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
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Nakawatari Era Namako Antique Chinese Oval. 120-140 years old. Near mint. Couple of minor foot chips. Measures 13.2 by 9.8 by 2.3″. $400
Bushuan Oribe green cascade. Measures 5″ by 4″. Killer Fukushige Oribe and a nice patina building. 350$ SOLD
Sweet little budget paired sometsuke round from Sensui, student of Ishida Shoseki. Measures 4.2 by 2″. 100$
A really nice, understated unglazed shudei oval from Eimei, son of Youzan. Excellent natural vermillion red Tokoname Shudei coloration to the clay body. Clean, crisp lines and classical form. Measures 5.75 by 4.4 by 1.4″. 120$A nicely sized ruri glazed round with white accents from Mazan Terahata of Seto, father of Satomi. Mazan does excellent work for the price. Measures 10.1 by 3″ 140$TRADED
Killer, Japanese made imitation Kurama stone. Kurama stones are the original source material for scoop pots and eggshells. This imitation stone is partially drilled, so the winner can choose if I finish drilling it for drainage or send as is as an accent piece. These are becoming rare and difficult to find. Measures 8″ tall, 4″ wide, and 7.5″ depth. 275$ SOLD
Killer, Japanese made imitation Kurama stone(#2). Kurama stones are the original source material for scoop pots and eggshells. This imitation stone is partially drilled, so the winner can choose if I finish drilling it for drainage or send as is as an accent piece. These are becoming rare and difficult to find. Measures 3.5″ tall, 3″ wide, and 4.5″ depth. 175$
Killer, Japanese made imitation Kurama stone(#3). Kurama stones are the original source material for scoop pots and eggshells. This imitation stone is partially drilled, so the winner can choose if I finish drilling it for drainage or send as is as an accent piece. These are becoming rare and difficult to find. Measures 7.5″ tall, 3″ wide, and 4″ depth. 225$
Awesome oval In oribe style blue-green from American potter Roy Minarai. Measures 6.6 by 4.75 by 1.6″. Sold
Killer mokko in a cream crackle glaze American potter Roy Minarai. Measures 7.3 by 7 by 2″. SOLD
Sweet little round in oribe style blue/green glaze from American potter Roy Minarai. Measures 4.3 by 1.3″. SOLD
Complexly glazed rectangle with incised corners American potter Roy Minarai. Measures 7.9 by 6 by 1.75″. SOLD
Thickly glazed square with slight crackle and foot puddles from American potter Roy Minarai. Measures 5.3 by 1.9″. SOLD
Excellently glazed yellow oval with broad center sash from American potter Roy Minarai. Measures 10.1 by 8 by 1.3″. SOLD
Killer two pot set with box and cloths from Kikuchi Seishin. These are fascinating little cascades with several collectible points of interest. Not only are the understated figure Paintings, tiger, eagle, and bamboo, are well done and highly detailed, but each piece features an intentional Kintsugi gold repair. Measures 2″ by 2″ each and overall box measures 4″ by 4″. 375$SOLD
Awesome matte and glossy mixed glaze piece from Sasuryo. Excellent multicolored blue green glaze, and a great Chuhin size. Measures 8″ by 4″. 150$
Ruri glazed round with white accents from Mazan Terahata, father of Satomi. Mazan does excellent work for the price. Measures 10.1 by 3″. 150$TRADED
Very nice unglazed oval from Satomi Terahata, daughter of Mazan. Measures 5.5 by 4.35 by 1.6″. 75$
Overwhelmingly cute fingertip sized pots from Tozan. Each measures around 1/2″. 30$ each.SOLD
Really cute carved and painted round from Tozan. Measures 2″ by 1.6″. 40$ Absolutely fantastic green oribe crackle with blue highlights from award winning potter Shinobu. Shinobu has won medals in unglazed and glazed pottery in the big Gafu Ten competition 3 years running. Measures 5.8 by 2.7″. 190$SOLD A very nice cream crackle from Yokohama guild potter Choju. Measures 3.5 by 1.5″ 65$SOLD
Pair of crescents from Hayashi Toujaku. Each measures around 2.5 by 2.5 by 3″. 65$ each.
Nicely glazed oval from Yokohama guild potter Hayashi Bonka. Measures 4.1 by 3 by .5″. 55$SOLD
Really nice round bag shape from Tokoname Ittoen. Measures 4.75 by 1.2″ $90
Lord Okumura Sozan killer Ruri glaze. More info on the artist here : Souzan. Measures 4.8 by 2″. 225$(SOLD)
Extraordinarily rare and lovely Suiban from Imaoka Machinao. Of the hundreds of Imaoka I’ve seen, this is the only Suiban.
Double glazed, with Sea foam green over buckwheat. Nice patina. In addition to being the only Suiban I’ve ever seen, this is also the largest Imaoka of any type I’ve owned. Again: Rare! Early work, the signature is his entire name, rather than the abbreviated version from later works. Measures 7.4 by 6 by 1.1″. 300$ SOLD
Rectangle with a fancy base and windows. This piece features scenes from Ando’s “53 Stations of the Tokaido Road”. On one side is the 52nd Station, Kusatsu, and on the other is the 53rd Station, Otsu. Very nice quality for the price. Last two images are the original prints. Measures 4.2 by 3.5 by 2″. 175$ SOLD
Nashikaku-Kokudei Nade Kaku Uchi Buchi Choho(Pear Skin Black clay rectangle with soft corners and inner lip). Kokudei is shudei that is fired with rice straw ash. Really nice, dark color, with a very light pear skin. Rare clay and finish.SOLD
Bushuan pot. Shigeru Fukuda round. Really nice multicolor glaze. Measures 5 by 2.25″. $200 SOLD
Heian Kozan, 1st generation, late in life work unglazed pot with the 6 feet and braided rim that are of his most unique styles, signature is “KouOu”-“old man Ko”. 4.25 by 1.6″. You can see a really spectacular glazed version of this style in the January February 2013 issue of Bonsai Focus Kouzan article. 900$ SOLD
A nice strong, larger Shudei rectangle from Watanabe Shouzan, father of Ikkou. Measures 13 by 9 by 2.5″. $200
Yoshimura Shuho, nice large green oribe rectangle. Measures 15.4 by 11.6 by 3 inches. Has a kiln flaw at one corner covered by glaze. Nice patina. 225$Traded
Antique Chinese Nakawatari Cochin(Middle Crossing Cream Glaze, 1800-1911). Really Marvelous patina on this taller cream rectangle. Would really suit a clump or semi cascade style Chojubaii or dark barked flowering shohin. Minor hairline fissures in glaze on lip. 5.6 by 4.2 by 3″ $700Planted!
Antique Chinese Nakawatari Shudei(Middle Crossing unglazed Vermillion clay, 1800-1911). Marvelous patina and a really nice color Shudei on this Chuhin size lipped rectangle with cloud feet. Couple of very old rim chip repairs, visible in photo. 10.2 by 6 by 2.25″ $1100
Bushuan kiln changed glaze round. Spectacular. Nuff Said. 7.4 by 3.25″ $750Traded
Bushuan, Fukuda Shigeru, extremely unique double yellow glaze crackle. 8.6 by 3″. $1200
Bushuan, Fukuda Shigeru, fluted multicolor glaze round. 8.1 by 2.5″. $600traded
Sruga Yamsyou small basket weave mokko shape carved pot. Double stamped and signed, really awesome carving work. 3.5 by 3 by 1.1″ $400
Signed and stamped 3rd gen Yamaaki. 6.2 by 5 by 1.2″. $125sold
Shuho2, Tokoname. 4.3 by 3.4 by 1.1″ $70Traded!
Pair of Koho(Ichinokura Sekisyu). 3.4-3.8″ $100
Pair of Kutani Yaki. 2.5-3.5″. $100
Shibakatsu, Tokoname. 4 by 3 by 1.4″. $60Traded
Ittoen, Tokoname. Kataoka Toshio’s kiln before he became head of Yamaaki. Really nice patina. 5 by 4 by 1.2″. $80Traded
Togen, from Tokoname. Really well made tallish rectangle with slip designs. Awesome clay color. 4.3 by 3.5 by 1.75″ $125sold
Sometsuke porcelain Yusen homage pot by Echizen Hosui, with signed and stamped turmeric cloth. 6 by 1.75″ $350Traded
Seikundo, from Satsuma, 5 color overglaze enamel porcelain with gold feet. 5.5 by 3″ $700Sold
3rd generation Yamaaki, stamped. 7-7.5″ by 5.4-6″ by 1.25-1.5″. 80$ each
3rd Generation Yamaaki, stamped. 7.4 by 2.9″ $80Planted!
Itoh Tonyo, brother of Itoh Gekkou. 5″. 125$
Ino Shukuho, baby blue semi cascade. $300Sold
Super rare Tojaku porcelain arabesque. Pristine porcelain. Beautiful painting.
Old dragon carved Teizan porcelain.
Measures 7.5 by 5.25 by 2.6 inches. $110.Sold
Japanese pot by “Fukuho” with deeply cut corners and a very nice glaze and patina. Measures 3.5 by 3 by 1.5″. 150$Traded
A great little Mame or accent by Konno Shinzan, painted by Sano Daisuke.
3.5 by .4″ 100$Traded
Baby blue crackle round by Saito Juseki. Measures 4 by 1.8″ 120$sold
Ino Shukuho, swirling green thick glaze with cut corners. 5.4 by 4.3 by 1.25″. $350Sold
Kamiya Ryuen, soft rectangle with lip. Really pretty clay, 4.4″. $300
Antique Chinese Nakawatari Cochin(Middle Crossing Cream Glaze, 1800-1911). Marvelous patina on this cream rectangle. Small Edge chip on one side. 12.8 by 8.4 by 2.75″ $800SOLD
Antique Chinese, Chopped, Nakawatari Katsumeisho Shudei(Middle Crossing Vernillion clay from the Katsumeisho kiln, 1800-1911). One of the most famous of the 19th century Chinese kilns, marvelous patina. 3 small corner nick repairs, on one side, 2 corners, price reflects this!!! 8.6 by 6.2 by 1.4″. $650SOLD
Antique Chinese Nakawatari green glaze(middle crossing, 1800-1911). A nice green rectangle with good patina. Old repair job to chip(no crack) on side.
11 by 6 by 2″ $650SOLD
Antique Chinese Nakawatari Cochin(Middle Crossing Cream Glaze, 1800-1911). Marvelous patina on this fluted cream round with double hemp rope decoration. 6.75 by 3.9″ $500
Antique Chinese Nakawatari Cochin(Middle Crossing Cream Glaze, 1800-1911). Marvelous patina on this smaller cream rectangle, really nice thick clay body construction. 8.5 by 5 by 1.6″ $550Sold!
Vintage Chinese Shinwatari Namako(New Crossing Sea Cucumber Glaze,1911-1940). Good patina on this shohin size round. 6.2 by 2.25″ $400SOLD
Ryokujuan Tosui, cascade with fluted lip, full cloud feet, and rather baroque carving. 4.5 by 3″. $500Planted!
Okatani Zeshin, signed and stamped multi crab carved square. Sinister and awesome! 2.3 by 2.1″. $350SOLD
Yuki Shoseki, akae painted round with 3 windows and geometrics. 4.5 by 1.75″. 250$SOLD
Yuki Shoseki, 5 color windows with sometsuke geometrics. 3.8 by 1.5″. $200Sold
Ikkou, handmade line in Tofukuji style oval. 3.6 by 1.25″. $150SOLD
Koyo, 1st gen, Aiba Koyo. Arch stamp. 9.6 by 7.2 by 2.4″. $350Sold
Keizan, Tokoname, some patina beginning to form on rim. Big! 14.7 by 11.2 by 2.9″. $450sold
Matsushita Reiho, rustic nanban style, Tokoname. 8.6 by 1.9″. $300Traded!
Heian Kozan shallow rectangle Shidei, porcelain signature. 6.2 by 4.6 by .9″ $500Sold
Hattori, Tokoname, green shohin pot with awesome patina. 7.5 by 5.6 by 1″
Koyo, Tokoname, baby blue oval. 6 by 4.9 by 1.4″ $150Sold
Cyazan(student of Zeshin) crab carved round glazed pot. 5 by 1.9″ $150SOLD
Horiguchi Gomyousyou blue crackle round with fancy feet. 5.2 by 1.9″ $125Sold
Koyo Juko, Tokoname. 3.8 by 2.6 by 1.1″. $100Sold
Akatsuki Gyoun, nice patina. 4.3 by 3.7 by 1.6. $125Sold
Joshu Shozan, akae painted almost square with nice patina. 4.7 by 4.4 by 1.6″. 150$Sold
Tosui, multi color Raijin. 3.75 by 2.3″ $70Sold!
Tosui, green crackle glaze. 3.8 by 2.8 by 1.6″. 50$Sold
Marufuji, Seto, green glaze with nice patina. 5.25 by 4.2 by 1.3″. $65SOLD
Satomi Terahata, killer oribe with drip over glaze. 6 by 2.8″ $150SOLD
Hosen, Tokoname, green glazed larger accent or mini with frog. 3.5 by 1.6″. $80Sold
Munakata Isso, deep blue with red teardrop accent. 4.25 by 3.6 by 1.3″ 50$SOLD
Ujou. Killer patina. 3.3 by 1.4″. $65SOLD
Hotouku. Really nice patina on a larger deep blue. 6 by 4.9 by 2″. $75SOLD
Yozan, Tokoname. Taller mini cascade with really cool top glaze. 1.75 by 4″. $55SOLD
Really nice Kouseki mokko shape 5 color painted landscape pot. 5.3 by 4.6 by 1.25″ $425Sold
Hattori/Hikosanjin collaborative oval with akae overglaze enamel landscape. 5.1 by 4 by 1.3″ $150Sold
Hattori/Hikosanjin collaborative pot 2, mokko shape with 5 color overglaze landscape. 3.5 by 2.9 by 1.1″ $100
Haruyoshi porcelain accent with akae fish. 1.6 by 1″ $80Sold
Sometsuke porcelain landscape rectangle. 4.8 by 3.5 by 1.5″ $250Sold
Tyukan ornately decorated unglazed rectangle. Really spectacular adornments on this piece. 7 by 5.4 by 1.6″ $500Sold
Kensho footed round with awesome swirling glaze. 5.6 by 1.9″ $250Sold
Tyukan yellow crackle glazed oval. 5.1 by 4.2 by 1.2″ $325Sold
Kozan, with enamel dragon over traditional yellow glazed porcelain. Old, very nice Patina. 2.5 by 1.5″ $200Buyer Backout! available!Sold Again!
Echizen Hosui yellow crackle glaze drum. 3.2 by 1.2″ $100 SOLD
Mazan, Tokoname. Fluted yellow crackle round. 7.7 by 3″. $150Sold
5 color Shosui on yellow glazed porcelain. 6.2″. 80$ 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!!
Masahi Furumoto, Bushuan Kiln, blue angular mokko shape with cloud feet and lip. 6.75″, $275.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″ $150Sold
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! $1100
Me and my morning smoke! Pot is Chinese, handmade, a little rustic. Made by Wago Shuho. Measures 7.25 by 5.4 by 2.3 inches. 90$planted!
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$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 Sold
Kamiya Ryuen, pear skin clay with cut corners, single block carved. Really nice and refined, nice smooth finish. 4.5″. $300SOLD
Heian Kozan round cream glazed pot with great patina. 3.5 by 2″tall. SOLD
Kamiya Ryuen, tan clay diamond with cut feet and hand carved decorative triple band, signed. 4.7″. $300Sold
Bushuan, accent or Mini, really pretty multicolor glaze. 200$ GIFTED!
Every shohin pot collection needs some bold yellows! Shibakatsu, Tokoname, white clay, 5″ by 1.75″, $90 Sold
American, Nick Lenz, 6″ by 4″tall. $60SOLD