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Title

Vessel with rippling decoration ('hekiyu renmonki')


Artist

KIMURA Yoshiro

Japan

1946 -


About

Kimura Yoshiro is based in Hiroshima and has exhibited at numerous shows in Japan and abroad and has won prizes at the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Arts and Crafts for 28 consecutive years since 1976. He has also exhibited and held workshops overseas for bodies such as the Japan Foundation and his works are held in numerous public collections, including the Japan Foundation, the Imperial Household Agency (Bunkacho), the Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art; the V&A; the Sevres National Museum of Ceramic Art, and the Faenza Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche. The donated vessel is flawlessly thrown and bears his characteristic brilliant aquamarine glaze with an effect of waves created by a rippling decorative technique which he calls 'renmon'.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2004.


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Period

Heisei period 1989 - → Japan


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain with aquamarine glaze


Dimensions

16.3 x 39.2 x 19.4 cm


Credit

Gift of Rev. Muneharu Kurozumi 2004


Location

Not on display


Accession number

273.2004


Artist information

KIMURA Yoshiro

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan