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Kaneshige Toyo (1896-1967) - Hanging Vase

Kaneshige Toyo (1896-1967) - Hanging Vase

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Kaneshige Toyo (1896-1967)
Hanging Vase
Ceramic (Bizen)

Flower vase in the shape of a gourd by Kaneshige Toyo. He was the first Bizen ware Living National Treasure (1956).

Original box, signed and sealed by Kaneshige Toyo and collector's inscription by Shimizu Kosho, former abbot of Todai-ji temple in Nara.

Japan: National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, Kyoto (6 pieces)
Japan: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (9 pieces)
USA: The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI (2 pieces)