Some new works to the gallery, preview photos here and more regular listings to resume! Please email if interested in further details, kansha from Kyoto!
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Three LARGE Bizen Jars
Three LARGE Bizen jars-kame-vats that grace the entrance to RYYG; the largest is the lone one by Yokoyama Naoki, it’s 88cm.tall and is 650,000 yen. The pair, on the left Hoshino Sei at 57cm.tall and is Sold, the right one is Mori Togaku from his first large kiln firing at Samukaze in 1985,… More
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Some Views of the Gallery Today
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A Classical Day—Three Works by Kishino Kan
Kishino Kan (b.1975, Kyoto) lives and breathes ceramics in the hills of Iga. Not just Iga though he also fires Shino, Kohiki, Ki-Seto, Setoguro, Hakuji-White Porcelain and other styles; he’s a great admirer and connoisseur of ancient ceramic art. A pure spirit comes out his his adaptations of… More
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Rippling Shino Vessel by Arimoto Kuugen
Arimoto Kuugen (b.1963) is a Hiroshima-based Shino specialist–he gets all his materials from Mino–who is also creating some wonderful green ash-glazed works like that of Ezaki Issei (1918-1992). Recently Arimoto has been sculpting flowing-rippling vessels in both glazing schemes; mainly… More
Kyoto Chic–Part II–Vessels by Kobayashi Hideo
New works to the gallery by Kobayashi Hideo, from our archives, “Kobayashi Hideo(b.1951) is a Kyoto veteran ceramic artist who has had a most stellar career after graduating from the Kyoto University of Art in 1975; his first award came soon thereafter in 1980 at the Kyoto Prefectural Arts… More
Shigaraki Sumo Figures by Takahashi Masami: The Little Guy *Always* Wins.
Welcome to 2017 at RYYG and for our first listing this Year of the Rooster is a pair of Shigaraki sumo-wrestlers by Takahashi Rakusai V’s wife, Masami. She told us the little guy always wins! A good motto for this year.
22,000 yen per pair