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.
Nakamura Rokuro(1914-2004) was the 'King of Shuki' for Bizen, shuki meaning sake cups and flasks(shuki-sake vessels), and Nakamura's are held in the highest esteem and avidly collected; any shuki collection worthy of the name must have a Nakamura Rokuro piece, period. Nakamura studied with the fi... click for details
Wada Morihiro(1944-2008) was a towering figure in the Japanese art world and created stunning works of beauty and grace. Here's a classic Wada guinomi in perfect condition with a signed box, basic guinomi size. click for details
Dating to 2006, rare form, great firing, signed box, 13.5cm.tall. click for details
Here is a rare circa 1970 Shigaraki Bajo-Hai Stemmed Guinomi by the late great Tsuji Seimei (1927-2008). In perfect condition with a signed box, 8cm.tall, signed on base. click for details
Nakamura Rokuro(1914-2004) was the king of Bizen sake vessels yet also made many other forms and here is a rare dorabachi--serving vessel that I bet he made for delicacies to accompany some fine sake or wine. A kenzan could also be placed within for flowers. In perfect condition with a signed box... click for details
Mori Togaku(b.1937) is a living legend for Bizen; more about him can be read in our archives. Needless to say from looking at the archive photos I'm a huge fan of his and have seen-handled many works from his career. Without a doubt the firing on this elegant tsurukubi vase is unparalleled and f... click for details
Double-boxed, 26cm.tall. Museum piece, dating to his second o-gama firing. click for details
Brilliant by the only neriage LNT Matsui Kosei. click for details
This is a kenjo or 'presentation' form vase popular in the Edo period and as many know the great Harada Shuroku looks to Ko-Bizen for inspiration. The contrast of light buff clay with the maple-leaf red of the rice straw is very pleasing indeed. Dating back about 20 years, in perfect condition wi... click for details
In the average kitchen in medieval Japan there were three essential ceramic items known as Sanshu no Shinki (three treasured wares, a pun on Sanshu no Jingi, the three treasures of the Imperial Family). The three items were the large wide-mouthed vat (kame), the smaller narrow-necked jar (tsubo) ... click for details