Art Deco-style dark red patinated bronze vase
Price: € 1.600,00
Outstanding Art Deco-style dark red patinated bronze vase with an inlaid band of silver triangles on its wide cylindrical body, supported by a smaller cylindrical foot. The broad shoulder and foot decorated with thin inlaid silver lines.
The bottom with a rectangular reserve plaque signed ‘Eiichi’ 栄一 by the Living National Treasure artist Eiichi Kanamori 金森映井知 (1908-2001).
Born in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture, Kanamori Eiichi graduated from the Metalworking Department of the Toyama Prefectural Industrial Arts School. He studied under Ichihei Uchijima. Eiichi was first accepted as an exhibitor nationally at the 14th Teiten in 1933. In 1936, he showed at both the Kaiso Dai Ikkai Teiten and the Bunten Kansaten, then in 1940 at the Hōshukuten and in 1941 at the 4th Shin-Bunten. After the Pacific War, he continued to exhibit frequently at the Nitten, including at the 1st – 3rd in 1946 – 1947, at the 6th – 8th in 1950 – 1953 and at the 12th in 1956. He taught at the Takaoka Industrial Arts High School between 1941 and 1966. In 1976, he received the Japan Industrial Art Association Governor’s Award, and in 1980, he received an Order of the Sacred Treasure Award from the Emperor. In 1989, Eiichi was designated a living national treasure.
Height 14.5 cm, Diameter 12.5 cm.
Weight 1.2 kg.
Period: Japan – Shōwa period (1926-1989)
In a very good condition with two minor superficial scratches.
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.
Price including insured shipping.