Japanese pottery-Kyoto ware (Kyoyaku, kiyomizuyaki)

Kyo yaki is the name given to pottery made in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto. Kyo yaki came into being at the end of the 16th century, a period of great growth for Kyoto as the nation's capital and centre of politics and trade. The popularity of the tea ceremony created a demand for tea-ware, and the presence in Kyoto of artisans from all over the country, each equipped with their own special skills, meant that Kyoto was perfectly equipped to meet this need. This eclectic mix meant that Kyo yaki was able to borrow pottery techniques and designs from other regions of Japan as well as from China and Korea. This fusion gave rise to an original style and led the potters to experiment even further, giving Kyoto a reputation for innovative pieces with a character all of their own.

Yohen Shikou / Kamada Koji

Yohen Shikou / Kamada Koji SOLD

Yohen yuteki / Kamada Koji

Geppaku tenmoku / Kamada Koji

Yuteki / Kamada Koji

Yohen Ginsho Tenmoku yunomi/Kamada Koji


Geppaku tenmoku / Kamada Koji


Yousai tenmokusakazuki by Nishijima Hideki

Yousai tenmoku guinomi by Nishijima Hideki
Sakazuki sake cup by Izumi Yoshinori
Kinran sake cup by Izumi Yoshinori
Ryusei glaze sake cup by Izumi Yoshinori
Ryusei glaze sake cup by Izumi Yoshinori
Ryusei glaze sake cup by Izumi Yoshinori
Ryusei glaze sake cup by Izumi Yoshinori

Hp Peony Fukugusa lidded cup/ Zuishou kiln

Hp Turtle lidded cup / Zuishou kiln

Yousai hana mishima kyusu/Jihyoue kiln
Dragon yunomi teacup
Kyoto porcelain teapot by Ichiraku
Dragon / Ichiraku

Hokusai/ Kagetsu kiln
Kyotaki porcelain teapot
Sometsuke Kacho teapot/Shoami
Kyotaki porcelain teapot
Sometsuke Chibifu teapot/Shoami
Kyotaki porcelain teapot
Sometsuke Kozanji teapot/Shoami
Kyotaki porcelain cup
Sometsuke Chibufu sencha cup / Shoami
Kyotaki porcelain cup
Sometsuke Kozanji sencha cup / Shoami

Mubyou /Zuishou

Kyoyaki Seika teapot/ Kyosen kiln
Kyoyaki handpainted rice bowl
Handpainted shippo (Shichihou) rice bowl / Ichiraku kiln
Flower effect crystallized glaze tea cups /TouanSOLD
Round Sometsuke yunomi - Peony cups /Touan SOLD Shirogake Unkin pair cups from Touan kiln SOLD
Mubyou tea cup by Shoami iroe sansui tea cup by Shoami SOLD Red & White plum blossom pair cups from Touan kiln SOLD

kinrante guinomi by Shoami

sometsuke shonzui marumon/Shoami

Kinsai karakusa /Kuniko

Sarasa guinomi by Shoami

Iro Shonzui sakazuki/Shoami

Fujin Raijin sake cup
Fujin Raijin sakazuki / Touan kiln

Sometsuke Sansui sakazuki / Touan kiln

Handpainted Cherry blossom chopstick rest / Keirin

Handpainted Kenzan style pine tree dish by Mori Shunzan
Handpainted Plum blossom pair cups/Kozougama SOLD
Green & White cups and rice bowl by Taniguchi Sawako Somekacho/Kyosho Sometsuke obisansui yunomi

Kyoyaki uchisome sansui teacup by Shiho

Impressed Flower pattern teacup by Seisen

Auspicious Crane motif pair cups from Bahan kiln
Oribe sakeware / Kinogama SOLD Handpainted auspicious motif plate by Shimizu Motoko SOLD Shisai impressed flower pattern pair yunomi cups from Touraku kiln
Japanese pottery Sepia mishima yunomi cup Sepia Mishima guinomi from Touraku kiln

Shisai mishima guinomi / Touraku SOLD

Mishima yunomi/ Touraku SOLD

Sepia mishima guinomi/ Touraku

About Shouhou Cherry blossom SOLD Murasakino
Japanese pottery - Mubyou guinomi from Shouhou kiln
Mubyou (Six gourds) Mubyou (six gourds) SOLD Green ridged kumidashi/

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