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Kato Reikichi Sengiri Jikiro Covered Pottery Box

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A pottery box decorated in over-glaze enamels and precious metals by Kato Reikichi enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Sengiri Jikiro. It is a colorful and playful work a pleasure to look upon. It is 9-1/2 x 5-1/2 x 8 inches (24 x 14 x 20 cm) and is in excellent condition.
Kato Reikichi was born in 1953 the 22nd generation of an unbroken line of potters spanning back to the Keicho era in the Momoyama period. He graduated the art department of Tamagawa University and has since worked to expand his traditional repertoire with an emphasis on sculpture and experimentive glaze research. He has been exhibited and awarded at the Nitten on numerous occasions. He received several awards over the years at the Chunichi Kokusai Togeiten International Ceramic Exhibition, as well as the Asahi Togeiten, Nihon Shin Kogeiten National New Crafts Exhibition, and the Niko-kai Exhibition among many others. His work is held by the Seto City Museum, The Furukawa Museum The Nitten Kaikan and the Aichi Prefectural Ceramics Museum among others.