Globular bronze vase Takahashi Keiten
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Globular bronze vase in original signed and marked box by Takahashi Keiten (1920-2009). Born in 1920 in Yamagata Prefecture, Takahashi Keiten first studied metal casting under Nagano Tetsushi in 1950. His work was first accepted into the government-sponsored 7th Nitten exhibition in 1951. In 1963, he won the encouragement prize at the Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition) and from 1972 served as a judge for the exhibition. He has presented his work to both the Showa Emperor and the Heisei Emperor on the occasions of their visits to Yamagata. In 1996, Takahashi Keiten was designated Juyo Mukei Bunkazai or Important Intangible Cultural Asset (commonly known as a Living National Treasure) (Kagedo Japanese Art). With stamp on the bottom. In good orginal condition with semi-smooth intended surface.
Weight 1965 gram.
Size; H.: 19 cm; Dia. 7.5 cm.
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