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Huge Bizen Tsubo Vase by Wakimoto Hiroyuki
An unusually large piece by Upcoming Bizen artist Wakimoto hiroyuki enclosed in the original signed wooden box. Made as two slabs pushed together slightly skew to create a sense of drama, goma clings to the pale green ash glaze on the upper body, while below the raw earth is baked rich, dark red with flashes of hi-iro. It is 18 inches (46 cm) tall and in perfect condition, weighing 18.5 pounds (8.5 kg) without the box. Another outsider in the Bizen world, Hiroyuki followed in the footsteps of friend Kakurezaki Ryuichi, both originally of Nagasaki. He graduated the Osaka University of Art Textile design in 1975, but gave up that line, settling in Bizen for a long apprenticeship under Yamashita Joji in 1981. He established his own kiln in 1990, and was immediately prized at the Issui Kai Exhibition that year. The following year he was widely accepted, and has since displayed at the Chanoyu Zokei Ten (Sculptural Tea Forms) at the Tanabe Museum, The Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (Japanese Traditional Crafts Exhibition), Nihon Togei Ten (Japanese National Ceramics Exhibition), Asahi Togei Ten, among many others, both domestic and abroad.


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