Monthly Archives: May 2012

New Pots up For Sale

New pots up for sale on the “For Sale” page. I’ll be adding pots all week, so check back. Advertisements

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Miyazaki Isseki

In the last post, we looked at pots from Tsukinowa Yusen, the master of brush and detail. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at Isseki, the master of negative space and elegance. Miyazaki Isseki was born in Osaka in … Continue reading

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Tsukinowas!

Settle in, this ones going to take a minute! Of all the painters of bonsai pots in the 20th century, none is more famous and highly regarded than Tsukinowa Yusen. While many bonsai enthusiasts are familiar with Yusen, his successors: … Continue reading

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Kyogoku Shihou

Todays post we’ll take a look at a few painted pots of Kyogoku Shihou. While this is only a small selection of 4 of Shihou’s pots, I think they’re representative of the artist’s work, which is really varied. A five … Continue reading

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Echizen Hosui

Echizen Hosui is relatively unknown potter here in the west, and deserves more recognition. He is an excellent painter, and his glazed pots deserve mention as well. Born Zenzo Yoshida in 1936 in Fukui Prefecture, he began making Bonsai pottery … Continue reading

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Awesome Bushuan!

I managed to pick up this Bushuan, Shigeru Fukuda, yesterday, and wanted to share. At 9″, it is much larger than most of the other pots I’ve seen by him, and I think it could easily be considered some of … Continue reading

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