A Museum Quality piece by legendary Abe Anjin in the artists most sought after style of saishoku colors. It has the original wooden signed box, titled Bizen Saishoku Mizusashi,the Original lacquered wooden box also stamped by him,Artists history and wrapping cloth. This is a superlative work by the artist, and one I am very proud to be able to offer.
Size, D 19.2 cm H 22.7 cm
Born in Osaka in 1938, the mysterious recluse began his artistic carreer as an oil painter training under Miyamoto Saburo. Although best known for his Momoyama inspired Bizen works, he began delving into the pottery world with Raku, then moved into Shigaraki and Bizen, firing from a kiln in Ehime prefecture, then Okayama and has also fired Nanban ware. Works by the artist are held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto as well as the Imperial Household Collection among many others.