We are especially concentrating on quality works of art for use in or pertaining to the aesthetics of Japanese Tea.
Spectacular Mihara Ken Early Folded Sculptural Tsubo Vase
A masterpiece large textured vase by Mihara Ken enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sugio Bun Tsubo and dates to 1991.
Each uniquely carved in variegated shade of raw clay.
Size, D 28.8 cm H 29.6 cm
Mihara Ken was born in Shimane prefecture in 1958, and apprenticed under Funaki Kenji at the age of 23. He has been exhibited and or prized at the All Japan Ceramic Exhibition (Nihon Togei Ten), Asahi Ceramic Exhibition, the National Traditional Crafts Exhibition (Nihon Dento Kogei Ten) as well as the Tanabe Museum Chanoyu no Zokei Ten (Modern tea forms Sculpture Exhibition). He has displayed in both Europe and America and is held in the permanent collection of the Tanabe Museum of Art and the New Orleans Museum of Art among many others.