J R Richards

Los Angeles, CA

About J R Richards

At J R Richards, we source primarily Ancient and Contemporary Ceramics. Much of my current inventory includes Ancient Chinese Pottery, and Contemporary Japanese Ceramics. I have spent the past 20 plus years traveling around Asia (Hong Kong, Kyoto, Korea, Mainland China) with an eye towards beautiful objects that will stand the test of time. My intention is to locate pieces that don’t necessarily get pigeonholed as either “Chinese”, or “Japanese” per se, but rather to identify beautiful objects that are made from these amazing cultures that have a long history of outstand...Read More

J R Richards

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Kakurezaki Ryuichi
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21st Century Japan Platters and Serveware
Ceramic
Here is a large stoneware rectangular shaped platter by celebrated contemporary artist Kakurezaki Ryuichi (b. 1950-). The combining of clays, as well as the ash glaze effects, rende...
Satoru Hoshino
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21st Century Japan Vases
Ceramic
This large and dynamic sculptural vessel is made by contemporary ceramic artist Satoru Hoshino (b.1945 -). Standing 33" tall x 29" wide x 27". Towering and spiralin...
Masaru Nakada
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2010- Japan Vases
Porcelain
A group of five elegant porcelain vases by Contemporary Ceramic Artist Masaru Nakada (b. 1977-). This group of vases; each with it's own form, color and style, would stand alone on i...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Antiquities
A Neolithic pot dating to the Majiayao Culture (circa 2500 BC). Machang type. All natural pigments with a frog pattern design.
Tadashi Nishihata
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2010- Japan Jars
Ceramic
A rounded triangular vessel with diagonally faceted exterior. Natural ash-glazed stoneware. Beautiful glaze effect; combining subtle blue, emerald green, and brown, as if flowing do...
Tadashi Nishihata
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21st Century Japan Jars
Ceramic
A Rounded triangular vessel with diagonally faceted exterior. Natural ash-glazed stoneware. Made by internationally known ceramic artist Nishihata Tadashi (born 1948 - ). He's rec...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Antiquities
Ceramic
An exceptional pair of Tang Dynasty prancing horses. Made from white pottery, these prancing horses represent the finest in Tang dynasty craftsmanship. Decorated with long manes, bl...
Tsubusa Kato
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21st Century Japan Vases
Porcelain
A pair of porcelain vases with celadon glazing, by contemporary Japanese ceramic artist Kato Tsubusa (b.1962- ). Each vase differs slightly in shape, as the celadon glaze is limited...
Large Tang Dynasty Camel
$26,000 Sale Price
29% Off
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Antiquities
Earthenware
A magnificently large Tang Dynasty Camel (618-907 A.D.) Made of earthenware, this powerful representation of 8th-9th century Chinese craftsmanship realistically captures the true nat...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Antiquities
A Classic 8th century Tang Dynasty horse coated in amber and cream colored glaze. Standing on two small bases to support the front and back legs. Saddle area unglazed. With TL Test f...
Han Dynasty Glazed Jar
$2,800 Sale Price
20% Off
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Ceramics
Pottery
Han Dynasty glazed jar, 206 BC-220 AD. Originally glazed in a deep green, but thru oxidation and moisture, the glazed has turned to a silky iridescence. Measures: 17.5" tall.
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier China Antiquities
Pottery
Measures: Standing 20" tall x 21" in length, this N. Chi Dynasty (550-577 A.D.) horse and rider. Made as one piece, with the rider and horse. This is a very stylistic examp...

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