Bizen ware vase
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.
Place where the work was made
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
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.
Gift of Rev. Muneharu Kurozumi 1981
Not on display
Where the work was made
Referenced in 1 publication
Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, Sydney, 1991, 4. cat.no. 34