Home past auctions Contemporary Ceramics 2 - 5 November 2015 165 Wakimoto Hiroyuki Bizen Sculptural Vase
LOT 165


(Japanese, b.1952)
Bizen Sculptural Vase
Stoneware, roughly textured dry brown surface with brown, red and grey smoke fired colouration, incised signature, together with a signed wooden Box
H 26cm, W 18.5cm, D 18.5cm
PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Paris BIOGRAPHY: Wakimoto Hiroyuki was not born into a family of potters. Originally from Tsushima, Nagasaki Prefecture in Kyushu, he first studied textile design at the prestigious art school, Osaka Art College. He soon became dissatisfied with textiles and so left college however a visit to a college friend who was doing an apprenticeship with a ceramist in Bizen proved to be a turning point in his life. He was inspired by Bizen-yaki and, at the age of 30, he became an apprentice under accomplished ceramist Joji Yamashita. Nine years later, in 1990, Wakimoto established his own kiln and studio in Bizen.

CONDITION: Perfect condition with no damage or restoration

Estimate :

£500 - £700


Hammer Price:


Bidding Ended :

Thursday, 5 November 2015 15:28:00

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