HAMADA SHŌJI (1894–1978), A STONEWARE ALBARELLO VASE | SHOWA PERIOD, 20TH CENTURY
HAMADA SHŌJI (1894–1978)
SHOWA PERIOD, 20TH CENTURY
A STONEWARE ALBARELLO VASE
the stoneware vase of red clay body, brown glaze and hakeme white glaze depicting abstract grass and reed design, circa 1960
22 cm., 8¾ in. high
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Some firing cracks and cracks to the neck and shoulder, and contemporaneous repairs to neck rim.
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This vase was made in the 1960's by Hamada as a demonstration piece at the University of Southern California.