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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One of the most gifted potters and scholars Japan has ever known was Arakawa Toyozo(1894-1985). He was named a Living National Treasure in 1955 for Shino and Black Seto. He also was associated with some of the other greatest potters of his day including Miwa Kyusetsu, Kawakita Handeshi, Kato… 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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Here is a very large pair of Tanoue Shinya ‘Shell’ forms that were awarded a Judge’s Prize at the 11th International Ceramics Competition Mino in 2017 and then traveled to Yokohama’s Sogo Museum in 2018. Each is 59.5cm.tallx120cm.x44.5. The judge that presented the award is… More
Considered one of the greatest artists in any genre in the world Kyoto’s Fukami Sueharu’s(b.1947) works are in major museum collections worldwide. If you’re not familiar with his work then please do a simple Google search and also for images because the colors here are not as… More
Here is a very rare–first we’ve ever seen–Yashichida-Oribe tokkuri pair by Kato Yasukage XIV (1964-2012) who was one of the most celebrated Mino ceramic artists of the day. Yashichi-Oribe is one Oribe style not oft seen, known for having spontaneous brush designs and glaze… More