Sométsuké Tea Caddy by Kanzan Shigeta

Kanzan Shigeta's name in Japanese

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Sométsuké Tea Caddy by Kanzan Shigeta
¥160,000
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An intricately formed sométsuké tea caddy (cha-iré) by Kyoto-based ceramic artist Kanzan Shigeta.

The eighth in a long, unbroken lineage of Kanzan ceramic artists, he apprenticed under his father, Kanzan Denshichi VII, learning how to master the colorful iro-é brushwork and intricate overglaze patterns that have helped preserve the Kanzan appellation in Japan for over a century.

Kanzan excels in a highly sculpted rendition of mentori forming, where leather-hard clay is cut away in facets, and his work is characterized by traditional Japanese motifs or arabesques done in cobalt blue sométsuké overglazes and presented to the viewer three-dimensionally on skillfully formed porcelain pieces.
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A wooden presentation box will be custom made to order and signed by the artist.  Delivery time for this item is 2 weeks.

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 incmlbsg
diameter 3.9 10.0    
height 4.3 11.0    
weight     1.1 500
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