We extend our deepest apologies to all those affected by the COVID-19 situation. We can alleviate your discomfort with the pleasure of ceramic, we pray for all of you, but at the same time we don't give up and continue to struggle and ship without problems, and while outside we continue to be worrying in certain countries, our strength is to manage and process orders as usual. We have a FREE storage service in case u need. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by other sellers I would like to take advantage of this opportunity for a wish to express our gratitude for your patience and understanding. We spent 3 vibrant years in Onihagi and everything is due to you.
We extend our deepest apologies to all those affected by the COVID-19 situation. We can alleviate your discomfort with the pleasure of ceramic, we pray for all of you, but at the same time we don't give up and continue to struggle and ship without problems, and while outside we continue to be worrying in certain countries, our strength is to manage and process orders as usual. We have a FREE storage service in case u need. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by other sellers I would like to take advantage of this opportunity for a wish to express our gratitude for your patience and understanding. We spent 3 vibrant years in Onihagi and everything is due to you.

 Matcha & Gold Foil  

Nahiko Tsukigata
Nahiko Tsukigata

"RAY"

"Céladon Resilience"

KYOTOMAY

The word Shokunin (職人) means "artisan," a word that signifies a person who has achieved a high level of accomplishment and a deep commitment to carry on the legacy of a traditional craft. A shokunin who works in the 21st century is an artisan whose work shows respect for the traditions of fine craftsmanship that have been handed down for generations-the handmade tools, the time-honored techniques, the finest natural materials, and the patience and indomitable spirit needed to carry on a painstaking craft.

Just as important is the understanding that the work of each Japanese artisan is an expression not only of an individual artisan, but a collaborative effort among the many who work to complete a single process. From the lumberjack, to the wood-turner, to the artisan who applies the final exquisite layer of lacquer-the work of the shokunin is the work of an entire community of fine craftsmen and women, each of whom plays a critical role in the creation of a finished vessel.

For over a thousand years, Kyoto was the imperial capital and home of much of Japanese culture and art. The shokunin of Kyoto are known for the production of objects tailored to suit the aristocratic taste of their imperial patrons, with a sophisticated elegance still apparent today.

Over the past 100 years with the increasing modernization of Japan, however, the way of life has changed dramatically from a time in which everything was made by hand to the present day when most things are manufactured. The disappearance of handmade things involves much more than the loss of the beauty of these mere objects. The accumulated knowledge and skills of generations of artisans and the collaborative spirit of those who work together to create these things is also at risk of being lost forever.

 Muneatsu Kagebayashi 影林宗篤 [Bamboo Futaoki]
Muneatsu Kagebayashi 影林宗篤 [Bamboo Futaoki]
KIKUCHI MASAMITSU
KIKUCHI MASAMITSU
FREE DONATION
FREE DONATION

 Life without Human Integrity is life without a global Future. TOMORROW IS IN YOUR HANDS! 

Akira Suzuki
Akira Suzuki
Even in a tragedy quarantine field we have the time to publish a memorable Stunning Contemporary Shino Vessel brochure collection of 75 extreme surfaces by : The Japanese Aesthetic collection of his classics & interactive past museum exhibitions 2018 & 2019 of the one & only never disappeared, lost never forgotten, revealed,unloved & unrevealed. TSUKIGATA NAHIKO
Even in a tragedy quarantine field we have the time to publish a memorable Stunning Contemporary Shino Vessel brochure collection of 75 extreme surfaces by : The Japanese Aesthetic collection of his classics & interactive past museum exhibitions 2018 & 2019 of the one & only never disappeared, lost never forgotten, revealed,unloved & unrevealed. TSUKIGATA NAHIKO
Shotaro Hayashi
Shotaro Hayashi
Sonobe Genya 玄哉
Sonobe Genya 玄哉
SASAKI SHOURAKU
SASAKI SHOURAKU
中川 Nakagawa Jinenbo 唐津
中川 Nakagawa Jinenbo 唐津


☆ Nakata Nishikitama ☆  (READY FOR SHIPPING EVEN COVID19)
☆ Nakata Nishikitama ☆ (READY FOR SHIPPING EVEN COVID19)
Nakamura III (READY FOR SHIPPING EVEN COVID19)
Nakamura III (READY FOR SHIPPING EVEN COVID19)

Please do not send ceramics to my address without first having my authorization and permission. We do not take into consideration artists, ceramists who are not Japanese. If Japanese it is strictly necessary to notify. I can't manage dozens of ceramics that arrived by chance and without knowing it in advance. This web space has only a few ceramics intended to convey the idea of ​​my particular taste for certain styles. I basically organize exhibition galleries and all the material is strictly limited to the locations of the municipalities that have decided to join this initiative. It is very difficult that the exhibited material may be available here in this space. You have to come in person. I have no interest in potters who do not have a Japanese tradition and I do not want anyone to take initiatives and send gifts or donations, nor ceramics. I invite people to come personally to the events where it will be announced in time, and I would like to remind you that part of the objects displayed on this web is generally taken in Japanese auctions on yahoo and similar platforms. Onihagi's exhibits are free for visitors, but require an invitation, and what is displayed is strictly limited to a few. I will decide if it will be visible here, and there are no exceptions.

"Remnants of a Distant Past"

Brief introduction is written for Onihagi web site &  courtesy of Dr. Ken Jeremiah 

Tamaoki Yasuo
Tamaoki Yasuo
Kumano Kurouemon
Kumano Kurouemon

Tamaoki Yasuo

Winner of numerous awards and hailed as an Important Intangible Cultural Property of Tajimi City and Gifu Prefecture, both historical centers of Japanese pottery, his works epitomize the beauty of Shino. A high-temperature-fired style of pottery, it often has small nesting holes (suana) that tea ceremony aficionados adore. This characteristic, combined with a yuzuhada (citron skin) finish and a milky glaze made from feldspar, makes Shino one of the most beautiful ceramic methodologies on the planet. Tamaoki's pieces are the culmination of years of stylistic advancement. Creating red and white pieces with iron-colored, ashen clay decorated with thick, beautiful white or reddish glaze, his valuable works are highly praised.

Brief introduction is written for Onihagi web site & is only courtesy of Dr. Ken Jeremiah

Kumano Kuroemon

Some of the most valuable pieces are made by the enigmatic Kumano Kuroemon. Reclusive, he lives in the mountains near Echizen, Fukui Prefecture, where he has his own private kiln. Yearly, he scours the surrounding mountains for suitable clay, which he shapes into incredible bowls, vases, and more. After applying his own glaze variation, he fires them at an incredible 1520 degrees Celsius, often foregoing sleep for an entire week to constantly regulate the heat.

Most artists would not think of firing a piece at such a high temperature, as it would cause pieces to buckle, distend, or lose their solidity.

Brief introduction is written for Onihagi web site & is only courtesy of Dr. Ken Jeremiah  

Ken Jeremiah has written numerous books and articles, and he has translated various works from Spanish, Italian, and Japanese. Dr. Ken Jeremiah has written extensively about history, religion, and critical thinking. His previous books include Remnants of a Distant Past, Christian Mummification, Living Buddhas, Aikido Ground Fighting, and If the Samurai Played Golf...Zen Strategies for a Winning Game. He teaches world language and comparative religion courses, and currently resides in Narragansett, RI. 

Onihagi is not interested in the American, Italian, Chinese or European Pottery Market, rather, i wanted to tell you that our products represented here are 100% Japanese, in its characteristics, shape & use. We are not interested in Non-Japanese.

 Onihagi want to be the most eloquent evidence that is much more easy to see again a Sandy Beach Storm about 15,000 winds than a Chinese or American pottery piece in here!

Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple Omamori

The omamori are Japanese amulets dedicated both to particular Shinto deities and to Buddhist icons. The Japanese word mamori means protection, while the honorific prefix o- gives the word a moving meaning towards the outside, thus going to mean "Your protection".

Traffic safety guard (omamori bag)  Kanji character of "traffic safety" 交通安全御守
Traffic safety guard (omamori bag) Kanji character of "traffic safety" 交通安全御守