(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)
8.8 x 9.5 cm:
a - box; 4.8 x 9.2 cm
b - lid; 4.2 x 9.5 cm
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.
Jutta Malnic, Shiga the Potter, New York, 1983, 36, 37 (colour illus.), 72 (illus.).
Shiga the Potter, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Aug 1997–19 Oct 1997