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96. Ueda Manshû (1869-1952)
Kyôyaki raku
Botan, Camelia - Kashibachi, bowl for sweets
Signed: Manshû
Seals:
Technique: Light brown Kyôyaki earthenware with a multi coloured underglaze painting of camelia flowers, Ø 20,3 x 8.8
Box: signed
Condition: very good

Manshû was born in Kyoto, and studied with Yamamoto Shunkyo (1871-1933). His work was shown at the Bunten, and he was a regular adjudicator at the Teiten. Manshû was a delicate painter. Although he is not so well known at present, he was quite famous in his own time.

Reference:
Roberts p. 73
Aburai p. 139
Araki p. 1948

Price: EUR 1,200 / USD 1,416