What is guaranteed?
1920 - 1981
impressed with the Artist's seal (on the underside)
stoneware with black burnish
height: 12cm.; 4¾in.; diameter: 10cm.; 4in.
Executed circa early 1960s.
There is damage and extremely sensitively executed restoration to the rim.
There are a couple of light scuffs visible to the surface of the body of the vessel. A couple of tiny instances of very light pitting to the glaze, in keeping with the nature of the Artist’s materials.
Inspection under ultraviolet light confirms the aforementioned restoration.
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Sale, Christie's London, 25 October 2011, lot 82
Private Collection, Japan