Arita’ware porcelain double-gourd vase by Kunihiko Murakami

Price:  2.100,00

Exquisite large Arita’ware porcelain double-gourd vase by Kunihiko Murakami 邦彦村上 (active 1980-present) features a captivating polychrome glaze decorated with the shippô 七宝 (seven treasures) pattern.

The design comprises interlocking circles, each quarter resembling petals, with their intersections forming radiant star-like figures. Rendered in a vivid blue underglaze, accented with red and green overglazes and embellished with gilded highlights.
This pattern symbolizes prosperity for descendants, fosters good relationships, and is believed to bring harmony.

The underside signed and sealed by the artist Kunihiko 邦彦.
Kunihiko Murakami 邦彦村上 (active 1980–present), an Arita ware artist, began his ceramic career in 1980 under the tutelage of Genki Murakami. Specialising in geometric patterns, he frequently collaborates with his brother, Toshihiko, who focuses on floral and landscape designs. Together, they create joint works combining their expertise. Kunihiko primarily exhibits his creations in solo exhibitions at department stores, continuing the legacy of Genki Tobo, the family’s ceramics studio founded in 1975.

Period: Japan – Around 2017 (Heisei period).

Dimensions:
Height 48 cm, Diameter 25 cm.

In a very good original condition. Please look at the photos for a clear condition reference.

Complete with sealed leaflet about the artist in Japanese, and original signed and sealed wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box).

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : C3014

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