Here are three sometsuke cobalt blue works by three members of the illustrious Kyoto Kondo family. The trio consists of LNT Kondo Yuzo’s (1902-1985) gourd sake flask-tokkuri, his second son Hiroshi’s (1936-2012) jar with plums and his grandson’s (Hiroshi’s son)… More
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Kato Katsuya(b.1947) was born into an ancient potting family in the town in Nishio, not far from one of Japan’s most important potting centers from long ago, Seto in Aichi prefecture. His specialty is yakishime–high fired unglazed stoneware–and since 2005 has been firing an… 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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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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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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