This is a Vintage Tokoname Bonsai Pot. Although we generally Import all of these pots ourselves, this pot was acquired from a local collector. It's already in the US and they will ship from our Nursery. If anything happens during transit, our pots are insured.
Note: We do not clean Vintage Bonsai Pots. You can clean it or use as it. Potter name is believed to be accurate, based on what was provided to us and/or preliminary stamp research.
You are purchasing the pot in the picture.
We also ship ALL of our bonsai pots with drainage mesh and wire to anchor the mesh in place.
Outside Dimension: 18.5" x 13.5" x 3"
Inside Dimensions: 16.5" x 11.25" x 2.25"
Quality: This pot is vintage.
Tokoname line are hand built, hand rubbed pots renowned by bonsai enthusiasts, considered to be one of the finest pots in the world. Tokoname, Japan is the location of a co-operative of artist and the location of the 4 oldest kilns in Japan. Here is where the generations of revered potters work their craft, passing it on from generation to generation.
Part Of The Tim Shoup Collection:
Tim Shoup, a collector of everything bonsai (trees, pots and art), sold off his celebrated collection to New England Bonsai Garden (NEBG).
This is the beginning of a new chapter for Tim and an opportunity for NEBG to add hundreds of new items. A couple trees were accepted to the 2023 Nationals, In Rochester NY.
The item listed above was part of Tim’s collection. We are trying to provide you with as much information as possible (e.g. age, artist, flaws, etc). If you have any questions, please contact us. I try to describe the items to the best of my knowledge.