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Title

Round pot with white magnesium glaze

1975

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
    1975
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    stoneware
    Dimensions
    20.0 x 23.5 x 2.2 cm
    Signature & date

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

    Credit
    Gift of the artist 1997
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    260.1997
    Copyright
    © SHIGA Shigeo

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    Shiga Shigeo

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    Having studied ceramics in his native Niigata under Saito Saburo then under Kawai Takeichi in Kyoto, Shiga Shigeo came to Australia and spent 13 years in New South Wales between 1966 and 1979. He first taught at the pioneering Sturt Craft Workshops in Mittagong, and later set up a kiln in the Sydney suburb of Terrey Hills. During his years in Australia, Shiga formed a strong relationship with Australian potters, and his influence on Australian ceramics in technique and style has been significant. Most of the ceramics illustrated in the book 'Shiga the potter' are in the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.269.

  • 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 2 publications

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