Very large ceramic vase by Kato Yoshiaki

Price:  650,00

Impressive, very large ceramic vase, by Kato Yoshiaki 加藤嘉明 (1934–2019). Styled as a goblet, showcasing a captivating underglaze in shades of blue and grey with a design of vertical carved stylized waves. It is enhanced with bold brown streaks descending from the upper rim along the outside of the bowl-shaped cup. The inside of the bowl finished with a Shino-style ‘shark skin’-like textured glaze. The vase features a cylindrical, slightly flared stem and a gently wavy base rim, adding a touch of elegance to its robust form.

Signed at the bottom.
Kato Yoshiaki, born in Seto City in 1934, was a renowned Tokoname potter. He won numerous awards, including the Grand Prix at the Japan New Craft Exhibition (1966) and the Silver Prize at the Vallauris International Ceramics Biennale (1978). Kato held solo exhibitions at prestigious venues like Ginza Matsuya and Ikebukuro Mitsukoshi.

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

Period: Japan – Around 1996 (Heisei period).

Dimensions:
Height 43.7 cm, Diameter 36.1 cm.
Weight 8.4 kg.

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

When shipped we will also add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : C2675

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