I have known Robert for many years and have visited him in Japan. I find Robert to be warm, kind and truly an authority on the subject of Japanese Ceramics. I trust him and his judgement implicitly.
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
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Sodeisha founder Suzuki Osamu(1926-2001) was one of the most influential and important Japanese ceramic artists of the 20th century; a slide show from a national museum retrospective can be viewed at e-yakimono.net. Here is a very rare 1950s leaf-pattern eared pedestal jar in perfect condition, s... click for details
Ever-talented Tanoue Shinya has added a myriad crackled glaze to his works and here is the largest of the few we have now at the gallery. It's 28cm. tallx52.2x39.3 and includes a signed box--if needed--and EMS delivery. For more about Tanoue please see our archives. Thanks to all who visited the ... click for details
Yamada Kazu is surely one of Japan's most talented and varied ceramic artists. Some years ago I wrote a guest blog about Yamada for JAPAN LIVING ARTS and you can read that here: http://japanlivingarts.com/a-guest-posting-by-robert-yellin/ Here is a very animated and original Yamada eared-vase in... click for details
Kawai Takeichi (1908-1989) had a very prolific career as a Mingei potter and kiln manager. He was based here in Kyoto and studied with his uncle Kawai Kanjiro starting in 1927 and continued his studies and collaborations with Kanjiro for close to forty years. His pieces are in museums throughout ... click for details
In perfect condition with a signed box, 36cm.tall. We also have a Hasu hanging vase, some guinomi and two leaf plates. More about Hasu in our archives. click for details
A rare--only one--wood-fired natural and ash-glazed sculpture-vase by Ichino Masahiko, fired in his elder brother's kiln. In perfect condition with a signed box, 35cm.tallx26x24, signed. click for details
Mochizuki Shu(b.1960) studied ceramic art at the Tokyo University of Art where he has also taught. His works have a pleasing tonality and design often depicting floral motifs. His works are influenced by Asano Yo. This peony box is 8.7cm.tallx22.4x22, signed on base with a signed box. click for details
Mochizuki Shu(b.1960) studied ceramic art at the Tokyo University of Art where he has also taught. His works have a pleasing tonality and design often depicting floral motifs. Here is a lovely platter with a botan(peony) motif in rusty reds gold on a matte background. In perfect condition with a ... click for details
A stunning new book by Sugita Kazuya showing his contemporary Ikebana creations in contemporary Japanese ceramics: each creation has a full page with no text, simply the name of the flowers and artist in English. There is text at the end yet in Japanese only. Hardcover, 48 plus arrangements, two ... click for details