Established in 1989, Dai Ichi Arts, Ltd. is a pioneering gallery promoting and exhibiting contemporary Japanese ceramics outside of Japan. Our collection spans a diverse portfolio of works by important ceramic pieces from classic tea wares to contemporary ceramic sculpture.
Established in 1989, Dai Ichi Arts is a fine arts gallery, private collection, and art dealership that presents contemporary art and ceramics from Japan. The gallery has introduced pieces to the permanent collections of several major museums including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Victoria and Albert Museum, and many more. Our expertise and acquisitions include the full range of Japan’s ceramic production, from the finest examples of contemporary works by Living National Treasures, Avant-Garde and Post-War artists, contemporary potters. We pride ourselves in displaying tastemaking and quality works that push the boundaries of the ceramic medium.
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