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KIMURA ICHIRO

(Japanese, 1915-1978)
Rare 'Ni-sai' Henko Jar
Stoneware, pale grey glaze with iron speckle and 'Ni-sai' two tone blue and brown brushed spots, impressed maker's mark, together with a wooden Box signed by his grandson Mitsuyoshi Kimura
H 21cm, W 22cm, D 10.5cm
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Paris
BIOGRAPHY: Kimura Ichiro studied with Hamada Shoji from 1935 before establishing his own kiln in 1947. He has shown in important exhibitions across Japan, including at the Tokyo National Museum in 1964 and the Mashiko Ceramic Art Museum held a retrospective of Kimura in 1998. Although not widely known in the West he is considered one of the master potters of the Mashiko region.

CONDITION: Perfect condition with no damage or restoration

Estimate :

£1,000 - £1,500

SOLD

Hammer Price:

£950

Bidding Ended :

Thursday, 5 November 2015 11:28:00

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