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An image of Platter with blue and mauve glaze by SHIGA Shigeo
Alternate image of Platter with blue and mauve glaze by SHIGA Shigeo Alternate image of Platter with blue and mauve glaze by SHIGA Shigeo

SHIGA Shigeo

(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)

Title
Platter with blue and mauve glaze
Other titles:
Platter
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
Year
1977
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
earthenware
Dimensions

10.5 x 49.3 cm

Signature & date
Signed foot, in Japanese, impressed "Shige [artist's stamp]" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the artist 1978
Accession number
82.1978
Copyright
© SHIGA Shigeo
Location
Not on display
Further information

Shiga Shigeo is a Japanese ceramic artist who spent 13 years in New South Wales between 1966 and 1979. He first taught at the Sturt, Mittagong, and later worked at his own kiln in Terrey Hills. During the years in Australia, Shiga forged a strong working relationship with Australian potters.