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Name: JAPANESE 20TH CENTURY BIZEN WARE SHISHI OKIMONO by FUJIWARA TOUSAI (1898-1978)
Inventory #: C2U-17
Description: Japanese Early-Mid 20th Century large bizen-yaki 備前焼 (bizen ware) ceramic shishi 獅子 (guardian lion) okimono 置物 (objet d’art) by Fujiwara Tosai 藤原陶斎 (1898-1978). The okimono 置物 is beautifully done with a lot of detail and movement to the modeling.

Measures: Height 15 1/2" x  Width 15" x Depth 10 1/2"

Incised signature: 陶斎 (Tosai)

Biography: Fujiwara Tosai was born in Meiji 明治 30 (1898). He was the first generation of a line of bizen 備前焼 ceramic artists that continues today. His son Fujiwara Toshin, born in Shōwa 昭和 16 (1941), became a Nitten 日展 (Japan Fine Arts Exhibition) artist. Fujiwara Tosai died in Shōwa 昭和 53 (1978).
Age: Early 20th Century
Size: See Description
Price: Price on Request