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Title

Medicine box with oilspot tenmoku glaze

1973

Artist

Shiga Shigeo

Japan, Australia

1928 - 2011

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Terrey Hills Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Period
    Shôwa period 1926 - 1988 → Japan
    Date
    1973
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    stoneware
    Dimensions
    8.6 x 9.3 cm :

    a - box, 4.3 x 9 cm

    b - lid, 3.8 x 9.3 cm

    Signature & date

    Signed base, in Japanese [impressed] "Shige [artist's stamp]". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 1997
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    253.1997.a-b
    Copyright
    © SHIGA Shigeo

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    Shiga Shigeo

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  • About

    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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Terrey Hills

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Shiga the Potter, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Aug 1997–19 Oct 1997

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Jutta Malnic, Shiga the Potter, New York, 1983, 36, 37 (colour illus.), 72 (illus.).

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