October 18, 04:40 AM GMT
13,000 - 15,000 HKD
Koie Ryoji (1938-2020)
A shino teabowl with underglazed iron-red slip
鯉江良二（1938 - 2020年）
Japanese wood box inscribed with the title of the piece, the artist’s name and seal mark
d. 11.8 cm
Koie Ryoji is considered one of the most innovative Japanese ceramic artists of his time. Koie started the art of pottery at a young age and was extremely gifted. In 1962, he entered the Tokoname Ceramic Art Institute, his work was exhibited at the Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition in the following year. Throughout his career, he has won multiple awards, including the Japan Ceramic Society Award in 1993, the Chunichi Cultural Award in 2005, and the Gold Prize for the Japan Society Award in 2008. His works are in the permanent collections of major institutions worldwide, including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and Seoul Museum of Art, Korea.