Thursday, August 17, 2017

Yamaguchi Toki 山口陶器

This red Yamaguchi Toki is found on Chinese style 
wares. 

Yamaguchi Toki also made the Jyoto china wares 




Monday, July 17, 2017

Living National Treasures (LNT)

Living National Treasures (LNT) Ceramics


http://www.e-yakimono.net/html/living-natl-treasures.htm

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Living_National_Treasures_of_Japan_(crafts)

http://galleryjapan.com/locale/en_US/work/list/?subject_category=1&kokuhou_flag=1

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-5-japanese-ceramicists-who-are-living-national-treasures

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2004/08/11/arts/national-treasures-of-bizen-ware-pots/#.WWyvmrEpChA


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Gold Imari

The original kiln, Yazaemon of Arita began in 1804. The kiln was run by the Matsumoto family. The fifth generation began exporting to North America and Europe.

Gold Imari was produced by Arita Bussan,  registered  in Nagoya. (1959-1984)

NO 8,3-CHROME
IIDA-MACHI, HIGASHI-KU
NAGOYA, JAPAN


Monday, May 8, 2017

Takahashi San Francisco-Importer of Japanese wares.

The official name is Takahashi Trading Corp, founded after WWII by Henri Hiroyuki Takahashi.