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Collection

YAMAMOTO Yûichi

(Japan 1935 – )

Title
Bizen ware vase
Other titles:
Vase
Alternative title:
Bizen hanaire
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
20th century
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
stoneware
Dimensions

24.0 x 12.5 cm

Signature & date
Signed on base, incised. Not dated. Signed l.l. of lid [associated NWA box], in Japanese, ink [inscribed] "Yûichi zô [made by Yûichi]" and artist's seal, in Japanese, ink [stamped] "Yûichi". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Rev. Muneharu Kurozumi 1981
Accession number
313.1981
Location
Not on display
Further information

The son of a potter, Yamamoto Yuichi started studying ceramics in 1959. Beginning in 1962, he exhibited on nine occasions with the 'Nihon Dento Kôgei' (Japan Traditional Crafts Association). He held his first one-man show in 1969 at Tokyo's Mitsukoshi store, and also exhibited with the Japan Ceramic Association and other exhibitions. Yamamoto works in the traditional Bizen style and resides in Bizen, in Okayama Prefecture.

Bibliography (1)

Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, Sydney, 1991, 4. cat.no. 34