|Mitsui Hanzan (1881-1934), Nakamura Tôkô II|
Kashibachi, fruit bowl - Matsu, PineSigned: Hanzan senshi sha
Technique: Kyoyaki sometsuke (Seikaji) - Translucent blue and white porcelain with a hand painted cobalt blue underglaze decoration. Ø 16.4 x 6.7
Inscription reads: 松色千年緑 Matsu iri chinen midori.
The colour of the pine will remain green for tenthousend years
Mitsui Hanzan was born Kagawa province. He was a pupil of the Nanga painter Toichi Ôyô. After his death he went to Kyoto and became a pupil of Tanomura Chokunyû (1814-1907). in 1922 with Ikeda Keisen (1863-1931) Konô Shûson (1890-1987) and Tachika Chikuson (1864-1922) Hanzan founded the Nihon Nanga'in, the Japanese Nanga Academie.
Araki p. 2305
Aburai p. 370
Nakamura Tôkô II. The current generation of the Nakamura potters family is Nakamura Tôkô V
Price: EUR 650 / USD 741