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An image of Plate with pale blue chun glaze and copper red splashes by SHIGA Shigeo
Alternate image of Plate with pale blue chun glaze and copper red splashes by SHIGA Shigeo

SHIGA Shigeo

(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)

Title
Plate with pale blue chun glaze and copper red splashes
Place of origin
Terrey HillsSydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1976
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware
Dimensions

11.0 x 47.3 cm

Signature & date
Signed base, in Japanese, impressed "Shige [artist's stamp]" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the artist 1997
Accession number
244.1997
Copyright
© SHIGA Shigeo
Location
Lower Asian gallery
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.

Bibliography (2)

Jutta Malnic, Shiga the Potter, New York, 1983, 18, 19 (colour illus.), 71 (illus.).

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, `Shiga the Potter', pg. 25, Heidelberg, Oct 1997, 25 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Shiga the Potter, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Aug 1997–19 Oct 1997