Shigaraki Ripple Vessel by Kato Takahiko/CNN Best of Kyoto
Kato Takahiko(b.1952) comes from a traditional Shigaraki family where his father and grandfather were also potters. Yet not so much under the influence of his own family, more so from Sodeisha founder Suzuki Osamu, Kato has and continues to take Shigaraki in exciting new directions. Suzuki took a… More
Three Works by Yokoyama Naoki
Yokoyama Naoki fired his kiln recently and we selected quite a few works, including these three disc forms, there is also one other smaller one; the largest is 50cm. tall. We also selected vases, shuki and tableware-cups, those to be seen after Obon or by request. Slow summer days in… More
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Three Sometsuke Mt. Fuji Jars by Suzuki Michio
Suzuki Michio lives in Fuji City with a glorious view from his studio window of Mt. Fuji, thus his inspiration for his cobalt blue sometsuke porcelain jars. Suzuki studied in Kyoto and graduated from the Kyoto City University of Arts in 1957 after studying with Tomimoto Kenkichi, Kondo Yuzo and… More
325,000 yen(2) and 380,000 yen(Sold)
Kakurezaki Ryuichi Japan Times Article Link
Kakurezaki Ryuichi is already having a restrospective exhibition at the Musee Tomo in Tokyo, I wrote a column about for the Japan Times, Read More.
Views of the Gallery
Some photos of how the gallery rooms look these days…….Heard there’s a nice article about the gallery in the current Ceramics Review, waiting to learn more.
In Praise of Clay
We’re very honored to be mentioned in the Spring-Summer Issue of Kateigaho International’s 10th Year Anniversary Issue, ‘The Best of Kyoto’, one mention is to visit us on your first visit to Kyoto, then there’s a… More
Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Video Link
Nature, Tradition and Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Collection of Gordon Brodfuehrer This exhibition explores the evolution of contemporary Japanese ceramics through the work of many artists and a variety of forms, from tea bowls and noodle cups to stunning vases and robust… More