Kato Kozo(b.1935) is a Mino potter in the purest sense. He does many things the old way, like his stick-turned wheel and Momoyama period style kiln, and the way he handles himself; humble, sincere, natural, and confident. This character also comes out in his works, which have earned him a sterling… More
Arimoto Kuugen (b.1963) is a Hiroshima-based Shino specialist–he gets all his materials from Mino–who is also creating some wonderful green ash-glazed works like that of Ezaki Issei (1918-1992). Recently Arimoto has been sculpting flowing-rippling vessels in both glazing schemes; mainly… More
From a recent Kato anagama firing some new sake vessel forms for him, those being the heavily faceted katakuchi, each with a fine firing and each hold a little over 250ml, perfect condition, signed boxes, signed on base.
The far left guinomi is available and photos gladly sent on request.
This trio was made by Mino favorite Higuchi Masayuki who was born in Tajimi in 1967 and studied ceramics at the Tajimi Vocational High School and then sculpture at the Nagoya University of Art before apprenticing to Bizen LNT Yamamoto Toshu for five years. His work has been shown here in many… More
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