Ceramics from the fifty year Eismont collection of artworks of the known and unknown. Sizes and additional images available on request. Additional works not shown available, please enquire.


This page of the potters collection primarily features Japanese objects, but may also include other Far East treasures.

left: The Supplement to Josiah Conder’s Landscape Gardening in Japan, Tokyo 1893. Slight wear consistent with age. Minor foxing. Tissued leaves of photogrphs
center: Josiah Conder’s Landscape Gardening in Japan, Tokyo 1912 (Rare 1912 edition of Landscape Gardening in Japan by Josiah Conder. The first book in English about Japanese Gardens. Original books with wear as expected with age and use. $1800 for the pair.)
right: 1928 edition of The Gardens of Japan by Jiro Harada. End papers are foxed, but the rest is clean and unmarked. Lovely embossed cover. 180pps, 6 4c and 210 bw images 9 line illustrations, Cloth. A rare opportunity for an addition to any library interested in the early 20th century Japanese Garden. $225

Two tea ceremony water jars (Mizusashi). left: Shigaraki, wood-fired, 20th century. $2800. right: Bizen, wood-fired, 20th century. $2800.

carved wooden buddha with holes for rope attachments and receptacle for comments (traveling?), gilt and paint, well worn. A rare object. $POR


Koie Ryoji, 1938-2020, Setoguro, original cloth and signed box, $3200

Higashida Shigemasa, Setoguro, with original signed box, $3800

Yamada Kuzo, Shino, unsigned box, $2200

Hamada Shoji, bowl, celadon and Mashiko slip, ca1930, published, authenticated by Hamada estate, with signed box. A rare item. POR

unknown maker, Karatsu, ca 1800s, wild clay body with inclusions, celadon glaze, unmarked box, about the size of a cat's head. $2500

unknown maker, possibly Korean, or early Hagi, ca 1800s, vintage urushi repairs, clear glaze, iron brushwork, vintage unmarked box. $2500

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