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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1142020 (stock #GG.C.3)
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Wood-fired Tea Bowl, matcha chawan, with signed wooden box by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Shino & Ash glaze. H.3.375(8.5cm) x Dia.4.875"(12.5cm.) 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 introductio...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1237890 (stock #JB.MC4)
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Wood-fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by John Benn; Harstine Island, WA. Shino Glaze over Ame Glaze. Four finger marks remain where the bowl was glaze-dipped. Stamped with artist's mark. H. 3.125"(8cm) x Dia. 5.00"(12.5cm.) John Benn studied with F. Carleton Ball and Ken Stevens at the U. of Puget Sound in Tacoma, and with Howard Shapiro and Sandra Simon in the MFA Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1976, he built his first wood kiln. Now, he and his wife, Colleen Gallagh...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1206819 (stock #GG.C13.5)
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Wood Fired Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Ash Glaze. H. 3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia. 4.25"(11cm.) This bowl was wood fired twice, than fired a final time in a gas kiln. 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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1206821 (stock #GG.C13.4)
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Wood & Gas Fired Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Ash Glaze. Called "Moon Bowl," this bowl features a serendipitous circle of glaze floating like a moon in the night sky. H. 3.5"(9cm) x Dia. 4.5"(11.5cm.) This bowl was wood fired, than fired an additional two time in a gas kiln. 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 inmat...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #998824 (stock #AA-2)
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Kogo (Incense Container) by Kawai Takeichi; Kyoto, 1972. Dark green glaze. 2.25"(5.75cm) square x 1.75"(4cm) high. This piece was acquired on a visit to the Kawai pottery on August 9, 1972 and has had one owner since then. Kawai Takeichi (1908-1989) is the nephew of legendary Mingei (Folk Craft) Movement potter Kawai Kanjiro (1890-1966;) who along with Yanagi Soetsu, Hamada Shoji, Bernard Leach, and others were the first-generation leaders of this movement. Kawai Takeichi began his apprecticeshi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Plates : Contemporary item #1255660 (stock #HG-63,HG-64)
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Set of two square dishes, WHite (namijiro) glaze with blue and iron decorated lines. H. 1.0"(2.5cm) x 4.25"(11cm) square. By Isamu Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mahsiko. 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-genera...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #394855 (stock #YA-17)
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$90.00
Imari ware porcelain soba choko with underglaze cobalt blue pattern of "azami" (thistle.) Mid-late Edo Period (1600-1868.) H.6cm (2.3") Dia.7cm (2.6"). A playful rendering of a thistle adorns both sides of this soba choko, with bands around the bottom of the cup. Some minor glaze crazing and cracks, but overall fine condition. Soba choko were initially used for small food items, much like mukozuke or ko-zara are used in today's presentation of Japanese cuisine. Not until later in the Edo Era...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #402968 (stock #YA-1)
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Early Meiji Era Soba Choko with landscape design painted in underglaze cobalt blue on porcelain. Average height of 6cm and average diameter of 7 cm. Though widely attributed to Arita kilns; by the late Edo and Early Meiji Periods, porcelain soba choko were also being made in Seto, as well as at kilns further north in Tohoku. This set of 5 features a typical land/seascape scene of a hut and the sea with a boat and birds flying overhead. All cups are in good condition featuring the same pattern.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #402989 (stock #YA-4)
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$55.00
Imari ware soba choko (soba noodle dipping cup) from the mid-late Edo period (1600-1868.) Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue painting of "takenoko" bamboo shoot pattern. H.5.5cm(2.17") x Dia.7.5cm(2.95"). A crack in the rim has been repaired using synthetic gold and lacquer. Soba choko were originally used for small morsels of food much like the mukozuke is used in today's Japanese place setting. It was not until later in the Edo Period that they were made specifically for use as noodle dippi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #998586 (stock #AA-1)
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Hamada Shoji saku (made by Shoji Hamada,) Ryuukyuu Kamado (Okinawa Kiln,) Aka-e Chawan (Red overglaze enamel Tea Bowl,) 1972. H. 3”(7.75cm) x Dia. 4.5”(11.5cm.) Footring diameter 2”(5cm.) Weight 13.5oz(384g.) Signed wooden box included. Okinawan motif and color palette (red, green, ochre on white background) on bowl with 9 facets around (see enlargement #2, bottom view.) Small areas of glaze loss around rim (see enlargement photos & comments below) measuring from 30mm to 2.5cm in length....
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1205754 (stock #SF-64)
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$115.00
White Shino glaze Vase with studded neck & shoulder, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. H. 9.125"(23cm) x Dia. 4.5"(11.5cm.) 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 wor...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1205576 (stock #HN-26,HN-27)
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Shinogi (faceted) Dessert Bowls, White Porcelain, by Hanako Nakazato; Union, Maine & Karatsu, Japan. H. 2.625"(6.5cm) x Dia. 4"(10cm.) Hanako Nakazato is a 14th generation potter from Japan. The Nakazato family is a well-known pottery family in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, with the 12th generation Nakazato Taroemon being designated a National Living Treasure for Karatsu ceramics. Hanako moved to the US at age 16 to pursue her education. While in the US, she took a renewed interest in her cultural...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1176103 (stock #B-18)
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$300.00
"Shigaraki: Potter's Valley" by Louise Allison Cort. 1981 second printing. Clothbound hard cover with original dust jacket. Condition - New. 428 pages, 52 full color photographs and more than 300 B/W photos encompassing both the great variety of Shigaraki wares and the techniques and processes still in use today. Louise Allison Cort, formerly assistant curator of Oriental Art at the Fogg Museum, is a craft historian and the recognized Western authority on Shigaraki ware. "Louise Cort's vision...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1284166 (stock #SF-108)
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$125.00
Serving Dish, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. White, Bamboo Ash, Iron glazes. H. 2.375"(6cm) x Dia. 11.125"(28.5cm.) 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 ga...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1284160 (stock #SF-107)
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Serving Bowl with sculpted leaves, grapes, and vines, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. White, Bamboo Ash, Iron glazes. H. 3.125"(8cm) x Dia. 9.75"(25cm.) 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, I...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1208600 (stock #SK-2)
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Woodblock Print of Traditional Japanese Folk Potteries by Serizawa Keisuke. Issued by Nihon Mingeikan (Japan Folk Craft Museum) in 1970. H. 20"(51cm) x W. 26"(66cm.) Excellent colors, light toning to paper. Printed text in Japanese. See also SK-1 in English. Keisuke Serizawa (5/13/1895 - 4/5/1984) was designated a Ningen Kokuho (National Living Treasure) in 1956 for his work in katazome stencil dyeing. He spent considerable time studying Ryuukyuu Bingata techniques in Okinawa and this influen...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1208601 (stock #SK-1)
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Woodblock Print of Traditional Japanese Folk Potteries by Serizawa Keisuke. Issued by Nihon Mingeikan (Japan Folk Craft Museum) in 1970. H. 20"(51cm) x W. 26"(66cm.) Excellent colors, light toning to paper. Printed text in English. See also SK-2 in Japanese. Keisuke Serizawa (5/13/1895 - 4/5/1984) was designated a Ningen Kokuho (National Living Treasure) in 1956 for his work in katazome stencil dyeing. He spent considerable time studying Ryuukyuu Bingata techniques in Okinawa and this influence ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bottles : Contemporary item #1230997 (stock #JM-30)
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$65.00
Tokkuri (Sake Decanter) or Kabin (Vase) bu John Miller; Portland, OR. Temmoku & Nuka glazes, Iron Slip. H.5.25"(13.25cm) x Dia.3.375"(8.5cm.)John Salgir Miller was born in Elmira, NY, in 1974 and earned his BFA in ceramics and illiustration from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. He has been inspired the mingei aesthetic and by the work of Shoji Hamada since he began studying ceramics in high school. While at Mass Art studying under Ben Ryterband (who spent time studying pottery in Japa...