Here you’ll find pots, stands, and trees from my collection that are up for sale, check back often I’ll be adding all the time! As always, if there is any potter you’re looking for, or a nice specific type or style, drop me a line at Gastrognome at aol dot com
I have a whole bunch of pots and stands for sale that never make it here, in fact, most of the good stuff I bring in doesn’t, so drop me a line if you’re looking for something!
Prices are negotiable, and consideration for multiple purchases definitely given.
If you’d like more pictures, want to inquire about a price, or are interested in any of the pots, feel free to shoot me an email.
Please contact for tree pricing if not listed at Gastrognome at aol dot com.
Shibakatsu, Tokoname. Light blue rectangle with cut corners. 6 by 4.5 by 1.5″. 90$.SOLD
Syuho, Tokoname. 5.25 by 4.25 by 1.6″. 90$.
Hattori, Tokoname. 5.25 by 4 by 1.5″. 90$.SOLD
Shohin Japanese maple, 4″ tall, 4″ wide. After building the ramification on this one final height should be around 6″SOLD
Japanese Maple Mini Bonsai. 3.5″ tall.
Multiple glazed Ogurayama with dragon relief and carved feet. Measures 7 by 5.5 by 1.5″. A real deal at this price, on consignment. Retail $400+
Owari Yuho, nice 5 color geometrics on porcelain. 5.75″. $225SOLD
Shohin Japanese black pine. Fall work done, major branches wire and guyed down. $400SOLD
Older Hattori Pot, Tokoname. Nice patina starting to build. 6.4 $100
5 color Shosui on yellow glazed porcelain. 6.2″. 80$
Kyokusei, Tokoname, 10.5cm. $125
Itoh Tonyo, brother of Itoh Gekkou. 5″. 125$
Ino Shukuho, baby blue semi cascade. $300sold
Keizan, Tokoname, has a nice patina starting to build, 9″. 150$ SOLD
Bushuan Kiln, Shigeru Fukuda, with box. Really nice glaze on this piece, and an interesting diamond shape that looks good as a front from 8 sides. 450$planted!!
Yamafusa, Tokoname. While most Yamafusa are single color pieces, this signed piece has a nice two tone drip, 5.25″. $110
Very old, 1st generation handmade Juetsu Yellow square with very nice patina. 5″. 250$ TRADED
Masahi Furumoto, Bushuan Kiln, blue angular mokko shape with cloud feet and lip. 6.75″, $275.
Bigei, Tokoname, green antique mirror or mokko shape of white clay with cloud feet, 6″, 125$Traded!
Shohin Japanese black pine. Great radial roots, nice shape to the crown, great old bark.
Shohin black pine, Yamaaki pot. 8″ tall, 5″+ nebari and base. Pretty nice bark! All major branches set, currently wireless for an entire season. Needs a detail wire NOW! Fall is here, let’s pull these old needles and get this baby show ready! This is a top shelf, 7 point display, big show quality tree, a detail wire and smaller pot and it’ll be ready for that big show in 11 months, 10 days….jump on it now, this one’ll go fast I think! SOLD
I was right! SOLD
A trio of Suiseki for sale from my personal collection. I’m running out of room in my workshop, pottery, and suiseki display room, and I want to add a tokonoma this winter, so these are up on the chopping block. All very heavy, very dark and well seasoned, old stones from a private collection I purchased from Setagawa, Japan.
Shohin suiseki, plateau stone. A black plateau, or calm surfaced lake to the right of this stone gives it some mystery and interest, and multiple rivulets course the foothills. Uncut.
Measures 4.5″ 3″ by 1.5″.SOLD
Very hard, very heavy, near view mountain with plateau or lake to the right of the peak. Really nice in person, elegant. Measures 10″ by 5″ by 5″.SOLD
An interesting twin peak far view mountain. Looks good from multiple angles. Very well seasoned and heavy.
Measures 7.25″ by 3″ by 4″.
Super rare Tojaku porcelain arabesque. Pristine porcelain. Beautiful painting.
Ino Shukuho. 6″ blue, with beautiful depth to the super thick glaze and cut feet. Hand cut, single block construction, a real excellent example of 3rd generation Shukuho work. $500 SOLD
HUGE OLD dragon relief unglazed rectangle. Stamped, still working on figuring out maker, but its Chinese, and probably Shinto. Quality is tops, carvings are well done.. Measures 40cm by 27.5cm by 9.5 cm.
Tyukan carved blue glazed mokko or oval with unique feet. I believe the carving to be a pine “pad”. Tyukan is not well known in the west, but in Japan his pots are highly valued and some of the most popular in the last decade of Gafu-Ten. Measures 17.9 by 16 by 5.4 cm. 575$TRADED!
And just so you know I’m not FOS on the price, here’s a 4.5″er from Yoshoen.
Tyukan Carved, Yoshoen
Satomi Terahata Yellow crackle Mokko with green glaze accent, lip, bottom ring, and nice feet. SOLD $250
Measure 7.75″ high, 4″ full radial nebari, 1.85″ trunk at 1st branch from new angle. 2″ from old front.
Contact for pricing. Gastrognome at aol dot com.
Shohin Shinpaku. Great, dense, foliage. Ready to wire and style. Nice deadwood, Jin could use some texturing. 9/1 posted…9/1 SOLD
Super Shohin JBP, 5.5″ to old needles, will be 4-5 after fall needle pulling, measured to the new candles. Pot a POS Chinese mokko shape. Wired this spring. SOLD
Unglazed Ikkou, Watanabe Kazuhiro, 4 character old stamp. Nice patina, gorgeous red clay. 5.5″ by 2″. 300$ Planted!
Glazed Ikkou with a really nice patina. Blue-green with silver speckles. 5.1 by 4 by 1.4 inches. 300$Sold
Shohin size Itoh Gekkou. For more images see and discussion, see here:
Characteristic paintings, some patina, though little, porcelain. Reduced!, AND I’ll cover express shipping! $1100
Old dragon carved Teizan porcelain.
Measures 7.5 by 5.25 by 2.6 inches. $110.
Me and my morning smoke! Pot is Chinese, handmade, a little rustic. Made by Wago Shuho. Measures 7.25 by 5.4 by 2.3 inches. 90$planted!
Shinto Chinese Mokko shape. Nice feet. Measures 6 by 5 by 2.5″. 100$SOLD
Japanese pot by “Fukuho” with deeply cut corners and a very nice glaze and patina. Measures 3.5 by 3 by 1.5″. 150$
Shallow oval red clay with cut feet by Horie Bikoh. Measures 4.6 by 1″. 70$ SOLD
Rustic Nanban with glaze accent by Itoh Shikoh, mother of Itoh Gekko and Tonyo. 4″ by 1″. 125$sold
Nice dark tan clay with lip, cloud feet, and palmatum leaf impressed window by “Sensui”. Measures 5.1 by 4.4 by 1.75″. 160$
A great little Mame or accent by Konno Shinzan, painted by Sano Daisuke.
3.5 by .4″ 100$
Baby blue crackle round by Saito Juseki. Measures 4 by 1.8″ 120$
Pair of Heian Koso. The large cream crackle measures 4 x 1.8 inch and the small red with nice patina measures 2.4 x .9 inches. Sold
Heian Kozan, 1st generation, late in life work unglazed pot with the 6 feet and braided rim that are of his most unique styles, signature is “KouOu”-”old man Ko”. 4.25 by 1.6″. You can see a really spectacular glazed version of this style in the January February issue of Bonsai Focus in the Kouzan article. 900$
Heian Kozan round cream glazed pot with great patina. 3.5 by 2″tall. SOLD
Ino Shukuho, swirling green thick glaze with cut corners. 5.4 by 4.3 by 1.25″. $350
Bigei, antique Chinese reproduction, 5.25 by 4.4 by 2.25″ 120$Sold
Echizen Bunzan, accent or mini, really cool swirling glaze, 3 by 2.75 by 1″, 70$
Aiba Koyo, Tofukuji Blue style, 7 by 5.5 by 2.25″, 150$Planted!
Handmade unglazed basin for moss ball or accent-on-stone, with frog on rock 3″ by 1″. 80$SOLD
Antique Owari-yaki celadon porcelain. 4 by 3 by 1.75″. 250$
Shohin low profile root stand, top measures 3.8″ by 1.75″ tall. Looks great from multiple angles. 200$SOLD
Seiwafu red painted dragon pot, made in Seto. 3.5 by 1.5 inches. 100$SOLD
Tokoname Mazan oval. 6.25 by 5.3 by 2 inches. 90$ SOLD
Masahi Furumoto, from the Bushuan Kiln. Awesome yellow crackle with cloud feet. １７．２×１５．７x ５．８cm $300 SOLD
Masahi Furumoto, from the Bushuan kiln. Baby blue lotus fluted quince with cloud feet.１５．２x１３．５x ５.3cm
Masahi Furumoto, from the Bushuan kiln. Rich red quince with cloud feet.
14.5 by 13.8 by 5.8cm. $250
Hattori, Tokoname. 9.5 by 5.5cm SOLD
Echizen Bunzan. Rustic riveted drum. 10.8 by 3.5cm. 85$SOLD
Tosui with landscape scene. 6 by 4 by 1.5 inches. SOLD
Koyo kiln, Kouso(wife of Aiba Koyo), Tokoname. 5 by 1.5 inches. $90 SOLD
Kensho(辻憲昌), with an outstanding swirling glaze pattern, 5″ by 3″ tall, $200 SOLD
Shunka Shosan, 3″, cool swirling wraparound glaze, $175 GIFTED
Kamiya Ryuen. Hand carved, single block construction, double center band soft rectangle with brown clay. This color shows off black pine bark very well. 5.4″. $300
Kamiya Ryuen, pear skin clay with cut corners, single block carved. Really nice and refined, nice smooth finish. 4.5″. $300SOLD
Kamiya Ryuen, soft rectangle with lip. Really pretty clay, 4.4″. $300
Kamiya Ryuen, tan clay diamond with cut feet and hand carved decorative triple band, signed. 4.7″. $300
Bigei, Tokoname. Some of his best work. Quince shape with lip and landscape carving, well burnished and showing some patina. 6″. SOLD
Nakawatari(middle crossing, 1816-1911) Chinese pot, red clay. 7″ by 5″ by 1.5″. Chop is 葛明祥, Katsumeisho in Japanese, a famous pottery family whose kiln dates to the 18th century, and is renowned for work other than Bonsai pottery. Thanks to Mr. Warren for the extra info! $500
Echizen Hosui 5-color painted pot, with original Turmeric cloth stamped by artist. 5.6″ by 4″ by 1.6″. SOLD!
Metallic green glazed Echizen Hosui, 6″, 125$
Yellow Green Ikkou with wraparound glaze and signature stamp, red clay. 3″
Bushuan, accent or Mini, really pretty multicolor glaze. 200$ GIFTED!
Satomi Terahata, blue crackle glaze with patina, 6.75″ by 2.5″, SOLD
Satomi Terahata, 6.5″ by 2.25″, nice green with highlights, 125$
Toujaku. Unglazed, hand formed pot with stippling and carved Tanuki. I had a plan for this pot, to actually graft Shimpaku onto some old deadwood and plant it into this, that way it’s all aboveboard and labeled as a “Tanuki.”
Second Generation Tosui with landscape scene. Very nice, 4.5″ Tall.
Koyo Juko. Tokoname. 3.5″ by 2.25″ tall. Nice yellow crackle. SOLD
Every shohin pot collection needs some bold yellows! Shibakatsu, Tokoname, white clay, 5″ by 1.75″, $90
Nice blue Shibakatsu, from Tokoname. 5.5″ by 1.5″, SOLD
Yozan, Tokoname, Butter Yellow. 5″ by 1.75″. 65$
Pair of Heian Kousen, mini or accent. Interesting brownish green shot through with black, wraparound, and white with character under glaze. 3″. 90$ SOLD
Shigeru Fukuda (Bushuan) 10.2cm by 5.7cm
A Bushuan with multiple glazes. A truly spectacular pot. $425 SOLD!
Dark Green-Brown Ogurayama with white clay, Wraparound glaze and double stamp. $80SOLD
Katoaka Shuho, Tokoname, 5.5″ Rustic yellow. 80$SOLD
American, Nick Lenz, 6″ by 4″tall. $60SOLD