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Modern Design Japanese Sake Set by Wada Morihiro

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A wonderful sake set by Wada Morihiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kikamon Sake-ki. The box contains two cups and one Tokkuri. The designs are very clean and elegant with green,orange,and gold lines on cloudy white base-glaze. An excellent example of this important artists work.
Size,(Tokkuri) D 7.4 cm H 15.2 cm
Size,(Guinomi) D 6.2 cm H 6.1 cm
Condition, Excellent
Wada was born in Hyogo prefecture and apprenticed under Kyotos Tomimoto Kenkichi before moving to his current location in 1976. He has displayed at the Nihon Togei Ten (National Ceramics Exhibition) and Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (National Traditional Crafts Exhibition) among many others. He was awarded the gold medal at the Florence International Ceramics Exhibition in 1980 as well as being displayed at the Victoria Albert and Smithsonian as one representative of modern Japanese ceramics in 1983. He subsequently recieved the Japanese Ceramic Society Award in 1985, a very rare honor.