Abstract silver stoneware okimono 置物 (decorative object) by Kumamoto Kiichi 熊本喜一
Price: € 600,00
Outstanding tall and cylindrical stoneware abstract sculpture formed like a domed pillar with an inverted teardrop’-shaped opening in front which continues to the bottom. The entire piece is covered by a shiny silver glaze decorated with vertical golden glazed and carved lines.
The bottom marked by the artist Kumamoto Kiichi 熊本喜一 (1927-?). Born in Tokoname. Studied under the founding generation head Katsuo Seiryuto. He was first selected in 1957 for the Nitten Exhibition, and later became an Nitten affiliate member. He was selected for and awarded prices at many different exhibitions, like: Kyoto City Exhibition, Prefectural Exhibition, Kansai Soumi Exhibition, and Japanese Ceramics Exhibition.
Height 52.2 cm, Width 14 cm, Depth 12.7 cm.
Weight 6.5 kg.
Period: Japan – Shôwa period (1926-1989).
In a very good condition. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (日展, Nitten (Nihon bijutsu tenrankai)) is a Japanese art exhibition established in 1907. The exhibition consists of five art faculties: Japanese Style and Western Style Painting, Sculpture, Craft as Art, and Sho (calligraphy). During each exhibition, works of the great masters are shown alongside works of new but talented artists. It claims to be the largest combined art exhibition of its kind in the world and the most popular in Japan. (From Wikipedia)
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