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98. Yamamoto Sekisô (1872-1944) and Yoshisuke Yoshino (Tetsunosuke) (1892-1971)
Inuyama yaki
Chawan, tea bowl - Fuji and dragon
Signed: Rokuku okina (69 years old) Sekiyô itsujin kin, Kichikai zô
Seals:
Technique: grey Inuyama-yaki with a tetsu-e, iron oxide underglaze painting Ø 12 x 7.7
Date: Spring of 1940
Box: signed
Condition: fine

Sekisô, also known as Sekiyô was a Nanga painter from Handa, in the former province of Owari (now Aichi prefecture). He was the son and pupil of Yamamoto Baisô (1846-1921), who was himself a pupil of Nukina Kaioku (1778-1863). Sekisô ‘decorated’ a lot Inuyama ware, and often collaborated with the famous Owari potter Matsumoto Shigenobu (1864-1950).

Reference:
Araki p. 483

Yoshisuke Yoshino (Tetsunosuke) was an Inuyama ware potter whose kiln was closed in 1950.


Price: EUR 800 / USD 800