Modern Japanese Ceramics Pottery Contemporary

By Appointment Only Due to the unprecedented flooding, Robert will be working in the affected areas over the summer months. Please be patient with inquiries or questions, as internet access may be difficult at times. For more see IDRO Japan on Facebook

Amazing Okumura Hiromi Silver Glazed Wall Vase


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Artists: Ceramics: Pottery: Vases: Contemporary: Item # 1389239

Please refer to our stock # 1266 when inquiring.
Modern Japanese Ceramics
View Seller Profile
Feel free to visit our gallery
in Kyoto
075-201-3497
Guest Book
 sold, thank you 
sold, thank you

Wow! Is what comes to mind the first time you see this daring silver glazed organic Kake Hana-ire by Okumura Hiromi. The clay folds about onto itself, forming a seed-like pod, with an opening in the top and wings extending out both sides. A wire loop is affixed to the back for wall hanging. A signed and stamped wooden plackard by the artist accompanies the piece. It is 11 x 14 x 5 inches (28 x 36 x 13 cm) and is in fine condition.
Okumura was born in Kyoto in 1953, and was thus from an early age inducted into the avant-garde world of pottery being created at that time by the founders of Sodeisha and their influence. He graduated the Kyoto Municipal University of Art Ceramic division in 1978. Throughout the 80s a slew of public and private exhibitions led him to an appointment as professor of Ceramics at Kyoto Seika University. He received Grand Prize at the Kyoten in 1990, and has since received other awards there. His work was selected for the traveling exhibition showcasing young Japanese talent “Japanese Pottery: The Rising Generation from Traditional Japanese Kilns”. He has been exhibited frequently in America as well.