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An image of Floor vase with red "shino" glaze and design of incised pampas grass by SHIGA Shigeo
Alternate image of Floor vase with red "shino" glaze and design of incised pampas grass by SHIGA Shigeo

SHIGA Shigeo

(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)

Title
Floor vase with red "shino" glaze and design of incised pampas grass
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1974
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware
Dimensions

38.0 x 36.0 cm

Signature & date
Signed base, in Japanese, impressed "Shige" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1974
Accession number
148.1974
Copyright
© SHIGA Shigeo
Location
Not on display
Further information

Shiga Shigeo is a Japanese ceramic artist who spent 13 years in New South Wales between 1966 and 1979. He first taught at the Sturt, Mittagong, and later worked at his own kiln in Terrey Hills. During the years in Australia, Shiga forged a strong working relationship with Australian potters.