Shigaraki Exhibited Jar by Furutani Michio

Shigaraki Exhibited Jar by Furutani Michio

A masterpiece: Shigaraki Jar by Furutani Michio(1946-2000), exhibited in his Tokyo exhibition 1992. No description is necessary, perfect condition, signed box, 39cm.tall x 39cm wide, signed on base. Shino guinomi by LNT Kato Kozo shown for scale.

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Oragnic Vessel by Kako Katsumi

Oragnic Vessel by Kako Katsumi

A ceramic sculpture vessel by Kako Katsumi. In perfect condition, 19.2cm.tallx45cm. x 42cm.

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Iro-Sumi-Nagashi Ceramic Sculpture by Setsu Junji

Iro-Sumi-Nagashi Ceramic Sculpture by Setsu Junji

Setsu Junji is a Kyoto born (’75) and raised ceramic artist, 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 gaining national recognition including having a work that was shown at the Shigaraki Ceramic Park Museum as well as winning the Oribe Prize at the 9th Toki Modern Tea Wares Exhibition, where the celebrated chawan critic Hayashiya Seizo was very taken with Setsu’s chawan: http://www.toki-bunka.or.jp/?eventinfo=eventinfo-3554-2 During these odd times he’s been steadily working on new forms and he visited the gallery the other day with this stunning example. A diamond form that positively highlights his unique slip sheme,…

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Oribe Sculpture Vase by Hayashi Shotaro

Oribe Sculpture Vase by Hayashi Shotaro

Quite bold in form and texture, here is an Oribe work by Gifu Prefecture Intangible Cultural Property Hayashi Shotaro b.1947. A museum work in excellent condition, one notch on the base not seen while standing, 26.5cm.tallx21x18, signed box delivery included in the noted price.
 

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Mumyoi Jar-Tsubo by Living National Treasure Ito Sekisui V

Mumyoi Jar-Tsubo by Living National Treasure Ito Sekisui V

Ito Sekisui (b.1941) was named a Living National Treasure for his mumyoi pottery in 2003. Ito’s family has been potting on Sado Island since the 17th century. They use a local red clay and thus the color of the wares brilliantly contrasts with the black smoked areas. Here is a museum quality Ito jar that supremely represents the color contrasts for which he became a LNT. In perfect condition with a signed box, 32.3cm.tallx36.2cm.wide, signed on base.

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