Tsujimura Shirô (*1947)

Ash Glazed Flower Vase (Shizen yû Hanaire)

Inv. Nr. #A44
Date 20th c.
Material Ash glazed stoneware
Dimensions H 26  x D 10 cm

Comes with signed and sealed wooden box.

Flower vase made of sandy clay with natural ash glaze (shizenyû 自然釉), partly melted to clear, emerald green "dragonfly eyes" (tonbo no me 蜻蛉の目). Original wooden box with artist's inscription: Natural Ash Glaze Flower Vase; signature and seal: Shirô. Tsujimura Shirō, born 1947 in Gosei, Nara prefecture, is one of the most innovative and all-round talents in Japanese pottery scene. Since the late 70’s his works are exhibited in countless solo- and group shows and became part of numerous international collections.