Suzu is one of Japan’s lost stoneware styles that few collectors know about. As the Suzu Ceramic Museum in the Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa prefecture notes, “Suzu ware is a kind of pottery made in Suzu from the latter half of the 12th century to the end of the 15th century. It was… More
Here is a deluxe Ko-Bizen book tracing this storied stoneware style from its roots up to the Edo period, 437 color photos. Published in 1982 in a limited edition of 1500 this one is number 1458. Also is a potter’s mark section separated by periods, in Japanese only. Cardboard cover, slip… More
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Tsuji Seimei (1927-2008) made a lot of work in his lifetime yet surprisingly few tsubo-jars, as a matter of fact at the 2017 major Tsuji retrospective held at the Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Crafts Gallery out of 152 displayed pieces there were only two tsubo and one was a lidded one. So here are… More
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To celebrate National Sake Day–October 1st–here is a rare Ko-Bizen tokkuri from the Momoyama period with signed authentication from Okada Soe, the author of the deluxe book Ko-Bizen Subete (Only Ko-Bizen). Photos of other works from that period are shown to focus on the carving around… More
That’s how a similar Isezaki So(b.1968) jar is described in the major Bizen exhibition that is traveling Japan now, started in Tokyo this February and is now showing at the Miho Museum ending at the Aichi Prefectural Cermaic Art Museum early autumn 2020. This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition… More
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