Light of Dawn by Kobayashi Hideo
This is a major work by Kyoto ceramic artist Kobayashi Hideo(b.1951) as it was exhibited at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Furukawa Museum, Nagoya and the 30th annual Sokokai recently in Kyoto. It’s also shown on the Nikkoukai Directors page that can be seen here, scroll down: … More
Organic Vessel by Kako Katsumi
A ceramic sculpture vessel by Kako Katsumi. In perfect condition, 19.2cm.tallx45cm. x 42cm.
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Iron Glazed Kanji Incised Jar by Shimizu Uichi
Shimizu Uichi (1926-2004) was designated a Living National Treasure in 1985 for his iron glazes. This is a classic Shimizu work with glittering metallic sheens, incised kanji for Wind(Kaze), Snow(Yuki) and Flower(Hana); these kanji shown also with his calligraphy on the signed box. In perfect… More
White Glazed Iron Splash Jar by Yamada Hikaru
Yamada Hikaru (1924-2001) was a founding member of the extremely influential avant-garde ceramic group Sodeisha along with Yagi Kazuo and Suzuki Osamu in the late 1940s. They brought about a sea change in Japanese ceramics, and it is not an understatement to say that many contemporary potters have… More
Shizen-yu(Natural Ash Glaze) Vase by Tsujimura Shiro
No introduction needed for Tsujimura Shiro, a classic rugged vase, notice all the melted feldspar and the one coveted ‘landscape’ of the bursting stone known as ishihaze; the vase holds water just fine. In perfect condition with a signed box, 25cm.tall.
White Porcelain Jar by Tomimoto Kenkichi
Dating to 1935 here is a classic white porcelain jar by Tomimoto Kenkichi (1886-1963). One of Japan’s most important ceramic artists, if not familar please do a web search. It’s in perfect condition with a box signed by Fujimoto Nodo (1919-1992), also a LNT and also a student of… More
Blue Glazed-Silver Striped Jar by Seto Hiroshi
Seto Hiroshi(1941-1994) was a leading Mashiko ceramic artist whose work is quite far from the ‘standard’ idea of what a Mashiko pot is. In fact, like fellow Mashiko potter and inspiration Kamoda Shoji, Seto boldly created new forms and glazing styles. He studied under Tomimoto… More
Shino Box by Hori Ichiro
Hori Ichiro(b.1952) is one of Japan’s finest Mino potters who is well-known for his Shino, Ki-Seto and Setoguro works. Here is a Hori Shino box, perfect condition, signed box, 14cm.tallx24cm., signed on base.
E-Shino Chawan by Okuiso Eiroku
Kukuri, Kani, Okaya, and Ohira are the names of places in Gifu prefecture where the classic Shino wares of the late 16th C. were fired; the greatest kiln being that of Mutabora. The relationship between Shino and the Way of Tea has basically continued on to this very day. Of course there was a… More
Mashiko Hakeme-Bamboo Motif Jar by Shimaoka Tatsuzo
Here is a Shimaoka Tatsuzo(1919-2007) work that caught our attention with its strong form and subtle bamboo sparse lines on a white slip hakeme ‘curtain’ that reminds us of Shinoda Toko’s brush as well. In perfect condition, 27.5cm.tallx19.5cm., stamped on base, stamped on base.