Glazed Pots by Heian Tofukuji 3

In this post I’d like to take a look at a few more glazed pots by Heian Tofukuji.  All of the pots featured in todays post are currently for sale.  Special thanks to Rie Aketo of Yoshoen and the Hukanos of Yorozuen for the images.

Rectangle glazed Tofukuji in blue-green with cloud feet and lip. Image Courtesy of Yoshoen


A very nice Tofukuji with muted greens and blues. This color works well with many different species.

Blue Glazed rectangle with white highlights and Cloud feet. Image courtesy Yoshoen


A very nice blue with white highlights. Reminds me of a starry night. Begs for an Umemodoki or Japanese maple in fall color.

Green glazed drum with double band and rivets, Image courtesy Yoshoen

Detail of Bottom


One of my favorite Tofukuji pots! Note the multiple chops on the base, and on the interior, very rare! The glaze is beautiful, and the detailed feet and bands are masterful!

White glazed oval with Tofukuji signature style feet, Image courtesy Yoshoen

Bottom Detail


White glazed oval with “signature” style Tofukuji feet. Great patina on this pot! I find white glazed pots with patina irresistible!

Blue glazed drum with cut feet, Image courtesy Yoshoen


Rich blue glazed drum in “Tofukuji Blue.”

Blue glazed oval with cut feet and multicolor highlights, Image Courtesy Yoshoen


Blue and green glazed oval with cut feet. Brings to my mind the Aurora Borealis.

Dark vlue glazed rectangle with clod feet and light blue highlights, Image courtesy Yoshoen


Masterful dark blue with light blue highlights. This pot is just great! Not much I can say!

Blue black glazed hand formed oval, Image copyright Yorozuen


Really nice blackish blue glazed handformed oval. The finger indents in these terebineri pots are really cool, a visible sign of handmade pots.

White glazed oval with cut feet, image copyright Yorozuen


Rustic white glaze over white clay. The thickness of this glaze is outstanding, white clay Tofukuji are rarer than other clay colors.

Marvelous glazed rectangle with cloud feet and bottom band, image copyright Yorozuen


Last but not least we have this lovely glazed rectangle. For only 800,000¥, or $10,000, it could be yours! Just shoot Yorozuen an email!
I hope you enjoyed looking at more glazed pots by Heian Tofukuji.

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I've been collecting Japanese Bonsai pots for a few years, and feel that the famous, and some of the lesser known but great Japanese pot artists could do with a little more writing and exposure in English. Additionally, this blog will feature My own And others bonsai for discussion. The purpose of this blog is to further knowledge of Japanese pottery and Japanese style bonsai. If you have any questions about Japanese bonsai pottery, or would like to acquire pots by some of the potters presented in the blog, feel free to email me at gastrognome@aol.com
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2 Responses to Glazed Pots by Heian Tofukuji 3

  1. Luc says:

    That white oval with green touches and the aurora round pot are both marvellous, very nice glazes. That blue starry one has a lovely atmosphere to it as well, and a great shape.
    Nice selection !

  2. Pingback: Glazed Pots by Heian Tofukuji 4 | Japanese Bonsai Pots Blog

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