Arimoto Kuugen (b.1963) is a Hiroshima-based Shino specialist–he gets all his materials from Mino–who is also creating some wonderful green ash-glazed works like that of Ezaki Issei (1918-1992). Recently Arimoto has been sculpting flowing-rippling vessels in both glazing schemes; mainly… More
There’s a lovely elegance to the pure white porcelain works of Shomura Hisaki (b. 1974) of which we offer some for the first time here at RYYG. Shomura comes from a long line of Arita potters and is one of the leaders in bringing Arita wares to a more contemporary sculptural approach. Here in… More
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Take the heat off the summer by chilling one of these and then the pour……each in perfect condition, prices noted on base, 11-11.7cm.tall, signed on side with signed boxes.
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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
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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New works to the gallery by Kobayashi Hideo, from our archives, “Kobayashi Hideo(b.1951) is a Kyoto veteran ceramic artist who has had a most stellar career after graduating from the Kyoto University of Art in 1975; his first award came soon thereafter in 1980 at the Kyoto Prefectural Arts… More
This trio was made by Mino favorite Higuchi Masayuki who was born in Tajimi in 1967 and studied ceramics at the Tajimi Vocational High School and then sculpture at the Nagoya University of Art before apprenticing to Bizen LNT Yamamoto Toshu for five years. His work has been shown here in many… More
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