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.
Please enjoy the photos for now, the textures and images speak volumes, perfect condition, signed box. 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
As many know veteran Shigaraki ceramic artist Kato Takahiko is a gallery favorite from the 'Mishima days.' He recently fired his kiln and we selected a few pieces, one of which is his return to his rinmon' rippling water motifs, seen here on this richly fired trapezoid work; In perfect condition ... 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
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
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