A stoneware circular dish By Shimaoka Tatsuzo
Lot 3326
A stoneware circular dish By Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1917-2007), 20th century
Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium

Lot Details
A stoneware circular dish By Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1917-2007), 20th century A stoneware circular dish By Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1917-2007), 20th century A stoneware circular dish By Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1917-2007), 20th century A stoneware circular dish By Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1917-2007), 20th century A stoneware circular dish By Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1917-2007), 20th century
A stoneware circular dish
By Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1917-2007), 20th century
With spiraling design in white and brown temmoku glaze, impressed with potter's seal 'ta' on base

With tomobako signed and sealed by the artist
14 1/2in (36.8cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • Born the son of a third generation braid master, Shimaoka was inspired to pursue a career in ceramics after a visit to the Japan Folk Art Museum in 1938. Having graduated from the ceramics department of Tokyo Technical college Shimaoka began a three year apprenticeship with Hamada Shoji (see lots 3322-3325) in 1943. A devoted student of Hamada, Shimaoka's personal style emerged in 1950 with his use of cord impressed inlay designs, inspired by the textures found on early Jomon pottery and Korean ceramics. He built and fired his first kiln in Mashiko in 1954 and the subsequent success of Shimaoka's work established his reputation in Japan, America and Europe. In 1996 he was designated a Living National Treasure.
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