We have a great collections of black and red tea bowls, tea ceremony equipments of the Raku family from Chojiro the 1st, Joukei, Nonkau to Kichizaemon Raku the 15th.In the Momoyama period (the 16th century), the first Raku ware was made by Chojiro, the founder of Raku ware, after receiving orders from Se no Rikyu, Japan's most famous Tea Ceremony artist. Chojiro's unique skill of hand forming h...

The gallery is placed right behind the Takashimaya Nihonbashi department store. Our specialty: Hakuin, Buddhist art, Ootsu paintings, Early Imari, Ceramics of Momoyama period, antique kiln, Edo glass, antique folk art, Josen dynasty folk art, and more. Dear customers: The encounter of an art work is a special occasion. I go around many places in Japan to find them so I can satisfy my customers....

note: For car users, we can give you informations of the nearest parking lot. We handle oriental ceramics of Ming and Qing dynasty as our main item, and also ceramics of Holand (Delft) that has great relation with the orient. Feel free to ask for what you are looking for or if you are a beginner. We have a wide range of ceramics and procelains from high quality art to daily use. We hope to succ...

Since its establishment in 1924, we have been dealing with high quality antique art of the orient such as ceramics and porcelain of China, Korea, Japan, and paintings and Kinseki (epigraphy). The naming of the gallery:There is an old story in a chinese document called "Heaven in a jar". During the Donghan dynasty, an officer meets an old man in the town who is selling medicines. The old man, ri...

 The beauty of art has always captivated our hearts.We, Kashima Arts, is continuously seek to contribute to the development of art through nourishment of the two “eyes” called Shinbigan; 真美眼(an eye to see the true beauty) and 審美眼(an eye to see the true value) . What these “eyes” look into is all the beauty from east and west, ranging from traditional Japanese art to up-and-coming contem...

Gallery IZUMI has been dealing with old fine Chinese ceramics (from the New stone age to Late Ming dynasty) since the establishment in 1984. The owner is fluent with Chinese, so please feel free to visit.

Our wish is to come across the beauty man has created, which is beyond the age or cultural difference. By introducing folk art, we have been exploring the meaning of beauty in our daily life, which modern people seems to be forgetting. Looking at the the artistic hand weaved cloths, which reflect a great deal of its culture, we hope to share the modesty and hardiness of people who live in their...

Speaking of Mr. Naoto Yano, he is an up-and-coming artist among contemporary Karatsu-yaki artist, and has won many fans.The sincere approach to Karatsu-yaki appears in his works and fascinates people's hearts.After studying painting for 5 years in the United States, he became fascinated by the splendor of Karatsu-yaki for the first time after returning to Japan, and the hard study since then ha... (2020-10-3)