Blue-White Glazed Jar by Kiyomizu Hiroaki

Blue-White Glazed Jar by Kiyomizu Hiroaki

A cool waterfall cascades down this vessel by Kiyomizu Hiroaki(b.1986). Kiyomizu is heir to the illustrious Kiyomizu Rokube family and the future Rokube IX. A work by father XIII is also shown and details gladly sent on request. This work is 37cm.tallx25cm. signed on base and with a signed box. DHL delivery included.

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Gold-Irabo Glazed Sculpture Vase by Kiyomizu Rokube VII

Gold-Irabo Glazed Sculpture Vase by Kiyomizu Rokube VII

This Kiyomizu Rokube VII’s (1922-2006) work has an interesting story. It came in the box on the right–faded–and t fit perfectly yet the description was off, it said black glazed. We figured even though the piece fit perfectly into the box it was not the original box for the work itself. So, we concluded the box was signed by RokubeVI and then we took the work to Rokube VIII who made a new box and signed it. It’s a classic Rokube VII work in form and glazing. In perfect condition, box as noted–and if wanted the older box can also be included, 24.5cm.tallx12.5-13cm. stamped on base. This work dates to the last years using the name Rokubei before changing to Kyubei and handing the time honored name to his son.

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Silver Thread Pearly Luster Lotus Porcelain Vessel by Nakada Hiroshi

Silver Thread Pearly Luster Lotus Porcelain Vessel by Nakada Hiroshi

Nakada Hiroshi(b.1979) works out of Ishikawa prefecture and is based in the heartland for Kutani pottery. He has created though his own unique style which is far from traditional Kutani, it’s a meticulous technique of adding silver foil motifs on porcelain, here in the form of a lotus. He’s exhibited at prestigious galleries and juried exhibitions numerous times. A rising star no doubt. In perfect condition with a signed box, 24.5cm.tallx37.

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Shigaraki Ripped/Gold Kintsugi Vase by Sawa Kiyotsugu

Shigaraki Ripped/Gold Kintsugi Vase by Sawa Kiyotsugu

Positioned in a strategic spot while loading the kiln, this vase was then plucked from the height of firing and allowed to cool rapidly and thus gray and green natural ash-glaze on this Sawa Kiyotsugu vase. Sawa (b.1948) is known for his attacking approach to the rough clay, ripping and tearing it, deconstructing his own creation. And the wonderful Japanese aesthetic of kintsugi is like a bolt of lightning across the front. Water is fine. 25cm.tallx14.5cm.x12.6cm., signed on base, signed box.

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Mashiko Guinomi by Hamada Shoji

Mashiko Guinomi by Hamada Shoji

The current issue of Tohsetsu–the Japan Ceramic Society’s journal–has on the cover a Hamada Shoji work and the main feature of the issue is the relationship of Hamada with Bernard Leach and fellow Mashiko potters. The Hamada photo courtesy of Tohsetsu. Here is a fine Hamada guinomi and rare for its simplicity of glazing, which does have a lot of character. In perfect condition, 5.2cm.tallx8.3cm.wide, box signed by Hamada Shinsaku.

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