Porcelain vase by Yamamoto Seinen 山本正年 (1912-1986)
Price: € 700,00
Fantastic porcelain vase of globular shape by the Nitten potter Yamamoto Seinen 山本正年 (1912-1986), with a intriguing amber-coloured dripping glaze on a dark ground with azure accents. Nice thick glaze-drops accumulated around the base of the vase.
Sealed at the bottom with 2-character seal ‘Seinen’ 正年.
Yamamoto Seinen, a distinguished Japanese potter, was born in Yoichi, Hokkaido, in 1912. He embarked on his artistic journey by graduating from the Crafts and Sculpture Department of Tokyo High School of Industrial Arts in 1935. After honing his skills at the Kyoto National Ceramics Research Institute, he established himself as a prominent pottery maker. His exceptional talent was acknowledged when his work received prestigious awards at the Nitten Exhibition. Seinen’s contributions extended globally, showcasing his craft at international exhibitions. He became a revered member of Nitten in 1960, leaving an enduring legacy in Japanese ceramic art until his passing in 1986.
Height 24 cm, Diameter 27 cm.
Weight 5.2 kg.
Period: Japan – Shôwa period (1926-1989).
In a very good original condition. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
Including original signed and sealed wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box).
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.