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Name: JAPANESE MASHIKO LNT ARTIST SHIMAOKA TATSUZO LARGE EARTHENWARE CHARGER
SOLD
Inventory #: XY-63
Description: Japanese 20th century MASHIKO Living National Treasure artist, SHIMAOKA TATSUZO (1919 - 2007) large earthenware charger. SHIMAOKA TATSUZO was born in Tokyo in 1919. He studied at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. In 1946 he moved to Mashiko and entered an apprenticeship with HAMADA SHOJI. He studied under HAMADA for 3 years and the apprenticeship formally ended in 1949. Then he worked for 3 years with the Tochigi Prefecture Ceramic Research Center. In 1953 he opened his own studio right next to HAMADA SHOJI. He started exhibiting yearly at MATSUYA GINZA in 1963 and also did annual exhibits at HANKYU department store in Osaka. His first American exhibit was in 1974 in Boston and his first European exhibit was in 1977 in Hamburg. He taught many times in the USA and Canada. In 1997 he was given the Living National Treasure recognition for his unique contribution to the art of ceramics. He was particularly recognized for his JOMON ZOGAN technique of using silk ropes to carve designs into the wet clay which were later filled with white slip. His works of art are in many famous museum collections around the world, The Victoria and Albert, New York Metropolitan Museum and the Israel Museum to name a few. The charger measure 16" in diameter and 2 1/4" height. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original artist signed wooden storage box. (inesu)
Age: 20th Century
Size: 16"Diameter by 2 1/4"Height
Price: SOLD