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Title

'Mizusashi' (water jar for the tea ceremony)

Artists

Fujiwara Kazu

Japan

1958 –

Bizen ware

Japan

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    stoneware
    Dimensions
    17.5 x 19.6 cm :

    a - jar, 14.8 x 19.6 cm

    Credit
    Gift of Rev. Muneharu Kurozumi 2006
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    1.2006.a-b
    Artist information
    Fujiwara Kazu

    Works in the collection

    1

    Artist information
    Bizen ware

    Works in the collection

    11

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  • About

    Fujiwara Kazu (b. 1958) was born into a celebrated Bizen potting family - both his grandfather Kei and his father Yu were named Living National Treasures. He has exhibited widely within Japan, including at the prestigious Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Arts and Crafts (Nihon Dento Kogeiten), and also internationally.

    This water jar is typical of traditional Bizen ware, with its natural ash glaze effects and organic feel. However, the regular form and in particular the lid handle show a modern Western influence.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, February 2006

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

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