One earth; using 5th century anagama technology and materials of life itself that haven’t changed since the first pottery was made (clay, air, water, fire) here is a visual reminder of where we all live. Every tilt brings a new horizon, made by Shigaraki veteran Kato Takahiko–a RYYG… More
Only this one in the world by three rising stars of Japanese pottery, Oribe by Yamaguchi Makoto, Iga by Tanimoto Takashi and Shigaraki by Sawa Katsunori. Each signed the single box that houses the trio. All in perfect condition, signed on base. Shown with a tall Iga vase by veteran Kishimoto… More
We recently listed a Kakurezaki Ryuichi eared-vase yet neglected to mention that recently he was designated an Intangible Cultural Property for Okayama Prefecture. He truly is a pioneer for creating new forms for Bizen seen here on two large platters. The first shown is 9.5cm.tallx40-42.5cm.across… More
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Consisting of twelve individual vessels bonded together Tsujimura Kai(b.1976) has created a ‘towering’ sculpture showing all the gritty-natural kiln effects he’s known for. Of the twelve vessels half hold water, yet alone this is an engaging piece of ceramic art. In perfect… More
One extremely hard form to create is tiered/stacked stoneware boxes and as such not often seen. That hasn’t stopped Iga’s Hasu Yoshitaka from tackling the form and he’s rather well-known for them, in fact. Here’s smaller example in three tiers. Perfect condition with a… More
Hasu Yohitaka’s tableware is used by some of Japan’s most renowned restaurants–Tokyo Koju and Okuda–and hotels, here in Kyoto at the Ritz-Carlton’s sushi establishment. Rich emerald-tones and grooved textures make these plates a joy to us, and as Rosanjin said they… More