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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1237893 (stock #JB.MC1)
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Wood-fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by John Benn; Harstine Island, WA. Black Glaze, with areas appearing ochre and gold. Two finger marks remain where the bowl was glaze-dipped. Stamped with artist's mark. H. 3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia. 5.75"(14.5cm.) 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 hi...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1207821 (stock #HG-42)
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$175.00
Matcha Chawan (Tea Bowl), Mashiko-yaki, by Tagami Isamu of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. This size of chawan is known as a "Nodate Chawan" (Picnic Tea Bowl) or "Ippuku Chawan" (Small Sip Tea Bowl.) It is just slightly smaller than a standard-size tea bowl, but is functional for regular use. Faceted sides, Kaki (persimmon) glaze with red & green overglaze enamel decoration of sugar cane reed and stripes. H. 2.375"(6cm) x Dia. 4"(10cm.)Tagami Isamu was born in 1947 in Mooka, a village neighboring to Mas...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1970 item #403005 (stock #YA-34)
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$325.00
Mashiko ware vase with long neck coated in black glaze, and overglaze painting of camelia flowers on body, ca. 1960's. H.48cm(19") x Dia.23cm(9"). A fine example of vintage Mashiko ware that might have graced the tokonoma of a local Mashiko family home, this vase conveys an elegant shape while retaining its simple rustic background. Mashiko wares became popular through the work of National Living Treasure Hamada Shoji, who settled in this agricultural pottery town in the 1920's. Prior to Hamada'...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #819931 (stock #MY.K.1)
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$95.00
Mashiko-ware kyusu (side-handled teapot), new. A finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. The orange-brown "kaki" glaze is a staple of traditional Mashiko ware that is used infrequently these days. It is made from the locally mined Oya stone. Drips of Mashiko-guro (Mashiko black) adorn the shoulders of the pot. Volume is 3 cups/750ml. H.4.5"(11.5cm) x W.7.5"(19cm.) The town of Mashiko is located about 70 miles northwest of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture. Although ther...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Contemporary item #820217 (stock #MY.Y.G)
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Mashiko-ware yunomi (tea cup),new. Volume is 8.5 oz/240 ml. H.3.5"(9cm) x Dia.3"(7.75cm.)A hand-thrown finely crafted artisan ware in the tradition of Mashiko folk pottery. Over a white glaze is a traditional pattern known as "sansui," (literally, mountain & water) landscape painting. This pattern was used in other folk potteries as well, such as Shigaraki, Seto, & Soma; and has been a traditional pattern in Mashiko since the 19th century. It was popularized by the Folk Craft Movement as this t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1114090 (stock #YA-65)
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Ceramic Lime Pot with Lid for betel nut paraphernalia. Dark brown temmoku glaze. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3.75"(9.5cm.) The lime pot was used in the practice of "betel nut chewing," as a container for the lime paste (made from limestone chalk, calcium carbonate,) sometimes mixed with cumin or turmeric in Thailand. This is placed on a Betel leaf (from the stalk of the Piper betle pepper plant,) and topped with shredded or sliced Areca Nut (Areca catechu, a member of the Palm family.) This style of ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1205751 (stock #SF-67)
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$150.00
Keikan-ko (Chicken Head) Vase by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. Inspired by a historical Chinese shape. Shino and Bamboo Ash glazes. Double neck with braid handle. H. 9"(23cm) x W. 6"(15.25cm.) 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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1176099 (stock #B17)
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$250.00
"Karatsu Ware: A Tradition of Diversity" by Johanna Becker, O.S.B. 1986 First Edition, Kodansha. Clothbound Hard Cover with original dust cover. Condition - New. 220 pages57 color and 179 B/W plates, illustrations, map, kiln list, and glossary. "Here, for the first time in English, a noted scholars examines this famous and important pottery and its tradition, throwing light on the diversity of Karatsu forms and glaze effects. The author traces this pottery's history from the enigma of its or...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1141960 (stock #GG.J.1)
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$325.00
Wood-fired Jar, tsubo, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Ash glaze. H.8"(20cm) x Dia.8"(20cm.) 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 introduction to the world of Tea Ceremony has helped to shape much ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Jars : Contemporary item #1141961 (stock #GG.J.4)
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$600.00
Wood-fire jar, tsubo, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Ash Glaze. H.9.5"(24cm) x Dia.9.5"(24cm.) Lug handles on shoulders in style of "chatsubo," tea leaf storage jar. 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 war...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1175562 (stock #PY-20)
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$285.00
Ao Imari (blue/green Imari) Sometsuke Kakuzara. A square blue-green Imarai Plate. ca. late 18th- early 19th C. Japan. 10.75" (27.25cm) square. Shoki Imari, using underglaze cobalt blue painting with oftentimes borrowed Chinese motifs, such as this piece, were made in the Arita kilns near the port of Imari from the 17th Century. This is also an example of fairly rare "Ao Imari," (literally "blue" Imari) with a green-blue background rather than the standard porcelain white background. The image ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Sculptural : Contemporary item #1231013 (stock #GG12-HO)
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$500.00
Hotei-san (Chinese=Budai) Ceramic Sculpture by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. H. 11.25"(28.5cm) x W. 12"(30.5cm.) Hotei-san is glazed in white and sculpted in sitting meditation pose, holding his prayer beads. Hotei is known as a God of Happiness and Contentment. In Japanese folklore, Hotei-san is one of the Seven Lucky Gods (Shichifukujin.) In China, legend has it that he was an eccentric Chan (Zen) monk who lived in the early 10th C. Some Buddhist traditions consider him an incarnation of ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1284186 (stock #SF-110)
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$50.00
Hanging Vase, Kakehanaire, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. Bamboo Ash glaze. Pinched body. H. 4.25"(10.75cm) x Dia. 3.75"(9.5cm.) 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 h...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1284210 (stock #SF-97)
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Kakehanaire, Hanging Flower Vase, by Sachiko Furuya; Honolulu, HI. Bamboo Ash and Iron glaze. Pinched opening. H. 4.5"(11.5cm) x Dia. 3.25"(8.25cm.) 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, Iowa. S...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Contemporary item #1206755 (stock #GG.H13.3A)
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$35.00
Hanging Vase, Kakehanaire, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Saggar fired with grass. This pot experienced heavy charring on the bottom during firing (see enlargements.) H. 3.625"(9cm) x Dia. 3.25"(8.25cm.), with copper ring attached in back for hanging on a wall or post. 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,...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1980 item #1231017 (stock #AA1)
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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. M...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1176098 (stock #B-16)
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$325.00
"Hamada Potter" by Bernard Leach. 1975 First Edition, Kodansha. Hadmade paper bound hard cover with original plastic dust cover. The book is bound with hand-laid paper from Fukui Prefecture coated with pine resin sizing. The titling on the cover and spine was silk-screened with natural Japanese lacquer by Wajima Craft, with the held of the lacquer artists Keisuke Ichinaka and Isaburou Kado. The image is Hamada's signature broken sugar cane motif which adorned so many of his pots. 305 pages with...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1155665 (stock #HG-6)
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Sake Cup, Guinomi, by Tagami Munetoshi, Hinata Kiln, Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. Kaki-yu Aka-e ("persimmon" glaze with red overglaze enamel.) H.1.875"(4.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.75cm.) 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 ...