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.
Ichino Kiyoharu(b.1957) comes from a long family of Tanba potters and shares a most common family name with many Tanba potters; Masahiko is his cousin. He's given a sharp edge to Tanba works as can be seen on this work with its jagged edges and ridged facade, that contrasts quite nicely with the ... click for details
Hiruma Kazuyo(b.1947) is one of Japan's most impressive contemporary female ceramic artists, period. She studied graphic design in her youth and was a graphic designer from 1967-1977. She took up ceramics in 1976 and established her studio in 1988. Since then she has been juried selected and awar... click for details
Kyoto has always been a city full of avant-garde artists dating back to the Edo period. In the 1940s a revolutionary ceramic group was formed called Sodeisha that changed the ceramic landscape of Japan forever. One of its earliest members was Kumakura Junkichi(1920-1985). Kumakura was one of Kyot... click for details
Osaka-based ceramic artist Furuno Yukiharu was born in 1943 and is an award-winning artist hardly known to the West. He's been exhibited at the prestigious Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts exhibition 27 times starting in 1973 and the regional exhibition 42 times; other juried exhibitions are num... click for details
Kimura Moriyasu(b.1935)---creates some of the finest original tenmoku glazes ever-ever seen. Here's a fat faceted jar-vase reminiscent of old shochu containers; in perfect condition with a singed box, 25.5cm.tall x19, stamped on base. click for details
Here is one of only three ever made Harara Shuroku's powerful shinogi-deep grooved 'otherworldly' vase-sculpture. More about this important Bizen ceramic artist in our archives; in excellent condition--Harada did add a teeny patch of black lacquer to one divot--with a signed box, 21cm.tallx23x20... click for details
Three 'Above Mt.Fuji' hand-painted scenes can be viewed on this green glazed-inside cross-hatched design cup by the one and only Takiguchi Kazuo; more about him in our archives or at e-yakimono.net. In perfect condition with a work-of-art calligraphy signed box, 7.5cm.tallx8.5-9cm. at the lip, si... click for details
The first of our recent Kobayashi Hideo Kyoto Chic Sculpture-Vessels; in perfect condition with a signed box, 28cm.tallx40x11, signed on base. More about Kobayashi in our previous listing, a very elegant artist indeed. click for details
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 and Cr... click for details
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