Perhaps in the grand Raku tradition of Tea bowls there has never been any in the lineage as profound as the fifteenth generation. Much is online about him and we implore you to read more, the Raku Museum in Kyoto has this link: https://www.raku-yaki.or.jp/e/kichizaemon/index.html Our gallery is… More
Tanoue Shinya, a RYYG favorite, starting making chawan and here’s one of those that will also be in the ad mentioned in the Hashimoto listing, along with the Setsu Junji works shown here as well; a Kyoto trio. The chawan is in perfect condition, 10.5cm.tallx14.5., signed on base, signed box.
Tsuji Seimei(1927-2008) was a ceramic artist who walked with the gods; his work is pure Japanese aesthetics; more about this extremely important potter can be read at e-yakimono.net and he also had a large retrospective exhibition in Tokyo recently at The National Museum of Modern Art, Crafts… More
Isezaki Koichiro(b.1974) is a rising Bizen star taking forms into new directions; he studied sculpture at university and that combined with his sensitive being–and being the son of LNT Isezaki Jun–has nurtured his creations to a high level of refinement. This deep-organic chawan shows… More