The Essence of Imperfection : Wabi Sabi at Ippodo Gallery

The exhibition centers around Wabi Sabi, a cultural tradition rooted in the beauty of imperfection and impermanence. Authenticity in this careful carelessness knows no translation, but is a celebration of all things natural and unadorned.
, 'Vermilion lacquer chrysanthemum shaped tea caddy, Negoro style,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Vermilion lacquer chrysanthemum shaped tea caddy, Negoro style, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$5,000 - 7,500

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, 'Ellipse rubbed lacquer tea caddy with checkered pattern,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Ellipse rubbed lacquer tea caddy with checkered pattern, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$5,000 - 7,500

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, 'Hatchet shaved tame-nuri lacquer tea caddy,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Hatchet shaved tame-nuri lacquer tea caddy, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Ichimonji (one line) incense container, Negoro style,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Ichimonji (one line) incense container, Negoro style, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$1,000 - 2,500

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, 'Faceted lacquer incense container, Negoro style,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Faceted lacquer incense container, Negoro style, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$1,000 - 2,500

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, 'Waste-water container, Negoro style,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Waste-water container, Negoro style, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$1,000 - 2,500

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, 'Chestnut silver and vermilion lacquer ridged tray with legs,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Tohru Matsuzaki

Chestnut silver and vermilion lacquer ridged tray with legs, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Black and silver lacquer ridged tray with legs,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Tohru Matsuzaki

Black and silver lacquer ridged tray with legs, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, ' ‘ Sei ’  Stillness Scroll,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Suikei Saito

‘ Sei ’ Stillness Scroll, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Hatchet shaved keyaki (zelkova) tea caddy,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Hatchet shaved keyaki (zelkova) tea caddy, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Hatchet shaved water jar,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Hatchet shaved water jar, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$5,000 - 7,500, on hold

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, 'Vermilion lacquer medicine-container shaped tea caddy, Negoro style,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Vermilion lacquer medicine-container shaped tea caddy, Negoro style, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Line carved tea caddy, Negoro style,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Line carved tea caddy, Negoro style, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Round rubbed lacquer tea caddy with checkered pattern,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Round rubbed lacquer tea caddy with checkered pattern, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$5,000 - 7,500

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, 'Silver and vermilion lacquer ridged tray,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Tohru Matsuzaki

Silver and vermilion lacquer ridged tray, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Black and silver lacquer ridged tray,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Tohru Matsuzaki

Black and silver lacquer ridged tray, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$1,000 - 2,500

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, ' ‘ Jaku ’  Solitude Scroll,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Suikei Saito

‘ Jaku ’ Solitude Scroll, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

Sold

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, 'Vermilion lacquer medicine-container shaped sculpted tea caddy, Negoro style,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Vermilion lacquer medicine-container shaped sculpted tea caddy, Negoro style, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Hatchet shaved silver lacquer tea caddy,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Hatchet shaved silver lacquer tea caddy, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Hatchet shaved silver lacquer tea container,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Hatchet shaved silver lacquer tea container, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Hatchet shaved black lacquer lid rest,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Hatchet shaved black lacquer lid rest, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

Under $1,000

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, 'Tin lacquer medicine-container shaped tea caddy,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Jihei Murase

Tin lacquer medicine-container shaped tea caddy, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Black and silver lacquer ridged tray,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Tohru Matsuzaki

Black and silver lacquer ridged tray, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, 'Silver lacquer rising sun tray,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Tohru Matsuzaki

Silver lacquer rising sun tray, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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, ' ‘ Sei ’  Stillness Scroll,' 2017, Ippodo Gallery

Suikei Saito

‘ Sei ’ Stillness Scroll, 2017

Ippodo Gallery

$2,500 - 5,000

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