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Tsujimura Shiro Contemporary Shigaraki Tokkuri


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A fine Tokkuri by Tsujimura Shiro enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The piece is 6-1/4 inches (16 cm) tall, 4 inches (10 cm) diameter and in excellent condition.
Tsujimura Shiro was born in Nara in 1947, and began his steps into the art world as an oil painter. While living at a Buddhist temple he experienced a profound connection with a Korean Tea Bowl, and began potting. He is highly acclaimed and somewhat reclusive, avoiding the public spectacles often needed to make one in Japan.