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Vase

Artist:
Miyashita Zenji (Japanese, 1939–2012)
Period:
Heisei period (1989–present)
Date:
2001
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with tinted blue clay bands
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm); W. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); D. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Barbara and William Karatz Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.732
Rights and Reproduction:
© Miyashita Zenji
Not on view
Suggestive of rippling water, the imagery on this vase was created using a painstaking Japanese technique (saidei) in which layers of colored clays are applied to the surface of a vessel to create a striated appearance.
Signature: [painted in English on bottom] Miyashita
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