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Kutani Vase Living National Treasure Tokuda Yasokichi III


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A long necked bottle form vase by Tokuda Yasokichi III enclosed in the original signed wooden box,covered in his signature gosai colors of yellow, purple blue white and green.Very Powerful,one of the most beautiful Yasokichi piece i've ever seen.
Size, H 26.3cm (10-1/2 inches).
Condition, Excellent
Designated Living National Treasure in 1997 for his supremacy in the use of Kutani glazes, Yasokichi, born Masahiko, has gone a step further than many National Treasures by broadening his spectrum with a new style of Kutani ware. Masahiko graduated from the Kanazawa school of arts, and took up apprenticeship under his father Yasokichi II. His works are held by many private collections, as well as the Polk museum and Kanazawa Contemporary Museum of Art.