Medicine box with tenmoku glaze and iron glaze decoration
1928 - 2011
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.
Lidded pot with tenmoku glaze and iron glaze decoration
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
8.5 x 11.5 cm :
a - box; 5.3 x 11 cm
b - lid; 3.5 x 11.5 cm
Signature & date
Signed base, in Japanese, impressed "Shige [artist's stamp] [and artist's mark]". Not dated.
Gift of the artist 1997
Not on display
© SHIGA Shigeo
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Shiga the Potter, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Aug 1997–19 Oct 1997
Referenced in 1 publication
Jutta Malnic, Shiga the Potter, New York, 1983, 42, 43 (colour illus.), 73 (illus.).