Jomon Zogan Vase made and signed by legendary Tatsuzo Shimaoka (1919-2007) in the 1980s who became Living National Treasure in 1996.
Tatsuzo Shimaoka was a Japanese mingei potter who studied under Shoji Hamada and later became the second Living National Treasure of Mashiko in Japan.
He was best known for his unique Jōmon zogan style of pottery, and was a master of many slip decorating and firing techniques for pottery.
Throughout his career, Shimaoka San worked collaboratively with a group of workers, students, and apprentices from Japan and abroad.
No chips. No cracks.
Custom made wooden box is provided to match with the vase.