Quite bold in form and texture, here is an Oribe work by Gifu Prefecture Intangible Cultural Property Hayashi Shotaro b.1947. A museum work in excellent condition, one notch on the base not seen while standing, 26.5cm.tallx21x18, signed box delivery included in the noted price.
280,000 yen Delivery Included
Ito Sekisui (b.1941) was named a Living National Treasure for his mumyoi pottery in 2003. Ito’s family has been potting on Sado Island since the 17th century. They use a local red clay and thus the color of the wares brilliantly contrasts with the black smoked areas. Here is a museum quality Ito… More
680,000 yen including shipping
Miwa Kyusetsu X (1895-1981), later known as Kyuwa, was the first Living National Treasure of Hagi -the second was his younger brother Miwa Kyusetsu XI (1910-2012, Jyusetsu). Quite simply, he did what LNT Kaneshige Toyo did for Bizen, or what LNT Nakazato Muan did for Karatsu. He is a legendary… More
230,000 yen including shipping
Born in Kyoto in 1976 Tanoue Shinya is a gallery favorite, super talented/visionary making works not seen before in all of Japan’s long yakimono history; more info on him in our archives. Here are 17 cups that he used various tones of lacquer to apply many times and polishing as well, very… More
18,000 yen each no box, 20,000 yen each with a box
A most wonderful quartet of four tokkuri by four Living National Treasures. L-R Fujimoto Yoshimichi (1919-1992, Overglaze Enamels), Shimaoka Tatsuzo(1919-2007, Mashiko-Jomon), Shimizu ichi(1926-2004, Iron glazes), Fujiwara Kei(1899-1983, Bizen). Each is on perfect condition with signed boxes,… More
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We do miss seeing Mt.Fuji, as many know our gallery before was in Mishima with views of Mt.Fuji, ever changing, always inspiring. So it was splendid to view a Red Fuji in this chawan by Nishihata Tadashi, more about this important Tamba ceramic artist in our archives. It’s in a deep well Ido… More
330,000 including delivery
Shimizu Keiichi (b.1962) is a fourth generation Tamba potter creating minimalist geometrical forms often with graphic art designs; this work was hand-coiled formed and then manipulated into its origami-looking facade. It’s 46cm.tallx28.3cmx14, signed on base and with a signed box.