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93. Nakajima Kahô (1866-1939) & Takahashi Dôhachi VI (1881-1941)
Kyôyaki
Ominaeshi, Maiden flower - Chawan, tea bowl
Signed: Kahô sha
Seals: Dôhachi
Technique: grey pink gohonde Kyôyaki with a brown tetsu-e underglaze painting, Ø 11.5 x 7
Box: signed by both potter and painter
Condition: fine

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 (1814-92) 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.

Reference:
Oranda Jin 2012
Araki p. 2030
Berry & Morioka ‘08 p. 285
Haiku & Haiga p. 195
Berry '01 pp. 176-177


Takahashi Dôhachi VI(Kachûtei) 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.

Reference:
Kyoto 2003 p. 327

Price: EUR 750 / USD 885