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A large footed Bizen slab by Isezaki Shin exhibited at the 13th Nihon Togei Ten in 1995 enclosed in the original signed wooden box and retaining the original exhibition labels. It is 52 x 51.5 x 8.5 cm (20 x 20-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches) and is in fine condition. This is the same year he was awarded at the 42nd National Traditional Crafts Exhibition.
Shin Isezaki (b. 1965) is the second son of important Okayama Prefecture intangible cultural property Isezaki Mitsuru. Studied under his father from Junior High age, he was first recognized at the age of 24 when he was awarded at the 40th Okayama Ken-ten art exhibition in 1989. He has since exhibited with and or been prized at the Tanabe Art Museum Modern Forms in Tea Exhibition, Chugoku Dento Kogeiten Regional Art Exhibition, Nihon Togeiten National Ceramic Exhibition, Nihon Dento Kogeiten National Traditional Crafts Exhibition, and this all beforehe opened his own kiln in Inbe in 1999.