Water Jar

Matsui Kōsei 松井康成 Japanese

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Matsui Kōsei had a major role in reviving the marbleized colored-clay technique (neriage) and became designated a Living National Treasure in 1993. He studied ancient Chinese examples of the ware as a priest in Ibaraki Prefecture. Matsui created modern geometric surfaces with the application of this complex technique.

Water Jar, Matsui Kōsei 松井康成 (Japanese, 1927–2003), Marbleized stoneware (neriage) with lacquered lid, Japan

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