Red Bowl by Ogawa Machiko

Red Bowl by Ogawa Machiko

It has a slight lean, very coarse beautiful ‘earthy’ clay tones with lots of feldspar and a nice heft to the feel, here’s a circa 2002 bowl by celebrated artist Ogawa Machiko. Her works are in important private and public collections worldwide. In perfect condition, 13cm.tallx21.3, signed on base yet fading, no box. The work as noted dates to the early 2000s and similar works with this clay body can be seen in this link: http://www.e-yakimono.net/html/awards-jcs-2002-pt.html

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1990s Kakurezaki Ryuichi

1990s Kakurezaki Ryuichi

Here is a superbly fired and ‘simple’ Kakurezaki Ryuichi work dating to the 1990s; notice how he formed the opening and the unique aspect of the lugs-ears. In perfect condition, 19cm.tallx22cm.widex20cm. deep, signed on base. We also have the two works shown, along with two large platters and a talled hidasuki work, photos soon to be added here.

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Kaneshige Toyo and Hamada Shoji

Kaneshige Toyo and Hamada Shoji

Thank you to all who visited the Furutani Kazuya online exhibition. From today we’ll be updating the web gallery more frequently, starting with a shibui Bizen tokkuri by Kaneshige Toyo and a sake set by Hamada Shoji. The Kaneshige is 13.3cm.tall, signed on base with a signed box, Sold. The Hamada set is 280,000 yen, also a signed box. More photos gladly sent upon request.

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Large Tanoue Shinya ‘Shell’ Pair–Judge’s Award 11th Mino Exhibition

Large Tanoue Shinya ‘Shell’ Pair–Judge’s Award 11th Mino Exhibition

Here is a very large pair of Tanoue Shinya ‘Shell’ forms that were awarded a Judge’s Prize at the 11th International Ceramics Competition Mino in 2017 and then traveled to Yokohama’s Sogo Museum in 2018. Each is 59.5cm.tallx120cm.x44.5. The judge that presented the award is the well-known contemporary art painter Yoshitomo Nara. In perfect condition, one or both ok.

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Rare Koda Ware Mizusashi

Rare Koda Ware Mizusashi

Here is an extremely rare Koda pottery mizusashi made by ninth-generation Koda potter Chubei Katsuzo(1887-1968). The zogan inlaid design is superb and the period lacquer lid is also a rare thing to find intact. In perfect condition, 21.2cm. tall with lid on x 17.4cm. wide at base, stamped Koda-yo on base, with an unsigned wooden box.
 

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