Home past auctions Contemporary Ceramics 2 - 5 November 2015 164 Yamamoto Izuru Bizen Shusai 'Fish' Vase
LOT 164


(Japanese, b.1944)
Bizen Shusai 'Fish' Vase
Stoneware, flattened 'fish' form with five bands of different coloured brown clays over a textured surface, incised signature, together with a signed wooden Box
H 22.6cm, W 15.5cm, D 13cm
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Paris BIOGRAPHY: Yamamoto Izuru is the fourth son of the late Bizen Living National Treasure Yamamoto Toshu. He is known for his interesting forms and the use of the 'Shusai' technique where different clays are combined to bring out different colours on pieces. Izuru studied with his father starting in 1970 after studying sculpture at Musashino University of Art in Tokyo. He won the prestigious Grand Prize at the Tanabe Museum of Art's Contemporary Tea Forms Exhibition and is a popular Bizen ceramic artist.

CONDITION: Perfect condition with no damage or restoration

Estimate :

£1,500 - £2,000

Hammer Price:


Bidding Ended :

Thursday, 5 November 2015 15:26:00

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