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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1175905 (stock #B-1)
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"Stoneware and Porcelain: The Art of High-Fired Pottery" by Daniel Rhodes. Chilton Books. Seventh Printing, January 1973 (original copyright 1959.) 217 pages. Clothbound hardcover. Good condition. Some clay residue on back cover. The classic text on history, clay bodies, glazes, kilns, and firing. Still popular today and well-used by potters around the world.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1175602 (stock #HN-3)
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Guinomi, Sake Cups, also suitable for high grade tea or whiskey shot glasses, porcelain; by Hanako Nakazato; Union, Maine and Karatsu, Japan. H.1.75"(4.5cm) x Dia.2.125"(5.25cm.) Volume=4oz (60ml.) Hanako calls these "Bamboo Cups," for the banding around the body of the cup resembling a bamboo node. Smooth design and clean lines make this an elegant, yet modern, vessel for any beverage. Hanako Nakazato is a 14th generation potter from Japan. The Nakazato family is a well-known pottery family in...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1175594 (stock #HN-1)
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Porcelain Dishes, Mukozuke-shape or dessert/salad dishes, by Hanako Nakazato; Union, Maine and Karatsu, Japan. H.1.5"(3cm) x Dia.6.6"(16.5cm.) Hanako calls these dishes "Chakara Bowls" (chakra being the vital energy points of the body in yoga, Hinduism, & Buddhism.) These dishes are appropriate for most any savory or sweet food and are an excellent size for use as a mukozuke dish used in Japanese cuisine. Hanako Nakazato is a 14th generation potter from Japan. The Nakazato family is a well-k...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1175583 (stock #HN-2)
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Katakuchi, Spouted bowl, by Hanako Nakazato; Union, Maine and Karatsu, Japan. H.2.5"(6.375cm) x Dia.7.25"(18.5cm.) Hanako calls this bowl a "Chocolate Spouted Bowl," due to the rich brown coloring of the porcelain. Spouted bowls are used for both liquid and solid items in Japanese cuisine. A dressing or a composed dish, or any type of food can be beautifully served in this vessel. Hanako Nakazato is a 14th generation potter from Japan. The Nakazato family is a well-known pottery family in Karat...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1175572 (stock #YC-85)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, Mashiko-yaki (Mashiko ware) by Ootsuka Keiichi. H.3.375" (8.5cm) x Dia.3" (7.5cm.) Volume = 7oz (210ml.) Light brown glaze with iron brush work of grasses. There are many potters named Ootsuka in the Mashiko area, and it was Ootsuka Keizaburo who established the first Mashiko pottery in the 1850's. Ootsuka Keiichi was born in Showa 23 (1948) and at the age of 18 went to apprentice at the kiln of Sakuma Totaro, whose family kiln gave Hamada Shoji the opportunity to establish h...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1175556 (stock #KL.10)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting (ami-mon, net pattern,) by Kathy Lusher; Seattle, WA. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm) Volume=200ml(6.75 oz.) Kathy Lusher makes functional ceramics of an exceptional quality. The porcelain bodies and blue-green tinge to her hand-mixed glaze recipes create the ideal background to view the color Japanese green tea. Lusher was an apprentice in Japan to well-known potter Takita Koichi, who has worked in both rural Fukushima & Tochigi Prefectures...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1175553 (stock #KL.7)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting, by Kathy Lusher; Seattle, WA. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm) Volume=200ml(6.75 oz.) Kathy Lusher makes functional ceramics of an exceptional quality. The porcelain bodies and blue-green tinge to her hand-mixed glaze recipes create the ideal background to view the color Japanese green tea. Lusher was an apprentice in Japan to well-known potter Takita Koichi, who has worked in both rural Fukushima & Tochigi Prefectures. He himself apprentice...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1175551 (stock #GG.TC.15)
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Tea Cup, chawan, kumidashi-style, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H.2.5"(6.25cm) x Dia.3.75"(9.5cm.) Cross-dipped in white & red Shino glazes. Gas-fired. There have been several influences to George Gledhill's ceramic work. Buddhism has been a guiding force in life for many years, and George even visits local prisons to teach the Dharma to inmates. Through pottery and Buddhism, he was exposed to Tea practitioners who complimented his work and encouraged him to produce Tea wares. Their introduc...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155693 (stock #HY-3)
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Tea Cup, Yunomi, by Tagami Munetoshi of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Mashiko White Glaze with Iron brush of pattern used by Munetoshi's grandfather, Sudo Takeo, and by Hamada Shoji. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm.) Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo. He is the 5th generation of potters in Mashiko’s Hinatagama (Hinata Kiln) founded during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) by Sudo Yujiro. At the age of 16, he started his apprenticeship under h...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155691 (stock #HY-5)
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Tea Cup, Yunomi, by Tagami Isamu of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki-yu ("persimmon" glaze) with Aka-e (overglaze red enamel.) 8 Faceted sides. One facet features the broken sugar cane motif in homage to the image made famous by Hamada Shoji, who taught Isamu's father. H.3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm.) Tagami Isamu was born in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mashiko. He married into the Sudo family and apprenticed under Sudo Takeo. He was originally trained as a Japanese ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155686 (stock #HY-2)
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Tea Cup, Yunomi, by Tagami Munetoshi of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Brown glaze and overglaze red enamel bamboo leaf motif in white medallion. H.3.125"(8cm) x Dia.3.375"(7.5cm) Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo. He is the 5th generation of potters in Mashiko’s Hinatagama (Hinata Kiln) founded during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) by Sudo Yujiro. At the age of 16, he started his apprenticeship under his grandfather and then right aft...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155684 (stock #HY-6)
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Tea Cup, Yunomi, by Tagami Munetoshi of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Bamboo node shape with kaki ("persimmon") & white glazes. H.2.75"(7cm) x Dia.3.875"(9.75cm.) Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo. He is the 5th generation of potters in Mashiko’s Hinatagama (Hinata Kiln) founded during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) by Sudo Yujiro. At the age of 16, he started his apprenticeship under his grandfather and then right after high school w...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155673 (stock #HG-1)
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Sake Cup, Guinomi, by Tagami Munetoshi of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki-yu ("persimmon" glaze,) Nuki-e (wax resist design.) H.2"(5cm) x Dia.3.125"(8cm.) Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo. He is the 5th generation of potters in Mashiko’s Hinatagama (Hinata Kiln) founded during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) by Sudo Yujiro. At the age of 16, he started his apprenticeship under his grandfather and then right after high school went to...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155669 (stock #HG-5)
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Sake Cup, Guinomi, by Tagami Munetoshi of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kuro (black) and Nuka (Rice Husk Ash) glazes. H.2"(5cm) x Dia.3.125"(8cm.) Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo. He is the 5th generation of potters in Mashiko’s Hinatagama (Hinata Kiln) founded during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) by Sudo Yujiro. At the age of 16, he started his apprenticeship under his grandfather and then right after high school went to America to m...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155664 (stock #HG-4)
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Guinomi, Sake Cup, by Tagami Isamu of Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki-yu ("persimmon" glaze,) and bamboo leaf motif. H.1.75"(4.75cm) x Dia.2.375"(6cm.) Tagami Isamu was born in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mashiko. He married into the Sudo family and apprenticed under Sudo Takeo. He was originally trained as a Japanese chef and had his own restaurant before embarking on a career in pottery, giving him a unique perspective on functional wares. He is currently the 4th-generation head ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155661 (stock #HG-7)
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Guinomi, Sake Cup, by Munetoshi Tagami of Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki-yu Aka-e ("persimmon" glaze with red overglaze enamel.) H.1.875"(4.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.75") Tagami Munetoshi (b. 1972) is the son of Tagami Isamu and grandson of Sudo Takeo. He is the 5th generation of potters in Mashiko’s Hinatagama (Hinata Kiln) founded during the Meiji Period (1868-1912) by Sudo Yujiro. At the age of 16, he started his apprenticeship under his grandfather and then right after high school went to Ame...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 2000 item #1155517 (stock #YC-156)
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Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan (in Korean, Cha Jya,) by Shin Hyun-Chul, ca. 1995. H.2.5"(6cm) x Dia.5.5"(14.5cm.) A classic example of natsu jawan (summer tea bowl) with a low, and wide profile. Accompanied by signed wooden box. Shin Hyun-Chul is a Korean potter who is well-respected by tea ware connoiseurs in Japan. His work is also shown in, of course, Korea, and has been exhibited in NY and LA in the U.S. The early tea masters, such as Rikyu, created a Japanese aesthetic for tea which prized the a...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1155477 (stock #SF-49)
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Dish by Sachiko Furuya. H.2.5"(6.5cm) x Dia.11.375"(29cm). Bamboo Ash, Copper, Iron Glaze. Sachiko Furuya hails from Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. There, she studied pottery with Yukio Matsuura, making primarily tea wares for practitioners of the Omotesenke School of Tea. She also attended the College of Arts at Nihon University (Tokyo,) Suidobara Fine Arts Academy (Tokyo,) and has a Studio Art degree from Clark College in Dubuque, Iowa. She has exhibited her work in galleries and museums in the ...