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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1402551 (stock #KL-6)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting (uroko-mon, fish scale 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 of Japanese green tea. Lusher was an apprentice in Japan to well-known potter Takita Koichi, who has worked in both rural Fukushima & Tochigi P...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1402555 (stock #GG15-TC42)
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Wide Tea Cup, Chawan, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Shino glaze. H.2.25"(6cm) x Dia.5.125"(13cm.) Volume=7oz (210ml.) 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...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1402696 (stock #HG-112)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Isamu Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. Nami Jiro white glaze with brushwork of bamboo on snow pattern. H.3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia.3"(7.75c.) Volume=7oz(210cc.) 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 ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1402697 (stock #HG-117)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Isamu Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. Kaki glaze with wax-resist pattern of bamboo leaves on snow. Nuka glaze interior. H.3.125"(8cm) x Dia.3"(7.5c.) Volume=7oz(210cc.) 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...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #409151 (stock #EC-4)
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Karhu printed these invitations for his shows at the Tolman Collection, the Tokyo gallery which has long represented him and his work. These were done in large numbers, about 800, in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This particular print reads "ue mino washi," An Eagle Doesn't Look [Up] Where There is Nothing," a very Zen-like saying. This image is finely framed and is in good condition. Inside mat Image Size: H.6.5 x W.24", Frame Size: H.9.5 x W.27.375". Clifton Karhu was born in Duluth, ...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #409157 (stock #EC-3)
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Karhu printed these invitations for his shows at the Tolman Collection, the Tokyo gallery which has long represented him and his work. These were done in large numbers, about 800, in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This particular print reads "banji wa tanoshimu beshi," Whatever You Do, Enjoy It, a very Zen-like saying. Karhu himself is depicted with Brush in hand, writing the character, "koi" (love.) This image is finely framed and is in good condition. Inside Mat Image Size: H.7 x W.24", F...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #409163 (stock #EC-5)
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Karhu printed these invitations for his shows at the Tolman Collection, the Tokyo gallery which has long represented him and his work. These were done in large numbers, about 800, in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This particular print reads "warau kado ni fuku kitaru," Happiness Sits on Laughter, a very Zen-like saying. This image is finely framed and is in good condition. Inside Mat Image Size: H.6.5 x W.24", Frame Size: H.9.5 x W.27.375". Clifton Karhu was born in Duluth, Minnesota ...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #487428 (stock #EC-7)
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Clifton Karhu Woodblock Print. Matted & Framed. "Snow at Tango Cho", 1980. Print #9 of edition of 100. Print Image Size: H.10.375" x W.26.75". Frame Size: H.16.125" x W.32.75" Print and framing in excellent condition. Low print number of edition. A lovely view of snow covered, terraced fields along a rocky sea coast. Karhu masterfully uses varying hues of indigo to capture the subtleties of the scene; mist shrouded mountains in the background, and reflections of water and snow on the terraced...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 2000 item #1062098 (stock #YC-155)
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Yunomi, Tea Cup, by Hamada Shinsaku; Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture. ca. 1990-1995. H.3.125"(7.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm.) With signed wooden box. "Yunomi - Shinsaku." Hamada Shinsaku is the second son of National Living Treasure, Hamada Shoji and successor of the Hamada kiln. He is the father of Hamada Tomoo, who is currently gaining international popularity as representative of the 3rd generation of Hamada potters. Shinsaku was born in 1929 and apprenticed to his father to become a master potter high...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101518 (stock #MH-13)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Sumo Wrestler Daikoku, God of Wealth and one of the Seven Lucky Gods. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1991. H.5.25"(13.5cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm.) Excellent condition. This is a rare image of Daikoku-sama in a fundoshi (loin cloth) as a Sumo Wrestler! It is a great example of the playful nature of Miharu Ningyo. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” ...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101519 (stock #MH-14)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Yakko, the lower rank samurai manservant who often ran in front of the samurai retinue carrying banners, trunks, etc. He carries a lantern with the name "Sagamiya" on it. Pairs with MH-16. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1991. H.7.75"(19.5cm) x W.3.125"(8cm.) excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101520 (stock #MH-16)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Yakko, the lower rank samurai manservant who often ran in front of the samurai retinue carrying banners, trunks, etc. He carries a lantern with the name "Sagamiya" on it. Pairs with MH-14. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1991. H.7.75"(19.5cm) x W.3.125"(8cm.) excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fac...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101521 (stock #MH-15)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache dolls of Hina Ningyo (Imperial Couple) traditinally displayed in the month of March for Girls Day (March 3rd.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1992. Empress: H.4.875"(12cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm,) Emperor: H.5.375"(13.5cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm.) Condition Note: hat of Emperor cracked and repaired. Small crack on back of Emperor where sword protrudes from body. Otherwise, good condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Pr...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101522 (stock #MH-17)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Daikoku, God of Wealth and one of the Seven Lucky Gods. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1999. H.5.125"(13cm) x W.7"(18cm.) Excellent Condition. Here, Daikoku stands with arms outstretched, his kimono dispaying a pattern of pines, camellia, & wisteria, and the sleeves seemingly flapping in the wind. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) co...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101526 (stock #MH-18)
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Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Farmer Riding a Cow holding a sickle. A possible reference to the Kusakari Kannon (Grass Cutting Kannon (J. Kannon,[Goddess of Mercy,] Chinese - Kwan Yin/Guanyin, Sanskrit - Avalokitasvara.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1999. H.9.25"(23.5cm) x L.9.25"(23.5cm.) Cow has nodding head in the tradition of paper-mache "beko" cows/oxen of NE Japan. Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Pre...
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 : Prints : Pre 2000 item #1176128 (stock #CQ-1)
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Framed Woodblock print by Kyoto artist Clifton Karhu (1927 - 2007.) "Takasegawa Spring." An image of the Takase River, a canal that runs along Kiyamachi Street in Central Kyoto. This print uses not only Karhu's well-known strong black key lines, as well as the masterful use of woodgrain; it also uses detailed technique to illustrate rain in the foreground. Signed and dated, 1990, #46 of edition on 100. Image size: H.22.25" (56.5cm) x W.11.75"(30cm.), Frame size: H.29.25" (74cm) x W.18.5" (47cm) ...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #409141 (stock #EC-1)
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Framed woodblock print by Kyoto artist, Clifton Karhu. "Afternoon in Gion" shows an image down a street in this well-known distrct of Kyoto. Signed and dated, 1978, #17 of edition of 100. Image size: H.16 x W.16", Frame size: H.22 x W.21.5". Print and frame are both in good condition. Clifton Karhu was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1927. His early experience in Japan was as an American soldier, stationed at Sasebo from 1946 to 1948; then later as a missionary for the Lutheran Church from 1952 ...