Japanese porcelain celadon lavender crackle glazed vase with ovoid body, ribbed sloping shoulder, flared tall foot and everted lipped rim, covered overall on the base and interior with an even crackled glaze thinning at the edges, all on a short brown biscuit foot rim.
9 3/8 inches, 23.8 cm high.
Kawase Shinobu, 1982.
Wood box, described as ‘celadon jar’, signed and with artist’s seal, Shinobu, on the interior of the cover and the orange cloth.
Provenance & Additional Information
- Included in the 3rd solo exhibition at Kandori, The New Otani Hotel, Tokyo, 1982; a related vase is illustrated in black and white in the catalogue, no. 6.
- Purchased at the Hakusan-Kai Auction, Kanazawa Art Club, Ishikawa Prefecture, 2019.
- A similar vase was illustrated as an advertising postcard for the 2nd solo exhibition at Kandori, The New Otani Hotel, Tokyo, 1979.