.
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Congratulations to Tanoue Shinya for his Special Exhibition Award selecting by painter Nara Yoshitomo for the 11th International Ceramics Festival Mino ’17! http://www.icfmino.com/news/detail.php?id=70
Tanoue Shinya (b.1976) is a Kyoto born-and-raised ceramic artist, it shows in his rich and… More
Mingei potter Ueda Tsuneji (1914-1987) was master of the Kinozara-yama kiln in Kyoto which he opened in 1936. An apprentice of Kawai Kanjiro, Ueda studied the difficult mosaic-marbled style known as neriage or nerikomi with the great Kawai who reinvented this Chinese T’ang dynasty style…. More
300,000 yen (Hakuji) and Neriage (Sold)