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
Green/170,000 yen. Shigaraki Sold
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
Inoue Taishu(b.1941) is a legendary Shodai potter located in Kumamoto prefecture. He studied in Kyoto with Morino Kako, father of Taimei, and then established his own kiln in 1965 before moving to his present location in 1968. His met all the Mingei greats of the day and is, of course, one himself…. More
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Suizu Kazuyuki drove up from Hagi today and RYYG selected some very fine sake vessels–and three larger jars (including Chosen-Karatsu) recently made. Suizu(b.1960) started his career in 1982 and has mainly exhibited at major national department store galleries such as Mitsukoshi and Tenmaya…. More
Tokkuri-Flasks 37,000 yen/Guinomi-Sake Cups 22,000 yen.
Four iron-glazed jars by the legendary Koie Ryoji (b.1938), one of the world’s most important 20th century ceramic artists, new to the gallery today. The smallest is 32.cm. tall and all are in perfect condition with signed boxes. More details photos on request.
Each 180,000 yen
Here are two jars by two important ceramic artists; a seihakuji bluish-white porcelain by Fukami Sueharu(b.1947) and a neriage marbled one by Matsui Koyo(b.1962). Each is very uniform all around in terms of glazing and design, both better in person in terms of color. The Fukami is 23cm.tallx24.1,… More
Fukami--On Reserve/Matsui--450,000 yen
Kato Gozan(b.1922) was influenced by his Meiji teachers and is renowned for his skill with a brush painting masterpieces in cobalt blue-gosu on his works. Here is a very varied scenic Kato tsubo-jar that with every turn takes on a new vista. In perfect condition, signed box, signed on base,… More
We’ve offered Fujiwara Kei tokkuri-sake flasks in the past yet never six at one time from a private collection. They are all top-notch, please see photo captions for prices; these include signed boxes. Fujiwara Kei(1899-1983) was named a LNT in 1970. Additional photos of any gladly sent on… More
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