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Haku Maki 2 persimmon diptych blue vase 1980s

Haku Maki 2 persimmon diptych blue vase 1980s


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Haku Maki did quite a number of prints using persimmon as a main theme Probably well over 100 He also began doing prints with ceramics around 1980 He probably did more than 100 ceramics theme prints. But the two there only came together in the persimmon and blue vase print shown here (and in an equally rare one with a persimmon and a strikingly beautiful yellow vase,) “This persimmon and vase print was done in the mid-70s and is quite rare: I have only seen the one shown here. It is work 75-2 94/202 The two persimmon print is simply titled Persimmon it is 62/150 blue vase and persimmon done in 1975 Speaking as one outside the culture, the persimmon could represent transience. Once picked, they have a brief period of perfection before decay. Maki's images often evoke this feeling: the autumn leaf, the bare branch, the single flower or fruit. What do you think these are the first two ceamic prints