Breathtaking Suehiro Koyama Bizen vase fired in a natural wood fired kiln. The organic patterns from the firing have created a majestic texture and art deco form. Suehiro was born in 1948 and studied for five years under Kaneshige Sozan before establishing his own kiln in 1971. This piece dates from those early years. In 1982 he established an Anagama at his current location in Bizen. He has won first place at the Okayama Prefectural Exhibition, as well as the Governors prize and others. His works have also been accepted at the National Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition, National Ceramics Exhibition, and one of his pieces was selected as a gift for the Imperial family. Comes in the original signed paulownia wood box. H:37cm; diameter:20cm. Ask for shipping quote.