Ueda Juhô (*1925)

"Old"-Shigaraki Tea Caddy (ko-shigaraki chaire)

Inv. Nr. #17.010
Date 20th c.
Material Ash glazed stoneware
Dimensions H 6,6  x D 4,3 cm

Comes with silk pouch and signed and sealed wooden box.

A simple yet beautiful tea caddy in the style of "Old Shigaraki" (ko-shigaraki) made by Ueda Juhô (*1925). He was chosen 1979 by the Japanese Minister of Foreign Trade and Industry as official master in Shigaraki pottery. He was exhibited in Japan on countless national shows. In 2008 he was rewarded the "Order of the Sacred Treasure, 6th rang" (Zuihô-shô 瑞宝章). Next to Takahashi Rakusai IV and Ueda Naokata IV he is one of the famous Shigaraki masters.