We received the Iga Tsubo just this week. It is beautiful and in perfect condition. Thank you for taking such good care in packing it. I must say the piece is far more beautiful than the pictures led me to believe. I hope to do business with you in the future.
San Diego, U.S.
Recently fired, fine goma and 'clay flavor'--added 'landscape' bonus of un-melted pine ash that appears like an island, and of course Kakurezaki's stunning form. In perfect condition with a signed box, basic guinomi size, signed on base. click for details
Here is an early Shimaoka Tatsuzo(1919-2007) jomon-incised square vase that is quite shibui. In perfect condition, no box, someone wrote Tatsuzo Shimaoka-saku (Made by....) on base, 24cm.tallx10.5cm. wide, EMS included. click for details
Kato Yasukage (1964-2012); want to pick up the phone and call him............. In perfect condition, 33cm.tall, signed box, signed on base. click for details
A lively shishi adorns the lid of this Oribe koro-incense burner by Higuchi Masayuki, classic style indeed. In perfect condition with a signed box. click for details
Turtle-topped hohin and side-handled Shigaraki tea vessels by Kato Takahiko; both in perfect condition with strainer-holes; feeling cold, warm the soul. Hohin is 25,000 with a signed box and the kyusu is On Reserve--with a signed box. click for details
A textured-rugged early masterpiece of a Bizen tsubo-jar by LNT Isezaki Jun(b.1936). The sheer energy of the form pitted with stones is countered by the smooth-edgy lip; the earthy 'clay flavor' is soothing to the eye. In perfect condition with a signed box, weighs a little over 9kg., signed on b... click for details
Tsuji Seimei (1927-2008) was one of the greatest Japanese ceramic artists, ever. He brought many interesting forms into his repertoire including a spike, which he used for hanging wall vases, one offered here. Great firing, 33cm.long, signed on back, perfect condition with a signed box. Two photo... click for details
Most likely the only one in existence, a kintsugi chawan by Fukami Sueharu, dating to the early 1980s. It takes on a whole new temperament with the meandering gold line, very much enhancing the entire 'composition' with the raised line Fukami designed to look like Mt.Fuji's peak. There are two sm... click for details
Grandson of Tokuro, son of Shigetaka, Kato Takahiro(b.1972) continues in the Kato tradition of making Momoyama period inspired Mino Tea Wares. Like his grandfather's and father's chadogu, Takahiro's Tea vessels are also dynamic with more of a sculptural flair. This Ki-Seto (Yellow Seto) large cha... click for details
Fujiwara Ken(1924-1977)--a gallery favorite; more about him in our archives. Perfect condition, signed box, 8cm.tallx13.5cm., signed on base. EMS included. click for details