The left one is on the large side while the right one is a standard chawan size, both have most engaging yakishime (unglazed high-fired natural-ash-glaze-stoneware) varied ‘landscapes.’ Kishino Kan (b.1975, Kyoto) lives and breathes ceramics in the hills of Iga. Not just Iga though he… More
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Tsujimura Kai created and fired this elongated/curving neck Tsurukubi vase, it has grace in its form and firing. In perfect condition with a signed box, 29cm.tallx15cm. wide at base, signed. One flower.
Yamaguchi Makoto (b. 1978) is a sixth-generation Seto ceramic artist who is facing the challenge of bringing his family’s tradition into the present; quite frankly he’s succeeding brilliantly with a large following here in Japan and not beginning to see that begin overseas as well. This Oribe… More
When Kaneshige Sozan (1909-1995) turned eighty he held a special commemorative exhibition of 80 chawan in various styles such as Hagi, Shigaraki, Shino, of course Bizen and Karatsu. The Karatsu chawan were made and fired at Nishioka Koju’s (1918-2006) famous kiln and here is one from that… More
Born in Kanazawa in 1948 Nakamura Kohei grew up in a ceramic art family with father Baizan and brothers Kimpei and Takuo. Recently he’s channeling the spirits of ancient chawan makers and succeeding in spades. Here are two examples, a large ‘deep-well’ Ido chawan and a very… More
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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… More