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An image of Small bottle decorated with underglaze blue landscape by SHIGA Shigeo

SHIGA Shigeo

(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)

Title
Small bottle decorated with underglaze blue landscape
Place of origin
Terrey HillsSydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1979
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware
Dimensions

15.5 x 10.7 cm

Signature & date
Signed foot, in Japanese, impressed "Shige [artist's stamp]" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the artist 1997
Accession number
263.1997
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.

Bibliography (1)

Jutta Malnic, Shiga the Potter, New York, 1983, 64, 65 (colour illus.), 75 (illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

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