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Collection

KIMURA Yoshiro

(Japan 1946 – )

Title
Vessel with rippling decoration ('hekiyu renmonki')
Place of origin
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
Accession number
273.2004
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.