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SARAGAYA Hisako

(Japan 14 Aug 1926 – )

Title
Flower vase
Place of origin
Japan
Year
2008
Media category
Print
Materials used
earthenware with grey glaze and abstract decor
Dimensions

52.0 x 20.5 x 10.8 cm

Credit
Gift of Rev. Muneharu Kurozumi 2008
Accession number
341.2008
Location
Not on display
Further information

Working in the Kumano-yaki style established by her father, Saragaya Zensaemon, Saragaya Hisako belongs to the most representative female artists in Japanese contemporary ceramics. Her works have been exhibited regularly at the annual exhibitions of the 'Nihon kōgei kai' (Japan Crafts Association) and the 'Shinkōkai' (Association for New Design), of which she is a member. Saragaya was awarded many times as outstanding female ceramic artist as well as for her cultural contributions.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, October 2008.