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An image of Vase with pale green glaze by SHIGA Shigeo

SHIGA Shigeo

(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)

Title
Vase with pale green glaze
Other titles:
Vase
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
20th century
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware
Dimensions

25.0 x 15.2 cm

Signature & date
Signed near foot, in Japanese, impressed "Shige [artist's stamp]" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mr Mizoguchi Consul General of Japan 1981
Accession number
200.1981
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.