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Nakajima Kahô (1866-1939) & Takahashi Dôhachi VI (Kachûtei) (1881-1941)
Kashibachi, fruitbowl with with new years decoration
Signed: Heian Kahô sha
Seals: Dôhachi
Technique: Grey and pink gohonde kyôyaki with an undergalaze tetsu-e painting of New Year’s decorations Ø 18.7 x 9
Box: signed by Dôhachi
Condition: good

Kahô was born in Kyoto, son of the painter Nakajima Kayô (died1877), who studied with Yokoyama Kazan (1784-1837). Kahô studied painting under Mori Kansai (1814-1892) and calligraphy with his brother-in-law Tomioka Tessai (1836-1924), who was married to his sister Tatsu. Kahô studied haiga works by Kikaku, Buson and Gekkei, and made his own interpretations.
He participated in numerous exhibitions, including the World Exhibition in Chicago in 1893.

Oranda Jin 2012
Berry '01 pp. 176-17
Berry & Morioka ‘08 p. 285
Haiku & Haiga p. 195
Araki p. 2030

Takahashi Dôhachi VI(Kachûtei) was the son of Dôhachi IV (Michiyori Kachûtei) (1845-1897). He was born in Kyoto, the second son of Takahashi Dôhachi IV (1845-1897)
He studied with his father as well as with his brother Dôhachi V(1869-1914), but also studied at the Kyoto Municipal Ceramics Laboratory. He inherited the title after his brothers’ death and he became Dôhachi VI in 1915. Known for his blue white porcelain and sencha ware.

Kyoto 2003 p. 327

Price: EUR 850 / USD 960